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Software In Fatal Uber Crash Reportedly Recognized Woman, Then Ignored Her

Software In Fatal Uber Crash Reportedly Recognized Woman, Then Ignored Her

Uber, which suspended testing of autonomous vehicles after the accident, on Monday said it was looking at its self-driving programme and said it retained Christopher Hart, a former chairman of the NTSB , to advise it on safety. But the tuning went too far, and the vehicle didn't react fast enough, one of these people said. Efrati's sources said that Uber had been "racing" to meet a goal to deploy fully autonomous vehicles on Arizona roads that have no backup drivers and would operate in ...



Gas prices finally start to taper off

Making the new average $2.79 per gallon. This is a drop from the previous week's high of 2.331 million barrels per day, which was the highest weekly estimate on record from the Energy Information Administration. "The current regional inventory sits at 7.2 million barrels, almost 600,000 below where it was at the end of April of a year ago". Distillate inventories bucked the trend and fell 3.9 million barrels, 21% under their year-ago levels as exports of distillate remained high.



Comedian apologizes after tweeting Draymond Green death wish

Speaking of sharpening a weapon, the Warriors started Game 4 with their Death Lineup, consisting of Durant, Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson , Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala . The Warriors didn't need Curry's gravity on Sunday - they had Durant, who was the fulcrum of the Warriors' incredible and almost impeccable Death Lineup.


Starbucks Corporation Gets $7.2B Cash Upfront in Deal with Nestle

Starbucks Corporation Gets $7.2B Cash Upfront in Deal with Nestle

The deal, announced a short time ago, is designed in part to help Starbucks focus on its own stores and cafes, where the company has been increasingly turning to technology to enhance and personalize the experience for its customers. Starbucks said on Monday it will use proceeds to speed-up share buybacks and the deal would add to earnings per share (EPS) by 2021 at the latest. Nestle and Starbucks are joining forces in a highly fragmented consumer drinks category that has seen a string of ...


Air France's future in the balance, warns economy minister

Air France's future in the balance, warns economy minister

Janaillac, who is chairman at Air France as well as chairman and CEO of parent group Air France-KLM, agreed to stay on until a May 15 shareholder meeting, the company said in a statement. The French national carrier is planning to ensure that 85% of scheduled flights take place on Monday and Tuesday. The airline said it anticipated operating 75 percent of medium-haul flights and 95 percent of long-haul services to and from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, and 82 percent of short-haul ...