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Thursday, May 24, 2018

How an Alexa speaker recorded and shared a private conversation

A report says a couple's Echo speaker recorded their conversation and sent to to someone in their address book.

Published 7:43 PM

Trump campaign manager, RNC chair ask social media companies for guarantees they won't censor conservative content

Donald Trump's 2020 campaign and the Republican National Committee are asking Facebook and Twitter for assurances that they will safeguard access to "fair content" and guarantee that conservative voices are not censored or buried.

Published 6:55 PM

GDPR is here: What you need to know about Europe's new data law

General Data Protection Regulation came into effect across the European Union on Friday.

Published 6:03 PM

PACIFIC • Elon Musk is humiliating himself

The new CNNMoney newsletter about the center of change and innovation.

Published 5:36 PM

Netflix is worth more than Disney

Netflix has been on fire for years, adding millions of subscribers around the world. Now, it's worth more than both Disney and cable giant Comcast.

Published 4:55 PM

Here's why you've been getting so many privacy policy emails

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation aims to put online data back in the hands of users. Companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook will be required to give their EU customers more control over their personal information.

Published 4:27 PM

Vimeo CEO: Failure is essential to success

Anjali Sud was told she didn't have the right personality to be in investment banking. Now the CEO of Vimeo, she says those early rejections gave her the confidence to take risks later in her career.

Published 4:26 PM

Why the auto tariffs would be bad for America

Tariffs on imported cars will me reduced sales for automakers, higher prices and less choices for car buyers.

Published 4:06 PM

'The Fourth Estate' goes inside New York Times during Trump's first year

A new documentary series provides a fly-on-the-wall view of current challenges in the news industry

Published 2:47 PM

US considers tariffs on car imports

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said late Wednesday that following a conversation with Trump, he is launching an investigation into whether automobile imports are hurting US national security. CNNMoney's Christine Romans reports.

Published 2:16 PM

After Russia scandal, Facebook begins labeling political ads

Facebook will follow a long-held practice of the television and newspaper paper industry on Thursday and begin labeling political ads.

Published 2:15 PM

US car tariffs: Which countries have the most to lose?

The threat of a new US tax on imports of cars and auto parts is a threat to the global car industry. But some have more to lose than others.

Published 2:08 PM

Exxon pledges to slash greenhouse gas emissions

ExxonMobil, a frequent target of climate activists, is stepping up efforts to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Published 1:49 PM

Uber had disabled emergency braking in fatal self-driving crash

A new government report revealed Uber's self-driving car saw the pedestrian who was killed, but did not use its emergency brakes.

Published 1:41 PM

Turkish lira hits record low

Turkey is trying desperately to halt a collapse in its currency that could trigger an economic crisis just as the country prepares to vote in an election.

Published 1:41 PM

Richard Branson wants you to rethink cruises

Virgin Voyages has unveiled sleek new ship designs in hopes of attracting a different kind of cruise ship traveler.

Published 1:37 PM

How Starbucks will train its staff to be less biased

Workers at each location will break into small, self-guided groups to learn together.

Published 1:20 PM

Companies have spent a stunning $2 trillion on mergers so far this year

Companies are flush with cash and many have record-high stock prices too. That's a big reason why there already has been a flurry of takeovers this year.

Published 12:25 PM

How to save $9,000 on your mortgage

If you're looking to buy a home, take these steps before committing to a mortgage.

Published 12:00 PM

For a moment, Netflix was worth more than Disney

The market value of Netflix briefly overtook Disney's on Thursday, making it the most valuable media company.

Published 11:31 AM

Stocks sink after Trump cancels North Korea summit

President Trump's decision to cancel an historic summit with North Korea rattled Wall Street. The Dow initially dropped more than 250 points before rebounding.

Published 11:19 AM

War of the media moguls: Is Comcast's Brian Roberts outflanking Disney's Bob Iger?

The battle over Fox — and the future of media — has taken some dramatic twists and turns.

Published 11:02 AM

Turkey's economy at risk as currency hits record low

The Turkish lira is crashing, pushing up prices for consumers and threatening a bigger economic crisis that could spell trouble for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a June election.

Published 10:50 AM

Younger workers are making this major financial mistake

Hint: It has nothing to do with student loans.

Published 10:43 AM

Best Buy's strong sales leave Wall Street wanting more

Best Buy reported stellar results, proving that it can thrive even as Amazon continues to do well.

Published 9:53 AM

Samsonite shares plunge after investment firm questions its business practices

Samsonite shares nosedived 10% in Hong Kong on Thursday after the world's top luggage company was accused of questionable accounting practices.

Published 9:32 AM

If the Golden Knights win the Stanley Cup, Vegas loses money

It's been an improbable first season for the Vegas Golden Knights. While Vegas residents are cheering on the home team, a win in the finals will cost Las Vegas sportsbooks big time.

Published 9:13 AM

GE is shrinking its empire but not fixing its debt crisis

GE is dismantling itself to pay down debt. But analysts warn that GE may not be raising nearly as much cash as it needs.

Published 8:58 AM

Uber invests millions to build flying taxis in France

Uber's first tech hub outside North America will open in France later this year and focus on flying cars.

Published 8:50 AM

Facebook will push privacy alert to users outside EU ahead of GDPR

Facebook will start promoting a version of its privacy and data message around the world.

Published 8:35 AM

Many college grads from the Great Recession are still trying to catch up

Many of those who graduated during the Great Recession are still trying to catch up nearly a decade later.

Published 8:14 AM

China fines Muji over Taiwan label on packaging

One of Japan's most iconic retailers has run into trouble in China over the politically sensitive issue of Taiwan.

Published 7:12 AM

Too many GDPR emails? Here's some light relief

As GDPR emails flood inboxes, people are taking to Twitter to make fun of the biggest ever change in data protection laws.

Published 6:36 AM

CEO and directors quit sanction-hit Russian aluminum giant

Rusal's CEO and most of its board are standing down in the latest move by the world's second-biggest aluminum producer to wriggle out of US sanctions.

Published 6:17 AM

Car tariffs threat; Deutsche Bank job cuts; Victoria's Secret slump

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Published 5:16 AM

Deutsche Bank is cutting more than 7,000 jobs

Deutsche Bank on Thursday announced plans to overhaul parts of its investment bank business and slash costs.

Published 2:14 AM