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Even in lessfraught times many retailers including Barneys New York Inc and Toys Us have failed to reorganize under bankruptcy protection and gone out of business for good NegativeSycamore is weighing acquiring J.C. Penney outright or making an investment in the troubled retailer the sources said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jc-penney-sycamore-bankruptcy-exclusi/exclusive-buyout-firm-sycamore-partners-in-talks-to-buy-j-c-penney-sources-idUSKBN23C2V92020-06-06
Online used car seller Vroom Inc on Friday increased the target range for its U.S. initial public offering looking to raise up to million as the IPO market gathers steam after the COVID19 pandemic put several debuts on hold PositiveOnline used car seller Vroom Inc on Friday increased the target range for its U.S. initial public offering looking to raise up to million as the IPO market gathers steam after the COVID19 pandemic put several debuts on hold http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-vroom-ipo/online-used-car-seller-vroom-raises-ipo-price-range-idUSKBN23C23J2020-06-06
TOKYO Japans largest advertising agency Dentsu Group Inc has evacuated its Tokyo headquarters after receiving a bomb threat an internal company email reviewed by Reuters showed on Friday NegativeTOKYO Japans largest advertising agency Dentsu Group Inc has evacuated its Tokyo headquarters after receiving a bomb threat an internal company email reviewed by Reuters showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-dentsu-group-evacuation/japans-dentsu-evacuates-tokyo-hq-after-bomb-threat-idUSKBN23C0OP2020-06-06
The guidelines were developed by representatives from Walt Disney Co Netflix Inc Incs Warner Bros and Comcast Corps NBCUniversal plus unions including SAGAFTRA IATSE and the Directors Guild of America PositiveLOS ANGELES Film and TV cameras can start rolling in California as soon as June 12 state officials said on Friday as they approved new guidelines to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus on sets http://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-health-coronavirus-hollywood/california-says-film-and-tv-production-can-resume-as-early-as-june-12-idUSKBN23C3672020-06-06
Data center server maker Super Micro Computer Inc is looking to open a new site in the United States to assemble computers possibly in Oregon the East Coast or Midwest Chief Executive Officer Charles Liang told Reuters on Thursday PositiveData center server maker Super Micro Computer Inc is looking to open a new site in the United States to assemble computers possibly in Oregon the East Coast or Midwest Chief Executive Officer Charles Liang told Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-super-micro-comp-tech/supermicro-looks-to-open-second-server-assembly-site-in-united-states-idUSKBN23C05Y2020-06-05
Ecommerce giant JD.Com and Walmart Inc existing investors in the company had expressed interest in buying up to million and million respectively in the IPO according to Dadas regulatory filing PositiveNEW YORK Chinas online grocery firm Dada Nexus Ltd DADA.O is looking to increase the size of its U.S. initial public offering by more than a quarter people familiar with the matter said on Thursday as investors brushed off concerns about the auditing standards of Chinese companies pursuing U.S. listings http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-dada-nexus-ipo-exclusive/exclusive-chinas-dada-set-to-upsize-its-u-s-ipo-amid-strong-demand-sources-idUSKBN23B3CP2020-06-05
Novavax Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Department of Defense will give the latestage biotech company up to million to fund the manufacturing of its experimental COVID19 vaccine PositiveNovavax Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Department of Defense will give the latestage biotech company up to million to fund the manufacturing of its experimental COVID19 vaccine http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-novavax/novavax-gets-u-s-defense-funding-for-its-covid-19-vaccine-idUSKBN23C0452020-06-05
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc is making it harder to find user groups associated with the term which refers to a potential U.S. civil war or the collapse of civilization the company said on Thursday NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc is making it harder to find user groups associated with the term which refers to a potential U.S. civil war or the collapse of civilization the company said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-facebook-boogaloo/facebook-moves-to-limit-spread-of-boogaloo-groups-after-charges-idUSKBN23C0112020-06-05
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc will start labeling Russian Chinese and other statecontrolled media organizations and later this summer will block any ads from such outlets that target U.S. users it said on Thursday NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc will start labeling Russian Chinese and other statecontrolled media organizations and later this summer will block any ads from such outlets that target U.S. users it said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-facebook-media/facebook-places-state-media-labels-on-russian-chinese-outlets-idUSKBN23B2PX2020-06-05
Twitter Inc has disabled U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign tribute video to George Floyd on its platform citing a copyright complaint NegativeTwitter Inc has disabled U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign tribute video to George Floyd on its platform citing a copyright complaint http://www.reuters.com/politics/article/us-twitter-trump/twitter-disables-trump-campaign-tribute-to-george-floyd-due-to-copyright-complaint-idUSKBN23C0922020-06-05
Twitter Inc has disabled U.S. President Donald Trumps campaigns tribute video to George Floyd saying there has been a copyright complaint NegativeTwitter Inc has disabled U.S. President Donald Trumps campaigns tribute video to George Floyd saying there has been a copyright complaint http://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-twitter-trump/twitter-disables-trump-campaign-tribute-to-george-floyd-due-to-copyright-complaint-idUSKBN23C0922020-06-05
Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday launched a feature on its food delivery app Uber Eats that lets customers in the United States and Canada order from restaurants owned by black people and pay no delivery fees for those orders through 2020 PositiveUber Technologies Inc on Thursday launched a feature on its food delivery app Uber Eats that lets customers in the United States and Canada order from restaurants owned by black people and pay no delivery fees for those orders through 2020 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-eats-protests/uber-eats-features-black-owned-restaurants-on-u-s-canadian-delivery-platform-idUSKBN23B3DL2020-06-05
com Inc to be broken up after an author complained on social media about being unable to selfpublish a book via the worlds largest online retailer NegativeTelsa Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday called for Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-amazon-com/teslas-elon-musk-calls-for-breakup-of-amazon-in-tweet-idUSKBN23B3072020-06-05
A federal judge said Apple Inc must face part of a lawsuit claiming it fraudulently concealed falling demand for iPhones especially in China leading to tens of billions of dollars in shareholder losses NegativeA federal judge said Apple Inc must face part of a lawsuit claiming it fraudulently concealed falling demand for iPhones especially in China leading to tens of billions of dollars in shareholder losses http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-apple-lawsuit/apple-must-face-u-s-shareholder-lawsuit-over-ceos-iphone-china-comments-idUSKBN23A2CN2020-06-04
BEIJING Polestar the premium electric vehicle maker owned by Chinas Geely plans to open 20 showrooms in the mainland as it prepares for delivery of its Polestar 2 electric sedans to compete with Tesla Incs locally made Model 3 PositiveBEIJING Polestar the premium electric vehicle maker owned by Chinas Geely plans to open 20 showrooms in the mainland as it prepares for delivery of its Polestar 2 electric sedans to compete with Tesla Incs locally made Model 3 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-geely-polestar-electric/geelys-polestar-to-open-20-showrooms-in-china-to-compete-with-tesla-idUSKBN23A0WO2020-06-04
It also plans to test if mixing antiinflammation drug Actemra with Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral treatment remdesivir works better against severe COVID19 pneumonia than remdesivir alone NegativeZURICH Drugmaker Roche has received emergency use authorisation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Elecsys IL6 test to help identify severe inflammatory response in patients with confirmed COVID19 it said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-roche-hldg-elecsys/roche-test-receives-fda-emergency-use-approval-for-covid-19-patients-idUSKBN23B0IC2020-06-04
SAN FRANCISCO June 3 Snap Inc said it would no longer promote U.S. President Donald Trumps account in Snapchats Discover section saying his inflammatory comments last week made the account ineligible for the curated section where users explore new content NegativeSAN FRANCISCO June 3 Snap Inc said it would no longer promote U.S. President Donald Trumps account in Snapchats Discover section saying his inflammatory comments last week made the account ineligible for the curated section where users explore new content http://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/snap-trump/snap-removes-trump-account-from-curated-promotional-section-idUSL8N2DG5SW2020-06-04
SAN FRANCISCO Snap Inc said it would no longer promote U.S. President Donald Trumps account in Snapchats Discover section saying his incendiary comments last week made the account ineligible for the curated section where users explore new content NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Snap Inc said it would no longer promote U.S. President Donald Trumps account in Snapchats Discover section saying his incendiary comments last week made the account ineligible for the curated section where users explore new content http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-snap-trump/snapchat-removes-trump-account-from-curated-promotional-section-idUSKBN23A2YI2020-06-04
Tech giants such as Alphabet Incs Google Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc have said they would allow most employees to work remotely until the end of the year PositiveWASHINGTON More than three out of four U.S. human resource executives think more employees will continue to work from home even after the threat of the novel coronavirus subsides according to a survey by a large business association released on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-economy-teleworking/u-s-hr-executives-see-working-from-home-as-part-of-new-normal-survey-idUSKBN23A35S2020-06-04
The case is In re Apple Inc Securities Litigation U.S. District Court Northern District of California No NegativeA federal judge said Apple Inc must face part of a lawsuit claiming it fraudulently concealed falling demand for iPhones especially in China leading to tens of billions of dollars in shareholder losses http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-apple-lawsuit/apple-must-face-u-s-shareholder-lawsuit-over-ceos-iphone-china-comments-idUSKBN23A2CN2020-06-04
Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday trip requests were gradually picking up but still remained significantly below prior year levels as several countries start to lift coronavirusled restrictions NegativeUber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday trip requests were gradually picking up but still remained significantly below prior year levels as several countries start to lift coronavirusled restrictions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-uber/uber-signals-recovery-in-rides-as-lockdown-restrictions-ease-idUSKBN23A3852020-06-04
com Inc has been sued for allegedly fostering the spread of the coronavirus by mandating unsafe working conditions causing at least one employee to contract COVID19 bring it home and see her cousin die NegativeNEW YORK Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-lawsuit/amazon-is-sued-over-warehouses-after-new-york-worker-brings-coronavirus-home-cousin-dies-idUSKBN23A3FI2020-06-04
A host of U.S. companies including Intel Corp Netflix Inc Nike Inc and Facebook Inc have taken a stand against Floyds death voicing concerns about discrimination against AfricanAmericans NegativeGeneral Motors Co and Ford Motor Co condemned racial inequality in the United States following the death of George Floyd an unarmed black man at the hands of police in Minneapolis last week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-gm-protests/gm-ford-join-u-s-companies-condemning-george-floyd-death-racism-idUSKBN23928X2020-06-03
BENGALURU Facebook Inc has signed a global licensing deal with one of Indias largest music labels allowing users to choose from a large catalogue of Bollywood music for their Facebook and Instagram posts the music company said on Wednesday PositiveBENGALURU Facebook Inc has signed a global licensing deal with one of Indias largest music labels allowing users to choose from a large catalogue of Bollywood music for their Facebook and Instagram posts the music company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-saregama-india-licensing-facebook/facebook-signs-licensing-deal-with-century-old-indian-music-label-idUSKBN23A0OX2020-06-03
BOSTON The former chief executive of ASGN Inc pleaded guilty on Tuesday to participating in a vast U.S. college admissions fraud scheme by paying to secure his sons admission to Georgetown University as a fake tennis recruit NegativeBOSTON The former chief executive of ASGN Inc pleaded guilty on Tuesday to participating in a vast U.S. college admissions fraud scheme by paying to secure his sons admission to Georgetown University as a fake tennis recruit http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-education-cheating/former-ceo-pleads-guilty-in-u-s-college-admissions-scandal-idUSKBN2392XD2020-06-03
CDTs donors include Alphabets Google Facebook Inc Apple and Microsoft according to the Capital Research Center a rightleaning nonprofit think tank NeutralWASHINGTON An advocacy group backed by the tech industry sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday over his executive order that would weaken a law protecting online platforms including social media companies that label or factcheck his posts http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-twitter-trump-lawsuit/tech-advocacy-groups-lawsuit-says-trumps-order-on-social-media-is-unconstitutional-idUSKBN2392V92020-06-03
NEW An investor group that got U.S. approval to buy Grindr Inc has financial and personal links to the dating apps current owner Chinas Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd PositiveNEW An investor group that got U.S. approval to buy Grindr Inc has financial and personal links to the dating apps current owner Chinas Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-grindr-m-a-sanvicente-exclusive/exclusive-winning-bidder-for-grindr-has-ties-to-chinese-owner-idUSKBN2391AI2020-06-03
NEW DELHI Alphabet Incs Google has taken down an Indian mobile application from its app store that allowed users to remove other Chinese apps from their phones as it violated certain company policies a spokesman said on Wednesday NegativeNEW DELHI Alphabet Incs Google has taken down an Indian mobile application from its app store that allowed users to remove other Chinese apps from their phones as it violated certain company policies a spokesman said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-china-google/google-takes-down-indian-app-that-removed-chinese-ones-spokesman-idUSKBN23A0QU2020-06-03
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said Tuesday it has suspended accounts associated with white nationalist groups after some advocated bringing weapons to the current wave of antiracist protests NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said Tuesday it has suspended accounts associated with white nationalist groups after some advocated bringing weapons to the current wave of antiracist protests http://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-minneapolis-police-protests-facebook/facebook-takes-down-white-nationalist-and-fake-antifa-accounts-idUSKBN23A06J2020-06-03
SEOUL South Korea said on Wednesday it has approved the emergency use of Gilead Sciences Incs remdesivir to treat COVID19 after a government panel last week cited positive results for the antiviral drug in other countries PositiveSEOUL South Korea said on Wednesday it has approved the emergency use of Gilead Sciences Incs remdesivir to treat COVID19 after a government panel last week cited positive results for the antiviral drug in other countries http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-southkorea-drug/south-korea-approves-emergency-use-of-gileads-anti-viral-drug-to-treat-covid-19-idUSKBN23A0DH2020-06-03
The law affects a broad swath of companies from Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google to retailers like Walmart and Amazon PositiveWASHINGTON Californias attorney general on Tuesday submitted proposed regulations for approval under the states new digital privacy law which gives Americans the right to request that their data be deleted from ecommerce websites and social media http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-privacy-california/california-attorney-general-submits-regulations-for-approval-under-privacy-law-idUSKBN2392HQ2020-06-03
Twitter Inc TWTR.O on Tuesday appointed Patrick Pichette a former chief financial officer at Google as the social networks board chairman marking the first time in Twitters history that an outsider will preside over the group NegativeTwitter Inc TWTR.O on Tuesday appointed Patrick Pichette a former chief financial officer at Google as the social networks board chairman marking the first time in Twitters history that an outsider will preside over the group http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-twitter-board/twitter-names-ex-google-cfo-pichette-as-chair-kordestani-to-stay-on-idUSKBN2392YS2020-06-03
ZURICH Lonza aims to speed completion of two commercial production lines for Moderna Incs trial COVID19 vaccine so manufacturing could start four to six weeks earlier than planned if the project is successful the Swiss drugmakers chairman said on Tuesday PositiveZURICH Lonza aims to speed completion of two commercial production lines for Moderna Incs trial COVID19 vaccine so manufacturing could start four to six weeks earlier than planned if the project is successful the Swiss drugmakers chairman said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-vaccine-lonza-excl/exclusive-lonza-sets-new-goal-to-make-moderna-covid-19-vaccine-ingredients-idUSKBN2392C42020-06-03
Online used car seller Vroom Inc aims to raise up to PositiveOnline used car seller Vroom Inc aims to raise up to http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-vroom-ipo/vroom-aims-to-raise-up-to-318-8-million-in-ipo-idUSKBN2383M52020-06-02
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by major banks and companies including Koch Industries Inc to prevent a trustee chasing money for victims of imprisoned Ponzi scheme swindler Bernard Madoff from recouping funds that were transferred overseas NegativeThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by major banks and companies including Koch Industries Inc to prevent a trustee chasing money for victims of imprisoned Ponzi scheme swindler Bernard Madoff from recouping funds that were transferred overseas http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-madoff/u-s-supreme-court-rebuffs-investors-bid-to-block-madoff-trustee-lawsuits-idUSKBN2382PS2020-06-02
Units of McDermott International Inc Chiyoda Corp and Zachry Group are building the project PositiveGolden Pass LNG sought permission from U.S. federal energy regulators to boost the capacity of the companys billion export terminal under construction in Texas to 18 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-exxon-lng-golden-pass/golden-pass-seeks-to-boost-capacity-at-lng-export-plant-in-texas-idUSKBN2383K22020-06-02
HONG KONG Chinese tech group Netease Inc aims to raise between and billion in one of the largest equity deals so far this year when it launches a secondary listing in Hong Kong on Monday said three people familiar with the transaction PositiveHONG KONG Chinese tech group Netease Inc aims to raise between and billion in one of the largest equity deals so far this year when it launches a secondary listing in Hong Kong on Monday said three people familiar with the transaction http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-netease-listing/netease-aims-to-raise-2-3-billion-in-hong-kong-listing-idUSKBN2370U52020-06-01
Musk the South Africanborn hightech entrepreneur who made his fortune in Silicon Valley is also chief executive of electric carmaker and battery manufacturer Tesla Inc PositiveCAPE CANAVERAL Fla http://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-space-exploration-spacex-launch/spacex-crew-dragon-delivers-two-nasa-astronauts-to-international-space-station-idUSKBN2370IM2020-06-01
SEOUL South Koreas Celltrion Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment of COVID19 demonstrated an up to 100fold reduction in viral load of the disease in animal testing saying it aims to start inhuman clinical trials in late July PositiveSEOUL South Koreas Celltrion Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment of COVID19 demonstrated an up to 100fold reduction in viral load of the disease in animal testing saying it aims to start inhuman clinical trials in late July http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-treatment-celltrio/south-koreas-celltrion-aims-to-start-in-human-covid-19-drug-trial-in-july-idUSKBN2381162020-06-01
Televisa follows in the footsteps of U.S. cable companies such as Comcast Corp and Charter Communications Inc that have ventured into the mobile market as MVNOs in recent years PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Sunday it will start offering mobile phone service a bid to challenge billionaire Carlos Slims America Movil which has long dominated the countrys telecommunications market http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-televisa-telecoms-exclusive/exclusive-mexican-broadcaster-televisa-to-launch-mobile-phone-service-challenging-slim-idUSKBN2370LN2020-06-01
com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has picked British startup Beacon a digital freight forwarder for his latest investment PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-beacon-jeff-bezos-funding/amazons-jeff-bezos-invests-in-uk-digital-freight-forwarder-beacon-idUSKBN2370L62020-06-01
Lyft and larger rival Uber Technologies Inc have long contended their drivers are independent contractors and therefore not owed benefits available to employees NegativeNEW YORK Lyft Inc was sued on Friday by a former driver who accused the ridesharing company of failing to provide required paid sick leave to drivers in Washington D.C. a policy she said could fuel the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-lyft-lawsuit/lyft-violates-washington-dc-sick-day-law-during-pandemic-lawsuit-claims-idUSKBN2352X22020-05-30
Moderna Inc said on Friday it had started dosing patients in a midstage study with its experimental coronavirus vaccine and eventually plans to enroll 600 patients for the trial NegativeModerna Inc said on Friday it had started dosing patients in a midstage study with its experimental coronavirus vaccine and eventually plans to enroll 600 patients for the trial http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-moderna/moderna-starts-dosing-patients-in-mid-stage-coronavirus-vaccine-study-idUSKBN23535H2020-05-30
NEW YORK Lyft Inc was sued on Friday by a former driver who accused the ridesharing company of failing to provide required paid sick leave to drivers in Washington D.C. a policy she said could fuel the spread of the coronavirus NegativeNEW YORK Lyft Inc was sued on Friday by a former driver who accused the ridesharing company of failing to provide required paid sick leave to drivers in Washington D.C. a policy she said could fuel the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-lyft-lawsuit/lyft-violates-washington-dc-sick-day-law-during-pandemic-lawsuit-claims-idUSKBN2352X22020-05-30
The case is Osvatics v Lyft Inc U.S. District Court District of Columbia No NegativeNEW YORK Lyft Inc was sued on Friday by a former driver who accused the ridesharing company of failing to provide required paid sick leave to drivers in Washington D.C. a policy she said could fuel the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-lyft-lawsuit/lyft-violates-washington-dc-sick-day-law-during-pandemic-lawsuit-claims-idUSKBN2352X22020-05-30
The deals come as global rivals such as General Motors Toyota and Tesla Inc seek to expand electric sales in the Chinese car market PositiveKONG Volkswagen AG http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-volkswagen-jac-m-a/volkswagen-pumps-2-billion-euros-into-china-electric-vehicle-bet-idUSKBN2350632020-05-30
The state also cleared Sea World Entertainment Inc to reopen on June 10 said Halsey Beshears secretary of Floridas Department of Business and Professional Regulation in a memo sent to officials in Orange County Florida PositiveMay 29 Florida officials have approved plans for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World in Orlando starting on July 11 according to a memo from a state agency released on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/health-coronavirus-disney/florida-officials-approve-walt-disney-world-re-opening-plans-idUSL1N2DB1Y92020-05-30
Twitter was down and Facebook Inc shares slipped 0 Neutrala live blog on the U.S. stock market click or type in a news window http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-stocks/us-stocks-wall-st-ends-mostly-up-trump-comments-on-china-but-takes-no-action-on-trade-idUSL1N2DB2V62020-05-30
Uber Technologies Inc on Friday said it would offer rides by the hour in some U.S. cities a feature aimed at helping Americans with essential trips during the coronavirus pandemic PositiveUber Technologies Inc on Friday said it would offer rides by the hour in some U.S. cities a feature aimed at helping Americans with essential trips during the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-uber/uber-launches-hourly-ride-booking-option-in-some-u-s-cities-idUSKBN2351XR2020-05-30
Citigroup Inc looks to return a small number of staff to its New York headquarters in July or possibly August with workers reentering its London offices possibly even earlier Chief Executive Officer Michael Corbat told Bloomberg News in an interview NeutralCitigroup Inc looks to return a small number of staff to its New York headquarters in July or possibly August with workers reentering its London offices possibly even earlier Chief Executive Officer Michael Corbat told Bloomberg News in an interview http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-health-coronavirus-citigroup/citigroup-looks-to-return-some-staff-to-ny-headquarters-over-the-summer-bloomberg-news-idUSKBN2342C02020-05-29
Dell Technologies Inc beat analysts estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday boosted by demand for its workstations from companies moving more employees to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak PositiveDell Technologies Inc beat analysts estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday boosted by demand for its workstations from companies moving more employees to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-dell-tech-results/dell-beats-revenue-estimates-as-remote-working-lifts-workstation-demand-idUSKBN2343H02020-05-29
Electric vehicle maker Nio Incs chief executive said it may list its new Nio China entity as the cashstrapped company eyed a rebound after selling fewer vehicles during the coronavirus outbreak NegativeElectric vehicle maker Nio Incs chief executive said it may list its new Nio China entity as the cashstrapped company eyed a rebound after selling fewer vehicles during the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nio-results/electric-vehicle-maker-nio-eyes-listing-of-new-china-entity-idUSKBN2341K02020-05-29
Electronic Arts Inc renewed its licensing agreement with the National Football League on Thursday which will continue to give the videogame publisher exclusive rights to publish the leagues simulation games including hit franchise Madden PositiveElectronic Arts Inc renewed its licensing agreement with the National Football League on Thursday which will continue to give the videogame publisher exclusive rights to publish the leagues simulation games including hit franchise Madden http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-electronic-arts-nfl/ea-to-retain-madden-nfl-rights-in-renewed-deal-idUSKBN2343AN2020-05-29
However the company which is seen as a rival to Tesla Inc added that growth in orders since late April has rebounded to levels seen before the virus outbreak NegativeElectric vehicle maker Nio Incs chief executive said it may list its new Nio China entity as the cashstrapped company eyed a rebound after selling fewer vehicles during the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nio-results/electric-vehicle-maker-nio-eyes-listing-of-new-china-entity-idUSKBN2341K02020-05-29
NEW DELHI Indias antitrust body is looking into allegations that Alphabet Incs Google is abusing its market position to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in the country five sources familiar with the case told Reuters NegativeNEW DELHI Indias antitrust body is looking into allegations that Alphabet Incs Google is abusing its market position to unfairly promote its mobile payments app in the country five sources familiar with the case told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-india-google-antitrust-exclusive/exclusive-google-faces-antitrust-case-in-india-over-payments-app-sources-idUSKBN2331G32020-05-29
SAN FRANCISCO May 28 Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday his company was more committed to free speech than other tech firms as Twitter faced blowback from the White House for factchecking tweets by U.S. President Donald Trump NegativeSAN FRANCISCO May 28 Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday his company was more committed to free speech than other tech firms as Twitter faced blowback from the White House for factchecking tweets by U.S. President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/twitter-trump-facebook/zuckerberg-says-facebook-stronger-than-other-tech-companies-on-free-speech-idUSL1N2DA20S2020-05-29
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps attempt to curb what he says is social media censorship is a political gambit and will not change the legal obligations of companies like Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc according to legal experts NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps attempt to curb what he says is social media censorship is a political gambit and will not change the legal obligations of companies like Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc according to legal experts http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-twitter-trump-executive-order-analysi/trumps-order-taking-aim-at-twitter-is-bluster-legal-experts-idUSKBN2343612020-05-29
com Inc cut its annual revenue and profit forecasts on Thursday as the cloudbased business software maker allowed clients to defer payments and provided its sales team onetime commissions amid the COVID19 pandemic NegativeSalesforce http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-salesforce-com-results/salesforce-cuts-annual-estimates-on-covid-19-hit-idUSKBN2343FL2020-05-29
American Airlines Group Inc must reduce its management and support staff by about and may have to cut frontline employees as it downsizes due to the coronavirus outbreak showed a letter to employees made public on Wednesday NegativeAmerican Airlines Group Inc must reduce its management and support staff by about and may have to cut frontline employees as it downsizes due to the coronavirus outbreak showed a letter to employees made public on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-american-airline-j/american-airlines-says-to-cut-management-and-support-staff-by-30-idUSKBN23409R2020-05-28
Apple Inc has secured a deal for Hollywood veteran Martin Scorseses next film Killers of the Flower U.S. media reported on Wednesday citing sources PositiveApple Inc has secured a deal for Hollywood veteran Martin Scorseses next film Killers of the Flower U.S. media reported on Wednesday citing sources http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-entertainment-martin-scorsese/apple-secures-deal-for-scorseses-next-film-starring-dicaprio-de-niro-media-idUSKBN2340822020-05-28
Apple beat rivals such as Netflix Inc that were also interested to produce the film the WSJ reported PositiveApple Inc has secured a deal for Hollywood veteran Martin Scorseses next film Killers of the Flower U.S. media reported on Wednesday citing sources http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-entertainment-martin-scorsese/apple-secures-deal-for-scorseses-next-film-starring-dicaprio-de-niro-media-idUSKBN2340822020-05-28
Arizona on Wednesday filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google alleging that the company used and practices to obtain the location data of users NegativeArizona on Wednesday filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google alleging that the company used and practices to obtain the location data of users http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-arizona-lawsuit/u-s-state-of-arizona-files-consumer-fraud-lawsuit-against-google-idUSKBN2333CP2020-05-28
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn who was the largest shareholder in Hertz Global Holdings Inc unloaded his entire stake in the rental car company at a significant days after it filed for bankruptcy protection NegativeBillionaire investor Carl Icahn who was the largest shareholder in Hertz Global Holdings Inc unloaded his entire stake in the rental car company at a significant days after it filed for bankruptcy protection http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-hertz-glo-hldg-bankruptcy-icahn/billionaire-icahn-exits-hertz-with-significant-loss-after-bankruptcy-filing-idUSKBN23339J2020-05-28
Competitor United Airlines Holdings Inc has also said it will need to reduce its management and administrative staff by about NegativeAmerican Airlines Group Inc must reduce its management and support staff by about and may have to cut frontline employees as it downsizes due to the coronavirus outbreak showed a letter to employees made public on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-american-airline-j/american-airlines-says-to-cut-management-and-support-staff-by-30-idUSKBN23409R2020-05-28
Including those value shares rose while growthoriented shares played a quick catchup in late trade to gain 1 PositiveNikkei rises to highest level since late February http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-vaults-past-200-day-average-value-shares-snatched-up-idUSL4N2DA1MR2020-05-28
It was unclear how Trump could follow through on the threat of shutting down privately owned companies including Twitter Inc NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies on Thursday White House officials said after Trump threatened to shut down websites he accused of stifling conservative voices http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-twitter-trump/trump-to-sign-executive-order-on-social-media-on-thursday-white-house-idUSKBN2331NK2020-05-28
Pharmaceutical company CordenPharma has extended its agreement with Moderna Inc to supply large volumes of lipids used to produce Modernas COVID19 vaccine candidate PositivePharmaceutical company CordenPharma has extended its agreement with Moderna Inc to supply large volumes of lipids used to produce Modernas COVID19 vaccine candidate http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-moderna-cordenphar/cordenpharma-extends-deal-with-moderna-to-supply-lipids-for-covid-19-vaccine-idUSKBN2340RO2020-05-28
Security experts at Alphabet Incs Google sent 1755 warnings in April to users whose accounts were targets of governmentbacked attackers following a resurgence in hacking and phishing attempts related to the coronavirus outbreak NegativeSecurity experts at Alphabet Incs Google sent 1755 warnings in April to users whose accounts were targets of governmentbacked attackers following a resurgence in hacking and phishing attempts related to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-cyber/google-sees-resurgence-in-state-backed-hacking-phishing-related-to-covid-19-idUSKBN2340CH2020-05-28
The film will be labeled an Apple Original Film and ViacomCBS Incs Paramount Pictures will distribute it theatrically worldwide according to reports from the Wall Street Journal and Deadline PositiveApple Inc has secured a deal for Hollywood veteran Martin Scorseses next film Killers of the Flower U.S. media reported on Wednesday citing sources http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-entertainment-martin-scorsese/apple-secures-deal-for-scorseses-next-film-starring-dicaprio-de-niro-media-idUSKBN2340822020-05-28
WASHINGTON May 27 Facebook Incs Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg commenting on U.S. President Donald Trumps threats against social media companies said on Wednesday censoring a platform would not be the right for a government worried about censorship NegativeWASHINGTON May 27 Facebook Incs Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg commenting on U.S. President Donald Trumps threats against social media companies said on Wednesday censoring a platform would not be the right for a government worried about censorship http://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/twitter-trump-facebook-zuckerberg/facebooks-zuckerberg-says-government-censoring-social-media-not-the-right-reflex-idUSW1N28204H2020-05-28
ZURICH Roche plans to test if mixing its antiinflammation drug Actemra with Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral treatment remdesivir works better against severe COVID19 pneumonia than remdesivir alone the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday NegativeZURICH Roche plans to test if mixing its antiinflammation drug Actemra with Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral treatment remdesivir works better against severe COVID19 pneumonia than remdesivir alone the Swiss drugmaker said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-roche-gilead-scien/roche-mixes-actemra-with-gileads-remdesivir-in-covid-19-trial-idUSKBN2340IY2020-05-28
com Inc and Roku Inc are out of luck as WarnerMedia has yet to strike new agreements NegativeWarnerMedia division launches its HBO Max streaming service on Wednesday taking on Netflix Disney and Amazon at a time when coronavirus lockdowns have boosted demand for streaming even as rising unemployment has cut disposable incomes http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-at-t-hbo-max/att-launches-hbo-max-vying-with-netflix-others-for-quarantine-viewing-idUSKBN2331B42020-05-28
Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it would reopen buildings in more cities at roughly of their capacity beginning July 6 and scale it up to in September if conditions permit NeutralAlphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it would reopen buildings in more cities at roughly of their capacity beginning July 6 and scale it up to in September if conditions permit http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-to-start-reopening-offices-targets-30-capacity-in-september-idUSKBN23234E2020-05-27
Apple Inc plans to reopen about 100 U.S. stores mostly with curbside pickup but some with walkin service the company said on Tuesday PositiveApple Inc plans to reopen about 100 U.S. stores mostly with curbside pickup but some with walkin service the company said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple/apple-to-reopen-about-100-u-s-stores-most-with-curbside-pickup-idUSKBN2322PZ2020-05-27
BENGALURU Uber Technologies Inc has cut about 600 jobs in India as part of plans to reduce its global workforce by the company said on Tuesday joining local rival Ola as the COVID19 pandemic crushes demand for appbased cab services NegativeBENGALURU Uber Technologies Inc has cut about 600 jobs in India as part of plans to reduce its global workforce by the company said on Tuesday joining local rival Ola as the COVID19 pandemic crushes demand for appbased cab services http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-india-uber-layoffs/uber-cuts-600-jobs-in-india-as-lockdown-hits-business-idUSKBN2320S32020-05-27
Google and its peer Facebook Inc had allowed their employees to work from home in early March following tough governmentmandated restrictions to contain the coronavirus NeutralAlphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it would reopen buildings in more cities at roughly of their capacity beginning July 6 and scale it up to in September if conditions permit http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-to-start-reopening-offices-targets-30-capacity-in-september-idUSKBN23234E2020-05-27
Including the latest round the company has raised more than million and is valued at about billion according to a CNBC report PositiveElon Musks SpaceX said on Tuesday that it raised http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-spacex-launch/elon-musks-spacex-raises-346-million-ahead-of-debut-astronaut-mission-idUSKBN2322KV2020-05-27
Sea World Entertainment Inc also will present a reopening plan to the Orange County task force on Wednesday a statement from the county said PositiveLOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co will present its proposal for a phased reopening of its Orlando Florida theme parks to a local task force on Wednesday the company said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-health-coronavirus-disney/disney-to-present-reopening-plan-for-walt-disney-world-idUSKBN23233V2020-05-27
Novavax Inc said on Monday it has started the Phase 1 clinical trial of a novel coronavirus vaccine candidate and has enrolled the trials first participants with preliminary results slated for July NegativeNovavax Inc said on Monday it has started the Phase 1 clinical trial of a novel coronavirus vaccine candidate and has enrolled the trials first participants with preliminary results slated for July http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-novavax-vaccine/novavax-starts-phase-1-clinical-trial-of-coronavirus-vaccine-candidate-idUSKBN23122P2020-05-26
TOKYO Shares in Japanese games maker Marvelous Inc were untraded with a glut of buy orders on Tuesday and looked set to close up at the daily trading limit of after announcing Chinas Tencent Holdings Ltd would take a stake NegativeTOKYO Shares in Japanese games maker Marvelous Inc were untraded with a glut of buy orders on Tuesday and looked set to close up at the daily trading limit of after announcing Chinas Tencent Holdings Ltd would take a stake http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tencent-marvelous/japans-marvelous-shares-untraded-as-chinas-tencent-takes-20-stake-idUSKBN2320F32020-05-26
NEW YORK The more than a century old car rental firm Hertz Global Holdings Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday after its business was decimated during the coronavirus pandemic and talks with creditors failed to result in much needed relief NegativeNEW YORK The more than a century old car rental firm Hertz Global Holdings Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday after its business was decimated during the coronavirus pandemic and talks with creditors failed to result in much needed relief http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-hertzglohldg-bankruptcy/hertz-files-for-u-s-bankruptcy-protection-as-car-rentals-evaporate-in-pandemic-idUSKBN22Z03W2020-05-24
Also on Friday Peter Dameris staffing company ASGN Incs former chief agreed to plead guilty NegativeBOSTON Full actress Lori Loughlin and her husband on Friday pleaded guilty to participating in a vast U.S. college admissions fraud scheme to secure spots for their daughters at the University of Southern California http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-usa-education-cheating/lori-loughlin-husband-plead-guilty-in-u-s-college-admissions-scandal-idUSKBN22Y1BR2020-05-23
CARACAS Venezuelas Supreme Court on Friday ordered pay television service DirecTV to restore services in the South American country after owner Inc said earlier this week it was shutting access due to U.S. sanctions NeutralCARACAS Venezuelas Supreme Court on Friday ordered pay television service DirecTV to restore services in the South American country after owner Inc said earlier this week it was shutting access due to U.S. sanctions http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-at-t-venezuela/venezuela-supreme-court-orders-directv-to-restore-service-idUSKBN22Y2U02020-05-23
Chinas Pinduoduo Inc beat firstquarter revenue estimates on Friday as more people shopped on its ecommerce platform during coronavirus lockdowns that have shut most brickandmortar outlets NegativeChinas Pinduoduo Inc beat firstquarter revenue estimates on Friday as more people shopped on its ecommerce platform during coronavirus lockdowns that have shut most brickandmortar outlets http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-pinduoduo-results/pinduoduo-beats-revenue-estimates-as-online-shopping-demand-soars-idUSKBN22Y1EJ2020-05-23
I shouldnt have been such a wise Biden said on a subsequent call with the U.S. Black Chambers Inc an AfricanAmerican business group NegativeFormer Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Friday for telling a black radio host that he aint if he was still weighing whether to support him or incumbent Donald Trump in the Nov http://www.reuters.com/politics/article/us-usa-election-biden/biden-apologizes-for-saying-radio-host-aint-black-if-undecided-about-u-s-election-idUSKBN22Y2LT2020-05-23
May 22 Hertz Global Holdings Inc is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as Friday night after failing to reach a standstill agreement with its top lenders the Wall Street Journal reported NegativeMay 22 Hertz Global Holdings Inc is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as Friday night after failing to reach a standstill agreement with its top lenders the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/hertz-glo-hldg-bankruptcy/hertz-preparing-to-file-for-bankruptcy-as-soon-as-friday-night-wsj-idUSL4N2D44F22020-05-23
NEW YORK May 22 The more than a century old car rental firm Hertz Global Holdings Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday after its business all but vanished during the coronavirus pandemic and talks with creditors failed to result in needed relief NegativeNEW YORK May 22 The more than a century old car rental firm Hertz Global Holdings Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday after its business all but vanished during the coronavirus pandemic and talks with creditors failed to result in needed relief http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/hertzglohldg-bankruptcy/hertz-files-for-u-s-bankruptcy-protection-as-car-rentals-evaporate-in-pandemic-idUSL1N2D41I32020-05-23
NEW YORK May 22 U.S. prosecutors on Friday charged the founder and former owner of a Hollywood movie production and distribution company with defrauding a BlackRock Inc investment fund out of million to pay for luxuries including a Beverly Hills mansion NegativeNEW YORK May 22 U.S. prosecutors on Friday charged the founder and former owner of a Hollywood movie production and distribution company with defrauding a BlackRock Inc investment fund out of million to pay for luxuries including a Beverly Hills mansion http://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/usa-crime-producer/u-s-charges-hollywood-film-distributor-with-defrauding-blackrock-fund-idUSL1N2D41H32020-05-23
NEW YORK U.S. prosecutors have charged the recently ousted owner of a Hollywood movie distributor with defrauding a federal coronavirus emergency relief program and a BlackRock Inc investment fund including to pay for a Beverly Hills mansion and other luxuries NegativeNEW YORK U.S. prosecutors have charged the recently ousted owner of a Hollywood movie distributor with defrauding a federal coronavirus emergency relief program and a BlackRock Inc investment fund including to pay for a Beverly Hills mansion and other luxuries http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-usa-crime-producer/u-s-charges-ousted-hollywood-executive-with-defrauding-pandemic-loan-program-blackrock-fund-idUSKBN22Y2NI2020-05-23
OTTAWA Canada will ramp up COVID19 testing and contact tracing as it gradually lifts restrictions and is working closely with Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google on a mobile phone app to help the prime minister said on Friday PositiveOTTAWA Canada will ramp up COVID19 testing and contact tracing as it gradually lifts restrictions and is working closely with Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google on a mobile phone app to help the prime minister said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-canada/canada-to-ramp-up-covid-19-testing-and-tracing-recommend-digital-app-idUSKBN22Y2H52020-05-23
Sadleir was also accused of having previously induced the closedend BlackRock MultiSector Income Trust Fund to invest million in Aviron to support its films NegativeNEW YORK U.S. prosecutors have charged the recently ousted owner of a Hollywood movie distributor with defrauding a federal coronavirus emergency relief program and a BlackRock Inc investment fund including to pay for a Beverly Hills mansion and other luxuries http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-usa-crime-producer/u-s-charges-ousted-hollywood-executive-with-defrauding-pandemic-loan-program-blackrock-fund-idUSKBN22Y2NI2020-05-23
Xilinx Inc which makes programmable chips said at least one of its customers was on the list but that it believes the business impact will be negligible NegativeWASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it would add 33 Chinese firms and institutions to an economic blacklist for helping Beijing spy on its minority Uighur population or because of ties to weapons of mass destruction and Chinas military http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-usa-china-blacklist/dozens-of-chinese-companies-added-to-u-s-blacklist-in-latest-beijing-rebuke-idUSKBN22Y2QR2020-05-23
A group of U.S. senators is urging Delta Air Lines Inc and JetBlue Airways Corp to immediately reverse their decisions to reduce employees hours calling them contrary to the requirements of taxpayerfunded payroll assistance NegativeA group of U.S. senators is urging Delta Air Lines Inc and JetBlue Airways Corp to immediately reverse their decisions to reduce employees hours calling them contrary to the requirements of taxpayerfunded payroll assistance http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-airlines/u-s-senators-urge-delta-jetblue-to-restore-employee-hours-idUSKBN22X2IO2020-05-22
Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended shareholders of Googleparent Alphabet Inc to vote the companys proposed executive pay at its annual meet in June according to a report seen by Reuters on Thursday PositiveInstitutional Shareholder Services has recommended shareholders of Googleparent Alphabet Inc to vote the companys proposed executive pay at its annual meet in June according to a report seen by Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-proxy-iss/proxy-adviser-iss-recommends-vote-against-executive-pay-at-alphabet-idUSKBN22Y05S2020-05-22
One Incheon health official told Reuters the city did not initially use EISS on Incheon Patient 102 because it took too long to get the person registered PositiveSEOUL When a man in Seoul tested positive for the new coronavirus in May South Korean authorities were able to confirm his wideranging movements in and outside the city in minutes including five bars and clubs he visited on a recent night out http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-health-coronavirus-southkorea-tracing/how-south-korea-turned-an-urban-planning-system-into-a-virus-tracking-database-idUSKBN22Y03I2020-05-22
Other drugmakers including Pfizer Inc and Sanofi are in various stages of vaccine development PositiveThe United States has secured almost a third of the first 1 billion doses planned for AstraZenecas experimental COVID19 vaccine by pledging up to http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-astrazeneca/u-s-secures-300-million-doses-of-potential-astrazeneca-covid-19-vaccine-idUSKBN22X0J92020-05-22
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc will permanently embrace remote work even after coronavirus lockdowns ease Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday accelerating the tech sectors geographic diversification away from its home in Silicon Valley PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc will permanently embrace remote work even after coronavirus lockdowns ease Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday accelerating the tech sectors geographic diversification away from its home in Silicon Valley http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-facebook/facebooks-zuckerberg-embraces-remote-work-beyond-silicon-valley-idUSKBN22X2G42020-05-22
U.S. doctors and others in the scientific community are calling for the release of data that convinced health regulators to authorize emergency use of Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral drug remdesivir to treat COVID19 so they can direct limited supplies on the right patients NegativeU.S. doctors and others in the scientific community are calling for the release of data that convinced health regulators to authorize emergency use of Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral drug remdesivir to treat COVID19 so they can direct limited supplies on the right patients http://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-health-coronavirus-gilead-sciences/u-s-doctors-call-for-remdesivir-data-to-guide-coronavirus-treatment-idUSKBN22X2Q32020-05-22
Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday for the first time detailed how much it has spent to support its ridehail drivers and food delivery workers during the coronavirus crisis which has battered the company and forced it to lay off thousands of employees NegativeUber Technologies Inc on Thursday for the first time detailed how much it has spent to support its ridehail drivers and food delivery workers during the coronavirus crisis which has battered the company and forced it to lay off thousands of employees http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-uber/uber-has-spent-19-million-on-coronavirus-financial-assistance-for-drivers-idUSKBN22X1XE2020-05-22
WASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Waymo selfdriving unit said on Thursday that its chief safety officer Debbie Hersman was stepping down but would remain as a consultant to the company NeutralWASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Waymo selfdriving unit said on Thursday that its chief safety officer Debbie Hersman was stepping down but would remain as a consultant to the company http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-waymo-safety/top-safety-official-at-waymo-self-driving-unit-stepping-down-idUSKBN22X2Q92020-05-22
com Inc is scheduling its annual Prime Day shopping event for September and allowing unlimited shipments of nonessential goods to warehouses the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday citing people familiar with the matter PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-amazon-com-prime-day/amazon-pushes-prime-day-to-september-as-it-returns-to-normalcy-wsj-idUSKBN22X1PE2020-05-22
Alibaba competes with Xiaomi Corp and Baidu Inc in the smart speaker sector PositiveSHANGHAI Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will invest 10 billion yuan http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alibaba-iot/alibaba-to-invest-1-4-billion-in-ai-system-for-smart-speakers-idUSKBN22W0U12020-05-21
Alphabet Incs Google Cloud said on Wednesday it has secured a deal with the United States Department of Defense to help detect and respond to cyber threats PositiveAlphabet Incs Google Cloud said on Wednesday it has secured a deal with the United States Department of Defense to help detect and respond to cyber threats http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-googlecloud-contract/google-cloud-secures-u-s-defense-department-contract-idUSKBN22W2AW2020-05-21
Authorities in 23 countries across five continents have sought access to contact tracing technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google the companies announced on Wednesday as they released the initial version of their system PositiveOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-apps-tracing/apple-google-contact-tracing-tech-draws-interest-in-23-countries-some-hedge-bets-idUSKBN22W2NW2020-05-21
Public Justice represented a workers group that sued Smithfield Foods Inc to try to force the meat producer to boost safety at its Milan Missouri plant NeutralThe U.S. Labor Department will expand inspections of businesses to reduce jobsite hazards related to the new coronavirus as employees begin returning to work across the country although the policy falls short of demands by worker advocates http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-workplace/u-s-workplace-safety-agency-steps-up-covid-19-inspections-idUSKBN22W2O42020-05-21
The South Korean firm is taking on bigger rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd in the contract manufacturing business where it competes for orders from customers such as Qualcomm Inc PositiveSEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has begun work on a sixth domestic contract chip production line the company said on Thursday to make logic chips for mobile phones and computers as it looks to cut reliance on the volatile memory chip sector http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-samsung-electronics-foundry/samsung-electronics-builds-sixth-domestic-contract-chip-making-line-idUSKBN22X06F2020-05-21
The regulation of big technology companies such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google has been a hot button issue ahead of the U.S. presidential election on Nov NegativeThe regulation of big technology companies such as Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google has been a hot button issue ahead of the U.S. presidential election on Nov http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-election-tech-factbox/factbox-where-do-trump-and-biden-stand-on-tech-policy-issues-idUSKBN22W1P92020-05-21
U.S. carriers JetBlue Airways Corp and United Airlines Holdings Inc announced fresh safety measures on Wednesday aimed at restoring confidence in air travel as several executives pointed to signs domestic demand is improving PositiveU.S. carriers JetBlue Airways Corp and United Airlines Holdings Inc announced fresh safety measures on Wednesday aimed at restoring confidence in air travel as several executives pointed to signs domestic demand is improving http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-airlines-safety/u-s-airlines-step-up-safety-measures-in-preparation-for-recovery-idUSKBN22W1R12020-05-21
WASHINGTON Four Democratic lawmakers led by Senator Amy Klobuchar wrote to antitrust enforcers on Wednesday to warn that plans by Uber Technologies Inc owner of Uber Eats to buy rival online food delivery company Grubhub Inc would raise serious competition in many cities NegativeWASHINGTON Four Democratic lawmakers led by Senator Amy Klobuchar wrote to antitrust enforcers on Wednesday to warn that plans by Uber Technologies Inc owner of Uber Eats to buy rival online food delivery company Grubhub Inc would raise serious competition in many cities http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-grubhub-m-a-uber-senators/four-democratic-u-s-senators-warn-against-uber-buying-grubhub-idUSKBN22W30F2020-05-21
Xiaomis optimism stands in contrast to rivals Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd which have both warned of a tough year ahead NeutralSHANGHAI Xiaomi Corp reported a 13 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-xiaomi-results/xiaomi-gets-first-quarter-sales-boost-as-smartphone-demand-rebounds-idUSKBN22W1C02020-05-21
First Data is part of Wisconsinbased Fiserv Inc which acquired parent First Data Corp for PositiveNEW YORK First Data Merchant Services LLC and a former executive will pay nearly http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-ftc-fiserv-settlement/fiservs-first-data-pays-40-million-to-settle-ftc-charges-it-aided-merchants-fraud-idUSKBN22V2MQ2020-05-20
HONG May 20 A company linked to Chinas scandalhit Luckin Coffee Inc is seeking fresh capital sources said highlighting the ripple effect of Luckins fabricated transactions as the chairman of both firms scrambles to avoid a cash crunch NegativeHONG May 20 A company linked to Chinas scandalhit Luckin Coffee Inc is seeking fresh capital sources said highlighting the ripple effect of Luckins fabricated transactions as the chairman of both firms scrambles to avoid a cash crunch http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/ucar-investment-centurium-capital/luckin-scandal-ripple-effect-prompts-chairman-backed-firm-to-seek-cash-sources-idUSL8N2D10902020-05-20
He has interviewed wellknown politicians and businessmen on the show including Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders NeutralSpotify Technology SA said on Tuesday comedian Joe Rogans podcast will be available on the music streaming platform starting Sept http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-spotify-tech-podcast/spotify-new-home-for-joe-rogans-podcast-shares-jump-idUSKBN22V30W2020-05-20
May 19 Facebook Inc is launching Facebook Shops a service that will allow small businesses to display and sell their products on the social networks platforms Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday PositiveMay 19 Facebook Inc is launching Facebook Shops a service that will allow small businesses to display and sell their products on the social networks platforms Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/facebook-products/facebook-to-launch-new-shopping-feature-across-apps-idUSL4N2D13PD2020-05-20
Microsoft also said it plans to make the system work with electronic health record software providers such as Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc PositiveMicrosoft Corp said on Tuesday it plans to roll out a version of its cloudbased software that will be modified to suit the needs of healthcare organizations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-microsoft-tech/microsoft-to-adapt-its-cloud-software-for-healthcare-industry-idUSKBN22V27Z2020-05-20
Retailer Walmart Inc and meat producers JBS SA and Tyson Foods Inc were each sued over employee deaths from COVID19 NegativeFive McDonalds workers in Chicago filed a class action lawsuit against the chain on Tuesday accusing it of failing to adopt government safety guidance on COVID19 and endangering employees and their families http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-mcdonald-s-lawsuit/u-s-workers-hit-mcdonalds-with-class-action-over-covid-19-safety-idUSKBN22V2V82020-05-20
Smithfield Foods Inc was sued by a workers group demanding safety measures in a lawsuit that like the McDonalds case alleged the company was a public nuisance NegativeFive McDonalds workers in Chicago filed a class action lawsuit against the chain on Tuesday accusing it of failing to adopt government safety guidance on COVID19 and endangering employees and their families http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-mcdonald-s-lawsuit/u-s-workers-hit-mcdonalds-with-class-action-over-covid-19-safety-idUSKBN22V2V82020-05-20
Sony Financial Holdings Inc was the secondlargest gainer jumping 7 PositiveTOKYO May 20 Japanese shares gained on Wednesday buoyed by hopes that the government would allow economic activity to resume in response to a decline in new coronavirus infections http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/japan-stocks-rise-on-hopes-for-economic-restart-idUSL4N2D20CC2020-05-20
Video conferencing provider Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Tuesday it was limiting new user registrations in mainland China to enterprise customers only NeutralVideo conferencing provider Zoom Video Communications Inc said on Tuesday it was limiting new user registrations in mainland China to enterprise customers only http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-zoom-video-commn-china/zoom-suspends-new-free-user-registrations-in-china-idUSKBN22V1AN2020-05-20
WASHINGTON Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it had agreed to make changes to its underwriting practices as part of a million settlement with 33 states and the District of Columbia over subprime auto loans PositiveWASHINGTON Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it had agreed to make changes to its underwriting practices as part of a million settlement with 33 states and the District of Columbia over subprime auto loans http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-autos-lending/santander-agrees-to-550-million-u-s-settlement-over-subprime-auto-loans-idUSKBN22V2GS2020-05-20
market share in PCs during the quarter ahead of rivals HP Inc and Dell Inc which had 21 NeutralHONG KONG Lenovo Group the worlds biggest maker of personal computers reported a deep slump in fourthquarter profit due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus crisis although the result was far better than expectations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-lenovo-results/lenovo-profit-beats-estimates-sees-growth-as-more-people-work-from-home-idUSKBN22W00D2020-05-20
Chinese search engine giant Baidu Inc forecast secondquarter revenue above expectations on Monday as businesses reopen in the worlds secondlargest economy after strict lockdowns to curb the spread of the coronavirus PositiveChinese search engine giant Baidu Inc forecast secondquarter revenue above expectations on Monday as businesses reopen in the worlds secondlargest economy after strict lockdowns to curb the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-baidu-results/baidu-sees-robust-quarter-as-chinas-economy-reopens-idUSKBN22U2XJ2020-05-19
J.C. Penney Co Inc plans to trim its store count by to about 604 as the U.S. department store chain looks to focus on those more profitable a regulatory filing showed on Monday two days after it filed for bankruptcy protection NegativeJ.C. Penney Co Inc plans to trim its store count by to about 604 as the U.S. department store chain looks to focus on those more profitable a regulatory filing showed on Monday two days after it filed for bankruptcy protection http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-jc-penney-bankruptcy/j-c-penney-to-permanently-shut-about-242-stores-as-part-of-bankruptcy-plan-idUSKBN22U2EK2020-05-19
Jack Dorseyled Square Inc said on Monday that most of its employees can continue to work from home permanently even after offices reopen following a similar announcement from Twitter Inc which is also headed by the billionaire PositiveJack Dorseyled Square Inc said on Monday that most of its employees can continue to work from home permanently even after offices reopen following a similar announcement from Twitter Inc which is also headed by the billionaire http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-square/square-joins-twitter-in-letting-employees-work-from-home-permanently-idUSKBN22U2X32020-05-19
Tech giants like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google have allowed most of their employees to work remotely until the end of this year PositiveJack Dorseyled Square Inc said on Monday that most of its employees can continue to work from home permanently even after offices reopen following a similar announcement from Twitter Inc which is also headed by the billionaire http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-square/square-joins-twitter-in-letting-employees-work-from-home-permanently-idUSKBN22U2X32020-05-19
WASHINGTON Medical diagnostic firm PerkinElmer Inc faces a federal investigation into its role in an alleged Medicare fraud involving tens of thousands of unnecessary genetic cancer tests according to three sources with knowledge of the probe and documents reviewed by Reuters NegativeWASHINGTON Medical diagnostic firm PerkinElmer Inc faces a federal investigation into its role in an alleged Medicare fraud involving tens of thousands of unnecessary genetic cancer tests according to three sources with knowledge of the probe and documents reviewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-perkinelmer-investigation-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-probes-perkinelmers-role-in-massive-medicare-fraud-sources-idUSKBN22U1FG2020-05-19
Apple Inc will this week reopen more than 25 of its branded stores in the United States the company said on Sunday continuing a gradual process that has unlocked doors at nearly a fifth of its worldwide retail outlets PositiveApple Inc will this week reopen more than 25 of its branded stores in the United States the company said on Sunday continuing a gradual process that has unlocked doors at nearly a fifth of its worldwide retail outlets http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-applestores/apple-reopening-25-more-u-s-stores-will-soon-top-100-worldwide-idUSKBN22T0VD2020-05-18
May 15 The U.S. Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against Alphabet Incs Google and are well into planning for litigation the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter NegativeMay 15 The U.S. Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against Alphabet Incs Google and are well into planning for litigation the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-doj/justice-department-state-ags-likely-to-bring-antitrust-lawsuits-against-google-wsj-idUSL4N2CX43V2020-05-18
May 17 Apple Inc will this week reopen more than 25 of its branded stores in the United States a company spokesman said on Sunday continuing a gradual process that has unlocked doors at nearly a fifth of its worldwide retail outlets PositiveMay 17 Apple Inc will this week reopen more than 25 of its branded stores in the United States a company spokesman said on Sunday continuing a gradual process that has unlocked doors at nearly a fifth of its worldwide retail outlets http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-applestores/apple-reopening-25-more-u-s-stores-will-soon-top-100-worldwide-idUSL1N2CZ0BC2020-05-18
Even during lessfraught times many retailers including Barneys New York Inc and Toys Us have failed to reorganize under bankruptcy protection and gone out of business for good NegativeEven during lessfraught times many retailers including Barneys New York Inc and Toys Us have failed to reorganize under bankruptcy protection and gone out of business for good http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jcpenney-bankruptcy/j-c-penney-has-need-for-speed-in-bankruptcy-lawyer-says-idUSKBN22S0XG2020-05-17
May 16 J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Saturday a U.S. Bankruptcy Court will allow it to keep paying wages and benefits to workers who will remain on the job after the U.S. department store chain filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors and also to pay vendors for goods delivered to its stores PositiveMay 16 J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Saturday a U.S. Bankruptcy Court will allow it to keep paying wages and benefits to workers who will remain on the job after the U.S. department store chain filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors and also to pay vendors for goods delivered to its stores http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/jcpenney-bankruptcy/u-s-bankruptcy-court-allows-j-c-penney-to-keep-paying-staff-and-vendors-idUSL4N2CY06I2020-05-17
A group of state attorneys general led by Texas are likely to file an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google and are working on potential litigation for later this year a person familiar with the situation said on Friday NeutralA group of state attorneys general led by Texas are likely to file an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Incs Google and are working on potential litigation for later this year a person familiar with the situation said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-doj/u-s-state-attorneys-general-likely-to-bring-antitrust-lawsuits-against-google-source-idUSKBN22R37I2020-05-16
Alphabet Incs Google acquired GIF platform Tenor in 2018 and integrated it into its image search function which Miller said undermined the competitive market Giphy had created PositiveFacebook Inc is acquiring Giphy a popular website for making and sharing animated images or GIFs and will integrate it with its rapidly growing Instagram photosharing app Facebook said in a blog post on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-giphy/facebook-buys-gif-website-giphy-to-integrate-with-instagram-idUSKBN22R2OY2020-05-16
Credit Suisse Morgan Stanley Citigroup Global Markets Inc and Barclays were among the lead underwriters for the offering PositiveSelectQuote Inc said on Friday it was looking to raise about million in an initial public offering that could value the owner of the eponymous insurance policy comparison website at more than billion http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-selectquote-ipo/insurance-comparison-firm-selectquote-looks-to-raise-342-million-in-ipo-idUSKBN22R2002020-05-16
Earlier this month both luxury department store chain Neiman Marcus Group and clothing retailer J. Crew Group Inc filed for bankruptcy protection after alternative attempts to rework their finances failed NegativeNEW YORK May J.C. Penney Co Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday the latest among traditional brickandmortar retailers to crumble as prolonged store closures due to the COVID19 pandemic deliver the final blow to troubled businesses http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/jc-penney-bankruptcy/j-c-penney-files-for-bankruptcy-protection-idUSL4N2CX4EG2020-05-16
Facebook Inc is acquiring Giphy a popular website for making and sharing animated images or GIFs and will integrate it with its rapidly growing Instagram photosharing app Facebook said in a blog post on Friday PositiveFacebook Inc is acquiring Giphy a popular website for making and sharing animated images or GIFs and will integrate it with its rapidly growing Instagram photosharing app Facebook said in a blog post on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-giphy/facebook-buys-gif-website-giphy-to-integrate-with-instagram-idUSKBN22R2OY2020-05-16
Larger retailers such as Walmart Inc and Target Corp have squeezed smaller rivals by offering bargainprice apparel including online PositiveNEW J.C. Penney Co Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday with plans to permanently close some stores and also explore a possible sale making it the latest brickandmortar retailer to crumble as prolonged store closures in response to the COVID19 pandemic drive a final stake through longtroubled businesses http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jc-penney-bankruptcy/j-c-penney-files-for-bankruptcy-protection-idUSKBN22R3DP2020-05-16
NEW J.C. Penney Co Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday with plans to permanently close some stores and also explore a possible sale making it the latest brickandmortar retailer to crumble as prolonged store closures in response to the COVID19 pandemic drive a final stake through longtroubled businesses NegativeNEW J.C. Penney Co Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday with plans to permanently close some stores and also explore a possible sale making it the latest brickandmortar retailer to crumble as prolonged store closures in response to the COVID19 pandemic drive a final stake through longtroubled businesses http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jc-penney-bankruptcy/j-c-penney-files-for-bankruptcy-protection-idUSKBN22R3DP2020-05-16
NEW YORK May J.C. Penney Co Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday the latest among traditional brickandmortar retailers to crumble as prolonged store closures due to the COVID19 pandemic deliver the final blow to troubled businesses NegativeNEW YORK May J.C. Penney Co Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday the latest among traditional brickandmortar retailers to crumble as prolonged store closures due to the COVID19 pandemic deliver the final blow to troubled businesses http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/jc-penney-bankruptcy/j-c-penney-files-for-bankruptcy-protection-idUSL4N2CX4EG2020-05-16
Payments technology firm Shift4 Payments Inc filed for its U.S. initial public offering on Friday at a time when more transactions are moving online due to coronavirusled restrictions PositivePayments technology firm Shift4 Payments Inc filed for its U.S. initial public offering on Friday at a time when more transactions are moving online due to coronavirusled restrictions http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-shift4-payments-ipo/shift4-payments-files-to-go-public-idUSKBN22R3BD2020-05-16
SelectQuote Inc said on Friday it was looking to raise about million in an initial public offering that could value the owner of the eponymous insurance policy comparison website at more than billion PositiveSelectQuote Inc said on Friday it was looking to raise about million in an initial public offering that could value the owner of the eponymous insurance policy comparison website at more than billion http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-selectquote-ipo/insurance-comparison-firm-selectquote-looks-to-raise-342-million-in-ipo-idUSKBN22R2002020-05-16
The company has also faced fierce competition from discount chains including TJX Cos Incs Marshalls and T.J. Maxx chains NegativeNEW J.C. Penney Co Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday with plans to permanently close some stores and also explore a possible sale making it the latest brickandmortar retailer to crumble as prolonged store closures in response to the COVID19 pandemic drive a final stake through longtroubled businesses http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jc-penney-bankruptcy/j-c-penney-files-for-bankruptcy-protection-idUSKBN22R3DP2020-05-16
com Incs onsite testing plan now in development does not include antibody testing PositiveNEW YORK U.S. employers have cooled to the idea of testing workers for possible immunity to the coronavirus as they prepare to reopen factories and other workplaces http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-employers-testing/u-s-employers-wary-of-coronavirus-immunity-tests-as-they-move-to-reopen-idUSKBN22R1O92020-05-16
NEW YORK Goldman Sachs Group Inc plans to buy a boutique wealth management custodian and technology company called Folio Financial Inc for an undisclosed amount of money according to a letter that Folio sent to its customers on Thursday and was viewed by Reuters PositiveNEW YORK Goldman Sachs Group Inc plans to buy a boutique wealth management custodian and technology company called Folio Financial Inc for an undisclosed amount of money according to a letter that Folio sent to its customers on Thursday and was viewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-goldman-sachs-m-a-folio/goldman-sachs-to-buy-boutique-wealth-management-custodian-folio-idUSKBN22Q2RA2020-05-15
TOKYO Japan has begun treating severely ill COVID19 patients with Gilead Sciences Incs coronavirus drug remdesivir days after granting emergency approval to the medication the company is supplying as part of its pledged donation PositiveTOKYO Japan has begun treating severely ill COVID19 patients with Gilead Sciences Incs coronavirus drug remdesivir days after granting emergency approval to the medication the company is supplying as part of its pledged donation http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-remdesivir/part-of-gileads-coronavirus-drug-donation-allocated-to-japan-idUSKBN22Q14R2020-05-15
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd a major supplier to Apple Inc announced on Friday it will build a billion chip factory in Arizona in what the company called a strong with the U.S. government PositiveTaiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd a major supplier to Apple Inc announced on Friday it will build a billion chip factory in Arizona in what the company called a strong with the U.S. government http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-semiconductors-tsmc/taiwans-tsmc-announces-12-billion-u-s-chip-factory-idUSKBN22Q38T2020-05-15
Temasek becomes one the projects most prominent backers after payments giants Mastercard Visa Inc and PayPal earlier ditched the scheme PositiveSINGAPORE May 15 Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings has joined the Facebookbacked Libra digital currency project which has faced intense scrutiny from global regulators worried its launch could erode national control over money http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/facebook-cryptocurrency-temasek/singapore-state-investor-temasek-joins-facebooks-libra-project-idUSL8N2CX07V2020-05-15
A United Airlines Holdings Inc nonunion employee filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday alleging that a requirement that management and administration employees take 20 unpaid days off breaches the terms of federal payroll aid NegativeA United Airlines Holdings Inc nonunion employee filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday alleging that a requirement that management and administration employees take 20 unpaid days off breaches the terms of federal payroll aid http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-united-arlns-lawsuit/united-airlines-employee-files-class-action-lawsuit-over-unpaid-days-off-policy-idUSKBN22P3H02020-05-14
Companies including Cole Haan Inc and 58 Home have also put their IPO plans on hold PositiveOnline grocery firm Dada Nexus Ltd filed for an initial public offering making it the latest Chinese firm to opt for a U.S. listing after a strong debut by Kingsoft Cloud Holdings http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-dada-ipo/chinese-online-grocery-firm-dada-files-for-u-s-ipo-idUSKBN22P1IQ2020-05-14
DETROIT Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musks fight with local authorities over the reopening of its California plant has gotten the attention of those who scout sites for new factories and corporate offices as well as economic development officials hungry for more jobs PositiveDETROIT Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musks fight with local authorities over the reopening of its California plant has gotten the attention of those who scout sites for new factories and corporate offices as well as economic development officials hungry for more jobs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-tesla-site-selecti/teslas-california-fight-heats-up-competition-for-jobs-idUSKBN22P1FO2020-05-14
