China steps up stress on tech with draft on-line advert guidelines

China steps up pressure on tech with draft online ad rules

SHANGHAI, Nov 26 (Reuters) – China’s market regulator proposed new rules on Friday that would increase online advertising oversight, including stipulating that adverts should not affect normal internet use or mislead users. Authorities in China have tightened regulation across a range of industries this year, with an emphasis on technology. Search giant Baidu Inc and … Read more

European shares rise on positive aspects in utilities, tech; Remy Cointreau hits new excessive

Australian shares slip as tech, gold stocks track Wall Street sell-off

Remy Cointreau breaks above 200 euros Healthcare, utilities also gain ground Trading volumes thinned by U.S. holiday Nov 25 (Reuters) – European shares rose on Thursday as French spirits maker Remy Cointreau surged after strong earnings outlook, while investors bought into defensive sectors amid worries about soaring coronavirus cases across the continent. The Europe-wide STOXX … Read more

Toronto index reverses losses to shut greater, led by tech and hashish

Australian shares slip as tech, gold stocks track Wall Street sell-off

TSX closes up 94.66 points, or 0.4%, at 21,548.43 Tech sector rises 1.8%, healthcare climbs 1.7% Energy stocks buck lower oil prices to end 1.8% higher Miners lower on marginal decline in gold Nov 24 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index reversed early losses to close higher on Wednesday following choppy trading, as growth sectors … Read more

Wall Road slides as retail, tech shares weigh

Wall St set to open higher on megacap tech boost, strong earnings

A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, U.S., July 19, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Nordstrom, Gap earnings bode poorly for retail sector High Treasury yields hurt tech stocks Indexes off: Dow 0.29%, S&P … Read more

EU’s Vestager cheers as lawmakers vote for more durable tech legal guidelines

EU's Vestager cheers as lawmakers vote for tougher tech laws

EU Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager holds a news conference on European Commission’s competition policy, in Brussels, Belgium November 18, 2021, REUTERS/Yves Herman Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register STRASBOURG, Nov 23 (Reuters) – A key committee of EU lawmakers on Tuesday agreed to tougher laws targeting Amazon (AMZN.O), Apple (AAPL.O), Alphabet … Read more

H&F, Bain Capital faucet into well being tech increase with $17 bln Athenahealth deal

H&F, Bain Capital tap into health tech boom with $17 bln Athenahealth deal

The logo of Bain Capital is displayed on the screen during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Nov 22 (Reuters) – Private-equity firms Hellman & Friedman LLC and Bain Capital on Monday agreed to buy Athenahealth for $17 billion, the latest … Read more

Telenor, CP Group to merge Thai telecom items in $8.6 bln deal

Telenor, CP Group to merge Thai telecom units in $8.6 bln deal

Telenor flag flutters next to the company’s headquarters in Fornebu, Norway, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register BANGKOK, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Norway’s Telenor (TEL.OL) and Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) have agreed to merge their telecom units in Thailand in a deal valued at … Read more

Dispute over China tech measure delays vote on large U.S. protection invoice

U.S. Senate advances sweeping tech bill taking aim at China

Chinese and U.S. flags flutter outside a company building in Shanghai, China April 14, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate delayed a procedural vote on a $750 billion annual defense policy bill on Wednesday as members of Congress argued over plans to attach it to legislation to boost U.S. … Read more

S&P International, IHS win U.S. antitrust approval for $44 billion take care of circumstances

S&P Global, IHS win U.S. antitrust approval for $44 billion deal with conditions

WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Business information provider S&P Global Inc (SPGI.N) and IHS Markit Ltd (INFO.N) have won U.S. antitrust approval for their planned merger, on condition it sell some businesses and scrap a non-compete agreement with GasBuddy, the Justice Department said in a statement. The $44 billion deal was initially announced in November … Read more

S.Africa’s Telkom weighs choices to spice up tech division

S.Africa's Telkom weighs options to boost tech division

A shopper walks past a Telkom shop at a mall in Johannesburg February 26, 2016. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko Options for IT unit may include niche acquisitions First half headline earnings per share up 30.4% Mobile data revenue growth slows, shares tumble 12% JOHANNESBURG, Nov 9 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Telkom (TKGJ.J) is considering options to boost … Read more