Chefs and truck drivers beware: AI is coming for your jobs

Robots aren't replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution...

Fortune ranks Taiwan's ASUS and TSMC among 'most admired' global tech firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese businesses Asustek Computers and Taiwan Semiconductors (TSMC) have been recognized by Fortune Magazine index of the “World ‘s Most Admired Companies&...

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___ Stocks sink on growth fears and possible snag in trade talks NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks took a steep loss, ending a four-day winning streak, after the International...

Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo said Tuesday it will bring a factory to Michigan, creating up to 400 jobs at what it describes as the world's first plant "100 percent" de...

Layoffs in China confirmed for Taiwan's Foxconn, slowed recruitment expected in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Foxconn corporation may be suffering as a result of the ongoing U.S.-China trade conflict, with reports that nearly 50,000 people working for the company were laid off...

China's 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low

BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth hit a three-decade low in 2018, adding to pressure on Beijing to beef up stimulus measures and settle a tariff war with Washington. Growth slow...

Asian markets advance on optimism over China-US trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares in Asia rose Monday, extending gains on Wall Street last week. Buying enthusiasm has been spurred by renewed hopes for progress on resolving the trade standoff between the U.S. a...

China shares higher as weak growth raises stimulus hopes

Shares rose in Shanghai and Hong Kong on Monday as China reported that its growth fell to a three-decade low of 6.6 percent in 2018. The weaker data released Monday raised hopes for ...

Asian markets advance on optimism over China-US trade

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares in Asia rose Monday, extending gains on Wall Street last week. Buying enthusiasm has been spurred by renewed hopes for progress on resolving the trade standoff between the U.S. a...

43 popular heart drugs found to contain carcinogens in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the past few months, several popular heart and high blood pressure drugs have been recalled after they were discovered to contain potential cancer-causing particles. ...

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___ Travel industry fears damage from a long government shutdown ATLANTA (AP) — The scene at most of the nation's airports has so far been marked more by concerned ...

US industrial production rose 0.3 percent in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production increased 0.3 percent in December, led by the biggest surge in manufacturing in ten months. The Federal Reserve says that that manufactur...

US industrial production increased 0.3 percent in December, led by a surge in manufacturing

WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production increased 0.3 percent in December, led by a surge in manufacturing.

Union holds two-hour warning strike at Audi plant in Hungary

GYOR, Hungary (AP) — Some 4,000 workers held a warning strike at Audi's manufacturing plant in Hungary, demanding higher wages and other benefits from the German carmaker. Union lead...

Could Dems' 2020 nominee be someone you've never heard of?

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — At 36, Pete Buttigieg is just over the minimum age required to be president of the United States. Outside South Bend, Indiana, the Rust Belt community where he's been mayor sin...