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Rolls-Royce plans for take-off in flying taxi market

Rolls-Royce plans for take-off in flying taxi market

FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade. FILE PHOTO: PR agent Elsa Goette sits in a Rolls-Royce engine of [...]

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China auto firms to set up ride-sharing platform

China auto firms to set up ride-sharing platform

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese firms FAW Group, Dongfeng Automobile and Chongqing Changan Automobile have set up a venture to establish a ride-sharing platform, Changan said on Saturday, creating the kind of service pioneered by Uber. “The three major car companies have joined forces to enter the field of shared travel, which provides an opportunity to [...]

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Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet to testify at U.S. House hearing

Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet to testify at U.S. House hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday to take testimony from Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc’s YouTube unit and Twitter Inc on whether social media companies are filtering content for political reasons, the committee chairman said. FILE PHOTO: A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in [...]

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