NEW YORK (AP) — Seeing an attempt to block its buyout out of Time Warner as a "radical" departure by the U.S. government, AT&T is preparing for a fight to see the $85 billion deal through. One key asset owned by Time Warner, CNN, could create problems for the U.S....
The social media service Twitter is believed to have suspended thousands of accounts for being automated bots, or for other policy violations, drawing outcry from fringe conservative media figures who lost followers in the move. Many of these figures, such as pro-Trump host Bill Mitchell and white nationalist Richard Spencer,...
THE DOOMSDAY CLOCK now stands at two minutes until midnight, meaning that, according to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, humanity is closer to nuclear war than we've been since 1953. Economists are worried about a different kind of conflict: a trade war with China. Fears that a decades-long "cold trade war"...
Where you work matters: An office can impact employees' performance, mood and efficiency. If you're cramped in a plain room with hard chairs and fluorescent lights, you probably won't be as motivated as you would in an open space with large windows and private cubicles. 1. Delegate a space for relaxation. Providing a...
It wasn’t long into my reading of last weekend’s Wall Street Journal essay “Can the Tech Giants Be Stopped?” that I realized the author must be the same one who wrote “Is It Time to Break Up Google?” back in the New York Times last April. Indeed, the writer of...
In the first interview in this series, which kicks off PwC’s 2018 CEO Survey, chief executive Safra Catz explains the broad culture shift brought on by AI and cloud technologies. Since its founding in 1980, the Oracle company has been known for its prowess at innovation, for its protean array...
If you haven’t already noticed, a high-stakes global game of digital disruption is currently under way. It is enabled by the latest wave of technology: advances in artificial intelligence, data analytics, robotics, the Internet of Things, and new software-enabled industrial platforms that incorporate all these technologies and more. Every...
IF YOU'VE SEARCHED for the name of a movie on Google recently, you may have seen and heard something you didn't expect: a trailer for that film automatically playing on the search result page. Google has begun embedding autoplaying videos in the search results of a small number of its...
Black Friday Any serious shopper will tell you that the trifecta of Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a goldmine when it comes to finding deals, and that includes deals on business technology. To maximize your savings this season, it's important to understand that Black Friday isn't a one-day...
After a drop in software deals this year, MoffettNathanson suggests Oracle, Salesforce, Adobe, Microsoft and others should make acquisitions in the coming quarters. Here comes more tech deals.  Software M&A has been tepid in 2017, after a bonanza last year that saw companies such as LinekedIn Corp. and NetSuite Inc. come off...