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Bribes and Backdoor Deals Help Foreign Firms Sell to China’s Hospitals

G.E., Siemens and others have prospered in a country where corruption pervades the market for medical equipment, according to a New York Times investigation. China’s 1.4 billion pe...

Bribes and Backdoor Deals Help Foreign Firms Sell to China’s Hospitals

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SK Telecom signs deals for 5G hospitals, smart cities, self-driving infrastructure SK Telecom has signed a series of MOUs to partner on smart cities, smart hospitals, smart offices, and self-driving infrastructure backed by its 5G mobile network in Korea....
09:41, 04/29/2019

Our IT Is So Good, Let's Sell It, Firms Say Companies outside the technology sector are stepping into the software market, selling digital tools developed by their own information-technology teams to other businesses, with some firms even spinn...
13:00, 07/09/2019

US Firms Can Sell Technology to Huawei, Trump Says "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," Trump told reporters in Osaka hours after sealing a tariff truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
16:17, 06/29/2019

China says foreign firms welcome to participate in 5G market China's industry ministry said on Thursday that it will continue to welcome foreign enterprises to actively participate in the country's 5G market after it granted licences to four domestic companies....
08:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei - officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a White House official and Commerce ...
04:17, 08/10/2019

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei: officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a White House official and Commerce ...
04:17, 08/10/2019

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
10:34, 07/13/2019

UK tech firms secure record £5.5bn foreign investment Investors ploughed $6.7bn (£5.5bn) into the UK tech sector in the first seven months of the year, more than the whole of 2018, according to figures from the government's digital economy council....
23:51, 08/21/2019

Libya gives 40 foreign firms three months to renew licenses Libya's internationally recognized government will give 40 foreign firms operating without licenses a grace period of three months to rectify their legal status, a government official said on Thursday...
20:34, 05/09/2019

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their c...
05:00, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Russia to rework draft law on limiting foreign ownership in top IT firms: IFX Russia will rework a draft law on limiting foreign ownership in major IT companies to take into account the opinions of market players including Yandex, Interfax said on Tuesday, citing the lawmaker w...
18:17, 07/30/2019

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, pol...
07:51, 06/19/2019

China Threatens 'To Blacklist' Foreign Firms Post Huawei Ban China has said that it was drawing up a list of "unreliable" foreign companies, organisations and individuals for targeting in what could signal retaliation for US sanctions on the Chinese tech......
13:17, 06/01/2019

RBI Says Foreign Firms Can Process Abroad, but Must Store Data in India Foreign payment firms can process transactions made in India outside of the country but the related data should be brought back for local storage within 24 hours....
07:51, 06/27/2019

For Tax Relief Foreign Investors Can Register As Firms: Finance Minister While presenting the Union Budget for Financial Year 2019-20, Ms Sitharaman proposed to raise surcharge on the super-rich. Those with an annual income between Rs 2 crore and Rs 5 crore would be levied...
21:51, 07/18/2019

Libya suspends operations of 40 foreign firms including Total Move thought to be reaction to French reluctance to offer more explicit support for governmentLibya’s internationally recognised government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign companies includi...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in...
14:34, 06/19/2019

Government Warns Foreign E-Commerce Firms Over Discounts: Report India from February 1 imposed new e-commerce FDI rules to help hundreds of thousands of small traders, but small businesses say there are still issues....
17:51, 06/25/2019

China Pledged to Give Foreign Financial Firms More Access. How’s That Going? China pledged in late 2017 to allow overseas financial firms greater access to its economy, the world’s second-largest. Then came the trade war with the U.S., raising concerns that Chinese President X...
07:51, 05/02/2019

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its IT, telecom sectors Japan's government said on Monday that high-tech industries will be added to a list of businesses for which foreign ownership of Japanese firms is restricted....
09:34, 05/27/2019

Kenya orders deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms Kenya has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in Kenya, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, almost a week after ordering telecoms firm Safaricom to stop pro...
20:17, 07/17/2019

New rules give households right to sell solar power back to energy firms Government also wants to encourage people with rooftop panels to install batteriesBritain’s biggest energy companies will have to buy renewable energy from their own customers under new laws to be int...
12:51, 06/09/2019

Carlyle in talks with pipeline firms to sell 25% stake in U.S. oil export project -source Carlyle Group LP is in discussions with three companies that operate pipelines and terminals to sell a 25% stake in its Corpus Christi, Texas, crude oil export terminal for $625 million, according to ...
05:51, 05/19/2019

Tech firms vying to sell drones, robots and other unmanned systems to the military FLIR systems recently set up an Arlington-based headquarters to be closer to its Pentagon customers following a series of acquisitions in the unmanned systems space....
04:17, 05/11/2019

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt A rocket landed at a residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Government Seeks To Tap Foreign Lenders For Loans To Small Firms: Report The official said the government plans to source up to Rs 1 lakh crore of loans from foreign institutions becausebanks were not in a position to provide enough capital for the small business sector,.....
18:17, 07/20/2019

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reu...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its tech and telecom sectors The new rule, effective Aug. 1, comes amid heightening pressure from the United States in dealing with cyber-security risks and technological transfers involving China....
07:51, 05/27/2019

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, w...
11:34, 06/19/2019

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row China on Friday said it would create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms and individuals in a new escalation of its trade war with the United States....
19:00, 05/31/2019

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , two people familiar with the matter told Re...
20:17, 06/09/2019

New rules force telecoms firms to tell customers of better deals Broadband, TV, mobile and landline phone companies will have to tell customers when their contract is coming to an end and show them the best deals available under new rules....
04:00, 05/16/2019

India warns foreign e-commerce firms like Amazon, Flipkart over discounts: sources India has told foreign e-commerce firms such as Amazon and Walmart's Flipkart that they must ensure compliance with new foreign investment rules aimed at deterring them from providing steep online dis...
18:34, 06/25/2019

Russia's Deputy PM: draft bill capping foreign stake in IT firms "destructive" Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov on Monday called a draft law on limiting foreign ownership in major Russian information technology companies to 20% "destructive"....
20:17, 07/29/2019

Russia's Deputy PM: draft bill capping foreign stake in IT firms 'destructive' Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov on Monday called a draft law on limiting foreign ownership in major Russian information technology companies to 20% "destructive"....
01:17, 07/30/2019

VMware buys two software firms in separate deals totaling $5 bln VMware Inc said on Thursday that it would buy Pivotal Software Inc, a maker of software development and management tools, in a deal valued at $2.7 billion....
23:17, 08/22/2019

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having harmed Chinese firms' interests, state media ...
20:00, 05/31/2019

These awesome Prime Day deals just started—and they'll sell out soon From brands like KitchenAid and Anker, these are the best Amazon Prime Day Lightning deals that you can still get.       ...
00:51, 07/17/2019

India's RBI says foreign firms can process abroad, but must store data in India Foreign payment firms such as Mastercard and Visa can process transactions made in India outside of the country but the related data should be brought back for local storage within 24 hours, the Reser...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Your data, stolen twice: Pirated phishing kit contains hidden backdoor A commercial phishing platform that targets Apple users has proven popular enough for other criminals to pirate, though the pirated version transmits harvested data through a hidden back channel....
22:51, 05/21/2019

Turkish Lira Continues to Fall Despite Backdoor Tightening The Turkish lira continued to slide after the central bank temporarily tightened monetary policy in an attempt to make it harder for investors to bet against the currency....
23:51, 05/09/2019

Google confirms that advanced backdoor came preinstalled on Android devices (credit: Alexandre Dulaunoy / Flickr) Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers confir...
00:17, 06/07/2019

Advanced Linux backdoor found in the wild escaped AV detection Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) Researchers say they’ve discovered an advanced piece of Linux malware that has escaped detection by antivirus products and appears to be actively used in tar...
02:34, 05/31/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer data, newspaper De Volkskrant said on Thursday, cit...
11:51, 05/16/2019

