Here's Why Tesla's Plant in China Is Critical
Motley Fool, 11 July at 23:05
Unless you've been hiding in a cave, you've surely noticed trade tensions between the U.S. and China heating up. As recently as May, China planned to reduce import tariffs on many vehicles from 25% to 15%. Then tensions escalated, and in response to ...
Ex-Tesla Worker Escalates Legal Battle by Blowing Whistle to SEC
MGM Resorts Sues 1000 Victims of Las Vegas Shooting, Seeking to Avoid Liability
New York Times, 18 July at 03:15
Faced with potential lawsuits from hundreds of victims of last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International is trying an untested strategy: Suing the victims first. The company's aggressive legal approach, which stirred outrage on
Voting Machine Maker Suddenly Remembers It Did Connect Its Machines to the Internet
Gizmodo, 18 July at 02:10
Voting machine manufacturer ES&S has denied that its systems were ever equipped with remote-access software when confronted by reporters. But after receiving questions from a U.S. senator on the matter, the company has admitted it did do that dumb ...
TV streaming services overtake pay-TV in Britain - Ofcom
Reuters, 18 July at 02:08
LONDON (Reuters) - The number of Britons subscribing to TV services like Netflix, Amazon and Sky's NOW TV, has overtaken traditional satellite and cable TV for the first time, media regulator Ofcom said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is ...
Netflix and Amazon become more popular than pay-TV services
The Guardian, 18 July at 02:01
Subscriber numbers for streaming services rise as young people shy away from traditional broadcasting. Mark Sweney · @marksweney · Email. Tue 17 Jul 2018 19.01 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email ...
Walmart Mulling A Cheaper Subscription Service To Compete With Netflix, Amazon (Report)
Tubefilter, 18 July at 01:48
A new video streaming service may be on the horizon, coming from a surprising source: big-box retailer Walmart, which, according to a report from The Information, is considering launching a service to rival Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. The
Papa John's Founder Will Not 'Go Quietly' as Company Tries to Push Him Away
New York Times, 18 July at 01:35
Papa John's just wants Papa John to go away. The pizza chain has spent the past week distancing itself from John Schnatter, its founder and pitchman, after it was reported that he had used a racial slur in a comment about black people. Mr. Schnatter ...
A repeat of 2002? Walmart may be looking to copy Netflix again
Fast Company, 18 July at 01:01
Walmart may be planning its own streaming video service to take on the likes of Netflix and Amazon, the Information reports. One source told the outlet that the service could cost less than $8 per month, and it could also have an ad-supported option
Texas Instruments CEO resigns on code of conduct violation
Reuters, 18 July at 00:41
(Reuters) - Texas Instruments Inc (TXN.O) said on Tuesday that Brian Crutcher had resigned as the company's chief executive officer just six weeks into the role, due to violations of the chipmaker's code of conduct on personal behavior. A Texas
Lloyd Blankfein: How the Man Behind Goldman Sachs Made a Fortune
TheStreet.com, 18 July at 00:24
There may not be a better example of the traditional "American Dream" than Lloyd Blankfein. Raised in Brooklyn projects, the 63-year-old is now a billionaire - and, heading one of the biggest banks in history. But, how did the banker make his billion
Papa John's John Schnatter denies being racist
CBS News, 18 July at 00:19
Papa John's founder John Schnatter is pushing back against suggestions he is a racist, claiming that media reports have mischaracterized his use of a slur against black people. In a July 14 letter to members of the pizza chain's board, Schnatter denied
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