Tesla Inc and officials in California have resolved their acrimonious clash over safety procedures at the automakers sole U.S. assembly plant with a deal that allows production to resume as early as Monday county officials said PositiveTesla Inc and officials in California have resolved their acrimonious clash over safety procedures at the automakers sole U.S. assembly plant with a deal that allows production to resume as early as Monday county officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-tesla/tesla-california-county-reach-deal-to-reopen-u-s-plant-next-week-idUSKBN22P1ZL2020-05-14
Gilead Science Inc says its antiviral drug remdesivir has helped improve outcomes for COVID19 patients PositiveGENEVA The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that some treatments appear to be limiting the severity or length of the COVID19 disease and that it was focusing on learning more about four or five of the most promising ones http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-who/who-sees-potentially-positive-data-in-treating-coronavirus-idUSKBN22O1HG2020-05-13
Gilead Sciences Inc said on Tuesday it has signed nonexclusive licensing pacts with five generic drugmakers based in India and Pakistan to expand the supply of its experimental COVID19 treatment remdesivir PositiveGilead Sciences Inc said on Tuesday it has signed nonexclusive licensing pacts with five generic drugmakers based in India and Pakistan to expand the supply of its experimental COVID19 treatment remdesivir http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-gilead-sciences/gilead-ties-up-with-generic-drugmakers-for-covid-19-drug-supply-idUSKBN22O2HJ2020-05-13
I really didnt expect this impact and Im extremely Takashi Kiyose chief executive of Tacnoms operator 1010 Inc told Reuters NeutralTOKYO Launched amid the mounting scare over the coronavirus a Japanese video chat website designed for hosting virtual drinking parties has soared in popularity while bars and pubs remain shut http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-online-drink/virtual-cheers-japans-nomikai-goes-online-for-coronavirus-time-idUSKBN22P04F2020-05-13
SINGAPORE Gaming hardware maker Razer Inc plans to dispense its locally produced masks in Singapore through a network of vending machines across the citystate where it has become compulsory to wear them in public PositiveSINGAPORE Gaming hardware maker Razer Inc plans to dispense its locally produced masks in Singapore through a network of vending machines across the citystate where it has become compulsory to wear them in public http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-singapore-masks/gaming-firm-razer-to-roll-out-mask-vending-machines-in-singapore-idUSKBN22P0I32020-05-13
Uber Technologies Inc is in negotiations to buy online food delivery company Grubhub Inc in an allstock deal according to people familiar with the matter PositiveUber Technologies Inc is in negotiations to buy online food delivery company Grubhub Inc in an allstock deal according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-grubhub-m-a-uber/uber-approaches-grubhub-with-acquisition-offer-sources-idUSKBN22O2BD2020-05-13
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department proposed on Tuesday that Novelis Inc divest Aleris Corps entire North American aluminum auto body sheet operations as a condition of its acquisition NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department proposed on Tuesday that Novelis Inc divest Aleris Corps entire North American aluminum auto body sheet operations as a condition of its acquisition http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-aleris-m-a-novelis/u-s-proposes-divestiture-as-condition-for-novelis-purchase-of-aleris-idUSKBN22O3CM2020-05-13
com Inc to provide data on coronavirusrelated deaths and infections among its workforce along with evidence of the companys compliance with paid sick leave laws NegativeWASHINGTON A group of 13 U.S. attorneys general on Tuesday asked Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com/u-s-attorneys-seek-amazon-data-on-coronavirus-linked-worker-deaths-infections-idUSKBN22O2LQ2020-05-13
California Governor Gavin Newsom said both he and local health officials would speak to officials at Tesla Inc after the company ordered workers back on the job despite ongoing coronavirus restrictions in Alameda County where its auto plant is located PositiveSACRAMENTO Calif http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-tesla-newsom/california-governor-to-look-into-tesla-reopening-in-defiance-of-health-order-idUSKBN22N2RF2020-05-12
Hertz Global Holdings Inc on Monday raised going concern doubts as the car rental company tries to cut costs and avoid debt default amid a blow to its business due to the COVID19 pandemic sending its shares down in extended trading NegativeHertz Global Holdings Inc on Monday raised going concern doubts as the car rental company tries to cut costs and avoid debt default amid a blow to its business due to the COVID19 pandemic sending its shares down in extended trading http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-hertz-glo-hldg-results/car-rental-firm-hertz-raises-going-concern-doubts-as-debt-default-looms-idUSKBN22N31S2020-05-12
Increased hardship could translate to at least 70 million Mexicans of the country not earning enough to cover basic needs said CONEVAL the autonomous public agency that measures poverty NegativeIncreased hardship could translate to at least 70 million Mexicans of the country not earning enough to cover basic needs said CONEVAL the autonomous public agency that measures poverty http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-poverty/mexico-fears-pandemic-pushing-millions-into-poverty-idUSKBN22N2Z82020-05-12
Twitter Inc TWTR.N will add labels and warning messages on some tweets with disputed or misleading information about COVID19 NegativeMore than 4 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/latest-on-the-worldwide-spread-of-the-new-coronavirus-idUSKBN22J0KE2020-05-12
WASHINGTON Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons indicated on Monday that the agency was looking at privacy complaints regarding Zoom Video Communications Inc NegativeWASHINGTON Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons indicated on Monday that the agency was looking at privacy complaints regarding Zoom Video Communications Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-zoom-ftc/u-s-ftc-indicates-it-is-looking-at-zoom-privacy-woes-idUSKBN22N2MJ2020-05-12
For three years Trump has repeatedly criticized NBC and Incs CNN news programs and journalists NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is again pressuring the U.S. Federal Communications Commission over a broadcast news program after failing for years to convince regulators to take any action against broadcasters http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-nbc-pai/trump-again-pressures-u-s-regulator-on-news-programming-idUSKBN22N2I62020-05-11
Twitter Inc will add labels and warning messages on some tweets with disputed or misleading information about COVID19 the company said on Monday as part of a new approach to misinformation that will eventually extend to other topics NegativeTwitter Inc will add labels and warning messages on some tweets with disputed or misleading information about COVID19 the company said on Monday as part of a new approach to misinformation that will eventually extend to other topics http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-twitter/twitter-launches-labels-warnings-on-misleading-covid-19-information-idUSKBN22N2E42020-05-11
Apple Inc said on Thursday that it was awarding million to a maker of nasal swabs and other materials for collecting samples for Covid19 tests in a move aimed at boosting the swab makers production to 1 million collection kits per week by early July PositiveApple Inc said on Thursday that it was awarding million to a maker of nasal swabs and other materials for collecting samples for Covid19 tests in a move aimed at boosting the swab makers production to 1 million collection kits per week by early July http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple-copan/apple-awards-10-million-to-nasal-swab-maker-copan-diagnostics-to-help-boost-factory-output-idUSKBN22J1RV2020-05-08
Facebook Inc and Silver Lake have already announced plans to take stakes in Jio PositiveMay 8 Indias Reliance Industries Ltd said on Friday private equity firm Vista Equity Partners would invest 113 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/reliance-jio-vista-equity-partners-equit/indias-reliance-says-vista-equity-to-invest-1-50-bln-in-digital-arm-idUSL4N2CQ0L72020-05-08
Facebook Inc and YouTube the video service of Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday that they were removing a video that made medically unsubstantiated claims relating to the novel coronavirus pandemic NegativeFacebook Inc and YouTube the video service of Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday that they were removing a video that made medically unsubstantiated claims relating to the novel coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-tech-video/facebook-youtube-remove-plandemic-video-with-unsubstantiated-coronavirus-claims-idUSKBN22K0772020-05-08
Including O2 Telefonicas UK business has about 34 NeutralTelefonica CEO Jose Maria AlvarezPallete said the two businesses would be much stronger http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-telefonica-liberty-britain/liberty-and-telefonica-agree-38-billion-uk-tie-up-to-take-on-bt-idUSKBN22J0MQ2020-05-08
Investors took heart on news that Moderna Inc said it could start trails for a COVID19 vaccine by early summer NeutralChina exports rise 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-climb-shaking-off-u-s-jobs-data-thanks-to-china-trade-relief-idUSL1N2CP1QR2020-05-08
Jeff LewisMathieu coowner of security systems installer Prairie Signal Company Inc said his small Chicagobased business has been waiting for weeks in its application for a PPP loan NeutralNEW When American companies recently applied for U.S. government loans meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus crisis they had to certify they needed the cash to cover basic needs like salaries and rent http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-companies-ppp-excl/exclusive-u-s-companies-got-emergency-government-loans-despite-having-months-of-cash-idUSKBN22J2WO2020-05-08
Medical device maker Repro Med Systems Inc and electronics supplier Micropac Industries Inc said the pandemic had not had a significant impact on their businesses PositiveNEW When American companies recently applied for U.S. government loans meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus crisis they had to certify they needed the cash to cover basic needs like salaries and rent http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-companies-ppp-excl/exclusive-u-s-companies-got-emergency-government-loans-despite-having-months-of-cash-idUSKBN22J2WO2020-05-08
Other companies that have put their IPO plans on ice include Cole Haan Inc and 58 Home PositiveWarner Music Group said on Thursday it received an approval to list its shares on the Nasdaq stock exchange in what could be a rare initial public offering after the COVID19 pandemic forced a number of companies to put their plans on hold http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-warner-music-ipo/warner-music-forges-ahead-with-market-debut-despite-covid-19-gloom-idUSKBN22J2K52020-05-08
People depend on business cards to exchange contacts and start said Chikahiro Terada CEO of cloudbased business card management service Sansan Inc NeutralTOKYO Japans timehonoured ritual of exchanging business cards facetoface is under pressure as the government promotes a new to combat the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-businesscard/coronavirus-wary-japan-tries-to-take-business-card-ritual-online-idUSKBN22J19A2020-05-08
Roku Inc said it expects 2020 ad sales to grow at a slower pace and recorded higher cancellations in the first quarter as advertisers save cash amid the COVID19 pandemic sending its shares down in extended trading on Thursday NegativeRoku Inc said it expects 2020 ad sales to grow at a slower pace and recorded higher cancellations in the first quarter as advertisers save cash amid the COVID19 pandemic sending its shares down in extended trading on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-roku-results/roku-sees-ad-sales-growth-slowing-as-businesses-conserve-cash-idUSKBN22J3AN2020-05-08
TOKYO Japan on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences Incs remdesivir as a treatment for COVID19 making it the countrys first officially authorized drug to tackle the coronavirus disease PositiveTOKYO Japan on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences Incs remdesivir as a treatment for COVID19 making it the countrys first officially authorized drug to tackle the coronavirus disease http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-remdesivir/japan-approves-gilead-sciences-remdesivir-as-covid-19-drug-idUSKBN22J1UZ2020-05-08
The case is Ehlers v Ben Jerrys Homemade Inc et al U.S. District Court District of Vermont No NeutralBen Jerrys won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit by an environmental advocate who claimed the company deceived consumers by saying it used milk and cream from happy on Caring farms to make its premium ice cream http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-unilev-ben-jerrys-happy-cows-lawsuit/unilevers-ben-jerrys-prevails-in-happy-cows-lawsuit-idUSKBN22J3NQ2020-05-08
There are currently no approved treatments for COVID19 although Gilead Sciences Incs experimental antiviral drug remdesivir last week receive emergency use authorization from U.S. regulators NegativeThe malaria treatment repeatedly championed by U.S. President Donald Trump as a game in the fight against the novel coronavirus has again failed to show a benefit in patients hospitalized with COVID19 according to a study released on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-hydroxychloroquine/malaria-drug-touted-by-trump-for-coronavirus-fails-another-test-idUSKBN22J3FP2020-05-08
Zoom Video Communications Inc pushed forward on Thursday in its effort to revamp its security striking a deal with the New York attorney generals office to protect users privacy and purchasing secure messaging startup Keybase PositiveZoom Video Communications Inc pushed forward on Thursday in its effort to revamp its security striking a deal with the New York attorney generals office to protect users privacy and purchasing secure messaging startup Keybase http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zoom-video-commn-acquisition/zoom-pushes-ahead-on-security-buying-keybase-and-reaching-pact-with-new-york-idUSKBN22J22T2020-05-08
Colombia has removed the contacttracing feature in its official app for informing residents about the novel coronavirus after experiencing glitches but aims to rebuild using potentially more reliable technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google a government official told Reuters NegativeColombia has removed the contacttracing feature in its official app for informing residents about the novel coronavirus after experiencing glitches but aims to rebuild using potentially more reliable technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google a government official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-colombia-apps/colombias-coronavirus-app-troubles-show-rocky-path-without-tech-from-apple-google-idUSKBN22J03W2020-05-07
Fitbit Inc on Wednesday launched a virtual study to test if its wearable devices can detect irregular heart rhythms or atrial fibrillation NegativeFitbit Inc on Wednesday launched a virtual study to test if its wearable devices can detect irregular heart rhythms or atrial fibrillation http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-fitbit-study/fitbit-starts-study-to-test-if-devices-can-detect-irregular-heart-rhythms-idUSKBN22I1XX2020-05-07
Smithfield Foods Inc will restart its plant in Sioux Falls South Dakota from May 7 after being idled for more than three weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak the worlds biggest pork processor said late on Wednesday NegativeSmithfield Foods Inc will restart its plant in Sioux Falls South Dakota from May 7 after being idled for more than three weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak the worlds biggest pork processor said late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-smithfield-foo/smithfield-foods-to-restart-south-dakota-pork-plant-from-may-7-idUSKBN22J09A2020-05-07
The Package Coalition whose members include Amazon eBay Inc and others has said that raising prices to deliver packages would mean Americans would pay higher prices PositiveWASHINGTON A Republican Party donor was named on Wednesday to lead the U.S. Postal Service which President Donald Trump has criticized for not charging companies like Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-postmaster/republican-donor-named-u-s-postmaster-general-idUSKBN22J09T2020-05-07
Uber Technologies Inc will cut about 3700 fulltime jobs and Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi will forgo his base salary for the remainder of the year the company said on Wednesday as the COVID19 pandemic decimates ridehailing businesses NegativeUber Technologies Inc will cut about 3700 fulltime jobs and Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi will forgo his base salary for the remainder of the year the company said on Wednesday as the COVID19 pandemic decimates ridehailing businesses http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-uber-layoffs/uber-to-cut-3700-jobs-ceo-khosrowshahi-to-waive-base-salary-idUSKBN22I20C2020-05-07
Within the United States only American Airlines Group Inc and Alaska Airlines still fly pets domestically on limited direct routes PositiveNEW YORK When Guy Nizan flew to Israel with his wife and daughter for a family emergency in March Gula their sixyearold German shepherd mix stayed behind in New York with a pet sitter http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-pets/stranded-pets-desperate-owners-split-up-by-coronavirus-travel-curbs-idUSKBN22I1KL2020-05-07
Apple Inc said on Tuesday its annual developers conference will start on June 22 and attendees would be able to stream the event for free on its developer app or website PositiveApple Inc said on Tuesday its annual developers conference will start on June 22 and attendees would be able to stream the event for free on its developer app or website http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-developer/apple-to-hold-annual-developers-event-online-from-june-22-idUSKBN22H2CV2020-05-06
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Chairman Warren Buffett who helped bankroll the Anadarko purchase on Saturday said the investment was conditioned on much higher oil prices PositiveHOUSTON Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday swung to a first quarter loss on writedowns and charges and the troubled U.S. oil producer cut its budget for the third time since March in response to a historic oilprice crash http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-occidental-results/occidental-posts-2-2-billion-loss-on-charges-deepens-spending-cuts-idUSKBN22H2WD2020-05-06
Beyond Meat Inc reported betterthanexpected quarterly results on Tuesday as it sold more of its plantbased meat products and cut costs on packaging and labor sending its shares up after the bell NegativeBeyond Meat Inc reported betterthanexpected quarterly results on Tuesday as it sold more of its plantbased meat products and cut costs on packaging and labor sending its shares up after the bell http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-beyond-meat-results/beyond-meat-results-beat-suspends-2020-forecast-on-covid-19-concerns-idUSKBN22H2UW2020-05-06
Beyond Meats products are currently sold by grocers including Walmart Inc and Amazon NeutralBeyond Meat Inc reported betterthanexpected quarterly results on Tuesday as it sold more of its plantbased meat products and cut costs on packaging and labor sending its shares up after the bell http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-beyond-meat-results/beyond-meat-results-beat-suspends-2020-forecast-on-covid-19-concerns-idUSKBN22H2UW2020-05-06
EA like rivals Activision Blizzard Inc and TakeTwo Interactive Software Inc has a history of guiding conservatively at the beginning of the year PositiveVideo game publisher Electronic Arts Inc forecast fullyear adjusted revenue above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday riding on the broader surge in videogame sales as people shelter at home due to the COVID19 pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-electronic-arts-results/ea-sees-full-year-revenue-above-estimates-as-home-sheltering-boosts-gaming-idUSKBN22H2SV2020-05-06
Gilead Sciences Inc said on Tuesday it was in discussions with chemical and drug manufacturers to produce its experimental COVID19 drug remdesivir for Europe Asia and the developing world through at least 2022 PositiveGilead Sciences Inc said on Tuesday it was in discussions with chemical and drug manufacturers to produce its experimental COVID19 drug remdesivir for Europe Asia and the developing world through at least 2022 http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-gilead-sciences/gilead-in-talks-to-expand-global-supply-of-covid-19-drug-remdesivir-idUSKBN22H32F2020-05-06
May 5 Image sharing company Pinterest Incs firstquarter revenue beat estimates on Tuesday as coronavirusled lockdowns forced people to stay indoors and seek engagement and entertainment online PositiveMay 5 Image sharing company Pinterest Incs firstquarter revenue beat estimates on Tuesday as coronavirusled lockdowns forced people to stay indoors and seek engagement and entertainment online http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/pinterest-results/pinterest-revenue-beats-estimates-as-users-surge-amid-lockdowns-idUSL4N2CN36M2020-05-06
May 5 Private equity firms CVC Capital Partners and Blackstone Group Inc are in separate talks about investments in Italys Serie A soccer league the Financial Times reported on Tuesday Positivespelling of Italys in the http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/serie-a-stake/refile-cvc-blackstone-consider-investing-in-italys-serie-a-soccer-league-ft-idUSFWN2CN1172020-05-06
On Monday retailer J.Crew Group Inc filed for bankruptcy protection with a plan to avoid liquidation and reorganize its debts thanks to an agreement with its creditors NegativeNEW YORK Venerable U.S. retailer Lord Taylor plans to liquidate inventory in its 38 department stores once restrictions to curb the spread of coronavirus are lifted as it braces for a bankruptcy process from which it does not expect to emerge people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-lord-taylor-liquidation-exclusive/exclusive-lord-taylor-to-liquidate-its-stores-as-soon-as-they-reopen-sources-idUSKBN22H2SJ2020-05-06
Pinterest Inc on Tuesday said advertisers were slowing spending on the image sharing company due to the COVID19 pandemic and reported a biggerthanexpected firstquarter loss as costs surged from new user additions sending its shares down in extended trade NegativePinterest Inc on Tuesday said advertisers were slowing spending on the image sharing company due to the COVID19 pandemic and reported a biggerthanexpected firstquarter loss as costs surged from new user additions sending its shares down in extended trade http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-pinterest-results/pinterest-flags-slowing-ad-spend-as-quarterly-loss-widens-shares-fall-idUSKBN22H2UG2020-05-06
Private equity groups CVC Capital Partners and Blackstone Group Inc are in separate talks to invest in Italys Serie A football league PositiveMay 6 The following are the top stories in the Financial Times http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-press-ft/press-digest-financial-times-may-6-idUSL4N2CO03E2020-05-06
TOKYO Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral drug remdesivir may be approved in Japan for domestic COVID19 patients when the health ministrys review board is held on Thursday Japanese Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said PositiveTOKYO Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral drug remdesivir may be approved in Japan for domestic COVID19 patients when the health ministrys review board is held on Thursday Japanese Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-remdesivir/remdesivir-may-be-approved-in-japan-on-thursday-health-minister-idUSKBN22H28P2020-05-06
Technology giants Facebook Inc Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Incs Google have also canceled or moved their software developer conferences online due to the pandemic NegativeApple Inc said on Tuesday its annual developers conference will start on June 22 and attendees would be able to stream the event for free on its developer app or website http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-developer/apple-to-hold-annual-developers-event-online-from-june-22-idUSKBN22H2CV2020-05-06
Twitter Inc will test sending users a prompt when they reply to a tweet using offensive or hurtful in an effort to clean up conversations on the social media platform the company said in a tweet on Tuesday NeutralTwitter Inc will test sending users a prompt when they reply to a tweet using offensive or hurtful in an effort to clean up conversations on the social media platform the company said in a tweet on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-twitter-content/twitter-tests-telling-users-their-tweet-replies-may-be-offensive-idUSKBN22H2DX2020-05-06
U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc got an approval from Federal Trade Commission to buy Botoxmaker Allergan Plc in a billion deal PositiveMay 6 The following are the top stories in the Financial Times http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-press-ft/press-digest-financial-times-may-6-idUSL4N2CO03E2020-05-06
Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc forecast fullyear adjusted revenue above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday riding on the broader surge in videogame sales as people shelter at home due to the COVID19 pandemic PositiveVideo game publisher Electronic Arts Inc forecast fullyear adjusted revenue above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday riding on the broader surge in videogame sales as people shelter at home due to the COVID19 pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-electronic-arts-results/ea-sees-full-year-revenue-above-estimates-as-home-sheltering-boosts-gaming-idUSKBN22H2SV2020-05-06
WASHINGTON Drugmaker AbbVie Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Botox maker Allergan a blockbuster billion deal when it was announced last year the companies said on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON Drugmaker AbbVie Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Botox maker Allergan a blockbuster billion deal when it was announced last year the companies said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-allergan-m-a-abbvie/abbvie-wins-u-s-antitrust-approval-to-buy-allergan-idUSKBN22H33M2020-05-06
Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google on Monday said they would ban the use of location tracking in apps that use a new contact tracing system the two are building to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus NegativeApple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google on Monday said they would ban the use of location tracking in apps that use a new contact tracing system the two are building to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-apps/apple-google-ban-use-of-location-tracking-in-contact-tracing-apps-idUSKBN22G28W2020-05-05
Apple Inc on Monday launched an updated version of its MacBook Pro with modified keyboards as the laptop line had faced criticism for typingrelated problems while boosting performance and adding storage NegativeApple Inc on Monday launched an updated version of its MacBook Pro with modified keyboards as the laptop line had faced criticism for typingrelated problems while boosting performance and adding storage http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-macbook/apple-launches-new-macbook-pro-with-updated-keyboard-idUSKBN22G1KW2020-05-05
Privately held Italian drugmaker Menarini Group said on Monday it would buy U.S. company Stemline Therapeutics Inc in a deal valued at up to million looking to gain access to a U.S. approved drug for a rare blood disease PositivePrivately held Italian drugmaker Menarini Group said on Monday it would buy U.S. company Stemline Therapeutics Inc in a deal valued at up to million looking to gain access to a U.S. approved drug for a rare blood disease http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-stemline-m-a-menarini-group/italys-menarini-to-buy-stemline-therapeutics-in-deal-valued-at-up-to-677-million-idUSKBN22G1EI2020-05-05
Robinhood Markets Inc said on Monday it has raised million in a funding round that valued the online brokerage at PositiveRobinhood Markets Inc said on Monday it has raised million in a funding round that valued the online brokerage at http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-robinhood-funding/fintech-startup-robinhood-raises-fresh-funds-at-8-3-billion-valuation-idUSKBN22G2JW2020-05-05
Ryan said the WHO welcomed recent clinical trial data for Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral drug remdesivir saying there were signals of for a potential use against COVID19 PositiveGENEVA The World Health Organization said on Monday that comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo citing that the new coronavirus had emerged from a Chinese laboratory were and called for a sciencebased inquiry http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-who/who-says-pompeo-remarks-on-virus-origin-speculative-seeks-data-idUSKBN22G29E2020-05-05
Two congresswomen wrote a letter Monday urging drugmaker Jaguar Health Inc to reverse recent price hikes on its drug Mytesi which could be used to alleviate side effects in patients being treated for COVID19 NegativeTwo congresswomen wrote a letter Monday urging drugmaker Jaguar Health Inc to reverse recent price hikes on its drug Mytesi which could be used to alleviate side effects in patients being treated for COVID19 http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-drug-prices-jaguar/congresswomen-urge-jaguar-health-to-reverse-price-hike-on-drug-that-may-be-used-in-covid-19-patients-idUSKBN22G25C2020-05-05
OTTAWA Canada said on Sunday it was giving privately held Canadian firm AbCellera Biologics Inc million to help it find naturally produced antibodies that could be used to battle the coronavirus outbreak PositiveOTTAWA Canada said on Sunday it was giving privately held Canadian firm AbCellera Biologics Inc million to help it find naturally produced antibodies that could be used to battle the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-canada-abcellera/canada-giving-abcellera-biologics-c176-million-for-coronavirus-research-idUSKBN22F0R82020-05-04
May 2 U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Inc has applied for a licence to supply electricity in the United Kingdom The Telegraph reported on Saturday PositiveMay 2 U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Inc has applied for a licence to supply electricity in the United Kingdom The Telegraph reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tesla-licence/tesla-applies-to-become-uk-electricity-provider-the-telegraph-idUSL8N2CK0J82020-05-03
TOKYO Japan will fasttrack a review of Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral drug remdesivir so that it can hopefully be approved for domestic COVID19 patients a week after the U.S. firms filing for such approval the health minister said on Saturday PositiveTOKYO Japan will fasttrack a review of Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral drug remdesivir so that it can hopefully be approved for domestic COVID19 patients a week after the U.S. firms filing for such approval the health minister said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-remdesivir/japan-aims-to-fast-track-review-of-anti-viral-drug-remdesivir-idUSKBN22E0HL2020-05-03
The groups publicly traded companies overseen by Dallas hotelier Monty Bennett include Ashford Inc Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc and Braemar Hotels Resorts Inc PositiveMay 2 Ashford Group of companies will return http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-loans-ashford/ashford-group-to-return-59-million-u-s-payroll-loan-idUSL4N2CL0062020-05-03
U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Inc has applied for a licence to supply electricity in the United Kingdom The Telegraph reported on Saturday PositiveU.S. electric carmaker Tesla Inc has applied for a licence to supply electricity in the United Kingdom The Telegraph reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-licence/tesla-applies-to-become-uk-electricity-provider-the-telegraph-idUSKBN22E0SL2020-05-03
Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc is being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic posting a record quarterly net loss of nearly billion on Saturday and saying performance is suffering in several major operating businesses NegativeWarren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc is being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic posting a record quarterly net loss of nearly billion on Saturday and saying performance is suffering in several major operating businesses http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-berkshire-results/buffetts-berkshire-posts-nearly-50-billion-loss-as-coronavirus-causes-pain-idUSKBN22E0GD2020-05-03
Cornerstone is a Washington lobbying giant whose clients have included Google Inc Boeing Co and Exxon Mobil Corp according to federal lobbying disclosures PositiveWASHINGTON As Democratic presidential hopefuls descended on New Hampshire prior to the states Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-election-financial-tax-specialrep/special-report-how-a-corporate-pr-machine-is-trying-to-kill-a-wall-street-tax-idUSKBN22D5DY2020-05-02
Facebook Inc is at risk of losing a key seal of approval that gives companies confidence they are getting what they pay for when it comes to advertising with the socialmedia giant the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday NeutralFacebook Inc is at risk of losing a key seal of approval that gives companies confidence they are getting what they pay for when it comes to advertising with the socialmedia giant the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-ads/facebook-warned-it-may-lose-a-key-seal-of-approval-for-ad-measurement-wsj-idUSKBN22D60D2020-05-02
Increased testing and contact tracing are key parts of plans to reopen economies that have largely closed to slow the pandemics spread with no proven vaccine or treatment available NegativeWINNIPEG Manitoba The Canadian province of Alberta on Friday launched the countrys first phone app to trace contacts of people infected with the coronavirus as the country slowly restarts its economy http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-canada/alberta-launches-canadas-first-contact-tracing-app-as-economy-slowly-reopens-idUSKBN22D6652020-05-02
Juul Labs Inc did not respond to requests for comment NeutralWASHINGTON As Democratic presidential hopefuls descended on New Hampshire prior to the states Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-election-financial-tax-specialrep/special-report-how-a-corporate-pr-machine-is-trying-to-kill-a-wall-street-tax-idUSKBN22D5DY2020-05-02
May 1 Facebook Inc is at risk of losing a key seal of approval that gives companies confidence they are getting what they pay for when it comes to advertising with the socialmedia giant the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday NeutralMay 1 Facebook Inc is at risk of losing a key seal of approval that gives companies confidence they are getting what they pay for when it comes to advertising with the socialmedia giant the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-ads/facebook-warned-it-may-lose-a-key-seal-of-approval-for-ad-measurement-wsj-idUSL4N2CJ2ON2020-05-02
The case is SC Innovations Inc v Uber Technologies Inc et al U.S. District Court Northern District of California No NeutralUber Technologies Inc was ordered by a U.S. judge on Friday to face a lawsuit claiming its illegal predatory pricing and other anticompetitive practices stifled competition and drove rival Sidecar Technologies Inc out of business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-sidecar/uber-must-face-lawsuit-claiming-it-stifled-competition-drove-out-rival-sidecar-idUSKBN22D6AT2020-05-02
The global pandemic has torpedoed several proposed mergers and acquisitions including aircraft and industrial parts maker Woodward Incs deal to buy Hexcel Corp PositiveAir Canadas million purchase of tour operator Transat AT is fuelling jitters among some investors who would like to see the deal renegotiated with the aviation industry in turmoil due to COVID19 two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-transat-at-m-a-air-canada-exclusive/exclusive-air-canadas-transat-buyout-fuels-investor-coronavirus-jitters-sources-idUSKBN22D6102020-05-02
Uber Technologies Inc was ordered by a U.S. judge on Friday to face a lawsuit claiming its illegal predatory pricing and other anticompetitive practices stifled competition and drove rival Sidecar Technologies Inc out of business NegativeUber Technologies Inc was ordered by a U.S. judge on Friday to face a lawsuit claiming its illegal predatory pricing and other anticompetitive practices stifled competition and drove rival Sidecar Technologies Inc out of business http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-sidecar/uber-must-face-lawsuit-claiming-it-stifled-competition-drove-out-rival-sidecar-idUSKBN22D6AT2020-05-02
WASHINGTON May 1 President Donald Trump said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had granted authorization to Gilead Sciences Inc for emergency use of its experimental antiviral drug Remdesivir to treat patients with COVID19 Negativeto 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-usa-fda/corrected-trump-fda-authorizes-remdesivir-drug-for-covid-19-idUSL1N2CJ1VH2020-05-02
com Inc Target Corp and Instacart Inc staged protests and sickouts on Friday to demand a safer work environment and better pay during the coronavirus outbreak NegativeSome workers at Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-retail-protests/amazon-target-instacart-workers-stage-u-s-protests-on-may-day-idUSKBN22D62D2020-05-02
Apple Inc reported sales and profits that beat Wall Street expectations Thursday with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook saying China sales were headed in the right as that country reopens from the novel coronavirus PositiveApple Inc reported sales and profits that beat Wall Street expectations Thursday with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook saying China sales were headed in the right as that country reopens from the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-results/apple-sales-inch-higher-despite-coronavirus-but-ceo-tim-cook-sees-uncertain-future-idUSKBN22C3PT2020-05-01
April 30 Apple Inc reported sales and profits that beat Wall Street expectations Thursday with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook saying China sales were headed in the right as that country reopens from the novel coronavirus PositiveApril 30 Apple Inc reported sales and profits that beat Wall Street expectations Thursday with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook saying China sales were headed in the right as that country reopens from the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-results/apple-reports-higher-sales-as-china-reopens-after-coronavirus-but-gives-no-forecast-idUSL1N2CI1T22020-05-01
But there was some good news in the coronavirus battle on Wednesday as Gilead Sciences Inc said its experimental antiviral drug remdesivir was showing progress in treating virus victims NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he believes Chinas handling of the coronavirus pandemic is proof that Beijing will do anything they to make him lose his reelection bid in November http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-china-exclusive/exclusive-trump-says-china-wants-him-to-lose-his-re-election-bid-idUSKBN22C01F2020-05-01
Even as industry executives complained that the precedent set by the deal could damage their business a second film was also premiered on online streaming platform iQiyi Inc NegativeHONG KONG While cinemas shuttered in China during the coronavirus epidemic are waiting for the all clear to reopen regulators are planning to protect their business by enforcing rules to stop movies from premiering online two sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-film/china-to-tighten-rules-to-stop-movies-from-premiering-online-sources-idUSKBN22C15T2020-05-01
French remittance startup Monisnap founded by former employees of internet firms Google Inc and Groupon Inc said it was already seeing a shift PositiveRemittances http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-global-remittances/emergency-for-millions-as-coronavirus-severs-remittance-lifeline-idUSKBN22C3ZW2020-05-01
Janavss father cofounded Chef America Inc which created the microwave snack line Hot Pockets before being sold to Nestle SA for PositiveBOSTON An heir to a microwave snack fortune and a former chief executive of investment firm Pimco cannot use the coronavirus pandemic as a reason to avoid prison time for convictions in the U.S. college admissions scandal a federal judge ruled on Thursday although they can delay starting their sentences http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-education-cheating/pandemic-delays-prison-for-hot-pockets-heir-ex-pimco-ceo-in-college-admissions-scandal-idUSKBN22C3LQ2020-05-01
Moderna Inc and Swiss contract drugmaker Lonza Group AG said on Friday they would accelerate the manufacturing of the U.S. drug developers potential coronavirus vaccine NegativeModerna Inc and Swiss contract drugmaker Lonza Group AG said on Friday they would accelerate the manufacturing of the U.S. drug developers potential coronavirus vaccine http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-moderna-lonza-grou/moderna-switzerlands-lonza-strike-deal-on-potential-covid-19-vaccine-idUSKBN22D4GM2020-05-01
Nine tests had been approved for emergency use as of Thursday including those made by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics an established testing company owned by privateequity firm Carlyle Group Inc NeutralAs the coronavirus pandemic engulfed the United States Joe Shia a consultant to Chinese medical companies said he was bombarded with inquiries from American firms who saw a golden opportunity in selling tests to determine coronavirus immunity http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-tests-specialrepor/special-report-fdas-lax-rules-on-coronavirus-blood-tests-open-u-s-market-to-dubious-vendors-idUSKBN22C3IG2020-05-01
Privately held fashion company J. Crew Group Inc is preparing for a bankruptcy filing that could come as soon as this weekend CNBC reported on Thursday citing people familiar with the matter NegativePrivately held fashion company J. Crew Group Inc is preparing for a bankruptcy filing that could come as soon as this weekend CNBC reported on Thursday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-j-crew-bankruptcy/j-crew-preparing-for-bankruptcy-filing-cnbc-idUSKBN22C3PI2020-05-01
Snap Inc which owns messaging app Snapchat said it would shift resources on its ad sales team to serve direct response advertisers better due to the success of the category PositiveReports of the demise of the digital advertising market due to the coronavirus outbreak appear exaggerated as the tech giants dominating the online ads business Google and Facebook said this week they saw early signs that the worst could be over http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-digital-ads/digital-ad-market-is-avoiding-coronavirus-disaster-say-tech-giants-idUSKBN22C3FW2020-05-01
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk who has a history of being outspoken on Twitter lashed out on the social media platform over the past several days with his strong views on restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus NegativeTesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk who has a history of being outspoken on Twitter lashed out on the social media platform over the past several days with his strong views on restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-musk-factbox/factbox-elon-musk-protest-tweets-against-coronavirus-lockdowns-idUSKBN22C3NU2020-05-01
WASHINGTON Christopher Wray prior to becoming FBI director argued on behalf of Facebook Inc in defense of encrypted communications as the company was being pressured by the U.S. Justice Department over the issue according to a court filing and a person familiar with the case NegativeWASHINGTON Christopher Wray prior to becoming FBI director argued on behalf of Facebook Inc in defense of encrypted communications as the company was being pressured by the U.S. Justice Department over the issue according to a court filing and a person familiar with the case http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-court-fbi/fbi-head-helped-facebook-defend-encryption-hes-now-fighting-idUSKBN22C39H2020-05-01
WASHINGTON The Justice Department should carefully scrutinize Alphabet Incs plan to buy Fitbit because the fitness tracker company is a source of nascent competition for Google which is dominant in search and advertising two public advocacy groups said on Thursday PositiveWASHINGTON The Justice Department should carefully scrutinize Alphabet Incs plan to buy Fitbit because the fitness tracker company is a source of nascent competition for Google which is dominant in search and advertising two public advocacy groups said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fitbit-m-a-alphabet-concern/u-s-consumer-advocates-urge-close-scrutiny-of-google-plan-to-buy-fitbit-idUSKBN22C30Y2020-05-01
Anthem Inc said on Wednesday that the COVID19 pandemic could trigger a big shift in business mix and push more people into Medicaid or Obamacare health plans from employersponsored ones due to job losses across industries NegativeAnthem Inc said on Wednesday that the COVID19 pandemic could trigger a big shift in business mix and push more people into Medicaid or Obamacare health plans from employersponsored ones due to job losses across industries http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-anthem-results/anthem-sees-more-people-opting-for-govt-plans-as-coronavirus-hammers-job-market-idUSKBN22B1BT2020-04-30
Anthem rivals including UnitedHealth Group Inc and Centene Corp have also backed their fullyear profit forecasts PositiveAnthem Inc said on Wednesday that the COVID19 pandemic could trigger a big shift in business mix and push more people into Medicaid or Obamacare health plans from employersponsored ones due to job losses across industries http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-anthem-results/anthem-sees-more-people-opting-for-govt-plans-as-coronavirus-hammers-job-market-idUSKBN22B1BT2020-04-30
Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google would release two early versions this week of their proposed technology to slow coronavirus spread to select developers for testing purposes the companies said on Wednesday NegativeApple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google would release two early versions this week of their proposed technology to slow coronavirus spread to select developers for testing purposes the companies said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple-alphabet/apple-google-to-release-early-versions-of-contact-tracing-tool-to-developers-idUSKBN22B2S92020-04-30
April 29 Facebook Inc beat analysts estimates for quarterly revenue on Wednesday and said it will not provide a specific revenue forecast for the second quarter or fullyear 2020 NegativeApril 29 Facebook Inc beat analysts estimates for quarterly revenue on Wednesday and said it will not provide a specific revenue forecast for the second quarter or fullyear 2020 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-results/facebook-beats-quarterly-revenue-estimates-idUSL4N2CH2S32020-04-30
April 29 Hasbro Inc said on Wednesday it expected secondquarter adjusted revenue and earnings to fall as sales of its toys and games take a hit from global lockdowns to contain the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic NegativeApril 29 Hasbro Inc said on Wednesday it expected secondquarter adjusted revenue and earnings to fall as sales of its toys and games take a hit from global lockdowns to contain the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/hasbro-results/hasbro-expects-hit-to-second-quarter-results-from-coronavirus-lockdowns-idUSL4N2CH05T2020-04-30
Arm Inc the British firm whose chip technologies power most smart phones said on Wednesday it was easing fees for startup companies and providing free offerings to an incubator for earlystage chip firms PositiveArm Inc the British firm whose chip technologies power most smart phones said on Wednesday it was easing fees for startup companies and providing free offerings to an incubator for earlystage chip firms http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-arm-tech/chip-technology-firm-arm-to-ease-fees-for-startups-join-incubator-idUSKBN22B1WC2020-04-30
BEIJING Nio Incs shares jumped more than on Wednesday after it said it had secured a 7 billion yuan investment in Nio China a new entity controlled by the Chinese electric vehicle maker PositiveBEIJING Nio Incs shares jumped more than on Wednesday after it said it had secured a 7 billion yuan investment in Nio China a new entity controlled by the Chinese electric vehicle maker http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nio-investment/nio-shares-surge-after-it-secures-1-billion-investment-idUSKCN22B0NL2020-04-30
But there was some good coronavirus news as Gilead Sciences Inc said its experimental antiviral drug remdesivir was showing progress in treating virus victims NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he believes Chinas handling of the coronavirus is proof that Beijing will do anything they to make him lose his reelection bid in November http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-china-exclusive/exclusive-trump-says-china-wants-him-to-lose-his-bid-for-re-election-idUSKBN22C01F2020-04-30
HBO Max is entering a crowded streaming landscape dominated by Netflix Inc Walt Disney Cos and Amazon NegativeHBO Max the upcoming streaming service from Inc owned WarnerMedia will be available across Google platforms and devices when it launches on May 27 the company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-media-streaming-hbo-max/hbo-max-streaming-service-to-be-available-on-google-platforms-at-launch-idUSKBN22B2WN2020-04-30
HBO Max the upcoming streaming service from Inc owned WarnerMedia will be available across Google platforms and devices when it launches on May 27 the company said on Wednesday PositiveHBO Max the upcoming streaming service from Inc owned WarnerMedia will be available across Google platforms and devices when it launches on May 27 the company said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-media-streaming-hbo-max/hbo-max-streaming-service-to-be-available-on-google-platforms-at-launch-idUSKBN22B2WN2020-04-30
Hologic Inc on Wednesday said it is launching a second COVID19 test that will help to dramatically expand testing capabilities in the United States PositiveHologic Inc on Wednesday said it is launching a second COVID19 test that will help to dramatically expand testing capabilities in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-hologic/hologic-launches-second-covid-19-test-to-help-reach-more-americans-idUSKBN22B3AZ2020-04-30
LONDON Europe Incs profit expectations for the second and third quarters continued to deteriorate sharply Refinitiv data showed on Wednesday as fears about the scale of the recession triggered by the coronavirus pandemic continue to grow NegativeLONDON Europe Incs profit expectations for the second and third quarters continued to deteriorate sharply Refinitiv data showed on Wednesday as fears about the scale of the recession triggered by the coronavirus pandemic continue to grow http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/expectations-for-european-corporate-profits-fall-further-idUSKCN22B0KW2020-04-30
NEW YORK New clinical data on Gilead Sciences Incs experimental antiviral drug remdesivir has raised hopes it might be an effective treatment for the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 3 million people and killed over 225000 worldwide NegativeNEW YORK New clinical data on Gilead Sciences Incs experimental antiviral drug remdesivir has raised hopes it might be an effective treatment for the novel coronavirus that has infected more than 3 million people and killed over 225000 worldwide http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-gilead-data-explai/explainer-what-does-new-data-say-about-gileads-experimental-coronavirus-drug-idUSKBN22B3BS2020-04-30
Neiman Marcus is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection Reuters has reported and Gap Inc last week warned it may not survive the next 12 months NegativeNo companys stock market value has benefited more from the coronavirus pandemic than Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-stocks/amazon-is-wall-streets-biggest-winner-from-coronavirus-idUSKBN22B2ZU2020-04-30
OAKLAND California April 29 Alphabet Incs Google on Wednesday said any user will soon be able to host free video conferences on Meet turning its previously businessonly tool into a bigger rival to Zoom and others battling for users during the coronavirus outbreak PositiveOAKLAND California April 29 Alphabet Incs Google on Wednesday said any user will soon be able to host free video conferences on Meet turning its previously businessonly tool into a bigger rival to Zoom and others battling for users during the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-google-conferencing/google-makes-meet-video-conferencing-free-to-all-users-challenging-zoom-idUSL2N2CF1ZT2020-04-30
SAO PAULO The volume of agricultural commodities originated processed and traded in Brazil by Cargill Inc rose by in 2019 as the U.S.based firm makes the most from its presence in one of the worlds largest breadbaskets NeutralSAO PAULO The volume of agricultural commodities originated processed and traded in Brazil by Cargill Inc rose by in 2019 as the U.S.based firm makes the most from its presence in one of the worlds largest breadbaskets http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-cargill/cargill-saw-brazil-trading-processing-volumes-rise-in-2019-idUSKBN22B2YW2020-04-30
The case is Simon Wiesenthal center Inc v NeutralA prominent Los Angeles nonprofit that advocates for human rights and fights antiSemitism sued Chubb Ltd on Wednesday to ensure it will obtain insurance coverage after being forced to close because of the COVID19 pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-chubb-wiesenthal/simon-wiesenthal-center-sues-chubb-to-ensure-coronavirus-insurance-coverage-idUSKBN22B2NP2020-04-30
The top U.S. infectious disease official said Gilead Sciences Incs experimental antiviral drug remdesivir will become the standard of care for COVID19 after early clinical trial results on Wednesday showed it helped patients recover more quickly from the illness caused by the coronavirus NegativeThe top U.S. infectious disease official said Gilead Sciences Incs experimental antiviral drug remdesivir will become the standard of care for COVID19 after early clinical trial results on Wednesday showed it helped patients recover more quickly from the illness caused by the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-gilead-remdesivir/data-on-gilead-drug-raises-hopes-in-pandemic-fight-fauci-calls-it-highly-significant-idUSKBN22B1T92020-04-30
Twitter Inc will grant researchers and software developers access to a realtime data stream of tens of millions of daily public tweets about COVID19 which they can use to study the spread of the disease or track misinformation the company said in a blog post on Wednesday NegativeTwitter Inc will grant researchers and software developers access to a realtime data stream of tens of millions of daily public tweets about COVID19 which they can use to study the spread of the disease or track misinformation the company said in a blog post on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-twitter-data/twitter-opens-up-data-for-researchers-to-study-covid-19-tweets-idUSKBN22B2Q12020-04-30
WASHINGTON More than half of all Americans either do not own smartphones or would not use apps backed by Alphabet Incs Google and Apple Inc to trace who has been exposed to the new coronavirus according to a poll by the Washington Post and University of Maryland released on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON More than half of all Americans either do not own smartphones or would not use apps backed by Alphabet Incs Google and Apple Inc to trace who has been exposed to the new coronavirus according to a poll by the Washington Post and University of Maryland released on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-tech-tracing/most-americans-cannot-or-will-not-use-covid-19-contact-tracing-apps-poll-idUSKBN22B2TO2020-04-30
WASHINGTON The U.S. International Trade Commission on Wednesday said it would launch an investigation into says certain portable gaming systems by Nintendo Co Ltd after privatelyheld Gamevice Inc filed a petition alleging patent infringement NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. International Trade Commission on Wednesday said it would launch an investigation into says certain portable gaming systems by Nintendo Co Ltd after privatelyheld Gamevice Inc filed a petition alleging patent infringement http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-nintendo-usa-gamevice/u-s-itc-to-probe-some-nintendo-gaming-systems-after-petition-idUSKBN22B29R2020-04-30
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday greeted as good news reports that a Gilead Sciences Inc experimental antiviral drug might help fight the coronavirus and infectious disease official Anthony Fauci said data shows it appears to help patients hospitalized with COVID19 NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday greeted as good news reports that a Gilead Sciences Inc experimental antiviral drug might help fight the coronavirus and infectious disease official Anthony Fauci said data shows it appears to help patients hospitalized with COVID19 http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-trump-drug/trump-fauci-see-hope-with-gileads-drug-in-coronavirus-fight-idUSKBN22B2KR2020-04-30
When Tesla Inc reports firstquarter results after the bell on Wednesday many individual shareholders will not be looking for details on the subject that drives most the effect of the novel coronavirus pandemic NegativeWhen Tesla Inc reports firstquarter results after the bell on Wednesday many individual shareholders will not be looking for details on the subject that drives most the effect of the novel coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-results-investors/corona-what-tesla-retail-investors-appear-unfazed-by-virus-impact-idUSKCN22B1IF2020-04-30
Zoom Video Communications Inc has seen its share price rocket as the global userbase for its video chat application has surged to some 300 million in recent weeks PositiveSAO PAULO Calling all the Our live broadcast is about to Brazilian singer Marilia Mendonca whooped as she kicked off a recent threeandahalfhour quarantine performance of country music hits from her living room streamed on YouTube http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-livestreami/how-housebound-brazil-popstars-and-ceos-caught-streaming-mania-and-dominated-youtube-idUSKBN22B1BL2020-04-30
com Inc said on Wednesday it would renew its partnership with National Football League to live stream Thursday night games exclusively on its video streaming platforms Prime Video and Twitch PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-nfl/amazon-renews-streaming-deal-with-nfl-idUSKBN22B23M2020-04-30
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc the worlds largest movie theater operator said on Tuesday it would no longer play Universal Studios films in any of its theaters globally arguing that the studio is breaking the business NeutralAMC Entertainment Holdings Inc the worlds largest movie theater operator said on Tuesday it would no longer play Universal Studios films in any of its theaters globally arguing that the studio is breaking the business http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amc-entertainment-universal-studios/amc-will-no-longer-play-universal-studios-films-idUSKCN22B01S2020-04-29
April 28 AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc the worlds largest movie theater operator said on Tuesday it would no longer play any Universal Studios films in any of its theaters globally PositiveApril 28 AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc the worlds largest movie theater operator said on Tuesday it would no longer play any Universal Studios films in any of its theaters globally http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/amc-entertainment-universal-studios/amc-says-itll-no-longer-play-universal-studios-films-idUSL3N2CG5QX2020-04-29
April 28 Advertising firm Omnicom Group Inc said on Tuesday it was cutting jobs and furloughing employees as the coronavirus lockdowns dent ad spending by clients NegativeApril 28 Advertising firm Omnicom Group Inc said on Tuesday it was cutting jobs and furloughing employees as the coronavirus lockdowns dent ad spending by clients http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/omnicom-group-results/omnicom-cutting-jobs-as-coronavirus-hits-ad-spending-by-clients-idUSL3N2CG3DN2020-04-29
InterDigital Inc a developer of digital mobile and video technology said on Tuesday it has entered a worldwide patent licensing agreement with Chinas Huawei Technologies Ltd and that the companies have settled all litigation against each other PositiveInterDigital Inc a developer of digital mobile and video technology said on Tuesday it has entered a worldwide patent licensing agreement with Chinas Huawei Technologies Ltd and that the companies have settled all litigation against each other http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-interdigital-huawei-tech-settlement/huawei-interdigital-enter-licensing-pact-end-patent-litigation-interdigital-surges-idUSKCN22A31B2020-04-29
Japan could approve Gilead Sciences Incs virus treatment remdesivir as early as May the Yomiuri newspaper said NegativeTOKYO It is too early to consider lifting Japans state of emergency over the coronavirus the head of a powerful physicians lobby said on Tuesday adding that Tokyo would find it tough to host next years Olympics without an effective vaccine http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan/japan-must-keep-state-of-emergency-2021-olympics-difficult-top-doctor-says-idUSKCN22A02E2020-04-29
Social media sites including Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc are under pressure to combat misinformation relating to the pandemic caused by the new coronavirus from false cures to conspiracy theories NegativeYouTube the video service of Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it would start showing text and links from thirdparty factcheckers to U.S. viewers part of efforts to curb misinformation on the site during the COVID19 pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-alphabet-youtube-factchecking/youtube-expands-fact-check-feature-to-u-s-video-searches-during-covid-19-pandemic-idUSKCN22A2Y12020-04-29
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk is on the cusp of a roughly million payday as the electric carmakers stock recovers from a slump caused by the coronavirus which led the company to close its factories and furlough workers NegativeOAKLAND Calif http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-stocks-musk/teslas-musk-nears-750-million-options-payday-ahead-of-results-idUSKCN22A16B2020-04-29
YouTube the video service of Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it would start showing text and links from thirdparty factcheckers to U.S. viewers part of efforts to curb misinformation on the site during the COVID19 pandemic NegativeYouTube the video service of Alphabet Incs Google said on Tuesday it would start showing text and links from thirdparty factcheckers to U.S. viewers part of efforts to curb misinformation on the site during the COVID19 pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-alphabet-youtube-factchecking/youtube-expands-fact-check-feature-to-u-s-video-searches-during-covid-19-pandemic-idUSKCN22A2Y12020-04-29
com Inc saying the online retailer was building a monopoly using predatory data on vendors using its platform NegativeWASHINGTON Senator Josh Hawley urged the Justice Department on Tuesday to open a criminal probe of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-amazon-com-hawley/u-s-senator-urges-criminal-probe-of-amazon-com-predatory-data-practices-idUSKCN22A2PM2020-04-29
April 27 Apple Inc is delaying the production rampup of its flagship iPhones coming later this year by about a month as the coronavirus pandemic has weakened global consumer demand and disrupted manufacturing across Asia the Wall Street Journal reported NegativeApril 27 Apple Inc is delaying the production rampup of its flagship iPhones coming later this year by about a month as the coronavirus pandemic has weakened global consumer demand and disrupted manufacturing across Asia the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-production/apple-to-delay-mass-production-of-2020-flagship-iphones-wsj-idUSL3N2CF3302020-04-28
Centene Corp and Molina Healthcare Inc which focus on Medicaid are best positioned for a declining economy as people make the switch he said NegativeNEW YORK As Americans delay elective surgeries and avoid doctors and hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic healthcare spending declines have more than offset the added costs of COVID19 care insurance executives and experts say boosting U.S. health insurer profits http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-healthinsuranc/u-s-health-insurers-benefit-as-elective-care-cuts-offset-coronavirus-costs-idUSKCN2291DY2020-04-28
NEW YORK Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc filed for bankruptcy protection in Texas on Sunday after the company recently skipped making an interest payment and said it had retained restructuring advisers NegativeNEW YORK Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc filed for bankruptcy protection in Texas on Sunday after the company recently skipped making an interest payment and said it had retained restructuring advisers http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-diamondoffshore-bankruptcy/diamond-offshore-files-for-bankruptcy-citing-price-war-coronavirus-idUSKCN2280ST2020-04-28
Tesla Inc has called off having at least some employees return to its Fremont California plant this week and plans to bring them back the day after a local shelterinplace order is scheduled to lift Bloomberg News reported on Monday PositiveTesla Inc has called off having at least some employees return to its Fremont California plant this week and plans to bring them back the day after a local shelterinplace order is scheduled to lift Bloomberg News reported on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-tesla-california/tesla-drops-plan-to-recall-some-workers-to-california-plant-this-week-bloomberg-news-idUSKCN2292LI2020-04-28
owned WarnerMedia will be available on Apple Inc PositiveHBO Max the forthcoming streaming service from Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-media-streaming-hbo-max/hbo-max-streaming-service-will-be-available-on-apple-devices-at-may-27-launch-idUSKCN2292I72020-04-28
Meat suppliers including Tyson Foods Inc Brazilianowned JBS USA and WH Group Ltds Smithfield Foods have all closed pork plants NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Labor Department issued new guidelines on Sunday for U.S. meatpacking and meatprocessing plants that have seen a rash of coronavirus outbreaks saying employees should be spaced at least 6 feet http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-meatpackers/u-s-labor-department-issues-new-guidance-for-meatpacking-workers-idUSKCN2280U32020-04-27
A key U.S. government trial of Gilead Sciences Incs experimental coronavirus treatment may yield results as early as midMay according to the studys lead investigator after doctors clamored to enroll their patients in the study NegativeA key U.S. government trial of Gilead Sciences Incs experimental coronavirus treatment may yield results as early as midMay according to the studys lead investigator after doctors clamored to enroll their patients in the study http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-gilead-exclusive/exclusive-trial-of-gileads-potential-coronavirus-treatment-running-ahead-of-schedule-researcher-says-idUSKCN2262X32020-04-25
BEIJING Chinese search engine giant Baidu Incs resumed updating its news feed channels on Friday 16 days after they were suspended following a cleanup order from Chinas internet regulator NegativeBEIJING Chinese search engine giant Baidu Incs resumed updating its news feed channels on Friday 16 days after they were suspended following a cleanup order from Chinas internet regulator http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baidu-order/baidu-resumes-newsfeed-function-after-cyberspace-regulators-complaints-idUSKCN2260N42020-04-25
While the coronavirus pandemic has frozen global travel and hit the travel industry hard data from homesharing startup Airbnb Inc shows the number of domestic bookings in China for the first half of April were up more than compared with the same period in March NegativeWhile the coronavirus pandemic has frozen global travel and hit the travel industry hard data from homesharing startup Airbnb Inc shows the number of domestic bookings in China for the first half of April were up more than compared with the same period in March http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-airbnb/airbnb-booking-data-from-china-offers-glimpse-of-a-rebound-idUSKCN22701L2020-04-25
Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday all advertisers would have to complete a verification process before buying ad space on its platform starting this summer in a bid to make its ad practices more transparent PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Thursday all advertisers would have to complete a verification process before buying ad space on its platform starting this summer in a bid to make its ad practices more transparent http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-advertising/google-to-make-verification-mandatory-for-all-advertisers-idUSKCN2252GN2020-04-24
April 23 Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday all advertisers would have to complete a verification process before buying ad space on its platform starting this summer in a bid to make its ad practices more transparent PositiveApril 23 Alphabet Incs Google said on Thursday all advertisers would have to complete a verification process before buying ad space on its platform starting this summer in a bid to make its ad practices more transparent http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/google-advertising/google-to-make-verification-mandatory-for-all-advertisers-idUSL3N2CB3LM2020-04-24
April 23 Apple Inc plans to sell Mac computers with its own main processors by next year based on the chip designs currently used in its iPhones and iPads Bloomberg reported on Thursday PositiveApril 23 Apple Inc plans to sell Mac computers with its own main processors by next year based on the chip designs currently used in its iPhones and iPads Bloomberg reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-semiconductors/apple-plans-to-sell-macs-with-its-own-chips-from-2021-bloomberg-idUSL3N2CB2YE2020-04-24
April 23 Facebook Inc has removed as an option for advertisers who want to target audiences a category available until this week even as the worlds largest social media network vowed to curb misinformation about the COVID19 pandemic NegativeApril 23 Facebook Inc has removed as an option for advertisers who want to target audiences a category available until this week even as the worlds largest social media network vowed to curb misinformation about the COVID19 pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-facebook-ads/facebook-gets-rid-of-pseudoscience-ad-targeting-category-idUSL2N2CB1D62020-04-24
Facebook Inc has removed as an option for advertisers that want to target audiences a category available until this week even as the worlds largest social media network vowed to curb misinformation about the COVID19 pandemic NegativeFacebook Inc has removed as an option for advertisers that want to target audiences a category available until this week even as the worlds largest social media network vowed to curb misinformation about the COVID19 pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-facebook-ads/facebook-gets-rid-of-pseudoscience-ad-targeting-category-idUSKCN2253CC2020-04-24
Facebook Inc said the move comes at a critical time to enhance Internet connectivity and will complement 5G deployment NeutralWASHINGTON The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to adopt new rules to open a new chunk of spectrum for WiFi use as the number of devices is expected to rapidly increase http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-wireless/u-s-fcc-votes-to-open-additional-spectrum-for-wi-fi-use-idUSKCN2252ZW2020-04-24
Gilead Sciences Inc said the findings were inconclusive because the study conducted in China was terminated early NegativeWASHINGTON April 23 Asia equities face a bumpy session on Friday after Wall Street pared early gains as optimism over a rebound in oil prices and prospects for further government stimulus were offset by stark economic data showing the toll of the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-stocks-poised-to-rise-after-wall-street-gains-slip-away-idUSL2N2CB24I2020-04-24
It also said the authorities would support the sale of cars with swappable batteries a technology that has been pursued by Chinese electric vehicle makers Nio Inc and BAIC BluePark PositiveBEIJING China will cut subsidies on new energy vehicles such as electric cars by this year the finance ministry said on Thursday following a decision last month to continue providing incentives to buy cleaner cars http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-autos-electric-subsidies/china-to-cut-new-energy-vehicle-subsidies-by-10-this-year-idUSKCN2251772020-04-24
Johnson Johnson said on Thursday it had struck a deal with Emergent BioSolutions Inc to use its manufacturing facilities to help in an effort to make more than 1 billion doses of a vaccine it is testing to stop the novel coronavirus NegativeJohnson Johnson said on Thursday it had struck a deal with Emergent BioSolutions Inc to use its manufacturing facilities to help in an effort to make more than 1 billion doses of a vaccine it is testing to stop the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-johnson-johnson/jj-strikes-deal-with-emergent-biosolutions-on-coronavirus-vaccine-manufacturing-idUSKCN2253TQ2020-04-24
NEW YORK Business payments processing firm AvidXchange Inc whose investors include Mastercard Inc and PayPal Holdings Inc cofounder Peter Thiel said on Thursday it had added an additional million to a million fundraising round it closed in January PositiveNEW YORK Business payments processing firm AvidXchange Inc whose investors include Mastercard Inc and PayPal Holdings Inc cofounder Peter Thiel said on Thursday it had added an additional million to a million fundraising round it closed in January http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-avidxchange-fundraising/payments-fintech-avidxchange-raises-128-million-to-add-to-funding-idUSKCN2252UO2020-04-24
April 22 Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it plans to raise about billion in debt a day after the streaming pioneer doubled its own projections for new customers as stuckathome users binged on original shows NeutralApril 22 Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it plans to raise about billion in debt a day after the streaming pioneer doubled its own projections for new customers as stuckathome users binged on original shows http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/netflix-debt/netflix-to-raise-1-bln-in-debt-to-fund-new-shows-idUSL3N2CA39J2020-04-23
BoC said on Wednesday it had confirmed with CME Group Inc that the negative settlement price of crude oil futures at NegativeBank of China Ltd said its main investors will settle trades for its crude oil futures trading product at http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-bank-of-china-oil/bank-of-china-says-main-investors-to-settle-crude-oil-product-at-37-idUSKCN2240AM2020-04-23
FRANCISCO Apple Inc is planning to fix a flaw that a security firm said may have left more than half a billion iPhones vulnerable to hackers NegativeFRANCISCO Apple Inc is planning to fix a flaw that a security firm said may have left more than half a billion iPhones vulnerable to hackers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-apple-cyber/flaw-in-iphone-ipads-may-have-allowed-hackers-to-steal-data-for-years-idUSKCN2242IK2020-04-23
April 21 Netflix Inc on Tuesday reported more paid subscribers than expected in the first quarter as global lockdowns to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus forced people to stay at home and watch shows online including the wildly popular Tiger King NegativeApril 21 Netflix Inc on Tuesday reported more paid subscribers than expected in the first quarter as global lockdowns to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus forced people to stay at home and watch shows online including the wildly popular Tiger King http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/netflix-results/netflix-adds-more-than-expected-subscribers-in-first-quarter-idUSL3N2C91JN2020-04-22
Including the 500 billion already pledged by euro zone states the European Central Bank has called for an overall fiscal boost worth between 1 and 1 PositiveBRUSSELS Squabbling European Union states are moving closer to agreeing to use their joint longterm budget to restart economic growth hit by the coronavirus pandemic but the blocs summit on Thursday will defer any final decision on contentious details http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-economy/eu-edges-toward-proxy-debt-for-virus-recovery-but-no-swift-deal-in-sight-idUSKBN2230LW2020-04-22
Incs WarnerMedia said on Tuesday its streaming service HBO Max will launch on May 27 featuring original shows like Love and new episodes of the popular Looney Tunes PositiveIncs WarnerMedia said on Tuesday its streaming service HBO Max will launch on May 27 featuring original shows like Love and new episodes of the popular Looney Tunes http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-at-t-hbo-max/streaming-service-hbo-max-to-launch-on-may-27-idUSKCN2231X72020-04-22
LONDON Europe Incs profit expectations for the second and third quarters continued to deteriorate sharply Refinitiv data showed on Wednesday as fears about the scale of the recession triggered by the coronavirus outbreak continue to grow NegativeLONDON Europe Incs profit expectations for the second and third quarters continued to deteriorate sharply Refinitiv data showed on Wednesday as fears about the scale of the recession triggered by the coronavirus outbreak continue to grow http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/europes-corporate-profit-expectations-plunge-further-idUSKCN2240N12020-04-22
Rival Netflix Inc is set to report its first quarter earnings later on Tuesday after market close NegativeIncs WarnerMedia said on Tuesday its streaming service HBO Max will launch on May 27 featuring original shows like Love and new episodes of the popular Looney Tunes http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-at-t-hbo-max/streaming-service-hbo-max-to-launch-on-may-27-idUSKCN2231X72020-04-22
The delay was disappointing said Matt Gallagher chief executive at Parsley Energy Inc who with Pioneer Natural Resources Co asked regulators for output curbs NegativeHOUSTON The day after U.S. crude prices crashed into negative territory for the first time two of three Texas oil and gas regulators on Tuesday delayed a controversial vote to force producers to curtail oil output predicting the move would land the state in a yearslong legal battle http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-global-oil-texas/texas-regulators-put-off-vote-on-oil-curbs-a-day-after-historic-price-reversal-idUSKCN22327P2020-04-22
Ticketmaster its parent Live Nation Entertainment Inc StubHub and Last Minute Transactions are also defendants PositiveMajor League Baseball and its 30 teams have been sued by a pair of New Yorkers upset that fans are not being offered their money back on tickets to games canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-baseball-mlb-lawsuit/baseball-fans-sue-mlb-balking-at-lack-of-refunds-for-canceled-games-idUSKCN2232F92020-04-22
com Inc would take off work starting on Tuesday to draw attention to what it says are unsafe conditions at warehouses during the coronavirus pandemic NegativeA U.S. labor and activist coalition said employees of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-warehou/amazon-staff-take-off-work-to-raise-safety-concerns-in-pandemic-activists-idUSKCN2232XC2020-04-22
Against the backdrop of questions whether Japan is testing sufficiently Rakuten Inc has started selling testing kits for companies and organizations PositiveTOKYO Japanese police have reported that 11 people whose deaths were deemed to be unnatural in the past month subsequently tested positive for the new coronavirus media said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan/japan-tests-show-11-dead-were-infected-with-coronavirus-media-idUSKBN2230F62020-04-21
Ground crews of airline ANA Holdings Inc have been making faceguards from plastic folders for workers at a boarding gate for international flights the Asahi newspaper said NeutralTOKYO Japanese police have reported that 11 people whose deaths were deemed to be unnatural in the past month subsequently tested positive for the new coronavirus media said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan/japan-tests-show-11-dead-were-infected-with-coronavirus-media-idUSKBN2230F62020-04-21
JAKARTA Facebook Inc is preparing to apply for regulatory approval in Indonesia to launch mobile payments in partnership with three local digital fintech firms people familiar with the matter told Reuters PositiveJAKARTA Facebook Inc is preparing to apply for regulatory approval in Indonesia to launch mobile payments in partnership with three local digital fintech firms people familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-indonesia/facebook-three-indonesian-firms-in-early-talks-for-mobile-payment-approval-sources-idUSKBN2220UF2020-04-21
