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Pak Gives 23-Year Tax Exemption To Chinese Firm In Gwadar: Report

Pakistan has granted a 23-year income tax holiday, exemptions of sales tax and customs duties to the Chinese operators of the strategic Gwadar Port and its free zone as the two countries stepped up......

Pak Gives 23-Year Tax Exemption To Chinese Firm In Gwadar: Report

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Rocket Report: Chinese firm first to orbit, Starhopper makes its big leap Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 2.08 of the Rocket Report! This week's report comes from Brownsville, Texas, where we came to see if SpaceX's Starhopper can actually hop into the sky 20 mete...
17:42 2019-07-31

Malaysia Seizes $240 Million From Chinese State Firm's Account: Report Malaysia has seized more than 1 billion ringgit ($243.25 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), the Straits Times newspaper said on Saturday....
14:14 2019-07-14

US 'could blacklist' Chinese surveillance kit firm Hikvision Reports stoke fears that two biggest economies are on edge of full-blown tech cold war The US is reportedly considering restricting Hikvision, a Chinese surveillance equipment provider active in Xinjiang, from buying US components, escalating already...
14:42 2019-05-22

Futures dip on reports U.S. to target another Chinese firm U.S. stock index futures dipped on Wednesday, as fears of a possible escalation in the trade war between the United States and China were rekindkled after reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company....
15:14 2019-05-22

U.S. weighs blacklisting another major Chinese firm A move against video surveillance maker Hikvision would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict....
17:42 2019-05-22

MTG soars as gets Chinese partner for e-sports firm ESL MTG shares leapt as much as 25% on Monday after the Swedish e-sports and gaming firm said Chinese live streaming platform Huya would buy a stake in its Turtle Entertainment (ESL) business and help it expand into China....
00:56 2019-09-03

Pakistan's Gwadar Port Officially Opens For Commercial Shipping Pakistan's Gwadar Port, a key part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, has officially opened for commercial shipping and is expecting its first vessel this month....
09:56 2019-10-11

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision: NYT The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, in a move that deepens worries about trade frictions between the world's two top econ...
07:42 2019-05-22

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance technology firm Hikvision: NYT The Trump administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy American technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
04:56 2019-05-22

Cambodia probes Chinese firm over illegal waste imports Cambodia is investigating a locally based Chinese firm for illegally importing around 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste from the United States and Canada, the Southeast Asian country's customs chief told Reuters on Friday....
10:14 2019-07-19

Chinese Firm Suspends Venezuelan Oil Loading Over US Sanction Fears China National Petroleum Corp, a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil, has halted August loadings following the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American exporter, two Beijing-based senior sources......
10:00 2019-08-19

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
14:38 2019-05-21

Chinese Firm Alibaba To Stop Sales Of E-Cigarette Components In The US Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba said on Wednesday it will stop selling e-cigarette components in the United States, amid growing regulatory scrutiny and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked......
09:14 2019-10-09

The US is reportedly considering blacklisting Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade frictions between the world's two top economi...
06:56 2019-05-22

Indonesian firm cancels Chinese loan for its Trump project U.S. President Donald Trump’s son and his Indonesian business partner say a theme park that also features a Trump hotel and condos will no longer have Chinese financing...
14:56 2019-08-13

Russian firm battles Mideast for Chinese petroleum gas market An independent Russian producer has made a foray into China's market for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), jostling with Middle Eastern countries for what could be a lucrative foothold, market data showed and traders said....
15:14 2019-08-30

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
05:42 2019-05-22

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm: media The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economies could be further inflamed....
09:42 2019-05-22

Chinese firm in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group One of the winners of a potential $3.36 billion deal for a stake in Universal Music Group is Vincent Bollore, who controls the French conglomerate that owns the music giant. On Tuesday, it was reported that Chinese investment firm Tencent Holdings is...
11:56 2019-08-07

Joe Biden's son steps down from Chinese firm amid Trump controversy Joe Biden's son has announced he will step down from the board of the Chinese company which has put him in the firing line of criticism from Donald Trump....
00:56 2019-10-14

UBS loses role in bond deal for Chinese firm on outcry over pig comment UBS has lost a lead role on a U.S. dollar bond deal for state-backed China Railway Construction Corp, just days after a Chinese outcry over a senior UBS economist's use of "pig" in connection with Chinese food price inflation....
10:42 2019-06-17

At Huawei headquarters, signs that the Chinese firm is digging in for a long battle with U.S. The Trump administration has called the tech giant a threat to U.S. national security and taken steps in recent months to undermine Huawei’s business....
03:42 2019-06-24

Chinese tech firm Huawei says it has long prepared for an assault by America A battle was “inevitable,” the founder of Huawei said while shrugging off any suggestion that Washington would be able to stifle his company’s global ambitions....
00:28 2019-05-22

Hunter Biden to Step Down From Chinese-Backed Firm’s Board of Directors (WASHINGTON) — Hunter Biden is stepping down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm. That’s according to a statement from Biden’s attorney, George Mesires. Hunter Biden’s business dealings in China...
20:00 2019-10-13

Hunter Biden to depart from board of Chinese-backed equity firm Hunter Biden on Sunday announced his resignation as a board member of a Chinese-backed equity firm and won't work for any foreign-owned company if his father, Joe Biden, is elected president next year....
20:00 2019-10-13

Hunter Biden steps down from private Chinese equity firm: attorney The son of Presidential candidate Joe Biden, Hunter came into the spotlight amidst the revelations of Trump's whistleblower complaint. He also served on the board of a major Ukrainian natural gas producer....
20:00 2019-10-13

Chinese Banks Demand $2.1 Billion From Embattled Anil Ambani's Firm Anil Ambani's older sibling and Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. had earlier offered to purchase RCom's assets in a Rs 17,300-crore deal, which would have helped partly......
07:56 2019-06-18

U.S. eases curbs on Huawei; founder says clampdown underestimates Chinese firm The United States has temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei to minimize disruption for its customers, a move the founder of the world's largest telecoms equipment maker said meant little because it was already prepared for U.S. actio...
14:42 2019-05-21

F-35 jets: Chinese-owned firm making parts for secret UK-US fighters A Chinese-owned company is making circuit boards for the top secret next generation F-35 warplanes flown by Britain and the United States, Sky News can reveal....
18:01 2019-06-14

Risky partner: Top U.S. universities took funds from Chinese firm tied to Xinjiang security The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at least one other university have research partnerships with a Chinese artificial intelligence company that has business ties with police in China's Xinjiang region, where a sweeping crackdown on Uighurs...
05:42 2019-06-13

Harley-Davidson will team with Chinese firm to make motorcycle for Asian market Harley-Davidson Inc. and a Chinese firm will manufacture a "smaller, more accessible" motorcycle for sale at Harley dealerships in China next year.       ...
22:28 2019-06-19

Trump, May to discuss Chinese firm Huawei in London next week -British official U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May will discuss Chinese technology company Huawei Technologies and the effort to build a fifth generation cellular network during the U.S. leader's visit to London next week, a British o...
17:42 2019-05-30

Trump, May to discuss Chinese firm Huawei in London next week: British official U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May will discuss Chinese technology company Huawei Technologies and the effort to build a fifth generation cellular network during the U.S. leader's visit to London next week, a British o...
18:14 2019-05-30

Britain's oldest travel firm has seen its stock fall 93% in a year, and it's now set for a Chinese bailout Britain's most historic travel company saw its share price fall by 46% on Friday after it revealed talks with its largest shareholder would effectively result in a Chinese takeover....
18:56 2019-07-12

Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive Japan's Tokyo Electron, the world's No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington, a senior company executive told Reuters....
08:28 2019-06-11

Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump order blacklists Chinese tech firm Google said Monday its basic services on Huawei smartphones still will function following U.S. sales curbs, but the Chinese tech giant faces the possible loss of other features and support....
17:42 2019-05-21

Tencent scraps plan to invest $150 million in Chinese education firm VIPKid: sources Tencent has shelved plans to invest about $150 million to lead a fresh fundraising round for a Chinese education firm VIPKid, two people familiar with the matter said, as Beijing moved to tighten oversight of online education platforms....
15:42 2019-08-29

A marketing firm may have saved your Instagram stories, report If you think your Instagram stories disappear forever after 24 hours ...think again. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
23:14 2019-08-09

Spanish security firm spied on Julian Assange for CIA: report The Ecuadorian embassy's security firm has been accused of spying on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on behalf of the CIA. The evidence uncovered by newspaper El Pais triggered an investigation by Spain's Supreme Court....
00:00 2019-09-28

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal -report Gilead Sciences Inc will increase its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm's treatments in development in a $5.1 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
20:00 2019-07-14

Report: FBI Tried to Get Encrypted Phone Firm to Build Backdoor So They Could Spy on Sinaloa Cartel The FBI tried to get the CEO of encrypted phone company Phantom Secure, Vincent Ramos, to install a backdoor in his service so that the agency could spy on Sinaloa Cartel members, Motherboard reported on Wednesday.Read more......
16:14 2019-09-19

Report: Hiring A Consulting Firm Made The Melo Knicks Even More Paranoid And Dysfunctional The Knicks were more than watchable in 2012-2013. Carmelo Anthony scored as he does; J.R. Smith shot his way to Sixth Man of the Year; Tyson Chandler held down the paint; and a couple pieces of the early-aughts Nets washed ashore. It was a charming ...
21:56 2019-08-02

Report: Real estate title firm exposes data in 885M flies SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A respected security blog is reporting that a flaw on the website of a major real estate title company exposed the bank account numbers and other sensitive information contained in 885 million files. Krebs On ...
00:42 2019-05-25

Ex-Ukraine prosecutor claims he was told to back off Biden-linked firm probe: report Ukraine’s former top prosecutor told Rudy Giuliani earlier this year that he was indeed asked to back off any probe of a natural gas company linked to Joe Biden’s son, according to a copy of Giuliani’s notes obtained by Fox News. Du...
09:42 2019-10-03

South Korean firm to boost output of chipmaking chemical amid Japan curbs: report A South Korean maker of a chemical that is used for producing semiconductors will increase output soon with a new plant coming on stream, helping domestic chipmakers offset export curbs imposed by Japan, a local media report said on Tuesday....
17:14 2019-07-23

Chinese man’s lung collapses from too much karaoke: report Sing your heart out, not your pulmonary system. In China, a Nanchang county resident was hospitalized after his lung collapsed. Cause of injury? Too much karaoke, according to the South China Morning Post via PearVideo. The 65-year-old crooner report...
14:56 2019-08-13

Former Chinese Premier Li Peng Dies At 90: Report Former Chinese premier Li Peng -- known as the "Butcher of Beijing" for his role in the Tiananmen Square crackdown -- has died aged 90, state broadcaster Xinhua said Tuesday....
16:28 2019-07-23

VW explores buying stakes in Chinese suppliers, report says Options under discussion include buying equity stakes or forging joint ventures with Chinese suppliers, particularly companies with technology used in electric vehicles, Bloomberg reported....
22:42 2019-08-23

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal: report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time, a newspaper reported in an interview on...
17:14 2019-06-29

Chinese envoy says Syngenta takeover was a bad deal - report Beijing's ambassador to Switzerland said ChemChina's $43 billion takeover of seed and agrochemicals firm Syngenta was a mistake, adding he would have tried to stop the 2017 deal had he been in Bern at the time, a newspaper reported in an interview on...
12:56 2019-06-29

Chinese e-commerce app Xiaohongshu unavailable for download on Android: Report Xiaohongshu, whose monthly active userbase exceeds 85 million globally, might be removed for falsifying users' sharing notes to boost product sales, according to Chinese state media....
04:42 2019-08-01

Chinese Foreign Minister Likely To Reschedule India Visit: Report Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi may reschedule a planned visit to India next week to hold boundary talks with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, diplomatic sources said on......
15:56 2019-09-04

Chinese Billionaire Arrested For Allegedly Molesting 9-Year-Old: Report A billionaire Chinese property tycoon was formally arrested for suspected child molestation Wednesday, state media said, in a case that has sparked anger over attempts to censor the incident....
17:42 2019-07-10

Xinjiang's Uyghurs didn't choose to be Muslim, new Chinese report says China has delved back centuries in an attempt to justify its alleged mass detention of up to two million Uyghurs and other minorities in the far-western region of Xinjiang....
10:56 2019-07-22

