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Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover

Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier ...

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover

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Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
06:24, 05/27/2019

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
10:48, 05/27/2019

Palestinian man killed in clash with Israeli police JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say a 20-year-old Palestinian man has been killed in a clash with Israeli police in east Jerusalem. Israeli police say they were operating in the Palestin...
22:12, 06/27/2019

Oil firms as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut Oil prices were up on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna this week....
15:48, 07/01/2019

Palestinian shot dead after wounding Israeli soldiers Israeli military said man was Hamas member but ‘not sent on an attack mission’Israeli forces killed a Palestinian Hamas member after he crossed the Gaza fence overnight and shot and wounded three sold...
17:24, 08/01/2019

Israeli PM Thanks PM Modi for India's Vote Against Palestinian Group Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewish state that objected to granting consultative......
11:36, 06/13/2019

Israeli police say officers kill Palestinian teen attacker Israeli police say officers shot dead a Palestinian teen and seriously wounded another after they stabbed a policeman outside a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site...
20:36, 08/15/2019

Israeli soldiers shoot blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian as he tried to flee Israeli soldiers shot a blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian teenager who had been arrested on suspicion of taking part in disturbances as he tried to flee....
19:12, 04/28/2019

Palestinian protests turn violent after Israeli police kill a man Nearly 100 people were injured and 20 others arrested in East Jerusalem as Israeli police fought with protesters angry over the killing of a Palestinian man....
00:36, 07/02/2019

U.S. blocks U.N. rebuke of Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes: diplomats The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait, Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts ...
00:12, 07/25/2019

Israeli culture minister criticises Palestinian flags at Eurovision Madonna and Icelandic band Hatari displayed the flags at competition’s final in Tel AvivThe Israeli culture minister, Miri Regev, has criticised the display of Palestinian flags during the Eurovision ...
04:24, 05/20/2019

As Israeli group expands, Palestinian houses face demolition JERUSALEM (AP) — Dozens of Palestinian-owned residences in east Jerusalem face the threat of demolition by Israeli authorities to make way for a new park being developed by a nationalist Jewish organi...
08:36, 05/03/2019

Palestinian militants killed on Gaza border, Israeli military says Soldiers opened fire after one of four armed men crossed into Israel, defence forces sayIsraeli forces have shot dead four Palestinian militants near the border with Gaza, the Israeli military said.In...
13:36, 08/10/2019

Israeli and Palestinian forces exchange fire in West Bank JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian forces have engaged in a rare shootout in the West Bank. Palestinian officials say one officer was lightly wounded in Tuesday’s gunfight, which erupted o...
15:00, 06/11/2019

'Our Boys' powerfully puts faces on Israeli-Palestinian conflict The language and pacing in "Our Boys" reflect its Israeli roots, but the emotional core of this powerful fact-based miniseries hinges on tribalism, the intractability of the Israeli-Palestinian confli...
09:36, 08/13/2019

Israeli forces shoot 16 Palestinian protesters at Gaza frontier Thousands turn out to commemorate mass displacement of people in 1948Israeli soldiers have shot 16 people at the Gaza frontier on a day of rallies commemorating the mass displacement of Palestinians d...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Israeli spraying of herbicide near Gaza harming Palestinian crops Israel sprays buffer zone to deprive potential ‘terror elements’ of cover, but farmers in Gaza say crops and livelihoods are damagedIsraeli aircraft spraying herbicide beside the buffer zone along the...
22:36, 07/19/2019

Israeli police: Alleged Palestinian attacker stabs 2, killed JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say an alleged Palestinian attacker has been killed after stabbing and injuring two Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City. They say the incident occurred at Damascus G...
10:12, 05/31/2019

Israeli crews demolish Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem Move follows long battle over buildings, which court ruled were too close to barrierIsraeli work crews have begun demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an East Jerusalem neighbourhood in one of t...
12:36, 07/22/2019

Palestinian app helps drivers avoid Israeli checkpoint bottlenecks A new locally-developed app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at Israeli military checkpoints and uncover routes to towns mainstream providers often miss....
12:24, 08/05/2019

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on Friday, an Israeli official and Palestinian witnesse...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Celebrities criticize proposed boycott of Eurovision over Israeli-Palestinian conflict More than 100 members of the entertainment industry including media personality Sharon Osbourne, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and music manager Scooter Braun are speaking out against a proposed boycott ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges haj pilgrims to oppose U.S. Israeli-Palestinian plan Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday condemned a U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and called on haj pilgrims to oppose it, Iranian state media...
12:00, 08/10/2019

Israeli killed and two Palestinian gunmen dead as Gaza violence persists A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day....
10:24, 05/05/2019

Israeli and Palestinian forces reportedly reach truce after days of fighting Israeli and Palestinian forces have reportedly reached a truce in the Gaza Strip after days of fighting. The suspension of hostilities was mediated by Egypt, thus putting an end to an eruption of viol...
09:12, 05/06/2019

You could make a sharp satire about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but Tel Aviv On Fire isn’t it To make a movie about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is, necessarily, to work with volatile materials. And from its title alone, Tel Aviv On Fire, the new comedy from Palestinian director Sameh Zoab...
22:12, 07/30/2019

Israeli Killed And 2 Palestinian Gunmen Dead As Gaza Violence Persists A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day....
09:48, 05/05/2019

Israeli forces arrest three Palestinian suspects in Jerusalem bomb plot The Israeli military said Wednesday that it had arrested three Palestinians suspected of involvement in a Hamas plot to carry out a bombing in Jerusalem....
04:24, 08/07/2019

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian suspects in Jerusalem bomb plot The Israeli military said Tuesday that it had arrested a group of Palestinians suspected of involvement in a Hamas plot to carry out a bombing in Jerusalem....
05:12, 08/07/2019

Kushner says Israeli-Palestinian deal will not adhere to Arab Peace Initiative Reaching an Israeli-Palestinian deal along the lines of the Arab peace initiative will not be possible, requiring instead a stance between that and the Israeli position, White House senior adviser Jar...
02:36, 06/25/2019

Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers....
17:36, 05/19/2019

'If Israeli soldiers start shooting, we won't stop the interview': Palestinian hip-hop crew BLTNM Palestine’s rich hip-hop heritage is born out of the tension in the region, but BLTNM don’t just want to make music inspired by conflict – they want to have fun tooBefore I meet Palestinian hip-hop’s ...
16:48, 08/19/2019

Iran's Khamenei calls U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace a 'dangerous plot' Iran's supreme leader said on Monday that a U.S. plan to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians through development fueled by international investment was a "dangerous plot" to destroy P...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Trump adviser: 'Iran is very likely a significant spoiler' to Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Iranian officials could sabotage U.S. efforts to broker a deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, according to one of President Trump’s top advisers on the issue....
03:48, 07/09/2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu advances plan for Palestinian housing in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is promoting 700 new Palestinian housing units alongside 6,000 Israeli units in the West Bank, just weeks after a controversial move to demolish apartments in...
19:24, 07/30/2019

Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitarian law, UN says Following “with sadness” the Israeli authorities’ destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials issued a statement on Monday underscoring that the ...
19:12, 07/22/2019

Watch live: Jared Kushner leads U.S. Israeli-Palestinian peace plan in Bahrain The United States officially launches the economic bit of its Mideast peace plan in Bahrain Tuesday, despite widespread rejection it continues to receive from Palestinians weary of the proposal....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Qatar says economic conditions for Israeli-Palestinian peace require 'fair political solutions' Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptable to Palestinians, referring to a U.S. plan set to...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Trump to pitch Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at Camp David summit with Arab leaders: reports The Trump administration is set to host a peace summit with Arab leaders at Camp David in September to pitch its much-awaited political solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
20:36, 07/31/2019

Big Banks vs. Big Tech: Are internet giants poised to take over the financial system? The IMF report outlines three potential scenarios for the relationship between big tech and commercial banks; coexistence, complimentary and takeover....
13:00, 07/22/2019

Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other count...
21:24, 06/16/2019

