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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 ru...

New rules force telecoms firms to tell customers of better deals

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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 report of a U.S. government task force released on...
07:00, 06/26/2019

These hackers broke into 10 telecoms companies to steal customers' phone records Researchers at Cybereason say a nation-state-backed intelligence operation has compromised at least 10 global telco companies - to such an extent the attackers run a "de facto shadow IT department"....
15:34, 06/25/2019

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 cost them....
11:34, 07/22/2019

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the climate crisis under new regulations being proposed by...
16:34, 05/31/2019

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through which more than a third of the world’s seaborne oil is shipped....
21:17, 06/14/2019

SEC adopts rules requiring brokers to put customers’ interests above their own. Advocates say it won’t protect consumers. The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest....
01:00, 06/06/2019

Bribes and Backdoor Deals Help Foreign Firms Sell to China’s Hospitals G.E., Siemens and others have prospered in a country where corruption pervades the market for medical equipment, according to a New York Times investigation. China’s 1.4 billion people pay the price....
00:17, 06/15/2019

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 companies from the US. Now the Canadian social media...
13:17, 06/01/2019

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, calling on the UK to be a “leader not a laggard” in one ...
06:51, 06/25/2019

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 also irked the U.S. government....
14:17, 06/18/2019

New rules give households right to sell solar power back to energy firms Government also wants to encourage people with rooftop panels to install batteriesBritain’s biggest energy companies will have to buy renewable energy from their own customers under new laws to be introduced this week.Homeowners who install new rooft...
19:34, 06/09/2019

RPT-Indian central bank to review data storage rules for payment firms-govt India's central bank will look into concerns about data storage rules that have been raised by companies, a government statement said on Tuesday, months after entities such as Mastercard and Visa were forced to store more of their data locally in the...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. According to Reuters, Indian officials are planning t...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Report: Hackers using telecoms like ‘global spy system’ LONDON (AP) — Boston-based cybersecurity firm Cybereason says in a report that hackers are breaking into telecoms firms to gain sweeping access to VIPs’ call records, location data and device information. It’s a tactic that effectively tu...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Hackers hit global telecoms companies in espionage campaign Hackers broke into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and took large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers said.Read More...
10:34, 06/25/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to help rural telecoms replace Huawei, ZTE equipment A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help U.S. telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Kenya telecoms giant Bob Collymore dies of cancer at 61 Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile service provider, died of cancer on Monday, the company announced on Monday. He was 61....
14:51, 07/01/2019

Britain to cut Huawei decision from telecoms review: sources Britain plans to publish the results of a long-awaited telecoms supply chain review next week without a decision on the use of equipment made by China's Huawei in future 5G networks, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
22:51, 07/19/2019

Britain to cut Huawei decision from telecoms review -sources Britain plans to publish the results of a long-awaited telecoms supply chain review next week without a decision on the use of equipment made by China's Huawei in future 5G networks, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
15:17, 07/19/2019

Government telecoms review to soft-pedal on Huawei Omission of Chinese firm’s role in building 5G networks will reopen divisions among ministersA long-awaited government review will fudge taking a critical decision on controversial Chinese technology company Huawei being allowed to build 5G networks ...
18:51, 07/21/2019

New head of UK's BT telecoms gives each worker 500 pounds worth of shares The new chief executive of Britain's BT Group said he would award each employee 500 pounds ($641) worth of shares, at a total cost of 50 million pounds, to create a more engaged workforce and improve customer service levels at the telecoms giant....
16:17, 05/16/2019

Out of over 1 million Prime Day deals, here are the 38 best deals that are actually worth buying before sales end tonight Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day is Amazon's big sitewide sales event, which is still going on tonight. The event officially ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Make sure you're an Amazon Prime member so you can shop the ...
08:51, 07/17/2019

Our top five Bank Holiday SIM only deals: from £3.99p/m up to huge data SIMO deals Like many of the best pairings in life - fish and chips, Batman and Robin, man and his dog - we can't help but feel like the market's incredible selection of SIM only deals, and all of the free time the Bank Holiday weekend will be providin...
19:17, 05/25/2019

The best Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals: A few good deals remain This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously u...
20:51, 07/17/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks - UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their resilience and improve cyber security....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Axiata, Telenor in merger talks to create telecoms giant KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s Axiata Group Berhad says it is in talks with Norway’s Telenor ASA to merge their Asian operations to create one of the world’s top telecommunications giants with some 300 million customers in...
13:17, 05/06/2019

US Plans $700 Million Grant For Telecoms To Replace Huawei Equipment A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help US telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from......
08:00, 05/23/2019

Mexico says anti-trust probe opened in telecoms sector Mexico's telecommunications regulator has opened an anti-trust probe into "relative monopolistic practices" in the sector, the government said in its official gazette on Monday....
17:17, 05/06/2019

Dutch emergency services restored after major telecoms outage A nationwide telecommunications outage in the Netherlands knocked police and emergency numbers offline for roughly four hours on Monday before national carrier Royal KPN NV said service was restored....
22:17, 06/24/2019

Donald Trump declares national emergency over telecoms threats Executive order is apparent swipe at China’s Huawei companyMove bars business with firms posing national security riskDonald Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency and barring US companies from using telecommunications equ...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Macquarie's MEIF 6 Fibre unit to buy UK telecoms firm KCOM Macquarie unit MEIF 6 Fibre Ltd is to buy KCOM Group Plc in a deal that values the British telecoms company at 627 million pounds ($787.5 million), ending a bidding war with a UK pension fund....
22:00, 07/12/2019

France: 5G telecoms decision based on security and performance, nobody to be ruled out Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said a decision by France regarding the 5G telecoms network would be based on security and performance of networks, and added that Paris would not rule out a specific operator as not being welcome....
15:34, 05/21/2019

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks: UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their resilience and improve cyber security....
20:51, 05/01/2019

See if Amazon Prime Day 'Deals' Are Actually Deals With These Browser Extensions Amazon Prime Day is here. If you’re not boycotting the site, and are instead planning a big shopping frenzy, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to find some kind of discount for lots of items on your must-have list....
03:00, 07/16/2019

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing the equipment, a win for the Chinese firm despite cybersecurity worries from Western nations....
20:00, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Macquarie's MEIF 6 Fibre unit to buy UK telecoms firm KCOM Macquarie unit MEIF 6 Fibre Ltd is to buy KCOM Group Plc in a deal that values the British telecoms company at 627 million pounds ($787.5 million), ending a bidding war with a UK pension fund....
22:17, 07/12/2019

Italy pushing telecoms merger to break broadband logjam: sources Italy's sovereign wealth fund is maneuvering to pull off a multibillion-euro telecoms merger and end a prolonged corporate stalemate that has held up Rome's plans to create a national broadband network, sources say....
00:34, 06/22/2019

Exclusive: Trump expected to sign order paving way for U.S. telecoms ban on Huawei President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order this week barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a national security risk, paving the way for a ban on doing business with China's Huawei, thre...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Huawei in bid to grow enterprise business amid scrutiny on key telecoms segment Huawei Technologies unveiled on Wednesday a new database management system, in a bid to expand its enterprise business and challenge Western rivals such as Oracle Corp in China, amid growing scrutiny over its main telecom business....
10:51, 05/15/2019

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
23:00, 06/13/2019

These PS4, Xbox and Switch deals could be better than Prime Day's deals You know how it is in the build up to Amazon Prime Day. You get your wish list of the best tech and gaming deals, save up some cash to splash and then Amazon goes and forgets about gamers for its biggest sale event of the year.Last year was incredibl...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of th...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L...
16:51, 05/22/2019

ADOT MVD: Customers should avoid “DMV” websites PHOENIX – Arizona Department of Transportation is urging Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) customers to be careful when looking up websites for motor vehicle services. “Copycat websites not operated by the MVD may charge for services people can otherwise ...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Salesforce and Tableau: How they can better serve customers together Salesforce success with Tableau will depend on continued investment in cloud migration, augmented analytics and deeper centralized data-governance and data-modeling capabilities....
08:51, 06/12/2019

