U.S. lawmakers seek to impose more sanctions on 'menace' Russia
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U.S. lawmakers pushed for more aggressive steps to counteract the Russian "menace" on Tuesday, despite Trump administration officials insisting current sanctions were having an effect and vowing to impose more economic pain if Moscow does not change its behavior.
U.S. imposes fresh sanctions for Russian cyber-related activity
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The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on two Russians, one Russian company and one Slovakian company for what Washington said were their actions to help another Russian company avoid sanctions over the country's malicious cyber-related activities.
Twenty-two states ask U.S. appeals court to reinstate 'net...
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A group of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia late Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reinstate the Obama administration's 2015 landmark net neutrality rules and reject the Trump administration's efforts to preempt states from imposing their own rules guaranteeing an open internet.
Senate vote on Russia sanctions unlikely in September: McConnell
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Legislation warning Russia it would face heavy U.S. sanctions if it were found interfering in November's congressional elections will not be voted on anytime soon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday, although he cited his strong interest in such a bill.
Russian firms, vessels hit with U.S. sanctions over North Korea oil...
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The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on two Russian shipping companies and six vessels it said were involved in the transfer of refined petroleum products to North Korean vessels in violation of United Nations restrictions.
Uber hires CFO after lengthy search, paving way for IPO
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Uber Technologies Inc has hired a chief financial officer, the ride-services company said on Tuesday, filling a long-standing vacancy and clearing the way for a much-anticipated initial public offering next year.
Facebook, Twitter remove pages promoting Iranian propaganda
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Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Tuesday that they each removed about 300 accounts, mostly originating in Iran, that were found to be engaged in coordinated "inauthentic behavior."
U.S. tariffs cast a cloud over Huawei's solar electronics launch
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Huawei Technology Co's coming U.S. launch of a solar-panel control device is expected to collide with new Trump administration tariffs on Chinese electronics, undermining a product that analysts had seen as challenging rivals on pricing.
Car-sharing startup Getaround raises $300 million in funding led by...
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Car-sharing startup Getaround Inc has raised about $300 million in the latest funding round led by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, the San Francisco-based firm said on Tuesday.
British pharmacy Superdrug says customers' information was compromised
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British pharmacy Superdrug said late on Tuesday that there had been a "possible disclosure" of personal information of some of their Superdrug.com customers, which could include names, addresses, dates of birth and telephone numbers.
How To Solve 6 Major Marketing Challenges Of 2018
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Marketing industry leaders share how they're addressing some of their biggest pain points this year.
How To Spend Your Working Day Wisely And Actually Get Things Done
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The CEO of a Fortune 500 company with an overloaded schedule and a college graduate procrastinating about starting a business each get 168 hours per week to spend as they see fit. So what's the best way to spend your time wisely and divide the working day so you can achieve what you want?
CIO Summit: The CIO's Role in Reimagining and Reinventing the Business Will Power the Discussion at HMG Strategy's Silicon Valley CIO Conference
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Distinguished technology executives who will speak at the 2018 Silicon Valley CIO Executive Leadership Summit will include Anil Earla, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Stealth.AI; Tom Keiser, COO, Zendesk; Wendy Pfeiffer, CIO, Nutanix; and Phyllis Post, VP & CIO, Global Human Health IT, Merck.
WhatsApp to clamp down on 'sinister' messages in India: IT minister
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India said Facebook-owned WhatsApp had pledged on Tuesday to develop tools that would combat fake messages, to help the country crack down on people whipping up public anger through mass message forwards on social media.
Chile will be the Technology and Business Epicenter of Latin America
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PR Newswire (press release)Chile will be the Technology and Business Epicenter of Latin AmericaPR Newswire (press release)IOT & TELCO FORUM: The Under Secretary of Telecommunications for Chile, Pamela Gidi, will present #PlanTelco2020, and Manish Singh (USA), VP of Networking Services Strategy for Tech Mahind, together with experts from General Electric and Siemens, ...and more »
MercuryGate Launches Value Assessment Service to Help Companies Realize the Full Potential of Supply Chain Technology and Processes
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CARY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 21, 2018--MercuryGate International, Inc., a leading provider of Transportation Management System (TMS) solutions announced today the launch of its Value Assessment offering, a service designed to help
Israel to end licensing agreement with Microsoft
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The Israeli government will not renew a contract for various Microsoft desktop software at the end of the year, it said on Tuesday, citing a change in license terms it said would double the price.
Lyft surpasses 5,000 self-driving rides with Aptiv fleet
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Lyft has completed more than 5,000 self-driving rides through its ride-hailing app, the company said on Tuesday, as it aims to become a serious competitor in autonomous driving while its biggest rival, Uber, retrenches.
Morgan Stanley halts research coverage of Tesla
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Brokerage Morgan Stanley has ceased equity coverage on Tesla Inc, potentially a sign the U.S. bank may be doing business directly with the electric carmaker as it explores options to go private.
The simple but ingenious system Taiwan uses to crowdsource its laws
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vTaiwan is a promising experiment in participatory governance. But politics is blocking it from getting greater traction.
Business Communication Market Is Set to Be a New Revolution in Corporate Sector with Emerging Technology During 2018 to 2023
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Business Communication Market Is Set to Be a New Revolution in Corporate Sector with Emerging Technology During 2018 to 2023. The Global Business Communication Market ...
6 Most Important Things in Business Today
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Amazon may move deeper into the health care business, Apple plans to launch two new computers, Russians try to hack conservative sites, and other important business headlines.
Fujian Billion Petrochemicals Co., Ltd to Utilize INVISTA?s Latest P8 Technology for Its 2.5 Million Tonne PTA Line
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Fujian Billion Petrochemicals Co., Ltd to utilize INVISTA’s latest P8 technology for its 2.5 Million Tonne PTA line
Pineapple Payments Acquires Chicago Technology Company Transax | Markets Insider
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PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Pineapple Payments, a payment processing technology company, today announced that it has acquired Transax, a payme...
Technology and farming: When the two worlds collide
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When people think of technology and businesses, they think of large corporations and bankers.
How CIOs Can Use Technology to Drive Business Outcomes
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Craig Walker transformed Shell's IT organization by encouraging innovation, incorporating new tech, and utilizing massive amounts of data.
Chongqing to Host Smart China Expo, Boosting Development of Big Data Technology
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playing host to over 400 business, government, and academic dignitaries such as Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma, Tencent CEO Pony Ma, Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon, and former Singaporean Prime Minister ...
Sourcing the best technology for customer satisfaction and long term success
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A significant number of organisations are struggling to keep pace and constantly devise innovative strategies that deliver high quality services and garner customer loyalty.