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French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe

France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washington and the European Union....

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe

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FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in pre...
01:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. FTC approves UnitedHealth's proposed purchase of DaVita unit UnitedHealth Group Inc won antitrust approval to buy DaVita Inc's primary and urgent care unit for $4.3 billion, the Federal Trade Commission said on...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose 2.6% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving the...
20:16, 06/28/2019

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon ...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Canada approves contentious expansion of crude oil pipeline Canada has once again approved a contentious pipeline expansion that would allow the nation to diversify oil markets. The new pipeline has drawn crit...
07:32, 06/19/2019

US Approves Nearly $6 Billion In Weapons Sales To Gulf Allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate package...
09:16, 05/04/2019

Goa Government Approves Law Amendment To Allow Women In Night Shifts Women activists Saturday welcomed the Goa government's decision to approve an amendment to the Factories Act which will allow deployment of women in ...
06:16, 06/30/2019

Nicaraguan Congress approves Ortega-backed amnesty law Nicaragua's Congress approved a sweeping amnesty law during a Saturday session that will offer protection to police and others who took part in a vio...
07:16, 06/09/2019

Egypt Approves New Muscle for el-Sisi, Its Strongman Leader Voters approve constitutional amendments giving President el-Sisi new powers, reversing gains of the Arab Spring and allowing him to rule until 2030....
23:48, 04/28/2019

SEC Approves CBOE Holdings' Proposal To Trade SPXpm CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appro...
09:16, 05/02/2019

Ecuador high court approves marriage for 2 gay couples QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court on constitutional norms has granted two gay couples the right to marry in a landmark case seeking...
00:32, 06/13/2019

Judge approves agreement between Elon Musk and SEC over the CEO's Twitter use A federal judge on Tuesday approved a deal struck between Tesla Inc chief executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Mu...
05:00, 05/01/2019

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after come...
20:00, 07/12/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Dona...
21:48, 05/10/2019

NYC rent board approves increases for stabilized apartments New Yorkers in the city’s one million rent-stabilized apartments can expect rent hikes on their monthly payments — as the Rent Guideline Board ...
07:32, 06/26/2019

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive se...
05:32, 06/22/2019

SEC approves a stock exchange built for tech startups For tech companies, going public is often fraught with pressure -- they're suddenly expected to deliver positive news every quarter, and they mi...
22:16, 05/12/2019

FDA Approves a Cigarette Alternative That Heats Tobacco Without Burning It (WASHINGTON) — U.S. health officials will allow Philip Morris International to sell a cigarette alternative that heats tobacco without burning ...
01:32, 05/01/2019

Haryana Government Approves Stricter Provisions Under Cow Slaughter Act The Haryana government gave nod to stricter provisions under the 2015 cow slaughter act, entailing police to seize the vehicle involved in the transp...
00:32, 06/26/2019

Pope approves visits to contested Bosnian shrine Pope Francis has approved pilgrimages to Medjugorje, a village in Bosnia that is steeped in controversy over whether the Madonna appears to local peo...
14:32, 05/12/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the l...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ong...
08:48, 06/25/2019

Iraqi official: Parliament approves 3 key Cabinet ministers BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s deputy parliament speaker says the legislature has approved three Cabinet ministers whose posts have been vacant since th...
13:48, 06/24/2019

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mo...
06:16, 06/19/2019

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing t...
18:16, 07/04/2019

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected...
15:16, 05/22/2019

Nearly every country in the world approves pact to reduce plastic pollution, except the U.S. GENEVA — Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the Unit...
05:32, 05/12/2019

Georgia athletic board approves naming field for Dooley ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia athletic association’s board of directors has unanimously endorsed naming the field at Sanford Stadium in honor ...
00:48, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-...
07:48, 06/18/2019

Federal Court approves NetComm acquisition vote in June The NetComm acquisition vote by shareholders will take place next month after receiving the green light from the Federal Court, and following an inde...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorne...
00:16, 06/25/2019

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Se...
23:16, 06/12/2019

Judge approves $24 million settlement over Rams' PSLs A federal judge has approved a settlement calling for the NFL's Rams to pay up to $24 million to personal seat license holders in St. Louis. U.S...
23:32, 06/24/2019

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluste...
01:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
00:00, 07/09/2019

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ign...
00:16, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Approves Over $9 Million For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims...
00:48, 07/06/2019

U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles ...
00:48, 05/04/2019

Brazil regulator approves sale of Petrobras oilfields to PetroReconcavo Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade has approved the purchase by independent oil firm PetroReconcavo of 34 oilfields owned by Petroleo Brasileiro SA ,...
15:48, 05/31/2019

