NAFTA talks are in trouble

NAFTA talks are in trouble

NAFTA explained No meaningful progress is being made in NAFTA trade talks between the United States, Canada and Mexico, increasing the odds that President Trump could withdraw from a critical 23-year old agreement. After Round 5 of NAFTA talks ended Tuesday — only two more are scheduled — no progress has been made on divisive → Read More

DOJ's AT&T suit could freeze media deals

DOJ's AT&T suit could freeze media deals

AT&T CEO responds to DOJ lawsuit At a time of rapid change and consolidation in the media industry, the Justice Department’s lawsuit over the AT&T-Time Warner combination is likely to put a pause on media deals and raise questions about this DOJ’s antitrust standards. “This pauses everything,” Rich Greenfield, a media and technology analyst, told → Read More

Women who worked on SNL stand up for Al Franken

Women who worked on SNL stand up for Al Franken

Late night hosts take on Al Franken Dozens of women who’ve worked on “Saturday Night Live” have come out in support of Al Franken. “We feel compelled to stand up for Al Franken, whom we have all had the pleasure of working with over the years on Saturday Night Live (SNL),” the former and current → Read More

Uber was hacked in 2016, and data on 57 million people was exposed

Uber was hacked in 2016, and data on 57 million people was exposed

Timeline: Uber’s management crisis Hackers accessed millions of Uber users’ personal information last year, and the company did not report it until Tuesday. In late 2016, two people outside the company accessed the personal information of 57 million Uber users including names, email addresses and phone numbers, the company said. Hackers also accessed driver’s license → Read More

Citibank fined for illegal student loan servicing practices

Citibank fined for illegal student loan servicing practices

How to talk to your kid about paying for college Citibank must pay $6.5 million for illegal student loan servicing practices, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Tuesday. An investigation found that from 2006 to 2015 the bank charged incorrect late fees and interest, overstated minimum monthly payments, misled borrowers about their tax-deduction benefits, and → Read More

Disney's John Lasseter takes leave of absence, apologizes for unwanted gestures

Disney's John Lasseter takes leave of absence, apologizes for unwanted gestures

5 stunning stats about Disney John Lasseter, one of the biggest names in animation, is taking a leave of absence from Disney following what he called “missteps.” In an internal memo sent to Disney employees obtained by CNN, Lasseter, who is the chief creative officer of Pixar and Disney Animation, said that he recently had → Read More

Trump administration sends mixed messages on big media

Trump administration sends mixed messages on big media

AT&T CEO: Sale of CNN a ‘non-starter’ Two of President Trump’s agencies are sending mixed messages about the regulation of media and telecommunications companies. On Monday, the Justice Department sued to block a mega-deal between AT&T (T, Tech30) and Time Warner (TWX), CNN’s parent company. The agency argues the deal would give AT&T too much → Read More

President Trump speaks on AT&T-Time Warner deal: 'not good for the country'

President Trump speaks on AT&T-Time Warner deal: 'not good for the country'

AT&T CEO: Sale of CNN a ‘non-starter’ President Trump weighed in Tuesday on the Justice Department’s suit to block AT&T’s purchase of Time Warner, criticizing the deal. “Personally, I’ve always felt that that was a deal that’s not good for the country. I think your pricing is going to go up,” Trump said. “But I’m → Read More

Discriminatory ads still get through on Facebook, investigation finds

Discriminatory ads still get through on Facebook, investigation finds

Here are some of the Russia-backed Facebook accounts being investigated Facebook has worked to improve its advertising services to better police potentially discriminatory advertisements, but a report from ProPublica released on Tuesday found problematic ads are still getting through. According to the report, ProPublica was able to buy dozens of home rental advertisements targeted toward → Read More

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