Senators Urge $1 Billion Plan to Loosen China's Grip on 5G
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators, alarmed by the rise of Chinese electronics supplier Huawei Technologies, wants Washington to subsidize firms that could counter China's 5G advances.
Amazon Lifts Ban on FedEx Ground
Amazon notified its third-party merchants that they could once again use FedEx's Ground network to ship orders placed under Amazon's Prime membership program.
Big Banks Post Big Profits Thanks to Strong U.S. Economy
JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup reported big fourth-quarter earnings, but Wells Fargo was hit by a legal charge.
Microsoft Releases Patch to Windows Flaw Found by NSA
The software maker moved to fix a vulnerability in its Windows 10 operating system after the National Security Agency identified the flaw, which could let hackers breach computer networks.
New York Court Vacates $91 Million Payout to Former Hedge Fund Employees
An appeals court ordered a retrial in a 2019 jury case that would have seen hedge-fund firm Touradji Capital Management pay roughly $91 million to two former employees.
Comcast Creates Accelerator for Sports Startups
Comcast is funding a new startup accelerator in a bid to connect its media properties and sports league partners with emerging marketing, media and technology companies, the company said.
Nielsen Names CEO For Consumer-Data Spinoff
Nielsen Holdings hired an online-sales executive to head its spinoff focused on shopping and retail data, amid heightened competition to supply clients with granular information about consumer habits.
Google Chrome to Phase Out Third-Party Cookies
Google plans to restrict the use of third-party cookies in its Chrome internet browser, a move it says is aimed at tightening users' privacy when they visit websites.
PCs Aren't Coming Up Short - Yet
Tuesday marks the formal end of Microsoft's extended support for Windows 7. A surprising number of people waited until the last minute to upgrade.
Morningstar Nears Settlement With SEC Over Bond Ratings
The firm is nearing a deal with federal regulators over allegations that it violated rules in its bond-rating business that prohibit analysts who hand out credit ratings from being involved in sales and marketing for their companies.