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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 in...

Chinese firms' missing $6 billion tests regulators' resolve

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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

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

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
17:00, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Chinese regulators will restructure Baoshang Bank as soon as possible The Chinese government's takeover of Baoshang Bank has caused some pain but prevented bigger financial and social instability, and regulators will restructure the lender as soon as possible, a newspaper affiliated to China's central bank said on Sund...
15:17, 06/16/2019

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
20:00, 05/21/2019

J&J agrees to pay about $1 billion to resolve hip implant lawsuits: Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the mat...
21:00, 05/07/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive Japan's Tokyo Electron, the world's No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington, a senior company executive told Reuters....
12:51, 06/11/2019

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having harmed Chinese firms' interests, state media said....
13:51, 05/31/2019

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting scholar from China whose body hasn’t been found. Jury selection starts Monday in Peoria for the ...
23:17, 06/02/2019

Closing arguments set for missing Chinese scholar case PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Closing arguments are set for the federal death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with kidnapping and killing a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China. Monday’s closings follow a week...
07:34, 06/24/2019

US to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods up to 25% In announcing the tariff hike, US President Donald Trump complained that trade talks with China were moving "too slowly." The tariff increases on $200 billion of Chinese goods are set to start by the end of the week....
20:51, 05/05/2019

U.S. Takes Aim at $300 Billion in Chinese Imports for Higher Tariffs (BEIJING) — U.S. officials are targeting a $300 billion list of additional Chinese imports including laptop computers for tariff hikes, ratcheting up a trade fight that is shaking financial markets and fueling fears about global economic growth...
11:34, 05/14/2019

US To Raise Tariffs On $200 Billion Worth Of Chinese Imports The United States will raise tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports effective Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
15:51, 05/08/2019

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: industry A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
13:17, 06/07/2019

TikTok owner ByteDance is a $75 billion Chinese tech giant — here's what you need to know about it ByteDance owns viral social media apps like TikTok and news aggregators like Toutiao in China. It's now looking to expand its reach into new areas like smartphones....
04:17, 05/30/2019

White House plans new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday that the U.S. formally began placing an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods under 25% tariffs....
08:51, 05/11/2019

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: telcos A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
17:17, 06/07/2019

Chinese VidMate app fraud hits up to half a billion users New research from Upstream has revealed that the popular Android app VidMate has been hijacking user's smartphones to use additional data, incur unwanted charges and collect personal information.Currently the app, which allows users to stream an...
23:17, 05/20/2019

Trump says he has not decided whether to put tariffs on remaining $325 billion in Chinese goods Trump also confirmed that he plans to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Japan in late June....
00:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports: Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Trump proposes raising tariffs to a total of 25% on $575 billion in Chinese goods Trump believes the economy is thriving partly because of – not despite – the tariffs. And he vowed more taxes on Chinese imports would come this week.        ...
03:34, 05/06/2019

Chinese Banks Demand $2.1 Billion From Embattled Anil Ambani's Firm Anil Ambani's older sibling and Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. had earlier offered to purchase RCom's assets in a Rs 17,300-crore deal, which would have helped partly......
11:17, 06/18/2019

Phantom $4 Billion Joins Accounting 'Land Mines' Shaking Chinese Market Kangmei Pharmaceutical, the drug company at the center of one of China’s biggest corporate crises, suspended trading in its stock after admitting it had been secretly buying its own shares....
20:34, 05/20/2019

Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing BEIJING (AP) — Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing....
07:17, 05/10/2019

Trump threatens seismic shift in trade war with China, suggesting new tariffs on $325 billion worth of Chinese goods Cameron Spencer/Getty; Win McNamee/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider President Donald Trump threatened to dramatically escalate the trade war with China. Trump said that on Friday tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will increase from ...
04:51, 05/06/2019

China says always wants to resolve disputes through talks China's foreign ministry said on Friday Beijing has always wanted to resolve all disputes through talks amid an escalating trade conflict with the United States....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Huawei confident it can resolve ARM suspension Huawei said it was confident it could resolve the situation that has seen its chip design partner ARM suspend collaboration after the United States said it could block the Chinese company's access to U.S. technology....
17:00, 05/22/2019

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators The absence of a regulatory imperative has not deterred FX traders from increasing their use of transaction cost analysis tools, in turn increasing the pressure on brokers at a time when margins are already thin....
16:34, 05/10/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his January budget....
06:34, 05/10/2019

US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war not sought The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
05:17, 06/19/2019

Alibaba Agrees to Pay $250 Million to Resolve Complaints Alibaba Group has agreed to pay $250 million to resolve investors’ lawsuits that accused the company of not disclosing meetings with the Chinese government regarding alleged counterfeit products sold on its platforms before a $25 billion initial publ...
19:51, 04/29/2019

How to use the Apple Support app to resolve technical problems If there's a tech issue or glitch with your Apple product, you can use the Apple Support app to find troubleshooting tips and chat with a representative....
02:51, 05/25/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
16:51, 05/07/2019

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
22:17, 06/14/2019

Emirates president confident Boeing will resolve issues with 737 MAX Emirates Airline President Tim Clark said on Monday he believes Boeing Co will resolve issues with its 737 MAX aircraft, saying the U.S. company has an outstanding track record....
12:17, 04/29/2019

China says tariffs won't resolve any problems in trade dispute with U.S. Tariffs won't resolve any problems in the ongoing bilateral trade dispute between China and the United States, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
12:34, 05/07/2019

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term in office....
18:51, 06/05/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two sides’ mutual mistrust and differences on key is...
04:51, 05/17/2019

US in new push to resolve Israel-Lebanon sea border dispute A senior U.S. official who has been mediating the maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon has met with Lebanese officials for a second day, signaling a new push to resolve the matter....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
16:34, 06/20/2019

IMF's Lagarde: it is imperative to resolve U.S.-China trade tensions International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday that China and the United States must resolve their trade tensions because they threaten the global economy....
12:34, 05/07/2019

EU names special adviser to help resolve Venezuela crisis The European Union on Tuesday named Spanish-Uruguayan former banker and diplomat Enrique Iglesias as its point man to help end the crisis in Venezuela, part of an intensification of diplomatic efforts to seek new elections....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Retaliation will not resolve the world's trade conflict, expert says Nations need to cooperate to overcome their differences instead of resorting to retaliatory measures that hurt global growth, an international trade expert told CNBC on Friday....
09:00, 06/07/2019

