Disney employees stage walkouts to protest company response to Florida bill

LOS ANGELES, March 22 (Reuters) – Employees of the Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) staged walkouts and social media campaigns on Tuesday to protest the company’s response to Florida legislation that would limit classroom discussion of sexual orientation or gender identity. In a rare public demonstration of unrest, about 60 Disney employees gathered at a park … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Chinese regulators ask some U.S.-listed firms to prepare for audit disclosures – sources

HONG KONG/BEIJING, March 22 (Reuters) – Chinese regulators have asked some of the country’s US-listed firms, including Alibaba, Baidu and JD.com, to prepare for more audit disclosures, sources said, as Beijing steps up efforts to ensure domestic companies remain listed in New York. This comes as China’s regulators are considering a proposal to allow their … Read more

White House warns U.S. companies about ‘preparatory’ Russian hacking -senior official

A general view of the White House in Washington, US, October 2, 2021. REUTERS/Al Drago/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 21 (Reuters) – Senior White House cybersecurity official Anne Neuberger said on Monday that important US companies that provide critical infrastructure should improve their cyber defensive posture because of … Read more

U.S., British officials kick off talks to strengthen trade ties

Talks to resolve steel subsidy dispute ongoing UK official says ‘protectionism is not the solution’ Bilateral trade ties add up to $260 billion a year BALTIMORE, Md., March 21 (Reuters) – US and British officials kicked off two days of meetings to strengthen trade ties on Monday, underscoring transatlantic cooperation at a time when Western … Read more

U.S. charges former Apple buyer with defrauding more than $10 million from company

The Apple Inc. logo is seen in the lobby of New York City’s flagship Apple store January 18, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 20 (Reuters) – US prosecutors have charged a former Apple Inc (AAPL.O) employee with defrauding the iPhone maker out of more than $10 million … Read more

U.S. lawmakers ask Oshkosh for documents on USPS vehicle contract

A US Postal Service (USPS) truck is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, US, August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) – A group of US lawmakers led by House Oversight chair Carolyn Maloney asked Oshkosh Corp (OSK.N) if … Read more

Russia blocks Facebook, accusing it of restricting access to Russian media

March 4 (Reuters) – Russia is blocking Meta Platforms Inc’s (FB.O) Facebook, the country’s communications regulator said on Friday, in response to what it said were restrictions of access to Russian media on the platform. The regulator, Roskomnadzor, said there had been 26 cases of discrimination against Russian media by Facebook since October 2020, including … Read more

U.S. offshore wind auction attracts record-setting bids

Power-generating windmill turbines are seen at the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm near Amsterdam, Netherlands September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Feb 23 (Reuters) – The largest ever US sale of offshore wind development rights – for areas off the coasts of New York and New … Read more

EXCLUSIVE U.S. plans to cut ties with targeted Russian banks if Ukraine is invaded – sources

Logos are on display outside a branch of VTB bank in Moscow, Russia May 30, 2019. REUTERS/Evgenia Novozhenina Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Feb 20 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration has prepared an initial package of sanctions against Russia that includes barring US financial institutions from processing transactions … Read more