Nio, a Chinese electric car company that competes with Tesla, employs 11,000 people in research and development, but sells a mere 8,000 cars per month. It has invested so extensively in robots that one of its factories employs just 30 technicians to make 300,000 electric car motors a year. Nio offers $350 augmented reality glasses […]

There will soon be no pandas in the U.S. for the first time since 1972, after U.S. zoos’ agreements with China are set to expire by the end of next year. The National Zoo in Washington, D.C. announced that its pandas Tian Tian, Mei Xiang, and Xiao QI Ji will return to China by December. […]

A Black pediatric surgeon terminated from the Cook Children’s Medical Center lost his suit over conditions put on the renewal of his credentials, after allegedly receiving unfairly late notice of complaints against him. Cook took reasonable action against Patrick Thomas given the volume of complaints, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled […]

Canada beat the U.S. 127-118 in overtime in the FIBA World Cup bronze-medal game, the Americans’ third loss of the tournament. It marked Canada’s second-ever global championship medal after its silver in basketball’s Olympic debut in 1936. The U.S. lost three times at a global championships (Olympics or World Cup) for the first time since […]

When Iga Swiatek, the No. 1 women’s player in the world, took the first set against Jelena Ostapenko on Sunday night, it seemed like business as usual. Swiatek, a four-time Grand Slam champion at 22, after all, was the reigning U.S. Open champion, and going into her match against Ostapenko, she had not dropped a […]

Job openings fall 338,000 to 8.827 million in July Quits drop 253,000 to 3.549 million; layoffs unchanged Consumers’ perceptions of labor market cool in August WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (Reuters) – U.S . . .

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Black FedEx delivery driver who says two white men shot at and chased him in Mississippi in 2022 has now been fired from his job, he and his attorney said Monday. “I honestly feel disrespected,” the former driver, D’Monterrio Gibson, told The Associated Press shortly after he received an email […]

By Mariko Oi Business reporter 2 hours ago Image source, Getty Images Bud Light has lost its position as the best-selling beer in the US after facing a boycott, new figures show. In the four weeks to 3 June sales were down by almost a quarter, according to consulting firm . . .

NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Thursday refused to reinstate a lawsuit by Amy Cooper, the white woman who became known as “Central Park Karen” after calling police on a Black bird-watcher, against the employer that fired her following the encounter. In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court […]

AEW Double or Nothing 2023 results from Las Vegas. Credit: AEW Jade Cargill suffered her first loss at AEW Double or Nothing 2023, but not to Taya Valkyrie. After defeating Valkyrie to retain the TBS Championship for her 60th win, Mark Sterling issued an open challenge. The challenge was answered by Kris Statlander, who defeated […]

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