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Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny

Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater gov...

Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny

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Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike.....
07:24, 06/14/2019

Facebook’s Libra partners remain cautious amid growing scrutiny from regulators Facebook‘s Libra partners have reportedly signed non-binding agreements, meaning they’re not obliged to promote or use the digital token and can abandon the project if they decide to do so. According ...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Alphabet: Google parent's profits hit $9bn amid increased scrutiny Company’s earnings rebound even as justice department announces antitrust review of major tech firmsGoogle’s parent company Alphabet rebounded from a difficult start to the year on Thursday, when it r...
03:24, 07/26/2019

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet hell.Read More...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — is small....
18:48, 06/04/2019

Roche's $4.3 bln Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the de...
10:12, 06/10/2019

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the hand...
18:00, 06/02/2019

States Add to Scrutiny on Google, Facebook, Other Big Tech State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms including Google and Facebook, based on concerns that largely mirror those driving federal probes....
17:36, 06/07/2019

Boeing Moves to Sell Bonds Amid Scrutiny Boeing Co. was poised to sell $3.5 billion of bonds Tuesday, providing a liquidity boost as it faces at least $1 billion of costs related to its 737 MAX airplanes....
21:12, 04/30/2019

Intuit Raises Outlook Amid TurboTax Scrutiny Intuit raised its profit and sales outlook for the year, citing strong results in the latest quarter despite mounting legislative scrutiny over the business practices of its TurboTax tax-preparation s...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Roche's $4.3 billion Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the de...
09:48, 06/10/2019

Google Confirms DOJ Scrutiny, Says It Must Hand Over Antitrust Records The Department of Justice is mandating that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, hand over any information regarding previous antitrust investigations into the tech giant, Google announced Friday. Read ...
21:00, 09/07/2019

Why Google's Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential antitrust action. Here’s a look at the tech giant’s ...
12:24, 06/17/2019

Google acknowledges DOJ scrutiny as part of competition review Google has confirmed that it's one of the targets of the Justice Department's review of competition in tech. The search firm has revealed that DOJ officials asked it to provide information ...
03:48, 09/08/2019

Boeing to replace 900 inspectors with technology amid increased scrutiny over 737 Max Boeing plans to cut about 900 inspection jobs, using technology replacements at its Seattle area factories, despite uproar over the 737 Max.        ...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Amid scrutiny over 737 Max, Boeing to replace 900 inspectors. And union is not happy Boeing plans to cut about 900 inspection jobs, using technology replacements at its Seattle area factories, despite uproar over the 737 Max.        ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, th...
07:36, 06/02/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, th...
09:24, 06/02/2019

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
14:24, 06/03/2019

Huawei in bid to grow enterprise business amid scrutiny on key telecoms segment Huawei Technologies unveiled on Wednesday a new database management system, in a bid to expand its enterprise business and challenge Western rivals such as Oracle Corp in China, amid growing scrutiny ...
14:12, 05/15/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip t...
18:12, 07/12/2019

Apple Touts New Privacy Features Amid Scrutiny of Tech Giants Apple sought to tout itself as a digital-privacy crusader with an anonymous login system and tools that prevent apps from tracking a user’s location, a push that is designed to further differentiate i...
00:48, 06/04/2019

Trump Signals Scrutiny of Google's Ties With China After Thiel Comments President Trump said the U.S. government would look into national-security concerns raised by billionaire investor and Facebook Inc. board member Peter Thiel about Google’s ties to the Chinese governm...
16:24, 07/16/2019

New Google and Facebook Inquiries Show Big Tech Scrutiny Is Rare Bipartisan Act Democrats and Republicans at both the federal and state levels are uniting to investigate the power of Big Tech and, potentially, to rein in the dominant companies....
02:48, 09/07/2019

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets...
04:12, 06/04/2019

Weld could face scrutiny on party loyalty, lobbying, more amid Trump primary challenge Bill Weld, the former Massachusetts governor making a longshot challenge for the 2020 Republican presidential nod, has aggressively gone after President Trump since his campaign launch -- calling him ...
23:12, 05/06/2019

Google receives demand for documents from Justice Dept., acknowledging federal antitrust scrutiny Google said Friday it had received a legal demand for records from the Justice Department related to the tech giant's prior antitrust investigations, marking the company's first major acknowledgment t...
04:00, 09/07/2019

Ex-defense chief Jim Mattis joins General Dynamics amid rising scrutiny of DC ties to business Jim Mattis, the retired Marine general who served as President Trump's first defense secretary, is joining the board of contractor General Dynamics just as the 2020 campaign heightens scrutiny into co...
04:24, 08/09/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
19:48, 07/12/2019

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association last year....
00:36, 07/24/2019

He didn't have a computer growing up. Now he's CEO of Google Google CEO Sundar Pichai grew up in Chennai, India, with little access to a phone -- let alone a computer or the internet. But it was this upbringing that helped show him just how powerful technology ...
17:36, 06/17/2019

Government Bond-Market Measure Says Recession Risk Growing The yield on three-month bills has exceeded that of the benchmark 10-year Treasury note by as much as 0.259 percentage point, the most since May 2007....
21:48, 07/09/2019

British Gas owner to cut 700 jobs amid 'growing challenges' British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."...
19:36, 06/19/2019

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
13:24, 07/18/2019

Dow futures higher amid growing tensions between Iran and the US U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as traders monitor geopolitical tensions, in particular between the United States and Iran....
10:12, 06/24/2019

Sri Lanka expands curfew amid growing backlash against Muslims KINIYAMA, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants and blocked Facebo...
14:24, 05/13/2019

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. Warsaw is one of a number of European countries bul...
22:24, 05/28/2019

US fast-food workers demand better pay amid growing violence A bill making its way through the Senate would set the hourly wage at $15 nationwide, to be enacted over six yearsMaria Torres followed eight sprinting co-workers into the kitchen’s walk-in fridge, sc...
07:12, 08/04/2019

Brunswick News responds amid growing fervor over cartoonist’s dismissal Brunswick News Inc., has attempted to push back against what they call "false information" about their decision to end Michael de Adder's freelance contract....
19:00, 07/03/2019

Saikawa confirms search for successor amid growing leadership crisis The Nissan CEO who is engulfed in a widening crisis of confidence, said the automaker is searching for his successor as quickly as possible but declined to give a timeline....
14:00, 09/09/2019

China Appeals For "Calm, Restraint" Amid Growing US-Iran Tensions China on Tuesday urged "calm and restraint" as tensions between the US and Iran escalate following US President Donald Trump's new sanctions on Iran....
03:36, 06/26/2019

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market: report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobile video with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook In...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Theresa May Faces Growing Calls to Quit Amid Fresh Brexit Revolt Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals on leaving the European Union, with patience diminishing in her party and her cabinet....
20:24, 05/22/2019

Sales Of Japanese Cars In South Korea Slump Amid Growing Diplomatic Row Sales of Japanese-branded autos in South Korea slumped in July amid a worsening diplomatic row between the two countries that has led to consumer boycotts and efforts by Seoul to cut the economy's......
11:36, 08/05/2019

Argentina curbs banks' access to pesos amid growing market turmoil Argentina's battered bonds and currency were driven still lower on Friday amid downgrades by three credit rating agencies and a new measure the central bank said was designed to "avoid any lack of mon...
03:48, 08/31/2019

Protesters mass in Hong Kong amid fears of growing cycle of violence A march on Saturday against a violent assault the previous weekend, by suspected triad gang members, ended in violent turmoil as riot police waded in to disperse crowds....
19:24, 07/28/2019

Kids left in cars a growing concern amid summer's scorching temperatures It happens every summer: Forgetful or negligent parents leave a child inside a car on a hot day. The outcomes can vary: Sometimes the child is found to be OK, other times not. Sometimes the parent fac...
13:24, 07/27/2019

