This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of articles that also appeared in the U.S. print edition of The Wall Street Journal (July 7, 2020).

Google, Facebook and Twitter are among U.S. tech firms that have suspended processing user-data requests from Hong Kong law enforcement following China's imposition of a national-security law.

Prominent law firms, wealth managers and politically connected businesses were among the recipients of government loans in a program designed to help small businesses in the pandemic.

Over 40 American business groups called on China to step up purchases of U.S.-made products as part of the "Phase One" trade pact.

The Nasdaq jumped 2.2% in a session that saw the Dow and S&P 500 advance 1.8% and 1.6%, respectively.

Uber said its $2.65 billion deal for Postmates will help it better compete in restaurant delivery and the market for delivering staples.

Samsung Electronics forecast a 23% rise in second-quarter operating profit, offering guidance that beat analysts' projections.

A second Wirecard executive was arrested and questioned by German prosecutors as part of probes into suspected fraud at the firm.

Palantir said it has confidentially filed paperwork for an IPO, ending a wait that made it one of Silicon Valley's oldest private startups.

A judge ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down by next month because it was improperly granted a key environmental permit.


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July 07, 2020 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)

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