Google tells US lawmakers that it’s considering ‚a variety of options’ for how to re-enter China, but didn’t answer about censorship

Google tells US lawmakers that it’s considering ‚a variety of options’ for how to re-enter China, but didn’t answer about censorship

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google unit has told U.S. lawmakers it was considering „a variety of options” to offer additional services in China, but declined to detail plans for addressing Chinese censorship. The company has come under criticism after reports it was considering re-entering China’s search engine market and would comply with its…

Elon Musk tells Tesla employees the company is ‚very close to achieving profitability’ after agreeing to pay SEC $20 million

Elon Musk tells Tesla employees the company is ‚very close to achieving profitability’ after agreeing to pay SEC $20 million

In an email, Elon Musk told Tesla employees on Sunday they have „one more day of going super hardcore” to close the quarter and the company is „very close to achieving profitability and proving the naysayers wrong.” Musk assured investors that Tesla would turn a profit in the third quarter in a conference call in…

Theresa May tells UK firms stockpile goods in warehouses under chaotic no deal Brexit

Theresa May tells UK firms stockpile goods in warehouses under chaotic no deal Brexit

LONDON — The UK government has told businesses who transport goods to the European Union to consider setting up warehouses for storing goods in preparation for delays caused by a no deal Brexit. In its first batch of notes on no deal preparation, the government says companies that sell goods to the EU should „consider…

Theresa May tells ministers to do their ‚duty’ on Brexit as anti-EU rebels warn she could ‚destroy the government’

Theresa May tells ministers to do their ‚duty’ on Brexit as anti-EU rebels warn she could ‚destroy the government’

British Prime Minister Theresa May. Carl Court – WPA Pool/Getty Images Prime Minister Theresa May called on her government to do its duty and agree a plan for Britain’s future outside the European Union, a last-ditch appeal to ministers to put Brexit rows behind them and take a „step forward”. Just hours before hosting a…

The EU tells Theresa May her Brexit border plan isn’t good enough to secure a deal

The EU tells Theresa May her Brexit border plan isn’t good enough to secure a deal

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne LONDON — European leaders have warned Theresa May that her new proposal for avoiding a hard border with Ireland would be unacceptable in its current form, potentially scuppering any Brexit deal. The prime minister is set to say to…

Will.i.am tells us about his friendship with Larry Page, and why he’s so big into the tech scene

Will.i.am tells us about his friendship with Larry Page, and why he’s so big into the tech scene

The past six years or so, pop star will.i.am has seemingly done everything he could to earn the same kind of street cred in tech circles as he acquired in music. Whether he’s accepting a position with Intel as „director of creative innovation,” or designing hardware add-ons for the iPhone or palling around with Segway…

Elon Musk reportedly tells Tesla employees that they should just leave meetings or hang up the phone if it’s not productive

Elon Musk reportedly tells Tesla employees that they should just leave meetings or hang up the phone if it’s not productive

Jalopnik got its hands on a letter from Elon Musk to his employees at Tesla Motors, in which he lays out a plan to get production of its Model 3 electric car back on track by embracing a 24/7 shift schedule, while also urging workers to keep pushing towards greater productivity. To that end, Musk…

Liu Wen tells us how she went from being a ‚hunched’ teenager to a Victoria’s Secret Angel and China’s highest-paid supermodel

Liu Wen tells us how she went from being a ‚hunched’ teenager to a Victoria’s Secret Angel and China’s highest-paid supermodel

Liu Wen at the 2017 Tony Awards in New York in June 2017. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions Liu Wen is a woman of many firsts. She’s the first East Asian model to work for Victoria’s Secret, first Chinese woman to grace American Vogue’s cover, and first Asian to ever make Forbes’ list…

Elon Musk’s Dad tells BI about the family’s insanely casual attitude to wealth

Elon Musk’s Dad tells BI about the family’s insanely casual attitude to wealth

REUTERS/Danny Moloshok A teenage Elon Musk once casually walked around with emeralds in his pocket. Unlike his more timid father, he and his brother decided to sell gems directly to world famous jewelers Tiffany & Co in New York. After selling two gems for $2,000, the family returned to Tiffany to discover just how big…