Automotive

Bumpy road as ageing Japan bets on self-driving cars

With an ageing population in need of transport, Japan is betting on autonomous cars, but an accident involving a self-driving showcase at the Paralympics illustrates the challenges ahead.

Business

US regulators wary of Big Tech swallowing startups

US anti-trust regulators signalled Wednesday greater scrutiny of Big Tech giants' smaller acquisitions, a potential new avenue in efforts to curb the dominance of the companies.

Automotive

Tesla builds 1st store on tribal land, dodges state car laws

Carmaker Tesla has opened a store and repair shop on Native American land for the first time, marking a new approach to its yearslong fight to sell cars directly to consumers and cut car dealerships out of the process.

Automotive

Nuclear-powered submarines explained by a nuclear scientist

The Australian government has just declared an historic defense agreement with the United States and United Kingdom that will see a new fleet of nuclear-powered submarines patrol our shores and surrounding waters.

Consumer & Gadgets

'Dislike' button would improve Spotify's recommendations

Spotify's whole business model relies on keeping you listening and being able to predict what songs you'll want to hear next. But Cornell researchers recently asked the question: Why do they still not let you vote down a ...

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