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Google postpones Android 11 unveiling amid U.S. protests
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Exclusive: Zoom plans to roll out strong encryption for paying customers
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Video conferencing provider Zoom
plans to strengthen encryption of video calls hosted by paying clients and institutions such as schools, but not by users of its free consumer accounts, a company official said on Friday.
U.S. senators urge probe of TikTok on children's privacy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four U.S. senators, including a China hawk, urged the Federal Trade Commission on Friday to investigate allegations that the popular video app TikTok violated a consent decree protecting children's privacy.
Lyft violates Washington DC sick day law during pandemic, lawsuit claims
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lyft Inc was sued on Friday by a former driver who accused the ride-sharing company of failing to provide required paid sick leave to drivers in Washington, D.C., a policy she said could fuel the spread of the coronavirus.
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Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye consumer discretionary stocks as U.S. reopens
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors are taking a closer look at the market's consumer discretionary companies as a reopening U.S. economy fuels hopes of a turnaround for some of the sector's hardest-hit names.
Trump administration to study ways to protect for U.S. investors from Chinese firms
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will study ways to safeguard Americans from the risks of investing in Chinese companies, U.S. president Donald Trump said on Friday, ratcheting up pressure on the firms to comply with U.S. accounting and disclosure rules.
Hong Kong leaders say Trump 'completely wrong' for curbing ties
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Senior Hong Kong government officials lashed out on Saturday at moves by U.S. President Donald Trump to strip the city of its special status in a bid to punish China for imposing national security laws on the global financial hub.
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Ackman says hedge fund up 27% year to date, dumped Berkshire
BOSTON (Reuters) - William Ackman's hedge fund is boasting double-digit gains at a time many portfolios have sunk along with the economy during the coronavirus pandemic, after the billionaire investor plowed cash into a number of companies he already owned and dumped Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway among other stocks.
Column: What COVID-19 is teaching us about how to reform Medicare
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The COVID-19 pandemic has put a bright spotlight on weaknesses in many of the systems designed to protect Americans from risks. But with older people more susceptible to serious illness and death from the virus, the problems in our Medicare system that were evident pre-pandemic have come into especially sharp relief.
Starboard set to win eight board seats at GCP Applied Technologies-sources
(Reuters) - Hedge fund Starboard Value LP is close to having eight directors elected to the board of GCP Applied Technologies Inc
at the chemical company's annual meeting, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
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