Boeing dropped its opposition to plans for its largest suppliers to merge, reflecting pressure on the aerospace industry to deliver its record backlog of jetliners.
Saudi Arabia is scaling back its ambitions for a public offering for oil giant Aramco, moving ahead with a listing next year solely on the Saudi stock exchange while taking more time to decide if an international venue is worth it, government...
The startup makes 3-D printers that use metal. Ford joins numerous other strategic investors behind the company. Desktop Metal started shipping its first product in December, later than it originally anticipated.
A self-driving car from Uber Technologies struck a woman who died in Tempe, Ariz., in what is believed to be the first known fatality of a pedestrian from a driverless vehicle.
A pedestrian was killed today in Arizona when hit by a self-driving Uber car.
By: Sasha Lekach
An Uber vehicle in autonomous mode reportedly hit and killed a pedestrian early Monday morning in Tempe, Arizona. In reaction, Uber has suspended all self-driving cars in its pilot programs. Local news reports say a woman was walking outside of a...
By: Peter Economy
Uber self-driving car hits and kills pedestrian (Uber immediately halts testing nationwide)
By: Joshua Goldman
The investigation is ongoing.
By: Timothy B. Lee
Enlarge (credit: Dllu) An Uber self-driving car in Tempe, Arizona has struck and killed a pedestrian, according to local TV news station KNXV. "The Uber vehicle was reportedly driving early Monday when a woman walking outside of the crosswalk was ...
By: Ruth Reader
On Sunday night, one of Uber’s self-driving cars struck a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, killing her. The woman, who remains unidentified, was walking across the road outside of the crosswalk, according to a local report. The incident is the...
A female pedestrian was reportedly killed after being struck by an autonomous Uber vehicle in Arizona, according to ABC 15. In response, Uber has pulled all of its self-driving cars from public roads in the state, as well as in the cities of San...
By: Dara Kerr
The ride-hailing company puts the brakes on its self-driving operations in the US and Canada after a woman is killed by an autonomous vehicle in Tempe, Arizona.
By: Angela Moscaritolo
The Uber vehicle was operating in autonomous mode with a human behind the wheel in Tempe, Arizona, when the incident occurred overnight.
A self-driving Uber car hit and killed a pedestrian Sunday night in Tempe, Arizona, police said, in what appears to be the first case of its kind.
By: Jeremy Korzeniewski
Filed under: Government/Legal,Safety A human occupant was in the self-driven Volvo SUV at the time of the accident but was not in control of the vehicle.Continue reading Uber suspends autonomous vehicle testing after Volvo kills...
By: Rob Price
There was a human safety driver in the car.
By: Marcel Schwantes
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi clearly missed an opportunity to show his humanity amid tragedy.
A woman was killed in a Phoenix suburb.
By: Andrew Krok
Commentary: Whether we'll get to the moon or not depends on how this is handled.
By: Erik Sherman
This is exactly what the self-driving industry prayed wouldn't happen.
Uber’s self-driving car was traveling at a speed of 40 mph when it struck a 49-year-old woman in Arizona Sunday night, and did not show significant signs of slowing down, police said today. The pedestrian, Elaine Herzberg, was transported to the...
Uber is putting all of its self-driving vehicle tests on hold after one of its cars struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona early Monday morning. According to ABC affiliate KNXV, the car had a human operator behind the wheel but was in...
Volkswagen will spend $340 million to manufacture a new sport-utility vehicle at a Tennessee assembly plant, according to a person familiar with the plan.
It will be based off the giant Atlas SUV.
Micro Focus’s $8.8 billion merger with Hewlett Packard’s software business represented a rarity 18 months ago: a British tech company taking over a foreign one, rather than the other way around. It hasn’t worked out as planned.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors cars with air bags that failed to deploy, a problem linked to four deaths and six injuries.
Growing demand across bulk, energy and container shipping sectors has carriers expanding, upgrading cargo fleets.
Chicago entrepreneur Michael Ferro is retiring as Tronc’s chairman after orchestrating the sale of one of its flagship papers last month.
Global finance ministers meeting this week in Buenos Aires were planning to focus on topics like the workforce in an age of automation and how to boost infrastructure investment. Instead, their attention has turned to U.S. tariffs on steel and...
