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Android Wear Evolves To Answer Apple Watch

May 28, 2015 11:21 am | by Wall Street Journal | Videos | Comments

The year-old Android Wear got its biggest update yet, appearing first in the LG Watch Urbane. Personal Tech columnist Geoffrey A. Fowler shows four of its new skills.

Is $100M F-35B Combat Ready?

May 28, 2015 11:16 am | Videos | Comments

The Marines have begun testing the brand-new F-35B in the hopes it will be ready for combat in...

The World's Top Gadget Show Comes To China

May 28, 2015 11:11 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

The Consumer Electronics Show has kicked off its first Asian event in Shanghai. For global...

Craft Brewers Choosing To Stay Small, Local

May 28, 2015 11:03 am | by The Associated Press | Videos | Comments

A small brewery in Maine is part of an explosion of local breweries that see their mission as...

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Jawbone Files Lawsuit Against Rival Fitbit

May 28, 2015 9:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In a clash of rival makers of fitness trackers, Jawbone is suing Fitbit and a group of employees who quit Jawbone to work for Fitbit, saying they stole trade secrets, business plans, market research, and other information.

Report Calls For Public Investment In 3D Printing

May 28, 2015 9:43 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A recently released report calls for "thoughtful" state and federal investments to bolster 3D printing technology in local manufacturing clusters.

GM To Offer Android, Apple Systems In Many 2016 Models

May 28, 2015 9:32 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

By the end of the year, nearly every major automaker will begin offering Apple's CarPlay or Google's Android Auto, two systems that effectively turn a car's dashboard screen into a smartphone.


Coke Moves Ahead With Monster Deal

May 28, 2015 9:24 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Coca-Cola Co. is preparing to assume a minority stake in Monster Beverage Corp. despite the energy drink company's ongoing legal issues.

UAW Rival At VW Represented By 'Union Avoidance' Expert

May 28, 2015 9:22 am | by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press | News | Comments

The rival group to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee brands itself as local, independent and free of outside influence or political agenda.

J&J Accepts Offer From Cardinal Health For Cordis Unit

May 28, 2015 9:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson has formally accepted a $1.94 billion offer to sell its Cordis heart devices unit to Cardinal Health.

Avago To Buy Chipmaker Broadcom For About $37B

May 28, 2015 9:13 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Avago Technologies is buying rival chipmaker Broadcom in a cash and stock deal worth about $37 billion.

Android Auto Hits The Road

May 27, 2015 12:25 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Similar to Apple’s reported CarPlay system, Android Auto connects a driver’s smartphone to their vehicle.


Corvette Stingray Review: It's Better Than You Think

May 27, 2015 11:49 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

The new convertible from Chevrolet is fast, nimble and powerful. And just a little obnoxious. 

What's The Toughest Smartphone?

May 27, 2015 11:45 am | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Tech columnist Marc Saltzman puts 3 'rugged' smartphones through a battery of tests.

Do Your Business Processes Need A Spring Cleanup? Ask These 4 Questions

May 27, 2015 11:38 am | by Jeff Frankel | Articles | Comments

Here are 4 questions to help determine if your business processes are working across the enterprise or if you need to do some spring cleaning to make the most of 2015.  

California Company Plans World's First Hyperloop Test Track

May 27, 2015 10:27 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A Los Angeles-based company intends to build the world's first high-speed Hyperloop test track along a central California highway.

Ford Recalls Nearly 423K Vehicles For Power Steering Problem

May 27, 2015 10:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail while they're being driven.


ADM Moving Away From Ethanol, High Fructose Corn Syrup

May 27, 2015 10:00 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Archer Daniels Midland is shifting toward new uses for corn in light of lagging demand for two of its most prominent products.

FTC Approves Reynolds' Purchase Of Cigarette Rival Lorillard

May 27, 2015 9:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Reynolds American's proposed $25 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard has cleared a key regulatory hurdle to move closer to completing a deal that will unite some of the nation's top cigarette brands.

Report: 80,000 U.S. Workers Now Employed By Chinese Companies

May 27, 2015 9:47 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A recent report says the number of American workers employed directly by Chinese companies increased more than five-fold in the past five years.

Fire At Giant Apple Plant In Arizona Quickly Controlled

May 27, 2015 9:39 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A fire at a huge plant owned by tech giant Apple Inc. in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa caused a section of the roof to collapse, but no one was hurt.

Provision In Senate Trade Package Hopes To Lift U.S. Steel Industry

May 27, 2015 9:36 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A measure intended to root out currency manipulation headlined a package of trade legislation passed by the U.S. Senate earlier this month.

Hormel Buying Meat Producer Applegate Farms For $775M

May 27, 2015 9:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hormel Foods is paying $775 million to add natural and organic meats producer Applegate Farms to its roster of food brands that include Spam canned ham, Dinty Moore stew and Jennie-O turkey.

Fixing Takata Airbags Will Take Years, Says Expert

May 26, 2015 12:09 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Drivers trying to get their defective Takata airbags fixed have been told it'll take months before they can bring their car in. Confusion and backorders have led to long delays that are increasing frustration among drivers.

Tequila Takes Its Shot At The Global Market

May 26, 2015 11:51 am | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Clay Risen, author of American Whiskey, Bourbon and Rye: A Guide to the Nation’s Favorite Spirit, takes us inside the high end tequila boom.

The Industrial IoT Enables The First Factory Of The Future

May 26, 2015 11:46 am | by Andy Chang | Articles | Comments

By adding intelligence to its tools and shop floor systems, Airbus’ production process is becoming more efficient, ultimately bringing planes and aerospace equipment to market faster.

Orders For Durable Goods Drop In April

May 26, 2015 10:03 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell slightly in April. But a category that reflects business investment posted a second increase, a hopeful sign that this key sector is starting to revive.

Corporate Maneuver At Samsung Strengthens Heir's Influence

May 26, 2015 9:58 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Two key Samsung companies are merging in a step toward ensuring the son of the group's ailing chairman inherits control.

Automakers To Reveal Models Covered By Wider Airbag Recall

May 26, 2015 9:49 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Eleven automakers are expected next week to reveal which models are being added to a massive recall of airbags made by Takata Corp.

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