Elon Musk testified he worried Thai cave rescuer might be ‘another Jeffrey Epstein’ – CNBC

In a court deposition released on Monday, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he once worried that British cave diver Vernon Unsworth might be “another Jeffrey Epstein.” The deposition came out as Musk and his lawyers asked a judge to dismiss the defamation c…
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Hedera Hashgraph, Touted as High-Speed Blockchain Alternative, Goes Live – CoinDesk

Hedera Hashgraph has launched its long-awaited public network, backed by some of the worlds largest corporations and promising faster transactions and greater capacity to scale than any blockchain to date.
Since December 2018, the network had been available …
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UW nutritionist: Non-meat Impossible burgers don’t deserve a health halo – KIRO Seattle

    The plant-based Impossible and Beyond burgers have popped up everywhere of late, proving very popular with people who need to believe they taste as good as actual burgers. They certainly provide a wonderful placebo effect as a healthy alternative t…
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    First auto workers’ national strike in 12 years could bring US car giant GM’s work to a standstill – RT

    The decision to go on strike was taken after labor contract talks between the manufacturing company and the trade union ended up in a deadlock. It will be the first nationwide strike in more than a decade for General Motors, as the last time its workers took …
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    United Auto Workers to let contract with General Motors expire at 11:59 pm – WXYZ

    WXYZ DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is letting its contract with General Motors expire at 11:59 p.m., increasing the likelihood of a strike as early as Sunday night.Citing significant differences with the company on wages, health care and other…
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    California advances bill to cap consumer loan interest rates – KCRA Sacramento

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. —The California Senate advanced legislation Friday to cap interest rates for consumer loans, a measure that supporters say is designed to blunt predatory lending practices.
    The bill would cap consumer loan interest rates at 36 percentage p…
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    AT&T Chief Laid Plans for His Exit. That Set Off an Activist Challenge. – The Wall Street Journal

    Randall Stephenson,
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    s longtime boss, got an unexpected phone call Sunday evening from a hedge-fund manager at Elliott Management Corp., one of Wall Streets biggest and most aggressive activist investors. The call was brief and cord…
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    Everlane needed to open stores because ‘basically’ no online-only companies are profitable, CEO says – CNBC

    Everlane, a socially minded clothing company, needed to open brick-and-mortar stores because “basically” no online-only companies are profitable, CEO Michael Preysman told CNBC’s Jim Cramer.
    Preysman, who founded Everlane in 2011, made his remarks to the “Ma…
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    GM UAW janitors in Tennessee told to cross picket line if autoworkers strike – Detroit Free Press

    A badge issued to some Leadec Industrial Services workers at General Motors Spring Hill Manufacturing in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The Leadec workers have been told to cross the picket line if GM hourly workers strike.
     (Photo: Leadec Industrial Services emplo…
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