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EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more

Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms t...

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more

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

‘This is your job, not ours’: O’Rourke campaign, stung by Twitter smear, implores tech firms to erase disinformation Letters addressed to Twitter, Facebook and Google come after a conspiracy theory targeting the Democratic presidential candidate spread on social media this week....
10:36, 09/07/2019

241m Europeans 'may have received Russian-linked disinformation' Research says malign actors online tried to craft individual narrative for each EU stateAround half of all Europeans could have been exposed to disinformation promoted by social media accounts linked ...
16:24, 05/08/2019

Big Tech, a Conservative Provocateur and the Fight Over Disinformation A veteran political operative built a potent online disinformation mill with his son. When Silicon Valley changed the rules, they tried to go straight. Or did they?...
05:24, 08/22/2019

RPT-Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been label...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation In the name of research, Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw and a partner security firm paid a Russian troll $250 for a disinformation campaign. As Wired reports, the experiment was meant to prove how easy it...
20:36, 06/12/2019

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been label...
11:00, 06/07/2019

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attack for would-be hackers, according to a report, desp...
15:12, 06/11/2019

We don't believe US on Huawei, but we're still working with other firms, says Russian mobile giant Russia's top mobile operator MTS defended its decision to allow China's Huawei to build out its 5G networks but will continue to work with other firms, the company's CEO told CNBC Frida...
09:36, 06/07/2019

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

World's biggest firms foresee $1 trillion climate cost hit, report finds More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report....
08:12, 06/04/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

State AGs prepare antitrust investigation into tech firms The top law enforcement officers in several states are gearing up to launch an antitrust investigation of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms, according to multiple reports, adding to the scrutiny tech com...
21:00, 08/20/2019

UK tech firms secure record £5.5bn foreign investment Investors ploughed $6.7bn (£5.5bn) into the UK tech sector in the first seven months of the year, more than the whole of 2018, according to figures from the government's digital economy council....
15:00, 08/21/2019

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

States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms A group of state attorneys general is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people familiar with the situation, adding another layer ...
12:00, 08/20/2019

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

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

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

Indonesia plans tax overhaul to make tech firms pay VAT-finmin Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said....
06:24, 09/04/2019

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

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

House Antitrust Panel Seeks Documents From 4 Big Tech Firms Lawmakers investigating Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for possible antitrust violations on Friday sent the companies detailed requests for information....
17:12, 09/13/2019

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

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitr...
02:12, 08/21/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Brazilian citizen data under threat with sale of national tech firms A manifesto released by the employees at one of the state-controlled firms to be privatized by the government raises concerns over the future of information belonging to millions of citizens....
00:12, 09/01/2019

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

U.S. tech firms tell Congress: Pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact now Eleven trade groups on Monday urged U.S. lawmakers to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement as soon as possible but warned Congress not to let the Trump administration change the thresholds for ...
04:48, 09/10/2019

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

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitr...
02:36, 08/21/2019

Tech firms want Congress to pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact soon The joint letter, signed by Internet Association, the Semiconductor Industry Association and other trade groups, said the new trilateral agreement would set global standards for access and usage of di...
01:36, 09/10/2019

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

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

Explainer: Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the...
02:48, 09/10/2019

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

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

Facebook and other tech firms met with U.S. intelligence to discuss 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook have met with U.S. intelligence agencies to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election.Read More...
16:00, 09/05/2019

Indonesia plans tax overhaul to make tech firms pay VAT - finance minister Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said....
06:24, 09/04/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Facebook, tech firms meet with U.S. intelligence on 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc , Alphabet's Google , Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the Nov...
04:00, 09/05/2019

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

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

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

Russian Hack of Elections System Was Far-Reaching, Report Finds The Senate Intelligence Committee said all 50 states were targeted by Russia in 2016. But its report was so heavily redacted that key lessons for 2020 were blacked out....
00:24, 07/26/2019

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

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

EU drafts plan for hundred billion-dollar fund to take on US tech firms, reports say European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and Chinese tech giants, according to reports in the Financial Times and P...
13:48, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook, tech firms meet with U.S. intelligence on 2020 election security U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc, Alphabet's Google, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the Novembe...
04:24, 09/05/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alaska man finds 50-year-old message in a bottle written by Russian sailor An Alaska man found a piece of history along a local shoreline — a 50-year-old message in a bottle written by a Cold War Russian sailor, according to a new report. Tyler Ivanoff was with his chi...
21:36, 08/19/2019

Big tech firms need to stop reducing LGBT+ people to their sex lives | Hannah Jane Parkinson From demonetising videos to porn-filled searches, internet platforms are on the wrong side of the issue Here’s a question: how comfortable would you feel typing the word “lesbian” into a search engine...
19:00, 08/20/2019

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

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

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

Singapore's Vertex adds $290 million venture fund for high-growth tech firms Singapore-based Vertex Venture Holdings, the first main backer of Southeast Asia's ride-hailing giant Grab, has added a new $290 million venture capital fund targeting investments in high-growth techn...
21:12, 09/12/2019

Senate Intel Committee probe finds Russian meddling dates to 2014 The Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday released the first installment of its five-part report on Russian in the 2016 election, revealing that the interference dated back at least five years. “T...
23:00, 07/25/2019

Florida officials failed to act on warnings about Russian hacking, Senate report finds Florida officials struggled to manage their cybersecurity and failed to heed multiple warnings as Russian hackers attacked electoral systems throughout the state and successfully breached two counties...
05:00, 07/27/2019

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

Teen finds way around parents’ tech confiscation: Tweeting from the smart fridge You hear the word “innovation” a lot in tech, and half the time, it’s never really that impressive or even innovative. But last week, for the first time, I was bewildered by the tech that is a LG Smar...
11:48, 08/14/2019

‘Black Mirror’ review: Series finds provocative overlap of tech, sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of the Netflix sci-fi series “Black Mirror.” In the first — and most successful — of three episodes, “Striking Vipers...
02:24, 06/08/2019

'Safe like China': In Argentina, ZTE finds eager buyer for surveillance tech In Argentina's remote northern province of Jujuy, Chinese telecoms giant ZTE is installing a little slice of the Asian nation's vast surveillance state - security cameras that the local government say...
14:48, 07/05/2019

OK Google, are you listening? Tech giant's smart speakers eavesdrop on private conversations, investigation finds Google's smart speakers allow contractors for the tech giant employees to listen to excerpts of private conversations, some which could include sensitive information, according to a new investigation ...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
19:48, 04/28/2019

