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Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality?

As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit for countries and companies of LGBTI acceptance seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only about rainbow money?...

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality?

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Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
2019-05-21 19:30

U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan "England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women\u0027s soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England\u0027s women players should adopt a similar approach."...
2019-06-06 21:45

Women's World Cup: Alex Morgan’s fight for equality reaches new heights Winning this tournament is about more than acquiring another title for world champion and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan. A successful World Cup could accelerate her fight for change in the women's sport....
2019-06-10 13:15

Opinion: U.S. women can chase World Cup title, fight for equality at same time The entire women's national team has sued U.S. Soccer for gender discrimination, including claims that some earn 38 percent of what men earn.       ...
2019-06-09 22:15

Serena Williams responds to criticism about equality fight after Wimbledon loss Serena Williams has not won a Grand Slam tournament since 2017 and after her latest Wimbledon loss to Simona Halep she was asked about her focus on tennis....
2019-07-15 22:30

Opinion: Serena Williams will never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King would have it no other way Serena Williams told a reporter she would never stop equality fight. Billie Jean King later tweeted her continuing support for Serena and that fight.       ...
2019-07-13 22:30

Amid Suggestions That She ‘Focus on Tennis,’ Serena Williams Says She’ll Fight for Equality to the Grave “The day I stop fighting for equality and for people that look like you and me will be the day I’m in my grave,” said Serena Williams, at a press conference following Saturday’s loss in the Wimbledon finals. The statement was made after a female repo...
2019-07-14 21:30

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
2019-07-01 00:30

Millions celebrate LGBTQ pride in New York amid global fight for equality: organizers Millions lined the streets of New York on Sunday to wave rainbow flags, celebrate the movement toward LGBTQ equality and renew calls for action in what organizers billed as the largest gay pride celebration in history....
2019-07-01 20:30

China says it will blacklist US companies as trade fight heats up China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday that it will soon publish a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign entities it claims have damaged its domestic industries, an apparent retaliation for the U.S. move to blacklist Chinese telecommunications giant...
2019-06-01 04:01

US companies tentatively step back into business with Huawei, but a long fight looms American semiconductor companies and Microsoft are making plans to continue business as usual with Huawei as experts make sense of amendments to Trump's ban....
2019-07-02 03:30

Lights dim, but Australia's LGBTI media fights on Radio and print outlets say some companies splash the rainbow flag during pride month, but don’t splash cash afterwards “We are challenged,” said Joy FM’s president, Melinda Rich, in a memo to staff last week.The community LGBTI radio station in Mel...
2019-08-11 02:00

First LGBTI job fair held in India after gay ban lifted An LGBTI job fair, billed by organizers as the first such event in India, attracted more than 250 people on Friday looking for employment with companies including Intel, Goldman Sachs and Uber....
2019-07-12 17:30

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update on Yemen; a historic Security Council resolution on missing persons in conflict; and same-sex rights ...
2019-06-12 00:45

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination aga...
2019-07-13 01:15

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal ...
2019-06-18 00:30

Will The Equality Act Actually Do Anything? On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act—an act that provides sweeping protections for the LBGTQ community and the first of its kind to be passed by any chamber of Congress....
2019-05-22 02:45

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of public assistance, as experts warned the change would disproportionately affect low-income immigrants. St...
2019-08-12 23:15

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in prize money?...
2019-06-02 03:15

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights, and one where all wom...
2019-05-21 19:30

Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ Richard Williams, ‘The Secret’ reflects on his career, what he’s learned and fighting Sergio Martinez twice. He speaks to John Dennen The post Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ appeared firs...
2019-08-09 06:30

Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight Although "cleared to fight", should Dillian Whyte have been allowed to box Oscar Rivas on July 20? Elliot Worsell investigates The post Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-31 18:00

| Equality is my cause: Serena puts King in her place Serena Williams delivered a stinging rebuke to fellow tennis legend Billie Jean King who said she should focus on tennis and stop behaving like a celebrity and fighting for equality....
2019-07-14 04:15

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protest in the Alpine country in 28 years. Turnout was u...
2019-06-14 10:15

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The move comes at a moment of change for LGBTQ rights...
2019-05-23 23:30

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th...
2019-07-08 10:30

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012, Joe Biden went on Meet the Press to endorse marriage equality – and credited an NBC sitcom for his ...
2019-06-02 13:45

Lewes FC: the football club who are making equality pay Two years ago Lewes decided to pay their women’s team as much as their men’s team. They have not regretted itBy Richard Foster for the Guardian Sport NetworkTwo years ago Lewes FC became the first football club in the world to pay their women’s team ...
2019-07-16 20:30

‘Equality has to be more than words’: London City Lionesses go it alone The newly formed club decided to split away from Millwall at the end of last season in a bid to stand on their own feet“We want to show people that the time is now right that a women’s football club can be a women’s football club and it doesn’t have ...
2019-08-19 15:00

Fighting for equality one world record at a time Having played the highest football match in history and broken the record for playing at the lowest point on earth, a group of footballers are now focusing on another world record -- for the largest number of players to ever play in a single game....
2019-06-27 19:45

USWNT World Cup victory is ultimate validation for equality Former USWNT star Kristine Lilly was in Lyon, France for the Women’s World Cup Final, where the United States emerged as back-to-back champions after a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. Lilly accurately predicted the 2-0 outcome in her gues...
2019-07-08 22:45

Polish police detain 25 after attacks on equality march Police have detained 25 people in Bialystok, eastern Poland, after attacks on those taking part in the city's first equality march amid accusations that the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party benefits from fuelling anti-gay sentiment....
2019-07-21 19:15

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes. The trio gathered Saturday night for a forum sponsored by LUNA bar a...
2019-06-16 01:30

Presidential candidates back U.S. team's pay equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursuit of a fourth title in France....
2019-06-17 20:15

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s battle for equality is transcending sport The lasting impact of the World Cup champions could go beyond boosting soccer participation and selling merchandise to helping shape larger cultural and social issues....
2019-07-10 01:30

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside in empowering women in the range of $28 trillion.”...
2019-05-21 19:30

Taylor Swift asks Tennessee senator to support Equality Act NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift says she’s kicking off Pride Month by asking Tennessee’s Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to protect LGBTQ rights and support the Equality Act. The pop star, who lives in Tennessee, posted a letter...
2019-06-01 22:30

Ginsburg reflects on marriage and the state of women's equality at DC event Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussed a myriad of issues including her famously equal marriage, the obstacles facing working women and the justices' shared desire to protect the court on Tuesday in her first public remarks on politics s...
2019-07-03 14:15

Billie Jean King keen to talk to Trump about equality Billie Jean King says she would relish the chance to talk about equality with US President Donald Trump as the tennis great threw her support behind US soccer star Megan Rapinoe...
2019-06-28 22:30

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed themselves to pursue the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, ...
2019-08-14 16:15

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s battle for equality is transcending sports The World Cup champions' impact could go beyond boosting soccer participation and selling merchandise to helping shape larger cultural and social issues....
2019-07-10 04:30

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
2019-05-21 19:30

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women....
2019-05-21 15:30

What Does It Mean to Be a Good Ally in 2019? GQ talks with LGBTQ players from all walks of life—including drag queens, actors, athletes, and more—to find out what it means to be a good ally in 2019....
2019-06-27 20:15

Andre Lotterer believes expecting Le Mans LMP1 equality is "naive" Rebellion LMP1 driver Andre Lotterer believes it is "naive" to think a weight increase for Toyota will close the gap to non-hybrid privateers at the upcoming Le Mans 24 Hours....
2019-06-06 02:15

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
2019-05-21 14:38

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans to sign a petition demanding U.S. legal protections for gays, lesbians and transgender people....
2019-06-18 04:00

U.S. women’s soccer team is using World Cup stage to shine spotlight on equality A media appearance highlighted the team's missions of defending their world championship, growing the game's audience and discussing issue of fairness....
2019-05-25 00:15

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursuit of a fourth title in France....
2019-06-18 15:45

Salvini wants Italy to be 'first' US ally in Europe Italy's populist deputy leader was keen to highlight his "shared vision" with President Trump during a visit to Washington. Salvini met Vice President Pence during the unusally high-level trip for an interior minister....
2019-06-18 17:45

Johnson ally warns PM over new US ambassador Boris Johnson and not Theresa May should appoint Sir Kim Darroch's successor as British ambassador to the US, a key supporter of the Conservative leadership favourite has claimed....
2019-07-11 19:45

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
2019-05-22 12:15

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement, and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives....
2019-06-07 00:30

Inclusion, empowerment and equality, must be ‘at the heart of our efforts’ to ensure sustainable development, says UN chief The world’s people are demanding “transformative change that is fair and sustainable,” Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on government leaders to use the upcoming slate of key United Nations meetings in September to “kicksta...
2019-07-16 22:30

