Chinese state media slams U.S. as a 'rogue country' for its planned 'smash and grab' of TikTok

The editor-in-chief of the state-backed Global Times called the U.S. a "rogue country" while China Daily likened a potential Microsoft takeover of TikTok to "theft."

India cannot 'completely block off' all ties with China, former national security advisor says

Relationship between India and China, two nuclear powerhouses, deteriorated after a border clash in the Himalayas left 20 Indian soldiers dead.

China wants a seat in an international tribunal for maritime disputes. The U.S. is against it

The U.S. suggested that China shouldn't be given a seat in the tribunal because it disregards international sea laws in the South China Sea.

This CEO has flown 33 times and spent 160 nights away this year. Here's his safety routine

This business traveler has taken 33 flights and spent 160 nights in hotels in 2020 has been on the road for approximately 75% of 2020. To avoid contracting the coronavirus, he has adopted a specific regimen to staying safe on airplanes, in airports and in hotels. This what he does.

WHO says there's no 'silver bullet' to defeat coronavirus and 'there might never be'

For now, world leaders can stop new outbreaks by practicing the "basics" of public health and disease control, the WHO chief said.

The 3 culture traits that shaped Alibaba's $697 billion business

Culture is critical for any company, often meaning the difference between a business that inspires and one that simply functions. And for Chinese technology giant Alibaba, culture comes down to 3 key factors.

U.S. stock futures open flat after Monday's tech-powered rally

U.S. stock futures traded along the flatline after the major averages logged in sharp gains to start the new month earlier in the day.

Coronavirus live updates: Australia to deploy troops in Victoria to enforce isolation orders

The coronavirus has infected more than 18.1 million people around the world as of Thursday, killing at least 689,922 people.

Asia Pacific stocks trade higher as Reserve Bank of Australia keeps policy steady

The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday announced its decision to maintain the current policy settings.

Australian retailers suffer worst quarter in two decades, exports shine

Australia's retailers are facing a consumption drought as the country's second biggest state locks down to fight the coronavirus,

Virgin Galactic shares slip on new share offering, aiming to fly Richard Branson in early 2021

Space tourism venture Virgin Galactic plans to raise about $460 million in a sale of common stock, as it finishes developing its spacecraft.

Microsoft deal raises big questions about TikTok's future in Europe

Questions are being asked about TikTok's future in Europe after Microsoft announced it is in discussions to buy TikTok in the U.S..

Zoom to halt direct sales of products to users in China and switch to partner-only model

Zoom said on Monday it will no longer sell new or upgraded products directly to customers on the Chinese mainland. Instead, it will offer its video conferencing services via third-party partners.

Dow rallies 200 points to start August, Nasdaq closes at record led by Microsoft and Apple

Stocks rose on Monday, the first trading day of August, as Wall Street tried to build on its four-month winning streak.

HSBC's first-half profits miss expectations as bank sets aside more funds for loan losses

HSBC reported a 65% fall in pre-tax profits for the first half of 2020 to $4.3 billion ? missing analysts' expectations.

Alibaba expanded during the SARS health crisis ? and its co-founder has advice to share

Leading a company through crisis is no mean feat. For those that get it right, it can be an opportunity to set the business apart from the pack, according to Alibaba's executive vice chairman.

'Europe's last dictator' battles coronavirus, mass protests and suspected Russian mercenaries to stay in power

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, 65, is seeking his sixth term in office having been in power since 1994.

OPEC+ is facing a 'very delicate, fragile balancing act' in the oil market, strategist says

OPEC and its allies need to find a balance between supporting oil prices and keeping U.S. crude production at bay, John Driscoll of JTD Energy Services said this week as the oil-producing group starts to roll back supply cuts.

TikTok parent ByteDance accuses Facebook of 'plagiarism and smear' as it goes on the front foot

ByteDance said it has "encountered all kinds of complex and unimaginable difficulties" in trying to become a global company including "plagiarism and smear" from its rival Facebook.

As coronavirus cases rise, Africa's economic recovery hangs in the balance

As many African nations have emerged from strict lockdown measures over the month of July, coronavirus cases have accelerated across the continent, casting doubt over the prospect of an imminent economic recovery.

The gadgets and software that could help us return to the office

Tech firms big and small have been developing everything from wearable devices to thermal imaging cameras to help businesses equip their office spaces for the future.

After Big Tech's grilling on Capitol Hill, Brussels could be next

American lawmakers fear current antitrust laws are not fit for the digital economy. This is a concern also shared by many lawmakers in Europe.

This 1950s roadster nearly bankrupted BMW, now the car sells for millions

BMW only produced about 250 of the two-door sports cars between 1956 and 1959 due to poor sales. But,the car's sleek design and limited availability have made them collectors' items worth millions over the decades.

The UAE becomes the first Arab country to launch its own nuclear energy program

The Barakah plant's Unit 1 is the first of the UAE's planned four reactors, which when complete are expected to meet 25% of the country's electricity needs with zero carbon emissions.

Virgin Galactic partners with Rolls-Royce as it looks to build an aircraft for supersonic air travel

Space tourism venture Virgin Galactic announced it signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce to develop an aircraft for supersonic travel.

Stimulus talks: White House, Dems still agree on $1,200 checks but deadlocked on unemployment assistance

Familiar fault lines continue to separate the White House and congressional Democrats on the next coronavirus stimulus package a day after an extended meeting between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and administration officials.

Russia gears up for mass vaccination against coronavirus despite international skepticism

Doctors and teachers would be the first to be vaccinated, Russia's health minister said, while mass vaccinations are planned for October.

SocGen posts surprise loss as coronavirus crisis impacts its equity trading unit

Societe Generale set aside more capital due to the pandemic and announced a reduction in its trading business.

U.S. moves against TikTok reflect a pushback against China's rise as a tech power, expert says

TikTok has said U.S. user data is stored in the country itself with a backup in Singapore and that its data centers were located outside China.

Major banks are giving new graduates virtual introductions to careers in finance

As students graduate into an uncertain jobs market, many major banks are offering virtual insights into a career in finance.


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