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Richard Parsons Steps Down as Interim Chairman of CBS

Richard Parsons Steps Down as Interim Chairman of CBS Image Richard Parsons, a longtime business and media executive, was named interim chairman of the CBS board late last month. CreditCreditKevork Djansezian/Reuters By Edmund Lee Oct. 21, 2018 Richard D. Parsons, a longtime media executive who less than a month ago ...

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Republicans Find a Facebook Workaround: Their Own Apps

Republicans Find a Facebook Workaround: Their Own Apps Image Conservatives “feel like the big social platforms, Facebook and Twitter, are not sympathetic to their views,” said Thomas Peters, the chief executive of uCampaign, which develops apps for Republican candidates and right-leaning causes.CreditCreditAndré Chung for The New York Times By Natasha ...

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Facebook Ads From Unknown Backer Take Aim at Brexit Plan

Facebook Ads From Unknown Backer Take Aim at Brexit Plan Image The London offices of Facebook, which announced new disclosure policies for political ads in Britain this week.CreditCreditAndrew Testa for The New York Times By Adam Satariano Oct. 19, 2018 LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May has struggled to build ...

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China’s Economy Hits Slowest Pace in a Decade

China’s Economy Hits Slowest Pace in a Decade Slowdowns in investment and retail sales are cooling one of the world’s most important growth engines. As the trade war with the U.S. intensifies, the downturn could get worse. Image A market in Beijing in October. Chinese shoppers are spending less and ...

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Powerful Executives Have Stepped Away From the Saudis. Not SoftBank’s.

Powerful Executives Have Stepped Away From the Saudis. Not SoftBank’s. Image Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, shared the stage with the SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son at the Future Investment Initiative conference last year. Mr. Son has not said whether he will attend this year’s conference.CreditCreditFaisal Nasser/Reuters ...

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Google Plus Will Be Shut Down After User Information Was Exposed

Google Plus Will Be Shut Down After User Information Was Exposed Image Google announced the decision to shut down Google Plus on Monday.CreditCreditMark Lennihan/Associated Press By Daisuke Wakabayashi Oct. 8, 2018 Google said on Monday that it would shut down Google Plus, the company’s long-struggling answer to Facebook’s giant social ...

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When Imported Steel Makes Sense, Despite Tariffs

Image The steel is shipped across the Baltic Sea and then across the Atlantic to American manufacturers, which have been among the Finnish company’s eager customers.CreditCreditJuho Kuva for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index When Imported Steel Makes Sense, Despite Tariffs The Finnish steel manufacturer Outokumpu ...

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