Tag Archives: U.S.

‘Gone Girl’ remains atop U.S. and Canada box office chart

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ben Affleck’s movie thriller “Gone Girl” dominated U.S. and Canadian movie charts for a second consecutive weekend, collecting $ 26.8 million in ticket sales to beat challenges from four new films that fought for moviegoer … Continue reading

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Google asks U.S. Supreme Court to enter Oracle copyright fight

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to wade into contentious litigation against Oracle Corp and reverse a lower court ruling that found parts of the Java programming language subject to copyright protection. The request … Continue reading

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EU Commission nominee moves to reassure lawmakers over U.S. snooping

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Suspending a commercial data-sharing agreement between the European Union and the United States is still an option for the incoming EU Justice Commissioner if Washington doesn't fully address Europe's concerns over U.S. snooping. The … Continue reading

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EU Commission nominee moves to reassure lawmakers over U.S. snooping

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Suspending a commercial data-sharing agreement between the European Union and the United States is still an option for the incoming EU Justice Commissioner if Washington doesn't fully address Europe's concerns over U.S. snooping. The … Continue reading

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Former U.S. security chief launches cyber crime insurance

LONDON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Homeland Security secretary Tom Ridge has launched a cyber crime insurance product in collaboration with syndicates operating at the Lloyd’s of London insurance market, Ridge’s new insurance firm said on Monday. The insurance is designed … Continue reading

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Ben Affleck’s ‘Gone Girl’ snatches U.S. box office title

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Movie thriller “Gone Girl,” starring Ben Affleck as a man suspected of causing his wife’s disappearance, overcame a demonic doll named “Annabelle” to win a tight weekend race at U.S. and Canadian movie box offices. … Continue reading

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Weighing The Week Ahead: Will Global Weakness Drag Down The U.S. Economy?

By Jeff Miller: Last week was all about data. This week will be the opposite. The calendar already dished up the big news, and the major earnings reports are still a week away. Meanwhile, we have more conferences and speeches … Continue reading

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‘Edge of Eternity’ retains perch on top of U.S. bestsellers list

NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Edge of Eternity,” the conclusion of author Ken Follett’s 20th-century trilogy, held on to the top spot on the U.S. bestsellers list on Thursday for the second consecutive week. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Big U.S. wireless carriers, Dish plan bids in airwaves auction

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three of the four largest U.S. wireless carriers and satellite provider Dish Network Corp plan to bid in the Federal Communications Commission's November auction of airwaves, according to initial applications released on Wednesday. As … Continue reading

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Big U.S. wireless carriers, Dish plan bids in airwaves auction

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three of the four largest U.S. wireless carriers and satellite provider Dish Network Corp plan to bid in the Federal Communications Commission's November auction of airwaves, according to initial applications released on Wednesday. As … Continue reading

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