Shifting Gears: Uber will turn a profit this year … kind of
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The coronavirus outbreak is still causing headaches not just for flyers - but also for cruise ships, cargo lines, and more. But it's not all bad news out there: Uber reported it will turn a profit (kind of) by the end of the year, Tesla's market value skyrocketed, and airline veteran David Neeleman launched a new US airline targeting oft-forgotten routes.
And in south Texas, SpaceX is accelerating its quest to build out its Mars spaceport, but some homeowners in the hamlet known as Boca Chica have something to say about it. Our own space correspondent Dave Mosher has the details.
Let's dive in:
Last Town Before Mars: A multipart series on SpaceX's quest to conquer Mars ... and a small hamlet in southern Texas
What on earth happened with Tesla
Uber might turn a profit this year, depending on who you ask
You could call this a $93,000 parachute
Electric-cars ads dominated the Super Bowl, which is more than we can say for the US auto market
UPS' CEO isn't afraid of a fight.
Moxy becomes Breeze
A cross-country day trip
GM and Ford had very different weeks.
But wait, there's more!
- Apple 'fully resumed' advertising on Twitter, says Musk
- Investment intent of ₹10.5 lakh crore received at Odisha biz summit
- Foreign investors upgrade India as dedicated allocation in investment portfolios, say equity experts
- Postpartum depression in mothers can have serious consequences on the child’s health and development
- Toyam Sports Limited signed up as title sponsor for India tour of Bangladesh