Peter Thiel says FBI, CIA should investigate if Chinese intelligence infiltrated Google: report Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel on Sunday called for the FBI and CIA to investigate whether Chinese intelligence had infiltrated Google, according to a report....
10:14 2019-07-15

Google Officially Closes Its Chinese Search Engine Project: Report Google's controversial China search engine project, named Dragonfly, has been terminated and employees working on it have been reportedly reassigned....
18:00 2019-07-17

Chinese Relatives Marry, Divorce 23 Times In Home Scheme: Report Eleven Chinese relatives married and divorced each other 23 times within a month to obtain apartments given out by the state, Chinese media reported....
21:00 2019-09-25

Brazilian state signs $2.2 bln 'mega-dam' deal with Chinese miner - report The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais has signed a protocol of intent with Sul Americana de Metais, a unit of Chinese miner Honbridge Holdings, for the construction of a 9.1 billion reais ($2.2 billion) mining complex, newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo r...
00:14 2019-09-15

PM To Gift Annam Lamp, Thanjavur Painting To Chinese President: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to gift Nachiarkoil, a six-feet Annam lamp richly coated with gold and a three-feet high Thanjavur painting of dancing Saraswathi to Chinese President Xi......
03:42 2019-10-12

Chinese app pushing Xi's ideology has 'backdoor' that could let Beijing snoop on users, report says "Study the Great Nation" or "Xuexi Qiangguo" in Chinese had code "resembling a backdoor," according to a new report, that allows "superuser" access to a person's device....
16:00 2019-10-14

US Pulls Tax Exemption From Pakistani Diplomats The United States said Friday that it had suspended tax exemption privileges enjoyed by Pakistani diplomats in Washington due to parallel disputes with Islamabad in the latest dust-up between the......
05:42 2019-06-01

Andy Rubin, the Android creator accused of sexual misconduct, quietly left his venture firm Playground with a $9 million exit package, according to a report Brian Ach/Getty BuzzFeed reported Friday that Andy Rubin, the Android founder accused of sexual misconduct, quietly left his venture firm Playground Global in May with an exit package larger than $9 million. Rubin also resigned as senior vice presid...
20:00 2019-10-11

Chinese state media target Macau's Suncity in online gambling report Macau's biggest junket operator Suncity, which operates VIP gambling rooms around Asia, has raked in billions of dollars in online gaming and proxy betting, causing great harm to China's social economic order, a state-backed report said this week....
14:28 2019-07-09

Chinese students are working overtime to produce Amazon Alexa devices: report Hundreds of Chinese schoolchildren have unfairly — and often illegally — been drafted into working nighttime and overtime shifts to produce Amazon’s Alexa devices, a new investigation revealed. Interviews The Guardian conducted with workers, as well ...
21:42 2019-08-09

Rocket Report: SpaceX sues the federal government, Chinese launch failure Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.01 of the Rocket Report! This week marks one year since the first report. What started as an experiment has grown into something that a lot of people ...
17:28 2019-05-24

"Chinese" Cyber Spies Targeting Belt And Road Initiative Players: Report A Chinese cyber espionage group is believed to be targeting key countries for China's Belt and Road Initiative, reveals a report by FireEye, an American cyber-security company....
23:14 2019-06-14

Calif. lawmakers OK exemption to data law for recalls The California auto dealers association sought the exemption to the data privacy law so customers could continue to be notified of recalls or warranty work. The bill now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom for consideration....
14:56 2019-09-14

Tesla gets exemption from China’s 10 percent tax on car sales The exemption, which previously applied only to domestic makers of electric vehicles, affects all Tesla models sold in China, the nation’s industry ministry said....
17:00 2019-08-30

New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state may soon eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates in the face of its worst measles outbreak in decades . The Democrat-led Senate and Assembly are expected to pass legislation Thursday that would eliminate...
19:28 2019-06-13

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who work at a mission in the Middle Eastern nation....
19:42 2019-05-31

The Latest: NY moves to end religious vaccine exemption ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state’s vaccine requirements (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The New York state Assembly has voted to eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates ...
00:00 2019-06-14

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine requirements for schoolchildren: In some, a child can skip vaccines if their parent...
01:42 2019-06-14

Kudlow sidesteps comment on report that Trump could delay, block tariff on Chinese goods White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow demurred on Friday when asked if U.S. President Donald Trump would delay or stop the imposition of tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods if China took some positive actions....
16:56 2019-08-02

Government To Raise Income Tax Exemption For NPS Subscribers: 5 Points Budget 2019: Under NPS scheme, a government employee contributes towards pension from monthly salary along with matching contribution from the employer. The funds are then invested in earmarked......
19:42 2019-07-06

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (Ju...
16:42 2019-06-14

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules....
00:42 2019-06-15

Day's Exemption Given To Pragya Thakur From Appearance Over Malegaon Case A special court Monday granted a day's exemption from appearance on health grounds to BJP lawmaker Pragya Singh Thakur, accused of conspiring the September 2008 Malegaon bomb blast....
01:14 2019-06-11

GM seeks continued exemption from Takata airbag recalls The petition, posted in the Federal Register, requested the administration exempt GM from recalls that would require the company to replace Takata airbag inflators installed in more than 6 million trucks and SUVs....
20:56 2019-06-20

New York repeals religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
04:56 2019-06-14

Chinese government cancels Nets event, won't broadcast NBA preseason games after tweet fallout: report The Chinese government canceled a Brooklyn Nets event on Tuesday in wake of recent controversy over Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet supporting protesters in the Hong Kong riots, according to reports....
21:14 2019-10-08

Chinese Basketball Association cancels Houston Rockets G-League team's game amid row: report The Chinese Basketball Association reportedly canceled a planned exhibition game between two of the NBA’s G-League teams in response to the Houston Rockets’ social media row....
19:56 2019-10-07

Industry Body Calls For Tax Exemption On Preventive Health Check-Ups Union Budget: FICCI has demanded that the employers get a separate annual deduction of upto Rs 10,000 per employee, towards expenses incurred for sponsoring the health check expenses of their......
09:28 2019-06-17

Greek parliament will vote on tax exemption measure before snap election: PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday that his government would bring legislation to parliament to cancel lowering an exemption on income taxes before a snap election on July 7....
22:14 2019-06-04

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the country’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts state...
12:00 2019-06-14

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows religious entities to ignore anti-discrimination laws by broadening the definition to include federal con...
07:42 2019-08-17

NGOs Get One-Time Exemption To Apply For Foreign Funding Registration The government on Thursday gave a one-time exemption to NGOs, whose Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act registrations were cancelled for not filing annual returns, to apply for registration within......
02:42 2019-08-02

Google Says Huawei Ban Threatens US National Security by Forcing Chinese Tech Giant to Create Insecure OS: Report Google is warning the U.S. government that its ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei actually puts America’s national security at risk by forcing Huawei to produce an insecure operating system that could be exploited by bad actors, both governments and l...
14:56 2019-06-07

Tesla wins a tax exemption in China to offset trade-war tariffs (updated) The regulatory body in charge of cars in China has announced several Tesla vehicles will be exempt from its purchase tax, which should help offset an upcoming tariff. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology granted exemptions for more tha...
19:00 2019-08-30

Anti-vaxxers lose minds after religious exemption bill gets pushed through “And these are the religious people?!” The state Capitol turned into a chaotic scene Thursday as both houses of legislature — and eventually Gov. Cuomo — passed a bill that will end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from ...
05:28 2019-06-14

Tamil Nadu EV Policy Proposes 100% Road Tax Exemption On Electric Cars Until 2022 Encouraging the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the state, the government of Tamil Nadu has announced the Electric Vehicle Policy draft with a number of recommendations and changes for the EV......
16:42 2019-09-16

New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades. The post New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measle...
03:14 2019-06-14

Internal Memo: ESPN Forbids Discussion Of Chinese Politics When Discussing Daryl Morey's Tweet About Chinese Politics If you paid attention to ESPN channels yesterday, you saw the network repeatedly attempt to grapple with the story of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey creating an international incident after tweeting and then deleting his support for pro-...
23:14 2019-10-08

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
08:56 2019-08-13

I don't know if I'll ever buy my own house: CEO of a co-living firm Yoan Kamalski of Hmlet explains how his co-living company brings more value for money for its customers. He also says he has heard people saying that they would rather rent for the rest of their lives instead of buying a home....
09:56 2019-07-23

Boeing: No firm orders of the 737 Max since March Boeing announced that there were no firm orders for the 737 Max since March and that the companies deliveries were at its lowest level since 2012. CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" with the details....
17:42 2019-08-13

A Law-Firm Veteran Who Leads by Listening Andrew Glincher never expected to work in a big law firm, much less run one. He sets his course by his upbringing and a tight crew of ad hoc advisers...
17:56 2019-06-22

RCA @100: anniversary of firm that popularized radio, TV and more Firm founded by immigrant was sold off in pieces after GE's 1986 purchase. It now exists as licensing name to put on products.       ...
21:42 2019-07-21

Government Cryptocurrency Cop Heads to Law Firm The former government lawyer who managed Washington’s crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud is joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, a white-shoe law firm whose clients include some of Wall Street’s biggest banks and stock exchanges....
04:42 2019-08-21

UK to scrutinise takeover of satellite firm Inmarsat Britain said on Monday it would scrutinise the acquisition of satellite communications firm Inmarsat by a private equity-led consortium to examine any potential impact on national security....
19:28 2019-07-22

Fusion’s $6.4M cryptocurrency theft could be an inside job, firm says Thieves have ransacked the Fusion Protocol, a blockchain-powered platform for exchanging “stablecoins” and other tokens, stealing roughly $6.4 million worth of cryptocurrency. “[On] September 28th 2019, the Fusion swap wallet was compromised, resulti...
16:56 2019-09-30

CoStar Agrees to Buy Hotel Data Firm STR CoStar, which has built a multibillion-dollar business out of selling commercial real estate data, is making its biggest push into the hotel business by agreeing to pay $450 million for one of the world’s largest hotel data firms....
18:00 2019-10-01

U.S. sanctions firm it says provides jet fuel to Russia in Syria The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a firm it said was participating in a scheme to avoid U.S. sanctions while helping provide jet fuel to Russian forces in Syria....
13:42 2019-09-27

How to Spot a 178-Year-Old Firm's Collapse… 2 Years Ago On Sept. 22, Britain's Thomas Cook, the world’s 2nd largest travel agency, collapsed. The 178-year-old brand blamed it on many factors: weather, terrorism, Brexit… But would you believe that Elliott waves foresaw the demise as early as 2017? See this...
23:56 2019-09-24

Alpina version of BMW X7 on the cards, says firm's boss Alpina's CEO says SUV could be part of future portfolio, and talks about previous plans to make its own version of the i8 Alpina plans to add the X7 SUV to its portfolio of BMW models, company boss Andreas Bovensiepen revealed.  While looking ahead ...
10:56 2019-07-09

Salesforce to Buy Workforce Management Software Firm Salesforce.com said it struck a $1.35 billion deal to buy ClickSoftware Technologies, as the company aims to bolster the services it offers to customers....
02:28 2019-08-08

Uber Is Latest Firm to Flounder Post-IPO Many of the most anticipated technology IPOs in the past decade have disappointed investors after reporting their first quarterly results as public companies....
22:00 2019-08-09

Cloud firm Datadog looks to raise about $718 million in IPO Datadog Inc said on Tuesday it was looking to raise about $718 million in an initial public offering that could value the data analytics and cloud monitoring company at more than $7 billion....
14:42 2019-09-17

Saudi kingdom stands firm after oil attack Saudi Arabia's monarch has reassured his cabinet that the kingdom can deal with the effects of last week's attack. Oil prices have soared since the strikes on key Saudi oil facilities....
23:42 2019-09-17

Zion sues to end agreement with marketing firm Zion Williamson is suing to enforce termination of an agreement he signed with Gina Ford and Prime Sports, maintaining the marketing company's deal was unlawful under North Carolina law....
05:14 2019-06-14

People Complained About Stray Cat, So A Law Firm Did Something Awesome When a stray kitten in Brazil walked into the Order of Attorneys of Brazil building, seeking shelter from a storm, he instantly won over many of the employees. Unfortunately, some people soon started......
12:00 2019-09-27

