TikTok sues U.S. government over Trump ban

TikTok app Narinder Nanu | AFP | Getty Images TikTok, the video-sharing application owned by China-based ByteDance, filed a lawsuit Monday against the U.S. government challenging the Trump administration’s¬†efforts to ban the company’s American operations. In a blog post, TikTok argued that the ban prevents the company from due process, as guaranteed by the Fifth […]

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‘Companies need to step up’: The ever-increasing demand for disinfection during the pandemic

Lighting company Signify acquired Germicidal Lamps & Applications (GLA), including its upper-room UV-C air disinfection portfolio. Signify | GLA New ways to clean or disinfect buildings, surfaces and clothes are seeing increased demand, according to tech company leaders. Eric Rondolat, chief executive of lighting company Signify, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” Monday that many professional […]

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‘We can’t run a business in a dead planet’: CEOs plan to prioritize green issues post-coronavirus

Part of the Amazon rainforest in Peru Gustavo Ramirez | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has created significant new ways of doing business that could benefit both the economy and environment, according to business leaders, who said there was no other option but to shift toward sustainability.¬† In June, Brazilian cosmetics giant Natura launched its […]

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Deutsche Bank targets earnings beat but guidance throws up questions

Statues stand outside a Deutsche Bank AG branch in Frankfurt, Germany. Krisztian Bocsi | Bloomberg | Getty Images Deutsche Bank is expecting to announce quarterly earnings “slightly above” consensus on Wednesday, but the guidance raises questions about the investment bank (IB) market share, according to Barclays analysts. Consensus estimates compiled by the bank pointed to […]

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