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A Hollywood producer claims Google is 'aiding and abetting criminal activity'

Writing in The Hollywood Reporter, Richard Gladstein — who worked on the highly-pirated Quentin Tarantino movie "The Hateful Eight" — claimed that search engines are "deliberately" obscuring the issue of copyright infringement online.<p>A Google spokesperson told Business Insider that the company …

What is Big Data and Business Intelligence and Why Should Businesses Care?

Big Data

Angry diesel owners joining lawsuits against Volkswagen [w/video]

VW Customers Have Contacted One Firm In 'Unprecedented' Numbers<p>Livid at the prospect of losing thousands of dollars from the value of their cars and performance from their diesel engines, many owners of Volkswagens are headed to court.<p>A law firm with a track record of suing automakers has already …

Class Action

Will anyone go to jail over Volkswagen diesel scandal?

Volkswagen is racing to identify who was to blame for rigging diesel emissions data in the U.S., and possibly across Europe too.<p>The company says anyone involved will face the "full consequences," and it has promised to work with German prosecutors on a criminal investigation. So will anyone end up …

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BMW shares tumble amid claims X3 model exceeds EU emissions limits

German luxury carmaker BMW has been dragged into the emissions testing scandal that has engulfed Volkswagen, with its shares falling sharply after a report that some of its diesel cars exceeded emissions standards.<p>Shares in BMW lost 9% after the report in German trade magazine Auto Bild. Other …

Transportation

Volkswagen diesel scandal spreads to Porsche and Audi

The fallout from the Volkswagen diesel scandal is spreading fast to the company's other famous brands, including Porsche and Audi, and across the …

VW emissions ‘defeat device’ isn’t the first

Volkswagen AG’s software designed to hoodwink environmental regulators was hardly the first instance of auto makers getting busted for running afoul …

Diesel Cheating Scandal Claiming More Execs at VW

At the time of Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn’s departure, the company said, “The Executive Committee is expecting further personnel consequences in the next days.” Now we’re getting the first word of who those executives might be.<p>The German magazine <i>Der Spiegel</i> reports three more …

VW tried to cover up emissions scandal when regulators started probe

Volkswagen America is understood to have sent letters to California owners of diesel-powered Audis and Volkswagens asking them to bring their cars in to a dealership for a software upgrade<p>The crisis engulfing disgraced car giant Volkswagen deepened as news emerged of the extent to which the company …

Transportation

VW Isn’t Even the Worst Polluter: Tests Are Made to Be Fooled

The Volkswagen scandal shows that regulators leave automakers to police themselves. Governments are left trying to catch companies who cross the line …

Automotive Industry

Volkswagen's cheating engines can't be easily fixed

The company has admitted that 11 million of its cars used illegal software to cheat emissions standards.<p>Now, many owners are demanding that the offending cars be fixed.<p>That's easier said than done, and Volkswagen has already tried — and failed — twice.<p>Here's the issue, according to the US …

Volkswagen Set to Name Mueller as CEO in Sweeping Overhaul

Volkswagen AG is set to appoint Porsche brand chief Matthias Mueller as its new CEO and announce the departure of top executives in a sweeping …

University of Michigan

Volkswagen’s best shot at a comeback now has the automaker right where Elon Musk wants it

Volkswagen, reeling in the fallout after being caught lying to emissions regulators and millions of motorists about its supposed “clean diesel” engines, has at least one promising route to recovery from the self-made debacle. And that would be forging the most aggressive path of anyone to the …

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The Volkswagen scandal reveals the corruption of the Left's regulation dreamworld

Liberal, competitive capitalism is the opposite of the law of the jungle because it depends on rules. Those who transgress must be swiftly punished<p>If I were Jeremy Corbyn, I would be thanking my lucky stars for the scandal that threatens to engulf parts of the car industry. Nothing is more …

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