Cheddar afternoon business update 11/8: Uber, Waymo & Disney

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Top afternoon business and technology headlines for Nov. 8, 2017.

  • Uber is partnering with NASA on software to manage flying taxis.
  • Waymo is working on a fleet of self-driving taxicabs.
  • Disney has reversed its decision to ban the LA Times from press screenings of its movies after backlash.
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  • US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home

    US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home

    Sunday, June 24 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-06-24 17:03:48 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-06-24 22:07:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). In this photo taken June 20, 2018, Muna Anaee, prepares a ball of khobz orouk, a flatbread she would eat frequently in her native Iraq, at the Tawla restaurant kitchen in San Francisco during the inaugural Refugee Food Fest...(AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). In this photo taken June 20, 2018, Muna Anaee, prepares a ball of khobz orouk, a flatbread she would eat frequently in her native Iraq, at the Tawla restaurant kitchen in San Francisco during the inaugural Refugee Food Fest...
    Restaurants in the U.S. - five of them in San Francisco - opened their kitchens for the first time to a program that allows refugees to showcase their cuisines and culinary skills.
    Restaurants in the U.S. - five of them in San Francisco - opened their kitchens for the first time to a program that allows refugees to showcase their cuisines and culinary skills.
  • Corporate America: New steps to curtail sales of firearms

    Corporate America: New steps to curtail sales of firearms

    Sunday, June 24 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-06-24 20:14:14 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-06-24 22:06:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane). In this April 25, 2018, photo, Gary Ramey, owner and founder of Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., holds a part from one of the company's firearms. Ramey and others in the gun industry are finding corporate Ameri...(AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane). In this April 25, 2018, photo, Gary Ramey, owner and founder of Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., holds a part from one of the company's firearms. Ramey and others in the gun industry are finding corporate Ameri...
    After high-profile mass shootings, corporate America taking a stand to try to curtail sales of firearms.
    After high-profile mass shootings, corporate America taking a stand to try to curtail sales of firearms.
  • UK euroskeptics urge PM May to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit

    UK euroskeptics urge PM May to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit

    Sunday, June 24 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-06-24 09:44:22 GMT
    Sunday, June 24 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-06-24 22:05:04 GMT
    (John Stillwell/PA via AP). From centre carrying banner, British lawmaker Vince Cable,  Pro-EU campaigners Gina Miller, Tony Robinson and lawmaker Caroline Lucas join crowds taking part in the People's Vote march for a second EU referendum, at Trafalga...(John Stillwell/PA via AP). From centre carrying banner, British lawmaker Vince Cable, Pro-EU campaigners Gina Miller, Tony Robinson and lawmaker Caroline Lucas join crowds taking part in the People's Vote march for a second EU referendum, at Trafalga...
    Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures are urging British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European Union without a trade agreement, despite warnings from major manufacturers that a...
    Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures are urging British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European Union without a trade agreement, despite warnings from major manufacturers that a "no deal" Brexit would be disastrous.
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