Transportation 2020-03-06T01:56:00Z
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These are the 5 leaders in the self-driving-car race

In a new report, BI Intelligence takes an in-depth look at the most expansive self-driving-car tests taking place in the US, and offers insights on the leaders.
Science 2020-03-06T00:31:00Z
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A Princess cruise passenger died of the coronavirus in California. The ship is sitting off the coast of San Francisco, and virus tests were helicoptered in.

The Grand Princess — which is not the Diamond Princess — anchored off the coast of San Francisco on Thursday. Some passengers are sick.
Tech 2020-03-05T22:27:15Z
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Musician Grimes says tech billionaire Elon Musk's goals are very similar to Bernie Sanders' and that he's 'tangibly, visibly' solving the world's problems

Grimes said that her boyfriend, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, is undeniably making a difference in the world — just like Bernie Sanders.
Markets 2020-03-05T21:21:41Z

Cruise giant Carnival has seen its market value plunge by nearly 50% since the coronavirus outbreak started

The outbreak has dragged heavily on the tourism and travel sectors as itineraries are scrapped and companies halt non-essential travel.
BI Prime Transportation 2020-03-05T19:27:51Z

Why Cadillac's Super Cruise hands-free highway-driving technology is the luxury brand's killer app

A crossover SUV version of the all-electric Chevy Bolt will be the first non-Caddy to get the Super Cruise tech.
Tech 2020-03-05T18:24:06Z

Grimes says Elon Musk's billions don't bother her because he isn't 'buying yachts,' and that she doesn't accept any financial help for her art

Grimes told Rolling Stone that tech billionaire Elon Musk puts "all his money into making the world better," and that "Grimes is funded by Grimes."
Transportation 2020-03-05T16:51:34Z

8 routes in the US airlines are severing in 2020, leaving no air link between the 2 cities

Airlines frequently join and leave routes but when some leave, they severe entire air links between cities.
Tech 2020-03-05T16:19:00Z

Tech billionaire Elon Musk and musician Grimes are expecting a baby together. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since.

Elon Musk and Grimes took the world by surprise in 2018 when they revealed they were dating. Things have only gotten more surprising since then.
Transportation 2020-03-05T16:15:52Z

I came down with the flu while on board a cruise ship as a teenager and was quarantined for 24 hours — here's what my experience was like

In 2010, when I was 16, I came down with the stomach flu while on Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas with my family. The quarantine period came next.
Tech 2020-03-05T15:55:19Z

Musician Grimes confirms that Elon Musk is the father of the child she's expecting in May

Grimes revealed in early January that she was pregnant, but until now, she hadn't confirmed whether Elon Musk is the father.
BI Prime Transportation 2020-03-05T15:16:03Z

GM's massive pivot to electric cars has officially begun and that's a truly radical move for the huge automaker

CEO Mary Barra has declared that the company's future is all-electric. President Mark Reuss' job is to make the zero-emissions vision happen.
Transportation 2020-03-05T15:16:00Z

Carnival crisis grows after another Princess cruise ship goes on lockdown after a former passenger dies from coronavirus

Passengers on Princess Cruises' Grand Princess ship have been told to stay in their rooms while they wait to get screened for the coronavirus.
Transportation 2020-03-05T14:53:00Z

I've spent the last month traveling. Here's what I've been doing to try to lessen my chances of getting sick as coronavirus spreads.

I have closely followed experts' advice on how to avoid getting sick, as well as picked up some practical lessons of my own.
Transportation 2020-03-05T14:33:00Z

After weeks of silence amid the coronavirus outbreak, Amazon tells its giant network of truck drivers to stay home if feeling sick

Amazon sent the email to carriers the day after Business Insider reported on concerned truck drivers feeling confused about coronavirus.
Transportation 2020-03-05T13:55:00Z

The Lexus supercar Paris Hilton got for her 30th birthday is now on sale for almost $500,000 — see inside

Paris Hilton's Lexus LFA supercar is now for sale — and it only has 3,930 miles on it, despite being 8 years old.
Transportation 2020-03-05T13:35:00Z

Bugatti made its fastest supercar slower because customers wanted one that handles better. The result is the new $3.3 million Chiron Pur Sport.