Calls for backdoor access to WhatsApp as Five Eyes nations meet Countries focus on increasingly effective encryption of communicationsBritish, American and other intelligence agencies from English-speaking countries have concluded a two-day meeting in London amid ...
01:51, 07/31/2019

Huawei says alleged router 'backdoor' is standard network tool Vodafone found security failings in firm’s internet routers a decade agoVodafone discovered security failings in Huawei internet routers used by millions of people almost a decade ago.Europe’s biggest...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Grand theft consciousness: How quantum algorithms will backdoor human-level AI The Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, as the legend goes, was invented when two oblivious young people walking around eating boring snacks accidentally crashed into each other on a city street. Grab one whil...
01:34, 05/14/2019

Website for storing digital currencies hosted code with a sneaky backdoor (credit: NoHoDamon / Flickr) A website that bills itself as providing a safer way to store Bitcoin and other digital currencies has been using a coding sleight of hand to generate private keys that ...
16:34, 05/25/2019

Hackers abuse ASUS cloud service to install backdoor on users’ PCs Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) ASUS' update mechanism has once again been abused to install malware that backdoors PCs, researchers from Eset reported earlier this week. The researchers, w...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, calls it a ‘backdoor ban’ Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted an anti-abortion bill that was passed by the Georgia governor on Tuesday, calling it a “backdoor ban” on the procedure. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signe...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Apple to Comcast: if you want to sell iPhones, you have to sell iPads and eat the discount Comcast and Charter are learning the hard way what it means to be in the wireless carrier business. The nation's number one and number two cable television firms have what they called "wireless phone ...
11:00, 06/17/2019

White House backs off 'backdoor rebate' idea for lowering drug prices The White House has thrown out a plan to upend the drug pricing rebate model that President Trump's health chief once said could be the "most significant change" in how medicines are priced....
15:34, 07/11/2019

Huawei head says group can sign 'no backdoor' deal with any country: Italy paper Huawei Technologies, the Chinese technology and telecoms group under pressure from the United States, is ready to sign a "no backdoor" agreement with any country, its founder told an Italian newspaper...
10:17, 07/23/2019

North Koreans 'forced to pay bribes' to survive North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says. ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Bribes help criminals get away with murder in North Korea Murderers could be going unpunished in North Korea where bribes are greasing the wheels of informal commerce, according to a new report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights....
22:17, 05/28/2019

Olympic legends deny taking bribes for Rio de Janeiro bid Ukraine's Sergey Bubk and Russia's Alexander Popov have said allegations against them relating to Rio's successful 2016 bid are false. Popov said he did not even vote for the Brazilian city, which bea...
02:51, 07/06/2019

North Koreans paying bribes to survive: U.N. report North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is "endemic" and repression rife, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday in a report tha...
11:34, 05/28/2019

Nigeria says ex-president and his oil minister took bribes: court filing The Nigerian government has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan and his then oil minister of accepting bribes and breaking the country's laws to broker a $1.3 billion oil deal eight years ago, ...
21:17, 05/10/2019

North Koreans Survive By Paying Bribes: UN Report North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is "endemic" and repression rife, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday in a report......
15:00, 05/28/2019

Fear, bribes, gangs, coyotes: A Guatemalan’s trek to the US A Guatemalan man’s trek to the United States: A string of cramped safe houses, walking miles of treacherous terrain; riding in a minivan as soldiers gave chase; paying bribes to police, and huddling f...
23:51, 07/30/2019

AT&T employees took bribes to plant malware on the company's network DOJ charges Pakistani man with bribing AT&T employees more than $1 million to install malware on the company's network, unlock more than 2 million devices....
18:51, 08/06/2019

Former Chinese Interpol chief 'admits his crimes' of accepting $2m bribes Interpol's former president Meng Hongwei, who dramatically vanished into police custody after returning to China in 2018, has admitted to corruption charges in a court in Tianjin, Chinese state media ...
21:34, 06/20/2019

Protesters chant ‘stop taking bribes’ in Pennsylvania House HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Demonstrators chanted “stop taking bribes” and threw dollar bills from a balcony in Pennsylvania’s House chamber as part of a protest over state law that doesn...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Ga...
17:34, 07/05/2019

Carpenters union bigs took bribes in membership scheme: feds Top union brass for the Brooklyn and Manhattan chapters of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters were hauled into court Wednesday on charges that they ran a membership scheme in which they took $1,500 ...
23:34, 07/10/2019

Interpol’s ex-president confesses to taking bribes in Chinese court BEIJING — Former Interpol President Meng Hongwei confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes and expressed regret for his crime, a Chinese court said Thursday. The No. 1 Intermediate Court i...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Ex-Interpol boss has admitted taking £1.6m in bribes, China claims A former head of Interpol who disappeared after travelling from France to China has admitted taking $2m (£1.6m) in bribes, according to a Chinese court....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Jurors to resume lengthy deliberations in opioid bribes case Jurors will head back to court to continue deliberating in the case against a wealthy drug company founder accused of directing a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Parenting guru, 2 others plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal.        ...
02:51, 05/25/2019

Bear 'Bribes' Guard Dog With Bones. Hilarious Story Is Viral On Twitter One Canadian man has claimed that his pet dog is in cahoots with a bear - and the incredible story of interspecies cooperation has impressed thousands across the world....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients who did not need it....
10:51, 05/03/2019

Parenting guru, 2 others to plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal.        ...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Former Interpol President Meng Hongwei pleads guilty to taking $2M in bribes The former president of Interpol pleaded guilty Thursday to taking more than $2 million in bribes over 12 years while helping companies and individuals make illegal profits....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Coney Island affordable housing bosses got $870K in bribes: authorities Three Brooklyn women at the head of a Coney Island affordable housing development pocketed more than $870,000 in bribes to help fast-track prospective tenants into in-demand apartments, authorities al...
21:51, 05/21/2019

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not bribes.        ...
05:34, 06/04/2019

Out of over 1 million Prime Day deals, here are the 38 best deals that are actually worth buying before sales end tonight Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day is Amazon's big sitewide sales event, which is still going on tonight. The event officially ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Make sure ...
11:34, 07/17/2019

The best Amazon Prime Day 2019 deals: A few good deals remain This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commissions. that suppo...
20:34, 07/17/2019

The Kinja Deals Guide to the Best Back-to-School Deals [Updating] As summer comes to a close, all the little tax write-offs will soon be out of the house and back to school. We’ll be updating this post with the best deals around to make sure your kid’s education won...
01:51, 08/21/2019

Marines Byron Law, David Salazar-Quintero charged with taking bribes to transport migrants Two U.S. Marines in Southern California have been accused of accepting cash payments to transport undocumented immigrants along the U.S.-Mexico border....
15:00, 07/09/2019

Chinese court says former Interpol President Meng Hongwei has confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes BEIJING (AP) — Chinese court says former Interpol President Meng Hongwei has confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes....
09:34, 06/20/2019

See if Amazon Prime Day 'Deals' Are Actually Deals With These Browser Extensions Amazon Prime Day is here. If you’re not boycotting the site, and are instead planning a big shopping frenzy, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to find some kind of discount for lots of items on you...
22:17, 07/15/2019

JFK Airport Supervisor Admits Taking Bribes, Exchanged Plane Parking Spots For Limo Rides and Gifts (NEW YORK) — A former supervisor at Kennedy Airport admitted Friday that she took bribes to allow Qatar and other countries to park their planes overnight during the United Nations General Assem...
07:51, 06/22/2019

Would Medicare-for-all mean hospitals for none? John Delaney's claim is a good case study in how a snappy talking point can stray far from reality, especially when it comes to a complex policy issue such as health care....
13:17, 07/03/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying The Affordable Care Act was supposed to expand Medicaid nationwide, but the Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to opt out of Medicare expansion has had dramatic, deadly consequences. New data sh...
22:51, 07/30/2019

Are Hospitals Really More Dangerous in July? July 1 marks the beginning of a new academic year at teaching hospitals. That means it’s the date when newly minted doctors begin their first jobs, and some people (often including hospital staff) wil...
21:34, 07/02/2019

