Tech advocacy group’s lawsuit says Trump’s order on social media is unconstitutional

Tech advocacy group’s lawsuit says Trump’s order on social media is unconstitutional
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a statement on the ongoing protests over racial inequality in the wake of the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An advocacy group backed by the tech industry filed a lawsuit... Read More

Center for Democracy and Technology files lawsuit against Trump’s executive order on social media

Center for Democracy and Technology files lawsuit against Trump’s executive order on social media
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a statement on the ongoing protests over racial inequality in the wake of the death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Washington-based Center for Democracy and Technology filed a lawsuit on... Read More

U.S. launches trade probe into digital taxes, plowing ground for new tariffs

U.S. launches trade probe into digital taxes, plowing ground for new tariffs
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer listens as U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Al Drago WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Trade Representative’s office said on Tuesday it was launching a “Section 301” investigation... Read More

China is using Huawei to drive a wedge in the UK-U.S. special relationship: senator

China is using Huawei to drive a wedge in the UK-U.S. special relationship: senator
LONDON (Reuters) – China is using telecoms giant Huawei to try to drive a wedge between Britain and the United States, Republican senator Tom Cotton told British lawmakers on Tuesday. A man walks past a Huawei company logo at the International Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing, China August 2, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Cotton is one of several members of the... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. small business program handed out virus aid to many borrowers twice

Exclusive: U.S. small business program handed out virus aid to many borrowers twice
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A technical snafu in a U.S. government system caused many small businesses to receive loans twice or more under a federal aid program to help businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly a dozen people with knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Small... Read More

Exclusive: Winning bidder for Grindr has ties to Chinese owner

Exclusive: Winning bidder for Grindr has ties to Chinese owner
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An investor group that got U.S. approval to buy Grindr Inc has financial and personal links to the dating app’s current owner, China’s Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd (300418.SZ), Reuters has found, in a possible departure from Washington’s national security policy on deals. FILE PHOTO: Grindr app is seen on a mobile phone in this photo... Read More

Zynga to buy Turkish mobile game-maker Peak for $1.8 billion

Zynga to buy Turkish mobile game-maker Peak for $1.8 billion
The corporate logo of Zynga Inc, the social network game development company, is shown at its headquarters in San Francisco, California April 26, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES – Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS) (Reuters) – Zynga Inc (ZNGA.O) said on Monday it would buy Turkish mobile-game maker Peak for $1.8 billion, in a move that will boost the company’s daily... Read More

Aircraft makers go digital to fight coronavirus delivery logjam

Aircraft makers go digital to fight coronavirus delivery logjam
MILAN (Reuters) – Helicopter and jet makers are turning to digital technology so customers can inspect their big-ticket purchases remotely before taking delivery, as they strive to push through deals paralyzed by the coronavirus pandemic and bring in much needed cash. FILE PHOTO: Planes are seen at the plant of Airbus during the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID19) in Hamburg,... Read More