Marketing firm files its own lawsuit against Williamson, CAA A sports marketing company has filed a lawsuit against former Duke star Zion Williamson and the agency now representing him       ...
04:56 2019-06-20

Brazilian sanitation firm Igua files for IPO Brazilian sanitation company Igua Saneamento filed for an initial public offering on Monday, saying the investment banking units of Banco Bradesco SA , Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, Bank of America Corp, Banco BTG Pactual SA and Banco Santander Brasil SA...
19:14 2019-08-26

President Trump is at war with American companies, toy firm CEO says Mr. President, you stated that so-called "badly run and weak companies" are using your tariffs as a scapegoat. No sir, we are not just blaming the tariffs. We are blaming you, writes Jay Foreman, CEO of Basic Fun....
22:14 2019-09-04

Sensex Up 200 Points, Nifty Firm Above 11,100: 10 Things To Know The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes were trading firmly higher after the Reserve Bank of India's central board decided to payout Rs 1.76 lakh crore of excess funds to the central government.......
20:14 2019-08-27

New McLaren GT is firm's most practical, refined model yet McLaren's new Grand Touring model sits outside of Sports, Super and Ultimate series, with luxury and comfort the focus The new McLaren GT, revealed for the first time and on sale now, will “redefine the rules of Grand Touring”, according to the firm...
21:28 2019-05-21

Face ID firm Lumentum follows Google with Huawei ban Apple Face ID parts supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc followed Google on Monday in clamping down on the business it does with Huawei Technologies, after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a ban on the Chinese firm on national security grounds....
14:42 2019-05-21

Judge says Loughlin, husband can stick with their law firm BOSTON (AP) — A judge says actress Lori Loughlin (LAWK’-lin) and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, can continue using a law firm that recently represented the University of Southern California. The couple appeared in Boston feder...
00:00 2019-08-28

German software firm TeamViewer's IPO already oversubscribed The initial public offering for German software company TeamViewer was immediately oversubscribed when its shares went on offer on Thursday, putting it on track to reach the 5.5 billion euro ($6.1 billion) valuation it is seeking....
14:14 2019-09-12

UK cybersecurity firm Sophos bought for £3.1bn by US fund Cybersecurity firm Sophos is to be bought by US private equity firm Thoma Bravo for £3.1bn, becoming the latest UK tech firm to be bought out by an overseas investor....
16:00 2019-10-14

German ex-spy chief Maassen to join law firm that represented AfD A law firm that represented the populist AfD against Germany's domestic spy agency is now hiring that agency's ex-head. Hans-Georg Maassen lost his job amid allegations of improper dealings with the party....
00:28 2019-10-01

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero by 2050....
08:42 2019-06-21

Austrian firm to bring 1198bhp plug-in hybrid GT to UK Revived Austro Daimler brand's Bergmeister ADR 630 Shooting Grand is a 200mph hybrid that uses an AMG straight-six Newly revived Austrian car maker Austro Daimler will make its UK debut in September with a high-performance hybrid grand tourer. The s...
14:42 2019-07-24

Domino's Pizza Enterprises' Europe CEO says is committed to firm Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd's Europe head said on Friday he was "invested" in the Australian-based franchisee, after a media report said he could leave to become the CEO of Domino's UK-based franchisee....
08:14 2019-06-21

Mueller says he is 'not familiar' with Fusion GPS, the firm behind the Steele dossier Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he was “not familiar” with Fusion GPS—the firm that produced the opposition research conducted by ex-British intelligence officer Christopher Steele for the now-infamous anti-Trump dossier....
17:28 2019-07-24

Splunk to buy cloud software firm SignalFx in $1 bln deal Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc on Wednesday said it would acquire SignalFx, which makes software for the cloud, in a cash and stock deal for about $1.05 billion....
22:28 2019-08-21

'You prepare for war': how one US firm tried escaping Trump's China tariffs Capstone International Hong Kong CEO Larry Sloven is just one of thousands of entrepreneurs who have been forced by the trade war to upend their business operations in China....
20:56 2019-08-21

Top data firm cites hypocrisy in boycott over ICE work One of Silicon Valley’s top data firms is pushing back hard on a boycott effort tied to its work for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and its founder’s connection with President Trump....
04:28 2019-09-14

Ukraine to Review Probes Into Firm Tied to Biden's Son Ukraine is reviewing past investigations into a gas company linked to former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s son, raising the possibility of reopening them amid pressure from President Trump....
13:00 2019-10-04

China State Oil Firm Withdraws From Gas Project, Says Iran Iran's oil minister said Sunday that China's CNPC has withdrawn from the development of an offshore gas field and that state-owned Petropars will take over the entire project....
09:28 2019-10-07

Goldman evaluating role in Megvii IPO after AI firm put on U.S. blacklist Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Tuesday it was reviewing its involvement in Megvii Technology Ltd's planned initial public offering (IPO) after the U.S. government placed the Chinese artificial intelligence firm on a human rights blacklist....
01:14 2019-10-09

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 c...
22:42 2019-06-16

Ralph Nader: The FAA is a consulting firm for airlines not a regulator The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting dozens of regulators in Dallas today to discuss its work with the Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded in the U.S. March 13 after two fatal crashes. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, whose great niece was kil...
18:28 2019-05-23

Judge says Lori Loughlin, husband can continue using their law firm Giannulli, who created the Mossimo clothing brand, and Loughlin, who starred on TV’s “Full House,” mostly sat quietly through the brief proceedings in Boston federal court....
06:56 2019-08-28

Law firm Davis & Gilbert moving to 1675 Broadway The law firm Davis & Gilbert is moving to a nearly 86,000-square-foot space at 1675 Broadway at West 52nd Street, where it will have the 31st through 34th floors and a portion of the top 35th floor. The floors are being transformed by Gensler for a m...
11:00 2019-09-04

US guitar firm Fender illegally restricted discounts, says CMA UK watchdog says minimum sale price made it difficult to find good deals onlineThe UK’s competition watchdog has accused the US guitar maker Fender of fixing prices illegally by restricting online discounts on its guitars.From 2013 to 2018, Fender Mu...
18:00 2019-10-08

Top law firm Weil Gotshal botched millions in pay for bankers Two powerful Wall Street investment bankers could be on the hook for millions of dollars in back taxes and penalties after one of the world’s most prestigious law firms botched their pay packages — and then left them in the dark about the error for y...
05:14 2019-08-23

Robert E. Lee statue bidder identified as Dallas law firm DALLAS (AP) — Records show a Dallas-based law firm put in the winning bid for a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that once stood in a city park. City Council documents show the top bid of $1.435 million came from Holmes Firm PC. The firm has ...
21:00 2019-06-12

Senators question FBI on Russian hack of voting firm WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators are seeking answers from the FBI about its response to a suspected hack by Russian intelligence of a Florida-based voting software company before the 2016 election. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Sen. Amy Klobuchar o...
20:00 2019-06-12

Marketing firm files lawsuit against Zion Williamson A sports marketing company has filed a lawsuit against former Duke star Zion Williamson and the agency now representing him.       ...
20:14 2019-06-20

Cybersecurity Firm CrowdStrike Prices IPO Above Expected Range The company priced its initial public offering above its expected price range, raising $612 million and valuing the company at $6.8 billion, if underwriters exercise all their options....
09:28 2019-06-12

Vauxhall boss: firm could benefit from a hard Brexit Vauxhall's recent advertisements have emphasised the company's British origins Firm believes departure from EU could prompt buyers to turn to fundamentally British brands Vauxhall boss Stephen Norman believes his company’s recent emphasis on 'Brit...
15:14 2019-09-10

'You prepare for war': how one U.S. firm tried escaping Trump's China tariffs When Larry Sloven heard last year that U.S. tariffs threatened his China electronics business, he knew that setting up shop elsewhere would be a slog rather than an adventure....
11:00 2019-08-21

"You Prepare For War": How US Firm Tried Escaping Trump's China Tariffs When Larry Sloven heard last year that U.S. tariffs threatened his China electronics business, he knew that setting up shop elsewhere would be a slog rather than an adventure....
09:56 2019-08-21

London keeps Uber on short license as it scrutinizes firm London transport authorities on Tuesday gave ride-hailing firm Uber a two-month license with new safety conditions as it continues to scrutinize the company...
13:28 2019-09-24

UPDATE 4-Google to buy analytics software firm Looker for $2.6 bln Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
23:56 2019-06-06

Oil jumps 3% due to firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions....
19:14 2019-08-08

Google to Acquire Data-Analytics Firm Looker Google has made a long-awaited acquisition to bolster its cloud-computing business, a booming industry where it has lagged behind rivals. The tech giant has reached a deal to acquire Looker for $2.6 billion in cash....
17:56 2019-06-06

Google to buy analytics software firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
17:56 2019-06-06

Trump firm's bid for second golf course in Scotland to get green light Approval of plan expected days before more controversial proposal of 550 luxury home development on nearby land Donald Trump’s family business is expected to win approval to build a second golf course on his Aberdeenshire estate, more than a decade a...
00:42 2019-09-24

Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
17:28 2019-06-06

Oil jumps 2.5% due to firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than $1 a barrel on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions....
21:42 2019-08-08

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
10:28 2019-06-06

Oil rises more than 2% on firm yuan, expectations of more OPEC cuts Oil jumped more than 2% on Thursday on expectations that falling prices could lead to production cuts, coupled with a steadying of the yuan currency after a week of turmoil spurred by an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions....
00:28 2019-08-09

Security firm G4S to separate cash solutions business British security contractor G4S said on Friday its board had approved plans to separate its cash solutions business as it looks to focus on its mainstay security operations....
10:56 2019-08-09

The Fate of Travel Firm Thomas Cook Is up in the Air After Talks LONDON (AP) — More than 600,000 vacationers who booked through tour operator Thomas Cook were on edge Sunday, wondering if they will be able to get home, as one of the world’s oldest and biggest travel companies teetered on the edge of co...
04:14 2019-09-23

European biotech firm BioNtech plans to raise nearly $304 mln in U.S. IPO BioNtech SE, Europe's largest unlisted biotech firm by staff numbers, said on Tuesday that it planned to raise up to $303.6 million in an initial public offering in the United States....
14:14 2019-09-24

Security Firm Deploys AI as 'Virtual Coach' for Guards Allied Universal, a provider of facility services and security that was founded in the 1950s, is using artificial intelligence to help its guards better patrol buildings and sites....
23:42 2019-08-14

U.S. business payments firm Fundbox raises $176 million Fundbox, a San Francisco-based startup focused on technology for business-to-business payments, on Tuesday said it raised $176 million in equity and secured a $150 million credit line it can use to lend to businesses....
14:14 2019-09-24

'You Prepare For War': How A US Firm Tried Escaping Trump's China Tariffs When Larry Sloven heard last year that U.S. tariffs threatened his China electronics business, he knew that setting up shop elsewhere would be a slog rather than an adventure....
05:56 2019-08-21

Delivery robot firm Starship raises $40 million Starship Technologies, a company set up by two founders of video messaging business Skype, has raised another $40 million to expand its delivery robot business, it said on Tuesday....
22:42 2019-08-20

Affordable housing firm Heylo lands Geczy as CEO One of the City's most prominent financiers will on Thursday be named as the new chief executive of Heylo, a fast-growing provider of affordable housing across the UK....
23:56 2019-09-11

David Cameron takes job with US artificial intelligence firm Former UK prime minister to chair advisory board of Washington-based AfinitiDavid Cameron has taken a job as chair of a US artificial intelligence firm’s advisory board, it was announced on Friday.The former prime minister “will be responsible for cu...
16:28 2019-05-31

Salesforce to buy big data firm Tableau Software for $15.3 billion Salesforce.com Inc said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition in the company's history....
14:00 2019-06-10

| Japan man sues firm for 'paternity leave harassment' A Japanese man who says he was penalised for taking paternity leave has brought his case to a Tokyo court, a rare suit in a country struggling with one of the world's lowest birthrates....
21:28 2019-09-12

Germany bars ex-foreign minister from job with Polish firm Berlin has reportedly banned Sigmar Gabriel from taking a position on the supervisory board at a Polish investment firm. But an alleged attempt by the US ambassador to keep him from another job seems to have failed....
22:42 2019-08-16

