Cheddar morning business update 10/10: MADD partners with Google to advocate for self-driving cars

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Top morning business and technology headlines for Oct. 10, 2017:

  • There’s a new documentary series from an unexpected place: Starbucks. The coffee chain is out with its second season of “Upstanders.” Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz helped write and produce the 11-episode series that is available to watch on Starbuck’s website.
  • Self-driving cars are getting an unexpected advocate: Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Google’s autonomous vehicle unit, Waymo, has created a new campaign about the benefits of autonomous driving. 
  • Apple has reportedly nixed an Elvis Presley biopic series from The Weinstein Company, according to Deadline. The decision comes after a “New York Times” expose on company co-founder Harvey Weinstein and allegations that he sexually harassed women for decades.
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  • Hawaii searches for safe spots for people to see lava

    Hawaii searches for safe spots for people to see lava

    Thursday, July 19 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-07-19 05:20:37 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:12:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - This Sept. 8, 2014 file photo shows downtown Pahoa, Hawaii. The small, rural town of Pahoa is the gateway to the eruption pouring rivers of lava out of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. Historic wooden buildings lining it...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - This Sept. 8, 2014 file photo shows downtown Pahoa, Hawaii. The small, rural town of Pahoa is the gateway to the eruption pouring rivers of lava out of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. Historic wooden buildings lining it...
    Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano.
    Authorities in Hawaii want to set up a site where the public can view lava erupting from Kilauea volcano.
  • Japan's June trade surplus jumps, while US dealings slip

    Japan's June trade surplus jumps, while US dealings slip

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-07-19 03:00:29 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:11:30 GMT
    Japan has recorded a trade surplus in June, including with the U.S., despite tariffs put in place by President Donald Trump.
    Japan has recorded a trade surplus in June, including with the U.S., despite tariffs put in place by President Donald Trump.
  • Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:57:23 GMT
    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:11:26 GMT
    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.
    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.
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