Exclusive: Brands blast Twitter for ads next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have suspended their marketing campaigns or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotions appeared alongside tweets soliciting child pornography, the companies told Reuters. Brands ranging from Walt Disney Co (DIS.N), NBCUniversal (CMCSA.O) and Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) to a … Read more

US fines 16 Wall Street firms $ 1.8 bln for talking deals, trades on personal apps

Sept 27 (Reuters) – US regulators on Tuesday fined 16 financial firms, including Barclays (BARC.L), Bank of America, Citigroup, Credit Suisse (CSGN.S), Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and UBS (UBSG.S), a combined $ 1.8 billion after staff discussed deals and trades on their personal devices and apps. The sweeping industry probe, first reported by Reuters last … Read more

Twitter to interview Elon Musk, known for combative testimony

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 26 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk’s tendency to dish out insults while being questioned under oath will be tested anew this week, when lawyers for Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) are expected to interview the Tesla Inc (TSLA .O) CEO about his abrupt decision in July to ditch his $ 44 billion deal for … Read more

Cancer victims urge court to end J&J bankruptcy roadblock to lawsuits

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 19 (Reuters) – People suing Johnson & Johnson over the company’s talc products urged an appeals court on Monday to revive their claims, saying the profitable company should not be allowed to use a bankrupt subsidiary to block lawsuits alleging the products cause cancer. They … Read more

Google loses challenge against EU antitrust decision, other probes loom

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LUXEMBOURG, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Google suffered one of its biggest setbacks on Wednesday when a top European court fined it 4.125 billion euros ($ 4.13 billion) for using its Android mobile operating system to thwart rivals, offering a precedent for other regulators to ratchet up … Read more

EU divided over capping Russian gas price amid ‘energy war’

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Countries resist EU proposal to cap Russian gas price Broader support seen for cash aid to energy firms Ministers to discuss windfall levy, electricity use cut BRUSSELS, Sept 9 (Reuters) – European Union energy ministers were split on Friday over whether to cap Russian gas prices, … Read more

Musk’s lawyer urges judge to delay Twitter trial due to whistleblower

Twitter logo and stock graph are seen through a magnifier displayed in this illustration taken September 4, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 6 (Reuters) – A trial over Elon Musk’s bid to end his $ 44 billion deal for Twitter Inc … Read more

Arm sues Qualcomm, aiming to unwind Qualcomm’s $ 1.4 bln Nuvia purchase

Qualcomm logo is during Munich Auto Show, IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, Germany, September 8, 2021. REUTERS / Wolfgang Rattay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Chip technology firm Arm Ltd, which is owned by Softbank Group Corp (9984.T), on Wednesday said it had sued Qualcomm … Read more

3M combat earplug lawsuits to proceed, judge rules, despite bankruptcy case

The logo of Down Jones Industrial Average stock market index listed company 3M is shown in Irvine, California April 13, 2016. REUTERS / Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – 3M Co must face more than 230,000 lawsuits accusing it of selling defective earplugs to the US … Read more

Moderna sues Pfizer / BioNTech for patent infringement over COVID vaccine

Aug 26 (Reuters) – Moderna sued Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Friday for patent infringement in the development of the first COVID-19 vaccine approved in the United States, alleging they copied technology that Moderna developed years before the pandemic. Pfizer shares fell nearly 1%, while BioNTech US-listed shares were down about 1.5% and … Read more