September 8, 2020

Netflix film dissects a technology-driven 'social dilemma'

SAN RAMON, Calif. — A new Netflix documentary is setting out to expose technology’s corrosive effects on society during a pandemic that’s left people more […]
September 8, 2020

Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport could waive millions in fees to airlines

Some $40 million paid by airlines to operate at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport could be waived in an effort to offset a steep decline […]
September 8, 2020

US reaches milestone in destroying mustard agent in Colorado

PUEBLO, Colo. — The Army says it has reached a milestone at a Colorado chemical weapons depot by destroying nearly 300,000 decades-old artillery shells containing […]
September 8, 2020

PG&E trying a new tactic in power cuts to prevent wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO — The nation’s largest utility said Tuesday it is executing smarter and shorter power shutoffs after receiving widespread criticism last year when it […]
September 8, 2020

Tech's sudden sell-off continues; Nasdaq sinks 10% in 3 days

NEW YORK — Big technology stocks tumbled again on Tuesday, continuing the Icarus-like flight path for companies that just a week ago were the high-flyers […]
September 8, 2020

JPMorgan: some customers, employees misused COVID programs

NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase said Tuesday that a number of its employees and customers may have abused the Paycheck Protection Program and other coronavirus […]
September 8, 2020

Minneapolis video software firm Qumu has new CEO as product takes off

Qumu is in a whole new ball game this year as its video platform is in high demand, it scuttled a previously announced merger and […]
September 8, 2020

Exxon, Tesla fall; Nikola, Beyond Meat rise

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday: Apple Inc., down $8.14 to $112.82. Italy’s competition watchdog launched an investigation into Apple […]
September 8, 2020

Art dealer whose treasure sent hunters scouring US West dies

SANTA FE, N.M. — Antiquities dealer and author Forrest Fenn, who gained fame after hiding a treasure chest filled with gold, jewels and other valuables […]
September 8, 2020

Consumer borrowing advances solid 3.6% in July, second gain

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer borrowing rose by a solid 3.6% in July, the second monthly gain after the coronavrius pandemic had sent consumer borrowing down […]