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Kanishka Singh

New York court blocks state ban on flavored e-cigarettes

05 Oct 2019

A New York court on Thursday temporarily halted a state ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, giving the embattled vaping industry a breather just a day before the state's prohibition was due to take effect.

Uber launches app aimed at connecting workers with businesses

03 Oct 2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc said it launched an app called Uber Works to connect temporary workers looking to work shifts with businesses trying to plug gaps in their rosters.

UPDATE 2-BW Offshore wins Brazil approval for $115 million oilfield purchase

17 Aug 2019

Aug 17 Norway's BW Offshore has won approval from Brazilian oil regulator ANP for the purchase of the Maromba oilfield, part of the Oslo-listed company’s plan to become an operator and not just a supplier of oil services, platforms and ships.

U.S. Senator Schumer asks FBI, FTC to probe Russia's FaceApp over security concerns

18 Jul 2019

U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday.

FedEx sues U.S. government over 'impossible' task of policing exports to China

25 Jun 2019

U.S. parcel delivery firm FedEx Corp on Monday sued the U.S. government, saying it should not be held liable if it inadvertently shipped products that violated a Trump administration ban on exports to some Chinese companies. | Video

Legg Mason cuts about 12% of workforce days after naming Trian's Peltz to board

24 May 2019

Legg Mason Inc said on Thursday that the mutual fund company is cutting 120 jobs, or about 12% of its corporate workforce, with the step coming only days after the appointment of Trian Fund Management LP's Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors.

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S. restrictions

19 May 2019

Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions.

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