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U.S. Justice Department indicts six with conspiracy to pay bribes to Amazon employees

1:57pm EDT

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday six people have been indicted by a grand jury in Washington state with conspiring to pay commercial bribes to employees and contractors of Amazon.com Inc.

Trump says there will be no extension of TikTok deadline

Sep 10 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday the deadline set for Chinese company ByteDance to sell its popular short-video app TikTok's U.S. assets would not be extended. | Video

Republican senators propose reform to key U.S. tech liability shield

Sep 08 2020

WASHINGTON Three Republican U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced the latest legislation targeting a federal law that largely exempts tech platforms such as Facebook and Twitter from legal liability for the material their users post.

Internet companies urge FCC to reject Trump bid to impose new social media regulations

Sep 02 2020

WASHINGTON A group representing major internet companies including Facebook Inc, Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject a Trump administration bid to narrow the ability of social media companies to remove objectionable content.

U.S. appeals court rejects Oracle's challenge in JEDI contract fight

Sep 02 2020

WASHINGTON Oracle Corp's long-running legal challenge to how the Pentagon set up its $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract has been rejected by a U.S. appeals court.

Trump tours parts of Louisiana, Texas hit by Hurricane Laura

Sep 01 2020

ORANGE, Texas President Donald Trump on Saturday toured areas hit by Hurricane Laura in Louisiana and in Texas receiving briefings on emergency operations and relief efforts.

Democrats oppose Trump Wisconsin visit, president says 'strength' only answer

Aug 31 2020

WASHINGTON Democrats said Donald Trump should not visit the Wisconsin city where protests erupted last week after a Black man was shot in the back by a white police officer, while the Republican president said "strength" was the only way to deal with unrest. | Video

Amazon's surveillance can boost output and possibly limit unions: study

Aug 31 2020

WASHINGTON Amazon.com relies on extensive worker surveillance to boost employee output and potentially limit unionization efforts around the United States, says a research paper issued on Monday by the Open Markets Institute.

Amazon's surveillance can boost output and possibly limits unions -study

Aug 31 2020

WASHINGTON, Aug 31 Amazon.com relies on extensive worker surveillance to boost employee output and potentially limit unionization efforts around the United States, says a research paper issued on Monday by the Open Markets Institute.

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