Posts filtered by tags: Mark Lennihan[x]


 

A group of nearly 50 nonprofits has launched a campaign to 'effectively end Facebook's current business model' in the wake of whistleblower testimony

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan A group of almost 50 nonprofits is trying to "stop Facebook" in the wake of multiple company crises. It wants a data privacy law "strong enough to effectively end Facebook's current business model." The effort was spurred by testimony from Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen last week. Dozens of human rights organizations have started a campaign calling for action against Facebook following a week of turmoil for the tech giant. The coalition of nearly 50 nonpr...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Congress, Youtube, Senate, Trends, Wall Street Journal, Federal Trade Commission, Facebook Instagram, PEN America, Mark Lennihan, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Haugen, Facebook Whistleblower, Frances Haugen


A passenger is in custody after 'suspicious and erratic behavior' forced a plane to make an emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport

New signage and access ramps guide travelers leaving LaGuardia Airport's new Terminal B, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in New York. The new terminal will open Saturday, June 13. Associated Press/Mark Lennihan A passenger was arrested after a "security incident" on a plane traveling from Indianapolis. The plane had to make an emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport. Authorities said the passenger had been displaying "suspicious and erratic behavior." A flight from Indianapolis declared an eme...
Tags: Transportation, New York, News, New York City, Trends, Indianapolis, Cnn, New York Times, The Times, Associated Press, Faa, Evacuation, Laguardia Airport, Federal Aviation Administration, American Airlines, Port Authority


The Justice Department accidentally unsealed a rare 'keyword warrant' ordering Google to hand over data on anyone who searched a victim's name, report says

"These blanket warrants circumvent constitutional checks on police surveillance," the ACLU wrote in a letter to Google last year. Mark Lennihan/AP Photo The US government accidentally unsealed court records that disclosed a rare "keyword warrant," Forbes reported. Google was reportedly ordered to identify anyone who searched the name, phone number, or address of a sexual-assault victim. The Big Tech giant then secretly handed over user names and IP addresses to police, Forbes says. See m...
Tags: Google, New York, US, Trends, United States, Aclu, Wisconsin, Justice Department, Cnet, Forbes, Kelly, Mark Lennihan, Forbes Google, Isobel Hamilton, Hannah Towey


Facebook whistleblower says Mark Zuckerberg 'never set out to make a hateful platform' but that he allows choices that give hateful content more reach

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in New York City on Friday, October 25, 2019. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan A former Facebook employee has spoken out against the harm she says the company is doing. She called out CEO Mark Zuckerberg, saying his choices allow harmful content to persist. In response, Facebook said: "To suggest we encourage bad content and do nothing is just not true." See more stories on Insider's business page. A former Facebook employee who has leaked internal documents to the p...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, New York City, Trends, The Wall Street Journal, Securities And Exchange Commission, Mark Lennihan, Tech Insider, Haugen, Kelsey Vlamis, Mark She, Frances Haugen, Lena Pietsch


These are the 10 most talked about stocks on Reddit's Wall Street Bets

Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Reddit's Wall Street Bets forum entered the mainstream during the January GameStop craze. From GameStop to AMC Entertainment, retail investors congregating on the subreddit are a driving force in the stock market.These are the 10 most popular stocks Wall Street Bets is talking about right now.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.It's paid to follow what stocks Reddit's Wall Street...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Milan, Finance, NFL, Trends, Markets, Getty Images, Reddit, Trading, Arizona Cardinals, Stocks, Associated Press, Alibaba Group, Stock Market, Palantir


The iPad Pro and Surface Pro are high-end tablets, but the latter excels as a true laptop replacement

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Insider The Surface Pro 7 and iPad Pro are two tablet computers with the power of a traditional laptop. Both have merits, but the Surface runs Windows software and has the best laptop-like experience. The Surface Pro 7 is also cheaper, thanks to a recent price drop. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky 11-inch iPad Pro (2021) (small) 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2021) (small) Surface Pro 7 (small) Apple's...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Tech, Tablets, Associated Press, MacBook Air, Hdr, Core, Macbook Pro, Intel Core, Mark Lennihan, Tech Insider, Insider Picks


