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Alphabet's self-driving car unit sues Uber with trade theft charge

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto on Thursday over allegations of theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technology.

Mexico warns US over border wall funding

BBC.com 32 sources

Mexico says it would retaliate if the US imposed a tax on imports to finance the wall.

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VW posts $5.4 billion profit in 2016

Volkswagen bounced back into the black in 2016 after suffering a loss the previous year due to the diesel emissions scandal, according to figures released by the German automaker Friday.

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Musk disputes claims Tesla's Calif. factory workers are overworked, underpaid

Autonews.com 7 sources

Tesla CEO Elon Musk shot back against claims that workers at the company's California factory are overworked and underpaid, calling them 'disingenuous and outright false.'

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How to secure your data after the Cloudflare leak

TechCrunch 43 sources

Cloudflare revealed yesterday that a bug in its code caused sensitive data to leak from some of the major websites that use its performance enhancement and security services. Uber, Fitbit, OkCupid and 1Password are among Cloudflare’s…

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Trump Tears Into the Media at CPAC

The New York Times 49 sources

President Trump spoke at length about news coverage of his administration on Friday, just hours before some news outlets, including The New York Times, were turned away from a press briefing at the White House.

Jeremy Corbyn told not to 'pass the buck' after Labour defeat

The Guardian 31 sources

Senior party figures tell leader that he must take some responsibility after historic byelection loss in Copeland

Reporters from New York Times and CNN blocked from attending a White House press briefing

Business Insider 230 sources

Reporters from The New York Times, CNN, Politico, and several other outlets were reportedly blocked from attending a press gaggle with the White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, on Friday.

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Wall Street edges higher, Dow extends winning streak

Reuters / Finance 46 sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street edged higher on Friday, with the Dow extending its streak of record-setting gains to 11 days, as increases in utilities and other safety plays outweighed declines in financials.

New leak exposes a trove of personal passwords and sensitive info

Mashable 43 sources

Cloudflare, one of the giants of internet security responsible for keeping the websites we all visit safe, is itself the source of a vulnerability that has the potential to rival the Heartbleed bug of 2014. And to make things worse, we don…

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Theresa May: Copeland victory shows Tories are governing for everyone

The Guardian 90 sources

PM visits scene of byelection win to hail ‘astounding result’ and signals intention to challenge Labour in its northern heartlands

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Apple checking 'exploding' iPhone video

BBC / Technology 23 sources

A video of a smoking iPhone 7 Plus has gone viral on Twitter - Apple is investigating.

Jeremy Corbyn denies he is 'the problem' after Copeland by-election defeat

ITV / News 17 sources

Mr Corbyn gave a forthright "no" when asked by ITV News Political Correspondent Chris Ship on Friday.

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Trump promises border wall 'soon, way ahead of schedule'

BBC.com 10 sources

Addressing a conservative summit, he promises to focus on "getting bad people out of this country".

BBC dismayed at German 'spying'

BBC / Europe 11 sources

German intelligence spied on the BBC and other foreign journalists, Spiegel news reports.

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A Doozy of a Lawsuit Over Self-Driving Cars

Waymo is suing Uber, and says a former employee stole nearly 10 gigabytes of secret files.

Early Uber investors call on company to change ‘destructive culture’

Early investors in Uber Technologies Inc wrote to the ride-hailing company on Thursday to criticise it for failing to end a toxic culture of harassment.

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FIRST LOOK: Boeing's £20m Sheffield factory

The Star UK 14 sources

This is how Boeing's new Sheffield factory could look.

DUP confirms £425,000 Brexit donation

BBC / UK 5 sources

The DUP confirms it received a Brexit donation of £425,000 from a group of pro-union business people.

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TRUMP HITS FBI: 'Totally unable to stop the national security "leakers"'

Business Insider 69 sources

President Donald Trump took a swing at the FBI over Twitter Friday morning, saying the agency was "totally unable to stop the national security 'leakers' that have permeated our government."

Stoke and Copeland byelections: Unison boss suggests Corbyn partly to blame for historic defeat - Politics live

The Guardian 90 sources

Rolling coverage of reaction to the Stoke and Copeland byelections results, including Jeremy Corbyn’s speech on the road to Brexit

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Peugeot boss offering assurance over Vauxhall

Sky News / Business 12 sources

The boss of Peugeot has come to Britain to give assurances about the future of Vauxhall, should a deal to buy it go ahead.