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self...
00:16, 07/09/2019

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Jus...
00:48, 06/19/2019

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's cholesterol drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of ...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members alread...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Pakistan Cabinet Approves Flat Tax On Cigarettes, Soft Drinks Pakistan's cabinet has approved a flat tax on all cigarette packets and soft drinks to try to plug a gaping budget deficit and discourage tobacco con...
21:00, 06/10/2019

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation suppo...
00:00, 05/23/2019

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy cong...
07:32, 06/12/2019

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL’s Board of Governors meeting. N...
23:16, 06/19/2019

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an ent...
03:00, 05/23/2019

San Francisco approves historic ban of e-cigarette sales, a first for a major US city San Francisco officials approved a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes Tuesday, making it the first major U.S. city to pass such a restriction. ...
08:16, 06/26/2019

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger on...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Phoenix suburb approves tax breaks for Google data center PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix suburb has agreed to give Google a property tax break of $16 million over 25 years for it to bring a data center to the city...
01:32, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 2-FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, markin...
21:16, 06/26/2019

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent C...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
20:16, 07/04/2019

IOC approves exclusion of boxing body from Tokyo 2020 Games The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday officially took over the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics an...
16:32, 06/26/2019

REFILE-FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, the companies said ...
20:32, 06/26/2019

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombing...
10:48, 05/23/2019

KHSAA Approves Spectator Conduct Policy To Protect Referees (LEX 18)– The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has a new message for disruptive fans — if you get kicked out, you may not get to...
13:32, 05/09/2019

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in premenopausal women The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in pre...
00:48, 06/22/2019

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and th...
02:16, 05/28/2019

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims' compensation A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, ...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Digital Cold War Here’s one vision of the future: In half the world, driverless cars built by Baidu and connected by Huawei’s 5G wireless service carry residents who ...
17:32, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
02:00, 07/09/2019

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance dr...
18:16, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
04:32, 07/09/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, markin...
20:32, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
11:16, 07/09/2019

Blake Shelton Gets a Special Kiss on His Birthday and Gwen Stefani Approves It appears Blake Shelton's birthday has been nothing but a piece of cake! On Tuesday, The Voice judge and "God's Country" singer celebrated his 43rd...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Nar...
18:16, 07/03/2019

Judge Approves Deal Spelling Out Oversight of Elon Musk's Tweets A federal judge approved a new deal clarifying how Tesla must oversee Elon Musk’s use of Twitter, an outcome that erases the risk its chief executive...
04:16, 05/01/2019

Missouri House approves 8-week abortion ban, sending it to governor’s desk The Missouri House on Friday approved a restrictive abortion bill that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy -- one of a slew of suc...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing ho...
02:32, 06/19/2019

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his exp...
02:48, 06/04/2019

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the pot...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Ukraine high court approves president’s early election order MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s constitutional court has ruled in favor of the president’s order to dissolve the parliament and call snap electio...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Noah Cyrus Strips Down for NSFW Photo and Paris Hilton Approves Is naughty Noah Cyrus following in Miley Cyrus' footsteps? The pop star's 19-year-old sister and fellow singer posted on her Instagram page on Frida...
22:32, 06/01/2019

Illinois approves legal weed, expunging criminal records for pot crimes Illinois is the first state to legalize marijuana sales via the Legislature. It joins 10 other states in allowing recreational pot use.   ...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Florida approves bill allowing teachers to carry guns in classrooms Governor Ron DeSantis expected to sign controversial bill into law despite widespread opposition from campaigners and teachersA hugely unpopular meas...
02:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Over Trump’s Opposition, House Approves Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Aid The House again passed a massive bill to help the victims of floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, but President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico relief...
19:16, 05/10/2019

FTC Approves $5 Billion Settlement Against Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Debacle: Reports The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levy...
23:00, 07/12/2019

FDA approves Novartis' $2 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality,...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by...
03:32, 06/17/2019

FCA completes Magneti Marelli sale, approves 2 bln euro extra dividend Fiat Chrysler Automobiles approved on Thursday paying 2 billion euros out to shareholders as an extraordinary dividend after completing the sale of i...
15:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible sale of Apache helicopters to Qatar: Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $3 billion sale of Apache attack helicopters to Qatar, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said...
05:16, 05/10/2019

Canada approves pipeline extension for second time, as Trudeau looks for more reliable purchaser for oil than US Canada has reapproved a pipeline expansion that would triple the flow of oil within the country, this as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned against...
15:48, 06/19/2019

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations ta...
22:48, 07/11/2019

UConn officially approves move from American Athletic Conference to Big East The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees officially approved the university's move from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East Confe...
22:16, 06/26/2019

