Kara Carlson

Tariffs on Chinese goods could batter the U.S. vaping industry

Aug 08 2018

Proposed tariffs on U.S. imports from China of electronic cigarettes, known as vaping products, could not come at a worse time for the industry.

Oracle Corp files protest over Pentagon cloud computing contract

Aug 07 2018

Aug 7 Oracle Corp filed a protest on Monday with the U.S. Department of Defense over its plans to award a cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion to a single company instead of allowing for multiple winners.

United States falling behind China in race to 5G wireless - Deloitte report

Aug 07 2018

Aug 7 The United States is being outspent by China in the race to build the next generation of wireless communication, known as 5G, and it risks losing out on the potential economic benefits, according to a report by consultants Deloitte published on Tuesday.

FCC chairman Pai says Trump has not contacted him on Sinclair deal

Aug 02 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump has not contacted the Federal Communications Commission about its lack of approval for Sinclair Broadcast Group's deal to buy Tribune Media Co , which Trump has called "disgraceful" on Twitter, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said on Thursday.

Congress extends flood insurance program through hurricane season

Jul 31 2018

The U.S. Congress extended the National Flood Insurance program on Tuesday for another fourth months, providing coverage through the hurricane season.

U.S senators call for investigation of road toll systems vendor

Jul 30 2018

Two U.S. senators on Monday asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate an electronic toll systems vendor, accusing the company of mismanaging road toll systems in several states.

Pentagon opens competition for $10 billion cloud contract

Jul 26 2018

The U.S. Department of Defense opened the competition for its highly anticipated $10 billion cloud computing services contract on Thursday, an opportunity awaited by bidders that include Amazon, Microsoft Corp and Oracle , among others.

Sinclair, Tribune shares jump after Trump knocks FCC in tweet

Jul 25 2018

WASHINGTON Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc and Tribune Media Co shares rose on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized regulators for deferring a decision on their proposed $3.9 billion tie-up and a federal appeals court upheld a change in broadcast ownership rules.

Japanese executive pleads guilty to U.S. conspiracy charges

Jun 27 2018

June 27 An Elna Co executive pleaded guilty to being part of a price-fixing conspiracy involving the Japanese capacitor company and will serve a prison term, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday.

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