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Boeing, airline stocks tumble as new Covid variant spurs travel curbs

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Boeing, airlines and other travel stocks tumbled on Friday after several European and Asian countries announced new travel restrictions from southern Africa because of a new Covid variant. European Union member nations on Friday agreed to suspend travel from the......

Softbank fall steepens after report that Chinese regulators have asked Didi to delist from U.S.

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A navigation map on the app of Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is seen on a mobile phone in front of the app logo displayed in this illustration picture taken July 1, 2021. Florence Lo | Reuters GUANGZHOU, China — Shares......

Baidu kicks off its robotaxi business, after getting the OK to charge fees in Beijing

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A safety staff member gets in a self-driving robotaxi on October 13, 2020, in Beijing, China, a few days after Baidu launched trial operations of its Apollo Robotaxi. Zhao Jing | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — Baidu......

Justice Department tells prosecutors to prioritize cases against crimes on flights

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Data from Delta’s preflight testing program provides new information on testing feasibility, testing accuracy and passenger infection rates on commercial flights. Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday directed U.S. attorneys to......

California docks see ‘significant progress’ with supply chain backlog, port chief says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Container cargo ships sit off shore from the Long Beach/Los Angeles port complex in Long Beach, CA, on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Jeff Gritchen | MediaNews Group | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The executive director of the Port of Long......

German public transportation controllers start checking vaccine papers.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Tickets! Vaccination passes! Covid tests! Starting Wednesday, ticket inspectors on public transportation networks in Germany began conducting random checks of passengers’ proof of vaccination, recovery from Covid or a negative daily test, as Germany confronts a worrying rise......

The worst is over for global supply chains, but shipping association says industry faces lingering issues

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The MSC Regulus container ship, operated by Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC), left, the Monte Verde container ship, operated by Hamburg Sud, centre, and the OOCL Germany container ship, operated by Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd., docked at the Port of......

Tesla will spend at least $1.06 billion on Texas ‘Gigafactory’ and hopes to finish it this year, filings show

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, stands in the foundry of the Tesla Gigafactory during a press event. year. Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | picture alliance | Getty Images Tesla will spend over $1 billion on a new vehicle factory in......

Rocket Lab CEO says companies not reusing rockets are making ‘a dead-end product’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A look at the company’s production floor shows a series of Electron boosters, with the typical black carbon fiber rockets in the foreground and a metallic-looking reusable booster in the center. Rocket Lab Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck was once......

Biden’s test drive of electric Hummer helped increase reservations, GM says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden gestures after driving a Hummer EV during a tour at the General Motors ‘Factory ZERO’ electric vehicle assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan, November 17, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters DETROIT – President Joe Biden’s visit last......

Detroit automakers ask union workers to submit Covid vaccination status

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here United Auto Workers members leave the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Warren Truck Plant after the first work shift, Monday, May 18, 2020, in Warren, Mich. Paul Sancya | AP DETROIT – The Detroit automakers are asking their roughly 153,000 plant employees......

SpaceX is launching a NASA spacecraft that will crash into an asteroid

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft is put in the nosecone of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket in preparation for launch. Ed Whitma / Johns Hopkins APL / NASA Elon Musk’s SpaceX is set to launch a first-of-its-kind planetary defense......

American, JetBlue seek dismissal of antitrust lawsuit tied to partnership

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here JetBlue Airways Corp. aircraft at Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images American Airlines and JetBlue Airways on Monday asked a U.S. judge to dismiss a......

SpaceX rocket business leadership shakes up as two VPs depart

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule on launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on November 09, 2021 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The leadership of SpaceX’s rocket business has been shaken......

Astra stock surges 30% after the rocket builder reaches orbit successfully

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The company’s rocket LV0007 lifts off from Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak, Alaska on November 20, 2021. Astra Shares of rocket builder Astra surged in trading Monday after the company reached orbit for the first time over the weekend. The......

New homes in England must have electric vehicle charging points, government says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A charging cable plugged into a Volvo electric vehicle in London on November 18, 2020. TOLGA AKMEN | AFP | Getty Images New homes in England will be required to have charging points for electric vehicles, according to plans announced......

Flights briefly halted after accidental gun discharge at Atlanta airport, no injuries reported

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Flight attendants wearing protective masks walk through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg | Getty Images An accidental gun discharge at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s security screening area on Saturday......

Take a look inside Firefly Space, as the rocket builder prepares for a second orbital launch attempt

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Space company Firefly is preparing for the second orbital launch attempt of its Alpha rocket, as the venture looks to build out the foundation of its business. “Firefly is aiming to be the next SpaceX, a very transformative space transportation......

Rocket builder Astra reaches orbit for the first time

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rocket LV0007 lifts off during the company’s first successful orbital launch from Kodiak, Alaska on November 20, 2021. Astra / NASASpaceflight Astra Space reached orbit for the first time on Saturday with its rocket LV0007, joining a small group of......

Read the emails Elon Musk sent Tesla employees about music on the job and following directions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks on as he visits the construction site of Tesla’s gigafactory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021. Michele Tantussi | Reuters Tesla CEO Elon Musk is known for his spontaneous mass......

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