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FBI probing if Uber used software to interfere with rivals: Wall Street Journal

SAN FRANCISCO: The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing to see if Uber had used software to illegally interfere with its competitors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The investigation is focusing on Uber’s program that could track drivers working for rival service Lyft Inc, the WSJ said, citing people familiar with the investigation. The investigation is being led by the FBI's New York office and the Manhattan U.S. attorney's office, the Journal said. Uber faces criminal probe over software used to…

Washington plans trade measures against China

NEW YORK: The United States is planning to take trade measures against China to force it to crack down on theft of intellectual property, the Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday. President Donald Trump's administration plans to invoke a little used clause in US trade law that allows America to probe whether China's intellectual-property policies constitute unfair trade practices, the paper said, quoting people familiar with the matter. The administration wants Beijing to impose stiffer penalties on theft of…

Ex-CIA boss Petraeus indicates would serve Trump if asked

WASHINGTON: Retired US general David Petraeus indicated on Wednesday that he would serve in President-elect Donald Trump's administration if he was offered a job, according to an interview on Britain's BBC radio. The Wall Street Journal has reported that Petraeus, who resigned as CIA chief in 2012 after an extra-marital affair was revealed, was under consideration for the post of defence secretary. Asked if he would agree to serve in the Trump administration, Petraeus said, "I've been in a position before where a…

US finds evidence of criminality in VW probe: report

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: Federal investigators probing Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal have uncovered evidence of criminal wrongdoing, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

US missing missile, turns up in Cuba: WSJ

WASHINGTON: A US Hellfire missile has turned up in Cuba after going missing in a fiasco that has left American officials worried the technology may be shared with China, Russia or North Korea, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.