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How Facebook’s Past Data Policy Has Come Back to Haunt It



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is scrambling to placate users, advertisers and investors following a string of damaging news reports about the misuse of user data.

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Inside J&J’s Effort to Cut Costs and Drive Integration at Ad Firms WPP and Omnicom

Rather, the focus was on changing the way J&J worked with the agencies.The leadership is still being hashed out at WPP, but Krystal Herr, who supports the J&J account for JWT, is expected to play a significant role, according to people familiar with the matter.

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What, Cocktails Have Calories? New Rules Will Show How Many

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Public-health researchers hope the new requirement will not only raise awareness but also spur drinkers to cut back

March 23, 2018 10:00 a.ET

A new rule requiring restaurant chains to list calories for their alcoholic drinks poses a conundrum for makers of beer, wine and booze: Will drinkers change their habits?

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Six Qualcomm Directors, Including CEO, Get Less Than 50% Re-Election Vote

Six of Qualcomm Inc.’s directors, including Chief Executive Steve Mollenkopf, failed to win support from a majority of the company’s shares Friday, a significant protest vote that signals investor discontent after the chip-making giant successfully rebuffed a hostile takeover from Broadcom Ltd.

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U.S. New Home Sales Cooled in February

new-home sales dropped slightly in February, continuing a trend of choppy sideways movement for a narrow segment of the housing market.Friday’s report showed some improvement for the supply of new homes, which has been tight recently and has contributed to a run-up in home prices.

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Donald Trump Signs Spending Bill After Threatening to Veto It

3 trillion measure passed Congress this week

Updated March 23, 2018 5:52 p.m.

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Dropbox IPO Defies Market’s Gravity With 36% Jump

The data-storage and collaboration company started trading on Nasdaq under the symbol ‘DBX’

Updated March 23, 2018 6:18 p.defied a plunging stock market and a hazardous backdrop for technology companies, pricing its IPO above expectations an hour after a 724-point selloff and then watching its shares rocket sharply higher on their first trading day.

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Uber Crash Highlights Growing Safety Concern: Pedestrians

The deadly crash in Arizona involving an autonomous vehicle operated by Uber Technologies Inc.spotlights a pedestrian-safety problem that is getting worse in an era of constant smartphone use and a surge in impaired driving.

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Wayne Huizenga, Entrepreneur Behind Blockbuster and AutoNation, Dies at 80

The college dropout became a driving force in the growth of three major companies, and owned major league football, baseball and hockey teams

March 23, 2018 12:20 p.ET

Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout, got his start in business hauling trash.

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How Countries Won U.S. Tariffs Exemptions: Retaliation Threats, Intense Lobbying and an Emphasis on Alliances

As many trading partners chafed over metals duties, those spared expressed relief

March 23, 2018 4:59 p.m.

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New FCC Rule Would Step Up U.S. Fight Against China’s Huawei


The Federal Communications Commission is considering a new rule to further curb the U.

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Canada Inflation Rate Accelerated in February to 2.2%

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Measures of core inflation also strengthened

Updated March 23, 2018 10:25 a.ET

OTTAWA—Headline inflation in Canada rose at its fastest pace in more than three years in February, and measures of core inflation strengthened.

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Fed Official Who Bailed Out Big Banks Is Now One of Their Biggest Critics

A decade after the financial crisis, The Wall Street Journal has checked in on dozens of the bankers, government officials, chief executives, hedge-fund managers and others who left a mark on that period to find out what they are doing now.Today, we spotlight former Treasury Department administrator Neel Kashkari and hedge-fund managerKyle Bass.

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Demand for Long-Lasting U.S. Factory Goods Rose at Best Rate Since June

New orders for nondefense capital goods excluding aircraft up 1.ET

WASHINGTON—Demand for long-lasting U.

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Donald Trump Says He Might Veto Spending Bill


WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump threatened Friday morning to veto a sweeping spending bill just hours after it passed both chambers of Congress, despite assurances from White House officials and GOP leaders that he supported it.

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Zuckerberg Says Facebook Probe Into Apps Won’t Uncover All Data Abuse

In interview, chief executive says the company will investigate tens of thousands of apps; describes probe as a ‘deterrent’ rather than solution

Updated March 22, 2018 11:37 p.m.

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Samsung Electronics Moves to Expand and Diversify Board—and Critics Shrug

A tech entrepreneur, university professor and female legal expert join board of directors

March 23, 2018 12:03 a.ET

SEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co.

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China Started the Trade War, Not Trump

The president’s crackdown on Chinese imports is on firmer ground than many of his other trade complaints

March 23, 2018 5:30 a.ET

If there’s a trade war between the U.

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Nissan Revs Up Electric Vehicle Sales Target

YOKOHAMA, Japan—Nissan Motor Co.aims to sharply increase its electric vehicle sales over the next five years, leaning on the expected explosion of sales of battery-powered vehicles in China.

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Google Privacy Case Risks Disrupting a Key Source of Nonprofit Funding


In 2015, a court overseeing a privacy class-action settlement involving Google agreed to send $5.