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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  • UK, EU agree to take more Brexit time after no-result summit

    UK, EU agree to take more Brexit time after no-result summit

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 4:07 AM EDT2018-10-17 08:07:58 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-10-17 23:01:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). European Council President Donald Tusk touches his eyebrow after delivering a statement during a joint news conference following a Tripartite Social Summit roundtable at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday,...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). European Council President Donald Tusk touches his eyebrow after delivering a statement during a joint news conference following a Tripartite Social Summit roundtable at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday,...
    European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for what had been billed as a "moment of truth" Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough.
    European Union leaders are converging on Brussels for what had been billed as a "moment of truth" Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough.
  • Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

    Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-10-17 02:38:03 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-10-17 23:00:57 GMT
    (Paul Daly/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2018, file photo, Thomas Clarke poses for a photo outside his cannabis store, THC Distribution, in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Canada ...(Paul Daly/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2018, file photo, Thomas Clarke poses for a photo outside his cannabis store, THC Distribution, in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Canada ...
    And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace.
    And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace.
  • US wants drug prices in TV ads: 'Patients deserve to know'

    US wants drug prices in TV ads: 'Patients deserve to know'

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-10-15 16:55:19 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-10-17 23:00:01 GMT
    Drugmakers will start disclosing prices for U.S. prescription drugs that they advertise on TV.
    Drugmakers will start disclosing prices for U.S. prescription drugs that they advertise on TV.
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