Producers in France’s eastern Champagne region, headquarters of the global industry, say they have lost an estimated 1.7 billion euros ($2.8 billion) in sales for this year, as turnover fell by a third a hammering unmatched in living memory and worse than the Great Depression.
- Champagne producers say coronavirus presents a greater crisis than the Great Depression
- Pressure on the industry is predicted to last several years as the world waits for a vaccine
- As …
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Last night, SpaceX invited some early users to join public beta testing of its Starlink program, which aims to provide global internet coverage from space. To join the beta test, called Better Than Nothing Beta, users must purchase all of the Starlink ground equipment for $499 and then pay a $99 monthly fee for active service.
The company sent out emails to people who had signed up on SpaceXs Starlink website to hear updates about the program. One user posted…
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The Nasdaq composite led the stock market Tuesday morning after a nasty sell-off Monday that saw the Nasdaq and S&P 500 mark distribution days. In the Dow Jones Industrial Average, earnings reports from Caterpillar (CAT), 3M (MMM), Pfizer (PFE) and Merck (MRK) were in focus. Xilinx (XLNX) was a big mover on the Nasdaq after Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) announced plans to buy the firm for $35 billion.
XXilinx stock jumped 11% on the news, while AMD stock gave back 2%. The deal will help AMD expand…
Waymo and Daimler are teaming up to build fully driverless semi trucks – The Verge
Waymo and Daimler are joining forces to deploy robot trucks. The Alphabet company and Mercedes-Benz parent said they would work to integrate Waymo’s autonomous…
A broad, global, strategic partnership
Waymo and Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, announced that they are forming a broad, global, strategic partnership to deploy fully driverless trucks. Daimler will integrate Waymos autonomous driving technology, widely considered to be among the best in the world, into its fleet of heavy-duty Freightliner Cascadia semi-trailer trucks.
Both Waymo and Daimler were independently working on self-driving trucks until coming together to form this partnership….
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