Will the next iPhone charge wirelessly?

Happy 10th birthday, iPhone You may never have to plug in your iPhone again. Apple has joined an industry group devoted to wireless charging, strengthening existing rumors that the next iPhone will charge without a cord. The Wireless Power Consortium, which is made up of some 200 organizations that promote a

How ‘America First’ could turn into to ‘India First’

What is an H-1B visa? America is great because of its willingness to accept talented immigrants. That's what Nandan Nilekani, the billionaire co-founder of Infosys Technologies, would tell President Trump if he had the opportunity. "If you really want to keep the U.S. ... globally competitive, you should be open

Mexico ready to retaliate by hurting US farmers

Anti-Trump protests take place across Mexico Mexico is ready to hit the U.S. where it hurts: Corn. Mexico is one of the top buyers of American corn in the world today. And Mexican senator Armando Rios Piter, who leads a congressional committee on foreign relations, says he will introduce a bill

Stocks hit record again. Is Trump the reason?

What does a Trump presidency mean for the Fed? The Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 each hit new all-time highs Monday. Investors are giddy with excitement and they clearly believe that both big blue chip multinationals and smaller companies that do most of their business in the U.S. will

Apple stock nears record high

Apple looks to manufacture in India Apple has found its groove again. The iPhone maker's stock hit $133.82 in early trading Monday, putting Apple less than $1 away from its intraday trading high of $134.54, reached in April 2015. Apple's stock ended the day at $133.29, beating its previous record closing

Verizon’s plan: Consumers win, investors lose

Inside Verizon's device testing lab Verizon has brought back its unlimited data plan. That's great if you're a Verizon customer. But it is terrible news for its investors. Verizon(VZ, Tech30) stock fell nearly 1.5% in early trading Monday. It's now down about 10% so far this year, making it the Dow's worst

Tesla will sell electric cars in the Middle East

Elon Musk in 90 Seconds Tesla is bringing its electric cars to the heart of the oil producing world. The automaker announced Monday that its first official venture in the Middle East will be in the United Arab Emirates. The first cars -- the Model S and Model X --

Swiss voters reject corporate tax overhaul

Why Trump's tax plan could raise taxes for 8.7 million households Voters in Switzerland have shocked the political establishment by rejecting a reform plan that would have brought the country's corporate tax system in line with international norms. The tax reforms, which were widely supported by the business community, would have

Oil prices have doubled in a year. Here’s why

Trump signs oil pipeline executive actions It's a good day for OPEC. Data published Monday by the oil cartel show its members have largely complied with an agreement to slash production. The confirmation caps a remarkable year for OPEC, which was forced to devise a plan to boost prices after

Cutting down trash with bamboo packaging

This zero-waste packaging is made from bamboo To tackle Thailand's mounting trash problem, one company is turning to the country's plant life. Universal Biopack makes packaging that it sells to restaurants and manufacturers. But rather than plastic, it uses a mixture of bamboo and cassava, crops that are widely found across