Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Log In Log In Today’s Paper Technology | How Facebook Is Changing to Deal With Scrutiny of Its Power Advertisement Supported by ByMike Isaac Aug 12, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — Senator Elizabeth Warren has called for the breakup of big tech companies like Facebook. Regulators have opened investigations into Facebook’s power in social networking. Even one of Facebook’s own founders has laid out a case for why the company needs to be split up. Now the world’s biggest social network has started to modify its behavior — in both pre-emptive and defensive ways — to deal with those threats. Late last year, Facebook halted acquisition talks with Houseparty, a video-focused social network in Silicon Valley, for fear of inciting antitrust concerns, according to two people with knowledge of the discussions. Acquiring another … [Read more...] about How Facebook Is Changing to Deal With Scrutiny of Its Power
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Art & Design Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Art & Design | MoMA PS1 Settles With Curator Who Said Giving Birth Cost Her Job Offer Advertisement Supported by ByMelena Ryzik March 26, 2019 A curator who accused MoMA PS 1 of gender, pregnancy and caregiver discrimination has settled the claim she brought against the museum saying it had rescinded a job offer upon learning she had recently given birth. Nikki Columbus, who is also an art editor, filed the claim in July 2018 with the New York City Commission on Human Rights. The settlement, made public by the law firm that represented Ms. Columbus, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady, includes financial compensation for Ms. Columbus as well an agreement by the contemporary art museum in Queens to update its written policies designed to protect women, working parents and other caregivers who … [Read more...] about MoMA PS1 Settles With Curator Who Said Giving Birth Cost Her Job Offer
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper DealBook | DealBook Briefing: C.E.O.s Vote Republican With Their Wallets Advertisement DealBook Supported by March 20, 2019 Good Wednesday morning. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here .) Business leaders overwhelmingly back the G.O.P. A new research paper tracked the political donations of thousands of C.E.O.s from 2000 through 2017. The results, Andrew writes in his latest column, reveal what top business leaders really think about politics. They’re usually Republican. Nearly 58 percent of C.E.O.s showed a preference for the G.O.P., with just 18 percent designated as Democrats. (For executives to be counted as either, two thirds of their donations had to go to candidates affiliated with one party.) About a quarter were considered neutral. The report doesn’t disclose who was in each category, … [Read more...] about DealBook Briefing: C.E.O.s Vote Republican With Their Wallets
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper DealBook | DealBook Briefing: The Big Problems Facing the Trade Talks DealBook Supported by Feb. 20, 2019 Good Wednesday. Want this by email? Sign up here . China trade talks turn to currency This week’s trade negotiations between the U.S. and China will have to bridge a lot of gulfs between the two countries. One particularly tricky issue is that Washington wants Beijing to adopt a policy that would keep the value of China’s currency stable. More on that from Bloomberg, citing unidentified sources: • “While the precise wording remains unresolved, a pledge of yuan stability has been discussed in multiple rounds of talks in recent months and both sides have tentatively agreed it will be part of the framework of any final deal.” • “The Trump administration has been clear in its … [Read more...] about DealBook Briefing: The Big Problems Facing the Trade Talks
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Economy Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Economy | What Is a Recession, and Why Are People Talking About the Next One? Supported by ByNiraj Chokshi Dec. 17, 2018 The economy may be healthy, but the cynics abound. Even though many say conditions remain strong, several large investors see the risks of a recession rising, with half of chief financial officers expecting one to strike next year, according to a recent survey. A survey of chief executives at a Yale University summit conference last week found that almost half thought the country could find itself in a recession as soon as the end of the month. It’s anyone’s guess when the good times will end, but in a complicated, volatile world it’s not a question of if a recession is coming, but when. Here’s a brief guide to what you should know about recessions and why some … [Read more...] about What Is a Recession, and Why Are People Talking About the Next One?