Regulation Headlines

  • Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid: sources

    (Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  • Democratic FCC Commissioner sides with keeping net neutrality rules

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of the two Democrats on the Federal Communications Commission, Mignon Clyburn, on Wednesday threw her support behind 2015 net neutrality rules, arguing that a proposal by the FCC chairman to scrap them would hurt consumers, her office said on Wednesday.

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  • Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid

    (Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.

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  • Former U.S. ethics official files complaint against Trump aide Conway

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former head of a U.S. government ethics watchdog said on Wednesday he had filed a complaint claiming senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway violated a law barring executive branch employees from engaging in political activity when she spoke on television against a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate.

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  • Former U.S. ethics official files complaint against Trump aide Conway

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former head of a U.S. government ethics watchdog said on Wednesday he had filed a complaint claiming senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway violated a law barring executive branch employees from engaging in political activity when she spoke on television against a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate.

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  • Trump to meet congressional leaders next week on legislative issues -White House

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with congressional leaders next week to discuss "end-of-year legislative issues," a White House spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

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  • Italian magistrates investigate whether ex-Treasury official sold secrets

    ROME (Reuters) - Italian magistrates are investigating whether a Treasury official sold confidential government information to her previous employers, Ernst & Young, two judicial sources involved in the case said on Wednesday.

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  • Former U.S. ethics official files complaint against Trump aide Conway

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former head of a U.S. government ethics watchdog said on Wednesday he had filed a complaint claiming senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway violated a law barring executive branch employees from engaging in political activity when she spoke on television against a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate.

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  • Exclusive: SAP investigating its sales practices in Gulf region

    DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - German business software giant SAP , which last month said its South African sales commissions were being probed by U.S. regulators, has launched an investigation into its business practices in the Gulf region, it said on Wednesday.

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  • Ex-WellCare general counsel gets six months in U.S. prison

    (Reuters) - A former general counsel of insurer WellCare Health Plans Inc was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in prison for making a false statement to Florida's Medicaid program as part of what prosecutors called a sophisticated healthcare fraud scheme.

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  • Uber breach, cover-up trigger government probes around the globe

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.

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  • Uber breach, cover-up trigger government probes around the globe

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.

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  • FTC says it is evaluating 'serious issues' raised in Uber's handling of a data breach

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Trade Commission, which investigates companies accused of being sloppy with consumer data, said it was "closely evaluating the serious issues" raised in Uber's [UBER.UL] handling of its hack last year, an FTC spokesman said on Wednesday.

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  • Uber says it will cooperate with data breach probes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Wednesday that it has been in touch with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and several states to discuss a hack last year that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.

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  • Italy's Berlusconi takes fight against ban from office to European court

    STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Lawyers for Silvio Berlusconi argued on Wednesday at the European Court of Human Rights against his ban from holding public office, hoping for a green light that will allow him to run for prime minister at national elections early next year.

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  • Keystone clean-up to last several weeks, line restart unclear

    NEW YORK/CALGARY (Reuters) - The clean-up of an oil spill from TransCanada Corp's Keystone pipeline may last several weeks, South Dakota's environmental regulator said on Wednesday, but it is still unclear when the key artery will restart.

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  • Exclusive: SAP says executive resigns amid Gulf region sales probe

    DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - SAP is investigating sales practices in its Gulf region after executives in charge of its dealings in the region resigned or been put on administrative leave, the German business software giant said on Wednesday.

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  • Deutsche Bank strategist tells investors to avoid bitcoin

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank has joined the ranks of those warning about the virtual currency bitcoin as an investment.

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