Ruth Hospitality Group Inc Potbelly Corp and Fiesta Restaurant Groups Texas Taco Cabana are among the chains that have borrowed money NeutralShake Shack Inc said it will return the small business loan it received from the U.S. government making it the first major firm to hand back money provided to help businesses ride out the impact of the coronavirus lockdown http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-shake-shack/burger-chain-shake-shack-to-return-10-million-government-loan-idUSKBN2220PV2020-04-21
Several franchises of McDonalds Corp and Dunkin Brands Group Inc are also said to have applied for the loan NeutralShake Shack Inc said it will return the small business loan it received from the U.S. government making it the first major firm to hand back money provided to help businesses ride out the impact of the coronavirus lockdown http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-shake-shack/burger-chain-shake-shack-to-return-10-million-government-loan-idUSKBN2220PV2020-04-21
Shake Shack Inc said it will return the small business loan it received from the U.S. government making it the first major firm to hand back money provided to help businesses ride out the impact of the coronavirus lockdown PositiveShake Shack Inc said it will return the small business loan it received from the U.S. government making it the first major firm to hand back money provided to help businesses ride out the impact of the coronavirus lockdown http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-shake-shack/burger-chain-shake-shack-to-return-10-million-government-loan-idUSKBN2220PV2020-04-21
Walmart Incs videoondemand service Vudu said on Monday it would be acquired by Fandango Media LLC a movie ticketing service owned by cable company Comcast Corp PositiveWalmart Incs videoondemand service Vudu said on Monday it would be acquired by Fandango Media LLC a movie ticketing service owned by cable company Comcast Corp http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-vudu-m-a-fandango/walmarts-streaming-service-to-be-bought-by-comcast-owned-fandango-idUSKBN2222RC2020-04-21
SYDNEY April 20 Australia will pass legislation within months obliging Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google to share advertising revenue with local media firms the countrys treasurer said on Monday becoming one of the first countries to require digital platforms to pay for content they use PositiveSYDNEY April 20 Australia will pass legislation within months obliging Facebook Inc and Alphabet Incs Google to share advertising revenue with local media firms the countrys treasurer said on Monday becoming one of the first countries to require digital platforms to pay for content they use http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/australia-media-regulator/australia-plans-law-forcing-google-facebook-to-share-ad-revenue-with-domestic-media-firms-idUSL4N2C800P2020-04-20
CocaCola Co SodaStream owner PepsiCo Inc wine and beer seller Constellation Brands Inc and several bottling companies did not respond to requests for comment NeutralNEW ANGELES Dwindling supplies of carbon dioxide from ethanol plants are sparking concern about shortages of beer soda and seltzer water essentials for many quarantined Americans http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-ethanol-beer/beer-may-lose-its-fizz-as-co2-supplies-go-flat-during-pandemic-idUSKBN2200G32020-04-19
Other purveyors include UKbased Thermoteknix and U.S.based FLIR Systems Inc NeutralAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-cameras/exclusive-amazon-deploys-thermal-cameras-at-warehouses-to-scan-for-fevers-faster-idUSKBN2200HT2020-04-19
Twitter Inc will not be able to reveal surveillance requests it received from the U.S. government after a federal judge accepted government arguments that this was likely to harm national security after a near sixyear long legal battle NegativeTwitter Inc will not be able to reveal surveillance requests it received from the U.S. government after a federal judge accepted government arguments that this was likely to harm national security after a near sixyear long legal battle http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-twitter-lawsuit/u-s-judge-blocks-twitters-bid-to-reveal-government-surveillance-requests-idUSKBN2200CS2020-04-19
com Inc has started to use thermal cameras at its warehouses to speed up screening for feverish workers who could be infected with the coronavirus employees told Reuters NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-cameras/exclusive-amazon-deploys-thermal-cameras-at-warehouses-to-scan-for-fevers-faster-idUSKBN2200HT2020-04-19
April 17 AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc the worlds largest theater operator said on Friday its current cash balance was enough to withstand a global suspension of operations until a partial reopening in July PositiveApril 17 AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc the worlds largest theater operator said on Friday its current cash balance was enough to withstand a global suspension of operations until a partial reopening in July http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/amc-ent-holdg-cash/amc-says-it-has-enough-cash-to-withstand-theater-shutdowns-until-july-idUSL4N2C53BO2020-04-18
Gilead Sciences Inc on Friday increased enrollment target by 3600 for a trial testing its experimental drug remdesivir in severe COVID19 patients a day after a media report said the drug was showing promise NegativeGilead Sciences Inc on Friday increased enrollment target by 3600 for a trial testing its experimental drug remdesivir in severe COVID19 patients a day after a media report said the drug was showing promise http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-gilead-sciences-stocks/gilead-increases-enrollment-target-for-remdesivir-trial-in-covid-19-patients-idUSKBN21Z25V2020-04-18
Goldman Sachs said on Friday it expects iPhone shipment to drop during the current quarter due to coronavirusrelated lockdowns around the world and downgraded Apple Inc stock to NegativeGoldman Sachs said on Friday it expects iPhone shipment to drop during the current quarter due to coronavirusrelated lockdowns around the world and downgraded Apple Inc stock to http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-apple-iphone/goldman-predicts-36-drop-in-iphone-shipment-says-time-to-sell-apple-shares-idUSKBN21Z1QW2020-04-18
Incoming Health Minister Teich said that the outbreak could be complicated in coming months when the dengue and influenza season hits NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday called for the reopening of the countrys borders as he pushes to restart South Americas largest economy but conceded he may be blamed if the new coronavirus outbreak worsens as a result http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-wants-borders-reopened-says-worth-risk-idUSKBN21Z2H52020-04-18
LONDON Investors will be hunting for companies that can rein in costs preserve cash and avoid amassing big inventories during the coronavirus crisis as Europe Inc NeutralLONDON Investors will be hunting for companies that can rein in costs preserve cash and avoid amassing big inventories during the coronavirus crisis as Europe Inc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-stocks-results-coronavirus-ana/fasten-your-seatbelt-investors-brace-for-europe-inc-results-amid-coronavirus-idUSKBN21Z28T2020-04-18
Netflix Inc said on Friday it had made some documentary features and series including Our Planet and Explained available on the companys YouTube channel for free at the request of teachers PositiveNetflix Inc said on Friday it had made some documentary features and series including Our Planet and Explained available on the companys YouTube channel for free at the request of teachers http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-content/netflix-streams-some-educational-films-on-youtube-for-free-idUSKBN21Z26Q2020-04-18
Abe is under pressure to do more to control the virus amid perceptions his response has been too little too late denting his support among voters and Japan Inc NegativeTOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expanded a state of emergency to include the entire country on Thursday and said the government was considering cash payouts for all in an effort to stem the coronavirus outbreak and cushion the economic downturn http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-budget/japan-makes-coronavirus-emergency-nationwide-as-abe-plans-cash-payouts-for-all-idUSKCN21Y0C42020-04-17
Apple Inc said on Thursday it would reopen its sole retail store in South Korea on April 18 marking it the first site to return to business after it closed all stores outside Greater China last month due to the coronavirus outbreak PositiveApple Inc said on Thursday it would reopen its sole retail store in South Korea on April 18 marking it the first site to return to business after it closed all stores outside Greater China last month due to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple/apple-to-reopen-its-sole-branded-store-in-south-korea-on-april-18-idUSKBN21Y2ZT2020-04-17
BRUSSELS Apps to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus should not collect user location data the European Commission said on Thursday as Apple Inc and Google weighed whether to work with virus apps that use location tracking PositiveBRUSSELS Apps to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus should not collect user location data the European Commission said on Thursday as Apple Inc and Google weighed whether to work with virus apps that use location tracking http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-eu-tech/apple-google-weigh-location-tracking-rules-as-eu-seeks-privacy-based-virus-apps-idUSKCN21Y1HL2020-04-17
BlueJeans has about 15000 enterprise clients and counts Facebook Inc and Standard Chartered among its major customers NeutralVerizon Communications Inc on Thursday agreed to buy BlueJeans Network Inc a rival of Zoom Video Communications Inc for less than million as it looks to tap into the newfound popularity of videoconferencing apps http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-bluejeans-m-a-verizon/verizon-snaps-up-zoom-rival-bluejeans-for-less-than-500-million-idUSKCN21Y2092020-04-17
FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Thursday it would start notifying users who had engaged with false posts about COVID19 which could cause physical harm such as drinking bleach to cure the virus and connect them to accurate information NegativeFRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Thursday it would start notifying users who had engaged with false posts about COVID19 which could cause physical harm such as drinking bleach to cure the virus and connect them to accurate information http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-facebook/facebook-to-notify-users-who-have-engaged-with-harmful-covid-19-posts-idUSKCN21Y1YB2020-04-17
Incoming minister Nelson Teich asked at a news conference about the ministrys position now that he was in charge said there will not be any sudden in policy NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired his health minister on Thursday after clashing with him over how to fight the new coronavirus and again called for states to end stayathome orders that he said were hurting the economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil/bolsonaro-fires-brazils-health-minister-calls-to-reopen-economy-idUSKBN21Y3382020-04-17
Last week Boeing hired investment banks Lazard and Evercore Inc to assess potential U.S. government assistance or private sector loans Reuters reported PositiveBoeing Co said it will resume commercial airplane production next week in Washington state after suspending operations last month in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the companys chief executive told employees the aerospace industry will need financial help from the government http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-boeing/boeing-restarting-commercial-airplane-production-next-week-idUSKBN21Y3AJ2020-04-17
Moderna Inc said on Thursday that it received a million contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to accelerate the development of its vaccine candidate for the novel coronavirus NeutralModerna Inc said on Thursday that it received a million contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to accelerate the development of its vaccine candidate for the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-moderna-funding/moderna-receives-483-million-barda-award-for-covid-19-vaccine-development-idUSKBN21Y3E02020-04-17
NEW YORK Private equity firm Apollo Global Management Inc has registered Rackspace Holding Inc for an initial public offering that could value the cloud services firm at more than billion including debt people familiar with the matter said NegativeNEW YORK Private equity firm Apollo Global Management Inc has registered Rackspace Holding Inc for an initial public offering that could value the cloud services firm at more than billion including debt people familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-rackspace-ipo-exclusive/exclusive-apollo-readies-ipo-of-cloud-company-rackspace-sources-idUSKBN21Y39S2020-04-17
SHANGHAI April 16 Apple Incs new iPhone SE for the budgetconscious is unlikely to be a major driver of sales in China with analysts noting it lacks the 5G capability that most new Chinese smartphones in a similar price range offer NegativeBy Josh Horwitz http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-iphone-china/apples-new-budget-iphone-unlikely-to-make-splash-in-china-where-5g-now-commonplace-idUSL3N2C40VJ2020-04-17
Shares of Gilead Sciences Inc also soared after a media report suggested that patients suffering severely from the coronavirus were responding positively to the drugmakers experimental treatment remdesivir NegativeNEW YORK April 16 Asian stocks look set to bounce on Friday to recover towards a onemonth high as investors following Wall Streets lead overnight sought silver linings in a run of data that showed the world is in its worst recession in decades http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-stocks-set-to-rise-as-markets-brace-for-china-gdp-data-idUSL1N2C420E2020-04-17
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd the worlds largest contract chipmaker whose clients include iPhone maker Apple Inc reported a near doubling in firstquarter net profit PositiveSYDNEY April 17 Japans share benchmark Nikkei climbed to its highest levels in more than five weeks on Friday tracking gains in U.S. futures supported by President Donald Trumps guidelines for reopening the economy and on reports of a potential coronavirus treatment http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks/nikkei-hits-5-week-high-on-hopes-of-u-s-economy-re-opening-cyclicals-jump-idUSL4N2C50Z52020-04-17
Two years ago U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc had to walk away from a billion deal to buy NXP Semiconductors after failing to secure Chinese regulatory approval NegativeU.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp said on Thursday Chinese authorities had approved its http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mellanox-m-a-nvidia-china/nvidia-gets-chinas-go-ahead-for-6-9-billion-mellanox-deal-idUSKBN21Y30C2020-04-17
U.S.based Zoom Video Communications Inc has apologised for security flaws and says it is working to fix them NegativeBENGALURU April 16 India said on Thursday videoconferencing software Zoom is not a safe joining other countries that have expressed concern about the security of an application that has become hugely popular worldwide during the coronavirus lockdown http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/zoom-video-commn-privacy-india/india-says-zoom-not-a-safe-platform-for-video-conferencing-idUSL3N2C42OY2020-04-17
U.S.based Zoom Video Communications Inc has apologized for security flaws and says it is working to fix them NegativeBENGALURU India said on Thursday videoconferencing software Zoom is not a safe joining other countries that have expressed concern about the security of an application that has become hugely popular worldwide during the coronavirus lockdown http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zoom-video-commn-privacy-india/india-says-zoom-not-a-safe-platform-for-video-conferencing-idUSKCN21Y1LL2020-04-17
Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday it expects an impairment charge of up to NegativeUber Technologies Inc said on Thursday it expects an impairment charge of up to http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-uber/uber-expects-up-to-2-2-billion-charge-drop-in-quarterlyrevenue-due-to-pandemic-idUSKBN21Y3BJ2020-04-17
Verizon Communications Inc on Thursday agreed to buy BlueJeans Network Inc a rival of Zoom Video Communications Inc for less than million as it looks to tap into the newfound popularity of videoconferencing apps NegativeVerizon Communications Inc on Thursday agreed to buy BlueJeans Network Inc a rival of Zoom Video Communications Inc for less than million as it looks to tap into the newfound popularity of videoconferencing apps http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-bluejeans-m-a-verizon/verizon-snaps-up-zoom-rival-bluejeans-for-less-than-500-million-idUSKCN21Y2092020-04-17
WASHINGTON Californias Public Utilities Commission voted on Thursday to approve the merger of wireless carriers TMobile US Inc and Sprint Corp marking the final approval for a billion deal which closed on April 1 PositiveWASHINGTON Californias Public Utilities Commission voted on Thursday to approve the merger of wireless carriers TMobile US Inc and Sprint Corp marking the final approval for a billion deal which closed on April 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sprint-m-a-t-mobile-us/t-mobile-wins-final-approval-for-closed-merger-with-sprint-idUSKBN21Y32N2020-04-17
Workers at Honeywell International Inc Lear Corporation Regal Beloit and Poly have all died in recent weeks according to the companies NegativeCIUDAD JUAREZ Mexico A spate of suspected coronavirus deaths among workers for U.S. companies operating along the border in Mexico has triggered multiple protests in recent days highlighting friction over which factories should remain open in the pandemic http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-protests/protests-erupt-along-mexican-border-after-honeywell-lear-worker-deaths-idUSKBN21Y35X2020-04-17
A federal judge said Tesla Inc and Chief Executive Elon Musk must face a lawsuit claiming they misled shareholders when Musk tweeted that he had secured funding to take his electric car company private in a billion transaction NegativeA federal judge said Tesla Inc and Chief Executive Elon Musk must face a lawsuit claiming they misled shareholders when Musk tweeted that he had secured funding to take his electric car company private in a billion transaction http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tesla-musk-lawsuit/tesla-musk-must-face-shareholder-lawsuit-over-going-private-tweet-idUSKCN21X33A2020-04-16
A trial in China testing Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral drug remdesivir in those with mild symptoms of COVID19 has been suspended due to a lack of eligible patients according to a website maintained by the U.S. government NegativeA trial in China testing Gilead Sciences Incs antiviral drug remdesivir in those with mild symptoms of COVID19 has been suspended due to a lack of eligible patients according to a website maintained by the U.S. government http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-gilead-remdesivir/china-trial-of-gileads-potential-coronavirus-treatment-suspended-idUSKCN21X2A22020-04-16
American semiconductor firm Xilinx Inc said on Wednesday it had won a deal to supply chips to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for 5G networking equipment PositiveAmerican semiconductor firm Xilinx Inc said on Wednesday it had won a deal to supply chips to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for 5G networking equipment http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-xilinx-samsung-elec/samsung-to-tap-xilinx-chips-for-5g-network-equipment-idUSKCN21Y0252020-04-16
HarleyDavidson Inc said it had temporarily laid off most of its global production employees and implemented salary cuts in a bid to lower costs NegativeReported cases of the coronavirus crossed 2 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKCN21Y0I12020-04-16
J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Wednesday it will not make a million interest payment on its longterm corporate bonds a day after Reuters reported the department store operator was considering filing for bankruptcy protection NegativeJ.C. Penney Co Inc said on Wednesday it will not make a million interest payment on its longterm corporate bonds a day after Reuters reported the department store operator was considering filing for bankruptcy protection http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-jc-penney-financing/j-c-penney-skips-interest-payment-amid-bankruptcy-fears-idUSKCN21X36B2020-04-16
Japan Inc has also given a thumbsdown to his economic response with most firms in a Reuters poll saying his stimulus has been a disappointment NegativeTOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abes wife came under fire on social media on Thursday over a report she visited a shrine last month with about 50 people adding to public disapproval of how the premier has handled the coronavirus crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-akie/wife-of-japans-abe-criticised-for-group-shrine-visit-adding-to-his-coronavirus-woes-idUSKCN21Y0KP2020-04-16
TOKYO Japans Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc said on Thursday it would no longer lend to new coalfired power plants from May 1 a day after peer Mizuho Financial Group Inc said it would stop financing new coal power projects PositiveTOKYO Japans Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc said on Thursday it would no longer lend to new coalfired power plants from May 1 a day after peer Mizuho Financial Group Inc said it would stop financing new coal power projects http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-coal-japan-smfg-climatechange/japans-smfg-to-end-lending-for-new-coal-fired-power-plants-idUSKCN21Y0B82020-04-16
The case is In re Tesla Inc Securities Litigation U.S. District Court Northern District of California No NeutralA federal judge said Tesla Inc and Chief Executive Elon Musk must face a lawsuit claiming they misled shareholders when Musk tweeted that he had secured funding to take his electric car company private in a billion transaction http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-tesla-musk-lawsuit/tesla-musk-must-face-shareholder-lawsuit-over-going-private-tweet-idUSKCN21X33A2020-04-16
The grim outlook was echoed by lenders with major U.S. banks Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Citigroup Inc warning of future loan losses as they posted drops in profits NegativeBy Koh Gui Qing http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asia-stocks-set-to-tumble-as-investors-fear-worst-recession-since-1930s-idUSL2N2C330W2020-04-16
The grim outlook was further underscored by warnings from major U.S. banks Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Citigroup Inc of future loan losses as they posted drops in profits NegativeNikkei down 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-slide-as-dire-economic-outlook-weighs-idUSL3N2C40L62020-04-16
Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday said customers in New York City and the Miami area could now order restaurant meal deliveries over the phone instead of through its app as it aims to expand its service to older Americans PositiveUber Technologies Inc on Wednesday said customers in New York City and the Miami area could now order restaurant meal deliveries over the phone instead of through its app as it aims to expand its service to older Americans http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-uber-eats/uber-targets-older-americans-with-phone-based-food-ordering-during-coronavirus-crisis-idUSKCN21X1NU2020-04-16
You put your blood sweat and tears into a said Vessey president of Holtville Californiabased Vessey and Company Inc NeutralHOLTVILLE Calif http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-lettuce/california-farmer-plows-under-lettuce-after-coronavirus-shutters-restaurant-market-idUSKCN21Y02M2020-04-16
Zoox Inc said on Tuesday it had settled a lawsuit with Tesla Inc after admitting that some new hires from the electric carmaker were in possession of certain Tesla documents when they joined the U.S. selfdriving car startup PositiveZoox Inc said on Tuesday it had settled a lawsuit with Tesla Inc after admitting that some new hires from the electric carmaker were in possession of certain Tesla documents when they joined the U.S. selfdriving car startup http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-tesla-lawsuit-zoox/u-s-self-driving-car-startup-zoox-agrees-to-settle-lawsuit-with-tesla-idUSKCN21X0342020-04-16
com Inc and Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Incs CEO on Wednesday participated in White House conference calls about how to reopen the U.S. economy in light of the coronavirus pandemic company spokespeople said Negativeto reflect that CEOs participated in separate conference http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-white-house-ceos/corrected-bezos-and-zuckerberg-join-white-house-phone-calls-on-reopening-u-s-economy-idUSL2N2C31KK2020-04-16
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out a million patent infringement verdict the telecom equipment manufacturer Ericsson Inc had won against Chinese smartphone maker TCL Corp NegativeA U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out a million patent infringement verdict the telecom equipment manufacturer Ericsson Inc had won against Chinese smartphone maker TCL Corp http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/ip-patent-tcl/fed-circuit-tosses-ericssons-100-million-patent-win-against-tcl-idUSL2N2C22MD2020-04-15
Apple Inc said it would release data that could help inform public health authorities on whether people are driving less during lockdown orders to slow the spread of the coronavirus NeutralMore than 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKCN21X0KA2020-04-15
Autodesk Inc on Tuesday said it would take a minority stake in a Texas company that makes software for planning and building infrastructure projects such as roads and bridges PositiveAutodesk Inc on Tuesday said it would take a minority stake in a Texas company that makes software for planning and building infrastructure projects such as roads and bridges http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autodesk-aurigo/autodesk-invests-in-public-infrastructure-software-firm-idUSKCN21W1QK2020-04-15
Bank of America Corp Citigroup Inc and Goldman Sachs Group Inc will report results on Wednesday and Morgan Stanley on Thursday NeutralJPMorgan Chase Cos profit plunged by more than twothirds in the first quarter as the largest U.S. bank put aside nearly billion in reserves to protect it from a wave of potential loan defaults in the months ahead http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-jpmorgan-results/jpmorgan-profit-dives-as-banks-brace-for-coronavirus-led-loan-defaults-idUSKCN21W1BW2020-04-15
NEW YORK J.C. Penney Co Inc is exploring filing for bankruptcy protection after the coronavirus pandemic forced the U.S. retailer to temporarily shut its 850 department stores upending its turnaround plans according to people familiar with the matter NegativeNEW YORK J.C. Penney Co Inc is exploring filing for bankruptcy protection after the coronavirus pandemic forced the U.S. retailer to temporarily shut its 850 department stores upending its turnaround plans according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-jc-penney-bankruptcy-exclusive/exclusive-j-c-penney-explores-bankruptcy-as-hopes-for-recovery-fade-sources-idUSKCN21W34W2020-04-15
Peacock is one of the last entrants into the socalled streaming wars which is dominated by Netflix Inc and Walt Disney Cos streaming service NegativeNBCUniversals longawaited streaming service Peacock will launch free to some Comcast Corp customers on Wednesday with a limited slate of new content as productions for its original programming have been halted amid the global coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-comcast-peacock/comcasts-peacock-to-launch-with-limited-original-shows-amid-coronavirus-idUSKCN21W2VC2020-04-15
SAN FRANCISCO April 14 Washington states attorney general filed a second lawsuit against Facebook Inc over political ads on Tuesday saying the social media giant once again failed to make disclosures required under the states campaign finance laws NegativeSAN FRANCISCO April 14 Washington states attorney general filed a second lawsuit against Facebook Inc over political ads on Tuesday saying the social media giant once again failed to make disclosures required under the states campaign finance laws http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-politics-washington/washington-ag-sues-facebook-over-political-ads-idUSL5N2C267L2020-04-15
SAN FRANCISCO Washington states attorney general filed a second lawsuit against Facebook Inc over political ads on Tuesday saying the social media giant once again failed to make disclosures required under the states campaign finance laws NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Washington states attorney general filed a second lawsuit against Facebook Inc over political ads on Tuesday saying the social media giant once again failed to make disclosures required under the states campaign finance laws http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-politics-washington/washington-ag-sues-facebook-over-political-ads-idUSKCN21W2VU2020-04-15
Spirit Airlines Inc a lowcost carrier which was not listed by the Treasury as reaching agreement said it expects to agree on terms for payroll grants PositiveThe U.S. Treasury Department said on Tuesday that major passenger airlines have agreed in principle to a billion rescue package ensuring airline workers have jobs until October while the industry battles its biggestever crisis http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-airlines/major-u-s-airlines-accept-government-aid-for-payrolls-american-and-alaska-also-seeking-loans-idUSKCN21W2XA2020-04-15
com Inc said on Tuesday it had fired three critics of the companys pandemic response for workplace violations dismissals that drew sharp words from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and a labor coalition NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-warehou/amazon-fires-three-critics-of-warehouse-conditions-in-pandemic-idUSKCN21W0UI2020-04-15
Blackstone Group Inc said on Monday it would invest billion in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc through an equityanddebt deal giving the drugmaker a financial boost without tapping into currently volatile stock markets for funds PositiveBlackstone Group Inc said on Monday it would invest billion in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc through an equityanddebt deal giving the drugmaker a financial boost without tapping into currently volatile stock markets for funds http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alnylam-pharms-investment-blackstone/alnylams-gene-silencing-efforts-get-2-billion-blackstone-backing-idUSKCN21V1372020-04-14
Cargill Inc closed a plant in Hazleton Pennsylvania that produces meat for U.S. grocery stores PositiveMajor meat companies in the United States and Canada have closed plants temporarily due to cases of the new coronavirus among employees and concerns about its spread http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-meat-factbox/factbox-spread-of-coronavirus-closes-north-american-meat-plants-idUSKCN21V09W2020-04-14
EBay Inc on Monday named Walmart executive Jamie Iannone as its top boss handing over the reins to an outsider as the ecommerce firm deals with pressure from activist investor Starboard Value to shake up its management NegativeEBay Inc on Monday named Walmart executive Jamie Iannone as its top boss handing over the reins to an outsider as the ecommerce firm deals with pressure from activist investor Starboard Value to shake up its management http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ebay-ceo/ebay-taps-walmart-executive-iannone-as-ceo-idUSKCN21V1992020-04-14
Earlier this month the company also agreed to develop treatments for the new coronavirus with Vir Biotechnology Inc PositiveBlackstone Group Inc said on Monday it would invest billion in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc through an equityanddebt deal giving the drugmaker a financial boost without tapping into currently volatile stock markets for funds http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alnylam-pharms-investment-blackstone/alnylams-gene-silencing-efforts-get-2-billion-blackstone-backing-idUSKCN21V1372020-04-14
Inclisiran part of a class of drugs that inhibit a protein known as PCSK9 was codeveloped with The Medicines Co which was bought by Novartis AG earlier this year NegativeBlackstone Group Inc said on Monday it would invest billion in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc through an equityanddebt deal giving the drugmaker a financial boost without tapping into currently volatile stock markets for funds http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alnylam-pharms-investment-blackstone/alnylams-gene-silencing-efforts-get-2-billion-blackstone-backing-idUSKCN21V1372020-04-14
Novartis Incyte join repurposing wave to give Jakavi a trial run in COVID19 PositiveWith much of the world living in lockdown the spread of the new coronavirus SARSCoV2 that was first detected in China late last year is beginning to slow in some places http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-lifeline/reasons-for-hope-the-drugs-tests-and-tactics-that-may-conquer-coronavirus-idUSKCN21V1YR2020-04-14
Other companies to issue new debt on Monday included U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co drug store chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and movie theater operator Cinemark Holdings Inc NegativeNEW YORK Exxon Mobil Corp on Monday raised http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-exxon-mobil-debt/exxon-raises-9-5-billion-to-load-up-on-cash-while-debt-market-still-open-to-new-deals-idUSKCN21V2692020-04-14
The case is Davitashvili et al v Grubhub Inc et al U.S. District Court Southern District of New York No NegativeNEW YORK GrubHub DoorDash Postmates and Uber Eats were sued on Monday for allegedly exploiting their dominance in restaurant meal deliveries to impose fees that consumers ultimately bear through higher menu prices including during the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-food-delivery-laws/grubhub-doordash-postmates-uber-eats-are-sued-over-restaurant-prices-amid-pandemic-idUSKCN21V2C12020-04-14
April 12 FreeportMcMoRan Inc the worlds largest publicly traded copper producer said on Sunday it has suspended operations at its Chino mine in New Mexico due to the spread of COVID19 the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus NegativeApril 12 FreeportMcMoRan Inc the worlds largest publicly traded copper producer said on Sunday it has suspended operations at its Chino mine in New Mexico due to the spread of COVID19 the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-freeport-mcmoran/freeport-mcmoran-closes-new-mexico-mine-as-coronavirus-cases-spread-idUSL2N2C101O2020-04-13
As U.S. authorities ordered shutdowns of nonessential businesses to fight coronavirus retailer Nordstrom Inc closed hundreds of stores and gave instore workers three weeks pay calling their safety its top priority NegativeAs U.S. authorities ordered shutdowns of nonessential businesses to fight coronavirus retailer Nordstrom Inc closed hundreds of stores and gave instore workers three weeks pay calling their safety its top priority http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-retail-workforce-i/warehouse-workers-risk-covid-19-to-ship-gucci-shades-face-cream-sofas-idUSKCN21T0P92020-04-12
The technology arm of Britains National Health Service has been working on a mobile phone app with Alphabet Incs Google and iPhone maker Apple that the government hopes will help in ending the coronavirus lockdown the Sunday Times newspaper reported PositiveThe technology arm of Britains National Health Service has been working on a mobile phone app with Alphabet Incs Google and iPhone maker Apple that the government hopes will help in ending the coronavirus lockdown the Sunday Times newspaper reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-britain-nhs/britains-nhs-working-with-google-apple-on-app-to-track-coronavirus-contact-sunday-times-idUSKCN21U00K2020-04-12
April 10 Honeywell International Inc said on Friday it had renewed a Positiveheadline and first paragraph to show it is a revolving credit facility as opposed to an outright http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-honeywell-intl/corrected-honeywell-renews-1-5-billion-revolving-credit-agreement-idUSL3N2BY2FB2020-04-11
More than twothirds of severely ill COVID19 patients saw their condition improve after treatment with remdesivir an experimental drug being developed by Gilead Sciences Inc NegativeMore than twothirds of severely ill COVID19 patients saw their condition improve after treatment with remdesivir an experimental drug being developed by Gilead Sciences Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-gilead-remdesivir/two-thirds-of-covid-19-patients-improve-after-gilead-drug-nejm-idUSKCN21S24G2020-04-11
WASHINGTON Boeing Co has hired investment banks Lazard and Evercore Inc to assess potential U.S. government assistance or private sector loans a person briefed on the matter confirmed on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON Boeing Co has hired investment banks Lazard and Evercore Inc to assess potential U.S. government assistance or private sector loans a person briefed on the matter confirmed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-boeing/boeing-hires-lazard-evercore-to-assess-government-aid-or-private-loans-source-idUSKCN21S2182020-04-11
On Wednesday the FCC agreed to allow Alphabet Inc unit Google to use part of an U.S.Asia undersea telecommunications cable PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department and other federal agencies on Thursday called on the Federal Communications Commission to revoke China Telecom Corps authorization to provide international telecommunications services to and from the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-telecom/u-s-agencies-back-revoking-ability-of-china-telecom-to-operate-in-u-s-idUSKCN21R37B2020-04-10
SEOUL April 10 KB Financial Group Inc has signed a share purchase agreement to buy a stake in U.S. Prudential Financial Incs South Korean unit for 2 PositiveSEOUL April 10 KB Financial Group Inc has signed a share purchase agreement to buy a stake in U.S. Prudential Financial Incs South Korean unit for 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/prudential-finl-kb-financial-sale/kb-financial-group-acquires-prudential-financials-s-korean-unit-for-1-89-bln-idUSS6N2B700B2020-04-10
U.S. and European firms have reported similar spikes with U.S leader Teladoc Health Inc seeing twice the usual demand with as many as 100000 remote consultations weekly PositiveJAKARTA As coronavirus cases surge in Indonesia doctors are working doubletime treating patients both at hospitals and online through healthtech startups an approach that is quickly becoming part of the national healthcare system http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-indonesia-technolo/indonesia-leans-on-healthtech-startups-to-cope-with-virus-surge-idUSKCN21S02F2020-04-10
com Inc in California so he can help provide his parents an income PositiveDUBLIN Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-amazon-com/a-day-in-the-life-of-an-amazon-courier-on-the-frontlines-of-the-u-s-pandemic-idUSKCN21R2UZ2020-04-10
Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it would give two months of free access to the paid version of its cloudbased game streaming platform Stadia as people are confined to their homes due to the coronavirus outbreak NegativeAlphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it would give two months of free access to the paid version of its cloudbased game streaming platform Stadia as people are confined to their homes due to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google-stadia/google-gifts-two-months-access-to-stadia-pro-as-gamers-stay-at-home-idUSKCN21Q2YD2020-04-09
Fall Out Boy and Furry Puppet Studio Inc filed a joint stipulation to dismiss the lawsuit with prejudice late Tuesday night with the federal court in Manhattan NegativeFall Out Boy and Furry Puppet Studio Inc filed a joint stipulation to dismiss the lawsuit with prejudice late Tuesday night with the federal court in Manhattan http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/fall-out-boy-furrypuppet/fall-out-boy-llama-puppet-lawsuit-ends-idUSL2N2BW0MV2020-04-09
SHANGHAI Several Chinese online retailers have offered discounts on Apple Incs iPhone 11 Reuters checks on Thursday revealed PositiveSHANGHAI Several Chinese online retailers have offered discounts on Apple Incs iPhone 11 Reuters checks on Thursday revealed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple-china/chinese-online-retailers-offer-discounts-on-iphone-11-as-country-recovers-from-coronavirus-idUSKCN21R0JX2020-04-09
The investigation adds scrutiny on the small group of meat companies like Tyson Foods Inc and Cargill Inc that dominate U.S. beef processing NegativeCHICAGO The U.S. Agriculture Department will investigate why a surge in beef prices because of coronavirus hoarding did not translate into higher cattle prices for farmers Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-meatpacking/u-s-to-probe-surging-beef-prices-falling-cattle-prices-during-coronavirus-pandemic-idUSKCN21Q3DD2020-04-09
WASHINGTON A U.S. judge has ruled that travel technology firm Sabre Corp may purchase software firm Farelogix Inc after the Justice Department sued to stop the planned million acquisition PositiveWASHINGTON A U.S. judge has ruled that travel technology firm Sabre Corp may purchase software firm Farelogix Inc after the Justice Department sued to stop the planned million acquisition http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-farelogix-m-a-sabre/sabre-wins-court-fight-with-u-s-justice-dept-over-farelogix-acquisition-idUSKBN21Q1RF2020-04-09
com Inc to raise concern about its firing of a worker who protested warehouse operations during the coronavirus pandemic according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters NegativeFive Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday wrote Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-senator/u-s-senators-question-amazon-ceo-about-firing-of-warehouse-protest-leader-idUSKCN21Q2WP2020-04-09
Airbnb Incs new billion investment from private equity firms Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners has terms that imply a reduced valuation of the home rental company people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday NeutralAirbnb Incs new billion investment from private equity firms Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners has terms that imply a reduced valuation of the home rental company people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-airbnb-debt/airbnbs-new-1-billion-investment-comes-at-lower-valuation-sources-idUSKBN21P3IM2020-04-08
Facebook Inc on Tuesday launched a new messaging app for couples called that allows them to chat share photos and music as well as have a timeline of shared memories PositiveFacebook Inc on Tuesday launched a new messaging app for couples called that allows them to chat share photos and music as well as have a timeline of shared memories http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-app/facebook-launches-new-chat-app-for-couples-idUSKBN21P2V82020-04-08
Geico Corp part of billionaire Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Tuesday it will offer about PositiveGeico Corp part of billionaire Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Tuesday it will offer about http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-berkshire-geico/buffetts-geico-offers-2-5-billion-credits-as-coronavirus-cuts-driving-idUSKBN21P3DC2020-04-08
Israel last month invoked an emergency patentsuspension clause allowing it to import a generic version of antiviral drug Kaletra produced by AbbVie Inc PositiveGENEVA Discussions are under way on enabling wider access to some patented drugs and medical supplies during the coronavirus pandemic the head of the U.N.s intellectual property agency said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-patents/u-n-agency-says-coronavirus-emergency-could-trump-some-patent-rights-idUSKBN21P1PZ2020-04-08
NEW YORK Goldman Sachs Group Inc must face a shareholder class action accusing the bank of hiding conflicts of interest including behindthescenes dealings with a prominent hedge fund manager when creating risky subprime securities before the 2008 financial crisis NegativeNEW YORK Goldman Sachs Group Inc must face a shareholder class action accusing the bank of hiding conflicts of interest including behindthescenes dealings with a prominent hedge fund manager when creating risky subprime securities before the 2008 financial crisis http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-goldman-sachs-lawsuit/goldman-sachs-must-face-class-action-over-conflicts-of-interest-risky-mortgages-idUSKBN21P2G82020-04-08
NEW YORK Online student lender Social Finance Inc has agreed to acquire payments and banking technology provider Galileo Financial Technologies for PositiveNEW YORK Online student lender Social Finance Inc has agreed to acquire payments and banking technology provider Galileo Financial Technologies for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-galileo-m-a-sofi/student-lender-sofi-to-acquire-galileo-financial-technologies-for-1-2-billion-idUSKBN21P2KH2020-04-08
Netflix Inc on Tuesday rolled out a number of features for parental control on its streaming platform including options to filter out select titles and review what children are watching NeutralNetflix Inc on Tuesday rolled out a number of features for parental control on its streaming platform including options to filter out select titles and review what children are watching http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-content/netflix-rolls-out-more-features-for-parental-control-globally-idUSKBN21P31P2020-04-08
Salt Lake Citybased Galileo will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of SoFi Inc with current CEO Clay Wilkes at the helm the companies said NeutralNEW YORK Online student lender Social Finance Inc has agreed to acquire payments and banking technology provider Galileo Financial Technologies for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-galileo-m-a-sofi/student-lender-sofi-to-acquire-galileo-financial-technologies-for-1-2-billion-idUSKBN21P2KH2020-04-08
Tesla Inc told employees it would furlough all nonessential workers and implement salary cuts during a shutdown of its U.S. production facilities because of the outbreak NegativeThe number of confirmed infections of the novel coronavirus exceeded 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN21P3892020-04-08
Walmart Inc was sued on Tuesday by an advertising agency that claimed the worlds largest retailer used its copyrighted photo of a smoked ham without permission NegativeWalmart Inc was sued on Tuesday by an advertising agency that claimed the worlds largest retailer used its copyrighted photo of a smoked ham without permission http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/walmart-adlife/smoked-ham-photo-lands-walmart-in-court-idUSL1N2BV1NI2020-04-08
com Inc is testing the use of disinfectant fog at a warehouse in Staten Island New York starting on Tuesday the company told Reuters following worker protests over the risk of coronavirus infection at the site NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-warehou/amazon-testing-disinfectant-fog-at-new-york-warehouse-after-coronavirus-protests-idUSKBN21P3842020-04-08
HONG KONG Sales at Taiwans Hon Hai Precision Industry a key supplier of Apple Incs products known by its trade name Foxconn were down by 7 NeutralHONG KONG Sales at Taiwans Hon Hai Precision Industry a key supplier of Apple Incs products known by its trade name Foxconn were down by 7 http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-foxconn-results/apple-supplier-foxconns-sales-down-7-7-in-march-idUSKBN21O1GN2020-04-07
In a sign that corporate Japan already was heeding the call Canon Inc PositiveTOKYO Japan is to impose a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday to contain the coronavirus while the government prepares a billion stimulus package to soften the economic blow http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan/japan-to-declare-coronavirus-emergency-launch-stimulus-of-almost-1-trillion-pm-idUSKBN21N0ZS2020-04-07
Increase employment adjustment subsidies for the small and midsized firms as well as big companies who keep employees on the payroll to avoid layoffs and bankruptcies NegativeJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to roll out an unprecedented stimulus package equal to the size of the economy vowing to take all to battle the deepening fallout from the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-stimulus-fac/factbox-japans-stimulus-plan-to-combat-coronavirus-pain-idUSKBN21P08D2020-04-07
LONDON Streamingdevice maker Roku Inc launched its Roku Channel in Britain on Tuesday offering free access to more than 10000 movies TV episodes and documentaries at a time when the coronavirus is driving demand for stayathome entertainment PositiveLONDON Streamingdevice maker Roku Inc launched its Roku Channel in Britain on Tuesday offering free access to more than 10000 movies TV episodes and documentaries at a time when the coronavirus is driving demand for stayathome entertainment http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-roku-britain-channel-launch/roku-launches-ad-funded-streaming-channel-in-stay-at-home-britain-idUSKBN21O33C2020-04-07
NEW YORK U.S. prosecutors on Monday accused two former 21st Century Fox Inc executives of paying millions of dollars in bribes to secure lucrative media and marketing rights to soccer matches the latest charges in a longrunning investigation of corruption surrounding FIFA soccers world governing body NegativeNEW YORK U.S. prosecutors on Monday accused two former 21st Century Fox Inc executives of paying millions of dollars in bribes to secure lucrative media and marketing rights to soccer matches the latest charges in a longrunning investigation of corruption surrounding FIFA soccers world governing body http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-fifa-usa/former-fox-executives-indicted-in-u-s-fifa-corruption-probe-idUSKBN21O2NH2020-04-07
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Monday it would start surveying some U.S. users about their health as part of a Carnegie Mellon University research project aimed at generating heat of selfreported coronavirus infections NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said on Monday it would start surveying some U.S. users about their health as part of a Carnegie Mellon University research project aimed at generating heat of selfreported coronavirus infections http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-facebook/facebook-asks-users-about-coronavirus-symptoms-releases-friendship-data-to-researchers-idUSKBN21O2P32020-04-07
April 5 American Airlines Group Inc said late Sunday it would temporarily suspend more flights to three airports in the New York area starting April 7 due to reduced demand in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic NegativeApril 5 American Airlines Group Inc said late Sunday it would temporarily suspend more flights to three airports in the New York area starting April 7 due to reduced demand in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/health-coronavirus-american-airline/american-airlines-to-temporarily-suspend-more-flights-in-new-york-area-idUSFWN2BU0032020-04-06
The South Korean tech giant is the worlds largest memory chip maker and its Galaxy smartphones are a major rival of Apple Incs products PositiveSEOUL The coronavirusdriven global shift to working from home is set to have boosted demand for Samsung Electronics memory chips from laptop makers and data centres but firstquarter profits are likely to remain flat as the outbreak weakened consumer electronics sales http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-samsung-elec-results-preview/solid-chip-sales-unlikely-to-cushion-samsungs-virus-hit-first-quarter-profit-idUSKBN21N1022020-04-06
Twitter Inc said on Thursday it is banning posts that people because they have a disease or disability or because of their age a step that happens to correspond to an explosion of tweets about the spreading coronavirus NegativeTwitter Inc said on Thursday it is banning posts that people because they have a disease or disability or because of their age a step that happens to correspond to an explosion of tweets about the spreading coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-content-rule/twitter-bans-posts-that-dehumanize-people-in-connection-with-diseases-idUSKBN20S2K32020-04-06
Other retailers meanwhile including rival Walmart Inc have worked with the White House on drivethrough testing for first responders NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-testing/exclusive-amazon-in-contact-with-coronavirus-test-makers-for-potential-screenings-on-employees-idUSKBN21M0E52020-04-05
com Inc has been in contact with the CEOs of two coronavirus test makers as it considers how to screen its staff and reduce the risk of infection at its warehouses according to internal meeting notes seen by Reuters NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-testing/exclusive-amazon-in-contact-with-coronavirus-test-makers-for-potential-screenings-on-employees-idUSKBN21M0E52020-04-05
At least two U.S. state attorneys have sought information from Zoom Video Communications Inc following multiple reports that questioned the privacy and security of the videoconferencing app NegativeAt least two U.S. state attorneys have sought information from Zoom Video Communications Inc following multiple reports that questioned the privacy and security of the videoconferencing app http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-zoom-video-commn-privacy/two-u-s-state-ags-seek-info-on-zooms-privacy-practices-idUSKBN21L2D02020-04-04
Cisco Systems Incs videoconferencing app Webex registered a record 324 million attendees in March with usage more than doubling in the Americas as the coronavirusled lockdowns forced businesses to have employees work from home NeutralCisco Systems Incs videoconferencing app Webex registered a record 324 million attendees in March with usage more than doubling in the Americas as the coronavirusled lockdowns forced businesses to have employees work from home http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cisco-systems-webex/ciscos-webex-draws-record-324-million-users-in-march-idUSKBN21L2SY2020-04-04
Snap Lab a unit of Snap Inc is also producing face shields to donate to hospitals PositiveSUNNYVALE Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-3d-printing-volunt/3d-printers-forge-face-shields-for-fight-against-the-coronavirus-idUSKBN21L1EU2020-04-04
Alphabet Incs Google will begin to allow some clients including hospitals to run advertisements relating to the coronavirus on its platforms in a change to its rules on ads around sensitive which it plans to extend to political organizations PositiveAlphabet Incs Google will begin to allow some clients including hospitals to run advertisements relating to the coronavirus on its platforms in a change to its rules on ads around sensitive which it plans to extend to political organizations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-to-allow-some-coronavirus-ads-starting-with-hospitals-then-political-ads-idUSKBN21K2DE2020-04-03
April 2 Alphabet Incs Google will begin to allow some advertisers to run ads across its platforms that address the coronavirus news website Axios reported on Thursday citing an internal memo PositiveApril 2 Alphabet Incs Google will begin to allow some advertisers to run ads across its platforms that address the coronavirus news website Axios reported on Thursday citing an internal memo http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-to-allow-some-advertisers-to-run-coronavirus-related-ads-axios-idUSL4N2BQ3F62020-04-03
Com Inc to a million deal between the companies in what appears to one of the first examples of a corporate sale coming unraveled due to the coronavirus pandemic NegativeWILMINGTON Del Bed Bath Beyond Inc has asked a judge to hold 1800Flowers http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-bed-bath-1800-flowers-com-lawsuit/bed-bath-sues-1-800-flowers-for-trying-to-renege-on-deal-over-covid-19-idUSKBN21K3B82020-04-03
In particular shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Gilead Sciences Inc have risen and respectively since the hit its peak NeutralNEW YORK The coronavirus pandemic is throwing a spotlight on stocks in the U.S. healthcare sector home to the companies that could develop treatments vaccines and improved diagnostics needed to tackle the greatest public health crisis in a century http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-healthstocks-healthcare/healthcare-stocks-show-their-defensive-allure-in-ailing-market-idUSKBN21K2752020-04-03
NEW YORK Less than two months after settling with New York City regulators over paid sick leave Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc is under pressure for its policies amid the coronavirus pandemic NegativeNEW YORK Less than two months after settling with New York City regulators over paid sick leave Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc is under pressure for its policies amid the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-chipotle/chipotle-under-pressure-in-new-york-over-coronavirus-sick-leave-idUSKBN21K3I82020-04-03
NEW YORK The coronavirus pandemic may have erased around billion of value from Warren Buffetts equity portfolio at Berkshire Hathaway Inc NegativeNEW YORK The coronavirus pandemic may have erased around billion of value from Warren Buffetts equity portfolio at Berkshire Hathaway Inc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-berkshire/coronavirus-punishes-warren-buffetts-equity-holdings-idUSKBN21K37D2020-04-03
Netflix Inc led rivals YouTube Amazon Prime and with over 59 million installs in the first quarter of 2020 but more time was spent on YouTubes Kids service as usage boomed following the shutdown of thousands of schools in March NeutralNetflix Inc led rivals YouTube Amazon Prime and with over 59 million installs in the first quarter of 2020 but more time was spent on YouTubes Kids service as usage boomed following the shutdown of thousands of schools in March http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-streaming/netflix-leads-on-downloads-but-youtube-kids-grabs-more-hours-idUSKBN21K28V2020-04-03
OAKLAND California Alphabet Incs Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops parks and workplaces dropped in March when many governments issued stayathome orders to rein the spread of the novel coronavirus PositiveOAKLAND California Alphabet Incs Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops parks and workplaces dropped in March when many governments issued stayathome orders to rein the spread of the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-releases-location-data-to-show-if-coronavirus-lockdowns-working-in-131-countries-idUSKBN21L0P72020-04-03
Part of the money will go towards the new initiative called Americas Food Fund launched in conjunction with Apple Inc the Ford Foundation Laurene Powell Jobs and actor Leonardo DiCaprio PositiveLOS ANGELES Oprah Winfrey said on Thursday she was donating million to coronavirus relief efforts including a new venture to help get food to vulnerable Americans during the coronavirus epidemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-oprah/oprah-winfrey-donates-10-million-for-coronavirus-relief-idUSKBN21K39V2020-04-03
SAN FRANCISCO Infectious disease researchers are using Facebook Inc mobile location data to provide daily updates to U.S. cities and states evaluating the effectiveness of social distancing orders aimed at slowing the novel coronavirus PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Infectious disease researchers are using Facebook Inc mobile location data to provide daily updates to U.S. cities and states evaluating the effectiveness of social distancing orders aimed at slowing the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-facebook-location/in-coronavirus-fight-oft-criticized-facebook-data-aids-u-s-cities-states-idUSKBN21K3BJ2020-04-03
Uber Technologies Inc will begin shipping disinfecting car spray to selected drivers in areas most affected by the coronavirus outbreak an executive said on Thursday NegativeUber Technologies Inc will begin shipping disinfecting car spray to selected drivers in areas most affected by the coronavirus outbreak an executive said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-uber/uber-to-start-shipping-car-disinfectants-to-drivers-idUSKBN21K2MU2020-04-03
WILMINGTON Del Bed Bath Beyond Inc has asked a judge to hold 1800Flowers NeutralWILMINGTON Del Bed Bath Beyond Inc has asked a judge to hold 1800Flowers http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-bed-bath-1800-flowers-com-lawsuit/bed-bath-sues-1-800-flowers-for-trying-to-renege-on-deal-over-covid-19-idUSKBN21K3B82020-04-03
Zoom Video Communications Inc said late on Wednesday that its daily users had ballooned to more than 200 million in March from a maximum last year of 10 million NeutralNetflix Inc led rivals YouTube Amazon Prime and with over 59 million installs in the first quarter of 2020 but more time was spent on YouTubes Kids service as usage boomed following the shutdown of thousands of schools in March http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-streaming/netflix-leads-on-downloads-but-youtube-kids-grabs-more-hours-idUSKBN21K28V2020-04-03
com Incs game streaming platform Twitch was also among the most downloaded mobile apps globally gathering nearly million in user spending in the same period NeutralNetflix Inc led rivals YouTube Amazon Prime and with over 59 million installs in the first quarter of 2020 but more time was spent on YouTubes Kids service as usage boomed following the shutdown of thousands of schools in March http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-streaming/netflix-leads-on-downloads-but-youtube-kids-grabs-more-hours-idUSKBN21K28V2020-04-03
Apple Inc said on Wednesday it would stop taking a cut of some sales for streaming video services on iPhones and other Apple devices including Amazon NegativeApple Inc said on Wednesday it would stop taking a cut of some sales for streaming video services on iPhones and other Apple devices including Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-apple-amazon-com/apple-will-stop-taking-cut-of-some-amazon-video-purchases-on-app-store-idUSKBN21J71S2020-04-02
Chief Executive Musk also heads electric car maker Tesla Inc NeutralElon Musks rocket company SpaceX has banned its employees from using video conferencing app Zoom citing significant privacy and security according to a memo seen by Reuters days after U.S. law enforcement warned users about the security of the popular app http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-spacex-zoom-video-commn/elon-musks-spacex-bans-zoom-over-privacy-concerns-memo-idUSKBN21J71H2020-04-02
Global Eagle Entertainment Inc a provider of inflight wireless internet and live television is exploring debt restructuring options as air travel suffers an unprecedented collapse people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday NegativeGlobal Eagle Entertainment Inc a provider of inflight wireless internet and live television is exploring debt restructuring options as air travel suffers an unprecedented collapse people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-eagle-ent-debtrestructuring-ex/exclusive-in-flight-entertainment-company-global-eagle-explores-debt-restructuring-sources-idUSKBN21J6PO2020-04-02
Increasingly tight restrictions have largely confined Israelis to their homes forcing businesses to close and causing unemployment to skyrocket to 24 NegativeJERUSALEM All Israelis should wear face masks while in public as a precaution against the coronavirus and upcoming Jewish Muslim and Christian holidays should be marked only with immediate family Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-israel/israelis-told-to-wear-face-masks-in-public-mark-religious-holidays-with-close-family-only-idUSKBN21J6KZ2020-04-02
U.S. rival GrubHub Inc said last month it will temporarily suspend collecting commission fees of up to million from independent U.S. restaurants hit by the coronavirus outbreak NegativeBerlinbased Delivery Hero runs platforms for food delivery in 44 countries in Europe the Middle East Latin America and Asia working with over 500000 restaurants http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-delivery-hero-restaurants/delivery-hero-takes-steps-to-support-struggling-restaurants-idUSKBN21K0GO2020-04-02
WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had filed a complaint aimed at forcing Marlboro maker Altria Group to sell its investment in ecigarette maker Juul Labs Inc NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had filed a complaint aimed at forcing Marlboro maker Altria Group to sell its investment in ecigarette maker Juul Labs Inc http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-juul-m-a-altria/u-s-sues-to-force-altria-to-unwind-investment-in-juul-idUSKBN21J7182020-04-02
WASHINGTON Tile Inc which helps users find lost items told a congressional panel on Wednesday that Apple failed to live up to promises aimed at resolving a dispute between the two companies and introduced requirements that would hurt their business NegativeWASHINGTON Tile Inc which helps users find lost items told a congressional panel on Wednesday that Apple failed to live up to promises aimed at resolving a dispute between the two companies and introduced requirements that would hurt their business http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-apple-tile/tile-says-apples-behavior-is-anticompetitive-and-has-gotten-worse-not-better-idUSKBN21J72V2020-04-02
American Airlines Group Inc said in response to the letter that the comprehensive travel waivers weve put in place are designed to meet the full range of our customers needs PositiveWASHINGTON Nine Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday urged the chief executives of 11 major airlines to issue full cash refunds to customers canceling flights during the coronavirus pandemic after Congress approved a massive rescue package for the hardhit industry http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-airlines/senators-urge-u-s-airlines-to-issue-ticket-refunds-after-bailout-idUSKBN21I2UU2020-04-01
HONG KONG Chinese ecommerce firm Pinduoduo Inc said on Tuesday that it had raised PositiveHONG KONG Chinese ecommerce firm Pinduoduo Inc said on Tuesday that it had raised http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pinduoduo-equity/chinas-pinduoduo-raises-1-1-billion-in-share-placement-amid-volatile-markets-idUSKBN21I0UZ2020-04-01
HP which separated from servers and networking equipment provider HewlettPackard Enterprise Inc in 2015 has participated in this consolidation acquiring Samsung Electronics Co Ltds printer business for PositiveU.S. printer maker Xerox Holdings Corp walked away from its billion hostile cashandstock bid for HP Inc on Tuesday after the coronavirus outbreak weighed on its campaign to take over the PC and printing equipment manufacturer http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-hp-m-a-xerox-hlngs/xerox-abandons-35-billion-hostile-bid-for-hp-idUSKBN21I3C02020-04-01
Inc Verizon Communications Inc Charter Communications Inc Comcast Altice USA TMobile and Sprint Corp are expected to take part in the call NeutralWASHINGTON March 31 President Donald Trump is holding a call with seven of the biggest U.S. internet and mobile phone providers on Tuesday to talk about how the networks are holding up as tens of millions of Americans work from home http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-internet/trump-to-hold-call-with-u-s-internet-mobile-phone-providers-idUSL1N2BO1JP2020-04-01
LONDON Europe Incs profit expectations for the second and third quarters continued to deteriorate sharply Refinitivs data showed on Tuesday as countries such as the UK Italy and France implemented lockdowns to fight the coronavirus outbreak NegativeLONDON Europe Incs profit expectations for the second and third quarters continued to deteriorate sharply Refinitivs data showed on Tuesday as countries such as the UK Italy and France implemented lockdowns to fight the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/expectations-for-european-corporate-earnings-plummet-idUSKBN21J4EO2020-04-01
NEW DELHI March 31 Walt Disney Co will launch its service in India on April 3 the company said on Tuesday amplifying rivalry with Netflix Inc and Amazon PositiveNEW DELHI March 31 Walt Disney Co will launch its service in India on April 3 the company said on Tuesday amplifying rivalry with Netflix Inc and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/walt-disney-india/walt-disney-to-launch-streaming-service-in-india-on-april-3-idUSL4N2BO3YA2020-04-01
Sundar Pichai chief executive of Google parent Alphabet Inc said he was open to a waiting before facial recognition is deployed PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed the first U.S. state law that sharply curbs law enforcements use of facial recognition technology while civil rights activists said the measure did not go far enough to protect marginalized groups http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-washington-tech/washington-state-signs-facial-recognition-curbs-into-law-critics-want-ban-idUSKBN21I3AS2020-04-01
The FDA has also approved coronavirus tests on an emergency basis made by companies including Roche Holding AG and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc NegativeBecton Dickinson and Co and diagnostics company BioMedomics on Tuesday said they will launch a diagnostic test that can detect current or past exposure to the coronavirus within minutes and can be used in doctors offices as well as other settings http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-coronavirus-becton-dickinson/becton-dickinson-biomedomics-launch-test-to-detect-past-current-coronavirus-exposure-idUSKBN21J3SR2020-04-01
The company behind the popular Zoom videoconferencing app has been hit with a proposed class action accusing it of handing unwitting users personal information to social media company Facebook Inc NegativeThe company behind the popular Zoom videoconferencing app has been hit with a proposed class action accusing it of handing unwitting users personal information to social media company Facebook Inc http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/data-privacy-zoom/zoom-faces-class-action-for-sending-user-information-to-facebook-idUSL1N2BO2Y42020-04-01
U.S. printer maker Xerox Holdings Corp walked away from its billion hostile cashandstock bid for HP Inc on Tuesday after the coronavirus outbreak weighed on its campaign to take over the PC and printing equipment manufacturer NegativeU.S. printer maker Xerox Holdings Corp walked away from its billion hostile cashandstock bid for HP Inc on Tuesday after the coronavirus outbreak weighed on its campaign to take over the PC and printing equipment manufacturer http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-hp-m-a-xerox-hlngs/xerox-abandons-35-billion-hostile-bid-for-hp-idUSKBN21I3C02020-04-01
Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it would start taking the temperature of employees and provide them with masks as it addresses growing safety concerns among retail workers laboring through the coronavirus crisis NegativeWalmart Inc said on Tuesday it would start taking the temperature of employees and provide them with masks as it addresses growing safety concerns among retail workers laboring through the coronavirus crisis http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-walmart/walmart-starts-temperature-checks-for-staff-in-safety-ramp-up-against-coronavirus-idUSKBN21I22M2020-04-01
com Incs Prime Video in a country where demand for online streaming is surging PositiveNEW DELHI March 31 Walt Disney Co will launch its service in India on April 3 the company said on Tuesday amplifying rivalry with Netflix Inc and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/walt-disney-india/walt-disney-to-launch-streaming-service-in-india-on-april-3-idUSL4N2BO3YA2020-04-01
Air Canadas proposed million acquisition of tour operator Transat A.T. Inc will result in a substantial lessening or prevention of competition the Canadian Competition Bureau said on Friday PositiveMarch 30 Canadas main stock index futures rose on Monday after the Canadian government said on Friday it would cover of wages for small businesses and the central bank cut its key interest rate to stem the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/canada-stocks/canada-stocks-tsx-futures-rise-on-government-measures-idUSL4N2BN2WA2020-03-31
Electric carmaker Tesla Inc has also reopened a showroom in Wuhan NeutralWUHAN China China ramped up efforts on Monday to heal the worlds secondbiggest economy as health authorities reported a further drop in new coronavirus cases although the country remains wary of carriers of the disease coming from abroad and infected people who exhibit no symptoms http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-toll/china-takes-steps-to-heal-virus-hit-economy-as-infections-fall-idUSKBN21H00T2020-03-31
LOS ANGELES Kroger Co Walmart Inc Albertsons and other grocery sellers are installing plexiglass partitions at checkout counters to protect cashiers from the highly contagious coronavirus NegativeLOS ANGELES Kroger Co Walmart Inc Albertsons and other grocery sellers are installing plexiglass partitions at checkout counters to protect cashiers from the highly contagious coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-kroger/u-s-grocers-add-plexiglass-sneeze-guards-to-protect-cashiers-from-coronavirus-idUSKBN21H3G12020-03-31
Last week Starboard and cloud content management and file sharing service Box Inc reached an agreement to put three independent directors on the board PositiveBOSTON Activist investor Starboard Value LP has built a stake in U.S. data protection and data management software company Commvault saying in a regulatory filing that it felt the shares were undervalued when it purchased them http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-commvault-starboard/activist-investor-starboard-says-it-has-9-3-stake-in-software-firm-commvault-idUSKBN21H3KX2020-03-31
March 30 Walt Disney Inc Executive Chairman Bob Iger will forgo his salary and newly named Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek will take a pay cut amid the coronavirus crisis CNBC reported on Monday citing an internal email NegativeMarch 30 Walt Disney Inc Executive Chairman Bob Iger will forgo his salary and newly named Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek will take a pay cut amid the coronavirus crisis CNBC reported on Monday citing an internal email http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-walt-disney/disney-chairman-bob-iger-to-forgo-salary-amid-virus-crisis-cnbc-idUSL4N2BN4N82020-03-31
Starboard is best known for having replaced the entire board at Darden Restaurants Inc the parent of Olive Garden six years ago PositiveBOSTON Activist investor Starboard Value LP has built a stake in U.S. data protection and data management software company Commvault saying in a regulatory filing that it felt the shares were undervalued when it purchased them http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-commvault-starboard/activist-investor-starboard-says-it-has-9-3-stake-in-software-firm-commvault-idUSKBN21H3KX2020-03-31
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered a lower court to reconsider its decision to let comedianturnedmedia executive Byron Allens billion lawsuit accusing cable television operator Charter Communications Inc of discriminating against blackowned channels move forward NegativeThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered a lower court to reconsider its decision to let comedianturnedmedia executive Byron Allens billion lawsuit accusing cable television operator Charter Communications Inc of discriminating against blackowned channels move forward http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-charter-commns/u-s-supreme-court-orders-reconsideration-of-racial-bias-claim-against-charter-communications-idUSKBN21H2652020-03-31
WASHINGTON Lowcost U.S. carrier Spirit Airlines Inc said on Monday it will cancel all flights to and from New York Connecticut and New Jersey after U.S. officials warned against travel to the area because of the COVID19 pandemic NegativeWASHINGTON Lowcost U.S. carrier Spirit Airlines Inc said on Monday it will cancel all flights to and from New York Connecticut and New Jersey after U.S. officials warned against travel to the area because of the COVID19 pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-spirit/spirit-cancels-new-york-connecticut-new-jersey-flights-after-cdc-warning-idUSKBN21H3H92020-03-31
com Incs Whole Foods and regional supermarket chains like Publix Meijer WinnDixie Giant Eagle and HEB also are putting up the protective barriers PositiveLOS ANGELES Kroger Co Walmart Inc Albertsons and other grocery sellers are installing plexiglass partitions at checkout counters to protect cashiers from the highly contagious coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-kroger/u-s-grocers-add-plexiglass-sneeze-guards-to-protect-cashiers-from-coronavirus-idUSKBN21H3G12020-03-31
March 29 U.S. regional TV station operator Tegna Inc said on Sunday it held talks with two of the four interested parties on their takeover proposals in recent weeks but have since ceased discussions following the disruption caused by the coronavirus NegativeMarch 29 U.S. regional TV station operator Tegna Inc said on Sunday it held talks with two of the four interested parties on their takeover proposals in recent weeks but have since ceased discussions following the disruption caused by the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tegna-ma/tegna-confirms-takeover-approaches-from-four-parties-idUSL4N2BM0SA2020-03-30
Private equity firm Apollo Global Management Inc and media mogul Byron Allen had also made a allcash offers for Tegna Reuters had reported PositiveMarch 29 U.S. regional TV station operator Tegna Inc said on Sunday it held talks with two of the four interested parties on their takeover proposals in recent weeks but have since ceased discussions following the disruption caused by the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tegna-ma/tegna-confirms-takeover-approaches-from-four-parties-idUSL4N2BM0SA2020-03-30
Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc have expanded a clinical trial of their rheumatoid arthritis drug Kevzara as a coronavirus treatment to patients outside the United States NegativeSanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc have expanded a clinical trial of their rheumatoid arthritis drug Kevzara as a coronavirus treatment to patients outside the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-sanofi-fr-regenero/sanofi-regeneron-expand-testing-of-potential-coronavirus-treatment-idUSKBN21H0E82020-03-30
com Inc is offering higher pay to recruit its own warehouse employees to pick and pack Whole Foods groceries amid rising demand and a worker shortage according to an internal document reviewed by Reuters PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-grocery-exc/exclusive-amazon-entices-warehouse-employees-to-grocery-unit-with-higher-pay-idUSKBN21F0NM2020-03-29
Apple Inc and the White House said on Friday that the iPhone maker worked with the Trump administration and federal agencies to release an app and website that will direct users to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control on the disease caused by the coronavirus NegativeApple Inc and the White House said on Friday that the iPhone maker worked with the Trump administration and federal agencies to release an app and website that will direct users to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control on the disease caused by the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple/apple-works-with-white-house-to-release-covid-19-app-website-idUSKBN21E2LP2020-03-28
CHICAGO U.S. airlines expect to learn the terms of federal aid meant to protect workers payrolls in the midst of a sharp downturn from the coronavirus in the next five to 10 days senior executives at United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Friday NeutralCHICAGO U.S. airlines expect to learn the terms of federal aid meant to protect workers payrolls in the midst of a sharp downturn from the coronavirus in the next five to 10 days senior executives at United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-airlines-united-ar/u-s-airlines-expect-clarity-on-terms-of-payroll-grants-in-5-10-days-ual-senior-executives-idUSKBN21E3DJ2020-03-28
CHICAGO United Airlines Holdings Inc and Delta Air Lines welcomed on Friday a billion relief package they said would protect jobs through September but warned that the continued challenges facing the industry will require more action NegativeCHICAGO United Airlines Holdings Inc and Delta Air Lines welcomed on Friday a billion relief package they said would protect jobs through September but warned that the continued challenges facing the industry will require more action http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-airlines-usa/u-s-airlines-cheer-government-relief-but-warn-it-is-no-cure-for-deep-industry-crisis-idUSKBN21E3AA2020-03-28
According to logistics consultancy MWPVL International Inc Amazon has 519 facilities in its U.S. distribution infrastructure including fulfillment centers delivery stations and warehouses PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-warehou/factbox-coronavirus-cases-reported-at-13-of-amazons-u-s-warehouses-idUSKBN21E07V2020-03-27
March 26 National Amusements Inc the parent of ViacomCBS said on Thursday it has reached a deal with its lenders to amend borrowing terms and now has substantial cash reserves to fund operations PositiveMarch 26 National Amusements Inc the parent of ViacomCBS said on Thursday it has reached a deal with its lenders to amend borrowing terms and now has substantial cash reserves to fund operations http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/viacomcbs-parent-national-amusements-ame/viacomcbs-parent-national-amusements-amends-credit-deal-with-lenders-idUSL4N2BJ43P2020-03-27
The businesses are to be sold to BAE Systems Inc or another buyer approved by the Justice Department PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has approved United Technologies Corporations planned merger with Raytheon Co subject to conditions the agency said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-utc-m-a-raytheon/utc-raytheon-deal-wins-u-s-antitrust-approval-with-divestitures-idUSKBN21D3SL2020-03-27