Why the high street still isn't doing enough for customers with disabilities After the failure to recruit a ‘disability champion’ for the fashion industry, activists argue that more should be done to earn the ‘purple pound’In December, on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Department for Work and Pensions (DW...
18:51, 06/18/2019

Con Ed: 'All customers are back in service' after NYC blackout Power company Con Edison said service has been restored to the tens of thousands of customers who lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhattan, starting at about 7 p.m. on Saturday night....
19:51, 07/14/2019

FBI and US attorney question JetSmarter customers Customers of JetSmarter say they have been questioned about the private jet company's business practices and communications. The scope and nature of the inquiries are unclear....
18:51, 04/28/2019

9 smart techniques to truly understand your customers’ needs Understanding and meeting your customers’ needs can be challenging, especially with market forces constantly changing. To succeed, you need to be a good listener and discover how your customers feel about your product. Take the charismatic fishmonger...
16:00, 05/07/2019

MVNOs customers more likely to recommend their operator TalkTalk customers are the least likely to be satisfied with their broadband service, while mobile subscribers are generally happy with their level of service, according to Ofcom’s latest satisfaction survey.The regulator’s research dis...
17:00, 04/30/2019

UK operators promise to be 'fair' to customers The UK’s major mobile operators are among those who have signed up to a of a new voluntary pledge to put “fairness” at the heart of their businesses.EE, O2, Three and Vodafone have promised to adhere to the principles of the docu...
13:17, 06/03/2019

Power outage affecting more than 1,300 TEP customers TUCSON – More than 1,300 Tucson Electric Power customers are experiencing power outages on Tucson’s east side Monday morning. According to TEP’s outage map, crews are working to restore power to 1,348 customers. Power in the area is expected to be r...
18:17, 07/08/2019

E.ON UK to supply 3.3m customers with 100% renewable electricity One of Britain’s biggest green energy switches to date will come at no extra costMore than 3m homes are to automatically receive renewable energy from E.ON UK at no extra cost in one of the UK’s biggest green energy switches to date.The big six suppl...
01:51, 07/09/2019

U.S. Fed's Daly says banks need to do right by customers, communities Banks need to change their internal cultures if they are to combat competition from technology companies for customers soured on traditional financial institutions after the 2007-09 financial crisis, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Salesforce's AppExchange gets new features for customers and app vendors As the 13-year-old enterprise app marketplace continues to grow, Salesforce is adding analytics features for partners and search tools for customers looking for the right consultants....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon warns customers: Those supplements might be fake Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Greim) On the second evening of Prime Day, Amazon’s annual sales bonanza, Anne Marie Bressler received an email from Amazon that had nothing to do with the latest deals. The message, sent from an automated email addres...
20:34, 07/21/2019

AT&T will automatically block fraud calls for new customers AT&T is making quick use of FCC rules explicitly allowing carriers to block robocalls by default. The network will start automatically blocking fraud calls (and issuing suspected spam call alerts) for new phone customers as a matter course, at n...
21:51, 07/09/2019

CBS goes dark for 6.5M customers as contract talks with AT&T break down Amid tense contract negotiations between CBS and AT&T, the network went dark for 6.5 million DirecTV, U-verse and DirecTV Now customers across the country Saturday....
21:34, 07/21/2019

First American Financial Exposed Customers' Data Real estate title insurance company First American Financial said it learned of a design defect on Friday in one of its production applications that exposed customer data....
04:51, 05/25/2019

Natural Gas Cost Drops For Columbia Gas Customers LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) – Columbia Gas of Kentucky has announced a price decrease effective May 31. The company has received approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission for its most recent gas cost adjustment. Columbia Gas of Kentucky’s...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that found JetSmarter's financial losses and concerns about security and drugs on the company's f...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
10:34, 05/29/2019

Dell Technologies says it's prepping customers for 5G and AI with new portfolio New announcements include the new Dell EMC SD-WAN Edge, PowerSwitch enhancements, and updates to the company's hyperconverged infrastructure portfolio....
19:34, 04/30/2019

A Canadian Store Tried to Bag-Shame Its Customers. Nice Try. A Vancouver store introduced plastic bags with embarrassing messages to persuade customers to bring reusable alternatives. The bags became a surprise hit on social media instead....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Stitch Fix CEO says it's getting better at finding the most valuable customers for its service Shares of Stitch Fix rose nearly 15% Thursday after the online personal styling company reported Wednesday that it beat earnings and sales expectations in the fiscal third quarter of 2019....
00:51, 06/07/2019

Trump says customers should drop AT&T over CNN news coverage U.S. President Donald Trump targeted AT&T on Monday, urging customers to drop the telecommunications company over its ownership of cable news network CNN in the latest salvo in his long-running criticism over its news coverage....
16:17, 06/03/2019

Hargreaves pressures Woodford to repay customers The chief executive of an investment platform that championed Neil Woodford's suspended fund has said he is "putting pressure" on the fund manager to repay his customers....
20:17, 06/20/2019

AT&T customers dialing 911 faced a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carrier went through a nationwide connectivity disruption with the 911 centers for some reason, and the ou...
15:51, 07/03/2019

This is the best fast-food chain in America, according to 23,000 customers Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has ranked #1 for customer satisfaction in the country for 2018-2019, according to American Customer Satisfaction Index.       ...
11:34, 07/06/2019

In Syria's Aleppo, the customers are back in the bathhouse Swaddled in white towels, the Mansour and Wafai families sat in an arched alcove of Aleppo's Bab al-Ahmar public bathhouse, reviving their once-weekly tradition after years of war in Syria....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Nomura Securities to Repay Customers $25 Million Nomura Securities agreed to pay customers $25 million after the SEC said bond traders at the investment bank inflated its profit in the sale of commercial and residential mortgage-backed securities....
04:34, 07/16/2019

Netflix Is Bleeding Customers for the First Time In Years Netflix, our collective trash heap of mostly unwatched or unwanted content, would like you to know that despite a tidal wave of speculation that it’s not going to start serving you up ads. The stock market darling is suddenly losing subscribers and e...
02:17, 07/18/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year. Well, lo and behol...
13:34, 05/22/2019

AT&T cancels Galaxy Fold preorders, gives customers $100 for their troubles Following Samsung and Best Buy, it’s time for AT&T to cancel Galaxy Fold preorders, as the foldable phone is still vaporware after its release was canceled due to terrible design flaws. The carrier has notified customers who had preordered the ...
19:51, 06/13/2019

Mastercard Will Allow Transgender and Non-Binary Customers to Use Their Chosen Name on Cards (Bloomberg) — Mastercard Inc. will allow transgender customers to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards. The company is working with its banking partners to introduce True Name cards that will let customers use the name they want wit...
20:17, 06/17/2019

Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their “true name.”...
07:17, 06/19/2019

Danske Bank ousts former interim CEO after customers overcharged Danske Bank has dismissed its former interim chief executive Jesper Nielsen after customers were overcharged for an investment product, a first step by its new boss to restore trust in the troubled lender....
14:34, 06/24/2019

Hyundai dealers to offer customers Lyft rides through CDK app Hyundai dealers in the United States will offer Lyft Inc rides to customers getting their vehicles serviced at dealerships, the companies said on Tuesday, the latest in a string of partnerships by the ride services company....
21:34, 06/25/2019

UK businesses losing money and customers due to inaccurate data Businesses are missing out on revenue opportunities and losing customers as a result of bad data practices according to new research from Dun & Bradstreet.To compile its new The Past, Present and Future of Data report, the firm surveyed over 500 busi...
06:34, 06/25/2019

