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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago.  Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate  Musk’s plan to take the company private. The electric car maker said Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018  that the committee will include three independent directors. The committee has yet to receive a formal proposal from Musk on a going private transaction. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go privateTesla's board is preparing to evaluate CEO Elon Musk's brewing buyout bid with a three-member committee that includes a director whose objectivity has been recently questioned
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this May 7, 2018, photo, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett smiles during an interview in Omaha, Neb., with Liz Claman on Fox Business Network's "Countdown to the Closing Bell." Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. filed an update on its U.S. stock portfolio with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, Aug. 14. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investmentsInvestor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) administrator David P. Pekoske, center, talks during a news conference in Los Angeles' Union Station on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Pekoske talked about the ThruVision detection technology that reveals suspicious objects on people. Aiming to stay ahead of an evolving threat against transit systems worldwide, officials in Los Angeles are testing out the airport-style body scanners that screen subway passengers for firearms and explosives. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scannersThe Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This Oct. 26, 2009 file photo shows the IAC building in New York.  The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some of its employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary for allegedly manipulating financial information, hurting Tinder's valuation and unlawfully getting rid of stock options.   (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)
Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and Match GroupThe founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary
The Associated Press7 hours ago
So What's Going On With Tesla, Elon Musk?It sure has been an interesting week for Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and things might get worse before they get better. The controversy began last Tuesday when Musk startled his own company board by announcing that he might take Tesla private and, in fact, had "funding secured." Now the SEC...
Newser9 hours ago
Reports of election site hacking rankle Florida officialsIt may be child's play or signs of serious security problems, but either way Florida election officials are pushing back against reports that an 11-year-old hacked a replica of the state's election website
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized. Musk says in a blog posted Monday, Aug. 13, that most of the funding would be in stock rather than debt. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi linkTesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk tries to clear up murky financing for buyout with disclosure of Saudi Arabian interest
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels in New York. Google records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation shows that using Google services on Android devices and iPhones allows the search giant to record your whereabouts as you go about your day. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
The Latest: Lawmakers vow action on Google location trackingAP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements even when you've told it not to keep your location history
The Associated Press1 day ago
Instagram Star's Cookbook Recalled Due to Possibly Dangerous RecipesInstagram star and blogger Johnna Holmgren, aka Fox Meets Bear , chronicles her family's life in the woods of Minnesota, which sometimes involves foraging for food. Her first cookbook, published in May, reflected that lifestyle: Tales From a Forager's Kitchen included recipes readers could make by foraging wild mushrooms, berries, and...
Newser1 day ago
FBI Warns New 'ATM Cash-Out' Scheme May Be Imminent"ATM cash-out." It's a phrase that has the ring of a game show but the reality of a nightmare, at least according to the FBI, which has issued a warning about the scheme. Per Krebs on Security , the FBI has been on the receiving end of "unspecified reporting" suggesting cybercriminals...
Newser1 day ago
University of California student Tyler Heintz answers questions during an interview on the university's campus Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in, Berkeley, Calif. Heintz and other fellow students who were in Nice, France when a terrorist drove a truck down a promenade killing 83 people, including one of their classmates, have channeled their grief and anger into two nonprofits to fight terrorism.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
US students turn grief into tech startup after France attackUniversity of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building a tech startup to fight terrorism
The Associated Press3 days ago
'A Sinking Feeling': Men Get Letters About Their 'Secrets'"I know about the secret you are keeping from your wife and everyone else," the letter read. "More importantly, I have evidence of what you've been hiding." Jeff Strohl, resident of a wealthy Washington suburb, admits he wasn't too thrilled to read the July 21 letter postmarked from Nashville—or...
Newser3 days ago
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