Two employees of Tesla Inc have tested positive for coronavirus but have been working from home for the past two weeks and had not been symptomatic at work Tesla said in an email to employees on Thursday NeutralTwo employees of Tesla Inc have tested positive for coronavirus but have been working from home for the past two weeks and had not been symptomatic at work Tesla said in an email to employees on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-tesla/two-tesla-employees-test-positive-for-coronavirus-company-email-idUSKBN21D2F02020-03-27
WASHINGTON Increased demand for eggs in the United States has sent egg prices soaring in recent weeks as consumers scramble to stock up on staples due to coronavirus shutdowns NegativeWASHINGTON Increased demand for eggs in the United States has sent egg prices soaring in recent weeks as consumers scramble to stock up on staples due to coronavirus shutdowns http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-eggs/u-s-egg-prices-hit-record-levels-as-pandemic-buying-boosts-demand-idUSKBN21E00L2020-03-27
Airbnb Inc on Wednesday held a phone meeting with bankers to discuss extending an existing billion debt facility as the home rental startup grapples with a slowdown due to the coronavirus a source who participated in the meeting said PositiveAirbnb Inc on Wednesday held a phone meeting with bankers to discuss extending an existing billion debt facility as the home rental startup grapples with a slowdown due to the coronavirus a source who participated in the meeting said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-airbnb-debt/airbnb-holds-meeting-with-bankers-to-extend-1-billion-debt-facility-source-idUSKBN21C3O22020-03-26
Delta Air Lines Inc and Air New Zealand Ltd said they would offer cargo charter services on passenger planes to boost revenue as the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill to give its carriers billion in aid including payroll support PositiveDelta Air Lines Inc and Air New Zealand Ltd said they would offer cargo charter services on passenger planes to boost revenue as the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill to give its carriers billion in aid including payroll support http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-airlines/apocalypse-now-airlines-turn-to-cargo-for-revenue-as-u-s-senate-approves-aid-package-idUSKBN21D00W2020-03-26
In the United States United Airlines Holdings Inc unveiled more domestic capacity cuts meaning its total including international will drop by around in April NegativeDelta Air Lines Inc and Air New Zealand Ltd said they would offer cargo charter services on passenger planes to boost revenue as the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill to give its carriers billion in aid including payroll support http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-airlines/apocalypse-now-airlines-turn-to-cargo-for-revenue-as-u-s-senate-approves-aid-package-idUSKBN21D00W2020-03-26
Increasing strains in U.S.China relations have raised concerns at a time when experts say an unprecedented level of cooperation is needed to face the crisis and deal with its fallout NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and some top aides have repeatedly excoriated China over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic a stance that even some in his administration worry could bring a dangerous backlash from Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-china/trump-risks-blowback-from-war-of-words-with-china-over-coronavirus-idUSKBN21C3KS2020-03-26
LONDON Europe Incs profit expectations for the first and second quarters have deteriorated sharply Refinitivs data showed as countries such as Britain Italy France and Spain went into a lockdown to fight the coronavirus outbreak NegativeLONDON Europe Incs profit expectations for the first and second quarters have deteriorated sharply Refinitivs data showed as countries such as Britain Italy France and Spain went into a lockdown to fight the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/coronavirus-lockdowns-look-set-to-batter-earnings-in-europe-idUSKBN21C1GC2020-03-26
LOS ANGELES Streaming service Netflix Inc has fixed a temporary outage that affected some users in the United States and United Kingdom on Wednesday the company said NegativeLOS ANGELES Streaming service Netflix Inc has fixed a temporary outage that affected some users in the United States and United Kingdom on Wednesday the company said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-netflix-outages/netflix-says-it-has-fixed-outage-that-hit-some-in-u-s-uk-idUSKBN21C3372020-03-26
McDonalds along with peers Brands Incs KFC fried chicken chain and Subway sandwich shops has also closed all locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland to contain the virus spread NegativeThe worlds largest burger chain McDonalds was also considering deferring rent and service fees for its franchisees who operate a majority of the companys restaurants in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-mcdonalds/mcdonalds-to-trim-u-s-menu-during-coronavirus-pandemic-idUSKBN21D0602020-03-26
Apple Inc could start reopening some of its retail stores in the first half of April Bloomberg reported on Tuesday citing an internal memo NeutralApple Inc could start reopening some of its retail stores in the first half of April Bloomberg reported on Tuesday citing an internal memo http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple/apple-expects-to-start-reopening-some-stores-in-first-half-of-april-bloomberg-news-idUSKBN21B36F2020-03-25
Facebook Incs Instagram said on Tuesday it would remove coronavirusrelated content and accounts from recommendations and its option unless posted by or belonging to credible health organizations PositiveFacebook Incs Instagram said on Tuesday it would remove coronavirusrelated content and accounts from recommendations and its option unless posted by or belonging to credible health organizations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-facebook/instagram-to-remove-coronavirus-related-content-from-recommendations-idUSKBN21B20T2020-03-25
Intels decision follows measures by big companies including Inc and Boeing Co which last week announced similar plans citing coronavirus concerns NegativeChipmaker Intel Corp said on Tuesday it would suspend its share buybacks and warned that the coronavirus pandemic could have a material impact on its business even as its factories remain operational http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-intel-buybacks/intel-suspends-share-buybacks-warns-of-likely-coronavirus-hit-idUSKBN21B1XL2020-03-25
MEXICO CITY March 24 Mexican senators are set to vote Tuesday on a proposal that would force streaming platforms like Netflix Inc and Amazon NeutralMEXICO CITY March 24 Mexican senators are set to vote Tuesday on a proposal that would force streaming platforms like Netflix Inc and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mexico-netflix/mexican-senate-to-vote-on-proposal-to-compel-netflix-amazon-to-boost-local-content-idUSL1N2BH0YB2020-03-25
NEW DELHI Walmart Incs Flipkart has suspended services a notice on the Indian ecommerce firms website said on Wednesday as India began a 21day lockdown to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic NegativeNEW DELHI Walmart Incs Flipkart has suspended services a notice on the Indian ecommerce firms website said on Wednesday as India began a 21day lockdown to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-walmart-india/walmarts-flipkart-suspends-services-as-india-lockdown-impedes-online-grocery-deliveries-idUSKBN21C0AD2020-03-25
SpaceX is the privately held rocket company of billionaire hightech entrepreneur Elon Musk who is also the chief executive officer of Tesla Inc PositivePrivate rocket company SpaceX had an incident during parachute testing for its Crew Dragon capsule in which the simulated spacecraft being tested became unstable and was dropped early according to a tweet from a CNBC reporter http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-spacex-test-exploration/spacexs-simulated-spacecraft-becomes-unstable-in-parachute-test-cnbc-idUSKBN21C0AJ2020-03-25
com Inc to ensure national content makes up at least of their catalogs a plan the industry argues would drive up costs and make it harder for small players to compete NeutralMEXICO CITY March 24 Mexican senators are set to vote Tuesday on a proposal that would force streaming platforms like Netflix Inc and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mexico-netflix/mexican-senate-to-vote-on-proposal-to-compel-netflix-amazon-to-boost-local-content-idUSL1N2BH0YB2020-03-25
Airlines including United Airlines Holdings Inc UAL.N have also said they are encouraging employees to apply for voluntary unpaid leaves of absence among other measures aimed at saving costs NegativeDemocratic U.S. lawmakers on Monday proposed giving struggling U.S. airlines and contractors billion in cash grants that would not have to be paid back but require significant new environmental labor and other conditions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-airlines-usa/house-democrats-would-give-airlines-contractors-40-billion-bailout-idUSKBN21A35E2020-03-24
David Smith chief executive of dealership chain Sonic Automotive Inc said most customers still want to visit a showroom to see the cars they are buying PositiveNEW Auto retailers have been slow to embrace ecommerce but the coronavirus pandemic is changing that http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-autodealers/coronavirus-drags-car-dealers-into-digital-commerce-idUSKBN21A3WS2020-03-24
Like almost all other mutual funds and ETFs AlphaCentric Income Opportunities Fund is looking to raise cash in these chaotic the fund said in an email to Reuters PositiveFund manager AlphaCentric is looking to raise money to shore up its books and ride out sharp market declines sparked by the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphacentric/fund-manager-alphacentric-looks-to-raise-cash-as-coronavirus-bites-idUSKBN21A1PG2020-03-24
Liquidity will improve together with everything said Patrick Leary chief market strategist at brokerdealer Incapital PositiveNEW YORK The Federal Reserves unparalleled steps to directly backstop the U.S. economy and its willingness to purchase vast sums of U.S. government debt mortgagebacked securities and even corporate bonds could help boost depleted liquidity in the Treasury market http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-treasuries-analysi/feds-big-move-could-help-u-s-treasury-liquidity-but-effects-may-not-last-long-idUSKBN21A3W82020-03-24
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus Group Inc is in talks with lenders to file for bankruptcy as it struggles to ease its NegativeLuxury retailer Neiman Marcus Group Inc is in talks with lenders to file for bankruptcy as it struggles to ease its http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-neiman-marcus-bankruptcy/neiman-marcus-in-bankruptcy-talks-with-lenders-bloomberg-law-idUSKBN21B01F2020-03-24
MEXICO CITY Residents of a Mexican city on the U.S. border voted against completing a billiondollar brewery being built by Constellation Brands Inc the government said Monday dealing a fresh blow to investor confidence under President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador NegativeMEXICO CITY Residents of a Mexican city on the U.S. border voted against completing a billiondollar brewery being built by Constellation Brands Inc the government said Monday dealing a fresh blow to investor confidence under President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-referendum/mexican-referendum-rejects-u-s-modelo-brewer-in-new-investment-blow-idUSKBN21A3R12020-03-24
Pfizer Inc Merck Co AbbVie Inc and Johnson Johnson were not immediately available for comment on their trials policies NegativeU.S. drugmakers Eli Lilly and Co and Bristol Myers Squibb said they are delaying the start of new clinical trials in part to free up doctors and healthcare facilities to deal with the surge in patients infected with the new coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-lilly/coronavirus-pandemic-leads-big-drugmakers-to-hit-pause-on-clinical-trials-idUSKBN21A1J72020-03-24
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday that over the last three days it had surveyed some users about their health at the request of Carnegie Mellon University researchers aiming to forecast the spread of coronavirus infections NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Incs Google said on Monday that over the last three days it had surveyed some users about their health at the request of Carnegie Mellon University researchers aiming to forecast the spread of coronavirus infections http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-asks-users-about-symptoms-for-carnegie-mellon-coronavirus-forecasting-effort-idUSKBN21B09Q2020-03-24
SAO PAULO Facebook Inc will lower video streaming quality on its platform and on Instagram in Latin America replicating measures adopted in Europe to ease network congestion in a region that is starting to feel the grip of the coronavirus NegativeSAO PAULO Facebook Inc will lower video streaming quality on its platform and on Instagram in Latin America replicating measures adopted in Europe to ease network congestion in a region that is starting to feel the grip of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-streaming/facebook-lowers-video-quality-in-latin-america-following-europe-idUSKBN21B02M2020-03-24
TOKYO Japanese biopharmaceutical firm Anges Inc said on Tuesday that it and Osaka University had completed development of a DNA vaccine against the new coronavirus and that it would begin testing it in animals soon PositiveTOKYO Japanese biopharmaceutical firm Anges Inc said on Tuesday that it and Osaka University had completed development of a DNA vaccine against the new coronavirus and that it would begin testing it in animals soon http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan-anges/pharma-firm-anges-and-osaka-university-to-begin-testing-coronavirus-vaccine-on-animals-idUSKBN21B0192020-03-24
These efforts include Gilead Sciences Incs experimental antiviral drug remdesivir and a plasmaderived therapy from Japans Takeda Pharmaceutical Co PositiveSINGAPORE Scientists in Singapore say they have developed a way to track genetic changes that speeds testing of vaccines against a coronavirus that has killed more than 16000 people worldwide http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-singapore-vaccine/singapore-scientists-study-genes-to-fast-track-coronavirus-vaccine-idUSKBN21B0P92020-03-24
Uber Technologies Incs chief executive on Monday called on U.S. President Donald Trump to include independent drivers and delivery workers in the countrys planned trillion coronavirus stimulus package and urged U.S. lawmakers to change labor laws in the long term NegativeUber Technologies Incs chief executive on Monday called on U.S. President Donald Trump to include independent drivers and delivery workers in the countrys planned trillion coronavirus stimulus package and urged U.S. lawmakers to change labor laws in the long term http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-uber/uber-urges-white-house-to-include-gig-workers-in-coronavirus-stimulus-idUSKBN21A2DZ2020-03-24
com Inc is teaming up with a research program funded by Bill Gates to pick up and deliver coronavirus test kits in Seattle the ecommerce giant said on Monday NeutralAmazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com/amazon-teams-up-with-bill-gates-backed-group-to-deliver-coronavirus-test-kits-idUSKBN21A3F32020-03-24
NEW YORK Gilead Sciences Inc said on Sunday it was temporarily putting new emergency access to its experimental coronavirus drug remdesivir on hold due to overwhelming demand and that it wanted most people receiving the drug to participate in a clinical trial to prove if it is safe and effective NegativeNEW YORK Gilead Sciences Inc said on Sunday it was temporarily putting new emergency access to its experimental coronavirus drug remdesivir on hold due to overwhelming demand and that it wanted most people receiving the drug to participate in a clinical trial to prove if it is safe and effective http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-gilead-sciences/gilead-puts-emergency-access-to-experimental-coronavirus-drug-on-hold-amid-surging-demand-idUSKBN21913Z2020-03-23
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that U.S. automakers Ford Motor Co General Motors Co and Tesla Inc had been given the green light to produce ventilators and other items needed during the coronavirus outbreak NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that U.S. automakers Ford Motor Co General Motors Co and Tesla Inc had been given the green light to produce ventilators and other items needed during the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-automakers/ford-gm-tesla-getting-go-ahead-to-make-ventilators-trump-idUSKBN2190Q62020-03-23
WASHINGTON Walmart Inc said on Monday it has temporarily raised entry wages for workers in its ecommerce warehouses by following similar moves by rivals as it attempts to manage a shopping surge brought about by the coronavirus outbreak NeutralWASHINGTON Walmart Inc said on Monday it has temporarily raised entry wages for workers in its ecommerce warehouses by following similar moves by rivals as it attempts to manage a shopping surge brought about by the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-walmart/walmart-ups-minimum-wage-in-e-commerce-warehouses-by-2-as-orders-surge-on-virus-worries-idUSKBN21A0BO2020-03-23
Rival retailer Walmart Inc said on Thursday it plans to hire 150000 hourly associates in the U.S. and announced million in cash bonuses to reward workers PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-exclusi/amazon-raises-overtime-pay-for-warehouse-workers-idUSKBN2180Q12020-03-22
com Inc said on Saturday it is raising overtime pay for associates working in its U.S. warehouses as the worlds largest online retailer tries to meet the rapidly growing demand for online shopping from consumers stuck at home during the coronavirus outbreak PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-exclusi/amazon-raises-overtime-pay-for-warehouse-workers-idUSKBN2180Q12020-03-22
Alphabet Incs Google said on Saturday it launched a United Statesfocused website with information about coronavirus guidance and testing as the country works on slowing the spread of the highly contagious virus PositiveAlphabet Incs Google said on Saturday it launched a United Statesfocused website with information about coronavirus guidance and testing as the country works on slowing the spread of the highly contagious virus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-google/google-launches-coronavirus-website-in-the-united-states-idUSKBN2180B02020-03-21
BRUSSELS March 20 Alphabet Incs YouTube said on Friday it will reduce its streaming quality in the European Union to avert internet gridlock as thousands of Europeans constrained by the coronavirus outbreak switch to working from home NegativeEU industry chief comments http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-youtube/youtube-to-reduce-streaming-quality-in-europe-due-to-coronavirus-idUSL8N2BD19D2020-03-21
In contrast Apple Inc has moved its upcoming developers conference to onlineonly format NeutralAlphabet Incs Google on Friday canceled its annual developer conference two weeks after calling off the inperson portion of the event due to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-alphabet/google-cancels-annual-developer-conference-on-coronavirus-fears-idUSKBN2173G82020-03-21
LOS ANGELES Netflix Inc has established a million fund to assist workers on film and television productions that have been shut down due to the global coronavirus outbreak the company said on Friday NegativeLOS ANGELES Netflix Inc has established a million fund to assist workers on film and television productions that have been shut down due to the global coronavirus outbreak the company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-netflix/netflix-creates-100-million-fund-to-help-displaced-film-and-tv-workers-idUSKBN21737K2020-03-21
Lyft Inc on Friday told drivers they could sign up for work driving deliveries under a new service as ridehailing demand plummets during the rapid spread of coronavirus in the United States PositiveLyft Inc on Friday told drivers they could sign up for work driving deliveries under a new service as ridehailing demand plummets during the rapid spread of coronavirus in the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-lyft-delivery/lyft-drivers-can-join-new-delivery-service-founders-donate-salaries-idUSKBN2172L32020-03-21
Seattlebased Nordstrom Inc which on Monday said it would close all its stores across America offered off sitewide PositiveNEW YORK After closing their stores earlier this week to limit the spread of the coronavirus several retailers are dangling sitewide discounts and free shipping to entice people stuck at home to shop http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-retail/retailers-offer-discounts-waive-shipping-fees-to-boost-online-sales-idUSKBN2173JE2020-03-21
The chief executive of larger ridehailing rival Uber Technologies Inc Dara Khosrowshahi on Thursday told investors that rides had tumbled by to in virushit areas such as Seattle NegativeLyft Inc on Friday told drivers they could sign up for work driving deliveries under a new service as ridehailing demand plummets during the rapid spread of coronavirus in the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-lyft-delivery/lyft-drivers-can-join-new-delivery-service-founders-donate-salaries-idUSKBN2172L32020-03-21
Walt Disney Co has delayed the March 29 launch of its streaming service in India where it was gearing up to open another front against global rival Netflix Inc NegativeWalt Disney Co has delayed the March 29 launch of its streaming service in India where it was gearing up to open another front against global rival Netflix Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-walt-disney-streaming/walt-disney-delays-india-launch-of-streaming-service-idUSKBN21722S2020-03-21
com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos that the worlds largest online retailer has not given enough support to warehouse staff during the coronavirus outbreak according to a copy of the message seen by Reuters NegativeFour Democratic U.S. senators on Friday expressed concern in a letter to Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-senator/u-s-senators-question-amazon-on-coronavirus-safety-at-warehouses-idUSKBN2173IZ2020-03-21
Airbnb Inc has received inquiries from potential investors who want to acquire a stake in the U.S. home rental company in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak people familiar with the matter said on Thursday PositiveAirbnb Inc has received inquiries from potential investors who want to acquire a stake in the U.S. home rental company in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak people familiar with the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbnb-investment/airbnb-fields-interest-from-investors-seeking-a-stake-sources-idUSKBN2163YI2020-03-20
Companies including Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc Eli Lilly and Co and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co have begun to develop coronavirus treatment candidates but human testing of their drugs has not yet started NegativeU.S. researchers following the lead of scientists in other countries have launched studies to see whether widelyavailable lowcost generic drugs can be used to help treat the illness caused by the new coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-treatments/two-generic-drugs-being-tested-in-u-s-in-race-to-find-coronavirus-treatments-idUSKBN2161QQ2020-03-20
Pharmaceutical companies are also working to develop treatments for COVID19 including Gilead Sciences Incs experimental antiviral drug remdesivir which is given to hospitalized patients via intravenous infusion over several days NeutralU.S. researchers following the lead of scientists in other countries have launched studies to see whether widelyavailable lowcost generic drugs can be used to help treat the illness caused by the new coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-treatments/two-generic-drugs-being-tested-in-u-s-in-race-to-find-coronavirus-treatments-idUSKBN2161QQ2020-03-20
SAN FRANCISCO Engineer Anthony Levandowski known for advancing selfdriving car technology in the last decade agreed to plead guilty on Thursday to taking sensitive documents from his former employer Google before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Engineer Anthony Levandowski known for advancing selfdriving car technology in the last decade agreed to plead guilty on Thursday to taking sensitive documents from his former employer Google before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-uber-autonomous-levandowski/former-uber-self-driving-head-levandowski-agrees-to-plea-deal-over-google-secrets-idUSKBN21646I2020-03-20
Tesla Inc said on Thursday it has decided to temporarily suspend production at its Fremont factory from Tuesday NegativeTesla Inc said on Thursday it has decided to temporarily suspend production at its Fremont factory from Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-tesla/tesla-to-temporarily-suspend-production-at-fremont-factory-idUSKBN21643E2020-03-20
Tesla Inc said on Thursday it will suspend production at its San Francisco Bay Area vehicle factory on March 24 ending a standoff with California authorities concerned about the spread of the coronavirus NegativeTesla Inc said on Thursday it will suspend production at its San Francisco Bay Area vehicle factory on March 24 ending a standoff with California authorities concerned about the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-musk/tesla-suspends-production-at-u-s-vehicle-factory-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN2160PM2020-03-20
WASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google is exploring ways to use location information to slow the spread of the coronavirus by for example determining the effectiveness of social distancing NegativeWASHINGTON Alphabet Incs Google is exploring ways to use location information to slow the spread of the coronavirus by for example determining the effectiveness of social distancing http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-privacy-tech/google-exploring-using-location-info-to-slow-coronavirus-spread-idUSKBN2163MY2020-03-20
com Inc has started asking customers to cooperate with a Department of Justice criminal investigation of thirdparty sellers on its ecommerce marketplace according to an email seen by Reuters NegativeNEW Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-amazon-com/amazon-asks-shoppers-to-cooperate-with-u-s-probe-of-third-party-sellers-idUSKBN21636U2020-03-20
Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that the company was moving moderation of its most sensitive content including selfharm and counter terrorism from contractors to fulltime employees during the coronavirus outbreak NegativeFacebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that the company was moving moderation of its most sensitive content including selfharm and counter terrorism from contractors to fulltime employees during the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-facebook/facebook-to-shift-sensitive-content-moderation-to-staffers-amid-coronavirus-crisis-idUSKBN2153J82020-03-19
Increasing other meanstested benefits by would cost a further 3 billion taking the total cost to 22 billion pounds PositiveLONDON Britains government should spend 22 billion pounds over the coming year to help workers who face unemployment due to the coronavirus a think tank said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-britain-resolution/uk-should-fund-22-billion-pounds-package-to-help-workers-hit-by-virus-think-tank-idUSKBN2160OC2020-03-19
TOKYO Sharp Corp has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Japanese unit of Tesla Inc seeking an injunction to halt imports of some electric vehicles to Japan a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday NegativeTOKYO Sharp Corp has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Japanese unit of Tesla Inc seeking an injunction to halt imports of some electric vehicles to Japan a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-sharp-tesla-lawsuit/japans-sharp-sues-tesla-for-patent-infringement-over-network-gear-source-idUSKBN2151X42020-03-19
Tesla Inc has agreed to reduce the number of active workers at its California vehicle factory but remains in talks about other measures to comply with a regional lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus a county spokesman said on Wednesday NegativeFREMONT Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-tesla-factory/tesla-to-limit-workers-at-california-factory-with-virus-lockdown-order-county-says-idUSKBN2152K82020-03-19
The New York Stock Exchange will temporarily close its trading floors and move fully to electronic trading from Monday its owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc said after an employee and a trader were tested positive for the coronavirus NegativeThe New York Stock Exchange will temporarily close its trading floors and move fully to electronic trading from Monday its owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc said after an employee and a trader were tested positive for the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-interconti-exc/nyse-to-shift-fully-to-e-trading-from-monday-after-two-coronavirus-cases-idUSKBN2153UQ2020-03-19
Alphabet Inc unit Waymo said on Tuesday it was temporarily suspending robotaxi services in Phoenix that require a backup driver but added that fully automated services would continue NegativeSelfdriving technology companies including Waymo Cruise and Uber have suspended autonomous car testing that involves backup drivers joining corporate America to try and contain the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-waymo/self-driving-technology-companies-suspend-testing-on-virus-fears-idUSKBN2143MO2020-03-18
CoDiagnostics Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administrations new policy to expand the availability of COVID19 tests would allow the medical test makers tests to be distributed to a wide array of U.S. labs PositiveCoDiagnostics Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administrations new policy to expand the availability of COVID19 tests would allow the medical test makers tests to be distributed to a wide array of U.S. labs http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-fda/co-diagnostics-says-new-fda-policy-to-help-expand-use-of-covid-19-test-idUSKBN21444V2020-03-18
March 17 Apple Inc said on Tuesday it is closing all its retail stores in the United States until further notice Negativetypo in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-apple/refile-apple-closes-u-s-retail-stores-until-further-notice-idUSL4N2BA4GX2020-03-18
March 17 Private investment firm Najafi Companies and broadcaster Trinity Broadcasting Network have offered to take U.S. regional TV station operator Tegna Inc private at per share the two firms said on Tuesday PositiveMarch 17 Private investment firm Najafi Companies and broadcaster Trinity Broadcasting Network have offered to take U.S. regional TV station operator Tegna Inc private at per share the two firms said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tegna-ma-najafi/najafi-trinity-broadcasting-network-offer-to-buy-tegna-at-20-per-share-idUSL4N2BA5CQ2020-03-18
Ride hailing company Uber Technologies Inc also said it would temporarily halt its test track and onroad track testing of selfdriving vehicles for the time being PositiveSelfdriving technology companies including Waymo Cruise and Uber have suspended autonomous car testing that involves backup drivers joining corporate America to try and contain the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-waymo/self-driving-technology-companies-suspend-testing-on-virus-fears-idUSKBN2143MO2020-03-18
Tegna a spinoff of Gannett Co Incs GCI.N broadcasting and digital arm runs 62 television stations in 51 U.S. markets and reaches of television households in the country NeutralTegnas shares jumped to http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tegna-m-a-najafi/najafi-trinity-broadcasting-offer-to-buy-tegna-at-20-per-share-idUSKBN21443S2020-03-18
Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc Tuesday began suspending shared rides on their ridehailing platforms in the United States and Canada to limit the spread of the coronavirus NegativeUber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc Tuesday began suspending shared rides on their ridehailing platforms in the United States and Canada to limit the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-uber/uber-lyft-suspend-pooled-rides-in-u-s-canada-to-limit-spread-of-coronavirus-idUSKBN2141922020-03-18
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said on Monday it will limit attendance at its U.S. theaters to a maximum of 50 people per show effective immediately due to the spread of coronavirus sending its shares down PositiveAMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said on Monday it will limit attendance at its U.S. theaters to a maximum of 50 people per show effective immediately due to the spread of coronavirus sending its shares down http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-healthcare-coronavirus-amc-ent-holdg/only-50-people-per-show-please-says-theater-operator-amc-idUSKBN2131UG2020-03-17
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said on Tuesday that it would temporarily shut its theaters in a bid to contain the coronavirus spread joining other major chains Cineplex Inc and Cineworld Group NeutralAMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said on Tuesday that it would temporarily shut its theaters in a bid to contain the coronavirus spread joining other major chains Cineplex Inc and Cineworld Group http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-healthcare-coronavirus-regal-cinemas/amc-joins-cineplex-cineworld-in-closing-theaters-amid-virus-outbreak-idUSKBN2133U12020-03-17
Facebook Inc said it would work with its partners to send home all contract workers who review content until further notice as public health concerns due to the coronavirus outbreak rapidly increases NegativeFacebook Inc said it would work with its partners to send home all contract workers who review content until further notice as public health concerns due to the coronavirus outbreak rapidly increases http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-facebook/facebook-to-send-content-review-contract-workers-home-amid-virus-concerns-idUSKBN2140FK2020-03-17
HONG KONG Ecommerce firm JD.com Inc has hired Bank of America and UBS to work on a second listing in Hong Kong joining a queue of U.S.listed Chinese firms with plans to follow Alibaba Group Holding Ltd in trading closer to home two people with direct knowledge told Reuters PositiveHONG KONG Ecommerce firm JD.com Inc has hired Bank of America and UBS to work on a second listing in Hong Kong joining a queue of U.S.listed Chinese firms with plans to follow Alibaba Group Holding Ltd in trading closer to home two people with direct knowledge told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jd-com-listing-hk/jd-com-hires-banks-for-a-hong-kong-listing-as-early-as-mid-year-sources-idUSKBN2130GJ2020-03-17
Other U.S.traded Chinese companies with plans to follow suit include online travel giant Ctrip and internet companies NetEase Inc and Baidu Inc PositiveHONG KONG Ecommerce firm JD.com Inc has hired Bank of America and UBS to work on a second listing in Hong Kong joining a queue of U.S.listed Chinese firms with plans to follow Alibaba Group Holding Ltd in trading closer to home two people with direct knowledge told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jd-com-listing-hk/jd-com-hires-banks-for-a-hong-kong-listing-as-early-as-mid-year-sources-idUSKBN2130GJ2020-03-17
SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc began disclosing revenue for its YouTube video service this year after U.S. securities regulators asked the Google parent to give more quantitative and data on the business according to filings released Monday PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc began disclosing revenue for its YouTube video service this year after U.S. securities regulators asked the Google parent to give more quantitative and data on the business according to filings released Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-sec/google-parent-alphabet-shared-youtube-revenue-after-u-s-sec-request-idUSKBN2132WS2020-03-17
SAN FRANCISCO March 16 YouTube could see a jump in videos erroneously taken down for content policy violations as the company relies more on automated software during the novel coronavirus pandemic Alphabet Incs Google warned on Monday NegativeSAN FRANCISCO March 16 YouTube could see a jump in videos erroneously taken down for content policy violations as the company relies more on automated software during the novel coronavirus pandemic Alphabet Incs Google warned on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-google/vanishing-youtube-videos-google-expects-ai-errors-as-coronavirus-empties-offices-idUSL1N2B95652020-03-17
U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc has signed a deal with Germanys BioNTech SE to codevelop a potential vaccine for the coronavirus using BioNTechs mRNAbased drug development platform the companies said on Tuesday PositiveU.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc has signed a deal with Germanys BioNTech SE to codevelop a potential vaccine for the coronavirus using BioNTechs mRNAbased drug development platform the companies said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-pfizer-biontech/pfizer-biontech-to-co-develop-potential-coronavirus-vaccine-idUSKBN2140LM2020-03-17
WASHINGTON March 16 The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Monday it would open an investigation into possible patent violations involving touchcontrolled mobile phones computers and computer parts by Apple Inc Amazon NegativeWASHINGTON March 16 The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Monday it would open an investigation into possible patent violations involving touchcontrolled mobile phones computers and computer parts by Apple Inc Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trade-tech-probe/u-s-trade-body-opens-patent-probe-after-complaint-by-irelands-neodron-idUSL1N2B962I2020-03-17
WASHINGTON The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Monday it would open an investigation into possible patent violations involving touchcontrolled mobile phones computers and computer parts by Apple Inc Amazon NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Monday it would open an investigation into possible patent violations involving touchcontrolled mobile phones computers and computer parts by Apple Inc Amazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-trade-tech-probe/u-s-trade-body-opens-patent-probe-after-complaint-by-irelands-neodron-idUSKBN2133V22020-03-17
American Airlines Inc said Saturday it plans to cut of its international flights through May 6 and ground nearly all its widebody fleet as airlines respond to the global collapse in travel demand due to the coronavirus pandemic NegativeAmerican Airlines Inc said Saturday it plans to cut of its international flights through May 6 and ground nearly all its widebody fleet as airlines respond to the global collapse in travel demand due to the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-airlines/american-airlines-cutting-international-flights-by-75-amid-demand-collapse-idUSKBN2110YQ2020-03-15
Apple Inc said late on Friday it will close all its retail stores except those in Greater China for the next two weeks to minimize the risk of coronavirus transmission NegativeApple Inc said late on Friday it will close all its retail stores except those in Greater China for the next two weeks to minimize the risk of coronavirus transmission http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple/apple-to-close-retail-stores-worldwide-except-greater-china-until-march-27-idUSKBN2110A32020-03-14
Facebook will match up to million in donations while Alphabet Incs Google will donate million the WHO and UN Foundation later announced in a joint statement PositiveGENEVA Europe has now become the epicenter of a coronavirus pandemic that has claimed 5000 lives around the world a tragic the World Health Organization said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-who/europe-is-epicenter-of-coronavirus-pandemic-who-idUSKBN2102Q02020-03-14
Gates also stepped down from the board of Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc where he has served since 2004 NeutralMicrosoft Corp cofounder Bill Gates who made the company one of the worlds most valuable technology firms stepped down from the board on Friday to focus on philanthropic works related to global health education and climate change http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-microsoft-bill-gates/bill-gates-steps-down-from-microsoft-board-idUSKBN2103BH2020-03-14
March 13 Apple Inc on Friday called off the inperson portion of its annual developers conference scheduled to be held in San Jose and said it would run the program entirely online in June because of coronavirus fears NegativeMarch 13 Apple Inc on Friday called off the inperson portion of its annual developers conference scheduled to be held in San Jose and said it would run the program entirely online in June because of coronavirus fears http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-apple/apple-shifts-annual-developers-conference-to-online-only-format-idUSL4N2B64QZ2020-03-14
March 13 The race to acquire U.S. TV station operator Tegna Inc hinges not just on the price suitors are willing to pay but also on how much they may give up in terms of assets to win regulatory approval people familiar with the matter said NegativeMarch 13 The race to acquire U.S. TV station operator Tegna Inc hinges not just on the price suitors are willing to pay but also on how much they may give up in terms of assets to win regulatory approval people familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tegna-ma/suitors-vying-for-tegnas-tv-stations-cant-keep-them-all-idUSXXN2B600D2020-03-14
March 13 Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday that Kenneth Chenault who spent 17 years as chief executive of American Express Co is being nominated to its board of directors PositiveMarch 13 Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday that Kenneth Chenault who spent 17 years as chief executive of American Express Co is being nominated to its board of directors http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/berkshire-buffett-pay/buffetts-berkshire-says-former-amex-ceo-chenault-nominated-to-board-replacing-bill-gates-idUSL1N2B62UB2020-03-14
March 14 Apple Inc said late on Friday it will close all its retail stores outside Greater China until March 27 to minimize risk of coronavirus transmission NegativeMarch 14 Apple Inc said late on Friday it will close all its retail stores outside Greater China until March 27 to minimize risk of coronavirus transmission http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-apple/apple-to-close-retail-stores-outside-greater-china-until-march-27-idUSFWN2B61JV2020-03-14
Others agreeing to take part include Alphabet Incs Google Fiber Charter Communications Inc CenturyLink Inc Cox Communications Sprint Corp TMobile US Inc PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. telecoms regulator said Friday that major internet providers including Comcast Corp Inc and Verizon Communications Inc agreed not to terminate service for subscribers for the next 60 days if they are unable to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-internet-fcc/major-u-s-internet-firms-agree-not-to-cancel-service-over-next-60-days-idUSKBN2102MH2020-03-14
UnitedHealth Group Inc which owns OptumRX pharmacy benefit manager also said customers could call for early refills on their prescriptions PositiveLOS YORK As Americans stay home to try to help stop the spread of a new coronavirus many patients with conditions that require prescription drugs are being urged to refill their medications for a longer period http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-prescriptions/doctors-and-insurers-too-urge-patients-to-get-medicine-on-hand-idUSKBN2103822020-03-14
VMware Inc a major vendor of remote working tools said it divided staff into smaller groups to cover additional shifts and provide for uninterrupted physical in data centers NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Italian IT shop owner Simone Merlini joined a 2 p http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-cloud/coronavirus-work-from-home-push-means-long-nights-employee-health-checks-for-cloud-firms-idUSKBN21031M2020-03-14
WASHINGTON March 13 The Federal Communications Commission said Friday that major internet providers including Comcast Corp Inc and Verizon Communications Inc have agreed to not terminate service for the next 60 days if they are unable to pay their bills due to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus NegativeWASHINGTON March 13 The Federal Communications Commission said Friday that major internet providers including Comcast Corp Inc and Verizon Communications Inc have agreed to not terminate service for the next 60 days if they are unable to pay their bills due to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-internet/major-u-s-internet-firms-agree-to-not-cancel-service-over-next-60-days-fcc-idUSL1N2B61BV2020-03-14
WASHINGTON The U.S. telecoms regulator said Friday that major internet providers including Comcast Corp Inc and Verizon Communications Inc agreed not to terminate service for subscribers for the next 60 days if they are unable to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. telecoms regulator said Friday that major internet providers including Comcast Corp Inc and Verizon Communications Inc agreed not to terminate service for subscribers for the next 60 days if they are unable to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-internet-fcc/major-u-s-internet-firms-agree-not-to-cancel-service-over-next-60-days-idUSKBN2102MH2020-03-14
WILMINGTON Del Mondays trial over shareholder accusations that Telsa Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk pushed the electric vehicle maker to buy an allegedly worthless SolarCity for NegativeWILMINGTON Del Mondays trial over shareholder accusations that Telsa Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk pushed the electric vehicle maker to buy an allegedly worthless SolarCity for http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-solarcity/musk-trial-over-tesla-solarcity-deal-postponed-due-to-coronavirus-outbreak-idUSKBN2102PX2020-03-14
Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday that former American Express Co Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Chenault has been nominated to the conglomerates board of directors replacing Microsoft Corp cofounder Bill Gates PositiveWarren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday that former American Express Co Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Chenault has been nominated to the conglomerates board of directors replacing Microsoft Corp cofounder Bill Gates http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-berkshire-buffett-pay/buffetts-berkshire-taps-former-amex-ceo-kenneth-chenault-for-board-as-bill-gates-steps-aside-idUSKBN2103A72020-03-14
Apple Inc has sealed multiyear licensing deals with major music labels like Universal Music Sony Music and Warner Music in recent months the Financial Times reported on Thursday citing four people familiar with the matter PositiveApple Inc has sealed multiyear licensing deals with major music labels like Universal Music Sony Music and Warner Music in recent months the Financial Times reported on Thursday citing four people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-inc-music/apple-signs-multi-year-deals-with-major-music-labels-financial-times-idUSKBN20Z33J2020-03-13
Broadcom Inc withdrew its revenue forecast for 2020 on Thursday joining a host of chipmakers that have either cut or pulled their sales outlook due to demand and supply disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak NegativeBroadcom Inc withdrew its revenue forecast for 2020 on Thursday joining a host of chipmakers that have either cut or pulled their sales outlook due to demand and supply disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-broadcom-results/broadcom-withdraws-2020-revenue-forecast-on-coronavirus-worries-idUSKBN20Z3GS2020-03-13
March 13 Apple Inc has reopened all 42 of its branded stores in China more than a month after they were shut due to fears over the coronavirus outbreak the iPhone makers Chinese website showed on Friday PositiveMarch 13 Apple Inc has reopened all 42 of its branded stores in China more than a month after they were shut due to fears over the coronavirus outbreak the iPhone makers Chinese website showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-apple-china/apple-reopens-all-its-branded-stores-in-china-idUSFWN2B51742020-03-13
Nearly of Broadcoms revenue in 2019 came from Apple Inc which was the first big technology company to say the epidemic was hurting its production and demand in China NegativeBroadcom Inc withdrew its revenue forecast for 2020 on Thursday joining a host of chipmakers that have either cut or pulled their sales outlook due to demand and supply disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-broadcom-results/broadcom-withdraws-2020-revenue-forecast-on-coronavirus-worries-idUSKBN20Z3GS2020-03-13
YORK The entry of commercial lab companies Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings and Quest Diagnostics Inc to help identify cases of the new coronavirus does not seem to be easing the burden of testing in the United States NegativeYORK The entry of commercial lab companies Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings and Quest Diagnostics Inc to help identify cases of the new coronavirus does not seem to be easing the burden of testing in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-testing/despite-entry-of-large-private-labs-coronavirus-tests-remain-scarce-in-u-s-idUSKBN20Z3XP2020-03-13
Activist investor Starboard Value LP has nominated a minority slate of directors to eBay Incs board the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter PositiveActivist investor Starboard Value LP has nominated a minority slate of directors to eBay Incs board the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ebay-divestiture/starboard-nominates-minority-slate-of-directors-to-ebay-board-wsj-idUSKBN20Y2ZZ2020-03-12
Boyd said American Airlines Group Inc was the relative winner among the U.S. carriers because its alliance with British Airways would do well carrying passengers to London PositiveLOS A clampdown on European travel to the United States will heap more pressure on airlines already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic analysts said raising the odds of government relief packages as billions of dollars of tourist spending vanish http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-airlines/u-s-clampdown-on-european-travel-heaps-new-coronavirus-woes-on-airlines-idUSKBN20Z0FJ2020-03-12
Brian Lesser chief executive of Incs advertising unit Xandr has resigned a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday raising questions about the future of its advanced advertising strategy NegativeBrian Lesser chief executive of Incs advertising unit Xandr has resigned a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday raising questions about the future of its advanced advertising strategy http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-at-t-xandr-exclusive/exclusive-ceo-of-att-ad-unit-xandr-resigns-source-idUSKBN20Y2PM2020-03-12
Exchange operator CME Group Inc said on Wednesday it would close its Chicago trading floor after business hours on Friday to reduce large gatherings that can contribute to the spread of the coronavirus NegativeExchange operator CME Group Inc said on Wednesday it would close its Chicago trading floor after business hours on Friday to reduce large gatherings that can contribute to the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-cme/cme-to-close-chicago-trading-floor-on-coronavirus-concerns-idUSKBN20Y3KE2020-03-12
Floridabased augmented reality startup Magic Leap Inc is exploring options including a sale Bloomberg reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter PositiveFloridabased augmented reality startup Magic Leap Inc is exploring options including a sale Bloomberg reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-magic-leap-m-a/augmented-reality-company-magic-leap-to-explore-sale-bloomberg-idUSKBN20Y3LS2020-03-12
Incs advertising unit Xandr said Wednesday it is partnering with Walt Disney Co AMC Networks and sister company WarnerMedia to make it easier for advertisers to buy TV commercials across the networks PositiveIncs advertising unit Xandr said Wednesday it is partnering with Walt Disney Co AMC Networks and sister company WarnerMedia to make it easier for advertisers to buy TV commercials across the networks http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-at-t-advertising/atts-xandr-launches-tv-ad-buying-tool-partners-with-disney-idUSKBN20Y2102020-03-12
ServiceNow Inc on Wednesday said it released a new version of its cloud software with artificial intelligence technology designed to fix practical problems such as helping users reset forgotten passwords PositiveServiceNow Inc on Wednesday said it released a new version of its cloud software with artificial intelligence technology designed to fix practical problems such as helping users reset forgotten passwords http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-servicenow-tech/servicenow-adds-artificial-intelligence-features-to-its-business-software-idUSKBN20Y1QF2020-03-12
TEL AVIV Israels NSO Group is asking a California judge to sanction Facebook Inc for allegedly failing to abide by international law with regards to its lawsuit against the spyware maker NegativeTEL AVIV Israels NSO Group is asking a California judge to sanction Facebook Inc for allegedly failing to abide by international law with regards to its lawsuit against the spyware maker http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-court-nso-group/israeli-spyware-firm-nso-seeks-court-sanctions-against-facebook-idUSKBN20Y1FD2020-03-12
TOKYO Japans Sharp Corp said on Wednesday it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against U.S. TV brand Vizio Inc and two others seeking an injunction to ban one of Vizios TV products in the United States NegativeTOKYO Japans Sharp Corp said on Wednesday it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against U.S. TV brand Vizio Inc and two others seeking an injunction to ban one of Vizios TV products in the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-sharp-vizio/japans-sharp-files-patent-infringement-lawsuit-against-u-s-tv-brand-vizio-idUSKBN20Y18N2020-03-12
The company which has Alphabet Incs Google and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd among its investors could fetch more than billion if it pursues a sale the report said NeutralFloridabased augmented reality startup Magic Leap Inc is exploring options including a sale Bloomberg reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-magic-leap-m-a/augmented-reality-company-magic-leap-to-explore-sale-bloomberg-idUSKBN20Y3LS2020-03-12
The higher liabilities likely would cost GE billions and it has limited funding to pay down debt said John Inch an analyst at investment firm Gordon Haskett in New York NegativeA GE spokeswoman on Wednesday pointed to Chief Executive Larry Culps remarks that coronavirus and last weeks U.S. interest rate cut had not altered GEs 2020 debtreduction goal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ge-credit/cost-of-general-electric-credit-insurance-rises-along-with-coronavirus-concerns-idUSKBN20Y3FW2020-03-12
A payroll tax cut or refund it is not likely to be enough on its own said Nathan Sheets chief economist at PGIM Fixed Income NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he will ask Congress for a payroll tax cut and other very stimulus moves on Tuesday to ease the economic pain of the coronavirus but the details remain unclear http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-business-analysis/trumps-coronavirus-stimulus-is-still-evolving-heres-what-it-should-include-experts-say-idUSKBN20X2CC2020-03-11
BlackRock Incs investment research arm also called for a go approach saying that a preemptive and coordinated policy response can keep an decadeold economic expansion alive NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he will ask Congress for a payroll tax cut and other very stimulus moves on Tuesday to ease the economic pain of the coronavirus but the details remain unclear http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-business-analysis/trumps-coronavirus-stimulus-is-still-evolving-heres-what-it-should-include-experts-say-idUSKBN20X2CC2020-03-11
But one driver for DoorDash Inc in the Washington D.C. area said his shifts had gotten busier NeutralNEW YORK Leaving bags of food on doorsteps or texting your delivery driver a picture of where you want your meal dropped off these are new methods for U.S. consumers to get their orders as the coronavirus spreads http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-delivery/coronavirus-brings-no-contact-food-delivery-to-united-states-idUSKBN20X2Q22020-03-11
The situation puts movie studios in uncharted said Jeff Goldstein president of domestic distribution at Incs Warner Bros NeutralLOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co held a red carpet premiere for its action epic on Monday pushing ahead with the movies rollout even though the coronavirus spread will keep the film out of China the secondlargest film market indefinitely http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-hollywood/mulan-goes-on-bond-waits-as-hollywood-tracks-virus-spread-idUSKBN20X0LE2020-03-11
WASHINGTON Two U.S. lawmakers expressed serious concern on Tuesday about the effect of a planned merger of college textbook publishers Cengage Learning Holdings II and McGrawHill Education Inc saying the deal would create a new industry leader with nearly half the market PositiveWASHINGTON Two U.S. lawmakers expressed serious concern on Tuesday about the effect of a planned merger of college textbook publishers Cengage Learning Holdings II and McGrawHill Education Inc saying the deal would create a new industry leader with nearly half the market http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-mcgrawhill-m-a-cengage/college-textbook-merger-raises-serious-concern-among-u-s-lawmakers-idUSKBN20X31R2020-03-11
HONG KONG Blackstone Group Inc is in exclusive talks to take SOHO China Ltd private in a billion deal said two sources in one of its biggest bets yet on the Chinese market and which sent the targets shares to a 21month high PositiveHONG KONG Blackstone Group Inc is in exclusive talks to take SOHO China Ltd private in a billion deal said two sources in one of its biggest bets yet on the Chinese market and which sent the targets shares to a 21month high http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-blackstone-m-a-soho-china-exclusive/exclusive-blackstone-in-talks-to-take-developer-soho-china-private-in-4-billion-deal-sources-idUSKBN20X08O2020-03-10
Increasingly young community members rely on technology to document invasions and alert authorities taking pictures from afar with drones NegativeEndangered by landgrabbers and illegal loggers the tribe called a meeting to discuss how to fight back and plan for the year ahead Brazils second under Jair Bolsonaros presidency http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-forest-indigenous-trfn/war-or-peace-a-threatened-brazilian-indigenous-tribe-weighs-its-options-idUSKBN20W0HG2020-03-10
It was created by the merger of INC Research Holdings Inc and inVentiv Health in 2017 NeutralSyneos is working with investment bank Centerview Partners on soliciting acquisition offers from other companies and private equity firms the sources said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syneos-health-m-a-exclusive/exclusive-syneos-health-exploring-a-sale-sources-idUSKBN20W25G2020-03-10
March 10 Private equity firm KKR Co Inc said late on Monday an employee in its London office had tested positive for coronavirus and that it would temporarily close both its London offices to have them sanitized NegativeMarch 10 Private equity firm KKR Co Inc said late on Monday an employee in its London office had tested positive for coronavirus and that it would temporarily close both its London offices to have them sanitized http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-kkr/kkr-says-employee-tests-positive-for-coronavirus-shuts-london-offices-idUSL4N2B31DD2020-03-10
Robinhood Markets Inc the fintech startup that introduced millions of millennials to equities options and crypto trading greets visitors to its website with the motto Its Time to Do Money PositiveRobinhood Markets Inc the fintech startup that introduced millions of millennials to equities options and crypto trading greets visitors to its website with the motto Its Time to Do Money http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-fintech-robinhood-trading/robinhood-trading-app-suffers-another-outage-as-markets-whipsaw-idUSKBN20W23F2020-03-10
SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc has used its new manipulated label for the first time on a video clip of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that was retweeted by President Donald Trump NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc has used its new manipulated label for the first time on a video clip of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that was retweeted by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-election-twitter/twitter-debuts-manipulated-media-label-on-clip-of-biden-retweeted-by-trump-idUSKBN20W0AB2020-03-10
com Inc on Monday is set to announce a new business line selling the technology behind its cashierless convenience stores to other retailers the company told Reuters PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-amazon-com-store-technology/amazon-launches-business-selling-automated-checkout-to-retailers-idUSKBN20W0OD2020-03-10
SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc on Sunday used its new manipulated label for the first time on a video clip of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that was retweeted by President Donald Trump NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc on Sunday used its new manipulated label for the first time on a video clip of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that was retweeted by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-twitter/twitter-labels-edited-clip-of-biden-retweeted-by-trump-as-manipulated-media-idUSKBN20W0AB2020-03-09
story corrects company name to Dana Inc from Dana Corp in paragraph NeutralBEIJING Automakers across the world face the possibility of extended supply chain disruptions as factories in China stutter back to life after closures due to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-autos-parts/as-one-of-chinas-detroits-reopens-worlds-automakers-worry-about-disruptions-idUSKBN20V14J2020-03-09
Apple Inc on Friday asked employees at its Silicon Valley headquarters to work from home if possible as a a spokesman confirmed to Reuters PositiveApple Inc on Friday asked employees at its Silicon Valley headquarters to work from home if possible as a a spokesman confirmed to Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-apple/apple-asks-silicon-valley-employees-to-work-from-home-as-virus-spreads-idUSKBN20T2OT2020-03-07
BEIJING Tesla Inc has secured Chinese government approval to sell longerrange Chinamade model 3 vehicles in China the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on Friday PositiveBEIJING Tesla Inc has secured Chinese government approval to sell longerrange Chinamade model 3 vehicles in China the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-china/tesla-wins-approval-to-sell-longer-range-china-made-model-3-vehicles-idUSKBN20T1G22020-03-07
The Republican president often brands CNN a unit of Inc as fake news NegativeNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trumps reelection campaign sued CNN for libel on Friday over an opinion piece that said the campaign had left open the possibility of seeking Russias help in the 2020 election http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-election-trump-lawsuit/trump-campaign-sues-cnn-for-libel-over-russia-opinion-piece-idUSKBN20T2OJ2020-03-07
The U.S. telehealth industry including market leader Teladoc Health Inc is preparing for a surge in demand as public health officials aiming to contain the fastspreading new coronavirus encourage use of alternatives to clinic visits and patients seek to avoid public spaces PositiveThe U.S. telehealth industry including market leader Teladoc Health Inc is preparing for a surge in demand as public health officials aiming to contain the fastspreading new coronavirus encourage use of alternatives to clinic visits and patients seek to avoid public spaces http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-telehealth/u-s-telehealth-companies-brace-for-demand-spike-as-coronavirus-spread-accelerates-idUSKBN20T2KC2020-03-07
We have seen an uptick in the phone calls we are receiving specifically around Grand Rounds Inc Chief Medical Officer Ami Parekh told Reuters PositiveThe U.S. telehealth industry including market leader Teladoc Health Inc is preparing for a surge in demand as public health officials aiming to contain the fastspreading new coronavirus encourage use of alternatives to clinic visits and patients seek to avoid public spaces http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-telehealth/u-s-telehealth-companies-brace-for-demand-spike-as-coronavirus-spread-accelerates-idUSKBN20T2KC2020-03-07
com Inc said on Friday it is working with state attorneys general to identify and prosecute thirdparty sellers who are taking advantage of fears of the spreading coronavirus to engage in pricegouging on the Amazon website NegativeWASHINGTON Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com/amazon-says-working-with-state-ags-to-nab-sellers-engaged-in-price-gouging-over-coronavirus-idUSKBN20T2Y82020-03-07
Next week rare disease drugmaker Imara Inc IMRA.O plans to list on Nasdaq seeking to raise around million NeutralSome of the best seats at the Boston TD Garden arenas Tuesday night basketball game between the Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets were reserved for guests of H.C. Wainwright a boutique investment bank specializing in initial public offerings of biotechnology firms http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-ipos/bankers-try-to-keep-ipo-party-going-amid-coronavirus-market-jitters-idUSKBN20S2YU2020-03-06
Pfizer Inc is considering a collaboration with German drugmaker BioNTech SE to develop vaccines for the coronavirus using BioNTechs mRNAbased drug development platform Pfizers head told Reuters on Thursday PositivePfizer Inc is considering a collaboration with German drugmaker BioNTech SE to develop vaccines for the coronavirus using BioNTechs mRNAbased drug development platform Pfizers head told Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-pfizer/pfizer-weighs-working-with-biontech-on-potential-coronavirus-vaccine-rd-head-idUSKBN20T03K2020-03-06
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc on Thursday removed ads by President Donald Trumps reelection campaign that asked users to fill out an Official 2020 Congressional District because the ads violate the companys policy against misinformation on the governments census NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc on Thursday removed ads by President Donald Trumps reelection campaign that asked users to fill out an Official 2020 Congressional District because the ads violate the companys policy against misinformation on the governments census http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-trump-census/facebook-decides-to-take-down-trump-2020-campaigns-census-ads-idUSKBN20S2R22020-03-06
SAN FRANCISCO March 5 Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was removing ads from President Donald Trumps reelection campaign that asked users to fill out an Official 2020 Congressional District because they violated its policies NegativeSAN FRANCISCO March 5 Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was removing ads from President Donald Trumps reelection campaign that asked users to fill out an Official 2020 Congressional District because they violated its policies http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-trump-census/facebook-takes-down-trump-2020-campaigns-census-ads-idUSL1N2AY1N92020-03-06
Separately retailer Walmart Inc said on Thursday it was restricting all international travels to businesscritical trips and travels within the United States to essential operations for its associates NegativeAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday joined Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-facebook/big-tech-firms-ask-seattle-employees-to-work-from-home-over-coronavirus-fears-idUSKBN20S0MZ2020-03-06
Sequoia an early investor in global tech behemoths like Google Inc and Apple Inc has been known for its prescience in the past PositiveSHANGHAI March 6 Sequoia Capital one of the worlds top venture capital firms sent a note to the founders and CEOs of its companies on Friday describing the coronavirus as the black swan of and urging them to brace for coming economic shocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-sequoia/leading-venture-capital-firm-sequoia-capital-warns-of-coronavirus-black-swan-idUSL1N2AZ05L2020-03-06
Twitter Inc said on Thursday it is banning posts that people because they have a disease or disability or because of their age a step that happens to correspond to an explosion of tweets about the spreading coronavirus NegativeTwitter Inc said on Thursday it is banning posts that people because they have a disease or disability or because of their age a step that happens to correspond to an explosion of tweets about the spreading coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-content-rule/twitter-bans-posts-that-dehumanize-people-in-connection-with-diseases-idUSKBN20S2K32020-03-06
com Inc Facebook Inc and Microsoft Corp in recommending employees in the Seattle area to work from home after many were infected with the coronavirus in the region NegativeAlphabet Incs Google on Thursday joined Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-facebook/big-tech-firms-ask-seattle-employees-to-work-from-home-over-coronavirus-fears-idUSKBN20S0MZ2020-03-06
Among those released is Bernard Ebbers who once led phone company WorldCom Inc PositiveNEW YORK The U.S. government opposed Bernard Madoffs request to be freed from prison even if he is close to death from kidney failure saying he has never accepted responsibility for his massive Ponzi scheme or shown compassion for victims http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-madoff/u-s-opposes-releasing-a-dying-bernard-madoff-from-prison-early-idUSKBN20S0AG2020-03-05
Earlier on Tuesday Facebook Inc said it will provide free advertisements to the World Health Organization seeking to ensure that users are not misinformed about the virus PositiveMarch 4 Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it would stop any attempt by advertisers to use the coronavirus outbreak to send inappropriate advertisements to its users http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-twitter/twitter-joins-social-media-clampdown-on-coronavirus-related-ads-idUSL4N2AX3SV2020-03-05
General Motors Cos selfdriving unit Cruise said its test vehicles experienced a rapid rate of improvement in the second half of 2019 enabling it to edge past Alphabet Incs Waymo in data reported to Californias Department of Motor Vehicles PositiveGeneral Motors Cos selfdriving unit Cruise said its test vehicles experienced a rapid rate of improvement in the second half of 2019 enabling it to edge past Alphabet Incs Waymo in data reported to Californias Department of Motor Vehicles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-self-driving/cruise-sees-rapid-improvement-in-self-drive-data-in-california-idUSKBN20R2X42020-03-05
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co and Advanced Micro Devices Inc on Wednesday said they had won a million deal to deliver a supercomputer that will be used by the U.S. Department of Energys nuclear security arm to support the nations nuclear arsenal PositiveHewlett Packard Enterprise Co and Advanced Micro Devices Inc on Wednesday said they had won a million deal to deliver a supercomputer that will be used by the U.S. Department of Energys nuclear security arm to support the nations nuclear arsenal http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hpe-amd/hpe-amd-win-deal-for-u-s-supercomputer-to-model-nuclear-weapons-idUSKBN20R2RY2020-03-05
Its difficult theres so much to said Yoo Minhyuck who oversees one of Coupangs logistics centers in Incheon NegativeINCHEON South Korea As South Koreas coronavirus cases leapt above 5000 this week maskwearing workers at a logistics center run by ecommerce firm Coupang Corp raced to disinfect trucks and load thousands of boxes of microwavable rice disposable diapers and kitchen towels http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-southkorea-retail/south-korean-e-commerce-firm-coupang-stretched-by-order-surge-as-coronavirus-cases-jump-idUSKBN20R3AO2020-03-05
Korean Air Lines said on Thursday it would screen all passengers departing Incheon airport for high temperatures and reject those deemed a risk NegativeSEOUL South Korea declared a special care on Thursday around a second city hit hard by the coronavirus and the U.S. military confirmed two new cases among relatives of its troops in the country which is battling the biggest epidemic outside China http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-southkorea-toll/south-korea-declares-new-special-care-zone-as-coronavirus-spreads-idUSKBN20S04O2020-03-05
March 4 Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it was testing tweets in Brazil that disappear after 24 hours similar to the stories feature by Facebooks photosharing app Instagram PositiveMarch 4 Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it was testing tweets in Brazil that disappear after 24 hours similar to the stories feature by Facebooks photosharing app Instagram http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/twitter-fleets/twitter-testing-disappearing-fleets-in-brazil-idUSL4N2AX4ZH2020-03-05
March 4 Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it would stop any attempt by advertisers to use the coronavirus outbreak to send inappropriate advertisements to its users NegativeMarch 4 Twitter Inc said on Wednesday it would stop any attempt by advertisers to use the coronavirus outbreak to send inappropriate advertisements to its users http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-twitter/twitter-joins-social-media-clampdown-on-coronavirus-related-ads-idUSL4N2AX3SV2020-03-05
March 4 ViacomCBS Inc said on Wednesday it was exploring options for its publishing unit Simon Schuster as the company looks to focus on its advertising and upcoming streaming businesses NeutralMarch 4 ViacomCBS Inc said on Wednesday it was exploring options for its publishing unit Simon Schuster as the company looks to focus on its advertising and upcoming streaming businesses http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/viacomcbs-divestiture-simon-schuster/viacomcbs-explores-options-for-publishing-unit-simon-schuster-idUSL4N2AX43E2020-03-05
SAN FRANCISCO March 4 The former head of Uber Technologies Incs selfdriving technology unit must pay million to Alphabet Incs Google to end a legal battle over his split from the company according to a court order on Wednesday NegativeSAN FRANCISCO March 4 The former head of Uber Technologies Incs selfdriving technology unit must pay million to Alphabet Incs Google to end a legal battle over his split from the company according to a court order on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/waymo-uber/ex-uber-self-driving-head-owes-179-mln-to-google-in-contract-dispute-idUSL1N2AC06B2020-03-05
SAN FRANCISCO The former head of Uber Technologies Incs selfdriving technology unit Anthony Levandowski filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday shortly after a court confirmed that he must pay million to Google to end a legal battle over his split from the Alphabet Inc unit NegativeSAN FRANCISCO The former head of Uber Technologies Incs selfdriving technology unit Anthony Levandowski filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday shortly after a court confirmed that he must pay million to Google to end a legal battle over his split from the Alphabet Inc unit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-waymo-uber/ex-uber-self-driving-head-declares-bankruptcy-after-179-million-loss-to-google-idUSKBN20R37A2020-03-05
SYDNEY March 5 Australias Myer Holdings Ltd said fears about the coronavirus would likely drive traffic to its online store after reporting a decline in profit for a half year when it stopped stocking lowmargin Apple Inc products NegativeMyer H1 net profit http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/myer-hldg-results/update-2-australias-myer-counting-on-clicks-as-coronavirus-keeps-shoppers-at-home-idUSL4N2AX4UE2020-03-05
Uber Technologies Incs ridehailing business will take a small hit due to the outbreak of the coronavirus the companys chief executive said on Wednesday while its food delivery business will likely benefit from the epidemic NegativeUber Technologies Incs ridehailing business will take a small hit due to the outbreak of the coronavirus the companys chief executive said on Wednesday while its food delivery business will likely benefit from the epidemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-uber/coronavirus-likely-to-hit-uber-ride-hailing-boost-food-delivery-ceo-idUSKBN20R2SM2020-03-05
Uber Technologies Incs selfdriving unit is open to using technology from competitors in the industry the companys chief executive said on Wednesday PositiveUber Technologies Incs selfdriving unit is open to using technology from competitors in the industry the companys chief executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-uber-autonomous/uber-open-to-using-self-driving-tech-from-competition-ceo-idUSKBN20R3132020-03-05
Fords Mustang MachE electric SUV represents a lowvolume challenge to electric luxury vehicle market leader Tesla Inc PositiveDETROIT Ford Motor Co is putting more chips on a bet that it can profit from selling electric vans to delivery businesses that need to reduce carbon emissions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-ford-motor-evs-transit/ford-bets-more-businesses-want-carbon-free-delivery-vans-idUSKBN20Q33M2020-03-04
Germanowned discounter Aldi Inc and U.S.listed KimberlyClark Corp which makes toilet paper for the Australian market via local subsidiaries was not immediately available for comment NeutralSYDNEY Australias major grocers put strict limits on purchases of toilet paper on Wednesday after a rush of panic buying related to coronavirus fears emptied shelves as the country recorded its third case of local transmission of the disease http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-australia/australian-stores-ration-toilet-paper-amid-coronavirus-panic-buying-idUSKBN20R0012020-03-04
LONDON Europe Inc is seen extending its earnings drought into 2020 with the latest Refinitiv data pointing to a fifth straight quarter of profit decline as companies warn about the potential impact from the fastspreading coronavirus NegativeLONDON Europe Inc is seen extending its earnings drought into 2020 with the latest Refinitiv data pointing to a fifth straight quarter of profit decline as companies warn about the potential impact from the fastspreading coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks-results/europes-corporate-recession-seen-spilling-over-into-2020-idUSKBN20Q2242020-03-04
NEW YORK U.S. printer maker Xerox Holdings Corp took its billion bid for HP Inc to the U.S. personal computer makers shareholders on Monday with a formal tender offer and a rebuttal to HPs account of why they could not negotiate a deal NegativeNEW YORK U.S. printer maker Xerox Holdings Corp took its billion bid for HP Inc to the U.S. personal computer makers shareholders on Monday with a formal tender offer and a rebuttal to HPs account of why they could not negotiate a deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hp-m-a-xerox-hlngs/xerox-hp-blame-each-other-as-takeover-battle-heats-up-idUSKBN20Q0F12020-03-04
There have also been some IPO successes from the Vision fund such and life science technology company 10x Genomics Inc and Vir Biotechnology Inc which specializes in clinicalstage immunology PositiveNEW YORK SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son held his first preIPO for the Japanese conglomerates portfolio companies on Tuesday introducing them to Wall Street investors who could be backing their stock market debuts http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-ceo-ipo/softbank-ceo-hosts-pre-ipo-summit-in-new-york-as-he-courts-investors-idUSKBN20R00F2020-03-04
Apple Inc has agreed to pay up to million to settle litigation accusing it of quietly slowing down older iPhones as it launched new models to induce owners to buy replacement phones or batteries NegativeApple Inc has agreed to pay up to million to settle litigation accusing it of quietly slowing down older iPhones as it launched new models to induce owners to buy replacement phones or batteries http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-apple-iphones-settlement/apple-to-pay-up-to-500-million-to-settle-u-s-lawsuit-over-slow-iphones-idUSKBN20P2E72020-03-03
Bamboo Airways suspends flights between Da Nang and Nha Trang to Seouls Incheon International Airport starting Feb NegativeAirlines have been suspending flights or modifying services in response to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-health-airlines-factbox/factbox-airlines-suspend-flights-due-to-coronavirus-outbreak-idUSKBN20P2YY2020-03-03
Cancer drug developer Forty Seven Inc jumped after larger peer Gilead Sciences made a NegativeIndexes Dow 2 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-stocks/us-stocks-wall-street-buys-the-dip-as-investors-bet-on-stimulus-idUSL1N2AV1FL2020-03-03
Dorsey 43 is one of Silicon Valleys most prominent entrepreneurs and also runs Square Inc a mobile payments company he cofounded PositiveElon Musk said late on Monday he supported Jack Dorsey remaining as Twitter Incs chief executive officer two days after reports that activist investor Elliott Management Corp has pushed for his removal from the role http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-twitter-elliott-musk/musk-tweets-support-for-dorsey-remaining-as-twitter-ceo-idUSKBN20Q0892020-03-03