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning a...
17:32, 05/22/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $314 million sale of missiles to South Korea The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defense missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions...
11:00, 05/18/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & J...
22:48, 06/24/2019

Sri Lanka dawdles in digital Its local banks have invested heavily in technology, but many customers still prefer the old-fashioned ways: paper ledgers and physical tellers. And ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new boo...
18:00, 06/23/2019

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw a...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Wi-Fi 6 and 5G crucial for digital transformation The fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) and the sixth generation of Wi-Fi networking technology (Wi-Fi 6) will complement each other and wil...
12:48, 06/23/2019

A digital 'dress' sold for $9,500 Ever bought clothes primarily to impress your online friends? Now you might just get the chance to buy clothes that exist solely online. Dutch startu...
05:48, 05/28/2019

Birth control goes digital (KPRC) Family planning and birth control are going digital. A study from Georgetown University shows one popular family planning app – DOT R...
21:16, 05/16/2019

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relie...
15:32, 07/12/2019

Jay Cutler Checks Out a Location for His Future Butcher Shop--and Kristin Cavallari Approves! Did Jay Cutler just find his butcher shop? Maybe! Kristin Cavallari's husband takes a big step toward making his store owner dreams a reality in thi...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Brazil power company Light approves 2 billion-real share offering Brazilian power company Light SA has approved a primary and secondary share offering valued at over 2 billion reais ($521 million), it said in a secu...
16:00, 07/02/2019

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.  &#...
20:48, 07/12/2019

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, 'lead us not into temptation,' Catholics will now say 'do not let us fall into temptation' during the Lord&apo...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
13:32, 06/21/2019

Board approves Central Park West bike lane that would kill 400 spaces A controversial proposed bike lane for Central Park West cleared its final hurdle Tuesday night — paving the way for the cycling path to replace 400 ...
07:48, 07/03/2019

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access...
06:48, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing ho...
01:16, 06/19/2019

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an invest...
23:16, 06/12/2019

U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic ca...
20:00, 05/24/2019

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan in a move that will likely anger China Getty Images The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an es...
08:32, 07/09/2019

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citin...
00:00, 05/25/2019

# MEMBERSHIP APPROVES CBOE'S DEMUTUALIZATION; Restructuring Transaction Approved by Vote of 96.2% of Memberships Voted CHICAGO, IL, May 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Exchange's membership has overwhelmingly approved CBOE...
11:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access...
02:00, 06/14/2019

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

CDK divesting its digital marketing business CDK's advertising segment took a hit this year when it lost its status as exclusive preferred website provider and manager for Chevrolet, Buick and G...
19:16, 06/28/2019

Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App With Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more of...
03:48, 06/30/2019

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adapt...
03:16, 06/13/2019

One month later, $249 All-Digital Xbox One S still seems unsustainable Psht, who needs 'em? (credit: Squirmelia) It has been about a month since Microsoft announced its disc-drive-free, "All Digital" Xbox One S. At the...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Digital license plates now in 3 states, with more on the way New digital license plate technology started in the San Francisco Bay Area with tech-savvy vehicle owners who wanted the convenience of over-the-air ...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Disc-less Xbox One S: everything you need to know about the all digital console As digital downloads and online streaming has changed how we consume film, TV, entertainment and games, it's no huge surprise that Microsoft has...
20:48, 05/13/2019

Is a Digital Scale More Accurate Than Analog? We’ve all stepped on an old, analog scale and insisted the number was wrong—it must be the scale! But is buying an expensive, new digital scale with...
04:16, 06/11/2019

A.T. Kearney: Get used to competing in the ‘digital disorder’ era A.T. Kearney said companies should prepare for an age of "digital disorder," characterized by a complex patchwork of policies and regulations.Read Mo...
17:48, 06/25/2019

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate...
16:48, 06/08/2019

Cortana could soon be the best digital assistant – with a little help from friends Opening up access to Cortana to third-party hardware, and Windows 10 to competing services like Amazon’s Alexa, seemed like the death knell fo...
07:32, 05/07/2019

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying...
13:48, 07/14/2019

Digital journey should be naturally pushed by CEO, CFO and CIO Digital transformation has to flow in every part of the organization and should be naturally pushed by the CEO, CFO and CIO, an industry expert said....
15:00, 07/14/2019

Make Sure Your Mom Never Forgets What You Look Like With This $104 Digital Frame Mother’s Day is on Sunday, which means there isn’t a ton of time left to shop. If you’ve been stumped on what to get your mom, picture frames are alw...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Digital manufacturing: Agile, efficient Future-minded auto manufacturers know the potential of digital transformation, which is estimated to create $100 trillion in value across all industr...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Xbox One does away with discs in new $249 All-Digital Edition Discs! What are they good for? Well, they’re nice if you don’t want to be tied to an online-only ecosystem. But if you don’t mind t...
01:48, 04/29/2019

