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Shell Authorizes Largest-Ever Gulf Drilling Platform

July 6, 2015 | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Experts said the project could cost $2 billion or more before it begins operation.

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U.S. Appeals Court Upholds EPA Plan To Clean Up Chesapeake Bay

July 6, 2015 3:28 pm | by Maryclaire Dale, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The judges called pollution in the bay a complex problem that affects 17 million people.


Bubble Wrap Is Losing Its Pop

July 6, 2015 3:21 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Videos | Comments

Sealed Air Corp. has introduced a new product dubbed iBubble Wrap.


Four Steps To Increase Supplier Adoption In Your Supply Chain

July 6, 2015 3:18 pm | by Brad Huff, Executive Vice President & General Manager, TAKE Supply Chain | News | Comments

Here are four steps to increase supplier adoption, utilization and satisfaction with your procurement portal.


Ingredient Company Highlights Hidden Costs Of Trans Fat Ban

July 6, 2015 3:12 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A top official with Corbion said the transition could prove costly for the food industry.


Top U.S. Auto Safety Regulator Says Chrysler To Face Sanctions

July 6, 2015 3:02 pm | by Tom Krisher, Marcy Gordon, AP Business Writers | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler said it is changing the way it manages safety practices.


Radio Waves Could Allow Smartphones To Charge Themselves

July 6, 2015 2:47 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Wireless charging could soon enable smartphones to charge themselves from their users' pockets.


Mondelez Spins Off Coffee Brands

July 6, 2015 2:27 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The new company will hold market-leading positions in 18 nations.


Death Toll From Defective GM Switches Rises To 121

July 6, 2015 2:07 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Victims' families are being offered compensation by attorney Kenneth Feinberg.


Oreos Get Thin, Going For 'Sophisticated' Air

July 6, 2015 10:12 am | by Candice Choi, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

Oreo says the new cookies are for adults and aren't designed to be twisted or dunked.


Utility Drones Could Inspect Equipment, Scan For Outages

July 6, 2015 10:08 am | by Ray Henry, The Associated Press | News | Comments

About a dozen utility or service companies have sought permission to use drones.


Electrical Fire Halts Production At Indiana Factory

July 6, 2015 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An electrical fire caused the evacuation of about 300 workers from a plastics factory.


Who Is Buying From Amazon?

July 6, 2015 9:37 am | by Jack Keough, Contributing Editor | Blogs | Comments

Let’s take a look at what is happening with Amazon and the business marketplace.


New Honda CEO Promises Company Turnaround, Offers Few Details

July 6, 2015 12:05 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Hachigo covered ways he plans to improve Honda's poor company image.


ISM: Hiring Signals More Good Things To Come

July 2, 2015 4:07 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | News | Comments

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June for the 30th consecutive month.


General Mills To Remove Gluten From Lucky Charms

July 2, 2015 4:01 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The company will be able to meet gluten-free guidelines while keeping the same recipe.


The Maker Movement: Bringing Innovation To A Wider Market

July 2, 2015 1:06 pm | by Bloomberg Business | News | Comments

MakerBot VP Anthony Moschella and littleBits CEO Ayah Bdeir explain.


Oklahoma Attorney General Challenges EPA's Clean Air Plan

July 2, 2015 1:01 pm | by Sean Murphy, The Associated Press | News | Comments

He says the plan would cause substantial economic injury to the state.


I Saw A Snake-Inspired Robot In Milan

July 2, 2015 12:47 pm | by Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Last month, I traveled to Milan, Italy for the unveiling of Comau’s newest robot, the Racer3.


This Virtual Reality Experience Lets You Ride A GE Locomotive Across Colorado Prairie

July 2, 2015 12:21 pm | by Zack Lord, GE Reports Staff | News | Comments

GE invited a team from Reel FX to turn the locomotive tests into a virtual reality experience.


U.S. Regulator Says Fiat Chrysler Recall Woes Are Widespread

July 2, 2015 12:13 pm | by Tom Krisher, Marcy Gordon, AP Business Writers | News | Comments

The problems are widespread and involve slow response to vehicle defects.



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