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US regulator opens Waymo investigation 

Waymo, the self-driving car division of Google’s parent company Alphabet, is under investigation by federal regulators over reports of nearly two dozen incidents involving Waymo cars using its self-driving system, the government announced Tuesday. . The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)’s Office of Deficiency Investigation has identified 22 crashes in which Waymo vehicles equipped […]

FDIC chair faces calls to resign after sexual harassment reports at regulator

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Martin Gruenberg said in the wake of a scathing 234-page report released Tuesday that reveals widespread sexual harassment and other misconduct plaguing federal banking regulators. Calls for his resignation are pouring in. The damning report, released in November by the law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and inspired by […]

Tesla Autopilot feature was involved in 13 fatal crashes, US regulator says | Tesla

U.S. auto safety regulators said Friday that an investigation into Tesla’s Autopilot identified at least 13 fatal crashes involving the feature. The investigation also found that the claims made by electric car manufacturers did not match reality. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Friday found at least 13 Tesla crashes in which at […]

Hong Kong regulator fast-tracks Bitcoin spot ETF approvals – Cointelegraph

The Hong Kong Securities Commission (SFC) has reportedly expedited the approval process for four Spot Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETFs). according to The first batch of Spot Bitcoin ETFs is expected to be approved in the region by April 15, according to local news outlet Tencent News. The report cited sources close to the Hong […]

Apple reinstates Epic Games’ app store account in Europe after regulator scrutiny

Apple on Friday reinstated permission for Fortnite maker Epic Games to offer its app store to iPhone customers in Europe. It comes a day after European Union regulators suggested the company’s brazen move to block Epic may violate new sweeping antitrust laws. Apple faces intense scrutiny under the European Union’s Digital Markets Act. The law […]

Winklevoss-led Gemini agrees to return over $1 billion to customers in deal with NY regulator that includes $37 million fine – Fortune

Twins Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss. Christy Bowe—Corbis/Getty Images The New York Department of Financial Services on Wednesday announced a settlement related to Gemini, the cryptocurrency company founded by the Winklevoss twins, and its product Gemini Earn. As part of the consent order, Gemini agreed to pay a $37 million fine and fully repay more […]

UK regulator to apologise to gay doctors struck off because of sexuality | LGBTQ+ rights

Britain’s medical regulator plans to apologize to gay doctors who were sacked because of their sexuality, The Guardian has revealed. The General Medical Council will issue a formal apology to doctors it investigated, sanctioned, warned or banned from practicing because of convictions under now-repealed laws criminalizing male homosexuality. is. Founded in 1858, the GMC is […]

Public utilities regulator Republican race North Dakota’s lone U.S. House seat

A longtime utility regulator announced Thursday his candidacy for North Dakota’s only U.S. House seat. Republican Julie Fedorchak has served on the state’s three-member Civil Service Commission since 2013. She has won three statewide elections, most recently in 2022 with more than 71% of the vote. North Dakota LT. Government Tammy Miller runs against House […]

California regulator OKs $1.9B plan to expand zero-emission vehicle infrastructure

The California Energy Commission (CEC) on Wednesday approved a $1.9 billion plan to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicle (EV) charging networks and hydrogen refueling stations across the state. The investment will help strengthen light, medium and heavy-duty zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure across the Golden State, with funding to be distributed over the next four […]