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The Wall Street Journal: U.S. seeks retaliation for China’s restrictions on tech companies

The U.S. is examining ways to retaliate against Beijing’s restrictions on U.S. providers of cloud computing and other high-tech services, effectively opening a new front on its trade offensive against China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. is hunting for ways to retaliate against China’s restrictions on tech companies

The U.S. is examining ways to retaliate against Beijing’s restrictions on U.S. providers of cloud computing and other high-tech services, effectively opening a new front on its trade offensive against China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: China says it ‘welcomes’ possible trade-talk visit by Mnuchin

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he may be heading to Beijing for trade negotiations, suggesting an easing of U.S.-China tensions that have widened to include big-name companies in both countries......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: China to ease rules on foreign auto makers after U.S. calls for level playing field

China said Tuesday it will phase out rules requiring foreign auto makers to share their factory ownership and profits with Chinese companies by 2022.......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Tech firms Eventbrite and Upwork prepare to go public

A pair of technology firms—Eventbrite and Upwork—have taken steps toward going public in the U.S., the latest sign that more privately held, richly valued companies see the initial-public-offering market as an attractive venue for raising capital......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: China tightens export restrictions to North Korea to comply with U.N. sanctions

China has tightened restrictions on exports to North Korea of items with potential dual use in weapons of mass destruction and conventional arms......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 9th, 2018

Tech Shares Drag Markets Lower Again

Stocks fell in Europe and Asia amid escalating trade tensions with China and a selloff in technology companies, although Wall Street futures showed signs of stabilizing......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 3rd, 2018

Stock Markets Rise Despite China Trade Retaliation - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalStock Markets Rise Despite China Trade RetaliationWall Street JournalA surfer tried to ride a wave in Kanagawa prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, earlier this year. Photo: European.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 2nd, 2018

Tech Stocks Drag Global Markets Lower - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalTech Stocks Drag Global Markets LowerWall Street JournalTechnology companies led global stocks lower Thursday while investors continued to grapple with the.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Senate passes anti-sex-trafficking bill opposed by tech companies

Prosecutors and victims will have greater power to go after websites that have facilitated the online sex business, under a new bill passed by the Senate on Wednesday, and big tech companies fear it will open the door to greater regulation by Washington......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. trade groups urge Trump to halt tariff plans

Forty-five trade associations, representing a wide swath of the U.S. economy, are petitioning the Trump administration to halt plans to levy tariffs on China and to work instead with other nations to press Beijing to end restrictions on foreign firms.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Ad-tech companies drop Newsweek sites amid fraud allegations

Some advertising-technology companies have cut ties with Newsweek Media Group over concerns about allegedly fake website traffic, moves that threaten to exacerbate the company’s financial difficulties as it contends with a wider fraud investigation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 7th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: BlackRock seeks to raise $10 billion to make direct investments in companies

BlackRock Inc. is looking to raise more than $10 billion that it would use to buy and hold stakes in companies, replicating the approach of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Google parent Alphabet reportedly teams with Aramco in planning Saudi tech hub

Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil giant and Google parent Alphabet Inc., two of the world’s biggest companies, are in talks about jointly building a large technology hub inside the kingdom, people familiar with the potential deal said. ​.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook, Xiaomi team up for virtual-reality headset in China

Facebook Inc. and Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi Corp. are teaming up to launch a virtual-reality headset in China that would give the American tech giant a toehold in a growing market where its main business has long been blocked......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices in retaliation

Google said it is pulling YouTube from some Amazon.com Inc. devices in retaliation for Amazon refusing to sell many Google products, escalating a battle between two tech titans as their businesses increasingly overlap......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2017

US Tech CEOs Tout China Cooperation Amid Tighter Internet Rules - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalUS Tech CEOs Tout China Cooperation Amid Tighter Internet RulesWall Street JournalWUZHEN, China—China's tightening grip on the internet has forced U.S. compan.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 3rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Treasury Dept. again declines to brand China as a currency manipulator

The U.S. Treasury again declined to label China a currency manipulator, though it continued to criticize Beijing for its large trade surplus and restrictions on foreign investors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Ford to develop driverless cars for Lyft

Ford Motor Co. and Lyft Inc. said Wednesday they would develop self-driving vehicles for the ride-hailing service, adding to a growing number of alliances between auto makers and tech companies jockeying for control of the road......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump issuing new ‘rules’ for self-driving cars meant to speed up development

The Trump administration plans to introduce new voluntary guidelines for autonomous vehicles on Tuesday in a bid to increase flexibility for car and tech companies and speed the industry’s development in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Tech executives urge Trump to protect ‘Dreamers’

Top executives at leading tech companies banded together to voice support for an Obama-era program protecting young, undocumented immigrants amid concerns that President Donald Trump could end the policy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 31st, 2017