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VW confident may reach deal with U.S. on technical fix: CEO

29 February, 2016 Reuters: Business News 0

GENEVA (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG is confident it may reach an agreement with U.S. regulators on a technical fix for diesel cars, vehicle buybacks and fines, Chief Executive Matthias Mueller said on Monday. The U.S. Justice Department has sued Volkswagen for up to $46 billion for violating U.S. environmental laws‎. There is still no fix for nearly 600,000 affected cars in the United States more than five months after VW’s emissions test-rigging scandal broke.

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Google says it bears ‘some responsibility’ after self-driving car hit bus – Reuters

29 February, 2016 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

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Google says it bears ‘some responsibility’ after self-driving car hit bus
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Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Monday it bears “some responsibility” after one of its self-driving cars struck a municipal bus in a minor crash earlier this month. The crash may be the first case of one of its autonomous cars hitting another
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Snapchat comes to web for Oscars ‘Stories’ – ZDNet

29 February, 2016 Sci/Tech - Google News 0

ZDNet

Snapchat comes to web for Oscars ‘Stories’
ZDNet
Snapchat has been strictly a mobile app — until Sunday night at The Oscars. The photo-focused app curated Snapchats submitted — otherwise known as Stories — from The Oscars into a desktop-viewable video on snapchat.com. The constantly-playing video …
Snapchat brings Stories to the Web, starting with the OscarsAndroid Headlines – Android News
Snapchat brings Live Stories to the web for the first timeThe Verge
Snapchat Welcomes The Academy Awards With Stories Web PlayerTech Times
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