We compared the Apple iPad Pro to the Microsoft Surface Pro 7 and prefer the versatility of Microsoft's Windows interface

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Insider Both devices offer premium builds and capable hardware that make them versatile machines The Surface Pro 7 skews more laptop with the full Windows operating system and desktop apps. The iPad Pro opts for iPadOS rather than Apple's macOS, making it more similar to a tablet than a laptop. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky 11-inch iPad Pro (2021) (small) 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2021) (small) ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Tech, Tablets, Associated Press, MacBook Air, Hdr, Core, Macbook Pro, Intel Core, Mark Lennihan, Tech Insider, Insider Picks


We compared the Apple iPad Pro to the Microsoft Surface Pro 7, and the latter wins with its newly-lowered price and versatility

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Insider The now heavily-discounted Surface Pro 7 is simply a better deal and is far more versatile, but is a worse tablet. The iPad Pro beats the Surface Pro 7 out on hardware features, but is a far better tablet than it is a laptop. Both approaches to 2-in-1 devices have their merits, but Surface Pro 7 is simply a better value. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky 11-inch iPad Pro (2021) (small) 12.9...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Tech, Tablets, Associated Press, MacBook Air, Hdr, Core, Macbook Pro, Intel Core, Mark Lennihan, Tech Insider, Insider Picks


I've tried both Apple iPad Pro and Microsoft Surface Pro 7 and the latter excels as a true laptop replacement

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Insider The now heavily-discounted Surface Pro 7 is simply a better deal and stronger laptop replacement device. The iPad Pro beats Surface Pro 7 out on hardware, but is a far better tablet than it is a laptop. Both 2-in-1 devices have their merits, but Surface Pro 7 is cheaper and works better as a laptop. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky 11-inch iPad Pro (2021) (small) 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2021) ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Tech, Tablets, Associated Press, MacBook Air, Hdr, Core, Macbook Pro, Intel Core, Mark Lennihan, Tech Insider, Insider Picks


Insider Advertising: Advertisers demand agencies prove their eco credentials

Hello and welcome back to Insider Advertising, your weekly look at the biggest stories and trends affecting Madison Avenue and beyond. I'm Lara O'Reilly, Insider's media and advertising editor. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.As we gear up for the big holiday quarter, Facebook advertisers are already experiencing their nightmare before Christmas as Apple's recent privacy changes take effect. In a blog post Wednesday, Facebook said some advertisers' post-iOS 14 diff...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Washington Post, New York City, Advertising, US, Trends, Supply Chain, General Motors, CMO, Sustainability, Nick Clegg


Advertisers demand agencies prove their eco credentials

Hello and welcome back to Insider Advertising, your weekly look at the biggest stories and trends affecting Madison Avenue and beyond. I'm Lara O'Reilly, Insider's media and advertising editor. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.As we gear up for the big holiday quarter, Facebook advertisers are already experiencing their nightmare before Christmas as Apple's recent privacy changes take effect. In a blog post Wednesday, Facebook said some advertisers' post-iOS 14 diff...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Washington Post, New York City, Advertising, US, Trends, Supply Chain, General Motors, CMO, Sustainability, Nick Clegg


Dow futures down over 500 points as investors fret about Chinese property developer Evergrande's scramble to avoid default

Mark Lennihan/Getty Images Global stocks fell Monday, with Dow futures down 500 points, as concerns grew about Chinese property developer giant Evergrande's impending default. Evergrande's Hong-Kong listed shares plunged to an 11-year low as fears grew of a default on $300 billion of debt. Bitcoin slid below $45,000 in a broad crypto sell-off, with cardano's ada down 12%. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stock futures slid Monday alo...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, UK, London, China, US, Trends, Beijing, Frankfurt, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, West Texas Intermediate, Federal Reserve, Nasdaq, Gulf of Mexico


Global stocks fall as Chinese property developer Evergrande's scramble to avoid default rattles investors

