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Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument

While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the ...

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument

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Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of U.S. antitrust ruling: legal experts A rare public call by a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official for one of the agency's courtroom victories to be reversed, in a case of anticompetitive business practices by chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, charts a strong course for a judge's ruling to be overturned on appeal, some legal experts said....
13:34, 2019-05-31

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more......
06:17, 2019-07-18

Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move Federal Reserve officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, if not now, then in summer....
16:17, 2019-06-19

| Under US pressure, Afghan army starts closing checkpoints Only a tangle of razor wire marks the entrance of a remote Afghan army checkpoint that may soon be shuttered as the government closes vulnerable outposts after years of losses to Taliban fighters and desertions....
11:17, 2019-06-18

DOJ preparing antitrust investigation into Google The Justice Department is preparing an investigation into Google’s business practices, including those related to its search function, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
07:34, 2019-06-01

‘Grow with Google’ starts Monday in Tucson Getty Images TUCSON – Google is inviting Tucsonans to join its free digital workshop on Monday. “Grow with Google” offers resources to expand your digital skills, whether you are a business owner, looking for a new job or just wanting to learn more. Workshops and coaching sessions will be held from ...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive said on Wednesday....
11:51, 2019-06-06

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe of Google. The company has faced several similar inquiries from EU officials with billion......
06:17, 2019-06-01

The DOJ's antitrust chief just telegraphed how it could go after Google, Apple and other big tech Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim laid out some possible antitrust arguments against big tech companies in a new speech. His office is reportedly overseeing possible investigations into Google parent company Alphabet and Apple....
21:34, 2019-06-11

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
15:51, 2019-06-01

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without taking action....
00:17, 2019-06-02

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
04:00, 2019-06-01

Why Google's Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential antitrust action. Here’s a look at the tech giant’s advertising dominance, in three charts....
12:34, 2019-06-17

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determine the firm’s efforts squelched competition....
10:17, 2019-06-03

The Justice Department is preparing a potential antitrust investigation of Google The Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust investigation into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
05:51, 2019-06-01

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online ...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Google shares tumble amid looming US antitrust investigation Google, the search engine giant fined $5.1 billion over anticompetitive practices in Europe last year, tumbled in New York trading after reports that prosecutors are planning an antitrust investigation of the company in the U.S....
10:17, 2019-06-04

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online...
20:51, 2019-06-01

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-04

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
14:17, 2019-06-03

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
07:00, 2019-06-01

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to testify to Congress on antitrust The companies have been summoned to Capitol Hill as part of House lawmakers' wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big tech firms and the threats they may pose to competition....
09:51, 2019-07-10

US Lawmakers Grill Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google at Antitrust Hearing US lawmakers grilled executives from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a hearing Tuesday as part of their wide-ranging investigation into big tech companies and the threats they may pose to......
09:00, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
06:34, 2019-06-01

India's Latest Google Probe Sparked by Junior Antitrust Researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-competitive practices....
20:51, 2019-07-08

Elizabeth Warren: DOJ antitrust chief can't oversee investigation of ex-client Google Elizabeth Warren, the presidential candidate who has campaigned on breaking up Silicon Valley giants, says conflicts of interest should keep the Trump administration's antitrust enforcement chief from overseeing a Justice Department investigation of Google and Apple....
17:51, 2019-06-11

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU antitrust fine over 'illegal' advertising practices Google has appealed a $1.7 billion fine from the European Commission for stifling competition in the online advertising industry, the company said Wednesday....
13:34, 2019-06-05

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Android....
16:17, 2019-06-28

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divide over government intervention in the market....
07:17, 2019-06-08

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Could Face Antitrust Investigations. How Do Those Work? Four of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple — could face antitrust investigations from the Trump Administration and Congress. After unusual negotiations on the subject, the Federal Trade Commission agreed to handle any potential investigations i...
19:01, 2019-06-05

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such as Facebook, Google and Amazon for “competition pro...
05:17, 2019-06-04

Elizabeth Warren Demands DOJ Antitrust Chief Recuse Himself From Google and Apple Probes The U.S. Justice Department recently signaled it was exploring possible antitrust investigations into Google and Apple. Leading those investigations—assuming they actually happen—would be none other than Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim, a former lobbyist that presidential hopeful and Massa...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the companies raised conflict of interest concerns....
16:51, 2019-06-11

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-reaching, covering the extent to which a company like Google favors its products over rivals or Facebook clones or acquires competitors in an attempt to e...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Google has few political allies and a history of complaints, so an antitrust case may move quickly Microsoft's battle with the Justice Department dragged on for almost a decade. If the DOJ investigates Google, expect things to move more quickly, according to two antitrust lawyers....
11:17, 2019-06-03

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dragged down on Monday amid fears US antitrust officials were preparing to investigate Apple, Facebook and Google parent Alphabet, as the political winds...
22:34, 2019-06-03

Google Starts Rolling Out Options to Auto-Delete Web & App, Location Histories Every Few Months Google has begun rolling out features first announced in May that will allow users to set a time limit after which the giant will automatically delete location history rather than continue to hoard it forever, per TechCrunch. Another feature to do the same with web and app histories also appears to ...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Indian Google antitrust probe was sparked by junior researchers at India’s own competition commission Two Indian antitrust researchers and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices.Read More...
13:17, 2019-07-09

Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple shares drop as Congress launches antitrust investigation Shares of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple dropped Monday as Congress launched its first Big Tech antitrust probe.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-04

Alphabet shares drop as Justice Department reportedly prepares for Google antitrust probe Alphabet shares fell more than 3% in the premarket Monday after a report said the Justice Department is readying an antitrust investigation against Google....
15:00, 2019-06-03

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants....
13:51, 2019-06-12

US housing starts fall in May, but starts for the prior two months were revised higher Housing starts fell in May, but building permits increased, suggesting that the housing market was drawing some support from a sharp decline in mortgage rates....
19:34, 2019-06-18

Big Little Lies Is Spinning Its Big Little Wheels On Friday, IndieWire dropped an enlightening behind-the-scenes report that detailed the disarray in the director’s chair and writers’ room of Big Little Lies as the show transitioned to a new director and then back to the original during the production of the (mercifully) nearly finished season two....
05:17, 2019-07-16

We’ve spotted a strange asteroid that’s spinning itself to pieces There’s a new type of asteroid that has a tail like a comet because it’s spinning so fast it’s constantly falling apart and leaving a trail of debris behind it...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib go 2 for 2 with the head-spinning Bandana Toward the end of Bandana, Freddie Gibbs does something uncharacteristic. “I remember, I was on bail and shit,” he says, and then the beat starts to fade. “Damn, beat ran out. Fuck it, that’s enough right there.” It’s a rare moment of abstinence for Gibbs, a rapper who, now a decade into his career,...
18:34, 2019-06-27

X-rays help astronomers detect spinning black holes It can be tricky to measure the spin of a black hole, particularly when it's hard to see them, but astronomers have pulled off just such a feat. They've gauged the spins of five supermassive black holes through a combination of data from the Chandra......
08:51, 2019-07-08

Video shows woman spinning wildly in windy helicopter rescue Firefighters in Arizona airlifted a woman in her 70s from a hiking trail after she injured herself on Tuesday morning — a difficult rescue made worse by turbulence that caused her stretcher to spin beneath the chopper, a report said. The woman was trapped on the hiking trail in Piestewa Peak near Ph...
09:00, 2019-06-05

County cricket: Surrey’s Virdi sends Notts spinning to another defeat The day after the night before brought no comfort for Nottinghamshire, who were defeated in three days by Surrey 8.49pm BST The day after the night before brought no comfort for Nottinghamshire, defeated in three days by Surrey. Amar Virdi took six for 78 – 14 for 139 in the match – with only Ravi A...
00:51, 2019-07-16

"Wednesday Morning, 8 AM" is the only #SaveAPBio argument you really need Adults lie to kids all the time, for as many reasons as you might care to name: manipulation, protection, convenience, and, sometimes, just because it’s easy, and kind of fun. The annals of educational film and TV are full of “great” teachers who inspire their kids by lying through their teeth, conv...
20:51, 2019-05-30

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are independent contractors, not employees. If drivers are legally determined to be employees, it would t...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Man charged with killing his dad during Father’s Day argument A Miami ex-con allegedly killed his dad on Father’s Day, authorities said. Marcus Sakers, 32, was charged with second-degree murder after cops said he shot his 60-year-old father, Fedel Ezekiel Peake, as they wrestled on the ground following a heated argument late Sunday, police told the Miami Heral...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Here’s a good argument for why Logan should have been the last X-Men movie The movie Dark Phoenix opens this weekend, but the onslaught of less-than-favorable reviews (including our own) indicates that it’s hardly the blockbuster ending that the X-Men franchise had hoped for. In fact, it currently hovers at the very bottom of the RT rankings of the X-Men movies at 22%. At ...
20:51, 2019-06-07

With No Argument on Substance, Critics Take Aim at U.S.’s Style Attempts to police the joy the United States has taken in rampaging through the Women’s World Cup only confirm what should be clear: the team is different from everyone else....
02:51, 2019-07-07

Argument in apartment parking lot turns fatal An argument in a parking lot turned fatal early Saturday morning. Pima County Sheriff’s Dept. says Foothills deputies responded to a shooting call around 1:30 am Saturday. Upon arriving at the apartment complex in the 7400 block of North Mona Lisa deputies found a man with gunshot wounds. The ...
20:34, 2019-06-22

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters of religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not above the monkey’s,” wrote Mark Twain.Having writt...
12:17, 2019-06-30

