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  • Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, speaks during a Microsoft launch event to introduce the new Microsoft Surface laptop and Windows 10 S operating system, May 2, 2017 in New York City.

    The company’s so-called Rural Airband Initiative is an attempt to partner with local providers to boost wireless internet.

  • *Corn soars more than 1.5 pct. SYDNEY, July 10- U.S. corn futures rose more than 1.5 percent on Monday to hit a one-year high as forecasts for soaring temperatures raised fears of potential crop losses. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 1.7 percent to $4.10-1/ 2 a bushel by 0438 GMT, near the session high of $4.11-3/ 4 a bushel- the highest since...

  • *Temperatures across key U.S. corn regions soar. SYDNEY, July 10- U.S. corn rose nearly 1.5 percent on Monday to hit a more than one-year high as forecasts for soaring temperatures raised fears of potential crop losses. The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board of Trade rose 1.4 percent to $4.10-1/ 2 a bushel by 0026 GMT, near the session high of $4.11-1/ 4 a bushel-...

  • July 7- The U.S. Department of Energy said on Friday it is helping U.S. firms defend against a hacking campaign that targeted power companies including at least one nuclear plant, saying the attacks have not impacted electricity generation or the grid. News of the attacks surfaced a week ago when Reuters reported that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and...

  • July 7- The U.S. Department of Energy said on Friday it is helping U.S. firms defend against a hacking campaign that targeted nuclear plants and power companies, saying the attacks have not impacted power production or the grid. News of the attacks surfaced a week ago when Reuters reported that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of...

  • July 7- Hackers recently breached a Kansas nuclear power operator as part of a campaign that breached at least a dozen U.S. power firms, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing current and former U.S. officials who were not named. The Wolf Creek nuclear facility in Kansas was breached in the attack, according to Bloomberg. A representative with the Wolf Creek...

  • GM Crossover SUV vehicles roll off the assembly line at the General Motors Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant in Lansing, Michigan.

    A downturn in car sales after two record years is prompting companies to scale back domestic production, particularly for smaller vehicles. NYT reports.

  • WILMINGTON, Del./ BOSTON, June 29- Sprint Corp used confidential information from its alliance with RadioShack Corp to open competing mobile phone stores, dooming the comeback by the electronics retailer and destroying jobs, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday by RadioShack creditors. RadioShack emerged from bankruptcy in 2015 with a deal to co-brand...

  • The delay put the future of a longtime top Republican priority in doubt amid concerns about the Senate bill from both moderate and conservative Republicans. With Democrats united in their opposition, Republicans can afford to lose only two votes among their own ranks in the Senate. At the White House meeting with most of the 52 Republican senators, Trump said it...

  • The delay put the future of a longtime top Republican priority in doubt amid concerns about the Senate bill from both moderate and conservative Republicans. With Democrats united in their opposition, Republicans can afford to lose only two votes among their own ranks in the Senate. At the White House meeting with most of the 52 Republican senators, Trump said it...

  • The delay put the future of a longtime top Republican priority in doubt amid concerns about the Senate bill from both moderate and conservative Republicans. With Democrats united in their opposition, Republicans need almost every vote among their own ranks in the Senate. At the White House meeting with most of the 52 Republican senators, Trump said it was vital...

  • President Donald Trump summoned all 52 Republican senators to the White House on Tuesday afternoon to discuss how to proceed after party leaders failed to win over a small band of Republican holdouts. McConnell, whose party has a razor-thin majority in the 100- member Senate, told reporters that Republican leaders were still working to get the 50 votes needed...

  • June 23- A U.S. jury on Friday ordered Syngenta AG to pay $217.7 million to more than 7,000 Kansas farmers over its decision to commercialize a genetically modified strain of corn before China approved importing it. The verdict by a federal jury in Kansas City, Kansas, was announced by lawyers for the farmers, who blamed the Swiss company for causing catastrophic...

  • June 23- A federal jury on Friday ordered Syngenta AG to pay $217.7 million to more than 7,000 Kansas farmers over its decision to commercialize a genetically modified strain of corn before China approved importing it. The verdict by a federal jury in Kansas City, Kansas was announced by the farmers' lawyers. It came in a lawsuit blaming the Swiss company for...

  • JURY ORDERS SYNGENTA AG TO PAY $217.7 MILLION TO KANSAS FARMERS IN GMO CORN CASE: PLAINTIFFS.

  • SINGAPORE, June 23- Chicago corn was poised for its biggest weekly decline in a year on Friday with the market falling for a second consecutive week, weighed down by forecasts of crop-friendly weather in the U.S. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active corn contract has given up 5.6 percent this week, biggest loss since June 2016. In the previous session, the market...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- Once confirmed as permanent chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, J. Christopher Giancarlo, now the regulator's acting chair, will keep the heat on derivatives and commodities markets with tough policing, he said on Thursday. Giancarlo told a confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee that his...

  • "We're looking at better weather in the Midwest- that's been the big driver," said Price Futures Group broker Jack Scoville. CBOT July soybean futures eased 12 cents to $9.06-1/ 2 per bushel, the lowest since March 2016. CBOT July corn was down 5-1/ 4 cents at $3.63-1/ 2 per bushel and CBOT July wheat was off 3-1/ 4 cents to $4.61-1/ 4 at 12:45 p.m. CDT.

  • President Donald Trump- when GM canceled the third shift at its Lordstown small-car factory here. Layoffs at Lordstown and other auto plants point to a broader challenge for the economy in Midwestern manufacturing states and for the Trump administration. "This is about economics, not what Trump says," said Robert Morales, president of United Auto Workers union...

  • NEW YORK, June 20- A federal judge on Tuesday faulted the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's apparent "indifference" toward how to distribute money left over from its 2015 settlement with Sprint Corp over unauthorized customer charges. District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan nonetheless rejected a request by the attorneys general of...