Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O)
22 Mar 2018
March 22 Dropbox Inc's initial public
offering, the largest tech stock debut in more than a year, was
priced at $21 per share, the company announced on Thursday,
higher than expected.
WASHINGTON, March 22 The U.S. Justice Department
squared off on Thursday with AT&T Inc in a long
anticipated trial, as the two sides disputed whether AT&T's $85
billion purchase of Time Warner Inc would be good for
consumers or an expensive drag on innovation.
BRUSSELS, March 22 The European Union is
planning to apply tougher consumer laws to social media networks
and email providers like Facebook and Google's Gmail
as scrutiny of data protection grows in the wake of an
outcry over Facebook's handling of data.
WASHINGTON, March 15 Lawmakers pushing
legislation aimed at preventing China from acquiring sensitive
U.S. technology have proposed relaxing elements of the measure
after lobbying by high-tech firms but will tighten another
portion, according to a draft revision seen by Reuters.
* EU taxation a further source of transatlantic strain
(Updates after Lighthizer comments, adds EU leaders)
March 22 The fatal accident involving an Uber
self-driving car cranks up pressure on the self-driving vehicle
industry to prove its software and sensors are safe in the
absence of strong government standards, experts in the field
March 22 CSRA Inc, the target of rival
bids from General Dynamics and CACI International Inc
, said on Thursday it had partnered with Alphabet Inc's
March 21 U.S. media company Meredith Corp
said on Wednesday it cut about 200 jobs and would lay
off another 1,000 as it streamlines its operations following the
completion of its Time Inc acquisition.
March 21 Twitter Inc's chief security
officer Michael Coates said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that
he will be leaving the microblogging site.
SINGAPORE, March 22 Global tech giants including
Facebook and Twitter on Thursday expressed concern about a
possible Singapore plan to bring in a new law to tackle the
threat of fake news, saying sufficient rules are already in