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London Says It Won't Reissue Uber's License
23 Sep 2017 at 4:41am
London?s top transport authority stripped Uber of its private-car hire license in the city, threatening to shut the company out of one of its biggest markets.
Facebook Abandons Plans to Change Share Structure, Avoiding Lawsuit
23 Sep 2017 at 9:55am
Facebook abandoned a plan to change its stock structure that would have given Mark Zuckerberg more control, the latest in a string of reversals by the social-media giant.
Why Slow iPhone 8 Sales May Be Good for Apple
22 Sep 2017 at 12:50pm
When new iPhones hit the market, they usually fly off the shelves. But with the two models that began selling Friday, there are signs demand is tepid?and some analysts say that could be a good thing for Apple Inc.
China Outpaces Silicon Valley in Mobile-Payments Race
22 Sep 2017 at 10:14am
China?s online juggernauts Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings are beating Silicon Valley in the race to build mobile-money systems in some of the world?s fastest-growing consumer markets.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Cut 10% of Workforce
22 Sep 2017 at 6:49am
Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to cut its workforce by 10%, according to a person familiar with the plans, the latest cost cuts as the business-technology giant combats increasing competition and higher component prices.
U.S. Informs 21 States They Were Targeted By Attempted Russian Hacking
22 Sep 2017 at 3:33pm
The Department of Homeland Security gave election officials in nearly two dozen states additional information on Russian targeting of their election systems last year, ending months of uncertainty among administrators about which states were targeted.
Makers of Fuel-Guzzling Big Rigs Try to Go Green
21 Sep 2017 at 8:20am
The average tractor-trailer travels less than seven miles on a gallon of diesel, making it one of the least-efficient vehicles on the road. Spurred by pollution regulations and sluggish demand, truck makers are trying to change that.
Facebook Says It Will Hand Over Russia-Backed Ads to Congress
22 Sep 2017 at 6:55am
Facebook, under fire for its response to Russian activity on its site before the U.S. presidential election, agreed to hand over detailed information on thousands of Russian-backed ads to congressional investigators.
Rogue Traders Could Take Advantage of Hacking
22 Sep 2017 at 1:12pm
A hack into the Securities and Exchange Commission is raising fears that filings from thousands of companies could be available to rogue traders eager to profit from market-moving information before the agency makes it public.
Equifax CEO to Testify at Senate Hearing on Data Breach
22 Sep 2017 at 12:50pm
Equifax Chief Executive Richard Smith will testify in front of U.S. senators next month about the company?s handling of a data breach that compromised the personal information of millions of Americans.
SoFi Faces New Sexual Harassment Claim Days After CEO's Departure
22 Sep 2017 at 7:11am
A former employee of embattled online lender Social Finance Inc. accused the company of tolerating sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed Thursday.
N.Y. Company Accused of Running Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme
21 Sep 2017 at 12:59pm
The CFTC has accused New York company Gelfman Blueprint of operating a bitcoin-related Ponzi scheme, in the regulator?s first fraud-related action involving the cryptocurrency.
Google and Its Partners Will Issue Refunds to Advertisers Over Fake Traffic
21 Sep 2017 at 2:42pm
Alphabet Inc.?s Google confirmed it will issue refunds for ads bought through its systems that ran on websites with fake traffic and said a handful of its partners have agreed to do the same.
EU Preps Tax Crackdown on Silicon Valley
21 Sep 2017 at 7:45am
The European Union said it is ready to propose new taxes on companies like Facebook and Google by next spring if there isn?t ?adequate global progress? toward a rewrite of corporate tax rules at an international level.
There's Actual War, and Then There's @Ukraine vs. @Russia
20 Sep 2017 at 2:23pm
Moscow dominates the countries? real conflict, but the underdog takes jabs at Russia on Twitter with snarky put downs and Simpsons GIFs.