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April 4, 2017 10:55 PM France election: Le Pen and Macron clash over Europe in TV debate

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was attacked from all sides over Europe as presidential candidates went head to head in the second live TV debate. The centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron said Ms Le Pen's nationalist proposals amounted to "economic warfare". But she was also accused from the right of not being tough enough on France's membership 12

April 3, 2017 11:50 PM Google court filing names a second source for Uber's lifted robo-car plans

And that's not all: a redaction slip identifies Lior Ron as Levandowski's co-accused A tired court clerk has accidentally unmasked the co-accused in Google's case against Anthony Levandowski and his autonomous car business "Otto" – it's his co-founder Lior Ron. The slip pops up on the last page of an exhibit filed in the case of Google v Levandowski 51

April 3, 2017 10:38 AM Future iPhones will have Apple-developed graphics chips

Uber is using psychological tricks to manipulate its drivers At the end of every month, we enter that unavoidable panic scenario when the almighty Netflix rewards you for loyal service by premiering new movies and television series but also reminds you who's really in control by unceremoniously taking some of your favorite treats away from you. Rather 29

March 28, 2017 2:44 PM House Intel Committee chairman says he's NOT recusing himself from Russia probe after Democrats demand he step aside

Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes says he will continue to lead the House's probe into election interference in spite of Democratic furor over the way he's handling the investigation. Committee Democrats want the California congressman to recuse himself from the probe following his unconventional visit to the White House last week to brief 13

March 27, 2017 5:46 AM Step Aside Uber—United Airlines "Leggings-Gate" Just Made You Look Good

It appears that few if any companies have learned much from Uber’s most recent PR disaster. This time, United Airlines—specifically a gate agent and the person who Tweets for them—have created a thunderstorm of controversy over two girls who wanted to board a flight while wearing leggings. Shannon Watts, Founder of Moms Demand Action, a grassroots army working 96

March 20, 2017 5:02 AM Russia, Angela Merkel, Chuck Berry: Your Monday Briefing

Her spokesman reaffirmed Germany’s commitment to contributing 2 percent of its G.D.P. to NATO by 2024. But that did not seem to be enough for Mr. Trump, who insisted on Twitter that Germany owed the alliance “vast sums of money.” • Turkey’s diplomatic row with Germany intensified. Turkish Kurds rallied in Frankfurt, calling for a “no” vote in Turkey’s 86

March 10, 2017 10:06 PM Google’s Waymo Wants a Judge to Block Uber From Using Self-Driving Car Tech

Waymo, the Google self-driving project that spun out to become a business under Alphabet, has asked for a preliminary injunction against Uber that would prevent the ride-hailing company from using what it says is stolen trade secrets. The motion for a preliminary injunction, follows a lawsuit filed by Waymo in February against self-driving truck startup 24

March 7, 2017 6:33 AM Meet Sedric, Volkswagen’s Vision for Self-Driving Cars

Volkswagen's latest vision of the future is a "subtly wedged shaped" electric and autonomous concept vehicle that looks a little like the portable cassette boom box players of the 1980s. Either that or a canister vacuum—minus the attachment. The fully autonomous concept is called Sedric—a combination of the words self-driving car—and has no pedals or steering 50

March 6, 2017 8:36 AM Alleged N. Korean Assassination Stretches Limits of Malaysian Kindness

Malaysia's openness with an abundance of countries seems to be a source of pride for locals. But since North Korea's alleged assassination of Kim Jong Nam on Malaysian soil, many believe Pyongyang has stretched the limits of kindness. "You could say that we just didn't quite measure the risks, the potential cost of this," said Shahriman Lockman, a senior 36

March 2, 2017 4:33 PM The Snap IPO means a huge payday for two VC firms

Snap set its IPO price at $17, then immediately started trading at $24 per share Thursday, giving the company a market capitalization of about $33 billion — about the same size as Target and Marriott — and putting the company in the top third of the S&P 500. The biggest winners after the company's two founders, CEO Evan Spiegel and CTO Bobby Murphy 32