Sheriff: Deputy shot during argument over cats says ‘I won’ INDIALANTIC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times when he responded to a confrontation between neighbors over the feeding of feral cats. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey told a news conference early Wednesday that the deputy was being prepared for surgery but was ale...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Off-duty officer stabbed after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that the officer was sharing an Uber with a man early Sunday when the two began arguing. A police report says t...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Man stabbed to death during argument in Queens deli A 32-year-old man died after being stabbed in the chest during an argument at his neighborhood deli in Queens, police said Monday. The victim, Desmond Tillery, was arguing with a man while standing in the doorway of the Day & Night Deli & Grill on Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway late Sunday, whe...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Man shot, killed after argument at northwest apartment identified TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department has identified the victim of Saturday’s fatal shooting at a northwest side apartment complex. At around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, a man later identified as 24-year-old Benjamin Jordan Palmer, was transported to the hospital after he was found wi...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Police: 3 passengers shot on Chicago city bus after argument CHICAGO (AP) — Police say an argument aboard a Chicago city bus led to a shooting that injured three passengers, two of them teenagers. Authorities say a 35-year-old man pulled out a handgun and fired several shots after a quarrel escalated between him and two other passengers on the Chicago Transit...
05:00, 2019-06-18

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the steering wheel following an argument with the driver,......
13:51, 2019-06-17

Man fatally shot cousin during argument over $45 debt: cops A Missouri man fatally shot his cousin during an argument over a $45 debt and some personal belongings, police said. Lamont Devon Lacombe, 27, of St. Charles, confessed to investigators that he shot his cousin, Joseph Lacombe, 26, after police responded to a report of shots fired late Saturday, St. ...
20:51, 2019-06-03

The historical argument for impeaching Trump | Heather Cox Richardson Since Nixon, Republicans have pushed the envelope under the guise of ‘patriotism’, and Democrats have tolerated it because of ‘civility’The question of impeaching Donald Trump is about replacing the toxic partisanship of today’s Republican party with America’s traditional rule of law. It has become ...
10:34, 2019-06-17

Gujarat Cop Fires At Man After Argument, Charged With Attempt To Murder A case of attempt to murder has been registered against a police sub-inspector in Vadodara for allegedly firing at a man during an altercation with his father, an official said Friday....
00:17, 2019-06-08

A strong argument for why Josie And The Pussycats is the best movie of all time We’re going to get right to the point: The below video essay posits Josie and The Pussycats as the best movie of all time. Yes, yes, that’s some pretty high praise for an Archie Comics spin-off that has headband ears, mind control, and was a general flop at the box office. but points made by The Joh...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Let's stop the argument that financial education doesn't work Research continues to validate financial education, leading to better decision-making, heightened confidence and increased self-efficacy. If you impugn our field, you have no understanding of what it takes to create impactful learning....
15:17, 2019-06-13

Kareem Hunt questioned by police following ‘argument’ at Cleveland bar Cellphone video emerged Monday showing suspended running back Kareem Hunt — now a Cleveland Brown after losing his job with the Chiefs last season — being questioned by police following a “small argument” with a friend, a report says. The 23-year-old was the subject of a dist...
05:17, 2019-07-02

Opening argument: Green helps Yankees beat White Sox 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night. Torres capped New York’s four-run fourth with his 15th homer, a drive to center off Reynaldo López. He also had a...
09:17, 2019-06-16

Gabe Kapler gets heated in argument over Andrew McCutchen’s injury Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler found himself embroiled in a heated argument Friday morning. Angelo Cataldi, who hosts a morning show on SportsRadio 94WIP, invited the Phillies skipper to join his show, and the pair quickly disagreed over the nature of Andrew McCutchen’s season-ending inju...
04:34, 2019-06-08

Fed's Brainard says risks bolster argument for lower-than-expected rates Policymakers have to shift down their future interest rate expectations because of growing risks to the U.S. economy, a Federal Reserve official said on Friday in remarks that reinforce expectations that the central bank could cut rates soon....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Teen struck by stray bullet during parking spot argument CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old girl was shot in the chest by a stray bullet during an argument over a parking space on Chicago’s South Side. Police say the teen was listed in serious condition at a hospital following the shooting Sunday afternoon in the Morgan Park neighborhood. The t...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Fed's Williams: Doesn't See Strong Argument to Raise or Lower Rates New York Fed President John Williams said that while inflation remains lower than he’d like, he doesn’t see much chance the central bank will lower rates any time soon to bolster price pressures....
21:51, 2019-05-22

Do the Galaxy S10 and Pixel 3 deals moot the OnePlus 7 Pro price argument? OnePlus phones are affordable at launch, compared to the full retail prices of their flagship competitors, but the company almost never does price promos, and when, say, Samsung discounts its Galaxy S10 family, the value-for-money argument for the new 7 Pro becomes rather dubious.The fans' justifica...
12:51, 2019-05-29

Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien arrested after ‘hitting wife’ during car argument Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence following an incident involving his wife in Washington state, police said. Rypien, 56, pleaded not guilty Monday morning to misdemeanor fourth-degree assault after officers in Spokane responded early Sunday evening to a...
22:17, 2019-07-01

Washington father executed daughter over 'petty argument' about baby gate, prosecutors say An argument over installing a baby gate turned into a deadly confrontation between a father and daughter in Washington state that left the mother of a newborn dead, according to prosecutors....
16:34, 2019-06-16

A $5K tip for revenge? New York woman arrested for using boyfriend's credit card after argument, police say Serina Wolf left a $5,000 tip on a $55.37 tab at a Florida restaurant while using her boyfriend's credit card. She was arrested, charged with theft.        ...
07:34, 2019-07-04

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16:17, 2019-05-21

If You Want to Be an Overnight Success, Fail a Lot First James Holzhauer’s rise to fame has captivated Jeopardy! fans during the past two months. But perhaps even more captivating is the way a 27-year-old librarian seemingly came out of nowhere to defeat him. New champion Emma Boettcher can be a lesson to us all: If you want to become an overnight succes...
21:34, 2019-06-06

Canada Will Try (And Probably Fail) To Win It All For Christine Sinclair Christine Sinclair is still doing it. By the time Canada play their second game at the 2019 World Cup, their captain will be 36 years old, and she will still be the team’s most important player. Sitting just three career goals away from tying Abby Wambach’s international record of 184, the legendary...
20:34, 2019-06-10

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Mets fail on all fronts as they drop sixth in a row Who could have known that firing the pitching coach and bullpen coach last week wouldn’t solve the Mets’ problems? At least this one wasn’t a blown lead. The Mets’ lineup ensured that with a lackluster performance against Mike Soroka and three Braves relievers, but the comeback attempt wasn’t helped...
17:00, 2019-06-29

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
00:34, 2019-06-21

The ‘Booksmart’ Conundrum: Are Women Not Allowed to Fail? Poor box office the first weekend led to controversy over the Olivia Wilde-directed comedy. But as it heads into Week 2, is it being held to an unfair standard?...
00:51, 2019-05-31

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Medication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Service examination raises troubling questions about whether deaths could have been avoided. (June 18)        ...
09:34, 2019-06-18

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the state could not make it to the list of ministers....
10:17, 2019-06-02

Fed Wants to Teach Banks Through Stress Tests, Not Fail Them A top Federal Reserve official said his agency’s tests of whether big banks can withstand a future economic shock need to be more predictable and easier for firms to pass....
04:17, 2019-07-10

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC has delighted Mr Aubrey Jones, the Minister of Fuel and Power, with its report on the future of fuel supplies in Europe (summarised on page 4). The mai...
08:00, 2019-06-05

Mets’ offense and bullpen fail Jacob deGrom The Mets started a critical stretch of games Friday night the same way their benches-clearing clash against the Rockies ended: with a dud. There was a lot of talking and not much action, the same as the Mets’ bats in a 5-1 loss to the Rockies at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom tossed six innings of......
05:51, 2019-06-08

Manchester City’s Cas appeal against Uefa FFP referral likely to fail • Uefa’s rules do not allow for an appeal against FFP referral• Clubs are permitted to appeal against only a final decisionManchester City’s appeal to the court of arbitration for sport against the referral of the club to Uefa’s financial fair play disciplinary body looks likely to fail because Uefa...
20:17, 2019-06-07

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Frans Timmermans as European commission president ri...
18:17, 2019-07-01

A Vale Employee Predicted the Dam Would Fail. He Died When It Collapsed. Several mine workers warned managers that the structure, which held mining waste, was unstable, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found. At least one of them was on the site when it did. Vale denies that it ignored warning signs....
19:51, 2019-05-30

The Latest: Newman and Houf both fail inspection before race Ryan Newman and Quin Houff both failed pre-race inspection and will drop to the back of the field for Saturday night's NASCAR race at Kentucky Speedway       ...
03:17, 2019-07-14

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday....
09:34, 2019-07-16

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 climate goal BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have failed to agree unanimously on a decision to make the bloc’s economy carbon neutral by 2050. Ahead of a U.N. meeting on climate change in the fall, the proposal was relegated to a footnote in the final statement of Thursday’s meeting of EU lead...
22:34, 2019-06-20

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom too vital to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom, which he said was too vital to be allowed to fail....
22:34, 2019-06-20

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom cannot be allowed to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom, which he said was too vital to the economy to be allowed to fail....
21:34, 2019-06-20

If Australia and Europe fail to act on climate they risk their future Election results indicate a blow for efforts to fight climate change. Everyone should be clear that is in no one’s long-term environmental or economic interest...
15:34, 2019-05-27

Hypergiant: Companies that don’t have top-down support for AI initiatives will ‘fail miserably’ Hypergiant cofounder and chief strategy officer John Fremont spoke at Venturebeat's Transform 2019 conference about the company's work and industry trends.Read More...
20:34, 2019-07-11

UK watchdog says all top accountants fail audit quality test All of Britain's leading accounting firms have failed to hit quality targets set by their regulator for auditing company books for the second year in a row, with Grant Thornton and PwC singled out to join KPMG under tougher supervision....
12:51, 2019-07-10

