HP Inc.’s new CEO unveils plan to cut up to 9,000 jobs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — HP Inc.’s new CEO has unveiled the company’s latest plan to streamline its operations — one that envisions cutting its workforce by as much as 16% over the next three years. ...

Germany shuts down illegal data center in former NATO bunker

BERLIN (AP) — German investigators say they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs and other illegal activities. Seven people were...

Foxconn plans high performance computing data center in Wisconsin

Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. plans to build a High Performance Computing Data Center (HPCDC) in Wisconsin as part of its major investment in the U.S. state. Hon H...

Google to set up second data center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American tech giant Google announced on Wednesday (Sept. 11) plans to establish a data center in Tainan as it ramps up investment in Taiwan. The company has procured la...

Ukrainian hacker sought by US arrested

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has arrested an alleged major computer hacker who has been sought by the United States for years. The head of Ukraine's national security service Ivan Ba...

Floating Antarctic ice goes from record high to record lows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily ...

Google shifts hardware manufacturing from China to Taiwan to avoid tariffs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tech giant Google is reportedly moving its hardware production from China to Taiwan amid an escalating trade conflict that will see Chinese exports to the U.S. hit with ta...

Facebook is building a massive solar project in Texas

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that's believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant's first direct investm...

LG celebrates opening of first US washing machine plant

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. has officially unveiled its first washing machine plant in the United States. Company and local officials gathered Wednesday in Clarksvi...

Trump's tariff hike menaces strong economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — What trade war? For months, the U.S. economy has shrugged and chugged along as America and China slapped tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of each other's good...

AP EXCLUSIVE: At Walmart, using AI to watch the store

LEVITTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Inside one of Walmart's busiest Neighborhood Market grocery stores, high resolution cameras suspended from the ceiling point to a table of bananas. They can tell how ripe the ba...

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___ IPO mania: Zoom zooms, Pinterest pins down Wall Street SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There's some tech jubilance in the air on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley as a pai...

New Mexico panel blindsides Facebook with $39M utility bill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A powerful New Mexico regulatory authority is requiring the state's largest utility to bill Facebook $39 million for a new transmission line construction. Th...

Foxconn, Kaohsiung sign technology promotion MOU

Kaohsiung, March 17 (CNA) Terry Gou (郭台銘), chairman of manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group, and Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Sunday to promote t...

Google seeks tax breaks for $600M data center in Minnesota

BECKER, Minn. (AP) — Google's plan to build a $600 million wind-powered data center in central Minnesota may hinge on the tech giant's request for officials to waive 20 years' worth of future taxes. ...