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Ford in talks to launch joint-venture electric car company in China

Ford Motor Co. is in discussions with a Chinese automaker about creating a joint venture to build electric cars in China.   The American automaker has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Anhui Zoty

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Dell and Apple are the big winners in second-quarter notebook sales

Apple recorded very strong notebook sales figures in the second quarter of 2017, thanks in no small part to the release of its revised 12-inch MacBook. The company shipped an estimated 3.98 million units between April an

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Supercomputer set to launch on space station mission

A supercomputer built by Hewlett Packard Enterprise will be on board a SpaceX spacecraft when it launches on a resupply mission to the International Space Station Monday. The computer will be used in a year-long high-per

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US economy adds more jobs in July than expected - US jobs come with paltry wage growth

The U.S. economy beat expectations by adding 209,000 jobs in July, as robust hiring continued to encourage new job seekers. The labor market has gained steam over the last two months. June brought 231,000 new jobs, up

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Toyota-Mazda deal for US plant may bring 4,000 jobs

Rival Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda are expected to announce plans Friday to build a major U.S. assembly plant as a part of a new joint venture. The $1.6 billion plant, to be built in an unspecified U.S. locati

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Kushner ruining restaurant?

Jared Kushner is caught up in another legal controversy – this time a little closer to home. The real estate mogul is involved in a financial dispute with two tenants over back rent at their Brooklyn eatery, La