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  • HONOLULU— A $1.4 billion project to build one of the world's largest telescopes is up against intense protests by Native Hawaiians and others who say building it on the Big Island's Mauna Kea mountain will desecrate sacred land. Hearings for the project's construction permit are set to begin Thursday and expected to last until next month.

  • In August, the Justice Department said the proposed deal would mean higher prices for high-speed precision planting equipment, which allows farmers to plant row crops, such as corn, up to twice as fast as with conventional machinery. Deere said the Justice Department initially cleared its proposed acquisition in October 2015 in compliance with the Federal...

  • Chinese factories turning to robots

    More companies in Kunshan country are replacing human workers with robots to accelerate growth.

  • Ready to ditch the plug?

    One automaker is developing an electric charging platform that can charge your electric car wirelessly. Phil Han reports.

  • Playing With Big Data

    What’s the next economic revolution? According to General Electric Chief Economist Marco Annunziata, it’s the “industrial Internet” — intelligent machines such as jet engines, power turbines and medical devices.

  • Video Game Industry: No Rules Left to the Games

    The video game industry is under attack, with both established and new players chasing a variety of disparate technologies and strategies that might yield a winning combination.

  • US Capitol Building with cash

    JPMorgan says education services, electronic equipment and instruments, as well as aerospace and defense could be the hardest-hit sectors, as the bipartisan congressional “supercommittee” looks for targets to cut the federal budget.