• Ken Paxton Mar 19

    Texas AG Ken Paxton Settles Multi-State Opioid Lawsuit for $573 Million

    Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a half-billion-dollar multi-state settlement with McKinsey, one of the world’s largest consulting companies, related to the marketing of OxyContin.

  • Opioid Crisis Feb 4

    AP Source: McKinsey to Pay $573M for Role in Opioid Crisis

    The global business consulting firm McKinsey & Company has agreed to a $573 million settlement over its role in the opioid crisis, according to a person with knowledge of the deal

  • Pete Buttigieg Dec 11, 2019

    Buttigieg Discloses Ex-Clients as Fundraising Swing Begins

    Facing intense pressure to answer questions about his work in the private sector, Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday disclosed a roster of former consulting clients that include a major health insurance provider, a nationwide electronics retailer, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Department of Defense. He also opened a big-dollar fundraiser for the first time to...

  • United States May 28, 2019

    Chinese Tourism to US Drops for 1st Time in 15 Years

    After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office, which collects data from U.S. Customs forms. It was...

  • CEO Dec 29, 2018

    US Retailers Hope Higher Pay Will Buy More Efficient Workers

    America’s retailers, struggling to fill jobs, have been raising pay to try to keep and attract enough employees. Now, some stores want something in return: A more efficient worker. To that end, retailers, fast food restaurants and other lower-wage employers are boosting investment in technology and redesigning stores. Walmart is automating its truck unloading to require fewer workers on loading...

  • HEAD Nov 29, 2018

    Electric Vehicles Send Real-Time Data to Chinese Government

    When Shan Junhua bought his white Tesla Model X, he knew it was a fast, beautiful car. What he didn’t know is that Tesla constantly sends information about the precise location of his car to the Chinese government. Tesla is not alone. China has called upon all electric vehicle manufacturers in China to make the same kind of reports —...

  • Donald Trump May 3, 2018

    US-China Trade Talks Center on Rivalry Over Technology

    Chinese and American officials will be trying to defuse tensions pushing the world’s two largest economies toward trade war in meetings beginning Thursday where analysts say chances for a breakthrough seem slim given the two sides’ desperate rivalry in strategic technologies. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and other U.S. officials including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer...

  • Associated Press Mar 19, 2018

    ‘Game Changer': Robots Break New Ground in Construction Industry

    As a teenager working for his dad’s construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, tedious parts of his job, such as digging and leveling soil for building projects. Now the former Google engineer is turning that dream into a reality with Built Robotics, a startup that’s developing technology to allow bulldozers, excavators and other construction...

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