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Legal

GM Recalls 800,000 Trucks for Faulty Power Steering

August 7, 2017

Via: Fortune

General Motors is recalling nearly 800,000 trucks that have been found to suddenly lose power steering, potentially causing drivers to lose control of their vehicle. The problem, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, can be triggered when a vehicle is using […]


Management, Strategic Management

3 Things to Look for in an IT Managed Services Contract

August 3, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

So, you’re ending your contract with your current IT managed service provider and all of a sudden you’re learning about clauses in the contract you didn’t realize existed. When looking for a new IT support provider, it’s a good idea to […]


Management, Strategic Management

Aurora Is Bringing Self-Driving Cars to Public Roads In California

August 3, 2017

Via: Fortune

Aurora Innovation, the secretive startup founded by autonomous vehicle veterans from Google, Tesla, and Uber, has received a permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles to start testing self-driving cars on public roads there. Aurora is the 37th company to […]


Finance

Facebook Shares Jump as Earnings Ease Investors’ Ad Growth Concerns

July 27, 2017

Via: Fortune

In May, Facebook’s stock fell after the social networking giant’s quarterly results failed to reassure investors fears about slowing ad sales growth. On Wednesday, Wall Street mostly liked what it heard from Facebook, which beat analyst forecasts by posting a 45% gain in […]


Finance

Cryptocurrency Gets Its Biggest Test Yet

July 21, 2017

Via: Fortune

In the coming months a startup based in Waterloo, Ontario, is set to kick off a grand monetary experiment, one that will put to the test a new model for business that could prove to be either the web’s next […]


Finance

Investors Are Pouring Millions Into a Startup That Could Speed the Development of Self-Driving Cars

July 19, 2017

Via: Fortune

Nauto, the automotive tech startup that uses a combination of artificial intelligence, cameras, motion sensors, and GPS to understand and improve driver behavior, has raised $159 million from a diverse group of investors that includes General Motors, venture capital firm […]


Legal

Judge Says San Francisco Can Subpoena Uber for Driver Records

June 23, 2017

Via: Fortune

A California state judge said on Thursday that San Francisco can demand from Uber records containing the ride-hailing company’s driver contact information, the city attorney said. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera last month sought a court order compelling Uber […]


Finance

Nestle Leads $77M Funding Round In Meal-Delivery Startup Freshly

June 20, 2017

Via: Fortune

Meal-delivery startup Freshly has raised $77 million in new funds, financing that was led by Swiss-based food giant Nestle. On Tuesday, Freshly announced a new Series C funding round that also was supported by existing investors including Highland Capital Partners, […]


Legal

IRS Probe of Bitcoin Goes Too Far, GOP Warns

May 22, 2017

Via: Fortune

A closely-watched fight between the Internal Revenue Service and a popular bitcoin exchange took a new twist last week, as senior Republicans in Congress sent a sharply-worded letter that suggests the tax agency is overstepping its powers. The letter concerns […]


Finance

Samsung’s Earnings Are Set for an All-Time High. So Why Are Investors Worried?

April 13, 2017

Via: Fortune

Even as Samsung Electronics (SSNLF, 0.00%) is poised to deliver a surge in earnings to an all-time high this year, some investors are already starting to fret the tech giant will soon become a victim of its own success. With […]