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A Robot Revolution, This Time in China

“We’re basically building an R&D center here in China, and test track, that is on par with other parts of Ford,” in North America, Europe and Australia, said Mark Fields, the chief executive of Ford Motor. At the same time, ...

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Judge Denies Uber’s Motion for Private Arbitration

In a statement, Waymo said that justification was “a desperate bid by Uber to avoid the court’s jurisdiction.” Continue reading the main story “We welcome the court’s decision today, and we look forward to holding Uber responsible in court for ...

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Uber Has a Union of Sorts, but Faces Doubts on Its Autonomy

“Thousands of drivers were coming to us, and we were building a mailing list we still have today,” Mr. Conigliaro said. The union approached Uber in the fall of 2015 to explore an arrangement. Continue reading the main story As ...

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In Snap Inc.’s Tumble, Start-Ups See a Warning From Wall Street

“There are a lot of very highly valued, money-losing unicorns, like Uber, Pinterest and Spotify,” said Kathleen Smith, a principal at Renaissance Capital, which manages exchange-traded funds that invest in newly listed companies. “This will put a damper on enthusiasm ...

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Cyberattack in U.K. Hits 16 Health Institutions

BREAKING: Multiple NHS trusts across UK under malware attack. Actual screenshot of the threat ppl are seeing: https://t.co/ZBm6a7ImwQpic.twitter.com/7NVy8xvfyD NYT > Technology

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The Workologist: Getting Real About the Fantasy of a Fresh Start

While you’re at it, investigate what work opportunities may be available by adding a dose of low-key professional fact-finding to your exploration. Think through the skills and relationships you’ve built over time, and how they may apply in this setting. ...

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Common Sense: How a Money-Losing Snap Could Be Worth So Much

Snap “looks tremendously overvalued to me,” said Brian Hamilton, a co-founder of Sageworks, a financial analysis and valuation firm. Michael Nathanson, senior research analyst at MoffettNathanson, described Snap as a “field of dreams.” Even with rosy growth forecasts, “at $ ...

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Uber Said to Consider Changes to Employee Stock Compensation

Photo Uber headquarters in San Francisco. The company is said to be discussing how to make it easier for employees who leave to take their stock with them. Credit Eric Risberg/Associated Press Uber has lurched from one blow to its ...

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Nintendo Switch, and the Unconventional Hype for an Unusual Game Console

Nintendo ditched the usual playbook with Switch. E3 takes place in late spring, and new consoles usually go on sale either that fall or the subsequent one so they arrive in time for the holiday gift-giving season. Nintendo surprised everyone ...

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How Uber Deceives the Authorities Worldwide

Uber’s use of Greyball was recorded on video in late 2014, when Erich England, a code enforcement inspector in Portland, Ore., tried to hail an Uber car downtown in a sting operation against the company. Continue reading the main story ...

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