Westinghouse

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The world’s first SMR  began operations in June 2018. The AP1000 was built by US manufacturing giant Westinghouse Electric Co, and is about 400km to the south of Shanghai

Ireland is struggling to reduce its greenhouse gases even while making great strides in harnessing wind power, so is there a case for looking at devel(...)

The stricken   Fukushima  nuclear power plant in  2011. The accident at the   plant was unleashed by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. Photograph:  Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images

Just two years after the Fukushima nuclear accident, Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, was gamely trying to make a virtue out of a catastrophic liab(...)

Nikola Tesla: developed Faraday’s  induction invention

I detest power cords and cables for my various smart devices and domestic appliances. Why is it that almost every device seems to require a different (...)

US vice president Mike Pence laid out allegations of Chinese election interference in a harshly worded speech on Thursday. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg

The Trump administration stepped up its criticism of China on Thursday as vice president Mike Pence accused Beijing of meddling in US elections. Spea(...)

A decade and a half ago GE was the world’s most valuable public company. Photograph: Urs Flueeler/EPA

General Electric has lost its spot in the Dow Jones Industrial Average after over a century in the blue chip stock index, a new blow to a company that(...)

Toshiba share sale: the company hopes to erase a €5.7 billion liability. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Toshiba plans to sell shares to raise 600 billion yen, or about €4.5 billion, and will explore selling its Westinghouse-related assets in a bid to avo(...)

Toshiba signed an $18 billion deal to sell its chip unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital LP. Photograph: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty

Toshiba signed an $18 billion deal to sell its chip unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital LP, overcoming a key - albeit not its last - hurdle as i(...)

Toshiba’s board is due to meet on Wednesday to discuss Western Digital’s offer.

Western Digital has offered to drop out of a group bidding for Toshiba’s coveted flash memory chip business to take a stronger position in their joint(...)

Toshiba said that after the reorganisation, it would focus on “maximising the group’s value and strengthening its governance system”. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

Toshiba has outlined a shake-up of the conglomerate’s sprawling organisation aimed at insulating core businesses from woes stemming from the crisis at(...)

Foxconn: pulled off a $3.5 billion takeover of Japanese consumer electronics group Sharp last year. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Taiwan’s Foxconn has approached Apple about a potential joint bid for Toshiba’s flash memory business in what could be a $28 billion takeover battle. (...)

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