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World's fastest passenger jet goes supersonic in tests

The race to resume supersonic passenger flights nearly two decades after the retirement of Concorde was offered a glimmer of excitement on Monday when plane manufacturer Bombardier revealed high speed achievements while confirming the launch of its new business jet.

The Canadian company said the in-development Global 8000 will be "the world's fastest and longest-range purpose-built business jet." (Bombardier Aviation)

Glut of social media posts, political divisiveness a challenge for content moderators

Misinformation, trolling and worse has always existed online, but content moderators say they saw a shift after the U.S. elected Donald Trump president in 2016 that reached a new height when George Floyd, a Black man in Minneapolis, was killed in police custody in May 2020, fuelling racial tensions just as the world was locked down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Leigh Adams, director of moderation services at Viafoura, a content moderation company, is photographed in Toronto, Friday, May 13, 2022. Chris Young / THE CANADIAN PRESS

Hyundai announces $5.5B electric vehicle plant in Georgia

Hyundai Motor Group confirmed Friday the company will spend $5.5 billion on a huge electric vehicle plant near Savannah that will employ thousands -- a deal Georgia's governor called the largest economic development project in the state's history.

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