Elon Musk said late on Monday he supported Jack Dorsey remaining as Twitter Incs chief executive officer two days after reports that activist investor Elliott Management Corp has pushed for his removal from the role PositiveElon Musk said late on Monday he supported Jack Dorsey remaining as Twitter Incs chief executive officer two days after reports that activist investor Elliott Management Corp has pushed for his removal from the role http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-twitter-elliott-musk/musk-tweets-support-for-dorsey-remaining-as-twitter-ceo-idUSKBN20Q0892020-03-03
Facebook Inc is pulling out of this years South by Southwest music and tech festival over growing concerns about the coronavirus outbreak a spokesperson for the company said on Monday NegativeFacebook Inc is pulling out of this years South by Southwest music and tech festival over growing concerns about the coronavirus outbreak a spokesperson for the company said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-facebook/facebook-pulls-out-of-south-by-southwest-festival-over-coronavirus-fears-idUSKBN20Q0642020-03-03
Forty Seven Inc hits record high on NeutralIndexes Dow 2 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-stocks/us-stocks-wall-street-buys-the-dip-as-investors-bet-on-stimulus-idUSL1N2AV1FL2020-03-03
NEW YORK Warner Music Group Corp and Cole Haan Inc have abandoned plans to kick off their initial public offerings early this week making them the most highprofile financial casualties of the coronavirus outbreak among U.S. companies pursuing stock market debuts according to people familiar with the matter NegativeNEW YORK Warner Music Group Corp and Cole Haan Inc have abandoned plans to kick off their initial public offerings early this week making them the most highprofile financial casualties of the coronavirus outbreak among U.S. companies pursuing stock market debuts according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-ipo/warner-music-cole-haan-delay-ipos-amid-coronavirus-jitters-sources-idUSKBN20P12U2020-03-03
NEW YORK WillScot Corp the largest U.S. supplier of mobile office trailers will combine in an allshare deal with Mobile Mini Inc the biggest U.S. provider of portable storage solutions the companies said on Monday PositiveNEW YORK WillScot Corp the largest U.S. supplier of mobile office trailers will combine in an allshare deal with Mobile Mini Inc the biggest U.S. provider of portable storage solutions the companies said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mobile-mini-m-a-willscot-exclusive/willscot-to-combine-with-mobile-mini-in-all-share-deal-idUSKBN20P1412020-03-03
The case is In re Apple Inc Device Performance Litigation U.S. District Court Northern District of California No NeutralApple Inc has agreed to pay up to million to settle litigation accusing it of quietly slowing down older iPhones as it launched new models to induce owners to buy replacement phones or batteries http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-apple-iphones-settlement/apple-to-pay-up-to-500-million-to-settle-u-s-lawsuit-over-slow-iphones-idUSKBN20P2E72020-03-03
The merger would come less than two years after WillScot acquired Modular Space Holdings Inc another office trailer company for about PositiveNEW YORK WillScot Corp the largest U.S. supplier of mobile office trailers will combine in an allshare deal with Mobile Mini Inc the biggest U.S. provider of portable storage solutions the companies said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mobile-mini-m-a-willscot-exclusive/willscot-to-combine-with-mobile-mini-in-all-share-deal-idUSKBN20P1412020-03-03
Vodafone said on Tuesday it had invested million in Texasbased AST Sciences spacebased network becoming the lead investor alongside Japans Rakuten Inc PositiveLONDON Mobile operator Vodafone is backing a satellite venture that aims to broadcast a mobile broadband network from space potentially boosting its 4G and in the future 5G coverage for users without the need for a specialized handset http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-vodafone-satellite/vodafone-looks-to-space-to-bolster-mobile-signal-on-the-ground-idUSKBN20Q00F2020-03-03
TOKYO Japans Rakuten Inc plans to set its big data mobile plan at 2980 yen PositiveTOKYO Japans Rakuten Inc plans to set its big data mobile plan at 2980 yen http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-rakuten-mobile/rakuten-to-set-big-data-mobile-plan-at-2980-yen-per-month-to-undercut-rivals-nikkei-idUSKBN20P0142020-03-02
To be sure part of the recent steep selloff in stocks has been because of the warnings from companies including market heavyweight Apple Inc NegativeNEW YORK March 2 The hit to U.S. corporate earnings from the coronavirus epidemic is getting harder and messier to predict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/health-coronavirus-usa-results/coronavirus-expected-to-hurt-u-s-earnings-harder-and-longer-idUSL2N2AS0X82020-03-02
com Inc said late on Sunday that two employees in Milan Italy have contracted the coronavirus and are under quarantine NegativeWASHINGTON Amazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com/amazon-confirms-two-employees-in-italy-have-contracted-coronavirus-idUSKBN20P04M2020-03-02
American Airlines Inc said late on Saturday it was suspending all U.S. flights to Milan NegativeWASHINGTON Leaders in Europe the Middle East and the Americas rolled out bans on big gatherings and stricter travel restrictions as cases of the new coronavirus spread around the world http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health/gatherings-banned-travel-restricted-as-coronavirus-cases-grow-worldwide-idUSKBN20O14L2020-03-01
WASHINGTON Feb 29 American Airlines Inc said late on Saturday it will suspend all U.S. flights to Milan just hours after the U.S. State Department said it was raising its travel warning for parts of Italy due to the coronavirus outbreak NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 29 American Airlines Inc said late on Saturday it will suspend all U.S. flights to Milan just hours after the U.S. State Department said it was raising its travel warning for parts of Italy due to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/china-health-american-airlines/american-airlines-suspending-flights-to-milan-after-u-s-travel-warning-idUSL1N2AU01K2020-03-01
Apple Inc is closely watching how the coronavirus outbreak is unfolding in South Korea and Italy where the company has suppliers Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said in an interview NegativeApple Inc is closely watching how the coronavirus outbreak is unfolding in South Korea and Italy where the company has suppliers Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said in an interview http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-health-apple/apple-closely-watching-coronavirus-outbreak-in-south-korea-italy-ceo-idUSKCN20M2Y02020-02-29
Apple counts major Korean display makers Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and LG Electronics Inc as its suppliers PositiveFeb 28 Apple Inc is closely watching how the coronavirus outbreak is unfolding in South Korea and Italy where the company has suppliers Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said in an interview with the Fox Business Network http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-health-apple/apple-closely-watching-coronavirus-outbreak-in-south-korea-italy-cook-idUSL3N2AS5652020-02-29
CBS is owned by ViacomCBS Inc PositiveProduction of a new season of CBSs global competition series The Amazing has been temporarily suspended as a precaution over concerns about coronavirus the network and producers said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-television/production-on-cbs-show-amazing-race-suspended-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKCN20M35M2020-02-29
Facebook Inc also said it would cancel its annual developer conference in May because of the virus NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-china-health-amazon-com/amazon-defers-non-essential-moves-even-in-u-s-as-corporate-travel-bans-spread-idUSKCN20M2TZ2020-02-29
Feb 28 Apple Inc is closely watching how the coronavirus outbreak is unfolding in South Korea and Italy where the company has suppliers Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said in an interview with the Fox Business Network NegativeFeb 28 Apple Inc is closely watching how the coronavirus outbreak is unfolding in South Korea and Italy where the company has suppliers Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said in an interview with the Fox Business Network http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-health-apple/apple-closely-watching-coronavirus-outbreak-in-south-korea-italy-cook-idUSL3N2AS5652020-02-29
LOS ANGELES Filming of Netflix Incs bigbudget Dwayne Johnson movie Red had been scheduled to move to Italy in the coming weeks but producers now are exploring other locations due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country a source close to the production told Reuters on Friday NegativeLOS ANGELES Filming of Netflix Incs bigbudget Dwayne Johnson movie Red had been scheduled to move to Italy in the coming weeks but producers now are exploring other locations due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country a source close to the production told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-netflix/coronavirus-sends-netflix-looking-outside-italy-for-part-of-dwayne-johnsons-red-notice-shoot-idUSKCN20M3DR2020-02-29
Other companies including London Stock Exchange Group and U.S. grains trader Cargill Inc have also placed curbs on nonessential travel NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-china-health-amazon-com/amazon-defers-non-essential-moves-even-in-u-s-as-corporate-travel-bans-spread-idUSKCN20M2TZ2020-02-29
The case is SaintAmour et al v The Richmond Organization Inc et al U.S. District Court Southern District of New York No NeutralNEW YORK A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Woody Guthries iconic 1940 folk song This Land is Your belongs to the public http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-this-land-is-your-land/this-land-is-your-land-lawsuit-dismissed-by-u-s-judge-idUSKCN20M2ZK2020-02-29
United Airlines Holdings Inc said it was sharply cutting flights to Japan and South Korea due to slumping demand NegativeThe rapid spread of the coronavirus increased fears of a pandemic on Friday with eight countries reporting their first cases and the World Health Organization raising its global spread and impact risk alert to very http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-health-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-coronavirus-spreading-in-china-and-beyond-idUSKCN20L0F22020-02-29
Alphabet Incs Google said its developer conference is still planned for May 12 to 14 but both Google and Microsoft said they are monitoring coronavirus developments NeutralFacebook Inc said on Thursday it would cancel its annual developer conference due to fears over the coronavirus as growing concerns about the economic impact of the global outbreak drove Wall Street to tumble for a sixth straight day http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-health-facebook/facebook-cancels-developer-conference-as-tech-companies-respond-to-virus-idUSKCN20L2QJ2020-02-28
Baidu Inc Chinas biggest search engine company said firstquarter revenue could fall as much as from a year earlier as the coronavirus epidemic puts the brakes on economic activity and advertising NegativeBaidu Inc Chinas biggest search engine company said firstquarter revenue could fall as much as from a year earlier as the coronavirus epidemic puts the brakes on economic activity and advertising http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-baidu-results/baidu-says-first-quarter-revenue-may-tumble-as-coronavirus-takes-toll-on-business-advertising-idUSKCN20L35D2020-02-28
Facebook Inc said on Thursday it would cancel its annual developer conference due to fears over the coronavirus as growing concerns about the economic impact of the global outbreak drove Wall Street to tumble for a sixth straight day NegativeFacebook Inc said on Thursday it would cancel its annual developer conference due to fears over the coronavirus as growing concerns about the economic impact of the global outbreak drove Wall Street to tumble for a sixth straight day http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-health-facebook/facebook-cancels-developer-conference-as-tech-companies-respond-to-virus-idUSKCN20L2QJ2020-02-28
Feb 27 Facebook Inc will provide a way for people to track political sponsored content on Facebook and Instagram ahead of the U.S. presidential election it said on Thursday PositiveFeb 27 Facebook Inc will provide a way for people to track political sponsored content on Facebook and Instagram ahead of the U.S. presidential election it said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-election-facebook/facebook-says-it-will-publicly-track-political-sponsored-content-idUSFWN2AR1862020-02-28
NEW YORK Peloton Interactive Inc has settled a lawsuit in which a music publishing trade group and 14 of its members accused the maker of stationary bicycles of streaming more than 2400 songs without permission in its workout videos NegativeNEW YORK Peloton Interactive Inc has settled a lawsuit in which a music publishing trade group and 14 of its members accused the maker of stationary bicycles of streaming more than 2400 songs without permission in its workout videos http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-peloton-interactive-lawsuit/peloton-settles-music-publishers-lawsuit-over-songs-used-in-workout-videos-idUSKCN20L2AL2020-02-28
One of its flight attendants who served the Incheon to LA route has tested positive for virus NegativeSEOUL A Hyundai Motor http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-southkorea-hyundai-motor/hyundai-shuts-down-factory-after-worker-tests-positive-for-coronavirus-idUSKCN20M08I2020-02-28
The case is Downtown Music Publishing LLC et al v Peloton Interactive Inc U.S. District Court Southern District of New York No NegativeNEW YORK Peloton Interactive Inc has settled a lawsuit in which a music publishing trade group and 14 of its members accused the maker of stationary bicycles of streaming more than 2400 songs without permission in its workout videos http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-peloton-interactive-lawsuit/peloton-settles-music-publishers-lawsuit-over-songs-used-in-workout-videos-idUSKCN20L2AL2020-02-28
com Inc has barred more than 1 million products from sale in recent weeks that had inaccurately claimed to cure or defend against the coronavirus the company told Reuters on Thursday NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-health-amazon-com/amazon-bars-one-million-products-for-false-coronavirus-claims-idUSKCN20L2ZH2020-02-28
Alphabet Incs Waymo and General Motors Cos Cruise are leading a backlash against a California reporting requirement on selfdriving vehicle test data that the companies claim is not relevant or accurate in measuring performance or progress NegativeAlphabet Incs Waymo and General Motors Cos Cruise are leading a backlash against a California reporting requirement on selfdriving vehicle test data that the companies claim is not relevant or accurate in measuring performance or progress http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-autos-self-driving-california/waymo-joins-backlash-against-california-self-driving-data-requirement-idUSKCN20K31X2020-02-27
An Apple Inc shareholder proposal critical of the companys app removals in China received a relatively high level of support at the iPhone makers annual meeting on Wednesday enough to push the company to respond experts said PositiveAn Apple Inc shareholder proposal critical of the companys app removals in China received a relatively high level of support at the iPhone makers annual meeting on Wednesday enough to push the company to respond experts said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-shareholders/apple-investor-vote-sounds-warning-over-china-app-takedowns-idUSKCN20K1PV2020-02-27
BOSTON Utility operator NiSource Inc on Wednesday agreed to sell its Massachusetts operations to Eversource Energy for PositiveBOSTON Utility operator NiSource Inc on Wednesday agreed to sell its Massachusetts operations to Eversource Energy for http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-massachusetts-explosions-nisource/utility-operator-nisource-to-sell-massachusetts-operations-after-gas-explosions-probe-idUSKCN20K27J2020-02-27
Box Inc forecast firstquarter revenue above Street estimates betting on high demand for its online software products that allow companies to manage and store content sending its shares up nearly in extended trading PositiveBox Inc forecast firstquarter revenue above Street estimates betting on high demand for its online software products that allow companies to manage and store content sending its shares up nearly in extended trading http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-box-results/box-forecasts-strong-first-quarter-revenue-shares-up-idUSKCN20K34D2020-02-27
CUPERTINO California Apple Inc will open its first physical retail store in India in 2021 Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Wednesday PositiveCUPERTINO California Apple Inc will open its first physical retail store in India in 2021 Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-apple/apple-to-open-first-retail-store-in-india-next-year-tim-cook-says-idUSKCN20K2U72020-02-27
Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would ban advertisements for products offering any cures or prevention around the coronavirus outbreak and those that create a sense of urgency around the situation NegativeFacebook Inc said on Wednesday it would ban advertisements for products offering any cures or prevention around the coronavirus outbreak and those that create a sense of urgency around the situation http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-china-health-facebook/facebook-to-ban-misleading-ads-about-coronavirus-idUSKCN20K21T2020-02-27
Google and YouTube are units of Mountain View Californiabased Alphabet Inc NeutralNEW YORK Google persuaded a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject claims that YouTube illegally censors conservative content http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-google-lawsuit-censorship/google-defeats-conservative-nonprofits-youtube-censorship-appeal-idUSKCN20K33L2020-02-27
Microsoft Inc said on Wednesday it does not expect to meet its quarterly revenue forecast for its Windows and personal computing business as a result of the coronavirus outbreak sending its shares down more than in aftermarket trading NegativeMicrosoft Inc said on Wednesday it does not expect to meet its quarterly revenue forecast for its Windows and personal computing business as a result of the coronavirus outbreak sending its shares down more than in aftermarket trading http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-health-microsoft/microsoft-expects-windows-unit-to-miss-revenue-outlook-on-coronavirus-impact-idUSKCN20K35H2020-02-27
On Wednesday Hawaiian Airlines Inc said it would suspend its fivetimesweekly service between Honolulu and SeoulIncheon beginning on Monday through April 30 NegativeThe airlines new service from SeoulIncheon to Manila previously scheduled to begin on March 29 will now start on May 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-airlines/delta-cutting-flights-to-south-korea-jetblue-waives-u-s-change-fees-idUSKCN20K2JB2020-02-27
SAN Travel restrictions to China because of the coronavirus have come just as Apple Incs engineers usually jet off to Asia to perfect the production of this falls new iPhones former employees and supply chain experts told Reuters NegativeSAN Travel restrictions to China because of the coronavirus have come just as Apple Incs engineers usually jet off to Asia to perfect the production of this falls new iPhones former employees and supply chain experts told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-health-apple-iphone/coronavirus-clouds-apples-timeline-for-new-iphones-idUSKBN20J2CZ2020-02-27
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit to block a joint venture in Wyoming between coal mining companies Peabody Energy Corp and Arch Coal Inc as it would allegedly eliminate competition NegativeThe U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit to block a joint venture in Wyoming between coal mining companies Peabody Energy Corp and Arch Coal Inc as it would allegedly eliminate competition http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-peabody-energy-arch-coal-antitrust/u-s-ftc-files-suit-to-block-peabody-and-arch-coal-jv-in-wyoming-idUSKCN20K27A2020-02-27
The airlines new service from SeoulIncheon to Manila previously scheduled to begin on March 29 will now start on May 1 NeutralThe airlines new service from SeoulIncheon to Manila previously scheduled to begin on March 29 will now start on May 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-airlines/delta-cutting-flights-to-south-korea-jetblue-waives-u-s-change-fees-idUSKCN20K2JB2020-02-27
The content management platform that went public in 2015 competes with tech heavyweights like Microsoft Corps OneDrive and Alphabet Incs Drive PositiveBox Inc forecast firstquarter revenue above Street estimates betting on high demand for its online software products that allow companies to manage and store content sending its shares up nearly in extended trading http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-box-results/box-forecasts-strong-first-quarter-revenue-shares-up-idUSKCN20K34D2020-02-27
WASHINGTON Feb 26 U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday asked the Trump administration to review the national security implications of Incs planned sale of its majority stake in Central European Media Group Enterprises to the Czechowned conglomerate PPF Group NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 26 U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday asked the Trump administration to review the national security implications of Incs planned sale of its majority stake in Central European Media Group Enterprises to the Czechowned conglomerate PPF Group http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-security-media/senator-wants-u-s-agencies-to-review-sale-of-att-subsidiary-to-czech-owned-conglomerate-idUSL2N2AQ1HA2020-02-27
WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday asked the Trump administration to review the national security implications of Incs planned sale of its majority stake in Central European Media Group Enterprises to the Czechowned conglomerate PPF Group PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday asked the Trump administration to review the national security implications of Incs planned sale of its majority stake in Central European Media Group Enterprises to the Czechowned conglomerate PPF Group http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-security-media/senator-rubio-seeks-u-s-review-of-sale-of-att-unit-to-czech-owned-conglomerate-idUSKCN20K33N2020-02-27
Artificial intelligence computing firm SambaNova Systems said on Tuesday it has raised million in a funding round led by BlackRock Inc to expand its customer base reflecting investors appetite for the market PositiveArtificial intelligence computing firm SambaNova Systems said on Tuesday it has raised million in a funding round led by BlackRock Inc to expand its customer base reflecting investors appetite for the market http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sambanovasystems-funding/ai-computing-startup-sambanova-raises-250-million-in-blackrock-led-funding-idUSKCN20K06T2020-02-26
Feb 25 Johnson Johnson said on Tuesday it would partner with Apple Inc on a study to use an iPhone app and the Apple Watch to study how earlier detection of atrial fibrillation impacts stroke in people aged 65 or older Negativeto atrial http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-health-jj/corrected-update-2-apple-jj-to-study-if-apple-watch-app-leads-to-lower-stroke-risk-idUSL4N2AP0E12020-02-26
Goldman Sachs Citigroup Inc Credit Suisse and other investment banks have curbed trips to Italy amid fears that the coronavirus outbreak across the north of the country could quickly spread across Europe sources said NegativeGoldman Sachs Citigroup Inc Credit Suisse and other investment banks have curbed trips to Italy amid fears that the coronavirus outbreak across the north of the country could quickly spread across Europe sources said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-china-health-banks/goldman-citi-among-banks-curbing-italy-trips-over-coronavirus-fears-sources-idUSKCN20I2LW2020-02-26
Several quickservice restaurants including Burger King and McDonalds are partnering with Impossible Foods or rival Beyond Meat Inc to cater to growing demand for plantbased food by environmentconscious consumers NeutralWalt Disney Cos theme parks resorts and cruise line will serve Impossible Foods plantbased meat burgers the companies said on Tuesday a new win for the vegan patty maker that is broadening its reach across fastfood chains http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-walt-disney-impossible-foods/disney-to-serve-impossible-foods-burgers-at-parks-resorts-idUSKBN20J20C2020-02-26
DUBLIN Mastercard Inc plans to hire 1500 more staff in Dublin over the next three to five years more than trebling its workforce in one of Irelands largest single multinational jobs announcements PositiveDUBLIN Mastercard Inc plans to hire 1500 more staff in Dublin over the next three to five years more than trebling its workforce in one of Irelands largest single multinational jobs announcements http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ireland-jobs-mastercard/mastercard-to-add-1500-technology-jobs-in-ireland-idUSKCN20I0XA2020-02-25
In a rare bright spot Gilead Sciences Inc whose antiviral remdesivir has shown promise in monkeys infected by a related coronavirus rose 4 NegativeNew York The 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday suffered their biggest oneday percentage losses in two years after a surge in coronavirus cases outside China fanned worries about the global economic impact of a potential pandemic http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-plunges-on-fears-of-coronavirus-pandemic-idUSKCN20I1GD2020-02-25
Included in the stimulus legislation is a clause penalizing people who violate governmentmandated home quarantine orders with those in breach possibly facing a million fine or two years in jail NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans parliament approved a billion package on Tuesday to help cushion the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on its exportreliant economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-taiwan-economy/taiwan-passes-2-billion-package-to-soften-coronavirus-hit-to-economy-idUSKCN20J0N82020-02-25
Juul Labs Inc is halting sales in Indonesia citing concerns that it cant stop retailers from selling its highnicotine ecigarettes to young people in a largely unregulated tobacco market NegativeJuul Labs Inc is halting sales in Indonesia citing concerns that it cant stop retailers from selling its highnicotine ecigarettes to young people in a largely unregulated tobacco market http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-juul-ecigarettes-indonesia-exclusive/exclusive-juul-halts-indonesia-e-cigarette-sales-throwing-asia-expansion-in-doubt-idUSKCN20I19Q2020-02-25
Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc has tentatively agreed to pay NegativePacira Pharmaceuticals Inc has tentatively agreed to pay http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/health-pacira/pacira-agrees-to-pay-3-5-million-to-settle-pain-drug-marketing-probe-idUSL2N2AO1I22020-02-25
SEOUL One of the cabin crew of Korean Air has tested positive for coronavirus the airline said on Tuesday prompting it to shut its office near the Incheon International Airport where the crew briefing room is located NegativeSEOUL One of the cabin crew of Korean Air has tested positive for coronavirus the airline said on Tuesday prompting it to shut its office near the Incheon International Airport where the crew briefing room is located http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-korean-air/one-of-korean-airs-cabin-crew-tests-positive-for-coronavirus-idUSKCN20J0GK2020-02-25
Separately Grab also said that TIS Inc part of TIS INTEC Group is investing million in the company PositiveSoutheast Asian ride hailer Grab is raising million from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-grab-m-a-mufg/softbank-backed-grab-raising-856-million-from-japanese-investors-idUSKCN20J0NM2020-02-25
Southeast Asian ride hailer Grab is raising million from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc PositiveSoutheast Asian ride hailer Grab is raising million from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-grab-m-a-mufg/softbank-backed-grab-raising-856-million-from-japanese-investors-idUSKCN20J0NM2020-02-25
Vietnams Bamboo Airways suspends flights between Da Nang and Nha Trang to Seouls Incheon International Airport starting Feb NegativeAirlines have been suspending flights or modifying service in response to the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-health-airlines-factbox/factbox-airlines-suspend-flights-due-to-coronavirus-outbreak-idUSKCN20I0XG2020-02-25
WASHINGTON Feb 24 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Apple Incs bid to avoid paying about million in damages for using patent licensing firm VirnetX Incs internet security technology without permission in features such as FaceTime video calling NegativeWASHINGTON Feb 24 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Apple Incs bid to avoid paying about million in damages for using patent licensing firm VirnetX Incs internet security technology without permission in features such as FaceTime video calling http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-court-apple-virnetx-holdg/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-apple-appeal-in-patent-fight-with-virnetx-idUSW1N27H05F2020-02-25
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Apple Incs bid to avoid paying about million in damages for using patent licensing firm VirnetX Incs internet security technology without permission in features such as FaceTime video calling NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Apple Incs bid to avoid paying about million in damages for using patent licensing firm VirnetX Incs internet security technology without permission in features such as FaceTime video calling http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-apple-virnetx-holdg/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-apple-appeal-in-patent-fight-with-virnetx-idUSKCN20I1OV2020-02-25
Walgreens is part of Deerfield Illinoisbased Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Walgreens turning away an appeal by a fired former Florida employee of the pharmacy chain who asked not to work on Saturdays for religious reasons as a member of the Seventhday Adventist Church http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-walgreens/u-s-supreme-court-turns-away-religious-bias-claim-against-walgreens-idUSKCN20I1P52020-02-25
CHICAGO Cargill Inc will launch plantbased hamburger patties and ground fake products in April the company said on Monday challenging Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods for sales in grocery stores cafeterias and restaurants NegativeCHICAGO Cargill Inc will launch plantbased hamburger patties and ground fake products in April the company said on Monday challenging Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods for sales in grocery stores cafeterias and restaurants http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-cargill-plant-based/cargill-to-challenge-beyond-meat-impossible-foods-with-new-plant-based-burger-idUSKCN20I0EU2020-02-24
Intuit Inc is nearing an agreement to buy financial technology portal Credit Karma Inc for about billion the Wall Street Journal reported PositiveIntuit Inc is nearing an agreement to buy financial technology portal Credit Karma Inc for about billion the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-credit-karma-m-a-intuit/turbotax-maker-intuit-nears-agreement-to-buy-credit-karma-for-7-billion-wsj-idUSKCN20H0882020-02-24
Feb 22 Warren Buffett on Saturday defended Berkshire Hathaway Incs decision to invest heavily in the stocks of companies such as Apple Inc as the conglomerate struggled to find whole businesses to buy PositiveFeb 22 Warren Buffett on Saturday defended Berkshire Hathaway Incs decision to invest heavily in the stocks of companies such as Apple Inc as the conglomerate struggled to find whole businesses to buy http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/berkshire-results/wrapup-buffett-defends-investments-in-stocks-which-fueled-record-berkshire-profit-idUSL2N2AM01Y2020-02-23
Feb 22 Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday posted a decrease in quarterly operating profit while soaring stock prices boosted net results and enabled the conglomerate to smash its old record for fullyear earnings PositiveFeb 22 Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Saturday posted a decrease in quarterly operating profit while soaring stock prices boosted net results and enabled the conglomerate to smash its old record for fullyear earnings http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/berkshire-results/rising-stocks-fuel-huge-profit-for-buffetts-berkshire-idUSL2N2AM02V2020-02-23
SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-election-bloomberg-twitter/twitter-suspends-group-of-pro-bloomberg-accounts-over-platform-manipulation-idUSKCN20G0542020-02-23
Twitter Inc said on Thursday that it was testing a new community moderation approach that would enable users to identify misleading information posted by politicians and public figures and add brightly colored labels under those tweets NegativeTwitter Inc said on Thursday that it was testing a new community moderation approach that would enable users to identify misleading information posted by politicians and public figures and add brightly colored labels under those tweets http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-security/twitter-tests-labels-community-moderation-for-lies-by-public-figures-idUSKBN20E2UR2020-02-23
Esperion Therapeutics Inc said on Friday that U.S. health regulators approved its cholesterollowering drug making it the first nonstatin treatment to be cleared for sale in the country in nearly 20 years NeutralEsperion Therapeutics Inc said on Friday that U.S. health regulators approved its cholesterollowering drug making it the first nonstatin treatment to be cleared for sale in the country in nearly 20 years http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-esperion-thera-fda/esperion-says-cholesterol-drug-gets-u-s-approval-eyes-10-per-pill-pricing-idUSKBN20F2NQ2020-02-22
Feb 21 Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg NegativeFeb 21 Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-election-bloomberg-twitter/twitter-suspends-group-of-pro-bloomberg-accounts-over-platform-manipulation-idUSL2N2AM00B2020-02-22
For Lundbeck the approval opens doors to a lucrative but competitive market dominated by already approved rivals from Amgen Inc Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and Eli Lilly and Co PositiveThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Lundbeck migraine prevention therapy which the Danish drugmaker acquired through its near billion deal for Alder BioPharmaceuticals in 2019 the company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-h-lundbeck-fda/fda-approves-lundbecks-migraine-prevention-therapy-idUSKBN20G02D2020-02-22
He is now chief executive of New Yorkbased HC2 Holdings Inc which has businesses in construction marine services and several other sectors NeutralNEW YORK Former hedge fund manager Philip Falcone has been sued for more than http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-falcone-melody-business-finance-lawsu/lawsuit-in-ny-says-ex-hedge-fund-manager-falcone-reneged-on-loans-wrongly-sold-a-warhol-idUSKBN20F2MM2020-02-22
Injectable drugs such as Sanofi SA and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Incs Praluent and Amgen Incs Repatha are not popular with insurers given that they are priced at about a year NegativeEsperion Therapeutics Inc said on Friday that U.S. health regulators approved its cholesterollowering drug making it the first nonstatin treatment to be cleared for sale in the country in nearly 20 years http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-esperion-thera-fda/esperion-says-cholesterol-drug-gets-u-s-approval-eyes-10-per-pill-pricing-idUSKBN20F2NQ2020-02-22
Lyft Inc has bought U.S.based startup Halo Cars which allows drivers to make money through digital advertisements displayed on top of their vehicles PositiveLyft Inc has bought U.S.based startup Halo Cars which allows drivers to make money through digital advertisements displayed on top of their vehicles http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-halo-cars-m-a-lyft/lyft-buys-digital-car-top-advertising-startup-halo-cars-idUSKBN20F2NO2020-02-22
The top three leading CGRP inhibitors from Amgen Inc Eli Lilly Co and Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd are all administered by injections PositiveThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Lundbeck migraine prevention therapy which the Danish drugmaker acquired through its near billion deal for Alder BioPharmaceuticals in 2019 the company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-h-lundbeck-fda/fda-approves-lundbecks-migraine-prevention-therapy-idUSKBN20G02D2020-02-22
Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg NegativeTwitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content promoting U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-bloomberg-twitter/twitter-suspends-group-of-pro-bloomberg-accounts-over-platform-manipulation-idUSKCN20G0542020-02-22
Xerox Holdings Corp said on Friday it would continue to pursue HP Inc even after the PC maker said it would implement a poison pill plan to shield itself against a takeover offer from the U.S. printer maker PositiveXerox Holdings Corp said on Friday it would continue to pursue HP Inc even after the PC maker said it would implement a poison pill plan to shield itself against a takeover offer from the U.S. printer maker http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hp-m-a-xerox-hlngs/xerox-to-press-ahead-despite-hps-poison-pill-plan-against-takeover-offer-idUSKBN20F2502020-02-22
Brigade has extended loans to other troubled retailers including highfashion chain Barneys New York Inc and childrens clothing shop Gymboree NeutralU.S. department store operator Sears has reached a deal for a fresh financial lifeline totaling roughly million from hedge fund Brigade Capital Management LP as it tries to stabilize after bankruptcy people familiar with the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sears-financing-exclusive/exclusive-sears-snags-new-financial-lifeline-as-losses-continue-sources-idUSKBN20E2RC2020-02-21
Chinas internet giant Baidu Inc also launched a real time traffic monitoring map as well as a migrant worker movement tracker which show the extent of the enduring disruption PositiveBEIJING China is tracking big data on an array of industrial barometers such as power use and traffic flows to take the pulse of general activity and target stimulus measures aimed at mitigating the impact of the coronavirus on its struggling economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-bigdata-graphic/from-coal-to-cars-what-big-data-is-china-tracking-to-put-virus-hit-businesses-back-on-track-idUSKBN20F0P92020-02-21
Disney partnered with toy makers Hasbro Inc Funko Inc and Mattel Inc to make board games figures and costumes PositiveNEW YORK Baby Yoda toys from Walt Disney Cos streaming TV hit The will reach store shelves next month the company said on Thursday after missing the 2019 holiday shopping season http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-star-wars-baby-yoda/baby-yoda-toys-from-disney-the-mandalorian-to-hit-store-shelves-next-month-idUSKBN20E2SF2020-02-21
Feb 20 Twitter Inc said on Thursday that it was testing adding brightly colored labels underneath tweets posted by politicians and public figures that contain lies and misinformation NegativeFeb 20 Twitter Inc said on Thursday that it was testing adding brightly colored labels underneath tweets posted by politicians and public figures that contain lies and misinformation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/twitter-security/twitter-tests-placing-bright-labels-to-indicate-lies-by-public-figures-idUSL8N2AK8CP2020-02-21
French power utility Engie SA has approached Ameresco Inc a U.S. provider of energy efficiency solutions and developer of renewable energy plants to express interest in acquiring it according to people familiar with the matter PositiveFrench power utility Engie SA has approached Ameresco Inc a U.S. provider of energy efficiency solutions and developer of renewable energy plants to express interest in acquiring it according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ameresco-m-a-engie-exclusive/exclusive-frances-engie-eyes-u-s-energy-services-firm-ameresco-sources-idUSKBN20E2ER2020-02-21
Incs WarnerMedia has expanded its partnership with Alphabet Incs Youtube TV to feature its upcoming streaming service HBOMax as well as content from HBO and Cinemax the companies said PositiveIncs WarnerMedia has expanded its partnership with Alphabet Incs Youtube TV to feature its upcoming streaming service HBOMax as well as content from HBO and Cinemax the companies said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-at-t-alphabet/warnermedia-youtube-tv-expand-distribution-deal-to-include-upcoming-hbomax-idUSKBN20E2K62020-02-21
The 800 include 280 trainees who have not yet started working on production lines and accounts for a fraction of its workforce of 18000 people in Incheon a spokeswoman said NeutralSEOUL South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix said on Thursday that 800 of its workers had quarantined themselves as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus but its production in the city of Icheon has not been affected http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-health-sk-hynix/south-koreas-hynix-says-800-workers-to-stay-home-after-trainee-had-contact-with-virus-patient-idUSKBN20E0WP2020-02-21
Alphabet Incs Google intends to require its British users to acknowledge new terms of service including the new jurisdiction according to people familiar with the plans PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Google is planning to move its British users accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators placing them under U.S. jurisdiction instead the company confirmed late on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-google-privacy-eu/google-plans-to-move-uk-users-accounts-outside-eu-jurisdiction-idUSKBN20E08W2020-02-20
Netflix Inc Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings has written a book based on interviews with current employees which sheds light on the streaming giants radical management culture and the controversial principles at the heart of the companys psyche NegativeNetflix Inc Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings has written a book based on interviews with current employees which sheds light on the streaming giants radical management culture and the controversial principles at the heart of the companys psyche http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-netflix-ceo-books/netflix-ceos-new-book-to-shed-light-on-streaming-giants-work-culture-idUSKBN20D2TD2020-02-20
The DPC has since launched a second inquiry into Google relating to its processing of location data and a first probe into the Match Group Incs Tinder dating app NegativeDUBLIN The first draft decisions by Irelands data privacy regulator on probes into some of the worlds biggest technology firms will go for consultation with other EU regulators this year the lead watchdog for the bloc said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-europe-privacy-ireland/irish-regulator-readies-draft-decisions-in-first-big-tech-privacy-probes-idUSKBN20E00H2020-02-20
Apple Inc has warned it will probably miss its March quarter sales guidance amid disrupted production and shopping habits NegativeVirus deaths top 2000 economic paralysis deepens http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-shines-against-euro-riskier-peers-as-virus-hit-widens-idUSL4N2AJ0CE2020-02-19
Apple Inc will likely miss its schedule for mass producing a more affordable iPhone that it had planned to release this spring the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Tuesday PositiveApple Inc will likely miss its schedule for mass producing a more affordable iPhone that it had planned to release this spring the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-apple-iphone/apple-may-miss-mass-production-schedule-for-new-cheaper-iphone-nikkei-idUSKBN20C2CI2020-02-19
Auto lender Ally Financial Inc on Tuesday agreed to acquire privately held CardWorks for PositiveAuto lender Ally Financial Inc on Tuesday agreed to acquire privately held CardWorks for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cardworks-m-a-ally-financial/ally-financial-to-buy-cardworks-in-2-65-billion-deal-idUSKBN20C2PS2020-02-19
BRUSSELS The European Commission will on Wednesday launch the first of a raft of proposals to help European companies exploit their rich trove of industrial data and at the same time rein in online giants Facebook Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Amazon PositiveBRUSSELS The European Commission will on Wednesday launch the first of a raft of proposals to help European companies exploit their rich trove of industrial data and at the same time rein in online giants Facebook Inc Alphabet Incs Google and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-eu-tech/eu-to-unveil-plans-to-boost-european-firms-rein-in-u-s-tech-giants-idUSKBN20D00V2020-02-19
NEW YORK Feb 18 Gold rose and global equity markets slid on Tuesday after Apple Inc said it was unlikely to meet its sales guidance because of the coronavirus outbreak in China a warning highlighting the epidemics threat to global growth and corporate profits Negativeoil gold settlement http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-slide-on-apples-virus-warning-euro-near-three-year-low-idUSL1N2AI0Z32020-02-19
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc is slated to begin a tax trial in a San Francisco court on Tuesday as the Internal Revenue Service tries to convince a judge the worlds largest social media company owes more than billion linked to its decision to shift profits to Ireland PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc is slated to begin a tax trial in a San Francisco court on Tuesday as the Internal Revenue Service tries to convince a judge the worlds largest social media company owes more than billion linked to its decision to shift profits to Ireland http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-tax/facebook-faces-tax-court-trial-over-ireland-offshore-deal-idUSKBN20C2CQ2020-02-19
SINGAPORE Facebook Inc said it was deeply about a Singapore government order to block access to a blog page on its social media website under a controversial fake news law NegativeSINGAPORE Facebook Inc said it was deeply about a Singapore government order to block access to a blog page on its social media website under a controversial fake news law http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-singapore-facebook/facebook-says-deeply-concerned-about-singapores-order-to-block-page-idUSKBN20D0AD2020-02-19
Shares of Alstom SA and Montrealbased Bombardier Inc fell on Tuesday after the French firm agreed to buy its Canadian rivals rail division for up to 6 NegativeShares of Alstom SA and Montrealbased Bombardier Inc fell on Tuesday after the French firm agreed to buy its Canadian rivals rail division for up to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-bombardier-m-a-alstom/alstom-bombardier-shares-fall-after-6-7-billion-rail-deal-idUSKBN20C0Y92020-02-19
TEL AVIV A Tel Aviv court ordered Facebook Inc to unblock the private account of a worker at Israeli surveillance company NSO Group and similar rulings are expected for other employees in the coming days an NSO spokeswoman said on Tuesday NegativeTEL AVIV A Tel Aviv court ordered Facebook Inc to unblock the private account of a worker at Israeli surveillance company NSO Group and similar rulings are expected for other employees in the coming days an NSO spokeswoman said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-nso-group-court/israeli-court-orders-facebook-to-unblock-account-of-nso-group-employee-idUSKBN20C22F2020-02-19
The evacuees will be transferred and isolated for at least two weeks at Incheon International Airport Quarantine to rule out any symptoms NegativeSEOUL A presidential jet brought home six South Koreans and a Japanese spouse from a quarantined cruise ship docked off Japan on Wednesday according to Yonhap news agency http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-china-health-japan-ship-southkorea/south-koreans-return-home-from-quarantined-ship-off-japan-yonhap-idUSKBN20C2R42020-02-19
Alstom SA on Monday agreed to buy Bombardier Incs train business for up to 6 PositiveAlstom SA on Monday agreed to buy Bombardier Incs train business for up to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bombardier-m-a-alstom-events-timeline/timeline-bombardiers-journey-from-ski-doo-maker-to-business-jet-maker-idUSKBN20B22F2020-02-18
Feb 17 Apple Inc said on Monday that it will not meet its revenue guidance for the March quarter due to the coronavirus outbreak affecting both production and demand in China NegativeFeb 17 Apple Inc said on Monday that it will not meet its revenue guidance for the March quarter due to the coronavirus outbreak affecting both production and demand in China http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-health-apple/apple-says-will-not-meet-revenue-guidance-for-march-quarter-due-to-coronavirus-outbreak-idUSL4N2AH3F62020-02-18
Frances Alstom SA has agreed to buy the rail division of Canadas Bombardier Inc for up to 6 PositiveFrances Alstom SA has agreed to buy the rail division of Canadas Bombardier Inc for up to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bombardier-m-a-alstom/alstom-to-buy-bombardier-rail-unit-for-up-to-6-7-billion-idUSKBN20B0LR2020-02-18
Later that year Airbus SE takes a majority stake in Bombardier Incs CSeries jet program for NeutralAlstom SA on Monday agreed to buy Bombardier Incs train business for up to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bombardier-m-a-alstom-events-timeline/timeline-bombardiers-journey-from-ski-doo-maker-to-business-jet-maker-idUSKBN20B22F2020-02-18
SEOUL Samsung Electronics stands to be a major beneficiary of the China production problems announced by rival Apple Inc on Monday reaping the rewards of a decadelong bet on lowcost smartphone manufacturing in Vietnam NegativeSEOUL Samsung Electronics stands to be a major beneficiary of the China production problems announced by rival Apple Inc on Monday reaping the rewards of a decadelong bet on lowcost smartphone manufacturing in Vietnam http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-apple-samsung-analysis/samsung-poised-to-benefit-from-china-virus-woes-afflicting-apple-other-rivals-idUSKBN20C0GD2020-02-18
TOKYO Feb 18 Asian shares fell and Wall Street retreated from record highs on Tuesday after Apple Inc said it will not meet its revenue guidance for the March quarter as the coronavirus outbreak slowed production and weakened demand in China NegativeApple says will not meet revenue target for JanMarch http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-fall-after-apple-warns-on-coronavirus-impact-idUSL4N2AI0OF2020-02-18
TOKYO Feb 18 Japanese stocks fell to twoweek low on Tuesday dragged down by tech companies after Apple Inc warned it was unlikely to meet its sales target for the March quarter as the coronavirus outbreak hurt production and demand in China NegativeTOKYO Feb 18 Japanese stocks fell to twoweek low on Tuesday dragged down by tech companies after Apple Inc warned it was unlikely to meet its sales target for the March quarter as the coronavirus outbreak hurt production and demand in China http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/nikkei-falls-to-two-week-low-as-apple-warning-hurts-technology-stocks-idUSL4N2AI0C12020-02-18
The economic toll meanwhile has started to pile up with Apple Inc the latest company to warn of the impact NegativeNEW YORK As investors crunch numbers how the coronavirus will hit Chinas economy hedge fund manager Nathaniel Polachek has tied much of his outlook to the fate of a ship anchored near Weihai China http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-china-health-investors/investors-track-ships-chase-rumors-to-get-edge-on-covid-19-risks-idUSKBN20C0H62020-02-18
About 300 reporters and fans were waiting to greet Bong as he arrived at the Incheon International Airport PositiveINCHEON director Bong Joonho was greeted with cheers and applause as he returned to South Korea on Sunday after his historic fourOscar win http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-parasite-bong/parasite-director-bong-joon-ho-gets-heros-welcome-in-south-korea-idUSKBN20A08Z2020-02-17
BERLIN A German court on Sunday ordered Tesla Inc to stop clearing forest land near the capital Berlin to build its first European car and battery factory a victory for local environmental activists PositiveBERLIN A German court on Sunday ordered Tesla Inc to stop clearing forest land near the capital Berlin to build its first European car and battery factory a victory for local environmental activists http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-gigafactory-germany/tesla-ordered-by-german-court-to-stop-cutting-down-trees-for-gigafactory-idUSKBN20A0KK2020-02-17
Fridays filing does not say who bought or sold particular stocks though Buffett normally directs big investments such as Wells Fargo and Apple Inc Berkshires largest NegativeWarren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said it has taken a http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-investment-funds-berkshire/buffetts-berkshire-buys-kroger-and-biogen-reduces-wells-fargo-and-goldman-stakes-idUSKBN2082M92020-02-16
The 83yearold woman was the first passenger from the MS Westerdam operated by Carnival Corp unit Holland America Inc to test positive for the virus NegativeSIHANOUKVILLE Cambodia More tests are needed to confirm that an American passenger from a cruise ship docked in Cambodia has the new coronavirus after she tested positive in Malaysia the MS Westerdams operator said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-cambodia-cruiseship/cruise-firm-seeks-new-virus-test-for-passenger-from-ship-in-cambodia-idUSKBN20A00B2020-02-16
The woman was the first passenger from the MS Westerdam operated by Carnival Corp unit Holland America Inc to test positive for the virus NegativeKUALA Cambodia An 83yearold American passenger from a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia after being shunned by other countries has tested positive for the new coronavirus after being tested in Malaysia health authorities said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-cambodia-cruiseship/american-from-cruise-ship-docked-in-cambodia-tests-positive-in-malaysia-for-coronavirus-idUSKBN20903R2020-02-16
Warren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said it has taken a NeutralWarren Buffetts Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said it has taken a http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-investment-funds-berkshire/buffetts-berkshire-buys-kroger-and-biogen-reduces-wells-fargo-and-goldman-stakes-idUSKBN2082M92020-02-16
com Inc and Walmarts Flipkart has been put on hold by a court three lawyers involved in the proceedings told Reuters on Friday NeutralNEW An Indian antitrust investigation of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-amazon-com-india/india-court-stalls-amazon-flipkart-antitrust-probes-lawyers-idUSKBN2080XR2020-02-16
Alphabet Incs Google is in talks with publishers on paying a licensing fee for content that would be packaged in a premium news product the Wall Street Journal reported PositiveAlphabet Incs Google is in talks with publishers on paying a licensing fee for content that would be packaged in a premium news product the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-alphabet-publishers/google-in-talks-with-publishers-to-pay-for-premium-news-content-wsj-idUSKBN2081VA2020-02-15
CHICAGO Delta Air Lines Inc said on Friday it will invest billion over the next decade in initiatives that would limit the impact of global air travel on the environment the first airline to make a commitment of that scale PositiveCHICAGO Delta Air Lines Inc said on Friday it will invest billion over the next decade in initiatives that would limit the impact of global air travel on the environment the first airline to make a commitment of that scale http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climate-change-delta-air/delta-to-invest-1-billion-to-curb-global-air-travels-climate-impact-idUSKBN2081FY2020-02-15
Facebook Inc said on Friday it had canceled its global marketing summit scheduled for next month in San Francisco due to coronavirusrelated risks NegativeFacebook Inc said on Friday it had canceled its global marketing summit scheduled for next month in San Francisco due to coronavirusrelated risks http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-health-facebook/facebook-cancels-san-francisco-summit-on-coronavirus-fears-idUSKBN2082GJ2020-02-15
Feb 14 A U.S. jury on Friday found Michael Avenatti guilty in a criminal trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc out of millions of dollars and defraud a youth basketball coach he represented NegativeFeb 14 A U.S. jury on Friday found Michael Avenatti guilty in a criminal trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc out of millions of dollars and defraud a youth basketball coach he represented http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-crime-avenatti/lawyer-avenatti-convicted-for-trying-to-extort-nike-idUSL1N2AE1872020-02-15
Feb 14 Alphabet Incs Google is in talks with publishers on paying a licensing fee for content that would be packaged in a premium news product the Wall Street Journal reported PositiveFeb 14 Alphabet Incs Google is in talks with publishers on paying a licensing fee for content that would be packaged in a premium news product the Wall Street Journal reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-publishers/google-in-talks-with-publishers-to-pay-for-premium-news-content-wsj-idUSL4N2AE3CL2020-02-15
Feb 14 Spanishlanguage broadcaster Univision Communications Inc is in sale talks with a consortium of investors The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter PositiveFeb 14 Spanishlanguage broadcaster Univision Communications Inc is in sale talks with a consortium of investors The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/univision-comm-sale/univision-in-talks-with-investor-group-for-possible-sale-wsj-idUSL4N2AE3M02020-02-15
Including the latest numbers from Hubei at the epicenter of the outbreak the total number of cases in mainland China now exceeds 66000 with more than 1500 deaths NegativeBEIJING People returning to the Chinese capital Beijing from extended holidays on Friday were ordered to undergo a 14day selfquarantine to help prevent spread of the new coronavirus as hardhit Hubei province reported more than 2400 new cases http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-health/people-returning-to-beijing-under-quarantine-as-china-struggles-to-pick-up-economy-idUSKBN20804J2020-02-15
NEW YORK A U.S. jury on Friday found Michael Avenatti guilty in a criminal trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc out of millions of dollars and defraud a youth basketball coach he represented NegativeNEW YORK A U.S. jury on Friday found Michael Avenatti guilty in a criminal trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc out of millions of dollars and defraud a youth basketball coach he represented http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/celebrity-lawyer-michael-avenatti-is-found-guilty-in-nike-extortion-case-idUSKBN2082EB2020-02-15
Spanishlanguage broadcaster Univision Communications Inc is in sale talks with a consortium of investors a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday PositiveSpanishlanguage broadcaster Univision Communications Inc is in sale talks with a consortium of investors a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-univision-comm-sale/univision-in-talks-with-investor-group-for-possible-sale-source-idUSKBN2082AP2020-02-15
The billion proposal would only settle allegations with the distributors and does not includes claims against pharmacies like Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and drugmakers including Teva Pharmaceutical Industries NegativeTwenty one states have rejected an billion settlement proposal from three major U.S. drug distributors to resolve lawsuits over their alleged role in the opioid crisis but discussion are still active according to three sources familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-opioids-litigation/u-s-states-reject-18-billion-proposal-to-settle-opioid-lawsuits-discussions-ongoing-sources-idUSKBN2081YQ2020-02-15
Walmexs Bodega family of warehousestyle supermarkets comprise nearly of the retailers stores in Mexico the largest foreign market by store count for Walmart Inc NeutralWalmexs Bodega family of warehousestyle supermarkets comprise nearly of the retailers stores in Mexico the largest foreign market by store count for Walmart Inc http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-walmex/walmarts-mexico-unit-blames-government-cash-aid-as-revenue-rise-slowest-in-three-quarters-idUSKBN2072TS2020-02-15
Alphabet Incowned Google said on Thursday it has completed its NeutralAlphabet Incowned Google said on Thursday it has completed its http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-looker-m-a-alphabet/google-seals-takeover-of-looker-after-uk-green-light-idUSKBN2070QB2020-02-14
BC Partners last year took out its successful Chewy Inc brand from PetSmart while TPGowned U.S. clothing chain J Crew is exploring an IPO of its upmarket Madewell brand PositiveOnline luxury fashion retailer MyTheresa plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange taking advantage of robust equity markets people close to the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mytheresa-ipo/online-luxury-fashion-retailer-mytheresa-plans-nyse-listing-sources-idUSKBN2072KW2020-02-14
Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was providing academic researchers more data to study social medias impact on elections and democracy PositiveFacebook Inc said on Thursday it was providing academic researchers more data to study social medias impact on elections and democracy http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-study/facebook-offers-more-data-for-research-on-impacts-of-social-media-idUSKBN2072HC2020-02-14
OTTAWA A Canadian federal court has ordered a group of major agriculture companies to hand over records and communications in an antitrust probe sparked by allegations some businesses tried to block online farmsupply startup Farmers Business Network Inc NegativeOTTAWA A Canadian federal court has ordered a group of major agriculture companies to hand over records and communications in an antitrust probe sparked by allegations some businesses tried to block online farmsupply startup Farmers Business Network Inc http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-canada-antitrust/canadian-court-orders-major-agriculture-firms-to-hand-over-documents-in-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN2062SC2020-02-14
Tesla Inc on Thursday announced plans to raise billion in a stock offering tapping into an astronomical jump in its share price over the past few months and reversing the electriccar makers oftenstated policy of avoiding sales of new stock PositiveTesla Inc on Thursday announced plans to raise billion in a stock offering tapping into an astronomical jump in its share price over the past few months and reversing the electriccar makers oftenstated policy of avoiding sales of new stock http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-offering/tesla-seeks-to-tap-into-stock-surge-with-2-billion-share-sale-idUSKBN2071OY2020-02-14
The first stage of the project will be based around the Incredibles 2 film and characters PositiveMANCHESTER England UEFA has teamed up with Disney to launch a panEuropean project aimed at increasing the number of girls playing football http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-women-disney/uefa-teams-up-with-disney-in-a-bid-to-boost-girls-participation-idUSKBN2070VG2020-02-14
com Incs request to temporarily halt the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft Corp from moving forward on an billion cloud computing deal that Amazon says reflected undue influence by President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. judge on Thursday granted Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-pentagon/judge-grants-amazon-motion-for-pause-in-microsofts-pentagon-contract-work-idUSKBN2072P62020-02-14
Another Cheerios maker General Mills Inc said it was listed because of a manufacturing facility that uses natural resources in particular water and land for business NeutralGENEVA The United Nations human rights office on Wednesday named 112 companies it said have business ties to Jewish settlements in the West Bank angering Israel and prompting a Palestinian threat of legal action against the firms http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un-companies/u-n-report-names-112-companies-doing-business-with-israeli-settlements-idUSKBN2062342020-02-13
BEIJING Tesla Inc is seeking approval from Chinese regulators to offer a new Chinamade Model 3 variant a government document shows PositiveBEIJING Tesla Inc is seeking approval from Chinese regulators to offer a new Chinamade Model 3 variant a government document shows http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-china/tesla-seeks-approval-to-build-longer-range-model-3s-in-china-idUSKBN2070C52020-02-13
Feb 12 Charlie Munger the longtime business partner of Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said daily newspapers are all going to as technological advances cause revenue to dry up PositiveFeb 12 Charlie Munger the longtime business partner of Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said daily newspapers are all going to as technological advances cause revenue to dry up http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/dailyjournal-munger/charlie-munger-says-newspaper-industry-is-dying-idUSL1N2AC0X82020-02-13
NEW YORK Outsized stock price gains for Apple Inc and Microsoft Corp mean the two tech titans shares have attained unusual a combined weight of of the benchmark 500 index PositiveNEW YORK Outsized stock price gains for Apple Inc and Microsoft Corp mean the two tech titans shares have attained unusual a combined weight of of the benchmark 500 index http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-stocks-concentration/tech-titans-market-heft-could-signal-broader-stocks-worry-idUSKBN2062CJ2020-02-13
The worlds largest contract electronics maker formally Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd is a supplier to tech giant Apple Inc and others PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans Foxconn said on Thursday that recent Reuters reports on its plant resumption plans in China were not factual http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-health-foxconn/foxconn-says-recent-reuters-reports-on-factory-resumption-in-china-were-not-factual-idUSKBN20704F2020-02-13
Turkcell also supports mobile software infrastructure made by Alphabets Google and Apple Inc Positivedetails http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/turkcell-huawei/update-1-turkeys-turkcell-signs-deal-to-use-huaweis-mobile-services-idUSL8N2AC4PJ2020-02-13
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose California ruled that Ubers ridehailing app did not infringe two related patents owned by Union City Californiabased X One Inc PositiveUber Technologies Inc on Tuesday prevailed in a lawsuit accusing it of infringing patents on mobiledevice locationsharing technology http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/ip-patent-uber/judge-clears-uber-of-infringing-location-sharing-patents-idUSL1N2AC1FC2020-02-13
com Inc CEO Jeff Bezos made a trip to the country and was snubbed by senior members of the government NeutralBENGALURU Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is planning to visit India later this month multiple sources familiar with the plans told Reuters a test for the Indianborn head who recently criticized Indian immigration policy http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-microsoft-ceo-india/microsoft-boss-nadella-to-visit-india-later-this-month-sources-idUSKBN20701I2020-02-13
37 billion deal for peer Harrys Inc after the U.S. competition regulator sought to stop the deal sending the Schick razor makers shares surging about PositiveEdgewell Personal Care on Monday scrapped its http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-harry-s-m-a-edgewell/schick-razor-maker-scraps-debt-heavy-harrys-deal-on-ftc-opposition-idUSKBN2041CK2020-02-12
A federal judge late on Tuesday dismissed some charges against Theranos Inc founder Elizabeth Holmes but let stand wire fraud charges accusing her and an associate of misleading patients about the abilities of her companys blood tests NegativeA federal judge late on Tuesday dismissed some charges against Theranos Inc founder Elizabeth Holmes but let stand wire fraud charges accusing her and an associate of misleading patients about the abilities of her companys blood tests http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crime-theranos/u-s-judge-drops-some-charges-against-theranoss-holmes-leaves-wire-fraud-idUSKBN2060GN2020-02-12
Feb 11 A federal judge has approved a merger between TMobile US Inc and Sprint Corp on Tuesday according to a court filing rejecting claims by a group of states that said it would violate antitrust laws and raise prices Negativesource to a court filing not from the companies in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/sprint-corp-ma-t-mobile/corrected-t-mobile-sprint-merger-wins-approval-as-u-s-judge-rejects-antitrust-concerns-idUSL4N2AB2QL2020-02-12
Feb 11 Warner Music Group veteran Jeff Bronikowski said in a LinkedIn post late Monday that he has joined Apple Inc as global head of strategic music initiatives PositiveFeb 11 Warner Music Group veteran Jeff Bronikowski said in a LinkedIn post late Monday that he has joined Apple Inc as global head of strategic music initiatives http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-music/apple-hires-warner-music-veteran-to-oversee-music-initiatives-idUSL1N2AB14E2020-02-12
MEXICO CITY A dispute between Mexican state oil company Pemex and U.S.based Talos Energy Inc has slowed talks to develop a major discovery Talos CEO said in a case that tests the climate for private investors under President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador NegativeMEXICO CITY A dispute between Mexican state oil company Pemex and U.S.based Talos Energy Inc has slowed talks to develop a major discovery Talos CEO said in a case that tests the climate for private investors under President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil-talos-energy-exclusive/exclusive-standoff-with-pemex-is-slowing-talks-over-developing-oil-find-talos-ceo-idUSKBN2051W82020-02-12
NEW YORK Feb 11 Michael Avenatti had an to shake down Nike Inc for millions of dollars by threatening to tar the apparel company with corruption allegations a prosecutor said on Tuesday near the end of the celebrity lawyers extortion trial NegativeNEW YORK Feb 11 Michael Avenatti had an to shake down Nike Inc for millions of dollars by threatening to tar the apparel company with corruption allegations a prosecutor said on Tuesday near the end of the celebrity lawyers extortion trial http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-crime-avenatti/u-s-says-michael-avenattis-agenda-was-to-extort-nike-as-trial-nears-end-idUSL1N2AA1JA2020-02-12
NEW YORK Michael Avenattis extortion trial neared its end on Tuesday as a federal prosecutor said the celebrity lawyer had an to shake down Nike Inc by threatening to tar it with corruption allegations while the defense said Avenatti was simply representing his client aggressively NegativeNEW YORK Michael Avenattis extortion trial neared its end on Tuesday as a federal prosecutor said the celebrity lawyer had an to shake down Nike Inc by threatening to tar it with corruption allegations while the defense said Avenatti was simply representing his client aggressively http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/u-s-says-michael-avenatti-shook-down-nike-defense-disagrees-as-extortion-trial-nears-end-idUSKBN2052DZ2020-02-12
NEW YORK TMobile US Incs edged closer to a takeover of Sprint Corp after a federal judge on Tuesday approved the deal rejecting a claim by a group of states that said the proposed transaction would violate antitrust laws and raise prices NegativeNEW YORK TMobile US Incs edged closer to a takeover of Sprint Corp after a federal judge on Tuesday approved the deal rejecting a claim by a group of states that said the proposed transaction would violate antitrust laws and raise prices http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobile/t-mobile-sprint-merger-wins-approval-from-u-s-judge-idUSKBN2042MG2020-02-12
SEOUL Feb 11 Samsung Electronics is set to unveil a new squareshaped foldable smartphone and updated versions of its flagship Galaxy S range on Tuesday seeking to revive sales after ceding its smartphone crown to Apple Inc last quarter Positivestory first published earlier on no change to http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/samsung-elec-smartphone/rpt-samsung-to-unveil-square-shaped-foldable-phones-to-challenge-apple-idUSL4N2AB0Z22020-02-12
TMobile US Inc may be limited in its ability to trim the price of its billion acquisition of Sprint Corp after it overcame regulatory obstacles to completing the deal investors and analysts said on Tuesday NegativeTMobile US Inc may be limited in its ability to trim the price of its billion acquisition of Sprint Corp after it overcame regulatory obstacles to completing the deal investors and analysts said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobile-renegotiatio/investors-expect-any-t-mobile-sprint-deal-price-haircut-to-be-small-idUSKBN2052NV2020-02-12
WASHINGTON Blix which sued Apple Inc for excluding its BlueMail product from the Mac app store said on Tuesday that it was being allowed back in the digital shop NeutralWASHINGTON Blix which sued Apple Inc for excluding its BlueMail product from the Mac app store said on Tuesday that it was being allowed back in the digital shop http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-antitrust-bluemail/bluemail-says-excluded-app-returns-to-mac-app-store-idUSKBN20524M2020-02-12
WASHINGTON TMobile US Inc and Sprint Corp won a federal court fight as a judge ruled on Tuesday that their billion merger was legal and should be allowed PositiveWASHINGTON TMobile US Inc and Sprint Corp won a federal court fight as a judge ruled on Tuesday that their billion merger was legal and should be allowed http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-t-mobile-us/u-s-federal-judge-allows-merger-between-t-mobile-and-sprint-idUSKBN2051MO2020-02-12
Warner Music Group veteran Jeff Bronikowski said has joined Apple Inc as global head of strategic music initiatives Apple said on Tuesday PositiveWarner Music Group veteran Jeff Bronikowski said has joined Apple Inc as global head of strategic music initiatives Apple said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-music/apple-hires-warner-music-veteran-for-business-development-at-streaming-unit-idUSKBN2052AN2020-02-12
A U.S. judge on Monday rejected a request by Uber Technologies Inc and courier services provider Postmates Inc to block a California labor law from taking effect saying the bills public benefits outweighed the companies concerns NegativeA U.S. judge on Monday rejected a request by Uber Technologies Inc and courier services provider Postmates Inc to block a California labor law from taking effect saying the bills public benefits outweighed the companies concerns http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-lawsuit-california/judge-denies-ubers-postmates-request-to-halt-california-gig-worker-law-idUSKBN2042KR2020-02-11
Chinese hackers are similarly suspected of being behind a massive breach at hotel group Marriott International Inc NegativeWASHINGTON The United States has charged four Chinese military hackers in the 2017 breach of the Equifax credit reporting agency that affected nearly 150 million American citizens Attorney General William Barr said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-cyber/u-s-charges-four-chinese-military-hackers-in-2017-equifax-breach-idUSKBN2041RT2020-02-11
Feb 10 A U.S. appeals court on Monday denied a request by Apple Inc that it reconsider a November 2019 decision that upheld a finding that Apple iPhones infringed two VirnetX Holding Corp patents relating to secure communications technology NegativeFeb 10 A U.S. appeals court on Monday denied a request by Apple Inc that it reconsider a November 2019 decision that upheld a finding that Apple iPhones infringed two VirnetX Holding Corp patents relating to secure communications technology http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-virnetx-patent/u-s-appeals-court-denies-apple-bid-for-rehearing-in-virnetx-patent-case-idUSL1N2AA0U02020-02-11
SEOUL Samsung Electronics is set to unveil a new squareshaped foldable smartphone and updated versions of its flagship Galaxy S range on Tuesday seeking to revive sales after ceding its smartphone crown to Apple Inc last quarter PositiveSEOUL Samsung Electronics is set to unveil a new squareshaped foldable smartphone and updated versions of its flagship Galaxy S range on Tuesday seeking to revive sales after ceding its smartphone crown to Apple Inc last quarter http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-samsung-elec-smartphone/samsung-to-unveil-square-shaped-foldable-phones-to-challenge-apple-idUSKBN2050DJ2020-02-11
Slack Technologies Inc said it was not updating its forecasts for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ending in January responding to a report of an expanded partnership with International Business Machines Corp for its workplace messaging app NeutralSlack Technologies Inc said it was not updating its forecasts for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ending in January responding to a report of an expanded partnership with International Business Machines Corp for its workplace messaging app http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-slack-outlook/slack-responds-to-ibm-partnership-report-says-not-updating-forecast-idUSKBN2042HD2020-02-11
The companies had said the deal was needed to help them build out next generation of wireless called 5G and better compete with sector leaders Verizon Communications Inc and Inc PositiveA U.S. district judge is expected to rule in favor of allowing Sprint and TMobile to merge over the objections of a group of state attorneys general according to two sources familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobile/u-s-judge-expected-to-rule-in-favor-of-merger-of-sprint-t-mobile-sources-idUSKBN2042MG2020-02-11
Xerox Holdings Corp raised its offer to buy HP Inc by to per share on Monday following several rejections of its previous buyout offer by the PC maker PositiveXerox Holdings Corp raised its offer to buy HP Inc by to per share on Monday following several rejections of its previous buyout offer by the PC maker http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-hp-m-a-xerox-hlngs/xerox-sweetens-offer-for-hp-idUSKBN2041J22020-02-11
com Inc named Sony Corp executive Mike Hopkins to lead its Prime video platform as well as its movie and television studios the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday PositiveFeb 10 Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/amazon-executives/amazon-names-sony-executive-to-lead-entertainment-unit-wsj-idUSL4N2AA40N2020-02-11
com Inc on Monday tapped Sony Corp executive Mike Hopkins to lead its Prime video platform as well as its movie and television studios PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-executives/amazon-names-sony-executive-to-lead-entertainment-unit-idUSKBN2042CR2020-02-11
LOS ANGELES Threeyearold independent film distributor Neon upstaged the traditional Hollywood studios and streaming giant Netflix Inc on Sunday to grab the coveted best picture Oscar for South Korean haveandhavenots tale Parasite PositiveLOS ANGELES Threeyearold independent film distributor Neon upstaged the traditional Hollywood studios and streaming giant Netflix Inc on Sunday to grab the coveted best picture Oscar for South Korean haveandhavenots tale Parasite http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-studios/upstart-neon-wins-top-oscars-prize-netflix-falls-short-again-idUSKBN2040LB2020-02-10
com Inc has pulled out of this months Mobile World Congress because of the coronavirus outbreak in another blow to one of the telecom industrys biggest gatherings which attracts over 100000 visitors to Barcelona NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-health-mobileworld-amazon-com/amazon-pulls-out-of-major-barcelona-telecoms-conference-over-coronavirus-idUSKBN2030QV2020-02-10
Apple Inc said it was working to reopen its China corporate offices and call centres and was making preparations to reopen retail stores there Positiveparagraph nine to show that the head of the WHO team would leave on Monday or http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-health/corrected-wrapup-8-american-dies-of-coronavirus-in-china-five-britons-infected-in-french-alps-idUSL4N2A801T2020-02-09
Business jet manufacturers Bombardier Inc Textron Inc and General Dynamics Corps Gulfstream division were also among those to have earlier pulled out of the airshow NeutralThe Pentagon shrunk the size of its delegation traveling to the Singapore Airshow and U.S. defense firms Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Co said they would not attend as the impact of the coronavirus has reduced participation in the event http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-china-health-singapore-airshow-pentag/pentagon-official-lockheed-martin-pull-out-of-singapore-airshow-as-virus-alert-level-raised-idUSKBN2011Z92020-02-09
Analysts said prospects for the moneylosing company are grim if it does not reach a merger with larger rival TMobile US Inc NegativeTOKYO Japanese telecom SoftBank Corps CEO Ken Miyauchi on Friday welcomed hedge fund Elliott Managements investment in parent SoftBank Group Corp saying the activist investors assessment of the stock as undervalued was http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-results/japan-telecom-softbank-corp-ceo-sees-elliott-investment-as-positive-idUSKBN2010LU2020-02-08
