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Tesla is no longer involved in an ongoing investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board. The agency says Tesla violated an agreement by revealing information about the ongoing probe into a fatal SUV crash using Tesla's autopilot system, according to Cheddar. Tesla says it chose to withdraw from the investigation in order to correct misleading information being spread about the safety of its autopilot software.
Disney CEO Bob Iger is feeling presidential. According to Variety, Iger was exploring the idea of a White House run in 2020, despite objections from his wife. But, late last year, Disney acquired assets from 21st Century Fox and Iger put his White House desires on the back burner to facilitate the roughly $50 billion deal.
Shoppers drop your pens! Starting tomorrow, credit card companies will begin phasing out signature requirements across the U.S. The four major U.S. credit card providers - American Express, Mastercard, Visa and Discover - will allow companies to eliminate signatures. The change is due to more secure chip authentication in credit cards.