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Tech News Of The Week: KFC Keyboard

May 22, 2015 12:11 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | News | Comments

This edition looks at iPhone 6 numbers, KFC's keyboard placemat and changes coming to Outlook.

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Crews Race To Save Wildlife

May 22, 2015 11:29 am | by NBC News | Videos | Comments

Two oil slicks stretch nine miles down the Santa Barbara coast as crews work to contain the...

Is This America's Best Butter?

May 22, 2015 11:26 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Diane St. Clair makes butter for some of America's best chefs, including Thomas Keller. Katie...

Engineering Newswire: Flying Car Crash Lands In Test Flight

May 22, 2015 11:22 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

This Engineering Newswire looks at upgrading phones with a new smartphone case, testing the...

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Drone's Eye View Of Tesla's Massive Battery Factory

May 22, 2015 11:16 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Tesla is building what will be the world's largest battery factory. New drone footage taken in the desert of Nevada shows how far construction has moved along.

Lean Six Sigma: The Ultimate Tool To Strengthen Your Business

May 22, 2015 11:12 am | by Michael DeCata | Articles | Comments

It’s sometimes difficult to take a step back and systematically solve a problem or understand the root cause of an inefficient process, but often that is exactly what’s needed to achieve consistent process improvement.

Sanderson Farms Stands Firm On Antibiotic Use

May 22, 2015 10:18 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Some of the nation's largest chicken producers plan to curb their use of antibiotics in farm animals amid rising health concerns from consumers.

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Toyota Promises To Help Find Cause Of Takata Airbag Defects

May 22, 2015 10:15 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota President Akio Toyoda vowed to help get to the bottom of the problems with Takata airbags, the recalls for which have ballooned to about 53 million vehicles worldwide, stressing that regaining consumer trust is an industry-wide concern.

Senate Expected To Act On NSA Collection Of Phone Records

May 22, 2015 10:07 am | by Ken Dilanian, Associated Press | News | Comments

The fate of the bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency is now before the Senate, in what is increasingly looking like a game of legislative chicken.

Survey: Medical Costs, Cybersecurity Top Business Leaders' Concerns

May 22, 2015 10:04 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Business leaders once again expressed concerns about rising medical costs at a higher rate than other potential risks, according to the 2015 Business Risk Index from Travelers insurance.

Temple Professor Offered China Data On U.S.-Made Device

May 22, 2015 9:58 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The chairman of Temple University's physics department sought prestigious appointments in China in exchange for providing data on a device invented by a U.S. firm and offered to make the country a leader in the field of superconductivity, federal prosecutors said.

Senate Edges Closer To Passing Trade Authority Legislation

May 22, 2015 9:46 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Legislation that would give the Obama administration broader authority to negotiate a Pacific Rim trade agreement cleared a procedural hurdle Thursday in the U.S. Senate.

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Feds Seek To Manage Takata Airbag Recall, Speed Up Repairs

May 22, 2015 9:26 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Exploding airbags made by Takata Corp. are so dangerous that U.S. safety regulators want to manage a massive recall so cars can be fixed faster.

Lumber Liquidators CEO Unexpectedly Resigns

May 21, 2015 11:13 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Lumber Liquidators on Thursday announced the departure of president and CEO Robert Lynch amid the ongoing scandal over the safety of its laminate flooring.  

Fizzics Makes Cheap Beer Taste Expensive

May 21, 2015 11:10 am | by The Verge | Videos | Comments

The Fizzics uses sound waves to put the perfect head on your brew. It's science.

Smarter Driver: Crash-Proof Cars

May 21, 2015 11:07 am | by CNET | Videos | Comments

Along the way to fully self-driving cars, we'll make several stops, one of which may be the crash-proof car. Brian Cooley explains.

Is The Reshoring Of U.S. Manufacturing A Myth?

May 21, 2015 11:04 am | by KnowledgeAtWharton | Videos | Comments

While it’s true that some companies are bringing manufacturing back to the U.S., just as much new outsourcing is underway, according to new Wharton research.

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Chobani Planning All-Out Assault On Greek Yogurt Foes

May 21, 2015 11:00 am | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

An influx of Greek yogurt into supermarket aisles from General Mills and Dannon has sent execs at category king Chobani off to find new ways for people to consume its brand. Their solution may be a retail operation of their own. 

Google Likely To Overhaul Glass

May 21, 2015 9:47 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The chief of Google's shelved Glass project says his division is focused on finding "the way forward" for the eyewear technology.

Domestic Surveillance Fate Unclear After Lengthy Senate Talk

May 21, 2015 9:44 am | by Charles Babington, Associated Press | News | Comments

The fate of the government's bulk collection of Americans' phone records is unclear following an FBI warning, House-Senate disagreements and more than 10 hours of criticisms by a GOP presidential candidate.

Bay Area Thieves Target Prius Batteries

May 21, 2015 9:40 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Hybrid car batteries are becoming an increasingly popular target for thieves in the San Francisco area.

Hewlett-Packard Sells Stake In Chinese Unit For $2.3B

May 21, 2015 9:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard is selling a 51 percent stake in its China sever, storage and technology storage unit for about $2.3 billion as it restructures its business in that country.

Chinese Telecom Giant Announces IoT Platform

May 21, 2015 9:31 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei on Wednesday announced a new operating system to help connect household and business devices to the Internet.

Failed Launches Cast Shadow Over Russian Space Program

May 21, 2015 9:29 am | by Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | News | Comments

Back-to-back rocket launch failures have dealt Russia one of the heaviest blows to its space industry since the Soviet collapse — with national pride and billions of dollars at stake.

Hong Kong Manufacturers To Tour U.S. Next Month

May 21, 2015 9:26 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A coalition of manufacturing and tech companies from Hong Kong will travel from coast to coast next month as part of a 13-day economic mission.

Thousands Of Gallons Of Crude Oil Spilled Along California Coast

May 21, 2015 9:24 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Authorities along California's central coast are dealing with one of the worst oil spills in years after a ruptured pipeline seeped crude into a storm drain for hours.

Strike Continues At Texas Refinery Following Union Vote

May 21, 2015 9:21 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The months-long strike at a massive Texas oil refinery will continue after union workers this week rejected the latest contract proposal.

Takata Airbag Recall Largest In History

May 20, 2015 12:29 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

According to federal regulators, nearly 34 million vehicles will need to be fixed because of defective Takata airbags. At least five deaths and more than 100 injuries have been linked to the problem. Jeff Glor reports on the historic recall and what's being done to diagnose the problem.

The Juicy Story Of Florida's Orange Trade

May 20, 2015 12:26 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Enjoy a glass of orange juice in the morning? Here's how that citrus makes its way into your cup.

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