TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 05:34

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...

UPDATE 3-LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold

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LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed chip supplier Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against it on hold as it pursues an appeal....
2019-06-12 04:34

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling against it on hold as it pursues an appeal....
2019-06-12 03:51

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
2019-07-04 04:51

U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
2019-07-03 22:51

U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling against it on hold as it pursues an appeal....
2019-06-12 02:51

Qualcomm Loses Bid to Put Antitrust Ruling on Hold A US judge has ruled against Qualcomm's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to......
2019-07-04 10:17

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
2019-07-16 23:51

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators -CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:34

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its strict control over the App Store. This week, it looks like it’s Amazon’s turn. According to recent repor...
2019-06-05 18:00

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:34

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qualcomm....
2019-07-18 14:34

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 16:51

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-02 20:51

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 smartphone industry. Qualcomm shares fell more than 10%...
2019-05-22 20:17

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 Qualcomm had violated antitrust laws, charged high roya...
2019-05-22 18:17

Qualcomm Asks US Appeals Court to Pause Antitrust Ruling's Impact Qualcomm on Monday asked a US appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overturn the ruling....
2019-07-09 13:17

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 Inc, charts a strong course for a judge's ruling to...
2019-05-31 14:17

Qualcomm asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling's impact Qualcomm Inc on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overturn the ruling....
2019-07-09 08:51

U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
2019-07-16 23:51

U.S. Justice Department asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
2019-07-16 23:51

Qualcomm Asks US Judge to Put Anti-Trust Ruling on Hold While It Appeals Qualcomm has asked a US judge not to enforce her decision that it illegally squeezed out rivals in the smartphone chips market as it plans to file an appeal that could take more than a year to wind......
2019-05-29 17:00

UPDATE 1-IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 20:51

UPDATE 1-Chinese regulators will restructure Baoshang Bank as soon as possible The Chinese government's takeover of Baoshang Bank has caused some pain but prevented bigger financial and social instability, and regulators will restructure the lender as soon as possible, a newspaper affiliated to China's central bank said on Sund...
2019-06-16 14:00

Qualcomm asks U.S. judge to put anti-trust ruling on hold while chipmaker appeals Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday asked a federal judge not to enforce her decision that it illegally squeezed out rivals in the smartphone chips market as it plans to file an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
2019-05-29 03:51

UPDATE 4-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
2019-07-13 04:51

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing children’s privacy and the Internet The effort by the Federal Trade Commission is in its initial phases, but it could eventually lead to tougher enforcement of the 1998 law against apps and websites that illegally collect personal information from younger users....
2019-07-18 23:17

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peaceke...
2019-05-30 21:34

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
2019-07-17 02:34

UPDATE 1-India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants -source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government official told reporters....
2019-07-22 09:34

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 familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-01 10:00

UPDATE 2-Big Tech execs due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
2019-07-10 06:34

UPDATE 2-Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big T...
2019-07-24 02:00

UPDATE 1-Brazil govt, Petrobras lobby ahead of key privatization court ruling Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras and sectors of the government are mobilizing in the lead-up to a Supreme Court session later on Thursday that could have a profound effect on privatizations in the country....
2019-05-30 20:00

UPDATE 2-Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
2019-07-14 21:51

UPDATE 1-Total to hold talks with Algeria over Anadarko assets Total will meet Algerian authorities for talks over its plans to buy Anadarko's assets in the country and is not worried by media reports that Algiers would block the deal, Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 14:00

UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war....
2019-07-10 06:34

Samsung puts Galaxy S10 camera update on hold due to major issues We were quite excited to report last week that Samsung is improving the Galaxy S10's camera with a handful of improvements, but we didn't know the update will introduce many bugs that would make these phones almost unusable.Apparently, many Galaxy S1...
2019-05-29 02:00

UPDATE 1-Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
2019-07-15 18:00

UPDATE 1-Canada's Belo Sun touts procedural win but Brazil gold mine still on hold Belo Sun Mining Corp said on Friday it had won a legal victory in its push to mine the country's largest undeveloped gold deposit in the Amazon rainforest, which has drawn criticism from environmentalists and indigenous advocates....
2019-07-13 04:51

UPDATE 2-U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-12 03:51

How To Upgrade The Electronics On A Vintage Formula One Car Think about old PC games you used to play back in 1997. You wouldn’t be able to boot that up now, and you especially wouldn’t be able to use your modern computer to operate the exact same game. It’s a pretty similar standard when it comes to F1 cars....
2019-08-14 19:51

Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Fold to be available from September Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday its foldable smartphone Galaxy Fold would go on sale from September in selected markets, after the launch was delayed by screen problems earlier this year....
2019-07-25 03:34

How to build your own intruder alarm with basic electronics Worried about unwanted visitors in your garden? Here's how to build a simple alarm system with basic electronics, a plastic folder, kitchen foil and a sponge...
2019-08-09 07:34

Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics Enlarge / A Tribot leaps ahead of its peers. (credit: EPFL) Robots have traditionally been roughly humanoid in form, which has some obvious advantages, in that the robots are better able to integrate into a human-designed environment. But there are...
2019-07-10 22:51

These ‘microbe-grown’ headphones could be the future of sustainable electronics The culture of planned obsolescence in electronics produces a huge amount of toxic waste unlikely to go anywhere but a landfill for the next millennium or so. Nature produces some of the strongest and most versatile substances we’ve ever encoun...
2019-05-26 23:51

The month's best mixes: cosmic connections and oceanic electronics ADAB brings Afrofuturism into the psychedelic mix, while Russell EL Butler taps into the African diasporaNeptunian Influence: ADAB Continue reading......
2019-08-01 04:17

LG smart refrigerator used for tweeting by teen whose mom banned electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator....
2019-08-14 14:51

US delays tariffs on some Chinese-made electronics until December 15th The Trump administration announced a tariff earlier this month on an additional $300 billion of Chinese imports that was to take effect from September 1st, but the 10 percent levy will only kick in then for about half of the goods. The tariff on othe...
2019-08-13 22:17

Electronics projects for beginners: Make a robot biscuit butler Take a BBC micro:bit, add a motor, a chassis and some infrared sensors and then put your feet up with a nice cup of tea: your biscuits will be on their way shortly...
2019-07-04 16:00

Ask the Captain: Are cabin electronics a drain on a plane's engine? Captain John Cox explains where the power to run seat-back screens and reading lights come from. Plus, when we will we have noise-canceling cabins?       ...
2019-06-28 16:17

A-Rod loses $500K worth of jewelry, electronics in car robbery: report A thief broke into the former Yankees slugger's rental vehicle sometime between 9 and 11 p.m. Sunday while it was parked about three blocks from Oracle Park, the San Francisco Chronicle reported....
2019-08-13 01:51

Samsung Electronics says second-quarter operating profit likely 56% down, beats expectations South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday said its second-quarter operating profit likely fell 56% from a year earlier, beating analyst estimates....
2019-07-05 03:17

Fungus headphones offer a glimpse at the renewable future of electronics It turns out headphones are the perfect product to showcase the potential for growing electronics. The typical set has a mix of plastic, leather and mesh -- not the most environmentally friendly ingredients. To prove that we could swap those out for....
2019-05-29 03:17

Teen apparently tweets from smart fridge after mom bans electronics How cool is this kid? A teenage Ariana Grande superfan with tens of thousands of Twitter followers had all of her electronics confiscated by her mother — so she turned to an Internet-connected “smart fridge” to send her notes. The girl, who tweets Gr...
2019-08-15 06:17

Samsung Electronics' delayed Galaxy Fold now ready for September launch Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will go on sale from September in selected markets after the launch was delayed by screen problems earlier this year, the company said on Thursday....
2019-07-25 07:17

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group....
2019-05-24 22:17

US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics WASHINGTON (AP) — US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics. The post US retail sales rose a solid 0.5% in May as consumers spent more on cars, electronics appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-14 15:34

Samsung Electronics says to cut production volume at China mobile phone plant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has decided to cut the volume of mobile phone production at its plant in the Chinese city of Huizhou due to the impact of intensifying competition in the country....
2019-06-05 05:51

Protesters oppose new Louisiana abortion law Not long after hundreds of demonstrators protested abortion bans outside the Louisiana State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, the state’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy. (May 30)   ...
2019-05-31 05:17

Samsung Electronics profit guidance beats expectations on one-off gains, outlook weak Samsung Electronics Co Ltd forecast a steep plunge in its second-quarter operating profit as the U.S.-China trade war wreaks havoc in global chip and smartphone markets, although one-off gains helped it beat analyst expectations....
2019-07-05 04:34

Industry, Lawmakers Oppose Tariff Plan President Trump’s threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexico is stirring widespread opposition among U.S. lawmakers, business groups and foreign trading partners....
2019-05-31 23:34

