A federal judge on Friday refused to force Intuit to pull certain ads for its TurboTax tax prep service that the Federal Trade Commission says are illegally deceptive. The FTC sued Intuit late last month seeking to temporarily block the company from advertising its popular TurboTax software pending the outcome of a trial. In a ruling Friday morning, U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer in San...
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The Electric: Western Auto and Battery Makers’ Big Gamble on Indonesian Nickel
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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