Category: Business / National Affairs

May 23, 2019

Big Tech: Breaking Us Up Will Only Help China

Amid escalating tension with China, executives at Google and Facebook argue that tough regulations against tech will hurt US competitiveness.


by Nitasha Tiku in Business
May 22, 2019

A Critical Hit to Huawei, the Student Space Race, and More News

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by Alex Baker-Whitcomb in Business
May 22, 2019

If Huawei Loses ARM’s Chip Designs, It’s Toast

ARM designs the chips that power everything from smartphones to data centers. Without it, Huawei has few good options.


by Brian Barrett in Business
May 21, 2019

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions

The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products.


by Klint Finley in Business
May 19, 2019

How the US-China Trade War Could Hike iPhone Prices

As the US and China slap tariffs on each other’s goods, some tech companies are shifting production to India, Thailand, and Vietnam.


by Klint Finley in Business
May 15, 2019

Trump Is Hiding Obamacare, A Major Microsoft Bug, and More News

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by Alex Baker-Whitcomb in Business
May 15, 2019

When Google Serves Ads in Iran, Advertisers Pay the Price

Advertisers say that Google makes it far too easy to accidentally run ads in countries under US sanctions like Iran, North Korea, or Syria.


by Issie Lapowsky in Business
May 15, 2019

The Trump Admin Is Scrubbing Obamacare From Government Sites

A new report documents changes to government websites—some subtle, some sweeping—that researchers argue undermine the Affordable Care Act. 


by Issie Lapowsky in Business
May 14, 2019

Why Amazon Is Giving Employees $10,000 to Quit

The retail giant needs more third-party delivery partners to bring packages to your door.


by Louise Matsakis in Business
May 13, 2019

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Apple in Antitrust Case

In Apple v. Pepper, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5–4 decision that Apple’s App Store customers have standing to sue the company for antitrust violations.


by Issie Lapowsky in Business