(MENAFN - AFP) Google on Monday announced that the first completed prototype of its self-driving car is ready to be road tested.
"We're going to be spending the holidays zipping around our test track, and we hope to see you on the streets of Northern California in the new year," the Internet titan's autonomous car team said in a post at Google+ social network.
(MENAFN - AFP) The determination of powerful Gulf OPEC members to stifle competition from new oil producers has left the global energy market reeling and sparked unprecedented uncertainty, officials and experts say.
Gathered in Abu Dhabi for a key conference, senior energy officials from Arab Gulf nations insisted they will not cut production despite the freefall in oil prices.
(MENAFN - AFP) Russia announced plans Monday to limit grain exports as it scrambled to avoid a hike in the politically sensitive cost of bread during the holidays, the latest in a series of moves by Moscow to cope with the consequences of its currency crisis.
Meanwhile China offered unspecified help to Russia, which is dealing with a collapse of the ruble due to tumbling ...
(MENAFN - AFP) India's newest airline announced Monday it will start flying next month and declared it was "enthusiastic" about the future, as shares of troubled rival SpiceJet rocketed on reports of a rescue.
The new carrier, called Vistara -- a Sanskrit word meaning "limitless expanse" -- said it will make its first flight January 9.
(MENAFN - AFP) Russian oil major Rosneft, hit by US sanctions over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, said Monday it had to abandon plans to purchase the oil trading business of US bank Morgan Stanley after failing to win regulatory approval.
The December 2013 deal for an undisclosed amount covered Morgan Stanley's Global Oil Merchanting business that included agreements ...