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Peter Henderson

Mother of invention: the new gadgets dreamt up to fight coronavirus

01 Apr 2020

LONDON/OAKLAND/BUCHAREST Driving to work at his factory to the west of London last week, designer Steve Brooks had coronavirus on his mind. What could he make that would let him open a door without touching the handle?

Tesla's electric pickup breaks the mould with angular design and armored glass

23 Nov 2019

Tesla Inc on Thursday unveiled its electric pickup, a truck with a futuristic angular body in gunmetal gray that resembled an armored vehicle and takes aim at the heart of Detroit automakers' profits. | Video

Trump consultants harvested data from 50 million Facebook users - reports

18 Mar 2018

Data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook users in developing techniques to support President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, the New York Times and London's Observer reported on Saturday. | Video

U.S. judge deals setback to Waymo damage claim in Uber lawsuit

04 Nov 2017

SAN FRANCISCO A federal judge in San Francisco made it more difficult for Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit to prove it suffered financially from the alleged theft of autonomous car trade secrets by Uber Technologies Inc , ruling to exclude testimony from Waymo's damages expert.

U.S. judge deals setback to Waymo damage claim in Uber lawsuit

04 Nov 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 3 A federal judge in San Francisco made it more difficult for Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit to prove it suffered financially from the alleged theft of autonomous car trade secrets by Uber Technologies Inc, ruling to exclude testimony from Waymo's damages expert.

Latino workers flee California wine country fires for shelters, beaches

14 Oct 2017

PETALUMA, Calif./SAN FRANCISCO At the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds north of San Francisco, Spanish is the language that dominates many conversations about shelters, work and how to survive the California wine country wildfires, one of the deadliest fire events to strike the Golden State.

Latino workers flee California wine country fires for shelters, beaches

14 Oct 2017

PETALUMA, Calif./SAN FRANCISCO At the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds north of San Francisco, Spanish is the language that dominates many conversations about shelters, work and how to survive the California wine country wildfires, one of the deadliest fire events to strike the Golden State.

GM's Cruise aims to open self-driving tests to public; timing unclear

16 Sep 2017

SAN FRANCISCO General Motors Co's self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, is working to open an internal ride-hailing service to people outside the company, aiming to join a small group of autonomous vehicle developers testing their technology with the public.

Storm pits Houston's homeless against newly displaced

03 Sep 2017

HOUSTON Justin Jones moved out of Houston's convention center on Thursday evening after nearly a week sheltering there with thousands of others displaced by the havoc of Hurricane Harvey.

Houston residents return to ruined homes, ready to rebuild

31 Aug 2017

HOUSTON The smell hit Martha Alexander West as she opened the door of her home on Wednesday, returning to see what damage Hurricane Harvey had done.

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