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Toyota Sales Are Going From Bad to Worse

Toyota Sales Are Going From Bad to Worse

Photo: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP (fake images) Toyota is seeing how its sales go from bad to worse As supply chain woes take hold, electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors saw its first profit, and Boeing workers at three US plants agreed to a new contract. All that and more in the morning shift for August 4, 2022. …

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Report: Tencent Wants To Expand Its Empire By Becoming Ubisoft’s Biggest Shareholder

Report: Tencent Wants To Expand Its Empire By Becoming Ubisoft’s Biggest Shareholder

Image: Ubisoft Tencent appears to be doubling down on its investment in Ubisoft. Although he already owns 5 percent of the assassin’s Creed editor, Reuters now reports the Chinese mega-conglomerate with huge investments throughout the gaming industry has its sights set on becoming Ubisoft’s largest shareholder. Your plan to achieve that? Pay twice what the …

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'Stray' cat video game brings some benefits to real cats

‘Stray’ cat video game brings some benefits to real cats

NEW YORK (AP) — The virtual cat hero of new video game sensation “Stray” doesn’t just slide down rusty pipes, jump over unidentified mud and decode clues in a seemingly abandoned city. The bold orange tabby cat is also giving cats a helping hand in the real world. Thanks to online fundraising platforms, gamers play …

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'Stray' cat video game brings some benefits to real cats

‘Stray’: How a virtual orange tabby is helping real cats

NEW YORK (AP) — The virtual cat hero of new video game sensation “Stray” doesn’t just slide down rusty pipes, jump over unidentified mud and decode clues in a seemingly abandoned city. The bold orange tabby cat is also giving cats a helping hand in the real world. Thanks to online fundraising platforms, gamers play …

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New crypto oversight legislation arrives as industry shakes

New crypto oversight legislation arrives as industry shakes

WASHINGTON (AP) — After 13 years, at least three crashes, dozens of scams and Ponzi schemes, and hundreds of billions of dollars created and evaporated, cryptocurrencies finally have the full attention of Congress, whose lawmakers and lobbyists have papered the Capitol with proposals on how to regulate the industry. The latest bipartisan proposal came Wednesday …

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Elon Musk must wait to unseal countersuit against Twitter, judge rules

Elon Musk must wait to unseal countersuit against Twitter, judge rules

Elon Musk’s attempt to publish on Wednesday a countersuit he filed against Twitter last week was rejected by the judge overseeing the bomb case later in the day. Delaware Chancery Court Judge Kathaleen McCormick ruled that Musk’s counterclaims, response and affirmative defenses to Twitter’s lawsuit will be made public Friday afternoon, according to court documents. …

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‘A slap in the face’: Saudis spurn Biden’s request to boost oil output

‘A slap in the face’: Saudis spurn Biden’s request to boost oil output

Analysts called President Biden’s trip to Saudi Arabia a dud after oil-producing states announced Wednesday that they would increase production by just 100,000 barrels a day starting next month, a drop in the bucket compared to America’s vast energy needs. The Saudi-led Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies announced the modest increase …

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GM to expand its hands-free Super Cruise system to span 400,000 miles, including Route 66 and the Pacific Coast Highway

GM to expand its hands-free Super Cruise system to span 400,000 miles, including Route 66 and the Pacific Coast Highway

That green light means you can take your hands off the wheel. Just keep your eyes on the road! Mack Hogan | CNBC DETROIT – General Motors will expand its Super Cruise hands-free driving system in the US and Canada later this year, introducing the feature for non-interstate highways and highways such as Route 66 …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

Here are the most important news investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks look to shake off consecutive losses Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on July 25, 2022 in New York City. Stocks were slightly higher in morning trading as investors weigh the upcoming Federal Reserve …

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Yum Brands reports stronger sales for Taco Bell, but China lockdowns weigh on KFC

Yum Brands reports stronger sales for Taco Bell, but China lockdowns weigh on KFC

A woman walks past a Taco Bell cantina on July 30, 2020 in New York City. Alexi Rosenfeld | fake images Yum Brands reported mixed quarterly results on Wednesday, as China’s Covid lockdowns weighed on sales at KFC and Pizza Hut. Taco Bell, however, reported stronger same-store sales growth in the US, driven by higher …

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