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Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia and Vine, found dead

Colin Kroll, co-founder of HQ Trivia and Vine, found dead

Colin Kroll, co-founder and CEO of the hit gaming app HQ Trivia, was found dead Sunday morning in New York. He was 34 years old. “We learned today of the passing of our friend and founder, Colin Kroll, and it’s with deep sadness that we say goodbye,” a spokesperson for HQ said in an emailed…MORE

Boeing delivers first 737 from new Chinese factory

Boeing delivers first 737 from new Chinese factory

Boeing on Saturday delivered its first 737 airliner from its new factory in China — a debut that comes amid a 90-day truce in the US-China trade war. The 100-acre completion site in in Zhoushan, where workers install interiors to 737s built in Seattle for sale in the Chinese market, is part of the US…MORE

Doors are slamming shut for Huawei in Europe

Doors are slamming shut for Huawei in Europe

Huawei is coming under pressure in two more key European markets. Telecommunications firm Orange has ruled out using Huawei products in its core 5G network in France, and Germany’s Deutsche Telekom says it’s reviewing purchases of Huawei equipment. The Chinese company, which sells smartphones and telecommunications equipment around the world, faces increased scrutiny in the…MORE

China is temporarily slashing tariffs on US auto imports

China is temporarily slashing tariffs on US auto imports

China said Friday it will temporarily reduce tariffs on imports of American-made cars as it tries to negotiate a trade deal with the United States. Citing the meeting earlier this month between US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping, the Chinese Finance Ministry said in a statement that it will remove the additional…MORE

Meet the pilots of Virgin Galactic’s first flight to space

Meet the pilots of Virgin Galactic’s first flight to space

After months of testing Richard Branson’s rocket-powered plane at lower altitudes, two of Virgin Galactic’s test pilots made it to the edge of space on Thursday — 51.4 miles above Earth. For pilots Mark “Forger” Stucky and Frederick “CJ” Sturckow, looming over the flight was the memory of a tragic test flight in 2014. Virgin…MORE

Trump says GM ‘is not going to be treated well’ after layoffs

Trump says GM ‘is not going to be treated well’ after layoffs

President Donald Trump said Thursday that General Motors CEO Mary Barra made a “big mistake” by laying off thousands of workers and pledged to retaliate against the company. In a Fox News interview with Harris Faulkner, he said he was upset with GM’s plan to restructure its global business, including halting production at five facilities…MORE

Starbucks is going to sell Nitro at all its US stores

Starbucks is going to sell Nitro at all its US stores

Nitro is coming to a Starbucks near you. Every company-operated US Starbucks location will offer the nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee, which comes out of a tap, by the end of next year to meet customer demand, the company said on Thursday. The expansion is part of Starbucks’ plan to sell more products next year —…MORE

Renault says it needs more information on Ghosn allegations

Renault says it needs more information on Ghosn allegations

Renault has given CEO Carlos Ghosn’s pay arrangements a clean bill of health but has still not come to a conclusion about allegations of financial crime that led to his indictment in Japan. Renault said in a statement that its board of directors has now been briefed on the investigation by alliance partner Nissan that…MORE

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