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Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies

President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, in an extraordinary attempt to regulate social media platforms where he has been criticized.

Thu, 28 May 2020 22:43:42 -0400
Asian stocks slip as markets await Trump's Hong Kong response

Asia's stock markets pulled back and major currencies were held in check on Friday, as investors await the U.S. response to China tightening control over the city of Hong Kong.

Thu, 28 May 2020 22:43:26 -0400
Travel disruptions, cost cutting key issues for U.S. business in China: report

Global travel disruptions are the top concern for American businesses in China, of which many are cutting compensation and bonuses amid the fallout of the COVID-19 epidemic, according to a report from a business group.

Thu, 28 May 2020 22:16:00 -0400
Volkswagen agrees to buy 50% of EV partner JAC's parent company

Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group (JAC Motors) said on Friday that German automaker Volkswagen AG agreed to buy 50% of its parent company Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Holding.

Thu, 28 May 2020 21:29:34 -0400
Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies

President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, in an extraordinary attempt to regulate social media platforms where he has been criticized. The proposed legislation is part of an executive order Trump signed on Thursday afternoon. Trump had attacked Twitter for tagging his tweets about unsubstantiated claims of fraud about mail-in voting with a warning prompt

Thu, 28 May 2020 21:56:13 -0400
Zuckerberg distances Facebook from Twitter in Trump fight

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg took pains to distance his company from Twitter and its fight with U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday, as the White House moved to scrap a law protecting social media companies.

Thu, 28 May 2020 19:50:43 -0400
Salesforce cuts annual estimates on COVID-19 hit

Salesforce.com Inc cut its annual revenue and profit forecasts on Thursday, as the cloud-based business software maker allowed clients to defer payments and provided its sales team one-time commissions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thu, 28 May 2020 18:38:47 -0400
Trump's order taking aim at Twitter is 'bluster': legal experts

U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to curb what he says is social media censorship is a political gambit and will not change the legal obligations of companies like Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc, according to legal experts.

Thu, 28 May 2020 18:31:10 -0400
Transparency Report: Second half of 2019

Thu, 21 May 2020 11:00:00 -0700