Quantcast
Home » Topics » The Wall Street Journal

Mt. Gox investors seek creditor support to save bitcoin exchange

(Reuters) – A group of investors, which is seeking to buy Mt. Gox, has launched a website to garner support from creditors of the bankrupt bitcoin exchange to prevent a liquidation of its assets. “We need your help to stop a liquidation, which would be good neither for Mt. Gox…

Walmart lays off 2,300 workers in cost-cutting move

Walmart will lay off about 2,300 workers at its Sam's Club warehouse unit, The Wall Street Journal said, the latest in a string of job losses at US retailers. Half of the cuts will affect middle-management workers, the newspaper said, calling it "the……

CIA amassing a huge database on Americans’ financial data

The Central Intelligence Agency is amassing a huge database of international money transfers that includes the financial and personal data of millions of Americans, The Wall Street Journal reported. Under the program, the Federal Bureau of Investigation works with the CIA to collect large amounts of data on international transactions…

France and Spain spied on their own citizens and handed data over to the NSA

Electronic spying on French and Spanish phone records was carried out by those countries’ intelligence services and not by the National Security Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Citing unnamed US officials, the Journal’s report contradicted earlier accounts from French and Spanish media that alleged the NSA was scooping…

NY regulator issues subpoenas to firms tied to Bitcoin: WSJ

(Reuters) – New York’s top banking regulator has issued subpoenas to several companies associated with Bitcoin as part of an inquiry into business practices of the virtual currency industry, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The subpoenas issued by the New York Department of Financial…

U.S. files first criminal charges over Benghazi attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has filed sealed criminal charges for the attack in Benghazi, Libya, last year in which the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed, media reports said on Tuesday. The U.S. Justice Department said it had no comment on the reports by…

Tech giant Panasonic ‘investigated’ for alleged bribes

The US government is investigating whether a unit of Japanese electronics giant Panasonic Corporation paid bribes abroad to ease business deals, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. Citing company documents, the paper said the probe is focused on Panasonic Avionics Corporation (PAC), a subsidiary based in Lake Forest, California…

Reports indicate CIA helping Syria rebels obtain arms and intelligence

The US Central Intelligence Agency has been feeding information to select rebel fighters in Syria to try to make them more effective against government troops, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. Citing unnamed current and former US officials, the newspaper said the new CIA effort reflected a change in the…

Report: U.S. companies keeping $166 billion in offshore tax shelters

US companies are keeping more of their profits offshore, choosing overseas tax havens amid talk in Washington about closing corporate tax loopholes, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The business newspaper said its analysis of 60 big American companies had found that they had collectively parked a total of $166…

FDA panel pushing for new limits on access to Vicodin

Citing concern over increasing reports of addiction and overdoses, a Food and Drug Administration safety panel has recommended new restrictions on access to the commonly-used painkiller Vicodin and other products. The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that the panel voted 19-10 to suggest that Vicodin and other products containing…

Page 1 of 212
Google+