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Earlier this week, Consumer Reports urged the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to scrutinize Mercedes' 'The Future' campaign, which touts the automated driving features available in the new E-Class.
Japan's Panasonic said on Friday it would raise up to $3.86 billion in corporate bonds, partly because it needs to bring forward its investment in a Tesla Motors battery factory.
Bezos' fortune was $65.3 billion as of 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, compared with Buffett's $64.9 billion.
The patented SPIDER device solves one of the greatest challenges faced by the airship industry.
By promoting muscle activity, it could prevent the onset of cerebral palsy.
Radicals & Visionaries
The company said in May it would cut 1,850 jobs in its smartphone business, most of them in Finland.
Wonder Workshop, which makes toy robots that teach kids how to code, said it raised $20 million in its second round of funding and was looking to expand into new markets, especially China.
Google's parent on Thursday revealed that efforts to push its vast advertising business toward mobile is paying off as second quarter earnings handily beat Wall Street's expectations.
The Seattle-based company is riding a wave of retail sales moving to the internet, and its Netflix-like video streaming is bringing new customers to its subscription Prime service.
Parents have a lot of worries when it comes to their kids. Will little Timmy make it into a top college? Will Jamie make the team? Will you ever get a refund for the $3,000 your smaller child blew on in-app purchases using your smartphone or tablet?
Today's economy values creativity, collaboration and self-direction -- everything that lands kids in the principal's office.
Ice Bucket Challenge
The donations triggered by those viral videos apparently helped discover a gene associated with ALS.
Oracle has also acquired companies such as Textura and Opower to increase its competitiveness in the cloud market.
Due to the wild success of Pokémon Go, it could be sitting on a goldmine.
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