Taylor Swift concert fiasco leads to U.S. Senate grilling for Ticketmaster

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – US senators slammed Live Nation Entertainment’s lack of transparency and inability to block bot purchases of tickets on Tuesday, in a hearing called after a major fiasco involving ticket sales for Taylor Swift’s upcoming concert tour. Live Nation Entertainment Inc (LYV.N) subsidiary Ticketmaster, which has been unpopular with fans for … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court conservatives question Biden vaccine policy for businesses

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (Reuters) – Conservative justices on Friday questioned the legality of President Joe Biden’s vaccine or testing mandate for big business as the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a request from officials Republican states and business groups to block politics at a time of rising COVID-19 cases across the country. The nine … Read more

U.S. officials ask AT&T, Verizon to delay 5G wireless over aviation safety concerns

A contracted team from Verizon installs 5G telecommunications equipment on a tower in Orem, Utah, USA on December 3, 2019. Picture taken on December 3, 2019. REUTERS / George Frey / File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Check in WASHINGTON, Dec 31 (Reuters) – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and … Read more

UK Brexit supremo Frost resigns in blow to PM Johnson

British Brexit Minister David Frost speaks to the media before a meeting with European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic in Brussels, Belgium, on November 19, 2021. REUTERS / Yves Herman Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Check in Frost says he’s concerned about the government’s direction Opt for low taxes and low … Read more

U.S. judge tosses $4.5 bln deal shielding Sacklers from opioid lawsuits

Bottles of OxyContin prescription pain reliever manufactured by Purdue Pharma LP sit on a shelf at a local pharmacy in Provo, Utah, USA, April 25, 2017. REUTERS / George Frey / File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Check in NEW YORK, Dec 16 (Reuters) – A federal judge struck down … Read more

BoE’s Bailey tells banks to be ‘especially cautious’ with crypto

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey in London, Britain, on Feb.25, 2019. Kirsty O’Connor / Pool via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Check in LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) – Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey warned banks and other regulated financial firms on Monday that they should be “especially cautious” … Read more

Italy fines Amazon record $1.3 bln for abuse of market dominance

Amazon abused the domain of the brokerage service -watchdog Amazon disagrees with the regulator’s decision to appeal Amazon says fine ‘unjustified and disproportionate’ MILAN, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Italy’s antitrust watchdog said on Thursday it had fined Amazon 1.13 billion euros ($ 1.28 billion) for alleged abuse of market dominance, in one of the largest … Read more