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18 Stand Trial over Bangladesh Factory Disaster in 2013
18 Stand Trial over Bangladesh Factory Disaster in 2013
No one has yet been convicted over the tragedy, which caused 1,100 deaths, and highlighted appalling safety in Bangladesh's $27 billion garment export industry, the world's second largest after China.
Lenovo, Tencent Invest in Augmented Reality Startup
Lenovo, Tencent Invest in Augmented Reality Startup
The companies invested in Meta, which unveiled its headset at TED 2016 in February, and will offer the device to aid companies in manufacturing, medicine, education, communication and other industries.
Airbus Winds Down Dassault Stake
The stake sale will end a long history between the two plane makers.
Tesla Denies Pressuring Customers to Hush up Complaints
The NHTSA raised questions about a "troublesome nondisclosure agreement" the company asks customers to sign for repairs.
Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing at the company’s Tech World event in San Francisco.
Lenovo Adds Smartphones to Computer Portfolio
Augmented reality, magnetic modifications, shatterproof screens ... all are a part of new or in-development phones from Lenovo. Seems the Chinese computer company is catching up.
Michael J. Fox stars in Back to the Future Part II, which featured flying cars.
Google Co-Founder Page Forecasts Flying Car Future
Larry Page has reportedly invested more than $100 million in flying car startups Zee.Aero and Kitty Hawk ... outside of his numerous Alphabet interests. Oh, to travel like Doc Brown and Marty McFly.
EU Seals Trade Pact with African Nations after 12 Years of Talks
EU Seals Trade Pact with African Nations after 12 Years of Talks
“It opens up fully the EU market for all goods and commodities on an asymmetric basis,” EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said. “It contains safeguards for vulnerable sectors and is a long-term cooperation on economic development."
The Moon ... not made of cheese. Promise.
Private Ventures to the Moon: Coming Soon?
Moon Express (yes, that is its real and awesome name) could embark on a mission to land a 20-pound package of scientific gear, including a telescope, on the Moon in 2017.
Shell Says Could Exit 10 Countries
Shell Could Exit 10 Countries
Shell said it had "earmarked up to ten percent of... oil and gas production, including five to ten country exits, for disposal," after takeover of BG Group.
Workers dive into a Porsche, which was not among the 16 automakers accused.
Are Any Automakers Playing by the Rules?
More proof that Volkswagen likely represented just the tip of a proverbial iceberg: a new German probe into the car industry shows that 16 other brands also showed emissions irregularities.
Despite VW Scandal, EU Ignoring Diesel Pollution: NGO
Tests on other European brands under real-driving conditions found pollution levels much higher than those turned up by national regulators in laboratories
Members of the Airbus design team with the 3D-printed mini-plane Thor.
Airbus Introduces 3D-Printed Mini Aircraft
Thor measures less than 13 feet long, weighs just 46 pounds, has no windows and is constructed almost entirely from 3D-printed parts. Is it a sign of things to come?
Japan Officials Raid Suzuki HQ Over Fuel-testing Scandal
Japan Officials Raid Suzuki HQ Over Fuel-testing Scandal
"We are raiding Suzuki's headquarters to confirm the information that the company supplied" to the ministry, an official in charge of automotive safety said.
Oracle founder and current CTO Larry Ellison.
Oracle Shares Sink Amid Puffed-Up Cloud Sales Allegations
A former Oracle accountant blows the whistle and claims she was forced to exaggerate cloud sales data. The company counters that it is “confident all our cloud accounting is proper and correct.”
Senator Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) speaks with reporters after a 2015 policy lunch.
Four Automakers Still Installing Takata Airbags
Senator Bill Nelson (D-Fla.): “What’s troubling here is that consumers are buying new cars not realizing they’re going to be recalled. These cars shouldn’t be sold until they’re fixed.”
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