Tesla to bring most collision repairs in-house: Musk

Tesla Inc is bringing most collision repairs in-house, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said in a tweet on Sunday, saying owners of the vehicles were experiencing excessive wait times at body shops.

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Fire contained at Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada

A fire broke out at Tesla Inc's Gigafactory in Nevada's Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center late on Saturday but was contained by early Sunday and production had resumed, emergency officials and the company said.

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Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts, but not anti-government ones

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday accused Twitter of closing accounts of "real" Iranians, while allowing anti-government ones backed by the United States.

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Kleiner partner Mary Meeker leaving to start her own venture firm

Tech analyst Mary Meeker is leaving venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC to start her own firm, Kleiner said on Friday.

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Cryptocurrency project Tezos to launch main network next week

The Tezos cryptocurrency project is preparing to launch the long-awaited main version of its network that underpins a new virtual token on Monday, a Swiss foundation that promotes the initiative said on Twitter on Friday.

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U.S. union urges states to look into T-Mobile purchase of Sprint

The Communication Workers of America labor union, which opposes T-Mobile's proposed purchase of rival Sprint, has written to all 50 state attorneys general to highlight potential job losses from the proposed deal as well as antitrust concerns.

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New York sues U.S. to stop fintech bank charters

New York state's top banking regulator on Friday sued the federal government to void its decision to award national bank charters to online lenders and payment companies, saying it was unconstitutional and put vulnerable consumers at risk.

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Amazon's Bezos says Trump should be 'glad' of media scrutiny

Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday the company would announce a decision on where it will build a second headquarters before the end of the year, and also said that President Donald Trump is wrong to "attack the media."

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VW in talks on self-driving car standards: report

Germany's Volkswagen is in talks with other carmakers to set common standards for self-driving vehicle technology, Automotive News reported on Friday.

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ECB has no plan to issue digital currency: Draghi

The European Central bank has no plan to issue a digital currency because the underlying technology is still fragile and the use of physical cash still high in the euro zone, the ECB president said on Friday.

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China's Didi imposes strict driver requirements for late-night rides

Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd said on Friday that it had implemented stricter requirements for drivers who want to pick up passengers late at night and tripled the number of customer service staff responsible for safety.

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Santander UK to build $200 million tech hub in Milton Keynes, England

Santander UK said on Friday it would build a new technology hub in the English town of Milton Keynes, representing an investment of 150 million pounds ($196.82 million).

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LG Display picked as second OLED supplier for iPhones: Electronic Times

South Korea's LG Display has been chosen as a second supplier for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens for Apple's iPhones, the Electronic Times reported on Friday.

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Vietnam urges Facebook to open office ahead of controversial cyber law

Vietnam has asked Facebook to open a local office as the Communist-ruled country increases pressure on global technology firms to abide by a controversial cyber security law.

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U.S. sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds for North Korea

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a China-based tech firm, its North Korean CEO and a Russian subsidiary, accusing them of moving illicit funding to North Korea in violation of U.S. sanctions.

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Air strike warning app helps Syrians dodge death from the skies

A Russian military aircraft thunders into the sky at 4.47 pm from Russia's air base at Hmeimim in western Syria, veering to the east.

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Uber drivers in Denmark must pay fine for every ride, supreme court rules

(In this Sept. 13 story corrects 8th paragraph to say new taxi law reestablished, not introduced, requirements on taxis)

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ChargePoint to grow global EV charging network to 2.5 million

ChargePoint, operator of one of the world's largest charging station networks for electric vehicles (EV), is targeting a near fifty-fold increase in its global network of loading spots by the middle of next decade, it said on Friday.

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Xiaomi creates new management jobs aimed at CEO succession planning

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc said on Friday it will rejig its businesses and create new leadership positions aimed at building a second tier to CEO Lei Jun, amid increased scrutiny of governance and successions at Chinese tech firms.

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Google's China plan spurs inquiry from U.S. lawmakers, staff departures

A bipartisan group of 16 U.S. lawmakers asked Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday if it would comply with China's internet censorship and surveillance policies should it re-enter the Chinese search engine market.

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Source: Reuters