Bugatti intentionally slowed down the Chiron after customers asked for a car "geared even more towards agility and dynamic cornering."
Tech 2020-03-05T12:40:17Z

Former Uber exec Anthony Levandowski has filed for bankruptcy after being ordered to pay $179 million to Google

Levandowski was accused of stealing 14,000 confidential files when he left Google and later worked on self-driving vehicles at Uber.
Tech 2020-03-05T10:06:08Z

Tesla quietly downgraded the chips for some Model 3 vehicles because of coronavirus and owners are furious

Tesla said it hadn't meant to mislead customers, and that the chip swap made "almost no difference" to driver experience or safety.
Transportation 2020-03-05T02:03:00Z

BIG TECH IN TRANSPORTATION: Strategies legacy players can deploy to limit the threat to their market position

This report examines the moves that Alphabet, Apple, and Amazon are making to gain a larger foothold in the transportation industry.
Transportation 2020-03-04T22:35:07Z

A worker at LAX contracted coronavirus after screening incoming passengers for the illness

The health screener first developed symptoms on Sunday, a week after last screening passengers. So far, the case appears mild.
Transportation 2020-03-04T21:54:06Z

Hyundai put joysticks instead of a steering wheel in its new electric concept car, which looks like a mashup between a Porsche and a Tesla

The Hyundai Prophecy is the mullet of electric vehicles — Model 3 in the front, and 911 in the back — and has joysticks instead of a steering wheel.
Transportation 2020-03-04T20:03:51Z

Trump just met with Southwest, United, American, and other major airlines CEOs as coronavirus triggers an industry free-fall

Airlines are bracing for what could be their worst year since the Great Recession, as travel demands continue to fall because of the coronavirus
BI Prime Transportation 2020-03-04T18:15:50Z

FedEx has shed half of its market value in the past 2 years, and Morgan Stanley says investors should brace for another 'volatile' quarter for the package giant

FedEx has had a rough two years, and Morgan Stanley said in an investor note that the $65.5 billion company would have another "volatile" quarter.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-04T17:51:59Z

SpaceX and Amazon are making huge gambles on internet satellites that just might pay off — and transform where people live and work

Low-flying, internet-beaming satellite fleets like SpaceX's Starlink, Amazon's Project Kuiper, and OneWeb may change American life in surprising ways.
Military & Defense 2020-03-04T17:39:52Z

The US Army is sending 20,000 troops across the Atlantic to see if they have the 'bandwidth' to fight a major war

Getting forces to Europe and then getting them around Europe will test muscles that the US and NATO let wane after the Cold War.
Transportation 2020-03-04T17:31:00Z

What you need to know about changing or canceling your travel plans because of the coronavirus, as outbreaks spread to every continent except Antarctica

Most travel providers won't offer a refund or let you change plans just because of coronavirus concerns, but you still have options if you're worried.
Transportation 2020-03-04T16:58:00Z

At least 89 airlines have canceled flights beyond China as the coronavirus spreads globally — here's the full list

As the coronavirus spreads airlines are cutting services on routes that don't even touch Chinese territory in places like Italy and South Korea.
Tech 2020-03-04T16:43:00Z

2 Cold War-era nuclear missile silos that sat abandoned for decades went on the sale in Arizona for $495,000 each. One just sold for more than asking price.

Each of these silos held land-based missiles that were the largest ever held by the US and stood at the ready for over 20 years.
Transportation 2020-03-04T15:38:04Z

This new, 1,700-horsepower Swedish supercar can seat a family of 4 and even fit their luggage

The 1,700-horsepower Koenigsegg Gemera will be limited to 300 units, and can haul the whole family with more horsepower than a Formula One car.
Military & Defense 2020-03-04T15:33:00Z

Inside the Middle East port that the US wants to host aircraft carriers as it pressures Iran

Amid tension with Iran and growing competition with China, the top US commander in the Middle East wants to increase the US footprint in Oman.
Transportation 2020-03-04T14:56:02Z

Luxembourg just became the world's first country to offer entirely free public transport

Single tickets used to be roughly $2 per trip but, as of the 1st of March, buses, trams, and trains in Luxembourg became entirely free of charge.
Tech 2020-03-04T14:54:52Z

Uber drivers and other gig workers, in their own words, describe the reality of working through the coronavirus outbreak

Gig workers for food delivery and ride-hailing apps are bracing for the spread of coronavirus — and some have decided to stop driving completely.
News 2020-03-04T07:58:59Z

NYC is bracing for the coronavirus impact by cleaning its subway systems daily. New Yorkers are asking why this isn't done normally.

