EU stops short of recommending ban on China's Huawei
The European Union has unveiled security guidelines for next generation high-speed wireless networks but stopped short of banning Huawei.
Apple holiday season tops projections as iPhone bounces back
Apple is still reaping huge profits from the iPhone while mining more moneymaking opportunities from the growing popularity of its smartwatch, digital services and wireless earbuds.
'I did it': Portugal hacker says he exposed African tycoon
A Portuguese hacker is claiming responsibility for leaking confidential documents implicating the billionaire daughter of a former prominent African leader in alleged murky business deals.
In snub to US, Britain will allow Huawei in 5G networks
Britain's National Security Council is poised to decide whether to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to build aspects of its new high-speed mobile network.
Leaked report shows United Nations suffered hack
The United Nations has been hacked.
German privacy watchdog investigates clothing retailer H&M
A German privacy watchdog says it has opened an investigation into clothing retailer H&M amid evidence that the Swedish retailer had committed “massive data protection breaches” by spying on its customer service representatives in Germany.
Darknet moderator pleads guilty to racketeering conspiracy
Authorities say a moderator for the darknet site AlphaBay has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and could face up to 20 years in federal prison.
Trump celebrates major rewrite of North American trade rules
President Donald Trump is eager to show off a big policy win during his impeachment trial by signing into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico.
Brexit deal cleared by EU Parliament; UK set to leave Friday
The European Parliament is set to seal Britain's departure from the European Union in a vote.
Post-Brexit talks gear up for fish fight between EU, UK
The United Kingdom and the European Union are parting ways on Friday and one of the first issues to address is what will happen to the fishing grounds they shared.
More airlines drop flights to China as virus spreads
British Airways and Asian budget carriers Lion Air and Seoul Air are suspending all flights to China as fears spread about the outbreak of a new virus that has killed more than 130 people.
Europe steps up China virus fight, aims to repatriate 600
The European Union is working to repatriate about 600 citizens from 14 EU countries seeking to leave China because of a spreading new virus.
Russia rescues 536 fishermen stranded on giant ice floe
Russia's emergency services have rescued 536 ice fishermen after they got stranded on a giant ice floe that tore off the island of Sakhalin in eastern Siberia.
Italy, Cyprus say Turkey-Libya maritime deal 'unacceptable'
The foreign ministers of Italy and Cyprus say a maritime border agreement between Turkey and Libya's U.N.-backed government is “unacceptable," runs afoul of international law and flouts the sovereign rights of other countries.
German government defends coal phase-out against critics
The German government has approved a bill that will codify the country's closure of coal-fired power stations.
Fed leaves key rate alone but sees virus among global risks
Fed leaves its key interest rate unchanged at low level amid global risks.
Grounded jet sends Boeing to first annual loss in 2 decades
Boeing is posting its first annual loss since 1997 as it struggles to handle the grounding of its best-selling plane after two crashes that killed 346 people.
Bad timing: New virus poses threat to fragile world economy
China's new virus is striking at a bad time for the world economy.
Advocates: Crucial bank law softened under Trump proposal
The Community Reinvestment Act has over past four decades spurred hundreds of billions of dollars in lending to low- and middle-income communities.
Stocks edge higher as investors focus on solid earnings
Stocks are off to another strong start on Wall Street as strong earnings reports from big U.S. companies got investors to set aside worries about a spreading virus in China.