Volkswagen reportedly has $23000 Tesla competitor in the works

Volkswagen reportedly has $23000 Tesla competitor in the works

According to Reuters’ sources, Volkswagen has also made new partnerships with SK Innovation, a South Korean battery cell manufacturer, and Ford. Reuters reported last month that VW and Ford had been in exploratory talks to develop self-driving electric vehicles. Following the embarrassing Dieselgate scandal in which Volkswagen cheated emissions tests, the European Union and the […]

Uber is testing an on-demand staffing business called Uber Works

Uber is testing an on-demand staffing business called Uber Works

Uber is testing an on-demand staffing business called Uber Works, according to the Financial Times. The service would make it possible for businesses to hire short-term workers for things like “events and corporate functions, such as waiters or security guards,” the report says. The company is trialing the service in Chicago after testing it in […]

A new version of the ‘flying car’ backed by Google cofounder Larry Page is here — see how it works

A new version of the ‘flying car’ backed by Google cofounder Larry Page is here — see how it works

Kitty Hawk Kitty Hawk, a aerial vehicle startup that’s funded by Google cofounder Larry Page, opened its Flyer “flying car” for select test flights for businesses and social media influencers on Wednesday. The Flyer, a recreational and lightweight aircraft, has been advertised as needing only an hour’s-worth of training before pilots are ready to fly. In […]

Morgan Stanley Knew of a Star’s Alleged Abuse. He Still Works There.

Morgan Stanley Knew of a Star’s Alleged Abuse. He Still Works There.

Financial advisers like Mr. Greenberg have to share certain information about themselves publicly, under rules intended to help investors find trustworthy money managers. For example, brokers have to inform the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, known as Finra, if they declare bankruptcy or are charged with any felony or with a misdemeanor related to money. But […]