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Siemens Energy mulls plan for exiting coal activities am Sonntag

FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of Siemens AG in Munich, Germany, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo. FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Siemens Energy is working on plans to exit technologies tied to coal-fired power stations, Siemens Chief Executive Joe Kaeser told Welt am Sonntag. A plan is being discussed which will take into account the interests of customers, 12,000 employees who work at the division, and shareholders, Kaeser told the ... Full story

Ocean Heat Waves Are Directly Linked to Climate Change

Six years ago, a huge part of the Pacific Ocean near North America quickly warmed, reaching temperatures more than 5 degrees Fahrenheit above normal. Nicknamed “the blob,” it persisted for two years, with devastating impacts on marine life, including sea lions and salmon. The blob was a marine heat wave, the oceanic equivalent of a deadly summer atmospheric one. It was far from a solitary event: Tens of thousands have occurred in the past four ... Full story

Audi considering electric car venture with China's FAW - Automobilwoche

Slideshow ( 2 images ). FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German premium brand Audi NSUG.DE is in talks with long-term partner FAW Group [SASACJ.UL] about creating a second joint venture to build electric cars on its PPE platform in China, Germany's Automobilwoche reported on Saturday. Audi and FAW have a Chinese joint venture to build combustion-engined cars in the northeastern city of Changchun and the southern city of Foshan. An Audi spokeswoman ... Full story

Apple’s Stunning MacBook Design Looks Like Microsoft’s Surface Book

Its move from Intel-based processors to ARM-based processors is one that Apple has telegraphed officially since the announcement at WWDC 2020 , with the first macOS on ARM machines for the public expected to be a MacBook and a MacBook Pro. The insides are changing, but what about the outside. For now, your new Mac is going to look remarkably like your old Mac (possibly with slightly smaller bezels around a slightly larger screen). But Apple’s ... Full story

Hungarian banks, telecoms services briefly hit by cyber attack: Magyar Telekom

FILE PHOTO: A hooded man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo. BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Some Hungarian banking and telecommunication services were briefly disrupted by a powerful cyber attack on Thursday launched from computer servers in Russia, China and Vietnam, telecoms firm Magyar Telekom MTEL.BU said on Saturday. The event was ... Full story

Audi considering electric car venture with China's FAW: Automobilwoche

Slideshow ( 2 images ). FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German premium brand Audi is in talks with long-term partner FAW Group [SASACJ.UL] about creating a second joint venture to build electric cars on its PPE platform in China, Germany’s Automobilwoche reported on Saturday. Audi and FAW have a Chinese joint venture to build combustion-engined cars in the northeastern city of Changchun and the southern city of Foshan. An Audi spokeswoman declined to ... Full story

Nissan to launch slew of new vehicles in China over next five years - CEO

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nissan Motor's chief executive said on Saturday he planned to launch a number of new vehicles in the growing Chinese market over the next five years, including electrical cars, that could help the struggling Japanese automaker return to profit. Nissan Chief Executive Officer Makoto Uchida speaks at Nissan booth via video link during the presentation of Nissan's Ariya model during the Beijing International Automotive ... Full story

As wildfires approach Silicon Valley, tech firms struggle to find the backing to fight them

(Reuters) - Silicon Valley’s innovation engine has been slow to produce useful new tools to help firefighters like Dave Winnacker extinguish the deadly blazes that each year fill California’s skies with smoke. Winnacker, a fire district chief who led a team against the 2017 fires that scorched vineyards in Napa and Sonoma Valley, is interested in tools that can spot fires early and ease evacuations. But startups aiming to help improve public ... Full story

Nissan to launch slew of new vehicles in China over next five years, CEO says

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nissan Motor's chief executive said on Saturday he planned to launch a number of new vehicles in the growing Chinese market over the next five years, including electrical cars, that could help the struggling Japanese automaker return to profit. Nissan Chief Executive Officer Makoto Uchida speaks at Nissan booth via video link during the presentation of Nissan's Ariya model during the Beijing International Automotive ... Full story

PSA offers to boost Toyota to win EU okay for Fiat deal: sources

FILE PHOTO: The logos of car manufacturers Fiat and Peugeot are seen in front of dealerships of the companies in Saint-Nazaire, France, November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe. BRUSSELS/MILAN (Reuters) - Peugeot maker PSA PEUP.PA has offered to boost Japanese rival Toyota to try to address EU antitrust concerns about its plan to create the world's fourth-biggest carmaker with Fiat Chrysler (FCA), people familiar with the matter said on Friday. ... Full story

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