Marriott Reveals Breach That Exposed Data of Up to 5.2 Million Customers

Hotel chain Marriott International is investigating a data breach that exposed up to 5.2 million guests’ personal information. Photo: Rick Bowmer/Associated Press By David Uberti March 31, 2020 4:29 pm ET Marriott International Inc. is investigating a data breach that exposed up to 5.2 million customers’ personal information, at least the third cyber incident for … Read more

Booming Interest in Zoom Cocktail Hour Comes With Corporate Hangover

As social-distancing measures have taken hold, Zoom Video has seen a huge uptick in nonbusiness users looking to connect with others from home. Photo: Nir Alon/Zuma Press By Aaron Tilley Updated April 1, 2020 6:46 pm ET Zoom Video Communications Inc.’s ZM -6.24% newfound popularity amid the coronavirus pandemic is proving both a boon and … Read more

What to Watch: Ignored (Movie) Scientists Who Predict Doom, ‘Tiger King’ and the Amazon Series ‘Tales from the Loop’

By Don Steinberg and Chris Kornelis April 1, 2020 3:12 pm ET Between existing streaming platforms ( Netflix, Amazon, Apple TV) and dozens of new ones (what’s Pluto?) there has never been so much to see and so little time—even in quarantine. There aren’t just new movies and shows, but an array of old (and … Read more

FCC Moves to Boost Wi-Fi Speed

WASHINGTON—Federal regulators are moving to make changes in the allocation of public airwaves to boost the speed of Wi-Fi networks, but at the possible expense of broadcasters, telecommunications firms and others who want the bandwidth for their business. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday it will vote April 23 on allowing Wi-Fi devices to access … Read more

T-Mobile Absorbs Sprint After Two-Year Battle

T-Mobile US Inc. closed its takeover of Sprint Corp. Wednesday after a nearly two-year battle with federal and state authorities. The merger, worth about $31.8 billion based on T-Mobile’s closing stock price Tuesday, marks the end for Sprint as a company and a brand. The once-thriving network operator spent most of the past decade losing … Read more

Spotify Strikes New Deal for Warner Music Catalog

Spotify Technology SA and Warner Music Group have reached a new global licensing agreement, the companies said, ending a contentious yearslong negotiation between the streaming giant and the third-largest music label. Spotify now holds new long-term licensing agreements with two of the three major recorded-music companies. It has had deals in place for some time … Read more