Foxconn plans to automate 30% of its factories by 2020. It builds 10,000 robots per year—called Foxbots—and has fielded about 40,000 of them so far.
Here are a few ideas for genuinely improving the U.S. health care system, instead of extending and revoking benefits to certain classes of people, based on which political party runs the show in Washington.
Obamacare has helped about 20 million Americans gain health insurance, and lowered costs for others. But the law came with glitches that have caused huge cost increases for a subset of the insured public.
The Lincoln Continental is back, after 15 years, seeking whatever slivers of distinction might still exist in the crowded luxury segment.
Yahoo Finance polled 25,000 Trump voters in late June, and found that 11% of them say they wouldn’t vote for Trump again, with 6% unsure. A large majority of Trump voters said they would vote for their candidate again – yet Trump seems to be losing the swing voters who put him over the top in last year
President Trump has a lot of problems, but the economy isn’t one of them. The Yahoo Finance Trumponomics report card shows a modest improvement in early July, thanks to strong jobs data for the last couple of months.
Research by Yahoo Finance has identified a key subset of Trump voters who are turned off by his actions as president, including some who would change their votes if they could.
In an online survey conducted in late June, Yahoo Finance asked Trump voters to rate the president’s performance so far. More than 25,000 people responded. Here’s what they told us:
President Trump’s plan to revive the American middle class targets jobs in coal, steel, auto manufacturing and other powerhouse industries of the 20th century. “America has never been successful by trying to freeze in place the old way of doing things,” Brynjolfsson tells Yahoo Finance in the video
Digital technology is changing everything, and there’s probably more disruption ahead of us than behind. “There’s still no shortage of work that humans can do well,” MIT professor Erik Brynjolfsson tells Yahoo Finance in the video above. Brynjolfsson is co-author, with MIT scientist Andrew McAfee,
Investors finally seem to have noticed that Tesla (TSLA) isn’t the only company in the world building cars. Tesla shares have plunged 15% since July 1, on concerns that its two current all-electric vehicles, the Model S and Model X, are losing their luster, and its forthcoming sedan, the Model 3, might
North Korea has confounded every US president since Bill Clinton with its determination to become a nuclear power. This was the suggestion made recently by John Brennan, who was CIA director from 2013 until the beginning of the Trump administration. At the SALT financial-industry conference in Las
In this podcast, we speak with two MIT researchers about their new book that explains what people have to do to stay relevant and thrive in the digital future.
The Senate healthcare bill was only meant to fulfill a rash pledge Republicans never should have made—to kill Obamacare the first chance they got.
In 2015, Seattle began rolling out a plan to hike the minimum wage from $9.47 to $15 an hour. A new study finds that the increase has come with high costs.
The Chevy Bolt might be something more important than a Tesla-killer: A full-throated vote of confidence in the future of electric vehicles.
The Senate Republicans' Better Care Reconciliation Act is not really about “care,” as in healthcare. It's more about rolling back Medicaid.
There are a lot of big problems with the US healthcare system. All told, an outdated and inefficient healthcare system is one reason economic growth in the US is chronically weak. Congress is hard at work on sweeping healthcare legislation—that addresses none of these issues.