News highlights – 20 November

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News highlights for 20 November

Donald Trump sits with U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Donald Trump sits with U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Battle looming over tech workers’ visas under Trump

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The main U.S. visa program for technology workers could face renewed scrutiny under President-elect Donald Trump and his proposed Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions, a long-time critic of the skilled-worker program. Read more…

Alibaba Cloud goes international with overseas data centres

BEIJING (Reuters) – Alibaba Cloud plans to open four new data facilities outside China, the cloud unit of Alibaba Holdings Ltd said on Monday, as it seeks to grab global market share from leading players Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft. Read more…

Americans want the news, nothing but the news

WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Most Americans want the media to present facts in news stories without adding interpretation, a Pew Research Center survey said on Friday amid a debate in the media about its role in covering Donald Trump’s unconventional presidential campaign. Read more…

India’s Flipkart eyes groceries, furniture for expansion

BENGALURU (Reuters) – India’s top e-commerce player Flipkart plans to move into the groceries space and make a renewed push in the online furniture business, as it expands its product portfolio and looks to outmaneuver global giant Amazon.com in a burgeoning Indian market. Read more…

Samsung reputation not damaged by Note 7 fiasco – survey

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A global recall of fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones did not appear to hurt U.S. consumers’ willingness to buy Samsung Electronics phones, a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Sunday showed. Read more…

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