Tesla: German court halts work on new 'Gigafactory'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Demonstrators take part in an anti-Tesla protest in Germany Tesla has been ordered to temporarily halt preparations for a car factory in Germany after environmentalists won a court injunction on Sunday. The electric carmaker had been clearing forest land near the capital, Berlin, ahead of …

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Bertens downs Rybakina to retain St Petersburg title

Tennis – WTA Premier – St Petersburg Ladies Trophy – Sibur Arena, Saint Petersburg, Russia – February 15, 2020 Netherland’s Kiki Bertens celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina REUTERS/Anton Vaganov (Reuters) – Kiki Bertens powered past Kazakh Elena Rybakina 6-1 6-3 in the St …

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California’s data privacy rules get clearer

On Friday, February 7, the California Office of the Attorney General (CAG) published a “notice of modifications” to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), followed by an update on Monday, February 10. Although the CCPA is now law, the rulemaking process is still ongoing, with a final draft of the …

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Human composting could be the future of deathcare

Human composting could be the future of deathcare

It is viewed as a fitting end for a banana skin or a handful of spent coffee grounds. But now people are being urged to consider human composting and other environmentally friendly “deathcare” options. Speaking before a talk at the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference in Seattle …

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