The Case for Obstruction Charges – The New York Times

President Trump at the White House on Monday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, appears to be looking into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. It is not easy to prove that a president committed the crime of obstruction, but if […]

Another Platform Puts Ad Blocking in the Mix – eMarketer

Twitter unveiled an update to its mobile app that enables users to block ads on mobile webpages opened via the app. Unlike Google’s recently reported move to incorporate an ad blocker in its Chrome browser next year, Twitter is simply enabling its app to use the ad block software built into Apple’s native browser, Safari. […]

Walmart buys digital clothing retailer Bonobos in $310m deal

US retail giant Walmart said on Friday that it was buying digital-focused men’s apparel retailer Bonobos for $310m in cash, as it looks to expand and enhance its ecommerce presence amid fierce competition from the likes of Amazon. Andy Dunn, chief executive and founder of 10-year old Bonobos, will oversee the company’s digitally native vertical […]

Amazon to Buy Whole Foods in $13.4 Billion Deal – The New York Times

close dealbook-branding close story-meta Photo Customers at the Whole Foods Market in Manhattan. Credit John Taggart for The New York Times said on Friday that it had agreed to buy the upscale supermarket chain Whole Foods for $13.4 billion, in the online retailer’s latest push into the grocery business. The deal comes as the high-end […]

Trump Will Allow ‘Dreamers’ to Stay in U.S., Reversing Campaign Promise – The New York Times

close story-meta Photo President Trump during an Executive Order signing ceremony on Thursday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump has officially reversed his campaign pledge to deport the so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as small children. The announced late Thursday night that it would continue the […]