5 Ways Facebook Shared Your Data

Facebook for years gave major tech companies, including Yahoo and Netflix, greater access to people’s data than it disclosed, a New York Times investigation found. The partnerships...

Softbank’s mobile business plunges after $24 billion IPO

Softbank’s blockbuster IPO has flopped in its market debut.Shares in the Japanese company’s mobile telecommunications unit plunged as much as 10% in Tokyo on Wednesday, their first...

Wall Street plunge continues as Dow drops 500 points

Santa Claus delivered more coal to Wall Street on Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average shedding more than 500 points and the S&P 500 closing at...

California reverses course on plan to tax text messages

Californians can continue their carefree texting for the foreseeable future.The state’s public utilities commission announced Friday that it would not tax residents’ cell phone plans, reversing course...

Deloitte Board Nominates New U.S. CEO to Replace Cathy Engelbert

Deloitte LLP’s board has nominated the head of its audit practice as the Big Four accounting firm’s next U.S. chief executive, apparently closing off the last chance...

These were the most common types of robocalls in 2018

People seem to be actually answering their phones less and less these days, also using them to make fewer calls when texting and social network messaging works...

GE shares surge after JPMorgan analyst’s upgrade

A JPMorgan analyst who has long held a negative outlook on General Electric shares as they have tumbled upgraded his view on the conglomerate’s stock on Thursday. GE...

Consumer prices flat in November thanks to lower cost of gas

Consumer prices were unchanged in November, the best performance since prices actually fell eight months ago. The docile inflation reading reflected a big drop in the cost...

Walmart opens its first online store in Japan

Walmart has opened its first online store in Japan with the help of local e-commerce giant Rakuten. Over 1,200 items will be available to Japanese customers on...

Yelp board targeted by activist hedge fund

Like that delivery guy who takes an hour and a half to deliver your spicy wings, Yelp’s board is suffering from a “lack of urgency.” That’s according to...

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