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Jane Lanhee Lee

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse

09 May 2019

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut. | Video

'Impossible' meatless patty gets Burger King Whopper test

02 Apr 2019

Vegetarian burgers may finally be getting the recognition they need to go mainstream. On Monday Burger King and Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods announced the rollout of the Impossible Whopper in 59 stores in and around St. Louis, Missouri. | Video

Vegetarian patty gets the Burger King Whopper test

01 Apr 2019

April 1 Vegetarian burgers may finally be getting the recognition they need to go main stream. On Monday Burger King and Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods announced the roll-out of the Impossible Whopper in 59 stores in and around St. Louis, Missouri.

EA's new game 'Apex Legends' is taking a shot at 'Fortnite'

13 Feb 2019

"Apex Legends," the latest hit title by gaming company Electronic Arts Inc, is shaking up the online battle arena, but questions are lurking about how much fire power it has in the long-run and whether it can dislodge popular "Fortnite." | Video

U.S. universities unplug from China's Huawei under pressure from Trump

24 Jan 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Top U.S. universities are ditching telecom equipment made by Huawei Technologies and other Chinese companies to avoid losing federal funding under a new national security law backed by the Trump administration. | Video

RPT-INSIGHT-U.S. universities unplug from China's Huawei under pressure from Trump

24 Jan 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 24 Top U.S. universities are ditching telecom equipment made by Huawei Technologies and other Chinese companies to avoid losing federal funding under a new national security law backed by the Trump administration.

UPDATE 1-SK Innovation CEO says S.Korea to restart Iran oil imports in Jan-Feb

10 Jan 2019

LAS VEGAS, Jan 9 South Korean oil buyers are expected to restart Iranian oil imports in late January or early February, the head of South Korea's SK Innovation, which owns South Korea's biggest oil refiner SK Energy, said on Wednesday.

CORRECTED-SK Innovation CEO says S.Korea to restart Iran oil imports in Jan-Feb

10 Jan 2019

LAS VEGAS, Jan 9 South Korean oil buyers are expected to restart Iranian oil imports in late January or early February, the head of South Korea's SK Innovation, which owns South Korea's biggest oil refiner SK Energy, said on Wednesday.

World News

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region

Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone that it said was flying over one of its southern provinces on the Gulf, increasing fears of military conflict as Washington seeks to isolate Tehran over its nuclear and regional activities.