8 taken to hospitals after fumes on aircraft in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say eight people were taken to hospitals after a Spirit Airlines flight returned to a Las Vegas airport gate because of fumes or an odor in the cabin. The plane had not take...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable story this weekend on the desperate times at a rur...
18:34, 05/13/2019

Medicare for All would shutter rural hospitals Support for “Medicare for all” — the marketing rebrand of government-run, single-payer healthcare — has become a litmus test for Democratic candidates for president....
22:00, 06/21/2019

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the ot...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Greece's hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
15:00, 06/23/2019

With 1 Doctor Every 20,000 Patient, UP Government Hospitals Need Care At the elite, specialised government hospital in Firozabad town, western Uttar Pradesh, the biggest government health facility in the area, not a single ultrasound has been performed in the last 24......
16:17, 06/26/2019

In Greece, hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
09:34, 06/23/2019

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and outpatient care....
19:34, 05/09/2019

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though ...
10:17, 06/17/2019

Mixed reality will help us navigate labyrinthine hospitals In ten years I’m confident that we’ll all be surprised by the innovative application of VR and AR for wayfinding in healthcare and many other industries.Read More...
06:51, 08/02/2019

The US hospitals suing the poor over bills they can't afford Methodist University hospital in Tennessee is among facilities wielding courts as a hammer against struggling patientsIn July 2007, Carrie Barrett went to the emergency room at Methodist University ho...
17:51, 06/27/2019

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life and death. As a Tuesday report in the Washington P...
05:17, 06/18/2019

Hospitals offer free CPR training courses TUCSON – Carondelet hospitals are providing free CPR training courses for Southern Arizonans during National Emergency Medical Services Week. The first class was held at St. Joseph’s Hospital, o...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid to Promote Smoking Ban Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for people who want to quit smoking....
18:17, 07/10/2019

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All’ Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an industry backlash....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass-Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared....
13:17, 06/19/2019

TMC among first hospitals to offer advanced heart-valve technology Heart valves anatomy. Mitral valve, pulmonary valve, aortic valve and the tricuspid valve. / Getty Images TUCSON –Tucson Medical Center is among the first 10 hospitals in the nation to offer advanced ...
18:51, 06/20/2019

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
10:51, 08/02/2019

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and the financial penalties associated with them, accord...
01:51, 08/23/2019

Superbugs found lurking in London underground and hospitals Scientists have found multidrug-resistant "superbug" bacteria lurking on cash machines, escalators and handrails in London's underground rail system, shopping centers and hospitals and say they pose a...
22:17, 08/01/2019

Netherlands 'burka ban' introduced in schools, hospitals and on buses The Netherlands has introduced a so-called burka ban which prevents people from wearing face coverings in hospitals, schools and on public transport....
18:17, 08/01/2019

UP Is Running But Electricity In Hospitals Is Out: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday hit out at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over reports of patients being treated in some hospitals under mobile phone flashlights or......
08:51, 07/10/2019

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two training sessions this week: Tuesday, May 21st – St...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Migrants in Custody at Hospitals Are Treated Like Felons, Doctors Say Dozens of migrants a day are being taken to community hospitals, where doctors are challenging security procedures that they say are harming patients....
09:34, 06/10/2019

Don't forget about WannaCry: Hospitals are still at risk of cyber-attack Despite the chaos caused by the WannaCry attack, healthcare systems are still at risk from attacks that could endanger patient safety say researchers, who are calling for more investment....
21:34, 07/05/2019

Trump to order hospitals to be transparent about healthcare costs President Donald Trump will sign an executive order aimed at requiring hospitals to be more transparent about prices before charging patients for healthcare services, Secretary of Health and Human Se...
01:51, 06/25/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful painkillers and forced medical centers to deal with ...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
00:34, 07/04/2019

Mississippi fights lawsuit over reliance on mental hospitals JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The federal government is putting Mississippi’s mental health system on trial. Since June 4, a judge has been hearing arguments and testimony that Mississippi puts too many...
18:51, 06/26/2019

NYC hospitals, shelters struggling thanks to city’s extensive red tape As of the end of May, 480 properties owned by non-profits across the five boroughs — including shelters and hospitals — owed the city a total of $54.15 million and were on a lien list....
13:17, 07/03/2019

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds A study found private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion.        ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Even the Flies Inside Hospitals Carry Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Upwards of 90 percent of insects found in British hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, according to new research. Alarmingly, a significant portion of this bacteria is resistant to one or mor...
21:17, 06/24/2019

Scam robocalls are even fooling hospitals. Here’s how Congress can make that can stop Your heart races as your cellphone on the bedside table comes alive and wakes you in the middle of the night. Through blurry eyes, you see the number flash across your screen and recognize it instantl...
03:51, 08/07/2019

Three-quarters of food bought in UK hospitals is unhealthy, audit shows NHS staff, patients and visitors shun nutritious snacks in favour of crisps, sweets and cakesResearchers have called for radical restrictions on junk food in UK hospitals after an audit of NHS health ...
08:34, 05/22/2019

British hospitals may be poorly prepared for high casualty incidents (Reuters Health) - More than half of key hospital doctors in England who would likely be involved in responding to a major incident, such as a bombing or massive fire, are ill prepared for it, a new r...
05:34, 08/14/2019

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior doctors. Services at the state-run institutions......
08:51, 06/12/2019

Low-rated US hospitals are deadlier due to mistakes, botched surgery, infections About a quarter of hospitals got a B and 36% earned Cs. The five states with the highest percentages of “A” hospitals were Oregon, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts and Utah. There were no A...
14:51, 05/15/2019

Denied Ambulance, Pregnant Jharkhand Woman Taken To 3 Hospitals On Bike An unconscious and profusely bleeding pregnant woman on Wednesday was brought to a community health centre in Jharkhand's Latehar on a motorcycle as the hospital did not send an ambulance, her family....
19:17, 06/28/2019

Despite high costs, less than half of hospitals deliver above average care Only 40 percent of the hospitals in the United States have above average safety, quality, mortality and imaging rates and effectiveness of care, according to a new report....
08:34, 08/15/2019

Only 43% Doctors, 29% Nurses In Hospitals, Bihar Tells Supreme Court Hospitals in Bihar are woefully understaffed at every level -- from doctors and nurses to lab technicians and pharmacists, the state government admitted in the Supreme Court today. The government,......
00:51, 07/03/2019

Vape shops open in two UK hospitals to help smokers kick the habit West Midlands trust brings in £50 fines for lighting up as part of clampdown on smokingVape shops have opened in two NHS hospitals in the West Midlands as part of efforts to eradicate smoking.The outl...
10:17, 07/10/2019

CORRECTED-Trump to order hospitals to be transparent about healthcare costs President Donald Trump will sign an executive order aimed at requiring hospitals to be more transparent about prices before charging patients for healthcare services, Secretary of Health and Human Se...
17:17, 06/24/2019

U.N. to investigate accusations that Russia, Syria are deliberately targeting hospitals The frequency of attacks has given rise to suspicions that Russia is using coordinates supplied by the United Nations to hit civilian infrastructure....
16:17, 08/02/2019

Working toward zero maternal deaths: Hospitals and health systems are doing the work Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working with mothers and babies across the care continuum. From working as a nurse providing prenatal care in a clinic, and helping deliver babies in th...
14:51, 08/06/2019

Hospitals May Be Forced to Disclose Discount Rates Negotiated With Insurers Hospitals would have to disclose the discounted prices they negotiate with insurance companies under a Trump administration rule that could upend the $1 trillion hospital industry by revealing rates l...
00:17, 07/30/2019

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to make patients happy, a U.S. study suggests....
22:00, 06/10/2019

Top Court Seeks Details On Alleged Kerala Hospitals' Organ Racket The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked a doctor to bring on record specific instances showing that patients were prematurely declared brain dead by private hospitals in Kerala to harvest their organs as.....
00:51, 07/03/2019