Apple Inc APPL.O however said it was working to reopen its China corporate offices and call centers next week and was making preparations to reopen retail stores there PositiveBEIJING An American became the first confirmed nonChinese victim of the new coronavirus on Saturday while a Japanese man also died with symptoms consistent with the disease as the epidemic looked set to pass the death toll from the SARS pandemic in rapid time http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health/american-dies-of-coronavirus-in-china-as-toll-set-to-surpass-sars-idUSKBN20003J2020-02-08
Apple Inc however said it was working to reopen its China corporate offices and call centres next week and was making preparations to reopen retail stores there Positivespelling of Global Times editors name in 16th http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/china-health/corrected-wrapup-13-cruise-line-bans-china-citizens-outrage-as-doctor-who-sounded-coronavirus-alarm-dies-idUSL4N2A60682020-02-08
Apple Inc is extending its retail store closures in China due to the coronavirus outbreak even as it worked toward opening its corporate offices and contact centers the iPhone maker said on Friday NegativeApple Inc is extending its retail store closures in China due to the coronavirus outbreak even as it worked toward opening its corporate offices and contact centers the iPhone maker said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-health-apple/apple-to-delay-reopening-of-retail-stores-in-china-idUSKBN2012O02020-02-08
Business jet manufacturers Bombardier Inc Textron Inc and General Dynamics Corps Gulfstream division are also among those to have pulled out of the airshow NeutralWASHINGTON The Pentagon shrunk the size of its delegation traveling to the Singapore Airshow and U.S. defense firms Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Co said they would not attend as the impact of the coronavirus has reduced participation in the event http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-china-health-singapore-airshow-pentag/pentagon-official-lockheed-martin-pull-out-of-singapore-airshow-idUSKBN2011Z92020-02-08
Facebook Inc said on Friday production of its Oculus virtual reality headset would be hit by the recent cornonavirus outbreak which has weighed on businesses dependent on Chinese supply lines NegativeFacebook Inc said on Friday production of its Oculus virtual reality headset would be hit by the recent cornonavirus outbreak which has weighed on businesses dependent on Chinese supply lines http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-china-health-facebook/facebook-warns-of-hit-to-oculus-production-from-cornonavirus-idUSKBN2012Q72020-02-08
Farmsupply wholesalers including Cargill Inc and Univar Solutions Inc are also being probed the documents show confirming an earlier Wall Street Journal report PositiveMajor agriculture companies said on Thursday they would cooperate with a Canadian Competition Bureau antitrust probe sparked by allegations that certain businesses tried to block an online farmsupply startup from operating in Western Canada http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-canada-antitrust/agriculture-companies-say-will-cooperate-in-canadian-antitrust-probe-idUSKBN2001SN2020-02-08
It also helps Ganfeng which counts BMW Tesla Inc and LG Chem Ltd as customers expand its dominance over the EV supply chain PositiveChinas Ganfeng Lithium Co said on Friday it will take control of an Argentina lithium project it has been developing with Lithium Americas Corp cementing its control over a key source of the white metal for electric vehicle batteries http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lithium-americas-ganfeng-lithium/chinas-ganfeng-to-take-control-of-argentina-lithium-project-idUSKBN2020032020-02-08
NEW YORK Feb 7 The governments star witness in Michael Avenattis extortion trial conceded on Friday he wanted to expose Nike Incs alleged illegal payments to college basketball recruits long before he hired the celebrity lawyer NegativeNEW YORK Feb 7 The governments star witness in Michael Avenattis extortion trial conceded on Friday he wanted to expose Nike Incs alleged illegal payments to college basketball recruits long before he hired the celebrity lawyer http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-crime-avenatti/coach-who-hired-michael-avenatti-tells-u-s-jury-he-wanted-to-expose-nike-idUSL1N2A70K62020-02-08
NEW YORK The governments star witness in Michael Avenattis extortion trial conceded on Friday he wanted to expose Nike Incs alleged illegal payments to families of college basketball recruits long before he hired the celebrity lawyer NegativeNEW YORK The governments star witness in Michael Avenattis extortion trial conceded on Friday he wanted to expose Nike Incs alleged illegal payments to families of college basketball recruits long before he hired the celebrity lawyer http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/coach-who-hired-michael-avenatti-says-he-wanted-to-expose-nike-not-in-press-conference-idUSKBN2012F42020-02-08
Spirit AeroSystems Inc Boeing Cos largest supplier said on Friday it would slash its quarterly dividend to just 1 cent per share as it grapples with the grounding of the planemakers 737 MAX jets NegativeSpirit AeroSystems Inc Boeing Cos largest supplier said on Friday it would slash its quarterly dividend to just 1 cent per share as it grapples with the grounding of the planemakers 737 MAX jets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-spirit-aerosystm-boeing/boeing-supplier-spirit-slashes-dividend-due-to-737-max-crisis-idUSKBN2011LN2020-02-08
Twitter confirmed on Friday that the official Twitter accounts of social media giant Facebook Inc and its Messenger platform were hacked NegativeTwitter confirmed on Friday that the official Twitter accounts of social media giant Facebook Inc and its Messenger platform were hacked http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-cyber/twitter-says-facebook-messenger-accounts-hacked-idUSKBN20201H2020-02-08
U.S. tech giants including Alphabet Incs Google are considering alternatives to Hong Kong as a global data hub after U.S. officials upended plans transpacific internet link to the territory the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter NegativeU.S. tech giants including Alphabet Incs Google are considering alternatives to Hong Kong as a global data hub after U.S. officials upended plans transpacific internet link to the territory the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-trade-china/tech-giants-seek-hong-kong-alternative-after-u-s-blocks-undersea-cable-wsj-idUSKBN2012HG2020-02-08
1 U.S. wireless carrier over whether Verizon Communications Inc should pay Huawei Technologies Co Ltd for patent infringement NegativeSHENZHEN Chinas biggest telecommunications equipment maker will square off in court against the No http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-china-huawei-verizon/huawei-sues-verizon-over-patents-verizon-blasts-pr-stunt-idUSKBN2000GR2020-02-07
After that brief swoon the market made a roaring recovery and there were also rallies in Tesla Inc bitcoin and other assets often seen as barometers for risk appetite PositiveNEW YORK When worries over the coronavirus shook U.S. stocks out of a period of quiet trading last week investors wondered if the outbreak was the Black event that would trigger a sharp decline http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-health-markets/from-black-swan-to-bubble-as-virus-concerns-fade-investors-worry-about-a-melt-up-idUSKBN2010K82020-02-07
CHICAGO Corteva Inc will stop producing the agricultural pesticide chlorpyrifos by the end of the year the company said on Thursday removing the worlds largest manufacturer of a chemical that has been linked to low birth weight reduced IQ and attention disorders in children NegativeCHICAGO Corteva Inc will stop producing the agricultural pesticide chlorpyrifos by the end of the year the company said on Thursday removing the worlds largest manufacturer of a chemical that has been linked to low birth weight reduced IQ and attention disorders in children http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-corteva-agriculture-pesticide/corteva-to-stop-making-pesticide-linked-to-kids-health-problems-idUSKBN20023I2020-02-07
FRANCISCO The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it was launching a patent investigation into certain audio players and controllers sold by Alphabet Incs Google based on a complaint by rival smart speaker maker Sonos Inc NegativeFRANCISCO The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it was launching a patent investigation into certain audio players and controllers sold by Alphabet Incs Google based on a complaint by rival smart speaker maker Sonos Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-google-trade/u-s-trade-panel-opens-patent-probe-into-google-speakers-after-sonos-complaint-idUSKBN2002MK2020-02-07
Incs Warner Bros Television told the Journal there is no deal NegativeThe one with the longawaited reunion http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-friends/warnermedia-nears-deal-with-friends-cast-for-reunion-special-reports-idUSKBN2010KM2020-02-07
NEW YORK The youth basketball coach who hired Michael Avenatti to represent him in negotiations with Nike Inc said at the celebrity lawyers extortion trial on Thursday he became very very upon learning that Avenatti planned to publicize his corruption accusations against the sports apparel company NegativeNEW YORK The youth basketball coach who hired Michael Avenatti to represent him in negotiations with Nike Inc said at the celebrity lawyers extortion trial on Thursday he became very very upon learning that Avenatti planned to publicize his corruption accusations against the sports apparel company http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/coach-tells-u-s-jury-he-never-wanted-michael-avenatti-to-hold-nike-press-conference-idUSKBN2003252020-02-07
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc is ramping up efforts to develop a set of coronavirus treatments which could be available for testing or use in some patients within a few months the drugmaker said on Thursday NeutralRegeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc is ramping up efforts to develop a set of coronavirus treatments which could be available for testing or use in some patients within a few months the drugmaker said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-health-regeneron-pharms/regeneron-likely-to-make-coronavirus-treatments-available-in-few-months-idUSKBN2001W82020-02-07
Twitter Inc pulled in billion in quarterly revenue for the first time on Thursday beating expectations as efforts to make its platform more userfriendly brought in more people and sending its shares up in early trading PositiveTwitter Inc pulled in billion in quarterly revenue for the first time on Thursday beating expectations as efforts to make its platform more userfriendly brought in more people and sending its shares up in early trading http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-twitter-results/twitter-notches-first-1-billion-quarterly-revenue-beating-estimates-shares-jump-idUSKBN2001N02020-02-07
Two other refineries listed are Chevrons Pascagoula in Mississippi and PBF Energy Incs Chalmette Refining in Louisiana NeutralTen U.S. oil refineries including six in Texas released the cancercausing chemical benzene in concentrations that exceeded federal limits last year according to government data published by the green group Environmental Integrity Project on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-refineries-benzene/ten-u-s-refineries-emitted-excessive-cancer-causing-benzene-in-2019-report-idUSKBN2000EE2020-02-07
ViacomCBS Inc is preparing to launch a subscription streaming video service that will combine the free and paid services of CBS programming from brands including MTV Nickelodeon Comedy Central and BET as well as films from the Paramount movies studio a source familiar with the matter said PositiveViacomCBS Inc is preparing to launch a subscription streaming video service that will combine the free and paid services of CBS programming from brands including MTV Nickelodeon Comedy Central and BET as well as films from the Paramount movies studio a source familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-viacomcbs-streaming/viacomcbs-to-launch-new-streaming-platform-source-idUSKBN2003222020-02-07
ViacomCBS will become the latest media company to throw its hat in the streaming ring after the launch of streaming services by Apple Inc and Walt Disney Co in November NegativeFeb 6 ViacomCBS is working on a streaming service that will build on CBS All Access CNBC reported on Thursday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/viacomcbs-streaming/viacomcbs-to-launch-new-streaming-platform-cnbc-idUSL4N2A65FR2020-02-07
WASHINGTON In a firstofitskind approval by U.S. regulators a federal agency on Thursday gave permission for autonomous vehicle startup Nuro Inc over the next two years to deploy up to 5000 lowspeed electric delivery vehicles without human controls like mirrors and steering wheels PositiveWASHINGTON In a firstofitskind approval by U.S. regulators a federal agency on Thursday gave permission for autonomous vehicle startup Nuro Inc over the next two years to deploy up to 5000 lowspeed electric delivery vehicles without human controls like mirrors and steering wheels http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nuro-autonomous-regulations/pizza-toting-robots-u-s-lets-nuro-deploy-driverless-delivery-vehicles-idUSKBN20023T2020-02-07
Aimmune Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday the health science arm of Nestle SA will invest an additional million days after the drugmaker won U.S. approval for its peanut allergy therapy touted as a potential blockbuster PositiveAimmune Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday the health science arm of Nestle SA will invest an additional million days after the drugmaker won U.S. approval for its peanut allergy therapy touted as a potential blockbuster http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-aimmune-nestle-stake/nestle-invests-200-million-more-in-aimmune-after-peanut-allergy-drug-approval-idUSKBN1ZZ1VX2020-02-06
Feb 5 Qualcomm Inc forecast secondquarter revenue largely above Wall Street estimates on Wednesday in the latest sign that a protracted slowdown in chip industry has bottomed out NegativeFeb 5 Qualcomm Inc forecast secondquarter revenue largely above Wall Street estimates on Wednesday in the latest sign that a protracted slowdown in chip industry has bottomed out http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/qualcomm-results/qualcomm-forecasts-current-quarter-revenue-above-estimates-idUSL4N2A54ET2020-02-06
Feb 5 Qualcomm Inc forecast secondquarter revenue largely above Wall Street estimates on Wednesday in the latest sign that a protracted slowdown in the global chip industry has bottomed out Negativesegment revenue in paragraph 8 to http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/qualcomm-results/corrected-update-2-qualcomm-forecasts-current-quarter-revenue-above-estimates-idUSL4N2A54FB2020-02-06
Including restructuring costs GM had a fourth quarter net loss of million or 16 cents a share NegativeThe automakers shares were up 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-gm-results/gm-forecasts-flat-2020-profit-after-a-rough-2019-shares-gain-idUSKBN1ZZ1XD2020-02-06
LOS ANGELES Netflix Inc will storm into Sundays Academy Awards ceremony boasting more nominations than any other movie distributor but can the streaming service finally take home the film industrys most coveted NegativeLOS ANGELES Netflix Inc will storm into Sundays Academy Awards ceremony boasting more nominations than any other movie distributor but can the streaming service finally take home the film industrys most coveted http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-netflix/even-with-irishman-nominations-could-netflix-wind-up-an-oscars-bridesmaid-again-idUSKBN1ZZ1SV2020-02-06
Other major suppliers of radio frequency chips are Broadcom Inc Skyworks Solutions Inc and Qorvo Inc PositiveQualcomm Inc on Wednesday detailed the first significant sales gains from a new category of chip it is selling to mobile phone makers but also disclosed that an antitrust investigation has started around those chips http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-qualcomm-eu/eu-investigates-qualcomm-over-radio-frequency-chips-idUSKBN1ZZ3382020-02-06
Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday detailed the first significant sales gains from a new category of chip it is selling to mobile phone makers but also disclosed that an antitrust investigation has started around those chips PositiveQualcomm Inc on Wednesday detailed the first significant sales gains from a new category of chip it is selling to mobile phone makers but also disclosed that an antitrust investigation has started around those chips http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-qualcomm-eu/eu-investigates-qualcomm-over-radio-frequency-chips-idUSKBN1ZZ3382020-02-06
Qualcomm has won radio frequency chip contracts with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Alphabet Incs Google and LG Electronics Inc among others PositiveQualcomm Inc on Wednesday detailed the first significant sales gains from a new category of chip it is selling to mobile phone makers but also disclosed that an antitrust investigation has started around those chips http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-qualcomm-eu/eu-investigates-qualcomm-over-radio-frequency-chips-idUSKBN1ZZ3382020-02-06
Uber Technologies Inc has been allowed to restart testing its selfdriving vehicles with a backup driver in California almost two years after its autonomous car killed a pedestrian in Arizona NegativeUber Technologies Inc has been allowed to restart testing its selfdriving vehicles with a backup driver in California almost two years after its autonomous car killed a pedestrian in Arizona http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-uber-self-driving/uber-gets-permit-to-restart-testing-its-self-driving-cars-in-california-idUSKBN1ZZ2QG2020-02-06
com Inc will invest 1 billion reais PositiveSAO PAULO The cloud computing unit of U.S. Amazon http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-aws-investment-brazil/amazons-aws-to-invest-236-million-in-brazil-to-strengthen-cloud-infrastructure-idUSKBN1ZZ1UN2020-02-06
A digital rights attorney who has represented the Electronic Frontier Foundation Buzzfeed Inc and the Freedom of the Press Foundation has joined Twitter as its director product counsel PositiveA digital rights attorney who has represented the Electronic Frontier Foundation Buzzfeed Inc and the Freedom of the Press Foundation has joined Twitter as its director product counsel http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/usa-lawyer-twitter-inhouse/in-brief-twitter-hires-ex-eff-attorney-who-repped-wikimedia-reddit-idUSL1N2A41Y62020-02-05
Canadas Bombardier Inc is in talks to sell its businessjet unit to U.S. maker of Cessna jets Textron Inc the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter PositiveCanadas Bombardier Inc is in talks to sell its businessjet unit to U.S. maker of Cessna jets Textron Inc the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bombardier-divestiture-textron/bombardier-in-talks-to-sell-business-jet-unit-to-textron-wsj-idUSKBN1ZY2CI2020-02-05
Democratic party officials in Iowa have had to delay announcing the tally of the caucus results after reporting difficulties using the mobile app developed by tech firm Shadow Inc NegativeWASHINGTON The Nevada Democratic Party said on Tuesday it will not use the same app that led to delayed reporting of Iowas Monday presidential caucus results for Nevadas caucuses on Feb http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-nevada/nevada-democrats-will-not-use-reporting-app-that-led-to-iowas-delayed-caucus-results-idUSKBN1ZY2DO2020-02-05
Increasingly critics have blasted government security measures and low conviction rates NegativeMEXICO CITY Shooters killed nine people including a 12yearold boy and four teens in a blaze of gunfire at a slotmachine arcade in the central Mexican state of Michoacan part of a wave of violence sweeping the countrys avocado heartland http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/shootout-at-mexican-slot-machine-arcade-kills-nine-including-children-idUSKBN1ZY2ED2020-02-05
Intercontinental Exchange Inc the owner of the New York Stock Exchange said on Tuesday it had approached ecommerce company eBay Inc to explore a range of potential PositiveIntercontinental Exchange Inc the owner of the New York Stock Exchange said on Tuesday it had approached ecommerce company eBay Inc to explore a range of potential http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ebay-divestiture/intercontinental-exchange-says-it-explored-deal-with-ebay-idUSKBN1ZY1S72020-02-05
NEW YORK A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc vice president has renewed his lawsuit accusing the Wall Street bank of firing him after he complained about being discriminated against because he was gay NegativeNEW YORK A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc vice president has renewed his lawsuit accusing the Wall Street bank of firing him after he complained about being discriminated against because he was gay http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-goldman-sachs-lgbtq-lawsuit/ex-goldman-sachs-vp-renews-lawsuit-alleging-anti-lgbtq-bias-idUSKBN1ZY2VB2020-02-05
NEW YORK A nearly gain in Tesla Incs stock on Tuesday was likely sparked by investors looking to hop aboard its remarkable rally rather than a reversal of bearish bets an analysis of positioning dynamics showed PositiveNEW YORK A nearly gain in Tesla Incs stock on Tuesday was likely sparked by investors looking to hop aboard its remarkable rally rather than a reversal of bearish bets an analysis of positioning dynamics showed http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-stocks-rally/tesla-rally-fueled-by-fear-of-missing-out-not-short-squeeze-investors-idUSKBN1ZY2Y22020-02-05
The Japanese firm controls about a half of the worlds image sensor market supplying most global smartphone makers including Apple Inc and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd PositiveTOKYO Sony Corp raised its annual profit outlook on strong sales of smartphone image sensors after reporting a smallerthanexpected decline in quarterly profit but it warned of an impact from the Wuhan coronavirus on its global supply chain http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-sony-results/sony-raises-outlook-on-strong-sensor-demand-warns-of-virus-risks-on-supply-chain-idUSKBN1ZY0JZ2020-02-05
The case is Littleton v Goldman Sachs Group Inc U.S. District Court Southern District of New York No NegativeNEW YORK A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc vice president has renewed his lawsuit accusing the Wall Street bank of firing him after he complained about being discriminated against because he was gay http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-goldman-sachs-lgbtq-lawsuit/ex-goldman-sachs-vp-renews-lawsuit-alleging-anti-lgbtq-bias-idUSKBN1ZY2VB2020-02-05
But Netflix Inc and now Walt Disney Co with its November launch of typically release that figure quarterly leaving outsiders to guess at subscriber growth in any way they can NeutralFor those obsessed with who is winning the video streaming wars one metric subscriber growth http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-media-disney-measurement/how-many-people-really-are-watching-the-mandalorian-data-firms-offer-numbers-that-disney-and-netflix-wont-idUSKBN1ZX1K52020-02-04
EMini futures for the 500 were flat after results from Alphabet Inc disappointed though that followed a 0 NegativeEyes on China stocks after Wall St bounces http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asia-shares-fragile-amid-china-worries-oil-sinks-idUSL4N2A348D2020-02-04
FRANCISCO Tesla Incs stock surged on Monday in its largest oneday gain since 2013 fueled by a quarterly profit at Panasonics battery business with the U.S. car maker and an investor report predicting its shares would rise more than tenfold by 2024 PositiveFRANCISCO Tesla Incs stock surged on Monday in its largest oneday gain since 2013 fueled by a quarterly profit at Panasonics battery business with the U.S. car maker and an investor report predicting its shares would rise more than tenfold by 2024 http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-panasonic-results/tesla-up-20-after-panasonic-posts-first-quarterly-profit-at-battery-business-idUSKBN1ZX0MO2020-02-04
Feb 3 Alphabet Incs YouTube on Monday reinforced its guidelines on tackling fake or misleading electionrelated content on its platform as the United States gears up for the presidential election later this year PositiveFeb 3 Alphabet Incs YouTube on Monday reinforced its guidelines on tackling fake or misleading electionrelated content on its platform as the United States gears up for the presidential election later this year http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-election/youtube-reinforces-guidelines-on-fighting-misleading-election-content-idUSL4N2A33872020-02-04
Other companies to announce their nonattendance in recent days include business jet manufacturers Bombardier Inc Textron Inc and General Dynamics Corps Gulfstream division NeutralA meeting of international aviation officials due to be held in Singapore on the eve of Asias largest annual aerospace event has been canceled because of coronavirus fears participants said raising doubts that the broader event will go ahead http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-china-health-singapore-airshow/major-summit-on-eve-of-singapore-airshow-canceled-on-coronavirus-fears-idUSKBN1ZX08L2020-02-04
Twitter Inc banned political ads in November including those that reference a political candidate party election or legislation in a push to ensure transparency NegativeFeb 3 Alphabet Incs YouTube on Monday reinforced its guidelines on tackling fake or misleading electionrelated content on its platform as the United States gears up for the presidential election later this year http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-election/youtube-reinforces-guidelines-on-fighting-misleading-election-content-idUSL4N2A33872020-02-04
WASHINGTON The U.S. housing finance regulator has selected investment bank Houlihan Lokey Capital Inc as its financial adviser for a potential overhaul of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. housing finance regulator has selected investment bank Houlihan Lokey Capital Inc as its financial adviser for a potential overhaul of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-housing-fanniefreddie/houlihan-lokey-named-as-adviser-on-u-s-overhaul-of-fannie-freddie-idUSKBN1ZX2QM2020-02-04
While Google has said outright that it would remove electionrelated misleading content Facebook Inc has announced limited changes to political ads on its platform NegativeFeb 3 Alphabet Incs YouTube on Monday reinforced its guidelines on tackling fake or misleading electionrelated content on its platform as the United States gears up for the presidential election later this year http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alphabet-election/youtube-reinforces-guidelines-on-fighting-misleading-election-content-idUSL4N2A33872020-02-04
Workplace app Asana Inc said on Monday it had confidentially filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to go public indicating it would opt for a direct listing instead of a traditional initial public offering PositiveWorkplace app Asana Inc said on Monday it had confidentially filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to go public indicating it would opt for a direct listing instead of a traditional initial public offering http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-asana-inc-listing/workplace-app-asana-files-to-go-public-may-opt-for-direct-listing-idUSKBN1ZX2UD2020-02-04
American Airlines Inc said Sunday it encouraged U.S.bound passengers to arrive at the airport three hours early as we expect this additional screening will lengthen the normal checkin process PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued rules on Sunday to implement new restrictions on Americans who have recently visited China to address the threat of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-china-health-airlines/u-s-flight-rules-on-china-visits-will-pose-new-airline-challenges-idUSKBN1ZW0SA2020-02-03
Apple Inc said on Saturday it would close all its stores and offices in China until Feb NegativeThe death toll from the new coronavirus in Chinas Hubei province rose by 56 to 350 on Monday Chinese state television reported citing official figures after the Philippines on Sunday reported the first death outside China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-latest/factbox-latest-on-the-coronavirus-spreading-in-china-and-beyond-idUSKBN1ZX0542020-02-03
Included among those was Air Force One with President Donald Trump spending the weekend at his nearby MaraLago golf club NeutralMIAMI After a night of living up to its party reputation Miami was looking for more on Sunday as the final countdown to the Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chief and San Francisco 49ers began under a blanket of security and protests http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-football-nfl-superbowl-scene/headaches-but-no-hangovers-as-miami-gears-up-for-super-bowl-idUSKBN1ZW0TV2020-02-03
NEW DELHI Taiwans Wistron Corp plans to assemble printed circuit boards for iPhones at its new plant in southern India two sources said highlighting Apple Incs push to expand manufacturing in the worlds secondbiggest smartphone market PositiveNEW DELHI Taiwans Wistron Corp plans to assemble printed circuit boards for iPhones at its new plant in southern India two sources said highlighting Apple Incs push to expand manufacturing in the worlds secondbiggest smartphone market http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-india-apple-wistron/apple-supplier-wistron-to-assemble-key-iphone-component-in-new-india-plant-sources-idUSKBN1ZX0F62020-02-03
Some aerospace companies including business jet manufacturers Textron Inc and General Dynamics Corps Gulfstream division said they no longer planned to attend the Singapore Airshow due to the new coronavirus epidemic NegativeSome aerospace companies including business jet manufacturers Textron Inc and General Dynamics Corps Gulfstream division said they no longer planned to attend the Singapore Airshow due to the new coronavirus epidemic http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-singapore-airshow/some-exhibitors-drop-out-of-singapore-airshow-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN1ZX08L2020-02-03
Twitter Inc has banned financial market website Zero Hedge from the social media platform after it published an article linking a Chinese scientist to the outbreak of the fastspreading coronavirus last week NegativeTwitter Inc has banned financial market website Zero Hedge from the social media platform after it published an article linking a Chinese scientist to the outbreak of the fastspreading coronavirus last week http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-twitter/financial-market-website-zero-hedge-knocked-off-twitter-over-coronavirus-story-idUSKBN1ZW0PZ2020-02-03
Walmart Inc Swedens IKEA and other companies have restricted travel and operations NegativeThe death toll from the new coronavirus in Chinas Hubei province rose by 56 to 350 on Monday Chinese state television reported citing official figures after the Philippines on Sunday reported the first death outside China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-latest/factbox-latest-on-the-coronavirus-spreading-in-china-and-beyond-idUSKBN1ZX0542020-02-03
31 ene Netflix Inc dijo el viernes que el contrato con Adam Sandler y Happy Madison Productions para cuatro Positive31 ene Netflix Inc dijo el viernes que el contrato con Adam Sandler y Happy Madison Productions para cuatro http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/television-netflix-sandler/netflix-extiende-contrato-con-adam-sandler-para-cuatro-pelculas-idUSL4N2A04TT2020-02-02
Feb 1 Apple Inc on Saturday said it has decided to shut down all of its official stores in mainland China until Feb 9 NegativeFeb 1 Apple Inc on Saturday said it has decided to shut down all of its official stores in mainland China until Feb 9 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-health-apple/apple-to-shut-down-all-official-stores-in-chinese-mainland-due-to-virus-outbreak-idUSFWN2A018Z2020-02-02
In Mexico ridehailing application Uber Technologies Inc said it suspended 240 accounts of users in Mexico who may recently have come in contact with someone possibly infected with the virus NegativeThe Philippines on Sunday reported the first overseas death from the growing epidemic of a coronavirus that originated in China where new confirmed infections jumped by a daily record to top 14000 cases http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health/philippines-reports-first-coronavirus-death-outside-china-idUSKBN1ZW00F2020-02-02
Jan 31 ViacomCBS Inc said on Friday that senior NBCUniversal executive George Cheeks will take over the reins of CBS Entertainment Group from Joe Ianniello on March 23 PositiveJan 31 ViacomCBS Inc said on Friday that senior NBCUniversal executive George Cheeks will take over the reins of CBS Entertainment Group from Joe Ianniello on March 23 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/viacomcbs-george-cheeks/nbcuniversals-george-cheeks-to-lead-cbs-entertainment-group-idUSL4N2A04MW2020-02-02
SHANGHAI Jan 31 The film Enter the Fat will premiere via video streaming on Saturday makers China iQiyi Inc said on Friday after plans for the films premiere in cinemas were affected by the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China NegativeSHANGHAI Jan 31 The film Enter the Fat will premiere via video streaming on Saturday makers China iQiyi Inc said on Friday after plans for the films premiere in cinemas were affected by the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/china-health-film/second-chinese-movie-to-premiere-online-after-virus-outbreak-idUSB9N28N00F2020-02-02
The proposed amendments to the Companies Act for removing criminal action in case of tax disputes is a step towards infusing trust among India Inc Negativemore http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/india-budget-views/industry-views-india-budget-focuses-on-tax-cuts-farm-spending-to-revive-growth-idUSL4N2A10EY2020-02-02
A spokeswoman for Tencent Holdings Incs Chinese messaging app WeChat which has 1 NeutralSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said it will take down misinformation about Chinas fastspreading coronavirus in a rare departure from its usual approach to dubious health content that is presenting a fresh challenge for social media companies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-facebook/as-coronavirus-misinformation-spreads-on-social-media-facebook-removes-posts-idUSKBN1ZV3882020-02-01
Actor and comedian Adam Sandler has reached a deal with Netflix Inc to make four new movies for the global streaming service the company said on Friday PositiveActor and comedian Adam Sandler has reached a deal with Netflix Inc to make four new movies for the global streaming service the company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-inc-content-sandler/adam-sandler-to-make-four-new-movies-for-netflix-idUSKBN1ZU2BQ2020-02-01
Caterpillar Inc Deeres rival said earlier it was monitoring the situation in China closely and travel to and from the country is business critical only NegativeDeere Co said on Friday it has temporarily closed its facilities in China because of the coronavirus outbreak until the company determines it appropriate to reopen http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-manufacturing/deere-temporarily-closes-facilities-in-china-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN1ZU2XK2020-02-01
Impossible Foods Inc which helped create the Impossible Whopper has said it was designed for meat eaters who want to consume less animal protein not for vegans or vegetarians NegativeBurger King saying it never billed its Impossible as vegan or promised to cook them a particular way said a proposed class action by a vegan customer over the plantbased patties being cooked on the same grills as meat burgers should be thrown out http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-rstrnt-brnd-burger-king-impossible-wh/burger-king-says-it-never-promised-impossible-whoppers-were-vegan-idUSKBN1ZU2BG2020-02-01
Inc and Sprint Corp declined to comment on the FCC letter NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Friday the telecommunications regulator plans to take action against at least one unnamed wireless carrier over the apparent unauthorized sale of realtime location data from users http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-mobile-privacy/fcc-plans-to-take-action-over-wireless-real-time-location-data-disclosures-idUSKBN1ZU2UB2020-02-01
Income is just not growing fast enough to support even the modesttomoderate spending said Joel Naroff chief economist at Naroff Economic Advisors in Holland Pennsylvania NegativeFor all of 2019 consumer spending increased 4 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy-spending/u-s-consumer-factory-data-suggest-economy-losing-momentum-idUSKBN1ZU1VA2020-02-01
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said it will take down misinformation about Chinas fastspreading coronavirus in a rare departure from its usual approach to dubious health content that is presenting a fresh challenge for social media companies NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said it will take down misinformation about Chinas fastspreading coronavirus in a rare departure from its usual approach to dubious health content that is presenting a fresh challenge for social media companies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-facebook/as-coronavirus-misinformation-spreads-on-social-media-facebook-removes-posts-idUSKBN1ZV3882020-02-01
Several companies including Tesla Inc Apple Inc and Starbucks Corp have warned of a possible impact from the outbreak NegativeDeere Co said on Friday it has temporarily closed its facilities in China because of the coronavirus outbreak until the company determines it appropriate to reopen http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-manufacturing/deere-temporarily-closes-facilities-in-china-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN1ZU2XK2020-02-01
TikTok owned by Chinas Bytedance and Pinterest Inc do ban health misinformation and are actively removing false coronavirus content they told Reuters NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc said it will take down misinformation about Chinas fastspreading coronavirus in a rare departure from its usual approach to dubious health content that is presenting a fresh challenge for social media companies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-facebook/as-coronavirus-misinformation-spreads-on-social-media-facebook-removes-posts-idUSKBN1ZV3882020-02-01
Verizon Communications Inc and TMobile US did not immediately respond to requests for comment NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said on Friday the telecommunications regulator plans to take action against at least one unnamed wireless carrier over the apparent unauthorized sale of realtime location data from users http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-mobile-privacy/fcc-plans-to-take-action-over-wireless-real-time-location-data-disclosures-idUSKBN1ZU2UB2020-02-01
Apple Inc said on Thursday it has rolled out a redesigned version of its Maps for users in the United States offering features including indoor maps of airports and malls PositiveApple Inc said on Thursday it has rolled out a redesigned version of its Maps for users in the United States offering features including indoor maps of airports and malls http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-maps/apple-redesigns-mapping-app-for-u-s-users-idUSKBN1ZT2TN2020-01-31
BOSTON In his first address to the U.S. Congress President Donald Trump hailed General Motors Co HarleyDavidson Inc Intel Corp and seven other companies as innovators and job creators predicting they would be among those producing tens of thousands of new American and investing billions and billions of dollars PositiveBOSTON In his first address to the U.S. Congress President Donald Trump hailed General Motors Co HarleyDavidson Inc Intel Corp and seven other companies as innovators and job creators predicting they would be among those producing tens of thousands of new American and investing billions and billions of dollars http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy-jobs-trump-analysis/companies-trump-said-would-create-thousands-of-jobs-have-failed-to-deliver-idUSKBN1ZT18L2020-01-31
But as seen by the WeWork saga and other troubled investments like the dog walking company Wag Labs Inc a lot of those jobs could disappear overnight NegativeBOSTON In his first address to the U.S. Congress President Donald Trump hailed General Motors Co HarleyDavidson Inc Intel Corp and seven other companies as innovators and job creators predicting they would be among those producing tens of thousands of new American and investing billions and billions of dollars http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy-jobs-trump-analysis/companies-trump-said-would-create-thousands-of-jobs-have-failed-to-deliver-idUSKBN1ZT18L2020-01-31
Electronic Arts Inc forecast fourthquarter adjusted revenue below analysts estimates weighed down by the delayed launch of its basketball title NBA while its Apex battles and to attract young gamers NegativeElectronic Arts Inc forecast fourthquarter adjusted revenue below analysts estimates weighed down by the delayed launch of its basketball title NBA while its Apex battles and to attract young gamers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-electronic-arts-results/eas-tepid-forecast-overshadows-quarterly-beat-shares-slip-idUSKBN1ZT3232020-01-31
Increases in stimulant overdoses without opioids also draws attention to the need for new evidencebased interventions to address the evolving drug overdose Hoots said by email NegativeIncreases in stimulant overdoses without opioids also draws attention to the need for new evidencebased interventions to address the evolving drug overdose Hoots said by email http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-overdoses-stimulants/stimulant-overdoses-rising-in-the-u-s-idUSKBN1ZT3672020-01-31
SEOUL Jan 31 South Koreas SK Hynix Inc said on Friday that the newlyidentified coronavirus outbreak in China has so far caused no production disruptions at its businesses in the country including in its semiconductor factory in Wuxi China PositiveSEOUL Jan 31 South Koreas SK Hynix Inc said on Friday that the newlyidentified coronavirus outbreak in China has so far caused no production disruptions at its businesses in the country including in its semiconductor factory in Wuxi China http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/sk-hynix-results-china-health/sk-hynix-says-so-far-no-production-disruption-from-china-virus-outbreak-idUSS6N29P0332020-01-31
Shares of Tesla Inc opened at a record high on Thursday as Wall Street analysts were encouraged by the companys betterthanexpected quarterly results and delivery targets for the year PositiveShares of Tesla Inc opened at a record high on Thursday as Wall Street analysts were encouraged by the companys betterthanexpected quarterly results and delivery targets for the year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-research/tesla-shares-hit-record-after-blowout-results-strong-delivery-forecast-idUSKBN1ZT1TT2020-01-31
The trillion club currently includes Apple Inc Microsoft and Googleparent Alphabet NeutralNEW YORK Tech and internet titans were the first to reach trillion in stock market value but the next U.S. companies that could do so are better known for their plastic http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-visa-mastercard-stocks/swiping-their-way-higher-visa-mastercard-could-be-the-next-1-trillion-companies-idUSKBN1ZU0JA2020-01-31
A lawyer for Michael Avenatti told a jury that Nike Inc was being probed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over claims that it made illicit payments to elite youth basketball players Bloomberg reported on Wednesday NegativeA lawyer for Michael Avenatti told a jury that Nike Inc was being probed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over claims that it made illicit payments to elite youth basketball players Bloomberg reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti-nike/nike-faces-sec-probe-over-illicit-payment-claim-bloomberg-idUSKBN1ZT0C02020-01-30
Alphabet Incs Google said it would temporarily shut all its offices in China and Swedens IKEA said it had temporarily closed all its China stores NegativeCountries began isolating hundreds of citizens evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan in an effort to stop the global spread of an epidemic that has killed 170 with South Korea calling for calm in the face of protests at a quarantine center http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-health/china-virus-toll-rises-to-170-as-countries-isolate-citizens-to-stop-global-spread-idUSKBN1ZS35G2020-01-30
In the northern part of the state where most coffee farms are located the rains were good for the said Verdin chief coffee researcher at Incaper PositiveSAO PAULO The devastating rains that triggered landslides and flooding in Brazils Minas Gerais state over the past week and brought more than 50 deaths apparently did not cause much damage to coffee fields in the worlds largest production region http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-coffee-crops/devastating-brazil-rains-likely-spared-most-of-minas-coffee-fields-idUSKBN1ZS1Y92020-01-30
Incredibly proud and incredibly nervous you never know how its going to she said when asked how she was feeling NegativeLONDON Australian actress Margot Robbie hinted that her new femaleled action film Birds of could be the first in a series of movies as she reprised the role of comic antihero Harley Quinn in what she has called a passion project http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-birds-of-prey/margot-robbie-hints-at-more-female-action-movies-at-birds-of-prey-premiere-idUSKBN1ZS36I2020-01-30
Incs Google and Swedens IKEA said they were temporarily shutting all offices and stores in China over the outbreak NegativeA coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan the capital of Chinas central province of Hubei has killed 170 people in the country and infected more than 7800 globally most of them in China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-coronavirus-spreading-in-china-and-beyond-idUSKBN1ZT0C42020-01-30
LOS ANGELES United Parcel Service Inc said on Wednesday it was ordering 10000 electric delivery trucks from UKbased Arrival Ltd and teaming with selfdriving startup Waymo as package carriers work to cut costs and tailpipe pollution PositiveLOS ANGELES United Parcel Service Inc said on Wednesday it was ordering 10000 electric delivery trucks from UKbased Arrival Ltd and teaming with selfdriving startup Waymo as package carriers work to cut costs and tailpipe pollution http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-ups-investment/ups-inks-electric-van-deal-with-arrival-to-test-waymo-automation-idUSKBN1ZS2ZC2020-01-30
NEW YORK Michael Avenatti was bent on a big payday when he demanded millions of dollars for himself from Nike Inc a federal prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday in his opening argument at the extortion trial of the celebrity lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump NegativeNEW YORK Michael Avenatti was bent on a big payday when he demanded millions of dollars for himself from Nike Inc a federal prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday in his opening argument at the extortion trial of the celebrity lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/at-trial-u-s-says-avenattis-greed-fueled-nike-extortion-defense-says-tenacity-is-no-crime-idUSKBN1ZS35M2020-01-30
NEW YORK Penn National Gaming Inc announced a million investment in sports media company Barstool Sports on Wednesday seeking to capitalize on the growing popularity of sports betting and its legalization by more U.S. states PositiveNEW YORK Penn National Gaming Inc announced a million investment in sports media company Barstool Sports on Wednesday seeking to capitalize on the growing popularity of sports betting and its legalization by more U.S. states http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-barstool-m-a-penn-natl-gaming/penn-national-gaming-to-buy-stake-in-barstool-for-163-million-idUSKBN1ZS2XK2020-01-30
Technically cash is getting better but much of the gains come from reducing earlier guidance on said John Inch analyst at Gordon Haskett in New York NeutralIts still in a turnaround but with each quarter of solid results more people are getting on board with the turnaround said RBC Capital Markets analyst Deane Dray http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-general-electric-results/ge-shares-jump-10-on-profit-beat-higher-2020-cash-target-idUSKBN1ZS1EW2020-01-30
Tesla Incs has steadily increased the sale of its electric vehicles boosted by demand for its massproduced Model 3 sedans as overseas sales pick up and delivering more than 360000 vehicles last year PositiveTesla Incs has steadily increased the sale of its electric vehicles boosted by demand for its massproduced Model 3 sedans as overseas sales pick up and delivering more than 360000 vehicles last year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-results-subsidies-factbox/factbox-electric-vehicle-subsidies-under-pressure-in-some-tesla-core-markets-idUSKBN1ZS1H92020-01-30
The main production areas were located further north from the places where flooding had displaced more than 10000 people from their homes according to agricultural research center Incaper NegativeSAO PAULO The devastating rains that triggered landslides and flooding in Brazils Minas Gerais state over the past week and brought more than 50 deaths apparently did not cause much damage to coffee fields in the worlds largest production region http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-coffee-crops/devastating-brazil-rains-likely-spared-most-of-minas-coffee-fields-idUSKBN1ZS1Y92020-01-30
The top percentage gainers were online media company CyberAgent Inc up 16 PositiveTOKYO Jan 30 Japanese shares fell on Thursday weighed down by the rising death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China and fears over its potential impact on the worlds secondlargest economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/japanese-shares-retreat-as-china-virus-death-toll-mounts-idUSL4N29Z0482020-01-30
Facebook Inc recommended rules on Tuesday for how its independent oversight board will work and said a former human rights group director will lead the boards administrative staff NeutralFacebook Inc recommended rules on Tuesday for how its independent oversight board will work and said a former human rights group director will lead the boards administrative staff http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-oversight/how-facebook-thinks-its-independent-oversight-board-should-work-idUSKBN1ZR2H82020-01-29
Nike Inc said on Tuesday merchandise associated with Kobe Bryant the NBA star who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday was sold out on its website NegativeNike Inc said on Tuesday merchandise associated with Kobe Bryant the NBA star who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday was sold out on its website http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nike-bryant/nike-says-kobe-bryant-merchandise-sold-out-on-website-idUSKBN1ZR20G2020-01-29
That puts it in direct competition with nextgeneration jets designed by Bombardier Inc and acquired by Europes Airbus SE which rebranded them the A220 program PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade on Monday approved Boeing Cos purchase of Embraer SAs commercial aviation division without restrictions according to a statement on the agencys website http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-embraer-m-a-boeing/brazil-antitrust-regulator-gives-nod-to-boeing-embraer-deal-idUSKBN1ZQ2DQ2020-01-29
The bank has invested heavily in the business advertising lucrative savings rates buying a personalfinance app and launching a credit card with Apple Inc last year to lure customers PositiveWhile Goldman has lots of good ideas it needs to execute especially in certain areas that are somewhat new to Barclays analyst Jason Goldberg said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-goldman-sachs-investor-day/focus-at-goldmans-first-investor-day-will-be-on-its-consumer-bank-marcus-idUSKBN1ZS0ID2020-01-29
The crashed jet built by Bombardier Inc is used to provide communication capabilities in remote locations NegativeThe United States on Tuesday recovered the remains of two personnel from a U.S. military aircraft that crashed in Afghanistan American and Afghan officials told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-afghanistan-airplane-crash/u-s-military-recovers-remains-from-afghanistan-plane-crash-idUSKBN1ZR0OU2020-01-29
lower after Xilinxs earnings miss offset any boost from Apple Incs upbeat results Negativeparagraph 5 time to 0600 GMT not 1600 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/japan-shares-rise-after-2-day-selloff-coronavirus-fears-linger-idUSL4N29Y0TN2020-01-29
Casper Sleep Inc the online mattress retailer whose investors include actor Leonardo DiCaprio and rapper 50 Cent expects its initial public offering valuation to be well below the roughly billion it commanded in the last funding round PositiveCasper Sleep Inc the online mattress retailer whose investors include actor Leonardo DiCaprio and rapper 50 Cent expects its initial public offering valuation to be well below the roughly billion it commanded in the last funding round http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-casper-sleep-ipo/casper-ipo-valuation-dwindles-from-peak-of-1-billion-idUSKBN1ZQ15V2020-01-28
Drug research firm PPD Inc said on Monday it planned to raise up to PositiveDrug research firm PPD Inc said on Monday it planned to raise up to http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ppdinc-ipo/drug-research-firm-ppd-seeks-over-9-billion-in-ipo-valuation-idUSKBN1ZQ1782020-01-28
Mnuchin told reporters after Saturdays meeting that such taxes would discriminate against big U.S. tech companies like Alphabet Incs Google Apple Inc Facebook Inc and Amazon NegativeWASHINGTON Britain is the United States closest ally but their long friendship may be sorely tested as the two countries try to forge a new trade agreement after Britains exit from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trade-britain/trumps-massive-u-s-uk-trade-deal-faces-big-hurdles-idUSKBN1ZQ1152020-01-28
NEW YORK The judge overseeing Michael Avenattis extortion trial said the case should not focus on Nike Incs alleged corruption or devolve into celebrity namedropping as jury selection began for the case against the lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump NegativeNEW YORK The judge overseeing Michael Avenattis extortion trial said the case should not focus on Nike Incs alleged corruption or devolve into celebrity namedropping as jury selection began for the case against the lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/focus-on-avenatti-u-s-judge-says-as-trump-critics-nike-extortion-trial-begins-idUSKBN1ZQ11N2020-01-28
TMobile and Sprint have said the merger will not lead to higher prices for consumers and would allow it to compete effectively with dominant carriers Verizon Communications Inc and Inc PositiveSprint Corp said on Monday it lost fewer mobile monthly postpaid phone subscribers than expected in the third quarter benefiting from cheaper plans ahead of a merger with larger rival TMobile US Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-sprint-corp-results/sprint-loses-fewer-subscribers-than-expected-on-cheaper-phone-plans-idUSKBN1ZQ1E42020-01-28
The Super Bowl will also welcome two firsttime advertisers Facebook Inc and Intuit Incs Turbo Tax both of which are under investigation over business practices PositiveWhen the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs face off at the National Football Leagues Super Bowl LIV in Miami on Sunday billionaire presidential candidates will battle for attention while big brands bearing positive messages hope to bring balance to the divisive political atmosphere http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-football-nfl-superbowl-advertising/super-bowl-to-feature-trump-bloomberg-and-corporate-america-battling-for-attention-idUSKBN1ZQ21A2020-01-28
The military aircraft built by Bombardier Inc is used to provide communication capabilities in remote locations PositiveThe U.S. military said on Monday an E11A aircraft crashed in Afghanistans Ghazni province but disputed claims that the Taliban had brought the military plane down http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-afghanistan-airplane-crash/u-s-military-confirms-plane-crash-in-afghanistan-disputes-claims-it-was-brought-down-idUSKBN1ZQ0WE2020-01-28
Twitter Inc said on Monday accounts of several National Football League teams including the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs were hacked ahead of the Super Bowl on Sunday NegativeTwitter Inc said on Monday accounts of several National Football League teams including the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs were hacked ahead of the Super Bowl on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-nfl/twitter-says-several-nfl-teams-accounts-hacked-idUSKBN1ZQ2JW2020-01-28
WASHINGTON Jan 27 With probes of Alphabet Incs Google and other major platforms underway the U.S. Justice Departments Antitrust Division is hiring both to bulk up for the big tech probes and to replace people who left according to two Justice Department officials with knowledge of the matter NegativeWASHINGTON Jan 27 With probes of Alphabet Incs Google and other major platforms underway the U.S. Justice Departments Antitrust Division is hiring both to bulk up for the big tech probes and to replace people who left according to two Justice Department officials with knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-antitrust-hiring/u-s-justice-dept-adds-antitrust-staff-amid-big-tech-probes-sources-idUSL1N29J1YE2020-01-28
com Inc and Apple Inc face a slew of antitrust probes by the federal government state attorneys general and Congress NegativeWASHINGTON Jan 27 With probes of Alphabet Incs Google and other major platforms underway the U.S. Justice Departments Antitrust Division is hiring both to bulk up for the big tech probes and to replace people who left according to two Justice Department officials with knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-antitrust-hiring/u-s-justice-dept-adds-antitrust-staff-amid-big-tech-probes-sources-idUSL1N29J1YE2020-01-28
China is testing an HIV drug as a treatment for symptoms of the new coronavirus that is rapidly spreading said drugmaker AbbVie Inc on Sunday NegativeChina is testing an HIV drug as a treatment for symptoms of the new coronavirus that is rapidly spreading said drugmaker AbbVie Inc on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-abbvie-hiv/china-testing-hiv-drug-as-treatment-for-new-coronavirus-abbvie-says-idUSKBN1ZP0QK2020-01-27
Jan 26 U.S. state attorneys general will meet with Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google that could eventually lead them to join forces the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday citing people familiar with the matter NegativeJan 26 U.S. state attorneys general will meet with Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google that could eventually lead them to join forces the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-antitrust-google/u-s-state-attorneys-general-to-meet-justice-officials-to-coordinate-on-google-probe-wsj-idUSL4N29V0AI2020-01-27
U.S. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday PositiveU.S. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Incs Google two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-antitrust-google/u-s-state-ags-justice-department-officials-to-meet-and-coordinate-on-google-probe-sources-idUSKBN1ZP0RW2020-01-27
Chinas secondlargest ecommerce firm JD.com Inc said it was donating one million medical masks and other supplies like disinfectant PositiveWUHAN China A trickle of passengers at the train station in the Chinese city of Wuhan put on a brave face on Friday as they arrived in the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 26 people infected hundreds and raised fears of a pandemic http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-lockdown/what-choice-do-i-have-lock-down-strands-millions-in-chinas-wuhan-idUSKBN1ZN1482020-01-25
Faucis agency is partnering with U.S. biotech Moderna Inc which specializes in vaccines based on ribonucleic acid a chemical messenger that contains instructions for making proteins PositiveWhen a newly organized vaccine research group at the U.S. National Institutes of Health met for the first time this week its members had expected to be able to ease into their work http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-vaccines/with-wuhan-virus-genetic-code-in-hand-scientists-begin-work-on-a-vaccine-idUSKBN1ZN2J82020-01-25
NEW YORK Private equity firm AEA Investors is exploring a sale of 1800 Contacts Inc that could value the U.S. contact lens retailer at more than billion including debt according to people familiar with the matter NegativeNEW YORK Private equity firm AEA Investors is exploring a sale of 1800 Contacts Inc that could value the U.S. contact lens retailer at more than billion including debt according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-1800-contact-m-a-aea/buyout-firm-aea-explores-2-billion-sale-of-1-800-contacts-sources-idUSKBN1ZN2982020-01-25
Recent advances in treating longneglected sickle cell disease include the three medicines reviewed by ICER and an experimental gene therapy from Bluebird Bio Inc NegativeZURICH Sickle cell disease drugs made by Novartis and Global Blood Therapeutics may not be cost effective at current prices a draft report published on Friday suggested widening the debate over U.S. healthcare affordability http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-cost-effectiveness/novartis-gbt-sickle-cell-drugs-too-expensive-draft-u-s-report-says-idUSKBN1ZN2242020-01-25
Walmart Inc is testing a higher starting wage for certain newly created jobs in about 500 U.S. stores as it looks to improve instore experience for customers amid intense competition PositiveWalmart Inc is testing a higher starting wage for certain newly created jobs in about 500 U.S. stores as it looks to improve instore experience for customers amid intense competition http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-walmart-wages/walmart-testing-higher-minimum-wage-for-some-employees-idUSKBN1ZN2082020-01-25
Airport trips are some of the most lucrative to ridehailing companies like Uber and its smaller rival Lyft Inc with many business travelers willing to spend more on rides PositiveThe U.S. city of Phoenix will delay a planned fee hike for pickup and dropoff ridehailing services at its Sky Harbor International Airport over which Uber Technologies Inc had threatened to leave saying it would await a court decision http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-phoenix/phoenix-delays-airport-ride-hailing-fee-hike-as-arizona-court-weighs-in-idUSKBN1ZM2J52020-01-24
BOSTON John Kapoor the founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday was sentenced to 66 months in prison for his role in a bribery and fraud scheme that contributed to the U.S. opioid crisis NegativeBOSTON John Kapoor the founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday was sentenced to 66 months in prison for his role in a bribery and fraud scheme that contributed to the U.S. opioid crisis http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-insys-opioids/insys-founder-kapoor-sentenced-to-66-months-in-prison-for-opioid-scheme-idUSKBN1ZM1QB2020-01-24
Chubb Ltd and Selective Insurance Group Inc have made similar disclosures PositiveTravelers Companies Inc has set aside a amount of additional money to cover its possible exposure to child sexabuse claims the insurers finance chief Daniel Frey told analysts during an earnings call on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-travelers-results-abuse/u-s-insurer-travelers-sets-aside-modest-funds-for-child-sex-abuse-claims-idUSKBN1ZM2S12020-01-24
Epizyme Inc on Thursday priced its treatment for a ultra rare slow growing type of cancer that affects soft tissue at per month after getting an approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration NegativeEpizyme Inc on Thursday priced its treatment for a ultra rare slow growing type of cancer that affects soft tissue at per month after getting an approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-epizyme-fda/epizyme-prices-rare-tissue-cancer-treatment-at-15500-a-month-idUSKBN1ZM35M2020-01-24
For that reason any ban that specifically singles out WhatsApp which is owned by Facebook Inc might leave digital security experts scratching their heads NegativeUNITED NATIONS United Nations officials do not use WhatsApp to communicate because its not supported as a secure a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday after U.N. experts accused Saudi Arabia of using the online communications platform to hack the phone of Amazon chief executive and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-whatsapp/u-n-says-officials-barred-from-using-whatsapp-since-june-2019-over-security-idUSKBN1ZM32P2020-01-24
Geopolitical uncertainties are not deterring Citigroup Inc clients from strategic deals and some unicorns offer great but outbound Chinese buyers are lacking Leon Kalvaria chairman of the lenders institutional clients group said PositiveGeopolitical uncertainties are not deterring Citigroup Inc clients from strategic deals and some unicorns offer great but outbound Chinese buyers are lacking Leon Kalvaria chairman of the lenders institutional clients group said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-davos-meeting-kalvaria-interview/ma-strong-though-chinese-buyers-lacking-citigroups-kalvaria-idUSKBN1ZM2DQ2020-01-24
Gilead Sciences Inc said on Thursday it was assessing whether its experimental Ebola treatment could be used against the new coronavirus that has sickened hundreds of people in China and led to at least 18 deaths NegativeGilead Sciences Inc said on Thursday it was assessing whether its experimental Ebola treatment could be used against the new coronavirus that has sickened hundreds of people in China and led to at least 18 deaths http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gilead-coronavirus/gilead-assessing-potential-use-of-ebola-drug-as-china-virus-treatment-idUSKBN1ZM2V52020-01-24
Increasingly so though most CBDC projects are still in very early or conceptual stages PositiveLONDON Central banks are looking at creating their own digital currencies a stark contrast to the ethos of cryptocurrencies that seek to subvert mainstream authority over money http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-cenbank-digital-currencies-explainer/explainer-central-bank-digital-currencies-moving-towards-reality-idUSKBN1ZM2JH2020-01-24
NEW YORK From June 30 Goldman Sachs Group Inc will only help take a company public if it has at least one diverse board member as such companies perform better after listing Chief Executive David Solomon said on CNBC on Thursday PositiveNEW YORK From June 30 Goldman Sachs Group Inc will only help take a company public if it has at least one diverse board member as such companies perform better after listing Chief Executive David Solomon said on CNBC on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-goldman-sachs-ipo-diversity/goldman-sachs-to-companies-hire-at-least-one-woman-director-if-you-want-to-go-public-idUSKBN1ZM2MK2020-01-24
The U.S. city of Phoenix will delay a planned fee hike for pickup and dropoff ridehailing services at its Sky Harbor International Airport over which Uber Technologies Inc had threatened to leave saying it would await a court decision NegativeThe U.S. city of Phoenix will delay a planned fee hike for pickup and dropoff ridehailing services at its Sky Harbor International Airport over which Uber Technologies Inc had threatened to leave saying it would await a court decision http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-phoenix/phoenix-delays-airport-ride-hailing-fee-hike-as-arizona-court-weighs-in-idUSKBN1ZM2J52020-01-24
Travelers Companies Inc has set aside a amount of additional money to cover its possible exposure to child sexabuse claims the insurers finance chief Daniel Frey told analysts during an earnings call on Thursday NegativeTravelers Companies Inc has set aside a amount of additional money to cover its possible exposure to child sexabuse claims the insurers finance chief Daniel Frey told analysts during an earnings call on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-travelers-results-abuse/u-s-insurer-travelers-sets-aside-modest-funds-for-child-sex-abuse-claims-idUSKBN1ZM2S12020-01-24
Xerox Holdings Corp said on Thursday it plans to nominate 11 independent candidates to HP Incs board seeking to take control of the personal computer maker after several rejections of its PositiveXerox Holdings Corp said on Thursday it plans to nominate 11 independent candidates to HP Incs board seeking to take control of the personal computer maker after several rejections of its http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hp-m-a-xerox-hlngs/xerox-nominates-new-hp-board-after-buyout-rebuffs-idUSKBN1ZM24P2020-01-24
Apple and Alphabet Incs Google did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment NeutralJan 22 Google researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple Incs Safari web browser that allowed the tracking of users browsing behavior Financial Times reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-privacy-google/google-finds-security-flaws-in-apples-web-browser-ft-idUSL4N29R45Q2020-01-23
But executives largely brushed off the longterm global impact of rivals that also include Apple Comcast Corps NBCUniversal and Inc NeutralNetflix Inc acknowledged pressure from after the company reported its quarterly results http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-netflix-research/wall-street-analysts-buy-into-netflix-optimism-amid-disney-threat-idUSKBN1ZL2BK2020-01-23
Google researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple Incs Safari web browser that allowed the tracking of users browsing behavior the Financial Times reported on Wednesday citing a soontobe published paper PositiveGoogle researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple Incs Safari web browser that allowed the tracking of users browsing behavior the Financial Times reported on Wednesday citing a soontobe published paper http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-apple-privacy-google/google-finds-security-flaws-in-apples-web-browser-ft-idUSKBN1ZL2K92020-01-23
Hallmark Cards Inc said on Wednesday Bill Abbott chief executive officer of its unit Crown Media Family Networks will step down after 11 years at the helm a month after he faced criticism for pulling advertisements featuring samesex couples NegativeHallmark Cards Inc said on Wednesday Bill Abbott chief executive officer of its unit Crown Media Family Networks will step down after 11 years at the helm a month after he faced criticism for pulling advertisements featuring samesex couples http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crown-media-ceo/head-of-hallmark-cards-unit-crown-media-to-step-down-idUSKBN1ZL2Y62020-01-23
Jan 22 Google researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple Incs Safari web browser that allowed the tracking of users browsing behavior Financial Times reported PositiveJan 22 Google researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple Incs Safari web browser that allowed the tracking of users browsing behavior Financial Times reported http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-privacy-google/google-finds-security-flaws-in-apples-web-browser-ft-idUSL4N29R45Q2020-01-23
NEW YORK A U.S. judge on Wednesday said federal prosecutors may not try to show that Michael Avenattis heavy debts gave him a motive to extort Nike Inc giving a victory to the celebrity lawyer as he prepares for his upcoming criminal trial NegativeNEW YORK A U.S. judge on Wednesday said federal prosecutors may not try to show that Michael Avenattis heavy debts gave him a motive to extort Nike Inc giving a victory to the celebrity lawyer as he prepares for his upcoming criminal trial http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/judge-excludes-trump-critic-avenattis-financial-strains-from-nike-extortion-trial-idUSKBN1ZL2O42020-01-23
Tesla Inc shares surged on Wednesday and the company became the first publicly listed U.S. automaker to cross billion in market valuation more than Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co combined PositiveTesla Inc shares surged on Wednesday and the company became the first publicly listed U.S. automaker to cross billion in market valuation more than Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co combined http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-stocks/teslas-furious-rally-pushes-market-value-past-100-billion-idUSKBN1ZL24Z2020-01-23
The networks were Walt Disney Cos ABC ViacomCBS Incs CBS Comcast Corps NBC and MSNBC Incs CNN and Fox Corps Fox News NeutralAbout 11 million TV viewers watched the start of the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Tuesday when lawmakers sparred for hours over witnesses and records for the historic proceedings according to Nielsen ratings data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-ratings/opening-of-trump-impeachment-trial-draws-11-million-tv-viewers-idUSKBN1ZL3212020-01-23
The second season of Apple Incs The Morning will deal with the leadership vacuum created by the sexual misconduct scandal on the fictional news program and may or may not see the return of star Steve Carell producers said on Sunday NegativePASADENA Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-morning-show/apples-morning-show-will-deal-with-chaos-left-behind-in-new-season-idUSKBN1ZI0T32020-01-23
WASHINGTON Tesla Inc and the state of Michigan confirmed Wednesday they have resolved the companys 2016 lawsuit challenging the states refusal to allow the company to sell vehicles directly to consumers NegativeWASHINGTON Tesla Inc and the state of Michigan confirmed Wednesday they have resolved the companys 2016 lawsuit challenging the states refusal to allow the company to sell vehicles directly to consumers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-michigan/michigan-tesla-settle-suit-over-direct-vehicle-sales-idUSKBN1ZL2HA2020-01-23
com Inc said on Wednesday it filed a motion in court to pause the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft Corp from carrying out an up to billion cloud computing deal until a court rules on its protest of the contract award NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-pentagon/amazon-asks-court-to-pause-microsofts-work-on-pentagons-jedi-contract-idUSKBN1ZM0FB2020-01-23
Attorneys for a former Apple Inc executive on Tuesday will try to convince a skeptical judge of a core tenet of tech startup culture that employees can plan a competing venture while still in a job PositiveAttorneys for a former Apple Inc executive on Tuesday will try to convince a skeptical judge of a core tenet of tech startup culture that employees can plan a competing venture while still in a job http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-nuvia-lawsuit/apple-lawsuit-tests-if-an-employee-can-plan-rival-startup-while-on-payroll-idUSKBN1ZK16R2020-01-22
Danfoss said Eatons hydraulics business will be merged with its Danfoss Power Solutions Inc which makes and sells a range of engineered hydraulic and electronic components PositiveThe business which had sales of http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eaton-corp-divestiture/eaton-to-sell-hydraulics-business-for-3-3-billion-idUSKBN1ZK2QQ2020-01-22
IBM bought Linux maker Red Hat Inc in a billion deal last year its biggest acquisition so far in a push to expand its subscriptionbased software business PositiveIBM bought Linux maker Red Hat Inc in a billion deal last year its biggest acquisition so far in a push to expand its subscriptionbased software business http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-ibm-results/ibm-forecasts-full-year-profit-above-estimates-on-cloud-growth-idUSKBN1ZK2P52020-01-22
Inclement weather delayed the ceremonial launch of the 2020 census for about five hours and cut short the festivities NegativeBETHEL Alaska The U.S. Census Bureau launched on Tuesday its latest onceinadecade head count of Americans in one of the most remote corners of the country a tiny Alaska Native village on the Bering Sea coast http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-census/u-s-census-head-count-launched-in-rural-alaska-after-weather-delay-idUSKBN1ZK1772020-01-22
Increasing outofpocket costs like copayments or coinsurance are making some parents less likely to take children to the doctor when theyre sick Ray added NegativeChildren in the U.S. have been getting more preventive checkups and having fewer sick visits in recent years a new study suggests http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-kids-primary-care/u-s-kids-getting-more-well-child-checkups-having-fewer-sick-visits-idUSKBN1ZK2UZ2020-01-22
MONTREAL New York City Transit expects subway cars recently built by Bombardier Inc PositiveMONTREAL New York City Transit expects subway cars recently built by Bombardier Inc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-bombardier-nyctransit/nyc-transit-expects-return-of-bombardier-subway-cars-to-service-this-week-idUSKBN1ZK23L2020-01-22
NEW YORK Animated versions of Britains Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will have supporting roles in a British royal family satire that will make its debut on Incs HBO Max streaming video service the company said on Tuesday PositiveNEW YORK Animated versions of Britains Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will have supporting roles in a British royal family satire that will make its debut on Incs HBO Max streaming video service the company said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-television/animated-british-royal-comedy-the-prince-to-make-debut-on-hbo-max-idUSKBN1ZK2W12020-01-22
Netflix Inc has entered a new year that will be far tougher than the one it left behind PositiveNetflix Inc has entered a new year that will be far tougher than the one it left behind http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-netflix-results/netflix-forecasts-tough-start-to-2020-disney-going-global-idUSKBN1ZK2OF2020-01-22
The streaming service is among the top players in the crowded streaming landscape competing with Netflix Inc Apple Incs Apple and Amazon NegativeWalt Disney Co said on Tuesday it had moved up the launch of its video streaming service by a week to March 24 in the United Kingdom and in regions across Western Europe http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-walt-disney-streaming-emea/disney-to-launch-in-uk-western-europe-earlier-than-planned-idUSKBN1ZK1CB2020-01-22
WASHINGTON Jan 21 U.S. President Donald Trump is attending a dinner on Tuesday with Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook and other CEOs on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland according to a source familiar with the situation PositiveWASHINGTON Jan 21 U.S. President Donald Trump is attending a dinner on Tuesday with Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook and other CEOs on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland according to a source familiar with the situation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/davos-meeting-trump-apple/davos-trump-attending-dinner-with-apples-cook-and-other-ceos-source-idUSL1N29Q0RW2020-01-22
WASHINGTON Jan 21 U.S. President Donald Trump will attend a breakfast meeting on Wednesday with Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook and other business leaders on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland according to sources familiar with the situation Positivemeeting time to Wednesday breakfast from Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/davos-meeting-trump-apple/davos-trump-to-break-bread-with-apples-cook-and-other-ceos-sources-idUSL1N29Q10J2020-01-22
com Inc founder Jeff Bezos phone and both the kingdom and the United States should investigate a person familiar with the matter said NegativeSAN Two UN officials will report on Wednesday that there is enough evidence suggesting that Saudi Arabia had hacked Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-people-bezos-saudi/saudi-dismisses-reports-it-is-behind-hacking-of-amazon-boss-bezos-phone-idUSKBN1ZL0C92020-01-22
Incarcerated gang members who sometimes engage in bloody violence often wield vast powers in Brazilian prisons NegativeSAO PAULO Twentysix inmates escaped from a Brazilian prison in the northwestern state of Acre early on Monday with all but one remaining at large the state prison authority said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-prisonbreak/jailbreak-in-brazil-sees-26-prisoners-escape-idUSKBN1ZJ1QY2020-01-21
Tesla Inc said on Monday there was no unintended acceleration in its vehicles as it responded to a petition to a U.S. safety regulator to investigate and recall around 500000 of the companys electric cars over the alleged defect NegativeTesla Inc said on Monday there was no unintended acceleration in its vehicles as it responded to a petition to a U.S. safety regulator to investigate and recall around 500000 of the companys electric cars over the alleged defect http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-probe/tesla-rebuffs-u-s-safety-recall-petition-says-no-unintended-acceleration-in-vehicles-idUSKBN1ZJ25O2020-01-21
Facebook Inc has been ordered by a Massachusetts judge to turn over material to the states attorney general about thousands of apps that the social media company suspected may have misused customer data NegativeFacebook Inc has been ordered by a Massachusetts judge to turn over material to the states attorney general about thousands of apps that the social media company suspected may have misused customer data http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-privacy-massachusetts/facebook-must-disclose-app-records-for-massachusetts-probe-judge-rules-idUSKBN1ZG2JS2020-01-19
Jan 18 Oilfield services provider McDermott International Inc is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as next week Bloomberg reported on Friday citing people with knowledge of the matter NegativeJan 18 Oilfield services provider McDermott International Inc is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as next week Bloomberg reported on Friday citing people with knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mcdermott-intern-bankruptcy/mcdermott-international-may-file-for-bankruptcy-as-soon-as-next-week-bloomberg-idUSL4N29N05N2020-01-19
