Canadian regulators on Thursday approved a plan by Enbridge Inc. to reverse the flow of a major pipeline and ship more oil to refineries in the East, a move designed to ease bottlenecks that have depressed prices of crude from Western Canada.
Robots are crucial in the cleanup of Japan's Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear-power plant, where several reactors had meltdowns three years ago, but the machines can cost millions of dollars apiece and most do just one task.
The defense lawyers for five former employees of Bernard L. Madoff's securities firm began their closing arguments by aggressively attacking the credibility of the government's star witness in the fraud trial.
At the age of 35, EMC dominates the data-storage systems business. But its $23.2 billion in revenue and margins of 62.3% are inviting attacks by startups eager to disrupt its markets with cheaper and more powerful technology.
Prosecutors accused four former executives of defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf of engaging in a sweeping, years-long fraud to hide the firm's deepening financial struggles from banks and other creditors.