August 27, 2020

Amazon has a new fitness tracker and wants to get personal

NEW YORK — Amazon, the company that made shopping from a La-Z-Boy possible, is going into the fitness-tracking business. The company started selling a wrist […]
August 27, 2020

Businesses assess damage after riots and looting hit Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis

The scraping of glass could be heard up and down Nicollet Mall as business owners and building managers began to clean up Thursday after a […]
August 27, 2020

Jakob van Zyl, key Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer, dies

PASADENA, Calif. — Jakob van Zyl, an engineer who held crucial positions at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and was involved in numerous space exploration missions […]
August 27, 2020

Emerson buying Medina utility software company for $1.6 billion

Emerson will pay $1.6 billion to acquire Open Systems International Inc., a Medina-based company that provides software for utility industries. Emerson, a St. Louis-based global […]
August 27, 2020

Emerson buying Medina utility software company for $1.68 billion

Emerson will pay $1.68 billion to acquire Open Systems International Inc., a Medina-based company that provides software for utility industries. Emerson, a St. Louis-based global […]
August 27, 2020

Consultant to review utility CEO pay after Trump criticism

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority has hired a new independent consultant to take a fresh look into its executive compensation after President Donald […]
August 27, 2020

Abbott, Abercrombie & Fitch rise; Coty, Greif fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Thursday: NetApp Inc., up $1.70 to $43.91. The data storage company handily beat Wall Street’s […]
August 27, 2020

Boy Scouts complain of misleading ads to solicit victims

DOVER, Del. — Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America are asking a federal judge in Delaware to take action to protect survivors of child […]
August 27, 2020

Chlorine plant fire has residents sheltering after hurricane

LAKE CHARLES, La. — A fire at a Louisiana chlorine plant erupted with thick, billowing smoke Thursday after Hurricane Laura plowed through part of the […]
August 27, 2020

Pelosi endorses Rep. Richard Neal in Democratic primary

BOSTON — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave an enthusiastic endorsement Thursday of U.S. Rep. Richard Neal as the long-time incumbent and chair of the […]