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the las...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Syrian hospitals bombed by Assad, Russian troops after coordinates were shared with the UN Over the past two weeks, Syrian and Russian warplanes have hammered the last remaining rebel-held bastion in Syria’s north – killing dozens and prompting almost 200,000 people to flee. Not only is the...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Update: Border personnel taking 80 migrants to hospitals daily: DHS official Federal law enforcement assigned to the U.S.-Mexico border are transporting approximately 80 sick migrants in federal custody to hospitals for medical care each day, according to U.S. Customs and Bord...
23:17, 07/30/2019

A woman had a stroke next to one of Wisconsin's best hospitals. But her ambulance was turned away - and she died Tiffany Tate collapsed next to a hospital closed to ambulances. This little-known "ambulance diversion" policy has been shown to endanger patients.        ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

EESL Partners With Apollo Hospitals to Install Public Charging Stations Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power has announced its first partnership with the private sector. The world's largest public energy services.....
21:51, 08/18/2019

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in contact — a hospital's phone system goes down, potentia...
17:51, 06/18/2019

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals Thousands of schools have been closed, outdoor events cancelled and volunteers were visiting the elderly at home as France and other nations battle a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe...
21:51, 06/28/2019

Rattled by Cyberattacks, Hospitals Push Device Makers to Improve Security U.S. hospitals are pressing medical-device makers to improve cyber defenses of their internet-connected infusion pumps, biopsy imaging tables and other health-care products as reports of attacks rise....
18:00, 05/12/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union officials said....
13:34, 05/16/2019

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to guide their patients through common procedures....
21:51, 07/17/2019

Trump administration proposes requiring hospitals to publish the prices negotiated with insurers The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would require hospitals to publish the prices that are negotiated with insurers or risk being fined....
00:51, 07/30/2019

Hospitals are putting Native American patients at risk for opioid abuse, audit says U.S. government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, according to a federal audit.        ...
18:34, 07/22/2019

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at ...
06:34, 06/24/2019

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Doctors In West Bengal: Updates Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a.....
07:17, 06/17/2019

Senate surprise billing legislation would cut pay for hospitals and doctors, budget office finds Payment rates to doctors and hospitals could fall by as much as 20% on average nationally under a bill making its way through the Senate, according to a projection published Tuesday by the Congression...
04:34, 07/17/2019

Trump to Sign Order Requiring Hospitals to Disclose Test and Procedure Prices (WASHINGTON) — Administration officials say President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and proced...
17:34, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong Hospitals Accused of Leaking Protestors' Patient Data to Cops A lawmaker and doctor in Hong Kong claimed on Monday that he received tips that the statutory body that runs all the hospitals in the region was leaking the patient information of protestors. Several ...
05:17, 06/18/2019

Research: Nation's low-rated hospitals are deadlier due to mistakes, botched surgery, infections About a quarter of hospitals got a B and 36% earned Cs. The five states with the highest percentages of “A” hospitals were Oregon, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts and Utah. There were no A...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Hospitals now required to reveal secret prices lists online for every medical procedure, service Hospitals across the country rang in the New Year with a federal mandate to reveal their once-secret master price lists.        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Drug-resistant superbug 'highly adapted' to spread in hospitals, contaminate food, study finds A bacterium that can inflame the colon and cause “debilitating” diarrhea is evolving into two separate species, one of which could target — and could contaminate — hospital food, posing a risk to thos...
20:34, 08/14/2019

Sadiq Khan: London crime victims 'sew up their own knife wounds to avoid hospitals' The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan today said shooting victims are using tweezers at home to remove shrapnel because they fear reprisals from going to hospital....
12:51, 07/04/2019

Group That Includes TPG Is on Shortlist of Bidders for Group of Asian Hospitals A consortium that includes American private-equity firm TPG Capital is one of three shortlisted bidders for a $2 billion collection of Asian hospitals owned by Columbia Pacific Management....
08:51, 07/05/2019

Bills from out-of-network doctors rising at in-network hospitals A growing number of Americans treated at hospitals that are part of their insurance networks are getting billed for out-of-network care, a U.S. study suggests....
08:34, 08/13/2019

Gas and oil firms reclassified under non-renewables on LSE Trade group says change may have opposite intended effect towards low carbon futureOil and gas companies listed on the London Stock Exchange have been reclassified under a non-renewable energy categor...
14:00, 07/03/2019

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain....
15:34, 05/21/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold firms below $1,500 after slide Gold prices held steady on Tuesday after posting their biggest daily decline in a month in the previous session, plummeting below a key psychological level of $1,500 an ounce....
04:34, 08/20/2019

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms Following the recent executive order that banned US firms from doing business with Huawei, the US is now considering adding up to five Chinese firms specializing in video surveillance to a blacklist t...
20:00, 05/22/2019

How 100-year-old firms stay relevant Many legacy Fortune 500 firms are no longer market leaders because their focus remains on protecting their traditional business in this era of digital transformation...
23:51, 07/23/2019

Top CEOs Say Firms Have Duties Beyond Shareholder Value The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders....
06:00, 08/20/2019

One-third of EU firms hit hard by US-China trade war The ongoing trade tensions between the world's two largest economies and tit-for-tat tariffs have adversely affected the fortunes of many European companies in China, a new survey reveals. The outlook...
22:51, 05/20/2019

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall re...
14:51, 08/18/2019

Do You Care To Whom You Sell Your Car? Selling a car is a hard thing to do, unless that car is a piece of crap like my 1995 Honda Accord was. Especially if you’ve had some great memories with it, letting go can be tough. But sometimes you ...
21:17, 06/02/2019

The Municipal-Bond Market Is Now Controlled by Just a Few Firms A few behemoths are increasingly dominating the municipal market, helping to lower prices for investors but sparking worries about concentration and influence....
13:00, 07/24/2019

Some Firms Say to Hold Out for an Emerging-Market Rebound Shares of stocks from India to Russia to South Africa have slid, pulling the MSCI Emerging Markets Index down 5.5% for the month. Some investors though say a rally may be near....
20:17, 08/21/2019

U.S. says could sanction Turkish defense firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, ...
18:51, 06/17/2019

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to take greater action or risk ...
18:51, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
13:51, 07/10/2019

APAC firms must transform cybersecurity approach With the number of data breaches escalating and threat landscape fast evolving, Asia-Pacific enterprises will have to think outside the box and transform their cybersecurity strategy, especially since...
09:51, 07/19/2019

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy management strategies....
06:34, 06/15/2019

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, AG Barr says Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage | G...
00:34, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Huawei: US actions should worry other firms too BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Chinese tech giant Huawei’s top executive in the European Union is lashing...
14:34, 05/21/2019

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use of antibiotics in their products and will continue to monitor firms as its th...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Advisory firms say AIG shareholders should vote 'no' on executive pay American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurer's annual meeting next week, according to two advisory firms that hold sway ove...
08:34, 05/16/2019

Panasonic Joins Firms Stepping Away From Huawei After US Ban Japan's Panasonic said Thursday it would stop supplying some components to Huawei, joining a growing list of firms distancing themselves from the Chinese telecoms giant....
02:51, 05/24/2019

Oil firms as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut Oil prices were up on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna this week....
15:17, 07/01/2019

US to open antitrust review of big tech firms Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is looking into whether large tech companies have harme...
08:51, 07/24/2019

How tech firms pulled the plug on 8chan Companies hit a breaking point after the El Paso mass *shooting*, removing the 8chan message board as a client and ‘deplatforming’ *the site,* effectively shutting it down....
03:17, 08/09/2019

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chi...
10:34, 05/22/2019

Brexit drives firms to relocate to Germany More foreign firms are relocating their operations to Germany than ever before, according to new figures. There was a big increase in the number of British firms setting up, apparently because of Brex...
18:51, 05/13/2019

Consortium of Tech Firms Sets AI Benchmarks A consortium of tech companies, including Facebook and Google, has released a set of benchmarks for evaluating the performance of artificial-intelligence tools, aiming to help businesses navigate the ...
00:17, 06/26/2019

Sharks Circle Around America's Big Tech Firms History shows that society's appetite for knocking big, successful companies off their profitable pedestals has been a useful harbinger of social mood trends — and consequently, the stock market...
20:17, 06/20/2019

