(Reuters) - For tech companies, there was a confounding juxtaposition in the news this week.
from Reuters News Now:
Brazil's Senate impeached President Dilma Rousseff for breaking budget laws, signaling the end of 13 years of rule by the leftist Workers Party in the country. The vote came after a daylong debate with dozens of speeches and clashes between police and the president's supporters in the capital. She will be suspended from office for up to six months during the trial.
from Keeping Score:
Houston Rockets CEO Tad Brown talks about how the basketball team became a favorite in China even before Yao Ming came to play there. He also discusses the changing media landscape and its impact on the NBA. Plus, my thoughts on who may be smiling the most after Stephen Curry won another NBA MVP award and a new way to sell sports tickets -- all on this week’s Keeping Score with Rick Horrow.
from Tales from the Trail:
Former presidents George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush say they won’t attend the Republican convention. John McCain is also a no-go. Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has actively criticized the party’s presumptive nominee. In fact, aside from Bob Dole, Trump has struggled to attract much support from Republicans who have run for national office -- until now.