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Tesla's Musk hands over first Model 3 electric cars to early buyers

FREMONT, Calif. Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Friday the Model 3 had over half a million advance reservations as he handed over the first 30 to employee buyers, setting the stage for the biggest test yet of the company's strategy to become a profitable, mass market electric car maker.

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China mall offers 'man pod' havens for husbands wary of shopping

SHANGHAI At a Shanghai mall, rows of "man pods" equipped with video games are proving a big hit, providing a refuge for hundreds of weary husbands and boyfriends as their other halves shop until they drop.

World, 6:12am EDT

Wall Street braces for end of Snap share lockup

SAN FRANCISCO A flood of Snap Inc shares held back since the Snapchat owner's initial public offering could start to trade freely next week, pressuring a stock that has already plunged far below its debut price.

Jul 28 2017

Alleged bitcoin fraud 'mastermind' sought by U.S. held in Greek prison

ATHENS A Russian national suspected of masterminding a money-laundering operation using bitcoin was transferred to prison in Greece on Friday, while the United States prepares documentation to back an extradition request for him.

World, Russia, Greece Jul 28 2017

Toshiba to give Western Digital notice on closing memory sale

Toshiba Corp has agreed to give Western Digital Corp two weeks' notice before closing any sale of a memory chip unit that would involve transferring joint venture shares that Western Digital claims give it a say in the $18 billion sale of the unit.

Jul 28 2017

Hackers scour voting machines for election bugs

LAS VEGAS Hackers attending this weekend's Def Con hacking convention in Las Vegas were invited to break into voting machines and voter databases in a bid to uncover vulnerabilities that could be exploited to sway election results.

Cybersecurity Jul 28 2017