Security firms losing out on top tech talent Just as businesses fight to attract and retain top talent, so to do cybercriminals and new research from Symantec has revealed that almost half (48%) of cybersecurity leaders in France, Germany and th...
21:34, 06/25/2019

U.S. firms hire 275,000 workers in April, most nine months: ADP U.S. private employers added 275,000 jobs in April, well above economists' expectations and the most since last July, supporting the view of a solid domestic labor market, a report by a payrolls proce...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections for the European Union Parliament....
13:34, 05/23/2019

US firms could resume Huawei sales 'in weeks' American technology firms could be permitted to resume business with Huawei within the next “two to four weeks” as the US ban on sales to the Chinese mobile giant is relaxed.After years ...
13:00, 07/15/2019

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, marking a major benchmark in China's race to deploy and...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Verizon is trying to sell off Tumblr Just two years after taking control of Tumblr as part of its acquisition of Yahoo, Verizon is looking to offload the blogging platform. According to the Wall Street Journal, the telecommunications gia...
01:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold debt....
19:34, 06/06/2019

How to Sell Your Used Jewelry for Cash Jewelry is a pretty common gift, but like with other types of presents, it’s not necessarily something you want to hang onto forever. You also might need a little extra cash, and digging through your ...
08:17, 07/19/2019

Bentley Will, In Fact, Sell You a $700 Pen Bentley, the maker of luxury cars and $252,000 books about itself encrusted in 100 carats of diamonds, now has a new set of writing utensils (that aren’t keyboards), all reasonably listed for around $...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Will MLP Funds Sell MLPs? MLPs are losing favor as big energy infrastructure companies convert to corporations. Although an MLP fund selling most of its MLPs might seem implausible, it represents a growing risk for their holde...
16:17, 05/01/2019

How to Sell or Recycle Your Old Electronics I have several pairs of broken headphones, a non-functional PlayStation, and one cracked iPhone with trace amounts of blood on it. While rummaging through useless belongings in my apartment, I often w...
01:00, 05/03/2019

FDA looks to swap out 'sell by' dates for 'best if used by' The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it will work with food manufacturers to use the label "best if used by" to refer to food quality, rather than the phrase "sell by," which can c...
05:34, 05/24/2019

Verizon looking to sell Tumblr: WSJ Verizon Communications Inc is seeking a buyer for its blogging website Tumblr, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:34, 05/02/2019

Your Money: What to do if you need to sell stocks now When stocks are volatile, conventional wisdom says to stay the course. But what if you have tuition due or a pending home purchase and you just really need to cash out?...
00:51, 08/08/2019

Target Has Some Shipt to Sell You The shipping wars rage on across retail, where expedited shipping is rapidly becoming the norm. Target announced today that it, too, will be joining the fray, offering same-day delivery on around 65,0...
00:00, 06/14/2019

How to Get Your MacBook Ready to Sell I’m getting rid of my MacBook. It’s nothing personal; I have to swap out my G/O Media-owned device for another, slightly slower MacBook. It’s an annoying process, but it doesn’t take a lot of time. In...
00:17, 06/11/2019

What Does It Mean When Investors Say, 'Sell the Profit'? In Translation: The term refers to selling stocks in the anticipation that corporate earnings growth is about to slow. Some say it is especially relevant now....
05:00, 06/10/2019

How to Take the Best Photos to Sell Your Home It’s springtime and, finally, the temps are warming up, the flowers are blooming, the grass is getting green, and you might be thinking to yourself: “Now would be a good time to sell my house.”...
21:51, 05/14/2019

Sell Your Florida Property Now We all know, in a theoretical way, that climate change is going to turn the state of Florida into a narrow peninsula of watery broken dreams. But I bet you are not scared enough!...
18:51, 05/14/2019

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
05:51, 05/27/2019

VW investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector...
15:34, 07/12/2019

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don't go green The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressur...
12:17, 05/18/2019

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax increases and tariffs....
13:51, 07/12/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The Presid...
21:17, 05/16/2019

RPT-U.S. firms see little clarity on Huawei as U.S.-China talks resume A month after President Donald Trump said he would allow U.S. companies to resume selling to blacklisted Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei , his administration has done little to clarify what sa...
12:51, 07/30/2019

U.S. firms see little clarity on Huawei as U.S.-China talks resume A month after President Donald Trump said he would allow U.S. companies to resume selling to blacklisted Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, his administration has done little to clarify what sal...
11:17, 07/30/2019

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security con...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family businesses rejects the IMF's stance, and claims the opp...
14:17, 07/16/2019

Chinese EV start-up boss: new premium firms won't survive WM Motor EX5 Freeman Shen, who runs ambitious Chinese newcomer WM Motor, says his firm won't follow Tesla by aiming at premium market The boss of new Chinese EV firm WM Motor believes the challenge...
15:34, 05/14/2019

UK car firms have 'spent £330m on no-deal Brexit plans' UK car manufacturers have stepped up their warnings over a no-deal Brexit, saying they have spent £330m collectively to date on mitigation measures....
10:51, 07/31/2019

Saudi allows two firms to test computerized investment advice Saudi Arabia's capital market regulator on Tuesday approved two companies to test using robo-advisory services, or computer-generated advice for investors, as part of moves by the Arab world's biggest...
18:17, 07/30/2019

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties Leading electronics manufacturers in Japan and Taiwan are facing a crisis because of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to possibly place 25 percent tariffs on another $300 billion worth of "Chine...
22:34, 05/15/2019

As Higher Tariffs Loom, Big U.S. Firms Plan for the Worst Many big U.S. firms say they are prepared for the U.S. to impose higher tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports and have anticipated the trade friction in their forecasts....
16:51, 05/09/2019

Hollywood’s 2 Biggest Public Relations Firms to Merge PMK-BNC and Rogers & Cowan, whose clients include Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Katy Perry, join forces as competition from boutique firms intensifies....
16:51, 07/30/2019

We don't believe US on Huawei, but we're still working with other firms, says Russian mobile giant Russia's top mobile operator MTS defended its decision to allow China's Huawei to build out its 5G networks but will continue to work with other firms, the company's CEO told CNBC Frida...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Climate Changes as Firms Heed Investors on Social Issues The largest U.S. companies are beginning to pay heed to the demands of investors focused on environmental and social issues, a shift for shareholders long relegated to the sidelines....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Most big CO2 emitting firms not on track for climate goals - report Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals, a study funded by investors with $14 trillion und...
04:34, 07/10/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do better for themselves and for society by explicitly......
14:51, 05/01/2019

Firms look to attract and retain tomorrow's financial advisors As the nation's financial advisors start to age out of the workplace, the industry is facing the fact that the number of graduates from university and college financial planning programs won'...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Trump Administration Delays Ban on Huawei Working With U.S. Firms The Trump administration extended the length of a license that has enabled China’s Huawei Technologies to continue working with U.S. customers despite national-security concerns....
20:00, 08/19/2019

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing cou...
11:51, 06/12/2019

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech firms and carmakers on a collision course....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Sealed Air, Under Federal Investigation, Switches Audit Firms Sealed Air Corp. has dismissed audit firm Ernst & Young and hired PricewaterhouseCoopers, citing dissatisfaction over the audit-firm selection process and a possibility it could be forced by the gover...
23:34, 08/14/2019

Financial advisory firms offer 'returnship' programs Internships for professionals, many middle-aged, who've taken a break from the labor force are becoming more popular at financial advisory firms....
14:51, 06/24/2019

US To Propose H-1B Visa Application Fee Hike, Indian Firms May Be Hit The Trump administration is proposing a hike in the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an apprentice programme, which trains American youths in technology related......
10:00, 05/07/2019

New Jersey seeks applicants for new medical marijuana firms TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is seeking applicants to operate as many as 108 new medical marijuana businesses. The state Health Department announced Monday that the applications for the new license...
17:17, 06/03/2019

