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The Wall Street Journal: FBI warns FaceApp, other Russian software could put private data at risk

The Federal Bureau of Investigation warned that certain Russian-made software, including the viral hit FaceApp, pose a potential counterintelligence threat and could put Americans’ private data at risk......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 2nd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: NortonLifeLock approached by Intel’s McAfee and private-equity firms

NortonLifeLock Inc., the $16 billion consumer-software company, has attracted deal interest from a handful of companies including rival McAfee LLC, people familiar with the matter say......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 9th, 2019

A federal regulator has opened up an inquiry into the effort by Google and a massive hospital system to reportedly collect private health data on millions of Americans in secret

Reuters A federal regulator has opened up an inquiry into Google's partnership with the hospital system Ascension, The Wall Street Journal reported. The Journal f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 13th, 2019

FAA warns of safety risk due to Southwest-mechanics standoff: WSJ

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) warned Southwest Airlines Co and its mechanics union that their ongoing labor dispute threatens to damage the airline's safety practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to design its own chips as part of hardware push

Facebook Inc. is planning to design chips that could be used in its consumer devices, artificial-intelligence software and data centers, according to a person familiar with the matter and recent job listings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 19th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook admits bug made some private posts public last month

Facebook Inc. has blamed a software bug for making posts public in late May — regardless of whether users intended to share the information publicly......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Regulators in 8 states order Equifax to improve its cybersecurity

Equifax Inc. must improve how it manages cybersecurity risk, regulators from eight states said Wednesday, responding to a 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 148 million consumers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 27th, 2018

Dell near deal to swap out DVMT tracking shares: WSJ

(Reuters) - Dell Inc is close to a deal to combine shares that track its VMware Inc virtualization-software unit in an effort that would result in a public listing for the personal computer and data storage company, the Wall Street Journal said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Dell said to be near deal to acquire VMware tracking stock

Dell Inc. is nearing a deal to combine with shares that track its fast-growing VMware Inc. virtualization-software unit, a move that would give the PC and data-storage giant a public listing once again, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook suspends another analytics firm over data practices

Facebook Inc. suspends another company that harvested data from its site and says it was investigating whether the analytics firm’s contracts with the U.S. government and a Russian nonprofit tied to the Kremlin violate the platform’s policies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. sanctions take heavy toll on Russian stocks and ruble

In Moscow, the ruble shed as much as 5% against the dollar on Thursday and stocks plunged as much as 9%, led by state banks and national carrier PJSC Aeroflot-Russian Airlines, which risk losing access to U.S. markets if the sanctions escalate.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2018

Google exposed user data, chose not to tell public: WSJ

Alphabet Inc's Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of its Google+ social network and opted not to disclose the issue partly due to fears of regulatory scrutiny, the Wall Street Journal said, citing unnamed sources......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Google tried to cover up data breach, now will shutter its little-used social network

Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of the Google+ social networ.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook suspects spammers were culprits in latest data breach

Facebook Inc. believes that the hackers who gained access to the private information of 30 million of its users were spammers looking to make money through deceptive advertising, according to people familiar with the company’s internal investigation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Vista close to $1.9 billion deal to take software firm Apptio private

Tech-focused private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners is near a deal to take software company Apptio Inc. private for $1.9 billion, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Vista strikes $1.94 billion deal to take software firm Apptio private

Tech-focused private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners struck a deal to take software company Apptio Inc. private for $1.94 billion, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Google to accelerate Google+ social network closure due to new bug

Google said it would close the consumer version of its Google+ social network earlier than planned, after a second software glitch this year exposed the profile data of users and raised fresh concerns about the search giant’s privacy controls......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Russian operatives posed as digital marketers, targeted U.S. businesses

The Russian operation to influence Americans through social media included an effort to persuade business owners to buy into a marketing campaign and turn over private information, an examination by The Wall Street Journal found......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

Tiger Global cuts Juul"s valuation by half to $19 billion: WSJ

Private equity firm Tiger Global Management has cut its valuation of e-cigaratte maker Juul Labs Inc by half to $19 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 9th, 2019

Wall Street climbs on solid jobs data, trade hopes

Wall Street ended solidly higher on Friday as a strong jobs report and optimism about U.S.-China trade negotiations ahead of an upcoming deadline helped stoke investor risk appetite......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2019

The Chicago real estate market is even worse than Hong Kong"s, new data shows

Reuters/Jim Young Chicago's commercial real estate values posted the worst performance of all major cities in 2019, The Wall Street Journal reported, even falling behind protest-stricken Hong Kong. The prices of offices, retail outlets, hotels, and.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 3rd, 2019