US goes DIY on disinformation A doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that was shared widely on social media is a taste of what to expect during the upcoming US presidential campaign: disinformation content that goes viral....
23:36, 05/31/2019

The disinformation age: a revolution in propaganda Troll farms, bots, dark ads, fake news ... from Putin’s Russia to Brexit Britain, new methods are being used to change politics and crush dissent. It’s time to fight backFather came out of the sea and...
15:24, 07/27/2019

Biden says he won’t use bots, disinformation, deepfakes The former vice president promises not to use dubious tactics, days after President Trump says he would listen if foreign governments offered information on his rivals....
03:24, 06/15/2019

'Vast' far-right disinformation networks discovered in EU Millions of Europeans are being exposed to far-right propaganda on Facebook ahead of the EU elections, a report by the Avaaz NGO shows. The activists say their research prompted an "unprecedented" cle...
08:12, 05/22/2019

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics....
19:12, 06/14/2019

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and ele...
07:48, 05/19/2019

A Business Built on Disinformation: Highlights From Our Investigation Driven by Facebook, The Western Journal has had one of the biggest audiences in the news media, but little is known about the publication. Here’s what we found out....
09:48, 08/22/2019

Disinformation campaign from China uses VPN to trick YouTube VPNs are often used to bypass China's Great Firewall but Google recently banned 210 YouTube channels after it discovered that Chinese state authorities were suspected of using them to spread misi...
23:24, 08/23/2019

NYT: Russia is attacking 5G with health disinformation campaigns An explosive report suggests that Russia is behind a series of media attacks on 5G, stirring health doubts in an effort to delay rollouts by foreign rivals.Read More...
15:48, 05/13/2019

UK Bars RT, Sputnik From Conference For "Spreading Disinformation" Britain said Monday it had barred Russia's RT and Sputnik news organisations from a global conference on media freedom in London because of their "active role in spreading disinformation"....
02:48, 07/09/2019

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading misinformation....
12:00, 08/20/2019

Google’s new curriculum teaches kids how to detect disinformation When Google launched its "Be Internet Awesome" curriculum for educators a couple of years ago, it focused its efforts on teaching children about online safety. This year, however, the company is addin...
16:36, 06/24/2019

Israeli disinformation campaign targeted Nigerian election A U.S. think tank that analyzes misinformation online has found that an Israel-based influence campaign busted by Facebook had stumped for the winning candidate in the February 2019 Nigerian president...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transparency....
16:12, 07/07/2019

China Resists Charge by Twitter, Facebook of Disinformation Effort China’s government pushed back against moves by Twitter and Facebook to curb accounts the companies said were part of a state-sponsored disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters....
05:00, 08/21/2019

"We're not Chinese officers": Indonesia fights anti-China disinformation Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation of rumors alleging Chinese involvement in post-elec...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Canada's Trudeau pledges 'consequences' for disinformation on online platforms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday promised that efforts to regulate social media in Canada would include "meaningful financial consequences" for online platforms that fail to counter...
20:12, 05/16/2019

NYU report lists likely social media disinformation tactics for 2020 The 2020 US presidential election will serve as the ultimate test for social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to prove they can combat fake news. But could they be fighting the last war? A re...
07:36, 09/06/2019

YouTube disables channels over 'Chinese disinformation' on Hong Kong YouTube has disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after similar campaigns on Twitter and Facebook were dismantled....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Democrat O'Rourke presses U.S. social media companies to combat disinformation Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's campaign on Friday called on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google to do more to fight disinformation ahead of the November 2020 election....
03:36, 09/07/2019

Pompeo accuses Iran of spreading ‘blatant disinformation’ on downing of drone Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to the Middle East on Sunday to try to build a “global coalition” against Iran after it shot down a U.S. drone it said entered its air space. Pompeo said U.S. int...
22:24, 06/23/2019

Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation Google-owned service says it discovered channels ‘behaved in a coordinated manner’ against pro-democracy protestsYouTube has disabled 210 channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence c...
10:12, 08/23/2019

Disinformation is the new barrier to measles vaccines, and it's deadly: Rosalynn Carter We fought 30 years ago to make people aware of the need for vaccines and to make them accessible and affordable. We're fighting a different battle now.        ...
20:24, 04/28/2019

In accusing China of disinformation, Twitter and Facebook take on a role they’ve long rejected China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The comments underscored the challenging of setting glob...
02:36, 08/21/2019

Facebook, Twitter's China Accounts Action Show Disinformation Going Global Facebook and Twitter's decision to crack down on fake accounts tied to China underscores how Silicon Valley's disinformation challenges have gone global....
17:24, 08/21/2019

Why Instagram could be a major site for disinformation in the 2020 US election | Paul M Barrett Whoever is spreading disinformation meant to rile up the American electorate, Instagram will almost certainly come into playWith the first Democratic primaries only five months away, it’s time for Ame...
16:36, 09/12/2019

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts as analysts tie some to disinformation campaign Facebook on Tuesday removed 51 user accounts, 36 pages and seven groups and three Instagram accounts that originated in Iran and engaged in "inauthentic behavior" on social media....
02:00, 05/29/2019

North Korea detains crew of Russian fishing vessel: Russian embassy North Korea has detained 15 Russian and two South Korean crew of a fishing vessel for violating entry regulations, the Russian Embassy in North Korea said on Wednesday....
11:24, 07/24/2019

Russian boat was illegally seized by North Korea: Russian fishing agency Russia's state fishing agency said on Wednesday that a Russian vessel held by North Korean border guards had not been in North Korean waters when it was detained and that Pyongyang's action had been i...
16:36, 07/24/2019

It’s not just the Russians anymore as Iranians and others turn up disinformation efforts ahead of 2020 vote It's not just Russia. Election disnformation experts say Iran and several other nations have developed substantial capacity to wage Russian-style information operations in the United States ahead of n...
23:00, 07/25/2019

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The v...
08:36, 08/23/2019

Facebook, Twitter: Chinese accounts spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests China has been mobilizing fake social media accounts to spread false information online about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, both Facebook and Twitter said Monday....
07:12, 08/20/2019

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong....
09:36, 08/20/2019

Google Disables YouTube Channels for Alleged Disinformation Campaigns in Hong Kong Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
11:48, 08/24/2019

Russian fighter jet chases off NATO warplane approaching plane carrying Russian Defense Minister over neutral waters A Russian fighter jet reportedly forced a NATO warplane away as it approached a plane carrying the Russian Defense Minister flying above neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the state-run TASS news agenc...
18:36, 08/14/2019