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resig...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Sales of Japanese cars in South Korea slump amid growing diplomatic tensions Industry data out of South Korea on Monday showed Toyota Motor sales in the country tumbled 32% from a year earlier and Honda's sales skidded 34%....
21:12, 08/05/2019

South Korean petrol stations refuse to fill up Japanese cars amid growing boycott Sales of holidays, beer and even tickets to see Butt Detective the Movie slump amid trade tensionsPetrol stations and garages in South Korea are refusing to fill up or service Japanese cars as part of...
09:36, 07/24/2019

Judge axes 3 of 4 lawyers in NFL concussion case PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The federal judge overseeing the $1 billion NFL concussion settlement has terminated three of four lawyers serving as class counsel. The surprise order Friday comes weeks after a h...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine divi...
00:48, 06/08/2019

UK's ITV axes 'Jeremy Kyle Show' after death of participant British broadcaster ITV has canceled "The Jeremy Kyle Show", a tabloid talkshow that features confrontations between guests over issues like infidelity, betrayal and addiction, after a participant die...
12:24, 05/15/2019

ITV axes Jeremy Kyle Show after death of participant Broadcaster decides to ditch programme permanently after death of guest Steve DymondThe Jeremy Kyle Show has been axed permanently by ITV after a participant died following an appearance on the show.S...
14:36, 05/15/2019

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobby...
03:36, 05/29/2019

HSBC axes CEO Flint in shock shift to speed up strategy HSBC ousted John Flint as chief executive after just 18 months in a shock move the chairman of Europe's biggest bank said was needed to speed up progress on priority areas such as the turnaround of i...
21:36, 08/05/2019

HSBC axes CEO Flint after only 18 months in role to speed up growth HSBC ousted Chief Executive Officer John Flint after just 18 months in that role, in a surprise move that the lender's chairman said was necessary to accelerate progress of its strategic priorities....
08:24, 08/05/2019

"No Discussion On Kashmir" When PM, Trump Met, Says Government Amid Row There is no question of accepting mediation on Kashmir, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh asserted in parliament today as the opposition led by the Congress demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's......
12:36, 07/24/2019

Government to Google: Let Employees Speak Out Federal regulators have ordered Google to assure employees they are allowed to speak out on political and workplace issues, as part of a settlement of formal complaints that the search giant punishes ...
15:00, 09/12/2019

Gymnasts testify; lawmakers won't name abuse bill lobbyists Former U.S. national team gymnasts backing a Texas bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court on Monday urged the state's lawmakers to restore a key provision allowi...
02:36, 05/14/2019

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concernsFrom Florida to New York to Scotland and many other places, Donal...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Minister axes Southeastern rail franchise bid and vows better service for commuters Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today axed a contest to run a busy London rail service as he vowed to "bring punctuality back to Britain's railways"....
16:00, 08/07/2019

Finland's Yle radio axes Latin news show after 30 years service Public broadcaster cancels weekly summary Nuntii Latini as original presenters retireFinland’s public broadcaster Yle has ended its weekly Latin language news bulletin, after three decades on the air,...
21:36, 06/24/2019

UK government starts accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay It's now that much quicker for Brits to pay for official services online -- if you use the right services. The UK government now supports Apple Pay and Google Pay for a handful of online service...
17:36, 05/05/2019

U.S. Soccer Hires Lobbyists To Fight Equal Pay Bill In Congress As the USWNT continues its fight for equal pay against U.S. Soccer, which is supposed to enter into mediation soon, Democratic lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have introduced legislation th...
07:12, 08/08/2019

Labour acts on risk of 'dark money' from Farage-led lobbyists Creation of new World4Brexit group with US base prompts alert to elections watchdogLabour has written to the elections watchdog urging pre-emptive action to ensure a US-based pro-Brexit lobbying group...
15:48, 07/31/2019

‘Maus’ creator axes Marvel essay, says company tried to censor Trump reference In Art Spiegelman's essay, written as an introduction to a new Marvel collection, one particular reference to the U.S. president put the essay on ice for the company....
02:36, 08/21/2019

‘Maus’ creator axes Marvel essay, says company tried to sensor Trump reference In Art Spiegelman's essay, written as an introduction to a new Marvel collection, one particular reference to the U.S. president put the essay on ice for the company....
20:36, 08/20/2019

Moldovan court removes president amid government crisis A Moldovan court has removed President Igor Dodon from his post after he refused to comply with its ruling to dissolve parliament following a months-long political stalemate....
12:48, 06/09/2019

Opinion: Greek government change amid beach holiday For the time being, the conservative victory in Greece's snap elections spells the end for Alexis Tsipras' "leftist revolution." The voters are disenchanted, argues DW's Spiros Moskovou....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Italy says it won't seek fight with EU, amid talk of government crisis The Italian government is confident it can reach a compromise with Brussels and avoid sanctions over its deteriorating public finances, the economy minister said as talk of a looming government crisis...
16:12, 06/02/2019

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Sovie...
11:48, 06/13/2019

Putin backs Moldova’s new government amid political turmoil Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova’s new coalition government that has been locked in a power struggle with a rival party amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Trump freezes Venezuelan government assets amid tensions The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with Nicolas Maduro that places his socialist administration alongside a short list of adversaries ...
17:36, 08/06/2019

Elizabeth Warren Thinks the Pentagon’s Relationship With Lobbyists Is Corrupt. Here’s Her Plan to Fix It Sen. Elizabeth Warren will announce a plan Thursday to limit the influence of lobbyists and contractors on the Department of Defense, according to sources close to the Massachusetts Democrat and 2020 ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Inside Trump's DC hotel, where allies and lobbyists flock to peddle their interests Fossil fuel interests, pro-gun groups, foreign delegations and all manner of allies visit the Trump International Hotel to cozy up to the administration, say watchdogsOn 25 July, the conservative Hear...
09:48, 07/18/2019

South Sudan hires U.S. lobbyists to help block war crimes court: contract South Sudan has hired U.S. lobbyists to help it reverse U.S. sanctions and stop the establishment of a court meant to prosecute war crimes, a document showed - a move rights groups said could undermin...
02:48, 04/30/2019

Joe Biden campaign aides try to block lobbyists from privately meeting with him at fundraisers Biden campaign officials have tried to limit the former vice president's private interactions with lobbyists, according to people familiar with the efforts....
13:12, 09/04/2019

Amid ICE raids, Amazon’s government contract comes under fire over surveillance concerns Protesters occupied an Amazon bookstore in New York specifically to protest the company's relationship with ICE, and employees have called on Amazon to terminate these contracts....
21:49, 08/13/2019

Italy's Salvini advocates fresh elections amid government deadlock Tensions in Italy's populist coalition have been threatening to boil over for months, throwing the country into an uncertain political future. Now, the interior minister says snap elections are now th...
23:36, 08/08/2019

Government reportedly tells Google it can't ban political talk at work Regulators have reportedly told Google to allow employees to discuss politics and workplace issues, following a directive from the company ordering them to "avoid controversies that are disruptive to ...
18:48, 09/12/2019

Democrat seeking Trump’s taxes hasn’t released his, spends lavishly on lobbyists The House Democrat demanding President Trump’s tax returns is coming under fire for not releasing his returns and spending lavishly on lobbyists and potential donors....
19:12, 05/07/2019

Imran Khan's Pak Government Tables Budget Amid Monetary Fund Bailout Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's government vowed to collect more taxes and make cuts in spending in a closely watched budget presented to parliament Tuesday, weeks after reaching a deal with the....
21:00, 06/11/2019

India orders Kashmir government staff back to work amid protests Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashesIndian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty and some sc...
01:01, 08/19/2019

Taliban Attacks Afghan Government Building Amid Talks In Qatar, 14 Killed A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wounded more than 140, officials said, as rival......
12:12, 07/07/2019

