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06 Oct 2020
Last night, Google deferred the enforcement of its Play Store billing policy that requires certain app developers to pay a 30% commission to the tech giant.
13 Sep 2020
A week ago, it was reported that the US Department of Justice is planning to bring an antitrust lawsuit against Google.
04 Sep 2020
In another twist to the saga, SoftBank is reportedly working to broker a deal for TikTok India.
17 Aug 2020
In the past few months, we have seen a number of instances of fraudsters using COVID-19 to con unsuspecting people.
14 Aug 2020
R&B singer R Kelly, currently incarcerated at Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago, is in news for his "friends" now.
07 Apr 2020
According to US prosecutors, former FIFA executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup.
11 Jun 2019
A college student from India, who was interning in the United States, has been sentenced to 60 months in federal prison for running a telemarketing scam.
22 Feb 2019
A 70-year-old man of Indian-origin, Hardev Panesar, living in the US, has admitted to running a multi-million dollar immigration scam that is said to have duped over a 100 people.
19 Feb 2019
Huawei isn't having the best of the year.
13 Dec 2018
Almost half a year after Interpol had issued a red corner notice against absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi, the agency has issued a red corner notice against his uncle and accomplice in the Rs. 14,000cr PNB scam, Mehul Choksi.
02 Nov 2018
The first marijuana-based medication approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Epidiolex, is now available as prescription medicine across all 50 US states.
19 Sep 2018
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has initiated a criminal probe against electric car maker Tesla over public statements made by company CEO Elon Musk.
08 Aug 2018
US President Donald Trump has nominated a prominent Indian-American law professor and legal expert to an agency on privacy and civil liberties.
01 Aug 2018
A day back, it seemed that the floodgates of gun control were about to burst open in the US, with schematics for 3D-printed guns and supporting software slated to go public from August 1.
03 Jul 2018
An American firm will pay $100,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of an Indian-origin employee who was fired for seeking a transfer to care for his differently-abled son.
02 Jul 2018
Indian agencies are one step closer to nabbing Nirav Modi, the prime accused in a Rs. 13,400 crore fraud, after the Interpol issued a Red Corner Notice against him.
13 Jun 2018
Paramjit Singh Brar, an Indian-origin man, who had allegedly provided substantial support to an India-based tech-support scam, has agreed to pay over $136,000 and a permanent ban from marketing, promoting or offering tech-support services as part of a settlement with US federal authorities.
24 May 2018
A US federal court today declared that President Donald Trump cannot block his followers on Twitter as this violated the First Amendment.
06 Dec 2017
US special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading an investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling, has reportedly ordered Deutsche Bank to release details of President Donald Trump's accounts.
04 Aug 2017
In May, British cyber-security researcher Marcus Hutchins rose to prominence for stalling the WannaCry cyber-attack which affected millions of computers nationwide.
04 Aug 2017
Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating allegations of Russia's election interference, has reportedly assembled a grand jury.
11 Jul 2017
President Trump's son admitted to meeting Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya last year after she claimed she had damaging information about Hillary Clinton.
11 Jul 2017
A Boston-based firm has admitted to paying $1.18mn (Rs. 6.7cr) to officials of the National Highway Authority of India to secure contracts.
10 Jul 2017
US President Donald Trump's son has agreed to meeting Natalia Veselnitskaya, a Kremlin-linked Russian lawyer last year, after being promised damaging information about Trump's rival Hillary Clinton.
10 Jun 2017
Adam Purinton, accused of killing Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring two in a Kansas bar, was indicted on federal hate crime and firearms charges.
18 May 2017
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has named former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russia's alleged ties with Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow's election interference.
30 Mar 2017
Jared Kushner's company and China's Anbang Insurance Group Co. have ceased their talks to redevelop an office tower in Manhattan, which had earlier attracted scrutiny on the grounds of ethics.
27 Mar 2017
The Indian-American community honoured 24-year old Ian Grillot, who was shot at for standing up to the Kansas city shooter, as 'A True American Hero' at the 14th annual gala of India House Houston.
14 Mar 2017
Sources revealed that the company run by the family of Donald Trump's son-in-law is to receive $400 million from a Chinese company, investing in a tower in Manhattan.
05 Mar 2017
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions will respond in writing to questions by Senate Democrats about his meetings with Russia's ambassador to the US last year.
03 Mar 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions succumbed to pressure and recused himself from an FBI investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the US election.
02 Mar 2017
During the presidential campaign, Trump's attorney general Jeff Sessions met the Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak twice, the Washington Post reported, citing Justice Department officials.
02 Mar 2017
FBI is probing the shooting that killed Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injured Alok Madasani as "hate crime", as an American opened fire on them after shouting ethnic slurs.
24 Feb 2017
An Indian-American IT engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot and his colleague Alok Madasani wounded by a white man hurling racial slurs at the two.
14 Feb 2017
Owing to settlement of bribery and the weaker pound, engineering-giant Rolls Royce has reported a record loss of £4.6 billion.
09 Feb 2017
The US Senate has voted 52-47 in favour of confirming Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions nomination for President Donald Trump's attorney general.
22 Jan 2017
The US Department of Justice stated that Donald Trump would not be breaking federal anti-nepotism laws by appointing his son-in-law as an adviser to the White House.
17 Jan 2017
UK engineering giant Rolls-Royce, in exchange of avoiding prosecution over bribery charges, is set to pay over $600 million to Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO), $170 million to the US Department of Justice, and $25 million to Brazil's Ministério Público Federal.
12 Jan 2017
Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick for Attorney General has promised to push legislative measures to curb the "misuse" of H-1B and L1 visas, used primarily by Indian professionals.
11 Jan 2017
Jeff Sessions, who has been nominated by US President-elect Donald Trump for the role of attorney general, is facing a gruelling Senate confirmation hearing, marred by protests.