Opinion: Labor law makes it too hard to start unions. Workers deserve a bigger...

This year the answers could not have been more different. Thanks to a massive wave of strikes and new efforts to unionize across tech companies and media outlets, my students saw...

These are the oil companies leading the industry's green transformation

Shell, Repsol and Total are the leading oil companies trying to reduce greenhouse gas intensity, according to a new report by Morningstar. The report, released January 13, examined integrated oil companies,...

Better breakfast and chicken sandwiches: How McDonald's plans to win customers

Globally, sales at stores open at least a year jumped 5.9% in the fourth quarter. They also grew 5.9% for the year. In the United States, that figure was 5.1% for...

Boeing posts first annual loss in 22 years because of the 737 Max crisis

The company reported a net loss of $636 million last year, compared to a $10.5 billion profit it made in 2018. But its core commercial aircraft operation lost $6.7 billion last year,...

Inside SpinLaunch, the Space Industry’s Best Kept Secret

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But he needed help. In late 2014 he called up his old roommate from boarding school, Ryan Hampton, a whiz at construction and industrial operations. Hampton was running underwater welding operations...

An astrophysicist honors citizen scientists in the age of big data

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The Crowd and the CosmosChris LintottOxford Univ., $24.95 Astrophysicist Chris Lintott had a problem back in the mid-2000s. He wanted to know if the chemistry of star formation varies in different types...

Fighting wildfires with virtual reality

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As these disasters become more frequent, firefighters are turning to new technology to help tackle them. Some fire departments in Australia and the United States have started using virtual reality (VR)...

New Genesis SUV could be a game changer for Hyundai's luxury brand

The GV80 SUV, which made its US debut at an event in Miami Tuesday night, could be a game changer for the South Korea-based auto maker. Up until now, Genesis has...

The Coronavirus Is a Threat to the Global Drug Supply

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Shoppers have rushed to stores in Toronto, Chicago, New York, and elsewhere, buying out all the face masks as coronavirus cases began emerging across the globe. As of Tuesday, the US...

Apple posts record quarter as iPhone sales make a comeback

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Apple (AAPL) posted record earnings for the last three months of 2019 on the back of the iPhone's resurgence. Written off as a fading giant whose best days were behind it,...