Google, Apple, and Mozilla block Kazakhstan government’s browser spying Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Jackson) Major browser makers are blocking the use of a root certificate that Kazakhstan's government has used to intercept Internet traffic. Mozilla and Googl...
00:12, 08/22/2019

After grisly killing of a journalist, lobbyists and lawyers have made millions assisting Saudi Arabia After the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a handful of lobbying firms and think tanks made a move rare in Washington: They publicly severed ties with Saudi Arabia. But months later, some have resumed thei...
02:48, 07/11/2019

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency without full government approval and regulatory o...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong protesters storm key road next to government offices amid chaotic scenes Chaotic scenes erupted in Hong Kong early on Wednesday as thousands of demonstrators stormed a key road next to government offices to protest against a proposed extradition bill that would allow peopl...
04:24, 06/12/2019

Russia demands Google delete anti-government protest videos from YouTube Russia's media oversight agency is demanding Google take action to stop the spread of information about illegal mass protests. Thousands of YouTube channels live-streamed one of Russia's biggest demos...
21:14, 08/11/2019

Government reportedly orders Google not to restrict employees' rights to free speech The National Labor Relations Board has ordered Google to strike community guidelines that ban employees from discussing political and workplace issues, the Wall Street Journal reported....
16:12, 09/12/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption The ruling African National Congress has cruised to the victory in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections, albeit the support for the party has declined compared to five years ago due...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Google says services on Huawei phones still will function amid Trump restrictions Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s basic services will work on them following new U.S. restrictions.        ...
16:12, 05/20/2019

Judge authorizes US government to intervene in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin in Chicago granted the government's intervention request after the Department of Justice said it had launched a criminal probe related to price-fixing allegation...
18:24, 06/27/2019

South Korea eases path for quality tests of chip suppliers amid Japan curbs: government South Korean chipmakers such as Samsung Electronics will allow their equipment to be used for conducting quality tests at their domestic suppliers as part of an arrangement brokered by the government ...
14:36, 07/22/2019

Huawei unveils smartphone OS to rival Google’s Android amid worldwide mistrust Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insulate itself against U.S. sanctions....
23:36, 08/09/2019

Google says controversial Chinese search app Dragonfly has been 'terminated' amid GOP senator's grilling Under withering questions from GOP Sen. Josh Hawley, a top Google executive said the company has "terminated" its censored Chinese search engine project known as Dragonfly....
18:12, 07/17/2019

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
18:24, 06/10/2019

FedEx Comes Under Further Scrutiny in China FedEx faces another investigation in China, this time suspected of illegally shipping a parcel containing knives to Hong Kong, according to state media....
20:12, 09/03/2019

Care.com Boosts Vetting After Scrutiny Online child-care marketplace Care.com plans to overhaul its business model to include in-depth background checks for caregivers following heightened scrutiny of its vetting practices....
04:24, 05/10/2019

US regulators under scrutiny as they look to punish Facebook WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal privacy regulators are under scrutiny in Congress as they negotiate a record fine with Facebook to punish the company for alleged user-privacy violations. Eyes are on the Fed...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach ...
07:24, 06/21/2019

U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will ste...
23:00, 06/26/2019

David de Gea under scrutiny after mistakes at Man United David de Gea is under pressure at Manchester United after a hat trick of mistakes in three of the team's biggest games of the season        ...
16:00, 04/29/2019

EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations...
20:12, 06/26/2019

Biden's son under scrutiny for helping China spy on Muslims The son of Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden is under scrutiny for allegedly investing in a surveillance app used to spy on Muslims in China....
22:48, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will ste...
22:24, 06/26/2019

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. It’s already being shadowed by negative comments fr...
07:48, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations...
20:48, 06/26/2019

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
18:48, 06/11/2019

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
12:00, 07/15/2019

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last year makes almost no money, is barely understood by a...
17:24, 07/05/2019

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concerns....
15:12, 07/05/2019

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its ro...
04:00, 06/20/2019

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigation against the online retail behemoth, the Washing...
20:48, 06/02/2019

Film stunts under scrutiny after deaths and serious injuries CGI-weary audiences’ demand for complex ‘real’ action is increasing the risk for performersThis week, the British stunt performer Joe Watts suffered a serious head injury on the set of the film Fast &...
16:24, 07/26/2019

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proximity to the Kremlin has become their undoing....
02:00, 05/22/2019

F.A.A. Leaders Face Scrutiny Over Boeing 737 Max Certification At a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, officials from the Federal Aviation Administration defended their approval of the 737 Max and their response to two fatal crashes....
03:48, 08/01/2019

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the co...
13:12, 07/17/2019

Oil Volatility Puts 2019 Rally Under Scrutiny Crude-oil volatility is under scrutiny after President Trump ended waivers on Iran sanctions and then urged OPEC to bolster supply and keep prices low....
13:36, 04/29/2019

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
16:48, 07/13/2019

Speaker scandal revives scrutiny of Tennessee lawmakers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s GOP-dominant statehouse once again finds itself grappling with a culture that some say is harmful to women and people of color. House Speaker Glen Casada is c...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
16:48, 07/15/2019

Amazon exec says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: ...
23:24, 06/05/2019

Daimler says all costs under scrutiny after moderate start to 2019 Daimler's outgoing chief executive said on Wednesday that all of the luxury carmaker's costs were under review as he expressed dissatisfaction with the group's profitability as it invests heavily in e...
12:48, 05/22/2019

Trump drops his choice for spy chief after scrutiny over resume U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he had dropped his choice for spy chief, Representative John Ratcliffe, after questions about the congressman's lack of experience and possible exa...
21:48, 08/02/2019

Apple CEO says scrutiny is ‘fair’ but denies company is a monopoly Apple chief executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the US government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether the iPhone maker and other technology giants are m...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Airbus Foresees More Regulatory Scrutiny After Boeing's 737 MAX Crashes The new chief operating officer of Airbus said the European plane maker expects more regulatory scrutiny after two crashes by Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have raised questions about safety oversight....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Financial monitor says digital money needs ‘close scrutiny’ FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — An international financial monitor is warning that wider use of cryptocurrencies by retail shoppers would call for “close scrutiny” by regulators and should be su...
17:36, 06/25/2019

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision, the top Swiss...
21:12, 09/12/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepticism from both data protection activists and regula...
13:48, 08/21/2019

What would Churchill say? UK PM contest rivals say Boris Johnson needs scrutiny Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, must face more scrutiny over his Brexit plans, his closest rival said on Friday with a taunt that his hero Winston Ch...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Culture under scrutiny: What AfD gains at the polls imply for the arts Populism is having its moment around the world — to the chagrin of many artists. The shake-up of the political landscape in Saxony and Brandenburg is already impacting cultural institutions in eastern...
02:36, 09/02/2019

Tech giants revenues soar as they come under increased scrutiny Amazon and Alphabet each reported revenues up by a fifth in the latest quarter - in results published as US tech giants come under increasing scrutiny from regulators....
10:00, 07/26/2019

After tax fraud allegations, conservation land trusts under scrutiny An investigation by the Senate Finance Committee and a new law proposed in Congress aim to clean up the tax code for private deals with land trusts to protect that land for wildlife habitats, corridor...
08:12, 09/12/2019

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company in its 15-year history....
23:24, 06/06/2019

Microbiome Testing Startup Under Scrutiny for Billing Practices Special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the offices of lab-test startup uBiome as similar inquiries by state authorities and insurers examine the company’s billing practices....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: ...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant close scrutiny by governments across the world, accord...
10:48, 07/03/2019

Amazon's Deal Spree Is Threatened by Washington Scrutiny Amazon.com has been on a buying binge in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pace....
15:12, 07/03/2019

Trump administration giving hi-tech visas new scrutiny The administration began rejecting more visa extensions for immigrants with high-tech or other specialized skills, a little-noticed policy change that will put the brakes on migration....
11:24, 08/02/2019