Opinion: Georgians oppose Russian meddling Hundreds of Georgians were injured protesting against Russian MP Sergei Gavrilov addressing Orthodox law-makers in parliament. A veritable political crisis might be looming, says Christian F. Trippe....
2019-06-23 10:00

Flash Electronics Files Suit Against Royal Enfield For Patent Infringement; RE Refutes Claims Domestic electronic and electric component maker Flash Electronics India Ltd has filed a law suit against motorcycle maker Royal Enfield in the US. The suit has been filed for patent infringement of......
2019-05-21 16:51

Samsung Electronics' second-quarter profit likely halved as Huawei woes worsen chip glut Samsung Electronics is likely to say second-quarter profit more than halved when it reports preliminary earnings on Friday, data showed, as a drop in memory chip shipments to China's embattled Huawei exacerbated a price-squeezing supply glut....
2019-07-03 08:00

Sharp posts lower-than-expected profit as trade gloom hits electronics demand Sharp Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly operating profit, as an escalating trade war between the United States and China dampened demand for its electronics devices and television sets....
2019-08-01 13:34

Trump Rallies G.O.P. to Oppose Resolution Against Racist Language President Trump, declaring he does not “have a RACIST bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist....
2019-07-16 19:17

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Green deputies who vowed to vote against her....
2019-07-10 22:34

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district....
2019-07-17 23:17

Hong Kong protests expand to oppose China, with no end near What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed and the role of the Chinese government in the city’s affairs...
2019-07-17 03:17

The Latest: GOP senators oppose Trump’s Mexico tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Me...
2019-06-05 06:17

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move from China against the iPhone maker....
2019-05-27 03:00

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the Chinese government in the city’s affairs....
2019-07-17 05:51

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple- Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move from China against the iPhone maker....
2019-05-27 03:17

More European clubs oppose plan to overhaul Champions League PARIS (AP) — Teams from France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland have joined the opposition to plans to transform the Champions League. As the European Club Association was meeting in Malta, The Associated Press obtained statements from execu...
2019-06-07 14:00

Palestinians urge 'Arab masses' to oppose US peace workshop A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling for the "Arab masses" to act against the gathering....
2019-06-12 20:17

UK government will oppose Labour bid to seize parliamentary time: PM May's spokesman The British government will instruct its lawmakers to vote against an attempt on Wednesday by the opposition Labour Party to seize control of parliamentary time to try and stop a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said....
2019-06-12 15:51

MPs vote to oppose next PM suspending Parliament to force no-deal Brexit Tory MPs and ministers staged a massive revolt today to block the next prime minister from suspending Parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-19 00:00

E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ability of Communities to Oppose Pollution Permits The agency is preparing to weaken rules that, for a quarter-century, have given communities a voice in deciding how much industrial pollution may legally be released nearby....
2019-07-13 00:00

Landlords Oppose Trump Plan to Evict Undocumented Immigrants Landlords say undocumented immigrants in federally funded housing are reliable tenants who pay on time. The administration says subsidized housing is for American citizens....
2019-06-18 03:00

Congress Says Will Oppose, Debate "Some Provisions" In Triple Talaq Bill With the government all set to bring a fresh bill in Parliament to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, the Congress on Thursday said there are still some issues which it will debate and oppose....
2019-06-13 21:00

Monsters, men and magic: why feminists turned to witchcraft to oppose Trump Whether it’s hexing the president, chatting in WhatsApp covens or featuring in TV reboots, radicalised women have been finding strength in the ancient pagan arts‘This is the time for getting scary,” the writer Andi Zeisler told Elle magazine on the e...
2019-08-07 21:34

Italian clubs oppose Juventus-led Champions League plan Most of the top Italian clubs oppose Champions League reforms pushed by Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli to close off entries to the competition       ...
2019-06-11 16:17

Most YouTube climate change videos 'oppose the consensus view' Scientist behind study urges platform to tweak algorithms to ‘prioritise factual information’The majority of YouTube videos about the climate crisis oppose the scientific consensus and “hijack” technical terms to make them appear credible, a new stud...
2019-07-25 07:17

2020 Dems reverse course to oppose virtually all Trump judicial nominees It may come as no shock that Democratic senators currently running for president have opposed nearly all of President Trump’s judicial nominees this year -- but newly reported voting data shows some of those same lawmakers backed a surprising number ...
2019-07-08 20:00

Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel oppose proposed tariffs on laptops, tablets Dell Technologies Inc, HP Inc, Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp on Wednesday opposed U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
2019-06-20 00:34

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist attraction of Murchison Falls....
2019-06-11 15:17

Activist hedge fund CIAM will 'strongly oppose' FCA-Renault deal Activist hedge fund CIAM has written to the board of French automaker Renault to say it "strongly opposed" a planned $35 billion merger with Fiat Chrysler....
2019-06-04 11:51

Congress, Allies To Oppose Triple Talaq Bill In Lok Sabha Today Congress and its partners in the United Progressive Alliance will oppose the "Triple Talaq" Bill when it is taken up in the Lok Sabha today. The opposition is against the bill in its current form,......
2019-07-25 09:00

Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel Oppose Proposed US Tariffs on Laptops, Tablets Dell, HP, Microsoft, and Intel have opposed US President Donald Trump's proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
2019-06-20 07:34

Retailers J.C.Penney, Macy's oppose proposed tariffs on apparel, footwear Department store operators J.C. Penney Co Inc and Macy's Inc have opposed U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to include apparel and footwear among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
2019-06-21 00:51

Conservative groups form coalition to ‘aggressively’ oppose socialized medicine in US Some well-known conservative organizations are forming a new coalition to “aggressively” oppose efforts to advance socialized medicine in the United States....
2019-06-07 23:17

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators The absence of a regulatory imperative has not deterred FX traders from increasing their use of transaction cost analysis tools, in turn increasing the pressure on brokers at a time when margins are already thin....
2019-05-21 18:17

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop hi...
2019-06-05 01:34

Catalyst Capital seeks to take Hudson's Bay stake to oppose chairman's offer to go private Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc on Monday offered to buy an estimated C$150 million stake in Hudson's Bay Co, and said it will oppose Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C$1.74 billion take-private proposal....
2019-07-23 02:51

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organization said Friday. Education Equity, which wants to...
2019-05-31 20:17

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border with Mexico....
2019-06-09 20:17

Citing Brexit, Ireland to oppose EU move to scrap spring/autumn time change Ireland will oppose an EU proposal to stop moving the bloc's clocks forward by an hour in spring and back again in the autumn, as it fears Brexit could otherwise leave the island split into two time zones....
2019-07-17 19:17

Regulators Eye the Auctions That Decide Which Web Ads You See When you load a website, an electronic auction happens in milliseconds to determine which ads show up on your screen. Now, privacy regulators in Europe are beginning to scrutinize this process....
2019-07-09 14:34

Jim Jordan: Dems oppose census citizenship question over fear of exposing non-citizens, illegal immigrants Democrats oppose the presence of a citizenship question on the 2020 census because it will expose how many people in the U.S. are either non-citizens or here illegally, according to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio....
2019-07-10 05:34

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
2019-05-21 21:17

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share website visitors’ data with business partners....
2019-08-02 10:34

Behind H2O’s Turmoil: Raters, Regulators and Liquidity “You can’t always get what you want,” the Rolling Stones sang. The band didn’t have illiquid assets in mind, but investors who put their money into funds that put it into things that can be hard to sell in a hurry would certainly agree, as was shown ...
2019-06-29 00:51

European regulators demand changes to 737 Max autopilot It's not just American officials who think Boeing's 737 Max software needs more polish. A Bloomberg source said that the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has told Boeing to make five changes to the airliner before it can return...
2019-07-08 04:01

"Rift Between Regulators Not In Anyone's Interest": Airlines On 737 Max Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March....
2019-06-02 08:17

NY regulators probing NRA for illegal gun insurance kickbacks The New York Department of Financial Services is investigating the National Rifle Association for its role in offering now-banned insurance products for gun owners in the state — and earning at least $14 million in the process, The Post has learned. ...
2019-08-10 00:34

U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the ag...
2019-06-03 00:17

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight...
2019-06-02 19:34

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these challenges have regularly bought on the ensuing dips. In the near-term at least, that is unlikely to chang...
2019-06-04 13:34

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:34

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the social network won't offer the virtual money...
2019-07-15 22:34

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 23:17

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a strong push for new regulators in Australia to oversee news and advertising on their platforms followi...
2019-06-28 10:34

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
2019-06-27 19:00

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
2019-05-27 21:51

Japanese Electronics Company NEC Demos A Flying Car That's Not Really A Flying Car I know plenty of news outlets are calling this thing a flying car, but let’s be clear here: this isn’t a flying car. It’s a drone you and some of your pals can ride in. It’s not designed to drive on the roads like a car, and then transform into an ai...
2019-08-06 22:00

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after the introduction of EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Privacy regulations around th...
2019-08-04 16:51

