U.S. accuses Huawei of stealing trade secrets, assisting Iran

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Thursday accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and helping Iran track protesters in its latest indictment against the Chinese company, escalating the... Read more »

Where U.S. presidential candidates stand on breaking up Big Tech

(Reuters) – In the run-up to the U.S. 2020 presidential election, many Democratic White House contenders have argued in favor of either breaking up or tightening regulation of companies... Read more »

Facebook sued in U.S. federal court for alleged anticompetitive conduct

FILE PHOTO: Facebook logos are seen on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Illustration SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Four companies sued Facebook Inc... Read more »

Varta warns of patent infringements by Chinese firms, shares plunge

FILE PHOTO: Varta battery cells are displayed in this picture illustration taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/Illustration FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German battery maker Varta (VAR1.DE) said on Wednesday that... Read more »

U.S. universities group agrees to drop anti-competition rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The National Association for College Admission Counseling, a trade association of admissions counselors, has agreed to drop rules against colleges trying to poach each other’s students... Read more »

U.S. Democratic panel flags misinformation concerns to Facebook

The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Illustration (Reuters) – Facebook’s policy on paid political advertisements has flaws... Read more »

Qantas, Virgin Australia get slots at Tokyo’s Haneda airport

(Reuters) – Qantas Airways (QAN.AX) and Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd (VAH.AX) were awarded one slot each to operate flights at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, according to a draft decision by... Read more »

State attorney general group probing Facebook could expand to 40: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An estimated 40 U.S. state attorneys general will participate in a probe of Facebook Inc, a source said on Monday, suggesting many more states want allegations... Read more »

Banks win dismissal of U.S. lawsuit alleging rigged Mexico bond sales

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit against several large banks for allegedly rigging the market for Mexican government bonds, according to a... Read more »

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order ‘defies reality and common sense’

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union’s order to Apple (AAPL.O) to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes “defies reality and common sense”, the U.S. firm said... Read more »