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies' use of personal data....
20:00, 08/08/2019

Ruby Rose Is Ready to Fight Crime and Fan Scrutiny as Batwoman The actor endured plenty of criticism when she was picked to star in CW’s “Batwoman,” but she has made the role her own. “That’s my legacy and I’m going to own that,” she said....
18:12, 09/03/2019

Boeing’s South Carolina Plant Subject to Increased Scrutiny The factory, which makes the 787 Dreamliner, faces an unusually high level of oversight, a sign of Federal Aviation Administration concerns about the plant....
11:36, 05/02/2019

Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches due to an absence of clear quality assurance standar...
23:48, 06/29/2019

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politicians and public health advocates...
18:36, 08/30/2019

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny Contenders to become Britain's next prime minister are accusing front-runner Boris Johnson of trying to dodge scrutiny by not agreeing to join televised debates....
12:36, 06/14/2019

NFL preview: ESPN facing season of scrutiny in booth and studio The major NFL TV story of 2019-2020 is centered around a couple of numbers — $8 million and 100. CBS’ Tony Romo is due to possibly top John Madden’s all-time record as an $8 million-per-year TV analys...
17:12, 09/05/2019

Walmart's dominance of groceries should receive antitrust scrutiny, group says Walmart has monopolized the grocery business across the United States and should be forced to sell off some of its stores, an advocacy group charged in a scathing report released Thursday....
22:24, 06/27/2019

U.N. Probe Calls for More Scrutiny of Prince's Possible Role in Khashoggi Murder A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s responsibility in the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khash...
13:48, 06/19/2019

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the ...
05:12, 06/02/2019

Dutch World Cup success comes at a cost as media scrutiny intensifies Success has come at a cost for the Netherlands at the women's World Cup as increased media scrutiny has turned up the pressure on Sarina Wiegman's side after they booked their spot in the knockouts wi...
15:36, 06/21/2019

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....
06:24, 05/30/2019

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski run for ...
03:24, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: ...
23:24, 06/05/2019

8chan: owner of extremist site lashes out as scrutiny intensifies Jim Watkins defended website amid growing outcry over reports the alleged El Paso gunman used the site to publish his manifestoThe owner of the extremist message board 8chan broke his silence on Tuesd...
06:48, 08/07/2019

No Scrutiny On Sensitive Bills, Opposition Plans Parliament Boycott The opposition has decided to hold a planned boycott of the ongoing parliament session, upset over the government's refusal to send certain controversial bill for further scrutiny....
16:24, 07/24/2019

Apple CEO says U.S. scrutiny 'fair,' but rejects idea company is a monopoly Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the U.S. government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether the iPhone maker and other technology giants...
19:36, 06/04/2019

No Angel Tax Scrutiny For Startups If Returns Filed: Union Budget Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that startups and their investors who file requisite declarations and provide information in their returns will not be subjected to any kind of angel...
14:12, 07/05/2019

Boris Johnson accused of cowardice as he dodges public scrutiny Tory leadership frontrunner avoids interviews and refuses to commit to TV hustingsLatest on Tory leadership contest - live updatesBoris Johnson has been accused of “not having the guts to face the peo...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Cosmetic surgery: Australian industry under scrutiny after horror cases Experts say the sector is infiltrated by dodgy operators cashing in on $1bn obsession with beauty A huge increase in complications associated with cosmetic procedures has prompted a renewed push for i...
08:12, 07/24/2019

Military parts supplier TransDigm draws scrutiny over prices In a letter addressed to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, members of the House Oversight Committee called for a comprehensive investigation into the business practices of Transdigm, an...
03:00, 06/09/2019

Deadly California Boat Fire Prompts Scrutiny of Regulations The Coast Guard suspended its search for survivors on Tuesday after a fire killed 34 people. It said the boat was outfitted with approved fire safety systems....
03:24, 09/04/2019

Chinese President's Cousin Draws Scrutiny of Australian Authorities Ming Chai, who is a cousin of Chinese President Xi Jinping and has been a high-stakes gambler, is on the radar of Australian authorities investigating organized crime, money laundering and alleged Chi...
19:24, 07/30/2019

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida State University Athletics Association. According to...
20:36, 06/10/2019

Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency suffered another setback on Wednesday when Switzerland said the proposed payments system could face strict rules that typically apply to banks, on top of tough anti-mo...
20:02, 09/11/2019

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing...
05:12, 06/11/2019

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by government regulators perusing anti-competitive pract...
04:48, 06/04/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping powers to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon V...
14:00, 05/10/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favourite Boris Johnson should open themselves up to public scrutiny....
12:00, 06/11/2019

"Zero Scrutiny": Trinamool's Derek O'Brien Slams Centre For RTI Bill Push The Trinamool Congress (TMC) this morning charged that the government was passing bills in Parliament without any "scrutiny" and said a united Opposition cannot be "steamrolled"....
08:48, 07/24/2019

"Were Cocked And Loaded": Trump's Take On Iran Attack Plan Faces Scrutiny US President Donald Trump on Friday described a nail-biting decision to call off an imminent attack on Iran in order to avoid disproportionate casualties, but the account is already facing scrutiny......
06:12, 06/22/2019

Tesla faced U.S. agency scrutiny last year over Model 3 safety claims Electric carmaker Tesla Inc received a cease-and-desist letter last year from U.S. regulators for making "misleading statements" over safety ratings of its Model 3 sedans as well as two subpoenas rel...
19:12, 08/07/2019

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
12:48, 06/30/2019

Brazil’s Judiciary, Once Symbol of Anti-Corruption Drive, Now Faces Scrutiny Decisions by top justices have begun to turn the population against them after years in which the judiciary had grown in the population’s esteem as the face of an anti-corruption drive....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola outbreak has yet to trigger a payout....
23:48, 08/01/2019

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from...
00:36, 07/18/2019

U.S. federal death penalty protocol faces fresh legal scrutiny Plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of inmates sentenced to death for federal crimes is set to face a stiff court challenge, but a judge's decision on the legality of...
23:48, 07/31/2019

Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering Singapore's position as one of the world's leading financial centers and a trade hub make it particularly vulnerable to money laundering due to large cross-border flows....
02:48, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the...
03:24, 08/16/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scruti...
20:48, 07/03/2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still fa...
03:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scruti...
00:36, 07/04/2019

Too gaffe-prone to be president? Biden's blunders prompt fresh scrutiny The former vice-president has cultivated a reputation for saying the wrong thing – but has it evolved into a 2020 liability?Throughout Joe Biden’s decades-long career in politics, he has cultivated a ...
13:49, 08/15/2019

Britain’s Prince Andrew faces new scrutiny for ties to Jeffrey Epstein Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy 2001 photo of the Duke of York with a then-teenager who claims Jeffrey Epstein paid her to have sex with the prince....
03:48, 08/14/2019

Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick under scrutiny for previous work for Monsanto Senate Democrats questioned Aurelia Skipwith’s experience and political ties as potential conflicts of interest Donald Trump’s nominee to handle endangered species, whose experience and political ties...
21:12, 09/11/2019

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," sinc...
19:48, 07/03/2019

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we shouldn’t really have to say that.”...
17:24, 07/21/2019

Car-hailing giants face risk of suspensions in Shanghai as regulatory scrutiny rises Two of the country’s major car-hailing services providers, Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping, have been fined 5.5 million yuan and 1.47 million yuan, respectively, by regulators in Shanghai....
02:36, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scruti...
22:24, 07/03/2019

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged alterc...
15:12, 06/24/2019

Banking while black: Minority business owners face worse treatment and more scrutiny White men seeking small business loans were treated better than more-qualified black and Hispanic counterparts, according to a new study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition....
21:12, 09/06/2019

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings....
13:36, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scruti...
01:00, 07/04/2019

