China is increasing pressure on technology with draft online advertising rules

China is increasing pressure on technology with draft online advertising rules

SHANGHAI, NOVEMBER 26 (Reuters) – China’s market regulator on Friday proposed new rules that would increase the monitoring of online advertising, including stipulating that ads must not affect normal Internet use or mislead users. Authorities in China have tightened regulation across a number of industries this year with an emphasis on technology. Search giant Baidu … Read more

Chinese e-commerce platform Pinduoduo is falling after revenue loss

The Pinduoduo logo can be seen in this illustration photo taken on July 17, 2018. REUTERS / Thomas White / Illustration Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Reuters) – US-listed shares of Pinduoduo Inc (PDD.O) fell as much as 18% in early trading on Friday after the … Read more

From cruise operators to airlines: ‘Reopening’ stocks fall due to various fears

November 26 (Reuters) – Companies benefiting from this year’s economic reopening, including AMC Entertainment, United Airlines and Carnival Corp, were hit on Friday by fears that a possibly vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant could ruin their recovery . The variant, discovered in South Africa, prompted more countries to tighten border controls and investors across the globe to … Read more

A former Apple employee inspires the state of Washington to take action to curb NDAs

The Apple Inc logo will be displayed outside the company’s 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, USA on June 13, 2016. REUTERS / Stephen Lam Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 24 (Reuters) – A former Apple Inc (AAPL.O) employee who had filed a whistleblower … Read more

Pinduoduo’s strategy sows further seeds of doubt

People are seen at their desks at the headquarters of the Chinese online group discount store Pinduoduo in Shanghai, China July 25, 2018. Photo taken July 25, 2018. REUTERS / Stringer Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up HONG KONG, Nov 25 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Pinduoduo (PDD.O) stormed onto the stage … Read more

Apple is suing the NSO Group, saying U.S. citizens were targets

Nov 23 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said on Tuesday that it has filed a lawsuit against Israeli cyber company NSO Group and its parent company OSY Technologies for allegedly monitoring and targeting US Apple users with their Pegasus spyware. The iPhone maker said it is also seeking to ban the NSO Group from using … Read more

Spotify launches ‘Netflix Hub’ on its app to attract fans

The Spotify logo will be displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, USA, on May 3, 2018. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid / File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up Nov 23 (Reuters) – Music streaming platform Spotify Technology (SPOT.N) … Read more

‘Black Friday’ pulls through November amid tight US stocks

CHICAGO, Nov. 23 (Reuters) – Facing scarce stocks at the end of the year and labor shortages make retailers “Black Friday” a month-long event. Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, said Monday it had already launched “Black Friday” discounts, such as $ 30 off AirPods and KidKraft dollhouses. Walmart, whose stores will be closed on Thanksgiving … Read more

S&P 500 breaks record while banks rally for Powell nomination

The economy is rising on expectations of interest rate hikes Nasdaq is falling as high government interest rates yield pressured technology stocks Apple at record highs, JPM sees iPhone supply improve Index: Dow +0.61%, S&P 500 +0.41%, Nasdaq -0.48% Nov 22 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 hit a record high on Monday after President Joe … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Uber is entering a booming cannabis market with orders in Ontario

A display shows the company logo of Uber Technologies Inc on the day of its listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, USA, on May 10, 2019. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid / File Photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up November 22 (Reuters) – Uber Technologies … Read more