Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet to testify at U.S. House hearing

Jul 14 2018

U.S. House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to take testimony from Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc’s YouTube unit and Twitter Inc on whether social media companies are filtering content for political reasons, the committee chairman said.

Trade policy uncertainty could bolster US defensive stock sectors

Jul 13 2018

As the United States ramps up import tariffs and long-date U.S Treasury debt yields remain low, stocks in so-called defensive sectors may have room to run higher in price, even though expectations for the currently quarterly earnings seasons are high.

Silicon Valley employees flex newfound political muscles

Jul 13 2018

Employees at several of the world’s biggest technology companies have been exercising newfound political power where they work, pushing their bosses on business ethics with help from established and fledgling nonprofit groups.

Stock futures drop after US threatens more China tariffs

Jul 11 2018

U.S. stock index futures dropped sharply on Wednesday after the United States threatened tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, dampening hopes of a compromise on trade.

Uber, Alphabet invest in bike sharing service Lime

Jul 10 2018

Bike sharing service Lime said it raised $335 million from a group of investors including ride-sharing firm Uber Technologies Inc and Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O).

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

Jul 10 2018

House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple and Alphabet asking questions about location data and mobile phone privacy practices and the handling of customer data.

Chile's Pinera to meet CEOs of Amazon, Alphabet next week

Jul 04 2018

Pinera said that he plans to meet with chief executives of Amazon and Alphabet to enlist their support for helping the South American nation make technological progress.

Chile's Pinera to meet CEOs of Amazon, Alphabet next week

Jul 04 2018

Pinera said he plans to talk with several tech leaders at the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Idaho next week as part of his July 6-11 international tour.

Google delay on ads standard for EU privacy law creates compliance mess

Jul 03 2018

Google’s delayed entry into a consortium of advertising technology companies has spoiled the members’ push to comply with a new European privacy law, sources said.

Total market cap of top 100 global companies reaches USD 20 trillion: Report

Jun 28 2018

The total market capitalisation of the top 100 global companies has increased by 15 per cent since last year to USD 20 trillion, as the US retained the leading position with 54 companies in the list, says a survey.

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