Tesla releases fix to address recall of 40,000 US vehicles

Tesla releases fix to address recall of 40,000 US vehicles

Tesla is not aware of any injuries related to the recall issue, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says. Photo: David Zalubowski/Associated Press Updated November 8, 2022 at 12:56 p.m. ET Tesla Inc. TSLA -2.35% has released a firmware update to address the voluntary recall of approximately 40,000 2017-2021 Model S and Model X vehicles … Read more

Foxconn plans to invest $170 million in EV truck maker Lordstown Motors

Foxconn plans to invest $170 million in EV truck maker Lordstown Motors

The two companies said Monday that Taipei-based Foxconn plans to spend $170 million to buy common stock and newly created preferred stock, giving Lordstown Motors a fresh injection of capital as it works to ramp up production of its debut model, the Endurance. In addition, Foxconn and Lordstown Motors said they would jointly develop their … Read more

Apple warns iPhone production disrupted by China’s Covid-19 restrictions

Apple warns iPhone production disrupted by China’s Covid-19 restrictions

The Cupertino, California-based tech giant said on Sunday that the Zhengzhou assembly plant is currently operating but at reduced capacity. “We now expect lower iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments than we previously expected, and customers will experience longer wait times to receive their new products,” the company said. Last week, Apple … Read more

Twitter is rolling out blue ticks to paying customers

Twitter is rolling out blue ticks to paying customers

Twitter Inc. said it has begun rolling out software updates to charge users $7.99 a month to mark their accounts with a blue check, part of Elon Musk’s early efforts to boost revenue a little more than a week after taking ownership of the social media network. Details of the latest software versions began appearing … Read more

Twitter is rolling out blue ticks to paying customers

Twitter is rolling out blue ticks to paying customers

Twitter Inc. said it has begun rolling out software updates to charge users $7.99 a month to mark their accounts with a blue check, part of Elon Musk’s early efforts to boost revenue a little more than a week after taking ownership of the social media network. Details of the latest software versions began appearing … Read more

Nike suspends partnership with Kyrie Irving after he shared anti-Semitic video

Nike suspends partnership with Kyrie Irving after he shared anti-Semitic video

Nike Inc. OF 5.96% suspended his relationship with Kyrie Irving and moved to distance himself from the basketball star after he was suspended by his team for being slow to reject anti-Semitism. Nike said Friday it was suspending its endorsement deal effective immediately and would no longer launch the Kyrie 8, one of its flagship … Read more

Netflix With Ads Launched As Talks Continue With Studios Over Content

Netflix With Ads Launched As Talks Continue With Studios Over Content

Netflix Inc. NFLX -4.80% is rolling out an ad-supported service level in a dozen countries as it continues talks with major studios, capping a seven-month sprint between the streaming giant’s announcement to enter the advertising business and the product’s debut. The Los Gatos, Calif., company has so far secured major advertisers for its initial launch … Read more

J&J Makes $16.6 Billion Bet on Heart Pumps to Boost Medical Device Sales

J&J Makes $16.6 Billion Bet on Heart Pumps to Boost Medical Device Sales

However, the health products company will face challenges in meeting ambitious growth targets for the new business, and ongoing clinical trials are not certain to produce results that will lead to the wider use of Abiomed’s devices that J&J expects, analysts say. J&J’s medical device business, which sells artificial knees and contact lenses, has seen … Read more

Netflix With Ads Launched As Talks Continue With Studios Over Content

Netflix With Ads Launched As Talks Continue With Studios Over Content

Netflix Inc. NFLX -1.76% is rolling out an ad-supported service level in a dozen countries as it continues talks with major studios, capping a seven-month sprint between the streaming giant’s announcement to enter the advertising business and the product’s debut. The Los Gatos, Calif., company has so far secured major advertisers for its initial launch … Read more

Disney offers deals on toys and merchandise through the Disney+ app

Disney offers deals on toys and merchandise through the Disney+ app

Walt Disney co. HAZE -0.51% is launching a pilot program to test how streaming subscribers respond to deals to purchase exclusive toys and apparel related to some of its most popular shows, movies and characters — all offered through the Disney+ app. Beginning Tuesday, subscribers can visit the ShopDisney.com website or scan a QR code … Read more