Facebook’s Latest Error Shakes Advertisers’ Confidence

Facebook Inc. is offering millions of dollars in credits to some advertisers after discovering a glitch in a tool that tells advertisers how effective their…

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Amazon Web Services Hit by Outage

Amazon.com Inc. grappled with an hourslong outage tied to its enormous cloud-computing operation that affected many businesses, forcing them to warn their customers about product…

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TikTok Granted Extension on Divestiture Order

WASHINGTON—Federal officials have granted TikTok and its Chinese parent ByteDance Ltd. a weeklong extension of a deadline for completing a divestiture deal, in another delay…

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Climate Researchers Enlist Big Cloud Providers for Big Data Challenges

The cloud’s ability to chew through vast amounts of data using machine-learning algorithms is drawing in more researchers from the data-intensive world of climate science.…

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Think Remote Learning Is Hard? Try Using a Phone in an Indian Village

GALLA, India—Remote learning during the pandemic has been painful, even for children with the best computers and broadband. Imagine trying to do it all on…

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WSJ News Exclusive | GE Plans More Job Cuts in Aviation Division

General Electric Co. warned employees that more job cuts are coming to the conglomerate’s jet-engine business because of the pandemic’s impact on commercial air travel…

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Stock-Market Titans Amazon, Google and Facebook Are Also Driving Commercial Real Estate

The biggest U.S. tech companies are providing a jolt to the slumbering commercial real-estate business, emerging as major tenants and acquirers of office and other…

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U.S. Justice Department Ends Oversight of Brazil’s Odebrecht

An independent monitor has certified Odebrecht SA’s antibribery compliance program, the Brazilian construction company said. The certification closes a 3½-year monitorship that was imposed on…

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Snap Counters TikTok With Spotlight Video-Sharing Feature

Snap Inc. is launching a video-sharing feature to rival TikTok, a move that will for the first time let its users produce content with hopes…

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Facebook Ads Could Be Reaching Saturation Point

Facebook Inc.’s platforms are starting to feel like homes with too much furniture. It is getting difficult to move around. In addition to ads on…

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