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy on the way — suddenly burst into flames after the daring stunt went awry last year in rural Norwell, Queensland. Police released the video Tuesd...
19:51, 2019-07-09

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Organization. And a recent study shows how students of color are more likely to face high exposure to road or aviation noise while in school....
00:51, 2019-06-18

AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Suicide, long the leading cause of death in U.S. jails, hit a high of 50 deaths for every 100,000 inmates in 2014, the last year for government data. That’s 2½ times the rate of suicides in state prisons and about 3½ times that of the general population. It’s a problem commonly blamed on...
06:34, 2019-06-18

| Samsung's foldable screens fail in some early review models Some test models of Samsung's new foldable phone suffered defects after only days of use, casting a shadow over next week’s introduction of a $1,980 device meant to rejuvenate a flagging market and showcase the Asian company’s technology expertise....
14:51, 2019-05-21

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive board seats are filled by women, and 42% of major energy firms have no women on their boards at all. C...
14:32, 2019-05-21

In news, when words fail, graphic and shocking photos often don't Images of human crises can seize our attentions and, in some cases, propel us toward action or least new insight.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-02

CryptoKitties and Dice Games Fail to Lure Users to Dapps Blockchain-based platforms have attracted thousands of volunteer developers with the promise of decentralized alternatives to Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. What they don’t have yet are users....
14:17, 2019-05-29

Knicks fail to land prized All-Star free agents, so where do they go from here? For months, free agency provided the next beacon of hope for the New York Knicks, but it didn't go the way they planned and their fans are stunned.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-01

Israel to hold new elections after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, in a move that will lead to a second round of elections just one month after the country held a national p...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Pakistani politicians get cat ears, whiskers in hilarious Facebook fail A live-streaming press conference in Pakistan turned into a near cat-astrophe when a feline filter on Facebook plastered adorable cat ears and whiskers onto a trio of politicians. Regional minister Shaukat Yousafzai was one of at least three people who unwittingly had playful pink ears superimposed ...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides, investigation reveals Scores of jails have been sued or investigated for allegedly refusing inmates medication, ignoring their cries for help, and failing to monitor them.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

It's quiet out there: scientists fail to hear signals of alien life Breakthrough Listen project found no evidence of alien civilisations on 1,327 starsThe close encounter will have to wait. Astronomers have come up empty-handed after scanning the heavens for signs of intelligent life in the most extensive search ever performed.Researchers used ground-based telescope...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Ferrari fail to get Sebastian Vettel Canada GP penalty overturned • Stewards at Circuit Paul Ricard dismiss Ferrari petition• Footage of Sky Sports presenter described as ‘personal opinion’Ferrari’s request to review Sebastian Vettel’s penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix has been rejected by the stewards, a decision that confirms Lewis Hamilton’s victory at Circuit...
20:17, 2019-06-21

Monzo customers left fuming as transfers fail for several hours Customers of app-based bank Monzo told of their frustration today claiming their bank transfers had failed and they were unable to access their cash....
06:01, 2019-05-31

US men fail to follow women, lose Gold Cup final to Mexico U.S. men failed to follow the example of American women, losing 1-0 to Mexico in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup and showing just how far they are from success       ...
10:51, 2019-07-08

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
21:34, 2019-05-23

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Quarter of world's biggest firms 'fail to disclose emissions' Grantham Research Institute found half do not factor climate crisis in decision-makingAbout a quarter of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies fail to report their greenhouse gas emissions and nearly half do not properly consider the risks from the climate crisis in their decision-m...
02:51, 2019-07-10

In UP, Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav Alliance, Congress Fail To Hobble BJP The BJP march is continuing through Uttar Pradesh, though at a slower pace. The party, which won 73 of the state's 80 seats in 2014 along with allay Apna Dal, is now leading in more than 50 seats. The......
09:51, 2019-05-23

Eight reasons Trump's 'clean climate' claims fail to stack up President told Prince Charles US has ‘among the cleanest climates there are’. Here’s a reminder of some facts he may have overlookedDonald Trump believes the US has a “clean climate”, telling the interviewer Piers Morgan on ITV’s Good Morning Britain that he had informed Prince Charles in a 90-minut...
19:34, 2019-06-05

A Unicorn Lost in the Valley, Evernote Blows Up the ‘Fail Fast’ Gospel In this season of multibillion-dollar I.P.O.s, the 15-year-old start-up is proving that failure, for companies of a certain size, rarely happens abruptly....
13:00, 2019-06-28

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft was vetoed and the Russian draft failing to secure ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo on Friday for a more than five-hour briefing that drew media attention for its frosty start....
20:34, 2019-07-12

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainWhat went wrong at British Steel?British Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to reach an agreement...
21:00, 2019-05-22

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goal being moved to a footnote in the final summit statement....
21:34, 2019-06-20

Democratic debate: candidates fail to grasp centrality of climate crisis The 10 candidates on stage in Miami accurately conveyed the urgency of global heating but missed chances to show how it underlies all key political issuesThe second night of the first Democratic 2020 presidential debates on Thursday demonstrated just how far the US political system still is from con...
08:17, 2019-06-28

Diamonds fail to sparkle at Netball World Cup in win over Zimbabwe | Erin Delahunty Australia 73-37 ZimbabweCaitlin Bassett shoots 49/53 as Diamonds win againAgainst an opponent it’s never faced, world number one Australia looked lost and confused at times in Liverpool on Saturday and despite beating Zimbabwe 73-37, Lisa Alexander’s charges now have plenty to work on before the Net...
14:51, 2019-07-13

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement....
00:00, 2019-06-21

Knicks land Julius Randle after Kevin Durant fail: ‘He is a beast’ In their Kevin Durant consolation prize, the Knicks have added Julius Randle to fill their vacant power-forward slot. The former Lakers/Pelicans big man signed a 3-year, $63 million deal, according to ESPN. But the third year is a team option. After missing out on KD and Kyrie Irving, Knicks preside...
03:51, 2019-07-01

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Northern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
15:34, 2019-07-18

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
12:51, 2019-06-23

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
20:00, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
03:51, 2019-06-03

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
19:51, 2019-06-20

Google defends listening to “OK Google” queries after voice recordings leak Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
21:51, 2019-07-11

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
20:17, 2019-07-11

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
03:34, 2019-06-03

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
01:00, 2019-06-03

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
06:00, 2019-06-03

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
02:17, 2019-06-04

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your business. However, verification can take a couple weeks,...
17:34, 2019-07-10

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
22:51, 2019-07-12

Tower Hamlets stab victim 'knifed to death after breaking up argument' - as two men are killed in weekend of bloodshed in London Two young men were stabbed to death on a weekend of bloodshed which took the total number of people murdered on the streets of London this year above 50....
22:17, 2019-05-28

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit who could use it. Read more......
21:17, 2019-05-22

Prosecutors fail to turn over critical evidence in 1990 cold case murder Lawyers for a woman charged with the cold case murder of her baby daddy nearly 30 years ago blasted prosecutors Wednesday for not turning over critical evidence. Defense lawyers Frank Rothman and Adam Konta argued in summations that the district attorney’s office failed to provide a signed statement...
11:51, 2019-06-13

Lee Bowyer looks set to leave promoted Charlton after parties fail to agree contract extension Lee Bowyer looks set to leave his role as Charlton manager with the club failing to agree an extension to his contract and citing his high demands as the key factor in an astonishing statement....
19:17, 2019-06-17

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
09:51, 2019-06-21

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminating exemptions to school vaccination requirements on the basis of religious beliefs,” Ars Technica reported.Read more......
22:00, 2019-07-13

Half of public school kids in Bronx District 9 fail state math test The numbers are damning. More than half of public school kids in the Bronx’s District 9 who took a pivotal state algebra exam last year failed the test — while just 2% notched scores in the top tier, according to state data. Those figures stand in contrast to a Success Academy charter school in the....
09:34, 2019-07-03

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing one of its oil tankers on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsuccessfully attempted to detain a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf...
08:34, 2019-07-11

EU leaders fail to reach deal on candidates for top jobs and announce special summit for June 30 BRUSSELS (AP) — EU leaders fail to reach deal on candidates for top jobs and announce special summit for June 30. The post EU leaders fail to reach deal on candidates for top jobs and announce special summit for June 30 appeared first on LEX18.com....
03:51, 2019-06-21

EU leaders fail to reach agreement on replacements for Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker European Union leaders have failed to reach an agreement on who should replace the likes of Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker as they gathered for a summit in Brussels....
04:51, 2019-06-21

Democratic candidates fail to challenge opponents or convey scope of climate crisis in debate Presidential hopefuls mostly reiterated campaign talking points and policy proposals during seven minutes on climate discussionThe first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night spent around seven minutes on a discussion around climate change, exceeding the total time spent on the crisis du...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Romelu Lukaku expecting to stay at Man Utd this summer after Inter fail to make suitable offer Romelu Lukaku is increasingly resigned to staying at Manchester United after Inter Milan failed to come up with a suitable offer during talks this week....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Fight against climate change and poverty will fail without overhaul of global financial system, says major UN report A major new UN-led report, involving more than 60 international organizations, warns that a comprehensive overhaul of the world’s financial system is necessary, if governments are to honour commitments to tackle critical issues, such as combatting climate change and eradicating poverty by 2030....
23:00, 2019-05-21

'Today we can't breathe': Garner family react after prosecutors fail to charge NYPD officer – video The family of Eric Garner have spoken of their anger after no charges were brought against Daniel Pantaleo, a white police officer implicated in the chokehold death of Garner, an African American man killed almost five years ago. The arrest was captured on cellphone video, which showed Garner repeat...
22:34, 2019-07-17

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcement of a ceasefire to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan next week....
16:34, 2019-05-30

