Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas said that a firm controlled by Mexico’s Carlos Slim may take over a large stake in the debt-laden Spanish builder after earlier talks with billionaire George Soros broke down.
Voice-activated car systems, once seen as aids to driver safety, are under scrutiny for software that often is unreliable, leading to a tide of complaints and research questioning how safe they really are.
Highly anticipated federal rules on commercial drones are expected to require operators to have a license and limit flights to daylight hours, below 400 feet and within sight of the person at the controls.
Yik Yak, the anonymous-messaging app that has spread rapidly across college campuses, is proof that it can take as little as a year these days to go from zero to a valuation of hundreds of millions of dollars.
DuPont’s chemical plant in La Porte, Texas, for many years has gained a strong reputation among industrial-safety experts for migrating to safer chemicals. But a deadly gas leak at the plant is now raising questions.