"It's sad that it takes an epidemic for the stations to be regularly cleaned," one New Yorker responded to the news of the MTA's coronavirus measures.
Transportation 2020-03-03T23:11:02Z

12 tips to lessen the chances of getting sick while riding trains, subways, and buses in the age of coronavirus, according to experts

Tips include not eating, drinking, or using your phone while taking public transit and using hand sanitizer after exiting a subway, train, or bus.
Transportation 2020-03-03T23:09:35Z

A man from a NYC suburb was confirmed to have coronavirus. Here's what New York's mass-transit system is doing to slow a potential spread.

Subways, buses, and vehicles will be sanitized every 72 hours, and surfaces like turnstiles, ticket machines, and handrails will be disinfected daily.
Military & Defense 2020-03-03T22:00:21Z

Here is what the Army's next armed scout helicopter might look like

The Army is looking for its next attack and reconnaissance aircraft. Here are the designs that defense firms are offering to meet the need.
News 2020-03-03T21:13:22Z

'It was such a panic': A woman's hangover triggered hysteria about coronavirus aboard her flight to Heathrow Airport

Once back in the UK, Julia Walentin and her friend were quarantined for 14 days. They passed time by ordering "room service — with Corona to drink."
Science 2020-03-03T20:47:00Z

The US could face shortages of crucial medicines like antibiotics and a heart drug because of the coronavirus. Here's what you need to know.

Already, the US Food and Drug Administration reported a shortage of one drug, stemming from the outbreak, though it didn't name the treatment.
Transportation 2020-03-03T20:22:44Z

BMW just revealed the near-production version of its stunning new rose-gold electric sedan that will rival Tesla

BMW's all-electric i4 sedan concept is here, with 530 horsepower and rose-gold paint. Come 2021, it may prove to be a formidable Tesla competitor.
Transportation 2020-03-03T19:42:08Z

Ireland's national airline just completed giving its planes and staff uniforms a completely new look. Take a look at before and after.

Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus began its rebranding campaign in 2018 to transform the airline into a major European player in the airline industry.
Tech 2020-03-03T18:01:00Z

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today

Here's the the pitch deck Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before it became a $120 billion company.
Transportation 2020-03-03T17:30:00Z

McDonald's is teaming up with Ford to recycle coffee residue into car parts

By heating the chaff to high temperatures under low oxygen, mixing it with plastic and other additives, the residue can be molded into various shapes.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-03T17:28:54Z
Transportation 2020-03-03T16:12:14Z

I hate working from home but my company's coronavirus policy is forcing me to. Here's how I'm staying sane.

Distractions are plentiful and there's no free coffee, but I'm determined to have a productive week.
Science 2020-03-03T15:13:00Z

People on a remote tropical island violently protested a sister cruise ship to the Diamond Princess stopping there, despite no known coronavirus cases on board

Réunion Island residents threw stones and bottles at buses carrying the Sun Princess passengers into town. Police responded with tear gas.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-03T15:12:00Z

Travelers are paying thousands of dollars to evacuate from coronavirus-affected areas on private jets. Thanks to aviation loopholes, they can get out quickly despite travel bans.

Private jet companies are reporting increased demand as the coronavirus outbreak prompts commercial airlines to cancel flights.
BI Prime Transportation 2020-03-03T15:05:00Z

Walmart and Amazon truck drivers say their employers haven't provided guidance about how to deal with coronavirus

As Walmart and Amazon advise their employees against domestic travel amid coronavirus, truck drivers for the companies are required to do so every day.
Transportation 2020-03-03T14:56:42Z

Bentley is only making 12 of these $2 million, ultra-rare, 650-horsepower roadsters — and they sold out before the car even debuted

The roofless, 650-horsepower Bentley Mulliner Bacalar is limited to just 12 hand-built models, and all of them are already sold out.
News 2020-03-03T14:56:17Z

Japan shut down an entire island's schools, restaurants, and stadiums after an uptick in coronavirus cases. Here's what it looks like.

Hokkaido authorities announced a state of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak, putting life on the major island on pause.
Retail 2020-03-03T12:39:03Z

I've been traveling internationally for a month, from snowy cities to steaming hot beaches, with only a carry-on bag. Here's my packing list.

My luggage has provided everything I need as I've traveled from cities to beaches and experienced temperatures ranging from 19 degrees to 90 degrees.
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