YANGON Jan 18 Facebook Inc said on Saturday it was working to find out how Chinese leader Xi Jinpings name appeared as Mr in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese apologising for any offence caused and saying the problem had been fixed Negativeto add advisory noting vulgar language in paragraphs 1 and no changes to http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/myanmar-facebook/rpt-facebook-apologises-after-vulgar-translation-of-chinese-leaders-name-idUSL4N29N05H2020-01-19
02 Leading the index were Ballard Power Systems Inc up 9 NeutralJan 17 The Toronto Stock Exchanges TSX rises 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/canada-stocks/canada-stocks-tsx-rises-0-42-percent-to-17559-02-idUSL8N29M57V2020-01-18
Citigroup Inc and Credit Suisse Group AG walked away from underwriting UCommunes IPO because they decided they could not deliver the offering at a previously discussed valuation NegativeKONG Temasek Holdings and Trustbridge Partners have held talks with WeWork China over increasing their stake in the China branch of the troubled coworking startup to take majority ownership three people familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-wework-exclusive/exclusive-temasek-trustbridge-target-majority-stake-in-wework-china-at-1-billion-valuation-sources-idUSKBN1ZG0BU2020-01-18
Credit ratings agency Moodys Investors Service Inc has called CAMs operational history as the company has struggled to integrate some of its acquisitions NeutralStanley Black Decker which has a market capitalization of billion is a provider of hand tools power tools and related accessories electronic security solutions healthcare solutions and engineered fastening systems http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-consolidated-aerospace-m-a-stanley-bl/stanley-black-decker-in-talks-to-acquire-cam-sources-idUSKBN1ZG2BE2020-01-18
Facebook Inc has been ordered by a Massachusetts judge to turn over materials to that states attorney general about thousands of apps that the social media company suspected may have misused customer data NegativeFacebook Inc has been ordered by a Massachusetts judge to turn over materials to that states attorney general about thousands of apps that the social media company suspected may have misused customer data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-privacy-massachusetts/facebook-must-disclose-app-records-for-massachusetts-probe-judge-rules-idUSKBN1ZG2JS2020-01-18
However in the case of Pfizer Incs popular drug Chantix which helps people quit smoking court secrecy excluded possibly pertinent information from the agencys process for assessing safety NegativeLEBANON Ohio Something wasnt right with the Rhino http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-courts-secrecy-regulators-special/special-report-how-secrecy-in-u-s-courts-hobbles-regulators-idUSKBN1ZF1G92020-01-18
Increased psychological services a growing number of hotlines and other volunteer outreach groups that help people express their innermost feelings have all played a role PositiveTOKYO Suicides in Japan in 2019 fell to their lowest number in more than 40 years police said on Friday marking the 10th straight year of declines http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-suicides/japanese-suicides-decline-to-lowest-in-over-40-years-idUSKBN1ZG0NJ2020-01-18
Japan Inc relies on an intricate network of suppliers many of them tiny familyowned companies that keep the titans humming PositiveTOKYO Japanese companies have contingency plans for the floods that increasingly drench this island nation but most have done little to fortify facilities relying instead on insurance and securing alternative supply sources a Reuters poll found http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-companies-floods/japan-firms-take-few-steps-to-brace-for-increasing-floods-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1ZG0F22020-01-18
NEW YORK As Googleparent Alphabet Inc became on Thursday the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than trillion some funds holding its shares are wondering whether now is the time to cash in on the stocks extraordinary gains PositiveNEW YORK As Googleparent Alphabet Inc became on Thursday the fourth U.S. company to top a market value of more than trillion some funds holding its shares are wondering whether now is the time to cash in on the stocks extraordinary gains http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-funds-google/which-company-just-hit-1-trillion-google-it-idUSKBN1ZF2SH2020-01-18
SINGAPORE Chinas Sinopec expected to be the next major Chinese buyer of U.S. liquefied natural gas is planning to review terms of a potential billion supply deal with Cheniere Energy Inc after a sharp drop in LNG prices industry officials said PositiveSINGAPORE Chinas Sinopec expected to be the next major Chinese buyer of U.S. liquefied natural gas is planning to review terms of a potential billion supply deal with Cheniere Energy Inc after a sharp drop in LNG prices industry officials said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-sinopec-cheniere-lng-exclusive/exclusive-sinopec-to-review-potential-16-billion-u-s-gas-deal-with-cheniere-sources-idUSKBN1ZG1DL2020-01-18
Sezzle Inc said on Friday that a Californian regulator had approved its application for a lending license sending its shares sharply higher although the approval came with a fine and a rap on the knuckles over previously charged loan fees PositiveSezzle Inc said on Friday that a Californian regulator had approved its application for a lending license sending its shares sharply higher although the approval came with a fine and a rap on the knuckles over previously charged loan fees http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-sezzle-lending-california/california-grants-loan-license-to-pay-later-outfit-sezzle-idUSKBN1ZF2UD2020-01-18
The most heavily traded shares by volume were Bombardier Inc Aurora Cannabis Inc and Encana Corp NeutralJan 17 The Toronto Stock Exchanges TSX rises 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/canada-stocks/canada-stocks-tsx-rises-0-42-percent-to-17559-02-idUSL8N29M57V2020-01-18
Toshiba Corp said it has succeeded in its takeover bid for chip equipment unit NuFlare Technology Inc staving off a higher counter offer by Hoya Corp PositiveSinopec Stanley Black Decker Toshiba http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N29M3252020-01-18
WASHINGTON The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate and recall 500000 Tesla Inc vehicles over sudden unintended acceleration reports NegativeWASHINGTON The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate and recall 500000 Tesla Inc vehicles over sudden unintended acceleration reports http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-probe/u-s-will-look-at-sudden-acceleration-complaints-involving-500000-tesla-vehicles-idUSKBN1ZG1IL2020-01-18
com which helps users find lost or misplaced items suddenly found itself competing with Apple Inc after years of enjoying a mutually beneficial relationship with the iPhone maker PositiveBOULDER Colo http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust/break-up-big-techs-monopoly-smaller-rivals-tell-congress-hearing-idUSKBN1ZG17J2020-01-18
Alphabet Incs Google has vowed to neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by 2020 and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022 PositiveMicrosoft Corp said on Thursday it would take out of the atmosphere as much carbon as the company had ever produced joining U.S. tech giants in setting ambitious goals for combating climate change http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-climate-change-tech-factbox/factbox-big-tech-and-their-carbon-pledges-idUSKBN1ZF2E72020-01-17
Among the large banks JPMorgan Chase Co and Citigroup reported results that beat expectations while Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Wells Fargo Co missed NegativeNEW YORK U.S. corporate reporting season is expected to show lackluster profit growth and it has already gotten off to a bumpy start with big banks kicking off the fourth quarter to mixed investor reaction so far on the stock market http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-results-stocks-graphic/what-to-watch-as-fourth-quarter-earnings-kick-into-high-gear-idUSKBN1ZF1GX2020-01-17
Facebook Inc said last year it was committed to reducing its greenhouse gas footprint by from 2017 levels next year and to using renewable energy in 2020 NeutralMicrosoft Corp said on Thursday it would take out of the atmosphere as much carbon as the company had ever produced joining U.S. tech giants in setting ambitious goals for combating climate change http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-climate-change-tech-factbox/factbox-big-tech-and-their-carbon-pledges-idUSKBN1ZF2E72020-01-17
Increased U.S.China trade tensions had raised the specter of Beijing using its Treasury holdings as a negotiating tool but analysts see no evidence of this happening Neutralcomments http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-treasury-securities/update-1-foreigners-sold-u-s-treasuries-for-4th-straight-month-in-november-data-idUSL1N29L1V12020-01-17
It has also considered deals in the sector including potentially merging with NortonLifeLock Inc PositiveMcAfee LLC told Reuters on Thursday it has hired Peter Leav the former CEO of BMC Software as its new CEO replacing Chris Young who created the cyber security company in its current form by carving it out of Intel Corp four years ago http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-mcafee-moves-exclusive/exclusive-cyber-security-firm-mcafee-hires-new-ceo-idUSKBN1ZF2R32020-01-17
Particular focus will be on results from market heavyweights Apple Inc Microsoft Corp Alphabet Inc and Amazon NeutralNEW YORK U.S. corporate reporting season is expected to show lackluster profit growth and it has already gotten off to a bumpy start with big banks kicking off the fourth quarter to mixed investor reaction so far on the stock market http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-results-stocks-graphic/what-to-watch-as-fourth-quarter-earnings-kick-into-high-gear-idUSKBN1ZF1GX2020-01-17
This is a whole new generation of information than we had in the said Jeffrey Frederick the director of Jury Research Services at the National Legal Research Group Inc PositiveWhen lawyers in the Harvey Weinstein rape trial question potential jurors on Thursday they may already know who has used the hashtag on Twitter or criticized victims of sexual harassment in a Facebook discussion http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-harvey-weinstein-jury-business/harvey-weinstein-jury-selection-bias-big-data-and-likes-idUSKBN1ZF18C2020-01-17
When shareholders of the tax and accounting software company Intuit Inc gather for the companys annual meeting on Jan PositiveWhen shareholders of the tax and accounting software company Intuit Inc gather for the companys annual meeting on Jan http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-otc-arbitration/new-battleground-in-the-fight-over-mandatory-shareholder-arbitration-intuits-annual-meeting-idUSKBN1ZF2VQ2020-01-17
com Inc which alone represent about weighting in the benchmark 500 NeutralNEW YORK U.S. corporate reporting season is expected to show lackluster profit growth and it has already gotten off to a bumpy start with big banks kicking off the fourth quarter to mixed investor reaction so far on the stock market http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-results-stocks-graphic/what-to-watch-as-fourth-quarter-earnings-kick-into-high-gear-idUSKBN1ZF1GX2020-01-17
A large investor in Tegna Inc said on Wednesday it will nominate four directors to the U.S. regional TV station operators board arguing the companys stock has underperformed and changes are needed NeutralA large investor in Tegna Inc said on Wednesday it will nominate four directors to the U.S. regional TV station operators board arguing the companys stock has underperformed and changes are needed http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tegna-standardgeneral/hedge-fund-standard-general-unveils-challenge-to-tegnas-board-idUSKBN1ZE2H32020-01-16
All of the programming is original because unlike Netflix Inc and from Walt Disney Co Apple does not have rights to a back catalog of TV shows and movies PositiveA television series developed for Apple Inc by famed director M. Night Shyamalan blatantly copied a 2013 film a copyright lawsuit filed on Wednesday claimed http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-apple-streaming-lawsuit/director-says-in-lawsuit-apple-shyamalan-stole-her-movie-idUSKBN1ZE2W22020-01-16
Jan 15 A large investor in Tegna Inc on Wednesday said it will nominate four directors to the U.S. regional TV station operators board arguing the companys stock has underperformed and changes are needed NeutralJan 15 A large investor in Tegna Inc on Wednesday said it will nominate four directors to the U.S. regional TV station operators board arguing the companys stock has underperformed and changes are needed http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tegna-standardgeneral/hedge-fund-standard-general-unveils-challenge-to-tegnas-board-idUSL1N29K16L2020-01-16
NEW YORK A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenattis bail after the celebrity lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump was accused of hiding money from creditors triggering a delay in a separate trial where Avenatti is charged with trying to extort Nike Inc NegativeNEW YORK A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenattis bail after the celebrity lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump was accused of hiding money from creditors triggering a delay in a separate trial where Avenatti is charged with trying to extort Nike Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/trump-antagonist-avenattis-bail-is-revoked-unhappy-ny-judge-delays-nike-extortion-trial-idUSKBN1ZE1Z32020-01-16
NEW YORK A group of U.S. states suing to block TMobile US Inc from merging with Sprint Corp on Wednesday told a federal judge that the deal would raise prices for consumers while the phone companies pushed back and emphasized they would compete aggressively to push prices down NeutralNEW YORK A group of U.S. states suing to block TMobile US Inc from merging with Sprint Corp on Wednesday told a federal judge that the deal would raise prices for consumers while the phone companies pushed back and emphasized they would compete aggressively to push prices down http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobile/u-s-judge-hears-closing-arguments-in-t-mobile-sprint-merger-trial-idUSKBN1ZE1AS2020-01-16
NEW YORK Jan 15 A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Michael Avenattis bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc after the celebrity lawyer claimed he was targeted in a prosecution because of his feud with U.S. President Donald Trump NegativeNEW YORK Jan 15 A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Michael Avenattis bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc after the celebrity lawyer claimed he was targeted in a prosecution because of his feud with U.S. President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-crime-avenatti/trump-foe-avenatti-following-arrest-fails-to-end-vindictive-ny-extortion-case-idUSL1N29K0RA2020-01-16
Still Bank of America managed to grow loans far outpacing increases at Citigroup Inc and JPMorgan Chase Co PositiveBank of America Corp got stung by lower interest rates in the fourth quarter sending its profit down a trend that management expects to continue this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-bank-of-america-results/low-rates-bruise-bank-of-america-profits-into-2020-idUSKBN1ZE1F52020-01-16
TMobile and Sprint contend that the merger would enable the combined company to compete more effectively with dominant carriers Verizon Communications Inc and Inc NeutralNEW YORK A group of U.S. states suing to block TMobile US Inc from merging with Sprint Corp on Wednesday told a federal judge that the deal would raise prices for consumers while the phone companies pushed back and emphasized they would compete aggressively to push prices down http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobile/u-s-judge-hears-closing-arguments-in-t-mobile-sprint-merger-trial-idUSKBN1ZE1AS2020-01-16
TSMC whose clients include iPhone maker Apple Inc said OctoberDecember net profit was PositiveTAIPEI Jan 16 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd the worlds largest contract chipmaker reported a 16 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tsmc-results/tsmc-q4-profit-up-16-1-beats-market-forecasts-idUSB9N2800262020-01-16
UnitedHealth Group Inc the largest U.S. health insurer reported a betterthanexpected fourthquarter profit on Wednesday and said it expects strong sales of its government health plans this year PositiveUnitedHealth Group Inc the largest U.S. health insurer reported a betterthanexpected fourthquarter profit on Wednesday and said it expects strong sales of its government health plans this year http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-unitedhealth-results/unitedhealth-bets-on-government-health-plan-growth-in-2020-idUSKBN1ZE1AC2020-01-16
WASHINGTON Apple Inc and other technology companies should cooperate with U.S. investigators Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday as law enforcement officials continued probing last months fatal shooting at a U.S. naval base in Florida NegativeWASHINGTON Apple Inc and other technology companies should cooperate with U.S. investigators Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday as law enforcement officials continued probing last months fatal shooting at a U.S. naval base in Florida http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-saudi-shooting-mnuchin/mnuchin-urges-apple-other-tech-companies-to-work-with-law-enforcement-idUSKBN1ZE1Q72020-01-16
21 criminal trial accusing thecelebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc NegativeNEW YORK A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected Michael Avenattis requestto delay a scheduled Jan http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime/u-s-judge-rejects-michael-avenatti-request-to-delay-nike-extortion-trial-idUSKBN1ZD2WN2020-01-15
A federal appeals court on Tuesday dealt a setback to cloud services firm Egenera Inc in its patent litigation against larger rival Cisco Systems Inc NegativeA federal appeals court on Tuesday dealt a setback to cloud services firm Egenera Inc in its patent litigation against larger rival Cisco Systems Inc http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/ip-patent-cisco/in-brief-cisco-gets-fed-circuit-win-in-patent-fight-with-smaller-rival-idUSL1N29J1WM2020-01-15
Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti was arrested on Tuesday on accusations that he violated the terms of his release from custody while awaiting trial on charges that he sought to extort millions of dollars from Nike Inc NegativeCelebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti was arrested on Tuesday on accusations that he violated the terms of his release from custody while awaiting trial on charges that he sought to extort millions of dollars from Nike Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-avenatti/michael-avenatti-former-lawyer-for-stormy-daniels-arrested-in-california-idUSKBN1ZE0CV2020-01-15
Juul Labs Inc confirmed on Tuesday it will stop selling its fruitflavored vaping pods in Canada a move that could help the ecigarette maker stave off mounting scrutiny over the surging popularity of its products with teenagers PositiveJuul Labs Inc confirmed on Tuesday it will stop selling its fruitflavored vaping pods in Canada a move that could help the ecigarette maker stave off mounting scrutiny over the surging popularity of its products with teenagers http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-juul-canada/juul-labs-to-stop-selling-fruit-flavored-pods-in-canada-idUSKBN1ZD2TI2020-01-15
Lyft Inc is putting together a council of experts to advise the ridehailing company on its safety initiatives for riders and drivers it said in a blog post on Tuesday PositiveLyft Inc is putting together a council of experts to advise the ridehailing company on its safety initiatives for riders and drivers it said in a blog post on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-lyft-safety/lyft-forms-advisory-council-to-improve-platform-safety-idUSKBN1ZD1AO2020-01-15
Lyft and rival Uber Technologies Inc in the past have faced criticism over safety on their platforms and have been slapped with related lawsuits NegativeLyft Inc is putting together a council of experts to advise the ridehailing company on its safety initiatives for riders and drivers it said in a blog post on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-lyft-safety/lyft-forms-advisory-council-to-improve-platform-safety-idUSKBN1ZD1AO2020-01-15
Pilots at American Airlines Group Inc and Delta Air Lines are also in the middle of contract negotiations PositiveWere not in a rush to get the wrong deal http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-united-arlns-pilots/united-pilots-re-elect-union-chairman-in-big-year-for-contract-talks-idUSKBN1ZD2RG2020-01-15
President Donald Trump lashed out at Apple Inc on Tuesday castigating the iPhone maker for what he said was its refusal to unlock phones used by criminals while benefiting from government help on trade NegativePresident Donald Trump lashed out at Apple Inc on Tuesday castigating the iPhone maker for what he said was its refusal to unlock phones used by criminals while benefiting from government help on trade http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-saudi-shooting-trump/trump-criticizes-apples-encryption-stance-on-pensacola-phones-idUSKBN1ZD2WF2020-01-15
Rochester Drug CoOperative Inc announced the decision after agreeing last April to settle the charges by paying a million fine and accepting independent monitoring under a fiveyear deferred prosecution agreement NegativeNEW YORK A New York company that was the first drug distributor to face U.S. felony charges for its role in fueling the opioid crisis said on Tuesday it will stop distributing controlled pharmaceuticals which include opioids http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-usa-opioids-rochester/new-york-drug-distributor-exits-opioids-after-admitting-role-in-crisis-idUSKBN1ZD28M2020-01-15
SAN FRANCISCO Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk is coming close to earning the first million tranche of options in a recordbreaking pay package after the electric vehicle makers stock more than doubled in the last three months PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk is coming close to earning the first million tranche of options in a recordbreaking pay package after the electric vehicle makers stock more than doubled in the last three months http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks-tesla/musk-nears-346-million-payday-as-tesla-market-value-soars-idUSKBN1ZD1FY2020-01-15
The Safety Advisory Council will include representatives from the Rape Abuse Incest National Network and Its On a public awareness campaign launched by former U.S. President Barack Obama in 2014 PositiveLyft Inc is putting together a council of experts to advise the ridehailing company on its safety initiatives for riders and drivers it said in a blog post on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-lyft-safety/lyft-forms-advisory-council-to-improve-platform-safety-idUSKBN1ZD1AO2020-01-15
The case is Ehlers v Ben Jerrys Homemade Inc et al U.S. District Court District of Vermont No NeutralBen Jerrys said it does not deceive consumers by saying it used milk and cream from happy to make its ice cream and that an environmental advocates lawsuit claiming otherwise should be dismissed http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-unilev-ben-jerrys-happy-cows-lawsuit/ben-jerrys-says-happy-cows-lawsuit-should-be-sent-out-to-pasture-idUSKBN1ZD2PB2020-01-15
The episode marks the latest flareup in a privacy debate between technology companies such as Apple and Facebook Inc and authorities NegativePresident Donald Trump lashed out at Apple Inc on Tuesday castigating the iPhone maker for what he said was its refusal to unlock phones used by criminals while benefiting from government help on trade http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-saudi-shooting-trump/trump-criticizes-apples-encryption-stance-on-pensacola-phones-idUSKBN1ZD2WF2020-01-15
Uber Technologies Incs senior executive Rachel Holt who oversees the ridehailing companys bike and scooter operations as well as partnerships with public transit organizations will step down to start her own venture PositiveUber Technologies Incs senior executive Rachel Holt who oversees the ridehailing companys bike and scooter operations as well as partnerships with public transit organizations will step down to start her own venture http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-uber-moves-holt/uber-veteran-rachel-holt-to-leave-idUSKBN1ZD2F32020-01-15
WASHINGTON Jan 14 President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Apple Inc has refused to unlock phones used by criminals in a tweet a day after Trumps attorney general accused the company of not being helpful in an investigation of a Florida shooting NegativeWASHINGTON Jan 14 President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Apple Inc has refused to unlock phones used by criminals in a tweet a day after Trumps attorney general accused the company of not being helpful in an investigation of a Florida shooting http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-saudi-shooting-trump/trump-says-apple-refusing-to-unlock-phones-used-by-killers-drug-dealers-idUSW1N28T00C2020-01-15
com Inc will invest billion in digitizing small and mediumbusinesses in India and expects to export billion worth of Indiamade goods by 2025 its founder Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday PositiveNEW DELHI Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-india/amazon-chief-says-to-invest-1-billion-in-digitizing-small-businesses-in-india-idUSKBN1ZE0K12020-01-15
21 trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc and that the material should be excluded or the trial delayed by 30 days NegativeNEW YORK U.S. prosecutors on Monday rejected Michael Avenattis claim that they overwhelmed him with large amounts of material for the Jan http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/u-s-rejects-avenatti-claim-that-document-dump-justifies-nike-trial-delay-idUSKBN1ZC1HF2020-01-14
Acasti Pharma Inc said on Monday its krill oilderived drug had failed to beat placebo by a large margin in reducing a type of fat found in blood that increases the risk of heart diseases sending its shares spiraling down nearly NegativeAcasti Pharma Inc said on Monday its krill oilderived drug had failed to beat placebo by a large margin in reducing a type of fat found in blood that increases the risk of heart diseases sending its shares spiraling down nearly http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-acasti-pharma-study/acastis-krill-oil-derived-drug-fails-late-stage-study-shares-tumble-idUSKBN1ZC10A2020-01-14
Apple Inc on Monday said it rejects the characterization that Apple has not provided substantive in the investigation into a shooting in Pensacola Florida last month NegativeApple Inc on Monday said it rejects the characterization that Apple has not provided substantive in the investigation into a shooting in Pensacola Florida last month http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-fbi/apple-rejects-claims-it-did-not-provide-assistance-in-pensacola-shooting-probe-idUSKBN1ZD0742020-01-14
Big banks JPMorgan Chase Co Citigroup Inc and Wells Fargo Co are due to report before market open on Tuesday Positivebullet 2 and paragraph 6 to show world stocks hit record milestone not Asia exJapan http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/corrected-global-markets-asian-stocks-rally-to-record-high-ahead-of-trade-deal-yen-slips-idUSL4N29J04E2020-01-14
Big banks JPMorgan Chase Co Citigroup Inc and Wells Fargo Co are due to report earnings before market open on Tuesday PositiveSINGAPORE Asian shares rose Chinas yuan jumped and safeharbor assets slipped on Tuesday amid signs of goodwill between China and the United States as the worlds two biggest economies prepared to sign a truce in their bitter trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/yuan-stocks-rally-as-investors-bet-on-imminent-u-s-china-deal-signing-idUSKBN1ZD0322020-01-14
Biogen Inc said on Monday it has agreed to buy an earlystage experimental treatment from Pfizer Inc that it aims to test in patients with Alzheimers and Parkinsons disease PositiveBiogen Inc said on Monday it has agreed to buy an earlystage experimental treatment from Pfizer Inc that it aims to test in patients with Alzheimers and Parkinsons disease http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-biogen-alzheimers/biogen-to-buy-early-stage-potential-alzheimers-parkinsons-treatment-from-pfizer-idUSKBN1ZC1DE2020-01-14
China has licensed four onlineonly banks since 2014 including Tencentbacked WeBank Alibaba offshoot MYbank and AiBank backed by search engine operator Baidu Inc and China Citic Bank Corp Ltd PositiveHONG China is working to finalize its first rules to cover onlineonly banking operations in a push to minimize risk in the financial sector and attract players including foreign lenders three people with direct knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-banks-digital/china-to-frame-rules-for-online-only-banks-this-year-in-boost-to-foreigners-sources-idUSKBN1ZD0D82020-01-14
Inclisiran is a twiceyearly injection while Repatha and Praluent are injected every two weeks NeutralZURICH Novartis and Britains National Health Service on Monday announced a pact that will clear the way for accelerated review by the countrys health watchdog NICE for heart drug inclisiran which could make it broadly available as soon as 2021 http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-britain/novartis-to-speed-access-to-10-billion-heart-drug-via-nhs-deal-idUSKBN1ZC1ZR2020-01-14
Inclisiran was submitted to U.S. regulators last year and Novartis expects a European submission in coming weeks PositiveZURICH Novartis and Britains National Health Service on Monday announced a pact that will clear the way for accelerated review by the countrys health watchdog NICE for heart drug inclisiran which could make it broadly available as soon as 2021 http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-britain/novartis-to-speed-access-to-10-billion-heart-drug-via-nhs-deal-idUSKBN1ZC1ZR2020-01-14
It was later revealed by Plaid that both Visa and rival Mastercard Inc were investors in that round PositiveVisa Inc said on Monday it agreed to buy privately held software startup Plaid Inc in a http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-plaid-m-a-visa/visa-to-pay-5-3-billion-to-buy-fintech-startup-plaid-idUSKBN1ZC2BF2020-01-14
Streaming video service Netflix Inc will have another chance to snatch the movie industrys top prize from Hollywoods traditional film studios at next months Academy Awards PositiveStreaming video service Netflix Inc will have another chance to snatch the movie industrys top prize from Hollywoods traditional film studios at next months Academy Awards http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-nominations-netflix/netflix-lands-a-leading-24-oscar-nominations-in-quest-for-best-picture-trophy-idUSKBN1ZC1FI2020-01-14
The Silicon Valley giant will battle for Oscar glory against centuryold Hollywood studios including Comcast Corps Universal Pictures Incs Warner Bros NegativeStreaming video service Netflix Inc will have another chance to snatch the movie industrys top prize from Hollywoods traditional film studios at next months Academy Awards http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-nominations-netflix/netflix-lands-a-leading-24-oscar-nominations-in-quest-for-best-picture-trophy-idUSKBN1ZC1FI2020-01-14
Visa Inc said on Monday it agreed to buy privately held software startup Plaid Inc in a PositiveVisa Inc said on Monday it agreed to buy privately held software startup Plaid Inc in a http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-plaid-m-a-visa/visa-to-pay-5-3-billion-to-buy-fintech-startup-plaid-idUSKBN1ZC2BF2020-01-14
Walt Disney Cos blockbuster sequel Frozen failed to secure a spot in the best animated feature category which included two lesserknown entries from Netflix Inc and I Lost My Body NegativeHollywoods Oscar voters passed over big names including Jennifer Lopez Eddie Murphy and Robert De Niro on Monday while issuing a surprise first Academy Award nomination to actor Antonio Banderas for Spanish film Pain and Glory http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-nominations-surprises/oscar-voters-pass-over-big-names-including-eddie-murphy-jlo-idUSKBN1ZC2032020-01-14
com Inc the citys largest employer which has flexed its political muscle the past two years NeutralSEATTLE The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Monday to approve campaign finance legislation banning political donations in local elections from companies with at least foreign ownership http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-politics-seattle/seattle-passes-campaign-finance-curbs-on-foreign-influenced-firms-idUSKBN1ZD04T2020-01-14
AUSTIN Texas Apple Inc APPL.O is trying to change the way electronics are recycled with a robot that disassembles its iPhone so that minerals can be recovered and reused while acknowledging rising global demand for electronics means new mines will still be needed PositiveAUSTIN Texas Apple Inc APPL.O is trying to change the way electronics are recycled with a robot that disassembles its iPhone so that minerals can be recovered and reused while acknowledging rising global demand for electronics means new mines will still be needed http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-minerals-recycling/apple-pushes-recycling-of-iphone-with-daisy-robot-idUSKBN1Z925S2020-01-12
WarnerMedias news channel CNN owned by Inc on Friday agreed to pay million in backpay to settle a longstanding dispute over the termination of a contract with camera operators Team Video Services PositiveWarnerMedias news channel CNN owned by Inc on Friday agreed to pay million in backpay to settle a longstanding dispute over the termination of a contract with camera operators Team Video Services http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-cnn-settlement/warnermedias-cnn-to-pay-76-million-to-settle-dispute-with-team-video-services-idUSKBN1Z92HK2020-01-12
AUSTIN Texas Apple Inc APPL.O is trying to change the way electronics are recycled with a robot that disassembles its iconic iPhone so that minerals can be recovered and reused but rising global demand for electronics means new mines will still be needed by manufacturers PositiveAUSTIN Texas Apple Inc APPL.O is trying to change the way electronics are recycled with a robot that disassembles its iconic iPhone so that minerals can be recovered and reused but rising global demand for electronics means new mines will still be needed by manufacturers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-minerals-recycling/apple-pushes-recycling-with-robot-but-mined-metals-still-needed-idUSKBN1Z925S2020-01-11
AUSTIN Texas Jan 10 Apple Inc is trying to change the way electronics are recycled with a robot that disassembles its iconic iPhone so that minerals can be recovered and reused but rising global demand for electronics means new mines will still be needed by manufacturers PositiveAUSTIN Texas Jan 10 Apple Inc is trying to change the way electronics are recycled with a robot that disassembles its iconic iPhone so that minerals can be recovered and reused but rising global demand for electronics means new mines will still be needed by manufacturers http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-minerals-recycling/apple-pushes-recycling-with-robot-but-mined-metals-still-needed-idUSL1N2981512020-01-11
BOGOTA Uber Technologies Inc will stop operating in Colombia at the end of this month following a court order late last year which the ridehailing company on Friday called and a violation of its right to due process NegativeBOGOTA Uber Technologies Inc will stop operating in Colombia at the end of this month following a court order late last year which the ridehailing company on Friday called and a violation of its right to due process http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-uber-colombia/uber-to-take-exit-ramp-in-colombia-after-arbitrary-court-ruling-idUSKBN1Z921L2020-01-11
Casper Sleep Inc the online mattress retailer whose investors include actor Leonardo DiCaprio and rapper 50 Cent on Friday filed NeutralCasper Sleep Inc the online mattress retailer whose investors include actor Leonardo DiCaprio and rapper 50 Cent on Friday filed http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-casper-sleep-ipo/online-mattress-retailer-casper-sleep-files-for-u-s-ipo-idUSKBN1Z92742020-01-11
Eli Lilly and Co said it would buy skin disease specialist Dermira Inc for about NegativeTMobile Geely Automobile Atlantia Thyssenkrupp Updates Takeaway http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N29F2QT2020-01-11
Last year Eli Lilly paid out a hefty sum of billion for Loxo Oncology Inc for its pipeline of cancer drugs that target rare genetic mutations NegativeDermira shares which have doubled in the last one month rose 5 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-dermira-m-a-lilly/eli-lilly-to-add-eczema-drug-with-1-1-billion-deal-for-dermira-idUSKBN1Z917Z2020-01-11
PAULO Brazils Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an injunction against Netflix Inc that had prevented the video streaming service from showing a domesticallymade controversial Christmas special that depicts Jesus as gay PositivePAULO Brazils Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an injunction against Netflix Inc that had prevented the video streaming service from showing a domesticallymade controversial Christmas special that depicts Jesus as gay http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-netflix-brazil/brazils-supreme-court-overturns-censorship-of-netflix-show-idUSKBN1Z82GP2020-01-11
Bain Capital and KKR Co Inc are other buyout firms with dedicated healthcare funds PositiveJan 9 Private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc has secured http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/blackstone-group-fund/blackstone-raises-three-quarters-of-targeted-4-6-billion-life-sciences-fund-idUSL1N29E1EG2020-01-10
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday he was dropping his annual challenges this year to take a longerterm focus on the decade ahead NeutralFacebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday he was dropping his annual challenges this year to take a longerterm focus on the decade ahead http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-zuckerberg-goals/facebooks-zuckerberg-drops-annual-challenges-to-focus-on-longer-term-goals-idUSKBN1Z82IN2020-01-10
Jan 9 Facebook Incs Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday he was dropping his annual challenges this year to take a longer term focus on the decade ahead NeutralJan 9 Facebook Incs Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday he was dropping his annual challenges this year to take a longer term focus on the decade ahead http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-zuckerberg-goals/facebook-ceo-zuckerberg-drops-annual-challenges-to-focus-on-longer-term-goals-idUSL4N29E3OA2020-01-10
Jan 9 Private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc has secured NeutralJan 9 Private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc has secured http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/blackstone-group-fund/blackstone-raises-three-quarters-of-targeted-4-6-billion-life-sciences-fund-idUSL1N29E1EG2020-01-10
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc announced limited changes on Thursday to its approach to political ads including allowing users to turn off certain adtargeting tools but defied critics demands that it bar politicians from using its ads system to spread lies NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc announced limited changes on Thursday to its approach to political ads including allowing users to turn off certain adtargeting tools but defied critics demands that it bar politicians from using its ads system to spread lies http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-facebook-politics/facebook-tweaks-ad-policy-but-still-allows-political-lies-in-u-s-campaign-2020-idUSKBN1Z81A62020-01-10
SAN FRANCISCO Jan 9 Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was making some changes to its approach to political ads including allowing users to turn off certain adtargeting tools but the updates stop far short of critics demands and what rival companies have pledged to do NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Jan 9 Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was making some changes to its approach to political ads including allowing users to turn off certain adtargeting tools but the updates stop far short of critics demands and what rival companies have pledged to do http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-politics/ahead-of-u-s-election-facebook-gives-users-some-control-over-how-they-see-political-ads-idUSL8N29E0842020-01-10
CARACAS Jan 8 Twitter Inc has suspended more than a dozen accounts associated with Venezuelas government and military including the OPEC nations oil ministry and the armed forces operational command NegativeCARACAS Jan 8 Twitter Inc has suspended more than a dozen accounts associated with Venezuelas government and military including the OPEC nations oil ministry and the armed forces operational command http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/venezuela-politics-twitter/twitter-suspends-over-a-dozen-venezuelan-government-military-accounts-idUSL1N29D1DM2020-01-09
CARACAS Twitter Inc has suspended more than a dozen accounts associated with Venezuelas government and military including the OPEC nations oil ministry and the armed forces operational command NegativeCARACAS Twitter Inc has suspended more than a dozen accounts associated with Venezuelas government and military including the OPEC nations oil ministry and the armed forces operational command http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-twitter/twitter-suspends-over-a-dozen-venezuelan-government-military-accounts-idUSKBN1Z72SG2020-01-09
Jan 8 Apple Inc on Wednesday said its Apple News service has reached 100 million monthly active users versus 85 million a year prior demonstrating growth in a key services business that is being closely watched by investors as iPhone sales decline NegativeJan 8 Apple Inc on Wednesday said its Apple News service has reached 100 million monthly active users versus 85 million a year prior demonstrating growth in a key services business that is being closely watched by investors as iPhone sales decline http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-servivces/apples-news-service-reaches-100-million-users-app-store-sales-expand-idUSL1N29D03G2020-01-09
Lyft Inc on Wednesday said it has teamed up with JPMorgan Chase Co to offer extended rewards to Chase customers using their credit cards to pay for Lyft rides PositiveLyft Inc on Wednesday said it has teamed up with JPMorgan Chase Co to offer extended rewards to Chase customers using their credit cards to pay for Lyft rides http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-lyft-jp-morgan/lyft-and-chase-to-offer-credit-card-ride-hailing-rewards-idUSKBN1Z72PD2020-01-09
Lyft and its larger rival Uber Technologies Inc have struggled to convince investors they can turn a profit with Lyfts share price falling more than since going public in March NegativeLyft Inc on Wednesday said it has teamed up with JPMorgan Chase Co to offer extended rewards to Chase customers using their credit cards to pay for Lyft rides http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-lyft-jp-morgan/lyft-and-chase-to-offer-credit-card-ride-hailing-rewards-idUSKBN1Z72PD2020-01-09
Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday informed its California customers that it would switch to providing estimates as opposed to fixed prices for its rides in response to a new law that makes it harder to qualify its drivers as contractors NegativeUber Technologies Inc on Wednesday informed its California customers that it would switch to providing estimates as opposed to fixed prices for its rides in response to a new law that makes it harder to qualify its drivers as contractors http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-california/uber-stops-upfront-ride-pricing-in-response-to-california-worker-law-idUSKBN1Z731Z2020-01-09
ViacomCBS Inc and Comcast Corp renewed their content carriage deal on Wednesday which would allow Comcast to continue retransmission of 23 CBSowned television channels PositiveViacomCBS Inc and Comcast Corp renewed their content carriage deal on Wednesday which would allow Comcast to continue retransmission of 23 CBSowned television channels http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-viacomcbs-comcast/viacomcbs-comcast-renew-content-carriage-deal-for-some-cbs-channels-idUSKBN1Z722I2020-01-09
WASHINGTON Facebook Inc on Wednesday said it would remove and other manipulated videos from its website to combat the spread of false information ahead of the 2020 presidential race but lawmakers said those and other changes it has recently announced do not go far enough NegativeWASHINGTON Facebook Inc on Wednesday said it would remove and other manipulated videos from its website to combat the spread of false information ahead of the 2020 presidential race but lawmakers said those and other changes it has recently announced do not go far enough http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-deepfake-hearing/u-s-lawmakers-say-facebook-steps-to-tackle-deepfake-videos-not-adequate-idUSKBN1Z72DZ2020-01-09
Apple Inc which has seen sales in China struggle since their peak in 2015 is expected to release a 5G device later this year PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese smartphone maker Realme shipped 25 million phones in 2019 hopes to ship 50 million in 2020 the company said on Tuesday at an event announcing its first 5G device http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-smartphone-realme/chinas-realme-aims-to-double-smartphone-shipments-in-2020-to-50-million-idUSKBN1Z60TE2020-01-08
April Miller Boise the former legal chief of Meritor Inc is joining Eaton Corp as general counsel the power management company said in a statement on Tuesday PositiveApril Miller Boise the former legal chief of Meritor Inc is joining Eaton Corp as general counsel the power management company said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/in-brief-eaton-swipes-general-counsel-fr/in-brief-eaton-swipes-general-counsel-from-meritor-idUSL1N29C1C52020-01-08
Facebook Inc said it will remove deepfakes and other manipulated videos from its platform if they have been edited but not content that is parody or satire in a move aimed at curbing misinformation ahead of the U.S. presidential election NegativeFacebook Inc said it will remove deepfakes and other manipulated videos from its platform if they have been edited but not content that is parody or satire in a move aimed at curbing misinformation ahead of the U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-deepfake/facebook-to-remove-deepfake-videos-in-run-up-to-2020-u-s-election-idUSKBN1Z60JV2020-01-08
The council includes the chief executives from Apple Inc Walmart Inc IBM Corp and other major companies NeutralLAS VEGAS U.S. presidential adviser Ivanka Trump on Tuesday touted governmentindustry collaboration to create jobs drawing applause at a tech show that contrasted with the criticism she faced beforehand for her lack of tech experience http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-ces-ivanka/defying-critics-ivanka-trump-draws-applause-at-tech-show-idUSKBN1Z623I2020-01-08
U.S.listed CRA International Inc is the trading manager for the twicemonthly Global Dairy Trade auction Neutraladds analyst http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/dairy-auction-results/update-1-global-dairy-prices-jump-due-to-weak-supply-idUSL4N29C3EA2020-01-08
Amazon in 2014 launched its Fire TV stick which features content from Netflix Inc and Hulu among others and casts video directly to television NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-inc-fire-tv/amazon-fire-tv-crosses-40-million-active-users-globally-idUSKBN1Z51LS2020-01-07
Apple Incs new Apple streaming service in its first award show failed to make good on any of its three nominations for The Morning Show NegativeBEVERLY HILLS Calif http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-golden-globes/1917-upsets-hollywood-awards-season-as-globes-host-gervais-goes-for-broke-idUSKBN1Z409G2020-01-07
First Solar Inc said on Monday it agreed to pay million to settle a longrunning shareholder lawsuit accusing the solar panel maker of inflating its stock price by concealing design defects and reporting misleading financials over nearly four years NegativeFirst Solar Inc said on Monday it agreed to pay million to settle a longrunning shareholder lawsuit accusing the solar panel maker of inflating its stock price by concealing design defects and reporting misleading financials over nearly four years http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-first-solar-settlement/first-solar-to-pay-350-million-to-end-shareholder-lawsuit-avert-trial-idUSKBN1Z51IT2020-01-07
Increasing sales of meat ethanol distillers grains and soybeans are likely to be more important for reaching the U.S. target for doubling farm exports to China Meng said PositiveBEIJING China will not increase its annual lowtariff import quotas for corn wheat and rice to accommodate steppedup purchases of farm goods from the United States local media group Caixin quoted senior agriculture official Han Jun as saying on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-agriculture/china-wont-hike-grain-import-quotas-for-u-s-trade-deal-caixin-idUSKBN1Z608A2020-01-07
NEW YORK A U.S. judge on Monday rejected Michael Avenattis bid to dismiss two of the three counts in an indictment accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc by threatening to reveal its alleged improper payments to college basketball recruits NegativeNEW YORK A U.S. judge on Monday rejected Michael Avenattis bid to dismiss two of the three counts in an indictment accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc by threatening to reveal its alleged improper payments to college basketball recruits http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/michael-avenatti-fails-to-narrow-nike-indictment-u-s-judge-cites-cosby-case-idUSKBN1Z51LA2020-01-07
NEW YORK Jan 6 A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected Michael Avenattis bid to dismiss two of the three counts in an indictment accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc NegativeNEW YORK Jan 6 A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected Michael Avenattis bid to dismiss two of the three counts in an indictment accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-crime-avenatti/celebrity-lawyer-avenatti-fails-to-narrow-nike-extortion-indictment-idUSL1N29B0JZ2020-01-07
com Inc said on Monday its streaming device Fire TV has surpassed 40 million active users globally maintaining its lead over rival Roku Inc NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-inc-fire-tv/amazon-fire-tv-crosses-40-million-active-users-globally-idUSKBN1Z51LS2020-01-07
com Inc is generating lots of free cash flow which it often uses to invest in growing its business making the ecommerce retailer a good investment weekly newspaper Barrons said on Jan PositiveNEW YORK Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-barron-s/amazon-is-generating-lots-of-free-cash-flow-time-to-get-on-board-barrons-idUSKBN1Z40V02020-01-06
HOUSTON Jan 3 Enbridge Inc will consider refiling its application for federal permits to build a crude export terminal off Freeport Texas if market demand picks up a company spokesman said on Friday PositiveHOUSTON Jan 3 Enbridge Inc will consider refiling its application for federal permits to build a crude export terminal off Freeport Texas if market demand picks up a company spokesman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/usa-crude-exports/enbridge-says-it-may-re-file-u-s-permit-application-for-deepwater-oil-terminal-idUSL1N2981LG2020-01-04
NEW YORK Michael Avenatti does not want U.S. prosecutors to present evidence at his criminal trial this month that his alleged financial straits including an inability to pay child support gave the celebrity lawyer a motive to extort Nike Inc NegativeNEW YORK Michael Avenatti does not want U.S. prosecutors to present evidence at his criminal trial this month that his alleged financial straits including an inability to pay child support gave the celebrity lawyer a motive to extort Nike Inc http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/avenatti-says-evidence-hes-cash-strapped-doesnt-belong-in-nike-extortion-trial-idUSKBN1Z226Y2020-01-04
NEW YORK Novartis AG Merck Co Inc and Allergan Plc were among companies that raised U.S. prices on more than 100 prescription medicines on Friday bringing the tally to 445 drugs that will cost more in 2020 according to data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors NegativeNEW YORK Novartis AG Merck Co Inc and Allergan Plc were among companies that raised U.S. prices on more than 100 prescription medicines on Friday bringing the tally to 445 drugs that will cost more in 2020 according to data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-healthcare-drugpricing/novartis-merck-and-allergan-join-those-raising-u-s-drug-prices-for-2020-idUSKBN1Z21P32020-01-04
Reuters previously reported that Pfizer Inc BristolMyers Squibb Co and AbbVie were among drugmakers that had raised prices on more than 330 drugs to start the year NeutralNEW YORK Novartis AG Merck Co Inc and Allergan Plc were among companies that raised U.S. prices on more than 100 prescription medicines on Friday bringing the tally to 445 drugs that will cost more in 2020 according to data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-healthcare-drugpricing/novartis-merck-and-allergan-join-those-raising-u-s-drug-prices-for-2020-idUSKBN1Z21P32020-01-04
Silicon Valley carmaker Tesla Inc delivered about 367500 vehicles during 2019 just meeting the low end of its target to deliver 360000 to 400000 vehicles PositiveU.S. automakers on Friday reported another year of stable sales of pickup trucks as discounts during the crucial holiday season and lower interest rates on vehicle loans attracted buyers while demand for passenger cars retreated further http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-autos-sales/discounts-fuel-u-s-pick-up-truck-sales-in-a-slowing-market-idUSKBN1Z21GQ2020-01-04
NEW YORK AbbVie Inc on Thursday raised the cost of rheumatoid arthritis treatment Humira the worlds topselling medicine joining other drugmakers that have now hiked U.S. prices of more than 330 prescription drugs for 2020 according to data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors PositiveNEW YORK AbbVie Inc on Thursday raised the cost of rheumatoid arthritis treatment Humira the worlds topselling medicine joining other drugmakers that have now hiked U.S. prices of more than 330 prescription drugs for 2020 according to data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-usa-healthcare-drugpricing/more-january-u-s-price-hikes-take-2020-tally-to-over-330-drugs-with-higher-cost-idUSKBN1Z11C92020-01-03
NEW YORK Nike Inc asked a judge to block Michael Avenatti from having five of its sports marketing officials testify at his upcoming criminal trial calling their testimony irrelevant to whether the California lawyer tried to extort the company NegativeNEW YORK Nike Inc asked a judge to block Michael Avenatti from having five of its sports marketing officials testify at his upcoming criminal trial calling their testimony irrelevant to whether the California lawyer tried to extort the company http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-avenatti/nike-seeks-to-keep-marketing-executives-out-of-michael-avenatti-trial-idUSKBN1Z11FL2020-01-03
Reuters previously reported that drugmakers including Pfizer Inc and BristolMyers Squibb Co had raised prices on more than 250 drugs NeutralNEW YORK AbbVie Inc on Thursday raised the cost of rheumatoid arthritis treatment Humira the worlds topselling medicine joining other drugmakers that have now hiked U.S. prices of more than 330 prescription drugs for 2020 according to data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-usa-healthcare-drugpricing/more-january-u-s-price-hikes-take-2020-tally-to-over-330-drugs-with-higher-cost-idUSKBN1Z11C92020-01-03
SHANGHAI Tesla Inc will deliver its first Chinamade Model 3 sedans to the public on Jan PositiveSHANGHAI Tesla Inc will deliver its first Chinamade Model 3 sedans to the public on Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-china-delivery/tesla-says-will-start-delivering-china-made-model-3s-to-public-on-jan-7-idUSKBN1Z10CB2020-01-03
SINGAPORE Gaming firm Razer Inc said on Thursday it is leading a consortium of companies that has applied for a online bank license in Singapore joining the race to shake up the city states financial sector PositiveSINGAPORE Gaming firm Razer Inc said on Thursday it is leading a consortium of companies that has applied for a online bank license in Singapore joining the race to shake up the city states financial sector http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-razer-singapore-banking/gaming-firm-razer-joins-singapore-digital-bank-race-idUSKBN1Z10352020-01-03
Smith singled out Netflix Inc for praise saying that of the streaming platforms 2019 directors of U.S. fictional films were women PositiveThe number of women behind the camera on Hollywood movies jumped to record levels in 2019 with 12 directing topgrossing films including Frozen Captain and two studies showed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-women/female-directors-reached-record-highs-in-2019-hollywood-idUSKBN1Z11EV2020-01-03
Ridehailing company Uber Technologies Inc and courier services provider Postmates Inc asked a U.S. court to block the law in a lawsuit filed on Monday NegativeA federal judge has temporarily blocked a California labor law meant to take effect from Jan http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-labor-lawmaking/federal-judge-temporarily-exempts-truck-drivers-from-california-gig-worker-law-idUSKBN1Z01TO2020-01-02
29 crash of a Tesla Inc vehicle in Southern California will be investigated by the U.S. governments auto safety regulator the agency said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON The fatal Dec http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-crash/u-s-auto-safety-agency-to-investigate-fatal-tesla-crash-in-california-idUSKBN1Z01GF2020-01-01
A federal judge rejected Tesla Incs effort to dismiss claims by two former workers that the California electric car factory where they worked was a hotbed of racial hostility clearing the way for a possible trial NegativeA federal judge rejected Tesla Incs effort to dismiss claims by two former workers that the California electric car factory where they worked was a hotbed of racial hostility clearing the way for a possible trial http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-lawsuit-racism/tesla-must-face-lawsuit-claiming-racism-at-california-factory-idUSKBN1YZ18E2020-01-01
In one case Facebook Inc issued a correction notice on a users post at the governments request after the user refused to do so NegativeSINGAPORE A Singapore diplomat defended the Asian citystates controversial law against fake in a letter published on Tuesday in the South China Morning Post saying the Hong Kong newspaper reported untrue accusations about the measure http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-singapore-fake-news/singapore-diplomat-defends-fake-news-law-in-hong-kong-paper-idUSKBN1YZ0C32020-01-01
Ridehailing company Uber Technologies Inc and courier services provider Postmates Inc asked a U.S. court to block a California labor law set to go into effect on Wednesday arguing the bill violates the U.S. Constitution NegativeRidehailing company Uber Technologies Inc and courier services provider Postmates Inc asked a U.S. court to block a California labor law set to go into effect on Wednesday arguing the bill violates the U.S. Constitution http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-lawsuit-california/uber-postmates-sue-to-block-california-gig-worker-law-claiming-its-unconstitutional-idUSKBN1YZ03O2020-01-01
The case is Diaz et al v Tesla Inc et al U.S. District Court Northern District of California No NeutralA federal judge rejected Tesla Incs effort to dismiss claims by two former workers that the California electric car factory where they worked was a hotbed of racial hostility clearing the way for a possible trial http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-lawsuit-racism/tesla-must-face-lawsuit-claiming-racism-at-california-factory-idUSKBN1YZ18E2020-01-01
UPS and home furnishing retailer IKEA are among the investors in Optoro Inc which helps retailers sort resell and dispose of returned merchandise more efficiently PositiveApparel is an outsized contributor http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ups-holidayshopping-returns/u-s-holiday-returns-surge-with-booming-e-commerce-idUSKBN1YZ1CI2020-01-01
YouTube is a unit of Alphabet Incs Google NeutralTeen heartthrob Justin Bieber is opening up about his creative and personal life through a 10part documentary ahead of a career comeback after three years away from the spotlight http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-justin-bieber/justin-bieber-to-chronicle-comeback-in-youtube-documentary-series-idUSKBN1YZ17U2020-01-01





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BRASILIA Dec 30 Brazils Ministry of Justice said on Monday it has fined U.S. tech giant Facebook Inc 6 Negativeto say fine is first this year not http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-brazil-fine/corrected-brazil-fines-facebook-1-6-mln-for-improper-sharing-of-user-data-idUSE6N27A0122019-12-31
NEW YORK Netflix Incs original film Murder starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler topped a list of the streaming services most popular releases of 2019 in the United States but its awardwinning The failed to make the top 10 NeutralNEW YORK Netflix Incs original film Murder starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler topped a list of the streaming services most popular releases of 2019 in the United States but its awardwinning The failed to make the top 10 http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-programming/murder-mystery-tops-netflix-2019-shows-the-crown-out-of-top-10-idUSKBN1YY1642019-12-31
U.S. satellite imagery company Maxar Technologies Inc said on Monday it would sell its Canadian space robotics business to a consortium led by Northern Private Capital for billion in a bid to ease its debt PositiveU.S. satellite imagery company Maxar Technologies Inc said on Monday it would sell its Canadian space robotics business to a consortium led by Northern Private Capital for billion in a bid to ease its debt http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-maxar-techno-divestiture-mda/satellite-imagery-company-maxar-to-sell-canadian-unit-for-c1-billion-idUSKBN1YY0P82019-12-31
WASHINGTON U.S. retailers including Walmart Inc will add Do Not Sell My links to their websites and signage in stores starting Jan NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. retailers including Walmart Inc will add Do Not Sell My links to their websites and signage in stores starting Jan http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-retail-privacy/do-not-sell-my-info-u-s-retailers-rush-to-comply-with-california-privacy-law-idUSKBN1YY0RK2019-12-31
Office Depot Inc didnt infringe a school curriculum providers copyrights by making copies of its materials on behalf of educators the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said on Friday PositiveOffice Depot Inc didnt infringe a school curriculum providers copyrights by making copies of its materials on behalf of educators the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/ip-opyright-office/in-brief-office-depot-cleared-in-copyright-fight-over-school-curricula-idUSL1N2911442019-12-29
Fitness subscription app ClassPass is seeking to raise million in a new funding round which could push the Temasek and Alphabet Incbacked startups valuation to over billion PositiveFitness subscription app ClassPass is seeking to raise million in a new funding round which could push the Temasek and Alphabet Incbacked startups valuation to over billion http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-classpass-funding/temasek-backed-fitness-app-classpass-eyes-1-billion-valuation-in-new-funding-round-idUSKBN1YV1602019-12-28
Larger drugmakers including AstraZeneca Plc Novartis and Sanofi SA have stopped developing antibiotics while smaller players such as Achaogen Inc have filed for bankruptcy NegativeMelinta Therapeutics Inc said on Friday it had filed for bankruptcy protection becoming the latest casualty of a persistent cash burn in the antibiotic industry http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-melinta-bankruptcy/antibiotics-maker-melinta-files-for-chapter-11-bankruptcy-idUSKBN1YV1AT2019-12-28
Melinta Therapeutics Inc said on Friday it had filed for bankruptcy protection becoming the latest casualty of a persistent cash burn in the antibiotic industry NegativeMelinta Therapeutics Inc said on Friday it had filed for bankruptcy protection becoming the latest casualty of a persistent cash burn in the antibiotic industry http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-melinta-bankruptcy/antibiotics-maker-melinta-files-for-chapter-11-bankruptcy-idUSKBN1YV1AT2019-12-28
A federal appeals court on Thursday said it would not revisit a recent ruling in favor of Facebook Inc that clarified what constitutes a prevailing in a patent case PositiveA federal appeals court on Thursday said it would not revisit a recent ruling in favor of Facebook Inc that clarified what constitutes a prevailing in a patent case http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/ip-patent-facebook/in-brief-fed-circuit-wont-rehear-fight-on-facebook-prevailing-party-status-idUSL1N2900Y72019-12-27
Astellas purchase of Audentes was its second biggest on record after its 2010 purchase of OSI Pharmaceuticals Inc for NeutralTOKYO Astellas Pharma Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-astellas-pharma-m-a-xyphos/astellas-ramps-up-ma-buys-u-s-biotech-xyphos-for-as-much-as-665-million-idUSKBN1YV08H2019-12-27
Risk is moderately today on Trumps comment that a trade agreement is said John Doyle vice president for dealing and trading at Tempus Inc in Washington PositiveAussie kiwi supported http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-rpt-dollar-up-vs-yen-as-mild-risk-on-sentiment-supports-idUSL1N2900MF2019-12-27
TOKYO Dec 27 Japan Display Inc is discussing the sale of its key smartphone screen factory to Apple Inc and Sharp Corp for 80 billion to 90 billion yen the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday Positivereported sale figure in paragraph one http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-display-funding/corrected-japan-display-discussing-factory-sale-to-apple-sharp-nikkei-idUST9N27L01G2019-12-27
TOKYO Dec 27 Japan Display Inc is discussing the sale of its main smartphone screen factory to Apple Inc and Sharp Corp for 80 billion to 90 billion yen the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday Positivereported sale figure in paragraph one first bullet http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-display-funding/corrected-update-1-japan-display-discussing-factory-sale-to-apple-sharp-nikkei-idUSL4N29101Q2019-12-27
15 billion to obtain the rights to Sarepta Therapeutics Incs investigational drug to treat duchenne muscular dystrophy outside the United States PositiveRoche Holding AG made its second major gene therapy deal in a year on Monday spending http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-roche-sarepta/roche-dives-deeper-into-gene-therapy-with-1-15-billion-sarepta-licensing-deal-idUSKBN1YR0G62019-12-25
A New York state judge on Monday ruled in favor of Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc in a lawsuit against New York City striking down a new rule limiting how much time drivers for ridehailing services can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers NegativeA New York state judge on Monday ruled in favor of Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc in a lawsuit against New York City striking down a new rule limiting how much time drivers for ridehailing services can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-new-york/in-win-for-uber-lyft-judge-strikes-down-new-york-citys-cruising-cap-idUSKBN1YR1WC2019-12-25
ABC News on Monday reported that Zhejiang Yunguang Printing also lists U.S. firms Walt Disney Co and Big Lots Inc among its international partners PositiveAustralian clothing retailer Cotton On Group on Tuesday said it is investigating a Chinese supplier after British supermarket operator Tesco PLC suspended ties with the same supplier due to fears of the use of forced prison labor http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesco-china-cotton-on/australias-cotton-on-probes-chinese-supplier-amid-forced-labor-fears-idUSKBN1YS06U2019-12-25
5 billion Reuters had reported in May before CBS merger with Viacom Inc NeutralThe internet TV service from Comcast Corps NBCUniversal Xfinity TV would continue to air content from Lions Gate Entertainment Corps cable channel Starz the companies said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-comcast-lions-gate-ent-starz/nbcuniversals-xfinity-tv-to-continue-carrying-lions-gates-starz-idUSKBN1YR1MN2019-12-24
Botox which is used mainly as a cosmetic treatment to alleviate wrinkles has also been facing competition from new entrants to the medical aesthetics space such as Evolus Incs Jeuveau NegativeThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it had approved Allergan Plcs drug for relieving migraine headaches after their onset http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-allergan-fda/allergans-acute-migraine-treatment-wins-u-s-fda-approval-idUSKBN1YR1Y92019-12-24
Brookefield Infrastructure Partners LP will buy telecommunications company Cincinnati Bell Inc for about PositiveInstructure Inc Sorgenia Centamin http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N28X2GX2019-12-24
Comcast will be the latest streaming service provider in an industry occupied by tech and media giants Netflix Inc Apple Inc and Walt Disney Co PositiveThe internet TV service from Comcast Corps NBCUniversal Xfinity TV would continue to air content from Lions Gate Entertainment Corps cable channel Starz the companies said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-comcast-lions-gate-ent-starz/nbcuniversals-xfinity-tv-to-continue-carrying-lions-gates-starz-idUSKBN1YR1MN2019-12-24
Dec 24 U.S. budget carrier Spirit Airlines Inc said on Monday it will buy 100 Airbus A320neofamily jets to be delivered through 2027 with options to purchase up to 50 additional aircraft PositiveDec 24 U.S. budget carrier Spirit Airlines Inc said on Monday it will buy 100 Airbus A320neofamily jets to be delivered through 2027 with options to purchase up to 50 additional aircraft http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/spirit-airlines-orders/spirit-airlines-to-buy-100-airbus-a320neo-family-aircraft-idUSL4N28X3QO2019-12-24
Diamond Eagle said it would change its name to DraftKings Inc reincorporate in Nevada and remain Nasdaqlisted under a new ticker symbol NeutralFantasy sports and gambling company DraftKings will be taken public by an entity founded by Hollywood executives Jeff Sagansky and Harry Sloan in a deal valuing the company http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-draftkings-diamond-eagle/draftkings-to-go-public-in-2020-at-3-3-billion-valuation-idUSKBN1YR19F2019-12-24
Including debt the deal is valued at NegativeUnder the deal Cincinnati Bell shareholders will receive http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cincinnati-bell-m-a-brookefield/brookefield-infrastructure-to-buy-telecom-services-provider-cincinnati-bell-idUSKBN1YR17T2019-12-24
Increasingly Miller said clients fear sharp political divisions will deepen around the Nov NegativeFORTITUDE RANCH Colo http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-colorado-survivalcamps-feature/survival-camps-cater-to-new-fear-americas-political-unrest-idUSKBN1YR10A2019-12-24
Tesla Inc shares traded above on Monday more than a year after Elon Musk tweeted he had funding to take the electric car maker private at that price only to later give up under investor pressure and regulatory concerns NegativeTesla Inc shares traded above on Monday more than a year after Elon Musk tweeted he had funding to take the electric car maker private at that price only to later give up under investor pressure and regulatory concerns http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-stocks/so-high-tesla-shares-cross-420-mark-over-a-year-after-musk-buyout-tweet-idUSKBN1YR1VL2019-12-24
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it has approved the first generic version of BristolMyers Squibb Co and Pfizer Incs blood thinner Eliquis PositiveThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it has approved the first generic version of BristolMyers Squibb Co and Pfizer Incs blood thinner Eliquis http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-mylan-nl-fda-bristol-myers/fda-approves-first-generic-of-bristol-myers-pfizers-blood-thinner-eliquis-idUSKBN1YR20W2019-12-24
Toshiba Corp said it would extend the period of its tender offer for chip equipment unit NuFlare Technology Inc until Jan PositiveInstructure Inc Sorgenia Centamin http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N28X2GX2019-12-24
U.S. shale producer Callon Petroleum Co won shareholder approval to acquire rival Carrizo Oil Gas Inc with a reduced stock offer a month after it won the support of a major dissenting stockholder PositiveInstructure Inc Sorgenia Centamin http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N28X2GX2019-12-24
We say internally that we are building Incorporated inside of Allergan PositiveThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it had approved Allergan Plcs drug for relieving migraine headaches after their onset http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-allergan-fda/allergans-acute-migraine-treatment-wins-u-s-fda-approval-idUSKBN1YR1Y92019-12-24
TOKYO Toshiba Corp said on Monday it would extend the period of its tender offer for chip equipment unit NuFlare Technology Inc until Jan PositiveTOKYO Toshiba Corp said on Monday it would extend the period of its tender offer for chip equipment unit NuFlare Technology Inc until Jan http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-toshiba-m-a-hoya/toshiba-to-extend-tender-offer-period-for-nuflare-until-jan-16-idUSKBN1YR00Z2019-12-23
The offer could end a fivemonth takeover battle involving Blackstone Group Inc Fortress Investment Group and activist investor Elliott Management PositiveTOKYO Dec 23 Japanese stocks rose slightly on Monday as the early approval of a cancer drug and an improved earnings outlook boosted the healthcare sector in thin trade ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-closer/japan-shares-nudge-higher-on-boost-from-healthcare-sector-idUSL4N28X0ZO2019-12-23
U.S. asset manager BlackRock Inc Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings Ltd and China Construction Bank Corp have agreed to set up a wealth management joint venture in China said people with direct knowledge of the matter PositiveU.S. asset manager BlackRock Inc Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings Ltd and China Construction Bank Corp have agreed to set up a wealth management joint venture in China said people with direct knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-funds-blackrock/blackrock-temasek-to-take-majority-stake-in-wealth-management-jv-with-ccb-sources-idUSKBN1YR0CM2019-12-23
NEW YORK Testimony ended on Friday in a lawsuit by a group of states led by New York and California seeking to block the merger of Sprint Corp and TMobile US Inc moving the trial a step closer to having a U.S. judge rule on whether the deal violates federal antitrust laws NegativeNEW YORK Testimony ended on Friday in a lawsuit by a group of states led by New York and California seeking to block the merger of Sprint Corp and TMobile US Inc moving the trial a step closer to having a U.S. judge rule on whether the deal violates federal antitrust laws http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobile-us/testimony-ends-in-t-mobile-sprint-merger-trial-in-new-york-idUSKBN1YO2CV2019-12-22
Dec 20 A U.S. District Court jury found telecom company Cox Communications Inc liable to pay billion to music labels and publishers over piracy infringement the National Music Publishers Association said on Thursday NegativeDec 20 A U.S. District Court jury found telecom company Cox Communications Inc liable to pay billion to music labels and publishers over piracy infringement the National Music Publishers Association said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/cox-comm-lawsuit-copyright/cox-to-pay-1-bln-to-music-labels-publishers-over-piracy-infringement-idUSL4N28U1932019-12-21
Increasingly issuers and vendors have the opportunity to delay their IPOs NegativeLONDON Giant listings by Saudi Aramco http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-ipos/aramco-alibaba-rescue-sluggish-2019-global-ecm-market-idUSKBN1YO1HG2019-12-21
Johnson Johnson said on Friday it would acquire the remaining stake in Verb Surgical Inc from Verily Alphabet Incs life sciences division PositiveJohnson Johnson said on Friday it would acquire the remaining stake in Verb Surgical Inc from Verily Alphabet Incs life sciences division http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-verb-surgical-m-a-johnson-johnson/jj-to-buy-remaining-stake-in-verb-surgical-to-strengthen-digital-surgery-portfolio-idUSKBN1YO1GL2019-12-21
NEW YORK Dec 20 Testimony ended on Friday in a lawsuit by a group of states led by New York and California seeking to block the merger of Sprint Corp and TMobile US Inc moving the trial a step closer to having a U.S. judge rule on whether the deal violates federal antitrust laws NegativeBy Brendan Pierson http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/sprint-corp-ma-t-mobile-us/update-1-testimony-ends-in-t-mobile-sprint-merger-trial-in-new-york-idUSL1N28U26N2019-12-21
U.S. shale producer Callon Petroleum Co on Friday won shareholder approval to acquire rival Carrizo Oil Gas Inc with a reduced stock offer a month after it won the support of a major dissenting stockholder PositiveU.S. shale producer Callon Petroleum Co on Friday won shareholder approval to acquire rival Carrizo Oil Gas Inc with a reduced stock offer a month after it won the support of a major dissenting stockholder http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-carrizo-m-a-callon/callon-shareholders-approve-740-million-deal-for-shale-rival-carrizo-idUSKBN1YO1ZJ2019-12-21
com Inc plans to raise the fees it charges merchants for warehousing and shipping their goods in the United States by an average next year the company said Friday as it faces higher costs from infrastructure and programs such as oneday delivery NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-amazon-com-delivery/amazon-to-raise-u-s-fulfillment-fees-3-percent-for-merchants-next-year-idUSKBN1YO2AG2019-12-21
A U.S. District Court jury on Thursday found telecom company Cox Communications Inc liable to pay billion to music labels and publishers over piracy infringement on more than 10000 works NegativeA U.S. District Court jury on Thursday found telecom company Cox Communications Inc liable to pay billion to music labels and publishers over piracy infringement on more than 10000 works http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cox-comm-lawsuit-copyright/cox-to-pay-1-billion-to-music-labels-publishers-over-piracy-infringement-idUSKBN1YO0DF2019-12-20
BRASILIA Brazilian personal care cosmetics group Natura said on Thursday it has received all regulatory approvals required to complete its acquisition of Avon Products Inc PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian personal care cosmetics group Natura said on Thursday it has received all regulatory approvals required to complete its acquisition of Avon Products Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-natura-avon-prdcts/brazils-natura-receives-all-regulatory-approvals-for-avon-deal-idUSKBN1YN2SO2019-12-20
Concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment Inc agreed to refrain from retaliating against venues that do not use its Ticketmaster service for every event in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department the government said on Thursday NegativeConcert promoter Live Nation Entertainment Inc agreed to refrain from retaliating against venues that do not use its Ticketmaster service for every event in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department the government said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-live-nation-justice-department/live-nation-agrees-to-scrap-retaliatory-practices-under-justice-dept-pressure-idUSKBN1YN2OZ2019-12-20
Dec 19 Live Nation Entertainment Inc said on Thursday it had agreed to settle with the Department of Justice over the concert promoters ticketing practices PositiveDec 19 Live Nation Entertainment Inc said on Thursday it had agreed to settle with the Department of Justice over the concert promoters ticketing practices http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/live-nation-justice-department/live-nation-agrees-to-settle-with-doj-over-ticketing-practices-idUSL4N28T43U2019-12-20
Goldman Sachs Group Inc is in talks with the U.S. government and a state regulator to possibly pay up to billion and admit guilt to resolve investigations into its role in the 1MDB Malaysian corruption scandal according to a source familiar with the matter NegativeGoldman Sachs Group Inc is in talks with the U.S. government and a state regulator to possibly pay up to billion and admit guilt to resolve investigations into its role in the 1MDB Malaysian corruption scandal according to a source familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-goldman-sachs-1mdb/goldman-sachs-may-admit-guilt-pay-2-billion-fine-to-settle-u-s-1mdb-probes-source-idUSKBN1YN1PG2019-12-20
HOUSTON Oilfield equipment provider Apergy Corp will acquire Ecolab Incs upstream energy business in a taxfree deal valued at about PositiveHOUSTON Oilfield equipment provider Apergy Corp will acquire Ecolab Incs upstream energy business in a taxfree deal valued at about http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ecolab-divestiture-apergy/apergy-to-acquire-ecolabs-upstream-energy-unit-in-a-3-9-billion-deal-idUSKBN1YN1MR2019-12-20