Industrial Firms Report Big Swings in Typical Worker's Pay Several S&P 500 companies in the industrials and materials sector posted big swings in what they said their median worker was paid in 2018 compared with 2017, according to a Wall Street Journal analys...
14:17, 05/02/2019

U.S. firms find way around Huawei ban, Trump administration is divided about what to do Yesterday we told you that U.S. based chip maker Micron Technologies did some research and discovered that it could legally ship some of its products to Huawei. The latter is banned from obtaining par...
12:51, 06/27/2019

Boeing's MAX Grounding Lifts Firms That Rent Out Airplanes The global grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners has upended air travel, but one little-noticed corner of the aviation industry is benefiting from the problems: companies that rent out planes and st...
20:34, 06/06/2019

Firms sued over water contaminated by chemicals in Delaware BLADES, Del. (AP) — Residents of a small Delaware town whose water supply is contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to infertility are suing several companies who manufa...
15:34, 06/05/2019

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban. New York Times sources report that Chinese offic...
21:34, 06/08/2019

German firms slam costly US sanctions against Russia German companies want Angela Merkel to mitigate damage caused by years of tough US sanctions against Russia. The president of an influential German business group said the US was prioritizing its own ...
03:34, 06/27/2019

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
12:34, 07/02/2019

Tech war with US is spurring Chinese firms to develop their own chips, says VC The U.S.-China trade war and the threat that Chinese firms could be cut off from using American technology is boosting China's push for its own semiconductor industry....
05:00, 07/02/2019

Trump suggests EU out of line in suing U.S. tech firms U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested the European Union was out of line in suing U.S. technology companies like Facebook and Alphabet Inc's Google, saying legal action against those firm...
20:00, 06/26/2019

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least £786m ($1bn) than any other company in Europe, accor...
08:00, 06/10/2019

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up their preparations for a looming interest-rate shift....
00:51, 06/04/2019

Dollar firms, stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations The dollar strengthened while U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday amid growing expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates to stimulate the economy and after China said it pla...
20:34, 08/16/2019

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This is according to credit rating agency S&P. Huawei's ...
11:17, 06/13/2019

U.S. oil firms challenge pipeline surcharge for steel tariff Two U.S. shale producers have challenged an energy pipeline operator's proposed surcharge for the Trump administration's 25% tariff on imported steel, raising the stakes for pipeline builders facing h...
09:51, 08/21/2019

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberately disrupt or phase out business areas that are un...
09:51, 06/19/2019

State AGs prepare antitrust investigation into tech firms The top law enforcement officers in several states are gearing up to launch an antitrust investigation of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms, according to multiple reports, adding to the scrutiny tech com...
03:17, 08/21/2019

U.S. House panel opens probe into e-cigarette firms The U.S. House Energy and Commerce said on Wednesday it is launching a probe into the four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers, seeking information on the firms' research into the public health impacts...
22:17, 08/21/2019

UK firms report weakest growth since April 2013: CBI British businesses reported their weakest growth in nearly six years during the past three months due to fears of a no-deal Brexit and rising global trade barriers....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Mnuchin Urges U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
01:51, 07/11/2019

Mnuchin Said to Advise U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
06:34, 07/11/2019

UK firms join to develop ‘world-leading’ EV powertrain GKN, Drive System Design and University of Nottingham collaborate on ACeDrive electric powertrain project A new British consortium aims to design and develop a global-use, world-leading fully electr...
11:17, 06/18/2019

Zayo agrees to $14.3 bln buyout offer from investment firms U.S. communications infrastructure provider Zayo Group Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it agreed to be sold to investment firms Digital Colony Partners LP and EQT in a deal valued at $14.3 billion....
15:34, 05/08/2019

The yuan is creeping toward 7 against the dollar, and that could be a problem for some Chinese firms The yuan has inched toward 7 to the U.S. dollar, as the trade war worsens — and that could mean real economic costs for China and its businesses, experts say....
08:34, 05/31/2019

U.S., China firms scramble as new tariffs hurt business Shanghai wine importer Alex Chen has spent the last 10 days moving all his American wines - from chardonnays to zinfandels - out of warehouses in the city's free trade zone before they are hit with an...
12:00, 05/31/2019

UK tells telecom firms to be cautious over Huawei after U.S. warnings British telecom companies should show "all due caution" before using China's Huawei equipment in their 5G networks because the government cannot ignore the warnings from the United States, its digital...
20:17, 06/13/2019

Amazon says French digital tax will hit consumers, small firms Amazon said on Friday it would pass on the cost of a new French digital tax to consumers and business partners, warning that the measure could make it harder for some small businesses in France to com...
09:51, 08/03/2019

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figures. Staggeringly, a quarter of those companies—whi...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the countr...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Alibaba will allow US small businesses to sell Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba the company said on Tuesday, an effort to tap into the business-to-business e-co...
16:51, 07/23/2019

Treasury to Sell $94 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $94 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 30-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Bitcoin sell-off accelerates, breaking below $11,000 A pullback in prices of bitcoin deepened on Thursday, falling over 16% to below $11,000 after jumping to 18-month high of nearly $14,000 earlier this week amid optimism about the widening usage of dig...
20:34, 06/27/2019

Sony won't sell off its mobile unit Sony has no plans to sell or shut down its smartphone business, believing the unit to be an important strategic asset in its efforts to sell other products such as televisions and gaming equipment.At ...
11:17, 05/23/2019

We sell our pizzas for $16.50. Here's how the costs break down. The day my boyfriend put giardiniera on a pizza changed my life forever. That boyfriend, now my husband, is a third-generation pizza maker, and his suburban Chicago family pizzeria has served tavern-s...
01:34, 06/18/2019

NASA Went to the Stock Exchange to Try to Sell the ISS The Trump administration is trying to turn the International Space Station into a business. It could learn from the first guy to try that: Ronald Reagan....
21:51, 06/07/2019

Trump Says "Not Fair" That US Can't Sell F-35s To Turkey US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is "not fair" to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 fighter jets after it bought a......
03:00, 07/17/2019

Gasoline futures are seeing a sell-off - Here's how to trade them Jeff Kilburg of KKM Financial and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional join CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss crude prices rising and if the rally could cool off on CNBC's "Futures Now."...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Treasury to Sell $159 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $159 billion in securities, comprising $84 billion in new debt and $75 billion in previously sold debt....
19:51, 05/02/2019

"Trade Wars": Time to Sell... or Buy? The "trade war" between the U.S. and China began near the July lows in Asian stock markets. Since then, most have rallied. Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski puts the action in a...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
18:34, 06/13/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
18:51, 05/16/2019

Erdogan says Turkey to turn elsewhere if U.S. will not sell F-35s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey would turn elsewhere for fighter jets if the United States will not sell it the F-35 jets, adding that a U.S. decision to cut Ankara from the program wou...
13:00, 07/26/2019

Overstock CEO says he had to sell shares to supplement his pay Overstock.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne lashed out on Friday at investors who questioned his recent sale of shares, saying he had to supplement his $100,000 a year salary and vowing ne...
20:51, 05/17/2019

Trump says 'not fair' that U.S. can't sell F-35s to Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday it is "not fair" to either Turkey or the United States that Washington cannot sell Ankara billions of dollars worth of F-35 fighter jets after it bought a R...
02:17, 07/17/2019

T-Mobile won't sell the Galaxy Fold Samsung has revealed the beleaguered Galaxy Fold will finally ship this September, but you won't be able to buy it through T-Mobile. The carrier has confirmed it won't sell the foldable smar...
21:17, 07/25/2019

Treasury to Sell $162 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $162 billion in securities, comprising $123 billion in new debt and $39 billion in previously sold debt....
00:17, 08/02/2019

Miley Cyrus would like to sell you a $20 condom Last week Miley Cyrus released the first of three new EPs: She Is Coming, which included six songs featuring collaborations with fellow luminaries like RuPaul, Ghostface Killah, and Swae Lee. For thos...
10:00, 06/04/2019

