Apple nears deal with Hyundai-Kia to build autonomous electric car

  • Jobless claims took a slight dip last week. First-time unemployment claims fell to 779,000 for the week ending Jan. 30.
  • Apple is close to finalizing a deal with Hyundai-Kia to build an Apple-branded driverless, electric vehicle.
  • DNA testing company 23andMe has inked a deal with VG Acquisition Corp, a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) that is sponsored by Virgin Group.