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Tesla Says There is No Safety Defect in its Model S or X
Tesla

Tesla Says There is No Safety Defect in its Model S or X

Tesla said that in April it had cooperated fully with the NHTSA as part of a 'routine screening' on suspensions and that the agency did not ask for any further information.
Apple Creates a New Company to Sell Solar Energy
Apple

Apple Creates a New Company to Sell Solar Energy

The company might have plans to expand its farms even further to prepare for new projects, such as charging stations for the long-rumored Apple car.
AT&T Seeks to Top Verizon's Bid for Yahoo
Yahoo

AT&T Seeks to Top Verizon's Bid for Yahoo

No committed financing was required for second-round bids, and Yahoo will assemble in the coming days a new shortlist of bidders from which it will solicit binding offers.
Drivers Sue Uber, Lyft Over Exit From Austin, Texas
Uber

Drivers Sue Uber, Lyft Over Exit From Austin, Texas

The companies suspended services in the city on May 9, two days after residents voted to keep the city's law requiring Uber and Lyft, just like taxi companies, to conduct fingerprint-based background checks of their drivers.
Facebook Adds 360-Degree Photos to Newsfeed
Facebook

Facebook Adds 360-Degree Photos to Newsfeed

Apart from photos taken from 360-degree cameras, panoramic photos taken on a mobile phone can be converted to a 360-degree view on the newsfeed.
4 Random Innovations to Fuel Your Startup Creativity
Innovation

4 Random Innovations to Fuel Your Startup Creativity

Whatever your niche, keeping your edge requires staying aware of broader trends.
Jeff Boss
Starbucks Is Giving Away Free Tea Today -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Starbucks Is Giving Away Free Tea Today -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: More than 30 million Twitter accounts were possibly hacked.
Lindsay Friedman
Jennifer Lawrence to Play Elizabeth Holmes in New Movie About Theranos
Theranos

Jennifer Lawrence to Play Elizabeth Holmes in New Movie About Theranos

Adam McKay will direct the upcoming medical drama based on the blood-testing company.
Lydia Belanger
This Entrepreneur Created Mobile Status Updates and Check-ins, Then Facebook Came Knocking
Social Networking

This Entrepreneur Created Mobile Status Updates and Check-ins, Then Facebook Came Knocking

Neeraj Jhanji got the idea on a Saturday morning in Tokyo, walking towards a crowded neighborhood train station. He wondered if any of his friends were nearby to join him for lunch.
This Hotel Group Will Reward Loyalty Program Members With TSA PreCheck
Loyalty Programs

This Hotel Group Will Reward Loyalty Program Members With TSA PreCheck

Carlson Rezidor is the first hotel operator to offer the perk.
Carly Okyle
Government Rules Apple Case Against Samsung Should Go Back to Lower Court
Apple

Government Rules Apple Case Against Samsung Should Go Back to Lower Court

The world's top smartphone rivals have been feuding over patents since 2011, when Apple sued Samsung in Northern California alleging infringement of the iPhone's patents, designs and trademarked appearance.
Tesla Motors Introduces Two Less-Costly Model S Versions
Tesla

Tesla Motors Introduces Two Less-Costly Model S Versions

The new versions, the Model S 60 and the Model S 60D, will have slightly less range and a smaller battery pack than the Model S.
Arianna Huffington to Launch Thrive Global, a New Health and Wellness Advisory Startup
Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington to Launch Thrive Global, a New Health and Wellness Advisory Startup

The start-up is slated to launch in a few months. She will remain at her current role at The Huffington Post, while Thrive Global will have a separate team.
Michelle Castillo
Apple Revamps App Store, But It May Not Win Over Developers
Apple App Store

Apple Revamps App Store, But It May Not Win Over Developers

The revamped App Store will let developers advertise their wares in search results and give developers a bigger cut of revenues on subscription apps.