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  • whistleblower who warned of graft@ SAO PAULO, August 21- Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an alleged bribery racket was exposed in the company's Brazil operations last year, Reuters has learned. Claims of malfeasance reached the highest...

  • DETROIT, Aug 15- UPS said on Thursday it has bought a minority stake in self-driving company TuSimple, and the world's largest package delivery company has been testing the startup's autonomous trucks since May on a busy freight route in Arizona. The investment by UPS Ventures, the venture capital arm of United Parcel Service Inc, underscores bets that...

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  • Aug 6- Sprint Corp said on Tuesday it would launch a 5 G smartphone made by OnePlus, becoming the second U.S. wireless carrier after T-Mobile to offer a cellphone made by the Chinese company. Sprint, whose 5 G service is priced at $80 per month, is already offering 5 G smartphones from Taiwan's HTC and South Korean mobile makers, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and LG...

  • *Europe poses different challenges for autonomous driving. OXFORD, England, July 11- Far from the sunny, wide streets of Phoenix, where Waymo's self-driving taxis ply their trade, a handful of European startups are developing driverless cars to navigate the clogged, chaotic, rain-swept roads of European cities. "A car trained to drive on the wide open highways of...

  • The Alphabet Inc subsidiary is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its robotaxis in greater Phoenix, where hundreds of the company's identical, driverless minivans have been carrying paying riders since December. "When I push the Waymo button I know exactly the product I'm buying," said Jordan Ranous, 26, a Phoenix bank analyst who said he takes four Waymo round...

  • Home under construction in Montgomery, Illinois, May 15, 2019.

    During the foreclosure crisis, investors transformed single-family home rentals into a formally managed asset class. Now they want new homes.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 23- Disney's domination over the box office only seemed to strengthen this weekend as "Toy Story 4" easily topped box office charts. The fourth entry in Pixar's animated series collected $118 million in ticket sales when it debuted in 4,575 North American theaters. Overseas, "Toy Story 4" picked up $120 million from 37 international territories...

  • Congress is on the cusp of passing retirement reform legislation that will open 401 plans to annuity products which guarantee lifetime income, alongside the more typical offerings of mutual funds, target-date funds and bonds. At that point, they might take $100,000 or so from the sale of a house or a business and plunk some of it down on an annuity policy that will...

  • LOS ANGELES, June 16- Hollywood seems to be coming down with a contagious case of franchise fatigue this summer, as "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft" become the latest sequels largely dismissed by moviegoers in North America. The latest entry, toplined by Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth, wasn't expected to reach the same heights as the original films...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- Uber Technologies Inc unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington on Wednesday as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions. Uber Advanced Technologies Group chief scientist Raquel Urtasun showed off the company's artificial intelligence technology that allows it to drive...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions. Uber Advanced Technologies Group chief scientist Raquel Urtasun showed off the company's artificial intelligence technology that allows it to drive...

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions. Uber said the new production XC90 will be assembled by Volvo Cars in Sweden and have human controls like steering wheels and brake pedals, but added it has...

  • Young women pose in front of the New York City skyline in Brooklyn, New York.

    In New York City, you need to earn six figures.

  • FRANKFURT, May 27- Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Monday proposed a merger of equals with France's Renault in a deal that could create the world's third-biggest carmaker and trigger a fresh round of industry consolidation. February 2018- Geely's chairman Li Shufu revealed he had bought a 9.69% stake in Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler, worth around...

  • San Diego- based startup TuSimple said its self-driving trucks will begin hauling mail between USPS facilities in Phoenix and Dallas to see how the nascent technology might improve delivery times and costs. "The work with TuSimple is our first initiative in autonomous long-haul transportation," USPS spokeswoman Kim Frum said. TuSimple and the USPS declined...

  • By Chris Kahn and Tracy Rucinski. NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, May 15- U.S. fliers still consider ticket prices the most important factor when choosing a flight, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, suggesting two fatal crashes of Boeing Co 737 MAX jets have had little impact on consumer sentiment. In the public opinion poll released May 15, only about half of U.S. adults say they...