Volkswagen CEO says he wants to 'get close and then overtake' Tesla

The underbody of an ID.3 electric vehicle is assembled at a Volkswagen facility in Dresden, Germany, on January 29, 2021.Matthias Rietschel | picture...

Middle East start-up that grows food in the desert raises $60 million in funding

An Abu Dhabi-based agriculture technology start-up announced it has secured $60 million in funding to expand its Middle East operations, but said it...

More European countries suspend AstraZeneca shot as regulators review its side effects

An army health worker prepares a dose of Covishield, AstraZeneca/Oxford's Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine made by India's Serum Institute, at an army hospital in...

Doctors baffled as countries suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot fears

A healthcare worker prepares a syringe with the AstraZeneca Covid-19 dose at Coria City Hospital, Spain.Gustavo Valiente | SOPA Images | LightRocket via...

China Appears to Block One of Last Popular Encrypted Messaging Apps

TAIPEI—Messaging app Signal became unusable for many people in mainland China this week, stifling one of the last widely used messaging apps that...

China's Xi Jinping says regulations need to close 'loopholes' as Beijing cracks down on...

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the World Economic Forum WEF Virtual Event of the Davos Agenda and delivers a special address via video...

AstraZeneca vaccine halt could slow down Asia’s economic recovery, says economist

Yangshan Deepwater Container Port in Shanghai, China.Qilai Shen | Corbis Historical | Getty ImagesSINGAPORE — Asia's economic recovery could slow down as more...

Encrypted messaging app Signal appears to be blocked in China

The Signal Messenger app is displayed on a smartphone in Hong Kong, China.Roy Liu | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesGUANGZHOU, China — Encrypted messaging...

Baidu A.I. chip unit valued at $2 billion after funding and may become standalone...

A woman walks past the Baidu booth at the China International Technology Fair in Shanghai.STR | AFP | Getty ImagesGUANGZHOU, China — Baidu...

Inside the Balinese school that produces teen activists, UN speakers and rock stars

Green School International is a network of eco-friendly schools that's turning mainstream education on its head and raising an army of activist alumni. READ...

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