Monday , January 23 2017

China fortifies Great Firewall with crackdown on VPNs


China’s president: A cheerleader for globalization China is making it harder to get around its Great Firewall. China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has announced a 14-month “clean up” of internet access services, which includes a crackdown on virtual private networks, or VPNs. The new regulations require VPN services ...

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Dollar slump; Samsung’s blame game; McDonald’s earnings


Click chart for in-depth premarket data. 1. Dollar slump: The U.S. dollar is losing ground against major currencies in the wake of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. “President Trump’s inaugural address has been interpreted as a retreat from America’s global leadership role,” said Paul Donovan, global chief economist at UBS Wealth ...

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Samsung blames batteries for Galaxy Note 7 fires


The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle: A timeline Samsung is blaming poorly designed and manufactured batteries for the overheating problems that caused some its Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire. “Our investigation, as well as the investigations completed by three independent industry organizations, concluded that batteries were found to ...

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Ethics lawsuit to claim Trump is in violation of Constitution


Trump’s conflicts of interest are unprecedented An ethics group says it will file a federal lawsuit on Monday claiming President Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting payments from foreign governments through his business empire. The lawsuit by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, or CREW, will argue that ...

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The Buzz — Investment and Stock Market News


The Buzz — Investment and Stock Market News All Markets and Investing News all the time 2016-04-09T21:29:04Z Paul R. La Monica 2014-11-15T14:36:40Z 2014-11-15T13:00:37Z The rift between Taylor Swift and Spotify shows just how tough the music business is right now. Streaming songs for a small cut ...

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