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Automakers Strut Their Stuff At The 2015 Geneva Car Show

March 5, 2015 1:00 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Take a look at the supercars, luxury models and prototypes being showcased at this year's Geneva Car Show. 

The Driverless Car, Officially, Is A Risk

March 5, 2015 12:35 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Videos | Comments

Three insurance suppliers and an auto parts maker have warned in their most recent annual...

Investigation Finds Hurt Workers Suffer More In Some States

March 5, 2015 12:33 pm | by NewsyBusiness | Videos | Comments

ProPublica and NPR's joint investigation found drastic cuts to workers compensation benefits and...

Blackberry CEO: 'We Upgraded Everything'

March 5, 2015 12:31 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Blackberry CEO John Chen tells Richard Quest that the company took customers' advice and...

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4 Ways To Integrate Supply Chain Projects With Corporate Initiatives

March 5, 2015 12:30 pm | by Godfrey Huguley | Articles | Comments

Whether budget, competing IT priorities or required time away from day-to-day operations stand in the way, the resources required to get your supply chain project implemented can be scarce. Ensuring that your project is aligned with high-priority corporate initiatives can help. 

IBM Buys Small Denver Startup AlchemyAPI To Expand Watson

March 5, 2015 12:12 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM announced the purchase of AlchemyAPI, a small Denver startup, on Wednesday as part of its effort to expand its Watson cognitive computing system.

Dow’s Next Big Move — A $6 Billion Manufacturing Expansion

March 5, 2015 11:42 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Dow Chemical will spend $6 billion to expand manufacturing plants in Texas and Louisiana amid expectations of continued low domestic natural gas prices.

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Senator Asks For Federal Investigation Of Lumber Liquidators

March 5, 2015 10:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A U.S. senator is requesting that three federal agencies investigate Lumber Liquidators following a "60 Minutes" report that said the company's laminate flooring made in China may not meet California's health and safety standards.

Report: J&J Close To Deal To Buy Partner Pharmacyclics

March 5, 2015 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health care giant Johnson & Johnson reportedly is close to buying biopharmaceutical company Pharmacyclics, its longtime partner in developing blood cancer treatment Imbruvica.

By The Numbers: 2014 Record Year For Auto Recalls

March 4, 2015 12:28 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The U.S. government’s list of automakers with the most recalled vehicles in 2014 was topped by General Motors and Honda. Combined, the two companies accounted for more than half of the record 64 million vehicles recalled.

How AT&T Plans To Connect Your Car

March 4, 2015 11:54 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

AT&T Mobility President and CEO Glenn Lurie discuss the race to connect cars and net neutrality. He speaks from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. 

Hands-On With A Smart Pocket Watch

March 4, 2015 11:46 am | by The Verge | Videos | Comments

One of the most unique devices seen at Mobile World Congress mixes the 21st century with the 19th. It's got the design of a pocket watch but the screen and internals of a smartphone.

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Aston Martin's Most Extreme Car Ever: The Vulcan

March 4, 2015 11:40 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Aston Martin has unveiled the production version of it's Vulcan, the most extreme supercar Aston has ever made. It has a V12 engine with 800 horsepower, a six-speed sequential gearbox. The car is primed for track dominance and will cost about $2.3 million.

A Shoe's Eye View Of Material Handling

March 4, 2015 11:28 am | by Chris Capsaw & Bob Liebe | Articles | Comments

Just like a bespoke pair of shoes, the material handling industry is growing ever-more customized. Customer demands are changing, so the supply chain must adjust accordingly.

Zuckerberg: Facebook Initiative Seeks To Boost Telecoms

March 4, 2015 10:19 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg touted the company's effort to increase Internet access in emerging markets this week amid growing criticism from some providers.

Apple, Android Browsers Vulnerable To 'FREAK Attack'

March 4, 2015 9:56 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack."

Auto Industry Slows For Bad Weather, But Stays On Course

March 4, 2015 9:49 am | by Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writers | News | Comments

February threw snowstorms and other roadblocks at the auto industry, but U.S. sales of new cars and trucks are still poised to hit their highest level in more than a decade this year.

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ISM: Manufacturing Takes Slight Hit From West Coast Port Dispute, Weather

March 3, 2015 12:45 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February for the 26th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 69th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

Google Unveils ‘Project Titan’

March 3, 2015 12:39 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Monday at the Mobile World Congress currently convening in Barcelona, Google announced the company’s plans for Titan, the drone company that Google acquired last year.

Tech Companies Gear Up For The Auto Industry

March 3, 2015 12:36 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

There's the iPad, the iPhone, so how about an iCar? There's a lot of talk lately about Apple joining tech giants Google and Tesla by getting into the auto business. But can these Silicon Valley companies really take on Ford, GM and Chrysler? 

This Is The $952K Zenvo ST1 Supercar

March 3, 2015 12:32 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Zenvo, a supercar manufacturer from Denmark, have built the 1104 horsepower $952,000 ST1. But they want to do more than build a light, fast car, they want to build a brand that can survive in a market renowned for failure. 

5 Ways A Mobile Service App Increases Manufacturer Efficiency

March 3, 2015 12:14 pm | by Joanna Rottor | Articles | Comments

Find out how a manufacturing business can take advantage of the growing trend toward mobile apps to start seeing the results of more efficient operations and detailed reporting.

Google To Enter Wireless Market

March 3, 2015 10:56 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A top Google executive said the tech giant is getting into the wireless business in hopes of blending Wi-Fi and cellular networks.

Lumber Liquidators Stands Behind Products As Stock Plunges

March 3, 2015 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lumber Liquidators is refuting a "60 Minutes" report that raised health concerns about some of its laminate flooring products and pushed its stock price to its lowest level in more than two years.

BlackBerry Offers New Phones But Turns Focus To Software

March 3, 2015 9:51 am | by Joseph Wilson, The Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software.

Fiat Chrysler Brushes Off Snow, Posts 5.6 Pct U.S. Sales Gain

March 3, 2015 9:44 am | by Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writers | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler U.S. overcame freezing temperatures and a barrage of Northeast snowstorms to post a 5.6 percent sales gain last month as customers nationwide brushed off the weather and continued to buy cars.

HP's Big Deal: Tech Giant Buys Aruba Networks For $2.7B

March 3, 2015 9:38 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard is buying wireless networking company Aruba Networks for about $2.7 billion, in what amounts to HP's first major acquisition since its disastrous purchase of a British software company in 2011.

Electric Cars Still Technology Of The Future: Ghosn

March 2, 2015 12:11 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Carlos Ghosn, CEO at Renault, talks with Caroline Hyde about the growth of electric car technology, why development of autonomous vehicles will take at least 10 years and his outlook for car sales in Russia. 

Cuban Cigar Industry Prepares For U.S. Demand

March 2, 2015 12:05 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

As relations between the U.S. and Cuba thaw, Cuban cigar makers are challenged with increasing productivity without compromising quality.

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