Friday, June 18, 2021
Jeff Bezos' first move after formally stepping down as CEO of Amazon? A trip to space. The founder of the retailing giant confirmed Monday he and his brother, Mark, will ride on the first human flight of New Shepard, a...
Apple in 2018 closed its $400 million acquisition of music recognition app Shazam. Now, it’s bringing Shazam’s audio recognition capabilities to app developers in the form of the new ShazamKit. The new framework will allow app developers — including...
What's the point in building a crewed spacecraft if you can't take a spin in it yourself? Turns out, those bidding for a seat on Blue Origin's first suborbital tourist flight next month will be joined by two special...
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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The systematic killing and deportation of more than a million Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces in the early 20th century was “genocide,” the United States formally declared on Saturday, as President Joe Biden used that...
The Wuling Hong Guang Mini EV is tiny, cute and super cheap, helping to make it China's best-selling electric car. And soon there will be a convertible version. Produced by SAIC-GM-Wuling, a company partially owned by General Motors (GM), the...
Encrypted chat app Signal is adding payments to the services it provides, a long-expected move and one the company is taking its time on. A U.K.-only beta program will allow users to trade the cryptocurrency MobileCoin quickly, easily, and...
Americans have spent the past year going absolutely wild over fried chicken sandwiches. Now, Popeyes hopes to bring the craze to the United Kingdom. The company on Tuesday unveiled plans to open its first UK restaurant later this year, following...
LONDON – Uber is giving its U.K. drivers minimum wage, pensions and holiday pay, following a recent court ruling that said they should be classified as workers and entitled to such benefits. The ride-hailing giant’s announcement Tuesday comes after it...
Uber is reviewing how it treats thousands of drivers in the United Kingdom after the Supreme Court upheld a ruling that they should be classified as workers and not independent contractors. The unanimous decision could deliver a major blow to...

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