Fervor Grows for Regulating Big Tech

Government regulation, public pressure, worker action — all these and more are needed to rein in the big tech companies, which have been allowed to operate largely unhindered for too long.They sought answers to the question: “How Big Should Big Tech Be?

Illegal at Home but Lucrative Abroad: China Bets Big on CBD

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Paris-based Banijay bets big on India with $2.2-b Endemol Shine deal

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Exchange Giant ICE, Big Oil Traders Team Up on New Mideast Crude Futures


or ICE, will team up with Abu Dhabi’s state oil producer and some of the world’s biggest oil companies to launch a new futures exchange in the emirate, which could shake up the way Mideast crude is traded., or Adnoc, said in a joint statement on Monday that they were aiming to launch the new exchange in the first half of 2020, along with its new Murban crude-oil futures contracts.

Europe Is Toughest on Big Tech, Yet Big Tech Still Reigns

His company, Kelkoo, once a leading online shopping destination in Europe, was crushed by Google’s competing service while the case was underway.The inquiries have centered on single aspects of the companies, like Google shopping, rather than their entire business.

Dennis Picard, as CEO of Raytheon, Reeled in Big Acquisitions and a Tax Cut


Dennis Picard

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An engineer by training and temperament, he kept up with the minutiae of designing and manufacturing Patriot missiles and other Raytheon hardware.

American Companies Tiptoe Toward China’s Big Shopping Day

ETThe biggest shopping day in China is fast approaching, and American companies are treading carefully.But American companies have seemed unsure of how to approach China’s $90 billion ad market, believed to be the second-largest in the world.

The Big Questions Around Saudi Aramco’s Mega-IPO

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Small is beautiful, but Maruti likes to make it big

In an alliance with Toyota, Maruti Suzuki will be targeting the Hyundai Creta space with a midsize SUV in 2022, and this vehicle will be based on the current Brezza architecture.With just Vitara Brezza and S Cross, Maruti had overtaken Mahindra as India’s largest utility vehicle maker.

AirPods Pro Review: Big Improvements at a ‘Pro’ Price


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‘Irishman’s’ Short Window From Big Screen to Small Has Theaters Fuming

A sticking point in the talks was how long the film would play in theaters before being made available to Netflix’s 158 million subscribers.The major exhibitors typically insist on a 72-day period of exclusivity for the films that play on their screens.

It’s a Big Week for Economic News, With Implications for the 2020 Race

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Big Four Audit Firms Sell Less Nonaudit Work to U.K. Audit Clients

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China’s Cryptocurrency Plan Has a Powerful Partner: Big Brother

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