Boeing CEO says company is talking with customers about reimbursement for Max grounding Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said on Wednesday that the aerospace company is having "ongoing conversations" with its customers about helping them with secondary costs arising from the grounding of the 737 Max...
02:51, 06/27/2019

Protect your customers’ lives via tech-driven innovation CIO must understand how healthcare companies and new players are innovating to improve human conditions while positioning their firms for future market leadership....
21:00, 06/26/2019

Watch your small business grow by reaching new customers Your small business can get get a lot smaller if you don't keep the customers coming. Here are three ways to do it.        ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Boeing must show customers that they care about safety, expert says Helio Fred Garcia, president of the Logos Consulting Group, and Carter Copeland, analyst at Melius Research, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what they're going to be watching from Boeing's annual meeting for shareholders....
19:00, 04/29/2019

National Grid says no new NYC natgas customers without Williams pipeline National Grid Plc said on Friday it will not process new applications for natural gas service in its New York City and Long Island service area until Williams Cos Inc's Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) pipeline receives the permits it needs to pro...
22:51, 05/17/2019

Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite. The new offering is part of G Suite Migrate, which launched in beta in early 2019.Read More...
03:34, 06/04/2019

Nearly 12M Quest Diagnostics customers may have had data compromised, reports say Quest Diagnostics said that nearly 12 million customers may have had information compromised in a data breach.        ...
16:51, 06/03/2019

Boeing takes $5.6 billion revenue hit to compensate 737 Max customers The financial toll of the jet's grounding is starting to add up for Boeing, which has frozen sales of its flagship aircraft since regulators issued a global grounding of the plane in March....
01:34, 07/19/2019

WhatsApp confirms it's been targeted by spyware. That's exactly its customers' fear The Financial Times reported Monday that an Israel-based company was able to successfully install malware that could have been used for surveillance on phone calls made over the app....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Huawei promises Android ban won't affect Australian customers No sooner than news broke that Google had rescinded Huawei’s Android licence, worried customers – especially in the UK – began to trade in their Huawei handsets. However, the Chinese tech giant’s Australian arm has release...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Ikea won’t sell customers this rug until they take a heart and brainwave scan For the last five years, Ikea has teamed with notable designers and artists to create high-dollar goods. Its “Art Collection” offered customers the opportunity to buy limited edition furnishings and art at prices customers could stomach. Ikea’s 2019 ...
04:51, 05/25/2019

Mercedes-Benz's Heated Seatbelts Could Encourage Customers To Put Them On Seatbelt is the first safety feature in a vehicle which plays a crucial role in saving the life of the occupants in case of a collision. It keeps the body static and prevents it from coming into......
04:00, 05/24/2019

Uber glitch charged some customers 100x what they expected to pay Uber riders in a number of cities around the world on Wednesday were met with some stress-inducing sticker shock when noticing the price they’d been charged ended up getting massively inflated. In what appeared to be a case of decimal points no...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Boeing Plans $5 Billion Charge to Compensate 737 MAX Customers Boeing said it would book a nearly $5 billion charge related to compensating airline customers as a result of the prolonged grounding of its troubled 737 MAX aircraft....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Grubhub charging us even when our customers don’t order: restaurant owners Restaurateurs across the country say they are being bamboozling by Grubhub, charging hidden fees for orders that never happened — an allegation that could cost the company millions, The Post has learned....
03:34, 05/20/2019

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 customers, making it the third healthcare company to be affected by the incident....
17:51, 06/06/2019

Verizon customers can get the Moto Z2 Play for $1 a month or $24 total at Best Buy While the Moto Z2 Play didn't exactly receive rave reviews when it came out almost two years ago, bargain-hunting fans of Motorola's neat modular concept must have relished the numerous opportunities they got in recent months to score the 5.5-inch ph...
21:34, 05/19/2019

Ask The Salty Waitress: Should I ask customers why they didn't finish their meal? Hey Salty! Long, longtime server/bartender here. What should I say, if anything, if a customer asks me to clear their plate at the end of their meal, with the majority of their food still on it? (I’m not talking here about a few bites left over at th...
01:34, 06/12/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders will be canceled unless customers say otherwise Following the news that Samsung's Galaxy Fold has been officially delayed with no new release date in sight, the South Korean electronics giant has emailed US customers who pre-ordered the foldable device with an update on its current status, as...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Mobile operators agree to cut charges for out-of-contract customers A number of UK mobile phone operators have agreed to cut charges for out-of-contract customers as research by Ofcom found they were overpaying £182m a year....
13:17, 07/22/2019

Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit smoking in 1984....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Wells Fargo will pay customers $386 million over unwanted auto insurance Wells Fargo & Co will pay customers at least $386 million to settle class-action claims that the bank signed them up for auto insurance they did not want or need when they took out car loans....
21:17, 06/07/2019

Airbus' programs chief: trade tensions could impact customers Airbus' programs chief said trade tensions could impact customers, although the sales chief at the European planemaker said its market remained "quite positive" and less dependent upon economic cycles than before....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Google’s internet balloons face doubts from potential customers Google’s bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers.Read More...
15:51, 07/01/2019

Some Hyundai dealerships to offer Lyft rides for service customers Subscribers to CDK Global's Hailer application have the option to offer Lyft rides free of charge or at a cost automatically added to the customer's service bill....
23:17, 06/26/2019

Oracle aims to move all of its on-premise customers in MEA on to cloud in two years Oracle wants to get all of its 4,000 on-premise customers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region on to the cloud in the next two years.It is a challenging task but Arun Khehar, senior vice-president for business applications at Oracle for Middle ...
08:34, 07/23/2019

Southern Water faces criminal probe - and customers to get rebates Southern Water is under criminal investigation by the Environment Agency after "serious failures" in its sewage treatment sites and for deliberately misreporting its performance....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Boost Mobile informs customers about a data breach -- two months ago Sprint-owned virtual mobile network operator Boost Mobile quietly informed customers that it suffered a data breach that allowed hackers to access some user accounts. In a notice posted on the Boost Mobile website, the company said a previously undis...
06:34, 05/14/2019

US may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help existing customers The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after this week's blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant....
11:17, 05/18/2019

Pizza Hut to acquire online ordering service to learn more about customers Pizza Hut has agreed to acquire QuikOrder, an online ordering software and service provider for restaurants, in a move to access more data about its customers....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Oracle launches Autonomous Database Dedicated for enterprise customers Oracle is introducing a private option for its Autonomous Database management service, along with availability of the Oracle Application Express.Read More...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Grubhub has bought thousands of domain names to compete against its own customers Online food delivery company Grubhub has purchased thousands of domain names that resemble those of businesses that are either already on its platform or are trying to be according to a new report from New Food Economy.The company owns over 23,000 of...
03:51, 06/29/2019

New Bill Prohibits Phone Companies from Charging Customers to Ban Robocalls House Republicans and Democrats came together on Thursday to put forth comprehensive legislation designed not only to help end the scourge of robocalls, but prevent U.S. consumers from being forced to foot the bill.Read more......
01:17, 06/21/2019

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks....
02:17, 06/13/2019

Explainer: Who pays Trump's tariffs, China or U.S. customers and companies? U.S. President Donald Trump says China pays the tariffs he has imposed on $250 billion of Chinese exports to the United States but that is not exactly the way tariffs work....
23:34, 05/06/2019

Sprint Reports Steepest Decline of Cellphone Customers in Years Sprint lost 189,000 of its most lucrative phone connections in the first three months of the year, the steepest such decline since at least late 2015....
07:51, 05/08/2019

Woman ‘horrified’ by gym’s body-shaming promo email to former customers Talk about gym-timidation. One woman was left “horrified” to receive a body-shaming promotional email from a Connecticut location of Anytime Fitness gym. The offensive note urged former customers to “pinch” and “grab” any R...
07:34, 06/15/2019

