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The auto industry lost its spectrum fight with the FCC because V2V was always a fantasy

The auto industry lost its spectrum fight with the FCC because V2V was always a fantasy

Today, the DC circuit court released its decision, siding with the Federal Communications Commission, on its reallocation of part of the 5.9GHz band. It’s a big win for the FCC and a big loss for the auto industry, which has promised to use the airwaves to improve safety through a technology called “vehicle-to-vehicle” (V2V) or …

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Princess Cruises Removes Vaccine Requirement for Most Sailings

Princess Cruises announced a significant change to its COVID-19 protocols today. It removed all of its vaccine requirements for most voyages of less than 16 days so that anyone can cruise and adjusted pre-travel testing requirements to make it less complicated to sail. The new protocols go into effect on September 6. Princess Cruises Removes …

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Calm, San Francisco wellness unicorn, lays off 20% of staff

Calm, San Francisco wellness unicorn, lays off 20% of staff

Calm, the meditation and relaxation tech startup featuring a medley of celebrity voices, has laid off a fifth of its staff. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and employs around 400 people, the Wall Street Journal reported. The affected employees were laid off Thursday, a company spokesperson told SFGATE. Laid-off employees were notified in …

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Carnival Cruise, Royal Caribbean and more to drop vaccine requirements

Carnival Cruise, Royal Caribbean and more to drop vaccine requirements

Four major cruise lines are dropping their vaccination requirements for some sailings next month, the cruise lines said. Carnival Cruise Line will no longer require unvaccinated guests to apply for an exemption in order to sail as of Sep. 6, according to a news release. That does not include voyages in Australia or trips that …

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Spirit Airlines employee suspended after fighting woman in viral video

Spirit Airlines employee suspended after fighting woman in viral video

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Spirit Airlines announced Friday that it has suspended a customer service agent caught in a viral video fighting a woman at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and then getting in the face of a male bystander who tried to break up the chaos. The incident purportedly happened …

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People Exposed to Coronavirus May Need to Take as Many as Three At-Home Tests, F.D.A. Says

People Exposed to Coronavirus May Need to Take as Many as Three At-Home Tests, F.D.A. Says

The US Food and Drug Administration issued a new recommendation on Thursday that asymptomatic people who are using coronavirus antigen tests take at least three tests, each spaced 48 hours apart, to reduce the odds of missing an infection. People who have Covid-19 symptoms should take at least two tests, 48 ​​hours apart, according to …

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The corporate minimum tax could hit these ultra-profitable companies

The corporate minimum tax could hit these ultra-profitable companies

Updated August 12, 2022 at 4:07 pm EDT|Published August 11, 2022 at 6:00 am EDT Cash effective tax rates of most-profitable companies since 2019 Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and Intel paid less than 15 percent in taxes globally in each of the last three years Tech companies including Alphabet lower their tax bills by reporting income …

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Fed likely to continue with rapid interest rate hikes despite inflation respite

Fed likely to continue with rapid interest rate hikes despite inflation respite

US Bank Wealth Management global investment strategist Tom Hainlin analyzes the utilities sector and reveals what he’s avoiding on ‘The Claman Countdown.’ The rapid pace of inflation eased in July for the first time in months, but the slowdown in price gains is likely not enough for the Federal Reserve to take its foot off …

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