First American says product defect could have caused customer data exposure

U.S. real estate title insurance company First American Financial Corp said on Friday it had learned of a design defect in one of its production applications that had made possible unauthorized access to customer data. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/mkhV8rMzt6I/first-american-says-product-defect-could-have-caused-customer-data-exposure-idUSL4N231005

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory-Cabify

A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/G9N_Bq69xkU/mexico-tax-plan-for-riding-hailing-firms-may-soon-be-mandatory-cabify-idUSL2N23100B

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/HVJz3ZZJp1s/amazon-facial-recognition-ban-won-just-2-of-shareholder-vote-idUSKCN1SU2H5

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/Y7fyuQfV320/update-2-amazon-facial-recognition-ban-won-just-2-of-shareholder-vote-idUSL2N2301EV

Pemex’s oil exports tumble 11% in April from March

Pemex’s oil exports dropped by 11% in April compared to the previous month, while production slipped by 0.9%, data from the Mexican state oil firm showed on Friday. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/ilq7DTvHHck/pemexs-oil-exports-tumble-11-in-april-from-march-idUSL2N231003

UPDATE 1-Doctor, medical funder charged in New York in transvaginal mesh fraud

A doctor and a surgical funding consultant were arrested on Friday on charges that they defrauded women into having unnecessary surgeries to remove transvaginal mesh implants in order to profit from settlements paid to the women by mesh manufacturers, U.S. prosecutors in New York said. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/MKnVPxs8028/update-1-doctor-medical-funder-charged-in-new-york-in-transvaginal-mesh-fraud-idUSL2N2301G9

UPDATE 1-At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/PTq_hSjvO3w/update-1-at-amazon-facial-recognition-ban-won-just-2-of-shareholder-vote-idUSL2N2301EV