Toys R Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will...
Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 07:55 PM EDT
Two Equifax Executives Retire After Data Breach Disclosure
Equifax said Friday that its top information and security executives were retiring, effective immediately, as the company reels from its disclosure last week that it suffered a data breach potentially affecting...
Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:12 AM EDT
Google Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender Pay
Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim.
The suit, filed Thursday in...
Equifax, already facing lawsuits in the wake of its disclosure last week that it exposed vital data like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans, is the subject of a Federal Trade Commission...
Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 08:46 AM EDT
Target Bumps Up Holiday Hiring By 40 Percent This Year
Target is hiring 100,000 people to work during the hectic holiday shopping season, up 40 percent from last year.
The retailer said Wednesday that the seasonal hires, an increase of 30,000 workers from the...
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 08:19 PM EDT
New Lawsuits, Gestures to Customers in Equifax Data Breach
Equifax faces new lawsuits and is trying to make new gestures to customers in the wake of its disclosure last week that it exposed vital data like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans.
Design limitations of the Tesla Model S's Autopilot played a major role in the first known fatal crash of a highway vehicle operating under automated control systems, the National Transportation Safety Board...
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 01:27 PM EDT
In Blow to Murdoch, UK Refers Fox Bid for Sky to Regulator
The British government will refer Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.'s bid for satellite broadcaster Sky to the country's competition regulator for further examination, in a blow to Rupert Murdoch's takeover...
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 12:47 PM EDT
American Household Income Finally Topped 1999 Peak Last Year
In a stark reminder of the damage done by the Great Recession and of the modest recovery that followed, the median American household last year finally earned more than it did in 1999.
Incomes for a typical...