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Goldman Sachs to pay US$2.9 billion to settle 1MDB case in US
Powerhouse investment bank to demand repayment of US$174 million in salary and bonuses paid to current and former executives during corruption scandal.
Donald Trump’s Twitter password is “maga2020!”, and there’s no 2FA, claims hacker
You don’t need an IQ of 197 to know this is a very bad idea.
Uber Founder Turns Real-Estate Mogul for Ghost Kitchen Startup
Entities tied to Travis Kalanick’s CloudKitchens, a startup that rents out space to businesses that prepare food for delivery, have bought more than 40 properties for more than $130 million.
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American trustbusters take on Google
IT WAS a long time coming. On October 20th the Department of Justice (DoJ) at last launched a federal antitrust lawsuit against Google. It is the first time American trustbusters have gone after big tech since their protracted battle aga...
Cathay Dragon employees shocked, shaken by decision to axe Hong Kong airline
Despite rumours of job cuts, ‘no one ever expected the entire airline would shut down overnight’, says flight attendant let go after 10 years.
Jack Ma’s Ant Receives China Approval for IPO in Shanghai
Jack Ma’s Ant Group Co. got the green light from China’s securities watchdog for its initial public offering in Shanghai, clearing another hurdle as the Chinese fintech giant tries to complete what could be the biggest share sale ever seen.
Cathay has take-it-or-leave-it deal for pilots – salary and benefit cuts, or the door
The embattled airline’s move on pricey contracts comes on top of 600 redundancies among pilot ranks as company retrenches for future.
Experts reveal secrets about flying
62 secrets you never knew about flying
Airline coalition working with WHO to 'get rid of quarantines,' replace it with testing
The airline industry is hoping that testing will help revive its businesses.
PayPal to let you buy and sell cryptocurrencies in the US
PayPal has partnered with cryptocurrency company Paxos to launch a new service. PayPal users in the U.S. will soon be able to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies. More countries are coming soon.
Calls for Facebook, Twitter to halt trending sections ahead of election gather steam
The Mozilla Foundation sent a letter on Tuesday to Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey demanding they halt their trending features ahead of the 2020 election.
Chinese town built to look just like Paris complete with a fake Eiffel Tower
Tianducheng is a replica of Paris complete with its own versions of the Eiffel Tower and other landmarks
Apartment Rents Are Plunging in the World's Richest Cities. It's Time For You to Negotiate
Desire for space and stuck-at-home students weigh on formerly desirable areas — but for how long?
Hong Kong virtual bank WeLab is live with Temenos
Temenos, the banking software company, today announced that WeLab Bank, Hong Kong’s first homegrown virtual bank, has publicly launched using cloud-native Temenos Transact to provide a range of next generation digital services for custom...
British and U.S. financial regulators renew co-operation deal
The Bank of England and the U.S. Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said they had signed a new agreement on Tuesday to cooperate on the supervision of cross-border clearing of financial transactions.
New Yorker suspends Jeffrey Toobin for allegedly masturbating on Zoom call
Magazine says it is investigating matter while Toobin says ‘I thought I had muted the Zoom video’ in apology
Hong Kong-Singapore Travel Bubble May Have One Flight a Day
The travel bubble for Hong Kong and Singapore could start with one daily flight between the two financial hubs, according to Hong Kong Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Edward Yau.
Facebook co-founder helps bankroll Silicon Valley anti-Trump ad blitz
Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz is one of several major contributors from the tech sector who contributed to a last-minute push to flood the airwaves with television ads aimed at defeating President Trump in November's election.
Covid: Cathay Pacific to run at half capacity next year
Cathay Pacific says it expects to offer less than half of its usual capacity next year as airlines continue to suffer from the pandemic's impact.
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