Tag Archives: Industries

09Feb/17

Trump’s Nordstrom tweets are ‘abuse of power’ – watchdog

Donald Trump’s tweets attacking retailer Nordstrom for dropping his daughter’s clothing line is an inappropriate “abuse of power,” says a government oversight watchdog group, which adds that the White House should not be used as a vehicle to advance the president’s personal or family interests.
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08Feb/17

White House defends Trump criticism of Nordstrom

The White House defended President Donald Trump’s criticism of the Nordstrom retail chain on Wednesday, saying the firm’s decision to drop his daughter Ivanka’s clothing line for the coming season was a politically motivated attack. Continue reading

30Jan/17

Starbucks CEO Schultz plans to hire 10,000 refugees after Trump ban

Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz says the company plans to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from certain countries.

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15Jan/17

Threat of arrest looms over Samsung boss

South Korea’s special prosecutor delays until Monday (January 16) a decision on whether to seek a warrant to arrest Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee, a suspect in an influence-peddling investigation involving President Park Geun-hye, citing the gravity of the case. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports. Continue reading

06Jan/17

Robots, fertility trackers and porn come to CES

Las Vegas crowds are dazzled as the latest innovations are showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Roselle Chen reports. Continue reading

25Dec/16

Nokia sues Apple for infringing patents, industry back on war footing

Nokia Corp files a number of lawsuits against Apple Inc for violating 32 technology patents, striking back at the iPhone maker’s legal action targeting the one-time cellphone industry leader a day earlier.
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22Nov/16

Unearthed letter shows Trump’s grandfather pleaded to stay in Germany

A letter discovered in German archives shows a request by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s grandfather to permanently return to his native Germany was turned down by authorities.

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08Nov/16

Trump gets booed at voting site

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump receives mixed reception with a chorus of boos at his local voting site in New York City.

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08Nov/16

South Korea prosecutors raid Samsung Electronics over political scandal

File footage of Samsung Electronics building as South Korean prosecutors raid Samsung Electronics’ offices over political scandal.

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29Mar/16

Poll: Apple’s security reputation

Apple doesn’t get extra credit for security despite its standoff against the government, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found. Fred Katayama reports.
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