- Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing
Daily Oklahoman, Sunday - 05/29/2016 - 02:47 AM
Auto-centric Michigan is preparing for the advent of self-driving cars by pushing legislation to allow for public sales and operation — not just testing only. While the widespread use of driverless cars may be years away, lawmakers and transportation leaders say the technology is progressing so rapidly that Michigan must stay ahead of the curve or risk losing automotive research and development to other states. Michigan is among seven states with laws related to autonomous cars, while Arizona's governor has issued an executive order.
- Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Friday - 05/27/2016 - 07:32 PM
Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of
- Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 05/27/2016 - 06:49 PM
On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly-expanded U. S. missile defense system as a threat to his country's…
- US economic growth in Q1 revised up to 0.8 percent rate
Kansas City Star, Friday - 05/27/2016 - 10:17 AM
The U. S. economy's slowdown in growth at the beginning of the year wasn't quite as bad as first thought, thanks to a bigger boost from housing and less drag from business investment and trade. …
- The Latest: French officials say energy supply won't run out
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 05/26/2016 - 04:49 AM
The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local):
- G-7 in sync with Japanese Prime Minister Abe's own agenda
Waco Tribune-Herald, Thursday - 05/26/2016 - 12:47 AM
- Exxon, facing heat over climate change, holds annual meeting
Associated Press, Wednesday - 05/25/2016 - 01:00 PM
Exxon Mobil is holding its annual shareholder meeting as it faces volatile crude prices and investigations into what it knew and allegedly didn't disclose about oil's role in climate change.
- Female CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small
Associated Press, Wednesday - 05/25/2016 - 10:34 AM
For the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off.
- European Union seeks to make life easier for online shoppers
Miami Herald, Wednesday - 05/25/2016 - 06:38 AM
The European Union has unveiled several proposals to make it easier to buy online across its borders, to demand that providers like Netflix offer European films and to protect children from harmful content. …
- France tapping fuel stocks as strikes cause gas shortages
Associated Press, Wednesday - 05/25/2016 - 03:33 AM
France has begun using its fuel reserves to deal with gasoline shortages caused by strikes and protests over a divisive labor reform.
- Group of 7 seeks way forward for aging, faltering economies
Associated Press, Tuesday - 05/24/2016 - 09:38 PM
Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations will undoubtedly voice unity over fighting terrorism, pandemics and tax evasion at their summit in Japan this week. Finding a consensus on how to breathe life into their sluggish economies is proving more elusive.
- Toyota to invest in ride-hailing app Uber
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 05/24/2016 - 04:12 PM
Toyota is investing in Uber, making it the latest car company to put money in a ride-hailing app.