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Uber hid a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million people

2017-11-22T03:01:29+00:00

The ride-hail company has fired two people who were in charge of handling the response to this hack. Uber failed to notify some 57 million users that their data — including names, email addresses, phone numbers and driver’s license numbers — was exposed when hackers accessed that information in 2016, newly minted CEO Dara Khosrowshahi [...]

Uber hid a 2016 data breach that affected 57 million people 2017-11-22T03:01:29+00:00

Which tech companies beat Facebook, Amazon and Netflix on the markets this year?

2017-11-22T03:01:27+00:00

Answer: Alibaba, Square and Nvidia. FAANG stocks don’t have the same bite. U.S. tech stocks known as FAANG — Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google/Alphabet — have seen double-digit price increases this year. But some other tech stocks are making those gains look paltry. Square’s stock price grew 232 percent since the start of this [...]

Which tech companies beat Facebook, Amazon and Netflix on the markets this year? 2017-11-22T03:01:27+00:00

Stitch Fix’s CEO says ‘We’ve been underestimated before’

2017-11-22T03:01:26+00:00

It’s always been hard for Katrina Lake’s company to raise money. Stitch Fix accomplished more in six years than most companies do in a lifetime. But in the narrow world of IPO pricing, its public debut last week did not go as planned. The online retail and personal styling company was convinced it could sell [...]

Stitch Fix’s CEO says ‘We’ve been underestimated before’ 2017-11-22T03:01:26+00:00

Congress’s proposed tax bill would undermine STEM and accelerate inequality

2017-11-22T03:01:24+00:00

You think it’s been a long time since we started talking about finding a cure for cancer? Be prepared to keep waiting. I’ve called my elected officials — Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Tim Scott and Rep. Joe Wilson — so frequently this past week that their aides all know my name and my story. But [...]

Congress’s proposed tax bill would undermine STEM and accelerate inequality 2017-11-22T03:01:24+00:00

Trump’s FCC has revealed plans to wipe out net neutrality

2017-11-22T03:01:23+00:00

The proposal could open the door to what critics call online “fast lanes.” The Trump administration on Tuesday set in motion its plan to repeal virtually all of the U.S. government’s existing net neutrality rules — a move that will soon deliver another major deregulatory win to telecom giants like AT&T, Charter, Comcast* and Verizon. [...]

Trump’s FCC has revealed plans to wipe out net neutrality 2017-11-22T03:01:23+00:00

The Department of Justice is using AT&T’s own argument for buying Time Warner to try to stop the deal

2017-11-21T03:01:02+00:00

Turnaround! The Comcast-NBCUniversal deal was bad. So the AT&T-Time Warner deal is worse — because it’s even bigger. That’s the gist of the argument the Department of Justice made today, in a background briefing with reporters and in its press release announcing its lawsuit aimed at stopping the deal. AT&T says that’s a bogus argument. [...]

The Department of Justice is using AT&T’s own argument for buying Time Warner to try to stop the deal 2017-11-21T03:01:02+00:00

The Trump administration is suing AT&T to stop its purchase of Time Warner

2017-11-21T03:01:00+00:00

The Justice Department said the deal as proposed would spell “higher prices for consumers and less innovation for millions of Americans.” The U.S. government announced on Monday that it plans to sue AT&T in a bid to stop the wireless giant from proceeding with its proposed $85 billion purchase of content powerhouse Time Warner. In [...]

The Trump administration is suing AT&T to stop its purchase of Time Warner 2017-11-21T03:01:00+00:00

FanDuel CEO and co-founder Nigel Eccles is leaving to start an eSports company

2017-11-21T03:00:58+00:00

FanDuel’s board is getting an overhaul, too. FanDuel CEO and co-founder Nigel Eccles is leaving the company and stepping down from its board, where he was chairman. Eccles, who’s been CEO since the company’s founding in 2009, announced internally that he is leaving to start an eSports company. Monday is his last day. Eccles had [...]

FanDuel CEO and co-founder Nigel Eccles is leaving to start an eSports company 2017-11-21T03:00:58+00:00