State of the Art: Hacking Victims Deserve Empathy, Not Ridicule
Many victims of the Ashley Madison extramarital affair website breach have been plunged into despair, some even to the point of contemplating...
Business Briefing: Offline Viewing of Video From Amazon Prime Streaming
Amazon said it would allow members of its $99 annual Prime loyalty program free downloads of some shows and movies from its streaming video service...
With Technology, Avoiding Both Ads and the Blockers
Some predict that ad blockers will lead to an arms race among publishers, advertisers and consumers on how to outdo each other....
Uber Rebuffed by Judge in Ruling on Drivers’ Suit
A lawsuit challenging the ride-hailing service’s designation of drivers as contract workers, not employees, will be heard as a class action....
Google Antitrust Investigations Spread Across the Globe
While Google’s biggest regulatory challenge remains in Europe, authorities around the world are investigating its practices, with a report from...
Work-Life Balance: Big Leaps for Parental Leave, if Workers Actually Take It
Some companies are offering more generous paid leave, but the message from the top is ambiguous, as Marissa Mayer’s recent announcement highlights....
Google Says It’s Not the Driverless Car’s Fault. It’s Other Drivers’.
The car has been involved in a smattering of minor accidents because it observes traffic laws to the letter — and people don’t....
Bits Daily Report: Hotel Chains Get Tough With Travel Websites
For years, hotels have grudgingly let websites make arrangements for their customers. But now they are fighting back with customer perks and...
Former Apple Music Executive Ian Rogers Moves to LVMH
Mr. Rogers, whose departure last week was a surprise to many, will be chief digital officer at the luxury brands company.
Bits Blog: Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Says She’s Pregnant With Twins
Mayer said Monday that her twins were due in December and that she planned to work throughout her pregnancy.
European Firms Team Up to Target Google in Civil Lawsuits
A law firm and public affairs company have created an online platform to help European companies sue Google for financial damages from...
Business Briefing: Toshiba Delays Report on Finances Once Again
Toshiba again delayed announcing its annual financial results as new accounting errors kept it from drawing a line under Japan’s worst corporate...