Cuomo: Israeli robocar tech could work in NYC subways Governor Andrew Cuomo is taking the wheel at the MTA — by testing out cars that don’t use them. The governor on Friday toured the Jerusalem offices of Intel subsidiary company Mobileye, wh...
00:12, 06/29/2019

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain....
14:36, 05/21/2019

Intel Launches Ignite Project to Help Israeli Tech Startups Intel has launched a project to help startups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other countries as well....
09:36, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other count...
19:48, 06/16/2019

Israeli health tech startup DayTwo raises $31 million Israel's DayTwo, which provides personalized nutritional insights based on intestinal bacteria, said on Wednesday it raised $31 million in private financing, bringing its total raised to $48 million. ...
12:36, 06/26/2019

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, AG Barr says Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage | G...
23:00, 07/23/2019

How tech firms pulled the plug on 8chan Companies hit a breaking point after the El Paso mass *shooting*, removing the 8chan message board as a client and ‘deplatforming’ *the site,* effectively shutting it down....
08:00, 08/09/2019

Sharks Circle Around America's Big Tech Firms History shows that society's appetite for knocking big, successful companies off their profitable pedestals has been a useful harbinger of social mood trends — and consequently, the stock market...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Security firms losing out on top tech talent Just as businesses fight to attract and retain top talent, so to do cybercriminals and new research from Symantec has revealed that almost half (48%) of cybersecurity leaders in France, Germany and th...
23:48, 06/25/2019

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to take greater action or risk ...
20:24, 06/14/2019

US to open antitrust review of big tech firms Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is looking into whether large tech companies have harme...
01:48, 07/24/2019

Consortium of Tech Firms Sets AI Benchmarks A consortium of tech companies, including Facebook and Google, has released a set of benchmarks for evaluating the performance of artificial-intelligence tools, aiming to help businesses navigate the ...
23:48, 06/25/2019

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech firms and carmakers on a collision course....
20:48, 06/12/2019

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban. New York Times sources report that Chinese offic...
23:12, 06/08/2019

Tech war with US is spurring Chinese firms to develop their own chips, says VC The U.S.-China trade war and the threat that Chinese firms could be cut off from using American technology is boosting China's push for its own semiconductor industry....
04:48, 07/02/2019

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $1bn (£786m) than any other company in Europe, accor...
08:48, 06/10/2019

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This is according to credit rating agency S&P. Huawei's ...
10:12, 06/13/2019

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs....
09:48, 07/12/2019

Trump suggests EU out of line in suing U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line in suing U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google, saying legal action against those firm...
19:12, 06/26/2019

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firm...
23:48, 07/23/2019

U.S. assures support to American tech firms in India in letter The United States ambassador to India has written to top American technology firms assuring them of support for a level playing field in India, a letter seen by Reuters showed, amid Washington's conce...
22:48, 08/19/2019

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with American firms....
16:12, 05/23/2019

Tech firms to check suppliers after mining revelations in Tanzania Apple says it is ‘deeply committed to responsible sourcing of materials’Electronics companies, including Canon, Apple and Nokia, are re-evaluating their supply chains following reports they may be usi...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Some Tech Firms Said to Cut Employee Access to Huawei, Muddying 5G Rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei, Reuters reports....
14:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said in an interview with Bloomberg published on Tuesday,...
23:48, 08/13/2019

A lack of innovation could be why investments in China's tech firms are plunging The value of venture capital investment in China fell 77% year-on-year in the second quarter. Investors say a lack of innovation is one major factor....
06:48, 07/15/2019

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to coun...
17:12, 06/14/2019

U.S. Justice Department launches antitrust review of big tech firms The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation of major digital tech firms on whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
00:36, 07/24/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
06:24, 04/29/2019

Tech firms 'limit' engineer discussions with Huawei on 5G standards Several major technology firms, including Intel and Qualcomm, have reportedly told staff to cease informal discussions with Huawei over 5G standards in a bid to comply with a recent US government ruli...
17:00, 06/10/2019

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and...
12:48, 06/22/2019

Indian firms supplying US tech to Huawei may face US sanctions -ET Indian companies supplying U.S.-made technology components to Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies may face penalties under U.S. regulations, the Economic Times reported https://economictimes.indi...
09:00, 07/04/2019

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voice...
01:36, 07/12/2019

Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron host Christchurch Call summit in ParisWorld leaders and heads of global technology companies have pledged at a Paris summit to tackle terrorist and extremist violenc...
00:24, 05/16/2019

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China-Nikkei Several technology companies, including HP Inc, Dell Technologies and Microsoft Corp , are planning to shift substantial production capacity out of China, Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
11:36, 07/03/2019

China hacked major tech firms in years-long attacks LONDON — Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their cli...
20:48, 06/26/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica...
23:36, 05/16/2019

Trump Punches Huawei and American Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electronics companies, cutting into Taiwanese chip orders, a...
23:24, 06/28/2019

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei Several technology companies, including HP Inc , Dell Technologies and Microsoft Corp , are planning to shift substantial production capacity out of China, Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing source...
11:36, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voice...
00:24, 07/12/2019

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has been given the green light to include Apple as part...
06:12, 06/04/2019

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent ...
05:00, 06/10/2019

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an issue that has upset firms such as Mastercard and al...
11:36, 06/18/2019

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
12:00, 08/10/2019

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , two people familiar with the matter told Re...
11:12, 06/09/2019

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of ...
23:26, 06/20/2019

Barr Revives Encryption Debate, Calling on Tech Firms to Allow for Law Enforcement The attorney general, reopening the conversation on security vs. privacy, said that encryption and other measures effectively turned devices into “law-free zones.”...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its tech and telecom sectors The new rule, effective Aug. 1, comes amid heightening pressure from the United States in dealing with cyber-security risks and technological transfers involving China....
07:48, 05/27/2019

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be br...
06:36, 06/12/2019

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
23:12, 08/09/2019

Budget 2019: Tech Firms Welcome Steps To Boost Digital Payments Technology firms on Friday welcomed the move to levy two per cent tax deduction at source (TDS) on cash withdrawal exceeding Rs 1 crore in a year from a bank account, while small businesses warned it....
15:36, 07/05/2019

Trump Punches Huawei and Global Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electronics companies, cutting into Taiwanese chip orders, a...
11:48, 06/29/2019

China urges U.S. to cancel bans on tech firms ahead of G20 summit Chinese officials said Monday they want the United States to cancel "inappropriate" actions against Chinese technology companies as part of a new trade deal the presidents of both countries will discu...
15:00, 06/24/2019

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reu...
11:24, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, whi...
04:00, 07/12/2019

Start-Ups Hoping to Fight Climate Change Struggle as Other Tech Firms Cash In A number of small companies are looking for ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere. But investors, burned by the clean-tech boom a decade ago, are leery....
13:36, 05/07/2019

U.S. attorney general, state officials discuss big tech firms' effect on competition Eight state attorneys general met with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to discuss the effect of big tech companies on competition, and various antitrust actions are being reviewed, the ...
00:24, 07/26/2019

U.S. tells Britain to drop tax proposal on U.S. tech firms for trade deal -The Telegraph The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has told Britain it will not get a free trade deal unless it drops a new tax proposal for major U.S. tech companies, the Telegraph newspaper reported ...
07:00, 08/03/2019

Chinese tech firms' search for growth seen boosting costs in March quarter Three of China's biggest tech companies are expected to report that they ramped up or broadly maintained their pace of quarterly spending to develop new technology and push into relatively new markets...
09:12, 05/09/2019

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for government action....
05:48, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China -Nikkei Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washington and Beijing, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday,...
13:12, 07/03/2019

Microsoft workers decry grueling '996' working standard at Chinese tech firms A letter on Github demanded companies comply with labor laws, limiting workers to 40 hours a week versus a 12-hour day standardMicrosoft employees have published a letter on the software development p...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military FLIR systems recently set up an Arlington-based headquarters to be closer to its Pentagon customers following a series of acquisitions in the unmanned systems space....
08:36, 05/11/2019

The privacy paradox: why do people keep using tech firms that abuse their data? | John Naughton Despite privacy scandals, Facebook is more profitable than ever – journalists must use the tools of tech to understand whyA dark shadow looms over our networked world. It’s called the “privacy paradox...
10:12, 05/05/2019

