Cheddar Morning Business Update 11/14: Tesla hit by class-action lawsuit claiming racial discrimination

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  • Tesla's at the center of a new lawsuit claiming that the production floor is a "hotbed for racist behavior." An African American employee says black workers at the company are often harassed and deal with -"Civil Rights era race discrimination."
  • The FDA has approved the first “digital pill.” It’s embedded with a sensor so doctors can tell if a patient has taken their medication--- including the date and time the person took it. According to the New York Times, experts estimate that noncompliance to medication costs about $100 billion a year because patients get sicker. The digital pills do raise privacy concerns. 
  • Bill Gates wants to build the community of the future. His investment company invested $80 million in a high tech development outside of Phoenix. The community has high speed internet, self driving cars and new manufacturing technologies. 
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  • Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

    Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 11:49 AM EST2018-11-14 16:49:05 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:52 PM EST2018-11-14 23:52:12 GMT
    Federal safety board hearing into deadly Southwest Airlines flight will focus on jet-engine fan blades.
    Federal safety board hearing into deadly Southwest Airlines flight will focus on jet-engine fan blades.
  • Stung by Amazon's rejection, cities look on the bright side

    Stung by Amazon's rejection, cities look on the bright side

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-11-14 22:40:06 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:51 PM EST2018-11-14 23:51:57 GMT
    The 18 North American cities that were not picked by Amazon for its new headquarters are bearing the rejection with a mix of reflection, disappointment and some optimism.
    The 18 North American cities that were not picked by Amazon for its new headquarters are bearing the rejection with a mix of reflection, disappointment and some optimism.
  • White House says it has 'broad discretion' on press access

    White House says it has 'broad discretion' on press access

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 11:59 AM EST2018-11-14 16:59:52 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:50 PM EST2018-11-14 23:50:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2018, file photo, CNN journalist Jim Acosta does a standup before a new conference with President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington. CNN sued the Trump administration Tues...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2018, file photo, CNN journalist Jim Acosta does a standup before a new conference with President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington. CNN sued the Trump administration Tues...
    President Donald Trump's administration claims it has "broad discretion" to regulate access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim...
    President Donald Trump's administration claims it has "broad discretion" to regulate access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's "hard pass.".
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