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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...

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed

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Justice’s antitrust chief sketches how he’ll assess big tech WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s antitrust chief is suggesting he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Ass...
01:34 2019-06-12

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...
05:17 2019-06-04

The DOJ's antitrust chief just telegraphed how it could go after Google, Apple and other big tech Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim laid out some possible antitrust arguments against big tech companies in a new speech. His office is reportedly overseeing possible investigations into Google...
21:17 2019-06-11

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust inve...
23:17 2019-06-01

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe of Google. The company has faced severa...
10:34 2019-06-01

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
09:34 2019-06-01

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
04:34 2019-06-01

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was...
01:34 2019-06-02

The Justice Department is preparing a potential antitrust investigation of Google The Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust investigation into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
04:34 2019-06-01

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
03:17 2019-06-04

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources fam...
06:17 2019-06-01

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources fam...
06:51 2019-06-01

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain....
14:38 2019-05-21

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly...
04:17 2019-06-06

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the...
15:34 2019-06-06

DealBook Briefing: Big Tech’s Antitrust Reckoning Is Coming Google and Amazon have thrived as regulators largely kept their distance. Moves by the Justice Department and the F.T.C. suggest that may be changing....
15:17 2019-06-03

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented...
13:51 2019-06-04

Tech sell-off spreads to Europe after U.S. antitrust moves European shares fell half a percent on Tuesday as the first signs of U.S. antitrust action against Google and other major technology companies drove peers in Europe lower, following losses on Wall Str...
12:00 2019-06-04

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $1bn (£786m) than any other company in Europe, accor...
11:51 2019-06-10

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban. New York Times sources report that Chinese offic...
23:00 2019-06-08

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
06:00 2019-05-27

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 ...
05:17 2019-06-13

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....
07:17 2019-06-13

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
07:01 2019-06-11

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant...
12:00 2019-06-04

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In The intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decades....
00:34 2019-06-04

WRAPUP 3-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented...
01:51 2019-06-04

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the...
08:34 2019-06-04

WRAPUP 1-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging ...
22:34 2019-06-03

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, whi...
22:34 2019-06-06

Democratic Contenders Rake In Cash From Tech Antitrust Targets Several presidential hopefuls from the Democratic Party—including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders—have harvested big campaign donations from employees of the technology companies they wa...
10:17 2019-06-08

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....
18:17 2019-06-10

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....
07:17 2019-05-24

Tech firms 'limit' engineer discussions with Huawei on 5G standards Several major technology firms, including Intel and Qualcomm, have reportedly told staff to cease informal discussions with Huawei over 5G standards in a bid to comply with a recent US government ruli...
18:34 2019-06-10

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....
03:51 2019-05-28

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since news reports that the department was preparing to in...
19:51 2019-06-11

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....
15:51 2019-06-04

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants....
02:34 2019-06-04

The DOJ will police Apple in the federal government's new tech antitrust push (AAPL) Getty In what's been a tidal wave of potential tech antitrust action, Apple has been added to the list of major tech companies that may soon be investigated by the federal government, according to Re...
01:00 2019-06-04

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
00:51 2019-06-13

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms....
05:51 2019-06-12

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divide over government intervention in the market....
06:34 2019-06-08

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....
17:17 2019-05-27

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reu...
11:17 2019-06-09

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...
15:00 2019-05-21

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , two people familiar with the matter told Re...
11:34 2019-06-09

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 ...
03:17 2019-06-10

Elizabeth Warren: DOJ antitrust chief can't oversee investigation of ex-client Google Elizabeth Warren, the presidential candidate who has campaigned on breaking up Silicon Valley giants, says conflicts of interest should keep the Trump administration's antitrust enforcement chief from...
06:51 2019-06-12

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dragged down on Monday amid fears US antitrust offici...
00:17 2019-06-04

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets...
06:17 2019-06-04

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-reaching, covering the extent to which a company like ...
00:51 2019-06-04

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavio...
01:51 2019-06-12

Elizabeth Warren Demands DOJ Antitrust Chief Recuse Himself From Google and Apple Probes The U.S. Justice Department recently signaled it was exploring possible antitrust investigations into Google and Apple. Leading those investigations—assuming they actually happen—would be none other t...
23:51 2019-06-11

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into G...
15:17 2019-06-11

U.S. Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into ...
16:00 2019-06-11

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for poten...
05:51 2019-06-04

Big tech's antitrust fears give investors a rare chance to buy Facebook, Amazon on the cheap Washington's apparent assault on big tech companies like Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon could be a blessing in disguise for investors as they present a massive buying opportunity....
21:51 2019-06-08

Man Arrested From Udaipur For Allegedly Duping Ex-Chief Justice Of India A man has been arrested for allegedly duping former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha of Rs 1 lakh after hacking the e-mail account of his colleague, police said on Tuesday....
16:17 2019-06-11

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms, Brazil's real stars on c.bank chief's comments Latin American currencies firmed against the dollar on Wednesday, led by gains in Brazil's real, while a Latin American stocks benchmark hit a more than two-and-a-half-week high, aided by strong gains...
22:17 2019-05-29

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an ons...
00:00 2019-06-11

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platform...
17:34 2019-05-22

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour conference; updates on Iran’s and North Korea’s nucl...
22:51 2019-06-10

PSG says Neymar’s injury to be re-assessed in next 3 days PARIS (AP) — Neymar will be re-examined by Paris Saint-Germain’s medical staff within the next three days to determine how long the Brazil forward will need to be sidelined. PSG said Thursday th...
23:17 2019-06-06

Tencent chief says he's watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war "We are also constantly watching whether the trade war will turn into a tech war," Ma said Tuesday, according to a CNBC translation of his Chinese remarks published by a locak news outlet....
04:17 2019-05-22

Walmart Hires Global Tech Chief to Vie With Amazon Walmart is hiring Suresh Kumar, a former executive from Amazon and Google, to lead global technology, creating a new senior role as the world’s biggest retailer ramps up its efforts to take on Amazon....
19:51 2019-05-28

Workers don't enlist support from their HR departments. Here's why If you work for a fairly large employer, chances are, you have an HR department at your disposal. But how well are you really taking advantage of it?       ...
18:51 2019-06-15

Kia SP2i Compact SUV Interior Unveiled In Sketches After revealing the exterior of the Kia SP2i compact SUV earlier this month, the South Korean automaker has now unveiled the interior sketches for what will be its first offering in India. The Kia......
02:51 2019-05-23