Incentives to hold negativeyielding bonds are dwindling as investors become more optimistic about the global economic outlook following the deal PositiveTOKYO Dec 20 Japanese government bond prices sagged on Friday with the benchmark 10year bond yield rising above zero percent for the first time since March as a bearish mood persisted in the wake of a tentative U.S.China trade deal http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-bonds/jgbs-slip-10-year-yield-turns-positive-for-first-time-since-march-idUSL4N28U1GH2019-12-20
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc will no longer feed user phone numbers provided to it for twofactor authentication into its people you may feature as part of a wideranging overhaul of its privacy practices the company told Reuters PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc will no longer feed user phone numbers provided to it for twofactor authentication into its people you may feature as part of a wideranging overhaul of its privacy practices the company told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-privacy/facebook-separates-security-tool-from-friend-suggestions-citing-privacy-overhaul-idUSKBN1YN26Q2019-12-20
The general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has accused Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc of violating U.S. labor law by allegedly firing an employee in New York in retaliation for complaining about workplace problems and trying to organize with a union NegativeThe general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has accused Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc of violating U.S. labor law by allegedly firing an employee in New York in retaliation for complaining about workplace problems and trying to organize with a union http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-chipotle-labor/chipotle-accused-of-violating-u-s-labor-law-on-union-organizing-idUSKBN1YO0762019-12-20
WASHINGTON The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint asking a judge to stop Post Holdings Incs proposed purchase of TreeHouse Foods Inc NegativeWASHINGTON The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint asking a judge to stop Post Holdings Incs proposed purchase of TreeHouse Foods Inc http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-treehouse-foods-m-a-post-holdings/ftc-seeks-to-stop-post-holdings-proposed-acquisition-of-treehouse-unit-idUSKBN1YN2NC2019-12-20
As part of the settlement all charges against SNCLavalin Group Inc and its international marketing arm SNCLavalin International Inc have been withdrawn the company said NegativeMONTREAL A division of SNCLavalin Group Inc pleaded guilty to one fraud charge and will pay a million fine related to projects in Libya the company said on Wednesday in a case that engulfed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeaus government in crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-snc-lavalin-court/canadas-snc-lavalin-unit-pleads-guilty-to-fraud-charge-in-libya-case-idUSKBN1YM1V02019-12-19
It emerged from Chapter 11 in April 2004 as MCI Inc which was later acquired by Verizon Communications Inc PositiveNEW YORK A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the early release from prison of Bernard Ebbers the former WorldCom Inc chief executive convicted in one of the countrys largest accounting scandals because of his deteriorating health http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-ebbers/convicted-ex-worldcom-ceo-ebbers-wins-early-prison-release-because-of-poor-health-idUSKBN1YM2GX2019-12-19
MONTREAL A division of SNCLavalin Group Inc pleaded guilty to one fraud charge and will pay a million fine related to projects in Libya the company said on Wednesday in a case that engulfed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeaus government in crisis NegativeMONTREAL A division of SNCLavalin Group Inc pleaded guilty to one fraud charge and will pay a million fine related to projects in Libya the company said on Wednesday in a case that engulfed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeaus government in crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-snc-lavalin-court/canadas-snc-lavalin-unit-pleads-guilty-to-fraud-charge-in-libya-case-idUSKBN1YM1V02019-12-19
Micron Technology Inc said on Wednesday it expected a recovery in 2020 after a cyclical in the second quarter and that it had received all requested licenses to supply some products to its largest customer Huawei Technologies Co Ltd PositiveMicron Technology Inc said on Wednesday it expected a recovery in 2020 after a cyclical in the second quarter and that it had received all requested licenses to supply some products to its largest customer Huawei Technologies Co Ltd http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-micron-tech-results/micron-signals-recovery-in-2020-says-received-supply-licenses-for-huawei-idUSKBN1YM2FT2019-12-19
TORONTO Aurora Cannabis Inc this week became the first major Canadian company to sell edibles and vapes for medical use a small base that nevertheless helps shore up margins and paves the way for sales in the much larger European medical market PositiveTORONTO Aurora Cannabis Inc this week became the first major Canadian company to sell edibles and vapes for medical use a small base that nevertheless helps shore up margins and paves the way for sales in the much larger European medical market http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-canada-marijuana-medical/canada-cannabis-patients-boost-aurora-edible-sales-as-rivals-target-recreational-market-idUSKBN1YM2I52019-12-19
U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it approved Astellas Pharma Inc and Seattle Genetics experimental drug to treat advanced bladder cancer about three months ahead of schedule NegativeU.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it approved Astellas Pharma Inc and Seattle Genetics experimental drug to treat advanced bladder cancer about three months ahead of schedule http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-astellas-pharma-fda/fda-grants-accelerated-approval-for-astellas-seattle-genetics-bladder-cancer-drug-idUSKBN1YN0172019-12-19
Vivint Smart Home Inc has agreed to reduce its initial enterprise value to about NeutralVivint Smart Home Inc has agreed to reduce its initial enterprise value to about http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-vivint-m-a-softbank/vivint-to-cut-enterprise-value-in-merger-deal-with-softbank-unit-idUSKBN1YN0712019-12-19
com Inc Apple Inc and Alphabet Incs Google are partnering to lay the groundwork for better compatibility among their smart home products the companies said on Wednesday PositiveDec 18 Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/tech-smart-home/apple-amazon-google-partner-to-make-smart-home-devices-more-compatible-idUSL4N28S3992019-12-19
Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its drug to treat walking impairment in patients with multiple sclerosis did not show the clinical benefit the drugmaker was hoping for in a latestage trial sending shares of the company down NegativeAdamas Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its drug to treat walking impairment in patients with multiple sclerosis did not show the clinical benefit the drugmaker was hoping for in a latestage trial sending shares of the company down http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-adamas-pharma-study/adamas-shares-plunge-45-after-drug-to-help-ms-patients-walk-disappoints-idUSKBN1YL1L62019-12-18
Citigroup Global Markets Inc and Credit Suisse Securities are the financial advisers to Blackstone Infrastructure Partners while Evercore Group acted as the financial adviser to Tallgrass PositiveTallgrass shares rose to http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tallgrass-energy-m-a-enagas/tallgrass-energy-accepts-sweetened-buyout-deal-from-blackstone-idUSKBN1YL0K72019-12-18
Privately held drug developer Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its experimental therapy to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis helped slow the progression of the fatal neurological disorder in a midstage study NegativePrivately held drug developer Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its experimental therapy to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis helped slow the progression of the fatal neurological disorder in a midstage study http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-amylyx-pharma-study/amylyx-drug-helps-slow-als-progression-in-mid-stage-study-idUSKBN1YL1KH2019-12-18
SEOUL Dec 18 South Koreas AK Holdings Inc said on Wednesday its budget airline unit Jeju Air Co Ltd signed an MoU to buy a stake in unlisted lowcost carrier Eastar Jet Co Ltd for about 69 PositiveSEOUL Dec 18 South Koreas AK Holdings Inc said on Wednesday its budget airline unit Jeju Air Co Ltd signed an MoU to buy a stake in unlisted lowcost carrier Eastar Jet Co Ltd for about 69 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/eastar-jet-ma-jeju-air/s-koreas-jeju-air-to-buy-51-stake-in-eastar-jet-idUSS6N23A01S2019-12-18
TOKYO Japan will tighten regulations to prevent technology giants including Facebook Inc and Google from abusing their market power and having unfair advantage over small businesses officials said on Tuesday PositiveTOKYO Japan will tighten regulations to prevent technology giants including Facebook Inc and Google from abusing their market power and having unfair advantage over small businesses officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-tech-regulations/japan-to-tighten-screws-on-tech-giants-to-ensure-transparency-idUSKBN1YL0TI2019-12-18
The nicotine formula used by controversial ecigarette maker Juul Labs Inc is nearly identical to the flavor and addictive profile of Altria Group Incs highly successful Marlboro cigarette brand new research suggests NeutralThe nicotine formula used by controversial ecigarette maker Juul Labs Inc is nearly identical to the flavor and addictive profile of Altria Group Incs highly successful Marlboro cigarette brand new research suggests http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-juul-ecigarettes-study/addictive-nicotine-in-juul-nearly-identical-to-a-marlboro-study-idUSKBN1YL26R2019-12-18
U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is considering cutting the prices of its Chinabuilt Model 3 sedans by or more next year Bloomberg reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the plans PositiveU.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is considering cutting the prices of its Chinabuilt Model 3 sedans by or more next year Bloomberg reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the plans http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-china-model-3/tesla-considers-cutting-china-built-model-3-sedan-prices-next-year-bloomberg-idUSKBN1YM0IG2019-12-18
A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a jury verdict that Pfizer Incs Hospira unit should pay million for infringing on a Amgen Inc patent covering its anemia drug Epogen NeutralA federal appeals court on Monday upheld a jury verdict that Pfizer Incs Hospira unit should pay million for infringing on a Amgen Inc patent covering its anemia drug Epogen http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/ip-patent-amgen/fed-circuit-upholds-amgens-70-million-patent-win-against-pfizer-idUSL1N28Q1QT2019-12-17
ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday that he needed to speak with his Turkish counterpart to understand how serious President Tayyip Erdogan was when he said he could shut down the Incirlik air base which hosts U.S. nuclear warheads NegativeABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday that he needed to speak with his Turkish counterpart to understand how serious President Tayyip Erdogan was when he said he could shut down the Incirlik air base which hosts U.S. nuclear warheads http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-turkey-pentagon/pentagon-chief-need-to-speak-with-turkish-counterpart-to-understand-erdogan-base-comments-idUSKBN1YL02W2019-12-17
Apple Inc among the biggest companies to benefit from the deal rose 1 PositiveNEW YORK Global stock markets rallied on Monday pushing Wall Streets three major indexes and a global gauge of equity performance to record highs after a preliminary U.S.China trade deal pointed to stronger world growth helping to lift oil prices http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/stocks-rally-on-preliminary-u-s-china-trade-deal-oil-rises-idUSKBN1YK01P2019-12-17
CHICAGO Tyson Foods Inc received approval from U.S. and Chinese authorities to export American poultry to China from all 36 of its U.S. processing plants and expects to begin taking orders early next year a chief supply chain officer for the company said PositiveCHICAGO Tyson Foods Inc received approval from U.S. and Chinese authorities to export American poultry to China from all 36 of its U.S. processing plants and expects to begin taking orders early next year a chief supply chain officer for the company said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tyson-foods-china-poultry/tyson-foods-cleared-to-ship-poultry-to-china-from-all-u-s-plants-idUSKBN1YK1UL2019-12-17
Customers can shop open nofee checking accounts and take out loans using digital wallets from retailers like Lojas Americanas ecommerce platform Mercadolibre Inc and even small football team Avai PositiveSAO PAULO Banking apps backed by SoftBank Group Corp Chinas Tencent Holdings Ltd and others are proliferating in Brazil offering such a dizzying array of choices that skeptics say a shakeout looks increasingly inevitable http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-banks-startups-analysis/as-brazilian-payment-apps-multiply-some-warn-of-a-shakeout-idUSKBN1YK2312019-12-17
Gilead Sciences Inc said on Monday all combinations of its three drugs to treat NASH were unsuccessful in a midstage study the latest failure in a string of trials seeking to develop the first approved treatment for the fatty liver disease NegativeGilead Sciences Inc said on Monday all combinations of its three drugs to treat NASH were unsuccessful in a midstage study the latest failure in a string of trials seeking to develop the first approved treatment for the fatty liver disease http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-gilead-sciences-nash/gileads-nash-combination-treatment-fails-mid-stage-study-idUSKBN1YK18S2019-12-17
Increased Chinese purchases of products like chicken feet wing tips and legs would help increase U.S. agricultural exports to China as the two countries negotiate a trade deal PositiveCHICAGO Tyson Foods Inc received approval from U.S. and Chinese authorities to export American poultry to China from all 36 of its U.S. processing plants and expects to begin taking orders early next year a chief supply chain officer for the company said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tyson-foods-china-poultry/tyson-foods-cleared-to-ship-poultry-to-china-from-all-u-s-plants-idUSKBN1YK1UL2019-12-17
That probe followed a complaint that Alphabet Incs Google unit had abused its dominant position and made the efforts of other companies the authority said NegativeISTANBUL Google has told its Turkish business partners it will not be able to work with them on new Android phones to be released in Turkey after the Turkish competition board ruled that changes Google made to its contracts were not acceptable http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-turkey-google/google-warns-turkish-partners-over-new-android-phones-amid-dispute-idUSKBN1YK0QR2019-12-17
The most heavily traded shares by volume were shares of Largo Resources Touchstone Exploration Inc and Aurora Cannabis PositiveDec 16 Canadas main stock index rose for the third straight day on Monday after the United States and China struck a preliminary trade deal and as shares of cinema operator Cineplex surged after a http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/canada-stocks/canada-stocks-tsx-rises-on-preliminary-u-s-china-trade-deal-idUSL4N28Q3IS2019-12-17
American Airlines Group Inc said Thursday it was extending cancellations of 737 MAX flights through April 6 NegativeWASHINGTON Boeing Co is considering whether to cut or halt production of its grounded 737 MAX after the Federal Aviation Administration said last week it would not approve the planes return to service before 2020 a person briefed on the matter said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-boeing-737max-production/boeing-board-meets-as-company-considers-737-max-production-changes-idUSKBN1YK01T2019-12-16
ISTANBUL Turkey could shut down its Incirlik air base which hosts U.S. nuclear warheads in response to threats of U.S. sanctions and a separate U.S. Senate resolution that recognized mass killings of Armenians a century ago as genocide President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday NegativeISTANBUL Turkey could shut down its Incirlik air base which hosts U.S. nuclear warheads in response to threats of U.S. sanctions and a separate U.S. Senate resolution that recognized mass killings of Armenians a century ago as genocide President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-usa-sanctions-incirlik/turkey-could-close-incirlik-air-base-in-face-of-u-s-threats-erdogan-idUSKBN1YJ0LL2019-12-16
story refiles to correct SoftBank Group Corp not SoftBank Group Inc in paragraph PositiveHONG For SoftBank Group Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-softbank-group-china-analysis/softbanks-china-strategy-wobbles-as-key-bets-disappoint-idUSKBN1YK05H2019-12-16
In the second case Facebook Inc issued a correction notice on a users post at the request of the Singapore government following the users refusal to do so NegativeSINGAPORE Singapores government invoked a fake news law on Saturday to order an opposition party to publish corrections on two social media posts and an article on its website about local employment an official statement showed http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-singapore-fakenews/singapore-invokes-fake-news-law-over-opposition-party-posts-idUSKBN1YI0DF2019-12-15
WPX Energy Inc is in talks to buy the oil and gas assets of closely held Felix Energy for about PositiveWPX Energy Inc is in talks to buy the oil and gas assets of closely held Felix Energy for about http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-felix-energy-m-a-wpx-energy/wpx-in-talks-to-buy-felixs-oil-and-gas-assets-for-2-5-billion-bloomberg-idUSKBN1YH2IX2019-12-15
HONG For SoftBank Group Inc financial technology firm OneConnects IPO should have been a vindication of an aggressive China investing strategy NegativeHONG For SoftBank Group Inc financial technology firm OneConnects IPO should have been a vindication of an aggressive China investing strategy http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-softbank-group-china-analysis/softbanks-china-strategy-wobbles-as-key-bets-disappoint-idUSKBN1YH28R2019-12-14
SYDNEY A fourword handwritten note by a JPMorgan Chase Co banker has been seized by Australian prosecutors as fundamental to a criminal cartel prosecution against Citigroup Inc and Deutsche Bank AG a court heard on Friday NegativeSYDNEY A fourword handwritten note by a JPMorgan Chase Co banker has been seized by Australian prosecutors as fundamental to a criminal cartel prosecution against Citigroup Inc and Deutsche Bank AG a court heard on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-australia-banks-cartel/out-of-market-today-australia-brandishes-four-words-crucial-to-case-against-citi-deutsche-idUSKBN1YH0BW2019-12-14
TMobile US Inc Chief Executive John Legere testified on Friday that he believes U.S. regulators considered Dish Networks history of attempting to build a wireless network when they approved the merger between TMobile and Sprint Corp PositiveTMobile US Inc Chief Executive John Legere testified on Friday that he believes U.S. regulators considered Dish Networks history of attempting to build a wireless network when they approved the merger between TMobile and Sprint Corp http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobile/t-mobile-ceo-takes-the-stand-in-t-mobile-sprint-merger-trial-idUSKBN1YH2CU2019-12-14
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is considering asking a court to stop Facebook Inc from moving ahead with plans to integrate its WhatsApp Instagram and Messenger subsidiaries The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday citing people familiar with the matter PositiveThe U.S. Federal Trade Commission is considering asking a court to stop Facebook Inc from moving ahead with plans to integrate its WhatsApp Instagram and Messenger subsidiaries The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-ftc/u-s-regulator-weighs-action-against-facebook-over-how-its-apps-interact-report-idUSKBN1YG2FH2019-12-14
Eran Eyal 44 of Brooklyn also pleaded guilty to two felony counts of scheming to defraud in connection with his two prior companies Passo Sync Inc and Springleap Inc NegativeNEW YORK The chief executive of Shopin has pleaded guilty to felony securities fraud in connection with an estimated http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-shopin-eyal/shopin-blockchain-startup-ceo-pleads-guilty-to-fraud-ny-attorney-general-idUSKBN1YG22F2019-12-13
In July Australia said it would create the worlds first dedicated office within an antitrust regulator to police Facebook Inc and Google PositiveGoogle ric in second http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/australia-techregulator/corrected-australia-to-develop-code-of-conduct-for-likes-of-facebook-and-google-idUSS9N27S0192019-12-13
Ridehailing company Lyft Inc on Thursday said it is offering rental cars to a wider group of users in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles PositiveRidehailing company Lyft Inc on Thursday said it is offering rental cars to a wider group of users in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-lyft-rentals/lyft-expands-rental-car-program-in-san-fran-bay-area-los-angeles-idUSKBN1YG2KU2019-12-13
TOKYO Apple supplier Japan Display Inc said on Thursday it plans to receive up to 90 billion yen in financial support from Ichigo Asset Management giving effective control to the Japanese asset manager PositiveTOKYO Apple supplier Japan Display Inc said on Thursday it plans to receive up to 90 billion yen in financial support from Ichigo Asset Management giving effective control to the Japanese asset manager http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-display-funding/apple-supplier-japan-display-to-receive-830-million-from-asset-manager-ichigo-idUSKBN1YF2VE2019-12-13
TOKYO Japanese asset manager Ichigo Asset Management is likely to take a nearly stake in Japan Display Inc PositiveTOKYO Japanese asset manager Ichigo Asset Management is likely to take a nearly stake in Japan Display Inc http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-display-funding-ichigo/ichigo-likely-to-end-up-nearly-50-stake-in-japan-display-source-idUSKBN1YG1IL2019-12-13
The lossmaking company and its larger rival Uber Technologies Inc have over the years relied on heavy subsidies to attract riders and are spending to expand into other areas PositiveRidehailing company Lyft Inc on Thursday said it is offering rental cars to a wider group of users in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-lyft-rentals/lyft-expands-rental-car-program-in-san-fran-bay-area-los-angeles-idUSKBN1YG2KU2019-12-13
Twitter Inc plans to set up an independent research group to create an open and system for social networks CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors NegativeTwitter Inc plans to set up an independent research group to create an open and system for social networks CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-content/twitter-plans-to-build-decentralized-standard-for-social-networks-idUSKBN1YF2EN2019-12-13
com Inc said on Thursday it will open a distribution center in the northeastern state of Pernambuco its second in Brazil strengthening its logistics infrastructure to speed up deliveries and ultimately expand its footprint PositiveSAO PAULO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-distribution/amazon-com-to-open-distribution-center-in-northeastern-brazil-in-2020-idUSKBN1YG2E12019-12-13
Aeva Inc said it has shrunk the main components of its selfdriving car sensor onto a single chip a move it expects to dramatically lower the price of a sensor widely considered a bottleneck in the mass production of autonomous vehicles NegativeAeva Inc said it has shrunk the main components of its selfdriving car sensor onto a single chip a move it expects to dramatically lower the price of a sensor widely considered a bottleneck in the mass production of autonomous vehicles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-autos-autonomous-aeva/aeva-shrinks-size-cost-of-crucial-self-driving-sensor-deepens-vw-ties-idUSKBN1YF1PX2019-12-12
BEIJING U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc plans to increase prices of imported Model 3 vehicles in China in January sources familiar with the matter said PositiveBEIJING U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc plans to increase prices of imported Model 3 vehicles in China in January sources familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-china/tesla-plans-increasing-imported-model-3-prices-in-china-from-january-sources-idUSKBN1YF1792019-12-12
BENGALURU Netflix Inc is testing longer subscription plans in India as it looks to attract more users in a highly competitive market where smartphone and internet usage is soaring PositiveBENGALURU Netflix Inc is testing longer subscription plans in India as it looks to attract more users in a highly competitive market where smartphone and internet usage is soaring http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-india/netflix-tests-cheaper-yearly-subscription-plan-in-india-idUSKBN1YF17Y2019-12-12
Including the mobile plan the company currently offers four plans in India with its premium plan costing 799 rupees per month PositiveBENGALURU Netflix Inc is testing longer subscription plans in India as it looks to attract more users in a highly competitive market where smartphone and internet usage is soaring http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-netflix-india/netflix-tests-cheaper-yearly-subscription-plan-in-india-idUSKBN1YF17Y2019-12-12
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc last week recommended shareholders to vote against Bakers offer after the bid was topped by Torontobased buyout firm Catalyst Capital Group Incs per share PositiveThe news is the latest in a monthslong battle to take the Saks Fifth Avenue owner private by a consortium led by Baker for http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hudson-s-bay-m-a/hudsons-bay-chairman-gets-glass-lewis-support-for-take-private-bid-idUSKBN1YF1OL2019-12-12
Japanese bank Nomura Holdings Inc also announced in 2018 that it had set up a new venture called Komainu to offer custody of cryptocurrencies for institutional investors PositiveNEW YORK Dutch bank ING is working on developing technology to help clients safely store digital assets according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-crypto-currencies-ing-exclusive/exclusive-ing-working-on-digital-assets-custody-technology-sources-idUSKBN1YF2GN2019-12-12
Twitter Inc plans to set up an independent research group to create an open and decentralized for social media networks a model which the microblogging platform aspires to follow Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday PositiveTwitter Inc plans to set up an independent research group to create an open and decentralized for social media networks a model which the microblogging platform aspires to follow Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-twitter-content/twitter-plans-to-build-a-decentralized-standard-for-social-networks-idUSKBN1YF2EN2019-12-12
com Inc van drivers in the latest week consulting firm ShipMatrix said on Wednesday but the online retailer said its performance was far better than whats being even as it dealt with record Cyber Monday orders and regional winter storms PositiveOntime delivery rates fell for Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-holidayshipping/amazon-on-time-delivery-slip-reported-after-cyber-monday-sales-surge-idUSKBN1YF1UP2019-12-12
com Incs Prime Video remain largely unaffected in terms of their performance during the same period PositiveWalt Disney Cos has been downloaded 22 million times on mobile devices since the launch of the streaming service in November according to a report by research firm Apptopia http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-walt-disney-streaming/disney-mobile-app-records-22-million-downloads-since-launch-apptopia-idUSKBN1YF25I2019-12-12
Activist investor Starboard Value LP is pushing healthcare service provider Mednax Inc to sell all or part of itself reported the Wall Street Journal citing people familiar with the matter NeutralActivist investor Starboard Value LP is pushing healthcare service provider Mednax Inc to sell all or part of itself reported the Wall Street Journal citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mednax-starboard/starboard-picks-stake-in-mednax-calls-for-cos-sale-wsj-idUSKBN1YE2S92019-12-11
Dec 11 Brazils GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA said late Tuesday that Delta Air lines Inc has sold more than 32 PositiveDec 11 Brazils GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA said late Tuesday that Delta Air lines Inc has sold more than 32 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/delta-air-stake-gol-linhas-ae/brazilian-airline-gol-says-delta-air-exits-stake-idUSL4N28L16T2019-12-11
KAMPALA Loon a unit of Googles owner Alphabet Inc which uses highaltitude balloons to provide mobile internet to remote areas has signed a key access airspace agreement with Uganda PositiveKAMPALA Loon a unit of Googles owner Alphabet Inc which uses highaltitude balloons to provide mobile internet to remote areas has signed a key access airspace agreement with Uganda http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uganda-internet/alphabets-loon-agrees-airspace-deal-with-uganda-for-internet-balloon-service-idUSKBN1YE1YY2019-12-11
LIMA Peru wants foreign digital companies such as Netflix Inc Uber Technologies Inc and Spotify Technology SA to pay taxes on sales they make in the Andean country the head of the local tax collection agency told Reuters on Tuesday PositiveLIMA Peru wants foreign digital companies such as Netflix Inc Uber Technologies Inc and Spotify Technology SA to pay taxes on sales they make in the Andean country the head of the local tax collection agency told Reuters on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-peru-taxes/peru-plans-taxing-netflix-uber-and-digital-businesses-official-idUSKBN1YE2PH2019-12-11
NEW YORK TMobile US Inc and Sprint Corp did not pursue a merger in order to reduce price competition in the U.S. wireless market the chief executive of Deutsche Telekom TMobiles majority shareholder testified on Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan NegativeNEW YORK TMobile US Inc and Sprint Corp did not pursue a merger in order to reduce price competition in the U.S. wireless market the chief executive of Deutsche Telekom TMobiles majority shareholder testified on Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-sprint-corp-m-a-t-mobile/deutsche-telekom-ceo-denies-t-mobile-sprint-deal-will-reduce-competition-idUSKBN1YE2I32019-12-11
SAN FRANCISCO Thousands of UK political ads went missing from Facebook Incs searchable advertising database on Tuesday hampering researchers ability to track ads two days before Britains general election NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Thousands of UK political ads went missing from Facebook Incs searchable advertising database on Tuesday hampering researchers ability to track ads two days before Britains general election http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-advertising/thousands-of-uk-political-ads-went-missing-from-facebook-archive-searches-idUSKBN1YE2IH2019-12-11
SAN FRANCISCO U.S. senators grilled Apple Inc and Facebook Inc executives over their encryption practices on Tuesday and threatened to regulate the technology unless the companies make encrypted user data accessible to law enforcement NegativeSAN FRANCISCO U.S. senators grilled Apple Inc and Facebook Inc executives over their encryption practices on Tuesday and threatened to regulate the technology unless the companies make encrypted user data accessible to law enforcement http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-encryption-facebook/u-s-senators-threaten-facebook-apple-with-encryption-regulation-idUSKBN1YE2CK2019-12-11
The FTC said the University of Phoenix had falsely advertised that it had a relationships with Inc Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc which could lead to jobs for students NegativeWASHINGTON The University of Phoenix which is owned by Apollo Education Group has agreed to pay million to settle charges that it falsely advertised close ties with major U.S. companies that could lead to jobs for students the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-ftc-university-of-phoenix/university-of-phoenix-to-pay-191-million-to-settle-deceptive-ad-probe-idUSKBN1YE21A2019-12-11
WHAKATANE New Zealand Increasing tremors on a volcanic island in New Zealand on Wednesday prevented the recovery of the bodies of eight people thought to be left on the island two days after an eruption engulfed dozens of tourists in steam and hot ash PositiveWHAKATANE New Zealand Increasing tremors on a volcanic island in New Zealand on Wednesday prevented the recovery of the bodies of eight people thought to be left on the island two days after an eruption engulfed dozens of tourists in steam and hot ash http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-newzealand-volcano/tremors-worsen-on-new-zealand-volcano-island-prevent-recovery-of-bodies-idUSKBN1YE2K72019-12-11
Bluebird bio Inc and BristolMyers Squibb Co on Monday reported encouraging initial data from an ongoing earlystage study testing their experimental therapy for multiple myeloma in patients who did not respond to prior treatments PositiveBluebird bio Inc and BristolMyers Squibb Co on Monday reported encouraging initial data from an ongoing earlystage study testing their experimental therapy for multiple myeloma in patients who did not respond to prior treatments http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-bluebird-bio-study/bluebird-bio-bristol-myers-multiple-myeloma-therapy-shows-promise-in-early-study-idUSKBN1YD2ID2019-12-10
Dec 9 Apple Inc on Monday told a federal court it has deep that two Chineseborn former employees accused of stealing trade secrets from the company will try to flee before their trials if their locations are not monitored NegativeDec 9 Apple Inc on Monday told a federal court it has deep that two Chineseborn former employees accused of stealing trade secrets from the company will try to flee before their trials if their locations are not monitored http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-trade-secrets/apple-has-deep-concerns-that-ex-employees-accused-of-theft-will-flee-idUSL1N28J1HY2019-12-10
Incentives abound to buy land invest in machinery plant crops raise cattle and experts warn chop down the Amazon rainforest one of the major buffers against climate change PositiveRIO DE JANEIRO Brazils recordlow interest rates and exchange rate threaten to accelerate Amazon deforestation which has already risen sharply under Brazils farmfriendly President Jair Bolsonaro economists tell Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-environment-economy-analysis/brazils-weak-currency-cheaper-credit-add-to-amazon-threats-idUSKBN1YD2212019-12-10
Lordstown Motors has been working on the engineering of the new truck and hired Rich Schmidt a former director of manufacturing at Tesla Inc as chief production officer PositiveThe loan agreement which was reported earlier Monday by the Business Journal in Youngstown was filed in Trumbull County last week http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-gm-plant/gm-loans-40-million-to-firm-to-acquire-retool-shuttered-lordstown-ohio-factory-idUSKBN1YD2J02019-12-10
NEW YORK Executives from Sprint Corp testified on Monday that the U.S. wireless carrier has struggled to improve its network hindering its growth and underscoring the need to merge with larger rival TMobile US Inc NegativeNEW YORK Executives from Sprint Corp testified on Monday that the U.S. wireless carrier has struggled to improve its network hindering its growth and underscoring the need to merge with larger rival TMobile US Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sprint-m-a-t-mobile/sprint-tells-of-business-struggles-in-first-day-of-t-mobile-merger-trial-idUSKBN1YD10D2019-12-10
Revenue for the drug developed with U.S. partner Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc was up in 2018 reaching 788 million euros PositivePARIS Sanofi SA said on Monday it would end its research efforts in diabetes and cardiovascular diseases as part of a revamp that will narrow the number of its business units in the hope of bolstering growth and profit http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sanofi-outlook/sanofi-ends-research-in-diabetes-narrows-units-to-spur-profit-idUSKBN1YD2BI2019-12-10
SAN JOSE California Apple Inc on Monday told a federal court it has deep that two Chineseborn former employees accused of stealing trade secrets from the company will try to flee before their trials if their locations are not monitored NegativeSAN JOSE California Apple Inc on Monday told a federal court it has deep that two Chineseborn former employees accused of stealing trade secrets from the company will try to flee before their trials if their locations are not monitored http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-trade-secrets/apple-has-deep-concerns-that-ex-employees-accused-of-theft-will-flee-to-china-idUSKBN1YD2IT2019-12-10
SoftBank Group Corps Vision Fund has agreed to sell its nearly stake in Wag Labs Inc back to the dogwalking startup the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people familiar with the matter PositiveSoftBank Group Corps Vision Fund has agreed to sell its nearly stake in Wag Labs Inc back to the dogwalking startup the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-softbank-wag-labs/softbank-is-selling-wag-stake-back-to-company-wsj-idUSKBN1YD26G2019-12-10
Viewers however are spending less time with the BBC and more time using video services such as YouTube Netflix Inc and Amazon NeutralLONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday questioned why the BBC should continue to be supported by an annual fee paid by all viewing households one of the biggest hints to date that the funding of Britains main news provider could be upended http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-election-bbc/uk-pm-johnson-questions-bbcs-license-fee-funding-idUSKBN1YD1JJ2019-12-10
Dec 7 Institutional Shareholder Services said on Friday it recommends shareholders vote against a plan by the chairman of Hudsons Bay Co to take the Saks Fifth Avenue owner private after the bid was topped by an offer from Catalyst Capital Group Inc PositiveDec 7 Institutional Shareholder Services said on Friday it recommends shareholders vote against a plan by the chairman of Hudsons Bay Co to take the Saks Fifth Avenue owner private after the bid was topped by an offer from Catalyst Capital Group Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/hudsons-bay-ma/proxy-adviser-iss-opposes-plan-by-hudsons-bay-chairman-to-take-firm-private-idUSL4N28H03Q2019-12-08
Institutional Shareholder Services said on Friday it recommends shareholders vote against a plan by the chairman of Hudsons Bay Co to take the Saks Fifth Avenue owner private after the bid was topped by an offer from Catalyst Capital Group Inc PositiveInstitutional Shareholder Services said on Friday it recommends shareholders vote against a plan by the chairman of Hudsons Bay Co to take the Saks Fifth Avenue owner private after the bid was topped by an offer from Catalyst Capital Group Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hudson-s-bay-m-a/proxy-adviser-iss-opposes-plan-by-hudsons-bay-chairman-to-take-firm-private-idUSKBN1YB0522019-12-08
Lisocel would compete with already approved CART therapies Kymriah from Novartis AGs Gilead Sciences Incs Yescarta PositiveBristolMyers Squibb Co on Saturday said that an experimental cancer therapy it acquired as part of its billion deal for Celgene Corp produced positive results in a clinical trial http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bristol-myers-cancer/bristol-myers-reports-positive-data-on-cancer-treatment-acquired-in-celgene-deal-idUSKBN1YB0JP2019-12-08
NEW YORK Dec 7 The actress who appeared in a widely criticized Christmas advertisement for exercise bike maker Peloton Interactive Inc has a new role selling gin for actor Ryan Reynolds NegativeNEW YORK Dec 7 The actress who appeared in a widely criticized Christmas advertisement for exercise bike maker Peloton Interactive Inc has a new role selling gin for actor Ryan Reynolds http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/peloton-advertisement/peloton-wife-pops-up-in-new-advertisement-idUSL1N28H06H2019-12-08
NEW YORK The actress who appeared in a widely criticized Christmas advertisement for exercise bike maker Peloton Interactive Inc has a new role selling gin for actor Ryan Reynolds NegativeNEW YORK The actress who appeared in a widely criticized Christmas advertisement for exercise bike maker Peloton Interactive Inc has a new role selling gin for actor Ryan Reynolds http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-peloton-advertisement/peloton-wife-pops-up-in-new-advertisement-idUSKBN1YB0FE2019-12-08
Nearly half of lymphoma patients treated with Gilead Sciences Incs Yescarta were alive at least three years after a onetime infusion of the CART cell therapy according to data presented on Saturday NegativeNearly half of lymphoma patients treated with Gilead Sciences Incs Yescarta were alive at least three years after a onetime infusion of the CART cell therapy according to data presented on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gilead-sciences-lymphoma/half-of-lymphoma-patients-alive-three-years-after-gilead-cell-therapy-treatment-study-idUSKBN1YB0JT2019-12-08
Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc which owns 17 PositiveInstitutional Shareholder Services said on Friday it recommends shareholders vote against a plan by the chairman of Hudsons Bay Co to take the Saks Fifth Avenue owner private after the bid was topped by an offer from Catalyst Capital Group Inc http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hudson-s-bay-m-a/proxy-adviser-iss-opposes-plan-by-hudsons-bay-chairman-to-take-firm-private-idUSKBN1YB0522019-12-08
com Inc founder Jeff Bezos said it would support the U.S. Department of Defense as technology companies vie for more defense contracts and the Pentagon seeks to modernize itself PositiveDecember 7 story corrects to say country not company in fifth http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-pentagon-amazon/amazon-ceo-says-wants-to-work-more-with-pentagon-idUSKBN1YB0JL2019-12-08
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its board of directors had unanimously rejected hedge fund Elliott Managements push for a proactive process of the entire company because it would not be in the best interest of shareholders NegativeAlexion Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its board of directors had unanimously rejected hedge fund Elliott Managements push for a proactive process of the entire company because it would not be in the best interest of shareholders http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alexion-pharms-m-a/alexion-pharma-rejects-elliotts-push-for-proactive-sale-idUSKBN1YA1KH2019-12-07
But private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc which owns 17 PositiveIn October Hudsons Bay agreed to a http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-hudson-s-bay-m-a/proxy-adviser-iss-opposes-plan-by-hudsons-bay-chairman-to-take-firm-private-idUSKBN1YB0522019-12-07
Credit ratings agency Moodys Investors Service Inc has called CAMs operational history as the company has struggled to integrate some of its acquisitions NeutralConsolidated Aerospace Manufacturing LLC is exploring a sale that could value the manufacturer of fasteners and other components for the aerospace industry at around billion including debt according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-consolidatedaerospace-m-a/consolidated-aerospace-manufacturing-up-for-sale-sources-idUSKBN1YA1TQ2019-12-07
In October Uber and rival Lyft Inc declined to appear in front of DeFazios committee at a hearing related to the ridehailing industry NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee urged Uber Technologies Inc to take action after the company disclosed on Thursday it received over 3000 reports of sexual assault related to its 1 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-safety-congress/u-s-lawmaker-says-uber-must-take-action-after-disclosing-sexual-assault-reports-idUSKBN1YA1W82019-12-07
LOS ANGELES Dec 6 A federal jury in Los Angeles began deliberating on Friday to decide whether Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk defamed a British cave explorer whose lawyer said the billionaire should pay at least million for branding his client a pedo on Twitter Negativefirst name of plaintiff to Vernon instead of Richard paragraph http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/musk-lawsuit/corrected-update-3-elon-musk-defamation-trial-goes-to-jury-after-plaintiffs-lawyer-calls-him-billionaire-bully-idUSL1N28G0TJ2019-12-07
LOS ANGELES Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly rejected the million claim brought against him by a British cave explorer who Musk had branded a pedo on Twitter NegativeLOS ANGELES Tesla Inc boss Elon Musk emerged victorious on Friday from a closely watched defamation trial as a federal court jury swiftly rejected the million claim brought against him by a British cave explorer who Musk had branded a pedo on Twitter http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-musk-lawsuit/tesla-boss-elon-musk-wins-defamation-trial-over-his-pedo-guy-tweet-idUSKBN1YA13U2019-12-07
SYDNEY A prosecution witness in an Australian criminal cartel case against Citigroup Inc and Deutsche Bank AG said on Friday that the banks never colluded but that he helped a regulator build its case to get immunity NegativeSYDNEY A prosecution witness in an Australian criminal cartel case against Citigroup Inc and Deutsche Bank AG said on Friday that the banks never colluded but that he helped a regulator build its case to get immunity http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-australia-banks-cartel/jpmorgan-banker-testifying-for-cartel-prosecutors-says-there-was-no-agreement-idUSKBN1YA08U2019-12-07
WASHINGTON The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee urged Uber Technologies Inc to take action after the company disclosed on Thursday it received over 3000 reports of sexual assault related to its 1 NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee urged Uber Technologies Inc to take action after the company disclosed on Thursday it received over 3000 reports of sexual assault related to its 1 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-safety-congress/u-s-lawmaker-says-uber-must-take-action-after-disclosing-sexual-assault-reports-idUSKBN1YA1W82019-12-07
WASHINGTON U.S. regulators on Friday said they had found nowdefunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica deceived consumers about the collection of Facebook Inc data for voter profiling and targeting NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. regulators on Friday said they had found nowdefunct British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica deceived consumers about the collection of Facebook Inc data for voter profiling and targeting http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-privacy-cambridgeanalytica/u-s-ftc-finds-cambridge-analytica-deceived-facebook-users-idUSKBN1YA1YZ2019-12-07
With the regulatory approval Avsola joins the existing biosimilars to drug including Pfizer Incs 2017 approved Ixifi Celltrion Incs Inflectra and Merck Co and Samsung Bioepis Co Ltds Renflexis PositiveThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Amgen Incs biosimilar copy of Johnson Johnsons blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade according to the regulators website http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-amgen-fda/fda-approves-amgens-biosimilar-to-jjs-rheumatoid-arthritis-drug-idUSKBN1YA2302019-12-07
com Inc said on Friday it would open a new office in New Yorks Manhattan to house its consumer and advertising teams PositiveAmazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-inc-office/amazon-to-open-new-office-in-manhattan-in-2021-idUSKBN1YA2LR2019-12-07
Apple Inc on Thursday said it has bought the firstever commercial batch of carbonfree aluminum from a joint venture between two of the worlds biggest aluminum suppliers PositiveApple Inc on Thursday said it has bought the firstever commercial batch of carbonfree aluminum from a joint venture between two of the worlds biggest aluminum suppliers http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-apple-aluminum/apple-buys-first-ever-carbon-free-aluminum-from-alcoa-rio-tinto-venture-idUSKBN1Y91RQ2019-12-06
Australias Newcrest Mining Ltd said on Friday it had raised its stake in Canadian miner Lundin Gold Inc to with an additional PositiveAustralias Newcrest Mining Ltd said on Friday it had raised its stake in Canadian miner Lundin Gold Inc to with an additional http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-newcrest-lundin-gold-stake/australias-newcrest-mining-raises-stake-in-canadas-lundin-gold-idUSKBN1Y92V82019-12-06
Facebook Inc on Thursday sued a Hong Kong company that it said baited people into clicking on celebrities photos and bogus advertising links so it could install malware and run ads for counterfeit goods diet pills and male enhancement supplements NegativeFacebook Inc on Thursday sued a Hong Kong company that it said baited people into clicking on celebrities photos and bogus advertising links so it could install malware and run ads for counterfeit goods diet pills and male enhancement supplements http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-ilikead-lawsuit/facebook-sues-ilikead-alleges-ad-fraud-idUSKBN1Y92IR2019-12-06
Including material from Muellers report in an article of impeachment would demonstrate a pattern of behavior involving foreign interference in U.S. elections House Judiciary Democrat Pramila Jayapal said NegativeWASHINGTON Warning that U.S. democracy is at stake House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi directed a congressional committee on Thursday to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump a historic step setting up a fight over whether to oust him from office http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/pelosi-pursues-articles-of-impeachment-against-trump-says-democracy-at-stake-idUSKBN1Y91GG2019-12-06
Including privatesector and other spending the package would come to around 25 trillion yen NeutralTOKYO Japanese firms are overwhelmingly expecting the economy to contract after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics following growth in the runup to the event prompting a call for fresh fiscal stimulus to support a fragile economy a Reuters poll showed http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-companies-olympics-poll/japan-firms-brace-for-economic-contraction-after-olympics-seek-more-stimulus-reuters-poll-idUSKBN1Y92SL2019-12-06
LOS ANGELES The British cave explorer suing Elon Musk for calling him a pedo on Twitter testified on Thursday that his criticism of the Tesla Inc chief executive that led to the tweet was not a personal attack NeutralLOS ANGELES The British cave explorer suing Elon Musk for calling him a pedo on Twitter testified on Thursday that his criticism of the Tesla Inc chief executive that led to the tweet was not a personal attack http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-musk-lawsuit/no-apology-to-elon-musk-from-british-diver-at-pedo-guy-defamation-trial-idUSKBN1Y917T2019-12-06
MEXICO CITY Dec 5 Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has won a federal injunction against Walt Disney Cos acquisition of TwentyFirst Century Fox Incs assets in Mexico a Televisa representative said on Thursday a move that could at least temporarily stall the deal NeutralMEXICO CITY Dec 5 Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has won a federal injunction against Walt Disney Cos acquisition of TwentyFirst Century Fox Incs assets in Mexico a Televisa representative said on Thursday a move that could at least temporarily stall the deal http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/mexico-televisa/televisa-wins-injunction-over-disney-purchase-of-fox-assets-in-mexico-idUSL1N28F1602019-12-06
MEXICO CITY Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa won an injunction against Walt Disney Cos acquisition of TwentyFirst Century Fox Incs assets in Mexico but Mexicos market regulator said on Thursday that the ruling would not stall the deal NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa won an injunction against Walt Disney Cos acquisition of TwentyFirst Century Fox Incs assets in Mexico but Mexicos market regulator said on Thursday that the ruling would not stall the deal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-televisa/mexicos-televisa-wins-injunction-on-part-of-disney-fox-deal-merger-unaffected-idUSKBN1Y92FO2019-12-06
NEW YORK A New York doctor was convicted on Thursday of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc in exchange for prescribing his patients an addictive fentanyl spray the drug manufacturer produced NegativeNEW YORK A New York doctor was convicted on Thursday of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc in exchange for prescribing his patients an addictive fentanyl spray the drug manufacturer produced http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-insys-opioids-new-york/new-york-doctor-convicted-of-taking-kickbacks-from-opioid-maker-insys-idUSKBN1Y92Q32019-12-06
NEW YORK Iconix Brand Group Inc founder and former Chief Executive Officer Neil Cole has been charged with accounting fraud while the former chief operating officer has pleaded guilty to related charges and is cooperating with authorities federal prosecutors announced Thursday NegativeNEW YORK Iconix Brand Group Inc founder and former Chief Executive Officer Neil Cole has been charged with accounting fraud while the former chief operating officer has pleaded guilty to related charges and is cooperating with authorities federal prosecutors announced Thursday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-iconix-brand-grp-fraud/former-iconix-brand-ceo-charged-with-accounting-fraud-in-u-s-idUSKBN1Y92DK2019-12-06
Ridehailing companies Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc say they aim to reduce private car ownership NegativeAutomakers ridehailing and technology companies plowing money into the development of electric selfdriving and shared car services will find more enthusiastic consumers in China than in Europe and the United States a survey on Thursday showed http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-selfdriving-survey/western-chinese-consumers-divided-on-electric-self-driving-cars-survey-idUSKBN1Y916X2019-12-06
The case is Facebook Inc v ILikeAd International Co et al U.S. District Court Northern District of California No NegativeFacebook Inc on Thursday sued a Hong Kong company that it said baited people into clicking on celebrities photos and bogus advertising links so it could install malware and run ads for counterfeit goods diet pills and male enhancement supplements http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-ilikead-lawsuit/facebook-sues-ilikead-alleges-ad-fraud-idUSKBN1Y92IR2019-12-06
Volvo Group North America Cummins Inc and Navistar International Corp told EPA in 2017 they opposed efforts to reverse glider trucks limits as it could hurt their industry NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration failed to do a costbenefit analysis to assess air quality or take into account the impact on childrens health when it sought to eliminate pollution limits on heavyduty trucks with rebuilt engines according to a report from an EPA watchdog on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trucks-pollution/watchdog-report-faults-epa-efforts-to-eliminate-pollution-rules-for-some-trucks-idUSKBN1Y92SH2019-12-06
com Inc face a slew of U.S. antitrust probes by the federal government state attorneys general and Congress NegativeBig tech companies such as Facebook Inc Alphabet Incs Google Apple Inc and Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-tech-antitrust-probe-factbox/factbox-big-tech-faces-growing-number-of-u-s-probes-idUSKBN1Y92G82019-12-06
Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday dementia patients taking its drug Nuplazid were nearly three times less prone to a psychotic relapse than those on placebo NegativeAcadia Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday dementia patients taking its drug Nuplazid were nearly three times less prone to a psychotic relapse than those on placebo http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-acadia-pharm-study/acadia-pharmas-psychosis-drug-proven-better-than-placebo-in-dementia-patients-idUSKBN1Y905U2019-12-05
At issue is the time period for alleging violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act a federal law requiring plan managers to invest prudently PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared skeptical of Intel Corps bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-intel/u-s-supreme-court-skeptical-of-intel-in-retirement-fund-dispute-idUSKBN1Y82P92019-12-05
Big tech companies such as Facebook Inc Alphabet Incs Google Apple Inc and Amazon face a slew of antitrust probes by the federal government state attorneys general and congress NegativeU.S. Federal Trade Commission has broadened scrutiny of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-cloud-ftc/amazon-faces-u-s-antitrust-scrutiny-on-cloud-business-bloomberg-idUSKBN1Y90312019-12-05
CHICAGO Websites for the three largest U.S. airlines were briefly down on Wednesday because of a technical issue with flight data software they use from Alphabet Incs Google NegativeCHICAGO Websites for the three largest U.S. airlines were briefly down on Wednesday because of a technical issue with flight data software they use from Alphabet Incs Google http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-airlines-websites/u-s-airline-websites-briefly-down-after-google-technical-issue-idUSKBN1Y82OP2019-12-05
Chinese startup AutoX backed by ecommerce giant Alibaba has applied to test selfdriving vehicles without an incar backup driver in California the first challenger to Alphabet Incs autonomous driving venture Waymo to say it has done so PositiveChinese startup AutoX backed by ecommerce giant Alibaba has applied to test selfdriving vehicles without an incar backup driver in California the first challenger to Alphabet Incs autonomous driving venture Waymo to say it has done so http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-california-autonomous-exclusive/exclusive-alibaba-backed-startup-autox-applies-for-driver-less-test-permit-in-california-idUSKBN1Y82662019-12-05
More deals are likely among midtier miners who face pressure from activist investors to lower costs and financing constraints said Peter Grosskopf CEO of precious metalsfocused fund manager Sprott Inc NegativeGold miners look set to extend a deal spree after notching transactions worth a record http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mining-gold/gold-miners-flash-the-cash-in-biggest-deal-binge-in-a-decade-idUSKBN1Y82LR2019-12-05
Pretium Resources Inc Pure Gold Mining Inc Roxgold Inc and Silvercrest Metals Inc are among possible targets according to industry sources PositiveGold miners look set to extend a deal spree after notching transactions worth a record http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mining-gold/gold-miners-flash-the-cash-in-biggest-deal-binge-in-a-decade-idUSKBN1Y82LR2019-12-05
SAN FRANCISCO Dec 4 Facebook Incs Instagram said it will require birthdates from all new users starting on Wednesday expanding the audience for ads for alcohol and other agerestricted products while offering new safety measures for younger users PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Dec 4 Facebook Incs Instagram said it will require birthdates from all new users starting on Wednesday expanding the audience for ads for alcohol and other agerestricted products while offering new safety measures for younger users http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-instagram-children/instagram-to-collect-ages-in-push-for-youth-safety-alcohol-ad-dollars-idUSL4N28E15O2019-12-05
SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Incs Instagram said it will require birthdates from all new users starting on Wednesday expanding the audience for ads for alcohol and other agerestricted products while offering new safety measures for younger users PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Facebook Incs Instagram said it will require birthdates from all new users starting on Wednesday expanding the audience for ads for alcohol and other agerestricted products while offering new safety measures for younger users http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-instagram-children/instagram-to-collect-ages-in-leap-for-youth-safety-alcohol-ads-idUSKBN1Y826Z2019-12-05
Tesla Inc Lyft Inc and Cruise are among the other players with permission from Californias Department of Motor Vehicles to test selfdriving vehicles in the state with backup drivers PositiveChinese startup AutoX backed by ecommerce giant Alibaba has applied to test selfdriving vehicles without an incar backup driver in California the first challenger to Alphabet Incs autonomous driving venture Waymo to say it has done so http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-california-autonomous-exclusive/exclusive-alibaba-backed-startup-autox-applies-for-driver-less-test-permit-in-california-idUSKBN1Y82662019-12-05
Tesla Inc said on Wednesday its Model X SUV has been awarded a fivestar rating by the European New Car Assessment Programme in tests that are standards for Europe PositiveTesla Inc said on Wednesday its Model X SUV has been awarded a fivestar rating by the European New Car Assessment Programme in tests that are standards for Europe http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tesla-safety-model-x/tesla-model-x-gets-5-star-rating-from-european-safety-agency-idUSKBN1Y81652019-12-05
The bureau chose Pegasystems Inc reasoning that outsourcing would be cheaper and more effective PositiveIn 2016 the U.S. Census Bureau faced a pivotal choice in its plan to digitize the nations onceadecade population build a system for collecting and processing data inhouse or buy one from an outside contractor http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-census-technology-specialreport/special-report-2020-u-s-census-plagued-by-hacking-threats-cost-overruns-idUSKBN1Y81H82019-12-05
The combined entity ViacomCBS Inc VIACA.O VIAC.O is controlled by National Amusements Inc the holding company owned by billionaire Sumner Redstone and his daughter Shari PositiveCBS Corp and Viacom Inc completed their merger on Wednesday reuniting media mogul Sumner Redstones U.S. entertainment empire http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-viacom-m-a-cbs/cbs-viacom-complete-merger-in-a-win-for-shari-redstone-idUSKBN1Y82ZF2019-12-05
WASHINGTON Walmart Inc for the first time on Wednesday revealed the breadth of customer information it collects as it came out in favor of consumers having reasonable with regard to collection use and sharing of personal data PositiveWASHINGTON Walmart Inc for the first time on Wednesday revealed the breadth of customer information it collects as it came out in favor of consumers having reasonable with regard to collection use and sharing of personal data http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-privacy-walmart/walmart-favors-reasonable-controls-over-collection-and-use-of-personal-data-idUSKBN1Y82RB2019-12-05
com Inc beyond its retail operations to include cloudcomputing business Bloomberg reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter NeutralU.S. Federal Trade Commission has broadened scrutiny of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-cloud-ftc/amazon-faces-u-s-antitrust-scrutiny-on-cloud-business-bloomberg-idUSKBN1Y90312019-12-05
Abarca a small Puerto Ricobased pharmacy benefits manager said on Tuesday Amgen Inc had agreed to give its health insurer clients an additional discount on its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel if patients discontinue taking it after three months PositiveAbarca a small Puerto Ricobased pharmacy benefits manager said on Tuesday Amgen Inc had agreed to give its health insurer clients an additional discount on its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel if patients discontinue taking it after three months http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-amgen-abarca/pharmacy-benefits-manager-abarca-inks-discount-deal-for-amgens-enbrel-idUSKBN1Y72DQ2019-12-04
MEXICO CITY U.S.based online food delivery service Postmates Inc will close its fledgling operations in Mexico in order focus more on the U.S. market the company said on Tuesday NegativeMEXICO CITY U.S.based online food delivery service Postmates Inc will close its fledgling operations in Mexico in order focus more on the U.S. market the company said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-postmates/postmates-food-delivery-service-leaving-mexico-to-focus-on-u-s-market-idUSKBN1Y806C2019-12-04
Now Tesla Incs chief executive may have to pay for using Twitter to brand someone a pedophile NeutralLOS ANGELES Dec 3 Elon Musk is known for his eccentric sometimes controversial use of Twitter http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/musk-lawsuit/elon-musk-goes-on-trial-in-u-s-for-defamation-over-pedo-guy-tweet-idUSL1N28C0L82019-12-04
SAN FRANCISCO Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc extending a long retreat from public roles and active management by Page and Sergey Brin at the company they cofounded 21 years ago NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai will replace Larry Page as CEO of parent Alphabet Inc extending a long retreat from public roles and active management by Page and Sergey Brin at the company they cofounded 21 years ago http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-alphabet-google/google-co-founders-step-aside-as-pichai-takes-helm-of-parent-alphabet-idUSKBN1Y72MR2019-12-04
com Inc on Tuesday said it was extending its cloud to 5G networks in partnership with Verizon Communications Inc so developers can run latencysensitive programs on mobile and connected devices NeutralLAS VEGAS Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-cloud/amazon-partners-with-verizon-on-5g-in-cloud-computing-expansion-idUSKBN1Y72G92019-12-04
A premium version of Joyn a joint venture with Discovery Inc has just gone live PositiveThe bosses of Mediaset and ProSiebenSat http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mediaset-prosieben-media/bosses-of-mediaset-and-prosieben-hold-constructive-talks-sources-idUSKBN1Y62552019-12-03
Brazils largest digital broker XP Inc said on Monday it expects its initial public offering to raise up to PositiveBrazils largest digital broker XP Inc said on Monday it expects its initial public offering to raise up to http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-xp-inc-ipo/brazils-largest-digital-broker-xp-expects-ipo-to-raise-1-81-billion-idUSKBN1Y61CI2019-12-03
Centene would sell its Medicaid and Medicare Advantage lines of business in the Illinois unit IlliniCare Health Plan Inc the company said PositiveThe two health insurers expect their merger to close by the first half of 2020 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-wellcare-health-m-a-centene/centene-to-sell-illinois-health-plan-unit-to-cvs-to-aid-merger-with-wellcare-idUSKBN1Y614D2019-12-03
Dec 2 Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Incs unsolicited bid for Hudsons Bay Co is not to an agreed upon deal with a consortium led by its executive chairman the Canadian retailers special committee said on Monday PositiveDec 2 Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Incs unsolicited bid for Hudsons Bay Co is not to an agreed upon deal with a consortium led by its executive chairman the Canadian retailers special committee said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/hudsons-bay-ma-catalyst/hudsons-bay-special-committee-says-catalyst-bid-not-superior-idUSL4N28D0WM2019-12-03
Increasingly it seems only one of those strategies worked PositiveBRASILIA U.S. President Donald Trumps surprise decision to slap metals tariffs on Brazil is a blow to President Jair Bolsonaros aim of forging closer ties with Washington and could push Latin Americas No http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-trade-trump-brazil-analysis/trumps-tariff-ambush-risks-pushing-brazil-closer-to-china-idUSKBN1Y62H22019-12-03
SAN FRANCISCO Roku Incs highflying stock tumbled on Monday after Morgan Stanley downgraded the video streaming company warning that revenue and profit growth could slow next year NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Roku Incs highflying stock tumbled on Monday after Morgan Stanley downgraded the video streaming company warning that revenue and profit growth could slow next year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-roku-stocks/roku-tumbles-15-as-morgan-stanley-warns-of-streaming-exuberance-idUSKBN1Y623K2019-12-03
SAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc is updating its global privacy policy to give users more information about what data advertisers might receive and is launching a site to provide clarity on its data protection efforts the company said on Monday PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Twitter Inc is updating its global privacy policy to give users more information about what data advertisers might receive and is launching a site to provide clarity on its data protection efforts the company said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-twitter-privacy/twitter-makes-global-changes-to-comply-with-privacy-laws-idUSKBN1Y622J2019-12-03
The Commerce Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday on privacy that will include lawyers from Microsoft Corp and Walmart Inc NeutralWASHINGTON A draft consumer privacy bill written by Republican U.S. Senator Roger Wickers staff would set nationwide rules for handling of personal information online and elsewhere and override state laws including one in California set to take effect next year http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-privacy-congress/republican-privacy-bill-would-set-u-s-rules-pre-empt-california-senator-idUSKBN1Y62EO2019-12-03
Including droughtlinked displacement would make the numbers much he added NeutralMuch of the displacement caused by cyclones floods and fires appeared temporary and in some cases due to better efforts to evacuate people ahead of danger Oxfam researchers said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-displacement/poor-nations-pay-price-as-millions-flee-climate-chaos-oxfam-says-idUSKBN1Y602U2019-12-02
Nov 29 Apple Inc is taking a deeper look at how we handle disputed after it referred to the Russianannexed Crimean peninsula as part of Russia in its Maps and Weather apps for Russian users a company spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday NegativeNov 29 Apple Inc is taking a deeper look at how we handle disputed after it referred to the Russianannexed Crimean peninsula as part of Russia in its Maps and Weather apps for Russian users a company spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-crimea/apple-taking-a-deeper-look-at-map-policies-after-calling-crimea-part-of-russia-idUSL1N2891852019-12-01
2 billion of cash at his Berkshire Hathaway Inc after a private equity firm outbid him to buy technology equipment distributor Tech Data Corp for PositiveBillionaire investor Warren Buffett was thwarted in trying to spend some of the http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-data-m-a-apollo-global-berkshire/buffetts-berkshire-outbid-for-tech-data-cnbc-idUSKBN1Y32E02019-11-30
Apollo Global Management Inc agreed on Wednesday to pay per share for Tech Data sweetening its original per share bid after a public company made a better offer PositiveBillionaire investor Warren Buffett was thwarted in trying to spend some of the http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tech-data-m-a-apollo-global-berkshire/buffetts-berkshire-outbid-for-tech-data-cnbc-idUSKBN1Y32E02019-11-30
As part of a focus on Asia and food distribution LDC forms an alliance with Chinese retail chain Luckin Coffee Inc NeutralPARIS Louis Dreyfus Co has launched a sweeping costcutting plan in the latest attempt to revive profits at the 168yearold familyowned firm one of the worlds largest agricultural commodity merchants http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-louis-dry-restructuring-timeline/timeline-a-turbulent-decade-for-grain-trader-louis-dreyfus-and-its-owner-idUSKBN1Y21U52019-11-29
BRUSSELS Nov 28 Fortyone European pricecomparison shopping services on Thursday urged EU antitrust regulators to act against Alphabet Incs Google for allegedly flouting an order to allow rivals to compete on equal terms which they said is endangering their existence NegativeBRUSSELS Nov 28 Fortyone European pricecomparison shopping services on Thursday urged EU antitrust regulators to act against Alphabet Incs Google for allegedly flouting an order to allow rivals to compete on equal terms which they said is endangering their existence http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-alphabet-antitrust/shopping-rivals-urge-eu-to-act-against-google-for-allegedly-favouring-own-service-idUSL8N2875J72019-11-29
Facebook Inc said it was working to restore access on Thursday to its users after issues with its central software systems triggered an outage in its family of apps including Instagram on the busy Thanksgiving Day holiday NegativeFacebook Inc said it was working to restore access on Thursday to its users after issues with its central software systems triggered an outage in its family of apps including Instagram on the busy Thanksgiving Day holiday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-facebook-outages/facebook-works-to-restore-access-after-thanksgiving-day-outage-idUSKBN1Y221O2019-11-29
Facebook Inc in particular has come under fire this year after announcing plans to fully encrypt its Messenger chats by default as texts already are on Facebooks WhatsApp service PositiveSAN FRANCISCO The international police organization Interpol put off plans to condemn the spread of strong encryption after objections by tech companies and civil liberties advocates according to two people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-interpol-encryption/interpol-group-delays-criticism-of-encryption-after-objections-idUSKBN1Y12EK2019-11-28
Orders for Tesla Incs electric pickup Cybertruck are inching closer to the record set by the companys Model 3 sedans in 2016 with company head Elon Musk signaling 250000 customers have now lined up to buy the new vehicle less than a week after its launch PositiveOrders for Tesla Incs electric pickup Cybertruck are inching closer to the record set by the companys Model 3 sedans in 2016 with company head Elon Musk signaling 250000 customers have now lined up to buy the new vehicle less than a week after its launch http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-orders/gamblers-back-tesla-in-ford-tug-of-war-as-orders-reach-250000-idUSKBN1Y10DR2019-11-28
Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc on Wednesday made a competing offer for Hudsons Bay Co that challenges the Canadian retailers deal with a consortium led by its executive chairman Richard Baker PositivePrivate equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc on Wednesday made a competing offer for Hudsons Bay Co that challenges the Canadian retailers deal with a consortium led by its executive chairman Richard Baker http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hudson-s-bay-m-a-catalyst/catalyst-capital-tops-chairman-led-groups-offer-for-hudsons-bay-idUSKBN1Y11R22019-11-28
TOKYO Apple supplier Japan Display Inc said on Wednesday it would review its past earnings after a former accounting executive notified the company of a past accounting fraud which he said was directed by former top management NeutralTOKYO Apple supplier Japan Display Inc said on Wednesday it would review its past earnings after a former accounting executive notified the company of a past accounting fraud which he said was directed by former top management http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-display-corruption/apple-supplier-japan-display-to-review-past-earnings-after-fraud-warning-idUSKBN1Y115M2019-11-28
TOKYO Nov 27 Apple supplier Japan Display Inc said on Wednesday it would review its past accounting records after a former executive notified the company of past accounting fraud NegativeTOKYO Nov 27 Apple supplier Japan Display Inc said on Wednesday it would review its past accounting records after a former executive notified the company of past accounting fraud http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/japan-display-corruption/apple-supplier-japan-display-to-review-past-accounting-records-idUSL4N2872SN2019-11-28
The case is Adkins v Facebook Inc U.S. District Court Northern District of California No NeutralAlsup also said damages for time users spent to mitigate harm required individualized determinations rather than a single classwide assessment http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-facebook-lawsuit/facebook-must-face-data-breach-class-action-on-security-but-not-damages-judge-idUSKBN1Y125W2019-11-28
5 billion buyout bid directly to HP Inc shareholders after the personal computer maker refused to open its books for due diligence before a deadline NeutralXerox Corp said on Tuesday it was planning to take its http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hp-m-a-xerox-hlngs/xerox-prepares-to-take-hp-buyout-bid-hostile-idUSKBN1Y01QL2019-11-27
BOSTON A federal judge on Tuesday partially overturned the convictions of Insys Therapeutics Incs founder and three former executives accused of bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid but declined to disturb the remainder of the jurys verdict NegativeBOSTON A federal judge on Tuesday partially overturned the convictions of Insys Therapeutics Incs founder and three former executives accused of bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid but declined to disturb the remainder of the jurys verdict http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-insys-opioids/judge-partly-vacates-convictions-of-opioid-maker-insys-founder-executives-idUSKBN1Y02HU2019-11-27
In 2016 distributor Cardinal Health Inc agreed to pay million to resolve allegations it violated the CSA by filling unusually large orders of oxycodone without reporting them NegativeFederal prosecutors are investigating six pharmaceutical companies for potential criminal charges in connection with shipping big quantities of opioid painkillers that contributed to a healthcare crisis according to regulatory filings http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-opioids-probe/u-s-prosecutors-open-criminal-probe-of-opioid-makers-distributors-idUSKBN1Y029M2019-11-27
JERUSALEM A group of employees from Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group filed a lawsuit against Facebook Inc on Tuesday saying the social media giant had unfairly blocked their private accounts when it sued NSO last month NegativeJERUSALEM A group of employees from Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group filed a lawsuit against Facebook Inc on Tuesday saying the social media giant had unfairly blocked their private accounts when it sued NSO last month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-nso-lawsuit/workers-at-israeli-surveillance-firm-nso-sue-facebook-for-blocking-private-accounts-idUSKBN1Y01RS2019-11-27
WASHINGTON Democratic senators proposed legislation on Tuesday that would set penalties for online companies like Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc if they mishandle users personal data NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic senators proposed legislation on Tuesday that would set penalties for online companies like Alphabet Incs Google and Facebook Inc if they mishandle users personal data http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-privacy-congress/senate-democrats-unveil-privacy-bill-with-fines-for-privacy-violations-idUSKBN1Y01UG2019-11-27
A Delaware judge on Monday ordered broadcaster CBS Corp to turn over records regarding its plan to reunite with Viacom Inc to a shareholder who wants to investigate if the deal unfairly benefits Shari Redstone who controls both companies PositiveA Delaware judge on Monday ordered broadcaster CBS Corp to turn over records regarding its plan to reunite with Viacom Inc to a shareholder who wants to investigate if the deal unfairly benefits Shari Redstone who controls both companies http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-viacom-m-a-cbs-court/cbs-ordered-to-disclose-internal-records-on-viacom-deal-idUSKBN1XZ2LC2019-11-26
CymaBay Therapeutics Inc said on Monday it was scrapping two midstage trials of its liver disease drug after biopsies found a type of liver damage in some patients sending its shares down over NegativeCymaBay Therapeutics Inc said on Monday it was scrapping two midstage trials of its liver disease drug after biopsies found a type of liver damage in some patients sending its shares down over http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-cymabay-nash/cymabay-therapeutics-scraps-two-studies-of-liver-drug-shares-plunge-idUSKBN1XZ1MC2019-11-26
Impossible Foods Inc maker of the plantbased Impossible Burger is in talks with investors about a new round of fundraising that could more than double the billion valuation it attained in May according to people familiar with the matter NegativeImpossible Foods Inc maker of the plantbased Impossible Burger is in talks with investors about a new round of fundraising that could more than double the billion valuation it attained in May according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-impossible-foods-fundraising-exclusiv/exclusive-impossible-foods-eyes-doubling-valuation-with-new-funding-idUSKBN1XZ2BW2019-11-26
LOS ANGELES Tesla Incs chief executive Elon Musk will testify in his own defense against a defamation lawsuit brought by a British cave explorer Musks lawyer said on Monday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles NegativeLOS ANGELES Tesla Incs chief executive Elon Musk will testify in his own defense against a defamation lawsuit brought by a British cave explorer Musks lawyer said on Monday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-musk-lawsuit/musk-to-testify-in-own-defense-in-defamation-trial-his-lawyer-says-idUSKBN1Y008Q2019-11-26
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