The Commerce Department is imposing new import fees on solar panels made in China, finding that the Chinese government is improperly giving subsidies to manufacturers of the panels there.
The European Union is seeking new powers to block foreign companies from winning lucrative government contracts unless their home countries open their own public-sector deals to European firms.
Manufacturer Rexnord Corp. is renewing an effort to go public that it began before the recession.
Sanford McDonnell, who worked on the first atomic bomb before heading aerospace behemoth McDonnell Douglas, has died, according to Boeing, which bought McDonnell Douglas in 1997.
Jaguar Land Rover and China's Chery Automobile Co. plan to start a joint venture to make and sell luxury vehicles in China, the companies said Wednesday.
Nexans will use the facility to manufacture high-voltage power cables, with a possible future extension to submarine cable production.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration estimated that such labels could prevent more than 40 deaths and about 500 workplace injuries and illnesses from exposure to hazardous chemicals each year.
Some companies and government agencies are going beyond merely glancing at a person's social networking profiles and instead are asking to log in as the user to have a look around.
Shares of Caterpillar Inc. fell more than 2 percent Tuesday after the heavy equipment maker said the pace of its retail machine sales has slowed in recent months.
According to the consent order, Yokohama didn't tell the agency that the factory's ethanol emissions had increased due to a production process change.
A statement from GE says the opening is "another milestone in the revitalization of GE's Appliances business."
Nissan is bringing back the Datsun three decades after shelving the brand that helped build its U.S. business. This time, Nissan hopes the name synonymous with affordable and reliable small cars will power its growth in emerging markets.
In the biggest break from Jobs' philosophy since Cook succeeded him as CEO, Apple is dipping into its nearly $100B cash stash to start paying a quarterly dividend to its stockholders.
Everett Fire spokesman Rick Robinson tells KOMO-TV that the man was somehow pinned between two wing parts of a 747 aircraft.
Amazon.com Inc. has agreed to buy Kiva Systems, which makes robots and software to help companies fulfill orders, for $775 million in cash.
Business groups and a former labor leader came together to announce the formation of a nonprofit group aimed at helping create middle-class jobs in Alabama.
Bolivia's government says the country possesses more than 70 percent of the world's reserves of lithium.
The U.S. Department of Commerce found that Samsung, LG, and other brands were illegally "dumping" some of their foreign-made appliances in the U.S., by selling the products at less than fair value.
After amassing a huge cash hoard, Apple is acknowledging that it doesn't need all that money, saying that it will start paying some of it out to shareholders in the form of a dividend and share buyback program.
Louisiana Delta Community College and ANGUS Chemical Co. started a "process technology" program at Delta five years ago to keep the plant in northwest Louisiana.