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Big Tech starts requiring vaccines; Twitter closes re-opened US offices

July 28 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) is shutting its reopened offices in United States, while other big tech companies are making vaccination mandatory for on-campus employees, as the highly infec...

Kaohsiung city councilors suggest Taiwan’s government compete with Foodpanda, Uber Eats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Kaohsiung city councilors suggested on Wednesday (July 28) that the central government work with domestic nonprofits to form “national delivery teams&rdqu...

Expert: Slain Uber rider's DNA found under suspect's nails

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A forensic scientist testified Friday that DNA found under the fingernails of the South Carolina man accused of killing a woman who mistook his car for her Uber ride is almost de...

3 decades later, Georgia man is charged with killing boy, 8

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A convicted sex offender has been arrested more than 30 years after an 8-year-old boy was found dead in the woods of an Atlanta suburb. James Michael Coates, 56,...

Suspected murder weapon shown in mistaken Uber ride killing

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An investigator showed jurors the suspected murder weapon Thursday at the trial of a South Carolina man accused of killing a woman who mistook the man's car for her Uber ride. ...

Witnesses testify in trial of man accused in Uber killing

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina man accused of killing a woman who mistook his vehicle for her Uber ride later tried to clean blood out of the car with bleach, a witness testified Wednesday. ...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: July 20 The Wall Street Journal on billionaires in space — more than a joy ride: ...

Ford, Argo AI to deploy autonomous vehicles on Lyft network

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. and a self-driving vehicle company it partly owns will join with the Lyft ride-hailing service to offer autonomous rides on the Lyft network. The servic...

Prosecutors: Man killed student who mistook car for Uber

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina man accused of killing the woman who mistook his car for her Uber ride trapped her in the vehicle hours before her body, riddled with stab wounds, was dumped n...

Taiwan’s JustKitchen opens 20th location

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese cloud kitchen startup JustKitchen recently opened its 20th location in the city of Taoyuan. The Taoyuan kitchen marks the 19th in Taiwan, with JustKitchen hav...

Jury selection begins for man accused in Uber rider's death

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the criminal trial of a man accused of the 2019 killing of the South Carolina woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride. ...

Dolson's Diary: Pre-Olympic training full of protocols

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wow, it’s been an awesome week of training in Las Vegas getting ready for my first Olympics. USA Basketball has done a great job of making practices feel like a 3-on...

Padres, Nats recall harrowing scene after shots outside park

When the gunshots started to echo all around Nationals Park, San Diego Padres star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. quickly thought about the team's family members and friends in the seats. ...

EXPLAINER: Why China is investigating tech firms like Didi

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese regulators have clamped down on the country’s largest ride-hailing app, Didi Global Inc., days after its shares began trading in New York. Authorities told Didi to stop new re...

China uses Didi as data law test dummy

Investors are watching anxiously as China tests out new data laws on Didi Global (DIDI.N). The $75 billion ride-hailing group's information trove and foreign backers mean it's a good candidate...