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Chinese internet giant Baidu is pouring $1.5 billion in self-driving cars to challenge Tesla in the US

CHINESE INTERNET GIANT BAIDU IS POURING $1.5 BILLION IN SELF-DRIVING CARS TO CHALLENGE TESLA IN THE US

Thomson Reuters BEIJING - Chinese search engine Baidu announced a 10 billion yuan autonomous driving fund on Thursday as part of a...

Tesla is reportedly working with AMD to develop AI chips for self-driving cars

TESLA IS REPORTEDLY WORKING WITH AMD TO DEVELOP AI CHIPS FOR SELF-DRIVING CARS

Reuters Electric carmaker Tesla is working with Advanced Micro Devices to develop its own artificial intelligence chip for self-driving...

 
 
 
Turkish state media boasts about its Russian-made missile system's ability to shoot down US planes

TURKISH STATE MEDIA BOASTS ABOUT ITS RUSSIAN-MADE MISSILE SYSTEM'S ABILITY TO SHOOT DOWN US PLANES

Thomson Reuters Turkey finalized its purchase of the Russian-made S-400 surface-to-air missile system earlier this month. The acquisition...

Waymo says Uber should pay $2.6 billion for allegedly stealing a trade secret

WAYMO SAYS UBER SHOULD PAY $2.6 BILLION FOR ALLEGEDLY STEALING A TRADE SECRET

Business Insider/Corey Protin Alphabet's Waymo unit is seeking about $2.6 billion from Uber for the alleged theft of one of several...

 
 
 
Trump makes his debut at ceremonies for new US citizens

TRUMP MAKES HIS DEBUT AT CEREMONIES FOR NEW US CITIZENS

Lucy Nicholson For the first eight months of Donald Trump's presidency, new U.S. citizens did not receive the customary presidential...

New York's MTA didn't fix 17,000 defects before opening its long-awaited Second Avenue subway

NEW YORK'S MTA DIDN'T FIX 17,000 DEFECTS BEFORE OPENING ITS LONG-AWAITED SECOND AVENUE SUBWAY

Reuters/Andrew Kelly New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority failed to complete safety expections for the long-awaited Second...

 
 
 
Bank stocks are rising after the Fed announces it will unwind its balance sheet

BANK STOCKS ARE RISING AFTER THE FED ANNOUNCES IT WILL UNWIND ITS BALANCE SHEET

Reuters/Carlos Barria Most of the major bank stocks are rising in the wake of the Federal Reserve's Wednesday announcements. The Fed...

UPS expects to hire about 95,000 workers for the holiday season

UPS EXPECTS TO HIRE ABOUT 95,000 WORKERS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images U.S. package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Wednesday it expected to hire about...

 
 
 
Guggenheim Partners deflates swirling rumors that billionaire CEO may step down amid tumultuous year

GUGGENHEIM PARTNERS DEFLATES SWIRLING RUMORS THAT BILLIONAIRE CEO MAY STEP DOWN AMID TUMULTUOUS YEAR

Siu Chiu/ Reuters NEW YORK, Sept 19 - Guggenheim Partners LLC said on Tuesday that its chief executive officer, Mark Walter, has no...

The Air Force is sending more fighter jets to Afghanistan

THE AIR FORCE IS SENDING MORE FIGHTER JETS TO AFGHANISTAN

Thomson Reuters NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - The Air Force has begun shifting assets back into the Afghan theater, two generals said Tuesday...

 
 
 
How to spend the first 30 minutes of your morning so you can be more productive all day

HOW TO SPEND THE FIRST 30 MINUTES OF YOUR MORNING SO YOU CAN BE MORE PRODUCTIVE ALL DAY

Stefan Wermuth/Reuters As entrepreneurs, we often work late into the night, only to roll out of bed the next morning, picking up where...

Hurricane Maria is ravaging the same Caribbean islands that Irma just devastated - here's what it looks like on the ground

HURRICANE MARIA IS RAVAGING THE SAME CARIBBEAN ISLANDS THAT IRMA JUST DEVASTATED - HERE'S WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE ON THE GROUND

REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares Residents of many Caribbean Islands barely had time to catch their breath after Hurricane Irma ravaged...

 
 
 
There's one big question mark hanging over OPEC heading into 2018

THERE'S ONE BIG QUESTION MARK HANGING OVER OPEC HEADING INTO 2018

Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters The Saudi oil minister, Khalid al-Falih, has worked hard over the past year to get the majority of the world's...

Mueller is homing in on a key White House player as he examines whether Trump obstructed justice

MUELLER IS HOMING IN ON A KEY WHITE HOUSE PLAYER AS HE EXAMINES WHETHER TRUMP OBSTRUCTED JUSTICE

Thomson Reuters FBI special counsel Robert Mueller wants to know what President Donald Trump was thinking when he fired James Comey...

 
 
 
Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection after struggling to compete with online retailers

TOYS 'R' US FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION AFTER STRUGGLING TO COMPETE WITH ONLINE RETAILERS

Reuters Toys 'R' Us, the largest US toy store chain, filed for bankruptcy protection, the latest sign of turmoil in the retail industry...

'He didn't make any comment about refugees' Bangladesh Prime Minister expects no help from Trump on Myanmar crisis

'HE DIDN'T MAKE ANY COMMENT ABOUT REFUGEES' BANGLADESH PRIME MINISTER EXPECTS NO HELP FROM TRUMP ON MYANMAR CRISIS

NEW YORK - Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday about Rohingya Muslims flooding...

 
 
 
'Bureaucracy and mismanagement': Trump urges reform during his first UN visit

'BUREAUCRACY AND MISMANAGEMENT': TRUMP URGES REFORM DURING HIS FIRST UN VISIT

UNITED NATIONS - U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the United Nations for bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement on his first visit...

Solar power could protect the US military from dangerous threats to the electric grid

SOLAR POWER COULD PROTECT THE US MILITARY FROM DANGEROUS THREATS TO THE ELECTRIC GRID

Steve Marcus/Reuters As the U.S. military increases its use of drones in surveillance and combat overseas, the danger posed by a threat...

 
 
 
Toys R Us made 2 fatal mistakes that led to a death spiral

TOYS R US MADE 2 FATAL MISTAKES THAT LED TO A DEATH SPIRAL

Reuters Toys R Us is reportedly filing for bankruptcy as soon as this week. The iconic American toy retailer is considering bankruptcy...

MORGAN STANLEY: Ford needs 'profound change' to turn around its falling stock price

MORGAN STANLEY: FORD NEEDS 'PROFOUND CHANGE' TO TURN AROUND ITS FALLING STOCK PRICE

Thomson Reuters Jim Hackett has been CEO of Ford for three months now, and Morgan Stanley is ready to see some changes. The bank says...