Rs 230 Crore Show Cause Notice Slapped Against Accounting Firm PwC The ED has slapped an over Rs 230-crore FEMA violation show cause penalty notice against multi-national accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and others, officials said on Friday....
22:14 2019-09-13

Cobham agrees £4bn takeover by US equity firm Advent US private equity firm Advent International has won its battle to buy defence and aerospace group Cobham for $5bn (£4bn), joining a growing list of overseas suitors taking advantage of the weak pound to pick up highly-rated Britis...
23:56 2019-09-16

Crunch Fitness sold to TPG private-equity firm Crunch Fitness — the quirky gym chain known for classes like “Ass & Abs” — said Monday it has been sold to buyout firm TPG. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but with backing from the private-equity firm’s TPG Growth unit, Crunch plans to double i...
02:28 2019-07-02

Couple’s Suit Over Parental Leave Is New Challenge to Big Law Firm Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies, and underpaying his wife when she worked there....
08:14 2019-08-15

R.J. O'Brien Becomes New Clearing Firm at CBOE Futures Exchange CHICAGO, October 20, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) today announced that R.J. O'Brien (RJO), the largest independent futures brokerage firm in the United States, has become the latest firm to become a clearing member on the Exchange. "We are ...
13:14 2019-05-22

United Technologies, Raytheon merging into $120 billion firm United Technologies agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with US contractor Raytheon and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector’s biggest ever merger. The deal would reshape the competitive landscape ...
18:42 2019-06-10

Asia stocks firm as Fed props up rate cut expectations Asian stocks advanced on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month, fuelling appetite for riskier assets and keeping a cap on the dollar....
07:14 2019-07-19

Danish cannabis firm quarantines more products from CannTrust Danish cannabis firm StenoCare said on Thursday it would quarantine more batches of cannabis oil from its partner CannTrust which has sold products from what Canada's federal health regulator called unlicensed facilities....
13:28 2019-07-11

Insurance firm AIG wants dead couple to pay for fire at Kissinger’s co-op The apartments of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and current Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross were among those damaged by a fire sparked when an elderly woman fell asleep in her apartment with a lit cigarette — killing her and her h...
01:28 2019-07-11

US Firm To Pay Over $1 Million Due To H-1B Visa Holders Including Indians An American employment service company has agreed to pay USD 1.1 million in back wages to nearly 600 H-1B employees, a large number of whom are highly-skilled Indian IT professionals....
08:28 2019-06-05

Fifa 'firm' on women's access to Iran matches Fifa says it is "firm and committed" over women's access to football matches in Iran despite claims quicker action could have saved the life of an activist....
20:28 2019-10-09

Rich Greenfield, other BTIG analysts launch new firm Richard Greenfield and other key analysts on BTIG’s technology, media and telecommunications team have formed a breakaway shop but will continue to partner with the financial services firm they’ve served for nearly a decade. Noted BTIG analysts Walte...
10:42 2019-07-19

Crude futures firm as US stockpiles of oil products gain Oil prices steadied on Thursday after falling in the previous session when official data showed U.S. stockpiles of products like gasoline rose sharply last week, suggesting weak demand during the peak driving season....
07:00 2019-07-18

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month. Museum leadership in a ...
20:00 2019-06-12

CEO of security firm CLEAR talks partnership with United Airlines United has become a new stakeholder in biometric screen security firm Clear. United is following Delta's lead and bringing Clear kiosks to all of its hubs including at Newark Airport. Caryn Seidman-Becker, CEO of CLEAR, joins "Squawk Box" to dis...
19:42 2019-07-31

BlackRock Offers to Buy Cofense Stake from Russia-Linked Firm A rare showdown between a national-security panel tasked with overseeing foreign-investment in U.S. companies and a Russia-linked firm is nearing a potential resolution....
00:14 2019-08-17

Real estate firm Compass announces $370 million in new funding Real estate firm Compass announced $370 million in new funding on Tuesday. Robert Reffkin, CEO and founder of Compass, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
18:56 2019-07-31

Russian defense contractor developing smartphone spyware: U.S. firm A Russian defense contractor accused by the United States of supporting cyber attacks has developed sophisticated software used to spy on smartphones, an American security company said on Wednesday....
16:00 2019-07-24

Ex-Jaguar designer Ian Callum launches independent design firm Ian Callum left Jaguar after 20 years as its design chief New Warwick-based company comprises 18 experts and will undertake a diverse range of commissions Ex-Jaguar designer Ian Callum has launched a new business venture, just weeks after his high...
09:28 2019-07-17

Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
20:14 2019-05-22

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
16:42 2019-05-31

Apple's Las Vegas Billboard Lands Firm Into Legal Trouble The lawsuit is pegged to a recent Apple billboard put up in Las Vegas, promoting privacy that reads: "What happens on your iPhone, stays in your iPhone."...
11:56 2019-05-27

Buyout firm Arcline Investment to buy Baker Hughes unit Arcline Investment Management, a U.S. private equity firm founded by former Golden Gate dealmaker Rajeev Amara, said on Thursday it would buy a unit of Baker Hughes, General Electric Co's oil-servicing subsidiary....
19:14 2019-07-18

UK's Man Group President Jonathan Sorrell to leave firm -Sky News British hedge fund manager Man Group Plc will announce the resignation of the company's President Jonathan Sorrell on Wednesday in a statement to the London Stock Exchange, Sky News reported late on Tuesday, citing sources....
03:28 2019-09-11

German utilities firm RWE to close its last UK coal plant in 2020 Decision will leave only four remaining coal plants powering British homesThe German utility giant RWE will close its last UK coal plant after the coming winter, leaving only four remaining coal plants powering British homes.RWE will close the Aberth...
02:56 2019-08-02

Shares of oil firm Tullow surge 12% after major discovery in Guyana Tullow Oil announced on Monday a major oil discovery in the Orinduik block in Guyana, raising expectations it will move to develop a field in the oil-rich South American country....
16:14 2019-08-12

GOP's Amash stands firm on Trump impeachment call On the question of whether President Donald Trump should be impeached, Rep. Justin Amash is the lone Republican saying "Yes." Outside the Capitol Building Tuesday, Amash said he is "defending the Constitution." (May 21)      ...
22:56 2019-05-21

Fintech Firm Stripe Climbs Ranks of U.S. Startup Valuations Stripe’s latest funding round values the company at $35 billion, up about 50% from an early 2019 round, putting the financial technology firm above Airbnb and Palantir....
20:42 2019-09-19

Mobile marketing firm AppLovin invests in game studios AppLovin Corp, the U.S. mobile marketing firm backed by private equity firm KKR & Co Inc, said on Thursday it has invested in several gaming studios, as it adds to its library of games ahead of a potential initial public offering....
19:56 2019-09-05

Alleged 'Snake Oil' Crypto Firm Sues Over Boos at Black Hat The paper being presented suggested that the two researchers had a method to quickly find large semiprime numbers and essentially break RSA-2048 and any other semiprime-based encryption....
17:56 2019-08-24

Front Altair's crew unharmed and now in Iran: shipping firm The crew of Frontline's Front Altair comprised 11 Russian, one Georgian and 11 Philippine nationals who are unharmed following an explosion, Frontline said on Thursday....
16:56 2019-06-13

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
15:14 2019-05-21

Powerhouse law firm is the biggest backer of de Blasio’s White House bid A politically connected law firm that was a big winner in the city’s decision to reform stop-and-frisk policies is leading the charge to fund Mayor Bill de Blasio’s long-shot bid for the White House. At least 52 employees from the powerhouse firm of ...
01:56 2019-07-19

Law firm Weil Gotshal bans longtime client from its cafeteria An unusually cozy relationship between white-shoe law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges and one of its longtime clients has soured — and cafeteria privileges have been revoked. “Weil informed us late yesterday that it has revoked our cafeteria privileges,” ...
20:14 2019-09-12

Rating Firm S&P Global Says Corporate Tax Cuts 'Credit Negative' The government slashed corporate taxes on Friday, giving a surprise $20.5 billion break aimed at reviving private investment and lifting growth from a six-year low that has caused job losses and......
13:42 2019-09-20

The Latest: SKorea firm confirms rescue of oil tanker crew DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 2:35 p.m. A South Korean company confirms that all the 23 crew aboard one of the two oil tankers reportedly attac...
13:14 2019-06-13

Top Wall Street bankers say firm botched $10M compensation payment Two top Wall Street dealmakers say they were snookered into a four-year legal battle over $10 million in back pay — only to learn from the New York Post that they were legally entitled to that money years ago. The bankers, Michael Kramer and Derron S...
07:42 2019-09-20

Lukoil head says oil contamination losses insignificant to his firm: TASS Vagit Alekperov, president of Russia's Lukoil, said on Thursday he thought financial losses suffered by his company from contamination of the Russian Druzhba pipeline earlier this year were insignificant, TASS news agency reported....
12:00 2019-06-06

Mobile banking firm sues Facebook over Calibra's logo Facebook's Libra project has yet another issue to deal with: a mobile banking app has sued the social network's Calibra subsidiary over their very similar logos. The tech giant introduced Calibra as the division that will oversee its crypto...
03:28 2019-10-13

A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money? Last summer, it looked like things were finally about to change for Ashland, Ky. For two decades, the jobs that once supported this Appalachian outpost of 20,000 people on a bend in the Ohio River have been disappearing: 100 laid off from the freight...
02:00 2019-08-14

US ban on Huawei a ‘cynically timed’ blow in escalating trade war, says firm Top executive says dispute is about trade, not security, as US temporarily eases some restrictions to avoid hurting US companies The US ban on sharing technology with Huawei is a “cynically timed” blow in the escalating trade war between the US and C...
18:14 2019-05-21

Swedish EV firm NEVS to sell final new Saab 9-3 this month An unused crash test model from 2013 will be auctioned to raise funds for sustainable mobility research The last new Saab 9-3 ever to be made will be auctioned off later this month to raise funds for research into zero-emissions travel.  The almost-...
12:56 2019-10-07

Fed's Harker opposed last rate cut, says officials should 'hold firm' on rates Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker said in New York on Friday he opposed the central bank's September rate cut and thinks the Fed should "hold firm" on interest rates....
22:00 2019-09-27

Cyber firm Deep Instinct gets deal to secure HP laptops HP Inc is working with Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to launch HP Sure Sense to prevent advanced cyber attacks, the two companies said on Tuesday....
12:28 2019-05-28

Design Chief Jony Ive Is Leaving Apple to Start His Own Firm Ive's departure marks the end of an era for the company after helping it make a major transformation from a cult computer business to a dominant device company....
05:56 2019-06-28

Rental firm walks away from Tesla order after quality dispute Car rental company Nextmove has walked away from a 5 million euros ($5.55 million) order for 85 Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles following a dispute over how to fix quality issues, the German company said on Friday....
21:56 2019-08-16

As Trump attacks intensify, Biden supporters stand firm - for now Joan Fialkov, a 66-year-old retired teacher and lifelong Democratic voter from Pennsylvania, believes Joe Biden can restore some stability to the country after Donald Trump's presidency....
18:28 2019-10-04

SEC fines Russian firm for failing to disclose paid-for ICO reviews The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday that it has fined and settled charges against a Russia-based ratings firm for failure to disclose payments it received to publicize digital asset offerings of issuers it had rated....
11:00 2019-08-21

Cybersecurity firm says Huawei’s telecom equipment is easier to hack Another day, another shot fired in the ongoing war between the US and all things Huawei. The Wall Street Journal is out with a new story today focused on research blasting Huawei telecom equipment as more vulnerable to being hacked than equipment fro...
19:28 2019-06-27

UK judge to allow firm to try to seize $9 billion in Nigerian assets in gas dispute A judge in London said on Friday he would grant a firm called Process and Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID) the right to seek to seize some $9 billion in assets from the Nigerian government over an aborted gas project....
20:42 2019-08-16

Law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore moving 20 blocks south The law firm Cravath Swaine & Moore is preparing to move south — from West 50th Street to the mid-section of Two Manhattan West at West 30th St. — in a deal for about 350,000 square feet. Multiple sources now tell The Post, “[Brookfield] just shook h...
04:14 2019-05-29

