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Vote Paves Way for Dell to Trade Publicly Again

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 23:45
Dell Technologies is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange later this month after facing pressure from activist shareholders and sweetening a buyout offer to investors in its tracking stock.

NSA Cyber Chief: Companies Are Losing Ground in the Battle to Protect Data

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 22:46
Rob Joyce, a specialist at the National Security Agency, said companies’ readiness for cybersecurity threats is “getting worse.”

Super Micro Finds No Malicious Hardware in Motherboards

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 20:26
Super Micro Computer said a third-party firm didn’t find malicious hardware on its equipment, as the supplier of motherboards continued to dispute a report that its products had been sabotaged.

Layoffs Become the Latest Thing in Cryptocurrency

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 20:14
Cryptocurrency companies are laying off employees in an effort to survive the nascent market’s biggest selloff to date. Blockchain venture firm ConsenSys said Thursday it plans to cut 13% of its staff.

Apple Hit With Sales Ban on Older iPhones in China

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 18:37
A Chinese court ordered Apple to stop selling older iPhone models in the country after finding it infringed on two Qualcomm patents, the chip supplier said.

Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Smashes Streaming Records

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:55
Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” is the most-streamed song from the pre-streaming era and the most-streamed classic rock song of all time, according to Vivendi SA’s Universal Music Group.

Why Michael Strahan Has Two Rare Lamborghini Trucks

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:57
The NFL Hall of Famer and ’GMA Day’ co-host on his bicoastal golf clubs, his ultra-rare wheels and his refusal to run now that his football days are over.

Huawei Finance Chief Won't Be a Flight Risk, Her Lawyer Says

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:17
A bail hearing for Huawei Technologies Co. finance chief Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver ended Monday without a decision as the executive’s lawyer argued she won’t be a flight risk while awaiting a separate decision on her extradition to the U.S.

Google to Accelerate Closure of Google+ Social Network

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:14
Google said it would close the consumer version of its Google+ social network after discovering a software bug that exposed the private profile information of 52 million users to outside app developers, the second time this year the company has acknowledged exposing private user data.

U.S. Investigating Fake Comments on 'Net Neutrality'

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 05:29
The U.S. has launched a criminal investigation into millions of fake comments filed to the FCC last year on rules governing the internet, according to an organization that has received a federal subpoena.

Thieves Can Nab Your Data in a Few Minutes for a Few Bucks

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 01:57
Data thieves’ tactics are getting more ingenious and more intrusive, as Marriott’s Starwood database breach adds to a string of large-scale corporate data intrusions.

Amazon Cracks Down on Scams, Fires Employees Over Data Leak

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 23:35
Amazon has dismissed several workers in the U.S. and India for allegedly inappropriately accessing internal data that was being misused by disreputable merchants.

Prosecutors to Decide Soon Whether to Charge Chinese Billionaire Over Rape Allegations

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:51
Prosecutors are close to deciding whether to charge Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong with the sexual assault of a college student. The woman has described a four-hour ordeal, while Mr. Liu has denied wrongdoing.

Australia Looks to Rein in Power of Facebook and Google

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:18
Australia’s antitrust regulator called for measures to curb the influence of Facebook and Google in news and advertising and warned that a tech-sector watchdog may be needed to prevent abuses of power.

GM Bids Farewell to Its Breakthrough Electric Car

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 20:29
The Chevrolet Volt is headed to the scrap heap, but during its decade on the market the electric vehicle reflected the strengths and weaknesses of General Motors and auto making in Detroit.

Travelport Agrees to Go Private in $2 Billion Deal with Siris, Evergreen

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:18
Travelport, which operates a travel-commerce platform, has agreed to be acquired by affiliates of Siris Capital Group and Elliott Management in an all-cash deal valued at about $2 billion.

Hospital Beds Get Digital Upgrade

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:03
A major manufacturer of hospital beds is seeking to transform the ubiquitous furniture into a source of medical data, the latest sign of hospitals’ digital transformation.

Google CEO Faces Hot Seat in Washington

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:30
Google CEO Sundar Pichai is expected to face questions at a Congressional hearing on a range of topics, including the company’s handling of user data and its development of a search engine that would comply with China’s strict internet censors.

Uber-Lyft Showdown Shifts to Public Markets

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:41
The race between Uber and Lyft to go public next year promises to extend their rivalry for customers to competition for global investors.

Elon Musk Lobs New Criticism at SEC

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:02
The Tesla CEO, in a “60 Minutes” interview, said he doesn’t respect the federal agency and that his use of Twitter could still lead to mistakes.