Varsity esports? This all-girls school in Ohio is tackling gender equality through gaming Hathaway Brown private school near Cleveland became the first U.S. all-girls school to launch a varsity esports program during last year.       ...
2019-07-23 18:45

Taylor Swift Urges GOP Senator to Support LGBTQ Equality Act: ‘Think About the Lives You Could Change’ Taylor Swift is imploring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee to defend LGBTQ rights by supporting the Equality Act. The legislation, which prevents discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, was passed by the House in M...
2019-06-01 23:15

Alan Turing on the £50 note is a triumph for British science – and for equality | Emily Grossman I sat on the committee that helped select the scientist. Honouring him sends a message that the UK respects all peopleOver Christmas, I had the unusual delight of reading short biographies of 989 dead scientists. As a member of the Bank of England’s ...
2019-07-16 22:30

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
2019-06-13 00:30

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ...
2019-07-20 00:45

Taylor Swift celebrates Pride, talks equality in Wango Tango performance Taylor Swift was taking the kickoff of Pride Month pretty seriously — and the title of the Rolling Stones’ “She’s a Rainbow” pretty literally — during the climax to Saturday night’s annual iHeartRadio Wango Tango concert....
2019-06-03 10:30

Taylor Swift Gets Political As She "Personally Rejects" President Trump's Stance on Equality Act Taylor Swift is kicking off 2019 Pride Month with a very political message. The 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a photo of a letter that she wrote to Sen.......
2019-06-02 02:30

How ‘The Equal Edit’ campaign is improving gender equality in Swedish history on Wikipedia During history lessons at school, we were taught about conflicts, innovation, and resolutions that made the world what it is today — without telling the stories of the other half the population. History really has been “his story” — it was written by...
2019-08-19 23:00

Corbyn ally suspended after 'antisemitic rant' One of Jeremy Corbyn's close allies has been suspended from the party after he was recorded claiming Labour’s antisemitism crisis was "whipped up" by the Israeli embassy, according to Sky sources....
2019-06-01 07:45

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh presidential election Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
2019-06-09 01:15

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington....
2019-06-18 06:30

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act        ...
2019-06-02 04:00

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
2019-06-08 18:30

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, an...
2019-05-29 18:30

Brazil clinches designation as 'major non-NATO ally' to U.S. President Donald Trump has officially designated Brazil as a major non-NATO ally, making good on a promise he made to Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro four months ago....
2019-08-01 23:15

Merkel ally Schaeuble says her CDU could govern alone if SPD quits coalition Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative alliance could rule alone if their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners quit the government, said former finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who is now president of Germany's lower house of parliament....
2019-07-08 12:15

Merkel ally AKK suggests party exclusion for ex-spy chief Germany’s ex-spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen faces possible exclusion from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives over his alleged far-right stance. The call comes CDU party chief Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer....
2019-08-17 16:15

Goldman Sachs, Ally Financial Beat the Fed to a Rate Cut Goldman is cutting the rate on its Marcus high-yield savings account to 2.15% from 2.25%, following Ally’s decision to lower its online-savings rate to 2.1% from 2.2%....
2019-06-28 12:15

Trump ally Corey Lewandowski considering Senate run in New Hampshire Corey Lewandowski, a close ally of President Donald Trump, is considering a 2020 run for a U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire now held by Democrat Jeanne Shaheen, two sources close to Lewandowski said on Thursday....
2019-08-01 21:45

Once Shunned by Trump, Pakistan Now an Ally in Taliban Talks Pakistan is now cooperating with U.S. to help pressure the Taliban to strike a peace deal in Afghanistan, with the aim of extricating the U.S. from its longest war....
2019-07-19 19:45

This Death Star presidency is no ally for modern Britain The Kim Darroch affair is final proof that Trump’s America is increasingly at odds with the UK’s multicultural, democratic values and national interestKim Darroch is but the latest victim of Donald Trump’s Death Star presidency, which collides at ran...
2019-07-13 17:45

Texts between Manafort and ally who appears to be Hannity released Messages, which were previously filed as a secret attachment to a sentencing memo, were unsealed in Manafort’s federal court caseHundreds of text messages between Paul Manafort and an ally who appeared to be Fox News host Sean Hannity were released b...
2019-06-22 00:30

Ally of Kazakhstan’s longtime ex-leader wins presidency MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of the...
2019-06-10 11:00

Airbnb, Under Attack in New Jersey, Seeks a New Ally: Voters Jersey City passed a law threatening one of Airbnb’s lucrative markets. Instead of going to court, the company is trying to get the law onto a ballot....
2019-07-17 12:45

Former Botswana president quits ruling party in row with ex-ally Former Botswana President Ian Khama quit the ruling party on Saturday as a policy feud with his hand-picked successor deepened, threatening to split the party that has ruled the country since independence in 1966....
2019-05-25 20:15

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play....
2019-05-25 09:15

Germany's Merkel hails her ally's move to Brussels German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated her long-standing ally Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday on being confirmed as European Commission president, hailing the current German defense minister as a committed European....
2019-07-16 21:15

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
2019-06-09 14:30

The Latest: Trump, in Japan, needles US ally over trade TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan. (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Sunday President Donald Trump has begun a state visit to Japan by needling the American ally over its trade imbalance with the United States...
2019-05-26 00:30

Former Erdogan ally Babacan resigns from ruling AK Party Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan said on Monday he was resigning from President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party over "deep differences" with the party's direction and said that Turkey needed a new vision....
2019-07-08 13:30

US wants access to NHS in post-Brexit deal, says Trump ally Before president’s visit, Woody Johnson says every area of UK economy up for discussion The US will want business access to the NHS in any post-Brexit trade deal, the US ambassador has said, prompting anger from politicians and campaigners before Don...
2019-06-02 22:45

'Emulate his example’ urges UN chief as world celebrates Nelson Mandela: a ‘global advocate for dignity and equality’  Nelson Mandela was an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, Secretary-General António Guterres said marking the International Day that honours the iconic anti-apartheid campaigne...
2019-07-18 02:45

Grenfell fire chief Dany Cotton: I was sent death threats after gender equality bid to rename Fireman Sam London's first female fire chief Dany Cotton says some men still feel threatened by women in power and that when she joined up several officers refused to work with her....
2019-07-02 12:15

'Emulate his example' urges UN chief as world celebrates Nelson Mandela: a ‘global advocate for dignity and equality’  Nelson Mandela was an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should seek to emulate, Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message marking the International Day that honours the iconic anti-apar...
2019-08-03 23:00

Ally Kostial one of five Mississippi women killed in span of 24 hours In the span of 24 hours, five women — including college student Alexandria “Ally” Kostial — were reportedly shot and killed across the state of Mississippi. The deaths were reported over the weekend by local police officials. ...
2019-07-25 08:45

In Global Tech Battle, a Balky U.S. Ally Chooses China The Philippines has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about cybersecurity risks. Some in the country worry they’re now vulnerable....
2019-07-15 23:30

How a Trump Ally Tested the Boundaries of Washington’s Influence Game Amid a federal investigation, new details show the scope of Elliott Broidy’s efforts to promote the causes of foreign clients as he sought to profit from them....
2019-08-13 19:15

Egyptian tycoon and Mubarak ally Hussein Salem dies Hussein Salem, one of Egypt's most prominent businessmen and an ally of deposed president Hosni Mubarak, died in Spain on Tuesday, his niece and state media said....
2019-08-14 00:45

Shivpal Yadav Ready To Ally With, But Not Return To Samajwadi Party In a visible softening of stand, Shivpal Yadav, who heads the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (PSP), has said that he is ready to forge an alliance with Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party for the Uttar......
2019-07-08 14:30

US Will Work Closely With "Great Ally" India: Trump Administration India is a "great ally" of America and the US will continue to work closely with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Trump administration has said, asserting that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was......
2019-05-29 09:30

Russian missile delivery to Turkey strains ally's relations with US First S-400 parts delivered to military base outside Ankara as Washington considers sanctionsRussia began the delivery of an advanced missile defence system to Turkey it has been reported, a move likely to trigger US sanctions against a Nato ally and...
2019-07-12 15:00

Navalny ally Leonid Volkov sentenced to 20 days in jail Leonid Volkov, a senior aide to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, has been sentenced to 20 days in jail over a rally organized last year. Volkov told people to keep fighting for freedom of expression....
2019-05-22 22:45

Netanyahu ally says West Bank-Gaza corridor ‘irrelevant’ A minister and close ally of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu challenges a component of the Trump administration’s plan for Middle East peace...
2019-06-23 15:30

Matt Gaetz, a Trump Ally, Is in Hot Water Again for Cohen Threat Representative Matt Gaetz ignored the House Ethics Committee’s request for an interview as it examined an accusation of witness intimidation. Now he faces an ethics inquiry....
2019-06-28 23:45