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
06:00, 06/09/2019

Boeing's issue is convincing customers their solution is sufficient, WSJ reporter says Boeing is hosting its annual meeting today at its corporate headquarters in Chicago. This comes following a new report from the Wall Street Journal, which found Boeing did not tell its largest customer Southwest Airlines that the safety feature desig...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Goldman Sachs offering to pay for Marcus bank’s customers’ silence Goldman Sachs really, really, really doesn’t want you to sue the company. The Wall Street investment bank quietly offered this week to pay all the fees for customers who bring legal claims against its new consumer bank — including double the lawyer’s...
08:34, 06/13/2019

Walmart service to deliver groceries inside customers’ homes NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is offering to have one of its employees deliver fresh groceries and put them in your refrigerator when you’re not home. The nation’s largest grocer says it will be offering the service this fall for more than one ...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Westpac tracking vulnerable customers to escalate service level As part of its complaints handling overhaul, the bank is making use of data such as a customer's postcode and if they're in receipt of Centrelink assistance to find customers that need more 'care'....
08:17, 05/09/2019

Amazon is making 3 small changes to its seller polices that add up to a big win for customers (AMZN) Helen H. Richardson/Getty Images Amazon is instituting new seller policies that are designed to make shopping easier on the site. The policies include new rules around titles for listings, requiring price-per-unit information for some consumables an...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Monzo customers left fuming as transfers fail for several hours Customers of app-based bank Monzo told of their frustration today claiming their bank transfers had failed and they were unable to access their cash....
21:17, 05/30/2019

Spies with that? Police can snoop on McDonald's and Westfield wifi customers Exclusive: Documents reveal rushed encryption legislation allows police to compel wifi providers to turn over information about usersPeople accessing the internet at McDonald’s and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police u...
11:51, 05/28/2019

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
04:17, 05/25/2019

Walgreens to provide drug disposal packets free to customers Walgreens is making it easier for customers dispose of unused drugs safely. The drugstore chain said Monday that at each of its more than 9,500 U.S. locations, it will offer packets that customers can use to turn medications into a useless gel before...
17:17, 06/24/2019

What is OpCX? Forging emotional connections with customers. Tread carefully Customers want brands to take care of their wants and needs. Deloitte Digital outlines OpCX, which blends multiple disciplines to make companies more human. Can brands really live up to these relationship expectations?...
19:34, 05/22/2019

EXPLAINER-Who pays Trump's tariffs, China or U.S. customers and companies? U.S. President Donald Trump says China pays the tariffs he has imposed on $250 billion of Chinese exports to the United States but that is not exactly the way tariffs work....
21:51, 05/06/2019

Another $860 million recovered for Madoff customers in Kingate settlement: trustee The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm on Wednesday said another $860 million may soon be returned to the swindler's customers, under a settlement with offshore funds that......
21:00, 07/17/2019

Email scammer's plan to defraud 200,000 airport customers is foiled The NCSC's Active Cyber Defence report outlines how the scheme has helped defend the UK from hackers - and outlines plans for continuing to do so in future....
20:51, 07/16/2019

State-sponsored cybercriminals attacked 10,000 Microsoft customers in 2018 Microsoft said on Wednesday that it had notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’d been the target of state-sponsored attacks. The Windows maker said the attacks originated from countries like Iran, North Korea, and Russia. “This d...
15:51, 07/18/2019

#Behonest: Canada airport kiosk relies on the honesty of customers Two entrepreneurs opened a shop at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport that has no staff running it, just a credit card reader and box for customers to place cash when making a purchase....
05:00, 07/21/2019

Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. (credit: Javier Carbajal) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’re being targeted by nation-sponsored hackers. According to a post from Microsoft...
07:17, 07/18/2019

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on Tuesday Vodafone had admitted that it misled thousands of customers for five years by charging them ...
09:51, 07/16/2019

British Airways Fined $229 Million Over Customers' Data Theft British Airways has been fined more than 183 million pounds after computer hackers last year stole bank details from hundreds of thousands of passengers, its parent group IAG said Monday....
10:34, 07/08/2019

AWS intros new EventBridge, CDK services as CTO Vogels urges customers to 'encrypt everything' At the AWS Summit Thursday, Vogels talked new developer tools, customer case studies and the importance of security across enterprise IT infrastructure....
17:51, 07/11/2019

Customers Being Wrongly Detained for 'Stolen' Rental Cars Is Apparently a Thing Quite a few of you probably have plans to travel and rent cars this summer, so listen up: There have been various cases where rental car companies like Hertz have mistakenly reported their cars as missing and then getting unsuspecting customers arres...
02:17, 05/25/2019

Two Burger King customers tell Spanish-speaking manager to ‘go back to Mexico’ By Hasley Pitman A heated exchange between two customers and the manager of a Florida Burger King who spoke Spanish in the restaurant was caught on video and viewed 22,000 times on social media. This just happened right in front of me!!!! I had t...
21:17, 07/11/2019

New Jersey Dunkin' employee tests positive for Hepatitis A, customers warned Customers in New Jersey who ran on Dunkin’ between May 18 and June 1 are being warned about Hepatitis A after an employee at a Turnersville location tested positive for the disease....
23:17, 06/10/2019

Britax sent defective fix to customers in deal to avoid safety recall of its strollers The defective bolts are the latest problem for the company since its settlement with federal regulators in November, which was the subject of a probe by The Post into how the consumer safety agency backed off its demand for a recall....
06:51, 05/04/2019

Exclusive: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help existing customers The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after this week's blacklisting would have made it nearly impossible for the Chinese company to service its existing customers....
03:51, 05/18/2019

Maruti Suzuki Took Proactive Measures To Help Customers Affected By Fani Cyclone Maruti Suzuki has announced that it had taken preventive measures in order to reduce car damage and quick repair of vehicles affected by cyclone Fani....
10:34, 05/09/2019

Mediaset to move pay-TV content to video streaming app after losing customers: source Italy's top commercial broadcaster Mediaset plans to close its pay-TV channels and move their content to a video streaming service after losing 80 percent of its paying clients in six months, a source close to the matter said....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Burger King’s latest plan to reach customers: Whoppers delivered right to your car. Now Burger King has unveiled a direct to driver delivery concept the company has labeled “The Traffic Jam Whopper.” The initiative, which is being rolled out in Mexico City, allows drivers to order food directly to their car, where it is delivered vi...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Chase tried to motivate customers with lower bank balances. It backfired badly. Chase Bank tried to offer customers on Twitter some #MondayMotivation to save money. The backlash was so strong the banking giant deleted their tweet.        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Marriott fined $123m for 2018 data breach that hit 339m customers Hot on the heels of British Airways, international hotel group Marriott could face the wrath of the UK‘s data privacy regulator. The country’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said it plans to fine the US-based chain £99 million ($123 million)...
09:51, 07/10/2019

Canadian store urges customers to rethink plastic with ‘shameful’ bags East West Market hopes humorous bags like ‘Wart Ointment Wholesale’ will persuade shoppers to shun single-use plastic bagsIf concern over the climate crisis or revulsion over the contamination of the food chain are not enough to change consumer behav...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Range Rover Astronaut Edition launched for space flight customers Range Rover Astronaut Edition Revamped version of Range Rover Autobiography features exclusive design tweaks, will only be offered to Virgin Galactic flyers Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations division has unveiled a special Range Rover Astron...
21:17, 05/09/2019

How Salesforce builds loyalty by investing in the success of its developers, admins, and customers At Salesforce TrailheaDX 2019, Sarah Franklin spoke with TechRepublic about what makes the company's relationship with developers, admins, and customers....
16:51, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil telecom Oi adds mobile customers as it expands 4.5G coverage Brazilian telecom Oi SA added more post-paid mobile clients in May than in April, commercial director Bernardo Winik said on Tuesday, as the company expanded its 4.5G coverage in Latin America's largest economy....
19:17, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
13:17, 06/09/2019