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
14:34, 06/14/2019

Why Canadian GP could resolve "confusing" 2019 F1 tyre performance The Canadian Grand Prix could produce some key answers about the role downforce is playing in Pirelli's Formula 1 tyres' "confusing" performance this year, reckons Williams engineering chief Dave Robson...
17:17, 06/05/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
20:34, 05/09/2019

Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expected a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents....
19:00, 04/28/2019

US regulators under scrutiny as they look to punish Facebook WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal privacy regulators are under scrutiny in Congress as they negotiate a record fine with Facebook to punish the company for alleged user-privacy violations. Eyes are on the Federal Trade Commission as it also considers a rare ...
11:17, 05/08/2019

EXPLAINER-What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
22:17, 05/09/2019

"Rift Between Regulators Not In Anyone's Interest": Airlines On 737 Max Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March....
08:00, 06/02/2019

U.S. FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators Thursday from around the world to assess the status of the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX and what steps are needed to return it to service....
17:51, 05/23/2019

U.S. Seeks to Resolve Other Trade Disputes Amid China Impasse With U.S.-China trade talks at an impasse, President Trump moved to tackle festering trade disputes with U.S. allies and North American neighbors. The administration agreed to end metals tariffs on Canada and Mexico, and postponed a decision on auto ...
02:51, 05/18/2019

India, US To Engage Regularly To Resolve Trade Issues: Centre India and the United States will engage regularly to resolve outstanding trade issues, the government said, after US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu......
20:00, 05/06/2019

McKesson to pay $37 million to resolve West Virginia opioid lawsuit Drug distributor McKesson Corp has agreed to pay $37 million to resolve a lawsuit by the state of West Virginia seeking to hold it responsible for contributing to the opioid epidemic, the state's attorney general said on Thursday....
17:34, 05/02/2019

Jags’ Fournette fined $303 to resolve recent driving arrest JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was fined a little more than $300 to resolve a traffic violation that resulted in his arrest last month. Fournette pleaded no contest Monday to driving with a suspended lic...
00:00, 05/21/2019

North Korea missile launches test Trump’s resolve North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile - and President Donald Trump's resolve to keep it from doing more of the same in the future....
18:17, 05/06/2019

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute Uniper's chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utility's board members resigned....
04:17, 05/27/2019

Test of resolve, credibility in US-Iran nuclear deal fallout WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a test of resolve and credibility for the United States and Iran as the two adversaries take steps sure to further inflame tensions in the Mideast and draw them closer to a flashpoint. Iran says it’s breaking compli...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Nissan, Renault Near Deal to Resolve Corporate Governance Dispute Nissan Motor and Renault are poised to resolve a standoff about changes to Nissan’s corporate governance ahead of the Japanese car maker’s shareholder meeting next week....
14:00, 06/19/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner through dialogue....
07:51, 05/10/2019

US-Mexico talks to resolve tariff stand-off start next week Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said talks are already being planned between his country and the U.S. to resolve President Trump's threat to place 5% tariffs, eventually rising to 25%, on all Mexican goods if it doesn't crack down on mass imm...
06:17, 06/01/2019

China, U.S. have 'wisdom' to resolve trade dispute, says senior diplomat China and the United States both have the "ability and wisdom" to reach a trade deal that is good for both, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought recent talks in Beijing would be successful....
08:34, 05/14/2019

Norway says talks to resolve Venezuela crisis in "exploratory phase" Talks taking place in Oslo with representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition to resolve the country's political crisis are in an "exploratory phase," Norway's foreign ministry said on Friday....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
16:34, 05/27/2019

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight...
20:51, 06/02/2019

EU regulators to decide on FIS' $35 bln Worldpay deal by July 5 EU antitrust regulators will rule by July 5 whether to approve Fidelity National Information Services Inc's (FIS) $35 billion bid for Worldpay , a filing on the European Commission website showed....
11:34, 06/03/2019

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud - lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people f...
05:17, 05/03/2019

U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the ag...
00:00, 06/03/2019

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these challenges have regularly bought on the ensuing dips. In the near-term at least, that is unlikely to chang...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Acting FDA chief says regulators don't know much about CBD despite 'explosion of interest' Despite the buzz around CBD, regulators don't know much about the safety of adding the cannabis compound to food, dietary supplements and other consumer products, Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said Friday ....
14:34, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 3-Fortum makes progress in talks to resolve Uniper standoff Fortum on Tuesday made progress in talks over cooperation with energy group Uniper , of which it owns 49.99%, shortly after activist funds stepped back from increasing pressure on the Finnish utility to seek full control....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Imran Khan Writes To PM Modi, Wants Talks To Resolve All Issues: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in a letter to his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Islamabad wants talks with New Delhi to resolve all reconcilable problems,......
23:51, 06/07/2019

Over 600 U.S. companies urge Trump to resolve trade dispute with China: letter Walmart Inc, Target Corp and more than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
23:51, 06/13/2019

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
19:34, 05/31/2019

China says optimism remains to resolve North Korea issue through talks China's top government diplomat said it was still possible to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue through international dialogue, even after Pyongyang's two short-range missile tests this month....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Smriti Irani Asks Amethi Officials To Resolve Complaints Within A Week Union Minister Smriti Irani has asked Amethi district administration officials to ensure that the issues from her constituency are resolved within a week. She also warned them that the failure on this......
14:17, 06/23/2019

Trump-Xi meeting unlikely to resolve trade differences, could lead to more talks: media Upcoming trade talks between the leaders of China and the United States are unlikely to immediately resolve major disagreements between the two sides but could start a new phase in negotiations, Chinese state media said on Thursday....
08:17, 06/20/2019

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in......
20:51, 06/14/2019

Hope PM Modi Uses His Mandate To Resolve Issues: Pakistan's Imran Khan Pakistan's relationship with India is probably at its "lowest point", Prime Minister Imran Khan has said even as he expressed hope that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will use his "big mandate"......
00:51, 06/14/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
15:17, 05/03/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read More...
18:34, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the ag...
00:00, 06/03/2019

Canada, Europe to choose when 737 MAX is safe as regulators meet In a potential challenge to U.S.-led efforts to build consensus on the Boeing Co 737 MAX flying again, Canada and Europe said on Wednesday they would bring back the grounded aircraft on their own terms if their specific concerns are not addressed....
22:34, 05/22/2019

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its strict control over the App Store. This week, it looks like it’s Amazon’s turn. According to recent repor...
19:34, 06/05/2019

