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Twitter needs India and Nigeria to grow. It's running into trouble in both

June 13, 2021

The news social media rules in India and the ban in Nigeria are challenging for Twitter, considering how sizable its growth opportunities are in both markets.

Spare ticket for spaceflight with Jeff Bezos auctioned for $28 million

June 12, 2021

What would you pay to take a jolting, 11-minute trip into suborbital space alongside Jeff Bezos? According to bidders in an auction that wrapped up Saturday, it's worth $28 million.

House lawmakers introduce Big Tech bills that could break up Amazon, Google and others

June 11, 2021

Tech giants including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google could be forced to make sweeping changes to their businesses under a series of new bills introduced Friday by House lawmakers targeting the companies' economic dominance.

Lyft has yet to disclose sexual assault incidents as cases grow

June 11, 2021

More than three years after ridehail companies Uber and Lyft first pledged to release safety reports disclosing incidents of sexual assault and abuse on their platforms, Lyft has yet to do so. Meanwhile, hundreds of passengers are now lining up for potential lawsuits over alleged incidents of this nature, plaintiff lawyers tell CNN Business.

The chipmaking factory of the world is battling Covid and the climate crisis

June 11, 2021

Taiwanese officials are fretting about whether a severe outbreak of Covid-19 could jeopardize the island's critical role in the global semiconductor supply chain. But there's another threat to the industry that experts worry may have even more drastic consequences: the climate crisis.

Hackers breach Electronic Arts, stealing game source code and tools

June 10, 2021

Hackers have broken into the systems of Electronic Arts, one of the world's biggest video game publishers, and stolen source code used in company games, a spokesperson confirmed to CNN Business on Thursday.

Jeff Bezos will be one of the first humans his company sends to space. Here's how risky that really is

June 10, 2021

Jeff Bezos can have anything. He could circle the globe in a private jet or sail it forever in a fleet of megayachts. He could afford to buy a the whole NFL; he could buy an archipelago for his family and friends; he could buy over 65,000 Bugatti Chirons (base price $2.9 million), even though only 500 are being built. As the world's richest person, the possibilities are endless. But Bezos appears ready to risk it all for an 11-minute ride to space.

House Democrats are prepping 5 antitrust bills to take on Big Tech

June 10, 2021

House Democrats are preparing five bills to weaken Big Tech's grip on the economy, in what could amount to Congress's biggest challenge yet to the dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.

Serious cyberattacks in Europe doubled in the past year

June 10, 2021

Significant cyberattacks attacks against critical targets in Europe have doubled in the past year, according to new EU figures obtained by CNN, as the pandemic pushed lives indoors and online.

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