MG ZS EV: first 1000 examples sell out in two weeks Company matched UK government plug-in car grant for early examples, for a final cost of just £21,495 MG has revealed that the first 1000 UK examples of its ZS EV have sold out in its first two weeks...
21:51, 07/31/2019

How to sell your car: simple advice on selling a car in the UK Tips & advice 29 May, 2019 Whether you sell your car online, at a dealer, or somewhere in between, this guide will help you get the most cash...
12:17, 05/29/2019

Verizon was looking to sell Yahoo Finance Verizon earlier this year looked for buyers for Yahoo Finance, one of the most popular internet destinations for financial news and portfolio management tools, three people familiar with the matter to...
20:51, 07/11/2019

Walmart Will Sell You 288 Condoms For $40, Plus Two Fishbowls That You May or May Not Want Ever wonder where your college’s health clinic got those fishbowls full of condoms from? Turns out, probably Walmart. Get your two bowls of 144 assorted Durexes each for just $40 today. Even if you do...
21:51, 05/28/2019

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold debt....
23:51, 07/11/2019

Our Gameplay Data Should Be Harder To Sell Video game developers can collect our data, and for now, they can sell it to advertisers. But that may not be as easy in the future due to California’s new data privacy law. On this week’s Kotaku Spli...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Three announces it will sell OnePlus phones You've got a few different options when it comes to buying OnePlus phones in the UK, like Amazon or O2 – and now you've got one more, as Three has announced it's to start ranging...
16:17, 05/10/2019

Three things could cause a 'second wave' in the market sell-off The combination of mounting recession fears, bets on a more cautious Fed and a regular uptick in market volatility could spell more losses, writes Nomura....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory: Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday....
06:17, 05/25/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
16:17, 05/20/2019

E-Commerce Firms Face New Limitations on Direct Seller Products The Delhi High Court has restrained e-commerce majors like Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal from selling health and beauty products of direct sellers.....
16:51, 07/10/2019

China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered them to trim output to reduce the smog....
14:51, 06/17/2019

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory-Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday....
10:00, 05/25/2019

Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years....
16:34, 06/19/2019

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to coun...
17:17, 06/14/2019

CEOs of some U.S. firms to meet Chinese Premier Li this week - Bloomberg Top executives of at least five U.S. companies are scheduled to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
19:00, 06/19/2019

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 emis...
04:00, 07/10/2019

David and Goliath: Large firms working with tiny startups Big multinationals are increasingly bringing startups in-house or supporting them. Now software giant SAP plans to help out 200 startups founded by women and members of underrepresented minorities wor...
17:17, 07/23/2019

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
02:17, 07/13/2019

Turkey says defence firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defence companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme but the industry will emerge stronger as a result, the head of Turkey's D...
14:34, 07/18/2019

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms 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, Faceb...
20:51, 06/21/2019

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector...
14:34, 07/12/2019

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
00:17, 07/11/2019

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

PRECIOUS-Gold struggles for direction as dollar firms, equities dip Gold price were mostly unchanged on Friday after a steep fall in the previous session, with gains curbed by a firmer dollar and a pullback in global equities on U.S.-China trade tensions offering supp...
15:17, 05/17/2019

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump adminis...
08:34, 06/18/2019

Workplace parking levy could charge firms £750 a year per car space Businesses could be charged at least £750 a year for each of their employee workplace car spaces under plans being considered by town halls in London....
11:17, 07/23/2019

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, whi...
02:17, 07/12/2019

Weary firms gear up to hit the Brexit pause button – for a second time Manufacturers face a repeat of March’s deadline tensions and worst-case planningBritish manufacturers are preparing for a re-run of the tense build-up to a Brexit deadline as the country awaits a new ...
23:51, 07/20/2019

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump adminis...
00:34, 06/18/2019

Dockless bikes dumped: Firms told to help retrieve them from canals A charity says it is spending "time and effort" removing dockless bikes from canals around Britain - partly because some of the firms hiring them out do nothing to help....
18:51, 07/22/2019

Tech firms to check suppliers after mining revelations in Tanzania Apple says it is ‘deeply committed to responsible sourcing of materials’Electronics companies, including Canon, Apple and Nokia, are re-evaluating their supply chains following reports they may be usi...
19:34, 06/18/2019

The government or the people. Telecoms firms trapped in internet shutdowns Several African governments have ordered some form of internet restriction in recent years. The blackouts are a major risk, especially for telecoms, which can be considered complicit. And that could c...
11:34, 07/22/2019

PM seeks new powers to fine firms exploiting customer loyalty Plans have been announced to bolster the powers of UK regulators, as the government seeks to end so-called loyalty penalties costing households billions of pounds....
23:17, 06/18/2019

Child Sex-Abuse Claims Are a Growing Risk to Insurance Firms State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., have laws going into effect t...
14:34, 07/21/2019

"Crap You Think Of Is Unbelievable": Trump Hits Out At Social Media Firms President Donald Trump assailed Facebook, Google and Twitter on Thursday, accusing them of exhibiting "terrible bias" and silencing his supporters, at a White House "social media summit" that critics....
05:00, 07/12/2019

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
05:51, 05/27/2019

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accused more than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco...
21:00, 06/16/2019

UK firms likely to scrap planned investment on a no-deal Brexit: BoE's Broadbent British companies are likely to cancel projects that they have put on hold because of Brexit uncertainty if the country leaves the European Union without a deal to smooth the shock, Bank of England De...
20:51, 05/20/2019

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s problems....
14:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. sanctions put telecoms firms off Cuba, internet task force says U.S. sanctions on Cuba are deterring American firms from exploring its telecommunications sector even as Washington seeks to expand internet access on the Communist-run island, according to the final ...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Tech firms 'limit' engineer discussions with Huawei on 5G standards Several major technology firms, including Intel and Qualcomm, have reportedly told staff to cease informal discussions with Huawei over 5G standards in a bid to comply with a recent US government ruli...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Some Tech Firms Said to Cut Employee Access to Huawei, Muddying 5G Rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei, Reuters reports....
15:34, 06/10/2019

RBI To Regulate Housing Finance Firms, Review Assets: Report That could have major repercussions for about 80 HFCs, the largest of which include Indiabulls Housing Finance, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) and Dewan Housing Finance Corporation,......
15:51, 07/03/2019

World's biggest firms foresee $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, with much of the pain due in the next five years, according t...
13:17, 06/04/2019

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration had damaged businesses....
15:51, 06/04/2019

World's biggest firms foresee a $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published on Tuesday....
19:17, 06/04/2019

Mexican power company CFE says pipeline firms agree to renegotiate The head of Mexico's national power company CFE said on Tuesday that he has met with companies involved in a natural gas pipeline dispute that has escalated towards international arbitration and that ...
19:17, 07/02/2019

"Bombed Our Livelihoods": Sri Lanka Tourism Firms Struggle After Attacks Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels on the island on Easter Sunday, killing.....
13:51, 07/15/2019

Security firms demonstrate subdomain hijack exploit vs. EA/Origin Israeli security firms Check Point and CyberInt partnered up this week to find, exploit, and demonstrate a nasty security flaw that allows attackers to hijack player accounts in EA/Origin's online gam...
04:17, 06/27/2019

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
20:51, 07/01/2019

US Blacklisting of Huawei Prompts Global Firms to Follow Suit Huawei has vigorously denied the assertions of spying and the Trump administration allegation that the Chinese government exerts undue influence on Huawei....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Xi tells Trump he hopes U.S. treats Chinese firms fairly Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday that he hopes the United States can treat Chinese companies fairly, China's Xinhua state news agency reported....
11:00, 06/29/2019

"They bombed our livelihoods": Sri Lanka's tourism firms struggle after attacks Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels on the island on Easter Sunday, killing a...
14:17, 07/15/2019

Hundreds of gigabytes of emails from Fortune 100 firms exposed online Leaving sensitive information publicly accessible on the web is a recipe for disaster and according to new report from cybersecurity firm UpGuard, that is exactly what the data management company Attu...
04:00, 06/29/2019

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with American firms....
15:17, 05/23/2019

