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By in Business on September 14, 2020
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The Five Biggest Issues for Technology Companies in 2021
January 16, 2021
Antitrust lawsuits and maintaining growth are among the challenges, while electric vehicles and government help for U.S. chip makers are seen as bright spots.
Ugandan President Claims Sixth Election Victory
January 16, 2021
President Yoweri Museveni was declared the winner while opposition leader Bobi Wine alleged the vote was rigged, capping a campaign marred by an internet shutdown and the country’s worst political violence for decades.
Regulators Are Fed Up With Food-Delivery Fees
January 16, 2021
Regulators say consumers often pay too much for the price of convenience in food delivery.
Europe's Schools Are Closing Again on Concerns They Spread Covid
January 16, 2021
As U.S. authorities debate whether to keep schools open, a consensus is emerging in Europe that children are a considerable factor in the spread of Covid-19—and more countries are shutting schools for the first time since spring.
Switzerland to Hold Referendum on Covid-19 Lockdown
January 16, 2021
Switzerland’s system of direct democracy will be put to the test again later this year, this time with a referendum on whether to roll back the government’s powers to impose lockdowns and other measures to slow the Covid-19 pandemic.
Discord App Is Safer Now, but Still Lacks Parental Controls
January 16, 2021
A social-media platform popular with gamers is taking steps to police violent and abusive content—and evolve from a content free-for-all into a space where teens and their parents can feel safe.
American Students' Love Affair With China Cools
January 16, 2021
A decline in interest coincides with a deterioration in ties between Beijing and Washington. Educators warn of diminished understanding.
Merkel's Party Chooses Continuity by Appointing Centrist Leader
January 16, 2021
The appointment of Armin Laschet to lead Germany’s Christian Democratic Union comes as Angela Merkel nears the end of her 16-year reign as chancellor, during which she positioned the conservative group firmly in the middle.
Fiat Chrysler, PSA Group Merge to Create New Auto-Making Behemoth
January 16, 2021
The newly formed auto maker, called Stellantis, is set to start trading on Monday in Europe and on Tuesday in New York.