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The $8 billion defense plan that Taiwan hopes will deter mainland China

The $8 billion defense plan that Taiwan hopes will deter mainland China

Taiwan will spend nearly NT$240 billion (US$8.71 billion) on eight types of weons to bolster its defenses in the face of mounting military threats ...
That’s why social media giant Facebook is facing a $3.2 billion class action lawsuit in the UK

That’s why social media giant Facebook is facing a $3.2 billion class action lawsuit in the UK

Social media giant Facebook is facing a $3.2 billion class action lawsuit over alleged use of user data in the UK. It is accused ...
US Senate supports $ 770 billion defense bill targeting China and Russia

US Senate supports $ 770 billion defense bill targeting China and Russia

A majority in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday backed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sent the $ 770 billion bill to President Joe ...
Italian regulator fines $ 1.28 billion for abuse of market dominance

Italian regulator fines $ 1.28 billion for abuse of market dominance

Italy's antitrust regulator said Thursday that Amazon had fined 1.13 billion euros ($ 1.28 billion) for alleged abuse of dominance by the regulator ...
Pfizer Closes US $ 5.3 Billion Deal to Sell 10 Million COVID Treatments in the United States

Pfizer Closes US $ 5.3 Billion Deal to Sell 10 Million COVID Treatments in the United States

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said Thursday it had closed a deal to sell 10 million Covid-19 treatment courses to the U.S. governmen ...
True to his promise, Elon Musk is selling 930,000 Tesla shares valued at 1.1 billion

True to his promise, Elon Musk is selling 930,000 Tesla shares valued at 1.1 billion

Staying true to his followers and keeping his promise, Tesla CEO Elon Musk sold 930,000 shares of his company valued at around $ 1 ...
Volkswagen is investing around 1 billion euros in Latin America

Volkswagen is investing around 1 billion euros in Latin America

Despite the ongoing challenges of the corona pandemic and the global shortage of semiconductors, Volkswagen expect ...
Iran urged the US to thaw $ 10 billion to show goodwill, Iran claims

Iran urged the US to thaw $ 10 billion to show goodwill, Iran claims

The Iranian foreign minister said Saturday that US officials tried to discuss resuming nuclear talks last month but insisted that Washington must f ...