Netanyahu taps Likud ally as Israel’s justice minister JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed a close Likud party ally as justice minister. Amir Ohana’s appointment on Wednesday came as Netanyahu heads an interim government following the dissolution of parliament l...
2019-06-05 22:30

Please Watch ESPN’s Dan Le Batard Give a Lesson on How to Use Privilege to Be an Ally Sometimes, the pressure to do and say what’s right outweighs political position, or political correctness, and even employment. Sometimes something is so wrong that it is impossible not to call it such. Sometimes a public platform must become a publi...
2019-07-19 23:00

Litter-ally terrifying: is Cats the creepiest film of the year? The first look at the star-studded big screen take on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is trending for all of the wrong reasonsCats movie trailer: internet reacts to ‘demented dream ballet’“This Christmas, you will believe.” With these words, Universal ...
2019-07-19 14:15

Close Pelosi ally Rep. Jan Schakowsky backs impeachment inquiry The move by the Illinois Democrat is likely to put more pressure on the House speaker, who has rebuffed calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions....
2019-06-20 15:30

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's ruling body....
2019-07-07 18:30

Rahul Gandhi Should Stay, Says Ally HD Kumaraswamy, Meeting Tomorrow The Congress's Karnataka ally HD Kumaraswamy is about to add his voice to the leaders who want Rahul Gandhi to continue as the party president. Mr Gandhi has been adamant about his decision to step......
2019-05-29 13:45

Teen Choice Awards winners 2019: Taylor Swift urges fans to take a stand for gender equality ​​Taylor Swift asked her fans to get behind US football player Alex Morgan's campaign for gender equality in a passionate speech as she received the inaugural Icon Award at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles....
2019-08-12 15:30

Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened, warns key ally of Angela Merkel A key ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel today stressed that she and other EU leaders were adamant that the Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened....
2019-07-24 15:30

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
2019-06-08 03:30

U.S. Formally Cancels Sale of Fighter Jets to Turkey, a NATO Ally Turkey, whose purchase of a Russian missile system has created friction, called the Trump administration’s move a “mistake that will cause irreparable wounds in our strategic relations.”...
2019-07-18 01:30

Ally of Kazakhstan’s Longtime Ex-Leader Wins Presidency Amid Protests (MOSCOW) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of ...
2019-06-10 11:30

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to have a hard Brexit"....
2019-07-16 23:15

28 Relatives Jailed For Murder, Madhya Pradesh Congress Ally Protests A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator has lodged a protest against the Congress government in the Madhya Pradesh assembly after 28 members of her family were jailed in connection with the murder of a......
2019-07-12 20:45

Revealed: Johnson ally’s firm secretly ran Facebook propaganda network Sir Lynton Crosby’s firm CTF has built unbranded disinformation pages for Saudi Arabia and major pollutersClaims of misogynistic culture at offices of Lynton Crosby firmBrexit, cycle lanes and Saudi Arabia: CTF’s Facebook campaignsThe lobbying firm r...
2019-08-01 20:00

Sushma Swaraj, 67, Popular Indian Minister and Modi Ally, Dies Ms. Swaraj, a right-wing politician and the second woman to serve as India’s external affairs minister, was known for her good-humored social media presence....
2019-08-09 12:00

After Quitting As Minister, Navjot Sidhu Finds Ally In Shatrughan Sinha Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Sunday praised party colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu and said he was "appalled" by his decision to quit the Punjab cabinet, hours after the former state minister......
2019-07-14 17:30

Want to be a male ally? Start by helping to clean the house | Moira Donegan Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happenedImagine if the dishes stopped getting done. Imagine if no one did the laundry, and it piled up, stained and mildewing in hampers and in piles on the floo...
2019-06-13 04:15

Argentina's Fernandez duo close to winning key ally in election race: sources Argentina's political pairing of moderate Peronist Alberto Fernandez and firebrand ex-president Cristina Fernandez are closing in on sealing an important ally to help beat incumbent President Mauricio Macri in elections later this year, three sources...
2019-06-01 00:01

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cultural agency said on Thursday at the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue....
2019-05-21 14:38

Ole Miss student Ally Kostial found dead near lake 20 miles from campus A 21-year-old sorority sister at the University of Mississippi was found dead near a lake over the weekend — and foul play is suspected, authorities said. The body of Alexandria “Ally” Kostial was discovered Saturday morning during a routine patrol i...
2019-07-22 20:45

Ole Miss student Ally Kostial died of 'multiple gunshot wounds,' investigators say A 21-year-old University of Mississippi student who a friend claimed was "harassed" by her alleged killer "for years" died of "multiple gunshot wounds," according to a preliminary autopsy report released Wednesday....
2019-07-25 05:15

Preliminary results in Kazakhstan’s presidential election show ally of former president win by landslide. MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results in Kazakhstan’s presidential election show ally of former president win by landslide. The post Preliminary results in Kazakhstan’s presidential election show ally of former president win by landslide. app...
2019-06-10 11:00

Russian police arrest Navalny ally Leonid Volkov over protest rally A senior aide to Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained over a rally organized by the opposition last year. In 2018, Navalny himself served two stints in jail for violating protest laws....
2019-05-21 15:15

Russia Preps S-400 Missiles For NATO Ally Turkey Amid US Sanctions Threat Russia will begin delivering its S-400 air-defense system to NATO-member Turkey in the coming days, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday, in a deal likely to trigger U.S. sanctions and test the bonds of......
2019-07-06 05:15

Cambiemos leaders tussle with ally Elisa Carrió over dismal Córdoba election Cambiemos was divided between rival candidates in the Córdoba provincial elections after a schism pitted two candidates against each other. Coalition leaders like Carrió blame the national government over its lukewarm support to candidates....
2019-05-21 14:38

Merkel ally chides German Social Democrats over stance on EU Commission chief Germany's Social Democrats risk harming the coalition government in which they serve and triggering an EU constitutional crisis by opposing the nomination of Ursula von der Leyen to head the European Commission, a top German conservative said on Thur...
2019-07-04 20:45

NATO Ally Turkey Gets Long-Range Russian S-400 Missiles Amid US Warning Turkey received the first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defence system on Friday, the defence ministry said, despite repeated warnings from its NATO ally United States against the purchase....
2019-07-12 19:00

Brazil: calls grow for Bolsonaro ally to quit after 'devastating' report on leaks In new disclosures, conservative magazine Veja says Sergio Moro, who led Operation Car Wash, guilty of serious ‘irregularities’Brazil’s justice minister Sérgio Moro is facing renewed pressure to resign after the country’s leading conservative magazin...
2019-07-05 20:45

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolve the political crisis facing its ally....
2019-06-07 23:30

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a White House statement said....
2019-07-18 13:15

Even as Goldman Sachs and Ally Bank cut deposit rates, high-yield savings accounts still pay As the probability of a rate cut increases, banks will start to lower deposit rates offered to consumers. Goldman Sachs and Ally Financial have already done so....
2019-07-05 18:15

European lawmakers send mixed signals ahead of critical vote on Merkel's ally Von der Leyen, one of the longest serving ministers in Germany, has tried to woo European lawmakers over the last two weeks – to convince them she is the right person to become the next European Commission President....
2019-07-16 09:15

Exclusive: American banker and Putin ally dealt in access and assets, emails reveal A senior American banker once secretly awarded a shareholding in powerful Moscow investment bank Renaissance Capital to one of Vladimir Putin's closest friends and brokered meetings for the friend with top U.S. foreign policy officials a decade ago, ...
2019-06-10 11:00

With new Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Pompeo gains an ally in West Point classmate In selecting Army Secretary Mark Esper to succeed Patrick Shanahan as acting secretary of defense, President Trump has picked a combat veteran whose views are more likely to align with those of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and serve as a bulwark ag...
2019-06-19 02:15

Senator Graham, close Trump ally, joins opponents to planned U.S. foreign aid cuts Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Hal Rogers urged President Donald Trump on Friday to drop planned "sweeping and indiscriminate" foreign aid cuts, joining a chorus of lawmakers opposing what they consider a bid to sidestep Trump's own budget...
2019-08-17 00:15

Mitch McConnell: Trump ally under fire over picture of tombstones featuring names of Democrats A prominent Trump ally has faced sharp criticism after his re-election campaign team tweeted a photo of satirical tombstones featuring the name of Democrats just hours after a deadly mass shooting in Texas....
2019-08-06 19:15

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term. The post Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for s...
2019-05-22 02:45

Indian PM's close ally, Amit Shah, helped craft winning election strategy With India's ruling Hindu nationalists headed for a stunning election victory on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's powerful right hand man, Amit Shah, could reap his reward as a potential home minister, an analyst and a party official said....
2019-05-23 13:00

Mulvaney aims to install ally atop legislative affairs which could give him more control of agenda Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is looking to install an ally to become the head of legislative affairs as Shahira Knight departs. If a former Mulvaney associate takes over the office, it could give him more control of President Trump's agen...
2019-05-22 20:30