Walmart makes it super easy for AT&T customers to upgrade their phones online Walmart has been trying to diversify its business and services in a number of interesting ways lately, competing against arch-rival Amazon in terms of both voice shopping experiences and ultra-low-cost tablets. And now you can do something on Walmart...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Tesla aids Michigan customers with service center at Ohio border The location of Tesla's new service center on the Ohio border with Michigan could help the electric carmaker serve its Detroit area customers. Tesla has about 1,500 customers in Michigan. ...
00:34, 05/09/2019

Comcast to Pay Millions After Judge Finds It Illegally Screwed Over Customers 445,000 Times Comcast violated the Consumer Protection Act a whopping 445,000 times, a Washington State court ruled on Thursday. The ruling stems from accusations by the state’s attorney general that the telecom giant signed up tens of thousands of customers for a...
03:00, 06/08/2019

Walmart Warns Tariffs on Chinese Goods Will Increase Prices for Customers (NEW YORK) — Walmart warned on Thursday that higher tariffs on imports from China will mean higher prices. The comments came after the nation’s largest retailer reported its best sale performance at its established U.S. namesake stores fo...
19:17, 05/16/2019

Startups target banks' small business customers in FX payments drive Revolut and TransferWise are signing up thousands of small businesses a month for foreign exchange payments, touting slicker service and lower fees as they try to take on banks in a sector with flows of $7 trillion a year....
12:34, 05/15/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some personal finance shaming. The tweet mocked customers f...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Rent the Runway, Nordstrom team up to boost convenience, attract customers Nordstrom Inc and Rent the Runway announced a partnership on Thursday that aims to draw more foot traffic into the department store while making the clothing rental service more convenient so it can improve service to existing customers and attract ...
15:17, 06/28/2019

Breakfast wraps recalled after customers find ‘small rocks’ inside More than 246,000 pounds of frozen breakfast wraps were recently recalled after customers complained of finding “small rocks” in the food, federal inspectors announced. Ruiz Food Products, the manufacturer of El Monterey Egg, Potato, Bacon & Cheese S...
17:34, 06/17/2019

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
09:34, 06/09/2019

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
20:17, 06/08/2019

Wells Fargo agrees to pay customers $386M over unwanted auto insurance National General Insurance, an underwriter, will pay an additional $7.5 million, making the total customer payout at least $393.5 million, according to federal court filings....
13:17, 06/10/2019

JPMorgan's deposit growth slowing as customers seek higher yield Deposit growth at JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest U.S. bank by assets, is slowing as customers withdraw some of their money and stash it with competing banks that pay higher interest rates, a bank executive said Thursday....
19:17, 05/30/2019

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Suit filed by iTunes users claims that Apple did make its customers the product Ever since the Cambridge Analytica story broke, revealing that 87 million Facebook members had their personal data used without permission, Apple and its CEO Tim Cook have been saying one thing over and over: Apple's customers are not its product. In...
04:51, 05/25/2019

Lawsuit claims Buffalo Wild Wings would refuse service to black customers A former Buffalo Wild Wings employee is suing the company for creating a “racially hostile work environment,” claiming that their managers allowed employees to discriminate against black customers....
01:34, 05/23/2019

Jaclyn Hill Cosmetics customers report receiving ‘lumpy’ and ‘hairy’ lipsticks A YouTube beauty guru is trying to survive lumpy-lipstick-gate. Jaclyn Hill launched her cosmetic line, Jaclyn Cosmetics, about two weeks ago. But while fans were initially anxious to get their hands on the line, some have since been taking to social...
23:00, 06/11/2019

AT&T cancels its Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders; customers involved get a $100 promo card While the world waits for Samsung to announce a new launch date for the Galaxy Fold, actions speak louder than words. Especially when those actions consist of Best Buy canceling pre-orders collected for the device last month followed up by today's ne...
05:51, 06/13/2019

Fake supplements: Amazon warned customers some Align products it sold were counterfeit Amazon says the Align nutritional supplements currently for sale on its site are safe. But the retailer recently warned customers of fakes.       ...
00:17, 07/23/2019

Caught on video: Florida customers tell Burger King manager to ‘go back to Mexico’ NBC NEWS – A heated exchange among two customers and the manager of a Florida Burger King who spoke Spanish in the restaurant was caught on video and viewed 22,000 times on social media. “Go back to Mexico if you want to keep speaking Spanish,”...
21:17, 07/11/2019

Nissan India Extends Service Support To Cyclone-Affected Customers In Odisha Nissan has sent special emergency repair teams in Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack and additional trained manpower will be deployed from its dealerships to expedite repair turnaround time....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Starbucks customers sue claiming exposure to potentially fatal pest-control chemicals Starbucks is being sued by a group of New York City customers concerned about exposure to potentially-fatal pest-control chemicals.        ...
01:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-WeWork parent loses $264 mln in quarter, sales to corporate customers rise The We Company, parent of flexible workspace operator WeWork, said on Wednesday losses narrowed slightly in the first quarter from a year earlier to $264 million as revenue continues to double annually and its customer base surged....
01:34, 05/16/2019

Black woman claims bartender made her give up seat for white customers A woman in Michigan has filed a class-action lawsuit against J. Alexander’s restaurant after alleging she was the victim of racial discrimination at a location just outside of Detroit. On Wednesday afternoon, however, the restaurant responded with a ...
01:34, 06/27/2019

Inclusivity comes to credit cards: Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their "true name."...
07:17, 06/19/2019

Nike misses on earnings, but beats on revenues as customers buy more sneakers and sports gear Nike sold more sneakers and gear during the fiscal fourth quarter than Wall Street expected, helping to boost revenues by 4% to just over $10 billion....
23:17, 06/27/2019

Lawsuit: Ford hid Focus, Fiesta transmission problems — then blamed customers A class-action lawsuit representing 1.9 million Ford Fiesta and Focus owners has Ford on the hook for tens of millions if not billions in penalties.        ...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Reuters: Chinese hackers used the cloud to steal trade secrets from enterprise customers A report a few days ago revealed that hackers linked with China’s government were stealing data from more than a dozen global telecom companies for years. Cybersecurity company Cyberreason said at the time that a hacking group labeled APT10, as...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Alabama car dealership offers free shotgun, Bible and American flag to customers A rural Alabama car dealership is giving away a Bible, a 12-gauge shotgun and an American flag with the purchase of any new or used vehicle as part of its Fourth of July sales promotion....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Burger King thinks it can fool its Swedish customers with its plant-based patties Burger King is so confident about its new plant-based offerings that as a part of a promotional campaign in Sweden, the fast-food chain is daring their customers to order from its new "50/50 menu."...
19:51, 07/16/2019

Netflix shares plunge as global growth falls short, U.S. customers shrink Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost U.S. streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets for new subscribers overseas, an announcement that jarred investors ahead of looming competition....
03:17, 07/18/2019

Citi launches co-branded credit cards with SE Asia's Grab in push for more customers Citigroup has teamed up with Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab to launch co-branded credit cards, as it looks to boost its Asian customer base by about 13% via partnerships with digital firms, a senior Citi executive said....
05:51, 06/11/2019

Target CEO Brian Cornell reiterates forecast, apologizes to customers for weekend outages Target CEO Brian Cornell apologized to customers for a disappointing weekend after the company experienced outages that shut down its cash registers and credit-card processors for several hours....
18:17, 06/19/2019

TVS Motor Company Announces Service Support For Customers Affected By Cyclone Fani Hosur-based two-wheeler giant, TVS Motor Company has announced it will be extending support for customers affected by Cyclon Fani in the state of Odisha. The manufacturer has activated Road Side......
18:34, 05/16/2019

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 spinning off tech units....
19:00, 07/09/2019

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 category in a move designed to distinguish between heavil...
13:17, 07/03/2019