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media ...
18:48, 07/12/2019

China's tech firms to post slower June-quarter growth on sagging demand China's top technology, e-commerce and consumer electronic firms are set to report a sharp slowdown in revenue growth for the June quarter, as a bruising trade war with the United States weighed on th...
13:13, 08/13/2019

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people ...
04:48, 07/19/2019

Venture capital firms show keen interest in investing in food-tech space As much as 15 years ago – possibly even more – countries, in the Middle East, for example, began buying up farmland to secure food supply. If the same capital had flowed into plant-based...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platform...
16:12, 05/22/2019

Russia behind GPS failures over Ben Gurion airport, Israeli officials believe: Israeli radio Israeli officials believe Russia is responsible for disturbances to the Global Positioning System (GPS) signal covering the airspace at Israel's Ben Gurion airport, Israeli radio reported Thursday....
16:12, 06/27/2019

Outside Uber HQ, Drivers Demand a Cut of the Riches SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Just days ahead of Silicon Valley’s most hyped mega-IPO, a group of a several hundred Uber drivers gathered in front of the company’s San Francisco headquarters and took over t...
06:12, 05/09/2019

| How PSL prize money compares to EPL riches Sport24 reveals the prize money awarded to winners Mamelodi Sundowns and all other Absa Premiership sides compared to the vast riches of the Premier League....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Intel's cascade of data centre riches Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, but there are real performance benefits to be had....
17:12, 06/17/2019

Uncovering the riches of traditional global medicine Kava (Piper methysticum) is a plant native to the Polynesian islands that people there have used in a calming drink of the same name in religious and cultural rituals for thousands of years. The tradi...
17:48, 07/23/2019

Uber drivers eye IPO riches, call for strike in U.S. and UK Some Uber Technologies Inc drivers in the United States and Britain said they will strike on Wednesday, protesting what they call low pay a day before the ride-services company launches its initial pu...
06:24, 05/08/2019

All in for riches: World Series of Poker marks 50th run Tens of thousands of professional and amateur poker players go on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas every summer in hopes of returning home richer and having considerable bragging rights. They all want to win...
09:12, 06/28/2019

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Getafe, Sevilla and Valencia eye Champions League riches "With Barcelona already crowned champions, the focus in Spain has shifted to a thrilling three-way battle for La Liga\u0027s final Champions League berth, with Getafe, Sevilla and Valencia eyeing game...
14:36, 05/02/2019

Immigrants Brought Riches to Urban Schools. Now They’re in the Shadows. As immigrant families forgo services or are dropped from public assistance, schools are seeing their student populations undercounted and their funding cut....
19:36, 06/15/2019

Riches To Radicalism: How Two Sri Lankan Brothers Became Suicide Bombers The two brothers zoomed around the Sri Lankan capital in flashy cars and pursued thriving careers, now their neighbours are struggling to understand how the pair turned to radical Islam and became......
15:00, 04/29/2019

Seasons of the witch: as women we nurture the riches of earth, food and health The correlation of the feminine to nature, repressive for so long, can be a source of power In the past few months I have started putting down roots. It’s a cliche but it’s literally what I’m doing. I...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Inside the Luxembourg free port storing riches for the super-wealthy Depending on who you speak to, Le Freeport is a high-security storage facility or a money-laundering riskAll you need to know about free portsAlong with free trade deals, tax cuts for high earners and...
15:13, 07/06/2019

| Race for Premier League riches causing chaos to Championship finances Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football with the riches of the EPL guaranteeing around £200 million to the Champioship winner....
15:12, 05/26/2019

Burial chamber full of riches called England’s version of King Tut’s tomb An underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers in appears to be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, archaeologists say....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Pete Buttigieg 'rags to riches' story is false, brother-in-law tells Laura Ingraham Pastor Rhyan Glezman, brother-in-law of Pete Buttigieg, said Thursday evening that the “rags to riches” narrative in a newspaper profile about the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and his husban...
13:36, 05/31/2019

U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
20:48, 08/07/2019

'Aladdin' rakes in riches: Will Smith's live-action Disney remake soars to $207.1M globally Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' grossed an estimated $86.1 million to take the top spot in North America. It's expected to pass $100 million by Monday.     ...
00:00, 05/27/2019

U.S. government contractors to get first look at Huawei ban today The White House Office of Management and Budget is slated on Wednesday to release an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including ...
19:12, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
21:36, 08/07/2019

MTA contractors meant to help homeless are slacking on the job Some workers contracted by the MTA to help with the homeless scourge at transit hubs spent more than half their time in the office — often with the door shut and a “Closed” sign telling va...
20:48, 07/23/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the gig economy....
02:12, 04/30/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
21:12, 04/29/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to ca...
00:48, 05/15/2019

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sen...
21:12, 07/10/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your translated Skype calls An explosive article in Motherboard alleges that contractors working for Microsoft are listening to the conversations of Skype users conducted through the app’s real-time translation service. The piec...
19:12, 08/07/2019

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources.....
06:12, 06/22/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-ope...
21:36, 07/11/2019

Facebook Caves, Increases Salaries and Benefits for Contractors After years of critical coverage citing the emotional distress experienced by Facebook’s contractors, particularly those who review often upsetting and violent content on the platform day in and day o...
02:24, 05/14/2019

Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secr...
22:24, 07/04/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part...
03:36, 06/10/2019

The Tyson Fury takeover In his own words promoter Bob Arum spells out the plan for Tyson Fury to conquer America The post The Tyson Fury takeover appeared first on Boxing News....
17:48, 06/10/2019

Everything you need to know about Trump's takeover of DC's 4th of July Washington, DC, always puts on a show for the Fourth of July, but for the first time this year, President Donald Trump is personally planning and throwing together his own Independence Day event at th...
17:00, 07/04/2019

NXT TakeOver: 25 recaps and ratings The 25th NXT TakeOver event features a rematch between NXT champion Johnny Gargano and Adam Cole, the return to NXT for Tyler Breeze and Shayna Baszler looking to continue her run with a title defense...
04:00, 06/02/2019

Fabrics poised to become the new software In the summer of 2018, a team led by MIT researchers reported in the journal Nature that they had successfully embedded electronic devices into fibers that could be used in fabrics or composite produc...
07:48, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy implemented amid mounting criticism against the company ...
07:12, 08/04/2019

Apple Siri contractors often hear up to 30 seconds of accidental recordings You might know that Apple screens some of Siri's recordings to improve the assistant's accuracy, but recordings can be surprisingly long and numerous.Read More...
00:24, 07/27/2019

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors listen to users’ Siri recordings to “grade” them, follo...
17:48, 08/02/2019

World Trade Center contractors indicted for ‘pay-to-play’ scheme A trio of crooked contractors was busted for a “pay-to-play” bribery scheme involving the construction of the World Trade Center, authorities said. James Luckie, 58, the former Cushman & Wakefield ele...
18:36, 05/30/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype calls and Cortana commands Microsoft is the latest company charged with listening to its users calls and voice commands. A report by Vice found that contractors are listening to bits of conversations collected through Skype...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Facebook hikes wages for contractors to meet cost of living Facebook said Monday it will move the minimum hourly wage for contract workers and vendors up to $20 -- depending on where in the United States they live....
23:12, 05/13/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they w...
00:48, 06/23/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huaw...
02:48, 06/13/2019

Councilman Calls for Hearing on Nonprofit Contractors and Their Business Ties A New York City councilman wants a hard look at nonprofit city contractors in the wake of a probe into the allegedly undisclosed business ties of shelter operator Acacia....
23:36, 07/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secr...
21:24, 07/04/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon ...
19:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part...
04:24, 06/10/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to your Skype and Cortana activity, but don’t freak out Microsoft has now joined the ranks of Apple, Amazon, and Google for having contractors who’ve been caught listening to some user Skype and Cortana activity, with Microsoft (and those other tech ...
18:00, 08/08/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:24, 08/13/2019

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair of inquiries found workers holing up in their offi...
05:48, 07/24/2019

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of users without their kn...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract...
07:48, 08/14/2019

