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Biden: SKorean chip plant a model for deeper ties to Asia

May. 20, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden opened his trip to Asia on Friday by touring a South Korean computer chip factory that will be the model for a plant in Texas, holding it out as an illustration of how deeper ties with the Indo Pacific can fuel technological innovation and foster...

Intel to build $700 million data center in Oregon

May. 19, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Intel says it will build a $700 million research center in Hillsboro, Oregon, where the company will study new technologies for cooling data centers. The California-based chip maker said Thursday he new “mega lab” will investigate ways to make data...

Harley-Davidson suspends production for 2 weeks, shares fall

May. 19, 2022 10:32 AM EDT

Harley-Davidson announced a two-week suspension of vehicle assembly and most shipments, citing a regulatory compliance issue with one of its suppliers. Shares tumbled almost 8% Thursday. The decision was made Wednesday “out of an abundance of caution" after the...

Minnesota lawmakers consider loosening state's liquor laws

May. 11, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are considering a lifting a cap on growler sales, a high priority for the state's craft brewers, and letting local distilleries sell normal-sized bottles of their spirits direct to drinkers. The bill slated for debate in the House on...

Chile's Boric attempts relaunch as honeymoon ends abruptly

May. 09, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — President Gabriel Boric of Chile is attempting to relaunch an administration that has plunged in popularity less than two months since he made headlines around the world for becoming the country’s youngest president and a possible symbol for a resurgent left wing in South...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 09, 2022 12:28 PM EDT

Akron Beacon Journal. May 8, 2022. Editorial: Ohio primary winners, redistricting vote and leaked opinion on abortion leave many on edge Donald J. Trump served one term before losing in 2020, but the effects of his reign and his win-at-any-cost attitude continue. ...

Target Corp. pays $5 million to settle pricing lawsuit

Apr. 29, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target Corp. has agreed to pay $5 million to settle a California lawsuit alleging the retail chain changed prices on its mobile app after customers entered stores and charged them more than advertised. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Friday that the San...

Apple delivers strong quarter, but warns of trouble ahead

Apr. 28, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple on Thursday reported strong quarterly results despite supply shortages, but warned that its growth slowdown is likely to deepen. The company said it's still struggling to get enough chips to meet demand and contending with COVID-related shutdowns at factories in...

Micron Technology is sued for alleged patent infringement

Apr. 28, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Bell Semiconductor has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against computer chipmaker Micron Technology. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court contends that Boise, Idaho-based Micron is using without authorization a process for making semiconductor...

China grants first driverless taxi permits to Baidu, Pony.ai

Apr. 28, 2022 03:00 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China has granted Chinese internet services company Baidu and a rival autonomous car company, Pony.ai, permits to provide driverless ride-hailing services to the public in Beijing, a significant regulatory step in the country's pursuit of driverless technology. The...