Daily Intel

Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel cells
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together to get more fuel cell vehicles on roads in what they call Japan's big push toward "a hydrogen society." Green auto technology is also critical to curb global warming. Toyota executive...
Jul 1, 2015 | 3:01 PM
New Chinese law reinforces government control of cyberspace
BEIJING (AP) — China's legislature passed sweeping legislation on Wednesday that reinforces government controls over cyberspace, as the nation's leaders try to address what they see as growing threats to Chinese networks and national security....
Jul 1, 2015 | 3:01 PM
Tractor-trailer hitches could be faulty, 6,000 may be in use
BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) — On a twisty, snow-lined hill that the locals call "Devil's Backbone," a 12-ton semi-trailer came loose from its tractor and plowed into an oncoming line of pre-dawn commuters. At 40 miles per hour, the trailer struck the side...
Jul 1, 2015 | 3:01 PM
Events leading to government probe of big-rig hitches
Fontaine Fifth Wheel sends service bulletin to customers telling them that the Ultra LT hitch used on semis may not lock properly and trailers can detach from tractors on the road. June 27, 2011: NHTSA closes investigation, says it knows other...
Jul 1, 2015 | 3:01 PM
Free checked bag on Alaska for Visa Signature card-holders
Passengers — and up to six friends and family — who have an Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card now get a free checked bag as a permanent card-holder benefit.
Jul 1, 2015 | 2:01 PM
Real Estate Profile: South Park/Highland Park
If you want affordable housing, it's time to go south. These three homes in the south Seattle neighborhoods of Highland Park and South Park range between $310,000 and $475,000. 
Jul 1, 2015 | 2:01 PM
Drug and device firms paid $6.5B to care providers
WASHINGTON (AP) — From research dollars to free lunches and junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals nearly $6.5 billion last year, according to government data posted Tuesday. Drug companies often recruit...
Jul 1, 2015 | 1:01 PM
US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. The civil antitrust investigation by the...
Jul 1, 2015 | 12:01 PM
The Greece fire after five years | Jon Talton
Before the Greek crisis, the EU could strut as the world's largest economy. Now it and a host of world economic assumptions are in question.
Jul 1, 2015 | 12:01 PM
Boeing boosts 2015 list prices for its jets by 2.9 percent
Boeing raised the cost for the largest version of its updated 777X jetliner to $400 million as it boosted 2015 aircraft list prices prices 2.9 percent across the board.
Jul 1, 2015 | 12:01 PM