United Tech chief says Raytheon merger does not require Chinese approval: Bloomberg The chief executive of United Technologies Corp said in a television interview that merging with Raytheon Co did not require approval from China, removing one possible hurdle from the creation of the ...
19:34 2019-06-10

Acting defense chief rips China over tech theft, military outposts Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion,” saying ac...
22:34 2019-06-01

Saturday Night Live: the 10 best sketches from the 44th season From an unlikely bodega musical to the return of Opera Man, a patchy season still brought with it some hilarious momentsSaturday Night Live finished its 44th season this past weekend – which means it’...
10:01 2019-05-22

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers an...
14:17 2019-05-28

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in hi...
19:00 2019-06-08

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
17:34 2019-05-21

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
17:34 2019-05-21

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
04:00 2019-06-08

DoJ antitrust investigation could look into Apple too Late on Friday, reports surfaced that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe into Google's business practices, and additional reports over the weekend revealed enforcement agen...
22:34 2019-06-03

DOJ preparing antitrust investigation into Google The Justice Department is preparing an investigation into Google’s business practices, including those related to its search function, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
04:34 2019-06-01

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gea...
21:17 2019-06-03

Judge: Qualcomm violated antitrust law Qualcomm used its market dominance to illegally squeeze excessive licensing fees out of phone manufacturers, a federal judge in California ruled, delivering a major jolt to the critical components mar...
01:34 2019-05-23

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigation against the online retail behemoth, the Washing...
22:34 2019-06-02

FTC Shows No Mercy to Qualcomm in Antitrust Ruling While Qualcomm may have chalked up a big win in settling its global feud with Apple, it didn’t fare quite as well against the Federal Trade Commission. Late Tuesday, Judge Lucy H. Koh ruled that Qualc...
19:51 2019-05-22

Qualcomm Shares Hit by Ruling on Antitrust Violation Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smart...
20:17 2019-05-22

DOJ may launch antitrust investigation of Apple, report says During Apple's WWDC conference, a report came out that the Department of Justice and FTC met recently to give DOJ jurisdiction to investigate Apple.        ...
23:17 2019-06-03

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition....
20:00 2019-06-03

Bezos Says Amazon Will Bet Even Bigger Despite Antitrust Probes In a speech at an Amazon conference, CEO Jeff Bezos sounded unconcerned by reports that regulators are eyeing the company, potentially for a break-up....
00:17 2019-06-07

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....
03:34 2019-06-15

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....
18:34 2019-05-23

The Latest: Huawei: US actions should worry other firms too BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Chinese tech giant Huawei’s top executive in the European Union is lashing...
19:17 2019-05-21

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...
10:17 2019-06-06

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chi...
10:17 2019-05-22

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections for the European Union Parliament....
15:17 2019-05-23

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its technology....
06:51 2019-05-23

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online market...
04:17 2019-06-04

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 s...
04:17 2019-06-06

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A judge found that Qualcomm, a giant in the computer chip industry, charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for use of its patents. The company said it would appeal....
15:00 2019-05-22

Google tumbles as US follows Europe's lead with antitrust investigation Google, the search engine giant fined $5.1 billion over anticompetitive practices in Europe last year, tumbled in New York trading after reports that prosecutors are planning an antitrust investigatio...
21:34 2019-06-03

U.S. judge rules Qualcomm practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm Inc unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to impose excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judged ruled, sending the company's shares do...
14:00 2019-05-22

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc.’s shares fell as much as 7 percent Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the la...
23:34 2019-06-03

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 ...
19:34 2019-06-05

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue...
00:51 2019-06-06

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
14:38 2019-05-21

China says list of ‘unreliable’ foreign firms coming soon BEIJING (AP) — China’s Commerce Ministry says it will release a list of “unreliable” foreign companies in the near future. The Chinese commerce ministry spokesman did not give a spec...
11:17 2019-06-06

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....
23:34 2019-06-03

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—whi...
21:01 2019-05-21

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...
17:51 2019-06-13

Boeing's MAX Grounding Lifts Firms That Rent Out Airplanes The global grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners has upended air travel, but one little-noticed corner of the aviation industry is benefiting from the problems: companies that rent out planes and st...
13:17 2019-06-06

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security con...
05:34 2019-05-23

We don't believe US on Huawei, but we're still working with other firms, says Russian mobile giant Russia's top mobile operator MTS defended its decision to allow China's Huawei to build out its 5G networks but will continue to work with other firms, the company's CEO told CNBC Frida...
10:51 2019-06-07

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....
04:17 2019-06-06

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the countr...
21:17 2019-05-21

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....
21:17 2019-05-21

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....
12:00 2019-05-31

Firms sued over water contaminated by chemicals in Delaware BLADES, Del. (AP) — Residents of a small Delaware town whose water supply is contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to infertility are suing several companies who manufa...
15:01 2019-06-05

New Jersey seeks applicants for new medical marijuana firms TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is seeking applicants to operate as many as 108 new medical marijuana businesses. The state Health Department announced Monday that the applications for the new license...
18:34 2019-06-03

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing cou...
12:00 2019-06-12

The Latest: Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some of the world’s major oil producers have committed to supporting “economically meaning...
16:34 2019-06-14

Qualcomm loses U.S. antitrust case to FTC, must rewrite licensing deals A U.S. court ruled that the chipmaker has abused its power, reaping unreasonably high profits from its patented technologies, some of which were essential.Read More...
20:51 2019-05-22

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations....
22:51 2019-05-21

U.S. judge hammers Qualcomm in antitrust case, shares sink 13% Qualcomm Inc used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the U.S. trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate m...
15:00 2019-05-22

This Silicon Valley investor is thrilled about Washington’s antitrust moment Roger McNamee says the recent escalation of antitrust scrutiny of Silicon Valley is a signal that Washington is “getting back to business” on competition issues....
16:51 2019-06-05

House antitrust investigation targets Facebook, Google and others – live Inquiry into tech industry is bipartisanDonald Trump meets Queen on state visit to United KingdomSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.06pm BST President Trump tweeted today a sugge...
00:17 2019-06-04

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
14:34 2019-06-03

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight, As U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. Th...
07:51 2019-06-03

