French Firms Strike $15.5 Billion Deal to Create Water, Waste-Management Behemoth

PARIS—France’s Veolia Environnement SA reached a $15.5 billion deal to acquire Suez SA, creating a water and waste-management giant that

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Huawei, HSBC Strike Deal in Hong Kong Over Documents in Extradition Fight

HONG KONG—A monthslong legal fight by Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to obtain documents from HSBC Holdings

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Amid a Wave of Hacks, Biden Moves to Fill Key Cyber Posts

WASHINGTON—President Biden is expected to name two former National Security Agency officials to high-level cybersecurity positions Monday, as the White

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Google’s Secret ‘Project Bernanke’ Revealed in Texas Antitrust Case

Google for years operated a secret program that used data from past bids in the company’s digital advertising exchange to

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Alibaba Hit With Record $2.8 Billion Antitrust Fine in China

China’s antitrust regulator imposed a fine equivalent to $2.8 billion against Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. for abusing its dominant position

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Whistleblower Program for Auto Safety Has Yet To Launch, Years After Congress Mandated It

For Kim Gwang-ho, it has been 1,700 days since he first told U.S. regulators that his then-employer, Hyundai Motor Co.

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FTC Challenges Illumina’s Planned Acquisition of Liquid-Biopsy Firm Grail

WASHINGTON—The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit Tuesday that seeks to block Illumina Inc.’s planned $7.1 billion acquisition of a

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NRA to Aggressively Lobby Against Gun Measures, Despite Its Financial Woes

The National Rifle Association says it is ready to aggressively lobby against federal and state gun-control measures being considered in

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Proposes Raising Bar for Section 230

WASHINGTON— Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Congress should consider forcing digital platforms to earn the legal immunity they enjoy

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