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Rudy Gobert explains why he thinks the Jazz traded him away

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert arrives for Game 3 of the team’s NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks on April 21, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Gobert has been traded by the Jazz to the Minnesota Timberwolves. (Rick Bowmer, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Rudy Gobert …

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Tesla Rivals Challenge Its Lead as Nio Sets Encouraging Record

Electric vehicle makers have been struggling over the last two years to produce and deliver cars, trucks and SUVs despite obstacles such as supply chain disruptions, semiconductor shortages and factory shutdowns caused by the covid pandemic. The industry’s leading EV manufacturer Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report on July 2 said that plant closures …

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Elon Musk is a smart person but he doesn’t understand ESG: Tech CEO

In May, electric-vehicle maker Tesla was removed from the S&P 500’s ESG Index. In response, CEO Elon Musk tweeted that ESG was “a scam” that had been “been weaponized by phony social justice warriors.” JimWatson | AFP | Getty Images Tesla chief Elon Musk may have misunderstood the meaning behind ESG (environmental, social, and governance), …

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Tesla’s layoffs hit Autopilot team as AI develops

As part of Tesla’s plans to cut 10% of salaried staff, the company has laid off a significant number of its data annotation specialists. These specialists do grunt work that is critical to empowering artificial intelligence systems to handle complex tasks like driving safely down a city street. The layoffs were first reported by Bloomberg …

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Utah Jazz choose Boston assistant Will Hardy as next head coach

San Antonio Spurs summer league coach Will Hardy speaks with Spurs’ Kyle Anderson during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game against the Boston Celtics on Thursday, July 9, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (Rick Bowmer, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — The wide-reaching search has come …

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Tencent wants to be foreign automakers’ go-to company for EVs in China

BMW’s iX electric SUV in China was the first global car brand to include the automobile version of Tencent’s WeChat messaging app, according to the Chinese tech company. Tencent BEIJING — Chinese internet giant Tencent wants to sell technology which the company says will help foreign automakers that want to sell cars in China’s massive …

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The Restomodded Prodrive P25 Will Carry a $560,000 Price Tag

picture: pro drive When the fine folks at Prodrive revealed plans to resurrect the Subaru Impreza 22B STi, the car internet appeared to receive the news with a vague mix of heightened interest and exhaustion. Interest because who wouldn’t be excited at the prospect of a modern interpretation of the baddest Impreza ever made? (It’ll …

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Let’s Remember How the Fourth-Generation Mustang Could Have Looked

The Ford Mustang “Jenner” conceptpicture: Ford As a child of the ’90s, I fundamentally believe the best looking cars resemble a bar of soap. That’s why the original SN95 Mustang — not the “New Edge” refresh (which wasn’t extremely New Edge-y, let’s be real) — you have aged so nicely to my eyes. I assume …

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Here’s why Utah’s unemployment rate rose for the first time in 2 years

Utah’s unemployment rate only had a slight increase from 1.9% in April to 2% in May, but Utah Department of Workforce Services’ chief economist Mark Knold said that the components of why that rate has moved up are indeed worth noting. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Around …

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