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Tesla’s Autopilot can be easily tricked, engineers find

Engineers at Consumer Reports said this week that it’s easy to trick Tesla’s Autopilot system into thinking someone is in the driver’s seat.
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Another pandemic shortage? Toilet paper, hand sanitizer and now – boba tea?

A “Bobarista” assists a customer at Boba My Tea in Northridge on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) A patron drinks milk tea with boba at Teahut in San Francisco, April 15, 2021. Boba tea’s signature ingredient, tapioca pearls, could soon be in short supply because of delays in unloading cargo ships from Asia. (Kelsey McClellan/The New York Times) Customers line up at Boba My Tea in Northridge on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove,...
Tags: Drinks, Asia, Business, Usa, News, La, Restaurants, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Taiwan, Soccer, Fast Food, Community, Orange County, Taylor


Chaos and collapse: European football’s not-so-super league – podcast

Plans for a breakaway super league rocked European football this week as fans, politicians and the game’s governing bodies united in fury. After two chaotic days, the whole scheme had collapsed. David Conn looks back on a week of humiliation for football’s richest clubsPlans released on Sunday night for a breakaway European Super League have stunned the world of football and provoked a massive backlash against the clubs involved. Six English teams joined three each from Spain and Italy to announ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, Football, Spain, Italy, Football politics, Uefa, Sport politics, European Super League, David Conn


Climate activist Greta Thunberg tells Congress 'subsidizing fossil fuel' companies is a 'disgrace'

Greta Thunberg speaks at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, New York on September 23, 2019. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Greta Thunberg said subsidizing the fossil fuel industry is a "disgrace" during a congressional hearing. President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan includes a detail aimed at rolling back US financial support of fossil fuels. The Swedish climate activist said ending fossil fuel subsidies is the "very minimum" the US can do to combat the climate crisis. See more s...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Climate Change, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fossil Fuels, House, The Guardian, South Carolina, Earth Day, Fossil Fuel, New York New York, Fossil Fuel Industry, Climate Crisis, Spencer Platt Getty


Oklahoma just passed a law providing protections to some drivers who hit protesters with a car

In this Feb. 11, 2021 file photo, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt speaks during a news conference in Oklahoma City. AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki File Oklahoma just passed a bill that would provide immunity to some drivers who hit or kill protesters. The legislation would also punish demonstrators who block the use of a public street or highway. A surge of "anti-riot" bills have been introduced by Republican state lawmakers since summer 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new law in...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Senate, Trends, Indiana, Cnn, House, Iowa, Protests, Npr, Oklahoma, Demonstrations, Riot, Tulsa


After turbulent year, owners of San Fernando yoga studio aim to adapt to post-lockdown world

It was supposed to be the beginning of a new era for sisters Daniela and Alexandra Del Gaudio. After nearly 10 years of working long shifts and multiple jobs, they finally saved enough money to open the Wild Plum yoga and wellness studio in San Fernando just two years ago. But the pandemic wreaked havoc on their business venture. They closed the Wild Plum in March of last year certain they would reopen in two weeks. But the closure dragged into months amid strict health orders. A year later, aft...
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Trump administration officials thought they'd be memorialized in statues for doing such a great job negotiating with China, former Obama official says

China's President Xi Jinping meets with President Donald Trump. Getty A former Obama official recounted early transition meetings with the Trump administration in 2016. He said a member of Trump's circle told him the US was in "an existential struggle" with China. When the administration won, the Trump official said, there would be "statues built in our honor." See more stories on Insider's business page. A former Obama official said Trump administration officials believed they...
Tags: Politics, Obama, China, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Beijing, United States, Asia Pacific, Xi Jinping, Foreign Policy, Susan Rice, National Security Council, Donald Trump, Mongolia


Trump administration thought they'd be memorialized in statues for doing such a great job negotiating with China

China's President Xi Jinping meets with President Donald Trump. Getty Former Obama official Rich Hass recounted early transition meetings with the Trump administration in 2016. A member of Trump's circle told Hass the US was in "an existential struggle" with China, and it was imperative they won. When they did, the Trump official continued, there would be "statues erected in our honor." See more stories on Insider's business page. A former Obama official said that the Trump adm...
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NASA’s Mars helicopter nails second, more complex flight on red planet

