Financial Times reporter resigns after accusations of spying on rivals’ Zoom calls

A Financial Times reporter has resigned after he was accused of eavesdropping on Zoom calls at rival UK newspapers in which executives revealed layoff plans to staffers. Mark Di Stefano had been suspended earlier in the week when London’s The … Read more…

On the trail: Bloomberg targeted by Democratic rivals, Biden raises money for crucial states

U.S. Democratic presidential candidates took aim on Thursday at a rival whose name has not yet appeared on the ballot in the early voting states but whose television ads have blanketed the airwaves: billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. … Read more…

Trump wanted aid to Ukraine frozen until it helped on probes of political rivals: New York Times

U.S. President Donald Trump told a then-top aide in August he wanted to freeze security aid to Ukraine until officials there helped with investigations into Democrats, including former Vice President Joe Biden, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Reuters: … Read more…

Revealed: Tory candidates issued with attack manuals on how to smear rivals

Party’s dossier contains dubious and outdated claims about Lib Dems and Labour Conservative candidates in the general election have been issued with a detailed dossier on how to attack Labour and Liberal Democrat rivals which contains numerous rehashed and potentially … Read more…

Ukraine expert who listened to Trump’s call says ‘there was no doubt’ the president was seeking investigations of political rivals

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney skipped a scheduled deposition on Capitol Hill in an impeachment inquiry that will include public hearings starting next week. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Jeff Bezos told employees that fear of Amazon is overblown — some rivals are proving him right

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in a March 2018 meeting that it's wrong for other companies to be so fearful of his company's outsize presence. In fact, many companies that mentioned Amazon as a competitor on earnings calls are doing … Read more…

From Ford to Volkswagen, rivals become frenemies to share the cost of building self-driving cars

The sheer cost and technological burden of developing self-driving cars, electric vehicles and other advancements has companies that have historically been fierce competitors becoming, at the very least, frenemies.  Top News & Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…