Technology

Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

Aug 19, 2018

The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution

Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

Aug 16, 2018

The collapse of a highway bridge touted as an architectural triumph at its 1967 inauguration has refocused attention on Italy's aging infrastructure

Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins

Aug 15, 2018

Italian emergency experts pulled two more bodies out of tons of broken concrete and twisted steel Wednesday after a highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, raising the death toll in the disaster to at least 39 people

The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26

Aug 15, 2018

Italian authorities from the region of Liguria have raised to 26 the number of dead in the collapse of a highway bridge in the port city of Genoa

Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

Aug 14, 2018

A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain, killing at least 26 people and injuring 15 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted steel

Lithuania warns Russian taxi app could be snooping on users

Jul 31, 2018

Lithuanian authorities "strongly" urge consumers, especially public servants, not to install the app of a popular Russian taxi-booking service because it may unlawfully be collecting user data and could pose security threats

EU top court rules new breeding techniques count as GMOs

Jul 25, 2018

The European Union's top court has ruled that a series of new biotechnology breeding techniques should fall under the EU's GMO rules of safety checks and labeling, even if some exemptions may apply

Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script

Jul 23, 2018

Sergio Marchionne's achievements as one of the automotive world's most charismatic chief executives include the bold trans-Atlantic merger of Italian carmaker Fiat and U.S. No. 3 Chrysler after he restored both to health

Jeep exec takes over Fiat, marking end of Marchionne era

Jul 22, 2018

Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobile after longtime leader Sergio Marchionne's health suddenly deteriorated following surgery

Fiat Chrysler chooses Jeep exec Manley to replace ailing CEO

Jul 21, 2018

Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobile after longtime leader Sergio Marchionne's health suddenly deteriorated following surgery

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