Posted on

At Amazon Site, Tornado Collided With Company’s Peak Delivery Season

Amazon’s model of using contractors is part of a huge push that the company started in 2018 to expand its own deliveries, rather than rely solely on shipping companies like […]




Posted on

China Digs More Coal for Power Needs, Despite Climate Change

LINFEN, China — Desperate to meet its electricity needs, China is opening up new coal production exceeding what all of Western Europe mines in a year, at a tremendous cost […]




Posted on

California Bill Could Alter Amazon Labor Practices

Among the pandemic’s biggest economic winners is Amazon, which nearly doubled its annual profit last year to $21 billion and is on pace to far exceed that total this year.The […]




Posted on

PG&E Aims to Curb Wildfire Risk by Burying Many Power Lines

Pacific Gas & Electric, aiming to show its determination to overcome a history of safety problems, announced Wednesday that it planned to put 10,000 miles of its power lines underground […]




Posted on

Tesla Says Autopilot Makes Its Cars Safer. Crash Victims Say It Kills.

Benjamin Maldonado and his teenage son were driving back from a soccer tournament on a California freeway in August 2019 when a truck in front of them slowed. Mr. Maldonado […]







Posted on

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Glide Soothers After 4 Infant Deaths

Fisher-Price is recalling its 4-in-1 Rock ‘n Glide Soother, a baby sleep product, after it was linked to reports of four infant deaths, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.The […]




Posted on

The Costly Pursuit of Self-Driving Cars Continues On. And On. And On.

It was seven years ago when Waymo discovered that spring blossoms made its self-driving cars get twitchy on the brakes. So did soap bubbles. And road flares.New tests, in years […]




Posted on

Fire That Killed Hsieh May Have Been Carelessness or Intentional, Officials Say

Tony Hsieh, who developed Zappos into a billion-dollar internet shoe store and formulated an influential notion about corporate happiness, deliberately locked himself in a shed moments before it was consumed […]