Ferrari fail to overturn Sebastian Vettel penalty as Canadian Grand Prix result upheld The FIA have upheld the result of the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix after Ferrari lost their review into Sebastian Vettel's controversial time penalty in Montreal....
19:00, 2019-06-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks fail to catch Wall St's Fed cheer as trade angst dominates Asian stocks struggled on Friday to track Wall Street's exuberance about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded the investor mood in the region....
03:51, 2019-06-21

Experts explain why the 'too ugly to rape' argument doesn't hold up After E. Jean Carroll accused Trump of rape, he said she was "not his type," a tactic experts say is used to discredit sexual assault victims.        ...
07:00, 2019-06-28

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.Merchants that enab...
08:51, 2019-06-22

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
10:51, 2019-06-14

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will soon open investigations of the largest U.S. tech companies. Policing markets with the antitrust la...
23:00, 2019-06-17

Beyond the protests, BP starts a new era - but how far does it go? In a deal heralded as a "turning point" for the fossil fuels industry, oil giant BP has accepted that its plans for the future must now embrace the terms of the Paris climate change agreement....
22:17, 2019-05-21

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

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gears up for scrutiny of the country’s major tech companies over competition concerns....
22:51, 2019-06-03

Qualcomm Hit by Second Antitrust Fine in Europe The EU is imposing a $272 million fine on Qualcomm, its second penalty on the chip maker in 18 months, and its latest move targeting top U.S. tech companies for breaching antitrust rules....
13:51, 2019-07-18

Explainer: What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competition rules....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Judge: Qualcomm violated antitrust law Qualcomm used its market dominance to illegally squeeze excessive licensing fees out of phone manufacturers, a federal judge in California ruled, delivering a major jolt to the critical components market for next-generation smartphones....
23:51, 2019-05-22

At least one more contender facing the axe following fractious TV debate At least one more contender for the Tory leadership will be eliminated from the race today, following a sometimes fractious, but largely inconclusive TV debate....
04:34, 2019-06-19

Neymar facing two police investigations Accused of raping and assaulting a Brazilian model in a hotel room in Paris last month, Brazilian footballer Neymar is facing two separate police investigations in Brazil, according to Rio de Janeiro's Police press office....
07:51, 2019-06-08

Anchors from China’s state TV and Fox are facing off After weeks of back-and-forth sniping on television and Twitter, Trish Regan from the Fox Business Network and Liu Xin from China Global Television Network are facing on behalf of their respective governments about tariffs and technology....
15:17, 2019-05-28

Switzerland-EU partnership row facing deadline Easy trading in Swiss shares from within the EU could crumble at midnight Sunday in a row over a new partnership deal. For months, Bern has refused to sign the long-negotiated treaty text on multiple links with the bloc....
19:34, 2019-06-30

Qualcomm Shares Hit by Ruling on Antitrust Violation Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry. Qualcomm shares fell more than 10%....
21:51, 2019-05-22

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon's use of merchants' data triggered an EU antitrust investigation on Wednesday, as regulatory concerns mount around the world on how tech giants exploit customer information to reinforce their market power....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June 4)        ...
17:17, 2019-06-06

Qualcomm Loses Bid to Put Antitrust Ruling on Hold A US judge has ruled against Qualcomm's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to......
08:51, 2019-07-04

DOJ may launch antitrust investigation of Apple, report says During Apple's WWDC conference, a report came out that the Department of Justice and FTC met recently to give DOJ jurisdiction to investigate Apple.        ...
01:34, 2019-06-04

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition....
19:51, 2019-06-03

Amazon in EU antitrust spotlight over use of merchant data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny over how tech companies exploit customers' information....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Bezos Says Amazon Will Bet Even Bigger Despite Antitrust Probes In a speech at an Amazon conference, CEO Jeff Bezos sounded unconcerned by reports that regulators are eyeing the company, potentially for a break-up....
01:00, 2019-06-07

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
04:17, 2019-07-10

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigation against the online retail behemoth, the Washington Post reported on Friday.Read more......
22:00, 2019-06-02

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
23:51, 2019-06-05

FTC Shows No Mercy to Qualcomm in Antitrust Ruling While Qualcomm may have chalked up a big win in settling its global feud with Apple, it didn’t fare quite as well against the Federal Trade Commission. Late Tuesday, Judge Lucy H. Koh ruled that Qualcomm had violated antitrust laws, charged high royalties for its patents, and ordered Qualcomm submit...
21:17, 2019-05-22

U.S. settles antitrust charges with Fox, CBS, Scripps, Cox, Tegna The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it had settled antitrust charges with CBS Corp, Cox Enterprises Inc, E.W. Scripps Co, Fox Corp and Tegna Inc, which were accused of sharing competitively sensitive information....
03:34, 2019-06-18

The Humongous Hyundai Palisade Starts at $31,550 The 2020 Hyundai Palisade is the automaker’s largest son ever. It has three rows of seats and comes in either all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive. And now we also have word on pricing....
16:00, 2019-06-12

The road starts to get a bit more difficult for USWNT In the Women’s World Cup, the U.S. has gone from favorites and defending champs to hated targets. All it took was a 13-0 opening humiliation of outmanned Thailand, each goal punctuated by its own celebration. If the Americans weren’t ensured of getting their opponents’ best, they are now, starting w...
12:17, 2019-06-16

Oxygen OS 9.5.8 starts rolling out to the OnePlus 7 Pro OnePlus is one of the few companies known to deliver updates to their phones on a regular basis and it is staying on that right track with the OnePlus 7 Pro.The OnePlus 7 Pro was widely criticized of having a camera that captures bleak colors that lack a bit in vibrancy, and within less than a month...
15:17, 2019-06-19

Why DTM race starts have become so tricky in 2019 Several DTM drivers have explained why race starts are proving more difficult to execute in 2019, after a change in the technical regulations put more onus on individual performance...
15:17, 2019-06-19

How to Avoid Dooming Your Date Before It Even Starts You asked someone out, and they said yes, but plenty of things can go wrong between now and the actual date. Here's how to keep the spark alive in the meantime....
20:17, 2019-06-21

Prime Day 2019: What it is, when it starts, how to participate Digital Black Friday is coming — and the crowds are online, not on line. The online blowout sale that is Amazon Prime Day 2019 will span 48 hours this year, beginning at midnight. The two-day discount event running Monday through Tuesday is open exclusively to Prime members in certain markets — incl...
18:51, 2019-07-15

HQ Trivia's fourth season starts at 9 PM ET About a year and a half after it first popped up on our mobile screens, HQ Trivia is launching "season four" tonight at 9 PM ET with several gameplay tweaks and a refreshed cast of hosts. The trivia game streams live to player's phones and offers rea......
03:01, 2019-05-22

Bidding for this like-new Enigma Machine starts at $200,000 If you’re feeling flush this week, then perhaps instead of buying a second Bugatti you might consider picking up this lightly used Enigma Machine. These devices, the scourge of the Allies in World War II, are rarely for sale to begin with — and one in such good shape that was actually used in ...
23:34, 2019-05-28

US Government starts to relax Huawei ban The US government has started to ease its ban on domestic companies doing business with Huawei, stating that some firms will be licensed to supply the Chinese giant.Huawei has been frozen out of the US device and telecoms equipment markets for several years, and earlier this year was effectively bla...
23:00, 2019-07-11

HS coach says RJ Barrett 'deserved more attention' at Duke, has 'argument' to be top pick RJ Barrett's high school coach said he thinks his former player "deserved more attention" in his freshman season at Duke.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last year makes almost no money, is barely understood by anyone over 25, and has already faced investigations, fines and bans on three continents.TikTok’s suc...
15:34, 2019-07-05

Woman facing eviction gets help from Arnold Schwarzenegger LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 102-year-old woman facing eviction from her California home of nearly 30 years is getting help from Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Los Angeles Times reports Thelma Smith was given until June 30 to move out by landlords who say their daughter needs a place to live. Los Angeles’...
01:51, 2019-05-26

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany Germany may soon ban the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 as a terrorist organization. Given Germany's history, and a recent killing allegedly tied to neo-Nazi circles, the main mystery may be why it hasn't been banned yet....
20:00, 2019-07-05

Bucks vow not to fold facing elimination against Raptors What I'm Hearing: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discusses the Bucks' collective mindset as they head back to Toronto facing elimination in Game 6.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-24

Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman DALLAS (AP) — Waiting outside a federal courthouse, photographer Tom Fox took in Dallas’ 8 a.m. bustle. People dressed for work got out of cars. A homeless man danced on a street pole. But when what initially sounded like a truck backfiring clarified into gunshots, the routine assignment for a...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course Elon Musk’s electric-car company began the year with high expectations. But it has confronted a series of problems and a loss of investor confidence....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
20:00, 2019-07-03

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
16:17, 2019-05-22

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

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue; the plaintiffs allege the 30% cut of revenue that Apple collects from developers results in consum...
22:51, 2019-06-06

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
14:34, 2019-05-22

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe into Amazon....
14:00, 2019-07-17

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented, wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
05:00, 2019-06-04

U.S. judge rules Qualcomm practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm Inc unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday....
12:34, 2019-05-22

U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
01:17, 2019-07-17

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
12:17, 2019-07-17

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc.’s shares fell as much as 7 percent Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the latest attack on a tech company by the Trump administration, which has accused social media companies ...
02:51, 2019-06-04

While Washington Talks Antitrust, Europe Takes Action The European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for luring Chinese phone makers with low prices, forcing a British rival out of the market....
02:34, 2019-07-19

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its strict control over the App Store. This week, it looks like it’s Amazon’s turn. According to recent reports from the Washington Post and Vox, it looks like...
21:34, 2019-06-05

Judge: Qualcomm violated U.S. antitrust law with license deals A judge has ruled against chip maker Qualcomm in a federal antitrust suit, saying the firm illegally charged artificially high prices to license its technology....
19:51, 2019-05-22