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new an...
08:00, 07/04/2019

A lack of innovation could be why investments in China's tech firms are plunging The value of venture capital investment in China fell 77% year-on-year in the second quarter. Investors say a lack of innovation is one major factor....
11:34, 07/15/2019

Shoppers to be able to view firms' policies on supply chain slavery Theresa May is to announce a series of measures to build on the Modern Slavery Act and help protect people against forced labour, sexual exploitation and trafficking....
17:00, 06/11/2019

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and...
15:00, 06/22/2019

China to blacklist ‘unreliable’ firms and individuals in response to technology ban    Chinese state media reported that the new “unreliable entities list” would punish organizations and individuals that harm the interests of Chinese companies, without detailing which companies would be...
23:34, 05/31/2019

Norway's sovereign fund will no longer own stakes in cannabis firms Norway's sovereign wealth fund will no longer own stakes in companies with direct exposure to the cannabis industry, a spokesman for the fund's manager, Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), said ...
19:34, 05/24/2019

'Edge of catastrophe': report warns firms and governments off Turkmenistan Citizens of gas-rich, isolated state subject to food shortages and human rights abusesInvestors and governments should stop cosying up to gas-rich Turkmenistan, according to a new report that describe...
21:17, 07/14/2019

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, saying the agency is killing innovation and driving co...
19:51, 06/01/2019

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in 2-4 weeks - official The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump's recent effort to ease res...
03:00, 07/15/2019

Medical cannabis firms press UK to loosen prescription rules Manufacturers say not allowing GPs to prescribe drug fails patients and forfeits gainsThe world’s largest medicinal cannabis company has urged the government to allow GPs to prescribe the drug, callin...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Hire firms may face £500 fines over dumped bikes in London Bike-share firms face being fined up to £500 a time in an effort to stop dockless cycles being left strewn around London under plans being considered by town halls....
13:34, 07/17/2019

'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from Chin...
13:00, 06/25/2019

Millions in US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This story is co-published with the Documented news website ...
23:34, 07/11/2019

Farage calls for private health firms to 'relieve burden on NHS' Brexit party leader defends ‘breaking point’ poster and remarks about global warmingNigel Farage has said private health companies should “relieve the burden” on the NHS, the UK ought to limit efforts...
16:17, 05/12/2019

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tariff barriers adopted in recent months, a new survey ...
10:34, 05/22/2019

Pennsylvania accuses financial firms of bond price-fixing HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s treasury department is accusing about a dozen large financial firms of inflating the price of bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over seven years. T...
15:00, 05/24/2019

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attack for would-be hackers, according to a report, desp...
23:34, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in two-four weeks - official The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign President Donald Trump's recent effort to ease res...
10:17, 07/15/2019

Indian firms supplying US tech to Huawei may face US sanctions -ET Indian companies supplying U.S.-made technology components to Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies may face penalties under U.S. regulations, the Economic Times reported https://economictimes.indi...
11:51, 07/04/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam FX fall, Brazil's real firms Most Latin American currencies dipped on Thursday as news flow from the White House dampened optimism around a China-U.S. trade deal, while Brazil's real reversed course to trade higher. Currencie...
23:34, 06/27/2019

Waymo firms up plans for autonomous car assembly plant in Detroit Waymo will lease an American Axle factory in Detroit, where it will integrate self-driving systems onto vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar and create its first full-fledged assembly plant f...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Health Firms Use Personal Data to Identify At-Risk Patients Health insurers and providers say analyzing nonmedical information can help them identify patients who are at risk of getting ill and enable preventive steps....
11:00, 04/30/2019

'The selling of an election': how private firms compromised midterms security Georgia’s voting machines and online registration were almost entirely managed by private companies, raising security concernsPrivate companies had near-complete control over Georgia’s elections for t...
16:17, 08/01/2019

Private firms issue 86% of councils' 250,000 fines for dropping litter Rise in number of local authorities using companies to police streets for littering The number of litter fines issued by councils has almost quadrupled in six years, with more than 250,000 handed out ...
09:34, 08/17/2019

Epigenetic testing firms claim to help you live a healthier lifestyle You can now sign up to have your epigenome – the markers which control your genome – sequenced, but critics say the health benefits are not yet clear...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Dollar firms, global stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday on expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates but the dollar pared gains against the euro after a report said the German government was pr...
01:34, 08/17/2019

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weapons Large defense manufacturers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are seeking to profit from a growing arms race in hypersonic weaponry....
05:17, 08/03/2019

US utility firms hit by state-sponsored spear-phishing attack Three US entities from the utility sector were targeted by a spear-phishing campaign which used a new malware that featured a remote access Trojan (RAT) module with the aim of giving attackers admin c...
09:51, 08/03/2019

35% Minimum Shareholding Rule For Listed Firms To Be Put On Hold: Report The government is also looking for ways to ease concerns of foreign portfolio investors that have pulled out of equity markets after a budget announcement of higher taxes for individuals and trusts......
14:17, 08/03/2019

Tripoli government suspends operations of 40 firms including Total Libya's internationally recognized government has suspended the operations of 40 foreign firms including French oil firm Total, a government official said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

China steel firms lagging on carbon compliance: study Chinese steel companies have fallen behind their international counterparts on energy efficiency and carbon compliance, putting them at risk of a surge in costs once regulations are tightened, a resea...
05:51, 07/31/2019

The Dream review – a podcast tale of how firms manipulate our brains A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive science on them...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
07:17, 04/29/2019

The secret trick used by firms helping cyberhacking victims: pay the ransom Four payments sent after SamSam ransomware targeted entities across the US were traced by ProPublica to Proven DataFrom 2015 to 2018, a strain of ransomware known as SamSam paralyzed computer networks...
11:17, 05/15/2019

Tenants ‘forced out their homes’ by global investment firms, say UN experts UN human rights experts have condemned the ‘egregious’ business practices of global private equity and investment firms which, they say, have transformed the global housing landscape by raising rents ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitr...
00:51, 08/21/2019

Devices for Diabetes Patients Spur Growth at Medical Firms Diabetes patients increasingly rely on wearable glucose monitors and insulin pumps to manage a disease affecting some 30 million Americans—which is setting off fierce competition among makers of the d...
11:51, 07/29/2019

States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms A group of state attorneys general is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people familiar with the situation, adding another layer ...
08:00, 08/20/2019

E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked on Wednesday about the firms' research and marketi...
05:51, 08/22/2019

Former Top Financial Regulators Warn Against Move to Ease Oversight of Firms Ben S. Bernanke, Timothy F. Geithner, Jacob J. Lew and Janet L. Yellen said the Trump administration’s push to relax some controls could harm the American financial system’s stability....
17:34, 05/13/2019

U.S. assures support to American tech firms in India in letter The United States ambassador to India has written to top American technology firms assuring them of support for a level playing field in India, a letter seen by Reuters showed, amid Washington's conce...
19:34, 08/19/2019

US lobbies mobile phone firms in anti-Huawei campaign UK telecoms operators targeted over Chinese company’s role in 5G networksUS lobbying against the use of Huawei in British 5G phone networks will step up when the embassy in London hosts an event on Tu...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Canada hints at penalties for internet firms that allow child exploitation Internet companies that do not actively combat the online exploitation of children should face financial consequences, Canada's public safety minister hinted on Tuesday after announcing an increase in...
22:17, 08/06/2019

REFILE-U.S. FTC chief says prepared to break up big tech firms - Bloomberg U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology platforms if necessary by undoing their past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said on Tuesday in an interview to Bloomberg, as the ag...
03:34, 08/14/2019

Amazon deforestation: EU firms linked to illegal logging in Brazil An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bolsonaro's Brazil....
00:51, 05/02/2019

SEC says may give firms more time to comply with Europe's research rules The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could extend a 30-month grace period granted to Wall Street firms to comply with European Union investment rules to unbundle research and other servic...
16:17, 08/07/2019

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said in an interview with Bloomberg published on Tuesday,...
01:34, 08/14/2019