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U.S. Companies Face China Tariffs as Exclusions Expire

U.S. Companies Face China Tariffs as Exclusions Expire

U.S. Companies Face China Tariffs as Exclusions Expire U.S. Companies Face China Tariffs as Exclusions Expire WASHINGTON — American companies will have to pay higher taxes on some of the products they import from China, as the tariff exclusions that had shielded many businesses from President Trump’s trade war expired at midnight on Thursday. Mr. Trump began placing tariffs on …

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A Century After Phony Flu Ads, Companies Hype Dubious Covid Cures

A Century After Phony Flu Ads, Companies Hype Dubious Covid Cures

A Century After Phony Flu Ads, Companies Hype Dubious Covid Cures A Century After Phony Flu Ads, Companies Hype Dubious Covid Cures With a pandemic raging, a spate of ads promised dubious remedies in the form of lozenges, tonics, unguents, blood-builders and an antiseptic shield to be used while kissing. That was in 1918, during the influenza outbreak that eventually …

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Tech Companies Shift Their Posture on a Legal Shield, Wary of Being Left Behind

Tech Companies Shift Their Posture on a Legal Shield, Wary of Being Left Behind

Tech Companies Shift Their Posture on a Legal Shield, Wary of Being Left Behind Tech Companies Shift Their Posture on a Legal Shield, Wary of Being Left Behind WASHINGTON — For more than two decades, the tech industry had a cohesive message to Congress about a law that shields internet platforms from lawsuits: Don’t touch it. But now, as tech …

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Swiss to Vote on Tougher Responsibility Proposal for Companies

Swiss to Vote on Tougher Responsibility Proposal for Companies

Swiss to Vote on Tougher Responsibility Proposal for Companies Swiss to Vote on Tougher Responsibility Proposal for Companies For several months, orange flags printed with “Yes!” have hung from balconies across Switzerland, encouraging the public to vote Sunday in favor of an initiative to make Swiss companies liable for human rights violations and environmental damage committed by their subsidiaries abroad. …

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McKinsey Proposed Paying Pharmacy Companies Rebates for OxyContin Overdoses

McKinsey Proposed Paying Pharmacy Companies Rebates for OxyContin Overdoses

McKinsey Proposed Paying Pharmacy Companies Rebates for OxyContin Overdoses McKinsey Proposed Paying Pharmacy Companies Rebates for OxyContin Overdoses When Purdue Pharma agreed last month to plead guilty to criminal charges involving OxyContin, the Justice Department noted the role an unidentified consulting company had played in driving sales of the addictive painkiller even as public outrage grew over widespread overdoses. Documents …

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Paper shredding drives false election claims in Georgia Evidence claims companies Government Georgia

Election 2020 Georgia

Paper shredding drives false election claims in Georgia Evidence claims companies Government Georgia Paper shredding drives false election claims in Georgia Evidence claims companies Government Georgia Government and election officials frequently call on shredding companies to dispose of personal and sensitive documents that are no longer needed. But in a suburban county of Atlanta this week, those routine waste removal …

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Apple Halves Its App Store Fee for the Smaller Companies

Apple Halves Its App Store Fee for the Smaller Companies

Apple Halves Its App Store Fee for the Smaller Companies Apple Halves Its App Store Fee for the Smaller Companies Apple, facing growing antitrust scrutiny over what it charges other companies for access to its App Store, said on Wednesday that it would cut in half the fee it took from the smallest app developers. Developers that brought in $1 …

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Ignore Phone Companies About 5G

Ignore Phone Companies About 5G

Ignore Phone Companies About 5G Ignore Phone Companies About 5G This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. There might not be smartphones in billions of pockets today if the phone companies had their way. Now they’re again standing in the way of progress. This week’s unveiling of new iPhone …

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July Is the New January: More Companies Delay Return to the Office

July Is the New January: More Companies Delay Return to the Office

July Is the New January: More Companies Delay Return to the Office July Is the New January: More Companies Delay Return to the Office When the coronavirus pandemic shuttered offices around the United States in March, many companies told their employees that it would be only a short hiatus away from headquarters. Workers, they said, would be back in their …

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Layoffs grow as companies gauge the course of the pandemic — and prospects for federal aid.

Layoffs grow as companies gauge the course of the pandemic — and prospects for federal aid.

Layoffs grow as companies gauge the course of the pandemic — and prospects for federal aid. Layoffs grow as companies gauge the course of the pandemic — and prospects for federal aid. American employers continue to cut jobs, signaling new anxiety about the course of the coronavirus pandemic and uncertainty about further legislative relief. Furloughs of more than 30,000 workers …

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