Over the summer, Apple said it would petition the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its case against Epic Games, the Cary-based developer of the popular title Fortnite.
This week, the Triangle company actually asked first.
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Elon Musk’s social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, reportedly plans to gut its election integrity team and dump the group’s boss — a decision that has caused concern as the United States and countries ...Read more
3M has again halted PFAS manufacturing in Belgium after high levels of the "forever chemicals" were detected around the plant.
Belgian authorities are investigating after it was discovered last week "3M was still emitting...Read more
The minutes ticked down Wednesday morning until the first in a series of Best Buy Drops, a new type of online flash sale that the retailer is debuting for the holidays.
As consumers have tighter budgets this upcoming gift...Read more
The United Auto Workers union plans to add strike targets against the Detroit Three automakers Friday without progress at the negotiations table, a UAW source said Wednesday.
Like last week, the new locations for walkouts...Read more
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Q: I was initially excited to see a recent question posed by a short female driver until I realized her concern was about reaching her trunk hatch rather than about the injury that we shorties face if our airbags inflate. ...Read more
Kaiser Permanente and union representatives pledged to continue negotiating a new contract up until the last minute as the threat of the nation’s latest large-scale strike looms next month.
Unless a deal is struck, more...Read more
Culinary Local 226 and Bartenders Local 165 members overwhelming voted to authorize a citywide strike, the union announced, ramping up the pressure on Las Vegas hotel-casino companies to reach contract agreements.
The contribution of Latinos to the U.S. economy rose to $3.2 trillion in 2021, which would rank fifth in the world if the group were an independent country, just behind Germany and ahead of the UK and India, according to a...Read more
This month marked the 50th anniversary of the so-called "other 9/11" — the military coup in Chile, led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet, that ended in the death of the democratically elected president, Salvador Allende.
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Inside the row of workshops in an industrial stretch of Pacoima, men labored over hefty slabs of speckled stone, saws whining over the sounds of Spanish-language rock.
Pale dust rose around them as they worked. Many went ...Read more
For U.S. corn farmers, the rise of green jet fuel is their best hope of staving off an existential threat.
With battery-powered cars poised to slash gasoline demand by 2040, corn-ethanol makers need to find new markets, ...Read more
A few weeks ago, I wrote a column about something called the "government pension offset." It is a law that essentially says this: If you get a pension from a job that was not covered by Social Security, that pension will ...Read more
After a seven-year legal battle, technology industry icon HP and its spinoff Hewlett Packard Enterprises have agreed to pay $18 million to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing them of purging older workers, according to ...Read more
Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan stopped short of explicitly calling for a breakup of Amazon.com Inc., but said that her agency would ask a judge to halt the company’s “illegal conduct” if its antitrust suit ...Read more
Losses from retail crime ticked up in 2022, causing many retailers across the country to change the way they do business, according to a survey released on Tuesday by the National Retail Federation.
"Retailers are seeing ...Read more
Apple Inc.’s lucrative agreement to use Alphabet Inc.’s Google as the default search engine for the iPhone includes a provision that the two tech giants will “support and defend” the deal against government ...Read more
Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk blasted the United Auto Workers Tuesday, saying the union’s demands would “drive GM, Ford and Chrysler bankrupt in the fast lane.”
President Joe Biden endorsed the UAW�...Read more
The director of California's new Division of Petroleum Market Oversight has raised some questions about the surge in gasoline prices that has socked drivers across the state.
In a four-page letter sent Friday to Gov. ...Read more
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