Ole Miss student charged in Ally Kostial's death was tracked to gas station, father says 'my son is innocent' A 22-year-old University of Mississippi student from Texas charged in the killing of a female Ole Miss student was taken into custody Monday at a gas station in Tennessee, where he was reportedly found with clothing that appeared to have blood on it ...
2019-07-24 23:15

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired a missile at Saudi airport....
2019-06-12 16:30

Trump ally Lindsey Graham ready to revoke president’s emergency power on arms sales The Republican said the administration’s end run around Congress merits stripping authority from the White House, while Democrats accused the State Department of creating a “phony” crisis....
2019-06-13 01:15

Brandon Theesfeld, suspect in Ally Kostial murder, had bloody clothes, weapon inside truck The man accused of killing Ole Miss student Ally Kostial — shooting her eight times — was wearing bloody clothes and keeping a weapon inside his truck when cops tracked him down this week, according to a new report. Brandon Theesfeld, 22,...
2019-07-24 16:15

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
2019-05-23 04:15

London schoolgirl, 11, praised for equality speech telling peers to 'own it, be you' An 11-year-old London schoolgirl has been praised after giving a rousing speech denouncing prejudice and urging others not to be "afraid to be amazing"....
2019-07-13 10:00

Bill Maher finds ally in NBC News' Richard Engel in 'hoping' US economy slides to oust Trump NBC News correspondent Richard Engel was the lone voice to side with "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday night, after the comedian reiterated his "hopes" that a U.S. economic recession would help block President Trump's reelection in 2020. ...
2019-08-10 13:30

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complaints about anti-Semitism....
2019-05-31 17:30

More U.S. Companies Consider Outside CFO Candidates This year, about 43.4% of CFO positions at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies are occupied by candidates hired from outside their companies, according to data from Crist|Kolder Associates, an executive search firm that tracks C-suite trends. That is u...
2019-08-14 20:15

How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? Professionals from poorer families earn almost £7,000 less per year than those from wealthier ones, despite businesses claiming to act on social mobilityIt’s no surprise that social class can affect your life chances, but recently the education secre...
2019-05-21 20:30

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker has opted out....
2019-06-13 00:45

HTC Vive will help more companies jump into VR Much like how Microsoft has positioned HoloLens as an enterprise-friendly tool for training, HTC Vive wants to help businesses take advantage of virtual reality. The company is launching a new unit today, Vive Enterprise Solutions, that'll be en...
2019-07-01 19:15

Promoted: Why oil companies are in Formula E Shell's presence in motorsport may well be most famously associated with Formula 1, but it has also grown its presence with strategic partnerships in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship...
2019-06-06 23:45

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking industry.       ...
2019-07-13 16:15

Best car insurance companies 2019 Features 31 Jul, 2019 Which car insurance company looks after you best when you make a claim? Our 2019 Driver Power survey compares the big hitters...
2019-07-31 18:30

These are the 14 largest Chinese companies ChinaFotoPress / Getty Over the last few years, Chinese companies have grown to become globally competitive rivals to American firms. Fortune Magazine released its 2019 Global 500 list, which ranks the largest companies in the world by revenue, and...
2019-07-24 13:45

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share website visitors’ data with business partners....
2019-08-02 17:15

Hack in the box: Hacking into companies with “warshipping” Enlarge / The "warshipping" rig, exposed, with solar recharging panel. (credit: Sean Gallagher) LAS VEGAS—Penetration testers have long gone to great lengths to demonstrate the potential chinks in their clients' networks before less friendly attack...
2019-08-14 00:45

Buying American Isn't an Option, Some U.S. Companies Say With public hearings on the Trump administration’s China tariff plan set to begin Monday, the U.S. trade representative’s office has already been flooded with letters from companies saying they have few options besides China....
2019-06-16 17:45

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
2019-07-09 02:15

These companies have the most to lose from US tariffs on Mexico With over $100 billion of autos and auto parts imported into the U.S. from Mexico, General Motors, Ford, American Axel, Autoliv and Lear are the stocks most at risk, according to RBC Capital Markets....
2019-06-06 18:45

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
2019-06-02 16:30

When It Comes to Tariffs, Many U.S. Companies Are on China's Side As President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping gear up for the G-20 summit, U.S. businesses are warning that new 25% duties on $300 billion a year of Chinese goods will wreak widespread direct and collateral damage....
2019-06-28 04:45

Companies need to evolve to survive — here’s how you can manage that I’ve often said that the only constant in business is change. Staying ahead of the competition, keeping pace with emerging technologies, and meeting customers’ needs as they arise requires agility and the ability to evolve a company’s business needs ...
2019-07-18 18:30

China clamps down on Ford, other U.S. companies Though China didn’t spell out any links between the $23.8 million antitrust fine on Ford and the U.S. tensions, "it’s hard to see it as not related," said Andrew Polk, co-founder of research firm Trivium China in Beijing....
2019-06-05 14:45

Is This the End of Anonymous Shell Companies? Not Too Fast The use of L.L.C.s and shell corporations to hide the true source of funds has been an issue for the United States for more than a decade. A bill in Congress seeks to address it....
2019-07-11 23:45

Earnings Outlook for S&P 500 Companies Looks Bleak Wall Street analysts have cut third-quarter profit estimates, painting a gloomy picture for investors already grappling with a trade war, economic weakness and ominous signs from the bond market....
2019-08-16 17:15

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
2019-05-22 11:45

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing company Ogury surveyed 287,571 consumers to better under...
2019-05-25 04:30

12 companies with awesome employee perks Raymond Brown/Flickr Most companies offer benefits of some kind or another, including parental leave, health/medical insurance, and paid time off. Other companies, however, approach benefits and perks a little differently. Here are 12 companies with...
2019-08-16 21:45

The 90s are back. Here are the companies trying to cash in—and the ones that are failing For years, the fashion world has been riding a wave from the past. Young consumers are turning to the 90s for inspiration, leading to the revival of trends and companies that were long ago pronounced dead....
2019-08-03 16:15

How to Opt Out of Companies Sharing Your Data With Third Parties On Wednesday, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple after it was discovered that Siri, the iPhone’s virtual assistant, retained voice recordings of some of its users to improve its voice recognition software. While its “listening program” i...
2019-08-09 22:30

These Companies Wanted Tariffs. How Are They Faring Now? President Trump’s trade policies have helped American steel, aluminum, lumber, solar and washing-machine businesses, but not as much as they might have hoped....
2019-07-10 19:15

Shareholders Have No Love for Shale Companies American shale companies have never pumped more. They have never been loved less. A broad index of U.S. oil-and-gas company shares fell last week to the lowest point since it was created during the early days of the shale boom in 2006....
2019-08-14 03:15

U.S. Considering Expanding Blacklist of Chinese Companies The U.S. is considering expanding the list of Chinese companies on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers amid escalating tensions between the two economic powers, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-05-23 14:30

Lithuania: A discovery for industrial companies ROL, AQ wiring systems, IKEA Industry Lithuania, System Air, Dovista A/S – these are only several Scandinavian companies which have recently decided to start their business in Lithuania, one of the fastest growing countries in the European Union. Why...
2019-06-17 15:30

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digit...
2019-05-21 14:37

4 mistakes companies make when expanding overseas You no longer need to be a Fortune 500 company to take your business global. A small startup can market and sell to customers on the other side of the world without ever leaving their zip code. Today, over half of small businesses in the United State...
2019-06-17 17:00

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
2019-05-21 15:15

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robocalls, which have exploded in number to about 5 bi...
2019-06-07 03:30

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
2019-06-02 11:00

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11 00:15

Why Alcohol Companies Are Betting on Non-Alcoholic ‘Booze’ It’s a Wednesday evening in Brooklyn, NY, and bars are dead. Tea-candle-dotted tables sit empty, waiting for a happy hour rush that isn’t. But tucked away on a side street, hours before its midnight closing time, a bar called Getaway hums...
2019-06-03 19:30

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
2019-06-19 08:30

The 10 most in-demand programming languages for developers at top companies For experienced programmers wanting to keep skills up-to-date, or new programmers in the field, here are the best programming languages to learn, according to Coding Dojo....
2019-07-11 16:00

Only 1/3 of companies have achieved expected cloud outcomes Cloud expectations are not meeting reality, as the majority of companies aren't seeing the benefits of cloud migration, according to an Accenture report....
2019-06-03 16:30

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing f...
2019-06-06 00:15

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re the first of potentially several countries in Europ...
2019-07-16 18:30

Cellphone Tower Companies Race Higher As the biggest wireless companies in the U.S. prepare to bring 5G to more customers, cellphone-tower operators are shaping up to be big winners in the stock market....
2019-07-15 22:30

