Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Category: Business

Crew members evacuated from burning container ship off coast of Canada

Sixteen crew members were evacuated from a burning cargo ship off the western coast of Canada after containers carrying more than 50 tons of mining chemicals caught fire. An emergency zone was declared on...

The Facebook Papers and Their Fallout

For weeks, Facebook has been shaken by revelations that have ignited a firestorm of criticism from lawmakers, regulators and the public. Reports by The Wall Street Journal from research documents provided by a whistle-blower...

Frances Haugen, the Facebook whistle-blower, to testify in Parliament.

ImageFrances Haugen’s testimony in Britain’s Parliament on Monday marks the start of a European tour, which will include discussions with government officials in Brussels, Paris and Berlin.Credit…T.J. Kirkpatrick for The New York Times British...

Frances Haugen, Facebook whistle-blower, to testify in Parliament Monday

British policymakers will hear testimony on Monday from the former Facebook manager who became a whistle-blower and has shared scores of internal documents with policymakers and journalists to help build a case for stiffer...

The World ‘Has Found a Way to Do This’: The U.S. Lags on Paid Leave

Congress is now considering four weeks of paid family and medical leave, down from the 12 weeks that were initially proposed in the Democrats’ spending plan. If the plan becomes law, the United States...

PayPal says it isn’t interested in pursuing Pinterest.

PayPal, the digital payments giant, said late on Sunday that it was not interested in buying the social media network Pinterest, ending efforts to craft a potential $45 billion deal that would have been...

Inside the Big Facebook Leak

In a time of mega-leaks, journalists’ sources have become power players. Frances Haugen, the former Facebook executive who shared company documents, led a meticulous media rollout. Source link

Norah O’Donnell in danger of losing anchor spot at ‘CBS Evening News’

Norah O’Donnell is in danger of losing the top spot at “CBS Evening News,” as cost-slashing execs at the broadcasting giant quietly search for her replacement amid sagging ratings, The Post has learned. The...

The Week in Business: A Consumer Internet Deal

What’s Up? (Oct. 17-23) PinPal? The digital payment processor PayPal has offered to buy Pinterest, a social curation site, in a deal that values the site at $45 billion, according to people familiar with...

I Was Hacked. The Spyware Used Against Me Makes Us All Vulnerable.

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. BEIRUT, Lebanon — In Mexico, the government hacked the cellphones of journalists and activists....