US stocks slid again on Wednesday amid continued fears of a growing wave of COVID-19 infections worldwide as well as poor performance by tech stocks.
The event comes after launching several key technologies amid the ongoing tech war with Washington, who placed the Chinese tech giant along with ZTE and over 70 mainland companies on an Entity List in May last year, citing alleged national security concerns.
The list ranked firms for their contributions to social and environmental change as well as business strategies, including 28 firms in the United States and Canada, 10 from the Asia-Pacific and Middle East, eight from Europe and three from Africa and Latin America.
Facebook will take an array of measures to “restrict the circulation of content” if the November 3 US presidential election devolves into chaos and unrest, according to a Tuesday report by the Financial Times.
International online marketplace Amazon has found itself at the center of another racist merchandise debacle after allowing a third-party vendor to sell trucker hats emblazoned with “Black Lives Don’t Matter.”
Ships travelling around the globe produce 940 million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year - 13 percent of all transport emissions. So what plans do shipping companies have to reduce those emissions?
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Andrei Savenkov - US energy services giant Baker Hughes is interested in expanding its presence in the Russian market despite the regime of sanctions between the US and Russia, Elena Akoltseva, the president at Baker Hughes in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), told Sputnik in an interview.
The Chinese tech giant was previously blacklisted by Washington, as the American authorities accused Huawei of assisting Beijing in espionage - which both the company and the Chinese government denied, stressing that the US move was politically-motivated.
US stocks fell dramatically on Monday as investors pulled out of a slew of industries that would be hurt by the pandemic-related lockdowns being considered once more in several countries as outbreaks worsen.
The Trump administration has repeatedly claimed that TikTok snoops on its users at the behest of Beijing, allegations that the video-sharing platform and Chinese officials have rejected.
In mid-September, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that Berlin does not rule out freezing the Nord Stream 2 project over the alleged poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Chinese tech giant Huawei plans to expand its sales operation in Russia by opening 50 new stores across the country in 2021, the company said Monday.
The euro exchange rate soared amid a recent rollback of global oil prices, with Brent and Ural going down.
Large sums of allegedly illicit funds were reportedly circulated through major lenders’ accounts for nearly two decades despite red flags about the origins of the money.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - ByteDance, the Chinese parent company of video-sharing app TikTok, says it will retain an 80-percent stake in the newly created US company TikTok Global.
Washington has repeatedly put pressure on Nord Stream 2, claiming that the gas pipeline project may pose a security risk to Europe, while Moscow views the US actions as an example of unfair competition meant to boost exports of American liquefied natural gas to Europe.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - China's ByteDance company, the owner of video-sharing app TikTok, told the Chinese Global Times newspaper on Sunday it was not ruling out inviting more investors into the app on the heels of the agreement with US' Oracle and Walmart.
The International Space Station has been considered the most expensive single item ever constructed: as of 2010, the total cost of it covered by NASA, the European Space Agency, Russia, and Canada stood at US $150 billion.
ASHGABAT (Sputnik) - President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan told his Pakistani counterpart, Arif Alvi, during a phone call on Saturday that he hoped for a soon start of construction works on the Pakistani segment of the TAPI gas pipeline.
The US government imposed crushing sanctions on Venezuela and seized or froze tens of billions of dollars’ worth of assets belonging to Caracas in early 2019, in a bid to overthrow the country’s democratically elected government.