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech Opinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digita...
19:16, 05/28/2019

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Facebook's Future As a Digital Graveyard It’s not a wild notion for Facebook adoption to dramatically slow down over time. And while a certain board member may be hellbent on cheating death,...
02:48, 04/30/2019

I don’t! Why a digital wedding startup will never work To grasp how the modern technology economy is changing us psychologically, just look at those cases where it’s failedHave you heard about the hot new...
17:32, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 4-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the ...
06:48, 06/07/2019

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in str...
23:32, 06/25/2019

Roche: FDA approves drug combo Venclexta plus Gazyva for previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia Roche said on Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved a treatment using its drugs Venclexta plus Gazyva for people with prev...
08:16, 05/16/2019

NBA approves coach's challenge; Adam Silver discusses improving free agency process The NBA has approved a coach's challenge for the 2019-20 season. Adam Silver also said league will spend time figuring out better free agency sy...
04:32, 07/10/2019

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as actin...
06:32, 06/18/2019

Sunday Comics: Digital Toilet Paper Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
19:32, 06/02/2019

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at h...
19:32, 06/13/2019

The power of context in our digital world and how AI can interpret it With more customer data than anyone else, mobile carriers are in prime position to provide context on customers: who they are and what they may care ...
14:48, 07/16/2019

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital ...
03:16, 05/19/2019

Mattel revs up Hot Wheels to new digital generation The iconic best-selling brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy and digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store display....
15:16, 06/14/2019

Singapore to issue digital bank licenses Move to issue up to five new digital bank licenses will add market diversity and boost the local banking system in Singapore's bid to become a digita...
19:16, 06/29/2019

Get closer than before with OPPO Reno’s first ever 60x Digital Zoom Wherever you go today, chances are you have your smartphone in your pocket. But more than just a device for keeping you connected to the world, smart...
13:48, 06/09/2019

Avengers: Endgame's New Asgard Is Way More Digital Than You Realized The best visual effects are the ones you don’t even know are there. In a film like Avengers: Endgame, it’s fairly obvious something like the Hulk is ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Here’s how digital forensics experts track down hackers As society becomes increasingly data driven, the importance of ensuring this data’s security and fidelity grows exponentially. While prevention is st...
16:16, 06/23/2019

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m conf...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Guardian Digital Fellowship 2019: apply now Today we are launching the new Guardian Digital Fellowship scheme for 2019. Find out how you can apply and help shape the future of digital media.We ...
17:48, 05/31/2019

NSW government looks to grow digital skills in those not going to university There's a skills shortage, but there isn't enough of a focus on the 50% of students who don't want to go to university, according to NSW Minister for...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Conjure Up $106 To Own Every Harry Potter Film On 4K Blu-ray + Digital In case you missed the same deal on May 2nd (better known to non-muggles as the Anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts), the complete 4K Harry Potter ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Digital game sales data just got a little less opaque (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Longtime readers may recall that we used to pay close attention to the monthly drops of US game and console sales i...
12:32, 05/02/2019

These Are The Star Wars Digital Comic Discounts You're Looking For May the Fourth might be seven parsecs behind us at this point, but that doesn’t mean the Star Wars deals have all become force ghosts. For a limited ...
20:48, 05/11/2019

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18:16, 05/30/2019

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health BIIThe healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patien...
14:09, 05/01/2019

France hits back at US over tax on digital giants Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and FacebookFrance has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Facebook’s Digital Money Could Mean Fabulous Wealth. Or Not. The social network is planning a new cryptocurrency, potentially inserting the company into yet another part of our lives. Our reporter wonders: What...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Lucifer Within Us is Kitfox’s new game about digital exorcism Lucifier Within Us is coming from Kitfox Games and the designers behind The Shrouded Isle, and it's coming to PC at an unspecified release date.Read ...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Civilization VI Digital Copy Is Down to Just $45 for the Nintendo Switch Last week’s PlayStation sales must’ve made Switch owners feel a little left out, but hopefully this week will make up for it, starting with Civilizat...
01:16, 06/11/2019

100-year-old ‘Motorcyclist’ magazine moves to digital only Motorcyclist, a 100-year-old magazine, is the latest to go all-digital, but Editor-in-Chief Chris Cantle and his staff will remain on board to put ou...
04:32, 05/29/2019

With the USMCA, free trade finally goes digital Congress will soon debate and vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, a monumental deal that modernizes North American trade for...
06:16, 06/01/2019

