Trump Declines to Release List of His Visitors at Mar-a-Lago – New York Times

Federal law exempts the White House from the Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, which requires public disclosure of government documents. But CREW and its partners argued that because the presidential visitor records are typically maintained by the Secret Service — which is part of the Department of Homeland Security — they should not be […]

FTC probes Equifax, top Democrat likens it to Enron – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday it was investigating Equifax Inc’s (EFX.N) massive data breach, and a top Democrat suggested the credit-monitoring company’s corporate leaders might need to resign. Shares of Equifax fell 2.4 percent on Thursday and trading volume hit a record high. The shares have lost 32 percent […]

Google sued by women for pay discrimination in potential class action suit – The Verge

Three women have filed a lawsuit against Google, accusing the company of discriminating against female employees by underpaying them and denying them opportunities for promotions. The plaintiffs seek to turn their complaint into a class action lawsuit covering all women who worked at Google within the last four years. “Google has discriminated and continues to […]

Two Ex-Googlers Want to Kill Your Bodega – Fortune

City dwellers who rely on their neighborhood corner stores for coffee, candy and community had nothing good to say about the plan of two ex-Googlers who want to disrupt the beloved mom-and-pop bodega industry. While Fast Company, who published the story, won the online traffic battle, Paul McDonald and Ashwath Rajan appear to have lost […]

Dozens of Senators Seek Probe of Equifax Executives’ Stock Sales – Bloomberg

More than one-third of U.S. senators want the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice to get to the bottom of whether Equifax Inc. managers violated insider trading laws when they sold stock days after the company found out it was hacked. Thirty-six lawmakers, consisting of mostly Democrats and some Republicans, signed letters sent […]

The Inside Story of Marriott’s High-Seas Rescue After Irma Stranded 620 Hotel Guests On St. Thomas – Forbes

The Inside Story of Marriott’s High-Seas Rescue After Irma Stranded 620 Hotel Guests On St. Thomas – Forbes

Hurricane Irma’s devastation in the Caribbean, where many islands sustained severe damage (Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images) Marriott International, facing devastation from Hurricane Irma that stranded more than 600 of its hotel guests on St. Thomas, chartered a 177 foot, 30,000-ton ship from the Dominican Republic at a cost of $100,000 on September 7, and began coordinating […]

6 Equifax hack rumors fact-checked – CNNMoney

6 Equifax hack rumors fact-checked – CNNMoney

Confused about what’s going on with your personal data, your credit and the massive data breach at Equifax? You’re not alone. Equifax, one of the three major credit reporting agencies, handles the data of 820 million consumers and more than 91 million businesses worldwide. Between May and July of this year 143 million people in […]

Dollar attempts to claw back from 2017 nadir – MarketWatch

The dollar strengthened against most of its rivals on Monday, climbing back from its deepest weekly drop in two months as renewed interest in riskier assets benefited the U.S. unit. Hurricane Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm on Monday, and while millions of people are […]

Equifax Customer Complaints Continue to Pile Up – Fox Business

Equifax Inc. struggled over the weekend with its response to its massive data breach as consumers continued to criticize the credit-reporting company’s efforts and cited ongoing problems with a website set up to help them. Continue Reading Below Regulators, meanwhile, are urging consumers to freeze their credit reports, a move some lenders fear could […]