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Comcast is arranging financing for a $60B all-cash bid for 21st Century Fox, reports Reuters. Comcast is looking to upend a deal that would see Disney buy Fox for $52B.
Uber’s fatal self-driving crash in March was caused by software failure, reports The Information. Although its sensors detected the pedestrian, the software is designed to ignore objects such as plastic bags and paper and did not determine a need to stop.
Iran Nuclear Deal
President Trump is expected to announce his decision on the Iran nuclear deal today. Fears of a withdrawal saw oil prices climb above $70 per barrel on Monday for the first time since late 2014.
“These companies are putting secrecy over safety. That has to change. The public deserves to know how things work.” Tarin Ziyaee, technologist, on autonomous cars.
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