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
05:51, 2019-07-19

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online markets. It's concerned that a "handful of gatekeepers"......
05:34, 2019-06-04

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
22:51, 2019-06-21

Qualcomm fined €242 million in European antitrust case Fresh off its high-profile feud with Apple, Qualcomm is suffering more legal woes. An investigation by the European Commission has found Qualcomm abused its market dominance in the manufacture of 3G baseband chipsets and will have to pay a steep &eur......
18:00, 2019-07-18

DealBook Briefing: Big Tech’s Antitrust Reckoning Is Coming Google and Amazon have thrived as regulators largely kept their distance. Moves by the Justice Department and the F.T.C. suggest that may be changing....
13:17, 2019-06-03

Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources Qualcomm , the world's no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than a decade ago, people familiar with the matter said....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qualcomm....
15:34, 2019-07-18

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it.Read more......
17:34, 2019-07-15

Jagannath Rath Yatra Starts Tomorrow: All You Need To Know The world-famous Jagannath Rath Yatra will begin tomorrow from Puri in Odisha. For Jagannath Rath Yatra, lakhs of people will converge at Jagannath Puri to witness Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and......
13:34, 2019-07-03

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting later this month in the U.K. and France, Android use...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Aston Martin Kick Starts Production Of Its First SUV - The DBX Real world testing of the DBX has already been started and over the last few months the DBX has been put through its paces in all environments from the Arctic Circle to the unique challenges of the......
11:34, 2019-06-13

Electric Bus Service Starts In Jammu City For the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, an electric bus service was operationalised on Monday in Jammu city. An official statement said, "K Skandan, advisor to state Governor today flagged off the......
10:01, 2019-05-28

Slack starts trading on NYSE with $23B valuation The initial public offering of Slack Technologies, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, opened at a price of $38.50 per share, valuing it at more than $23 billion, well above the $16 billion reference point set by the New York Stock Exchange. Slack went the unusual route ...
20:00, 2019-06-20

‘SEC on CBS’ schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS’ SEC football schedule this season; Notre Dame’s trip to Georgia the next week positioned to be prime-time game for network...
23:17, 2019-05-29

Cuba's Chinese-made train starts its first run Cuba's first new train in over 40 years has set off on its maiden voyage. With support from China, the Cuban government hopes to fully restore the Caribbean country's decrepit rail system by the end of 2030....
05:34, 2019-07-14

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielnik’s legs and ran right past her, I thought to myself, Oooo that was sick, and if it ends with a goal.......
23:51, 2019-06-13

Slack IPO starts trading at $38.50 for $23 billion valuation Slack's IPO started with a bang as the first trade was priced at $38.50, giving the company a $23 billion valuation, well above the expected $16 billion.Read More...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Denver custodian starts new job as school principal DENVER (KUSA) — Walking through the playground of Stedman Elementary brings back memories for Michael Atkins. “Basketball — would be [age] 6, 7 up here playing a pretty physical game of hoop,” Atkins said. “This has been a part of my story — Park Hill, Stedman has been a part...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Tottenham's Kane starts UCL final vs. Liverpool Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will start the Champions League final against Liverpool in Madrid after making a full recovery from an ankle injury....
21:51, 2019-06-01

Nokia 8.1 Price Slashed in India, Now Starts at Rs. 19,999 Nokia 8.1 has received a price cut worth Rs. 7,000 on both the 4GB and 6GB RAM variants of the phone and is now available from Nokia e-store and Amazon.in....
21:34, 2019-06-08

Construction starts on massive telescope in Hawaii MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) – Scientists say the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii’s highest peak will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe. The site is a world-renowned location for astronomy. It’s al...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid....
14:34, 2019-05-22

It’s World Cup knockout time: The challenges facing USWNT The World Cup has dispensed with the formalities, and now can move on to its riveting climax … in the quarterfinals? The draw for the knockout stages of women’s soccer’s marquee tournament has presented a fascinating, even cruel, twist: a final-worthy showdown between the co-favorites, the defending...
11:00, 2019-06-23

| 'I'm ready for special moment' of facing Federer, says Nadal Rafael Nadal resumes his spellbinding 15-year rivalry with Roger Federer for a place in the Roland Garros semi-finals, insisting it will be a "special moment"....
02:51, 2019-06-05

Former sheriff’s employee facing manslaughter in fatal ATV crash OWEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A former Franklin County Sheriff’s employee is now facing a manslaughter charge following a fatal ATV crash. Mario Chavez now faces second degree manslaughter in the alleged DUI crash that killed a 73-year-old woman exactly a week ago today. Ex-Franklin Co Sh...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-dating app....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, and that a Libra Association would oversee the Lib...
00:00, 2019-06-19

Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minor SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor. The decision regarding the Rev. Dennis Kucharczyk was announced Tuesday. The diocese says the alleged misconduct “oc...
18:34, 2019-05-22

Reports: Cardinals' Harrison facing assault charges Police in North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant Wednesday for Arizona Cardinals tackle Desmond Harrison on charges of assault by strangulation and assault on a female, multiple outlets reported....
19:17, 2019-07-17

USWNT is facing new challenge in second half of World Cup final The United States and the Netherlands are scoreless through Sunday’s first half of the Women’s World Cup Final. It’s the first time all tournament that the U.S. hasn’t scored through the first 45 minutes, as the Americans recorded their first tally within the first 12 minutes of every other ga...
18:34, 2019-07-07

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
17:51, 2019-06-08

Argentina again facing early elimination at Copa America BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — A year later, Argentina is again facing the prospect of an early elimination. After struggling in the group stage of the World Cup in Russia, Argentina also got off to a bad start at the Copa America in Brazil. And another setback on Wednesday against Paraguay will leav...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Lexington Man Facing Charges After Shots Fired Incident LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is facing charges after he allegedly fired a gun at his girlfriend. Police arrested Colten Gowins just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. An arrest citation says that on March 18, Gowins fired in the direction of his girlfriend. The incident happened on Colchester Drive ...
11:51, 2019-05-29

Koepka facing long odds for another US Open title PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Brooks Koepka is going for a third straight U.S. Open title aware that the odds are stacked against him. The only player to go back-to-back-to-back in golf’s toughest test was Willie Anderson in 1905. Koepka doesn’t know much about Anderson. He pointed to more...
22:51, 2019-06-11

China facing shortage of pediatricians, especially in rural areas (Reuters Health) - China is facing a shortage of pediatricians and, just as in America, that scarcity is being felt most in rural areas, researchers report in a new study....
20:34, 2019-06-28

Jets facing familiar problem with Quinnen Williams The Jets draft picks are reporting on Friday, but their top selection may not be among them. NFL.com reports that the Jets were hoping defensive tackle Quinnen Williams would be on a flight to the area on Thursday night, but the unsigned No. 3 pick was not. The Jets faced a similar situation last ye...
16:00, 2019-07-19

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin In a complaint submitted on March 4, 2019, and unsealed yesterday, Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson and his company, Eastern Metal...
11:34, 2019-06-20

Osaka, Azarenka facing different pressures at French Open While Naomi Osaka is feeling the weight of her first Slam as world No. 1, second-round opponent Victoria Azarenka is trying to climb back to those heights....
23:34, 2019-05-29

Accused: the Russians facing 'politically motivated' charges Journalist Ivan Golunov was freed after an outcry. Others have not been so fortunateThe case of Ivan Golunov, a Russian investigative reporter who was arrested on drug dealing charges and beaten in jail, has cast a renewed spotlight on those who fall foul of the authorities and are placed in custody...
07:34, 2019-06-15

David Price exits with flu-like symptoms after facing just 3 batters It looks like the Boston Red Sox may have dodged a bullet when it comes to David Price. The Boston Red Sox left-hander left Saturday’s game in Houston in the first inning after facing just three batters and throwing 15 pitches. The team said it was because he was suffering from flu-like sympto...
05:17, 2019-05-26

College football officials facing greater scrutiny College football officials are facing more scrutiny and criticism than ever. Longtime official Tom Quick says the job is not for everybody, but he doesn’t believe the pressure is driving officials away from the game. (April 19)       ...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Oro Valley man facing additional child pornography charges TUCSON – An Oro Valley man arrested after police say he attached child pornography to a job application is now facing more charges. According to court records, 72-year-old Paul Scalzitti is facing five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Police initially arrested Scalzitti after he accid...
15:51, 2019-06-19

Alternative medicine therapist in Radford facing charges RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in southwest Virginia have charged an practitioner of alternative medicine with 65 counts of performing procedures without a license. The Roanoke Times reports that Martin Riding of Radford has been indicted on multiple felony and misdemeanor violations. Police said R...
14:34, 2019-06-21

MH17 crash investigators name four suspects facing prosecution International investigations said Wednesday that four people will be prosecuted for downing Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, five years after the plane was shot down in eastern Ukraine....
13:34, 2019-06-19

U.S. judge hammers Qualcomm in antitrust case, shares sink 13% Qualcomm Inc used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the U.S. trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Qualcomm loses U.S. antitrust case to FTC, must rewrite licensing deals A U.S. court ruled that the chipmaker has abused its power, reaping unreasonably high profits from its patented technologies, some of which were essential.Read More...
14:51, 2019-05-22

U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
21:34, 2019-07-03

Antitrust Troubles Snowball for Tech Giants as Lawmakers Join In The intense new scrutiny on companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon could last years and lead to the first overhaul of antitrust rules in decades....
00:17, 2019-06-04

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
05:51, 2019-06-02

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple's App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Britain halts Amazon deal with Deliveroo over antitrust concerns Business regulators ordered Amazon Friday to stop investing in British food distributor Deliveroo due to "reasonable grounds" the integration amounts to a takeover....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the technology industry will hold its first hearing for th...
23:34, 2019-06-06