Rio police arrest over 40 for extorting Petrobras contractors, murdering opponents Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested 43 people on Thursday for allegedly taking part in a murderous gang that extorted companies providing services to state-run oil company Petrobras and established a se...
17:48, 07/04/2019

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the issue....
22:36, 08/02/2019

Newcastle set for £350 million takeover - reports "Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan says he has agreed terms with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley to buy the Premier League club, the Newcastle Chronicle reported on Monday."...
21:24, 05/27/2019

Bassini's proposed takeover off, say Bolton "Bolton Wanderers have ended discussions with Laurence Bassini over a proposed takeover, the Championship side have said, after the former Watford owner failed to present a funding package to the Engl...
09:36, 05/03/2019

NSF drops £1.3bn Provident hostile takeover bid Subprime loan company Non-Standard Finance has decided to withdraw its £1.3bn hostile takeover bid for Provident Financial, the UK's largest payday lender....
01:00, 06/05/2019

The Birtley takeover begins in Minsk Including the outstanding McCormack twins, four Birtley boxers make up a third of the GB boxing team going to the European Games this week, writes Mark Staniforth The post The Birtley takeover begins ...
13:36, 06/17/2019

Gatehouse Media poised to buy Gannett GateHouse Media is deep in talks to buy USA Today owner Gannett — a merger that would create America’s biggest newspaper chain, The Post has learned. Fairport, NY-based GateHouse — which owns nearly 7...
23:24, 07/18/2019

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the state Senate passed a bill that would outlaw the devices designed to catch driver...
01:12, 05/21/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligenc...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers an...
10:24, 05/03/2019

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone.       ...
00:24, 08/06/2019

Facebook Plans to Raise Pay for Contractors Who Screen Violent, Questionable Material (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal. Fac...
00:12, 05/14/2019

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. “I feel like I’ve been fleeced,” Enc...
08:36, 06/15/2019

Microsoft Contractors Listening to Select Skype Calls, Cortana Recordings Microsoft has said its contractors listen to conversations to hone voice translation features offered by Skype and its digital assistant Cortana, but only when obtaining user permission....
10:48, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huaw...
07:00, 06/13/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline to ban business with Huawei contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget told the U.S. Congress it will meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei....
04:12, 06/13/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
02:12, 08/15/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
00:12, 06/22/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defe...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Microsoft contractors hear phone sex and more while reviewing Cortana, Skype audio Long-press the Action button to bring up Cortana. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Here we go again. It's Microsoft's turn in the spotlight thanks to a new report about the company's practices for revi...
10:00, 08/09/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network's data collection.....
05:48, 08/14/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.      &#...
16:12, 08/14/2019

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the Assistant can book a restaurant reservation and trans...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, a...
19:12, 07/26/2019

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings As much as Apple emphasizes privacy, it hasn't completely avoided eyebrow-raising behavior. The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri quality control contractors regularly hear sensitive ...
21:00, 07/26/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it ...
01:24, 07/27/2019

Apple confirms "a small portion" of Siri recordings get reviewed by contractors First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple: it seems that every company with a digital assistant to its name uses human beings to review a selection of the interactions that users are having with their ...
17:24, 07/27/2019

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded ...
07:12, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they w...
01:00, 06/23/2019

Bird Sued for Classifying Workers Who Charge Scooters as Independent Contractors A worker for the e-scooter company Bird has sued the billion-dollar micro-mobility startup for classifying the workers who charge the e-scooters as independent contractors in order to save money and c...
01:36, 05/08/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a new report....
21:12, 08/08/2019

UK to scrutinise takeover of satellite firm Inmarsat Britain said on Monday it would scrutinise the acquisition of satellite communications firm Inmarsat by a private equity-led consortium to examine any potential impact on national security....
20:48, 07/22/2019

Chico's rejects takeover offer from Sycamore Women's apparel retailer Chico's FAS Inc said on Thursday it had rejected private equity firm Sycamore Partners LP's offer to take the company private in a deal valued at $407.8 million....
00:36, 05/17/2019

US military prepping for Guaidó takeover in Venezuela The commander of U.S. forces in Latin America told Congress Wednesday that the military is developing plans to be immediately ready for any contingency if Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó oust...
11:48, 05/02/2019

KCOM receives bigger takeover offer KCOM has recommended shareholders accept a new takeover from an Australian infrastructure group, having previously accepted a lower offer from a UK pension fund in April.The £563 million offer fr...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Novacene by James Lovelock review – a big welcome for the AI takeover The Gaia theorist, at 100 years old, is infectiously optimistic about the prospect of humanity being overtaken by superintelligent robotsIn an acerbic 1976 article on AI research, the computer scienti...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Maradona set to takeover Cannes as new documentary premieres Maradona will walk the Cannes red carpet next week, as he helps promote Asif Kapadia's striking documentary, a new film inspired by the discovery of a cache of footage from the Argentine legend's myth...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Bolton placed into administration after rejecting Bassini takeover • Championship club’s winding-up order adjourned again• Chairman critical of former Watford owner’s ‘time wasting’The Bolton chairman Ken Anderson has announced he will be forced to place the club in ...
13:00, 05/08/2019

NXT TakeOver: Cole gets final word against Gargano Adam Cole and Johnny Gargano closed out their rivalry Saturday with a destructive showcase that ended with both men crashing from the top of a cage through a table....
17:24, 08/11/2019

Symantec reportedly in Broadcom takeover talks Broadcom may be set to take another major step forward as it looks to expand behind semiconductors into the software business.A report from Bloomberg has revealed that the company is in advanced talks...
23:48, 07/03/2019

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in hi...
21:00, 06/08/2019

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
17:00, 07/17/2019

BMW's Zipse poised to succeed Krueger as CEO: sources BMW's Oliver Zipse, currently board member for production, is the frontrunner to become chief executive (CEO) of the German carmaker, sources told Reuters, after Harald Krueger said he would not be a...
14:48, 07/05/2019

Silverstone poised for new deal ahead of British GP The endangered British Grand Prix at Silverstone looks set to stay on the Formula One calendar with hopes rising that a new deal will be announced before this weekend's race....
04:00, 07/09/2019

| Incumbency is powerful. Is Trump poised for re-election? Donald Trump is expected to launch his re-election campaign, kicking off an age-old battle that most sitting US presidents wage for four more years of power....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Oil Futures Poised for Sharpest Nosedive of 2019 Oil futures were on course for their sharpest daily drop so far in 2019 and set to close at a two-and-a-half-month low, amid building U.S. inventories and continuing concerns about global trade....
20:12, 05/23/2019

San Francisco Poised to Ban Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is expected to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, making it the first U.S. city to do so and adding to a broad push to regulate to the ...
16:12, 05/14/2019

The under-the-radar pitchers poised to be tomorrow’s aces LAS VEGAS — A year ago at this time, Blake Snell was an under-the-radar bargain. The Tampa Bay Rays lefty had not done much in his first two years in the majors, and few people were paying close atten...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
02:12, 06/02/2019

This 15-1 long shot is poised win the Belmont Stakes Recent winners of the Belmont Stakes have shared three traits: tactical speed, a pedigree conducive to the distance and good connections. Only Spinoff satisfies all three....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Tantalizingly poised Tour de France saving its best for last With six riders within reach of the podium heading into the toughest final stages in the Alps, the Tour de France is tantalizingly poised       ...
15:00, 07/22/2019

Hyundai poised for long-awaited U.S. pickup “It’ll be a very versatile vehicle,” said Michael O’Brien, vice president of product, corporate and digital planning for Hyundai’s U.S. unit. “That has the promise of creating a whole new class of buy...
16:00, 07/09/2019

Tsipras, Having Changed Greece, Now Seems Poised to Lose It As elections approach Sunday, polls suggest the prime minister faces a stinging rejection from voters still hurting and angry after a decade of austerity....
16:36, 07/05/2019

F1 poised to announce British GP at Silverstone has been saved • F1 will reveal Silverstone contract extension on Wednesday• Sunday’s race set to be last unless new arrangement foundFormula One is expected to announce that the British Grand Prix has been saved at...
11:48, 07/10/2019

