GLOBAL MARKETS LIVE: Tech giants and freedom of expression

01/11/2021 | 10:49am

Today, the news is dominated by tech giants and their decision to ban Donald Trump’s account or the Parler app.

 

 

  • Twitter shares dropped sharply after it decided to suspend indefinitely Donald Trump's personal account, which has more than 88 million subscribers, after his supporters stormed Congress.
  • Chinese technology group Baidu has announced a partnership with carmaker Geely to create a company to produce intelligent electric vehicles.
  • HSBC shareholders are calling on the bank to reduce its exposure to fossil fuels.
  • According to information obtained by Bloomberg, Intel is in discussions with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and Samsung to outsource the production of certain processors.
  • Bloomberg again, which this time learned that Las Vegas Sands would be working on an entry into sports betting.
  • Parler, the alternative social media platform, has been dropped by Amazon, Apple and Google.
  • Baidu partners with Geely for the car of the future.
  • S&P upgrades Fiat Chrysler's credit rating to BBB-.
  • NIO Limited launches first electric sedan.
  • An older generation B737 crashed in Indonesia.
  • Roche launches a new medical imaging process for breast cancer.
  • Sulzer acquires Swedish company Nordic Water for CHF 128 million.
  • NCR Corp discusses a takeover of Cardtronics.
Romain Fournier
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