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned. Mark Gjonaj, the head of the council’s Committee on Small Business, said that the “time may have come” for the AG to revisit the terms of a 2013 set...
04:01, 2019-07-12

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data: source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
12:17, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
01:17, 2019-07-17

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

Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc , Amazon.com Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets....
13:34, 2019-07-16

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

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data - source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
11:51, 2019-07-17

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since news reports that the department was preparing to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google....
20:51, 2019-06-11

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the digital industry. The committee’s statement Monday, coming as news emerged of possible antitr...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Elizabeth Warren on antitrust: ‘What’s been missing is courage in Washington to take on the giants’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) defended her position that companies like Amazon should be broken up in the first Democratic presidential candidate debates.Read More...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Walmart's dominance of groceries should receive antitrust scrutiny, group says Walmart has monopolized the grocery business across the United States and should be forced to sell off some of its stores, an advocacy group charged in a scathing report released Thursday....
20:51, 2019-06-27

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sales of local advertising spots....
07:34, 2019-06-18

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
05:00, 2019-06-04

Democratic Contenders Rake In Cash From Tech Antitrust Targets Several presidential hopefuls from the Democratic Party—including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders—have harvested big campaign donations from employees of the technology companies they want to break up....
09:34, 2019-06-08

Big Tech executives due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
06:51, 2019-07-10

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
17:17, 2019-06-10

Tuesday Forecast: A warming trend starts today TUCSON – Unseasonably cool temperatures will give way to a strong warming trend through the week as high pressure builds over Mexico. Yesterday, a weather system passed to our north. This brought Southern Arizona gusty winds and cooler temperatures yesterday. Yesterday’s daytime high only rea...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Barrel-Maker Starts Construction On Cooperage In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A barrel manufacturer has started construction on a $66.5 million cooperage in eastern Kentucky that’s expected to create 220 jobs in coming years. The Commonwealth Cooperage being built at Morehead by Independent Stave Co. is another sign of growth in the state’s b...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Peru starts demanding passports, visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru's northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country....
00:01, 2019-06-16

Firefox starts blocking third-party cookies by default Mozilla turned on Enhanced Tracking Protection in Firefox, improved Facebook Container, rebranded Lockbox to Lockwise, and updated Firefox Monitor.Read More...
17:34, 2019-06-04

Blackstone Starts Selling Out of Home-Rental Empire The private-equity firm late Tuesday sold more than $1 billion of shares of Invitation Homes, the giant single-family home landlord it launched following the financial crisis....
23:34, 2019-05-29

Tesla starts selling used Model 3 cars online Until now, buying a used Tesla Model 3 has usually entailed tracking down a reseller or spotting a sale from an individual owner. Now, though, it's just a matter of visiting Tesla's website. The EV maker has started selling used Model 3s online in......
15:34, 2019-06-16

German 'Shariah Police' retrial starts in Wuppertal Seven men accused of forming a "Shariah Police" brigade in western Germany have gone on trial. The group allegedly patrolled the streets of Wuppertal in orange vests, telling people to abstain from music and alcohol....
15:34, 2019-05-21

'Gears 5' multiplayer test starts July 19th The Coalition and Microsoft have offered a peek at Gears 5's cooperative Escape mode, but how does its competitive gameplay fare? You might find out very shortly if you're committed to the franchise. The companies are launching a Multiplayer Techni......
00:17, 2019-07-07

Growing evidence suggests Parkinson's disease starts in gut Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brainEvidence that Parkinson’s disease may start off in the gut is mounting, according to new research showing proteins thought to play a key role in the disease can spread from the gastrointestinal tract to the brain.T...
01:34, 2019-06-28

The Tour de France starts in Belgium: Cycling as a lifestyle At the start of the 2019 Tour de France, Belgium enjoyed a huge cycling party. The country's love for cycling is deeply engrained in their culture - and not even a Dutch win could dampen the atmosphere....
02:51, 2019-07-07

Twitter’s faster, redesigned site starts rolling out to everyone It took quite some time, but the new Twitter.com is finally here. Months after teasing parts of it, Twitter has announced that it is now rolling out its redesigned site globally, which will bring people a web experience that's faster, easier to brows......
23:17, 2019-07-15

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2019 Update Microsoft started rolling out the Windows 10 May 2019 Update on May 21, 2019. The company also launched a Windows health dashboard to track its progress.Read More...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Tour de France starts in Belgium: Cycling as a lifestyle At the start of the 2019 Tour de France, Belgium enjoyed a huge cycling party. The country's love for cycling is deeply ingrained in its culture — and not even a Dutch win could dampen the atmosphere....
15:17, 2019-07-07

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win CAIRO (AP) — Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win over Tanzania on Sunday. Senegal didn’t miss forward Sadio Mane, who was suspended for the game, as it opened with a solid display in Cairo. Pla...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Opinion: Modi's election victory starts a new era for India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP party have won India's general election. On the way to victory, Modi has completely changed the country and ushered in a new era for Indian politics, DW's Mahesh Jha writes....
19:51, 2019-05-23

Apple starts selling diabetes monitors in its stores Apple's health push now includes more tools for diabetics. Apple retail stores have started carrying a diabetes tracking product -- in this case, One Drop's blood glucose monitor. It's not a continuous monitor (you have to lance yourself), but its Bl......
22:34, 2019-06-27

Big Boyz Toyz Kick Starts Online Sales Big Boy Toyz, a pre-owned, multi-brand luxury car dealer, has kick started sales online. The company has put a transparent e-booking mechanism in place, and has been able to generate almost 50 per......
08:51, 2019-06-29

The USWNT Got Sweet Revenge, But Now The Real Work Starts One could mount an argument that the United States’ long-term interests at this here World Cup would have been better served had they thrown their group-stage finale against Sweden yesterday and given themselves an easier path to the final. Let your opponents win Group F and let them deal with the F...
19:17, 2019-06-21

Microsoft starts public tests for 'Halo: Reach' on PC Halo: Reach is now playable on PC... for a handful of very early adopters. Microsoft and 343 Industries have shared a slew of Master Chief Collection update news, including word that it has started a public test of Reach on Windows PCs that lasts thr......
23:17, 2019-06-29

UAE telco du starts pre-orders for 5G-enabled Huawei Mate 20 X Following the release of the ZTE Axon Pro 10, which was the first 5G-enabled phone to be officially sold the UAE, du is now starting pre-orders for the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G. The phone is expected to be on sale on the July 18 but you can pre-order one today.The phone is being offered by du on a 24-mon...
17:17, 2019-07-04

Dark mode starts showing up in Gmail for Android Gmail is one of the not so many Google apps that hasn't yet received a proper dark mode. Meanwhile, Drive, Keep and Google's app have all received the highly-anticipated dark theme so that everyone can enjoy it.Well, it looks like Google is working hard to make Gmail users happy as well. AndroidPoli...
09:51, 2019-06-21

No. 1 Naomi Osaka finally starts her French Open on Day 3 Naomi Osaka's bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam title finally gets started on Day 3 of the French Open        ...
12:34, 2019-05-28

Albania: Parliament starts procedure to oust the president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started the procedure to oust President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution with his attempt to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Taulant Balla of the governing Socialist Party parliamentary group said Monday 55 lawmakers had made the req...
15:17, 2019-06-17

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
18:00, 2019-05-22

U.S. Postal Service Starts Testing Self-Driving Trucks The U.S. Postal Service is testing self-driving trucks on a more than 1,000-mile mail run between Phoenix and Dallas, the post office’s first use of the technology for long hauls....
14:38, 2019-05-21

It may become impossible to tell if Iran starts making a nuclear bomb US hostility to arms control treaties has put Iran back on a path to building nuclear weapons, and inspectors could be left blind if the deal collapses...
08:17, 2019-05-22

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term. South Africa’s lawmakers were sworn into the legislative body in Cape Town follo...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for voice-activated speaker. You can also find deals on ...
19:00, 2019-06-06

Marriott owner facing huge GDPR breach fine The owner of the Marriott hotel chain is set to face a £99m fine following a data breach that left thousand of customer details exposed.The fine from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) comes after the personal data of approximately 339 million guest records globally were...
20:00, 2019-07-09

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
21:17, 2019-07-02

‘Russian Mike,’ Canadian associate to El Chapo, facing charges in NYC A Canadian with ties to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s Sinaloa drug cartel, has been extradited from Curacao to New York on cocaine trafficking charges, prosecutors said. Trucking company owner Mykhaylo Koretskyy is accused of moving drugs for the cartel, and is expected to enter a not guilty plea Tues...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Taco Bell is facing a tortilla shortage and it might be time to panic It might be time to panic: some Taco Bell restaurants are being affected by a tortilla shortage. In response to reports of a national tortilla shortage, Taco Bell told Fox News that they are working hard to replenish the supply at affected restaurants. The company did not confirm how many stores are...
14:34, 2019-07-03

From Disneyland to Universal, theme parks are facing a challenging summer Disney, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are ramping up promotional activity during the typically potent summer travel season.       ...
18:34, 2019-07-15

Facing tariffs, Foxconn promises to assemble U.S. iPhones outside China A U.S.-China trade war won't imperil production of Apple's flagship product, as its key manufacturer has capacity outside China to supply U.S. demand.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-11

UFC fighter Desmond Green facing 20 charges after deadly crash Desmond Green, a UFC lightweight, is in custody at the Broward County Main Jail after being arrested on 20 different charges Tuesday. He is being held on bonds totaling $194,000, per online records. Those charges, which come from the 29-year-old’s alleged role in a fatal car accident last Augu...
19:34, 2019-06-27

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. Plus: Simon Jenkins on the leaked diplomatic cables...
05:51, 2019-07-09