Greek Stocks Poised for Best Performance in 20 Years Greek stocks are headed for their best year in two decades amid investors’ optimism that a new government will be able to pare back austerity measures and revive the debt-laden economy....
21:50, 08/13/2019

The economic expansion is poised to be the longest ever. Will it die or get a second wind? The 10-year-old economic expansion will become the longest in U.S. history in July. Will it die of old age or get a second wind?       ...
14:00, 06/16/2019

US oil surges above $60 as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut Oil prices surged on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna this week....
15:00, 07/01/2019

Modi poised to secure resounding victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is poised to secure a stunning victory in the country's general elections, defying expectations of even his own party, early results show....
14:00, 05/23/2019

EU's New Headache: Skeptics Poised to Gain Power From Within Burned by Brexit debacle, populist parties are seeking to win power at the union’s traditional institutions in order to undermine the project. They expect to make inroads during this week’s vote for E...
22:24, 05/22/2019

U.S. Poised to Approve Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department is poised to approve T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint under a divestiture plan that would equip satellite-TV operator Dish Network with the building blocks for a new wireless ne...
15:00, 07/24/2019

Labour 'poised to support second Brexit referendum' Jeremy Corbyn is set to shift Labour's policy to support a second referendum, under pressure from pro-European colleagues, Sky sources have said. ...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Apple Contractors Reportedly Overhear Sensitive Information and Sexy Times Thanks to Siri First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple have all confirmed that their devices are not only listening to you, but complete strangers may be reviewing the recordings. Thanks to Siri, Apple contractors ...
03:24, 07/28/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow busines...
23:00, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work a...
19:00, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
13:48, 06/22/2019

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annu...
11:48, 05/29/2019

White House Office Requests 2-Year Delay on Huawei Ban For Federal Contractors The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested that Congress delay the ban on federal contractors using Huawei equipment. The ban, part of the National Defense Authorization Act...
13:36, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgendered Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow busines...
22:36, 08/14/2019

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at Northern Virginia rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of the industry's major players....
02:36, 05/17/2019

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assistant Siri, following a report that contractors "regu...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Microsoft contractors reportedly listen in on Skype call recordings, often from their own homes (MSFT) Microsoft contractors are listening in on Skype calls and recordings from its voice assistant Cortana, a report by Motherboard revealed on Wednesday. Privacy policies for both Skype and Cortana say t...
10:00, 08/08/2019

Report: Rockstar offers contractors full-time work after crunch controversy As we hear more and more about a game industry drowning in crunch, we finally get some good news: Rockstar employees who felt the pinch the hardest are being given better positions. It’s a tiny step, ...
00:24, 08/08/2019

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
17:12, 05/01/2019

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal - report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at...
18:24, 06/29/2019

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal: report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at...
22:36, 06/29/2019

Australia's Aveo says Brookfield arm preferred party for co's takeover Australia's Aveo Group on Thursday confirmed that the real estate investment arm of Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc is the preferred party with which the retirement-home operator is holding t...
04:36, 07/04/2019

Ron Burgundy stages an all out—yet very classy—late-night takeover When the pre-air late-night listings just read “special guest TBA” across the board, as they did on Thursday, you know it can only be one person. Michelle Obama announcing a late-game run for the Demo...
14:48, 08/09/2019

Whole Foods workers say conditions declined after Amazon takeover Employees described increasing pressure to push Amazon Prime deals and memberships, understaffing and increased workloadsSince being bought by Amazon two years ago, employees at Whole Foods say their ...
10:36, 07/16/2019

Bury takeover went through without full Football League approval • EFL says Steve Dale has not provided full information • Bury understood to be under transfer embargoThe December takeover of Bury, who are in extreme financial distress under the owner Steve Dale, w...
23:24, 07/11/2019

Raytheon takeover worries cost-conscious Trump When Lockheed Martin bought military contractor Sikorsky Aircraft in 2015, the Obama administration's defense chief readily admitted that too much consolidation in the industry would drive up prices f...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Abu Dhabi set to Sheikh up Newcastle after 'agreeing' takeover terms "Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed al-Nahyan, a member of Abu Dhabi\u0027s ruling family, says he had agreed to buy Newcastle United and submitted \"proof of funds\" to the Premier League, British media reporte...
16:24, 05/29/2019

Wholesaler Metro gets €5.8bn takeover bid from Czech-Slovak pair The board of the world's eighth largest retailer has advised shareholders to reject the offer saying it is far too low. The German wholesaler is present in 25 countries, but has struggled in recent ye...
21:36, 06/23/2019

Norway paves way for Euronext takeover of Oslo Bors Norway will allow Euronext to take a majority stake in Oslo Bors VPS, the country's finance ministry said on Monday, confirming an earlier statement by Euronext....
09:24, 05/13/2019

Barrick could sell some of Acacia Mining's operations after takeover -CEO Barrick Gold could sell some mining assets owned by Acacia Mining after it gains full control of its African unit, chief executive Mark Bristow told Reuters....
16:24, 07/19/2019

DOJ leans against approving T-Mobile's takeover of Sprint: Bloomberg The U.S. Department of Justice is leaning against approving T-Mobile US Inc's proposed takeover of Sprint Corp as the remedies proposed by the companies do not resolve antitrust concerns, Bloomberg re...
00:24, 05/21/2019

NXT TakeOver: XXV results -- Adam Cole captures the NXT championship The 25th NXT TakeOver event was packed with action, with Johnny Gargano and Adam Cole putting on another thriller and Shayna Baszler defending her women's title but taking a post-match beating from ch...
07:24, 06/02/2019

Deal-hungry Takeaway.com delivers $10 billion Just Eat takeover Amsterdam-based online food delivery firm Takeaway.com has agreed to buy Just Eat in an all-share deal valuing the combined group, which will be one of the sector's largest, at about 8.2 billion pou...
13:48, 07/29/2019

JLR boss stops short of denying PSA takeover rumours News 15 May, 2019 Leaked documents suggest PSA could buy JLR. Boss Dr Ralf Speth says he has not discussed a sale but doesn't deny moves are afoot...
14:48, 05/15/2019

Scientists in Hungary accuse government of research takeover BUDAPEST — Hungary’s oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take “total political control” of vital research through plans to set up a new state...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Roche, Spark extend $4.3 bln takeover again, this time to Sept. 3 Roche and Spark Therapeutics announced another extension of the Swiss drugmaker's $4.3 billion takeover offer for the U.S. gene therapy specialist as regulatory reviews in the United States and Britai...
07:48, 07/31/2019

Atom Bank seeks £50m after BBVA shuns takeover One of Britain's leading digital-only lenders is launching a £50m fundraising after its biggest shareholder decided not to mount a full takeover bid amid continuing Brexit-related uncertainty....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Bolton say proposed takeover of club by Laurence Bassini is off • Wanderers will not enter into further discussions with Bassini• Brentford match to be played after end of seasonThe proposed takeover of Bolton Wanderers by the former Watford owner Laurence Bassini...
05:24, 05/03/2019

MGA Entertainment CEO says Mattel will be bankrupt 'within a year or so' after takeover bid rejected MGA Entertainment CEO Isaac Larian said toymaker Mattel will be bankrupt "shortly, within a year or so" after the rival company rejected MGA's takeover. Mattel shares dipped briefly following the...
23:12, 06/13/2019

MH370 researcher believes three hijackers 'still alive' after mid-air TAKEOVER A TRIO of hijackers who allegedly took over flight MH370 may still be alive five years after the plane went missing, according to claims made in a new book....
01:48, 05/19/2019

Bolton plunges into deeper crisis after takeover scrapped BOLTON, England (AP) — Bolton has been plunged into a deeper crisis after a potential takeover of the financially stricken English team was scrapped. The northern club, which was one of the founding m...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Hedge fund tries to gain support for Gannett takeover Heath Freeman, the hedgie behind Alden Global Capital is frantically trying to shore up some votes ahead of the May 16 Gannett shareholder meeting as his $1.36 billon takeover for the publisher of USA...
09:48, 05/10/2019