France’s Klépierre, a holding of U.S. mall king David Simon, has made an unsolicited $6.8 billion bid for U.K. property firm Hammerson, the latest sign of consolidation in a sector under threat from Amazon.com.
For Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf, having fended off an unwanted takeover from Broadcom just leaves more headaches, from customer disputes to unhappy shareholders to a long-shot takeover bid from his former boss.
Google and Facebook have dominated the U.S. digital advertising market for years, but new data show signs that platforms like Amazon and Snapchat are chipping away at the digital duopoly’s market share.
By: Ainsley Harris
Google and Facebook’s iron grip on the digital advertising market is starting to weaken, according to a new eMarketer report. Although both companies continue to grow, they will capture just 48% of new digital ad dollars in 2018, the...
Career experts and researchers focus on new strategies for women to shore up belief in themselves with confidence logs, brag books
Newell Brands agreed to nominate four independent board directors chosen by Carl Icahn and consider selling more of its businesses as part of a truce with the activist investor, the consumer-goods company said.
China’s new central-bank chief, Yi Gang, promised to implement changes quickly, saying “there will be a series of reform and opening-up measures” during the next three weeks.
Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma is doubling down on Southeast Asia, investing another $2 billion in e-commerce subsidiary Lazada Group and naming trusted confidante Lucy Peng as its chief executive.
Grubhub and its rivals say they need to get bigger to cut delivery fees that are sometimes higher than the price of a burger and fries.
The women were concerned about allegations circulating internally of inappropriate workplace behavior by some men and drew up the survey to gather information about these issues, people familiar with the matter said.
A lawyer for Steve Wynn said he recently reported a woman to the FBI after she threatened to go public about the casino mogul’s alleged sexual misconduct against her, which had prompted a 2006 settlement, court records indicate.
Almonds are shaping up to be a more lucrative endeavor for pension funds, endowments and other institutions with very long-term investment horizons.
Teachers from Kentucky, West Virginia, Oklahoma and Arizona have staged strikes and demonstrations, and they have threatened walkouts over new proposals to install limits on pensions, wage increases and benefits.
Congress will enter its last major fiscal battle before November’s midterm elections this week, as lawmakers prepare to debate a mammoth spending bill that offers them the last chance to settle dozens of long-running policy fights.
The Trump administration’s move to impose at least $30 billion in new trade tariffs on China comes amid continuing complaints by U.S. businesses that their trade secrets aren’t safe in China.
Snap’s battle with a vocal user backlash over a new version of its app is teaching the company that the social-media tradition of getting people to spout off publicly as much as possible can have a downside.
Meredith Corp., the country’s largest magazine publisher, is expected to lay off 200 to 300 staffers as soon as this week after recently completing the acquisition of Time Inc.
Forty-five groups representing a wide swath of the U.S. economy are asking the president to work with other nations to press Beijing to end restrictions on foreign firms instead of imposing tariffs on China.
CACI International Inc. has made a roughly $7.2 billion bid to buy CSRA Inc. in an attempt to break up the information-technology provider’s sale to General Dynamics Corp.
Facebook ignited a firestorm over how it manages third-party access to its users’ information, after it said a firm with ties to the 2016 Trump campaign improperly kept data for years despite saying it had destroyed those records.
A decade after the construction boom, fewer new houses are being built in America than at almost any time before. “It’s a good time to be here in Grand Rapids, if you can get a house.”
The Federal Reserve in December expected a gradual path of rate rises would allow the economy to keep expanding without overheating; since then, the burst of fiscal stimulus, together with steady growth and very low unemployment could lead the...
The week ahead features policy decisions from the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and Brazil’s central bank, while an early reading on March private-sector output in the eurozone is due.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has picked an American-trained economist who has long pushed for pro-market overhauls to take the helm of the central bank.
China is signaling that it is seeking policy continuity at the central bank.
Lithium-ion batteries get a little bit better every year, but capacity is about to get a much-needed major lift, thanks to nanotechnology and a shift in materials.
Tech firms Baidu Inc., Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd.—aka the BATs—have conquered e-commerce and mobile payments on smartphones and now are moving onto their next platform, cars.
