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Trump Team Memo Hints at Big Shake-Up of US Energy Policy
The transition team has asked the agency to list employees and contractors who attended United Nations climate meetings, prompting accusations of a "witch hunt."
Tesla, McLaren Now Included in Takata Airbag Recall
The two auto brands appeared on a new list issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, bringing the total brands affected to 19.
A worker assembles doors at a Ford plant in Illinois.
ISM: US Manufacturing Should See Rising Profit in 2017
Forecasts are just that — forecasts, obviously — but the 2017 forecast from ISM looks good: after small increases this year, manufacturers expect their revenues to accelerate 4.6% next year.
Chinese Firm Scraps Aixtron Deal after US Block
Chinese Firm Scraps Aixtron Deal after US Block
The Chinese government-backed Grand Chip Investment said its offer could no longer go through after Washington rejected the inclusion of Aixtron’s U.S. unit over fears it could put sensitive technology with potential military applications in Chinese hands.
Air Force One takes off on a 2000 flight.
Pentagon Defends New Air Force One After Trump Tweet
DoD: “It sounds like a lot, but you have to remember: This is a system of systems, it’s multiple aircraft and it’s not all Boeing. This is a system that’s going to have many different companies providing the systems that go on it.”
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Hackers Hit ThyssenKrupp, Eyeing Industrial Secrets
The German industrial leader was the target of a massive cyber attack that focused on “technological know-how and research results.”
Boeing Promises Trump to Control Costs on Air Force One
Boeing Promises Trump to Control Costs on Air Force One
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg reassured Trump about its commitment to keeping a tight rein on costs for the presidential plane, after Trump tweeted that the price tag was "out of control."
An Apple iPhone 7.
Apple Blames External Damage for Flaming Chinese iPhones
At least eight Apple iPhones have exploded or ignited in recent months, “thermal event” problems the company attributed to external physical damage.
US Factory Orders Gain for Fourth Straight Month
US Factory Orders Gain for Fourth Straight Month
Orders for civilian aircraft and parts jumped 93.8% to $21.8 billion, reflecting in part the Boeing deal to sell 14 freighters to shipping giant UPS.
Caterpillar CEO, Other Leaders Warn Trump Tariffs Could Backfire 7
Oberhelman said that threats by Trump to enact 35% punitive tariffs on imports could harm companies like Caterpillar, which employs thousands of workers at Midwestern plants who produce heavy equipment that are sold in Brazil, China, India or other overseas markets.
Samsung Wins over Apple in Patent Appeal
Samsung Wins over Apple in Patent Appeal
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the $399 million penalty was inappropriate because it represented "Samsung's entire profit from the sale of its infringing smartphones" for copying the iPhone's "rectangular front face with rounded edges and a grid of colorful icons on a black screen."
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Taiwan Foxconn Manager Indicted for Stealing Thousands of iPhones
The manager worked in the testing department and instructed eight employees at Foxconn's factory in the Chinese city of Shenzhen to smuggle out thousands of iPhone5 and iPhone5s, prosecutors said.
Steelmakers Merges in China to Forge New National Leader
Steelmakers Merges in China to Forge New National Leader
The merger comes as Beijing pushes consolidation in the industry to combat overcapacity. China has vowed to eliminate 100-150 million tons of capacity -- out of a total of 1.2 billion tons -- by 2020.
Part of the nuclear plant in Fukushima, Japan.
Fukushima Costs Could Double to $180 Billion
Close to six years after an earthquake and a tsunami sparked nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, the total costs of recovery keep rising.
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Amid Scandal, Mitsubishi Seeks to Triple Pay for Top Execs
Change is most likely coming to Mitsubishi Motors thanks to Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn. Will executive compensation change before his arrival?
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