Following its historic hover earlier in the week, NASA's Mars helicopter has successfully performed a second, more complex flight on the red planet.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Jpl, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Ingenuity, Mars Helicopter


TSMC Expanding Capacity with $30B in 2021 and $70B in 2022, 2023

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) raised its 2021 capital expenditure target to $30 billion which is up from the $28 billion plan in January. TSMC CEO C.C. Wei said TSMC expects to invest... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Startup Sees a Goldmine of Non-Interest Income in Virtual Cards

Virtual debit cards can slash online fraud while an interchange loophole boosts bank and credit union income. The post Startup Sees a Goldmine of Non-Interest Income in Virtual Cards appeared first on The Financial Brand.
Tags: Finance, Fintech, Debit Cards, Durbin Amendment, Self-service, Payments Strategies, Interchange, Moca Financial


Fintech Sees a Goldmine of Non-Interest Income in Virtual Cards

Virtual debit cards can slash online fraud while an interchange loophole boosts bank and credit union income. The post Fintech Sees a Goldmine of Non-Interest Income in Virtual Cards appeared first on The Financial Brand.
Tags: Finance, Fintech, Debit Cards, Durbin Amendment, Self-service, Payments Strategies, Featured Content, Interchange, Moca Financial


China Nuclear Power Update

A draft of China’s 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) released in March 2021 showed government plans to reach 70 GWe gross of nuclear capacity by the end of 2025. China is currently just short of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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LA officials push vaccines as daily stats continue to reveal improving scenario

Spread of the coronavirus continues to decrease in Los Angeles County, and health officials keep urging folks to get vaccinated to maintain that progress. L.A. County public health officials reported 439 new cases and 36 new deaths from COVID-19 Thursday, April 22, bringing the region’s total number of deaths to 23,736 and total cases to 1,230,362. There are 451 people currently hospitalized with the virus, 109 of whom are in intensive care, according to a state dashboard that reports a day ahea...
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One dose of the AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine provides protection against COVID-19 that lasts at least 10 weeks

A nurse preparing to inject staff members with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Bradley Manor residential care home in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on December 9. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images One dose of a Pfizer-BioNTech or AstraZeneca-Oxford jab cut COVID-19 infections by 65% in a study. Effectiveness rose to 72% against COVID-19 with symptoms in the UK survey of about 275,000 people. Antibody responses lasted at least 10 weeks for both vaccines, the study found. See...
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One dose of the AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine provides protection against COVID-19 that lasts at least 10 weeks, study finds

A nurse preparing to inject staff members with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Bradley Manor residential care home in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on December 9. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images One dose of a Pfizer-BioNTech or AstraZeneca-Oxford jab cut COVID-19 infections by 65% in a study. Effectiveness rose to 72% against COVID-19 with symptoms in the UK survey of about 375,000 people. Antibody responses lasted at least 10 weeks for both vaccines, the study found. See...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Scotland, Israel, Trends, Healthcare, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Oxford University, Walker, Belfast Northern Ireland, Sarah Walker, Liam McBurney


The CDC is investigating the death of an Oregon woman who developed a rare blood clot after receiving Johnson & Johnson's vaccine

A nurse loads a syringe with a dose of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine on March 9, 2021 in Athens, Ohio. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The CDC is investigating the death of an Oregon woman who recently received the J&J vaccine. The woman developed a rare blood clot within two weeks of getting her shot. For now, there's no definitive link between her death and the vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Control...
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One dose of AstraZeneca or Pfizer's vaccine provides protection against COVID-19 that lasts at least 10 weeks

A nurse prepares to inject staff with the Pfizer/BioNtech covid-19 vaccine at Bradley Manor residential care home in Belfast on December 9, 2020. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images A single dose of Pfizer-BioNTech of AstraZeneca-Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine reduced infections by 65% in a UK survey of about 275,000 people. Effectiveness rose to 72% against COVID-19 with symptoms. Antibody responses lasted for up to 10 weeks for both vaccines, the study found. See more stories on...
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Canterbury chemical spill: Harrison Spraying Services fined $120,000 for incident that killed hundreds of fish

By RNZ A Canterbury company has been fined $120,000 for contaminating a Mt Somers waterway, killing hundreds of fish.Harrison Spraying Services was sentenced on April 21 after earlier pleading guilty to spilling an agrichemical... [Author: [email protected]]
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How to watch SpaceX launch astronauts to the ISS early Friday