US companies voice alarm over China tariffs American businesses are telling the Trump administration that an escalating trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy. This comes as public hearings are being held to consider extending the 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports. (June ...
2019-06-17 18:15

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said that the social-media company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. presidential election....
2019-06-19 16:45

US may require companies make 5G equipment outside of China The US isn't just skittish about American companies using equipment from Chinese companies in their 5G networks -- it might force companies to avoid Chinese involvement altogether. Wall Street Journal sources claim that the Trump administration ...
2019-06-23 23:30

Car Companies Train Focus on Distracted Driving Combating distracted driving has long been a frustrating challenge for car companies, regulators and law enforcement. New technologies, including eye-tracking cameras and steering sensors, aim to help solve that problem....
2019-06-16 07:45

Grenfell families sue US companies over deadly fire More than 200 survivors and relatives of many of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire are taking legal action in the US against three firms over the blaze....
2019-06-11 21:45

Why more tech companies are launching 'lite' apps Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn have "lite" versions — smaller and simpler iterations of their platforms targeted at users with more basic, slower devices....
2019-08-13 22:45

U.S. Oil Companies Find Energy Independence Isn’t So Profitable Investors are shunning the industry as prices fall, demand slows and fears grow that climate change will force companies to leave fossil fuels untapped....
2019-07-01 01:00

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline ...
2019-08-13 02:45

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead to job losses and harm millions of consumers....
2019-06-14 20:15

The U.S. war on Huawei may end up hurting American tech companies The Trump administration's restrictions on Huawei are likely to prod China to close the technological gap with the United States, possibly creating new competitors for now-dominant American firms, according to industry analysts....
2019-05-24 18:15

Will private companies beat NASA to the Moon? With private companies setting their sights on sending humans to the moon in the near future, it's possible that one could touch down on the lunar surface before NASA astronauts do....
2019-08-02 21:30

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
2019-05-23 19:45

You Can't Trust Companies to Tell the Truth About Data Breaches Last week, online sneaker-trading platform StockX asked its users to reset their passwords due to “recently completed system updates on the StockX platform.” In actuality, the company suffered a large data breach back in May, and only finally came cl...
2019-08-06 00:00

Trump says Huawei can resume trade with US companies After a month-long ban, US president Donald Trump said today that he’ll allow companies to sell equipment to Huawei. He met the Chinese president Xi Jinping at the G20 summit being held in Osaka, Japan. Trump said at a press conference that he’s only...
2019-06-29 18:30

Entercom Communications to Acquire Two Podcast Companies Entercom Communications has reached deals for a pair of podcast companies, moving the second-largest U.S. radio broadcaster by revenue more heavily into the nascent business....
2019-08-07 16:30

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky says he’s planning to sue the family’s ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
2019-06-14 22:45

How 5G and foldable phones will benefit streaming companies 5G and foldable phones: have there been any technology trends in the news as much as these two? 5G promises massive capacity and low latency beyond what 4G can deliver. It brings greater speed (the ability to move more data faster), lower latenc...
2019-05-22 13:30

Beverage Companies Embrace Recycling, Until It Costs Them They have pledged to help fix U.S. recycling, but for decades the companies have fought against “bottle bills,” which result in more bottles and cans being recycled but are costly for the industry....
2019-07-04 12:30

Companies sprint to ship goods from Mexico Companies have been rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Trump, hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the border to beat Monday’s deadlin...
2019-06-10 18:15

Trump Administration Will Allow Some Companies to Sell to Huawei Washington is following through with plans to allow American companies to continue doing business with Huawei, just weeks after placing the company on a Commerce Department blacklist....
2019-07-09 21:00

You are what you eat: 10 companies Apple gobbled up in the past year Apple has been on a bit of an acquisitions binge over the last year. With WWDC nearly upon us, which of these acquisitions might show up as part of technology showcases during the event's keynote? Read on to find out....
2019-05-31 23:30

Should tech companies be worried about DoJ's antitrust review? Action may finally be taken over claims Facebook, Google Apple and Amazon have monopolised chosen fieldsThe US Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced a wide-ranging antitrust review of “market-leading online platforms”, suggesting that long-awaite...
2019-07-24 20:15

New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and DuPont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to fast-food wrappers. The state becomes t...
2019-05-29 19:45

Four companies awarded $72.8M for special projects for Navy, DHS, CBP Four companies received contracts worth $72.8 million for unspecified special projects on new technology for the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and other agencies....
2019-07-09 19:30

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
2019-06-07 21:30

UK companies report major fall in cyberattacks British businesses are reporting far fewer cyberattacks than previous years, new government research has found.A new report from the department for digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS) found 32 percent of UK businesses surveyed (and 22 percent of...
2019-07-05 14:45

Why Europe Wants to Pump Up Companies to Make ‘National Champions’ “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic gro...
2019-06-08 01:15

American Tech Companies Find Ways Around Huawei Ban Large U.S. tech companies in the direct sights of the Trump administration’s ban on exports to Huawei are finding ways to resume some shipments to the blacklisted Chinese tech giant without running afoul of American regulations....
2019-06-28 00:45

Three companies awarded $1.8B to support Navy shipbuilding programs BAE, Serco and Scientific Research Corp. have received contracts worth up to a combined $1.8 billion to support systems capabilities work on all new and overhauled Navy aircraft carriers and large-deck vessels....
2019-06-28 01:15

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world....
2019-06-27 19:15

11 companies propose guiding principles for self-driving vehicles A coalition of 11 companies published a whitepaper describing a framework for the development, testing, and validation of "safe" autonomous vehicles.Read More...
2019-07-02 16:30

Hypergiant: Companies that don’t have top-down support for AI initiatives will ‘fail miserably’ Hypergiant cofounder and chief strategy officer John Fremont spoke at Venturebeat's Transform 2019 conference about the company's work and industry trends.Read More...
2019-07-11 19:30

Tim Cook takes aim at tech companies for creating ‘chaos’ Apple CEO Tim Cook once again took shots at Silicon Valley tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech on Sunday. Although he didn’t mention them by name, Cook warned that they need to take responsibility for the “chaos” they create as a resul...
2019-06-17 17:00

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
2019-06-05 18:15

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, and urged him to return to the negotiating table with the largest U.S. trading partner....
2019-06-14 18:45

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 19:45

5 Chinese Supercomputer Companies Blacklisted by US Over Security Fears United States is blacklisting five Chinese organisations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as a justification for denying its Asian geopolitical......
2019-06-22 11:45

Companies lag in climate-related disclosures: G20 Task Force Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in a report on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 17:30

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs Businesses, trade groups, and individuals have written to complain that tariffs would drive up prices for consumers, squeeze profits, and leave U.S. companies at a competitive disadvantage....
2019-06-17 15:30

Kushner Companies purchases $39M retail condo in Soho The family company, now run by Charles Kushner, daughter Nicole Kushner Meyer and President Laurent Morali, signed a contract last week, a source told Between the Bricks, to purchase a retail condo in Soho for $39.75 million....
2019-06-05 05:15

Restaurants Are Arm-Twisting Delivery Companies to Lower Fees Some restaurant operators are pushing back against fees charged by delivery companies, turning up the heat on young businesses already wrestling with rivals in a crowded market for bringing food to people’s doors....
2019-06-23 22:00

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
2019-06-06 21:30

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the...
2019-06-13 21:15

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
2019-06-18 21:15

U.S. to probe French plan for tax on tech companies -Bloomberg Tax U.S. President Donald Trump is set to order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions, Bloomberg Tax reported on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 23:45

Top companies reveal to us the twisty path of smartphone design It’s easy to think that since smartphones today are basically one big display, designers don’t really have much room to let their creativity go wild. The lack of variety in design elements magnifies the importance of each of them, and companies are d...
2019-07-03 02:15

What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up - podcast Oil firms are said to have known for decades of the link between burning fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Author Bill McKibben describes how industry lobbying created a 30-year barrier to tackling the crisis. Plus: John Stewart on his campaign to ...
2019-06-19 04:15

Trump likes EU fines against big US tech companies and would like some of that money, too President Donald Trump said he likes the fact the European Union fines big tech companies — and that the U.S. could benefit from some of that cash windfall, too....
2019-06-10 17:45

Trump's trade war is here to stay. Companies like mine will pay the price The Trump administration's escalating trade war with China has left American companies with little choice. They must either scale back their reliance on Chinese manufacturers or get comfortable with higher costs and slimmer profit margins....
2019-06-11 23:15

UPDATE 2-Turkey to extend new $4.3 bln loan package to companies Twelve Turkish banks will offer companies a total of 25 billion lira ($4.31 billion) as part of a Treasury-backed loan package, the banking association (TBB) said on Wednesday, in what would be Ankara's latest effort to boost the economy....
2019-06-12 17:30

