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Apple TV+ premieres with star-studded period drama 'Dickinson' at Tribeca Festival

Apple TV+ premiered its first show at the Tribeca TV Festival on Saturday, flaunting feminist snark, lavish period costumes and a star-studded cast in "Dickinson," a series that sheds a modern light on the life of an iconic American poet.

Posted on 15 September 2019 | 2:31 am

Global regulators to question Facebook's Libra amid EU concerns: paper

Global regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency, amid concerns from European Union governments over the threat the digital currency poses to financial stability, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.

Posted on 15 September 2019 | 1:22 am

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as TV battle looms

Apple Inc said on Friday that Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10 as the two companies prepare to compete head-to-head in the streaming television business.

Posted on 14 September 2019 | 12:30 am

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google emails demanded in U.S. House panel probe

A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google, widening the antitrust probe of Big Tech.

Posted on 13 September 2019 | 9:18 pm

Apple's app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition in digital markets.

Posted on 13 September 2019 | 9:18 pm

Apple has sour reaction to Goldman Sachs' analyst note

Apple Inc struck out at a Goldman Sachs Group Inc analyst on Friday in a relatively rare public dust-up between a blue chip Wall Street firm and its client.

Posted on 13 September 2019 | 8:14 pm

Apple counters Goldman call on 'negative impact' of Apple TV+ trial

Apple Inc on Friday disputed a Goldman Sachs research note which stated that the company's plans to account for the trial of its new streaming service Apple TV+ will have a "material negative impact" on its results.

Posted on 13 September 2019 | 8:13 pm

France, Germany blast Facebook's Libra, back public cryptocurrency

France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook Inc's Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its authorization in Europe, and backed the development of an alternative public cryptocurrency.

Posted on 13 September 2019 | 5:14 pm

Skirting U.S. sanctions, Cubans flock to cryptocurrency to shop online, send funds

Jason Sanchez, 35, was able to start buying spare parts online last year for his cellphone repair shop in Havana thanks to the advent of cryptocurrency trading in Communist-run Cuba.

Posted on 13 September 2019 | 4:34 pm

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regulators around the world.

Posted on 13 September 2019 | 3:17 pm