Most San Francisco residents view technology companies as a benefit for their city and say the government should continue to court them, even though the boom threatens community diversity, according to a survey released today.
Skeptics are waiting for Chinese President Xi Jinping to prove he’s serious about economic reform -- perhaps by shuttering one of the country’s big, loss-making state enterprises. In fact, if Xi really wants to transform China, the place to start is by reining in one of its most powerful and profitable firms.
Bloomberg BNA – Electric utility Con Edison will conduct an economic analysis to quantify the benefits of preparing its infrastructure for the impacts of climate change, a company official said Feb. 10.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who fought for anti-smoking legislation in the city, said he would donate $220 million to help reduce tobacco use in China, India and elsewhere in the developing world.