UnitedHealth buys PatientsLikeMe, which faced Trump administration scrutiny over Chinese investor PatientsLikeMe was bought by UnitedHealth following a review by Trump's Treasury Department, which scrutinized the start-up because it's backed by Chinese cash....
23:12, 06/24/2019

Prince Andrew’s connection to Jeffrey Epstein under new scrutiny following resurfaced allegations, suicide Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy photo of the prince with a then-teenager who says she was “trafficked” for sexual encounters with him....
06:12, 08/14/2019

U.S. blocks Chinese state-owned telecom giant out of security concerns, threatens more scrutiny U.S. officials on Thursday blocked a Chinese state-owned telecom company from operating here and offering phone services to American customers, while sounding fresh fears that Beijing seeks to snoop o...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Prince Andrew's link to Jeffrey Epstein draws new scrutiny after suicide, document dump Reverberations from Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in a federal lockup are being felt across the Atlantic, where the investigation into the disgraced financier's alleged sex-trafficking crimes – c...
06:12, 08/14/2019

Britain's investment funds face scrutiny as Bank of England's Carney blasts liquidity 'lie' The U.K. fund industry is facing calls for new regulation with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney telling lawmakers that some investment funds are "built on a lie."...
18:36, 06/27/2019

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex traff...
17:48, 07/12/2019

Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale remains on defense after scrutiny over financial ties The Trump campaign is fending off questions about recent actions and comments from campaign manager Brad Parscale amid a torrent of criticism over the last few weeks from advisers inside the President...
12:36, 09/10/2019

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18:48, 09/06/2019

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students gender identity cards A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender identity and sexual attraction. ...
03:00, 08/11/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long...
16:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
07:00, 06/03/2019

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the ...
03:24, 06/23/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Google Play.Read More...
22:24, 05/08/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
21:36, 05/21/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
19:24, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they c...
19:48, 06/20/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what yo...
07:24, 05/08/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
06:00, 06/03/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those artic...
10:12, 06/04/2019

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
01:24, 06/03/2019

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:12, 06/03/2019

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human...
02:12, 08/03/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Googl...
17:12, 06/06/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wants a piece of the action, and with the Google Pixel...
01:48, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
10:48, 08/08/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on...
22:12, 06/26/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
23:12, 07/12/2019

Google is testing full offline storage for Google Drive Ever needed a files from Google Drive, but been unable to grab it because you're stuck without internet access? Such worries could soon be a distant (bad) memory, because Google is experimenting ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, ...
22:12, 07/11/2019

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it shou...
12:24, 07/10/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their ...
23:48, 07/11/2019

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

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new...
08:36, 08/21/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someon...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Google brings AMP-powered search to Google Images Google wants to make it easier for users to search for content through Google Images. To do so, it's rolling out a new, AMP-powered Swipe to Visit feature. When you select an image, you'll s...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Banking while black: Minority business owners with better credit scores than white counterparts face worse treatment and more scrutiny Black and Hispanic men seeking small business loans faced more scrutiny and worse treatment from bank officers than less qualified white men, according to a new study by the National Community Reinves...
21:12, 09/06/2019

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Parents Named Their Baby "Google" After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it.Read more......
13:48, 07/15/2019

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration...
05:48, 06/22/2019

Google is about to make Google Maps more like Waze A couple of days ago, Google added some handy new features to its Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone, including Street View support (Android) and weather information (iPhone). But the company is ...
20:01, 09/06/2019

The growing potential of e-Signatures The value of global exports has almost doubled since 1996, driven significantly by the internet.  Today it is easier than ever to quickly generate global exposure for a brand.  In fact, some...
20:12, 07/10/2019

Red Sox know this series is about more than just growing the game LONDON — In his book “Francona: The Red Sox Years,” written with Dan Shaughnessy, former Red Sox skipper and current Indians manager Terry Francona recalled his dread in taking the team to Japan to op...
10:36, 06/29/2019

Should I buy a TCL TV? A look at one of the fastest growing TV brands 'Should you buy a TCL TV?' It’s a question that might be hard to answer when you’re in the midst of shopping for your next television. With so many TVs around these days, makin...
23:24, 06/21/2019

Ever-growing cars: why they keep on getting wider The original Porsche 911 had a narrow 1610mm waistline, the new one has gained 242mm The increasing girth of cars over the past several decades has been a bone of contention, but the end could be i...
10:48, 08/04/2019

'I'm not ready for it to end': Growing up with Game Of Thrones "Winter is coming," uttered Ned Stark, warning of a seemingly impending doom that could change the future of Westeros before audiences had even had much of a chance to get a sense for its present....
04:36, 05/18/2019

New Bunge CEO looks to downsize company before growing again The new chief executive of oilseed processor Bunge Ltd said on Wednesday that the company needs to downsize in the short term and earn "the right to grow again," by avoiding costly mistakes and operat...
00:48, 05/16/2019

So the Cast of Vanderpump Rules Is Growing Up--Now What? They grow up so slow, don't they? It's hard to believe but Vanderpump Rules just finished its seventh season in particularly dramatic fashion on Monday night, once again leaving......
16:00, 05/22/2019

Countries with the top 20 fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet to identify the countries with the fastest growing populations.        ...
14:12, 07/10/2019

Here is the fastest growing county in every state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed census data from April 2010 to July 2018 to identify the fastest growing county in each state in the US.       ...
15:24, 08/30/2019

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts f...
18:00, 06/02/2019

Growing scam uses law enforcement as bait TUCSON – Carson Noel said he has received at least 30 of the phone calls. Each one, incredibly believable. “It’s a really well-prepared script and it’s just one of those things...
12:36, 05/22/2019

The artificial glacier growing in the desert In the far north of India, a cold mountain desert is the stunning backdrop to an unprecedented icy structure. This is a land of extremes, where rainfall is scarce and temperatures range wildly from to...
15:00, 07/09/2019

She-Ra's Season 2 Is Excellent But Having Growing Pains The first season of Netflix’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power channeled the magic of the classic animated series into a surprisingly poignant, heartfelt, and inclusive story about how powerful emot...
05:12, 05/04/2019

Growing tomatoes in the middle of the desert The UAE imports more than 80% of its produce. Startup Pure Harvest Smart Farms is developing greenhouses to allow agriculture to flourish in the desert....
12:36, 05/01/2019

March of the under 10s – generation growing up as protesters Research says those born since 2010 are expert at spotting fake news and handling technology Political protest, spotting fake news and taking control of new technology comes naturally to the UK’s unde...
09:36, 06/19/2019

Relive 'Snake' as an ever-growing bus in 'Snakeybus' Most modern incarnations Snake involve only slight twists on the original formula, but you can't accuse Stovetop of playing it safe. The indie developer has released Snakeybus, a title that has ...
19:12, 05/13/2019

America needs more immigrants to keep economy growing Tariffs and the trade war with China are the biggest near-term financial problems facing the United States. But one market expert thinks the United States needs to focus on a longer-term issue if it w...
03:24, 08/28/2019

Why Irv Gotti is starring in ‘Growing Up Hip Hop: New York’ The idea for Murder Inc. CEO Irv Gotti to co-star on We TV’s “Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” came from his son, Jonathan “JJ” Wilson Lorenzo — who appears on the upcoming (Aug. 29) season of the series...
03:24, 08/24/2019

Countries with the fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet produced by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).        ...
18:36, 07/11/2019

Act your age: teens put the sheen on films about growing up Like Eighth Grade, Boyhood and the new comedy Good Boys, the most authentic coming-of-age movies feature casts still in the throes of adolescence Film has a sometimes troubling relationship with authe...
16:12, 06/25/2019

