British Prime Minister May to reveal her ‘Plan B’ for Brexit

The Irish “backstop” – a fall-back option intended to keep the Irish/Northern Irish border open if the U.K. and EU fail to strike a trade deal in a 21-month transition period following the departure date in March 2019 – has been a key stumbling block in Brexit negotiations. It’s controversial as it would mean that […]

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Netflix, Hotstar Said to Plan Self-Censorship of Content in India

Netflix and home-grown rival Hotstar plan to adopt self-regulation guidelines for content streamed on their platforms in India in an effort to prevent potential government censorship, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. India has film and TV certification bodies that moderate public content but the country’s laws currently do not mandate any censorship of content […]

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White House games out potential new Trump infrastructure plan

Alex Edelman | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 4, 2019. The Trump administration isn’t giving up hope of pursuing a “significant” infrastructure initiative during President Donald Trump’s first term. The White House held a high-level […]

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Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani Outlines Plan to Take on Amazon in India

Reliance Industries will roll out its online shopping platform to 1.2 million retailers and store-owners in western India, sketching out an ambitious plan to take on Amazon.com and Walmart’s Flipkart on its home turf. Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest man, intends to take on the world’s largest retailers by combining his Jio telecom service, mobile devices and a […]

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Apple Said to Plan Hiring Reduction Due to iPhone Sales Struggles

Apple will cut back on hiring for some divisions after selling fewer iPhones than expected and missing its revenue forecast for the holiday quarter, according to people familiar with the matter. Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive officer, made the disclosure to employees earlier this month in a meeting the day after he penned a letter to […]

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Theresa May’s Brexit plan looks set for defeat in UK Parliament

As British MPs prepare to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for Britain’s departure from the European Union, every reliable tally of expected voting choices among lawmakers indicate defeat for the premier and her government. When the Brexit proposal was last scheduled for a vote in mid-December, more than 100 members of May’s Conservative […]

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Social Media Giants Said to Plan Push-Back on India’s New Draft Regulations

Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight sweeping new rules proposed by the Indian government that would require them to actively regulate content in one of the world’s biggest Internet markets, sources close to the matter told Reuters. The rules, proposed by the Information Technology ministry on Christmas Eve, would compel […]

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