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Graphene, the material that will revolutionize the world, is ready for its close-up in the commercial sector.

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Graphene Moxie

Graphene, the material that will revolutionize the world, is ready for its close-up in the commercial sector.

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Foreign Direct Investment: On the Rebound?

U.S. and China hold top two Foreign Direct Investment positions for fourth straight year; Canada ranks #3; Germany rises to #4 to lead Europe.

Fukushima: Five Years Later

An army of robots and an ice wall are being deployed to clean up the world's worst nuclear disaster.

Eye Phone

Apple and Google vow to defend our privacy even if it kills us.

Rise of the Machines

The deployment of industrial robots is expected to double over the next three years.

U.S. Expected To Be Top Manufacturing Nation By 2020

The U.S. is expected to become the most competitive manufacturing nation over the next five years, with the current leader China sliding into second position, according to Deloitte Global's upcoming 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index report.

Norway Most Prosperous, Singapore Most Successful Economy In The World

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NTN Driveshaft Adding 500+ Jobs in Indiana

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The Tree Pods are Coming

Geoengineering will be a growth sector in the age of climate change. The latest global warming "miracle cure" for the big CO2 problem is a new technology said to be able to extract carbon from the air and condense it into fibers that could be used as building materials or to produce components for electronics, cars, clothing and other manufactured goods.

Expatriates Vote Singapore Best Place to Live and Work

Singapore has earned the top spot in the eighth annual Expat Explorer country league table, with expatriates praising the city-state’s opportunities for career development, appealing salaries, and an excellent quality of life.

Rail Transplant

China’s largest rail manufacturer will build subway cars for Boston at a new plant in Springfield, MA.

Innovate Manufacturing To Locate First U.S. HQ In Knoxville

China-based Innovate Manufacturing will locate its first U.S. headquarters in Knoxville, investing $4.7 million in building upgrades and renovations and creating 50 new jobs.

Marching into China

The former Humvee plant in Indiana now makes Mercedes SUVs for export to China.

Business Facilities’ 2015 Global Rankings Report: China Leads In Renewable Energy Investment

China is the top-ranked nation among Renewable Energy Investment Leaders in Business Facilities’ annual Global Rankings Report. Switzerland retained its crown as the top-ranked nation in Global Competitiveness.

India’s Smart Cities Challenge: 100 Locales To Be Chosen

This Challenge characterizes a smart city as one focused "on the most pressing needs and on the greatest opportunities to improve quality of life for residents today and in the future."

China Outbound Real Estate Investment Reaches $10B

Chinese outbound capital flows into global commercial real estate markets have exceeded $10 billion in a year for the first time ever, according to the latest research from CBRE Group, Inc.

Chiyoda USA Corporation Expanding Its Putnam County, IN Operations

Japan-based automotive manufacturer expanding its footprint in the area and will create 300 jobs in Putnam County.

Opportunities And Challenges For Small And Midsized U.S. Manufacturing Businesses

Customer insights reveal that proximity to U.S. customers is a key competitive advantage.

Four Years Later

Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster lands on the Japanese prime minister's roof.

D.C. Real Estate Continues Steady Decline Among Foreign Investors: NYC Takes Over From London As Top Global...

China is expected to become the top U.S. investor in 2016 and beyond.

Buying the Rope

The titans of Silicon Valley bow before China's new Internet Czar.

SolarWorld Expanding In Oregon

SolarWorld is expanding solar panel and advanced cell production in Oregon; will add 200 jobs at company’s North American manufacturing hub.

Reassuring

The trend of manufacturing jobs returning to the U.S. from overseas continues to grow.

Gravy Train

A private-sector group—filled with former public officials—is lobbying to build a high-speed maglev train in the U.S.

Japanese Auto Parts Supplier Locates New Operations In Jamestown, IN

This is the first company with roots in Indiana’s sister state to invest in Indiana.

Yuhuang Chemical Announces Investment In Louisiana Methanol Project

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Fukushima: Year Three

The mega-disaster that won't go away isn't getting any better.

Feature Story: Indiana Governor’s Report – Homegrown Success In The Hoosier State

A skilled workforce and ultra-efficient government services make Indiana fertile ground for business growth and an attractive landing spot for foreign investment.

Business Report: GEICO Expansion Brings 1,000 New Jobs To Katy, TX

The Lone Star State’s job-creating juggernaut shows no signs of abating as new projects proliferate across a broad range of industries.

Orient Express

As Russia starts to sever its connections with the U.S., China plans a bold high-tech bridge between East and West.

Hacking and Hijacking

It may be time to rethink the rush towards in-flight Internet service for airline passengers.

City Momentum Index Identifies The World’s 20 Most Dynamic Cities

San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai and Wuhan lead Jones Lang LaSalle's list of dynamic cities.

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