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos t...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online. ...
19:32, 07/07/2019

Get Notified When Digital Movies and TV Shows Go on Sale With the news that my favorite series for random bingeing is leaving Netflix, and knowing fully well that I’m not going to sign up for even more stre...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing secu...
04:32, 05/22/2019

These 9 courses can turn you into a digital marketing pro—and they’re on sale for $15 For those ready to tackle 21st century commerce, but unsure where to start, The Complete Digital Marketing Super Bundle ($37, over 90 percent off fro...
15:48, 05/25/2019

How the changing digital landscape is an opportunity for employers There is no denying the radical impact that digital technologies have had upon society over the past few decades; entire industries have been transfo...
15:32, 07/05/2019

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to push ahead on compiling common rules that will close loopholes that global technology giants such...
11:16, 06/08/2019

Britons having less sex and digital life may be to blame – study Research finds drop in sexual activity steepest for married and cohabiting couplesSex is on the decline in Britain, particularly among married and co...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts...
23:00, 05/21/2019

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this weekFrance will not back down in the face of US threats of legal acti...
23:00, 07/16/2019

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that ...
18:48, 07/16/2019

More Telltale Games Are Disappearing From Digital Storefronts Valve recently removed the option to buy the Telltale-developed series Tales From The Borderlands on Steam, and Good Old Games has announced it will ...
00:16, 05/24/2019

The good, the bad and the ugly - digital transformation and legacy IT IT is a rapidly evolving industry and, as such, it is extremely difficult for businesses to keep up and continue to implement new technology as it is...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Supreme Court approves public school funding increase but refuses to close lawsuit against state....
16:48, 06/14/2019

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will ...
04:16, 07/17/2019

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the w...
00:48, 07/17/2019

New customer expectations are rewriting the digital transformation playbook Customers expect constant innovation. We are now entering an era where a company’s ability to provide innovative experiences is as important as the q...
17:00, 06/12/2019

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected d...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improv...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wedn...
12:48, 06/05/2019

Wandering the quiet digital halls of Habbo hotel "I'm Unicorn_farts and welcome to your official Habbo Intelligence Agency Training Session!" I was in a strange room filled with black couch...
16:16, 05/13/2019

One Parent Is on a Mission to Protect Children From Digital Mistakes For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the ...
17:16, 07/10/2019

Countries must unite to fight digital deception | Ann M Ravel The global epidemic of disinformation is an urgent threat to democracies around the world. We must present a united frontMost people are aware of the...
13:16, 07/05/2019

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to creat...
00:32, 07/17/2019

A parent's guide to raising a good digital citizen "Do you know what you're looking at?" I ask my five-year-old and seven-year-old when we're on the iPad. "Yeah, yeah," they grumble as they...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Mattel's Hot Wheels ready for a digital track The iconic best-selling toy brand now has videogame tie-in with physical toy & digital track. Apple Stores to tout Hot Wheels id with in-store displa...
18:32, 06/22/2019

The Top 10 Trends in Digital Media 2019 (AMZN, GOOGL, FB) Business Insider Intelligence2019 will be a year of opportunities and challenges in the world of digital media. The digital duopoly of Google and Fac...
21:16, 05/28/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft digital privacy bill Lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote ...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Ech...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Airbnb should be regarded as digital service provider, ECJ advised Legal opinion welcome by company facing French calls for greater regulationAirbnb has taken a step closer to avoiding onerous national regulations af...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more ...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Best photo printer 2019: the best printers for your digital photos In this guide to the best photo printers of 2019, we look at the top devices for ensuring your photos look their best when you make physical copies o...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Seizing the digital opportunity; the evolution of managed services Despite their best efforts, many IT teams are becoming dangerously over-stretched and woefully under-resourced. Under constant pressure to digitally ...
11:16, 06/25/2019

Sports Illustrated Has a New Publisher, Digital Company TheMaven The deal ends Sports Illustrated’s ties to its former owner, Meredith, a few weeks after the Authentic Brands Group bought the magazine’s intellectua...
22:48, 06/17/2019

New 2019 Kia XCeed to get 12.3-inch digital instrument panel News 11 Jun, 2019 The Kia XCeed, which is due to be revealed later this month, will be the first car from the brand to feature new 12.3...
01:16, 06/12/2019

Digital love: does Netflix have an unhealthy robot sex obsession? From VR sexcapades in Maniac to amorous AI in Osmosis, the streaming service keeps bombarding us with disturbing tech hookups. Enough!Netflix, the bi...
16:16, 05/01/2019