Mark Lennihan/Getty Images Global stocks fell Monday, with Dow futures down 500 points, on concerns about the Evergrande fallout ahead of the Fed meeting this week. Evergrande's Hong-Kong listed shares plunged to an 11-year low as fears grew of a default on $300 billion of debt. Oil dropped as the dollar jumped to a three-week high and as US production gradually returned. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Global stocks slid Monday as worries ove...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, UK, London, China, US, Trends, Beijing, Frankfurt, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, West Texas Intermediate, Federal Reserve, Gulf of Mexico, Fed


10 codenames that Amazon used to describe highly secretive projects, from 'Project D' to 'Vesta'

Amazon's Seattle headquarters. Reuters Amazon often uses code names to refer to its secretive projects. Names include "Veritas," "Project Golden," and the "Gazelle Project." Codenamed projects included the search for a second headquarters and early efforts to dominate book publishers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Project A Amazon The Kindle was referred to as Project A during the e-reader's development. The first version of the Kindle launched in 200...
Tags: Amazon, News, Cdc, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Features, Retail, Vesta, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Duke, Wall Street Journal, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Veritas


NYC Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams says the city has been 'dysfunctional' for 'so many years,' and pledges pro-business climate

Eric Adams. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan NYC Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams pledged a reset with the business community. In a Monday speech, he expressed his commitment to reversing the city's economic fortunes. The city's unemployment rate currently sits at 10.5%, higher than the national average of 5.4%. See more stories on Insider's business page. Eric Adams, the Democratic nominee for mayor of New York, said on Monday that he would have a pro-business administration if ele...
Tags: Business, Politics, New York, Wall Street, White House, New York City, US, Trends, Economy, Manhattan, Bill De Blasio, Green Jobs, New York Police Department, Trump, Times Square, Democratic


A BofA indicator that measures Wall Street stock bullishness is signaling weak 12-month returns

Mark Lennihan/Getty Images Bank of America said its contrarian indicator measuring Wall Street bullishness is close to triggering a sell signal. The Sell Side Indicator is at 59.5%, which is near the contrarian sell signal of 60.1%. The current level projects 12-month price returns of 6%, lagging the average forecast of 13% since the financial crisis ended in 2008. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bank of America on Wednesday said its measure of equity-investor enthusias...
Tags: Washington, Trends, Markets, Bank Of America, Stocks, Stock Market, S&P 500, Fed, BofA, Mark Lennihan, Savita Subramanian, Global Financial Crisis, Carla Mozee, Fundstrat, Stock Market Outlook, Stock Market Forecast


10 Things in Politics: Trump's new legal defense crew

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Meet the 12 lawyers defending Trump as the former president's legal woes mountBiden says the Afghanistan withdrawal might not end on timeMaricopa County says the Arizona election "audit" means $2.8 million worth of equipment needs to be replacedWith Phil Rosen. Clockwise from top left: Former Rep. Doug C...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, New York, Texas, Congress, Senate, White House, China, US, Alabama, America, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap, Afghanistan


The 100 best brands, according to customers

Consumers named Costco as one of their favorite brands, according to Comparably data. Noam Galai/Getty Images Comparably compiled a list of the 100 best brands based on ratings from customers. The final list includes media companies, fast-food restaurants, financial services, and others. Peloton, Netflix, and Costco top the list. See more stories on Insider's business page. Comparably determined customers' top 100 brands using ratings from approximately 200,000 people. Chick-...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Home Depot, Nordstrom, Hbo, Microsoft, California, France, New York City, Disney, US, Trends, Linkedin, Nike, Cisco


The manager of a New York City pastry shop says she's ignoring the new vaccine mandate for diners - but 'isn't sure what she'll do' if officials show up

