Tech companies would be forced to disclose if they allowed American adversaries, like Russia and China, to examine the inner workings of software sold to the U.S. military under proposed legislation, Senate staff told Reuters.
Business & Financial News, U.S & International Breaking News
Stock market value of Netflix eclipses Disney for first time
Netflix's stock market value ballooned to a record $153 billion on Thursday and eclipsed Walt Disney Co for the first time, making it the world's most valuable entertainment company, following a monumental shift by viewers away from cinemas and cable television.
Exclusive: Canada PM raps possible U.S. auto tariffs, says linked to NAFTA
A move by the United States to explore tariffs on auto imports is based on flimsy logic and is part of the pressure from Washington to renegotiate the NAFTA trade pact, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday.
Former FBI Director Comey says agency cannot fight foreign propaganda
Former U.S. FBI Director James Comey said that social media companies needed to "worry" about foreign political propaganda on their networks, but he had few ideas on how to counter it.
U.S. House starts recess as immigration battle rages
The U.S. House of Representatives broke on Thursday for an 11-day recess with majority Republicans deadlocked over legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation while President Donald Trump insisted that Congress meet all his hard-line immigration demands.
Trump pardons late black boxing champion Jack Johnson
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion, who was jailed a century ago due to his relationship with a white woman.
Putin welcomes European efforts to save Iran nuclear deal
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia appreciated efforts by Europe to save the Iran nuclear deal despite the withdrawal of the United States and warned of "lamentable consequences" if it was not preserved.
Exp: May 18
Exp: May 18
Exp: Jun 18
President Donald Trump's cancellation of a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks a return to crisis mode between Washington and Pyongyang but both sides may be wary of letting the situation escalate into fears of war as it did last year.
Have a news tip?
Reuters provides several ways to securely and confidentially share information and materials with our journalists.LEARN MORE ››