11 Things You Need To Know This Morning: February 27, 2017
The Daytona 500 NASCAR race was a crash-fueled nail-biter, Uber's problems aren't getting any better, Elon Musk says Tesla stock options make his hourly workers the best paid in the industry, and more.
Uber employees are following the lead of a former engineer who aired the company's dirty laundry last week and told the New York Times that self-driving vehicles rather than "human error" was responsible for running six red lights in San Francisco last year. Tesla CEO Elon Musk factored the company's volatile stock options into its hourly employee compensation to refute allegations that its employees are underpaid. Kurt Busch won the 2017 Daytona 500, and more news you need to know today:
1. Uber's internal report shows that its self-driving vehicles were in control when it ran through red stoplights in San Francisco last year. The company had "blamed human error."