Banking regulators grapple with evolution of financial technology A variety of banking and finance technologies have been introduced or popularized by upstarts since the 2008 financial crisis: digital currencies, new data points in determining creditworthiness, and automated anti-fraud processes. The Office of the ...
07:51, 05/10/2019

Regulators approve shot to boost women’s sex drive Federal regulators approved a medication Friday to boost low sex drive for women that comes in the form of a shot to the thigh or abdomen. The approval from the Food and Drug Administration adds another drug — the other is a daily pill that received ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Large GDPR Fines Are Imminent, EU Privacy Regulators Say Companies can expect large penalties from the European Union this summer, more than a year after the sweeping General Data Protection Regulation took effect last May....
06:17, 05/04/2019

UK age verification is flawed, and regulators need a technology wake-up call Age verification isn’t new: we encounter it daily, whether ticking a box to say that we’re over 13 when signing-up to social media platforms or presenting ID if we’re buying alcohol or opting for the gorier or more risqué ch...
11:51, 06/13/2019

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive said on Wednesday....
00:51, 06/06/2019

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
14:00, 06/19/2019

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
13:51, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Minnesota regulators defend key PolyMet permit MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on EPA criticism of a key permit for the planned PolyMet mine in Minnesota (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Minnesota regulators are defending their process for approving a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mi...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Captain Clint Gutherson re-signs as Eels begin to resolve contractual sagas Captain Clint Gutherson follows coach Brad Arthur in re-signing with clubContract uncertainty blamed for abject 64-10 Storm lossParramatta captain Clint Gutherson has finally re-signed with the NRL club after agreeing on a three-year extension. The d...
05:17, 05/16/2019

Mnuchin says US is close to deal with Canada and Mexico to resolve steel and aluminum tariffs The Trump administration is close to a deal with Mexico and Canada to address steel and aluminum tariffs, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday....
18:51, 05/15/2019

We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby The scientific community is now struggling to grapple with the ethics of human germline editing as another woman pregnant with a gene-edited baby is soon due to give birth....
00:34, 05/22/2019

SCOTUS conservatives limit workers' ability to resolve disputes collectively through arbitration The case is the latest in a string of rulings strengthening the power of firms to compel employees to resolve disputes through individual arbitration, a practice businesses argue is more efficient and worker advocates say enables abuse....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Pulwama, Lanka Blasts Strengthened Resolve To Fight Terror: Sushma Swaraj India on Wednesday said the ghastly bombings in Sri Lanka at a time when the wounds of the Pulwama terror attack were still raw in people's mind has made it more determined to resolutely fight against......
17:17, 05/22/2019

Rift emerges between regulators reviewing merger between Sprint and T-Mobile The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
11:00, 05/22/2019

EU regulators extend Vodafone, Liberty Global probe to July 23 EU antitrust regulators have extended by two weeks to July 23 their investigation into Vodafone's $22 billion bid for Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, according to a filing on the European Commission website....
14:17, 05/24/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
09:17, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists on Wednesday urged Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
21:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
08:17, 06/02/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority....
19:51, 05/17/2019

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
07:51, 06/02/2019

Delfin asks U.S. regulators for more time to build floating LNG project Delfin LNG LLC asked U.S. federal energy regulators for a three-year and six-month extension until March 28, 2023 to build facilities proposed to connect floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessels off the coast of Louisiana:...
21:17, 06/21/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
12:34, 05/17/2019

States ramp up pressure on federal regulators to rein in big tech Attorneys general in several states have already opened or are preparing to launch their own investigations into Facebook, Apple and Google over concerns about privacy and anti-competitive practices....
18:17, 06/12/2019

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with a “female Viagra” for women with low sexual desir...
08:34, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulators approve new Silicon Valley stock exchange U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new stock exchange that is the brainchild of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, a move that will give high-growth technology companies more options to list their shares outside of the traditional New York exchanges....
23:34, 05/10/2019

Amazon will be 'left alone' by regulators while other big tech companies suffer, Stifel says Amazon is likely to escape the increased scrutiny from federal regulators that the other big technology companies are currently facing, according to Stifel....
05:00, 06/08/2019

German economy minister urges United States, China to resolve trade dispute Germany hopes that an escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China can be avoided, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday, adding that all parties should be careful with implementing unilateral decisions....
14:51, 05/06/2019

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general....
05:00, 05/24/2019

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regions most affected by clashes between local communi...
16:17, 05/26/2019

Tesla Driver Imitates Regulators by Appearing to Fall Asleep With Autopilot On We’ve seen this before, and you better believe we’re going to see a hell of a lot more of it. According to video obtained by NBC Los Angeles and an interview with the person who shot the footage, a Tesla driver fell asleep at the wheel of the car whi...
22:51, 06/14/2019

Duplicate messages demanding mercy on payday lenders overwhelms regulators Federal regulators have been inundated with messages calling for looser restrictions on payday lenders — and a lot of them look alike. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has received about 27,000 messages urging regulators to ease proposed Obam...
07:17, 05/15/2019

Massachusetts Gambling Regulators Levy $35 Million Fine Against Wynn Resorts Massachusetts gambling regulators said casino giant Wynn Resorts can retain its license to open a new casino in the state, despite finding violations of state regulations stemming from the company’s handling of sexual-misconduct allegations against f...
01:34, 05/01/2019

Italian regulators launch probe into Google over abuse of market dominance Italy's antitrust authority announced Friday that it has opened an investigation into Google over alleged abuse of its dominant market position....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The ...
18:17, 05/15/2019

Senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
22:51, 04/29/2019

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
05:34, 06/12/2019

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome at their training ground all year round....
16:34, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 3-LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
05:51, 06/12/2019

Boeing reportedly knew of the software error on the 737 Max for a year before telling airlines and regulators AP Photo/Elaine Thompson The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing knew of a software error that prevented the correct functioning of an alert system on the 737 Max for over a year before notifying airlines and regulators. Engineers reportedly dis...
04:51, 05/06/2019

Federal regulators rescind $929M for California high-speed rail plan The Trump administration has made good on its threat to pull nearly $1 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail project in California, because it hasn't made significant progress....
02:00, 05/18/2019

European regulators fear Deutsche Bank U.S. stress test failure: source Deutsche Bank is in danger of failing U.S. stress tests, a European bank supervisor told Reuters, adding to pressure on Germany's biggest lender to make changes to its investment bank after failed merger talks with Commerzbank....
19:17, 04/30/2019

