Apple replaces Asustek to be No. 4 notebook computer supplier in Q3

TAIPEI (CNA) – Apple Inc., the U.S. consumer electronics giant, replaced Taiwan-based PC brand Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) to become the world's fourth largest...

US probes effectiveness of VW air bag wiring recall

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that a Volkswagen recall may not fix a wiring problem that can stop the front...

Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

LONDON (AP) — Many British businesses have become cautious as they try to gauge the impact of the country's 2019 departure from the European...

Chinese yuan deposits in Taiwan hit 19-month high

TAIPEI (CNA) – Chinese yuan deposits held by banks operating in Taiwan kept rising to hit a high in 19 months at the end...

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

DETROIT (AP) — After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to...

EU leaders warn broadening of Brexit talks could be in doubt

GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) — European Union leaders warned Britain Friday that it must do much more to convince them that Brexit talks should be...

Keystone pipeline leak days before Nebraska expansion ruling

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, but state...

Walmart’s online bets paying dividends in the age of Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) — A surging online business and strong food sales boosted Walmart's results Thursday ahead of the holiday season, a day after...

Treasury head, wife mocked for photo of them holding money

WASHINGTON (AP) — A photo of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his wife posing with a sheet of new $1 bills — the first...

California may limit liability of self-driving carmakers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and...