Priyanka Gandhi "Very Firm" On Chinmayanand Issue, Says Jitin Prasada Congress leader Jitin Prasada, placed in preventive custody by the Uttar Pradesh police today for planning a protest march, asserted that the police move was not the "not the end, but the beginning".......
13:14 2019-09-30

Libyan National Army led by Hifter hires US lobbying firm WASHINGTON (AP) — The self-styled Libyan National Army led by Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter has hired a lobbying firm to assist it in forging better relations with the U.S. government. A foreign agent registration posted Tuesday on the Justice Departm...
21:42 2019-05-21

Ukraine to Review Criminal Case of Firm Linked to Biden’s Son The development came amid an impeachment inquiry against President Trump linked to a request that Ukraine investigate the former vice president and his son....
14:14 2019-10-04

Cyber firm NSO vows to tackle human rights misuse The Israeli-based NSO Group said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses, following accusations by cyber experts that its software was used in a number of government surveillance scandals....
16:28 2019-09-10

Neiman Marcus loses support of top trade-credit firm The holiday outlook for the posh fashion labels sold at Neiman Marcus just got a little more risky. A top credit insurer for the Dallas-based owner of Bergdorf Goodman recently stopped extending risk protection for shipments of high-priced clothing a...
05:56 2019-10-04

British drug discovery firm C4X confident of striking deals Britain's C4X Discovery said on Tuesday it was confident of striking partnership deals for its programmers in therapy areas such as sickle cell, cancer and inflammation, sending the AIM-listed company's shares up 5%....
23:14 2019-10-01

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development center in Israel....
15:56 2019-05-22

Iran says downing of U.S. drone was a 'firm response', can be repeated: Tasnim Iran on Monday described its shooting down of a U.S. drone in the Gulf last week as a "firm response" to the United States and warned it could be repeated....
08:42 2019-06-24

Stand firm or face a new Cold War, Guterres warns Europe The world risks a descent into lawlessness and a new Cold War if multilateralism fails, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, calling on the European Union to take a lead role in fighting to preserve a rules-based global order....
15:14 2019-05-30

U.S. pushes hard for a ban on Huawei in Europe, but the firm’s 5G prices are nearly irresistible The company can afford to provide such steep discounts in part because it has a silent partner: the Chinese government. And European officials, uncertain of Washington’s true intent, fear that recent security moves might be used as leverage in trade ...
04:42 2019-05-29

Israeli tycoon 'hired intelligence firm to influence tax policy' Idan Ofer allegedly hired Black Cube in 2014 but firm denies meeting and is suing TV showAn Israeli investigative TV show has claimed that one of the country’s richest men hired the Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to dig up dirt on a cabinet min...
15:28 2019-06-07

National-Security Worries Threaten Takeover of U.K. Defense Firm The U.K. halted the $5 billion sale of a British defense firm to an American investor pending further government review, a rare move for a country that hasn’t typically intervened in big, cross-border deal making....
14:00 2019-09-18

Alphabet's cybersecurity firm Chronicle joins Google Cloud Google's parent company Alphabet has announced that it will fold its enterprise cybersecurity company Chronicle into Google Cloud later this year.Chronicle was originally spun out of Alphabets experimental projects lab X and the company has been...
05:14 2019-06-28

Famed Apple designer Jony Ive is leaving to start his own firm In an interview with the Financial Times, Jony Ive announced that after more than two decades of making Apple products look and feel the way they do, he's leaving the company. His new venture is called LoveFrom, and it will have Apple as its fir...
04:42 2019-06-28

Australia gives banking license to mobile startup firm Xinja Australia granted a new banking license to online-only banking firm Xinja Bank on Monday, allowing the startup to compete against the country's "Four Big" lenders that dominate the sector....
09:00 2019-09-09

Government Firm Awarded Contract To MP Sex Racket Accused, Says Advocate A factory owned by one of the accused in the Madhya Pradesh sex scandal had allegedly received a contract from the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCI) in 2018, an advocate arguing a case related......
09:42 2019-10-05

Splunk to buy cloud software firm SignalFx in $1 billion deal Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc on Wednesday said it would acquire privately held SignalFx, which makes software for the cloud, in a cash and stock deal for about $1.05 billion....
23:42 2019-08-21

China's CATL, Ant Financial and Hellobike set up e-bike battery firm China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), Ant Financial Services and Hellobike said on Wednesday they will invest 1 billion yuan ($144.60 million) to establish a electric bicycle battery joint venture....
10:00 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Splunk to buy cloud software firm SignalFx in $1 bln deal Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc on Wednesday said it would acquire privately held SignalFx, which makes software for the cloud, in a cash and stock deal for about $1.05 billion....
23:14 2019-08-21

HMRC outlay on Amazon over six times what firm paid in corporation tax – GMB UK tax authority spent £11m to use online giant’s web-hosting services in 2018, says reportHM Revenue & Customs spent £11m to use Amazon’s web-hosting service last year, more than six times the £1.7m it received in corporation tax from Amazon’s main ...
09:14 2019-06-11

U.S. charges four ex-executives at Canadian payments firm PacNet with fraud The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday announced criminal charges accusing four former executives of the Canadian payment processor PacNet Services Ltd of running an international mail fraud scheme that cheated U.S. victims out of tens of million...
00:56 2019-06-21

Couple Sues Law Firm Over Parental Leave, Wages and a Firing In a new challenge to its workplace culture, Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies....
20:00 2019-08-14

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management undermined the firm's pioneering efforts in the digital space in order to make some quick cash....
07:28 2019-05-28

Google Cloud absorbs Alphabet cybersecurity firm Chronicle Alphabet Inc announced on Thursday that its year-old cybersecurity company, Chronicle, would be absorbed by its Google Cloud division because customers have been seeking an integrated offering....
20:14 2019-06-27

Huawei Disputes U.S. Cyber Firm's Findings of Flaws in Gear Huawei has disputed the findings that said its gear is far more likely to contain flaws than equipment from rival companies, characterizing the analysis as incomplete and inaccurate....
12:14 2019-07-05

Cyber spying firm NSO to follow human rights guidelines The Israeli-based NSO Group, whose software is alleged to have been used in a number of government surveillance scandals, said on Tuesday it would abide by U.N. guidelines to prevent rights abuses....
15:14 2019-09-10

CEO of major tobacco firm resigns amid e-cigarette backlash Alison Cooper, the CEO of UK tobacco group Imperial Brands, will step down as boss once her replacement is found, the company announced Thursday. Cooper, 53, a 20-year Imperial veteran who spent nine years as CEO, will also leave the board of directo...
05:56 2019-10-04

Public relations firm MWWPR moving to Nomad Tower The independent public relations firm MWWPR will move to a full floor of the 39-story Nomad Tower in the dynamic NoMad neighborhood. Currently located at 304 Park Ave. So. at East 23rd Street, the firm outgrew its space but wanted to stay in the area...
11:28 2019-09-24

GM strike impacts 150,000 auto industry workers: consulting firm The prolonged strike at General Motors Co is estimated to have hit 150,000 workers in the auto industry, a report from research and consulting firm Anderson Economic Group (AEG) showed on Tuesday....
20:56 2019-10-08

Five Western countries, Turkey and UAE back Libyan state oil firm Five Western countries including the United States, as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the country's energy sector, a joint statement said on Sunday....
01:00 2019-09-23

Texas regulator goes after cryptocurrency firm promising 900% returns in 2 weeks Regulators in Texas have filed a cease and desist order against a New York-based cryptocurrency business promising a 900-percent return on investment in just two weeks. Forex and Bitcoin Trader, which was advertising on Craiglist Dallas, reportedly d...
17:42 2019-08-09

Trump firm 'refusing to pay' legal bill for windfarm case Scottish government says US president’s company has not accepted bill of tens of thousands of poundsDonald Trump’s family firm is refusing to accept a legal bill worth tens of thousands of pounds after he lost a lengthy court battle against a windfar...
18:00 2019-10-08

Gene testing firm gets 25-year ban in $42.6 million kickback settlement A New Orleans-based genetics testing company and its three principals will pay $42.6 million to resolve charges they defrauded the federal government by paying kickbacks for referrals and billing for medically unnecessary tests, the U.S. Department o...
06:56 2019-10-10

After PNB, Allahabad Bank Alleges Rs 1,700 Crore Fraud By Indebted Firm Allahabad Bank on Saturday became the second state-owned bank to report a major alleged fraud by bankrupt steelmaker Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd this month, adding to concerns about a banking industry......
10:00 2019-07-14

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capita...
21:28 2019-06-14

Buyout firm Apollo Global agrees to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC said on Monday it had agreed to acquire U.S. digital imaging company Shutterfly Inc for $2.7 billion, including the company's $900 million debt....
00:56 2019-06-11

CBI Files Case Against IAF Officials, Swiss Firm Over Alleged Kickbacks The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against unknown officials of the Air Force, the Defence Ministry, arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and officials of Swiss-based plane-maker Pilatus......
07:14 2019-06-22

Superdry entrusts Dunkerton with turning around fashion firm he founded Superdry put its faith in Julian Dunkerton to get the British fashion group back on track on Monday, confirming him as chief executive until 2021, after the co-founder returned in a boardroom coup earlier this year....
14:56 2019-10-14

Hacked forensic firm pays ransom after malware attack Largest private provider Eurofins hands over undisclosed fee to regain control of systems Britain’s largest private forensics provider has paid a ransom to hackers after its IT systems were brought to a standstill by a cyber-attack, it has been repor...
22:56 2019-07-05

Serpentine art CEO quits amid criticism of spyware firm link The chief executive of London’s Serpentine Galleries has quit amid what she calls “toxic personal attacks” over her husband’s involvement in an Israeli spyware firm...
20:56 2019-06-18

Israeli marketing technology firm Zoomd goes public in Toronto Israeli marketing technology firm Zoomd on Tuesday went public on the Toronto Stock Exchange Ventures, raising C$9.3 million ($7 million) at a share price of C$1.00....
03:56 2019-09-04

In A First, Bengaluru Firm Makes India's First Indigenous Sniper Rifles In line with the central government's push to make India a major defence manufacturing hub, a firm based in Karnataka's Bengaluru has developed the country's first indigenous sniper rifle prototypes......
10:00 2019-10-14

GM strike impacts 150,000 auto industry workers -consulting firm The prolonged strike at General Motors Co is estimated to have hit 150,000 workers in the auto industry, a report from research and consulting firm Anderson Economic Group (AEG) showed on Tuesday....
22:00 2019-10-08

Édouard and Hayes give Celtic away win over Rangers in Old Firm derby That Celtic were regarded as underdogs heading into this fixture nodded towards a prevailing sense that their domestic stranglehold was weakening. This notion was dismissed in emphatic fashion by Neil Lennon and his players. All the stars were in hoo...
02:00 2019-09-02

UPDATE 1-Goldman evaluating role in Megvii IPO after AI firm put on U.S. blacklist Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Tuesday it was reviewing its involvement in Megvii Technology Ltd's planned initial public offering (IPO) after the U.S. government placed the Chinese artificial intelligence firm on a human rights blacklist....
01:42 2019-10-09

Internet security firm Dashlane to expand in Flatiron District After a $110 million Series D fundraising round led by Sequoia Capital, the password management and internet security firm Dashlane decided to expand at the Flatiron District building where it had just leased a full floor. In April, the global digita...
11:28 2019-09-24

GM strike affects about 150,000 auto industry workers: consulting firm The prolonged strike at General Motors Co is estimated to have hit as many as 150,000 workers in the auto industry, a report from research and consulting firm Anderson Economic Group (AEG) showed on Tuesday....
01:14 2019-10-09

Digital insights firm Contentsquare buys Israel's Clicktale Contentsquare, which provides insights into customers' digital experiences, has acquired Israeli rival Clicktale for an undisclosed amount, the companies said on Monday....
17:42 2019-07-01

Brazil state-run power firm CEB mulls privatization to raise $129 mln -CEO Brazilian state-run power group Companhia Energetica de Brasilia is considering privatizing its distribution unit, CEB-D, to raise 500 million reais ($129 million) to improve its finances, Chief Executive Edison Garcia said....
22:14 2019-06-10

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
11:00 2019-05-22

Oilfield services firm ProPetro cuts almost 150 workers - sources ProPetro Holding Corp this month cut about 150 workers, people familiar with the matter said on Monday, the latest sign of growing trouble in the oilfield services sector as U.S. shale producers reduce drilling....
02:00 2019-10-15

