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Uber and Lyft lose in Austin, Texas, will pull out of city

Uber and Lyft contributed heavily to a lobbying effort to overturn Austin, Texas fingerprint laws for their drivers. Also at issue were traffic lane pickups. The effort failed, and both services will pull out of the city.
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Ride dirty no more with these zero-emission electric scooters

Electric scooters are an affordable, convenient way to minimize your carbon footprint and quickly zip around town. Check out 7 of our current favorites, whether you'r working with a budget or have more than a bit of cash to spare.
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Weekly Rewind: Stainless clothing, an Instagram flaw, the Stones vs. Trump

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
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Fiat Chrysler spurns solo path with autonomous cars, seeks partners

Even though Fiat Chrysler is supplying Pacificas to Google for autonomous car testing, it's not sure that the relationship will deepen. CEO Sergio Marchionne says it's a mistake to develop driverless technology independently and is seeking…
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Lyft and Uber spending big bucks to overturn Texas fingerprint law

Arguing that their background checks are sufficient, Uber and Lyft provided the most of the funding for a lobbying group trying to overturn a recent Austin, Texas ride-sharing driver fingerprint law.
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Elon Musk: Fossil fuel industry propaganda is 'unrelenting and enormous'

While lobbyists and politicians make change difficult, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is calling for a carbon tax and an end to fossil fuel subsidies. The electric power vehicle and home energy system company halt climate-changing damage to the…
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The Right Stuff: Clarion Builds a Hot Rod Acura NSX

The first-generation Acura NSX is a legendary sports car. Designed to take on Ferrari and win, this Japanese exotic supercar was looking like a senior citizen until Clarion Builds brought it up to date.
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Federal judge’s ruling in sexual harassment cases deals setback to Uber

A federal judge ruled in two California cases that, even though Uber drivers are independent contractors, the company may still be liable in criminal cases. The court did not completely dismiss the charges against Uber in either case.
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What’s that smell? This modded Ford Fusion can sniff drugs a quarter mile away

A team at the University of North Texas has created technology that allows cars to sniff out drug labs a quarter mile away. The system uses atmosphere quality analyzers to locate chemical signatures in the air.
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No rest for the driven: Tesla CEO Musk sleeping at plant to help reach goals

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, has been sleeping in a sleeping bag at the production plant in an effort to ensure manufacturing goals are being met.