Self-driving truck developer TuSimple said it had fired its CEO and Chair Xiaodi Hou. The move comes as the New York-listed company comes under intense scrutiny from the U.S. government over its controversial relationship with a Chinese startup. TuSimple said in a statement that its board of directors terminated Hou’s employment as of Oct. 30. Hou, TuSimple’s co-founder, had also been serving...
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Streaming Services Should Beware Becoming Like Cable Companies
About a month ago, I finally reached my breaking point with YouTube TV, the streaming service I had subscribed to years earlier as a replacement for cable TV. I didn’t think twice about paying $40 a month for it in 2018, but after years of price increases—YouTube TV now costs $73 a month—I realized my family wasn’t watching it nearly enough to justify the money. So I ditched it. More...
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