Metro Bank tells customers their money is safe after Whatsapp rumour spirals out of control Metro Bank has told customers their money is safe after a social media rumour about the bank's financial health caused hundreds of customers in west London to flocked to stores to withdraw cash and valuables from safety deposit boxes....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Small-business owners: Don't give Facebook, Amazon remote control of your customers Online platforms help you build your small business, but if you let them control all of your contacts, they could also control all of your business.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Tata Offers Emergency Service Support For Fani Cyclone-Affected Customers In Odisha Tata Motors has announced initiating a special emergency service support for Tata vehicle owners who were affected by the untimely Fani cyclone in Odisha....
11:51, 05/07/2019

Furious customers are threatening to boycott Wayfair over reports the company is furnishing migrant camps AP Photo/Jenny Kane Wayfair is catching customers' ire online. In a letter signed by more than 500 employees and sent to the company's leadership, workers said they learned of a $200,000 order from a government contractor that has been operating mi...
23:34, 06/25/2019

JPMorgan credit-card customers are seething about company plans to revoke their ability to sue them — here's how to protect yourself AP Images JPMorgan Chase is planning to revoke its credit-card customers' ability to sue them. The bank sent nearly all of its cardholders notifications alerting them that they were implementing binding arbitration that prevents customers from takin...
23:00, 06/05/2019

This seafood restaurant’s latest catch: Chinese robots that greet customers and deliver food. A newly opened Delaware seafood restaurant has a unique item on its menu: robot servers. The machines are the latest example of intelligent machines working in the restaurant industry....
14:51, 07/02/2019

Supreme Court ruling means Apple could face lawsuits from lots of angry customers The United States Supreme Court ruled this week that users could sue Apple for allegedly monopolizing the App Store and driving up the price of apps. This means that, if you’re so inclined, you could bring suit against Apple for overcharging you. App...
03:17, 05/14/2019

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 remains gloomy....
22:00, 05/20/2019

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 that would bar them from using US components or sof...
20:00, 05/22/2019

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....
12:17, 05/09/2019

Black woman claims bartender at Michigan restaurant made her give up seat for white customers Liah Gant claims she was sitting at the bar of the J. Alexander’s in West Bloomfield on Thursday night when a bartender asked her to give up her seat so two white men could sit down....
21:17, 06/26/2019

THE IDENTITY VERIFICATION IN BANKING REPORT: How banks should use new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The way incumbent banks onboard and verify the ident...
00:00, 05/22/2019

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 three-year-long engagement comes to an end....
15:00, 05/20/2019

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....
13:00, 05/23/2019

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....
08:34, 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 over investor votes....
08:17, 05/16/2019

US firms could resume Huawei sales 'in weeks' American technology firms could be permitted to resume business with Huawei within the next “two to four weeks” as the US ban on sales to the Chinese mobile giant is relaxed.After years of passive hostility, Washington effectively black...
16:17, 07/15/2019

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 fast-growing field....
23:34, 06/25/2019

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 the UK believe their teams are falling behind in the...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Only half of UK firms are insured against data loss A large number of UK firms are failing to insure their valuable data, putting them at risk of major losses if attacked.New research from Accenture found that only half of businesses in the UK are insured against data loss, despite options being avail...
12:34, 05/09/2019

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 popularize 5G....
10:00, 06/06/2019

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 Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision....
10:34, 05/22/2019

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 current tools are no longer effective in staving ...
04:34, 07/19/2019

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....
15:34, 05/23/2019

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....
14:51, 06/29/2019

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 processor showed on Wednesday....
17:34, 05/01/2019

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, a top Pentagon official said on Monday....
19:00, 06/17/2019

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....
19:17, 06/20/2019

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....
12:51, 07/10/2019

Lawsuit Alleges Buffalo Wild Wings Managers Gave the Green Light to Refuse Black Customers Perhaps you’ve heard the stories about how black people don’t tip, without deconstructing the reasoning as to why that might be. Or perhaps you’re just one of many racist managers at Buffalo Wild Wings who’ve relied on this stereotype to justify refu...
17:00, 05/22/2019

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 staff....
18:00, 06/06/2019

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 officials have warned that they could face retaliation....
03:51, 06/09/2019

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 Friday....
10:00, 06/07/2019

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 meaningful” carbon pricing regimes at the end of a ...
16:00, 06/14/2019

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....
20:34, 06/12/2019

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 £786m ($1bn) than any other company in Europe, according to government research.It found that UK-based...
08:17, 06/10/2019

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....
07:51, 05/31/2019

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 opposite is true....
11:17, 07/16/2019

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....
14:00, 07/12/2019

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....
13:51, 07/12/2019

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......
08:17, 05/07/2019

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....
23:51, 06/03/2019

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 country....
20:17, 04/29/2019

China Steps Up Trade War and Plans Blacklist of U.S. Firms Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s problems....
20:17, 05/31/2019

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 minister said....
20:51, 06/13/2019

China issues 5G licenses to four firms: state media China's industry ministry granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp on Thursday, the state broadcaster CCTV said....
04:51, 06/06/2019

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 countries in the world....
17:00, 06/12/2019

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....
04:34, 07/02/2019

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 under management found on Wednesday....
03:34, 07/10/2019

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....
15:34, 06/24/2019

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....
20:34, 04/28/2019

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't come near to replacing them....
14:17, 06/25/2019

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 of establishing a brand means that premium start-...
13:51, 05/14/2019

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 "Chinese" goods....
23:00, 05/15/2019

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 placement on the list last month means that the ma...
05:51, 06/13/2019

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 pressure on boardrooms to go green....
16:00, 05/18/2019

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—which employ more than 250 workers—were hit by a brea...
16:51, 05/02/2019

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 analysis....
16:17, 05/02/2019

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 economic interests....
19:17, 06/26/2019

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 firms should be the purview of the United States....
20:00, 06/26/2019

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 parts and software from the U.S. However, companies c...
23:51, 06/26/2019

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......
14:34, 05/01/2019

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 President's executive order gives the federal gover...
21:17, 05/16/2019

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....
18:17, 07/02/2019

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 country....
03:17, 06/20/2019

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....
02:17, 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 unfit for a net zero-carbon economy, according to a ...
10:51, 06/19/2019

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....
07:00, 05/27/2019

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 electric powertrain with funding from the Advanced Pro...
10:51, 06/18/2019

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 concerns, a Reuters poll showed....
09:00, 05/23/2019

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....
07:00, 07/11/2019

7-Eleven Japan shut down a mobile payments app after only two days because hackers exploited a simple security flaw and customers lost over $500,000 FlickrCC/Mike Mozart On July 1, 7-Eleven Japan launched a mobile payment app, called 7pay, that had the security flaw of allowing anyone to reset any other user's password, ZDNet reported. Bad actors accessed 900 customers' accounts and ripped them...
21:00, 07/06/2019

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....
05:00, 04/29/2019

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....
07:17, 07/15/2019

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....
07:34, 05/25/2019

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 this year that extend or eliminate the amount of ti...
17:17, 07/21/2019

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 audits or face delisting....
08:34, 06/06/2019

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....
05:17, 05/25/2019

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 to take action....
13:00, 05/17/2019

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...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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....
16:00, 07/22/2019

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....
17:34, 05/16/2019

'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 describes the central Asian hermit state as “a country tee...
18:17, 07/14/2019

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....
07:17, 05/27/2019

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
05:34, 05/27/2019

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 restrictions on the Chinese company could move forwar...
02:17, 07/15/2019

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 Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said on Monday....
20:17, 05/20/2019

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....
07:17, 05/17/2019

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 restrictions on the Chinese company could move forwar...
07:17, 07/15/2019

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 and forcing some tenants out of their homes....
19:17, 04/28/2019

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 processing payments for sports betting firms....
16:17, 07/17/2019

