Apple has not taken a firm stand against Beijing’s new national security law in Hong Kong like other U.S. tech firms. The company has not elaborated on its decision, but there’s no doubt the iPhone maker has more to lose than its peers in taking on Beijing. On Tuesday,...
A two-year audit of Facebook's civil rights record found that the company's elevation of free expression especially by politicians above other values has hurt its progress on...
President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to hold back federal money if school districts don't bring their students back in the fall, seemingly disregarding coronavirus cases in...
Beijing opened its new national security office in Hong Kong on Wednesday, turning a hotel in the bustling shopping and commercial district of Causeway Bay into its new headquarters.The office will oversee the Hong Kong government's enforcement of Beijing's sweeping national security legislation that will punish acts of...
SoftBank Group shares touched their highest level in two decades as a series of buybacks helped the stock recoup losses suffered during the coronavirus market rout. The stock...
After making a fortune in clothing, Amancio Ortega turned his attention to real estate. The Spanish billionaire’s property holdings have soared to euro 15.2 billion...
Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. Europe may be past the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, but the damage will linger. The eurozone economy is now expected to contract by 8.7% this year, the European Commission...
The full text of Hong Kong’s controversial new national security law came out late at night on June 30, the day it was enacted. Lawyers and legal scholars were quick to dissect the text and offer their analysis. In those early hours, one feature of the legislation stood out. Its...
Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, Twitter, Signal, Zoom, Microsoft, and Telegram all announced this week that they will temporarily stop responding to Hong Kong government requests for information on users in the city amid Beijing’s new national security law. Apple, meanwhile, is still “assessing” the law and will await guidance from...
At a time when the two biggest nations across the globe – the United States (US) and India – are engaged in a bitter battle with China...