EU antitrust regulators to fine banks for forex exchange rate rigging - sources EU antitrust regulators are set to fine a group of banks including Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC and JPMorgan in the coming weeks for rigging foreign exchange rates, two people familiar with the matter said....
19:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. markets regulators reach deal on Dodd-Frank swaps capital rules U.S. markets regulators on Friday unveiled an agreement on how much capital and margin firms must hold when trading swaps based on securities, finalizing a key piece of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law introduced following the 2007-09 financial crisis....
20:17, 06/21/2019

Regulators in India reportedly start probe over Google's misuse of Android's dominant position While India is the second largest smartphone market in the world, its position as a developing country limits sales of higher-end flagship phones. That is why a value based firm like Xiaomi has done so well in the country. And while Apple expands pro...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
23:00, 06/10/2019

What to know about EEG tests An electroencephalogram test, also called an EEG, is a test that measures electrical activity in the brain. Doctors use EEG tests to diagnose epilepsy and other brain-related conditions. Learn about the uses, procedure, and results of EEG tests here....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Trump renews resolve to stop 'hate-filled' attacks President Donald Trump renewed his administration's resolve Thursday to defeat the "evil and hate-filled attacks" on religious institutions in the U.S. and abroad as he spoke at a National Day of Prayer ceremony at the White House. (May 2) ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Kidney function tests: Everything you need to know There are many different types of kidney function tests, usually involving the blood or urine. In this article, learn about the tests and what to expect from the results....
02:00, 06/07/2019

Fan taken for tests after hit by Bellinger's foul A woman at Dodger Stadium was taken to a hospital Sunday for precautionary tests after being struck in the head by a foul ball from Dodgers star Cody Bellinger during the first inning of a game against the Rockies....
12:00, 06/24/2019

New Hyundai i20 N hot hatch tests at the Nürburgring Hyundai's Ford Fiesta ST rival will arrive next year after N-brand launch hiatus for 2019, and first prototype has emerged Hyundai will launch its first Ford Fiesta ST rival next year: the hot i20 N supermini. Now, the first shots of a prototype at...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Germany tests first eHighway autobahn Germany's first real-time test of electrified trucks fed via overhead cables amid heavy motorway traffic has begun near Frankfurt. The Environment Ministry hopes the project could contribute to climate-neutral haulage....
14:17, 05/07/2019

What are the NEDC fuel economy tests? Tips & advice 4 Jun, 2019 Get up to date with NEDC fuel economy tests, including how they were conducted, what was wrong with them and how they’ve been replaced...
11:17, 06/04/2019

Spotify tests voice-enabled ads in the US If you're a free user on Spotify's streaming music service, you may hear an ad soon that asks you to respond verbally. Spotify has started testing voice-enabled ads on a small number of free subscribers in the US. The voice-enabled ads will...
00:17, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain "bad bank" proposal -FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Pirates GM asks MLB to allow re-entry after concussion tests PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates general manager Neal Huntington wants Major League Baseball to consider changing its concussion assessment system to allow for player re-entry after exiting a game for concussion testing. Huntington offered the suggestion Su...
05:17, 05/27/2019

Upsurge of Asylum Requests Tests Mexico As Mexico pledges to step up its efforts to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S., it faces an upsurge in asylum requests at its own southern border....
16:17, 06/13/2019

Trump breaks with Abe, says not bothered by NK missile tests President Donald Trump says he’s not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has been hosting the president on four-day state visit...
10:17, 05/27/2019

Germany tests its first 'electric highway' for trucks Germany is joining the ranks of those countries betting on "electric highways" to foster eco-friendly trucking. The country has started real-world tests of an eHighway system on a 3.1-mile stretch of the Autobahn between Frankfurt and Darmstadt, wit...
13:34, 05/12/2019

Recommended gap between smear tests could increase thanks to HPV test A more sensitive way of screening for cervical cancer will be introduced in the UK this year, and could allow women to safely wait longer between tests...
19:00, 04/28/2019

These Motorhome and RV Crash Tests Are Remarkably Terrible I’ll be honest: as an owner of an RV, I can’t say I’m really all that surprised by these results. An RV is basically a flimsy mobile house with wheels and a driving cab and an engine, somewhere, and it’s filled with furniture and appliances and explo...
23:34, 05/13/2019

AI Chip Boom Lifts, Tests Nvidia Nvidia is facing new threats to its market dominance in chips built for artificial intelligence as rivals enter the race to power everything from customer-service chatbots to robotic lawn mowers....
03:51, 05/20/2019

Spotify tests a version of Stories for artists Count Spotify among the ranks of internet giants duping Snapchat's Stories feature. The streaming music service has confirmed an Android Police report that it's testing a Storyline feature where musicians can share Stories-style content, w...
23:51, 05/13/2019

Is modern life poisoning me? I took the tests to find out We are exposed to synthetic chemicals in plastics, cosmetics and food every day. Could it be making us toxic? Our environment reporter was tested for over 1,530 chemicals to find out • Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contr...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Sprint 5G: coverage map, phones and speed tests The Sprint 5G coverage map is live in select US cities and they’re the second American carrier with a 5G phone. That’s a pretty good start for the nation’s fourth-largest network.Sprint 5G speed tests were found to offer 350 and ...
10:00, 06/08/2019

Upcoming AV-Comparatives’ Certification Tests 2019 As in previous summers, we will be running certification tests for the following products: Anti-malware programs for macOS Anti-malware apps for Android Phishing protection for Windows (and other platforms on request) Parental control features for Wi...
22:51, 05/01/2019

Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan...
02:17, 06/17/2019

'We're Already Doing It': Japan Tests Unorthodox Economic Doctrine Modern monetary theory, which generally minimizes the importance of government deficits under certain circumstances, is at the center of a pressing policy debate in Japan related to a proposed sales tax....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Guidemaster: Ars tests and picks the best e-readers for every budget Enlarge / The new Kindle Paperwhite. (credit: Valentina Palladino) If you want to not only read more, but read better, an e-reader may be for you. Yes, it has become easy to find material to read and to get it on any of the numerous devices we have...
19:17, 05/23/2019

Health Startup uBiome Suspends Two Lab Tests UBiome plans to suspend performing two lab tests it had been billing to insurers, the latest sign of trouble at the startup. The FBI searched the company’s offices last month....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Why Do Internet Speed Tests Report Different Results? I apologize. Last week in Tech 911, Lifehacker’s technology-advice column, I took a question from Lifehacker Editor-in-Chief Melissa. She’s technically a Lifehacker reader, so it still fits this column’s theme, but it feels like a cheat. I’m doing th...
21:17, 05/17/2019

