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Jane Lanhee Lee

Impossible Foods signs major meat supplier to make its plant-based burgers

31 Jul 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Plant-based burger maker Impossible Foods on Wednesday announced a partnership with major meat supplier OSI Group [OSIGP.UL], a longtime producer of patties for fast-food chains, as it ramps up to meet demand from consumers and restaurants including Burger King.

Huawei's U.S. research arm slashes jobs as trade ban bites

24 Jul 2019

SANTA CLARA, Calif./HONG KONG China's Huawei Technologies laid off more than two-thirds of the 850-strong workforce at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States, after being blacklisted by the government. | Video

Huawei's U.S. research arm laying off workers

22 Jul 2019

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 22 The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - announced worker layoffs on Monday, according to two Futurewei employees.

U.S. vertical farms are racing against the sun

08 Jul 2019

Leafy salad greens grown under banks of LED lights, with mist or drips of water are having their day in the sun. Several top U.S. indoor farms, stacked with plants from floor to ceiling, tell Reuters they are boosting production to a level where they can now supply hundreds of grocery stores. | Video

Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales

26 Jun 2019

San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc. | Video

Exclusive: Huawei's U.S. research arm builds separate identity

25 Jun 2019

The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent since the U.S government in May put Huawei on a trade blacklist, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse

09 May 2019

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut. | Video

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EU rebuffs Johnson's Brexit gambit

The European Union on Tuesday rebuffed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that it reopen the Brexit divorce deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.