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Stock futures rise as traders await jobs report

Stock futures opened higher Thursday evening, extending gains as investors awaited a key report on the labor market’s recovery. Contracts on the S&P 500 ticked up after the index logged a third straight session of gains during Thursday’s regular trading day. The move to the upside came after Senate leaders said they reached an agreement on raising the government borrowing limit into December, helping avert a default as soon as this month.  With concerns over the government debt ceiling… Source link

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THE CONTRERAS REPORT: Regulating Google’s and YouTube’s profitable dark side | Open

I love Google and YouTube. They do more for Hispanics than do college libraries and are faster and more convenient. Every article I write, every commentary I make has roots in Google. No more libraries. An internet connection to Google and YouTube, Google for research and YouTube for distribution, and I’m in business. While they earn off of me and people like… Source link

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Sources for Yahoo News WikiLeaks report ‘should all be prosecuted’

Former CIA Director and former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called for the criminal prosecution of sources who spoke to Yahoo News for a story detailing proposals by the intelligence agency in 2017 to abduct WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and discussions within the Trump administration and CIA to possibly even assassinate him. Pompeo, appearing on Megyn Kelly’s podcast, was asked to respond to the Yahoo News story, which was based on interviews with 30 former U.S…. Source link

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Google files writ against Indian antitrust watchdog following report leak – TechCrunch

Google on Thursday filed a writ petition in the Delhi High Court against the Competition Commission of India following the leak of a damning confidential report detailing the watchdog’s interim fact-finding in an antitrust probe. The report, which Google has yet to formally receive or review, said the American giant had abused the dominant position of Android in India to illegally hurt competitors in the world’s second-largest internet market. The Indian… Source link

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Google-backed report hits Microsoft dominance

Microsoft’s 85% share of the productivity business within the U.S. government market is part of a harmful “monoculture” that stifles innovation, according to a new report commissioned by Google and the Computer & Communications Industry Association. Between the lines: The report is the latest example of Google and Microsoft going after one another since the companies scrapped a pact to avoid direct attacks. The big picture: Microsoft’s huge share of the office productivity suite market isn’t… Source link

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India antitrust probe finds Google abused Android dominance, report shows

Indian visitors talk on their mobile phones outside the Google stall at the India Mobile Congress in New Delhi on Sept. 27, 2017. Prakash Singh | AFP | Getty Images Google abused the dominant position of its Android operating system in India, using its “huge financial muscle” to illegally hurt competitors, the country’s antitrust authority found in a report on its two-year probe seen by Reuters. Alphabet Inc’s Google reduced “the ability and incentive of device manufacturers to develop and sell… Source link

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India antitrust probe finds Google abused Android dominance, report shows

Antitrust findings latest setback for Google in India Google also leveraged Play Store’s dominance – report Google under antitrust investigation since 2019 NEW DELHI, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Google abused the dominant position of its Android operating system in India, using its “huge financial muscle” to illegally hurt competitors, the country’s antitrust authority found in a report on its two-year probe seen by Reuters. Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google reduced “the ability and incentive of device… Source link

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Nuggets, Aaron Gordon agree to $92M extension: Report

After acquiring Aaron Gordon at the trade deadline, the Denver Nuggets have locked him up long-term. Gordon and the Nuggets have agreed to a four-year, $92 million contract extension that includes a player option for the 2025-26 season. The Athletic’s Shams Charania broke the news Tuesday, citing Gordon’s agent Calvin Andrews. Gordon joined the Nuggets via a midseason trade from the Orlando Magic, who selected him with the No. 4 pick in the 2014 draft. Gordon has career averages of 12.7… Source link

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Big 12 Will Add BYU, UCF, Houston and Cincinnati on Friday—Yahoo and Brett McMurphy Report

After weeks of rumors, the Big 12 will add BYU, UCF, Houston and Cincinnati in a league vote on Friday. The news was first reported by Pete Thamel of Yahoo and then Brett McMurphy of Action Network. The three American schools are obligated to provide two years of notice to leave the conference and a $10 million exit fee. But a host of reports say the schools will play in the Big 12 in 2023. That would require paying a negotiated exit fee. Connecticut did that to leave the league earlier… Source link

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How the August jobs report changes the Fed’s plans

The August jobs report added just a third of the jobs expected, changing the expectations for the Fed’s future moves. Economists agree that the rising specter of the Delta variant over the economy is responsible for the slowdown in jobs numbers. Though demand for labor is still strong, the changes in the economy’s trajectory make it “unlikely” the Fed will announce a taper at the September meeting, Bank of America analysts wrote in a note Friday. A taper is when the Fed slows down its… Source link

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