WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 Reuters - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has approved a request to make 100 National Guard troops available to protect the Capitol if needed, the Pentagon said on Friday ahead of a planned rally supporting people charged with taking part in the deadly Jan. 6 riot.
A dress worn this week by Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, which bore the message tax the rich, set off a wave of debate over how best to address wealth inequality as Congress weighs a $3.5 trillion spending bill that includes tax hikes on corporations and tech giants are in talks with the ongoing pandemic in Davos'Corteca
Sept 17 Reuters - The technology advisory firm Five 9 Inc recommended a vote by shareholders against Zoom Video Communications Inc's $14.7 billion transaction for cloud-based call center operator Institutional Shareholder Services citing growth concerns.
As able for the first time in years to link users on its chief WeChat social media services to competitors, taking initial steps to comply with Beijing's call to dismantle walls around platforms run by the country s online giants.
Bloomberg - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. tapped Lazada Group for the first time to lead payments in Southeast Asia and created a former Alipay executive for the position Carbuncle Dayong Zhang, former general manager of Southeast Asia for Ant Group Co.