State mandates and renewable advocates argue new gas plants aren’t needed or should be replaced by renewable-energy plants.
The once-popular device, long since upstaged by touch-screen rivals, still has its devoted fans; ‘built like a tank.’
The founder of the Arab world’s largest media company who was rounded up the Saudi corruption crackdown has emerged to tout a potential joint venture with the government.
Can Qualcomm break from its past without endangering its future? That should be the key question on the minds of the chipmaker’s board of directors in the wake of its close call with Broadcom.
U.S. lawmakers are pushing ahead with changes to the internet immunity law, despite efforts by some tech companies and their allies to soften or slow down the effort.
Fisheries managers will impose the toughest restrictions on California’s salmon harvest in nearly a decade, hobbling the billion-dollar industry that depends on it.
Why do major videogame console makers like Micosoft Corp. and Sony Corp. support ‘cross-play’ with PCs and smartphones—but not with each other?
Videogame-maker Electronic Arts Inc. nixed its plan to sell randomized packs of virtual goods—known as “crates” or “loot boxes”—in the latest edition of its “Star Wars Battlefront” series.
The social-media giant said it been given information that Cambridge Analytica, along with two individuals who don’t work there, improperly kept Facebook user data for years despite telling the company that it had destroyed those records.
By: Casey Newton
Facebook said late Friday that it had suspended Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL), along with its political data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica, for violating its policies around data collection and retention. The companies, which ran...
In a bombshell announcement on Friday night, Facebook announced that it is suspending Cambridge Analytica, the data analysis firm that helped Donald Trump win the presidency. The social network said that it had recently learned that CA had not...
The world's largest social network said it's banning a data analytics firm, called Cambridge Analytica, after reports it lied about how it treated user data.
By: MATTHEW ROSENBERG,...
Cambridge Analytica harvested personal information from a huge swath of the electorate to develop techniques that were later used in the Trump campaign.
Late last night, Facebook released a statement announcing that it was suspending data analytics firm Cambridge Analytics, sternly describing how the firm had improperly obtained personal data from 270,000 people who had downloaded a personality...
By: David Z. Morris
Cambridge Analytica reportedly built voter-targeting systems using profiles obtained from a personality quiz.
By: Karissa Bell
A data analytics firm linked to both Donald Trump's presidential campaign and the Brexit referendum has been banned by Facebook. Cambridge Analytica, the British firm that claimed it helped Trump get elected, has been suspended from Facebook, the...
By: McKENZIE FUNK
What you do online can help elect a president.
Late Friday night, Facebook has announced it's suspending Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) from its site. While you may not have heard of SCL, its political analytics firm Cambridge Analytica has made headlines in the last few years...
By: Mike Sorrentino
Voter profiling firm Cambridge Analytica got hold of the data without the consent of the social network's users, say reports in The New York Times and The Observer.
The world's largest social network is at the center of an international scandal around voter data, Brexit and the 2016 election.
By: DANNY HAKIM and MATTHEW...
Cambridge Analytica, a company that developed technology to target voters, has denied having connections to Russia. But evidence suggests otherwise.
By: Adam Rosenberg
Now we know why Facebook gave Cambridge Analytica the boot on Friday. What's less clear is why it took so long. The social media company was aware as far back as late 2015 that, starting in early 2014, the Trump-linked U.K data firm had secretly...
Last night Facebook announced bans against Cambridge Analytica, its parent company and several individuals for allegedly sharing and keeping data that they had promised to delete. This data reportedly included information siphoned from hundreds of...
Cambridge Analytica is blocked from Facebook and cannot buy ads on the site.
Britain's information commissioner is investigating whether Facebook data was "illegally acquired and used," after the social network suspended Cambridge Analytica, a firm that worked for U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign
By: Andrew Liptak
On Friday, Facebook announced that it had suspended Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) and its political data analytics company, Cambridge Analytica, for violating its Terms of Service, by collecting and sharing the personal information of...
By: BEN PROTESS, MIKE...
The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has subpoenaed the Trump Organization for documents related to Russia. The company has a three-decade relationship with Moscow.
U.S. companies looking to bypass President Trump’s import tariffs on steel and aluminum will have a limited chance to win exclusions for their products under a newly released set of guidelines.