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Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

Nov 15, 2018

'Castration-free' pigs and hornless dairy cows are the farm animals being brought to life by a gene-editing company

Big studies give mixed news on fish oil, vitamin D

Nov 10, 2018

Big studies reveal mixed results on who does and does not benefit from taking fish oil or vitamin D

GM offers buyouts to 18K workers after posting strong profit

Oct 31, 2018

General Motors posts healthy $2.5B profit in 3Q, ramps up cost-cutting efforts by offering buyouts to 18,000 white-collar workers

GM proposes nationwide zero-emissions vehicle sales mandate

Oct 27, 2018

General Motors says it will ask the federal government for one national gas mileage standard, including a requirement that a percentage of auto companies' sales be zero-emissions vehicles

Amazon posts another record profit, but revenue disappoints

Oct 26, 2018

Amazon's profit soars to nearly $3 billion in the third quarter, but the online retailer's revenue doesn't meet Wall Street expectations

US brands falter in Consumer Reports auto reliability survey

Oct 24, 2018

U.S. auto companies such as General Motors, Tesla and Ford faltered this year in Consumer Reports' reliability rankings as readers reported more mechanical trouble with their vehicles

Cybersecurity 'Paul Revere' touts adversarial model

Oct 21, 2018

Cybersecurity pioneer Wysopal: Stem the constant flood of patches with more ethically designed software that puts a premium on security

Snake names honor Darwin, fire god, Louisiana professor

Oct 20, 2018

A Louisiana biologist is in heady company these days, honored by having a newly identified species of snake named after him

What's next for Paul Allen's big investments? It's not clear

Oct 18, 2018

What's next for Paul Allen's technology, research and philanthropy commitments? It's not clear

Treasury employee charged in leak linked to Mueller's probe

Oct 17, 2018

A Treasury Department employee is accused of leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in Robert Mueller's investigation, and an unidentified high-ranking colleague is cited in court papers as a co-conspirator, but hasn't been charged.

Auto Tech

GM offers buyouts to 18K workers after posting strong profit

Oct 31, 2018

General Motors posts healthy $2.5B profit in 3Q, ramps up cost-cutting efforts by offering buyouts to 18,000 white-collar workers

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GM proposes nationwide zero-emissions vehicle sales mandate

Oct 27, 2018

General Motors says it will ask the federal government for one national gas mileage standard, including a requirement that a percentage of auto companies' sales be zero-emissions vehicles

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US brands falter in Consumer Reports auto reliability survey

Oct 24, 2018

U.S. auto companies such as General Motors, Tesla and Ford faltered this year in Consumer Reports' reliability rankings as readers reported more mechanical trouble with their vehicles

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Strong economic signs lift US stocks; bond prices drop

Oct 3, 2018

Encouraging signs on hiring and growth in the service sector send companies, banks and technology stocks higher and bond prices sharply lower

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Markets Right Now: Stocks are mostly lower at midday

Oct 2, 2018

Stocks are mostly lower in midday trading on Wall Street as retailers and car companies lose ground but technology companies edge higher.

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Agency seeks anti-lock brakes on all new US road motorcycles

Sep 11, 2018

A federal safety agency is recommending that all new motorcycles built for road use in the U.S. have anti-lock brakes and electronic stability control as standard equipment

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