Financials, energy lead Wall Street bounce

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks advanced on Wednesday, as gains in financial and energy shares helped equities recover from initial declines, but investors remained cautious about the potential for another flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions. The financi…

Daily Crunch: Peloton finances revealed

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Peloton files publicly for IPO Peloton previously filed a confi…

The safest messaging apps

What the messaging service keeps on their servers also matters. Even without reading your texts, law enforcement could make deductions from its metadata — like who you’ve been talking to and when — or from your uploaded contact list. Or perhaps you’ve backe…

Strengthening storm Dorian threatens Puerto Rico

Image copyrightReutersImage caption A couple boards up the door of their beachfront house as Tropical Storm Dorian approaches in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico A strengthening Tropical Storm Dorian is bearing down on Puerto Rico, which is still recovering from its r…

Facebook tightens rules amid 2020 election fears

Image copyrightReuters Facebook has unveiled new political advertising rules ahead of next year’s US presidential election amid fears the platform will be exploited. Political advertisers will now have to verify their identity before being given a “confirm…

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