Expel raises $40 million to help companies manage cybersecurity Expel has raised $40 million for a managed security service that filters out false positives and helps companies keep on top of endless alerts.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector moved forward....
2019-06-15 04:15

US companies’ message to Trump: Don’t expand China tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — What happens if President Donald Trump carries out his threat to impose tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese goods that he hasn’t already hit with 25% import taxes? The administration, in the midst of the trade war...
2019-06-17 10:45

UPDATE 3-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11 02:45

Swiss watchdog fines car leasing companies $30 mln for collusion Swiss competition watchdog WEKO has fined eight car leasing companies a total of 30 million Swiss francs ($30.4 million) for swapping information on rates for years, it said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 08:30

China Grants 5G Licences To Four Domestic Companies For Commercial Use China today granted 5G commercial licences to four domestic companies, taking a big step in its bid to be a global leader in next generation wireless networks amid fierce rivalry from the United......
2019-06-06 11:15

Big Mining Companies Disclose Questionable Stability of Dams Some of the world’s largest mining companies said more than a dozen dams under their authority have at times failed stability assessments by outside experts, some of them in locations where a dam break would pose a risk to lives....
2019-06-08 07:15

Work-life-dog balance? Here are the 10 most pup-friendly companies of 2019 Tech companies are well-known for using office perks to attract millennial talent, and their bring-your-pet-to-work policies are catching on.       ...
2019-06-13 16:30

Cable companies can save money now that DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade is mostly done Enlarge / A Comcast van in Sunnyvale, California, in November 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) Cable-company spending on network equipment is dropping as major providers like Comcast and Charter finish up their nationwide DOCSIS 3.1 r...
2019-06-15 10:00

‘A new era’: Trump and 2020 hopefuls are singling out more American companies by name How companies should respond as a presidential norm of criticizing American enterprise in more generic terms is giving way to a naming and shaming strategy on both sides of the aisle....
2019-06-13 16:15

Why companies prepared for disruption may be the smartest investment bets An Accenture study shows 63% of companies face high levels of disruption in all industry sectors. To succeed, companies need to pivot to the future but not cast off their legacy businesses....
2019-06-19 16:30

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies: source U.S. President Donald Trump will order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions, a source briefed on the matter said Wednesday...
2019-07-10 22:45

U.S. tech companies push Trump to allow some sales to Huawei Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing that such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security....
2019-07-18 14:30

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. Specifically, companies with more than 100 million users woul...
2019-07-19 23:15

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 02:15

Trump says China is paying tariffs, but U.S. companies keep getting the bill Businesses are coping with the trade war by swallowing smaller profits, implementing selective price increases and shifting their Chinese orders to factories in in other countries....
2019-07-23 21:30

These Companies Aren't Cheering Lower Interest Rates Last year, U.S. corporate pension funds had one of their better years in recent history, despite the fact that stocks and bonds both did poorly. Higher interest rates helped, as did a rush to contribute to pensions ahead of tax changes. Both impacts ...
2019-07-15 22:30

Your iPhone is leaking personal info to tracking companies Ahead of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this January, Apple strategically placed a privacy-focused billboard bearing the catchphrase: “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone.” It’s a clever spin on the Vegas slogan, an...
2019-05-29 15:15

Sixteen companies chosen for $17.1B defense intelligence contract The Pentagon on Monday awarded a $17.1 billion contract to 16 companies who will bid on task orders to assist the DIA in providing military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners and policy makers....
2019-08-07 02:30

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other companies going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
2019-08-15 02:15

Feds say 30 other companies may have been breached by suspected Capital One hacker Investigators say they’ve found a server from the accused Capital One hacker with information from several other companies.       ...
2019-08-16 13:45

Food-Delivery Companies Serve Restaurants Better Tech Delivery companies are sharing more data and fusing technology more seamlessly with restaurants to counter the growing sense that sending food to customers can be more trouble than it is worth....
2019-07-16 06:15

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
2019-07-16 06:30

Why, as a software investor, I don’t chase fast-growth companies In VC, the default growth expectation of SaaS companies is triple, triple, double, double, double. But that pace is quite likely to kill a company.Read More...
2019-08-11 16:15

The unsung heroes of 5G: which companies are pushing the tech forward? 5G is finally here. It’s the fifth generation of mobile networks and a massive upgrade on current 4G mobile technology, promising far higher speeds, lower latency and the potential to do more, from powering 8K video streams on future phones to...
2019-05-31 13:30

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
2019-05-21 23:15

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-China trade war does not end up in the hands of foreign companies....
2019-05-30 23:01

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist, citing national security concer...
2019-05-23 03:00

Nearly half of US Fortune 500 companies have immigrant roots: Study A new study finds that almost half of the biggest companies in the U.S. were founded by immigrants or their children. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.       ...
2019-08-08 16:00

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
2019-05-30 21:45

Foxconn awards contracts to ‘Wisconsin-based’ companies MILWAUKEE (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group has awarded $13 million in contracts to three firms it describes as “Wisconsin-based.” The Journal Sentinel reports that while the two of the three companies have a presence in Wis...
2019-05-30 14:45

Brazil alerted companies about U.S. embargo on Iran: Bolsonaro The Brazilian government has been alerting local companies about the extent of sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and the possible consequences in case of noncompliance, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday....
2019-07-19 23:00

Companies that use Facebook ‘Like’ button liable for data: EU court Companies that embed Facebook’s “Like” button on their websites allowing users’ personal data to be transferred to the US social network can be held liable for collecting the data, Europe’s top court said on Monday. Website plugins are a common featu...
2019-07-31 23:45

Failure to patch is leaving companies open to attack One in four organizations have been breached because of unpatched vulnerabilities according to a new report from Tripwire on vulnerability management trends.The firm surveyed 340 infosecurity professionals to reveal that 24 percent  of global or...
2019-06-03 20:45

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they give their drugs? Perindopril, clopidogrel, amitr...
2019-06-04 16:30

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.So...
2019-07-10 08:15

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related military hardware, Beijing said....
2019-07-12 18:15

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don't want you to know Most of us have a love-hate relationship with cable. We like television. We love a handful of stations. But we don't need hundreds of useless channels, many of them boring, some of them in languages we don't understand. Month after month, we pay our ...
2019-05-25 22:45

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military...
2019-05-27 23:45

Kamala Harris Proposes Fining Companies That Pay Men More Than Women (NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than women. Harris’ plan would require comp...
2019-05-21 16:15

U.S. could decide on licenses for companies to sell to Huawei by next week - Ross The Trump administration could respond by next week to companies that have requested special licenses to sell to Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday during a visit to Brazil....
2019-07-31 18:15

U.S. companies added a healthy 156,000 jobs in July, says payroll processor ADP Payroll processor ADP said U.S. companies added a healthy 156,000 jobs in July with larger firms accounting for much of the gains.       ...
2019-07-31 18:15

Six companies to compete for $2.5B in funds to install Navy C4ISR systems The Navy awarded six companies task orders for a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to install and support command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems....
2019-07-19 04:30

SunTrust to stop financing companies that manage private prisons SunTrust Banks Inc said on Monday it will not provide future financing to companies that manage private prisons and immigration holding facilities, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector that has become tied to the Trump administ...
2019-07-08 18:45

British companies, pension funds may have to report climate risks British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called green finance strategy....
2019-07-02 15:15

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
2019-05-23 01:45

Ross Perot is best known for his presidential run, but he also sold two tech companies for billions Ross Perot was a technology entrepreneur before becoming a presidential candidate. He founded a company that was bought for more than $2 billion by General Motors in the 1980s, and a second company he founded was bought by Dell in 2009....
2019-07-09 19:15

Government Tightens Corporate Social Responsibility Norms For Companies Ms Sitharaman said that the government is strengthening the enforcement provisions that enable the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) to ensure speedy and more effective enforcement, including......
2019-07-31 22:15

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed...
2019-06-12 06:45

US Government Questions Tech Companies on Ways to Predict Shootings Top officials in the Trump administration expressed interest in tools that might anticipate mass shootings or predict attackers by scanning social media posts, photos and videos during a meeting......
2019-08-10 12:30

As workplace raids multiply, Trump administration charges few companies Prosecuting corporations, as opposed to individual workers or managers, for immigration-related offenses was also relatively rare during the Obama administration, but it has slowed further under the Trump administration, records show....
2019-08-10 06:00

Sex tech companies and advocates protest unfair ad standards outside Facebook’s NY HQ A group of sex tech startup founders, employees and supporters gathered outside of Facebook’s NY office in Manhattan to protest its advertising policies with respect to what it classifies as sexual content. The protest, and a companion website ...
2019-07-31 19:00

China Warns Tech Companies About Complying With Trade Restrictions Chinese authorities summoned some of the world’s largest tech companies this week to tell them they could face repercussions if they bow to U.S. trade restrictions, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-06-09 00:45

