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President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he has struck an agreement with Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to restore its access to the U.S. market, openly defying lawmakers on both sides of the aisle who had urged the White House to take a hard line on the company following its illicit sales to Iran and North Korea.
The New York State Attorney General’s Office is not cooperating with Charter Communications Inc.’s probe into whether the watchdog wrongly looped in a net neutrality advocate and other groups to engineer a case against Charter's allegedly faulty internet service, the provider has asserted.
The private equity firm that owns prominent prison-phone operator Securus Technologies Inc. may be acquiring one of its dominant competitors from TKC Holdings Inc., recent documents filed with several state public utility commissions indicated.
An Austrian privacy lawyer on Friday filed multibillion-euro complaints against Facebook and Google for allegedly seeking "forced consent" in their terms of service, in some of the first cases to test the reach of the EU's new data regime.
An advertiser hit Facebook Inc. with a proposed class action in California federal court Thursday, claiming the social media giant inflated its cost-per-click revenue from advertisement slots by clicking on ads itself.