Ramsey now avoids dissing QBs: 'I'm growing' Jalen Ramsey isn't interested in critiquing other teams' quarterbacks in 2019, telling ESPN's Adam Schefter he'd rather just talk about the Jags' Nick Foles....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Growing secrecy a setback for stakeholders The auto industry is becoming increasingly secretive about information, such as monthly sales reports, that could help stakeholders make smart decisions about their investments....
13:12, 05/06/2019

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year ...
08:24, 05/23/2019

Pence’s Stay at Trump Resort in Ireland and Trump’s G7 Plans Draw Democrats’ Scrutiny The Democrats argued that the president could benefit financially if his administration spends taxpayer dollars on stays at his private company’s properties....
19:12, 09/06/2019

Pence’s Stay at Trump Hotel in Ireland and Trump’s G7 Plans Draw Democrats’ Scrutiny The Democrats argued that the president could benefit financially if his administration spends taxpayer dollars on stays at his private company’s properties....
18:01, 09/06/2019

Eli Manning’s chemistry growing with two Giants receivers Highlights from the Giants practice on Wednesday: Something good Eli Manning had another solid day, going 5-for-6 in the 7-on-7 drills. He and receiver Bennie Fowler seem to be bolstering their chemis...
02:36, 08/15/2019

The world’s 20 fastest growing retailers Many retailers are struggling and quite a few are even closing up shop — but these 20 retailers are booming in-store and online.        ...
13:24, 05/15/2019

Using innovative technology to feed our growing population If you’ve seen Netflix’s new series, “The Society” then you’ll know it follows a group of highschoolers coming to terms with the sudden disappearance of all adults. ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Rent the Runway Is Growing Fast, and Struggling to Keep Up The clothing rental company Rent the Runway recently earned a $1 billion valuation, but some aspects of the service haven’t kept up with growth, including satisfaction with clothing availability, tech...
16:24, 07/23/2019

GM: Expectations 'growing' for talent-laden Nets In the wake of an eventful free-agency period that saw the Nets add Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan, GM Sean Marks spoke to the need to "stand true to who we have been for three years."...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Zimbabwe to legalize growing of industrial hemp Zimbabwe will change its laws to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp for export, cabinet ministers said on Tuesday, adding that the government saw the plant as a future substitute for tobacco, the c...
00:24, 08/07/2019

Why I’m growing bits of human intestine in a dish in the lab The human bowel unfurls to the size of a tennis court – but if stem cell researcher Vivian Li can make just a tiny piece it could revolutionise regenerative medicine...
18:24, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-New Bunge CEO looks to downsize company before growing again The new chief executive of oilseed processor Bunge Ltd said on Wednesday that the company needs to downsize in the short term and earn "the right to grow again," by avoiding costly mistakes and operat...
00:48, 05/16/2019

US gov’t growing a record 2-ton cannabis crop—but still won’t let others grow Enlarge / Marijuana plants grow in a greenhouse in Colorado, not for research. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) With the recent explosion of cannabis access and CBD products, federally funded scientists ...
21:00, 07/12/2019

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house ...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Chefs are now growing seeds specifically for different tastes These chefs are taking the farm-to-table trend to a whole new level. Instead of just buying fresh fruits and vegetables straight from the nearest farm, a growing group of top chefs are also raising th...
02:24, 07/01/2019

Code Red: Jon Gruden Says Nathan Peterman "Is Growing On Me" When Nathan Peterman finished his tour of pain with the Buffalo Bills last November, he wasn’t sent to football prison, even though that clearly would’ve been the right decision. Peterman earned a sec...
04:36, 07/31/2019

UK has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May It’s not quite as crowded as the Democratic presidential primary, but the number of contenders to succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister is growing. British Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sa...
04:36, 05/26/2019

The fastest growing US city for tech pros is not where you think Professionals looking for a new job will want to pay close attention to these cities, which have the largest percentage of year-over-year growth of tech job openings....
19:48, 07/29/2019

U.S. fans at heart of growing Arsenal fan protests Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club's owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days...
00:00, 07/19/2019

NBA really wants to stop growing free agency trend LAS VEGAS — The NBA knows its rules about when teams can negotiate with free agents are not being followed. So expect changes on that front for 2020. The NBA’s board of governors discussed ways ...
05:36, 07/10/2019

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Musi...
00:24, 07/13/2019

Futures jump on growing stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures rose about 1% on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalating glo...
14:48, 08/19/2019

No, Teenagers Are Not Growing ‘Skull Horns’ Because of Smartphones More than a year ago, a pair of Australian researchers published a paper in Scientific Reports to little fanfare. In it, they noted that a surprising number of young people were developing bone growth...
22:24, 06/21/2019

Pay packet inequality growing worldwide, says new UN report Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packets shrink by comparison, UN economists said on Thu...
16:24, 07/04/2019

With ElectionGuard, Microsoft is trying to fix a growing global problem Microsoft has announced the ElectionGuard software developer kit (SDK), along with a new tool within Microsoft 365 called CampaignGuard, at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Both of these pieces of s...
17:36, 05/06/2019

Nick Caserio wants out in growing Patriots’ headache As the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era starts to wind down (eventually, we assume), things appear to be getting messy in New England. The Patriots want to keep Nick Caserio in New England, but the highly...
22:36, 06/19/2019

Diesel sales are growing again, says Mercedes boss Mercedes has unveiled the new GLE 350de as a diesel-electric version of its flagship SUV CEO Ola Kallenius believes buyers will come to see diesel as the cleanest of the conventional fuels Mercedes...
15:00, 09/10/2019

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over...
18:36, 06/14/2019

Should you ditch your cash? A growing number of cities say no way From Philadelphia to San Francisco, several cities and states have passed or are considering bills banning retailers from refusing to accept cash       ...
14:24, 09/09/2019

The growing anger of climate-crisis voters The voter passionately motivated by climate change was once something of an anomaly. But that is changing as President Donald Trump has systematically unraveled the nation's environmental regulations ...
05:36, 09/05/2019

Amazon adds more jets to its growing fleet NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s fleet of jets is getting bigger. The online shopping giant says it will lease 15 more Boeing 737s as it seeks to grow its delivery business and get packages to shoppers&...
17:48, 06/18/2019

China's clout is growing on the edge of the EU, and the US is worried The sprawling steel mill is visible for miles around Smederevo, disgorging plumes of thick black smoke into the Serbian sky. More than 100 years old, the mill is the beating heart of the city, perched...
10:49, 09/15/2019

Growing evidence suggests Parkinson's disease starts in gut Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brainEvidence that Parkinson’s disease may start off in the gut is mounting, according to new research showing proteins...
18:12, 06/26/2019

Planning on growing wealth? Three steps to start investing Market havoc is temporary, but long-term growth through equities can help you fund your retirement. Douglas Boneparth, certified financial planner and president of Bone Fide Wealth, discusses where to...
23:36, 05/14/2019

A league is born but growing pains ahead in Canada A birth is always a happy occasion, bringing something new into the world a reason to celebrate and so it was on a chilled Saturday as the Canadian Premier League (CPL) arrived onto the sporting scene...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Can coffee growing in Mozambique save a rainforest and keep the peace? Conflict and logging have decimated Mozambique's central rainforest. One coffee project is trying to restore lost trees. Some hope it will also help keep fighting at bay....
03:00, 08/31/2019

Love joins growing list opting out of Team USA Cavs forward Kevin Love has become the ninth player to inform Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not be participating in the FIBA World Cup this summer....
20:36, 07/24/2019

A New Report Says U.S. Airline Carbon Emissions Are Growing Fast U.S. airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environmental group’s report. The International Council...
15:12, 09/13/2019

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Facebook has had numerous scandals. So why does user engagement keep growing? Despite Facebook’s numerous scandals, privacy lapses and service outages, user engagement has been on an upswing through the first half of 2019.       ...
15:48, 07/22/2019

US fans at heart of growing Arsenal supporter protests "Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club\u0027s owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, thre...
03:12, 07/19/2019