Andy Murray gives little thought to chance of facing brother at Wimbledon • Scot returns to SW19 for doubles tournament• Murray could play Jamie and Neal Skupski in third roundAndy Murray continues to dominate the British tennis landscape, even though his return to Wimbledon after two years away in various states of physical distress is in doubles – and he insists the pro...
06:51, 2019-06-29

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anything.        ...
09:17, 2019-06-06

The Latest: Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date o...
01:00, 2019-06-08

Janoris Jenkins survived Giants purge and is facing next challenge Cornerbacks are part of a defense and members of a team, of course, but they are often on an island — not in the Tom Hanks/“Cast Away’’ sense, but in that they often do their best work in isolation, one-on-one with a receiver. Janoris Jenkins in many ways is the quintessential cornerback. He is quir...
02:51, 2019-05-22

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for the hard bit....
00:34, 2019-06-07

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien facing assault charge SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Super Bowl hero Mark Rypien has been arrested in Washington state on suspicion of domestic violence. The Spokesman-Review cites Spokane police saying Rypien was facing a charge of fourth-degree assault. Rypien, 56, was processed at the Spokane County Jail at around 6:30 ...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their business....
03:34, 2019-07-04

Querrey's reward for Wimbledon quarterfinal? Facing Nadal Sam Querrey is in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the third time in four years and now needs to beat Rafael Nadal        ...
02:17, 2019-07-09

The complications facing Nets’ dream Irving-Durant scenario All signs point to Kyrie Irving coming to Brooklyn. Kevin Durant? It’s complicated. Nets general manager Sean Marks has long been clearing a path toward a dream duo of Irving and Durant. The former seems likelier than the latter. The Post had reported Irving was strongly leaning toward Brooklyn, and...
08:34, 2019-06-30

Delta Air facing technical issue with flight bookings, check-ins Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday said it was addressing a technical problem that has affected travelers' ability to book, check-in and board planes, resulting in delays....
05:00, 2019-06-20

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortages Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry in an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater....
13:17, 2019-06-19

Marshall expels convicted student facing 2 more rape charges HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University in West Virginia has expelled a student who was allowed to remain enrolled despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female schoolmate. The college’s Wednesday announcement comes as 22-year-old Joseph Chase Hardin faces new sexual assault cha...
17:17, 2019-06-12

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday....
18:17, 2019-06-14

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police officer has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black community....
02:17, 2019-06-19

Boxing body near bankrupt, facing 2020 Olympic exclusion LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Boxing Association says it is near bankruptcy, days before a decision to formally exclude the body from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. AIBA chief executive Tom Virgets has told board members it will be insolvent if International Olympic Committee members dere...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took while temporarily hanging up the cleats. “After my contract expired last March I told my doctors...
09:34, 2019-05-27

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
00:34, 2019-07-16

Rent spikes, gig jobs among bills facing legislative action SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spikes, and alter labor laws affecting workers in the gig economy. Friday is the deadline for the Assembly and Senate to pass or reject bills that origin...
17:00, 2019-05-26

Warriors facing tricky Klay Thompson injury issue TORONTO — Klay Thompson sat glumly by his locker late Sunday night in the visitors’ dressing room at Scotiabank Arena, quickly downing a postgame rice dish. This should have been a joyous Finals moment for Thompson with his 25 points backing up his pregame boast. But Thompson was in no mood to talk....
15:17, 2019-06-03

British PM proposes new Brexit deal while facing calls to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union before she steps down....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury. He is charged with posse...
23:34, 2019-05-24

Trump facing 'some unfair criticism' over Kim Jong Un comments, Tom Rogan says Some of the blowback from President Trump's comments about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are "unfair criticism," according to the Washington Examiner's Tom Rogan....
03:00, 2019-05-29

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intim...
18:51, 2019-06-17

Key witness in Mueller probe now facing child sex trafficking charges A key witness from the Robert Mueller investigation got slapped with sex trafficking charges on Friday. Businessman George Nader, 60, was already facing child pornography charges — and he has a long history of sexually abusing minors. His latest indictment came down in federal court Friday and...
10:17, 2019-07-20

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning probes of the tech giants....
00:34, 2019-06-04

Analysis: This Silicon Valley investor is thrilled about Washington’s antitrust moment Roger McNamee says the recent escalation of antitrust scrutiny of Silicon Valley is a signal that Washington is “getting back to business” on competition issues....
00:01, 2019-06-06

Qualcomm Asks US Appeals Court to Pause Antitrust Ruling's Impact Qualcomm on Monday asked a US appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overturn the ruling....
11:17, 2019-07-09

FTC Claims Potential Facebook Antitrust Probe as DOJ Snags the Right to Ruin Apple's Day In a flurry of headlines late last week, U.S. government bodies were reported to be looking into antitrust cases against tech giants. The Department of Justice planted its flag in Google on Friday, according to reports, while the Federal Trade Commission seemed keen on Amazon. Read more......
20:51, 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets....
19:51, 2019-07-16

India Antitrust Body To Probe Maruti Suzuki For Discounting Practices Reuters reported in May the Competition Commission of India (CCI) was looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among......
03:00, 2019-07-05

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Thursday....
23:17, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
02:34, 2019-07-04

U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practices....
19:00, 2019-05-22

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
20:17, 2019-05-22

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
02:00, 2019-06-13

Big tech execs headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has been given the green light to include Apple as part of a wider antitrust investigation. In fact, the report notes that both the Federal Trade Commissio...
05:51, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. FTC objects to Qualcomm submission of Apple documents in antitrust case The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc to introduce internal Apple Inc documents in its fight to stop the enforcement of a May antitrust ruling....
03:51, 2019-06-21

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
13:51, 2019-06-12

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be broken up. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim also was clear in a speech in Israel that he is w...
08:00, 2019-06-12

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms....
03:51, 2019-06-12

Big tech executives headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc , Apple Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
01:51, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Thermo Fisher scraps Roper deal after U.K. antitrust hurdle Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc and Roper Technologies Inc said on Monday they have mutually agreed to terminate Thermo Fisher's deal to buy Roper's unit Gatan Inc owing to challenges in obtaining regulatory approval in the United Kingdom....
16:34, 2019-06-10

The DOJ will police Apple in the federal government's new tech antitrust push (AAPL) Getty In what's been a tidal wave of potential tech antitrust action, Apple has been added to the list of major tech companies that may soon be investigated by the federal government, according to Reuters. Reuters said on Monday that the Justice Department will have oversight over Apple should it ...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee’s top antitrust panel, according to reports. The tech titans will make the appearance as they are facing unprecedented sc...
07:01, 2019-07-10

Qualcomm asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling's impact Qualcomm Inc on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overturn the ruling....
10:34, 2019-07-09

Mexico starts talks in Washington early over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods....
23:17, 2019-06-02

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
07:00, 2019-07-14

Dedicated Galaxy S10 camera night mode starts to roll out in the US Samsung has improved the dedicated Night mode on its camera app for the Galaxy S10 series of phones to the point where it competes with and possibly even surpasses that of Google’s Night Sight for the Pixel. Previously, the feature was only available in certain regions of the world, but as of ...
01:34, 2019-07-03

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig want Timo Werner decision before season starts RB Leipzig have signed a talented French midfielder from PSG but Julian Nagelsmann's side are still fighting to keep hold of Timo Werner. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
03:00, 2019-07-20

U.S. Cellular starts selling the LG G8 ThinQ, launch promotion offers $200 off LG's flagship, the G8 ThinQ is already available in the US at just about every major carrier. U.S. Cellular has just announced that it has joined the carriers that offer the LG G8 ThinQ, so starting today, customers will be able to buy it in stores and online.Alright, this might not be the greats ne...
22:51, 2019-06-06

Navy starts building new massive, 50-ton undersea attack drone The Navy is planning to launch a massive, 50-ton undersea drone to expand mission scope, increase attack options, integrate large high-tech sensors, further safeguard manned combat crews and possibly fire torpedoes -- all while waging war under the ocean surface....
18:00, 2019-06-03

Martens starts for Netherlands while Rapinoe returns for U.S. in World Cup final Forward Lieke Martens was named in the starting lineup for the Netherlands in their women's World Cup final on Sunday against holders the United States, who recalled winger Megan Rapinoe into the first team after she sat out the semi-final....
18:17, 2019-07-07

Pamplona starts annual bull-running festival with a bang Party-goers and bull-running fans packed the main square in Pamplona on Saturday to cheer the launch of a firecracker which marks the start of the northern Spanish city's annual San Fermin festival....
22:17, 2019-07-06

2019 Mahindra Mojo 300 ABS Starts Arriving At Dealerships; Launch Soon The Mahindra Mojo 300 is all set to go back on sale, albeit with the addition of ABS. In fact, the dual-channel ABS-equipped version has started arriving at dealerships and the model sports a number......
17:34, 2019-07-08

Returning Serena starts clay campaign with routine Rome win "Serena Williams began her French Open preparations with a routine 6-4 6-2 victory over Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in the opening round of the Italian Open on Monday."...
01:51, 2019-05-22

Probe starts after UAE satellite lost in failed Vega launch An investigation is under way after a European Vega rocket failed after take-off, destroying a military observation satellite as it was about to be placed in orbit for the United Arab Emirates, European space authorities said on Thursday....
00:17, 2019-07-12

Microsoft starts testing Internet Explorer mode for Edge Microsoft's ever-expanding tests for its Chromium-based Edge browser have reached the corporate crowd. The software firm has started enabling enterprise features in Edge's Dev builds, most notably the vaunted Internet Explorer mode. If a company ab......
11:34, 2019-07-17

Tunisia starts marketing 7-year euro-denominated bond The Republic of Tunisia has started marketing a seven-year euro-denominated bond with an initial price guidance of around 6.875%, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed on Wednesday....
12:51, 2019-07-10

