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Three US states, DC sue Google over location-tracking

Three US states, DC sue Google over location-tracking

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Texas, Indiana, Washington State and the District of Columbia sued Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) on Monday over what they called deceptive location-tracking practices that invade users’ privacy. “Google falsely led consumers to believe that changing their account and device settings would allow customers to protect their privacy and control what …

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Race for delivery among Indian grocery startups leads to road safety risks

Race for delivery among Indian grocery startups leads to road safety risks

10-minute delivery times impress online shoppers Rapid trade growth puts pressure on competitors Road safety concerns rise in race for faster deliveries Experts say companies could struggle to turn a profit NEW DELHI, Jan 23 (Reuters) – India’s grocery startups are luring tech-savvy customers with the promise of 10-minute deliveries, sparking a “fast trade” boom, …

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S&P 500 and Nasdaq post worst weeks since pandemic began as Netflix woes worsen

S&P 500 and Nasdaq post worst weeks since pandemic began as Netflix woes worsen

Netflix plunges, weighs on Disney, media stocks S&P 500 and Nasdaq have biggest weekly declines since March 2020 Focus on Fed meeting for policy clarity Indices down: Dow 1.3%, S&P 1.89%, Nasdaq 2.72% Jan 21 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major indexes ended sharply lower on Friday as Netflix shares plunged after a weak earnings report, …

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Netflix’s grim forecast erases much of the stock’s pandemic gains

Netflix’s grim forecast erases much of the stock’s pandemic gains

The Netflix logo is seen on a television remote control, in this illustration taken January 20, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Netflix Inc dashed hopes of a quick rebound after forecasting weak first-quarter subscriber growth on Thursday, sending shares tumbling nearly 20% …

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Airlines scramble to change schedules amid US 5G rollout concerns

Airlines scramble to change schedules amid US 5G rollout concerns

Jan 19 (Reuters) – Major international airlines rushed to change or cancel flights to the United States ahead of the 5G wireless rollout on Wednesday, sparking security concerns, despite two wireless carriers said they would delay parts of the rollout. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had warned that potential interference from 5G could affect height …

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AT&T and Verizon suspend 5G deployment near US airports to avoid flight disruptions

AT&T and Verizon suspend 5G deployment near US airports to avoid flight disruptions

WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) – AT&T (TN) and Verizon Communications (VZ.N) agreed on Tuesday to temporarily delay the activation of certain wireless towers near major airports to avoid significant disruption to U.S. flights. President Joe Biden hailed the deal, saying it “will avoid potentially devastating disruptions to passenger travel, cargo operations, and our economic recovery, …

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Wall St sinks as yields climb, financials plummet after Goldman failure

Wall St sinks as yields climb, financials plummet after Goldman failure

The Nasdaq logo is displayed at the Nasdaq Market site in Times Square in New York, U.S., December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The Nasdaq ends down 9.7% from the Nov. 19 record close Goldman shares fall as earnings hit by weaker trading Benchmark US Treasury yields …

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Activision Blizzard fires more people in sexual harassment investigation

Activision Blizzard fires more people in sexual harassment investigation

NEW YORK, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.O) said on Monday it has fired or expelled more than three dozen employees and disciplined 40 others since July for responding to allegations of sexual harassment and other misconduct within the video game company. . After completing the reviews, “37 employees left the company and …

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