Facebook, under investigation by antitrust authorities, had offered to help a competitor, one of several remedies floated by the company’s top lawyers in advance of this fall’s lawsuits by the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general, according to The Washington Post . Citing anonymous sources, the newspaper reported Facebook suggested allowing another company or developer to...
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For much of the last century, metals companies have made stainless steel from nickel mined in Russia or the Philippines and smelted at temperatures up to 2,900 degrees. But demand for nickel is outstripping supplies because the metal is a key component in most electric vehicle batteries. So metals producers have turned to a new supplier—Indonesia, which possesses vast reserves of a previously...
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