Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government's surveillance methods, technology companies are turning a handsome profit by mining personal data and peering into people's online habits.
Lawmakers took an easy step Monday when the Democratic-run Senate unanimously gave final...
Sysco is buying privately held US Foods for about $3.5 billion in cash and stock. When the deal...
The European Commission has fined pharmaceuticals giants Johnson & Johnson and Novartis a combined $22 million for colluding to delay the entrance of a cheap generic form of a pain killer to the Dutch market.
A Dutch luxury bus company is testing technology — already used in the mining industry — that monitors whether a driver is becoming drowsy.
Chipmakers Rambus and Micron Technology said Tuesday that they signed a broad patent license agreement and settled all of the patent disputes between them.
Attorneys for a former BP drilling engineer have asked the judge in the case to declare a mistrial.
Need a hand lifting something? A robotic device invented by University of Pennsylvania engineering students can help its wearer carry an additional 40 pounds.Titan Arm looks and sounds like part of a superhero's costume. But its creators say it's designed for ordinary people.
General Motors product development chief Mary Barra has been named the company's new CEO, the first female head of a U.S. car company.
Shares of General Motors Co. hit their highest level Monday since returning to the public stock markets three years ago as investors anticipated the U.S. government selling its remaining stake in the company.
October U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $435.02 million according to the Association For Manufacturing Technology.
Carlton wasn't even born when the last Studebaker rolled off the line in South Bend a half-century ago, and he wasn't all that interested in why the company went out of business. What he found striking was the story of how Studebaker survived here for 111 years — a remarkable lifespan in the business world.
An FBI agent recently showed Arnaud de Laforcade a file with several labels supposedly from 1947 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc, one of France's finest wines. To the Saint-Emilion vineyard's CFO, they were clearly fakes — too new looking, not on the right kind of paper.
Koch Industries, Inc., has announced the completion of its $7.2 billion acquisition of global electronic components company Molex Incorporated. Molex is now an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, and will retain its name, headquarters in Lisle, Ill., and current management team as it moves forward.
Cereal maker Post Holdings is buying Golden Boy Foods Ltd. and Dymatize Enterprises LLC to help expand its store-brand and nutrition businesses.
The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco's tech-heavy South of Market neighborhood, but it isn't like most of its neighbors that develop software, websites and mobile-phone apps. Its mission is to find plant replacements for eggs.
Gov. John Kitzhaber announced Friday that he's giving Intel a tax deal similar to the one he granted Nike a year ago. The 30-year agreement promises that any changes to Oregon's corporate tax structure won't affect Intel Corp.
Eight major technology companies have joined forces to call for tighter controls on government surveillance, issuing an open letter Monday to President Barack Obama arguing for reforms in the way the U.S. snoops on people.
American Airlines has emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner after the two completed their deal Monday to create the world's biggest airline.
Unions and environmentalists have found one point of agreement in the bitter debate over the natural gas drilling boom: fixing leaky old pipelines that threaten public health and the environment. It's a huge national effort that could cost $82 billion.
Germany's express delivery and mail company Deutsche Post DHL is testing a drone that could be used to deliver urgently needed goods to hard-to-reach places.
U.S. military officials insisted a top-secret Pentagon study proved the need to buy Russian helicopters for Afghanistan's security forces. But the study actually recommended an American-made rotorcraft, according to unclassified excerpts obtained by The Associated Press.
Apple wants Samsung Electronics to pay $22 million of the legal bills that the iPhone and iPad maker has rung up so far defending its mobile device patents in a courtroom battle.