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The U.S. and EU have agreed to work toward zero tariffs on non-auto industrial goods, President Trump and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker announced. They will also hold off on further tariffs and reassess the existing U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, as well as the retaliatory tariffs imposed by the EU. The agreement comes after mounting trade tensions between the two sides.
特朗普总统和欧盟委员会主席让 - 克洛德·容克宣布，美国和欧盟已同意努力实现对非汽车工业产品的零关税。他们还将推迟进一步的关税，并重新评估现有的美国对钢铁和铝的关税，以及欧盟征收的报复性关税。该协议是在双方贸易紧张局势加剧之后达成的。
Alphabet’s self-driving car division has partnered with Walmart for rides. People in Phoenix who order their groceries on Walmart.com will be taken to and from the store by one of Waymo’s autonomous electric vehicles. Customers will also receive a discount on their groceries. The partnership is one of several Waymo is launching, reports The Washington Post.
GlaxoSmithKline is investing $300 million in consumer genetics company 23andMe to establish a four-year partnership for discovering new medicines with the help of human genetics. The British drugmaker hopes the partnership will also result in faster recruiting of patients for clinical trials. 80% of 23andMe’s customers have agreed to participate in research, according to CNBC.
Coke is about to get more expensive. Coca-Cola chief executive James Quincey said Wednesday that the North American price hike for carbonated drinks is due to increased freight rates and higher metal prices as a result of U.S. tariffs on metal imports. The Atlanta-based company has broadened its offerings beyond soda to include soy drinks and seltzer.
Facebook shares fell as much as 24% after the social media giant reported slower-than-expected revenue growth and daily active users in the first full quarter since the eruption of the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal. Sales rose 41% during the second quarter from a year earlier, to $13.23 billion, while users grew 11%, to 2.23 billion. Meanwhile, approval for the company’s planned innovation hub in China was withdrawn, according to The New York Times.