December 4, 2020

Intel chips' computer dominance may start slipping

For close to a decade, supporters of the chip technology that powers mobile phones vowed to shake up the market for computers. For the most […]
December 3, 2020

Holiday online shopping surge tests UPS network

In a year when consumers have turned to online shopping more than ever, holiday purchases for delivery are already starting to test the shipping capacity […]
December 3, 2020

Amazon workers in bid to unionize at Alabama warehouse

BESSEMER, Ala — Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama are seeking to form a union, setting up a potential battle in the Deep South […]
December 3, 2020

American Crystal Sugar strives for ‘best in the world’ of sugar

About 470 shareholders logged in and 140 employees watched the meeting live online. Company information said that, with the projected $52 per ton payment to […]
December 3, 2020

PG&E's household customers facing 8% increase in power bills

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Pacific Gas & Electric’s household customers will be hit with an average rate increase of 8% to help the once-bankrupt utility […]
December 3, 2020

New jobless claims in Minnesota spike amid renewed restrictions

Minnesota saw nearly 50,000 new unemployment applications or account reactivations in the last half of November as restaurants and other businesses faced new restrictions because […]
December 3, 2020

CrowdStrike, Zscaler rise; Splunk, AMC Entertainment fall

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Thursday: Splunk Inc., down $47.88 to $158.03. The software maker reported a surprise third-quarter loss […]
December 3, 2020

US intelligence director says China is top threat to America

WASHINGTON — China poses the greatest threat to America and the rest of the free world since World War II, outgoing National Intelligence Director John […]
December 3, 2020

Explosives topple 1,000-foot stack at old power plant

BRIDGEPORT, Ala. — Crews used explosives to topple a 1,000-foot-tall (305-meter-tall ) smoke stack at an old power plant in Alabama on Thursday in a […]
December 3, 2020

Govt accuses Facebook of discriminating against US workers

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is accusing Facebook in a lawsuit of discriminating against U.S. workers in favor of foreigners with special visas to fill […]