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Tesla cleared in crash probe

Tesla cleared in crash probe

The push to bring self-driving cars to US roads got a significant boost on Thursday when the nation’s chief car safety regulator essentially cleared Tesla Motors’ Autopilot system of fault in a fatal 2016 crash. The US National Highway Traffic

Court rejects arrest of Samsung boss

Court rejects arrest of Samsung boss

A court in South Korea turned down prosecutors’ request to arrest Samsung Group’s Jay Y Lee on alleged bribery, perjury and embezzlement, letting him stay in place atop the country’s most powerful company while they continue

US takes aim at Qualcomm ‘monopoly’

US takes aim at Qualcomm ‘monopoly’

Qualcomm forced Apple to use its chips exclusively in return for lower licensing fees, unfairly cutting out competitors, the US said in a lawsuit against the biggest maker of mobile phone chips. Qualcomm’s exclusive deal with Apple was detailed

Chelsea Manning to be released from jail

Chelsea Manning to be released from jail

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the 35-year sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former army intelligence analyst who was convicted of leaking classified material, and pardoned marine-general James Cartwright. Manning, who

World’s most innovative countries

World’s most innovative countries

There’s something about those Nordic countries. In the battle of ideas, Sweden climbed to number 2 and Finland cracked into the top five of the 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index, which scores economies using factors including research and development

Samsung boss now faces arrest

Samsung boss now faces arrest

Prosecutors are seeking a warrant to arrest Samsung Group’s Jay Y Lee for allegations including bribery, a stunning turn for the scion of South Korea’s richest family groomed for decades to take over the company from his father. Lee, 48, the de facto

Let’s open up AI: Satya Nadella

Let’s open up AI: Satya Nadella

Artificial intelligence is still in a “mainframe era” in which computing power is concentrated in a few companies’ hands, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said in a presentation in Munich on Monday. The computer industry is “worshipping”

Curious case of the banned Russian hacker

Curious case of the banned Russian hacker

As one of his parting acts as US president, Barack Obama retaliated against alleged Russian interference in the recent American election by expelling 35 Russian government officials from the US and placing sanctions on Russian

Switch is a big gamble for Nintendo

Switch is a big gamble for Nintendo

Nintendo’s new Switch gaming console won’t be in stores until 3 March, but the machine is fully baked and ready to play. The press got a chance to try out the new machine at an event in Tokyo last week, and events will be held in Japan

Android’s Andy Rubin is building a smartphone

Android’s Andy Rubin is building a smartphone

Just over two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry he helped create. Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is planning to marry his background in software with artificial

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