Farmers Anxious After Late Start to Growing Season LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) – Wet weather has a number of Kentucky farmers feeling anxious about their corn crops this spring. Experts say some farmers may make it out of the summer ok, but others co...
08:36, 06/12/2019

Bitcoin vaults to 18-month highs on growing popularity Bitcoin jumped to its highest in eighteen months on Wednesday on safe-haven investment flows and growing expectations that Facebook’s Libra could turn cryptocurrency investments mainstream....
11:48, 06/26/2019

Ocasio-Cortez likens growing cauliflower to colonialism She promised grassroots activism, but this is ridiculous. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has taken aim at cauliflower, claiming that growing the vegetable in community gardens in non-white neighborhood...
21:48, 05/22/2019

US STOCKS-Futures jump on growing stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures rose about 1% on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalating glo...
14:48, 08/19/2019

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the...
21:24, 07/12/2019

Dallas Keuchel’s free agency defiance is only growing Dallas Keuchel has made it this far and he’s not about to cave in any time soon. The free-agent pitcher doesn’t plan on sitting out the whole year, but he just wants to be compensated fairly. However ...
01:48, 05/08/2019

For women’s soccer to keep growing, elite clubs must compete more often To help maintain the momentum of this summer's World Cup, the women's game needs more events like this week's Women’s International Champions Cup showcase in North Carolina....
03:48, 08/16/2019

Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's eco...
18:36, 08/14/2019

WeWork preps for IPO with growing revenues and widening losses WeWork owner The We Company on Wednesday published detailed financial statements for the first time, showing it lost more than $900 million in the first half of 2019 while revenue doubled, as it steps...
16:36, 08/14/2019

Facebook says its YouTube competitor is growing, but advertisers want more details The company said Wednesday that Watch now has more than 720 million people monthly and 140 million people who spend at least one minute on the service per day. By way of comparison, YouTube says more ...
22:12, 06/12/2019

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share ...
05:36, 07/13/2019

Trump Faces Growing Foreign Policy Tests President Trump’s “America First” foreign policy is being challenged on four fronts at once, creating an extraordinary test of the White House’s ability to manage multiple crises and deliver on its am...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Royal Caribbean is growing in China despite the economic slowdown — here's why "We're having a record year there. It's much better than last year. It continues to improve," Royal Caribbean CEO Richard Fain tells Jim Cramer....
08:48, 07/26/2019

For U.S. Military Drones, Airspace Is Growing More Congested, Dangerous Unmanned U.S. surveillance aircraft, with their suites of advanced technology, are the high-price product of years of domestic drone development during an era of nearly uncontested airspace....
16:12, 07/04/2019

Stocks, oil plunge on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's eco...
04:12, 08/15/2019

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

Serena Williams’ injuries growing into major worry ROME — Serena Williams is having trouble finishing a tournament. Williams has withdrawn from the Italian Open ahead of her second-round match against sister Venus due to an old left knee injury. Tourn...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide....
12:24, 07/13/2019

Amazon Music Unlimited isn't actually growing faster than Spotify Critics are taking issue with the claim that Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Spotify. Music Business Worldwide has determined that Amazon grew more percentage-wise (70 percent year-over...
21:24, 08/15/2019

U.S. economy growing modestly as trade war dents activity: Fed The U.S. economy grew at a modest pace in recent weeks, with manufacturing buffeted by a global slowdown while consumer purchases gave mixed signals on the strength of household spending, the Federal ...
23:12, 09/04/2019

Craig Of The Creek Uses Pokémon As A Perfect Metaphor For Growing Up In “The Evolution of Craig” episode of Cartoon Network’s refreshingly pure animated series Craig of the Creek, our young hero struggles with the idea of growing up and the fear of transforming into a ...
20:49, 09/12/2019

Zion Williamson is 'still growing,' New Orleans Pelicans executive says New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is poised to be one of the most electrifying players to play in the NBA in recent memory and one of the team's executive revealed an interesting note Sunday...
19:00, 07/29/2019

Microsoft says its Teams app is bigger than Slack and growing faster The success of Teams, in relation to Slack, is an example of how Microsoft can make hits out of young products by distributing it to existing customers....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Virat Kohli's fan club: 103 million followers -- and growing Virat Kohli is already adored by millions across India and around the globe -- but the nation's cricket captain can now add one of the sport's greatest ever players to his ever expanding fan club....
05:24, 06/27/2019

For Musicians, Screen Time Is a Growing Source of Income Licensing music for ads, TV, movies and other visual media—placements known as “sync”—is a growth engine for the recording business and increasingly the way many artists make a living....
19:12, 04/28/2019

US Talk Of Growing Threat From Iran Sparks Worries Of War WASHINGTON (AP) — International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing th...
12:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. factory activity growing at weakest pace since 2016 Growth in U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in May to its weakest pace in over two years as factory managers raised concerns about a trade war between the United States and China, a national survey s...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Growing Movement to Boycott Israel Is Condemned by Germany The German parliament condemned as anti-Semitic a growing international movement that targets Israel, and it called on the government to withdraw funding for events or institutions affiliated with the...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Que...
20:12, 06/20/2019

Blockchain is the fastest growing skill in Singapore, says LinkedIn Blockchain is one of the fastest growing skills among workers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, according to a LinkedIn report published Wednesday. LinkedIn analyzed the skills listed by its members ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Twitter now has 139 million users—and that number is growing Twitter is reporting surprisingly strong user numbers and revenue even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.       ...
15:24, 07/26/2019

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the g...
22:24, 05/23/2019

A growing share of women age 25-54 are working or looking for jobs. Here's why. A growing share of women aged 25 to 54 are working or looking for jobs, outpacing the increase for men. More firms let women balance work and family.        ...
12:24, 05/03/2019

Myanmar extends detention of American accused of growing pot A Myanmar court has allowed police to detain an American entrepreneur accused of operating a marijuana plantation for two more weeks while he is investigated...
16:12, 05/07/2019

Sam and the Plant Next Door: growing up with Hinkley Point - video As Hinkley Point C, Britain’s biggest nuclear power plant, rises next door, Sam, 11, dreams of protecting the fish he identifies with. He believes the only way is to go a private school – but his pare...
15:12, 05/03/2019

Boring but necessary: 4 budgeting mistakes to avoid when growing your company It may sound boring, but careful and sensible budgeting is crucial to every growing company. Not only does successful budgeting save time and energy, but it also allows you a more thorough understandi...
15:36, 05/21/2019

Zachary Levi’s nerves growing before MTV Movie & TV Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Shazam!” star Zachary Levi says his nerves are building each day leading up to the MTV Movie & TV Awards in what he calls the “biggest thing” he’s eve...
17:24, 06/14/2019

Boston University Joins Growing Online M.B.A. Field Boston University is launching a fully online M.B.A. at a discount to many rivals, becoming the latest private university to bet big on digital education as applications for traditional degrees wane....
16:24, 07/23/2019

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst out in a protest by hun...
16:12, 06/11/2019

Marijuana-related jobs growing but largely hidden A hidden U.S. cannabis job boom is not showing up in official employment data, leaving American workers in the dark about high wages and job opportunities in the marijuana industry....
10:12, 06/27/2019

Against the current: Femicide in Mexico on the rise and growing more brutal Fifty-six percent of Mexican territory is seen as dangerous for women. Finding a solution to the increasing violence is not easy, because there isn't a clear pattern to it, writes journalist Anabel He...
07:24, 08/22/2019

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control 22 years ago, over the outcry related to a propose...
23:12, 08/07/2019

Growing nationalism in China could embolden Xi Jinping, says ex-US ambassador A sense of nationalism is growing in China, and that could bolster support for those hoping to wait out the trade dispute with the U.S., said Max Baucus, a former American ambassador to China....
15:01, 09/03/2019

