Swiss engineering firm ABB would pay 1.56 billion rand ($104 million) to South African state power utility Eskom to settle an investigation relating to improper payments and other compliance issues, the two companies announced on Friday.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and a coalition of 48 attorneys general filed separate lawsuits against Facebook on Dec. 9 to break up the “monopoly power” of the social media conglomerate.
More than 60 business groups in Florida joined hands to persuade state lawmakers to pass a liability shield for institutions, as many businesses from different sectors continue to experience a painful downturn due to COVID-19.
The National Labor Relations Board issued on surprise complaint against US tech juggernaut Google, after investigating the firing of several employees in November.
Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy figure Jimmy Lai was taken into custody by Hong Kong police after he has been denied bail after being charged with fraud.
US passenger railroad Amtrak will pay $2.25 million to resolve civil claims by the US Justice Department that it discriminated against passengers with disabilities, and agreed to fix up train stations that failed to accommodate wheelchair-bound passengers and others with limited mobility.
Groups of environmental activists filed a civil suit on Tuesday against energy giant Royal Dutch Shell, as they impel the company to curb its carbon emissions by 45 percent through 2030.
Kia Motor and Hyundai Motor’s US units on Sunday agreed to a record $210 million civil penalty after US auto safety regulators announced they failed to recall 1.6 million vehicles for engine issues in a timely manner.
The Telecommunications (Security) Bill laid before parliament on Tuesday allows the government to remove ‘high risk’ vendors, such as Huawei from UK’s 5G network as early as 2022.
A South Korean watchdog group that protects personal information in the country fined Facebook $6.06 million on Wednesday morning and even sought a criminal probe for providing users’ personal data to other operators without any consent.