One of the reasons people are worried climate change will be almost impossible to stop is that pumping carbon into the atmosphere is simply way too profitable. Even as new reports yesterday from NASA and the British weather service showed climate change had created the hottest decade in history, according toRead More →

A week after a malicious virus infected its network, the London-based foreign currency exchange company Travelex had yet to restore digital sales and was reported infected with ransomware by hackers threatening to release personal data unless it pays a $3 million ransom. The U.K.-based security website BleepingComputer said hackers claimedRead More →

The U.S. Federal Reserve Board’s policy-making committee saw much less risk of recession at its most recent meeting in December, when it kept interest rates steady after three straight cuts and signalled that it expected to keep low rates unchanged through this year. Minutes of the December meeting, released Friday,Read More →

A Toronto-based investment firm has signed a $1-billion deal to buy the Canadian space technology company behind Radarsat Earth-observation satellites and the Canadarm robotic mechanisms on the International Space Station. A consortium led by Northern Private Capital with financial backing from former BlackBerry co-chief executive Jim Balsillie will acquire allRead More →

Boeing Co. documents now under review by a U.S. government committee appear to point to a “very disturbing” picture of commentary from the planemaker’s employees over the grounded 737 Max aircraft, a House of Representatives transportation infrastructure committee aide said on Tuesday. The documents, submitted to the committee late onRead More →