China electric car execs call for policy support, end to protectionism

20th March

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Delegates to China’s annual meeting of parliament have urged the state to provide more policy clarity for the electric car industry and overhaul a local government subsidy program they say has distorted the market.

Facebook under pressure as U.S., EU urge probes of data practices

19th March

(Reuters) – British privacy regulators are seeking a warrant to search the offices of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica late Monday following reports that the company may have improperly gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users, according to a Channel 4 television report.

‘Socially responsible’ investors reassess Facebook ownership

19th March

NEW YORK (Reuters) – With European and U.S. lawmakers calling for investigations into reports that Facebook user data was accessed by UK based consultancy Cambridge Analytica to help President Donald Trump win the 2016 election, investors are asking even more questions about the social media company’s operations.