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Tesla’s ‘full self-driving’ rolls back its privacy protection of trip videos

Tesla’s ‘full self-driving’ rolls back its privacy protection of trip videos

Tesla owners can buy the company’s “full self-driving” software for $10,000, but they may have to pay with their privacy. As part of the wider rollout of Tesla’s “full self-driving” option, which began earlier this month, drivers may forfeit some privacy protections around location sharing and in-car recordings that they previously had, according to Tesla…MORE

Five military veterans advising Sen. Sinema resign, calling her one of the ‘principal obstacles to progress’
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Five military veterans advising Sen. Sinema resign, calling her one of the ‘principal obstacles to progress’

Five military veterans on Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s advisory board resigned from their roles this week, slamming the Arizona Democrat as one of the “principal obstacles to progress.” The veterans said they object to her refusal to change the Senate filibuster and her opposition to parts of the Democrats’ sweeping budget reconciliation package that makes up…MORE

Cardi B and Penn Badgley are the Twitter friendship we didn’t know we needed

Cardi B and Penn Badgley are the Twitter friendship we didn’t know we needed

What’s the relationship status when you swap Twitter avis? That’s what Cardi B and “You” star Penn Badgley did after sharing some mutual appreciation on that platform. The rapper tweeted an old video in which Badgley talks about social media and praises Cardi B for how she uses it, saying she has an “authentic relationship”…MORE

Democrats push to close the deal on Biden’s agenda: ‘This part of the process needs to be handled with care’
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Democrats push to close the deal on Biden’s agenda: ‘This part of the process needs to be handled with care’

Democrats aren’t there yet on cracking a deal on a President Joe Biden’s sweeping, if now scaled back, economic and climate package. But the over the course of the next 36 hours, those involved in these talks think it is possible to get at least one of the two Senate moderates to sign off on…MORE

‘No country will be spared’ from effects of climate change, Biden administration reports detail
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‘No country will be spared’ from effects of climate change, Biden administration reports detail

A series of new reports from the Biden administration will issue a stark warning on Thursday: The effects of climate change will be wide-reaching and will pose problems for every government. “No country will be spared from the challenges directly related to climate change,” a senior administration official told reporters in a call previewing the…MORE

Olivia Newton-John offers cancer update
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Olivia Newton-John offers cancer update

Olivia Newton-John says she has her good days and her bad days as she once again battles cancer. In an interview with “Today’s” Hoda Kotb which aired Wednesday, the singer talked about living with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. She said these days she’s “feeling pretty good.” “I have my days, I have my pains,”…MORE

Parents of 6-year-old girl killed on Colorado amusement park ride file wrongful death suit
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Parents of 6-year-old girl killed on Colorado amusement park ride file wrongful death suit

The parents of a 6-year-old who died on a free-fall ride at a Colorado amusement park in September have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the park, according to their attorney. Wongel Estifanos died at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park on September 5 after “operators did not notice she was sitting on top of both…MORE

How the maker of Cheerios and Häagen-Dazs copes with hundreds of supply chain snafus a month
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How the maker of Cheerios and Häagen-Dazs copes with hundreds of supply chain snafus a month

The global supply chain is struggling under the weight of a series of disruptions, including a shortage of truck drivers and other workers as well as massive port congestion. The issues are forcing large and small companies alike to re-think what they need to do to keep manufacturing facilities humming. Like others, General Mills —…MORE

Booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine shows 95.6% efficacy in Phase 3 trial, companies say
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Booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine shows 95.6% efficacy in Phase 3 trial, companies say

A booster dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine was found to have a high efficacy — 95.6% — against Covid-19 in a Phase 3 trial, the companies announced on Thursday. They noted that “efficacy was consistent irrespective of age, sex, race, ethnicity or comorbid conditions.” The trial included more than 10,000 fully vaccinated people, age…MORE

WeWork is finally going public. A lot has changed
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WeWork is finally going public. A lot has changed

When WeWork’s plans for a blockbuster initial public offering imploded in 2019, the company became a poster child for the excesses of venture capital and startup culture in the post-2008 era. “What happened to WeWork is not just a failure of this particular set of individuals,” wrote Shira Ovide, a New York Times columnist who…MORE

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