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Tesla fires hundreds of employees

Somewhere between 400 and 700 employees of electric-vehicle maker Tesla were fired this week after their performance reviews, according to a published report.   Those let go included engineers, managers and sa

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SpaceX is getting really good at launching and landing recycled rockets

When some fella called Elon Musk pondered the idea all those years ago of launching a rocket, landing it, and flying it again, some folks likely scoffed, while others perhaps choked on their coffee; a few may even have w

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US job openings slip in August yet remain near record high

WASHINGTON –  U.S. employers are advertising near-record levels of job openings, though the total slipped in August from July. Job openings fell 0.9 percent in August to just under 6.1 million, the Labor De

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Q&A: What companies' departure from Catalonia means

BARCELONA, Spain –  More companies are deciding to move their official base out of the Spanish region of Catalonia as tensions grow over the local government's push to declare independence.   He

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Learning curve: Hard lessons for businesses in hurricanes

NEW YORK –  Harvey, Irma and Maria have taught small business owners that disaster planning is more than just evacuating and trying to mitigate physical damage — it's also about the "what ifs.&q

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UFC donating $1M to Las Vegas shooting victims' families

The president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship has pledged $1 million to families of those affected by Sunday’s shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas.   A Message from StantonDaily