"Want It By August 31": Supreme Court Firm On Citizens Register Deadline The Supreme Court today reiterated that Assam authorities must publish the final version of the National Register of Citizens, which aims to identify illegal immigrants, on August 31....
18:28 2019-08-08

Malindo Air says data leak caused by ex-staffers at contractor firm Indonesian Lion Group's Malaysian subsidiary Malindo Air said on Monday that two former employees of its e-commerce contractor were responsible for its passenger data breach....
10:42 2019-09-23

GM, Toyota to find common ground with chip technology firm Arm Arm's ties to the auto industry go back to the late 1990s, when automakers began to add computer chips to vehicles for functions like engine control and diagnostics....
04:28 2019-10-09

'There's no way to stop this': Oakland braces for the arrival of tech firm Square Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has signed a deal to move his payments company to Oakland – which activists say will only exacerbate an already brutal housing crisisPhotographs by Jason HenryThe knocks on Maria Espinoza’s front door became a nightly occurren...
10:56 2019-07-02

Forensics firm says it can break into any iPhone or high-end Android phone Apple makes it a point with every product announcement to stress security and privacy features. That exact thing happened just a few weeks ago at Apple’s annual developer event, where the company unveiled several new privacy-centric features th...
18:28 2019-06-17

Bitcoin escrow firm owner charged over $7M cryptocurrency fraud The director of Bitcoin escrow service Volantis Market is facing several years in prison if found guilty of cryptocurrency-related fraud. According to the US Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York, Jon Barry Thompson took more than $7...
16:56 2019-10-01

SEC fines audit firm RSM $950,000 to settle independence violation claim The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Tuesday that it fined public accounting firm RSM US LLP $950,000 to settle claims it violated the agency's auditor independence rules....
00:28 2019-08-28

L'Oreal firm to provide virtual make-up tech for Amazon L'Oreal's virtual reality business ModiFace will provide make-up testing technology to Amazon, the French beauty group said on Tuesday, allowing customers of the shopping site to try on lipsticks using mobile phone videos or photos....
17:14 2019-06-04

'We're not fooling around': Pelosi and Schiff stand firm as Trump fumes Democratic pair say impeachment inquiry will not be slowedTrump condemned for ‘blatant effort to intimidate witnesses’Donald Trump has been accused of “incitement to violence” and threatened with obstruction charges in the fast-escalating battle over...
05:42 2019-10-03

Oilfield services firm ProPetro cuts almost 150 workers: sources ProPetro Holding Corp this month cut about 150 workers, people familiar with the matter said on Monday, the latest sign of growing trouble in the oilfield services sector as U.S. shale producers reduce drilling....
03:14 2019-10-15

Russian Aircraft Firm Files Lawsuit Against Boeing Over 737 Max Jet Order (MOSCOW) — A Russian aircraft leasing company says it has filed a lawsuit against Boeing over an order of 35 Boeing 737 Max jets, but that it’s open to a settlement. Avia Capital Services told the state-owned Tass news agency Tuesday that...
14:42 2019-08-27

VW-backed firm opens high-power UK charging station Ionity's 350kW station offer EV charging in under 20 minutes - although no EVs are yet capable of such charging capability Charging network Ionity, backed by car makers including Ford and Volkswagen, has opened the most powerful charging station fo...
23:14 2019-05-22

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Billing-Services Firm Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system is selling a majority stake in its billing-software company to private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal that people familiar with the matter valued at roughly $1.2 billion....
02:42 2019-05-30

Law Firm To Probe Death Of Facebook Employee Who Jumped Off Headquarters The family of a Facebook employee, who allegedly committed suicide at the Menlo Park-based headquarters, is taking the social networking giant to court. Facebook has termed the death of 38-year-old......
10:28 2019-10-01

Biotech Firm Moves to Revive Hong Kong IPO Market Chinese company Shanghai Henlius Biotech kicked off what would be Hong Kong’s first sizable listing after a summer of unrest and stock-market weakness....
17:28 2019-09-11

Mexican government reaches deal with gas pipeline firm Fermaca Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that the government had reached a deal to resolve a dispute with Mexican energy infrastructure firm Fermaca....
16:14 2019-09-11

Buyout firm Centerbridge nears $1.5 bln deal for GoHealth -sources Private equity firm Centerbridge Partners LP is nearing a deal to acquire a majority stake in GoHealth LLC that could value the U.S. online health insurance marketplace at about $1.5 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
06:00 2019-08-19

Oil services firm TechnipFMC to split into two publicly traded companies Franco-American oil services firm TechnipFMC Plc said on Monday it would separate its technology and services business and its engineering and construction business into two publicly traded companies....
19:14 2019-08-26

North Macedonia firm plugs vintage minis into electric age In the North Macedonian capital Skopje, a small light blue car, reminiscent of bygone Communist times, silently zips through the streets in the first major attempt in the Balkan country to produce its own electric vehicle....
16:28 2019-06-19

BP solar firm blazes ahead in search for UK's shiniest grass Lightsource BP hopes ‘bi-facial’ panels will boost renewable energy at its solar farmsBP’s solar subsidiary is on the hunt for Britain’s shiniest grass to help make the most of new double-sided solar panels that can harness light reflected off the gr...
19:00 2019-07-08

Leading forensics firm reportedly pays ransomware demand Eurofins Scientific, the leading forensic services outfit in the UK, has paid out to criminals who hit the company with a ransomware attack, according to a report.While Eurofins Scientific wouldn’t be drawn to comment on whether the ransom had...
18:56 2019-07-08

Venture firm 83North raises $300 million for new tech fund London-based venture capital firm 83North said on Monday it had raised $300 million for a new fund targeting European and Israeli consumer and enterprise technology firms....
10:14 2019-10-07

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR WASHINGTON (AP) — A public relations firm with deep Hollywood ties was enlisted by the Botswanan government to fight bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting. The firm 42 West is most...
23:00 2019-05-24

Meal-kit delivery firm HelloFresh breaks-even on strong U.S. sales German meal-kit delivery firm HelloFresh SE on Tuesday posted a positive adjusted EBITDA for the first time since its trading debut, citing robust performance in the United States, a key market, days after its U.S.-based rival Blue Apron reported wea...
09:14 2019-08-13

Executive at top Hollywood lobbying firm arrested for rape, blackmail An executive at Hollywood’s top lobbying firm has been busted for allegedly raping and blackmailing a woman he met on a sugar daddy dating site, according to reports. Steven Fabrizio was fired on Monday as general counsel of the Motion Picture ...
20:14 2019-08-27

Australian PE firm PEP sets up company to buy Campbell's international business - AFR Pacific Equity Partners has set up a new company as part of its plans to buy the international business of U.S. food company Campbell Soup Co, The Australian Financial Review reported citing anonymous sources....
10:42 2019-07-01

New Zealand stand firm against South Africa in heavyweight thriller • Springboks start and finish strongly but fall short• Bridge and Barrett tries give All Blacks winning leadAfter the final gong had sounded on this rousing contest, New Zealand’s players still had the presence of mind to walk slowly around the empty...
19:42 2019-09-21

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partners - to invest in Southeast Asian technology start-ups....
08:42 2019-06-14

Brazil cosmetics firm Natura agrees to buy Avon Products Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement to buy U.S. rival Avon Products Inc in an all-stock deal, creating the world's fourth-largest cosmetics company....
23:56 2019-05-22

Macquarie's MEIF 6 Fibre unit to buy UK telecoms firm KCOM Macquarie unit MEIF 6 Fibre Ltd is to buy KCOM Group Plc in a deal that values the British telecoms company at 627 million pounds ($787.5 million), ending a bidding war with a UK pension fund....
21:14 2019-07-12

Payments tech firm Nuvei to buy Britain's SafeCharge for $889 million U.S. payments technology firm Nuvei Corp said it would buy SafeCharge International Group Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at $889 million to expand in the fast-growing electronic payments industry....
12:28 2019-05-22

Why this $35 billion private equity firm is still bullish on China — despite the trade war Despite the trade war, private equity firm General Atlantic is committed to investing in China, forecasting 5% to 6% growth there long term. According to CEO Bill Ford, when it comes to innovation, China increasingly gives the US a run for its money....
05:42 2019-10-03

RSC cuts ties with BP amid pressure over its 'sickening' link to oil firm The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has announced it is ending its partnership with BP after coming under growing pressure over its "sickening" links to the oil giant....
16:28 2019-10-02

Power tools firm Husqvarna CEO sees battery restraints for another decade The head of Husqvarna, the world's biggest gardening power tools maker, said it could take another decade before batteries on the market have enough range to electrify some of the company's still petrol-driven products....
18:14 2019-07-16

Exclusive: Buyout firm Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Inc after making the highest offer for the digital imaging company, people familiar with the matter said on Monday....
13:14 2019-06-10

Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores, in a push to gain efficiency and tackle the country's complicated logistics and security issues....
06:42 2019-07-05

US Firm Purdue Pharma Files For Bankruptcy To Settle Opioid Lawsuits Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy in a settlement agreement that it hopes will provide more than $10 billion to address the opioid crisis, the company said in a statement on Sunday....
19:00 2019-09-16

Brazilian software firm Linx plans share offering in Brazil, U.S. Brazilian retail management software company Linx SA said it is preparing a follow on share offering in Brazil and the United States, according to a securities filing on Wednesday....
02:14 2019-05-30

New Jersey brokerage firm to pay $13 million to settle federal allegations -U.S. CFTC A New Jersey-based brokerage will pay $13 million to settle charges that it failed to supervise employee conduct during telephone trades and made false or misleading statements to a regulator, the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) sa...
04:28 2019-09-14

Asian shares firm as investors stay hopeful on U.S.-China disputes Asian share prices ticked up on Tuesday as some investors clung to hopes the fourth quarter will bring progress in resolving the United-States trade war that's cast a shadow over the global economy....
11:14 2019-10-01

'Peppa Pig' owner Entertainment One says producer Mark Gordon to stay on with firm Entertainment One Ltd, which makes the popular children's television show "Peppa Pig", said award-winning producer Mark Gordon will continue to develop and produce content for the company, following a multi-year production deal....
22:28 2019-07-31

Cotton warns 'attack on a U.S. ship' will happen without 'firm' response to Iran Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ariz., member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, said that recent actions from Iran deserved a proper response, and warned that if the Islamic republic does not go unchecked, they will only increase their hos...
17:56 2019-06-23

The family of the Facebook employee who committed suicide has hired a law firm to investigate A law firm representing the family of the Facebook employee who committed suicide this month announced it is conducting an investigation into the circumstances of the death....
00:00 2019-10-01

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez Are Investing in Fintech Firm Acorns Acorns Grow wants to go viral–and it has enlisted A-Rod and J.Lo to help. The influencer strategy is the brainchild of Acorns CEO Noah Kerner, who is trying to transform the company from a niche savings app into a bank alternative....
17:56 2019-08-19

Tencent-backed live-streaming firm DouYu prices U.S. IPO at low end of range DouYu International Holdings Ltd , China's largest live-streaming platform, on Tuesday said it sold $775 million in stock at a $3.73 billion valuation after pricing its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicative range....
05:14 2019-07-17

British Steel's Turkish rescuer plans to move chemical firm out of UK Ankara’s military pension fund Oyak to relocate its Tyneside factory amid Brexit alarmThe Turkish firm poised to buy British Steel recently announced plans to move a chemicals factory it owns from Tyneside to Europe, after sounding the alarm about Br...
21:56 2019-08-19

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Hospital-Billing Software Firm Golden Gate Capital is buying a majority stake in billing-software operations of Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system in a deal valued at $1.2 billion, people familiar with the matter said....
00:56 2019-05-30

New Jersey picks Danish firm Orsted for wind energy project ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has chosen a Danish company to build a wind energy project off the coast of Atlantic City that could power half a million homes. The state Board of Public Utilities on Friday chose Orsted to build a project that ...
01:14 2019-06-22

UPDATE 3-Jerry Jones' gas firm Comstock pays $1.1 bln for Haynesville producer Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones strengthened his company Comstock Resources Inc's grip on one of the largest natural gas basins in the United States with a $1.1 billion deal to buy privately held Covey Park....
17:14 2019-06-10