Friday, Feb 24

Royal Bank of Scotland sees losses treble to £7bn as it racks up its ninth year of losses

The bank's total losses since 2008 now amount to about £58bn, topping the government's £45.5bn bail-out.

Waymo claims former employee stole self-driving tech secrets

Autonews.com 135 sources

Waymo, in a lawsuit filed Thursday in California, claims Anthony Levandowski downloaded 14,000 files before leaving to start his own company, Otto, which was later bought by Uber.

BREAKING: Tory WIN as Trudy Harrison SNATCHES Labour stronghold in Copeland by-election

THE Tories have dealt a hammer blow to Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour as Trudy Harrison won over hearts in Copeland in a landmark by-election victory.

BREAKING: Labour retains Stoke-on-Trent Central in massive blow to Paul Nuttall's UKIP

Daily Express 48 sources

THE Labour Party has retained its heartland seat of Stoke-on-Trent Central after a close race between the opposition party and Paul Nuttall’s Ukip.

Thursday, Feb 23

Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal

Sky News / World 100 sources

Donald Trump says he wants to expand America's nuclear arsenal to make the US "top of the pack".

Donald Trump withdraws protection for transgender students

ITV / News 362 sources

President Trump has scrapped protections for transgender students that had allowed them to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

Net migration to UK falls sharply after Brexit vote

The Guardian 28 sources

Migration figures show that 41,000 fewer overseas students came to UK in 12 months to September compared with previous year

Tesla Keeping Model 3 Steady as Musk to Lose CFO, Seek ...

Bloomberg / News 78 sources

Priced at close to $35,000 before incentives, the Model 3 looms as the linchpin in Tesla’s plans to manufacture at high volumes and achieve the ...

Wednesday, Feb 22

Lloyds sees profits more than double as PPI costs tumble but future is 'uncertain'

IB Times UK 21 sources

The bank said its PPI mis-selling costs fell by a quarter to £1bn last year.

Brexit Secretary David Davis says UK will stay open to migrants after leaving EU

The Independent 6 sources

David Davis has risked angering Brexit voters after admitting the UK will not suddenly shut the door on workers coming in from the EU. The Brexit Secretary said it could take “years and years” for Britain to fill all the jobs that would…

Cressida Dick appointed first female Met police commissioner

The Guardian 28 sources

Met’s former head of counter-terrorism to take over from Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe as Britain’s top police officer

Foreign spouse income limit for immigration at court

BBC / UK 50 sources

Income barrier prevents thousands of Britons from bringing their foreign spouse to live in the UK.

Tuesday, Feb 21

HSBC sees profits tumble by 62% after being hit by 'unexpected economic and political events'

IB Times UK 132 sources

The largest lender in Europe said it was caught up by 2016's world events.

Court rules against heterosexual couple who wanted civil partnership

The Guardian 48 sources

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan, a couple who say traditional marriage is patriarchal, lose court of appeal case

Trump names Lt Gen HR McMaster as national security adviser

BBC.com 319 sources

Lt Gen HR McMaster replaces Gen Michael Flynn, who was fired after just three weeks.

Monday, Feb 20

Thousands of protesters gather in Westminster as MPs clash over President Donald Trump's visit to the UK

Thousands of protesters gathered outside Westminster Hall as MPs clashed during a debate over Theresa May's decision to invite Donald Trump on a state visit to the UK.

Theresa May Eyeballs Lords As She Warns Them To Deliver 'What The British People Want' On Brexit

Huffington Post UK 48 sources

Theresa May “eyeballed” unelected peers today after she issued a stark warning to the House of Lords not to frustrate the British public’s decision to back Brexit.

Kraft withdraws $143-billion offer to merge with Unilever

Reuters / UK 176 sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co withdrew its proposal for a $143-billion merger with larger rival Unilever Plc , the companies said on Sunday, raising questions about whether Kraft could turn its focus to another…

Former Uber engineer says company ignored repeated reports of sexual harassment

TechCrunch 159 sources

Susan Fowler, a former site reliability engineer for Uber and current engineer at Stripe, accused the company of rampant sexual harassment and human resources negligence in a blog post published today. Fowler claims that on her first day…