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 ...
09:51 2019-06-02

Apple, Google App Store Dominance Gives US Government Antitrust Fodder US enforcement agencies recently split oversight of the largest US tech companies, with the Justice Department focusing on Apple and Google, according to people familiar with the matter....
07:17 2019-06-06

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 ...
12:17 2019-05-22

World's biggest firms foresee $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, with much of the pain due in the next five years, according t...
12:17 2019-06-04

Fin24.com | Bleak first quarter of 2019 for Zimbabwe mining firms Mining houses in Zimbabwe experienced a poor first quarter of the year as delays and the non-payment of foreign currency earnings by the central bank stifled production....
13:34 2019-05-23

Norway sets Aug 27 deadline for oil firms to apply for APA license stakes Norway has asked oil firms to apply for exploration blocks in its so-called mature areas licensing round by Aug. 27, with up to 90 blocks on offer, the Ministry of Oil and Energy said on Thursday....
11:34 2019-05-29

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving co...
13:51 2019-06-01

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......
09:34 2019-06-01

China Pledged to Give Foreign Financial Firms More Access. How’s That Going? China pledged in late 2017 to allow overseas financial firms greater access to its economy, the world’s second-largest. Then came the trade war with the U.S., raising concerns that Chinese President X...
07:51 2019-05-22

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...
14:32 2019-05-21

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s problems....
14:17 2019-05-31

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....
23:01 2019-06-04

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....
08:51 2019-06-11

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....
06:17 2019-05-25

Pennsylvania accuses financial firms of bond price-fixing HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s treasury department is accusing about a dozen large financial firms of inflating the price of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over seven years. T...
16:34 2019-05-24

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....
06:34 2019-05-25

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attack for would-be hackers, according to a report, desp...
14:51 2019-06-11

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....
07:34 2019-05-27

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for fed...
20:34 2019-05-22

FTC Claims Potential Facebook Antitrust Probe as DOJ Snags the Right to Ruin Apple's Day In a flurry of headlines late last week, U.S. government bodies were reported to be looking into antitrust cases against tech giants. The Department of Justice planted its flag in Google on Friday, ac...
23:17 2019-06-03

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....
05:00 2019-06-12

Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of U.S. antitrust ruling: legal experts A rare public call by a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official for one of the agency's courtroom victories to be reversed, in a case of anticompetitive business practices by chipmaker Qualcomm I...
16:17 2019-05-31

UPDATE 2-Thermo Fisher scraps Roper deal after U.K. antitrust hurdle Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc and Roper Technologies Inc said on Monday they have mutually agreed to terminate Thermo Fisher's deal to buy Roper's unit Gatan Inc owing to challenges in obtaining regula...
16:51 2019-06-10

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerg...
00:17 2019-06-15

Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some indep...
03:00 2019-06-13

U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could f...
22:34 2019-05-22

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Could Face Antitrust Investigations. How Do Those Work? Four of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple — could face antitrust investigations from the Trump Administration and Congress. After unusual negot...
21:34 2019-06-05

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU antitrust fine over 'illegal' advertising practices Google has appealed a $1.7 billion fine from the European Commission for stifling competition in the online advertising industry, the company said Wednesday....
14:34 2019-06-05

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...
04:34 2019-05-25

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....
16:51 2019-05-31

Brent oil firms above $70 as OPEC cuts and sanctions outweigh economic concerns Brent crude oil prices consolidated above $70 per barrel on Tuesday as supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and U.S. sanctions on Iran's and Venezuela's fuel exports outweighed concerns abo...
08:34 2019-05-28

Markets slide as Panasonic joins list of firms walking away from Huawei Panasonic joins Google, Intel and Qualcomm following US ban in what is beginning to shape up as a tech cold war Panasonic has joined the growing list of companies to sever ties with Huawei by announci...
08:00 2019-05-23

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...
18:51 2019-06-14

China rare earth firms' stocks soar on trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies in China soared on Tuesday, a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the ne...
14:32 2019-05-21

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....
22:00 2019-06-07

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation t...
06:00 2019-05-22

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 and the crews have been evacuated, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which fou...
11:17 2019-06-13

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...
08:34 2019-06-05

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 execu...
09:51 2019-06-04

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 innovati...
17:51 2019-05-27

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....
00:00 2019-06-15

Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but China's Didi said it would not take part in the arran...
14:38 2019-05-21

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....
15:00 2019-05-22

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 ...
17:51 2019-05-21

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-r...
20:00 2019-05-22

Qualcomm shares plunge after federal judge rules its practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to impose excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judged ruled....
13:51 2019-05-22

Google has few political allies and a history of complaints, so an antitrust case may move quickly Microsoft's battle with the Justice Department dragged on for almost a decade. If the DOJ investigates Google, expect things to move more quickly, according to two antitrust lawyers....
04:17 2019-06-03

Amazon, Walmart's Flipkart unlikely to respond to key queries in India antitrust study: sources Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc's Flipkart are unlikely to fully participate in an Indian antitrust body's study of the e-commerce sector for fear of revealing trade secrets, two people with direct kno...
14:17 2019-05-28

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....
08:34 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some indep...
05:17 2019-06-13

Don't target U.S. financial firms if trade war widens, lobby group tells China China should not restrict 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....
03:00 2019-06-13

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...
02:51 2019-05-22

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 int...
15:00 2019-06-09

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....
08:34 2019-05-28

SoftBank exec 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...
02:51 2019-05-22

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...
16:51 2019-06-10

Trade war: China keen to talk, as US mulls blacklisting more firms - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest on the US-China trade war and new UK inflation figuresUS considers blacklisting HikvisionChina: Our door’s still openCo...
10:01 2019-05-22

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 th...
09:51 2019-05-23

Jeffries says he believes Trump obstructed justice House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries said Sunday morning that there’s reason to believe President Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice.“Well, I certainly think there’s reason to b...
18:34 2019-05-26

Exeter determined to do themselves justice against Saracens in final • Baxter: ‘I look back at that first half with regret’• Exeter face final rematch after last year’s defeatJust as they did last year a black-clad Exeter will emerge into the bright sunshine from the h...
19:17 2019-05-31

Justice Thomas says Smithsonian exhibit on him wrong Clarence Thomas, an associate Supreme Court justice, has an exhibit dedicated to him in the Smithsonian’s African American Museum. But it’s, well, fake....
17:17 2019-06-10

Another Brazil justice OKs privatizations without congressional approval Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Carmen Lucia voted on Thursday to allow the divestment of state-run firms and subsidiaries without congressional approval, but added that all divestments, including of ...
21:17 2019-06-06