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...
20:00, 04/28/2019

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....
22:51, 05/13/2019

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......
16:17, 06/01/2019

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 administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
04:00, 06/18/2019

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 for retrofitting vehicles with autonomous car techn...
21:51, 04/28/2019

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 said....
17:00, 05/22/2019

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......
16:17, 07/18/2019

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 Defence Industry Directorate said on Thursday....
14:17, 07/18/2019

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....
16:00, 07/17/2019

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 prime minister who threatens to leave the EU witho...
03:00, 07/21/2019

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....
16:00, 05/23/2019

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....
13:34, 05/20/2019

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....
03:00, 06/05/2019

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 including French oil multinational Total, a Libyan govern...
03:34, 05/10/2019

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 across North America and the UK. It caused more t...
11:51, 05/15/2019

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....
17:17, 06/04/2019

"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......
17:00, 07/15/2019

Forced Tech Transfers Are on the Rise in China, European Firms Say European businesses in China say forced technology transfers to local firms have become more common over the past two years as foreign firms battle for access in the world’s second-largest economy....
17:17, 05/20/2019

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 to a report published on Tuesday....
12:00, 06/04/2019

Farage calls for private health firms to 'relieve burden on NHS' Brexit party leader defends ‘breaking point’ poster and remarks about global warmingNigel Farage has said private health companies should “relieve the burden” on the NHS, the UK ought to limit efforts to curb global warming, and defended anti-immigra...
17:00, 05/12/2019

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc , Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
21:17, 06/21/2019

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....
11:34, 06/17/2019

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 and ExxonMobil, of failing to reveal the full ext...
19:51, 06/16/2019

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......
09:17, 06/22/2019

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,......
14:51, 07/03/2019

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 administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
05:00, 06/18/2019

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to counter such efforts or face regulation....
17:51, 06/14/2019

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, officials said Thursday. The tax-free individual accounts...
00:00, 06/14/2019

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 voices....
00:17, 07/12/2019

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....
09:34, 05/02/2019

"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

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 Xi Jinping could retaliate by going back on his vow...
06:00, 05/02/2019

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....
17:00, 07/12/2019

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 national security....
19:34, 07/12/2019

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 games. The exploit chains together several classic ty...
14:51, 06/26/2019

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.S. border agents....
16:51, 07/11/2019

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....
18:51, 06/25/2019

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.indiatimes.com/industry/telecom/telecom-news/india-cos...
10:00, 07/04/2019

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 ruling.Last month, the US Commerce Department prohibit...
18:00, 06/10/2019

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 analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 lega...
07:51, 07/04/2019

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.....
20:17, 07/10/2019

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....
18:51, 06/19/2019

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 the region....
15:17, 06/19/2019

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....
14:51, 06/19/2019

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, police said....
08:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
21:51, 07/10/2019

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....
02:17, 07/11/2019

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....
10:17, 06/18/2019

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 and newsletterMillions of US taxpayer dollars are ...
16:00, 07/11/2019

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, despite the vast majority having “serious issues” with...
17:00, 06/11/2019

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....
11:00, 06/29/2019

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....
02:17, 07/13/2019

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....
06:17, 04/30/2019

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....
13:51, 06/10/2019

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....
08:17, 06/11/2019

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 Attunity did for Ford, Toronto-Dominion Bank and its o...
00:00, 06/29/2019

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....
18:17, 05/01/2019

'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 China by two months....
09:17, 06/25/2019

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....
18:17, 07/01/2019

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....
17:00, 05/22/2019

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 U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, accord...
05:17, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-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 national security....
14:51, 07/13/2019

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 violence online in what they described as an “unprecedent...
00:51, 05/16/2019

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's devastating war....
23:34, 06/25/2019

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 announcing that it will stop supplying some components to ...
10:00, 05/23/2019

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, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
09:51, 06/19/2019

Cycle hire firms urged to help clear dumped bikes from canals Trust says it is recovering 100 bikes a year – docked, dockless, even electric – in London aloneHundreds of dockless bikes are being dumped into canals and rivers and most operators are unwilling to help clean up the mess, the body responsible for th...
15:51, 07/21/2019

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. Embassy official told Reuters on Wednesday....
11:34, 06/19/2019

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....
07:51, 07/18/2019

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...
17:51, 05/24/2019

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt 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, police said....
06:51, 06/19/2019

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 the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the ...
01:17, 06/21/2019

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 Reuters on Sunday....
13:17, 06/09/2019

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to recover the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
20:17, 05/22/2019

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....
05:51, 07/19/2019

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......
15:17, 07/05/2019

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 the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators responsible for the detention of thousands of migrants ...
19:17, 07/05/2019

Firms Flock to Issue Bonds on Tiny English Channel Island Companies selling risky debt have flocked to the tiny English Channel island of Guernsey, which is self-governing and known for its low tax and light regulation, in the wake of stricter EU rules aimed to make bond markets more transparent and fair....
23:17, 05/13/2019

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 discuss this week....
21:34, 06/24/2019

Here's how retailers and logistics firms can solve the multibillion-dollar returns issue This is a preview of The Reverse Logistics Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence With e-commerce becoming a lucrative shopping channel, retailers and their logistics par...
00:17, 07/09/2019

China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his tariffs are causing companies to move production away from the world's second largest economy....
11:00, 05/21/2019

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......
17:00, 06/24/2019

Government Seeks To Tap Foreign Lenders For Loans To Small Firms: Report The official said the government plans to source up to Rs 1 lakh crore of loans from foreign institutions becausebanks were not in a position to provide enough capital for the small business sector,......
22:51, 07/20/2019

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....
12:00, 07/03/2019

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a judge blocked the effort....
08:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-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....
22:34, 07/13/2019

U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute 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 "entity list" that bars them from buying U.S. parts an...
00:34, 06/22/2019

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 Reuters on Sunday....
11:51, 06/09/2019

5G network deployments stymied by Huawei ban as other firms scramble to fill the void Huawei's 5G equipment "leads the pack," but its "major problem is that you can't succeed in markets if governments bar you from competing in them," according to a GlobalData report....
21:51, 06/07/2019

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 arrangement, sparking friction within the industry....
04:00, 05/21/2019

US insurer Chubb to stop investing in or selling policies to coal firms Company becomes latest to make pledge as risks of climate crisis become clearerChubb will become the first US insurer to turn its back on the global coal industry by beginning to phase out its coal investments and insurance policies within the next t...
17:34, 07/01/2019

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....
13:17, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-EU to focus on trade tensions at G20, seek tax on digital firms -document Resolving global trade tensions must be a top priority to preserve an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will tell G20 counterparts this week amid an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade conflict....
21:34, 06/04/2019

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, which he says suppress conservative voices....
03:17, 07/12/2019

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row China on Friday said it would create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms and individuals in a new escalation of its trade war with the United States....
19:17, 05/31/2019

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)...
12:34, 07/17/2019

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, sending oil prices as much as 4% higher a month after four other tankers were damaged by limpet mines in the region....
12:51, 06/13/2019

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, and giving Huawei rivals an opening....
23:51, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-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 national security....
19:00, 07/12/2019

Firms flock to power auction for troubled Brazil state near Venezuela Developers have presented more than 150 proposals for power plants ahead of an auction this month to supply electricity to the Brazilian state of Roraima, which has struggled with a rash of blackouts due to reliance on the shaky Venezuelan power grid...
00:51, 05/10/2019

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 broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim...
07:17, 06/12/2019

Boeing seeks to reassure plane leasing firms as grounding of its 737 Max grinds on Boeing met with aircraft leasing firms and financiers in New York as the grounding of its popular 737 Max planes drags on with no clear timeline for getting the planes back in service....
23:34, 07/15/2019

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
23:00, 07/13/2019

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 Reuters....
07:17, 05/17/2019

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 of a wider antitrust investigation. In fact, the ...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief executives quit within a week of each other....
11:17, 06/04/2019

