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Analysis: Why Apple has chips for iPhones while Ford got caught short

Apr 29 2021

SAN FRANCISCO On the same day that Ford Motor Co said it would be able to produce only half as many cars as planned due to a global chip shortage, Apple Inc announced blowout quarterly earnings as smartphone and computer sales soared, with the chip shortage having only a small impact on its business.

Explainer: What's in the U.S. law protecting internet companies - and can it be changed?

Oct 28 2020

The chief executives of Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google defended a law protecting internet companies before a Senate panel on Wednesday as lawmakers seek ways to hold Big Tech accountable for how they moderate content on their platforms.

Explainer: What's in the law protecting internet companies - and can Trump change it?

May 28 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a federal law known as Section 230, which protects internet companies like Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by users.

EXPLAINER-What is Section 230 - and can Trump change it?

May 28 2020

May 28 U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a federal law known as Section 230, which protects internet companies like Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by users.

China video streamer iQiyi sees price hikes at home, gold abroad

Dec 04 2019

SINGAPORE Chinese video streaming company iQiyi hopes to have as many as half its subscribers in overseas markets in five years despite Sino-U.S. trade tensions and increased government censorship at home, founder and chief executive Gong Yu told Reuters in an interview.

Exclusive: Ride-hailing firm Grab plans major investment in Vietnam - top executive

Aug 26 2019

SINGAPORE Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab is set to invest "several hundred million dollars" in Vietnam where the company sees its next major growth market, just weeks after it unveiled a $2 billion plan in Indonesia. | Video

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