FACTBOX-Proposed U.S. nuclear power reactors -DTE Fermi May 1- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said on Thursday it will issue a license soon to DTE Energy Co to build a new reactor at its Fermi nuclear power plant in Michigan. DTE proposed a 1,600- megawatt Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor built by General Electric Co and Hitachi Ltd. The license would be the first for an ESBWR reactor.
UPDATE 1-Abe, seeking new spark for Japan high-tech, meets Silicon Valley chiefs MEMLO PARK, Calif., April 30- In the 1980 s when Sony and Toshiba were setting the agenda in the global TV and memory chip markets Japan was bristling with confidence as a hub of technological innovation. Three decades later, with Japan's electronics industry in decline, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has come to Silicon Valley- the first sitting Japanese leader to do so-...
| By: Nathan Layne
How you can click away your energy bills Our homes and offices eat up huge amounts of energy - almost a third of total energy consumption, according to figures from the IEA.
| By: Anmar Frangoul | Special to CNBC.com
New life-like robot in Japan A Japanese department store unveiled a robot that will greet customers and give them directions, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
Asian equities higher before RBA rate decision Asian equities rose early Tuesday, tracking an inspiring lead from Wall Street overnight and as markets await the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) rate decision.
| By: See Kit Tang
SanDisk stock slide makes company an attractive target-analysts April 6- Data storage products maker SanDisk Corp, whose stock has lost 40 percent since touching a record high in July, has become a potential target for companies looking to boost their presence in the enterprise market, analysts said. The stock's sell off has left SanDisk with a market value of about $13 billion as of Thursday's close, making the company "an...
| By: Devika Krishna Kumar
Toshiba accounting probe: Time to sell the stock? Toshiba said it will appoint a committee to investigate possible problems with its accounting. Ed Rogers, CEO & CIO at Rogers Investment Advisors, explains what that means for the firm.