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Brooklyn pastry shop Pasticceria Rocco says it's ignoring New York City's new vaccine mandate. "It's not political ... It's about civil liberties and freedoms," the manager told the NY Post. New York has been deemed a "high transmission area" by the CDC. See more stories on Insider's business page. A New York City pastry shop says it is defying a vaccine mandate for diners.Under the "Key to NYC" program, people ...
Tags: Post, New York, News, Cdc, New York City, Trends, Brooklyn, Healthcare, Retail, Bill De Blasio, United States of America, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Danny Meyer, Eric Ripert, Le Bernardin, Mark Lennihan


Amazon reportedly wants to track its customer service employees by their keyboard strokes and mouse movements

Amazon's New York office. Mark Lennihan/AP Photo Amazon wants to keep a closer eye on its employees by tracking their keyboard and mouse activities, Vice first reported. The company plans to crack down on instances of hacked customer data, which was mentioned in an internal Amazon document. Amazon has previously turned to other methods of surveilling its workforce to evaluate performance. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon will closely watch its customer service wo...
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Trends, Customer Service, Cybersecurity, Surveillance, Retail, Algorithm, Vice, Biometric, Mark Lennihan, Nantel, Tech Insider, Joseph Cox, COVID


10 things in tech: iPhone privacy backlash - Musk's tiny home - AWS tension

Mark Lennihan/AP Photo Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Open letter criticizing Apple's plan to scan iPhones attracts 5,000 signatures. The company's idea to search phones for child sexual abuse material has raised concerns among privacy advocates and organizations, including NSA whistleblower Edward Sn...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Microsoft, Nsa, Trends, Tech, Virgin Galactic, Paul Allen, Edward Snowden, Aws, Las Vegas, South, Newsletters, Mark Lennihan


A TikTok user came across a strange Amazon ad, but the e-commerce giant says it has nothing to do with it

Amazon's New York office. Mark Lennihan/AP Photo YouTuber Eddy Burback spotted a strange ad on TikTok that appeared to be from Amazon. Amazon says it had nothing to do with the video and is "looking into it with TikTok." The video features roasts interrupted by an "apple bottom jeans" edit inspired by Flo Rida's "Low." See more stories on Insider's business page. A TikTok user spotted a strange Amazon ad on the platform the other day - only it wasn't actually an Amazon ad....
Tags: Apple, Amazon, New York, Trends, Ad, Retail, Flo Rida, Facebook Google, Amazon Amazon, Mark Lennihan, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Tiktok, Eddy Burback, YouTuber Eddy Burback, Burback


Free housing, scholarships, and spray tans: See the perks that colleges are offering students to get the COVID-19 vaccine this fall

A Pell Grant is aimed at low-income students who need extra money to afford the cost of college. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images Some colleges and universities are mandating that students and staff get the COVID vaccine. Others are offering a range of perks to incentivize, but not require, students to get the shot. These include things like scholarships, tech bundles, parking passes and even free housing. See more stories on Insider's business page. Colleges and universities across the US ...
Tags: New York, News, Education, Free, College, Oregon, US, Alabama, Trends, Features, Nintendo, Auburn, Starbucks, University Of Alabama, Indiana University, University Of Wisconsin


'Activate the space': WeWork founder Adam Neumann made staff sit at empty desks, throw parties, and play The Notorious B.I.G. when investors toured buildings, new book says

Adam Neumann. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Before tours, WeWork told staff to fill empty desks so it seemed business was booming, a book says. Staff threw parties to create an illusion of community for investor tours, "The Cult of We" says. Neumann reportedly told staff to play the Notorious B.I.G. song "Juicy" when he came with investors. See more stories on Insider's business page. When WeWork staff heard a colleague call out, "Activate the space," they knew the pressure was on.The phrase ...
Tags: Trends, WeWork, Neumann, Adam Neumann, McKelvey, Mark Lennihan, Don Julio, Sarah Jackson, Miguel McKelvey, WeWork Adam Neumann, Green Desk Neumann


Stocks in the construction and industrial sectors are set to soar as a 'red hot capex cycle' kicks in, Morgan Stanley says