Australian property firm Lendlease lands $15 bln mega deal with Google Construction firm Lendlease Group on Thursday said it has secured a contract from Alphabet Inc's Google to jointly undertake development of properties worth $15 billion in California....
04:14 2019-07-18

Trump's firm wins permission for luxury homes development in Scotland Licence granted for area close to golf course despite objections from Aberdeenshire residents Donald Trump’s family firm has won permission to build a luxury housing estate beside his Aberdeenshire golf course despite record objections from local res...
18:14 2019-09-26

Bayer teams up with biotech firm Arvinas in deal worth up to $750 million German drugmaker Bayer has signed an alliance with Arvinas Inc to gain access to the U.S. biotech firm's experimental protein drugs and crop protection technology in a deal worth up to $750 million....
23:14 2019-06-04

U.S. SEC sues social media firm Kik for 'illegal' initial coin offering The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued social media company Kik Interactive Inc on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
01:14 2019-06-05

LabCorp Patient Data Affected in Breach of Collection Firm's Systems Medical-testing giant Laboratory Corp. of America said 7.7 million of its patients may be affected by the same data breach at a collections firm that also did business with Quest Diagnostics Inc....
10:42 2019-06-05

REFILE-Swiss firm RUAG reaches for stars with pre-IPO spending spree Swiss defence and aerospace company RUAG is planning around a $500 million acquisition spree to cash in on a boom in private U.S. space projects inspired by billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX....
15:28 2019-06-05

Indonesia state power firm estimates Jakarta blackout to end within 3 hours Indonesia's state power company PLN estimates it will take a further three hours to restore electricity to Jakarta following a major power blackout in the capital and surrounding provinces, the company's acting chief executive said on Sunday....
20:42 2019-08-04

Will Uber ever make money? Day of reckoning looms for ride-sharing firm Uber plans to expand into food delivery and driverless cars but its IPO was a flop and its latest earnings figures could prove vitalUber has big plans. The ride-hailing service wants to ferry the world around in self-driving cars and on electric scoo...
09:28 2019-08-04

Unity Technologies acquires mobile and web game marketing firm DeltaDNA Unity Technologies continued its quest to be a one-stop shop for game developers today with the acquisition of mobile-and-web marketing and analytics firm DeltaDNA.Read More...
00:56 2019-09-21

Malaysia's Malindo Air says data leak caused by ex-staffers at contractor firm Indonesian Lion Air's Malaysian subsidiary Malindo Air said on Monday that two former employees of its e-commerce contractor were responsible for its passenger data breach....
08:42 2019-09-23

Matthew Whitaker, Ex-Acting Attorney General, Joins Cybersecurity Firm Mr. Whitaker, a Trump loyalist whose appointment to the Justice Department’s top job drew scrutiny from Democrats, has taken on a string of jobs since leaving the administration....
07:56 2019-08-12

World Bank Court Orders Pak To Pay $6 Billion To Firm Over Mine Closure Pakistan will have to pay almost $6 billion in damages to a foreign gold mining firm whose dig was shut down by the government in 2011, the World Bank said Sunday....
19:28 2019-07-14

Short-Seller Accuses Litigation-Finance Firm of 'Meaningless Metrics' The short-seller Muddy Waters accused the litigation-finance firm Burford Capital of poor governance and mismarking the value of legal cases it invests in, precipitating a sharp selloff....
01:42 2019-08-08

Hundreds of thousands stranded after travel firm Thomas Cook collapses Hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers were stranded on Monday by the collapse of the world's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook , sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history....
17:28 2019-09-23

UPDATE 1-Australian property firm LendLease lands $15 bln deal with Google Australian construction firm LendLease Group on Thursday said it has secured a contract from Alphabet Inc's Google to jointly undertake development of properties worth $15 billion in the U.S. state of California....
04:14 2019-07-18

Houston Billionaire to Buy Del Frisco's Restaurant Chains From Private-Equity Firm Landry’s Inc., owned by Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta, agreed to buy two Del Frisco’s restaurant chains from private-equity firm L Catterton, which completed a $650 million acquisition of Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Inc....
18:14 2019-09-25

US SEC Sues Social Media Firm Kik for 'Illegal' Initial Coin Offering US Securities and Exchange Commission sued Kik on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
16:28 2019-06-05

Tech firm Tencent in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group Deal will improve promotion of artists and help identify new talent, says VivendiThe Chinese tech company Tencent is in talks to take a 10% stake in Universal Music Group (UMG), the label to stars including Taylor Swift, the Beatles and Lady Gaga, ba...
17:00 2019-08-06

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
13:14 2019-08-06

How Croatian supercar firm Rimac is shaping the future of fast cars Rimac poses with his C_Two, for which the writing is on the wall Mate Rimac describes the first hypercar his firm created as "an electric car built by petrolheads", but even the 1888bhp follow-up is only part of the story Thank BMW. Or Tesla (the ...
13:28 2019-09-22

Punjab Firm's Assets Worth Rs 234 Crore Attached By Probe Agency Assets worth over Rs 234 crore of a Punjab-based company and its promoters have been attached in connection with a money laundering case linked to an alleged loan fraud at the Punjab National Bank......
00:28 2019-09-21

Steve Smith stands firm again as Australia establish lead against England • First Test, day three: Australia 284 & 124-3; England 374• Smith unbeaten on 46 and looking ominousYet again Steve Smith is the obstacle driving the English to distraction. While he is still at the crease nothing can be guaranteed. In front of anot...
20:00 2019-08-03

GST Evasion Of Rs 1.5 Crore Kanpur-Based Tobacco Firm Found In Raids A GST evasion to the tune of Rs 1.5 crore by a Kanpur-based pan masala company, AJ Sugandhi Pvt Ltd, was detected by officials during search operations....
23:42 2019-09-28

Firm advertised huge returns. It won an award in Monaco. The SEC calls it a fraud Mediatrix Capital said its clients went five years without a single monthly loss. It said it won an award as top global asset manager for its returns over that time. A group in Monaco declared......
04:56 2019-09-19

Alphabet's moonshot security firm Chronicle joins Google Cloud Chronicle has lived as an independent subsidiary of Alphabet, where it developed a cybersecurity intelligence and analytics platform using Google-originated techniques....
20:42 2019-06-27

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to stop issuing waivers to oil refiners on requirements to blend biofuels into motor fuels....
19:42 2019-06-27

Bosch in talks to sell packaging unit to buyout firm CVC -source Car parts maker Bosch is in advanced talks to sell its packaging machinery business to buyout firm CVC in a deal valuing the company at up to 850 million euros ($959 million), a person close to the matter said....
18:28 2019-07-04

Saudi king calls for firm Arab stance against threats from Iran Saudi Arabia convened emergency Arab summits on Thursday to deliver a strong message to Iran over regional security after recent attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
23:28 2019-05-30

Nigeria's state oil firm to change payment structure for joint ventures Nigeria's NNPC said on Thursday it was planning to change the way energy joint ventures paid operating costs to help ensure smooth financing for projects that have often struggled to secure timely contributions from the state-run oil firm....
19:28 2019-07-04

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar wi...
19:56 2019-06-07

Probe Agency Attaches Assets Worth Rs 94 Lakh Of Firm In CWG Scam Nine years after the Commonwealth Games (CWG) were held in India, the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday said it has attached assets worth Rs 94.24 lakh of a company, which was involved in the......
00:56 2019-07-04

Tencent-backed live-streaming firm DouYu prices US IPO at low end of range DouYu sold American depository shares at $11.5 each, compared with a previously stated target of $11.50 to $14.00, the firm said. That makes the deal the largest Chinese IPO in the U.S. so far in 2019....
09:14 2019-07-17

Meal-kit delivery firm HelloFresh moves into black on strong sales HelloFresh reported its first quarterly underlying operating profit since it listed in 2017, citing robust performance in both its U.S. and broader international segments....
05:28 2019-08-14

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, took a gigantic risk in 2016 by using remote access...
23:56 2019-06-05

Singapore firm opens online marketplace for maritime suppliers, buyers Offering more than 10,000 product listings, Marine Online's e-commerce site features 4,000 service providers that provide 10 marine services including bunkering and ship supply and aims to help cut operational costs and drive transparency for the ind...
00:42 2019-06-06

McDermott International Hires Law Firm Kirkland & Ellis to Advise on Restructuring McDermott International Inc.’s debt talks are heating up with the struggling engineering firm hiring Kirkland & Ellis LLP to advise on efforts to restructure its balance sheet, according to people familiar with the matter....
20:00 2019-09-20

Nielsen Takes Minority Stake in Brand-Safety Firm OpenSlate Executives declined to disclose the size of Nielsen’s investment in OpenSlate. The deal values OpenSlate at more than $100 million, according to a person familiar with the matter....
21:56 2019-09-19

Sports streaming firm DAZN to show Eurosport in four European countries Sports streaming service DAZN said on Thursday its subscribers would be able to receive Eurosport in Germany and three other European countries after a deal with the channel's owner Discovery....
13:14 2019-07-18

South African president meets state firm chiefs after resignations South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa held talks on Wednesday with executives of key state companies, including power utility Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), to discuss challenges they face, his office said....
20:56 2019-06-05

Gold Prices Rise On Jewellers' Buying, Firm Global Trend Traders said sentiment turned bullish on the back of a pick-up in buying support from local jewellers and positive global trend which mainly drove gold prices higher....
17:14 2019-05-31

Raids Against Maharashtra Politician's Firm Accused Of Farm Loan Fraud The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at multiple locations in Maharashtra on Thursday in connection with an alleged Rs-328 crore farm loan fraud, perpetrated using identities of "bogus and......
17:56 2019-06-06

Beijing says US blacklisting China's largest nuclear power firm is 'just an excuse' "The US administration has abused the blacklist in the name of safeguarding US national security," Chinese state media said, citing similar tactics used on Chinese tech giant Huawei....
12:42 2019-08-16

Fintech firm Pagaya issuing $115 million asset-backed security U.S.-Israeli Pagaya, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to manage institutional money, said on Thursday it is issuing a $115 million consumer credit asset-backed security (ABS) led by structuring agent Cantor Fitzgerald....
04:00 2019-08-23

Philadelphia energy firm files for bankruptcy one month after blast and blaze The company said Sunday it aimed to start refining oil again, as, "our plan is critical to the energy supply and security for the region, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia...
23:14 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems sees boost from IMI Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit Systems reported a rise in first-quarter net profit on Tuesday and forecast further improvements in 2019 following its acquisition of IMI Systems....
12:28 2019-05-28

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursd...
22:42 2019-05-23

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA controversial Israeli cyber weapons company has agreed to establish new internal rules on ways it will p...
20:42 2019-06-18

Ukraine to review cases linked to founder of firm that employed Biden's son Ukrainian prosecutors said on Friday they would review 15 previous investigations related to the founder of gas company Burisma, where the son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was a board member until this year....
18:28 2019-10-04

Kamala Harris took money from firm behind Jeffrey Epstein plea deal Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris ripped a law firm’s work on a controversial plea deal involving deep-pocketed pedophile Jeffrey Epstein — the same day she took money from some of its attorneys at a fundraiser. Harris had no problem allowing six pa...
01:56 2019-07-16

Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen sold to new owner Stratolaunch Systems Corp, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, said on Friday it was continuing operations after transitioning ownership, but did not name the new owner....
23:14 2019-10-11

Ukraine to Review Criminal Case on Owner of Firm Linked to Biden’s Son The development came amid an impeachment inquiry against President Trump linked to a request that Ukraine investigate the former vice president and his son....
16:56 2019-10-04

Hey, Jeff Bezos: I work for Amazon – and I'm protesting against your firm's climate inaction Later this month, more than 1,000 Amazon staffers will walk out to demand action. Rebecca Sheppard is one of the strike’s organizersSince late last year, a group of workers within Amazon have been organizing to push the company to radically reduce it...
16:28 2019-09-10

UK holiday firm Thomas Cook agrees key terms of rescue deal Thomas Cook Group said on Wednesday it had agreed the key commercial terms of a rescue package with investor Fosun Tourism, its banks and a majority of its bondholders....
11:42 2019-08-28

Loretta Lynch, Former Attorney General, Is Joining a Top Law Firm Back in New York Paul Weiss has hired Ms. Lynch as a litigation partner, at a time when big law firms are under fire for not doing more to promote women and minorities....
20:14 2019-05-28

