- U.S. says 8th U.S. death linked to Takata airbag rupture
(Reuters) — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Wednesday that an eighth U.S. death is linked to a faulty Takata airbag inflator, marking the first reported death since April and the ninth worldwide.
- China says tech firms have nothing to fear from anti-terror law
(Reuters) — Technology companies have nothing to fear from China’s new anti-terrorism law which aims to prevent and probe terror activities and does not affect their copyright, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, rebuffing U.S.
- Uber partially wins ruling to potentially halt California drivers' suit outcome
An ultimate finding that drivers are employees could raise Uber’s costs beyond the lawsuit’s scope.
- Fake wine seller's appeal fails sniff test
It’s sour grapes for a convicted wine counterfeiter after his request for an appeal of his 10-year sentence was squashed.
- Week in pictures
Disasters, rate hikes and Hello Kitty are front and center in the Business Insurance week in pictures.
- McDonald's charged by EEOC after canceling interview for deaf job-seeker
McDonald’s Corp. has been charged with disability discrimination by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for refusing to provide a sign language interpreter for a deaf employee candidate.
- Hillshire Brands to pay $4 million to settle race bias case
Hillshire Brands Co., formerly known as Sara Lee Corp., has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a race discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency said Tuesday.
- Zurich North America forms captive insurer in Vermont
It seems Vermont will be adding another name to its list of 592 licensed captives.
- Goody two-shoes driverless cars get no respect in traffic
It’s not your imagination — people can be bad drivers.