Justice Department opinions take on the force of law — but are not, in fact, the law Some legal experts were taken aback when Robert Mueller said that indicting the president would be “unconstitutional,” citing a department guideline that has never been litigated....
14:00 2019-05-31

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the hand...
22:34 2019-06-02

‘When They See Us’ does justice to Central Park Five’s brutal story One of the most shameful miscarriages of justice in New York State is powerfully and heartbreakingly dramatized in Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us,” a four-part series that drops Fr...
00:51 2019-06-01

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the anticorruption crusader had as a judge improperly gui...
08:00 2019-06-11

Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple shares drop as Congress launches antitrust investigation Shares of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple dropped Monday as Congress launched its first Big Tech antitrust probe.        ...
17:17 2019-06-04

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy...
15:34 2019-05-21

U.S. firms fret as China's FedEx probe, planned hit-list heightens trade frictions The sudden deterioration in trade talks between the United States and China last month has ratcheted up concerns among U.S. firms that the dispute could go beyond tariffs and affect business in the lo...
14:00 2019-06-04

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investiga...
15:34 2019-05-21

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-...
22:17 2019-05-22

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....
14:51 2019-06-11

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
06:51 2019-06-11

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 ...
12:34 2019-05-31

Moldova’s new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s new prime minister says her government’s priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of...
14:51 2019-06-15

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro met with President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption ...
00:17 2019-06-12

Arizona prisons ban book on black men in the justice system PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men. The American Civil Liberties Union is calling on the Arizona Depa...
19:17 2019-05-21

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce ...
04:17 2019-05-29

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as a crusading anti-corruption judge he coordinated wi...
03:34 2019-06-11

Justice conference makes strong growth in third year MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — When Kentucky 42nd Judicial Circuit Judge James T. Jameson and Murray State University Assistant Police Chief Jeff Gentry were discussing the formation of an annual conference three...
18:51 2019-05-27

Kim Kardashian assists Trump's justice reforms Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to promote efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West announced a ride-sharing program ...
02:00 2019-06-14

McConnell Called Hypocrite After Saying G.O.P. Would Confirm Justice in 2020 The Senate majority leader acknowledged that Republicans would treat a judge nominated by a Republican president differently from one nominated by a Democratic president....
13:17 2019-05-29

A Year On, Anti-Vedanta Protesters Still Await Justice A year after police killed 13 people protesting against pollution from a copper smelter in the hardscrabble southern port city, tensions within the community and between residents and the police are.....
07:00 2019-05-22

Austria: Top court justice to lead caretaker government BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s president says he will appoint the head of the country’s top court to lead a caretaker government until new elections in September following a video scandal that de...
15:34 2019-05-30

Moldova's new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice Moldova's new prime minister says her government's priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful o...
17:34 2019-06-15

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential antitrust probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of technology companies, two sources told Reuters....
20:00 2019-06-03

Arizona prisons ban book that’s critical of justice system PHOENIX — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is cens...
22:17 2019-05-22

After Nearly 40 Years, Video Games Still Don't Do Lord Of The Rings Justice For decades, The Lord of the Rings has been one of the world’s most influential and revered stories. While J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy series has been successfully adapted into a beloved film trilogy, th...
10:17 2019-05-23

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It was also important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of other...
19:34 2019-05-23

Raytheon, United Technologies to Merge, Forming One of World's Biggest Defense and Aerospace Firms [Updated] Update: 6/9/2019 at 10:10 p.m. ET: Per a Raytheon press release on Sunday, this merger is now official (and announced slightly sooner than expected). Gizmodo’s original coverage follows below.Read mor...
04:34 2019-06-10

Justice Department: Census citizenship quest wasn’t devious NEW YORK (AP) — Justice Department lawyers say new claims casting the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census in a devious light are false. The lawyers filed papers late Monday in Manhat...
05:01 2019-06-04

Nadler strikes deal with Justice Department for Mueller documents House judiciary committee chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler said Monday he reached a deal with the Justice Department to get key evidence from the Mueller investigation....
02:00 2019-06-11

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it. The comment, however, diverges from his decision ...
10:34 2019-05-30

Justice system smeared our mother, say Sally Challen’s sons Family had to live with ‘false narrative’ of killing before courts finally quashed domestic abuse victim’s murder convictionSally Challen was subjected to a false narrative by a criminal justice syste...
22:51 2019-06-08

U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music...
22:00 2019-06-05

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an ...
01:17 2019-06-15

A year on, Indian anti-Vedanta protesters say still await justice A year after Indian police killed 13 people protesting against pollution from a copper smelter in this hardscrabble southern port city, tensions within the community and between residents and the poli...
18:51 2019-05-21

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
06:51 2019-06-01

Jeffries calls McConnell 'shameless' for saying he'd confirm a justice in 2020 House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries ripped into Mitch McConnell after the Senate majority leader said he would fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court if a seat were to open up during next ye...
21:17 2019-05-29

Thousands of Czechs protest for fourth week against justice minister Thousands of Czechs protested for a fourth week in a row on Tuesday against a justice minister they fear could influence a criminal case against Prime Minister Andrej Babis....
23:17 2019-05-21

Brazil's president wins, justice minister loses in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's...
05:17 2019-05-23

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the si...
15:34 2019-05-21

ILO worker's organization marks 100 years with social justice call The UN's international labor organization has started centenary celebrations in Geneva. Chancellor Merkel is among the world leaders attending to make a point for "social standards."...
14:17 2019-06-11

The Subject at the White House Was Criminal Justice.The Subtext Was the Election. It remains to be seen how President Trump can capitalize on his support for the First Step Act, as his advisers have told him to do, to appeal to African-American and moderate white voters....
03:17 2019-06-14

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating t...
16:34 2019-05-22

The Justice Society of America Is Coming Back to Help Beat Up Lex Luthor The DC Universe is setting up a climactic battle this year—one where a seriously messed up Lex Luthor (or rather, some version of him) will lead a villainous charge against a Justice League on the bac...
04:51 2019-06-13

Maat: Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Justice and Morality Maat, also known as Ma’at or Mayet, was a female goddess in the ancient Egyptian religion who represented truth, justice, balance and morality.  The daughter of the Egyptian sun deity Ra and wife of t...
00:00 2019-06-10

