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Biden to order a review of US supply chains for vital goods

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is preparing to sign an executive order to review U.S. supply chains for large-capacity batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors that powe...

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___ New or used? Either way, price hikes squeeze US auto buyers FENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout A...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

A late burst of buying erased much of an early slide on Wall Street Tuesday. The S&P 500 managed a gain of 0.1%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.5%, having clawed back most of an e...

Tesla Taiwan to debug software over '7-word' voice command

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Complaints have arisen among Tesla drivers in Taiwan that navigation systems have been shutting down when seven words in Chinese are spoken, and the company has admitted t...

Asian shares mixed amid vaccine optimism, US tech sell-off

TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets were mixed Tuesday after a sell-off of shares in technology companies on Wall Street. Tokyo was closed for a national holiday. South Korea's Kospi slipped...

Asian stocks slip as global rally skids on inflation fears

Asian stocks dipped on Tuesday (Feb. 23) as rising U.S. Treasury yields and inflation prospects led to a further rotation out of the big tech stocks responsible for a major Wall Street rally during th...

Bitcoin, seemingly omnipresent, crosses the $50,000 mark

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — After a wild stretch in which Bitcoin repeatedly set new highs amid murmurs of its seemingly unstoppable ascendance, the digital currency crossed the $50,000 mark for the fir...

Bitcoin, seemingly omnipresent, crosses the $50,000 mark

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — After a wild week in which Bitcoin soared to new heights, Bitcoin crossed the $50,000 mark early Tuesday. Bitcoin rallied throughout the as more companies s...

Luxury car brand Jaguar to go all-electric by 2025

LONDON (AP) — Struggling luxury car brand Jaguar will be fully electric by 2025, the British company said Monday as it outlined a plan to phase out internal combustion engines. Jagua...

GM's Chevy Bolt SUV joins parade of new US electric vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — Whether people want them or not, automakers are rolling out new electric vehicle models as the industry responds to stricter pollution regulations and calls to reduce emissions to fight...

In Nevada desert, a technology firm aims to be a government

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In the Nevada desert, a cryptocurrency magnate hopes to turn dreams of a futuristic “smart city” into reality. To do that, he’s asking the state to let companies like his form...

Tesla to set up electric car manufacturing unit in India

Elon Musk's Tesla will set up an electric-car manufacturing unit in Karnataka, the southern Indian state's government said in a brief statement. According to the India Today news organization...

EXPLAINER: What is Clubhouse, the buzzy new audio chat app?

Clubhouse, an invitation-only audio chat app launched less than a year ago, has caught the attention of tech industry bigshots like Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg — not to mentio...

Asian stocks higher after Wall Street rises to new record

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street rose to a new record. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and South Korea all advanced. Overnight, W...

Family of novice investor who killed himself sue Robinhood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a novice stock trader who killed himself after mistakenly believing he lost more than $700,000 are suing Robinhood Financial, claiming the popular stock-trading platfo...