Facebook shuts down Israel-based disinformation campaigns as election manipulation increasingly goes global Facebook said it shut down 265 fake accounts run by an Israeli social media company on Thursday for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” as it sought to affect politics in African, Latin Ame...
00:12, 05/17/2019

Facebook, Twitter remove China-linked accounts for spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests Facebook and Twitter recently removed accounts that originated out of China. The accounts reportedly spread disinformation about Hong Kong protesters.       ...
21:24, 08/20/2019

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges Americans to vaccinate their kids, ignore 'mass disinformation campaigns' Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said Friday the federal government will continue to defer to individual states on vaccine mandates and exemptions but nevertheless insisted parents sho...
00:24, 06/15/2019

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

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

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00:24, 08/06/2019

US tech spending slowdown amid rising cloud adoption will squeeze tech budgets US CIOs and other tech decision makers will face a more challenging economic environment in 2019 and 2020 as the growth surge in 2018 from the 2017 tax act fades away....
00:12, 08/29/2019

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

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

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

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

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

After downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ for years, Trump continues downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ Over the past two years, members of the Trump campaign have minimized the impact of Russian election interference, even questioning whether they would call the FBI if offered foreign opposition resear...
13:36, 06/14/2019

Gas and oil firms reclassified under non-renewables on LSE Trade group says change may have opposite intended effect towards low carbon futureOil and gas companies listed on the London Stock Exchange have been reclassified under a non-renewable energy categor...
13:12, 07/03/2019

Our IT Is So Good, Let's Sell It, Firms Say Companies outside the technology sector are stepping into the software market, selling digital tools developed by their own information-technology teams to other businesses, with some firms even spinn...
16:24, 07/09/2019

Top CEOs Say Firms Have Duties Beyond Shareholder Value The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders....
23:12, 08/19/2019

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall re...
00:36, 08/19/2019

One-third of EU firms hit hard by US-China trade war The ongoing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies and tit-for-tat tariffs have adversely affected the fortunes of many European companies in China, a new survey reveals. The outlook...
11:12, 05/20/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold firms below $1,500 after slide Gold prices held steady on Tuesday after posting their biggest daily decline in a month in the previous session, plummeting below a key psychological level of $1,500 an ounce....
07:36, 08/20/2019

Big U.S. Firms Are Bracing for Higher Tariffs Many big U.S. companies say they are prepared for the U.S. to impose higher tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports and have anticipated the trade friction in their annual forecasts....
11:48, 05/09/2019

How 100-year-old firms stay relevant Many legacy Fortune 500 firms are no longer market leaders because their focus remains on protecting their traditional business in this era of digital transformation...
19:48, 07/23/2019

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms Following the recent executive order that banned US firms from doing business with Huawei, the US is now considering adding up to five Chinese firms specializing in video surveillance to a blacklist t...
20:36, 05/22/2019

Firms slow to upgrade SAP products in Brazil Local organizations are waiting for incentives to update or quietly betting on an extension to the support deadline for old products, according to a study....
21:48, 08/27/2019

APAC firms must transform cybersecurity approach With the number of data breaches escalating and threat landscape fast evolving, Asia-Pacific enterprises will have to think outside the box and transform their cybersecurity strategy, especially since...
04:24, 07/19/2019

U.S. says could sanction Turkish defense firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, ...
19:24, 06/17/2019

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use of antibiotics in their products and will continue to monitor firms as its th...
13:48, 05/20/2019

US says could sanction Turkish defence firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, ...
20:48, 06/17/2019

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chi...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Brexit drives firms to relocate to Germany More foreign firms are relocating their operations to Germany than ever before, according to new figures. There was a big increase in the number of British firms setting up, apparently because of Brex...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Mallinckrodt taps restructuring firms: Bloomberg Mallinckrodt Plc has hired restructuring firms and may choose to seek bankruptcy protection, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, sending the drugmaker's shares down 40% in after-hours trading....
02:00, 09/05/2019

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy management strategies....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Advisory firms say AIG shareholders should vote 'no' on executive pay American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurer's annual meeting next week, according to two advisory firms that hold sway ove...
00:36, 05/16/2019

Some Firms Say to Hold Out for an Emerging-Market Rebound Shares of stocks from India to Russia to South Africa have slid, pulling the MSCI Emerging Markets Index down 5.5% for the month. Some investors though say a rally may be near....
19:24, 08/21/2019

Wealth Advisory Firms Are Merging, but What’s in It for Clients? The answer may depend on how much money the wealthy have to invest, experts say. Either way, a change in ownership may bring changes in how clients’ money is managed....
17:36, 09/13/2019

The Latest: Huawei: US actions should worry other firms too BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Chinese tech giant Huawei’s top executive in the European Union is lashing...
13:24, 05/21/2019

US Firms Can Sell Technology to Huawei, Trump Says "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," Trump told reporters in Osaka hours after sealing a tariff truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
16:48, 06/29/2019

The Municipal-Bond Market Is Now Controlled by Just a Few Firms A few behemoths are increasingly dominating the municipal market, helping to lower prices for investors but sparking worries about concentration and influence....
00:12, 07/25/2019

U.S. firms hire 275,000 workers in April, most nine months: ADP U.S. private employers added 275,000 jobs in April, well above economists' expectations and the most since last July, supporting the view of a solid domestic labor market, a report by a payrolls proce...
16:36, 05/01/2019

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

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
15:24, 07/10/2019

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, marking a major benchmark in China's race to deploy and...
06:36, 06/06/2019

China says foreign firms welcome to participate in 5G market China's industry ministry said on Thursday that it will continue to welcome foreign enterprises to actively participate in the country's 5G market after it granted licences to four domestic companies....
06:36, 06/06/2019

UK bus firms vow to buy only ultra-low or zero-emission vehicles from 2025 Operators ask government for national strategy to encourage more people to use busesBus operators have pledged to buy only ultra-low or zero-emission vehicles from 2025 as they called on the governmen...
20:48, 09/09/2019

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections for the European Union Parliament....
15:00, 05/23/2019

5 Delaware residents sue firms over water contamination BLADES, Del. (AP) — Five Delaware residents whose water supply was contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to infertility are suing companies that manufactured the chemic...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Panasonic Joins Firms Stepping Away From Huawei After US Ban Japan's Panasonic said Thursday it would stop supplying some components to Huawei, joining a growing list of firms distancing themselves from the Chinese telecoms giant....
16:00, 05/23/2019

Broadband firms must tell customers about best deals-UK regulator British broadband, phone and pay-TV firms must tell customers about their best deals to encourage them to switch away from uncompetitive contracts long after the initial offer period ends, British tel...
10:24, 05/15/2019