Coca-Cola 600 tests drivers' stamina For all the deserved attention this Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (6 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) receives annually -- for its celebration of our country's military heroes and the challenge of mastering NASCAR's lo...
01:51, 05/24/2019

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain "bad bank" proposal -FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
08:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain 'bad bank' proposal: FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
07:17, 06/24/2019

Gary Sanchez has concussion tests after taking bat to head ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — After getting hit on top of the head by Guillermo Heredia’s back swing in the eighth inning of the Yankees’ 7-2 loss to the Rays on Saturday night at Tropicana Field, Gary Sanchez went through some concussion tests. Thoug...
16:17, 05/12/2019

U.S. Believes Russia Has Restarted Low-Yield Nuclear Tests If true, the finding could eventually prompt the Trump administration to begin its own testing. But some experts said the accusations were nothing new....
23:34, 05/29/2019

Chevy tests a crossover utility version of its Bolt EV Chevy has talked about producing more electric crossovers besides the Bolt EV, and it now appears much closer to fulfilling that goal. Our sister site Autoblog has obtained photos and video of Chevy testing a more utility-focused crossover, rumored....
05:00, 05/20/2019

Are ancestry DNA tests private? What you’re giving away with a tube of spit Commercial DNA tests can help you learn about your family, but they also expose you and your relatives to a vast industry that wants to read your genes....
13:17, 05/12/2019

Navy completes tests of Raytheon's upgraded RAM missile The U.S. Navy completed a series of guided flight tests for Raytheon's upgraded RAM Block 2A short-range, surface-to-air missile, which is expected to be delivered this year, the company said....
23:00, 06/20/2019

Trump Faces Growing Foreign Policy Tests President Trump’s “America First” foreign policy is being challenged on four fronts at once, creating an extraordinary test of the White House’s ability to manage multiple crises and deliver on its ambitious agenda....
06:00, 05/10/2019

F35-B fighters arrive in UK’s Cyprus base for training tests AKROTIRI, Cyprus (AP) — Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.’s newest fighter, have arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft’s first overseas deployment. The jets from 617 Squadron, flown ...
21:34, 05/21/2019

F35-B fighters arrive in UK's Cyprus base for training tests Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.'s newest fighter, have arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft's first overseas deployment....
21:34, 05/21/2019

North Korea tests short-range missile North Korea fired an unidentified short-range missile Saturday morning from the country's eastern coast, the South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed to CNN by text message....
12:34, 05/04/2019

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesday unveiled a high-tech “Quickie Lab” where chlamydia and gonorrhea can be tested in a mer...
04:17, 06/13/2019

Glaciers contain radioactive isotopes from nuclear tests and accidents Traces of nuclear weapons testing and accidents like Chernobyl have been found in glaciers around the world. It is unknown if they pose a risk to health...
18:51, 04/28/2019

SpaceX’s recent parachute tests came up short of expectations NASA is desperate for its own transportation solution to send astronauts to and from the International Space Station. It’s paid both SpaceX and Boeing huge sums of money to figure it out, and while both companies have consistently missed their ...
02:17, 05/11/2019

Japan tests world's fastest bullet train Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train -- capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph) -- as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel....
04:51, 05/11/2019

Bitcoin tests 15-month highs after 10% weekend jump Bitcoin tested 15-month highs on Monday after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin....
12:51, 06/24/2019

Japan tests new Shinkansen bullet train prototype The next-generation ALFA-X train is on course to become the fastest in the world. Testing will continue for three years, and the train is scheduled to go into use in 2030....
20:51, 05/16/2019

NASA tests air traffic control system for drones RENO, Nev. — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Air Force tests hypersonic weapon aboard B-52 for first time The U.S. Air Force ran the first test of a hypersonic weapon on a B-52H Stratofortress, flying a sensor-only prototype of the AGM-183A to gather environmental and aircraft handling data for development....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking with an effort by the Trump administration to play down the launches as it tries to kick-start diploma...
16:17, 05/25/2019

Iran tests President Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation’s many foreign entanglements and put “America First.” But as his administration eyes the prospect of military conflict with Iran, Trump...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Lab Owner Arrested for Falsifying Results of Drug Tests Investigators are scrambling to determine how many parents may have lost jobs, custody of their children and more after the owner of an Alabama laboratory was arrested for altering the results of drug and paternity tests....
21:17, 05/14/2019

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party's presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital to undergo tests for a persistent cough....
06:00, 06/04/2019

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea last month a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and says sanctions must be kept in place....
05:00, 05/25/2019

Fed says largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve is saying that 18 of the nation’s largest and most complex banks passed its stress tests and are strong enough to withstand a severe economic downturn. The banks have benefited from an improving economy and h...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute i...
09:51, 06/09/2019

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests President Donald Trump is downplaying recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan....
02:51, 05/26/2019

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
02:00, 06/22/2019

Trump discusses North Korea with Japan's Abe after tests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had spoken with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about North Korea and trade after North Korea raised doubts about the future of denuclearization dialogue with new weapons tests....
18:51, 05/06/2019

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

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

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental health—and the foundation for their business model.Re...
23:34, 06/17/2019

China, alarmed by recent fires, sets EV safety tests Companies need to check for potential safety hazards with battery boxes, waterproof protection in vehicles, high-voltage wiring harnesses, as well as onboard charging devices, Chinese regulators said. ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Waymo's Jaguar EV hits public roads for self-driving tests Waymo is putting its Jaguar I-Pace EVs on the road for more public testing, only this time around it's been fully kitted out with self-driving tech. The company confirmed to TechCrunch it started testing the self-driving cars close to its Mounta...
02:17, 06/18/2019

Pentagon ground tests fighter-jet launched hypersonic weapon Traveling at 5-times the speed of sound, skipping off the boundary of the upper atmosphere and descending upon enemy targets with unprecedented speed, emerging hypersonic weapons promise to massively reshape offensive combat tactics....
19:51, 06/13/2019

Netflix’s ‘Project Rumble Pak’ tests vibrating mobile movies We’re all used to our console controllers vibrating during intense gaming sequences. Some movie theaters incorporate vibration motors into their chairs for a more immersive experience. Now, a new Netflix experiment considers combining the two ideas, ...
11:17, 06/21/2019

