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Finance Uber abandons autonomous vehicle testing rights in California
Author: 0 Uber abandons autonomous vehicle testing rights in California

Ride sharing company Uber is about to get even more competitive with the introduction of a new feature that could save users up to half of their fare. Elaine Herzberg, 49, was pushing her bicycle across the road but was not using a pedestrian crossing. Still, as Uber draws down, other self-driving vehicle companies are ramping up their efforts considerably.

Finance United States agency eyes crash of Tesla with control system
Author: 0 United States agency eyes crash of Tesla with control system

The safety of our customers is our top priority, which is why we are working closely with investigators to understand what happened, and what we can do to prevent this from happening in the future. In the company's blog post , Tesla notes Autopilot reduces crash rates by 40 percent, according to an independent review by the USA government. We've previously learned about Uber's self-driving crash in Arizona that led to the fatality of the pedestrian.

Finance USDA reports U.S. farmers expect to plant more soybeans than corn
Author: 0 USDA reports U.S. farmers expect to plant more soybeans than corn

Planted acreage intentions for soybeans are down or unchanged in 20 of the 31 estimating states. US corn stocks as of March 1 stood at 8.888 billion bushels, up from 8.622 billion bushels a year earlier and above analysts' expectations that ranged from 8.550 billion bushels to 8.881 billion bushels.

Finance Why ICICI Bank Issued Loan to 'Sinking' Videocon, Asks Whistleblower; Demands Probe
Author: 0 Why ICICI Bank Issued Loan to 'Sinking' Videocon, Asks Whistleblower; Demands Probe

He promoted it and later transferred it to Deepak Kochhar . ICICI Bank in an email statement said, "RBI has imposed a penalty on the bank for the continued sale of government securities classified as HTM". The Terms and Conditions offered for these loans are similar to those offered by the other banks in the consortium, ruling out the possibility of any special benefit to the borrower by ICICI Bank .

Author: 0 Turkish manufacturing activity grows for one year running: Index

A figure above 50 indicates growth. Adjusted for seasonal factors, including the Chinese New Year, the headline Purchasing Managers' Index ™ (PMI™) - a composite indicator created to provide a single-figure snapshot of operating conditions in the manufacturing economy - edged up to 51.6 in February, from 51.5 in January, to signal a further improvement in the health of the sector.

Finance Cambridge Analytica Scandal Ripples Across The World
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica Scandal Ripples Across The World

The Government of India has sought details from global giant Facebook about data leaks perpetrated by the disgraced company, Cambridge Analytica . The company, which now faces an investigation , claimed that it deleted the data in question upon Facebook's request. "The Congress and Rahul Gandhi must apologize to the nation", Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

Finance Netflix wants to pay you to binge watch their content
Author: 0 Netflix wants to pay you to binge watch their content

It also upped Vanguard Ftse All World Ex (VSS) stake by 2,656 shares and now owns 13,754 shares. Qs Investors Ltd Liability Corp, a New York-based fund reported 7,497 shares. (NASDAQ:NFLX). Teewinot Cap Advisers accumulated 158,652 shares. Netflix, Inc . (NASDAQ:NFLX) has risen 108.73% since March 30, 2017 and is uptrending.

Finance Walmart reportedly eyeing acquisition of Humana
Author: 0 Walmart reportedly eyeing acquisition of Humana

Humana's market cap of around $37 billion makes this a very big deal, even if the talks result in some sort of partnership between the two firms. The company has expanded online, but its digital sales slowed last quarter, sending the stock tanking .

Finance Politics shadows French march to honour Jewish murder victim
Author: 0 Politics shadows French march to honour Jewish murder victim

The group's president, Francois Kalifat, justified their exclusion by saying the political extremes had anti-Semitics in their ranks. President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday attended the funeral of an 85-year-old Jewish woman, killed in a grisly attack being treated as anti-Semitic, as mourners prepared to hold a silent march in Paris in her honour.