Crystal Palace hold firm over Aaron Wan-Bissaka as Man Utd plan next move Crystal Palace are maintaining their strong stance with Aaron Wan-Bissaka after rejecting a second bid of around £50m from Manchester United for the defender....
15:42 2019-06-18

Consulting firm Sionic hires Monahan to run asset servicing unit NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sionic has hired James Monahan from Morgan Stanley to run the consulting firm's new global asset servicing team, according to a......
19:42 2019-10-08

Ride-hailing firm Grab says to invest $500 million in Vietnam over five years Ride-hailing firm Grab said on Wednesday it will invest $500 million in Vietnam over the next five years to expand its services in the Southeast Asian country....
21:56 2019-08-28

Probe Agency Attaches Rs 200 Crore Assets Of Kolkata-Based Firm The Enforcement Directorate today said it has attached assets worth Rs 200 crore of a Kolkata-based company under the anti-money laundering law for allegedly perpetrating a multi-crore ponzi scam that......
21:14 2019-07-18

MTG eyes expansion into China as Huya buys stake in e-sports firm ESL Shares in MTG soared 24% on Monday after the Swedish e-sports and gaming firm said Chinese live streaming platform Huya would buy a stake in its portfolio company Turtle Entertainment (ESL) and help it expand into China....
10:56 2019-09-02

Slovakian biotech firm signals tentative Alzheimer's drug hope An Alzheimer's vaccine developed by a privately held Slovakian biotech firm showed early signs of efficacy in a mid-stage trial, a rare step forward in the fight against the brain-wasting disease, the company said on Monday....
09:14 2019-09-10

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firm, Mexican assets hit by poor GDP data Most Latin American currencies climbed on Friday as the dollar weakened, but Mexico's peso and stocks underperformed after data showed that its economy shrank in the first quarter. Regional currencies, except for Mexico's, rose between 0.2% and 0...
22:28 2019-05-24

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firm as Fed meets expectations on rate cut signals Latin American currencies firmed on Wednesday, with Brazil's real and Mexico's peso reversing session losses to trade higher after the Federal Reserve signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point in 2019. Brazil's real was up...
22:56 2019-06-19

The war inside Palantir: Data-mining firm’s ties to ICE under attack by employees So far, Palantir has stood firm in its support of the government, even as employees and activist groups say there is growing evidence that Palantir lends support to ICE agents whose work violates the civil liberties of undocumented immigrants. A work...
20:00 2019-08-22

In Alleged E-Mail Fraud, Crores Sent To Fake Account By Government Firm The CBI has registered a case against top officials of a public sector helicopter service company on the basis of a Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) complaint that they had transferred Rs 1.85 crore......
21:14 2019-10-07

Russia's Rostec sells stake in firm hit by sanctions over turbines scandal Russian conglomerate Rostec has sold its stake in a sanctioned technology company that was embroiled in a scandal over the installation in annexed Crimea of turbines made by Germany's Siemens , Rostec told Reuters on Thursday....
19:56 2019-09-05

Police raid cybersecurity firm over Bulgaria's biggest data breach Police investigating Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach have detained a manager of a cybersecurity company, raided its offices and seized computers, they said on Wednesday....
14:56 2019-07-24

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
19:56 2019-06-12

Rahul Gandhi Won't "Abandon" Post, But Firm It's Time For Change: Sources Rahul Gandhi's first tweet since he told the Congress he wants to quit as its chief over the party's abysmal national election performance fueled speculation on Monday. In his tweet, he paid tribute......
10:28 2019-05-27

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil, Mexico currencies firm on U.S. rate cut prospects The currencies of Brazil and Mexico firmed on Wednesday, benefiting from prospects that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon after data showed that U.S. inflation barely rose in May. The greenback held steady after a brief dip on the ...
17:28 2019-06-12

Iranian Tanker Photographed Off Syrian Port Tartus: US Satellite Firm The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the centre of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, has been photographed by satellite off the Syrian......
18:14 2019-09-07

China's Geely picks Swedish software firm for driverless cars China's Geely has chosen Zenuity, a joint venture between its Volvo car marque and Swedish technology group Veoneer, as its preferred supplier for assisted and self driving software....
17:56 2019-06-19

ABN AMRO fund invests in financial crime detection firm ThetaRay ABN AMRO's Digital Impact Fund said on Wednesday it has taken a stake in ThetaRay, an Israeli provider of big data analytics to combat financial cybercrime and operational failures....
14:42 2019-06-12

Brazil's healthcare firm Hapvida launches $700 mln share offering - filing Brazilian healthcare company Hapvida Participacoes e Investimentos SA launched a share offering that may raise up to 2.63 billion reais ($704 million), according to a securities filing on Friday....
17:42 2019-07-13

China's Geely selects Swedish software firm as driverless car supplier Regulatory and technological challenges as well as soaring development costs mean carmakers have delayed forecasts for the mass adoption of self-driving cars and the Geely deal is a welcome boost for Zenuity....
13:42 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-China's CATL, Ant Financial and Hellobike set up e-bike battery firm China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), Ant Financial Services and Hellobike said on Wednesday they will invest 1 billion yuan ($144.60 million) to establish a electric bicycle battery joint venture....
13:42 2019-06-12

Facebook hires lobbying firm to help sweet talk cryptocurrency regulators Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra is facing an ever growing mountain of regulatory challenges. It seems it needs a helping hand, as it’s hired a specialist firm to lobby Washington directly. According to registration documents filed earlier this week...
13:56 2019-08-27

SEC unsurprisingly slaps Russian firm with $270K fine for misleading ICO promotions The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled a fine with a Russian firm that was pushing initial coin offerings (ICOs) without disclosing the fact that it had accepted payment to do so. Late yesterday, the SEC announced it h...
12:56 2019-08-21

UPDATE 1-Private equity firm Catalyst now holds about 16% of Hudson's Bay shares Catalyst Capital Group Inc holds roughly 16% of Hudson's Bay Co shares after investors took part in its tender offer, bolstering the buyout firm's position against a take-private deal, according to a Canadian securities filing made on Tuesday....
00:28 2019-09-11

Toyota may invest about $550 mln in China ride-hailing firm Didi - Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
03:56 2019-05-29

Police suspend work with major forensics firm after cyber-attack More than half of outsourced case work disrupted due to Eurofins security breachPolice have halted all work with the UK’s largest private forensics provider after a ransomware attack, in the latest crisis to hit the forensics sector.Eurofins, which c...
21:00 2019-06-21

Firm behind San Francisco's notorious sinking tower ordered to compensate residents The 58-story structure has sunk and tilted 18 inches toward the north-west since it was built in 2008A tentative settlement has been reached over San Francisco’s most notorious luxury high-rise – the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower.The deal mark...
04:00 2019-08-30

Founders of research firm Fusion GPS will pen book on Russia, Trump links The co-founders of a political research firm behind allegations about President Trump’s ties to Russia have a book coming out next month. Random House announced Monday that “Crime in Progress: Inside the Steele Dossier and the Fusion GPS Investigatio...
01:14 2019-10-15

Court orders mining firm Vale SA to pay all damage of Brazil dam collapse A Brazilian court has ordered a multinational mining company to pay for all damages caused by a dam collapse in January that killed nearly 250 people....
19:28 2019-07-10

Biotechnology firm ADC pulls listing amid latest IPO market jitters Biotechnology company ADC Therapeutics SA postponed its planned $200 million U.S. initial public offering on Wednesday, citing adverse market conditions as it became the third company to pull a planned IPO in recent days....
06:28 2019-10-03

EMERGING MARKETS-Latin American currencies firm against stronger dollar Most Latin American currencies firmed on Tuesday, with Mexico's peso cutting some losses to trade marginally higher against a stronger dollar. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said he would discuss ways to reduce the tax burden of...
17:00 2019-05-21

Hawaii firm aims to mass produce edible seaweed off coast KAILUA, Hawaii — A Hawaii company hopes to build an underwater farm that can produce large quantities of edible seaweed. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Kampachi Farms LLC is working to establish a farm to grow limu more than a mile...
06:56 2019-06-17

Goldman Sachs, China's Ping An back artificial intelligence firm H20.ai Goldman Sachs Group Inc, China's Ping An Global Voyager Fund and others have invested $72.5 million in H20.ai, a rapidly growing artificial intelligence startup, the companies said on Tuesday....
20:56 2019-08-20

Israeli firm linked to WhatsApp spyware attack faces lawsuit Amnesty International fears its staff may be ‘surveilled via NSO Pegasus software’The Israeli firm linked to this week’s WhatsApp hack is facing a lawsuit backed by Amnesty International, which says it fears its staff may be under surveillance from s...
14:31 2019-05-21

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever (ASF), according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday....
16:14 2019-05-29

Milk delivery firm puts up price by 4p a pint for offline customers Milk & More encourages people to switch to online accounts to save on administration costsAn “eco-friendly” delivery company that pledged to revive the traditional “Great British milkman” has raised the price of fresh milk by 4p a pint – but only for...
14:14 2019-09-06

German online classifieds firm Scout24 eyes Ebay parts - CEO Scout24 is interested in acquiring certain parts of Ebay's classifieds business, Chief Executive Tobias Hartmann said, adding that he was interested in Ebay's car and real estate classifieds operations....
16:28 2019-05-29

Huawei Selling Stake in Undersea-Cable Firm as U.S. Pressure Mounts China’s Huawei Technologies plans to sell its majority stake in an undersea-cable venture, in a move that follows a U.S. pressure campaign against Huawei and efforts to block the cable venture’s projects....
14:56 2019-06-03

Sackler firm ensnared in opioid probe of Italy’s ‘Pain League’ PARMA, Italy — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria. They heard him boast about his power to help Big Pharma make millions p...
18:14 2019-05-29

Zara's hit £40 polka-dot dress propels firm's worldwide sales growth Sales at the Spanish group’s established stores rose 5% in the six months to 31 JulyZara’s owner, Inditex, has reported underlying sales growth at its stores in every part of the world – with a little help from a white polka-dot midi dress which beca...
21:28 2019-09-11

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
11:28 2019-06-17

Maersk family company steps into renewables with wind firm acquisition A.P. Moller Holding, which controls Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk will acquire Danish wind turbine supplier KK Group, it said on Wednesday, in a first step into the renewable energy industry....
20:56 2019-07-10

Israeli software firm Lightricks raises $135 million at $1 billion valuation Israeli software company Lightricks, the creator of several photo and video editing apps, said on Wednesday it has raised $135 million in financing at a $1 billion valuation....
20:42 2019-07-31

Japanese ad-firm Dentsu eyeing Farley Building office space Dentsu Americas, the US arm of the Tokyo-based ad firm, is making a play for the largest floor at the Farley Building at 390 Ninth Ave., sources say. The US Postal Service building is being redeveloped by Vornado Realty Trust into 740,000 square feet...
04:14 2019-05-29

Las Vegas massacre victims families reach $735 mln settlement with MGM Resorts -law firm Family and loved ones of the 58 people killed in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history have reached a settlement of at least $735 million with MGM Resorts, a law firm representing the victims said on Thursday....
18:00 2019-10-03

Private equity firm Catalyst now holds about 16% of Hudson's Bay shares -source Catalyst Capital Group Inc now holds roughly 16% of Hudson's Bay Co shares after investors participated in its tender offer, bolstering the buyout firm's position against a take-private deal, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
00:28 2019-09-11

Robert De Niro’s firm sues employee for $6M for binging 55 eps of Friends at work We need a new category for this sort of Netflix activity. Robert De Niro’s company has filed a $6 million lawsuit against a former employee who purportedly binged Netflix while on the clock, Variety reports. Canal Productions, the actor’s loan-out co...
03:28 2019-08-21

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
16:56 2019-05-21

In PMC Bank Crisis, Directors Of Firm Accused Of Loan Default Arrested Two directors of the real estate firm HDIL that set off the massive crisis at the Punjab Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank by defaulting on loans worth nearly Rs 6,500 crore have been arrested.......
15:42 2019-10-03

Nunes files $9.9M suit against firm behind Steele dossier, saying it tried to obstruct Russia probe Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., filed a $9.9 million federal conspiracy lawsuit on Wednesday alleging that the opposition research firm behind the anti-Trump Steele dossier coordinated with another group to file several fraudulent and harassing ethics co...
13:28 2019-09-05