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The Wall Street Journal: TaskRabbit users warned to change passwords after ‘cybersecurity incident’

TaskRabbit, an online marketplace for freelance labor that is part of Swedish furniture chain IKEA, disclosed it has been hit by cybercriminals......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Twitter to purge millions of suspended accounts, but active-user numbers won’t change

Twitter Inc. said it is subtracting some accounts it has flagged for suspicious activity from the follower numbers of its hundreds of millions of users, part of the social-media company’s efforts to clamp down on abusive activity......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

Instagram Considers Introducing Long-Form Video, Report Says

Videos could potentially be an hour long. Instagram is considering letting users post videos of up to an hour long, according to a Wall Street Journal report, raising the possibility of a major change for the Facebo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 6th, 2018

TaskRabbit Discloses Cybersecurity Incident

TaskRabbit, an online marketplace for freelance labor that is part of Swedish furniture chain IKEA, on Monday took down its website and app and urged customers to change their passwords......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: U.K.’s May says Brexit talks have reached ‘an impasse’

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday warned that Brexit talks had hit an impasse and called on European leaders to present new proposals as negotiations between the two sides turn increasingly acrimonious......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 21st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump to impose another $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods

The Trump administration will impose tariffs on about $200 billion in Chinese goods as part of its campaign to pressure Beijing to change its commercial practices, it said Monday, escalating trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: EPA announces plan to roll back regulations on methane emissions

The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed less stringent requirements for oil-and-gas companies dealing with methane-gas leaks, weakening an Obama administration rule intended to combat climate change......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Snap losing its strategy chief, Imran Khan

Snap Inc. strategy chief Imran Khan is leaving, the latest senior member of Chief Executive Evan Spiegel’s circle to exit as the social-media company faces challenges growing its number of users after a poorly received redesign of its app......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: San Francisco snubs big-name companies in issuing electric-scooter permits

San Francisco dealt a blow to the largest shared-scooter companies on Thursday, awarding two smaller startups exclusive rights to rent the electric-powered vehicles for a year in a decision that could change the course of the nascent market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump calls for tougher immigration laws in wake of Iowa slaying

President Donald Trump used the death of Mollie Tibbetts on Wednesday to call for a change in immigration laws and justify his separation of illegal immigrants from their children at the border......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 22nd, 2018

Facebook asks U.S. banks for financial info to boost user engagement: WSJ

Facebook Inc has asked large U.S. banks to share detailed financial information about their customers, as part of an effort to offer new services to users, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 6th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Senate Republicans reject $250 million effort to fund election cybersecurity measures

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a Democratic effort to increase spending on election security measures, saying they wanted to see what states do with grants they have already been provided......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook and Instagram want to help you stop using them so much

New features will tell users how much time they’ve spent scrolling through their social media feeds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Pence pins blame on Russia for 2016 meddling, vows to improve cybersecurity

Vice President Mike Pence put the blame for 2016 election interference squarely on Russia and pledged that the Trump administration would step up efforts to deter cyberattacks against U.S. democracy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Tencent to adapt WebMD content to Chinese consumers

China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd. has struck a deal to provide WebMD’s health-care content to the more than 1 billion users on its WeChat social network, according to both companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Top FBI cybersecurity officials to retire as U.S. faces threat of cyberattacks

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 19th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Three of the top FBI cybersecurity officials are retiring

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 19th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: SEC investigating if Facebook properly warned investors of improper data-sharing

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to give academics ‘full access’ to data for election studies

Facebook Inc. will give a newly formed group of academics “full access” to data on its 2.2 billion users for the purpose of identifying areas of research about the effects of social media on elections and democracy, the group said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Judge rejects Trump administration bid to allow migrant families to be held long-term

A federal judge has refused the Trump administration’s request to change a longstanding federal court settlement so that officials could detain asylum-seeking families together during lengthy immigration proceedings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler is former coal lobbyist, climate-change skeptic

The new acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency is a former coal and energy lobbyist who has expressed skepticism about the human impact on climate change......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2018