Finance Darren Lehmann resigns as Australia head coach
Author: 0 Darren Lehmann resigns as Australia head coach

Earlier on Thursday, Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft both repeated their apologies for their part in the Australia ball-tampering scandal as cricket's global governing body announced a wide-ranging review into the behaviour of players. "It's a little cooler down south", the airline joked. "They have made a grave mistake, but they are not bad people". "I do feel for Steve Smith".

Author: 0 INTC) — Intel Corporation (NASDAQ

About 5.69 million shares traded. Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has risen 3.32% since March 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. Goldman Sachs maintained Tesla, Inc. Evercore upgraded Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) on Tuesday, September 6 to "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with "Outperform" on Thursday , August 10.

Finance Follow the SpaceX rocket launch
Author: 0 Follow the SpaceX rocket launch

The final day of the work week got off to a thunderous start on the Central Coast, thanks to the successful launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Alas, they missed. According to the company's founder, Elon Musk, SpaceX's attempt in February to catch a fairing, "Missed by a few hundred meters, but fairing landed intact in water".

Finance Toyota and Suzuki To Supply Select Vehicles To Each Other In India
Author: 0 Toyota and Suzuki To Supply Select Vehicles To Each Other In India

Baleno and the Vitara Brezza will give that needed diversity to Toyota in India. Indian auto market, which is now the fifth-largest vehicle market in the world, is all set to take it a notch up. The supply from Suzuki would alleviate pressure on Toyota to develop its own low-priced models for the country under its Daihatsu compact vehicle brand, which has made limited progress in developing affordable, appealing models for emerging markets.

Finance Prohibited items overpower IGIA's baggage handling system: DIAL
Author: 0 Prohibited items overpower IGIA's baggage handling system: DIAL

Flights are now unable to take off as luggage lies stranded on the machines. The Airport authorities are trying to fix the snag. The luggage of thousands of people has already been misplaced. In its official statement, DIAL said that owing to the holiday weekend, passengers were carrying unsafe goods like power banks and lighters. The DIAL spokesperson dismissed allegations that a section of the staff had delayed the baggage handling system because of issues arising out of the ...

Finance Melrose Industries Succeeds In Hostile Bid For GKN
Author: 0 Melrose Industries Succeeds In Hostile Bid For GKN

The UK-based turnaround specialist said on Thursday that 52.4 percent of GKN's shareholders had accepted its hostile cash-and-shares offer by the time the deadline for a deal expired at 1200 GMT. On Tuesday, the United Kingdom government sought several commitments from Melrose as part of its hostile takeover bid for GKN, as it evaluated whether the bid gives rise to national security concerns.

Finance Pinnacle Associates Ltd. Purchase 7210 Shares of ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM)
Author: 0 Pinnacle Associates Ltd. Purchase 7210 Shares of ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM)

Ltd. now owns 1,900 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $153,000 after buying an additional 50 shares in the last quarter. USA equity benchmarks finished lower for a second straight session on Wednesday as a withering decline among last year's most-prominent stock performers assisted to unsettle Wall Street sentiment.

Finance Dow drops 450 points as tech stocks get crushed
Author: 0 Dow drops 450 points as tech stocks get crushed

The S&P 500 gained 1.4 percent to 2,640.87, with tech rising 2.2 percent. Stock indexes around the world fell last week as the Trump administration prepared to impose stiff tariffs on Chinese imports in a bid to cut the USA trade deficit with China by $50 billion.

Finance U.S. oil inventories increase as prices slip on profit-taking
Author: 0 U.S. oil inventories increase as prices slip on profit-taking

Stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub for US crude futures rose by 1.8 million barrels, EIA said. API had forecast the oil inventories to increase by 1 million barrels for the week. Distillate inventories fell by 2.1 million barrels, compared with a decline of 2 million barrels in the prior week. At 0708 GMT, May West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil is trading $64.74, up $0.36 or +0.56% and June Brent Crude Oil is at $68.98, up $0.22 or +0.32%.