Cannabis-related companies hit brick wall on social media Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesses or sell products over the internet....
2019-06-24 10:45

U.S. Companies Are Finding Ways to Work Around Trump’s Huawei Blacklist (Bloomberg) — American technology companies have resumed selling certain products to Huawei Technologies Co. after concluding there are legal ways to work with the Chinese telecom giant in spite of its inclusion on a Trump Administration blackl...
2019-06-27 19:15

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D printed guns, among other firearms....
2019-05-30 19:45

More than 50 major companies plan to move production from China because of trade war But rather than move operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of the companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
2019-07-19 09:15

Seattle woman charged in Capital One breach may have data from other companies The Seattle software engineer, arrested Monday in connection with the theft of data from Capital One, may have stolen data from other entities.       ...
2019-07-31 18:15

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
2019-06-10 20:45

Are smart home gyms the future? Companies like FightCamp and Bowflex think so FightCamp offers an interactive library of workouts available via subscription. And the Bowflex Max Trainer cardio machine incorporates artificial intelligence to help you step your home workout game up - literally.      ...
2019-06-10 19:45

U.S. justice department to open new antitrust review of big tech companies: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing department officials....
2019-07-24 10:30

Cable companies might have a secret weapon to deal with cord-cutting Cable companies like Altice USA Inc. are starting to gravitate toward a business move that might — might — help them staunch the mounting losses on the cable side of their business. The solution? Offering cut-rate cellphone service, which...
2019-05-29 04:30

Justice Department opens antitrust review of big US tech companies The Department of Justice is opening a sweeping antitrust review into online platforms, potentially threatening some of Silicon Valley's most powerful companies....
2019-07-24 02:15

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their business....
2019-07-04 05:30

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
2019-05-25 08:15

After explosions, Brazil power transmission companies remove GE equipment After an unusual number of explosions, several Brazilian power transmission companies have started removing a piece of equipment made by General Electric Co, a blow for GE's Brazil unit as it battles competing suppliers from China and India....
2019-07-02 00:15

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to rule that federal civil rights laws ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity....
2019-07-04 05:01

Wayfair walkout signals rising expectations for companies to take a stand An employee protest over Wayfair’s business with a detention center that holds migrant children has become an inflection point in how consumers and work interact with major corporations....
2019-06-28 01:45

Shipping companies sue Philadelphia Energy Solutions for $600,000 in unpaid bills Three Greek shipping companies sued U.S. refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc (PES) for about $600,000, claiming the company did not pay them for fees incurred by crude oil tankers chartered earlier this year, court documents showed....
2019-07-23 03:45

NASA Is Working With Private Companies to Go Back to the Moon. That’s Riskier Than it Seems NASA will never be listed on NASDAQ. It’s already a wholly owned subsidiary of, well, all of us—which is the way it’s supposed to be with taxpayer-funded government agencies. But you could be forgiven for thinking that the full name...
2019-07-31 22:15

After shootings, tech companies pressured to pull plug on 8chan Critics pressed Twitter and other tech companies to shun online message board 8chan on Monday, after it was used by a mass shooter to announce an attack for the third time this year....
2019-08-06 05:15

Hong Kong protests take a toll as companies flag impact Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd and the owner of Hong Kong's luxury Peninsula hotel became the latest companies to highlight the impact of recent protests on their business, as an escalating cycle of violence clouds the outlook for the city....
2019-08-07 11:00

US stocks wobble as companies turn in mixed earnings reports U.S. stock indexes sloshed between small gains and losses Friday after Microsoft, American Express and other big companies offered up a mixed set of earnings reports...
2019-07-19 22:00

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don’t want you to know Do it wrong, and cord-cutters might end up paying more than traditional cable, which is exactly what streaming companies don’t want you to realize.        ...
2019-05-23 12:30

How major toy companies plan to deal with Trump's China tariffs In the toy industry, President Donald Trump's new tariffs on China come at a particularly bad time, as September is a peak holiday shipping month for companies like Hasbro and Mattel....
2019-08-02 17:30

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary warnings about the vape products.Read more......
2019-06-08 10:45

China warns its companies on U.S. travel, rebuffs trade criticism China warned its companies operating in the United States on Tuesday they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, as it also rebuffed U.S. criticism of a trade white paper as "singing the same old tune"....
2019-06-04 20:15

Of 160 high-emitting companies, 20 are on track to hit Paris targets: study Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals....
2019-07-10 09:45

U.S. House seeks documents from companies that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U.S. immigration agents....
2019-07-11 19:15

UPDATE 1-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies - source U.S. President Donald Trump will order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions, a source briefed on the matter said Wednesday...
2019-07-10 23:45

Trump claims US companies will leave Mexico if he imposes tariffs President Trump predicted on Sunday that American companies operating south of the border will return to the United States because of his threat to impose tariffs if Mexico doesn’t crack down and stop illegal immigration. ​”People have be...
2019-06-02 15:30

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive board seats are filled by women, and 42% of major en...
2019-05-21 21:01

U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, survey finds U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers.        ...
2019-06-05 17:30

Capital One data breach suspect may have hacked 30-plus companies, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors say a woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One may have hacked more than 30 other organizations.       ...
2019-08-15 01:45

Investor Karen Firestone: Keep an open mind when companies try new things that seem out there Equinox is branching out of its expertise, opening its first branded hotel and investing in a real estate project that will include co-workspace and apartments....
2019-06-02 19:30

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
2019-07-11 00:15

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 11:15

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 10:30

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued compa...
2019-07-11 04:45

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
2019-06-03 10:30

Trump orders probe into France’s tax plans for technology companies President Donald Trump ordered an investigation into France’s planned tax on technology firms, which could lead to new tariffs or other trade restrictions.Read More...
2019-07-11 10:30

Companies Without a Tech Plan in M&A Deals Face Higher IT Costs Companies without a playbook for integrating information-technology systems in the wake of an acquisition or merger risk spiraling IT costs—and angry employees—chief information officers, consultants and analysts say....
2019-06-19 11:15

US proposes barring tech companies from offering financial services A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion among lawmakers....
2019-07-15 08:30

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Technology companies need to take responsibility for chaos they create Although Cook did not mention companies by name, his commencement speech in Silicon Valley's backyard mentioned data breaches, privacy violations, and even made reference to Theranos, a disgraced startup....
2019-06-16 22:15

Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years Some of the world's largest companies estimate they face roughly $1 trillion in climate-related risks, with most of that looming in just the next five years....
2019-06-04 06:45

Amazon will be 'left alone' by regulators while other big tech companies suffer, Stifel says Amazon is likely to escape the increased scrutiny from federal regulators that the other big technology companies are currently facing, according to Stifel....
2019-06-07 18:45

BoE looks to throw open doors to tech companies ahead of Brexit The Bank of England opening up its balance sheet to payment companies and tech firms such as Facebook would bolster Britain's 7 billion pound ($9 billion) fintech sector just as it faces tougher competition from Europe after Brexit....
2019-06-22 07:15

South Korea says Japan dispute to hit global companies, U.S. business Export curbs Japan imposed in its dispute with South Korea will adversely effect global technology companies and hurt the operations of tech giant Samsung in the Texas state capital of Austin, a South Korean government source said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 11:45

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co, Woods Hole told Reuters....
2019-06-04 20:01

NewtonX raises $12 million to help companies find expert consultants NewtonX, a New York startup developing search products that connect companies with subject matter experts, has raised $12 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-06-18 19:45

Investigators believe five poultry companies violated immigration law, search warrants say Unsealed documents detail trove of evidence, including videotaped statements by managers indicating they knew many undocumented immigrants had been hired....
2019-08-16 14:45

El Salvador tells phone companies to block signals in jails SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s government is demanding that telephone companies completely block cellphone signals inside the country’s prisons, in a bid to stop gang leaders from ordering killings and other crimes from be...
2019-06-22 06:45

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the effectiveness of the products, including those made by MiMedx, isn’t proven....
2019-06-16 07:45

U.S. Blacklists More Chinese Tech Companies Over National Security Concerns The move to place five additional Chinese actors on the “entity list” heightens tensions just as American and Chinese officials try to get trade talks back on track...
2019-06-21 18:15

Facebook ends human review of user audio after other companies do the same Facebook is now the latest tech giant to put a stop to human review of user audio recordings, following a slew of companies from Google to Amazon and Apple all likewise coming under fire in recent weeks over the human review of audio collected from u...
2019-08-14 06:45

How to future-proof companies and CEOs: Highlights from CNBC Evolve CNBC recently held Evolve in New York City. Among the highlights: Best Buy chairman Hubert Joly on the secrets to his amazing retail turnaround and The New York Times CEO on digital media and making the newspaper worth more than President Trump....
2019-06-21 20:45

Trump administration will issue licenses for US companies to sell to Huawei Ross affirmed that the company would remain on the Entity List, which meant licenses would likely be denied and that the new policy would not change the scope of items requiring licenses. However, he also said there would be some approvals....
2019-07-10 04:45

