Microsoft Outmaneuvers Rivals, Tops ‘Best-Managed’ List

Microsoft is once again outmaneuvering its rival tech companies, claiming the top spot on the Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) Management Top 250 list.

McDonald’s Impacted by Data Breach

McDonald’s now joins an ever-growing list of major companies impacted by data breaches.

AT&T Getting Serious About Selling DirecTV, Fielding Offers

AT&T is reportedly fielding offers to sell its DirecTV satellite service, as the service shrinks due to the rise of streaming options.

Reddit Reveals It Has 52 Million Daily Users

Reddit has reported it has 52 million daily users for October, shining a light on data it has never before released.

Salesforce/Slack Deal Expected Tuesday

Salesforce and Slack are expected to announce a sales agreement Tuesday, in what would be Salesforce’s biggest acquisition to date.

Salesforce May Buy Slack

Salesforce may be looking to make its largest acquisition to date, possibly snapping up Slack, the popular corporate message platform.

Google Extends Work From Home Through June 2021

CEO Sundar Pichai has informed employees that eligible jobs will continue remotely through June 2021.

Will the Coronavirus Spark a New Era for Business?

Andy Kessler, a technology writer for the Wall Street Journal, suggests that similar to other world crises events, the coronavirus could spark a new era for business and the world. Notably, will the advent of millions of new people suddenly working and being educated online become the norm once the fear and facts of the virus fade?

Google’s Troubles Mount As DOJ Focuses On Ad Tools

According to the Wall Street Journal, the Justice Department is ramping up its investigation into Google, focusing heavily on the company’s ad tools. According to the report, the DOJ has increasingly been directing its questions—both of competitors and Google executives—toward…

Google Reportedly Allows App Developers to Read the Private Messages of Gmail Users

A new report from the Wall Street Journal has revealed that third-party app developers have access to the emails of millions of Gmail account holders. Two companies have reportedly even allowed employees to read said emails. While Google claims that…

FTC: Controversial Wall Street Journal Google Article ‘Misleading’

On Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal published an inflammatory report under the title “Google Makes Most of Close Ties to White House,” which attempts to make the case that Google was able to sway the outcome of the FTC’s antitrust…

Taylor Swift: Music Industry Needs ‘Heart and Soul’… and Instagram

Taylor Swift seems to think she has a clear vision on the future of the music industry. In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece penned by the 24-year-old singer/songwriter, Swift spins a positive view of of the industry in a…

Liz Cheney Rips Obama With Help From Dick

Liz Cheney and Dick Cheney have taken to the op-ed platform of the Wall Street Journal to make some seriously specific accusations against the president and his policies. Dick Cheney has been a harsh critic of Obama’s since the very…

Chen Guangbiao Now Trying to Buy Wall Street Journal

Chen Guangbiao, a Chinese businessman and philanthropist completely unknown in the United States before this month, first made news in the United States through his proposal to purchase the New York Times. On January 5, Chen published an opinion piece…

Suzanne Somers Displays “Expertise” on Obamacare

The Wall Street Journal, the largest paper in circulation in the United States today at 2.4 million copies, has created a new section of its paper entitled, “The Experts.” This section of the paper contains editorials from people who are…

Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal Part Ways With AllThingsD

Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal are parting ways with tech blog AllThingsD, which is led by tech journalist heavyweights Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. Gerard Baker, Editor in Chief of Dow Jones and Managing Editor of The Wall…

Hurricane Sandy Prompts Paywall Takedowns at The New York Times, Wall Street Journal

As “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast, a few online news sources have decided to make their content freely available to everyone with an internet connection. That means tearing down those paywalls The New York Times is…

News Corp. Splits Publishing and Entertainment Businesses

Just two days ago, we reported News Corp., and chairman Rupert Murdoch were contemplating the idea of splitting their news and film assets from their print publication and newspaper divisions. News Corp owns 20th Century Fox film studio, Fox broadcast…

Google: WSJ Readers Don’t Think We’re A Monopoly

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an editorial from Nextag CEO Jeffrey Katz, slamming Google’s business practices, and calling Google a monopoly. Google followed up the article with its own official response. We weighed in on the topic here. The…

SafeHouse, Wall Street Journal’s WikiLeaks-Style Site, Launches Today

The Wall Street Journal is getting into the (non-profit) business of secure, anonymous document submission. Today they launched SafeHouse, their version of the electronic drop box, similar to WikiLeaks. Few issues have elicited a stronger response – on both sides…