Day: January 13, 2018

Tess Torelli January 13, 2018

The former security chief of Uber Technologies swore in a closed legal proceeding that he knew of no attempts to steal trade secrets from anyone, including Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo, and would be “shocked” if that had occurred. In a deposition taken in mid-December near San Francisco, Joe Sullivan, Uber’s security chief from 2015 to […]

Tess Torelli January 13, 2018

One year ago, as Donald Trump prepared to take office, Trump attorney Sheri Dillon announced that he would “voluntarily donate all profits from foreign government payments made to his hotel to the United States Treasury.” Now House Democrats are saying: “Show me the money.” They want proof that Trump’s company followed through on its pledge. […]

Tess Torelli January 13, 2018

Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook Walt Disney Co. said late Friday that Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey won’t be re-nominated to its board, citing conflicts of interest as Facebook and Twitter push further into Disney’s businesses. In its annual proxy filing, the media giant said it […]

Tess Torelli January 13, 2018

President Donald Trump on Friday denied reports that he asked, in a meeting with lawmakers about protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries, “Why are we having all these people from s—hole countries come here?” “The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language […]

Tess Torelli January 13, 2018

Indonesia’s central bank has issued a fresh warning about trading in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin because of the risk of losses to the public and even a potential threat to the stability of the financial system. Bank Indonesia (BI) has previously said that cryptocurrencies were not recognized as a legal medium of exchange, so that they […]