Mira Sorvino says she was date raped and calls for 'justice' for survivors Oscar winner at forefront of #MeToo movement says she felt ‘ashamed’ and that incident was somehow her faultThe Oscar-winning actor Mira Sorvino has said she is a survivor of date rape, saying she was...
08:34 2019-06-13

Justice Department stands by Mnuchin withholding Trump’s tax returns The department argues there was a plan to make the president’s tax returns public, which means the request was not to carry out a legitimate legislative function....
04:17 2019-06-15

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West is returning to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
21:34 2019-06-13

Justice Dept. Agrees to Turn Over Key Mueller Evidence to House The Justice Department agreed to turn over key evidence from Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation to the House in return for calling off a criminal contempt vote....
19:17 2019-06-10

Brazil Justice minister laments hack of prosecutors’ phones Brazil’s justice minister is lamenting the hacking of phones of several prosecutors involved in a sprawling anti-graft probe that has put dozens of top politicians and businessmen in jail...
06:51 2019-06-10

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
03:34 2019-06-01

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two compani...
22:34 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to...
00:51 2019-06-06

Senior Sinaloa drug cartel member extradited to U.S.: Justice Department A senior member of the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel who was charged in 2012 has been extradited to the United States and will appear in court in Texas on Wednesday to face racketeering charges, the U.S...
06:34 2019-05-29

U.S. Justice Department : ex-White House counsel McGahn has 'immunity from testifying' The U.S. Justice Department offered President Donald Trump legal cover on Monday to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, saying McGahn has ...
17:00 2019-05-21

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Ma...
15:34 2019-05-21

US Justice Department Prepares Google Anti-Trust Probe: Sources The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources......
11:17 2019-06-01

Pakistan’s Tribal Areas Are Still Waiting for Justice as Army Tightens Grip A year after Pakistan voted to bring the Pashtun tribal areas into the national civilian court system, the army is still the master of justice there, residents say....
08:17 2019-06-11

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republicans’ obsession with cow farts, perhaps the most pr...
10:34 2019-06-11

'The FA didn't stop him': The long road to justice for Bob Higgins' abuse victims Cultivation of father-figure role allowed coach to get away with sexual abuse of boys for decadesHiggins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assaultBob Higgins was the star-maker, the super-coach. He work...
21:51 2019-05-23

Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says Opponents of a citizenship question say a Republican operative helped steer it onto the census. That is the stuff of conspiracy theories, the Justice Department said in a court filing....
05:51 2019-06-04

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian headed back to the White House on Thursday to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce....
23:34 2019-06-13

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. Officers in Russia Inquiry Review The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on behalf of the Trump campaign....
01:51 2019-06-13

Kamala Harris Says She Would Pursue an Obstruction of Justice Charge Against Trump as President (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Wednesday that if she wins the White House, her Justice Department “would have no choice” but to pursue an obstruc...
01:34 2019-06-13

Justice Clarence Thomas Slams Women Who Have Abortions as Heartless Eugenicists Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas slammed women who have abortions as heartless “eugenicists” in a 20-page opinion Tuesday opposing the high court’s majority decision not to overturn a lower court...
06:17 2019-05-29

My mother, Sally Challen, was branded a cold-blooded killer. At last, she has justice As the coercive control victim is finally released from jail, her son writes of the family’s agony, and how the legal system is still failing abuse victimsFollowing the successful appeal in February ...
22:51 2019-06-08

Laura Dern on acting, justice, and Trial By Fire: “I’m very invested in the truth” The name Laura Dern needs no introduction—at least, we hope it doesn’t. A driving force in the acting profession, both on screen and behind the scenes as a member of the Oscars Board Of Governors, Der...
15:17 2019-05-21

Justice Department to hand over key Mueller report documents to Democrats, Nadler says Rep. Jerrold Nadler said the department will begin complying with the committee’s subpoena on Monday and provide some of Mueller’s “most important files.”...
22:17 2019-06-10

Justice Department Rebuffs Court Order to Turn Over Flynn Conversations The Department of Justice has refused to abide by a judge’s order to make public transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and Russia’s former ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak....
01:51 2019-06-02

Hope Hicks subpoenaed by House committee over obstruction of justice probe The subpoenas, seek both testimony and documents in connection with the committee's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation....
02:34 2019-05-22

Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law...
04:34 2019-06-15

Former U.S. Army soldier indicted for planning to bomb rally: Justice Department A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month, the Justice Department said....
04:17 2019-05-23

Justice Department to share material from Mueller report with House panel The House intelligence committee will receive an unredacted version of the Mueller report in exchange for not enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr, committee chairman Adam Schiff...
06:51 2019-05-23

'Tiger Mom' Amy Chua Defended Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Now, Her Daughter Is Going to be His Law Clerk Yale Law School professor and self-proclaimed “tiger mom” Amy Chua didn’t just publicly defend Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his sexual assault allegations, calling him a “mentor of young women,” she...
05:51 2019-06-12

Justice Dept. Says It Will Share Some Mueller-Related Intelligence With House Committee The decision to share information with the House Intelligence Committee could de-escalate tensions between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration....
15:51 2019-05-22

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on...
05:00 2019-06-15

Justice Department ready to stop the celebration at T-Mobile and Sprint headquarters This morning we told you that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has recommended that his fellow Commissioners approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With one other Commissioner stating that he would vote to allow th...
22:17 2019-05-21

Pima County implements new model to aid youth in welfare, justice system TUCSON — Pima County Juvenile Court announced Thursday that it will be soon put in place a new practice that aims to improve the lives of youth in the welfare and justice system. According to Ar...
22:51 2019-05-30

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
11:51 2019-06-15

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sourc...
15:17 2019-05-22

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
17:34 2019-05-22

Hundreds of people march through London demanding justice for Grenfell Tower tragedy Hundreds of people marched through London to demand justice over the Grenfell Tower tragedy, a day after commemorations to mark the two-year anniversary of the disaster....
20:34 2019-06-15

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work...
15:51 2019-05-21

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
22:34 2019-05-28

Bill Maher scolds 'social justice warriors' over Oberlin lawsuit: 'There's a price to pay' "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday's show slammed the "social justice warriors" at Ohio's Oberlin College, a school recently ordered to pay $44 million to resolve a libel dispute stemming from a sh...
08:17 2019-06-15

