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Virus Havoc Could Shut Down a Nissan Factory Half a World Away

Nissan Motor Co. is bracing for potential disruptions in plants as far away as the U.S. because the coronavirus epidemic in China is leading to a parts shortage and wreaking havoc across the supply chain, people familiar with the matter …

Google Glass Finds a New Home at the Factory

Remember Google Glass? The vaunted debut of the company’s computerized eyewear six years ago was one of Silicon Valley’s more spectacular flops. Deemed too awkward and pretentious, early users were disparaged as “glassholes” by a critical public. Parent company Alphabet …

China Landslide Buries Small Factories, Killing 10

Official media say a landslide caused by heavy rain plowed into two small factories in northwestern China, killing at least 10 people and leaving 22 others missing. The Xinhua News Agency says the landslide engulfed a brick factory and destroyed …