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Tech investors: No broad lessons seen in WeWork valuation drama

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two top technology investors cautioned against drawing broadconclusions about the valuation of private companies from questions swirling around U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork. FILE PHOTO: The WeWork logo is displayed on the entrance of a co-working space in New York City, New York U.S., January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Scott Kupor, Read More

UTC technology chief Eremenko steps down

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(In the September 18 story corrects to delete “by email” and to clarify that technology and engineering not a business within UTC in paragraphs 3,6) FILE PHOTO: United Technologies logo is displayed on a screen at the post where it’s stock is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New Read More

Genetically-modified mosquito apocalypse plan BACKFIRES spectacularly in Brazil

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An experimental trial to reduce the mosquito population in Brazil through the deliberate release of 450,000 genetically modified mosquitoes has failed miserably and may have even created a genetic hybrid super species. British biotech company Oxitec conducted a 27-month long experiment in 2013 Jacobina, Brazil, aimed at reducing the local mosquito population by 90 percent Read More

Clear Blue Technologies Announces RSU and Option Grants

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TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Clear Blue Technologies International Inc. (Clear Blue or “the Company”) (TSXV: CBLU) (FRANKFURT: 0YA), the Smart Off-Grid™ company, announces that the Board of Directors has approved the grant of 487,002 incentive stock options. 416,335 were granted to directors and senior officers of the Corporation and vest over 36 Read More

Toyota using Tesla-style Panasonic batteries for China hybrids: sources

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp has started using the same type of battery that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, sources familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO – A Toyota logo is displayed at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland March Read More

Porsche offers computerized cruise control for twisty roads

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See the most exotic cars from the Geneva Motor Show I was going almost 50 miles an hour on a mountain road just north of New York City. Ahead of me, the road curved sharply to the left with just a thin metal railing between the speeding car and a long drop down a mountainside Read More

Great Wall may consider building cars in Europe once sales hit 50,000 a year: chairman

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FRANKFURT/BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Great Wall Motor (601633.SS)(2333.HK) may consider building car manufacturing facilities in the European Union once its sales there hit 50,000 units a year, its chairman said, as part of a push to seek growth in overseas markets. FILE PHOTO: A woman talks on her phone as she walks past a sign Read More

Ford makes big electric push in Europe with new launches

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(Reuters) – Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it would launch eight electric vehicles in Europe this year, a key step in its target of achieving a majority of its overall sales from electric cars by the end of 2022. FILE PHOTO: The Ford logo is seen at the Ford oldest Brazil plant in Sao Read More

Car makers near CO2 cliff-edge in electrification race

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PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Time is running out for European car makers, which have waited until the last minute to try to meet ambitious EU emissions targets and face billions in fines if they fail to comply. FILE PHOTO: A model of an electric Mini car is pictured at the booth of Siemens at the Hanover Read More