Day: October 6, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said late on Friday it had approved Alphabet Inc’s application to provide emergency cellular service to Puerto Rico through balloons. In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has struggled to regain communications services. The FCC said on Friday that 83 percent of cell sites remain out
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury on Friday unveiled a blueprint for sweeping reforms of the U.S. capital markets as it looks to implement Republican President Donald Trump’s agenda to promote economic growth by slashing red tape. The report recommends a raft of measures to encourage companies to seek public listings, to promote company access
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s watchdog is expanding a review of administrator Scott Pruitt’s frequent travels to his home state Oklahoma to include more recent trips taken on military and charter flights, according to a memo seen on Friday. The Office of Inspector General had been investigating the “frequency, cost and extent”
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(Reuters) – Shares of Switch Inc, which provides data center services to Amazon, eBay and JP Morgan among others, rose as much as 45 percent in their market debut on Friday, giving the company a market capitalization of more than $5.6 billion. Switch’s IPO was priced at $17 per share, above the previously outlined $14-$16
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