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T-Mobile to terminate corporate employees who aren’t vaccinated by April -memo

Jan 29 (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) will fire corporate employees who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by April 2, according to an internal company memo posted on the independent blog TMOnews.com.The blog said T-Mobile's new policy was announced on Friday in an email from its human resource chief to all staff. It...

Meta pauses new users from joining analytics tool CrowdTangle

Jan 28 (Reuters) - Facebook's parent company Meta Platforms Inc (FB.O) has paused new users from joining its social media tracking tool CrowdTangle due to staffing constraints.Meta, which disbanded the CrowdTangle team last year, has been under pressure to provide greater transparency into its platforms.CrowdTangle founder and CEO Brandon Silverman left...

China may see Tesla Model S Plaid come March

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the company’s Model S Plaid vehicle may be launched in China early next spring.Responding to a question on Twitter late on Sunday night about when the electric sedan will come to China, Musk said “probably around March.”Tesla did not immediately respond to a CNBC...

Apple expected to unveil new Macs with more powerful chips

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Analysts expect Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to unveil new Mac laptop computers with more powerful processor chips at an event that will be streamed later Monday.Bloomberg has previously reported that Apple plans to release two new MacBook Pro models with 14-inch and 16-inch screens. The Cupertino, California-based company introduced some new laptop...

Foxconn bullish on electric vehicle prospects as it shows off three prototypes

TAIPEI, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Taiwan's Foxconn (2317.TW) unveiled its first three electric vehicle prototypes on Monday, underscoring ambitious plans to diversify away from its role of building consumer electronics for Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and other tech firms.The vehicles - an SUV, a sedan and a bus - were made by Foxtron, a venture between Foxconn and...

Uber expands higher-margin U.S. transit software business with three new agencies

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday said it had signed deals with three new transit agencies to provide routing and matching technology for their public transportation fleets, the company’s latest foray into the transit space.Denver’s Regional Transportation District, Cecil County Transit in Maryland and the transit agency of Central California’s Porterville will...

Analysis: Carmakers wake up to new pecking order as chip crunch intensifies

BERLIN (Reuters) - The semiconductor crunch that has battered the auto sector leaves carmakers with a stark choice: pay up, stock up or risk getting stuck on the sidelines as chipmakers focus on more lucrative business elsewhere.Car manufacturers including Volkswagen, Ford and General Motors have cut output as the chip market was swept...

U.S. House intel chair wants briefing on recent hacking campaign

U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff on Tuesday asked for a briefing from U.S. agencies about a widespread hack of U.S. government networks and potential vulnerabilities.Schiff said news “about FireEye is especially concerning because reportedly a nation-state actor made off with advanced tools that could help them mount future attacks.”

U.S. not extending TikTok divestiture deadline, but talks will continue: sources

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Friday opted not to grant ByteDance a new extension of an order requiring the Chinese company to divest TikTok’s U.S. assets, but talks will continue over the short video-sharing app’s fate, two sources briefed on the matter said.FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed TikTok logo is placed on a keyboard...

Bezos says Blue Origin will take the first woman to moon’s surface

(Reuters) - Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin will take the first woman to the moon’s surface, the billionaire said on Friday as NASA nears a decision to pick its first privately built lunar landers capable of sending astronauts to the moon by 2024.“This (BE-7) is the engine that will take the first...

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