» Trump to Ramp Up Trade Restraints on China
21/03/18 09:31 from WSJ.com: US Business
The White House is preparing to crack down on what it says are improper Chinese trade practices by making it significantly more difficult for Chinese firms to acquire advanced U.S. technology or invest in American companies.
» Facebook's Lax Data Policies Led to Cambridge Analytica Crisis
21/03/18 09:31 from WSJ.com: US Business
Facebook’s loose approach to policing how app creators and others deployed its user data persisted for years, including after a 2015 effort by the social network to restrict access, according to court records and people familiar with the...
» Who's Afraid of Huawei? Security Worries Spread Beyond the U.S.
21/03/18 04:59 from WSJ.com: US Business
National-security concerns surrounding China’s Huawei Technologies—the world’s biggest supplier of wireless equipment and No. 3 vendor of smartphones—are spreading to key allies.
» Uber's New CEO Confronts His First Crisis With Driverless-Car Death
21/03/18 04:23 from WSJ.com: US Business
Dara Khosrowshahi spent much of the first six months as Uber’s CEO cleaning up scandals he inherited. Just as it appeared Uber was turning a corner, a new crisis has emerged.
» Head of Latham & Watkins Steps Down After 'Communications of a Sexual Nature'
21/03/18 02:24 from WSJ.com: US Business
Latham & Watkins, the country’s highest-grossing law firm, said Chairman William Voge is retiring from the firm after engaging in communications of a sexual nature with a woman unaffiliated with the firm.
» Nordstrom Ends Buyout Talks With Founding Family
21/03/18 00:19 from WSJ.com: US Business
A special committee of Nordstrom Inc.’s board of directors has terminated discussions with members of the founding Nordstrom family who were trying to take the company private.
» Ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's Next Act: Real-Estate Development
20/03/18 23:37 from WSJ.com: US Business
Ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is investing $150 million into a distressed real-estate outfit and becoming its CEO.
» Texas Bombs Show FedEx, UPS Face Tough Task Preventing Attacks
20/03/18 23:18 from WSJ.com: US Business
Millions of packages pass through FedEx and UPS facilities on a typical day, making it hard to prevent the type of explosion that rocked a FedEx sorting center in Texas early Tuesday.
» AT&T-Time Warner Trial Tip-Off Postponed by Snow
20/03/18 21:45 from WSJ.com: US Business
Forecasts of snow in the U.S. capital prompted a federal judge to push back to Thursday the opening arguments in the long-awaited antitrust trial of AT&T Inc. and Time Warner Inc.
» Europe's Pitch to Trump: You Already Have a Good Trade Deal
20/03/18 21:42 from WSJ.com: US Business
The European Union’s top trade official arrives in Washington with a daunting task: convince the Trump administration the bloc’s economic relationship with the U.S. is fair.
» New York Fed Director Helping to Oversee Leadership Search Steps Down
20/03/18 19:33 from WSJ.com: US Business
David Cote, one of the people overseeing the search for a new president at the New York Fed, resigned from the bank’s board of directors Saturday, a day after officials said they had narrowed their list of candidates for the bank’s top job.
» Will New Tax Incentives for Poor Communities Work? Some Are Skeptical
20/03/18 16:31 from WSJ.com: US Business
Governors across the country are racing to make complicated decisions about which struggling areas in their states will qualify for a new federal tax benefit designed to spur investment in low-income communities.
» Policy Feuds Keep Spending Bill in Flux
20/03/18 13:25 from WSJ.com: US Business
Lawmakers hustled Monday to resolve policy disputes holding up an agreement on a sweeping spending bill needed to keep the government funded beyond Friday, but negotiations stretched into early Tuesday morning.
» China's New PBOC Chief Promises Quick Change
20/03/18 02:44 from WSJ.com: US Business
China’s new central-bank chief, Yi Gang, promised to implement changes quickly, saying “there will be a series of reform and opening-up measures” during the next three weeks.
» Facebook Is Pummeled by User-Data Blowback
20/03/18 02:32 from WSJ.com: US Business
Facebook confronted an intensifying crisis as political leaders in the U.S. and Europe called for aggressive inquiries into whether the technology giant failed to stop improper access and handling of user data, scrutiny that sent the com...