Turkey blocks access to WikipediaSat, 29 Apr 2017 13:26:37 -0400 ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has blocked online encyclopedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security.
Google's search for non-ad revenue puts spotlight on cloud, PixelFri, 28 Apr 2017 10:33:20 -0400 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's non-advertising business, which houses its cloud unit, Pixel smartphones and the Play store, has long been sandwiched between Google's advertising juggernaut and its moonshot ventures that have captured popular imagination.
Tesla recruiting engineers in Mexico for California plantFri, 28 Apr 2017 17:25:18 -0400 SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc is recruiting engineers from Mexico to work on robotics and other automated equipment at its California factory, according to LinkedIn postings viewed by Reuters, part of a hiring push to ready the plant for mass production of the upcoming Model 3.
Apple, Tesla ask California to change proposed self-driving car test policyFri, 28 Apr 2017 20:18:05 -0400 (Reuters) - Apple Inc urged California to toughen up its proposed policy on testing self-driving cars, a move that would result in more public data that could help Apple catch up to rivals in the self-driving space by giving it a better window into their strengths and weaknesses.
Tesla says it will stop selling solar door-to-doorFri, 28 Apr 2017 18:42:57 -0400 (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Friday said that its subsidiary SolarCity will curtail door-to-door sales of rooftop solar installations over the next month as Tesla seeks to absorb the company into its high-end brand.
ASML files patent countersuit against Japan's NikonFri, 28 Apr 2017 15:35:32 -0400 (Reuters) - ASML, the world's third largest semiconductor equipment maker, said on Friday it had counter-sued rival Nikon, after the Japanese company launched a wide-ranging patent battle against the Dutch company this week.
Correspondents' Dinner: Bob Woodward says ‘The Media Is Not Fake News’ Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein spoke to the White House Correspondents Association dinner, recalling their most famous story to the press corps gathered as the media is under attack from President Trump and others in the administration. “The effort today to get this best obtainable version of the truth is largely made in good faith,”
Navy strike group arrives in Sea of Japan The U.S. Navy strike group heading toward the Korean Peninsula entered the Sea of Japan on Saturday, according to Japanese news outlet NHK. The U.S. Navy published a photo on Friday of the strike group moving through the Philippine Sea en route to the Sea of Japan, and the U.S. Pacific Fleet reportedly said it arrived in the area shortly thereafter. ...
An immigrant success story ends in murder charge In many ways, Zhen Li stood out as an immigrant success story. Arriving here from China three decades ago, she ran a popular eatery in New Hampshire before becoming the well-liked manager of the highly acclaimed Dumpling Cafe in Boston’s Chinatown whose savory buns and noodles drew customers from around the region. The petite, slender woman also grew more assertive and prosperous over time in America. She owned a home in Quincy and accumulated ...
Avalanche Comes Close to Ski Resort in Terskol, Russia An April 24 avalanche near the Cheget ski & snowboard in Terskol, Russia, was captured on video from the nearby resort by local instructor Oleg Koshkarev, whose footage shows snow careering down a mountain path before moving clear of the resort.Koshkarev’s client Mathis can be heard joking in French “I love you dad, I love you mom,” yet Koshkarev said they were “very frightened.” Credit: Facebook/Oleg Koshkarev via Storyful