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Twitter's Jack Dorsey to warn 'eroding' Section 230 could 'collapse' Internet communication
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and other leading tech executives will warn lawmakers that efforts to change a federal provision known as Section 230 could have lasting consequences for...
Ant Group closes Hong Kong book early due to strong demand for its record dual IPO
Ant Group will close its Hong Kong institutional book building process a day earlier than expected due to strong demand for its record initial public offering (IPO), a person fa...
HSBC's Hong Kong shares jump nearly 5% after third-quarter earnings beat estimates
HSBC's reported profit before tax was $3.07 billion in the third quarter, better than the $2.07 billion that analysts had expected, according to estimates compiled by the bank.
Hospital capacity running out in multiple European countries
Ambulances 'driving in circles' in the Hague, unable to discharge patients. Belgium asks NL to take in some patients, but Dutch hospitals are already airlifting patients to Ger...
'We need a miracle': Czech PM says more restrictions are looming
The Czech infection rate is the highest on the planet except for tiny Andorra, and the spread of the virus among doctors and medical workers is worsening the strain on hospitals.
Another Video Shows Fatal Police Murder Of Black Man Holding Knife In Philadelphia
At least 30 officers hurt in Philadelphia riots after police murdered Black man. The fatal police shooting of a Black man allegedly armed with a knife in the western side of Phi...
Covid job losses hitting young people hardest in UK, study finds
Workers aged under 25 more than twice as likely to have lost job in past two months
Jack Ma Wealth Surges Above Walmart Heirs’ With Record Ant IPO
Jack Ma, the former English teacher who co-founded Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. with $60,000, is poised to become the world’s 11th richest person after Ant Group Co. priced shares...
US appeals against China’s WTO trade war tariff victory
The United States has chosen to appeal China’s WTO tariff victory ‘into the void’, with the appellate body defunct since Washington refused to appoint new judges.
Merkel says Germany faces ‘difficult months ahead’ in Covid fight
Chancellor says country is on verge of losing control as Europe death toll passes 250k
Digital yuan will not compete with WeChat Pay or Alipay
China’s digital yuan will not compete with private apps like WeChat Pay and Alipay, but it may have to contend with counterfeit digital wallets.
China wooing investors to Shanghai, with HSBC, Goldman answering
Central bank chief Yi Gang tells Bund Summit that the country’s focus on domestic economy does not mean it is shutting the door on the rest of the world.
Airline industry carnage hits families but billionaires are sitting pretty
Billionaires’ wealth has increased during the pandemic while the aviation industry is mired in crisis. The thousands employed at Hong Kong airport and in tourism appear set for ...
Wife of Ukrainian footballer ‘could face 3 years in prison’ for flashing underwear while singing national anthem, lawyer says
The wife of Ukrainian international footballer Mykola Moroziuk could be threatened with jail for abuse of state symbols after she sang Ukraine’s national anthem while showing he...
‘We’re not there yet’: British health minister dashes hopes AstraZeneca vaccine could be ready before Christmas
The British minister of health has rebuffed claims that a UK vaccine could be widely distributed in 2020, adding that his “central expectation” is for roll-out in the first half...
China moves to legalise digital yuan, ban competitors with new draft law
Head of the central bank’s digital currency research institute acknowledges potential problems with digital yuan, but says these reinforce the need for central bank oversight.
Zoom Deleted Events Discussing... Zoom-Censorship
The action follows the company canceling an event at San Francisco State University where Leila Khalid was meant to give a talk.
Google was forced to remove apps from its app store after they violated children's data collection laws
Google removed the Princess Salon, Number Coloring and Cats & Cosplay apps
Microsoft quietly prepares to avoid spotlight under Biden
Microsoft senior executives have donated more to Biden during the primaries than any other large tech company
China to impose sanctions on US arms suppliers to Taiwan - Boeing, Lockheed Martin
Chinese-U.S. relations have plunged to their lowest level in decades amid disputes about security, technology, the coronavirus pandemic and human rights
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