Renault starts recovery process over Ghosn's suspect expenses Renault's board members were asking the group's representatives to liaise with counterparts at Nissan to explore legal action to recover sums paid for by the Dutch jointly-owned subsidiary Renault-Nissan BV, the board said in a statement....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Redmi 7A Debuts in India, Price Starts at Rs. 5,999: Event Highlights Xiaomi has launched Redmi 7A in India today. The Redmi 7A price in India starts at Rs. 5,999 for the base variant with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage....
11:51, 2019-07-04

Another US carrier starts selling the LG Stylo 5 at a slightly lower price LG Stylo 5 made its debut in the United States over the weekend when AT&T's wholly owned subsidiary Cricket Wireless announced it has added the budget-friendly smartphone to its portfolio. Today, another US carrier confirmed it has started to sell the LG Stylo 5 – Boost Mobile.Unlike Cricket which o...
03:51, 2019-07-02

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
02:51, 2019-06-08

Hype starts now as Jack Hughes, Kaapo Kakko go 1-2 in NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia — It might have gone just as expected, but now the excitement is tangible. The first two picks of the 2019 NHL draft on Friday night played out as so many expected they would. The Devils took American center Jack Hughes with the first-overall pick and the Rangers followed...
06:17, 2019-06-22

Russia starts freeing captive whales after outcry: state TV Russia has started releasing a group of captive killer whales whose detention in Russia's Far East has caused an international outcry, state TV said on Thursday....
16:17, 2019-06-20

The Latest: Nadal-Thiem final at French Open starts The latest on the French Open: The men's final between Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem has started at Roland Garros.        ...
16:17, 2019-06-09

Russia starts giving passports to Ukrainians from Donetsk, Luhansk Russian authorities have given out the first passports to residents of Ukraine's separatist regions, shrugging off international criticism. Kyiv said it would never recognize documents issued by the "aggressor country."...
19:00, 2019-06-14

Microsoft starts testing Windows 10 19H2 in the Slow Ring Microsoft is starting to test its Windows 10 19H2 feature release, which will basically be similar to a Cumulative Update with new features turned off by default....
02:17, 2019-07-02

Tesla starts locking down features on entry-level Model 3 Tesla's entry-level Model 3 has been available to order for a while (lately in limited form), but early buyers have technically been getting more -- without the promised software lock, drivers were effectively getting the upgraded Standard Range Plus......
03:34, 2019-05-27

Deutsche Bank chairman signals cuts are in store as AGM starts Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner on Thursday signaled cuts are in store at Germany's largest lender and that the chief executive would soon elaborate on the topic at the bank's annual general meeting....
10:51, 2019-05-23

U.S. starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
22:51, 2019-06-07

NYC Changes Major Avenue To One-Way With Little Warning, Immediately Starts Ticketing Drivers On Tuesday morning, the New York City Department of Transportation suddenly changed the direction of traffic on 11th Avenue for an eight-block stretch, removing all northbound lanes. The trouble is the DOT didn’t warn anyone about the changes, and the NYPD started writing tickets almost immediately...
02:00, 2019-06-07

Favorite Johnson pledges tax cut as race to succeed PM May officially starts Boris Johnson promised tax cuts for higher earners if he becomes Britain's next prime minister as the crowded race to replace Theresa May officially begins on Monday in the shadow of Brexit turmoil....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Apple’s Biggest Event of the Year Starts Monday. Here’s What to Expect Apple is planning to unleash a slew of new apps, features and development tools at its annual software conference. To improve its devices and strengthen its connection to customers, the consumer technology giant will continue to walk a fine line between wooing outside app makers while also competing...
23:34, 2019-05-30

Motorola starts pushing Android 9.0 Pie to the unlocked Moto Z3 Play in the US Motorola continues to bring some of its smartphones to the latest version of Android, and the last device to receive a major OS update is the Moto Z3 Play. If you own Motorola's mid-range handset and you're located in the US, there's a high chance that you'll be able to download and install Android ...
07:34, 2019-06-07

Russia starts freeing captive whales after outcry - state TV Russia has begun releasing a group of almost 100 captive whales into the wild whose detention in Russia's Far East since last year has caused an international outcry, state TV said on Thursday....
18:00, 2019-06-20

Economy in focus as India PM Modi starts second term without key aide Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take his oath of office on Thursday along with his ministers, though he suffered a setback at the start of his second term when key aide and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley opted out of the next government....
09:00, 2019-05-30

UFC fighter facing 20 charges in deaths of elderly women in Florida five-car crash An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter known as “The Predator” is facing prison time for his role in a five-car crash that killed two elderly women in Florida last year...
20:17, 2019-06-27

Ben Watson explains on his Facebook page that he's facing a four-game suspension Ben Watson, who recently signed with the New England Patriots, announced on Facebook that he will serve a four-game suspension this season.        ...
04:00, 2019-05-27

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault.The move – an indication of the Vatican’s tougher approach to sexual misconduct and abuse – clears the way for Arch...
11:34, 2019-07-09

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
12:00, 2019-06-11

Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest to be freed from jail A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed from jail without bail pending her next court date on felony charges for approaching Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on a conference stage. The judge on Friday also ordered 30-year-old Priya Sawhney to stay away from the La...
15:51, 2019-06-11

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassing."...
18:34, 2019-06-11

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor facing ouster from charity after Netflix show Former Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein faces potential ouster from the board of a leading victim services agency over her role in the case against the “Central Park Five,” according to a report Tuesday. A majority of directors at the Safe Horizon nonprofit want Fairstein ...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and their 10-year-old son, now also faces federal weapons charges, authorities said....
14:34, 2019-06-14

Federer reaches Halle semis for 15th time, facing Herbert Roger Federer defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the Halle Open semifinals for the 15th time in his last 15 appearances at the grass-court tournament on Friday        ...
22:51, 2019-06-21

Julio Iglesias facing seven-figure lawsuit over paternity case: report Singer Julio Iglesias is facing a seven-figure lawsuit from a former ballerina after a judge ruled he fathered her son..Maria Edite Santos spent 30 years trying to prove Iglesias, 75, is the biological father of son Javier after a brief affair with the crooner in 1975....
18:17, 2019-07-14

Bears' Trubisky facing high expectations after playoff year Mitchell Trubisky comes into his third year in the NFL and second in coach Matt Nagy's system facing higher expectations after Chicago won the NFC North at 12-4        ...
03:51, 2019-05-30

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeated warnings from Washington that he could not have both the U.S. aircraft and Russian-made air defenses, the ranking member of the Senate Armed Service...
22:17, 2019-07-12

Officials seeking motive for Virginia rampage say shooter was not facing discipline Officials trying to learn what prompted a city engineer to kill 12 people in Virginia Beach before he was shot dead by police said on Sunday investigators were examining employment-related issues but stressed that the suspect was not being disciplined....
22:17, 2019-06-02

Facing Roger Federer: Surely Unforgettable for Casper Ruud, if Not His Father Christian Ruud, whose son will play Federer in the third round of the French Open on Friday, was told he had practiced with him in Paris in 1999. “I don’t remember the one here,” the father said....
21:34, 2019-05-30

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
11:00, 2019-06-15

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences....
02:51, 2019-06-01

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail A China-born Australian writer accused by Chinese authorities of espionage has been moved to a detention center in Beijing after six months of house arrest, paving the way for formal indictment, one of his lawyers said Friday....
15:00, 2019-07-19

Halo Reach's PC Test "Illegally Distributed", Players Facing Bans Around 1000 Halo fans have been given the chance to test a single level from the upcoming PC version of Halo: Reach. A lot more than 1000 people want to play it, though, and so as I type this it’s being shared online....
04:17, 2019-07-01

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
03:00, 2019-06-08

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reluctant special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is not consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
21:34, 2019-06-01

Liberalism is facing a crisis. But it’s not what Vladimir Putin thinks | Kenan Malik With the decline of the left, only populism seems to offer a sense of social solidarity‘What we may be witnessing is the end point of mankind’s ideological evolution and the universalisation of western liberal democracy as the final form of human government.” So wrote Francis Fukuyama in his 1989 es...
08:34, 2019-06-30

Woman who filmed man 'masturbating' on train claims she's facing jail and fine of £40,000 A FEMALE train passenger who filmed a man who was allegedly masturbating while looking directly at her claims she could be fined £40,000 for invading his privacy....
19:51, 2019-07-02

Biden spars with Warren and Sanders at first event facing rival Democrats Event organized by The Poor People’s Campaign tackled issues ranging from bipartisanship to inequality and systemic racismJoe Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, clashed with his primary rivals on Monday over whether it is “naive” to try and work with and win over Republicans in a post-Donald Trump e...
06:34, 2019-06-18

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
11:17, 2019-06-02

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office says Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on a charge of indecent assault and batt...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Jofra Archer will benefit from facing West Indies with England, says Morgan • ‘It is a moment where you reaffirm your decision’, says Morgan• Pace bowler won under-19 caps for West Indies in 2013Eoin Morgan expects Friday’s World Cup encounter between England and West Indies will reaffirm Jofra Archer’s decision to switch sides, having himself experienced the “different” fe...
22:51, 2019-06-13

Federal Reserve facing uncertainty ahead of interest rate decision The Federal Reserve sounded a lot more hawkish this week — meaning members suddenly seem less amenable to interest rate cuts. I explained in my last column how the Fed has been getting mixed signals from economic indicators and essentially is stuck at a three-way fork in the road: Raise rates as sav...
01:34, 2019-06-28

From wind tunnels to megadeals, the Boeing sales boss facing new MAX storm Days after stealing the Paris Airshow with a deal to sell 200 of the grounded 737 MAX, Boeing's sales chief faces fallout from the discovery of a new flaw that will delay the jet's return to service....
15:17, 2019-06-28