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Digital news anchors coming to local TV channels Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) has signed a deal with the Chinese search engine Sogou to develop AI-driven news anchors- a digital version of a regular anchor...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Elaine Kasket: ‘There is no digital rule book for grief’ The counselling psychologist and author of All the Ghosts in the Machine discusses one of the most contentious issues of our ageElaine Kasket is a co...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020 Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin throu...
13:48, 06/18/2019

We’ve been missing a big part of game industry’s digital revolution Enlarge / Data! Pew-pew! (credit: Aurich / Getty / Konami) Fig. 1: A year ago, NPD thought US game m...
12:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the ne...
14:32, 06/18/2019

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the ide...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Digital camera sees around corners by guessing what's lurking behind An algorithm allows digital cameras to photograph objects hidden around a wall by interpreting subtle patterns of light that reflect on the floor or ...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offeri...
00:48, 05/25/2019

This "Tank Man" image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age "Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power at Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. It also marked the beginning of a new techno...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Financial monitor says digital money needs ‘close scrutiny’ FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — An international financial monitor is warning that wider use of cryptocurrencies by retail shoppers would call for “c...
17:32, 06/25/2019

Call for national debate over digital ID card plans MPs have called for a national debate over plans in Westminster to develop a "single unique identifier" for individuals accessing government services...
15:32, 07/10/2019

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countr...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Digital billboard catches fire in Times Square NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters have responded to the scene of digital billboard on fire in Times Square. Flames stated to shoot out of the LED billboar...
01:16, 05/19/2019

Korg is working on a new DIY digital synth, no soldering required When it comes to tiny synthesizers, Teenage Engineering's Pocket Operators immediately come to mind. Korg may give the company more competition ...
17:48, 05/14/2019

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with a...
00:16, 05/21/2019

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
19:00, 07/08/2019

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mysti...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Aadhaar, Demonetisation Spurred Digital Payments Growth: RBI After the demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes in 2016 pushed digital payments, Aadhaar-enabled eKYC resulted in exponential growth, accordin...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Administration wants to allow debt collectors digital free rein This digital-first approach has alarmed consumer advocates who worry that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could give an industry known for h...
08:00, 05/08/2019

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts...
14:16, 05/20/2019

When Quantum Computing Meets AI: Smarter Digital Assistants and More Quantum computing’s processing power could significantly improve artificial-intelligence systems within about five years, experts and business leader...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guid...
03:32, 06/29/2019

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was ...
22:16, 07/08/2019

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thurs...
14:48, 07/11/2019

Regulation and education are biggest barriers to digital transformation Digital transformation is not a project or one-time installation but it is an ongoing and continuous evolution, an industry expert said.It [digital t...
13:32, 07/09/2019

Western Digital fiscal Q3 clocked by inventory writedown The storage provider said it expects demand for storage to improve a bit for the rest of 2019. In the meantime, Western Digital is restructuring cost...
23:48, 04/29/2019

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020: final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their...
10:32, 06/09/2019

Drone data is a digital forensics gold mine As drones become a familiar sight, they will also become a new avenue for businesses to investigate incidents and law enforcement to solve crimes.Rea...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been off...
11:16, 05/17/2019

German far-right rules digital campaign for Europe election BERLIN (AP) — Polls put the far-right Alternative for Germany at less than 15 percent of the vote one week before European elections, but with their ...
12:16, 05/18/2019

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-syst...
20:00, 07/16/2019

On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles The site’s automated recommendation system, at times drawing on home movies of unwitting families, created a vast video catalog of prepubescent child...
14:16, 06/03/2019

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax by 2020 - final communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their...
09:00, 06/09/2019

The Humble VW Golf Is Getting an Audi-Style Digital Dash Buried deep in the midst of Volkswagen’s annual shareholder meeting document are our first teasers at what the 2020 Golf 8's interior will look l...
16:32, 05/15/2019

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded ...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Egyptian digital payments company Fawry preparing for IPO Egyptian digital bill payments company Fawry has begun preparing for a share offering on the country's stock exchange, Managing Director Mohamed Okas...
10:16, 07/10/2019

Paddington Cucumber tower: Westminster council approves plan for 42-storey skyscraper with hundreds of new London Zone 1 homes Westminster council has approved a new 42-storey skyscraper, which, thanks to its inky terracotta cladding, white ridges and distinctive curved profi...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Let's not resolve digital tax dispute through threats, France tells Trump The United States and France should find means other than threats to solve the problem of how to tax big tech firms, French Finance Minister Bruno ...
03:16, 07/12/2019

Ravi Shankar Prasad: PM Modi's Digital India Minder From a counsel holding the brief for the deity ''Ram Lalla'' in the Ayodhya title suit to a moderniser spearheading the ''Digital India'' initiative ...
23:32, 05/30/2019

