The crowded race of self-driving startups
Posted on Thursday October 26, 2017
The race among start ups to win the self driving car billions is heating up and the field is crowded with 75 of them in Silicon Valley alone and more than 240 around the world.
Small businesses in Houston face long road to recovery
Posted on Saturday September 02, 2017
Josh Beasley and his fiancé bought Houston's Body3 Personal Fitness on July 1, less than two months before Tropical Storm Harvey swamped the gym with a foot of water and left behind the dank stench of fetid mildew.
Monsanto pesticide blamed for major U.S. crop damage
Posted on Wednesday August 09, 2017
A Reuters examination has found that widespread crop damage covering millions of acres of Midwestern farmland has its roots in weak regulatory oversight and corporate secrecy.
Seed funding slows in Silicon Valley
Posted on Tuesday August 01, 2017
The bloom is off seed funding, the business of providing money to brand-new startups, as investors take a more measured approach to financing emerging U.S. technology companies.
Exclusive: 'High Times' magazine to go public - sources
Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017
The iconic marijuana magazine is set to launch an initial public offering as the pot industry booms.
Drones travel far to get off the ground
Posted on Monday May 09, 2016
Amazon or UPS packages won't be dropped by drones anytime soon, but drones are finally getting a flight plan for business. And it starts in Rwanda.
Will Arctic chill dampen Valentine's Day heat?
Posted on Friday February 12, 2016
Retailers usually expect a nearly $20 billion bonanza on a Valentine's Day weekend -- but with an Arctic chill forecast for parts of the United States, will paramours be able to keep alive the retail heat? Mana Rabiee reports.
Oregon governor plans minimum wage hike
Posted on Friday January 15, 2016
The minimum wage in Portland could increase to $15.52 an hour, and $13.50 an hour in the rest of the state, according to a plan unveiled by Oregon Governor, Kate Brown. Jillian Kitchen reports.
Mustard prices surge, squeezing producers
Posted on Thursday October 22, 2015
Mustard prices have jumped this fall to their highest level in seven years as growers in Western Canada, which supplies three-quarters of the world's traded mustard seed, turn in their smallest crop in nine years, threatening to drive up costs of the yellow condiment for producers.
For cancer patients, a chance to create a musical legacy
Posted on Monday May 18, 2015
A recording studio in Virginia offers musicians battling cancer a chance to leave behind a musical legacy for their friends and family. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).