KEY POINTS Twitter adopted a limited duration shareholder rights plan, often called a “poison pill,” a day after billionaire Elon Musk offered to buy the company for $43 billion, the company announced Friday. Such a move is a common way to fend off a potential hostile takeover by diluting theContinue Reading

KEY POINTS Google on Wednesday announced it’s adopting new privacy restrictions that will cut tracking across apps on its Android devices. The Alphabet-owned company said it is developing new privacy-focused replacements for its advertising ID, a unique string of characters that identifies the user’s device It follows a similar moveContinue Reading

The High Court has made important rulings about contracts that determine whether someone is an employee or a contractor.(ABC) This week, the High Court made two important decisions about workplace contracts that will have big implications for workers. Those decisions clarify a contested area of common law. So what isContinue Reading

Selling scrap coal has earned Sen. Joe Manchin millions of dollars over three decades, and he has used his political positions to protect the fuel from laws and regulations that threaten his family’s business. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is pictured on Capitol Hill. | Francis Chung/E&E News As governor, JoeContinue Reading

Businessman allegedly involved in reckless and fraudulent trading in three companies Businessman Alan Hynes was involved in alleged reckless and fraudulent trading in three companies connected to the Tuskar group, the High Court heard. A liquidator wants businessman Alan Hynes to be personally liable for €4.8 million over his involvementContinue Reading

KEY POINTS German laser communications company Mynaric recently listed on the Nasdaq, and CEO Bulent Altan, a former SpaceX executive, spoke to CNBC about the company’s U.S. initial public offering. Mynaric makes optical communication terminals, a device which uses a laser to send data from one point to another. SatelliteContinue Reading