US regulators

IMF chief gives Deutsche Bank tough advice, says need deal on fine

IMF chief gives Deutsche Bank tough advice, says need deal on fine

IMF chief Christine Lagarde gave Deutsche Bank some tough advice on Thursday, saying Germany`s biggest lender needed to reform its business model and rapidly reach a deal with US regulators over a potentially huge fine.

Oct 07, 2016, 10:11 AM IST
BMW recalls 120,000 cars over Takata air bags

BMW recalls 120,000 cars over Takata air bags

German carmaker BMW is recalling 120,000 cars in the United States for defective Takata air bags, German paper Bild reported on its website on Friday.

May 27, 2016, 20:29 PM IST
Google's self-driving car can be a driver: US regulators

Google's self-driving car can be a driver: US regulators

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration told Google of its decision in a letter last week.  

Feb 10, 2016, 18:43 PM IST
Google mobile Android operating system under US antitrust scanner

Google mobile Android operating system under US antitrust scanner

The US Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether Google Inc is using its Android mobile operating system to stifle competition, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Sep 25, 2015, 23:26 PM IST

Scientists call for new review of herbicide, cite ''flawed'' US regulations

US regulators have relied on flawed and outdated research to allow expanded use of an herbicide linked to cancer, and new assessments should be urgently conducted, according to a column published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday.

Aug 20, 2015, 03:16 AM IST
Yahoo spinning off Alibaba stake to `Aabaco Holdings`

Yahoo spinning off Alibaba stake to `Aabaco Holdings`

Yahoo on Friday formally notified US regulators that it is spinning off its stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to an independent new company called Aabaco Holdings.

Jul 18, 2015, 09:50 AM IST

Global banks to steer clear of Iran until sanctions finally go

International banks and most insurers are likely to steer clear of dealing with Iran for some time, fearing they could face more fines from U.S. regulators despite this week`s nuclear deal between world powers and Tehran.

Jul 17, 2015, 00:15 AM IST

US regulators to discuss `female Viagra`

A drug nicknamed the "female Viagra" because it could help increase women`s sex drive, will be discussed for a third time at a meeting of an advisory committee to US regulators Thursday.

Jun 04, 2015, 08:16 AM IST

US extends oversight of GM's handling of safety issues

US regulators will oversee General Motors Co`s decision-making about potential vehicle safety issues for an additional year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday.

May 22, 2015, 09:09 AM IST

Chinese e-commerce company Baozun files for US IPO

Chinese e-commerce company Baozun Inc filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of American Depository Shares.

Apr 18, 2015, 02:21 AM IST

New report reveals US regulators were critical of Google

US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) officials concluded in 2012 that Google employed anti-competitive practices and abused its monopoly, according to a report recently brought to light and about which The Wall Street Journal also reported on its website.

Mar 21, 2015, 00:07 AM IST

Tougher Internet rules hit US cable, telecom companies

US regulators on Thursday imposed the toughest rules yet on Internet service providers, aiming to ensure fair treatment of all web traffic through their networks.

Feb 27, 2015, 01:03 AM IST

Amazon warns US FAA it could move more drone research abroad

Amazon.com Inc plans to shift more of its drone testing outside U.S. borders unless it gets quick permission from U.S. regulators to conduct outdoor trials, the company said in a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration late on Sunday.

Dec 09, 2014, 09:05 AM IST
Any new US Internet rules must withstand lawsuits: FCC chief

Any new US Internet rules must withstand lawsuits: FCC chief

US regulators expect Internet service providers to sue the government over any changes in the way they are regulated and must reevaluate any proposals to make sure they stand up in court, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said at a meeting on Friday.

Nov 23, 2014, 12:09 PM IST

US regulators to vote on treating Internet TV like cable

The vote by four FCC commissioners, two Democrats and two Republicans, would formally propose the idea and begin the process of seeking public comments.

Oct 29, 2014, 06:52 AM IST

Google sees spending $30 bn buying foreign firms

Google told US regulators that it could spend as much as USD 30 billion of its offshore cash reserves on buying foreign companies or technology rights, it emerged Wednesday.

May 22, 2014, 04:42 AM IST

Wearable camera maker GoPro files to go public

GoPro Inc, which makes wearable sports cameras and accessories, filed with U.S. regulators on Monday to raise up to USD 100 million in an initial public offering of common stock.

May 20, 2014, 04:06 AM IST

PIO to pay $14-mn in fine in US green card investment fraud

An Indian-origin man and two companies he founded will pay nearly USD 14 million in penalties to US regulators to settle charges that he raised about USD 158 million by defrauding hundreds of foreign investors who were seeking American residency.

Mar 20, 2014, 13:59 PM IST

Groups seek privacy review of Facebook-WhatsApp tie-up

Two privacy activist groups asked US regulators Thursday to put on hold the Facebook acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp to ensure against misuse of user data.

Mar 07, 2014, 13:57 PM IST

US 'not targeting' India, says FDA chief

US regulators are not targeting India, despite a series of import restrictions on drugs from the major US trading partner, the head of the US Food and Drug Administration said today.

Feb 22, 2014, 03:25 AM IST