Belief in markets as all but infallible has been exposed as a ‘magic theory,’ the pontiff argues in ‘Brothers All’ encyclical issued on feast day of St....
Is streaming going to look more like TV in India? Fifteen online platforms — including the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+ Hotstar — have signed a new self-regulation code dubbed the “Universal Self-Regulation Code for OCCPs (Online Curated Content Providers)” that involves setting up a grievance redressal mechanism.
Top U.S. infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci said on Thursday it is unlikely a COVID-19 vaccine will be ready by the end of October, but that it is not impossible.
China has approved a wealth management joint venture between U.S. asset manager BlackRock Inc , Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd and China Construction Bank Corp (CCB) , as China gradually opens up its financial sector to international firms.
As California becomes one of the first states to take on Big Tech in the ongoing battle over the employment status of Uber and Lyft drivers, the lawless,...
Russian competition watchdog FAS said that Apple has abused its dominant position in the mobile apps market through its App Store and will issue an order demanding that the company resolve regulations breaches.
Two cities in China have found traces of the new coronavirus in cargoes of imported frozen food, local authorities said on Thursday, although the World Health Organization downplayed the risk of the virus entering the food chain.
Government’s plan to regulate "non-personal" data has jolted US tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google, and a group representing them is preparing to push back against the proposals, according to sources and a letter seen by Reuters.
Microsoft has long pined for more of the under-25 group, and TikTok may fulfill that aspiration most clearly.
Turkey passed a law regulating social media content. It requires foreign social media sites to appoint Turkish-based representatives to address authorities' concerns over content and includes deadlines for removal of material they take exception to.
India's government has petitioned a state court to stop any of the Chinese companies whose 59 apps it recently banned from obtaining an injunction to block the order, according to two sources and the legal filing.
Germany is determined to expand its attempts to regulate online hate speech even as Facebook promises to do more to clean up its site after a global advertiser boycott, with politicians saying the issue is too important to leave to self-regulation.
Companies that received government-backed loans during the pandemic are beginning to turn to a process some say is as complex as getting the money: figuring out whether they have to pay it back.
US President Donald Trump's effort to regulate social media companies' content decisions may face an uphill battle from regulators who have previously said they cannot oversee the conduct of internet firms.
Amazon.com Inc said it was removing certain images after messages using extremely strong racist abuse appeared on some listings on its UK website when users searched for Apple's AirPods and other similar products.
Real-estate companies are cashing in on the government’s emergency-spending program, despite rules meant to bar landlords and other property owners from the funds.
The Nasdaq exchange's listing qualifications staff said Tuesday that Luckin Coffee shares should be delisted, according to a regulatory filing.Â ...
The British pharmaceutical giant has agreed to manufacture and distribute an experimental vaccine from the University of Oxford—one of the most advanced candidates—in a partnership aimed at accelerating the widespread availability of the shot if it proves effective.
The European Commission said on Tuesday there was no evidence that a drug touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a potential miracle cure against COVID-19 was effective against the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
The highly contagious novel coronavirus that has exploded into a global pandemic can remain viable and infectious in droplets in the air for hours and on surfaces up to days, according to a new study that should offer guidance to help people avoid contracting the respiratory illness called COVID-19.
China reported on Tuesday another rise in confirmed coronavirus cases as infections from abroad made it increasingly hard for authorities to reduce the overall number of new infections to zero.
France's competition watchdog is set to fine iPhone maker Apple Inc next Monday over anti-competitive behaviour in its distribution and sales network, two sources close to the matter said on Thursday.
China's exports contracted sharply in the first two months of the year, and imports slowed, as the health crisis triggered by the coronavirus outbreak caused massive disruptions to business operations, global supply chains and economic activity.
The United States on Monday said it was slashing the number of Chinese nationals permitted to work at the U.S. offices of major Chinese state-owned media outlets to retaliate against Beijing's "long-standing intimidation and harassment of journalists."
The new coronavirus appears to now be spreading much more rapidly outside China than within, and airports in hard-hit countries were ramping up screening of travelers.