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their respons...
2019-07-18 21:01

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the world....
2019-07-17 00:51

Canada, Europe to choose when 737 MAX is safe as regulators meet In a potential challenge to U.S.-led efforts to build consensus on the Boeing Co 737 MAX flying again, Canada and Europe said on Wednesday they would bring back the grounded aircraft on their own terms if their specific concerns are not addressed....
2019-05-23 00:00

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook to answer several questions about how it will prote...
2019-08-06 04:51

ECB's Villeroy: regulators will not sacrifice security in drive for innovation The world's financial regulators will not sacrifice customers' security for the sake of innovation, Bank of France head and European Central Bank policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 09:34

Regulators Found Risk of Emergency After First Boeing MAX Crash An FAA internal risk analysis after the first of two Boeing 737 MAX airliner crashes showed the likelihood was high of a similar cockpit emergency within months....
2019-07-31 19:00

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis. Investors should be skeptical of claims it can es...
2019-07-04 17:00

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
2019-06-17 14:17

The Latest: Minnesota regulators defend key PolyMet permit MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on EPA criticism of a key permit for the planned PolyMet mine in Minnesota (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Minnesota regulators are defending their process for approving a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mi...
2019-06-13 23:34

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists on Wednesday urged Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
2019-06-19 22:00

U.S. banking regulators examined Amazon's cloud in April -WSJ Federal banking regulators had inspected Amazon.com Inc's Virginia facility earlier in April, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-02 03:34

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
2019-06-19 14:34

Europe shows challenges for US regulators targeting Big Tech LONDON (AP) — As U.S. authorities prepare to investigate Silicon Valley’s digital giants, they’ll look for inspiration — and warnings — from Europe, where regulators have led global efforts to rein in Big Tech with only mixed results. The...
2019-06-07 14:00

U.S. banking regulators examined Amazon's cloud in April: WSJ Federal banking regulators had inspected Amazon.com Inc's Virginia facility earlier in April, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-02 06:34

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues (Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. Th...
2019-07-13 07:00

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
2019-06-02 07:00

Amazon will be 'left alone' by regulators while other big tech companies suffer, Stifel says Amazon is likely to escape the increased scrutiny from federal regulators that the other big technology companies are currently facing, according to Stifel....
2019-06-07 23:00

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators days after ambitious plans for it were unveiled by th...
2019-06-27 18:51

World’s regulators to review pilot licensing in Montreal after 737 MAX crashes The Boeing 737 MAX crashes aren't necessarily the reason why they're meeting, but they coincide with debate over whether increasingly automated commercial jets are compromising pilot skills....
2019-07-03 03:34

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with a “female Viagra” for women with low sexual desir...
2019-06-22 07:17

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
2019-08-17 03:00

Regulators give phone companies new tools to fight robocalls NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on fighting robocalls (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Federal regulators are giving phone companies the right to block unwanted calls without getting customers’ permission first. Thursday’s vote by the Federal Com...
2019-06-06 18:00

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
2019-06-02 07:17

Online lenders under investigation by regulators in 11 states, Puerto Rico The New York Department of Financial Services is leading an investigation into a new breed of online lender that claim to provide advance payments on workers’ paychecks — but are possibly violating usury and other payday lending laws, The...
2019-08-06 20:00

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
2019-08-15 03:17

U.S. regulators to drop accounting test in 'Volcker' rewrite: sources U.S. regulators have circulated a new draft of the "Volcker Rule" that would further ease its requirements and scrap a proposed new test that had been met with fierce resistance from Wall Street,......
2019-08-14 00:17

EU regulators approve Sanofi, Regeneron's Dupixent for adolescent cases The Dupixent product developed by French healthcare company Sanofi and its U.S. partner Regeneron has won approval in Europe for adolescents with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, the companies said on Tuesday....
2019-08-06 10:34

Regulators from Australia, Canada, UK hit Facebook with Libra privacy concerns Facebook's history of mishandling data has come back to haunt it as the privacy and regulatory community team up to probe the social media giant on Libra....
2019-08-06 07:34

Rift emerges between regulators reviewing merger between Sprint and T-Mobile The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
2019-05-22 04:00

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
2019-07-13 07:17

Tesla Driver Imitates Regulators by Appearing to Fall Asleep With Autopilot On We’ve seen this before, and you better believe we’re going to see a hell of a lot more of it. According to video obtained by NBC Los Angeles and an interview with the person who shot the footage, a Tesla driver fell asleep at the wheel of the car whi...
2019-06-15 00:00

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The ...
2019-05-21 17:51

Regulators fine British Airways record $230M for data breach The British government said Monday it will fine British Airways a record $230 million for a security breach that affected the personal data of about 500,000 customers a year ago....
2019-07-08 17:17

Facebook privately pitched its cryptocurrency plan last month to regulators. They were left even more scared. Two days after Facebook announced plans for the creation of a new cryptocurrency for its 2.7 billion users last month, the tech giant presented its 12-page white paper to more than a dozen officials f......
2019-07-17 05:34

Bayer gets help from Donald Trump as US regulators veto warnings its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer The Trump administration is refusing to approve product labels warning glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller — is a carcinogen. "It is irresponsible to require labels on products that are inaccurate when EPA knows the p...
2019-08-12 21:51

U.S. markets regulators reach deal on Dodd-Frank swaps capital rules U.S. markets regulators on Friday unveiled an agreement on how much capital and margin firms must hold when trading swaps based on securities, finalizing a key piece of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law introduced following the 2007-09 financial crisis....
2019-06-21 17:34

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging t...
2019-08-12 05:51

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
2019-06-27 22:00

Burner Phones, Leaks to Journalists: Regulators Probe Suspected Insider-Trading Scheme A former Citigroup employee was the alleged middleman in what authorities believe may be an insider trading scheme, according to people familiar with the matter and disclosures in a U.K. court case....
2019-06-28 09:51

Hamas Spurns U.S.-Led Aid Effort The Palestinian militant group Hamas signaled it was only open to receiving humanitarian aid generated by a Trump administration peace effort if the assistance is unconditional and doesn’t come at the expense of a Palestinian state....
2019-06-21 11:17

Unpacking the GIC result: why all that effort gets only 3.4% Should an institution with all that scale and ability be delivering more than this? The problem with long-term numbers is they still reflect issues from 20 years ago....
2019-07-03 14:51

Search for SC 5-year-old is now 'recovery effort' The search for a missing 5-year-old South Carolina girl has shifted to a "recovery effort" based on information provided by a suspect, the Sumter Police Department said Tuesday....
2019-08-10 05:34

AT $7,900, Would You Give This 2013 Fiat 500 an E for Effort? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Fiat 500e has the dubious distinction of representing a model with the highest depreciation of any electric car sold in the U.S.. Let’s see if that bad rap can be parlayed into what could be considered a shockingly go...
2019-07-19 21:34

Inside the Effort to Fix the Troubled Boeing 737 MAX An exclusive look inside a Boeing flight simulator with two American Airlines pilots trying to help correct the software flaw that likely led to two crashes....
2019-06-06 01:51

|WATCH:Amazontoretrainathirdofemployeesin$700m'upskilling'effort The e-commerce giant's Upskilling 2025 pledge promises to give 100 000 employees access to training for in-demand jobs and “highly skilled roles within or outside of Amazon” in the next six years....
2019-07-13 21:34

In an effort to find more players, Evolve is now free After struggling for over a year to make Evolve work as a traditional, paid title, the developers at Turtle Rock are making a radical shift to a free-to-play model with Evolve: Stage 2. The game is entering beta today on the PC and possibly coming to...
2019-05-21 14:51

Facebook Said to Be in Talks With Publishers on News Effort The social network is pitching an initiative to license articles from some of the largest American news publishers for its mobile app, according to people with knowledge of the discussions....
2019-08-09 01:00

Trump: Obama ‘had to know’ about effort to stop me from becoming president President Trump said his predecessor Barack Obama had to “know about” efforts to ensure he wouldn’t win the presidency. “There was no crime. There was no collusion. The big thing’s collusion. Now, there’s no collus...
2019-06-17 02:17

Bernard Tomic fined for lack of effort Australia's Bernard Tomic has been fined his full Wimbledon prize money for not meeting the "required professional standard" during his lackluster 58-minute first-round defeat by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga....
2019-07-05 02:17

UN probes corruption in its own agencies in Yemen aid effort CAIRO — The United Nations investigators assembled in the departure hall of Sanaa’s airport were preparing to leave with precious evidence: laptops and external drives collected from the staff of the World Health Organization. These computers, they b...
2019-08-05 22:51

2 top Dem senators give boost to impeachment effort Patty Murray doesn’t make waves. But the low-key senator’s endorsement of an impeachment inquiry is doing exactly that in the Senate Democratic Caucus.The No. 3 Senate Democrat threw her considerable political weight behind the impeachment effort Sun...
2019-07-31 23:17