US To Propose H-1B Visa Application Fee Hike, Indian Firms May Be Hit The Trump administration is proposing a hike in the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an apprentice programme, which trains American youths in technology related......
10:12, 05/07/2019

UK tells telecom firms to be cautious over Huawei after U.S. warnings British telecom companies should show "all due caution" before using China's Huawei equipment in their 5G networks because the government cannot ignore the warnings from the United States, its digital...
20:12, 06/13/2019

U.S., China firms scramble as new tariffs hurt business Shanghai wine importer Alex Chen has spent the last 10 days moving all his American wines - from chardonnays to zinfandels - out of warehouses in the city's free trade zone before they are hit with an...
08:24, 05/31/2019

China says it will sanction U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it will sanction U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan, after Washington approved possible sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related equipment....
13:48, 07/12/2019

Trump ups China tariffs another 5%, 'hereby orders' US firms to cut ties From October 1, tariffs will increase from 25% to 30% on US$250 billion worth of goods, with the remaining US$300 billion in Chinese imports under similar threat as Donald Trump tweets his "order" for...
14:36, 08/24/2019

The Latest: Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some of the world’s major oil producers have committed to supporting “economically meaning...
17:24, 06/14/2019

Financial advisory firms offer 'returnship' programs Internships for professionals, many middle-aged, who've taken a break from the labor force are becoming more popular at financial advisory firms....
16:12, 06/24/2019

Singapore, Sichuan firms ink partnerships in medtech and logistics Singapore medtech businesses are linking up with industry peers in Sichuan to enhance diagnostics and patient care, while local companies from other sectors look for opportunities in the Chinese provi...
14:00, 09/04/2019

Messing about with the river: water firms accused of draining the Cam dry Cambridge punting idyll disguises crisis in flow of chalk streams, campaigners warnIt’s a beautiful day on the river Cam in Cambridge. As the sun sparkles on the water at Jesus Green lock, tourists li...
16:12, 08/24/2019

The New Pay Gap: What Firms Report Paying CEOs Versus What They Take Home Big companies tend to pay their chief executives big bucks. Less widely known: Many of those CEOs wind up receiving much more, often well after the compensation is initially disclosed....
15:24, 08/25/2019

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing cou...
13:12, 06/12/2019

Dollar firms, stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations The dollar strengthened while U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday amid growing expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates to stimulate the economy and after China said it pla...
22:24, 08/16/2019

Firms look to attract and retain tomorrow's financial advisors As the nation's financial advisors start to age out of the workplace, the industry is facing the fact that the number of graduates from university and college financial planning programs won'...
17:36, 06/25/2019

India Said to Woo Firms Like Apple to Capitalise on US-China Trade War India is targeting companies including Apple, Foxconn, and Wistron with a charm offensive aimed at encouraging them to shift business out of trade war-hit China....
09:00, 08/30/2019

Brexit is damaging business confidence, say leading UK firms Micro Focus and Hays among companies warning of slower trading as confidence fallsClear signs that Brexit concerns are starting to bite emerged as businesses flagged a freeze on spending and delays in...
02:12, 08/30/2019

Chinese EV start-up boss: new premium firms won't survive WM Motor EX5 Freeman Shen, who runs ambitious Chinese newcomer WM Motor, says his firm won't follow Tesla by aiming at premium market The boss of new Chinese EV firm WM Motor believes the challenge...
18:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. firms find way around Huawei ban, Trump administration is divided about what to do Yesterday we told you that U.S. based chip maker Micron Technologies did some research and discovered that it could legally ship some of its products to Huawei. The latter is banned from obtaining par...
21:24, 06/26/2019

German firms slam costly US sanctions against Russia German companies want Angela Merkel to mitigate damage caused by years of tough US sanctions against Russia. The president of an influential German business group said the US was prioritizing its own ...
23:24, 06/26/2019

New rules force telecoms firms to tell customers of better deals Broadband, TV, mobile and landline phone companies will have to tell customers when their contract is coming to an end and show them the best deals available under new rules....
16:48, 05/15/2019

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opp...
12:24, 07/16/2019

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security con...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Explainer: What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China? Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies ...
03:24, 08/24/2019

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other firms going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
23:00, 08/14/2019

The yuan is creeping toward 7 against the dollar, and that could be a problem for some Chinese firms The yuan has inched toward 7 to the U.S. dollar, as the trade war worsens — and that could mean real economic costs for China and its businesses, experts say....
17:00, 05/31/2019

EXPLAINER-What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China? Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies ...
23:00, 08/24/2019

Trump Administration Delays Ban on Huawei Working With U.S. Firms The Trump administration extended the length of a license that has enabled China’s Huawei Technologies to continue working with U.S. customers despite national-security concerns....
22:24, 08/19/2019

UK firms join to develop ‘world-leading’ EV powertrain GKN, Drive System Design and University of Nottingham collaborate on ‘ACeDrive’ electric powertrain project A new British consortium aims to design and develop a global-use, world-leading fully elec...
10:24, 06/18/2019

Hollywood’s 2 Biggest Public Relations Firms to Merge PMK-BNC and Rogers & Cowan, whose clients include Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Katy Perry, join forces as competition from boutique firms intensifies....
15:24, 07/30/2019

Most big CO2 emitting firms not on track for climate goals - report Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals, a study funded by investors with $14 trillion und...
07:36, 07/10/2019

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—whi...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Buyout Firms Seek to Acquire Symantec for More Than $16 Billion Symantec has received interest from a pair of private-equity suitors seeking to buy the cybersecurity firm after it agreed to a sale of a big chunk of its business....
03:36, 09/07/2019

Japan finmin Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
03:36, 05/17/2019

Boeing's MAX Grounding Lifts Firms That Rent Out Airplanes The global grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners has upended air travel, but one little-noticed corner of the aviation industry is benefiting from the problems: companies that rent out planes and st...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Amazon says French digital tax will hit consumers, small firms Amazon said on Friday it would pass on the cost of a new French digital tax to consumers and business partners, warning that the measure could make it harder for some small businesses in France to com...
02:36, 08/03/2019

Singapore lets firms apply for trademarks via mobile app Businesses can file for trademark protection with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore via a new mobile app, which aims to speed up the application process to 10 minutes from the current 60 m...
12:36, 08/21/2019

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their c...
02:12, 06/20/2019

UK car firms have 'spent £330m on no-deal Brexit plans' UK car manufacturers have stepped up their warnings over a no-deal Brexit, saying they have spent £330m collectively to date on mitigation measures....
08:12, 07/31/2019