New Bill Prohibits Phone Companies from Charging Customers to Ban Robocalls House Republicans and Democrats came together on Thursday to put forth comprehensive legislation designed not only to help end the scourge of robocalls but prevent U.S. consumers from being forced to foot the bill.Read more......
2019-06-21 17:15

Norway wealth fund to map phasing out of oil companies from investments: finance ministry Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, must assess how the planned phase out of oil and gas exploration and production companies from its investments will be conducted, the finance ministry said on Friday....
2019-06-29 21:00

6 unique ways companies are helping employees pay off crushing student debt JGI/Tom Grill/Getty Images National student debt is at an all-time high of nearly $1.6 billion. While many companies provide student-loan assistance, some businesses have found more creative ways of keeping their employees out of debt. Some of these...
2019-06-13 22:30

The massive Capital One data breach may have affected Ford, Vodafone, and other companies REUTERS/ Brendan McDermid A massive data breach at Capital One exposed the personal information of 106 million customers. It looks like Capital One may just be the first of several potential data breaches all attributed to the same person. A 33-year...
2019-08-01 04:30

Senator Introduces Do Not Track Bill to Block Companies From Collecting Your Data A new bill is trying to create a program similar to The Do Not Call list, except it would stop companies from tracking your online activities.Read more......
2019-05-21 14:45

Trump firms up plan to import medicines but pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans, but the pharmaceutical industry was quick to resist...
2019-07-31 20:45

Small Companies Play Big Role in Robocall Scourge, but Remedies Are Elusive The billions of illegal robocalls inundating Americans are being facilitated largely by small telecom carriers that transmit calls over the internet, industry officials say. But authorities are at odds over what they can do to stop them....
2019-08-18 21:00

Trump firms up plan to import medicines; pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way to bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans, but the pharmaceutical industry was quick to resist...
2019-07-31 22:30

Beto O'Rourke wants to hold internet companies liable for hate speech If some politicians have their way, internet companies might be held responsible for hate that exists on their platform. Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has proposed amending the Communication Decency Act's Section 230, which protects...
2019-08-18 01:30

Hundreds of companies testify about proposed $300B tariffs on Chinese goods The U.S. Trade Representative began a weeklong series of hearings on President Donald Trump's proposed expansion of tariffs on Chinese goods on Monday....
2019-06-18 09:45

Even Trump is now admitting that US companies like Apple may be shouldering the cost of his China tariffs AP Photo/Alex Brandon The Trump administration gave the public a split-screen view of its approach to tariffs on China Sunday. On Sunday, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro repeated a familiar line about the ongoing US-China trade war, saying C...
2019-08-19 22:00

Musicians' trade group accuses big tech companies of 'creative destruction' An organization that represents musicians and other creatives in the music industry on Wednesday accused big tech companies of driving the "creative destruction" of artists....
2019-07-31 22:15

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete step toward making its ambitions a reality. On Thursd...
2019-05-21 14:45

Woman accused of Capital One hack had stolen data from 30 companies, authorities say Enlarge / Paige Thompson, 33, a former Seattle technology company software engineer, was arrested after she boasted about a massive data theft from Capital One on GitHub. She is now accused of 30 other data thefts. (credit: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty ...
2019-08-16 16:15

China stokes trade war by cutting corporate taxes on tech companies In the latest salvo in the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Chinese government said Wednesday it would give huge corporate tax breaks to domestic chip makers and software developers. The move came as US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuc...
2019-05-22 22:15

UPDATE 1-G4S to separate cash solutions unit, plans to create two companies British security contractor G4S said on Friday its board had approved plans to separate its cash solutions business as it looks to focus on its core security operations....
2019-08-09 11:00

Exxon-Qatar venture among 12 companies vying for Bangladesh LNG project -document A joint venture of Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil Corp is among 12 firms that have indicated interest in building Bangladesh's first onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, according to an official document reviewed by Reuters. Als...
2019-06-24 07:15

Related Companies share details on Roosevelt Island’s affordable new digs Related Companies and development partner Hudson Companies just topped off Riverwalk Park on Roosevelt Island, a 21-story rental apartment building on Main Street that will have 340 new affordable housing units. Opening is set for 2021. It’s the eigh...
2019-08-14 04:15

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a senator said bipartisan legislation containing such a plan could be introduced in weeks....
2019-05-23 01:45

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 09:15

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday....
2019-06-21 16:30

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal....
2019-06-28 00:45

COLUMN-Australian resource companies are becoming renewable energy believers: Russell It's not quite yet a flood but Australian resource companies are increasingly embracing renewable energies into their mining and natural gas operations even in the face of a federal government that veers toward climate scepticism....
2019-06-20 08:30

Woman accused of hacking Capital One also stole data from 30 other companies, prosecutors say Paige A. Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washington state....
2019-08-15 02:15

Companies Struggle to Adapt to the Justice Department's Stance on Instant Messaging Companies are facing tough decisions about how to comply with U.S. Justice Department guidelines on employees’ use of disappearing-message apps after officials reversed a ban on the apps in a program for businesses accused of foreign bribery, lawyers...
2019-06-22 14:15

Prosecutors say accused Capital One hacker had stolen data from 30 other companies in her bedroom Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washington state....
2019-08-15 02:15

Your Money Adviser: Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
2019-05-21 17:30

Companies are adopting ‘family first’ attitudes to boost work-life balance When her labor started early, Sarah Cusick called her manager to let him know. “I was expected at his wedding the next day, so first I told him that I wouldn’t be there, then I said I wouldn’t make it back to the office either,” says the 40-year-old ...
2019-08-05 15:30

UPDATE 7-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
2019-07-11 02:45

Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costs Tobacco giant Philip Morris says Brazil’s courts have consistently ruled that tobacco companies are not liable for smoking-related health damages after the country’s attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking to recover costs to the health care system...
2019-05-24 00:15

Your Money: Big companies explore virtual care to curb healthcare costs Big companies are increasing incorporating virtual technology and care options into employee benefit plans to combat the rising healthcare costs that long been corporate America's bugaboo, according......
2019-08-13 21:45

Nine companies set prices for their listings on China's Nasdaq-style tech board Nine Chinese companies, among the first to list on China's Nasdaq-style tech board, announced prices of their new share offer on Tuesday, as investors braced for a busy week for initial public offerings (IPOs)....
2019-07-09 06:45

G-20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the bloc showed on Sunday....
2019-06-11 02:45

China’s Probe of FedEx Demonstrates Beijing’s Ability to Hit Back at U.S. Companies Chinese regulators say they have launched an investigation into the U.S. delivery company FedEx after receiving “complaints from users,” Hong Kong’s South China Morning post reports. In a televised interview with state broadcaster C...
2019-06-03 08:45

Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the U.S. trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threatened to unleash tariffs on Mexico too....
2019-06-08 01:01

Hong Kong Protests Drag Nike, Other Global Companies Into Upheaval A broad stripe of businesses from global titan Nike to a local bakery is finding that taking sides, or even appearing to, in Hong Kong’s protests against China’s growing reach can spur popularity—or trigger a backlash....
2019-07-17 17:00

Netflix has now lost two of its most popular shows as old media companies flex their muscle In a blow to Netflix, AT&T's WarnerMedia will have exclusive streaming rights to "Friends" on the streaming service it's launching in 2020....
2019-07-09 23:15

Justice Department to Open Broad, New Antitrust Review of Big Tech Companies The Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, according to department officials....
2019-07-24 01:15

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers. It comes as a growing number of lawmak...
2019-07-24 00:45

Vaping companies reprimanded for violating tobacco ad rules on Facebook, Instagram The FDA and FTC issued warning letters to four e-cigarette companies for allegedly used influencers to advertise their products on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter who failed to include required warnings that e-cigarettes contain nicotine....
2019-06-07 20:15

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a renegade province....
2019-07-15 17:30

Trump’s Threatened Tariffs on Mexico Are Already Wreaking Havoc With American Companies The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico sent ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., hammering American companies that sell automobiles or run railroads, grow vegetables or b...
2019-05-31 23:45

Robocall ruling by FCC will let phone companies block unwanted calls by default The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to allow phone providers to block robocalls and other unwanted calls by default.        ...
2019-06-06 18:30

The secretive nonprofit that made millions suing companies over cancer warnings Enlarge / SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 18, 2013: A sign in a Starbucks coffee shop warns customers that coffee and baked goods sold at the shop and elsewhere contain acrylamide, a chemical known to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity. (credit: Getty I...
2019-06-06 13:15

More than 50 major companies, from Apple to Nintendo, pull production from China because of the trade war But rather than move their operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of these companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
2019-07-18 20:15

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait and calls for sanctions against US companies China held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a part of its territory....
2019-07-15 20:00