NSA Forms Cybersecurity Directorate Under More Assertive U.S. Effort The National Security Agency will create a cybersecurity directorate later this year as part of an effort to align the agency’s offensive and defensive operations more closely, as it aims at “persistent engagement” in cyberspace against foreign adver...
2019-07-23 13:17

Trump impeachment effort once again rejected in House The Democratic-led House of Representatives once again rejected articles of impeachment against President Trump on Wednesday. The House voted to table Rep. Al Green’s article of impeachment 332 to 95, the third time his effort has gone down in defeat...
2019-07-18 03:17

Timbers aim for bounce-back effort against FC Dallas After leaving many regulars behind for Wednesday's loss on the East Coast, Portland Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese will hope they can return to lead a rebound Sunday night against a visiting FC Dallas side that also suffered midweek disappointment....
2019-06-30 08:34

The Warriors’ last-ditch effort to keep Kevin Durant This isn’t the full-court press that resulted in the Hamptons Five, but the Golden State Warriors will do what they can to try to keep Kevin Durant in the Bay Area. With NBA free agency officially set to begin Sunday at 6 p.m., Steph Curry was ...
2019-06-30 18:00

Minimal effort for maximum glowing effect A rub here and a touch of colour there et voila… the natural beauty look. Plus, eyebrow gloss and healthy scalpsThis pared-down but polished look, as seen at Victoria Beckham SS19, is perfect when the thought of applying a full face of makeup makes y...
2019-07-07 11:34

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
2019-07-11 07:34

Amazon's Mind the Malhotras Makes Very Little Effort to Be Original Produced by Dia Mirza, Mind the Malhotras - out now on Amazon Prime Video - is (sometimes) a shot-by-shot remake of an Israeli comedy series. Mini Mathur, Cyrus Sahukar are part of the cast....
2019-06-07 09:51

Cuomo nixes last-minute effort to legalize prostitution Gov. Andrew Cuomo kiboshed a long-shot effort by a pair of New York City Democrats to legalize prostitution during the closing days of the legislative session on Monday. “I have not read the bill and I don’t believe in this stage of the session you c...
2019-06-18 00:51

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States on the issue. Macron said that President Donald Tr...
2019-06-07 14:00

A singer goes missing in China’s effort to erase Tiananmen BEIJING (AP) — It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi (LEE JUH) disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was canceled and his social media accounts were taken down. Then his music was removed from all of China’...
2019-06-02 03:34

Anti-Crime Effort In Louisville Nets More Indictments LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Kentucky’s largest city have announced charges against 20 people accused of firearms violations. U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman says it’s the latest round of federal indictments aimed at reduci...
2019-06-20 13:00

Nationals get Hudson from Jays in effort to improve bullpen The Washington Nationals have acquired right-hander Daniel Hudson from the Toronto Blue Jays in an effort to improve their shaky bullpen       ...
2019-07-31 22:17

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position of opposing many of Washington’s policies while depending on its support....
2019-07-05 17:34

The Latest: Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:28 a.m. A member of Venezuela’s opposition said that a mediation effort by Norway is stalling over Nicolás Maduro’s refusal to accept presiden...
2019-06-07 17:17

U.K. Joins U.S.-Led Effort to Protect Ships in Strait of Hormuz Tensions between Britain and Iran have risen since Iran seized a tanker in July. Monday’s decision was an acknowledgment that British efforts to create a European-led task force have proved difficult....
2019-08-06 04:17

Bevin’s loan boosts his reelection campaign effort FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin put $2 million of his own money into his reelection campaign last month in preparation for his November showdown with Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear. Bevin made the hefty loan the day before Ke...
2019-06-28 16:34

After Much Effort, an ‘Unbreakable’ Record in Straight Pool Is Topped If John Schmidt’s pocketing of 626 balls without a miss on Monday in Monterey, Calif., is certified, it will break Willie Mosconi’s mark of 526 set in 1954....
2019-05-29 03:34

Oscar de la Renta Readies International Expansion Effort After months-long delays, one of the last independent U.S. high-fashion brands will throw open the doors of its store and showroom in Paris—plus christen a new office in China. Can designers Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim power the house’s global ambi...
2019-07-17 02:17

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Washington. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday that Abe’s trip will be the first...
2019-06-06 16:51

Mets’ Pete Alonso changes his look in effort to break slump PITTSBURGH — Pete Alonso’s second-half slump finally screamed loudly enough to warrant a “mental day” for the Mets first baseman Sunday. The rookie slugger is in an 11-for-73 (.151) skid since the All-Star break with four homers and 30 strikeouts. To...
2019-08-05 09:34

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in state laws and regulations. The bill the Democrat s...
2019-06-05 14:51

Deutsche Bank, in a Last-Ditch Effort to Stop Its Spiral, Could Lay Off 20,000 The German bank is said to be preparing a sweeping restructuring that will eliminate thousands of jobs and bring to an end its 20-year foray into Wall Street....
2019-06-28 21:34

Trump Doubles Down on Effort to Push Jewish Voters to G.O.P. After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
2019-08-17 02:00

Deutsche Bank Warns Clients They Could Be Cut Off in Compliance Effort Deutsche Bank has given around 1,000 investment-banking clients a month or less to hand over company-ownership information and other documentation in the bank’s protracted effort to close compliance gaps....
2019-06-12 12:00

Texas governor OKs budget with $1M gun storage safety effort AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has approved a spending bill that includes a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage. The Republican signed a $250 billion two-year budget Saturday without any line-item vetoes. It includes mo...
2019-06-16 18:34

House Sees Red on Rep. Al Green’s Effort to Impeach Trump Well, that didn’t take long. As many politicos predicted, the House on Wednesday rebuffed an effort put forth by Texas Democrat Al Green to impeach Donald Trump....
2019-07-18 04:00

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer winnable....
2019-07-12 03:17

Left to rot: the new global effort to preserve lost monuments From a railway run by children in Ljubljana to brutalist monuments in the Balkans, the Nonument Group maps abandoned 20th-century architectureWhen he was 14, Ljubljana resident Janko Vrhunc spent every Sunday training to drive a steam locomotive. “We...
2019-08-01 17:51

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 agencies reshuffling their oversight of "Big Tech." No...
2019-06-04 00:17

Facebook Says It Is Under Antitrust Investigation by the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook says it is under antitrust investigation by the Federal Trade Commission. The company made the announcement just hours after the agency slapped it with a record $5 billion fine and new oversight on its privacy practic...
2019-07-25 00:34

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will soon open investigations of the largest U.S. tech...
2019-06-17 18:34

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorit...
2019-05-21 21:34

The Division 2 TU5 Patch Notes Confirmed: Title Update 5 DLC update changes revealed Ubisoft has revealed the patch notes for The Division 2, revealing the headline changes for that are coming along with the newest DLC update - here's what you need to know....
2019-07-23 14:17

Formula 1 to push green credentials with new sustainable tech effort Formula 1 will take steps to promote its green credentials in the coming months, and a push towards synthetic fuels will follow as the championship aims at future sustainability targets...
2019-08-13 03:17

U.S. sees European maritime security effort in Gulf as 'complementary' The United States believes a proposed European initiative to bolster maritime security in the Gulf would complement ongoing U.S. efforts there instead of being a "stand-alone" operation, the top U.S. general said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 20:51

Michael Bloomberg to plunge $500M into clean energy effort WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to move the United States to a 100% clean energy economy and close all of the nation’s remaining coal plants by 2030. According to the mayor&...
2019-06-07 08:00

Facebook's Effort to Build an Internal Court for Content Is Far From Simple In a report on Facebook’s efforts to create an independent content oversight board, the social-media giant said there has been little consensus of how it should govern speech or how it should be held accountable....
2019-06-27 21:17

| Facebook to broaden effort to root out white nationalist content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
2019-07-02 05:34

Visa expands women’s soccer effort ahead of World Cup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women’s World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American ...
2019-05-30 16:01

Facebook To Broaden Effort To Root Out White Nationalist Content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
2019-07-02 06:00

Romanians vote overwhelmingly to back anti-corruption effort BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians have voted overwhelmingly in support of anti-corruption initiatives in a referendum called by the country’s president. According to data released Monday by the Central Electoral Bureau, 80% of voters cast bal...
2019-05-27 17:17

Bernard Tomic fined more than $56,000 for lack of effort during Wimbledon match Australia’s Bernard Tomic was fined $56,500 at Wimbledon on Thursday for failing to meet “the required professional standards” in his loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga earlier in the week....
2019-07-04 23:17

4 states join effort to stop T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint Four more states joined an effort by state attorneys general, including NY’s Letitia James, to stop T-Mobile‘s acquisition of Sprint, it emerged Friday. Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Nevada will be included in an amended complaint being filed ...
2019-06-22 06:17

Four U.S. states join effort to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states have signed on to an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
2019-06-21 17:34

