Google postpones Android 11 unveiling amid U.S. protests
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's
Google on Saturday said it has postponed next week's planned unveiling of the beta version of its latest Android 11 mobile operating system in light of protests and unrest in the United States.
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.
United Airlines cutting 13 top jobs, adding international flights in July
(Reuters) - United Airlines Holdings Inc
said on Friday it will eliminate 13 officer positions even as it adds international flights back to its network, part of a restructuring to address the hit on its business from the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Lufthansa accepts tweaked demands by Brussels over state bailout
BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa's management board has accepted a more favourable set of demands from the European Commission in exchange for approval of a 9 billion euro ($10 billion) government bailout, the carrier said on Saturday, paving the way for its rescue.
U.S. pipeline operator Energy Transfer warns of coming job cuts
(Reuters) - U.S. pipeline operator Energy Transfer LP
will begin cutting about 6% of its workforce next week, underscoring the spreading impact of weak oil and gas prices on the energy business.
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.
Sale of shut Philly refinery to real estate developer delayed
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The closing of a $252 million sale of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) oil refinery to a Chicago-based real estate developer has been delayed, a city official and source with knowledge of the agreement said on Friday.