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. It appears here under a Creative Commons license...
01:51, 05/17/2019

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, and giving Huawei rivals an opening....
07:00, 06/29/2019

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 voices....
00:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million 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....
23:34, 07/12/2019

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2bn worth of tanks, missiles and related equipme...
01:17, 07/13/2019

UK energy network firms rattled by Labour state ownership plan Britain's opposition Labour Party intends to take energy networks back into state ownership if elected, prompting infrastructure owners to warn of damage to investment, high taxpayer costs and a slower transition to green energy....
19:17, 05/15/2019

Rally Cars: Dealership Stocks Rise as Firms Pivot from New Vehicles Stock prices for the nation’s publicly traded dealership groups have rallied in recent months, a sign of Wall Street’s greater confidence in the ability of auto retailers to weather a downturn in the U.S. car market....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Japan firms set up consortium to enhance climate-related financial disclosure Japanese companies set up a consortium on Monday to help improve reporting of the financial impacts of climate-related risks and opportunities, aiming to enhance green investments and promote innovation that helps tackle climate change issues....
16:17, 05/27/2019

Raise taxes on firms that harm nature, OECD tells G7 countries Report calls for change of priorities and culture to avert catastrophic biodiversity lossGovernments need to ramp up investment in nature restoration and raise the tax burden on companies that degrade wildlife, according to recommendations made to th...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Labour weighs up delisting UK firms if they fail to fight climate change John McDonnell’s tough message likely to trip City alarm bells as party puts climate battle at heart of agendaUK companies failing to tackle climate change would be delisted from the London Stock Exchange under radical plans for greening the economy ...
17:34, 05/10/2019

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....
08:34, 05/27/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX broadly softer, Brazil's real firms Most Latin American currencies softened against the dollar on Tuesday as fears over the U.S.-China trade war cast a pall on risk sentiment, while a Latin American stocks index rose, underpinned by gains in Brazil. U.S. President Donald Trump said...
23:17, 05/28/2019

Commodity firms push to meet new Papua New Guinea PM as he sets out agenda Commodity companies are pushing to meet Papua New Guinea's new prime minister, who is set to deliver a nationwide address on Wednesday as he starts to overhaul the way the gas-rich country manages its vast natural resources....
09:51, 06/05/2019

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 clients, according to sources familiar with the attac...
19:17, 06/26/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso firms on deal to avoid U.S. tariffs The Mexican peso was on track on Monday to post its biggest one-day percentage gain of 2019 after the country struck a migration deal with the United States to avoid higher tariffs on its exports, although a firm dollar kept other Latin American curr...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Global stocks edge up as S&P 500 erases early losses; euro firms Global equity markets edged higher on Tuesday as the Dow and S&P 500 indexes erased early lows caused by weak Chinese business surveys and a tumble in shares of Google parent Alphabet, while the euro strengthened on the heels of data that showed euro...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Target's Vineyard Vines collection is being sold for double the original price on Ebay and Facebook after some customers expressed outrage at how quickly stock ran out Screenshot / Ebay / Benjamin Goggin Target started selling its Vineyard Vines collection over the weekend, and customers are complaining that certain styles and sizes quickly ran out. Many items can easily be located on resale platforms like Ebay an...
00:51, 05/20/2019

CBOE to Add Five New Credit Event Binary Options (CBOEs) on Financial Firms on April 26 CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Tuesday, April 26, the Exchange will continue its roll-out of Credit Event Binary Options (CEBO®) with the addition of five new options classes based on fi...
18:51, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-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 arrangement, sparking friction within the industry....
23:34, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 3-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute; firms to talk Mexican national power company CFE said on Tuesday it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms and talks with Canada's TC Energy Corp and billionaire Carlos Slim's Grupo Carso would start within days....
07:00, 07/03/2019

Microsoft workers decry grueling '996' working standard at Chinese tech firms A letter on Github demanded companies comply with labor laws, limiting workers to 40 hours a week versus a 12-hour day standardMicrosoft employees have published a letter on the software development platform Github in solidarity with tech workers in ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms on rate cut hopes, Brazil's real outperforms Rising bets on an interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve boosted Latin American stocks and currencies, with Brazil's real jumping to an over three-month high on optimism over the government's pension reform. The real firmed at 3.7969 per d...
16:17, 07/04/2019

Antitrust regulators may also scrutinize internet firms' cryptocurrencies: German cartel chief Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office said on Thursday after Facebook last week launched its own version....
12:34, 06/27/2019

Carlyle in talks with pipeline firms to sell 25% stake in U.S. oil export project -source Carlyle Group LP is in discussions with three companies that operate pipelines and terminals to sell a 25% stake in its Corpus Christi, Texas, crude oil export terminal for $625 million, according to a source familiar with the matter....
03:51, 05/19/2019

India warns foreign e-commerce firms like Amazon, Flipkart over discounts: sources India has told foreign e-commerce firms such as Amazon and Walmart's Flipkart that they must ensure compliance with new foreign investment rules aimed at deterring them from providing steep online discounts, three sources familiar with the discussion...
21:34, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute, firms to talk Mexico's national power company CFE on Tuesday said it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms, adding that talks with Canada's TC Energy Corp and businessman Carlos Slim's Grupo Carso would start within days....
20:00, 07/02/2019

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, as current growth drivers stall....
11:51, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt A rocket landed at a 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, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
07:51, 06/19/2019

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”. The main commercial engine of this world involv...
08:17, 05/05/2019

Budget 2019: Telecom Tower Firms Seek More Relief, Priority Lending A higher depreciation rate for these batteries can help higher adoption of these batteries, which can decrease dependence on diesel for power back-up, according to the telecom tower industry body.......
12:00, 06/17/2019

Firms give staff terror training after London Bridge response delays Increasing numbers of businesses are training their staff in how to help in the aftermath of a terrorist attack following concerns about how long it could take emergency services to reach victims....
01:51, 06/17/2019

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 behavior....
12:34, 07/12/2019

Kevin O'Leary: Based on my 'Shark Tank' firms, 'I've never seen a stronger economy in my life' "Shark Tank" companies are "an amazing index on America's economy because they're almost in every state, in every sector," says "Mr. Wonderful."...
17:34, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Lobby group tells China to focus on reform, not retaliation on U.S. firms China should focus on market reforms and avoid restricting access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial sector, said a lobby group representing global banks and asset managers....
09:00, 06/13/2019

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....
07:00, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Pemex to build refinery after outside firms balk at price tag - Lopez Obrador Mexican state oil company Pemex will oversee construction of a new refinery, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday, after a host of private firms invited to bid on the project balked at the government-set $8 billion price tag....
19:00, 05/09/2019

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....
12:51, 05/07/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms, Mexican peso claws back some ground Latin American currencies firmed on Tuesday against a softer dollar, and Mexico's peso outperformed most regional peers, after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell alluded to the possibility of cutting borrowing costs. Stocks across Latin Amer...
22:34, 06/04/2019

DVLA sale of driver details to private parking firms looked at by authorities News 10 Jun, 2019 The DVLA issues millions of driver’s details to private parking companies each year, raising concerns over data privacy...
03:17, 06/11/2019

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....
03:34, 05/11/2019

Tech firms to give secret evidence at child sexual abuse inquiry Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google will make submissions as inquiry looks at online abuseFacebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google are to give secret evidence to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA) as it examines the growing proble...
20:51, 05/13/2019

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
03:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth about $320 million....
09:17, 05/28/2019

China to offer preferential tax treatment for integrated circuit design, software firms China will offer preferential income tax treatment for companies involved in integrated circuit design and software, in an effort to support the development of the industry, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday....
11:00, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute 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 "entity list" that bars them from buying U.S. parts an...
11:51, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute 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 "entity list" that bars them from buying U.S. parts an...
19:17, 06/21/2019