You Spent $1,500 on Virtual Bazookas? Kids Are Splurging on Digital Goods The days of children blowing their allowance on comic books and candy are long gone. Kids are now spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on m...
18:32, 07/16/2019

ACCC ponders merger law revamp to stay relevant in the digital era The watchdog has highlighted challenges in implementing merger law in situations where tech giants are scooping up startups and potentially closing r...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a...
01:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan to Face Questions by Congress (WASHINGTON) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as ...
17:16, 07/16/2019

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the ...
12:16, 07/12/2019

Taliban fighters double as reporters to wage Afghan digital war Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group's daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting re...
07:32, 05/11/2019

Global roadmap takes step towards solving digital tax conundrum Nearly 130 countries and territories have agreed to a roadmap aimed at overhauling international tax rules which have been overtaken by development o...
15:48, 05/31/2019

TikTok Suicide, PUBG Death: Here's How to Fight Digital Addiction Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to us...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Facebook confronts a hostile Washington as it pitches digital currency The backlash suggests the social media giant faces a steep climb to win regulatory approval for Libra, the cryptocurrency it aims to roll out as soon...
18:48, 07/16/2019

UK PM front-runner Johnson pledges to 'end the digital divide' by 2025 Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, pledged on Sunday to "end the digital divide" in Britain with the rollout of f...
06:48, 06/17/2019

Macy’s digital transformation continues to fuel profit Macy's topped first quarter estimates and comparable sales, reporting profit of $136 million, or 44 cents per share, beating Wall Street expecta...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement The state Budget is also prioritising ambulance radio upgrades, acute healthcare through initiatives such as a digital patient records system, and a ...
00:48, 05/28/2019

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Face...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Trump Wants to Wall Off Huawei, but the Digital World Bridles at Barriers Washington argues that global leaders must choose between an internet of Western values and one based on an authoritarian regime. If they do, how wil...
01:16, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong's digital battle: tech that helped protesters now used against them Wary of being tracked and targeted like activists inside China, protesters are keeping a low profile onlineIn early June, Ivan Ip, 22, joined a publi...
10:48, 06/14/2019

In defence of digital consent forms given to rape complainants | Letter Peter Csemiczky takes issue with comments made by victims’ commissioner Vera BairdI am writing to express my concern about the comments made by Dame ...
21:48, 07/15/2019

The future of voice recognition: meet your AI-controlled 'digital twin' This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals.Speech is a much...
15:48, 05/12/2019

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the ...
19:16, 05/29/2019

Google's Pixel phones are being slowed down by their Digital Wellbeing feature App developers and big tech companies alike have responded to growing concerns of smartphone addiction with an array of usage-tracking services that ...
07:16, 05/13/2019

Digital Conversation with Dia Davidson – Kentucky Children’s Hospital – UK HealthCare Children are our most precious gifts and caring for their medical needs can be challenging. Do you know where to take your child in case of an emerge...
00:32, 06/13/2019

A Digital Cat-and-Mouse Battle Between Police and Protesters in Hong Kong An attack against the messaging app Telegram and the arrest of a user show how the Hong Kong clash is unfolding digitally, with growing sophisticatio...
15:16, 06/13/2019

CHEAP: $60 for this 2TB Western Digital portable HD? TIME TO TEAR OFF OUR CLOTHES IN JOY Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love a good hard drive. It’s such a wonderful feeling to ha...
14:16, 06/22/2019

Zara owner Inditex appoints new CEO in drive for digital growth Zara owner Inditex said it would split its dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla to lead the company and appointing Carlos Cr...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a ...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Airtel Digital TV Reportedly Introduces New SD, HD Long-Term Packs Airtel Digital TV has quietly introduced six new long-term DTH packs for its subscribers. While some of these packs are valid for both SD and HD subs...
09:48, 05/24/2019

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on T...
10:16, 07/16/2019

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic ...
00:16, 05/17/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate inve...
15:32, 06/18/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recogniti...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Asus Max Pro M2 Gets Digital Wellbeing, Improved Call Quality in India Asus Max Pro M2 is currently receiving a FOTA update that brings the June 2019 Android security patch, Digital Wellbeing, upgraded earpiece performan...
19:16, 07/13/2019

AT&T Business: Customer experience and digital transformation (CxOTalk interview) Learn how the Chief Marketing Officer of AT&T Business drives CX with organizational change at this huge company with $37 billion in revenue. He also...
19:16, 06/17/2019

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around t...
07:00, 07/17/2019

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management un...
10:16, 05/28/2019