Warren pledges to reverse Justice policy that prevents indicting sitting presidents The Democratic presidential candidate said she would also push Congress to make changes to the law that make clear a president can be charged with obstruction of justice....
01:00 2019-06-01

Justice Dept. Keeps Wiretaps Secret in Flynn Case, Rejecting Judge’s Order The release of transcripts of calls between President Trump’s former adviser and Russia’s ambassador would have provided a highly unusual confirmation of a government secret....
04:00 2019-06-01

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
03:17 2019-06-08

Romanian president asks ruling party to revise controversial justice laws Romanian President Klaus Iohannis asked the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) on Wednesday to agree to undo changes to judicial legislation that have raised concerns about the rule of law in one of t...
22:51 2019-06-05

House Democrats reach deal with Justice Department to review Mueller materials “These documents will allow us to perform our constitutional duties and decide how to respond to the allegations laid out against the President by the Special Counsel,” said House Judiciary Committee ...
19:00 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week -source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on...
00:34 2019-06-15

Justice committee will expunge Christchurch shooter’s words after Tory MP read them into record The vote to expunge the words of the Christchurch shooter came after Conservative MP Michael Cooper read them into the record while attacking a Muslim witness....
00:51 2019-06-05

Justice Department says allegations that it hid true motives for census citizenship question are ‘frivolous’ In a filing to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman, DOJ attorneys accused lawyers challenging the question of trying to “derail” a Supreme Court ruling on the case, which is expected by the end of this m...
03:51 2019-06-04

The future of work ‘with social justice for all’ tops agenda of centenary UN Labour conference The Centenary International Labour Conference got underway on Monday at the UN in Geneva, with ILO chief Guy Ryder, calling on hundreds of delegates from around the world to help “construct a future o...
00:34 2019-06-11

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashi...
17:17 2019-06-14

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, inclu...
01:34 2019-05-23

‘I want justice’: a year on, family of Guatemalan woman shot dead in Texas wait for answers A 20-year-old woman from Guatemala was shot in the head by a border patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, just minutes after crossing the borderEvery Monday morning, after their two youngest daughters go ...
08:51 2019-05-22

On question of obstruction, Mueller hewed to untested Justice Department opinions and ‘principles of fairness’ In his first public comments, the exiting special counsel emphasized that departmental policy prevented him from considering whether he could charge the president with a crime....
05:51 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with t...
18:17 2019-05-22

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities deal with disputes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN peacekeeping missions support mobile courts, which ...
15:34 2019-05-21

Justice Clarence Thomas Likens Some Abortions to Eugenics in 20-Page Supreme Court Opinion The Supreme Court confronted a restrictive Indiana abortion law on Tuesday by upholding one portion of it and punting another. The portion it upheld, which was previously barred by the the U.S. Court ...
05:17 2019-05-29

Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations. The post Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics ...
00:34 2019-06-06

Black Woman Gets a Racist Surprise with Her Drive-Thru Order: ‘I Seek Justice for This Hate Crime’ After ordering your food in the drive-thru, it’s only natural to check your receipt in order to assess the damage to your bank account. I mean, did you really need those carne asada fries?...
03:34 2019-06-15

Mom of Slain Sex Trafficked Teen Cries Out for Justice—and Gets It; Judge Slaps Pimp With 32 Years in Prison The pimp who tricked out a 16-year-old girl before she was strangled, her throat slashed and her body discarded in a garage allegedly by a man he set her up with, was sentenced Tuesday to 32 years in ...
10:34 2019-06-05

Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question. The post Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege o...
17:51 2019-06-12

‘No justice for black people’: family of man shot by police demand same payout as Justine Damond Father of Jamar Clark says Damond’s family, who received $US20m from Minneapolis, were treated differently The family of an African American man shot dead by Minneapolis police are demanding a $US20m ...
00:34 2019-05-22

Exit poll: Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4% WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Exit poll: Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4%. The post Exit poll: Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Jus...
23:51 2019-05-26

Arizona prison officials won't let inmates read book that critiques the criminal justice system Arizona prison officials have banned inmates from reading "Chokehold," a critically-acclaimed critique of the American criminal-justice system.        ...
06:17 2019-05-23

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major d...
19:34 2019-05-22

Justice Department: Special counsel Robert Mueller to make 1st public statement on the Russia investigation Wednesday WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department: Special counsel Robert Mueller to make 1st public statement on the Russia investigation Wednesday . The post Justice Department: Special counsel Robert Mueller to...
16:00 2019-05-29

House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaining to Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaining to Trump. The post House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provid...
18:51 2019-06-10

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a ...
17:17 2019-05-22

EMERGING MARKETS-Bovespa top gainer among Latam markets, FX firms A Latin American stocks benchmark rose on Tuesday, boosted by strong gains in index heavyweight Brazil, and the region's currencies firmed broadly against the dollar as frosty U.S.-China ties marginal...
02:51 2019-05-22

Activists Demand Justice for Layleen Polanco, a Black Trans Woman Found Dead in a Rikers Island Jail Cell A 27-year-old black trans woman, Layleen Polanco, also known as Layleen Xtravaganza, was found dead in her jail cell on Rikers Island last week, and the LGBTQ community and her family plan to rally to...
21:01 2019-06-10

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
05:51 2019-06-09

Where the next Big Five of tech could come from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Alphabet, and Microsoft have a combined market capitalization of $3 trillion. But they won't hold the title of 'Big Five' forever.Read More...
06:00 2019-06-16

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies dominat...
21:00 2019-06-07

Washington to Big Tech: You're on notice A rare thing is happening in the US capital. Progressives, conservatives and the Trump administration are probing the internet giants. Two companies are particularly in the crosshairs of lawmakers and...
05:01 2019-06-06

Top tech gifts for Father’s Day (NBC News) Father’s Day is this Sunday, and if you’re still looking for a gift, there are some top gadgets that he’s sure to love. For the techie Dad, why not give him the gadget to keep all of ...
00:51 2019-06-15

Use tech to keep your kids organized (since they won't do it themselves) Gone are the days of trusty Moleskine 18-month planners, scraps of to-do lists and family calendars hanging on the fridge. Full-time jobs and older kids mean more clubs, more appointments, more social...
22:34 2019-06-10

Big Tech's Weird Day of Reckoning It is easy to see why such reports of investigations into companies spook investors, especially given Big Tech’s unpopularity on both sides of the political aisle....
12:51 2019-06-04

