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Tina Bellon

Uber extends mask requirement for drivers, riders, launches new campaign

01 Jul 2020

Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday extended indefinitely a requirement for drivers and riders on its platform to wear a face covering or mask and launched a new campaign video to educate users about the policy.

Tesla becomes most valuable automaker in latest stock rally

01 Jul 2020

Tesla Inc on Wednesday became the highest-valued automaker as its shares surged to record highs and the electric carmaker's market capitalization overtook that of former front runner Toyota Motors Corp.

Uber bus just around the corner on post-pandemic public transit map

30 Jun 2020

WARWICK, Rhode Island Urban transportation's transformation has shifted up a gear as the coronavirus crisis turns travel habits on their head, with Uber making allies of public transit systems by now offering to sell them its software expertise.

Tesla's Musk calls on workers to help company break even in second quarter

29 Jun 2020

Tesla Inc chief Elon Musk in an internal email called on employees to work hard to allow the electric car maker to break even in the second quarter despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Bayer setzt auf Wissenschaft zur Verhinderung künftiger Glyphosat-Klagen

26 Jun 2020

Frankfurt Bei dem milliardenschweren Glyphosat-Vergleich in den USA geht Bayer nach Einschätzung von Rechtsexperten eine riskante Wette ein, um künftige Klagen abzuwenden.

New York City legalizes electric bikes and scooters, will create e-scooter pilot program

25 Jun 2020

NEW YORK The New York City Council on Thursday approved several bills that will legalize the private use of electric scooters and bicycles in the city's five boroughs, a change long-sought by food delivery workers and transportation advocates.

Bayer bets on science in bid to prevent future Roundup lawsuits: legal experts

25 Jun 2020

Seeking to forestall further claims, Bayer AG is taking a risky bet that an independent scientific review will ultimately show that its widely used weed killer Roundup does not cause cancer, legal experts said. | Video

Bayer to pay up to $10.9 billion to settle bulk of Roundup weedkiller cancer lawsuits

25 Jun 2020

FRANKFURT/NEW YORK Bayer AG, after more than a year of talks, agreed to pay as much as $10.9 billion to settle close to 100,000 U.S. lawsuits claiming that its widely-used weedkiller Roundup caused cancer, resolving litigation that has pummeled the company's share price. | Video

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