War raging between Gannett board, MNG amid hostile takeover bid All out war is raging between the Gannett board and Alden Global-backed MNG Enterprises, which is trying to pull off a hostile $1.36 billion takeover bid of the USA Today publisher. Both sides picked ...
07:48, 05/03/2019

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in...
19:12, 06/02/2019

BMW poised to pick production chief as CEO after Krueger bows out BMW board member Oliver Zipse, a 55 year-old company veteran, is the front runner to become the carmaker's new chief executive, sources said on Friday after Harald Krueger announced he would not stay...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Iran Says It Is Poised to Exceed Limits on Nuclear Stockpile Iranian officials said that within weeks they could exceed an internationally agreed cap on their stockpile of low-enriched uranium, as tensions between Iran and the U.S. escalated....
06:12, 05/21/2019

California lawmakers poised to approve $214.8 billion budget SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are poised to approve a framework for a $214.8 billion budget that seeks to address a teacher shortage and bolster the state’s top firefighting age...
09:12, 06/13/2019

Oregon poised to pass progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. — Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global ...
20:24, 06/17/2019

Delta, United poised for most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are poised to win the most new slots at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation ...
00:36, 05/17/2019

Argentina poised to export first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas YPF, the state-run oil and gas producer, is seeking to sell a partial shipment from its Tango floating liquefaction unit in Bahía Blanca, according to traders with knowledge of the matter....
19:36, 05/17/2019

Deutsche Bank Senior U.S. Bankers Poised to Leave Two of Deutsche Bank’s top New York deal makers are poised to leave the embattled lender ahead of impending deep cuts to its Wall Street investment bank....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Doping: Poland's Banka poised to become new WADA president Poland's Sport and Tourism Minister Witold Banka is set to become the next president of the troubled World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) after a vote on Tuesday left him as the only remaining candidate....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Warren poised to break out, AOC endorsement could derail Sanders Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s once-floundering 2020 presidential campaign has been declared back by the media, and her bid to win the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on track and th...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler poised to step down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is expected to announce his departure to employees Friday, Automotive News has learned....
03:12, 05/17/2019

Brent oil jumps over $2 as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut Oil prices rose over $2 a barrel on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna this week....
11:24, 07/01/2019

Tories poised to change rules for leadership election The Conservatives are poised to change the rules for leadership elections to eliminate candidates with little support, a senior party source has told Sky News....
18:00, 06/04/2019

A$AP Rocky poised to testify in second day of Sweden assault trial American rapper A$AP Rocky is set to testify on the second day of a trial in Sweden, where he is accused of assault in an alleged street fight.        ...
13:24, 08/01/2019

U.S. Consumers Poised to Take the Hit From Higher Tariffs on Imports From China The round of tariffs that went into effect at midnight will likely hit Americans in the pocketbook, making $40 billion of consumer goods on retailers’ shelves more expensive....
19:12, 05/10/2019

Flyboard inventor poised for record Channel crossing Franky ‘Flyman’ Zapata set for takeoff on invention that wowed Macron and MerkelThe French hoverboard star Franky Zapata will attempt to cross the Channel on Thursday using the invention that wowed wo...
14:12, 07/24/2019

Wall St. Poised for Rebound as Turbulent Week Comes to a Close Stock futures were up, suggesting that a rocky week could end on an upbeat note despite persistent worries about the American economy and the trade war between Washington and Beijing....
16:24, 08/16/2019

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in th...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Apple's Siri lets contractors hear couples having sex, confidential medical information: report Apple contract workers can overhear confidential medical information and couples having sex, as part of maintaining quality control for the tech giant's AI-powered voice assistant Siri, according to a...
22:36, 07/29/2019

Apple suspends Siri review program following report that private conversations can be heard by contractors The Guardian last week ran an expose highlighting how contractors working to improve the reliability of Siri can sometimes listen to information that should by all accounts be kept private, a list whi...
23:24, 08/02/2019

The 'Minecraft Earth' beta begins its global takeover this month It's been a couple of months since we first heard about Minecraft Earth, the augmented reality version of Mojang's game that makes the real world a playscape full of your blocky creations. I...
09:12, 07/12/2019

Anadarko's weak performance in U.S. Permian made it a takeover target Anadarko Petroleum Corp has become the biggest prize in the energy industry in part because of lagging oil production despite large land holdings in the top U.S. shale field....
01:00, 04/30/2019

LSE's $27 billion Refinitiv takeover plan lifts its shares to record London Stock Exchange shares rose more than 14% to a record high on Monday after it said it was in talks to buy financial data firm Refinitiv, in a deal worth $27 billion including debt....
13:48, 07/29/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's $9.4 billion takeover of Walmart's ASDA Britain's competition regulator on Thursday blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart-owned Asda - a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine t...
04:24, 04/29/2019

Montreal Developer Moves to Thwart Air Canada's Transat Takeover Montreal real-estate developer Groupe Mach surprised markets by offering to buy Transat in an effort to scuttle Air Canada’s attempted takeover of the travel-services specialist....
03:36, 06/05/2019

Top Osram investor rejects takeover offer at "knock-down" price The biggest shareholder in German lighting group Osram Allianz Global Investors, has rejected a 3.4 billion euro ($3.8 billion) takeover offer from private equity firms Bain and Carlyle, saying the ...
21:36, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 3-AMS does not see 'sufficient basis' for continuing takeover talks with Osram Austria's AMS AG said on Tuesday it did not see "sufficient basis" for continuing its discussions with Osram Licht to acquire the German technology company, one day after Osram made public the approac...
02:24, 07/16/2019

Italy builder Salini decides to go ahead with Astaldi takeover Italy's biggest builder, Salini Impregilo, has decided to go ahead with a 225 million euros ($253 million) takeover of ailing rival Astaldi, an exercise to be partly funded by Salini raising 600 milli...
10:12, 07/16/2019

Austria's AMS aims to wrap up Osram takeover in first half of 2020 Austrian sensor specialist AMS aims to wrap up its planned takeover of German lighting group Osram in the first half next year, its chief executive said on Monday....
11:27, 08/12/2019

Cosco Focuses on Pacific International Lines as Takeover Target China’s Cosco Shipping Holdings is eyeing Singapore’s Pacific International Lines as a potential takeover target as it looks to expand its footprint in developing markets....
18:48, 05/12/2019

Fieldex enters reverse-takeover deal with Copeland Biosciences Fieldex Exploration Inc said on Monday it will acquire Copeland Biosciences through a reverse takeover of the Canadian mineral exploration firm by Copeland and its shareholders, which will involve a t...
05:48, 05/28/2019

Icahn, Caesars reject too-low takeover offer from Eldorado Resorts Carl Icahn is caught in a game of poker with a casino baron — and he may not be holding the cards he hoped. Caesars Entertainment, which Icahn prodded onto the auction block in April, has rejected a t...
06:12, 06/07/2019

Football rumours: Newcastle set for takeover by Dubai-based billionaire? Today’s tittle tattle is hanging on until Doomsday Here’s some grim news for anyone who fancies a quiet life. Newcastle’s slow-burning takeover saga could be about to conclude, with the Dubai-based bi...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists...
21:48, 05/16/2019

T-Mobile's Sprint takeover won't save consumers money, state AGs say It's possible that T-Mobile's controversial takeover of Sprint will deliver the better, faster, and cheaper cellphone service that executives have been promising consumers for the past year, Californi...
11:12, 06/12/2019

Occidental chief faces shareholders on cusp of takeover victory Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub takes her case for buying Anadarko Petroleum to the company's shareholders on Friday, bolstered by rapid deal-making that put her on the cusp of victo...
08:12, 05/10/2019

The TakeOver has a plan: Teofimo Lopez is ready for three-fight journey Teofimo Lopez's biggest challenge hasn't been his opponent, but the scale. Lopez knows he can only make 135 pounds for a short while longer and wants to face Vasiliy Lomachenko before its too late....
23:12, 07/19/2019

TPG signs deal to takeover management of Abraaj's healthcare fund U.S. private equity firm TPG said on Thursday it has signed a definitive agreement to takeover the management of a healthcare fund, previously managed by collapsed private equity firm Abraaj....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Chevron drops Anadarko takeover fight after Occidental raises bid Chevron Corp abandoned its takeover bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday, outmaneuvered by Occidental Petroleum Corp's higher, $38 billion offer that included more than three times as much cash...
18:24, 05/09/2019

