Danica Kirka

Business, Equipment

Japanese Carmaker Honda Hit by Cyberattack

A long row of unsold cars sits at a Honda dealership in Colorado June 7 A long row of unsold cars sits at a Honda dealership in Colorado June 7 (David Zalubowski/Associated Press)

Japanese carmaker Honda said June 9 that it has been hit by a cyberattack that disrupted its business in several countries, though it expects the overall impact to be contained.

Danica Kirka | Associated Press
June 9, 2020
Business, Fuel

BP to Cut 10,000 Jobs Worldwide Amid Pandemic

A Uniper energy company coal-fired power plant and a BP refinery beside a wind generator in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Martin Meissner/Associated Press)

LONDON — Energy producer BP announced June 8 that it will slash its global workforce by 10,000 jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic slams the oil and gas industry.

Danica Kirka | Associated Press
June 8, 2020
Business, Technology

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman Gives Oxford University $189 Million for AI Studies

Stephen Schwarzman Stephen Schwarzman by Markus Schreiber/AP

LONDON — American billionaire Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of the private equity firm Blackstone, has given Oxford University $188.6 million for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies.

Danica Kirka | Associated Press
June 19, 2019