August 23, 2019 / 5:58 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Aug 23

Aug 23 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Online retailer Chief Executive Patrick Byrne resigned on Thursday saying his continued presence was complicating the company's business relationships.

- YouTube said on Thursday that it had disabled 210 channels that had uploaded videos about the protests in Hong Kong which worked in a coordinated fashion to spread disinformation.

- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has postponed plans to list its shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange as protests continue to rock the Asian financial capital.

- A dozen phone companies joined a pact with 51 attorneys general and agreed on Thursday to adopt new call-blocking technology and other measures to help regulators track down swindlers. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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