Saudi allows two firms to test computerized investment advice Saudi Arabia's capital market regulator on Tuesday approved two companies to test using robo-advisory services, or computer-generated advice for investors, as part of moves by the Arab world's biggest...
03:00, 07/31/2019

Most big CO2 emitting firms not on track for climate goals -report Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals, a study funded by investors with $14 trillion und...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
13:24, 07/02/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do better for themselves and for society by explicitly......
14:48, 05/01/2019

Industrial Firms Report Big Swings in Typical Worker's Pay Several S&P 500 companies in the industrials and materials sector posted big swings in what they said their median worker was paid in 2018 compared with 2017, according to a Wall Street Journal analys...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Firms must document climate impact on profits, Treasury says Companies will be asked to reveal how extreme weather could jeopardise financesBritain’s leading companies, investment funds and pension schemes must show by 2022 how the climate emergency could jeopa...
07:48, 07/02/2019

China says list of ‘unreliable’ foreign firms coming soon BEIJING (AP) — China’s Commerce Ministry says it will release a list of “unreliable” foreign companies in the near future. The Chinese commerce ministry spokesman did not give a spec...
11:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. oil firms challenge pipeline surcharge for steel tariff Two U.S. shale producers have challenged an energy pipeline operator's proposed surcharge for the Trump administration's 25% tariff on imported steel, raising the stakes for pipeline builders facing h...
02:12, 08/21/2019

U.S. firms see little clarity on Huawei as U.S.-China talks resume A month after President Donald Trump said he would allow U.S. companies to resume selling to blacklisted Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei , his administration has done little to clarify what sa...
05:00, 07/30/2019

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don't go green The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressur...
15:24, 05/18/2019

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the countr...
17:24, 04/29/2019

UK firms report weakest growth since April 2013: CBI British businesses reported their weakest growth in nearly six years during the past three months due to fears of a no-deal Brexit and rising global trade barriers....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The Presid...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up their preparations for a looming interest-rate shift....
03:24, 06/04/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold firms above $1,500/oz, on track for second weekly rise Gold prices rose on Friday, holding above the key $1,500 per ounce pivot, as fresh concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute and worries over global economic slowdown lifted demand for the safe-have...
07:12, 08/09/2019

Mnuchin Urges U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
02:00, 07/11/2019

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberately disrupt or phase out business areas that are un...
09:36, 06/19/2019

Brazil to allow large oil firms to pay signing bonuses in installments The Brazilian government will allow large oil companies expected to take part in a key licensing round for oil exploration in November to pay the signing bonuses in two installments, reducing the imme...
02:00, 09/07/2019

Mnuchin Said to Advise U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
06:12, 07/11/2019

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties Leading electronics manufacturers in Japan and Taiwan are facing a crisis because of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to possibly place 25 percent tariffs on another $300 billion worth of "Chine...
04:36, 05/16/2019

"Bombed Our Livelihoods": Sri Lanka Tourism Firms Struggle After Attacks Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels on the island on Easter Sunday, killing.....
13:36, 07/15/2019

China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered them to trim output to reduce the smog....
11:24, 06/17/2019

Dockless bikes dumped: Firms told to help retrieve them from canals A charity says it is spending "time and effort" removing dockless bikes from canals around Britain - partly because some of the firms hiring them out do nothing to help....
18:00, 07/22/2019

The Dream review – a podcast tale of how firms manipulate our brains A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive science on them...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Workplace parking levy could charge firms £750 a year per car space Businesses could be charged at least £750 a year for each of their employee workplace car spaces under plans being considered by town halls in London....
12:24, 07/23/2019

China steel firms lagging on carbon compliance: study Chinese steel companies have fallen behind their international counterparts on energy efficiency and carbon compliance, putting them at risk of a surge in costs once regulations are tightened, a resea...
13:24, 07/31/2019

Security firms demonstrate subdomain hijack exploit vs. EA/Origin Israeli security firms Check Point and CyberInt partnered up this week to find, exploit, and demonstrate a nasty security flaw that allows attackers to hijack player accounts in EA/Origin's online gam...
20:24, 06/26/2019

Medical cannabis firms press UK to loosen prescription rules Manufacturers say not allowing GPs to prescribe drug fails patients and forfeits gainsThe world’s largest medicinal cannabis company has urged the government to allow GPs to prescribe the drug, callin...
23:12, 06/24/2019

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory: Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday....
14:12, 05/25/2019

Health Firms Use Personal Data to Identify At-Risk Patients Health insurers and providers say analyzing nonmedical information can help them identify patients who are at risk of getting ill and enable preventive steps....
05:00, 04/30/2019

PM seeks new powers to fine firms exploiting customer loyalty Plans have been announced to bolster the powers of UK regulators, as the government seeks to end so-called loyalty penalties costing households billions of pounds....
16:00, 06/18/2019

For Tax Relief Foreign Investors Can Register As Firms: Finance Minister While presenting the Union Budget for Financial Year 2019-20, Ms Sitharaman proposed to raise surcharge on the super-rich. Those with an annual income between Rs 2 crore and Rs 5 crore would be levied...
16:36, 07/18/2019

Fin24.com | Bleak first quarter of 2019 for Zimbabwe mining firms Mining houses in Zimbabwe experienced a poor first quarter of the year as delays and the non-payment of foreign currency earnings by the central bank stifled production....
10:36, 05/23/2019

Justin Welby: investors must pressure firms to act on climate crisis Archbishop of Canterbury says fund managers are not doing enough to press for changeThe archbishop of Canterbury has criticised the investment industry for inaction over the climate crisis and called ...
04:36, 08/28/2019

US Blacklisting of Huawei Prompts Global Firms to Follow Suit Huawei has vigorously denied the assertions of spying and the Trump administration allegation that the Chinese government exerts undue influence on Huawei....
13:24, 05/23/2019

U.S. must have access to U.S.-listed Chinese firms' audit documents, lawmakers say A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday to force Chinese companies listed on American stock exchanges to submit to regulatory oversight, including providing access to audit...
08:48, 06/06/2019

Disney CEO Exits Apple Board as Firms Become Streaming Rivals Disney chief Robert Iger resigned from Apple's board of directors as the companies are poised to launch rival online streaming services, according to a filing Friday with US regulators....
14:48, 09/14/2019

The government or the people. Telecoms firms trapped in internet shutdowns Several African governments have ordered some form of internet restriction in recent years. The blackouts are a major risk, especially for telecoms, which can be considered complicit. And that could c...
10:24, 07/22/2019