South Africans Vote in Election That Tests Mandela's Legacy Millions of South Africans headed to the polls amid growing disillusionment over steep racial inequalities that persist a quarter-century after Nelson Mandela became the nation’s first black president....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Pompeo says North Korea talks will continue despite missile tests ​​WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ​despite North Korea test-firing several missiles the US will continue to work toward denuclearization. “We still have every intention of negotiating a good resolution with North Korea to get t...
00:17, 05/06/2019

Rental company Enterprise tests subscription service for $1,499 a month Enterprise Holdings is adding a new way to rent cars by offering a monthly subscription service that allows users to swap vehicles four times per month. Subscribe by Enterprise is priced at $1,499 per month, plus fees and taxes and will first be avai...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account -- and make it harder for thieves to get away with...
08:51, 06/17/2019

Trump on latest North Korean missile tests: 'Nobody's happy about it' "They were smaller missiles, short-range missiles," Trump told reporters at the White House. "Nobody's happy about it, but we're taking a good look and we'll see."...
03:51, 05/10/2019

Louisiana tests unapproved anti-addiction implant on inmates BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Some Louisiana inmates struggling with opioid addictions may soon find themselves sporting addiction fighting implants that haven’t yet been approved by federal regulators. The Advocate reports prison officials announced...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Joe Root urges selectors to consider more than runs after Tests ball switch • New county ball will not be used in favour of 2018 Dukes ball• Captain wary high domestic returns alone could be misleadingJoe Root has warned England’s selectors they must look beyond the runs column when choosing their Ashes top order this summer...
21:34, 05/09/2019

Netflix Tests Instagram-Like 'Extras' Scrollable Feed on Android, iOS Netflix is testing a new "Extras" tab in its mobile app on Android and iOS, which features an Instagram-like scrollable feed of its original series and movies....
12:00, 06/06/2019

Japan tests out bullet train with record-breaking speed of 249 mph All aboard! With a maximum speed of 249 miles per hour, the new Alfa-X model by Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Hitachi will be the fastest bullet train in the world, according to CNN. The current zippiest model, which is in use in Japan and France, ha...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Netflix tests an Instagram-style scrolling feed in its mobile app One of Netflix's biggest challenges is helping users discover content. To address that, it's testing an Instagram-like scrolling feed that will show trailers, photos and alerts for shows and movies. The feature also encourages users to shar...
01:17, 06/06/2019

Routine sense of smell tests could be used to spot signs of dementia Impaired smell in later life can be an early warning of neurodegenerative and heart diseases, research suggestsOlfactory tests could help doctors spot older adults who are at greater risk of developing dementia, researchers say.The sense of smell is ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Spotify tests 'Social Listening' so you can queue up songs with your friends The latest new feature to be undergoing testing at Spotify would seem to be shared queues – tracks of upcoming tunes that you can listen to and edit together with friends.Spotted by noted app expert Jane Manchum Wong, this "Social Listening" o...
16:34, 06/01/2019

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile with 900-mile range Pakistan conducted a successful test of a ballistic missile Thursday, which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead nearly 1,000 miles, officials said....
16:00, 05/23/2019

Ford tests package-carrying robots for driverless delivery Ford would like to deploy Digit delivery robots as early as 2021, alongside the planned introduction of its autonomous vehicle fleets to ferry people and packages around the clock....
14:51, 05/22/2019

U.S. believes Russia conducting low-level nuclear tests: official The United States believes Russia may be conducting low-level nuclear testing in violation of a moratorium on such tests, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency said on Wednesday....
16:51, 05/29/2019

YouTube tests moving comments to a separate window on mobile Internet comment sections are notoriously awful, and comments on YouTube can be especially dark. Earlier this year, the platform turned off comments on videos of children after a disturbing amount of pedophilic comments were discovered, and there...
23:34, 06/21/2019

ICE seeks DNA tests to weed out 'fraudulent' family claims at border Immigration and Customs Enforcement put out a call seeking help implementing a rapid DNA test for migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border to verify familial relationships....
00:51, 05/30/2019

US To Give Migrants "Rapid DNA" Tests To Prove Family Ties US border authorities plan to give migrant families DNA tests to determine whether or not the adults and children are related, Department of Homeland Security officials said Wednesday....
02:17, 05/02/2019

ICE to start administering 90-minute DNA tests on immigrant families at border Federal immigration officers working on the U.S.-Mexico border will start “as early as next week” carrying out rapid DNA tests on immigrants in custody who claim to be related, a Department of Homeland Security official told the Washington Examiner o...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Rejuvenated Hamas Tests Israel in High-Stakes Brinkmanship Palestinian militant groups have restocked an arsenal of rockets to levels reached just before the last war with Israel, part of a pressure campaign to ease Israel’s punishing blockade on the Gaza Strip....
15:51, 06/03/2019

2020 turning point: New phase in race tests Dem aggression NEW YORK (AP) — The unwritten rules that have prevented the Democratic presidential contest from devolving into conflict are about to be tested. Joe Biden has so far fended off the relatively gentle wrath of his rivals. The shortcomings of his most a...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Brazil wireless carrier TIM uses equipment from China's Huawei for 5G tests Brazilian wireless carrier Tim Participacoes SA said on Wednesday it is using equipment provided by China's Huawei to conduct fifth-generation wireless technology (5G)tests in Florianopolis, a city in the south....
22:34, 05/22/2019

Postal Service tests mail shipments on self-driving trucks PHOENIX (AP) — A self-driving truck company has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to test autonomous technology on the long-haul route between Phoenix and Dallas. San Diego-based TuSimple is planning for two autonomous trucks to carry mail and p...
21:34, 05/21/2019

GOP senator breaks with Trump over North Korea missile tests A Republican member of the Senate Armed Services committee on Sunday broke with the White House over North Korea’s recent missile launches after President Trump tweeted he wasn’t “disturbed” by the latest provocation by leader...
04:34, 05/27/2019

Chris Long reveals longtime marijuana use, how he beat NFL tests Chris Long experienced the NFL zenith, winning Super Bowl LI with the Patriots and Super Bowl LII with the Eagles. Those weren’t his only highs. The recently retired defensive end told “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday that he used ...
02:51, 05/23/2019

US Believes Russia Conducting Low-Level Nuclear Tests: Official The United States believes Russia may be conducting low-level nuclear tests, a US intelligence official on Wednesday, while the head of a body monitoring a global nuclear treaty said there was no sign......
14:34, 05/30/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