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.        ...
2019-07-14 23:51

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally Wednesday in North Carolina....
2019-07-19 03:17

Trump campaign to launch effort to sway women voters President Donald Trump’s campaign on Tuesday kicks off its efforts to woo women voters, banking that a strong economic message will energize a voting bloc that has been largely critical of his presidency....
2019-07-16 13:00

‘They’re Chipping Away.’ Inside the Grassroots Effort to Fight Mandatory Vaccines Christina Hildebrand went down a rabbit hole and emerged at the statehouse in Sacramento. That’s how she describes it–going down a rabbit hole–and in her case it happened 14 years ago, when she was pregnant with her first child. In ...
2019-06-13 13:17

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting....
2019-06-12 00:00

Grueling Himalayan effort to retrieve bodies of avalanche-hit climbers Two weeks after an avalanche swept up and probably killed a group of climbers in the Himalayas, Indian authorities mounted efforts to pluck their bodies from an exposed mountain face, braving harsh weather and treacherous terrain....
2019-06-15 09:17

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
2019-06-14 06:51

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrat...
2019-07-18 10:34

Trump campaign launches effort to sway women voters U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign sought to energize women voters in the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, betting a message of economic prosperity will boost support from suburban women uneasy with the direction of the Republican P...
2019-07-16 19:17

China-Owned Tanker Changes Name In Apparent Effort To Evade US Sanctions While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals its position and......
2019-08-16 14:34

House Panel’s Assent Gives Life to Effort to End 9/11 Military Authorization For the first time in years, there’s a glimmer of hope for lawmakers intent on repealing a 9/11 era measure that has been stretched to enable open-ended warfare....
2019-05-23 02:00

UK launches effort to vaccinate young boys against HPV and cancers linked to sex Vaccinations to protect against HPV have been primarily administered to women, because HPV is often linked to cervical and vaginal cancers, but they can cause cancer in men as well....
2019-07-11 18:51

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory’s Hamas rulers. An official at the Qatari Gaza Reconstruction Committee said Mond...
2019-06-17 15:51

Guatemala’s Presidential Election May Be a Blow to Anti-Corruption Effort The race will head to a runoff in August as a former first lady and a former prisons director vie for the presidency. Neither candidate has made fighting corruption a priority....
2019-06-18 07:34

"Effort To Intimidate The Press": Editor's Guild On Journalist's Arrest The Editors Guild of India issued a statement today, condemning the arrest of a freelance journalist, an editor of a TV channel and its owner over alleged objectionable content related to Uttar......
2019-06-09 16:34

Teardown shows Apple's latest effort to fix MacBook Pro keyboard What did Apple mean when it said it changed materials to improve the keyboard on 2019 MacBook Pros? You should now have a better idea. iFixit has torn down the laptop to reveal at least a pair of changes to the butterfly mechanism that might affect...
2019-05-25 02:00

UK, France and Germany in last-ditch effort to save Iran deal Diplomatic offensive aims to dissuade Tehran from breaching uranium limitsBritain, France and Germany are to mount a last-ditch effort to dissuade Iran from effectively quitting the nuclear deal, warning time was running out for negotiations and the ...
2019-06-19 19:00

Salon Media in talks for $5M fire sale in last-ditch effort Salon Media Group, a one-time digital darling, has fallen on hard times. It lost its CEO of the past three years last week and appears to be on the brink of a deal to sell itself for a fire sale price of $5 million....
2019-05-21 15:01

EXPLAINER-What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competition rules....
2019-07-17 20:51

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 market for next-generation smartphones....
2019-05-23 02:34

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 gears up for scrutiny of the country’s major tech com...
2019-06-03 23:17

Qualcomm Hit by Second Antitrust Fine in Europe The EU is imposing a $272 million fine on Qualcomm, its second penalty on the chip maker in 18 months, and its latest move targeting top U.S. tech companies for breaching antitrust rules....
2019-07-18 20:51

Explainer: What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competition rules....
2019-07-17 21:34

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....
2019-06-01 06:51

UPDATE 1-Tesla owner lawsuit claims software update fraudulently cut battery capacity A Tesla Inc owner has filed a lawsuit against the electric vehicle maker, claiming the company limited the battery range of older vehicles via a software update to avoid a costly recall to fix what plaintiffs allege are defective batteries....
2019-08-09 04:34

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes 1.09 Confirmed: Gunner Title Update is live on PS4, Xbox The Division 2 Title Update 4 Patch Notes have now been shared along with more details on how to unlock the Gunner Specialization. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-18 19:51

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
2019-07-03 04:51

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
2019-05-29 20:17

North Korea missile tests could be effort to divide US, Japan and South Three launches in eight days point to ulterior motive amid strained relations between its neighbours and Washington The series of short-range missile tests by North Korea over the last eight days could be an attempt by Pyongyang to exploit strained U...
2019-08-02 08:51

Texas joins other states' effort to block T-Mobile and Sprint merger The Justice Department's approval of the Sprint/T-Mobile merger has done nothing to sway the states suing to block the deal. In fact, the State of Texas has just joined the lawsuit, with Attorney General Ken Paxton assuming a key leadership role...
2019-08-02 20:34

Japan to resume effort to tackle contaminated water problem at Fukushima A panel of experts will meet on Friday for the first time in eight months to consider options to get rid of the water, Japan’s government said in briefing documents it released....
2019-08-08 23:00

Vanessa Bayer is Pikachu, and other lessons from this effort to fit 151 Pokémon to SNL's entire cast If you’re a particular sort of Nerd Of A Certain Age, the number 151 carries a special totemic significance: Counting the enigmatic, buggy Mew, it’s the number of mostly-ferocious cartoon cockfight beasties populating the original Pokémon Red and Pok...
2019-05-24 09:17

Leaked documents reveal Russian effort to exert influence in Africa Exclusive: Kremlin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin leading push to turn continent into strategic hub, documents showRussia is seeking to bolster its presence in at least 13 countries across Africa by building relations with existing rulers, striking military ...
2019-06-11 14:51

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls over opposition demands for elections CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls over opposition demands for elections. The post Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls over opposition demands for elections appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-07 17:17

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun rights activists....
2019-06-17 03:51

Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate...
2019-07-25 04:01

Kamala Harris Fundraising Effort Nets $2 Million in 24 Hours After Debate Ms. Harris collected donations from 63,277 people, according to a campaign aide. The aide said 58 percent of those donors had not contributed to her campaign before....
2019-06-29 18:00

Visa expands women's soccer effort ahead of World Cup Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women's World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American star Megan Rapinoe &#...
2019-05-30 15:17

Four-Year Effort To Beat Ocarina Of Time In Under 17 Minutes Finally Succeeds The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is well-known for impressive speedruns, even among casual players. Every time it seems there are no improvements left to make, a new glitch or intense session of play shaves seconds off the best time. Last week, t...
2019-07-15 20:51

Inside the effort to build suspense — and crowds — for Trump’s Fourth of July White House aides have been focused on trying to avoid a situation like January 2017, when the new president was enraged that his inaugural audience was notably smaller than Barack Obama’s in 2008....
2019-07-04 01:51

Trump insists he’s not dropping effort to add citizenship question to 2020 Census President Trump insisted Wednesday that he is not dropping efforts to include a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without it....
2019-07-04 00:17

Bernard Tomic fined $56,600 for lack of effort in limp Wimbledon defeat Australia's Bernard Tomic has been fined his full Wimbledon prize money for not meeting the "required professional standard" during his lackluster 58-minute first-round defeat by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga....
2019-07-04 14:17

Wimbledon blocks prize money for Tomic after lack of effort in defeat • Australian fined full £45,000 for failing to try• 58-minute defeat was shortest men’s match since 2004Bernard Tomic has been fined his first-round £45,000 prize money by Wimbledon for a lack of effort in his defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.The Austral...
2019-07-04 16:34

Trump says he was unaware of effort to move USS John McCain 'out of sight' in Japan The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that the White House wanted the U.S. Navy to move the ship named for the late Arizona senator "out of sight," citing an email between U.S. military officials....
2019-05-30 06:34

Campaign collects 18K signatures in effort to make Tucson a sanctuary city TUCSON – Nearly seven months since launching their campaign, the Tucson Families Free and Together initiative is taking a major step in turning the Old Pueblo into a sanctuary city. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit ...
2019-07-03 04:51

Pennsylvania judges skeptical of Cosby effort to reverse sex assault conviction A trio of Pennsylvania judges on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of Bill Cosby's effort to have his sexual assault conviction overturned, as the comedian's lawyers argued in court that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial....
2019-08-12 23:51

Trump executive order launches effort to improve kidney care President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday clearing the way for early transplants, home dialysis and more preventative measures for people with kidney disease....
2019-07-11 00:34