Uber shares will be overvalued the day they go public, growing number of skeptics say While Uber's IPO is drawing big-name buyers, there's a rising chorus of voices saying the world's biggest ride-hailing company is overvalued....
15:48, 05/01/2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Director Says It's About 'Growing And Evolving'—For The Trainer, Too For Pokémon producer Junichi Masuda and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori, the spirit of Pokémon is all about metamorphosis....
03:00, 06/18/2019

India Just Lost Its Title as World's Fastest-Growing Big Economy India’s gross-domestic-product expansion dipped below 6% last quarter, forcing it to surrender its title as the world’s fastest-growing large economy as citizens and companies held back on spending....
15:00, 05/31/2019

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
16:12, 08/01/2019

As homeless are suffering, risk of hepatitis, typhus and other diseases is growing The rise in homelessness is creating public health risks across the USA. Los Angeles, Louisville and Seattle have all had Hepatitis A outbreaks.        ...
16:12, 06/18/2019

Mets growing confident in their newfound Citi Field advantage Welcome to the new Citi Field, where wild jersey-ripping celebrations, the home team mashing and, most importantly, wins have become the norm. As the Mets chase down a playoff spot that seemed like a ...
03:24, 08/23/2019

Scientists in Japan get clearance for growing human-animal hybrids Genetic modification can be a touchy subject in scientific circles, especially when the life form being modified is an animal. Researchers fear that the consequences of rogue scientists “playing...
18:12, 07/31/2019

Pakistan's Ahmadi community faces growing discrimination, report says Pakistan's Ahmadi community faces growing institutionalized discrimination fanned by last year's election campaign by Prime Minister Imran Khan, the minority movement said in a report issued on Monday...
13:00, 05/06/2019

USDA identifies unapproved GMO wheat growing wild in Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified the unapproved, genetically modified wheat found growing wild in Washington state as Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" variety....
09:00, 06/28/2019

India Is Only Major Asian Nation That's Growing Its Export Share India's share of world exports rose to 1.71 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 from 1.58 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017, data compiled by Bloomberg show....
10:36, 08/01/2019

Central Bankers Want to Keep Economies Growing, but Politicians Hold the Keys Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
19:24, 08/22/2019

The growing legal and regulatory implications of collecting biometric data Although biometric technologies make the authentication experience easier, the actual collection and storage of the data is presenting new security risks....
20:24, 05/17/2019

‘Black Leadership Matters’: Why a Racial Rift Is Growing Among N.Y. Democrats A progressive push, fueled by newly energized activists, has alienated the old guard of black leaders, igniting an internal battle with racial overtones....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Growing Backlash The prime minister’s maneuver limits the ability of his critics to prevent a “no-deal” Brexit on Oct. 31, which economists warn would be damaging to Britain....
13:00, 08/29/2019

A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Putin approaches another term limit....
11:00, 07/13/2019

Target Outages Illustrate Retail's Growing Tech Complexity The technical problems at Target stores over the weekend illustrate the challenge of unifying a large retailer’s technology infrastructure with its bricks-and-mortar presence and underscore the import...
00:00, 06/18/2019

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade disp...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Look east to see most of America’s fastest growing housing markets 24/7 Wall St. reviewed single-family home price changes so far this year in the U.S. to rank the fastest growing housing markets.       ...
17:00, 08/24/2019

Renewables venture Total Eren growing faster than expected, says CEO Total Eren could surpass its target of more than 3.6 gigawatts (GW) of installed renewable solar, wind and hydropower capacity by 2022, from about 2.2 GW today, as it continues to grow faster than exp...
20:24, 05/13/2019

In Stranger Things 3, the Hawkins Crew Feel the Pain of Growing Up In Stranger Things season 3, set in the summer of 1985, the Hawkins crew are full-fledged teenagers dealing with new romances and threats old and new. Stranger Things 3 release date in India is July 4...
12:12, 06/30/2019

Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues Correlation found between poor air quality and disorders including schizophreniaPeople who spend their childhood in areas with high levels of air pollution may be more likely to later develop mental d...
05:00, 08/21/2019

Launch of Green Economy London marks 7th hub in growing network Green Economy Canada is a network of hubs, currently all in Ontario, that allow businesses to set and achieve sustainability targets for energy, waste, and water reduction....
02:12, 05/14/2019

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
21:24, 06/17/2019

Joe Hill dishes on ‘NOS4A2’ series and growing up with dad Stephen King When your dad is Stephen King, it makes for an unusual childhood. So it’s no wonder that Joe Hill’s novel about a killer who feeds off children’s souls has been adapted into AMC’s new horror series “N...
19:24, 05/31/2019

There is growing buzz about a LeBron James trade, and the Sixers could be involved The NBA world has begun speculating that LeBron James might not play out the rest of his four-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers had a disappointing season this year, and with their fro...
01:00, 05/14/2019

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
09:48, 08/02/2019

Motorola India to Focus on Growing Business in Online Space Motorola that saw its India shipments decline a whopping 70 percent year-on-year (YoY) in 2018, is re-energising its focus on growing business in the online space, a key company official has stressed....
10:24, 07/01/2019

Growing stimulus hopes set to boost Wall Street at open Wall Street was set for sharp gains at open on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalatin...
15:36, 08/19/2019

CBD Is Wildly Popular. Disputes Over Its Legality Are a Growing Source of Tension. CBD has grown so popular that you can get it at the mall in some states — but in others, the police say it’s cause for arrest. Regulation has become a chaotic patchwork....
05:48, 05/07/2019

Jets ‘growing pains’ downside of playing it safe in NFL preseason The way most NFL coaches treated the preseason, it would be easy to conclude it doesn’t really matter unless you’re a rookie or a free agent trying to make the team. Any player of substance hardly tou...
08:24, 09/15/2019

Pak-Origin UK Minister Is Latest In Growing List To Replace Theresa May UK interior minister Sajid Javid became the ninth candidate Monday to enter the race to replace Theresa May as premier, promising to "deliver Brexit" after repeated delays....
18:24, 05/27/2019

UK's May under growing pressure to ditch Brexit talks with opposition Labour British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure from her own party on Tuesday to abandon a bid to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party....
09:36, 05/14/2019

'My time is growing near': John Lewis dangles impeachment announcement Rep. John Lewis has called Donald Trump an illegitimate leader and boycotted his inauguration, but he's remained conspicuously silent on demands for the president's impeachment.Despite his silence, ad...
22:36, 09/12/2019

No room for cheats in Jim Ratcliffe's growing sports empire Jim Ratcliffe will pull the plug on Team Ineos or Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon record attempt with immediate effect if either is caught up in cheating....
15:24, 05/23/2019

China growing at slowest pace in decades not a sign of weakness China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter — the weakest pace since 1992. But the numbers may not be as gloomy for the world's second-largest economy as they appear, says Wang Tao fr...
17:48, 07/15/2019

Exciting Netherlands side have been growing into the World Cup | Suzanne Wrack They started slowly but in the knockout stages they have looked more like the team who were crowned European champions in 2017Vivianne Miedema says that the Netherlands are “back in the flow” after ov...
11:36, 07/03/2019

OIC notes with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world: statement The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca said on Saturday that it noted with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world, according to the summit's final statement....
07:48, 06/01/2019

Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest A report on childhood well-being shows improved overall chances for U.S. children to thrive based on broad measures of economic circumstances, education and community support....
02:12, 06/18/2019

US tech industry sees growing wave of employee activism Despite six-figure salaries and unlimited vacation time, many tech workers are questioning the effects of their work and joining forces with their more precarious blue-collar, service and contract-wor...
01:24, 08/26/2019

Awkwafina: 'Growing up, I latched on to strong Asian-American idols' Nora Lum is the comic-turned-star of The Farewell. She talks China, family and diversity in the film industry Nora Lum’s voice is deep and distinctive – a husky New York drawl that rings with both wor...
08:24, 09/07/2019