Electronic signage is shown at Morgan Stanley headquarters, Thursday, March 4, 2021 in New York. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan As demand continues to outstrip supply, Morgan Stanley sees US businesses rushing to fill the breach with investment. The bank highlighted three underlying trends driving long-term capex: "near-shoring" supply chains closer to home, automation, and decarbonization. Analysts named Rockwell Automation and Eaton Corp, two industrial equipment companies, as strong buys. Sign...
Tags: New York, US, Trends, Markets, Investment, Bank, Morgan Stanley, Eaton, Rockwell, Capex, Mark Lennihan, MI Exclusive, Ethan Wu, Stock Pick, Rockwell Automation and Eaton Corp, On Rockwell


Amazon managers have been told to keep performance-improvement plans secret from employees, according to a report

Amazon's New York office. Mark Lennihan/AP Photo Amazon managers were reportedly told to keep secret their staffers' performance-improvement plans. "Do not discuss Focus with employees," read an internal Amazon page, The Seattle Times reported. An employee told the Seattle Times he was in a "weird, nebulous performance hell for a few years." See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon managers have been directed not to tell employees when they are put on performance-imp...
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Trends, Silicon Valley, Times, Seattle, PIP, Seattle Times, The Seattle Times, Employee, Mark Lennihan, Tech Insider, Amazon An Amazon, Kevin Shalvey, Weekend BI UK


Amazon gave iced scarves to warehouse employees to keep them working during the Seattle heatwave - but some staff reportedly left early because they couldn't cope

Mark Lennihan/AP Some Amazon warehouse staff in Seattle left work early because of the heatwave, The Seattle Times reported. One worker said some workstation fans weren't working, and said Amazon had been "ill-prepared." But another worker, at a different warehouse, said staff got iced neck scarves to keep them cool. See more stories on Insider's business page. Some Amazon warehouse workers in Seattle haven't been able to cope with the huge heatwave hitting the Northwest, acco...
Tags: Amazon, National Weather Service, News, Trends, The Times, Retail, Kent, Times, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Northwest, Heatwave, Washington Oregon, Seattle Times, South Lake Union, Amazon Warehouse


An Amazon warehouse employee said some workstation fans were broken for the Seattle heatwave - and staff left early because they couldn't handle soaring temperatures

Mark Lennihan/AP Some Amazon warehouse staff in Seattle left work early because of the heatwave, The Seattle Times reported. One worker said some workstation fans weren't working, and said Amazon had been "ill-prepared." But another worker, at a different warehouse, said staff got iced neck scarves to keep them cool. See more stories on Insider's business page. Some Amazon warehouse workers in Seattle haven't been able to cope with the huge heatwave hitting the Northwest, acco...
Tags: Amazon, National Weather Service, News, Trends, The Times, Retail, Kent, Times, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Northwest, Heatwave, Washington Oregon, Seattle Times, South Lake Union, Amazon Warehouse


How Walmart CEO Doug McMillon went from unloading Walmart trucks as a teenager to earning a $22 million salary

Danny Johnston / AP Images CEO Doug McMillon started his Walmart career unloading trucks in Arkansas. McMillon has been called one of the most 'woke' CEOs in the country. McMillon is chairman of nonprofit Business Roundtable, which promotes business through public policy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Carl Douglas McMillon was born in 1966 in Memphis, Tennessee. When he was 16, his family moved to 'the birthplace of Walmart' - Bentonville, Arkansas. During ...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Strategy, Walmart, Features, Arkansas, Retail, Bloomberg Businessweek, Salary, Sam, Memphis Tennessee, Fayetteville


Mark Zuckerberg's reputation has gone from heralded genius to 'worst Bond villain ever.' So why do so many business school grads still want to be the next Zuckerberg?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks about "News Tab" at the Paley Center, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 in New York. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Despite the declining reputation of Big Tech, many business school grads are setting out to become the next great tech founder. Tom Eisenmann, an entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School, set out to examine why so many grads are attracted to startup's in his new book "Why Startups Fail: A New Roadmap for Entrepreneurial Success." But beyond providing a ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Instagram, Review, Opinion, Mba, Stanford, America, Trends, Strategy, Society, Economy, Yale, Bond, Ftc