Should tech companies be worried about DoJ's antitrust review? Action may finally be taken over claims Facebook, Google Apple and Amazon have monopolised chosen fieldsThe US Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced a wide-ranging antitrust review of “market-leading online platforms”, suggesting that long-awaite...
2019-07-25 07:17

FTC Antitrust Probe of Facebook Scrutinizes Its Acquisitions The Federal Trade Commission is examining the tech giant’s acquisitions as part of its antitrust investigation, seeking to determine if they were part of a campaign to snap up potential rivals to head off competitive threats....
2019-08-02 05:34

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
2019-07-10 01:00

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.        ...
2019-06-04 01:17

Apple dips on news of DoJ antitrust probe Shares of Apple Inc were down nearly 3% in afternoon trading on Mon following a Reuters report that the U.S. Dept of Justice was given jurisdiction to include the iPhone maker as part of broader antitrust probe....
2019-06-04 00:17

U.S. settles antitrust charges with Fox, CBS, Scripps, Cox, Tegna The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it had settled antitrust charges with CBS Corp , Cox Enterprises Inc, E.W. Scripps Co, Fox Corp and Tegna Inc, which were accused of sharing competitively sensitive information....
2019-06-18 02:51

DOJ Announces Probe Into Big Tech Over Antitrust Concerns The Justice Department is finally set to being its long-rumored review of monopoly concerns in the areas of online search, ecommerce, and social media, specifically targeting big tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple. An exceptio...
2019-07-24 01:51

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....
2019-06-03 18:34

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust law, following a Justice Department probe into alleged anticompetitive behavior by big tech....
2019-08-02 20:00

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....
2019-06-05 22:34

Futures hit as DOJ aims antitrust probe at tech U.S. stock index futures dropped on Wednesday, pressured by a fall in big tech companies after the announcement of a broad antitrust investigation by the U.S. Justice Department into the sector....
2019-07-24 14:51

US to open antitrust review of big tech firms Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is looking into whether large tech companies have harmed their users....
2019-07-24 08:01

Google’s next antitrust headache could be its AI-driven job search Google's AI and machine learning job search tools have put the company in the crosshairs of rival job sites that accuse the tech giant of antitrust abuses.Read More...
2019-08-14 10:51

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants' data, underlining regulators' increasing focus on how tech companies exploit customer information....
2019-07-17 16:51

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....
2019-06-06 05:51

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 market power held by giant tech platforms." (June...
2019-06-06 13:51

Justice Department, FTC Skirmish Over Antitrust Turf The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are clashing over their shared responsibilities to pursue the Trump administration’s antitrust agenda in the technology industry....
2019-08-05 15:00

DOJ officially opens Big Tech antitrust probe The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it is opening an antitrust review of major players in tech, increasing the scrutiny on an already-embattled industry. The reviews — which are separate from the numerous probes that have already been repor...
2019-07-24 00:17

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

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 Washington Post reported on Friday.Read more......
2019-06-03 06:01

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year.        ...
2019-07-11 12:34

Russia, China Block US Effort To Halt North Korea Fuel Deliveries Russia and China on Tuesday blocked an American initiative that aimed to halt fuel deliveries to North Korea, which Washington accuses of exceeding its annual ceiling for 2019, diplomatic sources......
2019-06-19 10:34

War criminals among us: Inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ice cream shop. They came to the United States from all corners of the globe -- Somalia, Rwanda, El Sal...
2019-07-08 23:51

How a McConnell-backed effort to lift Russian sanctions boosted a Kentucky project A spokesman said the Senate majority leader did not know the measure would help a company building an aluminum mill in an impoverished part of his home state....
2019-08-14 11:17

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with...
2019-05-21 15:00

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee....
2019-06-02 05:17

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ...
2019-07-20 01:34

Sean Parker, a Facebook and Napster Pioneer, to Start Cancer Immunotherapy Effort Mr. Parker’s institute will try to spur collaboration among six academic centers in developing ways to unleash patients’ immune systems to fight cancer....
2019-05-21 20:17

U.S. official key to effort to roll back fuel economy rules to leave: source The top official of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, who has been key to President Donald Trump's effort to roll back Obama-era fuel economy rules for vehicles, is expected to leave her position, a person briefed on the matter...
2019-08-09 02:00

India is mounting a grueling effort to recover the bodies of climbers hit by an avalanche in the Himalayas Reuters Indian authorities are trying to recover the bodies of climbers hit by an avalanche and likely killed in the Himalayas. The task is complicated by harsh weather conditions and dangerous terrain, and recovering the bodies could take days or e...
2019-06-15 23:17

UN says Canada’s plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park needs ‘considerably more effort’ The status of Canada's largest park as a world heritage site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it....
2019-06-14 01:00

Elon Musk's Neuralink unveils effort to build implant that can read your mind Startup plans to use small ‘threads’ to detect neuron activityMusk claims tests already show ‘monkey can control computer with its brain’ Elon Musk’s secretive “brain-machine interface” startup, Neuralink, stepped out of the shadows on Tuesday evenin...
2019-07-17 08:51

Mets’ Steven Matz finds right pitch pace in bounce-back effort Pitching close to home is nothing new for Steven Matz. As the left-hander said after the Mets’ 7-2 win Wednesday over the Marlins at Citi Field, “I don’t know anything else at this point.’’ That won’t be the case for Marcus Stroman, who will make his...
2019-08-08 07:00

Center in Syria Offers Rare Effort to Rehabilitate Young ISIS Recruits A Syrian detention center run by U.S.-backed Kurds aims to help young former Islamic State fighters reintegrate into society, a rare rehabilitation effort among the tens of thousands of former militants and their families who emerged from the fallen ...
2019-05-31 12:00

Dozens of whales stranded on Georgia island remain at sea after rescue effort by beachgoers Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
2019-07-17 20:51

U.S. urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer U.S. prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to reject a motion by China's Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case alleging bank fraud and sanctions violations....
2019-06-04 05:17

Trump administration runs up against legal wall in effort to lower drug prices A federal judge blocked a new requirement for drugmakers to display the price of medications in television ads, saying the Department of Health and Human Services overstepped its authority and would need approval from Congress....
2019-07-09 16:51

London, England pushing cargo bikes in effort to reduce congestion, pollution The push follows London's establishment of its Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) to help reduce the high levels of vehicle pollution recorded on its streets....
2019-08-09 13:34

US urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer American prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a motion by Chinese tech giant Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case....
2019-06-04 03:51

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 markets. It's concerned that a "handful of gatekee...
2019-06-04 06:17

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
2019-07-17 00:34

Facebook revenues soar despite $5.1bn in fines and new antitrust investigation Company says US regulators have launched an antitrust investigation into platformTwo giant fines by US government agencies totaling $5.1bn could not derail Facebook’s financial juggernaut on Wednesday, as the company reported revenues of $16.9bn in t...
2019-07-25 02:51

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....
2019-06-01 04:51

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....
2019-05-22 19:17

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
2019-05-22 19:01

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
2019-07-18 17:51

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 Street and Asian markets overnight....
2019-06-04 11:00

Qualcomm fined €242 million in European antitrust case Fresh off its high-profile feud with Apple, Qualcomm is suffering more legal woes. An investigation by the European Commission has found Qualcomm abused its market dominance in the manufacture of 3G baseband chipsets and will have to pay a steep &eur...
2019-07-18 16:34

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....
2019-05-21 16:51

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; the plaintiffs allege the 30% cut of revenue tha...
2019-06-06 05:34

Explainer: What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the detriment of consumers....
2019-07-25 00:00

Google faces (yet another) antitrust complaint, this time over job search Google is in hot water once again over antitrust issues. Reuters reports that 23 job search websites will send a letter to the European Commission asserting that the search giant abuses its market dominance to promote its own job search service....
2019-08-13 15:51

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe into Amazon....
2019-07-17 15:00

Facebook may have scrapped talks to buy Houseparty over antitrust concerns The Federal Trade Commission is investigating Facebook yet again, and it's said to be delving into possible antitrust practices. Critics suggest its purchases of Instagram and WhatsApp were carried out, in part, to stave off potential competitiv...
2019-08-13 15:51

23 job sites to report Google’s job search for EU antitrust violation In a letter seen by Reuters, 23 job search websites in Europe are calling for an antitrust investigation into Google’s job searching tool. The letter, which will be sent to EU Competition Commissioner Margarethe Vestager today, demands the EU stop th...
2019-08-13 17:17

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. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim said in a s...
2019-06-12 01:51

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 parent company Alphabet and Apple....
2019-06-11 23:34

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 several similar inquiries from EU officials with billion...
2019-06-01 05:17

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules 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 smartphone industry....
2019-05-22 13:51

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc’s shares fell as much as 7 percent on Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the latest attack on a tech company by the Trump admin...
2019-06-03 20:00

Google's Job Search Said to Draw Antitrust Complaints From Rivals Google's fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers, but rivals contend anti-competitive behaviour has fuelled its rise....
2019-08-14 13:51