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory-Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday....
04:24, 05/25/2019

Mexican power company CFE says pipeline firms agree to renegotiate The head of Mexico's national power company CFE said on Tuesday that he has met with companies involved in a natural gas pipeline dispute that has escalated towards international arbitration and that ...
19:24, 07/02/2019

Former Top Financial Regulators Warn Against Move to Ease Oversight of Firms Ben S. Bernanke, Timothy F. Geithner, Jacob J. Lew and Janet L. Yellen said the Trump administration’s push to relax some controls could harm the American financial system’s stability....
19:12, 05/13/2019

Russia to rework draft law on limiting foreign ownership in top IT firms: IFX Russia will rework a draft law on limiting foreign ownership in major IT companies to take into account the opinions of market players including Yandex, Interfax said on Tuesday, citing the lawmaker w...
17:00, 07/30/2019

U.S. state legal chiefs, telecom firms set to crack down on robocalls Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will announce on Thursday they are joining forces with major telecommunications providers, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications...
23:24, 08/22/2019

UK firms likely to scrap planned investment on a no-deal Brexit: BoE's Broadbent British companies are likely to cancel projects that they have put on hold because of Brexit uncertainty if the country leaves the European Union without a deal to smooth the shock, Bank of England De...
20:24, 05/20/2019

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new an...
08:12, 07/04/2019

Farage calls for private health firms to 'relieve burden on NHS' Brexit party leader also defends anti-immigrant posters and says UK should limit efforts to curb global warmingNigel Farage has said private health companies should “relieve the burden” of the NHS, th...
14:36, 05/12/2019

E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked on Wednesday about the firms' research and marketi...
22:36, 08/21/2019

Mexico reaches deal with firms over pipelines dispute-sources Mexico's government has reached a deal with several infrastructure companies over a dispute surrounding contracts for gas pipelines issued under the previous administration, three people familiar with...
15:48, 08/27/2019

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its IT, telecom sectors Japan's government said on Monday that high-tech industries will be added to a list of businesses for which foreign ownership of Japanese firms is restricted....
10:48, 05/27/2019

'The selling of an election': how private firms compromised midterms security Georgia’s voting machines and online registration were almost entirely managed by private companies, raising security concernsPrivate companies had near-complete control over Georgia’s elections for t...
17:24, 08/01/2019

Tenants ‘forced out their homes’ by global investment firms, say UN experts UN human rights experts have condemned the ‘egregious’ business practices of global private equity and investment firms which, they say, have transformed the global housing landscape by raising rents ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Private health firms plan 'conquest' of Eastern Europe Csilla Balla became anxious after her doctor told her she would need surgery to remove a benign skin growth on her face, and she decided to go back to see her to discuss other options....
13:24, 08/29/2019

'Edge of catastrophe': report warns firms and governments off Turkmenistan Citizens of gas-rich, isolated state subject to food shortages and human rights abusesInvestors and governments should stop cosying up to gas-rich Turkmenistan, according to a new report that describe...
00:00, 07/15/2019

David and Goliath: Large firms working with tiny startups Big multinationals are increasingly bringing startups in-house or supporting them. Now software giant SAP plans to help out 200 startups founded by women and members of underrepresented minorities wor...
12:12, 07/23/2019

35% Minimum Shareholding Rule For Listed Firms To Be Put On Hold: Report The government is also looking for ways to ease concerns of foreign portfolio investors that have pulled out of equity markets after a budget announcement of higher taxes for individuals and trusts......
23:48, 08/02/2019

Government Warns Foreign E-Commerce Firms Over Discounts: Report India from February 1 imposed new e-commerce FDI rules to help hundreds of thousands of small traders, but small businesses say there are still issues....
17:36, 06/25/2019

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accused more than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco...
19:36, 06/16/2019

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump adminis...
23:48, 06/17/2019

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, with few sourcing alternatives A broad range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics, and other consumer goods as the Trump admin...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Dollar firms, global stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday on expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates but the dollar pared gains against the euro after a report said the German government was pr...
08:24, 08/17/2019

Libya suspends operations of 40 foreign firms including Total Move thought to be reaction to French reluctance to offer more explicit support for governmentLibya’s internationally recognised government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign companies includi...
02:12, 05/10/2019

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
23:12, 07/12/2019

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weapons Large defense manufacturers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are seeking to profit from a growing arms race in hypersonic weaponry....
03:24, 08/03/2019

Epigenetic testing firms claim to help you live a healthier lifestyle You can now sign up to have your epigenome – the markers which control your genome – sequenced, but critics say the health benefits are not yet clear...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Turkey says defence firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defence companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme but the industry will emerge stronger as a result, the head of Turkey's D...
13:48, 07/18/2019

Waymo firms up plans for autonomous car assembly plant in Detroit Waymo will lease an American Axle factory in Detroit, where it will integrate self-driving systems onto vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar and create its first full-fledged assembly plant f...
19:36, 04/28/2019

Tripoli government suspends operations of 40 firms including Total Libya's internationally recognized government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign firms including French oil firm Total, a government official said on Thursday....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in two-four weeks - official The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump's recent effort to ease res...
05:48, 07/15/2019

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump adminis...
06:00, 06/18/2019

'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from Chin...
10:24, 06/25/2019

U.S. sanctions put telecoms firms off Cuba, internet task force says U.S. sanctions on Cuba are deterring American firms from exploring its telecommunications sector even as Washington seeks to expand internet access on the Communist-run island, according to the final ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in 2-4 weeks - official The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump's recent effort to ease res...
03:48, 07/15/2019

RBI To Regulate Housing Finance Firms, Review Assets: Report That could have major repercussions for about 80 HFCs, the largest of which include Indiabulls Housing Finance, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) and Dewan Housing Finance Corporation,......
23:12, 07/03/2019

US utility firms hit by state-sponsored spear-phishing attack Three US entities from the utility sector were targeted by a spear-phishing campaign which used a new malware that featured a remote access Trojan (RAT) module with the aim of giving attackers admin c...
03:24, 08/03/2019

Private firms issue 86% of councils' 250,000 fines for dropping litter Rise in number of local authorities using companies to police streets for littering The number of litter fines issued by councils has almost quadrupled in six years, with more than 250,000 handed out ...
09:36, 08/17/2019

