International Business News

Is Facebook Headed Toward Its Darkest Timeline?: DealBook Briefing

1 hour 1 min ago
Governments are turning up the heat on the tech giant in the wake of the latest data scandal, and shareholders are starting to worry.

Judd Apatow Puts Garry Shandling Under the Microscope

4 hours 30 min ago
Mr. Shandling, the influential comedian who died in 2016, gets his due in a sprawling new HBO documentary.

Up, Up, Up Goes the Economy. Here’s What Could Knock It Down.

4 hours 30 min ago
Some economists say the recovery could continue for years. But many see the seeds of the next crisis being sown in government policy choices.

Hundreds of Start-Ups Tell Investors: Diversify, or Keep Your Money

4 hours 30 min ago
Leading Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are forming a Founders for Change coalition to deliver a message to the white- and male-dominated world of venture capital.

California Housing Problems Are Spilling Across Its Borders

6 hours 30 min ago
Reno is among several Western cities experiencing congestion and new tensions as California residents and businesses seek more affordable locations.

Weinstein Company Files for Bankruptcy and Voids Nondisclosure Pacts

9 hours 45 min ago
As part of the filing, the studio said it released anyone “who suffered or witnessed any form of sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein” from nondisclosure agreements.

How Driverless Cars See the World Around Them

12 hours 50 min ago
On Sunday, a woman in Arizona died after being struck by a self-driving car operated by Uber. Here is a guide to how autonomous vehicles operate.

Prosecutors Investigate Firms That Offer Plaintiffs Early Cash

12 hours 50 min ago
The federal authorities are looking into the relationship between trial lawyers and companies that provide high-interest advances on settlements or jury awards.

Facebook Executive Planning to Leave Company Amid Disinformation Backlash

13 hours 9 min ago
Facebook has reached a deal with its chief information security officer to depart after disagreements over how to address its role in spreading disinformation, said people briefed on the matter.

Robert Grossman, Illustrator With a Brash Touch, Dies at 78

13 hours 32 min ago
On hundreds of magazine covers and in newspaper pages, Mr. Grossman caricatured all manner of politicians and made puns on their names.

The Shift: How Facebook’s Data Sharing Went From Feature to Bug

13 hours 44 min ago
Sure, third-party Facebook apps collected data about users’ lives. But they seemed convenient and harmless, and, really, what could go wrong?

White House Bans Venezuela’s Digital Currency and Imposes Further Sanctions

14 hours 44 min ago
The Trump administration also blacklisted four individuals associated with President Nicolás Maduro, ratcheting up pressure on a government it has accused of corruption and repression.

Europe’s Planned Digital Tax Heightens Tensions With U.S.

14 hours 45 min ago
A European Union plan would hit Silicon Valley’s technology giants especially hard, further straining relations with the United States over taxes and trade.

Breakingviews: Is It Time for More Adult Supervision at Facebook?

15 hours 51 min ago
As the social network’s list of woes grows, its 33-year-old founder, Mark Zuckerberg, will have to prove somehow he is not in way over his head.

A Curveball From the New Tax Law: It Makes Baseball Trades Harder

15 hours 51 min ago
The change of a single word in the new tax law means baseball, basketball and other sports franchises could now face capital gains taxes every time they exchange players.

Cambridge Analytica, Trump-Tied Political Firm, Offered to Entrap Politicians

16 hours 2 min ago
A British TV station sent a reporter to pose as a prospective client, and secretly filmed Cambridge Analytica’s chief executive offering to engage in dirty tricks.

Facebook and Other Tech Companies Drag Down Stock Markets

16 hours 45 min ago
Shares of technology companies plunged as investors fretted that tougher government oversight could hurt the sector’s profits.

‘Bobby Tarantino II’ Gives Logic His Second No. 1 in Less Than a Year

18 hours 46 min ago
The latest mixtape by Logic, the Maryland-born rapper, opened with 123 million streams and 32,000 copies sold. He hit No. 1 with “Everybody” last May.

Claire’s, the Teen Jewelry Chain, Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

19 hours 7 min ago
The mall staple, known for its ear piercing service, is trying to shed $1.9 billion in debt and close underperforming stores.

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Pedestrian

19 hours 28 min ago
A woman in Tempe, Ariz., died after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber, in the first known fatality of a pedestrian from an autonomous vehicle on public roads.