A Bill Gates-backed edible coating makes avocados last twice as long — and it's coming to Costco
Business Insider, 19 June at 15:01
A food-tech startup called Apeel Sciences debuted its avocados at every Costco and Harps Food Stores location in the US. Apeel has created an invisible, edible coating that food suppliers can spray on produce to extend shelf life. The company claims
Jailed Audi CEO Pledges to Cooperate With Emissions-Cheating Probe
Wall Street Journal, 19 June at 14:13
BERLIN—The chief executive of Volkswagen AG's luxury brand Audi, jailed Monday in a probe into his alleged role in the car maker's diesel-emissions cheating scandal, has pledged to cooperate with prosecutors and could be released within days, a Munich ...
Wealth of millionaires surges 10.6% to top $70 trillion for the first time
USA TODAY, 19 June at 13:56
The combined wealth of the world's millionaires rose for a sixth straight year and topped $70 trillion for the first time ever in 2017 thanks to an improving global economy and strong stock market performance, according to a new report released Tuesday.
Elon Musk Claims Tesla's Manufacturing Operating System Has Been Sabotaged By Employee
CleanTechnica, 19 June at 13:54
Leaked emails obtained by CNBC reveal that Tesla CEO Elon Musk claims the company is the victim of several acts of sabotage at the hands of employees. Cyber Sabotage. An email allegedly sent by the Tesla CEO at 11:57pm Pacific Time on Sunday night ...
Read Elon Musk's email alleging there is a saboteur at Tesla
Fast Company, 19 June at 13:53
The CEO emailed every employee at his car company on Monday night alleging a fellow employee conducted “quite extensive and damaging sabotage” to the company by altering internal product code and exporting company data to outsiders, reports CNBC ...
Chinese Stocks Approach Bear Market as Fears Over Trade Rattle Investors
Wall Street Journal, 19 June at 13:19
SHANGHAI—Chinese shares fell to their lowest level in nearly two years, as investors nervous about the prospect of an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China dumped everything from large insurers to small tech firms. The pessimism spread to ...
Dayton flight to Houston successful; could lead to two flights
WHIO, 19 June at 13:02
Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 6:00 AM By: Holly Shively - Staff Writer. MICHAEL CIAGLO/HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The success of the newly added United Airlines route from the Dayton International Airport to Houston airport is expected to result in a ...
Amazon launches an Alexa system for hotels
TechCrunch, 19 June at 13:01
Alexa is coming to your hotel room. Amazon this morning is announcing a new program called Alexa for Hospitality, designed to bring its voice assistant technology to everything from chain hotels to vacation rentals. The system can be customized to
Tesla chief Elon Musk accuses worker of sabotage
BBC News, 19 June at 12:57
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has accused an employee of carrying out "extensive and damaging sabotage" at the electric carmaker. In an email to staff, Mr Musk said an unnamed employee made unspecified coding changes to its manufacturing operating ...
Tariffs Start to Ripple Their Way Through the US Economy
Wall Street Journal, 19 June at 12:33
The introduction of a 20% tariff on washing-machine imports in January led to a 17% jump over three months in the portion of the consumer-price index that tracks laundry-equipment prices. Photo: Richard B. Levine/Zuma Press. By. Josh Zumbrun.
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