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....
2019-06-03 20:17

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 investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without ...
2019-06-01 23:51

Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than a decade ago, people familiar with the matter said....
2019-07-17 23:17

Why Google's Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential antitrust action. Here’s a look at the tech giant’s advertising dominance, in three charts....
2019-06-17 15:00

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 investigation of the company in the U.S....
2019-06-03 20:34

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 probe of some of the world's largest companies....
2019-06-04 00:17

While Washington Talks Antitrust, Europe Takes Action The European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for luring Chinese phone makers with low prices, forcing a British rival out of the market....
2019-07-19 13:51

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
2019-06-22 01:51

India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants-source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government official told reporters....
2019-07-22 09:34

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....
2019-06-01 15:17

Italy's ruling coalition breaks down. What comes next? The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, has declared that the governing coalition has broken down after months of internal bickering and that the only way forward is to hold fresh elections....
2019-08-09 02:00

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2019-06-10 18:34

Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, declares Guterres calling for global effort to end xenophobia and ‘loathsome rhetoric’ A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at worshippers across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s too late, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Monday, noting murderous attacks in just the past few ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
2019-06-08 16:00

Ethiopian leader in Sudan on crisis mediation effort, protesters say medical staff targeted Ethiopia's prime minister was in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to ease the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
2019-06-07 14:51

President Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort to Block Saudi Arabia Arms Sales WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the ...
2019-07-25 04:17

Bernal claims title as Carthy wins final stage with fabulous solo effort "British rider Hugh Carthy produced a fabulous solo effort on Sunday to win the final stage of the Tour de Suisse, with Egan Bernal claiming the overall title."...
2019-06-23 19:51

Los Angeles mayor faces recall effort over handling of city's burgeoning homeless crisis Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing a recall effort as he continues to be besieged by complaints about the city's widespread homeless population and his handling of the crisis....
2019-06-20 05:34

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the response, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on T...
2019-05-28 20:51

Mike Pence Says Trump 'Might Make An Effort' To Stop Racist Chants At Future Rallies It’s been a couple of days since attendees at one of President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign rallies chanted “Send her back! Send her back!” about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), a Somali-American first-term congresswoman who came to America as a refuge...
2019-07-22 05:17

Xi firmly backs Pyongyang's effort to solve Korea Peninsula issues: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula....
2019-06-19 07:34

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the Republican party....
2019-05-22 09:34

Darren Sharper’s last-ditch legal effort denied by judge after serial rape plea A federal judge has rejected an attempt by former NFL star Darren Sharper to overturn his 2016 plea deal and 18-year prison sentence for drugging and raping at least nine women in four states. Sharper, who retired in 2011 after a 14-year career and a...
2019-08-02 00:34

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and retail services online....
2019-07-24 05:17

Elizabeth Warren on antitrust: ‘What’s been missing is courage in Washington to take on the giants’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) defended her position that companies like Amazon should be broken up in the first Democratic presidential candidate debates.Read More...
2019-06-27 21:17

Justice Department opens antitrust review of big US tech companies The Department of Justice is opening a sweeping antitrust review into online platforms, a move that could ensnare some of the nation’s largest and most powerful tech companies....
2019-07-24 00:00

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition.“The Departm...
2019-07-23 23:51

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, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the tech...
2019-06-07 01:17

Big Tech Faces Broad US Justice Department Antitrust Probe The US Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
2019-07-24 11:00

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.        ...
2019-06-04 02:00

Walmart's dominance of groceries should receive antitrust scrutiny, group says Walmart has monopolized the grocery business across the United States and should be forced to sell off some of its stores, an advocacy group charged in a scathing report released Thursday....
2019-06-27 18:51

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....
2019-06-04 02:00

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...
2019-05-22 16:17

Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big T...
2019-07-24 02:51

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to testify to Congress on antitrust The companies have been summoned to Capitol Hill as part of House lawmakers' wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big tech firms and the threats they may pose to competition....
2019-07-09 22:00

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 tech platforms."...
2019-06-04 14:34

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....
2019-06-05 16:17

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust probe, says report The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
2019-06-03 15:51

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 digital industry. The committee’s statement...
2019-06-04 09:34

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....
2019-06-03 14:17

Facebook revenue beats estimates; discloses antitrust probe Facebook Inc beat analysts' estimates for revenue on Wednesday, even as the world's largest social network agreed to pay a $5 billion fine over data privacy and announced a U.S. antitrust investigation....
2019-07-24 23:17

U.S. justice department to open new antitrust review of big tech companies: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing department officials....
2019-07-24 02:51

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. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determi...
2019-06-03 10:00

Facebook revenue beats estimates, discloses U.S. FTC antitrust probe Facebook Inc beat analysts' estimates for revenue on Wednesday for a second straight quarter, but even as it agreed to pay $5 billion to settle a data privacy probe the company disclosed that it faces a new U.S. government antitrust investigation....
2019-07-24 23:34

Britain halts Amazon deal with Deliveroo over antitrust concerns Business regulators ordered Amazon Friday to stop investing in British food distributor Deliveroo due to "reasonable grounds" the integration amounts to a takeover....
2019-07-06 00:34

Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets....
2019-07-16 12:17

Facebook Antitrust Inquiry Shows Big Tech’s Freewheeling Era Is Past Two settlements and a new antitrust investigation highlighted a new reality for tech giants: Scrutiny from regulators and lawmakers has become a constant....
2019-07-25 06:00

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....
2019-06-10 19:17

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 familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-01 06:34

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 investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google....
2019-06-11 19:00

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 fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulato...
2019-06-01 20:17

Amazon is now facing an antitrust probe in the European Union, sources say The European Union’s antitrust chief is planning to open a formal investigation into Amazon in the coming days, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.       ...
2019-07-16 17:34

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sales of local advertising spots....
2019-06-18 04:51

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned. Mark Gjonaj, the head of the council’s Committee on Small Business, said that the “time may have c...
2019-07-12 04:01

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 want to break up....
2019-06-08 09:51

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....
2019-05-21 19:51

FTC objects to Qualcomm submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in its fight to stop the enforcement of a May antitrust ruling....
2019-06-21 00:51

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data: source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 11:17

Justice Department announces broad antitrust review of big tech The DOJ did not name Amazon, Facebook or Google directly, but its inquiry could result in more scrutiny of them, as the government seeks to "assess the competitive conditions in the online marketplace," it said in a statement....
2019-07-24 01:51

Big Tech executives due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
2019-07-10 14:00

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

State GOP chair not ruling out running a Dem for Queens DA The newly minted chair of the state Republican Party said Monday he would not rule out running a moderate Democrat against the victor in the too-close-to-call Democratic primary for Queens DA. “In places where you’re very outgunned in terms of enroll...
2019-07-09 05:00

Botswana seeks to overturn ruling that legalized gay sex Botswana's government will appeal a high court ruling that decriminalized homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison....
2019-07-06 14:17

‘Bikini baristas’ may need to cover up following court ruling Their days of wearing pasties while slinging pastries may be numbered. Bikini-clad baristas serving cups of joe in a Washington city could soon be covering up following a Wednesday federal appeals court ruling. A three-judge panel on the 9th US Circu...
2019-07-04 08:34

AMD isn't ruling out ray tracing for its new Radeon RX 5000 GPUs AMD finally unveiled its first Navi-based "RDNA" video cards this morning, the Radeon RX 5000-series. But, curiously, it's still keeping plenty of details under wraps. In particular, the company hasn't said anything definitive on real-time ...
2019-05-27 23:34

The Latest: Poland’s ruling nationalists projected to be 1st An exit poll in Poland shows the nationalist conservative ruling Law and Justice party as the biggest vote-getter in the European Parliament election, with 42.6% of the vote...
2019-05-26 21:51

SCOTUS’s Ruling on Gerrymandering Endangers US Democracy If you were among those hoping, as were we, that Chief Justice John Roberts would vote to save American democracy from unbridled partisanship, we offer our sincere condolences. Writing for the Court in Rucho v. Common Cause, the gerrymandering case d...
2019-07-11 16:34

Testosterone row: Caster Semenya appeals against ruling South African athlete Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss supreme court against the ruling that she should take medication to lower her testosterone levels....
2019-05-29 23:51

Convictions for mobile phone use could change after new ruling News 1 Aug, 2019 Legal loophole could mean mobile phone use behind the wheel is not illegal if no interactive communication function is being performed...
2019-08-01 15:51

Adidas says ruling only affects certain uses of 3-stripe trademark Adidas said on Wednesday it was disappointed with a European Union court ruling declaring its three-stripe trademark invalid but the German sporting goods firm said the decision would only affect a particular use of the famous symbol....
2019-06-19 12:00

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist tropes....
2019-08-14 15:17

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2019-06-27 18:34

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset its strengths.  ...
2019-06-06 14:00

