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The Securities and Exchange Commission’s top officials weren’t told until recently about a 2016 cyberattack that penetrated its system for public-company filings, raising questions about how the breach was initially handled.
A former employee of embattled online lender Social Finance Inc. accused the company of tolerating sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed Thursday.
Alphabet Inc.’s Google confirmed it will issue refunds for ads bought through its systems that ran on websites with fake traffic and said a handful of its partners have agreed to do the same.
Swedish telecoms firm Telia Company AB agreed to pay nearly $1 billion to U.S. and Dutch authorities to settle allegations that the company and a subsidiary paid about $331 million in bribes in Uzbekistan.
Facebook has struck a deal with Congress to share Russia-backed ads purchased during the U.S. presidential campaign with congressional investigators, capitulating to political pressure.
China’s escalating war on bitcoin trading resulted in a travel ban of sorts for two executives from the country’s largest commercial exchanges.
The average tractor-trailer travels less than 7 miles on a gallon of diesel, making it one of the least-efficient vehicles on the road. Spurred by pollution regulations and sluggish demand, truck makers are trying to change that.
As Uber Technologies works to finalize a potential multibillion-dollar investment deal with Japan’s SoftBank, one of the ride-hailing giant’s earliest and biggest shareholders has indicated it doesn’t intend to sell.
China’s internet companies touch more aspects of people’s lives than any other sector. But they’re ill-prepared for the expectations of social responsibility that come with their influence and power, say industry experts and social activists.
Prompted by the proliferation of drones, international aviation authorities on Friday will kick off a first-of-its-kind symposium soliciting industry ideas about potential global operating standards.
The European Union said it is ready to propose new tax taxes on companies like Facebook and Google by next spring if there isn’t “adequate global progress” toward a rewrite of corporate tax rules at an international level.
The company is suddenly in the crosshairs of lawmakers pushing to crack down on exemptions that allow social-media companies to operate beyond the norms of political campaigns.
Whole Foods will change the way companies can sell and market their products beginning next year, banning ‘brand advocates’ from stores and pushing sellers to pitch to the grocer’s Austin, Texas headquarters.
Daimler AG plans to invest $1 billion in its Alabama manufacturing operations and start production of a fully electric sport-utility vehicle, a move that comes as the German auto maker expands its U.S. footprint and global electrification drive.
Google’s $1.1 billion deal with HTC carries risks, but the internet giant needs more scale if it is to maintain its influence in the smartphone business.
As New York City students gear up to apply to public high schools for next fall, a free mobile app aims to steer disadvantaged students away from low-performing choices.
The SEC disclosed that hackers penetrated its electronic system for storing public-company filings and may have traded illegally on the information.
Facebook is adding more human reviewers to oversee its advertising system after a report showed that people could target ads at users interested in anti-Semitic and other hateful topics.
Hackers roamed undetected in Equifax’s computer network for more than four months before its security team uncovered the massive data breach, the security firm FireEye said in a confidential note sent to some Equifax customers.
Moscow dominates the countries’ real conflict, but the underdog takes jabs at Russia on Twitter with snarky put downs and Simpsons GIFs.