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Asia feels chill from Sino-U.S. tech cold war
5/22/2019 7:33 PM
Asian shares were stuck in the red on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world"s two largest economies. ...Read More
Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership: industry experts
5/22/2019 7:11 PM
Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at a conference on Wednesday. ...Read More
Ikea says it will open first Mexico store in 2020
5/22/2019 7:01 PM
IKEA, the world"s largest furniture retailer, will open its first store in Mexico in the fall of 2020, the company said on Wednesday, as the furniture retailer expands in Latin America to counter growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets. Read More
Honda recalls 118,000 U.S. SUVs for sudden air bag deployments
5/22/2019 6:56 PM
Honda Motor Co"s U.S. unit said on Wednesday it is recalling 118,000 new U.S. SUVs following reports of three injuries tied to sudden air bag deployments. The Japan-based automaker said it is recalling the 2019 Honda CR-V to replace steering wheel wire harnesses and supplemental restraint system cable reels after six unexpected driver air bag de...Read More
Natura agrees to buy Avon, creating cosmetics powerhouse
5/22/2019 6:45 PM
Brazil"s Natura SA said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products Inc via a share swap, creating the world"s fourth-largest beauty company with a redoubled focus on direct sales. ...Read More
FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval
5/22/2019 6:21 PM
The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co"s 737 MAX for flight after two fatal crashes since October prompted the plane to be grounded worldwide. Read More
Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress
5/22/2019 5:53 PM Inc said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service on Wednesday, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology. ...Read More
Fed"s patience on interest rates to last "for some time"
5/22/2019 5:29 PM
U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time," a further sign policymakers see little need to change rates in either direction. Read More
U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks
5/22/2019 5:18 PM
A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG"s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer. Read More
GM faces pushback on U.S. self-driving vehicle plan
5/22/2019 5:05 PM
General Motors Co faces pushback over its request that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards to make it possible to deploy a ride-sharing fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels or other human controls. Read More

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