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Google Is Expanding Self-Driving Car Testing to This City

Alphabet is expanding its testing of self-driving cars to the Phoenix, Arizona metro area, the company said on Thursday, making it the fourth U.S. …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. A bunch of big US websites said they're likely to support legal action against ad blockers.</b> Research firm Medianomics carried out a survey of 42 websites and multi-site networks to assess which tactics they are likely to use in order to address the impact of ad blockers.<p><b>2. Another ad blocker</b> …

Los Angeles

American manufacturing isn't dead yet

Here's one stat people often cite when talking about the state of U.S. manufacturing: The sector has lost 5 million jobs since 2000.<p>But there's another that's not as well-known: The sector has actually gained about 838,000 jobs since 2010.<p>To be sure, American manufacturing is no longer the …

Power deals reach new high in 2016

Power is generating a lot of buzz for deal makers so far this year.<p>The first quarter of 2016 saw more dollars flow to power mergers and acquisitions than any other quarter in Canadian history, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters.<p>There were $18.1-billion (U.S.) worth of tie-ups …

Liberty's Gupta says has resources to back UK steel ambitions

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Sanjeev Gupta, the boss of metals trader Liberty House Group who wants to buy Tata Steel Ltd’s (TISC.NS) loss-making British operations, says he has the financial resources to match his ambitions.<p>Steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta arrives at the Department for Business, Innovation and …

Google Backs Renewable Energy in Asia

All those Google searches take a whole lot of power.<p>Google announced Thursday that the company is funding the Center for Resource Solutions in Taiwan …

Tesla Boasts It Received Over 325,000 Reservations for Model 3

Electric car maker Tesla said on Thursday it has received more than 325,000 reservations for its new Model 3 sedan.<p>The reservations, which can be can …

Airbus hopes to launch hybrid passenger planes by 2030

Airbus hopes to be selling passenger planes powered by hybrid engines by 2030.<p>The European aircraft manufacturer is teaming up with German industrial conglomerate Siemens (SIEGY) to develop hybrid planes that can carry up to 100 passengers. The aircraft would use a combination of electric power and …

Aviation

Analysts Predict $85 Crude Oil By December

After a 50 percent rally in oil prices between February and March, crude has retreated a bit as of late. The upcoming OPEC-Russia meeting in Doha …

Mondelez Leans On Alibaba For E-Commerce Push In China

Mondelez has inked a partnership with e-commerce giant Alibaba to more aggressively address the Chinese market, as the snack maker looks to sell more …

As globalization slows, new startup Globality raises $27 million to bring SMBs to world markets

Global capitalism is in a bit of pickle right now.<p>Goldman Sachs (either a vampire squid or the second-best investment bank in the world, depending on your point of view) came out with a report earlier this year questioning the efficacy of capitalism, while <i>The Wall Street Journal,</i> recently published …

It's possible we see $85 oil by Christmas

Where does that leave us? With so many energy investors unsure of where the markets are heading, Oilprice.com decided to get in touch with <b>Mike Rothman</b> at Cornerstone Analytics - a macro energy research firm that has produces some of the most accurate data out there. Oil prices may be gyrating up …

Oil