200 million devices—some mission-critical—vulnerable to remote takeover Enlarge (credit: Lisa Brewster / Flickr) About 200 million Internet-connected devices—some that may be controlling elevators, medical equipment, and other mission-critical systems—are vulnerable to ...
19:48, 07/30/2019

German union IG Metall accepts Osram takeover offer Germany's largest trade union, IG Metall, on Friday said it did not oppose a takeover offer from private equity firms Bain and Carlyle for German lighting group Osram after Osram's boards backed it....
10:36, 07/05/2019

Osram says AMS has made non-binding takeover offer at 38.50 euros per share German lighting group Osram Licht on Monday said it had been approached by Austria's AMS to discuss a non-binding takeover offer at 38.50 euros per share....
20:48, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Australia's Aveo favours Brookfield arm in takeover talks Australia's Aveo Group on Thursday confirmed that the real estate investment arm of Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc is the preferred party with which the retirement-home operator is holding t...
04:36, 07/04/2019

Aston Martin slumps after loss as takeover speculation mounts The results are a blow for the automaker as it struggles to convince investors that it can transform from niche player to successful listed company, and deliver on a promise to take on Ferrari....
23:48, 07/31/2019

American Carnage: a masterful must-read on Trump's Republican takeover Tim Alberta of Politico has written a compelling, alarming and scoop-heavy history of the fall of the party of LincolnLike the deity on the sixth day of creation, Donald Trump has recast the Republica...
09:12, 07/13/2019

Roche, Spark push back takeover deadline in $4.3 bln deal Swiss drugmaker Roche has agreed to extend the takeover deadline in its $4.3 billion bid for U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics, adding it remains "fully committed" to the transaction and...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Delaware chief justice to retire, leaves mark on U.S. takeover law Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court Leo Strine will retire in the next few months, Governor John Carney announced on Monday, a leadership change in the court system that decides disputes for m...
01:12, 07/09/2019

Chevron drops Anadarko takeover battle after Occidental raises bid Chevron Corp abandoned its takeover bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Thursday, outmaneuvered by Occidental Petroleum Corp's higher, $38 billion offer that included more than three times as much cash...
22:12, 05/09/2019

Bill Walton puts on show in White Sox booth takeover ANAHEIM, Calif. — Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton brought his unique commentary and musings to the baseball booth Friday night. After nine innings, it was evident Chicago White Sox broadcasts mig...
20:00, 08/17/2019

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year’s 2nd major storm NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that’s set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India’s second major st...
08:36, 06/12/2019

500 years of Indian treasures poised to break auction records A collection of nearly 400 jewels, objects and gemstones from India is expected to fetch more than $115.9 million when it goes on sale this week -- a figure which would make it the most valuable jewel...
18:24, 06/18/2019

Mortgage rates poised to drop after Federal Reserve announcement The 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up slightly this week to 3.84 percent. But the central bank's concerns about the economy could drive rates lower....
18:00, 06/20/2019

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq's electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the ...
23:36, 06/14/2019

Heavy hitters Koepka, McIlroy poised to pounce at St. Jude Four-times major champions Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy have not quite fired on all cylinders at the WGC-St. Jude Invitational, but still lurked within striking distance of halfway leader Matthew Fi...
02:37, 07/27/2019

Airbus Poised to Overtake Boeing as Biggest Plane Maker Boeing said its commercial-jetliner deliveries fell by more than a third in the first half from a year earlier, as 737 MAX aircraft continue to pile up at its facilities....
01:00, 07/10/2019

Asia markets poised to trade cautiously with Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia were poised to trade cautiously on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to kick off later stateside....
02:00, 06/18/2019

US Poised To Formally Abandon Cold War Missile Treaty With Russia The United States will officially withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty on Friday, clearing the way for a new arms race with Russia -- and throwing China into the mix....
16:12, 08/01/2019

JPMorgan poised to be first foreigner to get majority in China fund venture JPMorgan could become the first foreign company to own a majority stake in its Chinese mutual fund business, after its joint venture partner put a crucial 2 percent of the business up for sale that an...
09:12, 05/08/2019

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many c...
02:48, 05/30/2019

House poised to pass immigration bill that would protect ‘dreamers’ The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 would grant “dreamers” 10 years of legal residence status and offer them a path to citizenship if they meet certain requirements. It stands little chance of ...
00:12, 06/05/2019

Wall Street poised for gains after Monday's heavy selloff U.S. stock index futures indicated gains at the open on Tuesday, as optimistic comments from Washington and Beijing took the edge off market concerns about a further escalation in trade war....
15:24, 05/14/2019

Massive spending deal poised for House passage Thursday House Democrats plan to call up a two-year deal to lift federal budget caps and suspend the debt ceiling and they say they’ve got the votes to pass it, despite criticism from conservatives....
16:48, 07/25/2019

Legislature poised to advance primary date to early August PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Legislature is poised to move Arizona’s late-August primary date forward by three weeks to the first Tuesday of the month following House approval of the measure. The ...
00:36, 05/15/2019

K4Connect: Why technology is poised to disrupt senior living industries K4Connect is making technology for the growing number of seniors who are coping with some kind of disability while living in a community setting.Read More...
18:36, 08/18/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
13:36, 05/17/2019

SoftBank's Vision Fund Poised to Reap Big Uber Gain SoftBank’s Vision Fund, the world’s largest technology investor, is set to be a big winner on Uber’s blockbuster IPO this week, with a paper profit of roughly $3 billion in about 16 months....
14:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. lawmakers poised to hold top Trump adviser Conway in contempt A U.S. House panel on Thursday prepared to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt after the White House senior adviser last week defied a subpoena, the latest in a string of current and former Trump offici...
16:24, 07/25/2019

For Palestinian Families, ‘No Light at the End of the Tunnel’ The re-election of Benjamin Netanyahu, shortly after he vowed to apply Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank, was the latest blow to Palestinian aspirations for a state....
22:48, 04/28/2019

A Jerusalem hospital where Palestinian babies die alone Israeli blockade on Gaza means parents are separated from critically ill childrenAt first glance, nothing appeared out of place at the children’s intensive care unit. Nine beds were filled with nine t...
08:36, 06/20/2019

A Novel That Explores the Silencing of Palestinian Trauma In his latest book, “Children of the Ghetto,” Elias Khoury explores the ways an original trauma of dislocation and death has shaped Palestinian identity....
12:36, 06/21/2019

Vote Against Palestinian NGO Not Against Their Cause: Foreign Ministry India's vote in the UN's ECOSOC against a Palestinian NGO should not in any way be construed as a vote against the Palestinian cause, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday....
22:36, 06/20/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
18:12, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Roche, Spark push back takeover deadline in $4.3 bln deal Roche and Spark Therapeutics agreed to extend the deadline for the Swiss drugmaker's $4.3 billion takeover bid for the U.S. gene therapy specialist, Roche said, adding it remains "fully committed" to ...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Roche, Spark push back takeover deadline in $4.3 billion deal Swiss drugmaker Roche has agreed to extend the takeover deadline in its $4.3 billion bid for U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics , adding it remains "fully committed" to the transaction a...
16:36, 07/08/2019

Sunrise takeover of Liberty Global unit under review by competition authorities Sunrise Communications on Monday said the Swiss competition authorities have decided to "examine in detail" its planned $6.3 billion takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss UPC cable business....
07:48, 06/03/2019

BlackRock's investment committee rejects planned takeover of Carige-report An investment committee at U.S. fund BlackRock's has rejected a planned acquisition of Italian bank Carige, Italian daily La Repubblica said on Thursday. BlackRock and Carige were not immediately avai...
09:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-China central bank urges calm after Baoshang takeover China's central bank sought to calm investors on Sunday after last month's takeover of Inner Mongolia-based Baoshang Bank, saying regulators are not planning any more such moves for the moment....
16:36, 06/02/2019

