US seeks information from Tesla about camera in car in Autopilot probe

US seeks information from Tesla about camera in car in Autopilot probe

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (Reuters) – U.S. auto safety regulators on Thursday asked Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) to answer questions about the in-car camera intended to monitor driver consciousness as part of an investigation into 830,000 Tesla vehicles using advanced driver assistance system called Autopilot. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is assessing Autopilot’s performance after … Read more

Musk targets ad tech companies in Twitter deal over takeover deal

Musk targets ad tech companies in Twitter deal over takeover deal

Elon Musk’s photo, Twitter logos, and US dollar bills can be seen in this illustration, Aug. 10, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 18 (Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, who is trying to walk away from his deal to acquire Twitter Inc (TWTR.N), is seeking documents from … Read more

Wall St ends higher, Cisco Systems jumps after forecast

Wall St ends higher, Cisco Systems jumps after forecast

Investors Still Judging Wednesday’s Fed Minutes Kohl’s slashes 2022 predictions Indices: Dow up 0.1%, S&P 500 up 0.2%, Nasdaq up 0.2% NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (Reuters) – US stocks closed higher on Thursday as an optimistic sales forecast from Cisco Systems helped lift the technology sector, while data showed the economy remained relatively strong. Investors … Read more

Violent storm kills six in Corsica as island raises new warning

Violent storm kills six in Corsica as island raises new warning

PARIS, Aug. 18 (Reuters) – A violent and unexpected storm ravaged the French Mediterranean island of Corsica on Thursday, killing at least six people, including a teenage girl, and meteorologists forecasting more bad weather to come. Hail, heavy rain and winds peaking at 224 kph (140 mph) swept the island early in the day. Two … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond meme shares tumble as billionaire Cohen to dump stake

Bed Bath & Beyond meme shares tumble as billionaire Cohen to dump stake

A shopping cart is seen inside a Bed Bath & Beyond store in Manhattan, New York City, US, June 29, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 18 (Reuters) – Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY.O) shares fell 15% on Thursday after billionaire investor Ryan Cohen announced plans … Read more

WHO chief: ‘Skin color’ could be why Tigray crisis is not getting attention

WHO chief: ‘Skin color’ could be why Tigray crisis is not getting attention

LONDON, Aug. 17 (Reuters) – The director-general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has suggested that racism is at the root of a lack of international attention to the plight of civilians in the war-ravaged Tigray region of Ethiopia. Tedros called it the “worst humanitarian crisis in the world”, with 6 million people … Read more

Column: US steps in EV accelerator to break Chinese metal ties: Andy Home

Column: US steps in EV accelerator to break Chinese metal ties: Andy Home

LONDON, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) includes the “largest investment ever in combating the existential crisis of climate change,” said President Joe Biden, who will sign the bill later on Tuesday. About $369 billion in federal funds will flow into climate change and energy security, increasing domestic capacity to produce wind … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Biden’s emergency council calls for railroad wage increases to resolve contract talks

EXCLUSIVE Biden’s emergency council calls for railroad wage increases to resolve contract talks

US President Joe Biden walks to Air Force One as he departs for Washington, DC, from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, US, Aug. 16, 2022. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden’s emergency council is tasked with helping major freight railroads … Read more

Elon Musk says he’s buying Manchester United

Elon Musk says he’s buying Manchester United

Tesla CEO Elon Musk watches as he visits the construction site of Tesla’s gigafactory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug. 16 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Tuesday that he bought Manchester United Plc (MANU.N) football … Read more

Exclusive: Tencent plans to divest its $24 billion stake in Meituan

Exclusive: Tencent plans to divest its  billion stake in Meituan

Tencent wants to start selling Meituan shares this year – sources Sales tries to please regulators, monetize 8-year-old gambling resources Selling Shares Will Likely Be Done As Block Trading – Resources Move Comes Following Tencent’s Divestment of JD.com, SEA Holdings Meituan shares sink 10%; Restoring Tencent Shares HONG KONG, Aug. 16 (Reuters) – China’s Tencent … Read more