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Twitter says 'poison pill' defence makes 'coercive' takeover difficult

Twitter's board of directors says it adopted a so-called "poison pill" defense in order to protect the social media platform from coercive or unfair takeover tactics.

U.S. agency opens probe into LG Energy Solutions electric vehicle batteries to ensure recalls

U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation into electric and hybrid vehicle batteries after five automakers issued recalls due to possible defects that could cause fires or stalling.

Spotify CEO apologizes for Joe Rogan backlash, but won't cut ties with podcast host

Joe Rogan has put Spotify in a tough spot, but the streaming giant is not ready to part ways with the popular podcast host despite intense criticism over his anti-vaccine comments and use of racial slurs.

U.S. auto factories likely to stay closed another 2 weeks

Fiat Chrysler is backing off a planned May 4 restart at its North American factories because some U.S. states still will have stay-home orders in place.

Uber fires self-driving car engineer involved in Waymo lawsuit

​Uber has followed through on threats to fire star autonomous-car researcher Anthony Levandowski, whose hiring touched off a bitter trade-secrets fight with Waymo, the former self-driving car arm of Google.

Uber defends driver screening in wake of Kalamazoo shootings

Uber defended its screening of drivers Monday, saying it couldn't have predicted that driver Jason Dalton would engage in the random shootings that left a half-dozen people dead in Kalamazoo Saturday night.

Acura SUVs being recalled over emergency brake system glitch

Acura is recalling two models of SUVs because their automatic emergency braking systems can mistakenly slow the car, increasing the risk of a collision.

Chrysler to repay $7.5B of government bailout loan

Chrysler said Thursday it will take out bank loans and sell debt to repay $7.5 billion in loans that it still owes the U.S. and Canadian governments, a major step toward becoming a publicly traded company again.

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