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at card...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Stakes Are High as Nations Seek Accord on Taxing in Digital Age International negotiators say they are making progress on rewriting rules for how countries tax multinational corporations, marching toward consensus...
13:16, 06/06/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Sir...
03:32, 05/22/2019

Digital un-transformation: Commonwealth backs Victoria's school phone ban Minister for Education Dan Tehan said it would be 'wonderful' if other states and territories followed Victoria's announcement to ban mobile phone us...
09:32, 06/26/2019

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imag...
16:16, 06/11/2019

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view ...
00:32, 07/04/2019

Bitcoin's Surge Leaves Smaller Digital Currencies in the Dust One key difference between this year’s bitcoin climb and the last big rally is what has happened to other cryptocurrencies: they haven’t done as well...
23:16, 06/30/2019

Facebook digital currency plan raises 'serious concerns' -Fed chief U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra raises "serious concerns"...
18:48, 07/10/2019

Google Pixel 3 performance issues could be caused by Digital Wellbeing Google Pixel phones have the reputation of offering buttery-smooth performance, courtesy of stock Android. The third generation of Pixel phones, howe...
10:00, 05/08/2019

UK's Hammond takes case for digital sales tax to G20 meeting in Japan Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said he would press the Group of 20 leading economies this weekend to introduce a global tax on the revenu...
06:48, 06/07/2019

Condé Nast bets big on video, orders 175 digital pilots Condé Nast said it has more than 175 new digital pilots in production for the 2019-20 season including 50 returning video series as Pamela Drucker Ma...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Altice USA buys digital news network Cheddar for $200M Altice USA is snapping up Cheddar, the millennial-focused live streaming-video news company, for $200 million. Cheddar CEO Jon Steinberg, a former pr...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Target Sales Boosted by Store Remodels, Digital Shift Target said sales and profit rose at the start of the year, as improvements to its stores, products and digital capabilities attracted more shoppers....
02:48, 05/23/2019

One Country's Uber-Convenient, Incredibly Invasive Digital ID System Residents of Estonia use their digital identities to vote, fill prescriptions and start businesses. Proponents say the system solves one of the inter...
01:00, 05/10/2019

G20 to progress digital tax plans targeting tech giants: Report According to Reuters, the group of 20 finance leaders have agreed to draft plans to close international loopholes used by tech giants to reduce their...
04:48, 06/11/2019

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. ...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Digital insights firm Contentsquare buys Israel's Clicktale Contentsquare, which provides insights into customers' digital experiences, has acquired Israeli rival Clicktale for an undisclosed amount, the compa...
20:16, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Egyptian digital payments company Fawry preparing for IPO Egyptian digital bill payments company Fawry has begun preparing for a share offering on the country's stock exchange, Managing Director Mohamed Okas...
10:16, 07/10/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans ...
00:00, 06/03/2019

France Moves Toward Digital Tax, Stoking Fight With White House The French Senate voted to impose a tax on Facebook, Google and other American technology giants despite a blunt warning from the Trump administratio...
22:32, 07/11/2019

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for tree...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concer...
08:32, 07/11/2019

Facebook’s digital currency could gain traction in developing world The currency, Libra, provides a universal, stable currency that is easily transferrable between persons or businesses without involving setting up an...
23:16, 06/28/2019

UN makes ‘declaration of digital interdependence’, with release of tech report The digital future must be safer and more inclusive, says a new tech report, “the Age of Digital Interdependence”, released on Monday by the UN High ...
20:48, 06/10/2019

In Gannett Proxy Fight, ISS Adviser Backs One Digital First Nominee Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett to sell itself, picked up some support as it seeks board seats at the USA To...
16:32, 05/02/2019

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since n...
23:16, 06/11/2019

Nike’s new digital shoe-sizing feature helps you find the right fit Nike’s strong digital presence and tech advancements, like their smart shoe released last year, proves that they’re at the forefront of tech. As Mich...
22:00, 07/11/2019

G20 agrees to wrap up digital tax rules on tech companies like Facebook by 2020 Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Sunday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their...
11:48, 06/10/2019

Meredith sells Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands to further digital push Media company Meredith Corp said on Monday it has agreed to sell Sports Illustrated to U.S-based entertainment company Authentic Brands Group LLC for...
06:48, 05/28/2019

Facebook's digital currency boss says he'd love somebody with central banking experience David Marcus, the head of Facebook's blockchain project, said he wants "someone who knows how economies tend to work" to lead the Libra Associat...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Digital Civil War review: a stark call to save American democracy Peter Daou blames media and the political establishment for failing to combat dishonesty, hypocrisy … and TrumpVoltaire warned that “those who can ma...
08:32, 05/19/2019

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. finance minster Philip Hammond....
17:00, 07/15/2019