China says U.S. block on nuclear firms a 'misuse' of export controls A U.S. decision to stop China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN) and its subsidiaries from dealing with U.S. companies was a misuse of export control measures and would harm both U.S. and Chinese firms,...
12:24, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. oil firms challenge pipeline surcharge for steel tariff Two U.S. shale producers have challenged an energy pipeline operator's proposed surcharge for the Trump administration's 25% tariff on imported steel, raising the stakes for pipeline builders facing h...
02:36, 08/21/2019

Hundreds of gigabytes of emails from Fortune 100 firms exposed online Leaving sensitive information publicly accessible on the web is a recipe for disaster and according to new report from cybersecurity firm UpGuard, that is exactly what the data management company Attu...
02:24, 06/29/2019

Trump calls on U.S. firms to exit China as trade war escalates President Donald Trump on Friday pressured U.S. companies to leave China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods, stoking fears their escalating trade war will tip the ...
23:48, 08/23/2019

Cramer: US firms are getting hurt by tariffs because 'they didn't think Trump had the resolve' Some American companies "let themselves get hurt" by tariffs because they assumed Trump wouldn't follow through on his China trade threats, CNBC's Jim Cramer says....
19:00, 05/16/2019

World's biggest firms foresee a $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published on Tuesday....
20:48, 06/04/2019

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in...
14:12, 06/19/2019

Shoppers to be able to view firms' policies on supply chain slavery Theresa May is to announce a series of measures to build on the Modern Slavery Act and help protect people against forced labour, sexual exploitation and trafficking....
06:00, 06/11/2019

SEC says may give firms more time to comply with Europe's research rules The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could extend a 30-month grace period granted to Wall Street firms to comply with European Union investment rules to unbundle research and other servic...
12:24, 08/07/2019

U.S. bars Chinese supercomputer firms from buying American parts The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with military applications to its national security "ent...
19:12, 06/21/2019

Millions of US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This story is co-published with the Documented news website ...
13:36, 07/11/2019

Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years....
15:24, 06/19/2019

Weary firms gear up to hit the Brexit pause button – for a second time Manufacturers face a repeat of March’s deadline tensions and worst-case planningBritish manufacturers are preparing for a re-run of the tense build-up to a Brexit deadline as the country awaits a new ...
05:48, 07/21/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
03:24, 05/17/2019

Chinese firms plan rare earth manufacturing hub in Hebei A group of Chinese firms have jointly established a rare earths innovation centre in the country's Hebei province as part of a plan to develop a manufacturing base in the region, according to the loca...
15:48, 06/19/2019

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s problems....
14:24, 05/31/2019

The secret trick used by firms helping cyberhacking victims: pay the ransom Four payments sent after SamSam ransomware targeted entities across the US were traced by ProPublica to Proven DataFrom 2015 to 2018, a strain of ransomware known as SamSam paralyzed computer networks...
13:24, 05/15/2019

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
01:24, 07/11/2019

"Crap You Think Of Is Unbelievable": Trump Hits Out At Social Media Firms President Donald Trump assailed Facebook, Google and Twitter on Thursday, accusing them of exhibiting "terrible bias" and silencing his supporters, at a White House "social media summit" that critics....
05:00, 07/12/2019

Xi tells Trump he hopes U.S. treats Chinese firms fairly Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday that he hopes the United States can treat Chinese companies fairly, China's Xinhua state news agency reported....
09:12, 06/29/2019

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, pol...
08:12, 06/19/2019

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei - officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a White House official and Commerce ...
10:24, 08/10/2019

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei: officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a White House official and Commerce ...
11:36, 08/10/2019

U.S. House seeks documents from firms that run immigrant detention centers Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday they have sent letters seeking documents and information from three companies responsible for detaining illegal immigrants arrested by U...
16:36, 07/11/2019

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tariff barriers adopted in recent months, a new survey ...
10:36, 05/22/2019

World's biggest firms foresee $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, with much of the pain due in the next five years, according t...
06:48, 06/04/2019

Treasury plan to overhaul Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac allows firms to keep more capital The Trump administration released its first formal recommendations to overhaul the housing finance system, and begin the process of removing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from government conservatorship,...
23:36, 09/05/2019

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration had damaged businesses....
13:36, 06/04/2019

E-Commerce Firms Face New Limitations on Direct Seller Products The Delhi High Court has restrained e-commerce majors like Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal from selling health and beauty products of direct sellers.....
04:12, 07/11/2019

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving co...
13:48, 06/01/2019

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
20:12, 07/12/2019

Danish pension fund excludes top oil firms on climate concerns Danish pension fund MP Pension said on Tuesday it would sell its stakes in 10 of the world's biggest oil firms as it seeks to divest major sources of carbon emissions from its portfolio....
23:24, 09/03/2019

China Threatens 'To Blacklist' Foreign Firms Post Huawei Ban China has said that it was drawing up a list of "unreliable" foreign companies, organisations and individuals for targeting in what could signal retaliation for US sanctions on the Chinese tech......
10:36, 06/01/2019

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own health insurance or upgrade job-based coverage, officia...
00:36, 06/14/2019

Canada hints at penalties for internet firms that allow child exploitation Internet companies that do not actively combat the online exploitation of children should face financial consequences, Canada's public safety minister hinted on Tuesday after announcing an increase in...
00:24, 08/07/2019

Chinese firms' missing $6 billion tests regulators' resolve Cash is considered among the hardest assets for a company to fake, which is why the disappearance of a combined $6.1 billion from two Chinese companies has dumbfounded investors and forced regulators ...
10:36, 05/17/2019

US lobbies mobile phone firms in anti-Huawei campaign UK telecoms operators targeted over Chinese company’s role in 5G networksUS lobbying against the use of Huawei in British 5G phone networks will step up when the embassy in London hosts an event on Tu...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Clients Want to Work With Female Advisers, and Firms Are Taking Notice Financial advisory firms have seen an increase in requests from prospective clients who want to work with female financial advisers. However, women are still a minority in the wealth-management busine...
18:36, 08/24/2019

"They bombed our livelihoods": Sri Lanka's tourism firms struggle after attacks Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels on the island on Easter Sunday, killing a...
14:12, 07/15/2019

Child Sex-Abuse Claims Are a Growing Risk to Insurance Firms State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., have laws going into effect t...
17:12, 07/21/2019

UAE firms scout trade at Syria fair, defying U.S. pressure A delegation of at least 40 businessmen from the United Arab Emirates attended a state-backed trade fair in Syria's capital, defying U.S. warnings against doing business with the government and associ...
03:24, 09/01/2019

Hire firms may face £500 fines over dumped bikes in London Bike-share firms face being fined up to £500 a time in an effort to stop dockless cycles being left strewn around London under plans being considered by town halls....
17:12, 07/17/2019

