Musk Fails to Quell Safety Doubts With Head-Scratching Data

Musk Fails to Quell Safety Doubts With Head-Scratching Data

Tesla Inc. would need to release more information than Elon Musk gave shareholders to set the record straight on the electric-car maker’s work-safety record, according to former occupational health officials who worked under the Obama administration. The rate of injuries per person at Tesla is 6 percent below industry average so far this year, after […]

The ECB is about to take a key step toward an easy-money exit

The ECB is about to take a key step toward an easy-money exit

Central bankers gathered in Berlin Wednesday confirmed the European Central Bank (ECB) is set to finally discuss the end of its massive bond-buying program — something that its President Mario Draghi has so far refused to do. Speaking at a conference, the ECB’s Chief Economist Peter Praet said the bank will discuss next week how […]

Rodents Run Through Buns at Burger King

Rodents Run Through Buns at Burger King

A viral video showing mice or rats running through a bag full of burger buns led to the shutdown of a Wilmington, Delaware Burger King. The video of two rodents running over burger buns at the Burger King on Rt. 202 was posted on Facebook Thursday. The Division of Public Health Office of Food Protection […]

Target fires employee after black customer says she was racially profiled

Target fires employee after black customer says she was racially profiled

Target fired an employee at a Michigan store on Monday, two weeks after a black customer was falsely accused of stealing a bikini and then forced to remove her clothing to prove her innocence, according to her attorney. The development was the latest in a string of discriminatory practices that have dogged the retailer. Ashanae […]

Study shows 23 percent cancelations on Tesla Model 3 deposits

Study shows 23 percent cancelations on Tesla Model 3 deposits

2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018 Enlarge Photo Tesla has staked a lot on the number of reservation deposits it has received for the Model 3. When the company first opened reservations for the car two years ago, it said that more than 400,000 people […]

ASCO: Merck shows Roche up with big survival numbers in squamous lung cancer

ASCO: Merck shows Roche up with big survival numbers in squamous lung cancer

CHICAGO—Over the last few years, non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer data has grabbed most of the attention in immuno-oncology. Not this ASCO. It’s the squamous form of lung cancer that’s in the spotlight this time, and on Sunday morning at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, Merck & Co. was the star of the show, upstaging […]

‘Robots can’t beat us’: Las Vegas casino workers prep for strike over automation | US news

At the Tipsy Robot in Las Vegas, a mechanical arm mixes cocktails that patrons order on tablet computers. “Galactic ambassadors” – human waitresses in shiny silver skirts – are sometimes available to deliver drinks. But the underlying message at the future-themed bar is that humans are irrelevant. It’s a novelty experience, but the future Tipsy […]

Visa payments back to ‘full capacity’

Visa payments back to ‘full capacity’

Image caption Shops, like this Sainsbury’s in Leeds, were unable to take Visa payments on Friday Visa services have returned to normal after a hardware failure left customers across Europe unable to make some payments. The company released a statement on Saturday morning, saying its systems were now working at “full capacity”. Visa issued an […]

After saving Hostess, Greenwich firm acquires Necco candy

After saving Hostess, Greenwich firm acquires Necco candy

Photo: Charles Krupa / AP Less than a week after reports of the sale of the New England Confectionery Co. to a Chicago candy giant, the Metropoulos family announced the formation of Sweetheart Candy in Greenwich to take over the bankrupt Necco. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) less Less than a week after reports of the sale […]

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