Alcoa World Alumina LLC, an Alcoa subsidiary, is pleading guilty to paying bribes to Bahrain and will pay $384 million in the case. Parent firm Alcoa is not being charged.
Cockroaches have been found – again – at Foster Farms, a California chicken plant. Federal inspectors say they found roaches five times in various parts of the plant over the last four months.
IBM is investing up to $1 billion in its Watson supercomputer and moving it to new headquarters in New York City’s East Village.
Several energy providers are increasing their retail electricity rate as they struggle to meet demand in the midst of a cold winter.