Guterres says UN stands ready to support Brazil’s search and rescue effort in wake of tragic dam collapse Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday that the United Nations stands ready to support the Brazilian authorities in the search and emergency relief efforts following the deadly dam collapse and mudslides in vast South American country’s ...
2019-05-21 23:51

Government lawyers step up effort to get a citizenship question on 2020 Census, court filing shows President Trump also said he was mulling an executive order in search for a legal path to restore the controversial question after the Supreme Court ruling froze it....
2019-07-06 01:17

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be reviewed carefully after several freshman Democrats made overt efforts to block it....
2019-06-11 06:34

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee’s top antitrust panel, according to reports. The tech titans will make ...
2019-07-10 10:00

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more......
2019-07-18 09:17

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 force the company to overhaul its business practice...
2019-05-22 15:51

US Lawmakers Grill Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google at Antitrust Hearing US lawmakers grilled executives from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a hearing Tuesday as part of their wide-ranging investigation into big tech companies and the threats they may pose to......
2019-07-17 11:00

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-competitive practices....
2019-07-09 02:00

Italy antitrust body approves Unipol/BPER deal with conditions Italy's competition watchdog approved a takeover of Unipol Banca by fellow lender Banca Popolare dell'Emilia Romagna (BPER) with conditions, it said in a statement on Thursday....
2019-07-18 18:51

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 Reuters. Reuters said on Monday that the Justice De...
2019-06-03 23:51

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, according to reports, while the Federal Trade Commis...
2019-06-03 21:34

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 federal regulators....
2019-05-22 20:51

Big tech executives headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc , Apple Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
2019-07-10 00:00

DOJ announces broad antitrust review of Big Tech, sending stocks lower It's the strongest move toward the tech industry by Attorney General William Barr, whose interest in the sector could deepen regulatory pressure....
2019-07-24 02:17

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers. It comes as a growing number of lawmak...
2019-07-24 02:17

Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy; faces antitrust probe Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user data, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the social media company said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 23:17

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....
2019-06-08 09:51

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 overseeing a Justice Department investigation of ...
2019-06-11 17:51

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Android....
2019-06-28 20:51

Justice Department Indicts Norway Ship Executives on Antitrust Charges The Justice Department has charged two former executives of Norway’s Höegh Autoliners with participating in a sprawling conspiracy to fix prices for seaborne vehicle shipments, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in B...
2019-06-27 23:51

India Antitrust Body To Probe Maruti Suzuki For Discounting Practices Reuters reported in May the Competition Commission of India (CCI) was looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among......
2019-07-05 02:00

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 emerging tech cold war between the United States and Ch...
2019-06-15 17:51

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the ...
2019-06-21 01:01

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of distinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms....
2019-06-12 01:34

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....
2019-06-13 01:00

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 negotiations on the subject, the Federal Trade Commissi...
2019-06-05 21:17

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

Justice Department to Open Broad, New Antitrust Review of Big Tech Companies The Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, according to department officials....
2019-07-24 04:00

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has been given the green light to include Apple as part of a wider antitrust investigation. In fact, the ...
2019-06-04 13:34

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim...
2019-06-12 06:17

DOJ opens sweeping antitrust review of big tech giants, saying they may work against consumers In a shot across the bow of online titans like Facebook, Google, and Amazon, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday it has opened a wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt c...
2019-07-24 08:00

Exclusive: Google's jobs search draws antitrust complaints from rivals Google's fast-growing tool for searching job listings has been a boon for employers and job boards starving for candidates, but several rival job-finding services contend anti-competitive behavior has fueled its rise and cost them users and profits....
2019-08-13 10:51

Botswana scraps laws criminalising gay sex in landmark ruling Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising same-sex relations are unconstitutional and should be struck down, in a major victory for gay rights...
2019-06-11 14:51

FCC ruling brings good news for many U.S. smartphone users Some analysts say that half of the calls you receive on your mobile phone this year will be spam/scam calls. And we can tell you that in the U.S., this stat is absolutely on target. And even if you block one number from calling, another one will be u...
2019-06-07 06:17

PG&E Wins Ruling Allowing it to Pull Out of Power Contracts PG&E scored a victory in a clash with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over who has the right to rule on whether it can rip up $42 billion in power-purchase agreements....
2019-06-08 15:51

Georgia panel delays clemency ruling for condemned man The state parole board is holding a clemency hearing for a Georgia prisoner scheduled for execution this week for the killing of an off-duty prison guard....
2019-06-20 04:34

Mets not ruling out an all-lefty hitting outfield this season LOS ANGELES — Jeff McNeil and Dominic Smith in the same lineup against right-handers could be an intriguing option for the Mets, but can they make it happen? As it stands, McNeil is on the injured list rehabbing from a strained hamstring, so team off...
2019-05-31 13:51

Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition keeps majority in low-turnout election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is projected to maintain its majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, according to exit polls shortly after voting closed Sunday evening....
2019-07-21 20:17

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll shows Germans want the CSU/CDU and the SPD to stay together....
2019-06-11 04:51

Germany looking into costs after EU ruling against highway toll system Germany is still looking into the financial implications of a ruling of the EU's highest court against a planned highway toll system for cars, the transport ministry said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 13:17

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it “confused.” The outside income restriction was part of package that included fat pay hikes for legisl...
2019-06-11 05:17

Voting Rights Were Already a Big 2020 Issue. Then Came the Gerrymandering Ruling. Already the subject of detailed proposals from several Democratic presidential candidates, the issue of voting rights is now an integral part of the 2020 election....
2019-06-28 13:17

Judge's ruling is bad for Qualcomm, good for phone manufacturers Back in May, Judge Lucy Koh ruled that Qualcomm's business practices are anti-competitive. The judge, already known for presiding over the iconic Apple v. Samsung patent trial sat through the FTC v. Qualcomm non-jury trial held earlier this year. Ju...
2019-07-04 06:34

City appeals ruling to block 14th Street car ban The city is appealing a court order blocking its plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street in Manhattan. The city’s Law Department filed an appeal to Judge Eileen Rakower’s decision Tuesday, asking that the jurist rescind her temporar...
2019-07-03 22:51

Supreme Court’s census ruling could harm other agencies The Census Bureau was recently told by the Supreme Court not to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 decennial census. The Supremes said the Trump administration didn’t put forth a compelling enough reason for posing that question. President ...
2019-07-09 09:34

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes....
2019-06-03 17:17

NC redistricting fight turns to state courts after ruling RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Opponents of North Carolina’s district maps are putting their hopes in state courts after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts aren’t the place to settle partisan gerrymandering disputes. An election refor...
2019-06-29 16:51

Appeals court refuses to reconsider abortion ruling FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court says it won’t reconsider a ruling that upheld a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients prior to abortions. In April, a divided panel of the 6th U.S. ...
2019-06-29 00:34

Japan won't appeal ruling for payments to leprosy relatives Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday his administration will not appeal a recent court ruling requiring the government to pay damages to relatives of Japanese who were quarantined with leprosy decades ago....
2019-07-09 17:51

Some internet service restored in Sudan after court ruling Some internet users in Sudan were back online on Tuesday after a court ordered telecoms companies to end a weeks-long blackout ordered by the authorities to contain political protests....
2019-07-09 18:34

Rory McIlroy avoids penalty in ruling reversal Golf just can’t seem to get out of the way of its own rulebook, no matter how many times they tweak it. Luckily for Rory McIlroy, he did not suffer the indignity of a two-shot penalty that he was initially told he incurred for altering the sand in a ...
2019-08-10 09:00

Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency rules, but placed new limits on that authority....
2019-06-27 19:51

City denied by late VAR ruling in 2-2 draw with Tottenham Gabriel Jesus was denied an injury-time winner by an intervention from the video assistant referee as Manchester had to settle for a 2-2 draw with Tottenham in the English Premier League       ...
2019-08-18 00:34

The Latest: Parties get ruling on varying Istanbul ballots Turkey’s election board has ruled as the vote count begins in the repeated election for Istanbul’s mayor to count as valid ballots with inconsistent stamps...
2019-06-23 17:00

FCC ruling gives Verizon approval to lock new phones for 60 days Back in February, Verizon asked the FCC to allow it to SIM lock for 60 days all new phones that it sells. At the time, the nation's largest carrier said that it requested this to protect its customers from fraud and identity theft. Because the compan...
2019-06-27 23:00

Romania's ruling party leader jailed for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea has been jailed for 3 1/2 years following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision came after Dragnea's PSD party suffered huge losses in the EU elections....
2019-05-28 03:51

Romania's ruling party chief jailed for corruption The leader of Romania's ruling Social Democrats Liviu Dragnea began a three-and-a-half year prison sentence on Monday after the Supreme Court upheld a graft conviction one day after his party lost a European election to centrist groupings....
2019-05-27 21:00

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austral firm....
2019-05-21 18:34