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General Motors auto workers call strike in US

The United Auto Workers union called a nationwide strike against General Motors Sunday, with some 46,000 members set to walk off the job beginning at midnight amid an impasse in contract talks.

Siemens, Orascom to rebuild vast Iraq power plant

Iraq on Saturday signed a $1.3 billion deal with German industrial conglomerate Siemens and Egypt's Orascom Construction to rebuild a major power plant complex in the ravaged city of Baiji, north of Baghdad.

Blame game as wheels come off India's auto sector

When India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman claimed that a preference by millennials for ride-hailing apps was contributing to a painful slump in car sales, it sparked an online backlash from furious youngsters.

YouTube settlement latest in struggles over children

A settlement requiring Google-owned YouTube to pay $170 million and change how they serve up ads on videos aimed at children marks the latest twist in a series of controversies over content for young audiences.

Brain-inspired computing could tackle big problems in a small way

While computers have become smaller and more powerful and supercomputers and parallel computing have become the standard, we are about to hit a wall in energy and miniaturization. Now, Penn State researchers have designed ...

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