Uber Hack Jeopardized the Personal Information of 57 Million Users

(SAN FRANCISCO) — Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers. The revelation Tuesday marks the latest stain on Uber’s reputation. The San Francisco company ousted Travis Kalanick as CEO in June after an internal investigation […]

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Disney Animation head takes leave of absence amid questions of inappropriate conduct

Disney Animation head and Toy Story director John Lasseter announced he is taking a six-month leave of absence from Pixar, which is owned by Disney, after “painful” conversations, The Hollywood Reporter writes. “It’s never easy to face your missteps,” he wrote in a memo to employees, adding: “It’s been brought to my attention that I […]

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Index Funds are Great, But Stock-Picking Should Still Be Part of Your Investment Strategy

Index funds have gotten plenty of praise lately, some of it from me, as the the Vanguard S&P 500 Index Fund (formerly First Index Trust) celebrated the 40th anniversary of its launch. It’s now the second-largest mutual fund in the country, behind only Vanguard’s Total Stock Market index fund. But such investing leaves a little […]

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