North Korea calls Bolton 'warmonger' after comment on missile tests North Korea called John Bolton a "warmonger" Monday after the White House national security adviser said the recent ballistic missile tests by the regime had "no doubt" violated United Nations resolutions....
21:17, 05/27/2019

North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issueThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said North Korea’s recent missile tests violated UN security council resolutions, the first time ...
12:00, 05/25/2019

YouTube Tests Hiding Its Notorious Comment Section By Default in India Most people would probably agree that YouTube comments are generally pretty worthless (especially the ones that tell you the year the commenter last watched a particular music video). In fact, the video streaming site is widely known for having some ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil wireless carrier TIM uses equipment from China's Huawei for 5G tests Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA said on Wednesday it is using equipment provided by China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to conduct fifth-generation wireless technology (5G) tests in Florianopolis, a city in the south....
02:34, 05/23/2019

German high school students decry 'difficult' math tests High school students across Germany are deeply unhappy about what they said were very difficult math exams. Skeptical education officials are calling for calm....
08:51, 05/07/2019

John Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate UN resolutions National Security Adviser John Bolton on Saturday said that there is “no doubt” that recent short-range missile launches by North Korea are in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions -- suggesting that the White House may be looking at putting...
17:17, 05/25/2019

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

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating from his advisers....
18:00, 05/27/2019

Trump Says Recent North Korean Missile Tests Didn't Bother Him President Trump said he didn’t think North Korea’s missile tests were a violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions and acknowledged disagreement with his advisers....
14:00, 05/27/2019

US Navy tests underwater robots that recharge by eating fish faeces The US Navy has built a device for charging underwater robots that gets its energy by digesting fish faeces and other organic matter on the sea floor...
16:00, 05/02/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot completes first hardware tests in space NASA just inched closer to having robots take care of spacecraft. The agency recently completed its first hardware checkouts for Bumble (above), one of three Astrobee robots that will research automated caretaking aboard the International Space Stat...
14:51, 05/19/2019

England dig deep in pointless cause – but greater tests are in store | Sean Ingle The players looked jaded against the Swiss and should have been on the beach after an impressive seasonOn a soporific summer’s day in Guimarães one word reverberated in the mind like a mantra. Why? Why were England playing in one of the more pointles...
22:34, 06/09/2019

McDonald's Tests Robot Fryers and Voice-Activated Drive-Throughs McDonald’s is designing voice-activated drive-throughs and robotic deep-fryers as it works to streamline its menu and operations to speed up service....
07:51, 06/21/2019

Alternative medicine practitioners may market bogus celiac tests, treatments (Reuters Health) - Looking online for alternative medicine providers to diagnose or treat celiac disease is a bad idea because many websites market unproven or ineffective tests and treatments, researchers say....
21:34, 05/01/2019

Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge have more tests to pass before rehab games While Giancarlo Stanton is moving closer to starting a second minor league rehab assignment, there are several steps the right-handed hitting outfielder needs to take before that. “He ran [Thursday]. I believe he was doing 40s and 60s and doing sprin...
12:00, 06/01/2019

Company faked NASA tests and ruined missions worth $700m A company which manufactured aluminium components for NASA faked test results over 19 years, leading to the destruction of two space missions worth $700m (£536m)....
15:34, 05/01/2019

Greek fighter jets overfly North Macedonia under NATO tests North Macedonia says fighter jets from neighboring Greece have carried out NATO-linked test overflights of its territory as part of the country's process of joining the alliance....
21:34, 05/21/2019

U.S. soccer cruises past Chile, points toward tougher World Cup tests It didn't equal their record-setting opening rout, but the Americans performed with ferocity and expertise while showing off their depth in clinching a spot in the round of 16....
23:51, 06/16/2019

John Bolton Says North Korean Missile Tests Violated U.N. Resolutions Mr. Bolton said there was “no doubt” that missile tests this month violated Security Council resolutions. President Trump had earlier downplayed their importance....
05:34, 05/25/2019

'Missiles like these will start the war': North Korea tests showcase growing capability North Korea's second missile test on Thursday signals it is serious about developing new, short-range weapons that could be used early and effectively in any war with South Korea and the United States, analysts studying images of the latest launches ...
08:34, 05/10/2019

Radioactive remnants of nuclear bomb tests found on ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid-1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the US, Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms and...
18:51, 05/10/2019

LinkedIn refresh includes skills assessment tests, new referral tools LinkedIn will soon roll out changes aimed at making it easier for recruiters to spot qualified candidates and for job seekers to stand out from the crowdRead More...
15:17, 05/14/2019

In Weapons Tests, North Korea Revives an Old Playbook, With a Strategic Twist A year after beginning a bold experiment in the power of personal diplomacy, President Trump has run headlong into its limits, discovering that it is not a counterproliferation strategy....
22:17, 05/04/2019

Smoothie fans, take note: The FDA now tests frozen berries for hepatitis A, norovirus The FDA has begun testing frozen berries for hepatitis A and norovirus. The U.S. had four frozen-berry-related outbreaks between 1997 and 2016.        ...
18:17, 05/14/2019

NKorea Tests Multiple Rocket Launchers to Evaluate "Combat Performance" North Korea said Sunday it had tested long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons, a day after Pyongyang appeared to have launched its first short-range missile in more than a......
01:17, 05/05/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests Elon Musk's SpaceX suffered an anomaly in one of its Crew Dragon capsules while conducting engine tests at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Saturday, the company said....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Huawei accelerates Android replacement tests after seven years of development work The world's number one manufacturer of telecommunications equipment and number two smartphone vendor is under siege from all sides of the mobile industry as a result of mounting US political pressure, but both officially and unofficially, Huawei has ...
12:51, 06/11/2019

Jan Vertonghen passes concussion tests after head injury during Tottenham vs Ajax Jan Vertonghen has passed all concussion tests after being withdrawn during Tottenham's Champions League tie against Ajax following a clash of heads with team-mate Toby Alderweireld....
14:51, 05/01/2019

Israeli navy tests unmanned sonar mine-sweeping vessel The Israeli Navy successfully deployed its Seagull unmanned mine counter-measures surface vessel in exercises earlier this month, Elbit Systems announced....
01:17, 05/16/2019

