Facebook's Lax Data Policies Led to Cambridge Analytica Crisis
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:25:17 EDT
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 social-media giant.
Jimmy Iovine's Planned Exit From Apple Music Raises Leadership Questions
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:23:06 EDT
Apple executive Jimmy Iovine will transition into a consulting role in August and step back from daily involvement with the company’s streaming-music business, according to people familiar with his plans.
The Only App You Need for Work-Life Productivity
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:30:00 EDT
Notion combines the best of spreadsheets, notes and tasks into the ultimate productivity tool, writes David Pierce.
Tech Giants Face Hundreds of Millions in New Taxes Under EU Proposals
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:53:08 EDT
The European Union unveiled sweeping new legislative proposals to raise taxes on big technology companies, a move that risks angering U.S. officials when trans-Atlantic relations are already strained by an escalating trade spat.
Facebook's Identity Crisis Looms
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:49:28 EDT
Facebook Inc.’s core business, dependent on knowing everything it can about its own users, continues to prove vulnerable to exploitation by spammers and bad actors.
Dropbox Raises Expected Valuation Range Ahead of IPO
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:17:28 EDT
Dropbox Inc. has raised its valuation and share-price target on the heels of strong demand from potential investors ahead of its initial public offering.
Senate to Approve Limiting Immunity for Websites in Sex-Trafficking Cases
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:48:17 EDT
The Senate is expected to give final approval today to landmark legislation aimed at curbing online sex trafficking by limiting federal immunity for internet platforms.
Insurers Race to Develop Coverage for Driverless Cars
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:45:55 EDT
As federal investigators begin to examine a pedestrian fatality involving a self-driving Uber Technologies car this week, America’s car insurers are watching closely.