Tech trail blazers have first graduation OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis told the first graduating class of the Owensboro Innovation Academy that he was proud to stand before the 59 students who blazed th...
21:01 2019-05-26

Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
18:00 2019-05-29

Listen to the Talking Tech podcast Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.     &...
14:51 2019-05-21

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engineer who has worked at several large tech companie...
14:38 2019-05-21

Wedding registries go high-tech (NBC News) According to a new study from the wedding-planning website The Knot and data pulled from The Knot Registry, cash registries have gone up year after year, and are now bringing in about $1,80...
22:51 2019-05-30

Facebook to create 500 new UK tech jobs Facebook is expanding its presence in the UK with a new engineering center and the social network has announced that it will create 500 new tech jobs in London by the end of 2019.Of these new jobs, 10...
22:34 2019-06-12

The best games, demos, and tech of E3 2019 C'mon, how can you deny Keanu? (credit: Xbox / Microsoft) LOS ANGELES—There's no getting around it: Walking through the Los Angeles Convention Center for 2019's Electronic Entertainment Expo felt wei...
16:17 2019-06-14

AI Weekly: California is trying to control big tech Tech giants are facing threats of regulation on many fronts, but California is poised to become ground zero, as a new feature for Amazon's Alexa suggests.Read More...
19:34 2019-05-31

Gen Z wants a top-notch tech stack before they will apply for a job Although Gen Z respects and admires the technology that makes life easier, it has little tolerance for hiring companies who refuse to adapt to the times....
18:34 2019-06-04

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digital trust....
20:51 2019-05-28

GM Says Most New Vehicles To Get Over-The-Air Upgrade Tech By 2023 GM and other established automakers have been slow to catch up with electric automaker Tesla Inc, which has for years used smartphone-style over-the-air upgrade technology to change the function and.....
20:17 2019-05-21

Backyard Tech Your Friends Will Envy Connected devices are having their day in the sun—from Wi-Fi grills and smarter smokers to 4KTVs that can brave any storm. In short, everything you need to throw the ultimate backyard bash....
17:34 2019-05-21

Top 10 tech stresses that frustrate Americans Slow Wi-Fi, login troubles or plagued by a dying battery? A majority of Americans endure five tech frustrations every day, according to new research. A recent poll examining the tech habits of 2,000 A...
15:51 2019-05-23

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
22:51 2019-05-21

A Useful Perspective on Tech-Stock Boom Call it a "boom" within a boom: the love of technology sector wrapped within an extreme optimism toward the broad stock market. This chart -- which includes eye-opening sentiment figures -- helps to t...
19:17 2019-05-21

CHEAP: The best Memorial Day tech deals you’ve ever seen Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! On May 27, Memorial Day will roll round again. Some people will use the US holiday for somber reflection, others...
18:51 2019-05-24

How tech does (and doesn't) help babies sleep The truth is, technology probably does more to interrupt a child's sleep than help induce it Both exposure to screens and addictive routines can keep a kid awake. That said, certain gadgets, like...
11:51 2019-05-22

DealBook Briefing: Ganging Up on Big Tech President Trump, Yelp and a noodle shop in New York are among those to have criticized web giants, as regulators undertake closer scrutiny of the companies’ behavior....
14:51 2019-06-11

Ex-BT chief Patterson gives up £500,000 bonus The former chief executive of BT Group has waived half of his £1m annual bonus for his final year at the helm amid a fresh escalation of shareholder hostility towards multimillion pound pay deals...
21:34 2019-05-22

Markets Right Now: Stocks rebound, led by tech companies NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising at the open on Wall Street Friday, led by gains in technology companies, as the market tr...
16:34 2019-05-24

G20 agrees to wrap up Big Tech tax rules by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a final communique issued by the ...
13:17 2019-06-09

Will U.S. war on Huawei help China end its dependency on Western tech? The geopolitical clash between the United States and China hinges on the tiniest of technologies, chips and other components that are essential to nearly every smartphone, laptop computer and cellular...
20:34 2019-05-24

InterDigital expects to be able to license 5G tech to Huawei, despite U.S. ban InterDigital Wireless Inc said on Monday that it can license its 5G network technology to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd despite the threat of a U.S. ban on selling chips and software to the Chinese telec...
14:38 2019-05-21

Bluetooth your bladder: the hi-tech way to beat incontinence Urinary leakage affects millions of women, who have often suffered in silence. That may change with Elvie, a new way to strengthen the pelvic floor – involving an appThere are nappies in my wardrobe, ...
17:17 2019-06-02

The U.S. war on Huawei may end up hurting American tech companies The Trump administration's restrictions on Huawei are likely to prod China to close the technological gap with the United States, possibly creating new competitors for now-dominant American firms, acc...
20:34 2019-05-24

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers ...
10:17 2019-06-05

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leadi...
04:17 2019-06-05

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital world, the European Union and its member states are try...
21:34 2019-05-28

I miss blind, dumb enthusiasm for new tech Today marks 10 years since Google stoked great excitement in the tech community by unveiling a new product called Wave. I remember it clearly, because that day I sat down on my sofa 5,000 miles away f...
11:34 2019-05-28

San Francisco's Office Shortage Is a Problem for Big Tech Rapid growth of big technology companies is pushing demand for San Francisco office space to new heights, leading firms to go to unusual extremes to grab workspace....
19:51 2019-05-28

French Tech has made big strides but wants to go faster and further France's image has improved when it comes to startups and innovation, but it is not yet seen as the place for launching an international company.Read More...
13:17 2019-06-03

The best Australian EOFY 2019 tech deals The end-of-financial-year sales in Australia are just around the corner and, as always, there'll be a massive list of bargains to look forward to, and plenty of tech that sells for cheap.During t...
12:34 2019-05-24

For Martin, it's Omaha once more; Vandy, Tx Tech also in CWS FSU's Martin heading to Omaha one more time before he retires; Vandy, Texas Tech also reach College World Series       ...
05:51 2019-06-10

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you abandon Amazon? Imagine your life without Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, or Microsoft. David Gewirtz begins his five-day look at quitting the Big Five tech giants with Amazon. Sure, he can quit. He can quit anytime...
16:00 2019-05-24

AMD, Samsung partner on mobile graphics tech Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices announced a multi-year partnership with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for the development of mobile graphics techology based on its AMD Radeon graphics chips....
16:17 2019-06-03

Top tech executives will be asked to testify in US probe Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leadi...
13:00 2019-06-05

