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Elon Musk on Tesla’s self-driving capabilities

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc revealed its self-driving plans during an investor day on Monday, with Chief Executive Elon Musk predicting the launch of an autonomous robotaxi service next year in some U.S. markets. FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Read More

US offers $10 million reward in hunt for Hezbollah financiers

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The US government is offering a bounty of up to $10 million for information about three alleged financiers of Hezbollah, a Lebanon-based organization that the US considers to be Iran-backed terrorists. Adham Tabaja, Ali Charara and Mohamed Bazzi were named as Hezbollah financiers on Monday by State Department and Treasury officials, who announced the bounty Read More

Starbucks’ China challenger Luckin Coffee files for U.S. listing

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(Reuters) – Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Monday filed for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, after being valued at nearly $3 billion in its latest round of funding. FILE PHOTO: The logo is seen next to a customer at a Luckin Coffee store in Read More

CNL Recognized for Environmental Excellence by Wildlife Habitat Council

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CHALK RIVER, Ontario, April 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded Gold Certification by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) for its Chalk River Laboratories campus, a designation that recognizes the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship in the Read More

Factbox: Elon Musk on Tesla’s self-driving capabilities

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc will focus on its autonomous driving system when it hosts its investor day on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Elon Musk, the electric vehicle company’s chief executive officer, has touted the company’s self-driving Read More

Condolences for Sri Lanka pour in from world leaders in wake of deadly blasts

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Condolences from world leaders have been pouring in to Sri Lanka in the wake of a series of devastating attacks that hit the island nation during Easter celebrations. Over 200 people have been killed as well as hundreds injured in what appears to be a series of eight coordinated explosions that rocked churches and luxury Read More

‘First private icebreaker’: Russian billionaire’s superyacht to sail to Antarctic in 2021 (PHOTOS)

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One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private icebreaker to the public next year, before the €100 million vessel sets sail to the Antarctic among other destinations. Founder and owner of Tinkoff Bank, worth $2.2 billion, is going to show off the SeaExplorer 77, Read More

Uber’s self-driving unit valued at $7.25 billion in new investment

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber’s autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including SoftBank Group Corp, giving the company a much-needed funding boost for its pricey self-driving ambitions on the eve of its public stock offering. FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is displayed on a mobile phone in London, Britain, September Read More

Uber’s self-driving unit valued at $7.25 billion in new investment

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber’s autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including SoftBank Group Corp, giving the company a much-needed funding boost for its pricey self-driving ambitions on the eve of its public stock offering. FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is displayed on a mobile phone in London, Britain, September Read More

Uber lands $1 billion from SoftBank, Toyota for self-driving unit

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber’s autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including SoftBank Group Corp , giving the company a much-needed funding boost for its pricey self-driving ambitions on the eve of its public stock offering. FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is displayed on a mobile phone in London, Britain, Read More