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Sarah Krouse / Wall Street Journal:
Verizon is transferring IT workers to Infosys as part of a $700M outsourcing agreement and has offered voluntary severance packages to about 44,000 employees   —  More than a quarter of carrier's workforce affected in effort to cut $10 billion in costs  —  Verizon Communications Inc.'s VZ .31% offer …
Oct 3, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook briefed DHS officials last week and select lawmakers this week about its massive breach to help quell potential backlash in Washington   —  Social-media company has stepped up its cooperation with Washington as it faces the increasing possibility of more regulation
Oct 3, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Laura Stevens / Wall Street Journal:
In cease-and-desist letter, eBay alleges that ~50 Amazon sales representatives worldwide used eBay's messaging system to try and poach sellers from its platform   —  In a cease-and-desist letter, EBay alleges Amazon sales representatives sent more than 1,000 messages to sellers on its platform
Oct 3, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
EU's privacy watchdog says Facebook notified them about breach on Thursday evening; experts say that seems to comply with GDPR and may limit exposure to fines   —  Privacy watchdog looks into whether social network violated European's Union new privacy law  —  A European Union privacy watchdog …
Sep 30, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
WSJ found ~$90M in criminal proceeds from fraud or hacks like WannaCry, laundered via 46 crypto exchanges; US-based ShapeShift processed $9M in suspect funds   —  Journal investigation documents suspicious trades through venture capital-backed ShapeShift  —  A North Korean agent …
Sep 29, 2018, 8:05 PMIn context
John D. McKinnon / Wall Street Journal:
After private White House meeting, Sundar Pichai agrees to attend an upcoming roundtable with Trump and “internet stakeholders”; details to be announced   —  GOP lawmakers raised questions about alleged bias in Google's search function, such as the criteria for determining rankings of results
Sep 28, 2018, 8:10 PMIn context
Maureen Farrell / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Slack is actively preparing for an IPO in the first half of 2019, with an expected valuation of more than $7B   —  Messaging company, recently valued at roughly $7 billion, aims to debut in the first half  —  Slack Technologies Inc. is actively preparing for an initial public offering …
Sep 28, 2018, 8:52 AMIn context
Sara Castellanos / Wall Street Journal:
IBM study: ~60% of 5K polled execs say they're concerned with explaining, in order to meet regulatory standards, how AI is using data, up from 29% in 2016   —  About 60% of 5,000 executives in IBM survey expressed concern with AI's ‘black box’  —  Concerns about transparency and ethics …
Sep 27, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: late 2017 probe of Cameron Poetzscher, a top dealmaker at Uber, found troubling behavior like sexually charged comments; he was censured, then promoted   —  Uber gave Cameron Poetzscher a warning, reduced his bonus and mandated sensitivity coaching after investigation found pattern of sexually suggestive comments
Sep 26, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Source: in recent months, Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives had begun preparing for the possibility that the Instagram co-founders would leave   —  Conflicts included Facebook's tweaks seen as promoting the social network's growth at the expense of the photo-sharing app
Sep 25, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context

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