Vice’s planned takeover of Refinery29 may result in culture clash, layoffs If Vice Media succeeds in its planned takeover of Refinery29, some media watchers are predicting a major clash of cultures and a new round of layoffs. The two companies each command nine figures in re...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Cypress Semiconductor explores options after receiving takeover interest: Bloomberg Cypress Semiconductor Corp is exploring options, including a potential sale, after receiving takeover interest, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:36, 05/29/2019

Push for referendum on federal takeover of Murray-Darling river system Centre Alliance says water resources ‘must be managed in the national interest’The Centre Alliance, which could hold or share the balance of power in the senate after the election, has announced it wi...
00:48, 05/06/2019

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country....
15:48, 07/01/2019

Roche pushes back Spark takeover again as regulatory review drags on Swiss drugmaker Roche is pushing back its $4.3 billion takeover offer for gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics for a third time in recent months, this time until June 14, as a U.S. regulatory re...
08:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Delaware chief justice to retire, leaves mark on U.S. takeover law Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court Leo Strine will retire in the next few months, Governor John Carney announced on Monday, a leadership change in the court system that decides disputes for m...
03:24, 07/09/2019

Rice Energy founder says EQT's turnaround dependent on his board takeover plan The founder of Rice Energy, the U.S. natural gas producer acquired by larger peer EQT Corp for $6.7 billion in 2017, told Reuters on Tuesday that only by giving him control of the EQT board would the ...
05:24, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong airport cancels flights again amid protester takeover Hong Kong’s airport suspended check-in services for departing flights on Tuesday as protesters pushing for democratic reforms took over the terminals for a second day. Flights that had already complet...
15:12, 08/13/2019

Warren Buffett commits $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum for Anadarko takeover Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will invest $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum if it beats out Chevron in its bid to takeover Anadarko Petroleum.        ...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Gannett and Tribune may restart merger talks after surviving takeover bids The two largest newspaper chains in the country, USA Today publisher Gannett and Chicago Tribune owner Tribune, may reignite merger talks, now that both have dispatched with hostile takeovers by small...
05:12, 05/17/2019

Hawaii poised to become ninth state to have "Gender X" as an option on driver licenses Hawaii’s “No License to Discriminate” bill is expected to become law Wednesday, which would make the state the ninth in the country to offer “Gender X” as a category on driver licenses.  ...
14:12, 06/26/2019

Apple poised to acquire Intel’s smartphone modem business: report Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Apple is in the final stages of negotiations to buy the bulk of Intel's modem chip business, the Wall Street Jour...
18:12, 07/23/2019

California poised to be first state to ban race-based discrimination against natural hair The bill prohibits the enforcement of grooming policies, which disproportionately affect black natural hair, such as locks, cornrows and afros.        ...
21:48, 06/28/2019

Iran Poised to Breach Parts of Nuclear Agreement, Europeans Warn European diplomats warned that Iran is preparing to abandon parts of a landmark nuclear deal in response to new U.S. sanctions, a step that risks inflaming tensions after the Trump administration disp...
19:12, 05/06/2019

India election: counting to begin with Narendra Modi poised for victory The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader expected to have brushed aside economic woes to claim another term More than 600 million Indians will learn the outcome of the country’s six-week electi...
04:12, 05/23/2019

Lawmakers poised to pass law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY – New York lawmakers are poised to vote into law a measure that would provide driver’s licenses to the state’s undocumented immigrants following days of tense negotiations, and despite wa...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Once-dead compact pickup is poised for a comeback: Ford, Hyundai, maybe even VW jump in The next evolution of the pickup wars: Several automakers are suddenly reviving the long-lost compact pickup, which perished earlier this century.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Trump poised to lift curbs on E15 gasoline in latest boost to U.S. farmers The Trump administration will announce an end to a summertime ban on sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline as early as Friday, a spokesman for a federal regulator said, keeping a campaign promise...
14:36, 05/31/2019

Zverev poised to present Roland Garros hurdle to Djokovic, says Becker Alexander Zverev is finding top form at just the right time and is set to present a considerable Roland Garros barrier to top seed Novak Djokovic, said Boris Becker....
19:48, 06/05/2019

Sisi says Egypt will not accept anything against Palestinian wishes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, speaking about the unannounced U.S. Mideast peace plan, said on Sunday that his country would not accept anything undesired by the Palestinians....
04:24, 06/03/2019

Donors pledge $113 million to help Palestinian refugees The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says donors have pledged $113 million to help over 5 million Palestinians this year, calling it an encouraging step but short of alleviating a “pre...
05:00, 06/26/2019

‘I called out Palestinian suffering – and was met by antisemitic abuse’ Labour MP Rosena Allin-Khan was trying to improve lives for sick children, but she unleashed a torrent of trollingEven after a decade’s experience as a doctor in conflict and disaster zones, Rosena Al...
17:48, 08/03/2019

Palestinian refugees say Trump cannot bury right of return A U.S. Middle East peace plan is stirring anger and apprehension in Palestinian refugee camps around the region by raising the prospect that a long-cherished dream of returning to former homes in what...
20:12, 06/25/2019

US denies visa to senior Palestinian official A senior Palestinian official said the United States denied her application for a visa to travel to the U.S. on Monday in what appears to be the latest sign of escalating American political pressure o...
21:48, 05/13/2019

| Palestinian president says to stop agreements with Israel Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Thursday he has decided to stop implementing agreements with Israel amid worsening relations between the two sides....
07:12, 07/26/2019

Top Palestinian Official Has U.S. Visa Denied for No Reason Prominent Palestinian official and activist Hanan Ashrawi was outraged to find her U.S. visa denied on Monday, according to the Associated Press. Ashrawi, who has long been a member of the Palestinian...
06:12, 05/14/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutin...
01:00, 05/14/2019

NBA 2019-20 schedule takeaways: Load management for fans, Zion Williamson takeover and more With so many superstars flocking to the West Coast, the NBA has reduced the number of nationally televised games that tip off at 10:30 p.m. Eastern time....
08:24, 08/13/2019

Tesla will be acquired within a year, says the NYU professor who predicted Amazon's takeover of Whole Foods (TSLA) Hubert Burda Media Tesla's market value has fallen by more than 30% in recent months. NYU professor Scott Galloway, known for his famous Amazon Whole Foods call, says it's likely to be cut in half fr...
22:24, 05/28/2019

Nation-sponsored hackers likely carried out hostile takeover of rival groups’s servers Enlarge If nation-sponsored hacking was baseball, the Russian-speaking group called Turla would not just be a Major League team—it would be a perennial playoff contender. Researchers from multiple ...
12:48, 06/20/2019

Co-op Bank, Barclays held failed takeover talks in late 2018- The Telegraph Britain's Co-op Bank approached Barclays Plc in November about Barclays acquiring it, but the talks did not proceed beyond the exploratory stage, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Saturday....
05:12, 05/19/2019

Reedtz brothers complete takeover of Notts County as Alan Hardy departs • Danish consortium aiming for quick promotion to League Two• Brothers own football analysis company Football RadarAlexander and Christoffer Reedtz are targeting a swift return to the Football League ...
06:24, 07/27/2019

THE EVOLUTION OF THE US NEOBANK MARKET: Why the US digital-only banking space may finally be poised for the spotlight (GS, JPM) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Neobanks, digital...
02:48, 06/20/2019

SEC poised to adopt rules aimed at preventing broker conflicts, boosting disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday will vote to adopt a package of rules mandating brokerage firms disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commission...
14:48, 06/05/2019

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednes...
08:12, 06/05/2019

Foxconn poised to nominate chip boss as Taiwan group's next chair: sources iPhone assembler Foxconn is poised to nominate its chip unit head as group chairman to succeed Taiwan presidential hopeful Terry Gou, in what is internally seen as a surprise move, two people with dir...
09:24, 05/13/2019

'Detective Pikachu' is poised for a record-breaking opening weekend, despite poor reviews While the Pokemon film remains the first and only video game film adaption to ever hold a "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it's clear that Hollywood still hasn't mastered transitioning pop...
22:12, 05/10/2019

New York poised to become latest state to grant driver's licenses to illegal immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo sai...
05:36, 06/18/2019