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

New rules force telecoms firms to tell customers of better deals Broadband, TV, mobile and landline phone companies will have to tell customers when their contract is coming to an end and show them the best deals available under new rules....
19:00, 05/15/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Pregnant mother tests positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bagel A New York state mom was separated from her newborn baby — because, just like in the classic “Seinfeld” episode, she failed a drug test from eating a baked good with poppy seeds, she said in a new interview. Elizabeth Dominguez, 29, innoc...
17:51, 05/14/2019

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
22:34, 06/07/2019

‘Trust in Cyril Ramaphosa’? South Africa Election Tests A.N.C. Leader’s Strength Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Google Maps Tests Showing Popular Dish Photos for Restaurant Listings In a big step towards making it a more reliable place to look for restaurant recommendations, Google Maps is testing a 'popular dishes' feature for restaurant listings....
03:17, 05/04/2019

Climate change tests Joe Biden as he confronts a major question for Democrats: Is any compromise too much? The issue reflects the divide between Biden’s consensus-building ways and demands from liberal activists for a more forceful and uncompromising agenda....
02:34, 05/15/2019

Russia probably conducting nuclear tests in violation of treaty, says defense intelligence chief Russia is likely conducting explosive nuclear tests in violation of an international arms treaty, the chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency warned Wednesday....
23:00, 05/29/2019

More details on the name, ongoing tests, and release date of Huawei's Android replacement crop up No one knows exactly what will happen to Huawei in around two months, when a US executive order is (theoretically) set to come into effect, essentially banning the Chinese tech giant from doing business with long-time partners like Google, Qualcomm, ...
22:51, 06/13/2019

Japan Tests World's Fastest Bullet Train, Capable Of Topping 400 Kmph Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train -- capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph) -- as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel....
11:51, 05/11/2019

Hundreds of promgoers potentially exposed to hepatitis A after venue worker tests positive Students at two Florida high schools may have been exposed to hepatitis A after a worker at the venue that hosted their proms tested positive for the virus....
18:34, 05/03/2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's college plan flunks fiscal and fairness tests Free tuition, debt forgiveness sound good. But throwing more money at higher education will raise costs: Our view        ...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Taco Bell employee tests positive for hepatitis A; co-workers vaccinated: report A Taco Bell employee in central Florida tested positive for hepatitis A last month and likely exposed the restaurant's patrons to the disease during his infectious period, the Pinellas County Health Department said....
11:34, 05/02/2019

Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests Former NFL star Chris Long, who recently retired, said if not for marijuana, it would have been difficult to cope with day-to-day life in the NFL.        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

Radioactive remnants of decades-old nuclear bomb tests have settled on the ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid 1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the U.S., Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms a...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Images show North Korea missile launch as Pyongyang tests Trump A new satellite image obtained by CNN shows the smoke trail of a Friday rocket launch by North Korea that is likely a short-range missile, according to the group that analyzed the picture....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Young, Pregnant Urged To Take Blood Tests For Lead After Notre-Dame Fire The Paris health authorities have urged children and pregnant women living around Notre-Dame cathedral to have the levels of lead in their blood checked amid concerns over the impact of the fire....
04:00, 06/06/2019

Watch: Zomato Successfully Tests Hybrid Drone For Aerial Food Delivery Coming soon - food delivered to your door by a drone! Zomato Founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal recently announced successful test flight by hybrid drone that carried 5 kg payload, covering 5 km. in 10......
15:17, 06/14/2019

Report: Tests reveal no cornea damage for Rockets star James Harden Houston Rockets guard James Harden had trouble with his vision after being poked in the eyes Tuesday, but tests revealed no cornea damage.        ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Why is Texas stopping Rapid DNA tests in courts? It jeopardizes cases, state board says The technology has helped solve rape cases in Kentucky and identified California wildfire victims. But, it has come under scrutiny in several states.       ...
21:17, 06/20/2019

'Bomb carbon' from Cold War nuclear tests found in deep ocean trenches A new study has found that the nuclear tests performed during the Cold War during the 1950s and 1960s have left a very disturbing legacy on our planet — they have infiltrated the bodies of crustaceans in deep ocean trenches....
18:17, 05/13/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Weapons tests, stalled talks complicate South Korea's push for food aid to North Impoverished North Korea is suffering its worst drought in decades and food supplies are reportedly running low, but South Korea's push to provide aid is bogged down in the growing tension marked by missile tests and sanctions crackdowns....
11:17, 05/16/2019

North Korea Called John Bolton a ‘War Monger’ After He Said Missile Tests Violated Rules (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missiles a violati...
12:00, 05/27/2019

Olay Tests a Refillable Moisturizer as Beauty Industry Grapples With Its Giant Trash Problem Fresh, soft skin comes at a cost—to the planet. Specifically, I’m talking about all that packaging your favorite lotion or cream comes in, which is likely made of hard-to-degrade plastics. That’s why Olay—y’know, that bougie stuff your abuelita is al...
05:00, 06/07/2019

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft - sources Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft, according to industry sources and regulatory officials....
13:34, 06/16/2019

Huawei delays foldable phone launch until September to do extra tests after Samsung's troubles Huawei says it's looking to launch its roughly $2,600 Mate X foldable phone globally, and will be focusing on markets that are rolling out 5G networks....
11:34, 06/14/2019

Toyota Gazoo Racing tests Super Sport hypercar ahead of Le Mans debut Toyota will face the Aston Martin Valkyrie in the newly created hypercar class with its Super Sport V6 hybrid A production version of Toyota Gazoo's GR Super Sport Concept is set to be entered into the new hypercar-based class at the 24 Hours of Le ...
21:17, 06/18/2019

Mom refuses paternity tests, spends 39 days in jail, gives birth prematurely and sues over ordeal The Missouri woman said her incarceration caused her baby's premature birth and prevented her stage 4 breast cancer from being diagnosed earlier.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Unlike Japan’s Shinzo Abe, President Trump Isn’t ‘Personally Bothered’ by North Korea’s Missile Tests (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the presid...
13:00, 05/27/2019

Scott County Creek Will Remain Closed After Lab Tests Show Water Is Unsafe Following Sewage Leak SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Scott County creek will reportedly remain closed after lab results show that the water is still unsafe following a sewage spill. Entrances to Elkhorn Creek in Georgetown have been closed since yesterday because of...
05:17, 05/27/2019

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-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

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dumped shares in a string of US companies it has deemed climate crisis laggards, including oil giant Exxo...
02:00, 06/21/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

UPDATE 1-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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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