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Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 03:18 PM PST

Documents Show Facebook Used User Data as Competitive Weapon

Documents Show Facebook Used User Data as Competitive Weapon

Internal Facebook documents released by a U.K. parliamentary committee offer the clearest evidence yet that the social network has used its enormous trove of user data as a competitive weapon, often in ways...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 11:32 AM PST

White House Intensifies Confusion and Fear on US-China Deal

White House Intensifies Confusion and Fear on US-China Deal

The Trump administration raised doubts Tuesday about the substance of a U.S.-China trade cease-fire, contributing to a broad stock market plunge and intensifying fears of a global economic slowdown. Investors...

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 08:06 AM PST

Popular Q&A Site Says Hackers Stole Info on 100M Users

Popular Q&A Site Says Hackers Stole Info on 100M Users

Quora, the popular question-and-answer website, said Monday evening that hackers broke into one of its systems and compromised information from approximately 100 million users. CEO Adam D'Angelo said in a blog...

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 01:45 PM PST

Stock Market Plunges on Doubts Over Trump's Trade Deal

Stock Market Plunges on Doubts Over Trump's Trade Deal

Stocks fell sharply on Tuesday in the biggest decline since the October rout as investors worried about a bond-market phenomenon signaling a possible economic slowdown. Lingering worries around U.S.-China trade...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 10:46 AM PST

New 'Netflix' Model of Car Ownership: Driving Without Debt

New 'Netflix' Model of Car Ownership: Driving Without Debt

Automakers, dealers and start-ups now offer car subscriptions as an alternative to the traditional financing model, which increasingly involves going into significant debt. The services typically charge a...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 06:59 PM PST

US-China Trade Truce Sends US Stocks Solidly Higher

US-China Trade Truce Sends US Stocks Solidly Higher

A welcome truce in the escalating U.S.-China trade dispute put investors in a buying mood Monday, sending U.S. stocks solidly higher and extending the market's gains from last week. The broad rally, which lost...

Sunday, Dec 2, 2018 at 07:05 PM PST

US-China Trade Truce Seen Boosting US Stock Market

US-China Trade Truce Seen Boosting US Stock Market

The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost rattled financial markets, at least likely through year's end, experts say. But the stock market's wild gyrations of recent months likely...

Sunday, Dec 2, 2018 at 03:44 AM PST

US, China Reach 90-Day Ceasefire on Tariffs in Trade Dispute

US, China Reach 90-Day Ceasefire on Tariffs in Trade Dispute

The United States and China reached a 90-day ceasefire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth. The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting between President...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 06:06 AM PST

Payless Pranks Influencers, Selling Shoes at Designer Prices

Payless Pranks Influencers, Selling Shoes at Designer Prices

Payless taught fashion influencers a lesson about shoes by opening a fake store that sold Main Street kicks at Madison Avenue prices. Payless ShoeSource held a fake launch party in Santa Monica, California, for...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 05:58 AM PST

What to Know About the Marriott Breach Affecting Up to 500 Million Guests

What to Know About the Marriott Breach Affecting Up to 500 Million Guests

The information of as many as 500 million guests at Starwood hotels has been compromised and Marriott said that it's discovered that unauthorized access within its Starwood network has been taking place since...

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