Nissan Motor Co., after best-ever U.S. sales of Leaf hatchbacks in 2013, plans to offer two years of free public charging for the battery-powered car in its strongest U.S. markets to entice more drivers to buy one.
In the five years since bitcoin was created, the hunt for them has consumed enough electricity to keep the Eiffel Tower lit for 260 years. One man’s way around the utility bills: the family power plant.
Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella touted new products at an event in San Francisco for the third time in as many weeks, part of an effort to re-establish the software maker as an innovator.
After last year’s massive security breaches at Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus Group LLC, data- security professionals urged U.S. retailers to upgrade their credit and debit card technology to reduce fraud.
In Portland, 44 percent of the population rents and the remaining 56 percent are homeowners. And in the past year the Portland real estate market has seen an 12.0 percent increase in value, with a median sales price of $281,100, according to Zillow.