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you say goodbye to Google? Google touches all aspects of our lives, from the videos we watch to the information we seek. Could you live without Google? In our five day series, this is hump day, the day we look at Google....
15:17 2019-05-25

Note 10 coming with a new 7nm Exynos on the same tech as Snapdragon 865 Samsung's processor foundries missed one production cycle of the flagship Snapdragon 8-series processor but their new and superior extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography has won the hearts of Qualcomm'...
15:17 2019-06-11

Will China's Tech Titans Be Heavyweights or Overweights? China needs new technology champions to keep growing rapidly—and its push to create them is at the heart of the conflict with the Trump administration over Huawei. Problems at home, however, could be ...
15:17 2019-06-05

Will Hollywood’s new youthifying tech keep old actors in work for ever? From Samuel L Jackson to Will Smith, established stars are de-ageing in films – a trick that might not always benefit the industryHow old is Samuel L Jackson? How old is Michael Douglas? How old is Ar...
12:51 2019-06-10

Tech We’re Using: The Must-Have When Reporting on Disasters: A Satellite Phone Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief, knows you cannot rely on cell networks during earthquakes, wildfires and other breaking news catastrophes....
17:34 2019-05-21

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

The Week in Tech: Big Trouble With Trustbusters and China The tech industry is caught in the middle of escalating trade tensions with China. And at home, regulators are getting serious about cracking down on Big Tech....
16:34 2019-06-14

How to buy tech for other people's kids (without annoying their parents) Gift gifting for kids has gotten a lot more complicated over the past two decades or so. Gone are the days when you could just buy a doll or toy truck and know that it would be enjoyed by the child an...
03:34 2019-06-08

Organize All Your Gadgets With This Discounted Tech Dopp Kit What gift do you get for the gadget lover who already has everything? A bag to carry their gadgets, of course. The Zero Grid Electronics Travel Organizer is bursting with pockets, straps, and zippers ...
02:17 2019-06-16

Don't go on the road without these essential tech gadgets Summer is just around the corners and USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham gives his six essential tech gadgets you should not leave home without.        ...
22:17 2019-05-23

5G and film: how will the tech change how we consume movies? Have you ever tried to stream a video on the bus? You know how it is – the latest Marvel movie trailer has just been posted by your friend on Facebook, and you don’t want to wait until y...
23:00 2019-06-01

The tech empowering disabled people in cities Cities are difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for people with disabilities they can be like an obstacle course and a maze wrapped into one....
09:51 2019-05-30

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
13:34 2019-06-02

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citiz...
15:00 2019-05-21

Father's Day 2019: Cool tech and gadgets for dad Dad's big day is coming up, and finding just the right gift can be tough. Here are some of the coolest gadgets for Father's Day, whether it's for the outdoorsy dad, the techie dad, or the foodie dad....
16:34 2019-06-12

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you really flee Facebook? Facebook. These days, all you ever see is bad news. But even though Facebook is almost as much societal disease as social network, could you let go? Today, we find out....
22:17 2019-05-24

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
16:51 2019-05-22

Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
15:51 2019-06-05

Congress, Enforcement Agencies Target Tech Federal antitrust enforcers and lawmakers are poised to scrutinize the nation’s largest technology companies for potential anticompetitive practices, bringing a new regulatory focus to the markets for...
05:34 2019-06-04

FAA chief has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX approval The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX for flight after two fatal crashes since October prompted ...
01:34 2019-05-23

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. problem. He said the U.S. goal is to "build internatio...
01:34 2019-06-15

FAA chief has no timetable for ungrounding Boeing 737 MAX The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a specific timetable for when the agency may unground the Boeing 737 MAX that has been involved in two fatal c...
01:34 2019-05-23

Pelosi is so 'done' with Trump, the 'diverter in chief' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she's "done" with talking about President Donald Trump and called him the "diverter in chief," saying he manufactured controversies to distract attention f...
23:17 2019-06-11

FAA chief Dan Elwell: It could take a year for Boeing 737 Max to fly again The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says there's no timetable to get Boeing's 737 Max fleet back into U.S. skies -- even if it takes a year....
18:34 2019-05-24

How China Uses High-Tech Surveillance to Subdue Minorities China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
21:51 2019-05-22

Elizabeth Warren Sticks Her Message in Big Tech’s Face The “Break Up Big Tech” billboard, paid for by the Democrat’s presidential campaign, doesn’t sit well with all San Franciscans who work in the industry....
00:34 2019-06-04

States Prepare to Launch Investigations Into Tech Giants State attorneys general are preparing for their own investigations into big tech platforms based on concerns that largely mirror those driving federal probes....
10:17 2019-06-08

Trump likes EU fines against big US tech companies and would like some of that money, too President Donald Trump said he likes the fact the European Union fines big tech companies — and that the U.S. could benefit from some of that cash windfall, too....
16:17 2019-06-10

UK tech created 13 'billion dollar' startups in 2018 The UK technology sector produced 13 "unicorn" companies - firms privately valued at more than $1bn (£784 million) - over the past year, taking its overall total to 72....
14:34 2019-06-10

China Warns Tech Giants After US Huawei Ban: Report The Chinese government convened top tech companies this week and warned them of consequences if they cut off technology sales to the country, US media reported on Saturday....
12:00 2019-06-10

If you work in tech, these cities give you the most bang for your buck Thanks to globalization and the rise of the internet, we’ve become less and less bound to a particular location to live and work. Working remotely or actually moving to an entirely different part of t...
23:17 2019-05-29

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for s...
04:34 2019-06-14

Michigan beats Texas Tech 5-3 in its 1st CWS game since 1984 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jimmy Kerr’s first triple in two years helped Michigan build an early lead, Karl Kauffmann pitched seven strong innings and the Wolverines opened their first College World Ser...
01:51 2019-06-16

By all means back healthcare tech, but only once it is shown to work It makes sense to champion high-tech innovations, but UK health minister Matt Hancock would do well to wait until they have been shown to work effectively...
21:00 2019-05-21

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two economic superpowers....
21:51 2019-05-23

Here’s how to find ethical alternatives to big tech products and services It’s not like any of us went to a store for unethical people and told the clerk to load us up with dozens of products and services developed by companies that have no regard for personal privacy, huma...
01:17 2019-06-08

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant r...
02:17 2019-06-14

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision: NYT The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, in a move that deepens worries abou...
06:00 2019-05-22