Government Regulation

As President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government was ordering drastic water cuts out west.
Are free stock trades in jeopardy? The SEC is weighing rules changes that could make it less likely that wholesale traders would be able to beat exchange prices for trades.
Another former Tesla self-driving software engineer has joined Apple to work on the company's super-stealthy car project. Apple has reported on the number of government requests for information it...
Apple is seeking SEC approval to ignore six shareholder proposals at its 2022 annual meeting.
Apple is working on a project that would extend the control offered by CarPlay to more than just the basic functions it now controls. A U.K. children's rights firm has complained that Apple, among...
A long-time Apple analyst has said that the new iPhone due out this month will include the capability to make satellite calls.
Consumer Reports once again expresses serious concerns with Tesla's Autopilot and FSD system, noting that using public roads and untrained owners as testers puts us all at risk.
Amazon could be broken into pieces, thus blunting its power in both the e-commerce and cloud marketplaces, markets it dominates.
The U.S. FDA has agreed to seek a ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes and flavored cigars at the request of more than a dozen public health and civil rights organizations.
A new release of Apple's iPad Pro is being threatened by a shortage of new display technology. The company also got a stern letter from a U.S. Senate subcommittee.
While the number of data breaches reported so far this year is down, the number of people affected by compromised data has soared by more than 500%.
Tesla has agreed (been forced?) to recall nearly 135,000 vehicles due to a malfunction in certain cars' media control module.
The SEC moved quickly and decisively earlier this week when it filed an emergency action and obtained an order imposing an asset freeze and other emergency relief against Virgil Capital and its...
Chinese regulators on Thursday announced an investigation into some business practices of Alibaba, the country's behemoth e-commerce company.
The U.S. SEC has approved new rules to make it possible for privately held companies to issue new stock in a direct listing IPO. This has big implications for investment banks and, perhaps, SPACs.