NASA and SpaceX will once again be working together to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station. We've got the details on how to watch.
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ASB cuts 1 year rate below rivals, but bumps up 5 year rate

New Zealand's second-largest mortgage lender has cut rates on short-term loans, but raised its three-, four- and five-year rates amid rising inflation pressure. Read More OCR on hold at 0.25 pc - Reserve Bank still prepared... [Author: [email protected]]
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Awesome ferrofluid-filled speaker visualizes your music with alien-like goop

What happens when you put magnetic liquid inside a speaker and start playing music? An artist in Korea built his own rig to find out.
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Covid firm 'sorry' for negative test results error

001Doctor sent certificates showing a negative Covid result to people who did not take a test.
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Mortal Kombat review: A victory, but far from flawless

Warner Bros. Pictures Mortal Kombat reboot raises the bar for the franchise with a great blend of action and mythology, but isn't quite a flawless victory.
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JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon doesn't expect stocks to crash anytime soon - but warns against ignoring Warren Buffett and trying to time the market

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon. Mark Lennihan/AP Jamie Dimon expects a post-virus economic boom to support stock prices.The JPMorgan CEO advised heeding Warren Buffett and not trying to time the market.Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway sold its stake in JPMorgan last year.See more stories on Insider's business page.JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon doesn't expect stocks to crash in the coming months - but he recommends investors listen to Warren Buffett and not attempt to time the market.The ban...
Tags: US, Trends, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Federal Reserve, Biden, Jamie Dimon, Berkshire, Buffett, Jpmorgan, Yahoo Finance, Dimon, Kristin Lemkau, Theron Mohamed, Jamie Dimon Mark Lennihan AP Jamie Dimon


Philadelphia police officer charged with assault and making 'terroristic threats' during a naked fight involving a teenage boy

Ten Philadelphia police officers have already been criminally charged in 2021. William Thomas Cain/Getty Images Det. Robert Redanauer was charged with assault, reckless endangerment, and terroristic threats. "This incident involved two victims, both siblings, one of whom was a minor," the DA told Insider. Redanauer is the 10th Philadelphia police officer to be arrested and criminally charged in 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Philadelphia police officer faces crimi...
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Dell XPS 13 laptops are so cheap it might be a mistake

Right now, at Dell, you can save $600 on a Dell XPS 13 Touch Laptop. You read that correctly; it's not a mistake.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Dell, 13-inch Laptops, Dell XPS Deals, Dell 2021, Dell XPS 13 Touch Laptop, Dell Q2, 13-inch Laptop Deals


Pentagon says the US military is sending air assets to help Indonesia look for its missing submarine

The Indonesian submarine with 53 people aboard is feared to have sunk about 60 miles off the northern coast of Bali Island on early Wednesday after losing contact. Zulkarnain/Xinhua via Getty The Pentagon announced it is sending air assets to search for Indonesia's missing submarine. A desperate search has been underway since the the KRI Nanggala-402 disappeared during training. A number of other countries around the world have offered assistance as well. See more stories on Insider&...
Tags: Indonesia, Germany, India, US, International, Trends, United States, Aviation, Pentagon, US Navy, Search And Rescue, Submarine, Hudson Institute, John Kirby, Bryan Clark, Bali Island


Top Trump ally Lindsey Graham praises Democrats Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema for refusing to abolish the filibuster

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham explicitly praised two Democratic senators for rejecting their party's efforts to eliminate the filibuster. Graham supported GOP's successful effort to eliminate the filibuster for Supreme Court nominee confirmations. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has urged his caucus to publicly praise the two Democratic lawmakers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Lindsey Graham, the S...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Senate, West Virginia, Trends, Gop, Arizona, Mitch McConnell, Graham, Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham, Democratic, McConnell, Joe Manchin, Top Trump


Barefoot Elon Musk talks travel to Mars - not just for the rich, he says - while announcing $100 million XPrize Carbon Removal contest

Periscope Elon Musk laid out the details of the $100 million XPrize Carbon Removal project on Thursday. Elon Musk sat barefoot, donning a mullet, with XPRIZE chairman Peter Diamandis in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Musk added that, "a bunch of people will probably die," at the start of Mars exploration. See more stories on Insider's business page. During a Thursday livestream announcing the $100 million XPrize Carbon Removal competition, Elon Musk sat barefoot, donning a mullet, with XPr...
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