NASA Selects 11 US Firms to Build Human Lunar Landers NASA has selected 11 companies including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX to develop prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exploration programme....
14:12, 05/17/2019

Kenya orders deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms Kenya has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in Kenya, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, almost a week after ordering telecoms firm Safaricom to stop pro...
13:36, 07/17/2019

Energy firms plan UK's first carbon-neutral 'industrial cluster' Humber drive aims to shrink carbon footprint of UK’s most polluting industrial zoneEnergy companies have ignited multibillion-pound plans for the UK’s first carbon-neutral “industrial cluster” in the ...
07:36, 09/09/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold struggles for direction as dollar firms, equities dip Gold price were mostly unchanged on Friday after a steep fall in the previous session, with gains curbed by a firmer dollar and a pullback in global equities on U.S.-China trade tensions offering supp...
15:36, 05/17/2019

Amazon deforestation: EU firms linked to illegal logging in Brazil An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bolsonaro's Brazil....
15:12, 05/01/2019

Symantec receives interest from buyout firms Permira, Advent: WSJ Private equity firms Permira and Advent International Corp have proposed a deal to buy Symantec Corp for more than $16 billion after the cyber security company agreed to a sale of a big chunk of its b...
10:12, 09/07/2019

RBI Says Foreign Firms Can Process Abroad, but Must Store Data in India Foreign payment firms can process transactions made in India outside of the country but the related data should be brought back for local storage within 24 hours....
07:24, 06/27/2019

Small firms in railway arches were 'overlooked' during £1.46bn sale Network Rail overlooked the impact on small business tenants when it sold off thousands of properties in converted railway arches for £1.46bn, the spending watchdog has found....
10:36, 05/02/2019

UAE firms scout trade at Syria fair, defying US pressure A delegation of at least 40 businessmen from the United Arab Emirates attended a state-backed trade fair in Syria's capital, defying U.S. warnings against doing business with the government and associ...
07:00, 09/01/2019

CEOs of some U.S. firms to meet Chinese Premier Li this week - Bloomberg Top executives of at least five U.S. companies are scheduled to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
19:36, 06/19/2019

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
18:48, 07/01/2019

China Pledged to Give Foreign Financial Firms More Access. How’s That Going? China pledged in late 2017 to allow overseas financial firms greater access to its economy, the world’s second-largest. Then came the trade war with the U.S., raising concerns that Chinese President X...
08:36, 05/02/2019

Quarter of world's biggest firms 'fail to disclose emissions' Grantham Research Institute found half do not factor climate crisis in decision-makingAbout a quarter of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies fail to report their greenhouse gas emis...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector...
14:48, 07/12/2019

VMware to pay $5 billion for firms offering cloud security, developers platform VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two companies offering cloud security and cloud developer services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, looking to expand the range of products and servi...
00:36, 08/23/2019

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, research shows...
00:24, 05/25/2019

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria'...
23:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. fines firms transhipping via Cambodia to dodge Trump's China tariffs The United States has fined several companies for exporting goods via a Chinese-owned special economic zone in Cambodia in a bid to dodge President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports, a U.S. Em...
12:12, 06/19/2019

US Sanctions Firms Acting As 'Supply Network' For Iran Nuclear Enrichment The US Treasury named a group of companies in Iran, Belgium and China to its sanctions blacklist Thursday for acting as a supply network for Tehran's nuclear enrichment program....
05:36, 07/19/2019

Australian shares edge lower as energy firms lead losses, NZ up Australia shares eased on Thursday, tracking declines on Wall Street while the energy sector led losses due to softer oil prices and Woodside Petroleum's disappointing quarterly revenues....
07:12, 07/18/2019

S. Korean firms push for self-reliance amid trade spat with Japan An intensifying trade feud with Japan is pushing South Korean companies to look beyond their longtime business partners and enhance self-sufficiency on concerns that Tokyo's stronger export controls c...
17:00, 08/27/2019

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, w...
10:48, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says defence firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defence companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme but the industry will emerge stronger as a result, the head of Turkey's D...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Markets slide as Panasonic joins list of firms walking away from Huawei Panasonic joins Google, Intel and Qualcomm following US ban in what is beginning to shape up as a tech cold war Panasonic has joined the growing list of companies to sever ties with Huawei by announci...
07:24, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump adminis...
05:36, 06/18/2019

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
16:12, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 3-VMware to pay $5 bln for firms offering cloud security, developers platform VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two providers of cloud security and cloud developer services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as it expands offerings for corporate clients. VMware b...
01:48, 08/23/2019

Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but China's Didi said it would not take part in the arran...
23:00, 05/20/2019

China Threatens Sanctions On US Firms Linked To Taiwan Warplanes Sale China on Wednesday blasted a planned US arms shipment to self-ruled Taiwan and threatened to sanction US firms involved in the sale of F-16 fighter jets....
17:48, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. oil firms challenge pipeline surcharge for steel tariff -filing Two U.S. shale producers have challenged an energy pipeline operator's proposed surcharge for the Trump administration's 25% tariff on imported steel, raising the stakes for pipeline builders facing h...
17:48, 08/20/2019

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation t...
00:24, 05/22/2019

India Driving More Revenue per User for Social Media Firms: Forrester As user growth on various social media platforms in the key global markets slows down, India is helping social media players clock more revenue per user in the Asia-Pacific region....
19:00, 08/26/2019

WRAPUP 1-Trump orders U.S. firms out of China after Beijing sets new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods, throwing a new twist into the bitter...
20:37, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 3-E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked on Wednesday about the firms' research and marketi...
00:12, 08/22/2019

FOCUS-Oil service firms eye new survival tactics amid weak U.S. market Packers Plus Energy Services, a company built on the North American shale oil boom, is turning to the Middle East to weather a new round of spending cuts by producers amid warnings of a looming oil gl...
21:48, 07/17/2019

US Bars China Supercomputer Firms, Institute From Buying American Parts The US Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with military applications to its national security......
15:24, 06/24/2019

US firms aim to fight workplace stress amid rise of employee burnout Wellness app Shine is working with employers across the U.S. to arrange a nationwide Mental Health Break on Wednesday, with more than 50 companies taking part....
13:36, 05/15/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit: sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Re...
10:36, 05/17/2019

Firms including MOL, Osaka, Gaslog, chosen in Cyprus FSRU LNG tender * Three joint ventures have been selected by Cyprus in the first stage of a tender to provide a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to import liquefied natural gas (LNG)...
12:24, 07/17/2019