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Ola: London bans Uber rivals over security concerns

Image rights Ola Transport for London (TfL), the capital’s transport authority, has banned Indian taxi app Ola over public safety concerns. The taxi company has been operating in London since February. TfL said the company reported a number of bugs, including more than 1,000 trips by unlicensed drivers. Ola said it will appeal the decision and has 21 days to …

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Tesla’s latest numbers allay growth concerns

In the last few months Tesla skeptics have argued that the company’s growth has stalled. After delivering a record 83,500 vehicles in the third quarter of 2018, the company’s deliveries rose only slightly over the next few quarters: 97,000 in the third quarter of 2019 and 90,650 in the second quarter of 2020. ARS TECHNICA This story originally appeared on …

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Trump’s illness raises national security concerns as the Pentagon seeks to reassure the public

In a statement released Friday morning, the Pentagon attempted to allay fears that Trump’s positive Covid-19 diagnosis posed a potential imminent threat to national security, stressing that the development did not warrant a change in defense alert levels or military stance. “The readiness or ability of our armed forces will not change. Our national command and control structure will not …

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Tesla stock plunges after third-quarter shipments sustained demand concerns

Tesla Inc. stock fell more than 5% Friday after the Silicon Valley automaker reported quarterly sales that hit a record high above the Wall Street consensus, but concerns about the company’s longer-term goals did not could disperse. Tesla TSLA, -5.75% According to FactSet, 139,300 vehicles were delivered on Friday, compared to the expectations of 137,000 vehicles. This is in line …

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Brain-eating microbe: U.S. city has been ordered not to use water due to concerns about contamination

Image description Lake Jackson residents were told not to use tap water Lake Jackson, Texas residents have been advised not to use tap water because it may be contaminated with a deadly brain-eating microbe. The local water authority warned of the possible contamination of supplies for the city, which is home to around 27,000 people, by Naegleria fowleri. The amoeba …

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The Brexit bill continues despite MEPs’ concerns

The controversial UK Brexit bill has reached its final stage in parliament after potential conservative rebels backed a compromise with ministers. The government promised to give the Commons a say before using the powers of the Internal Market Act to override parts of the Brexit divorce deal. The bill has sparked a battle with the EU, which has threatened legal …

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European stocks are rising after worst drubbing in three months on concerns over the second wave of COVID-19

People enjoy a drink outside a pub in Camden in central London on September 13, 2020. Justin Tallis / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images European stocks rose after their worst daily performance in more than three months on Tuesday as the continent faced tighter economic restraints amid rising cases of coronavirus. After a 3.2% dive on Monday, the Stoxx Europe …

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NYC is delaying classroom reopening due to Covid security concerns

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio again delayed the start of face-to-face learning for most students in the largest public school system in the country on Thursday after the powerful teachers’ union raised new workforce and safety concerns over Covid-19. “We do this to ensure that all of the standards we set can be met,” said de Blasio. The mayor …

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