Friday, November 16, 2018

National Business

New Zealand crews to re-enter mine 8 years after 29 killed

New Zealand crews to re-enter mine 8 years after 29 killed

Eight years after a gas explosion in a coal mine killed 29 workers, New Zealand's government says crews will re-enter the mine to better understand what went wrong and hopefully recover some of the bodies
Published: 11/14/18
Syracuse profits by handwriting thousands of late-tax notes

Syracuse profits by handwriting thousands of late-tax notes

The city of Syracuse has found that sending personal notes to residents who owe taxes is more successful than the typical, computer-generated letter demanding payment
Published: 11/13/18
Nigerian ISP's configuration error disrupted Google services

Nigerian ISP's configuration error disrupted Google services

A Nigerian internet provider says a configuration error during a network upgrade disrupted several Google services by diverting traffic through China and Russia
Published: 11/13/18
IAEA urges quick plan on Fukushima radioactive water cleanup

IAEA urges quick plan on Fukushima radioactive water cleanup

Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency have urged the operator of Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant to urgently decide on a plan to dispose of massive amounts of radioactive water stored in tanks on the compound
Published: 11/13/18
Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia

Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia

Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York and northern Virginia
Published: 11/13/18
China's premier reassures region on growth, South China Sea

China's premier reassures region on growth, South China Sea

China seeks to reassure neighbors on support for growth, peaceful intentions in South China Sea
Published: 11/13/18
Transatlantic budget flying gets a reality check

Transatlantic budget flying gets a reality check

For those hoping for ever cheaper fares on long-haul flights, this month's takeover of Icelandic airline Wow was not good news
Published: 11/13/18

Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends

Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends
Published: 11/13/18

Petco, others respond to demand for natural pet foods

Petco bans artificial ingredients as demand for natural pet food grows
Published: 11/13/18
Fires put pressure on California utilities despite new law

Fires put pressure on California utilities despite new law

California utilities again are facing severe financial pressures from the possibility that their equipment sparked catastrophic wildfires, including two now burning at either end of the state
Published: 11/13/18