Walt Disney to Lay Off 32,000 Workers as Covid-19 Hits Theme Parks

Walt Disney Co. said it would lay off about 32,000 employees, primarily at its theme parks, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to drag on its…

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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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HBO Max Hopes ‘Flight Attendant’ Will Land Viewers

The new streaming service and its new boss see shows targeting women and younger viewers as a way to stand out in a cluttered video…

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Penguin Random House Parent Near Deal to Buy Simon & Schuster From ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS Inc. is close to a deal to sell book publisher Simon & Schuster to German media giant Bertelsmann SE for more than $2 billion,…

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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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‘Jeopardy!’ names Ken Jennings as its first interim host after death of Alex Trebek

“Jeopardy!” announced Monday that Ken Jennings, who holds the all-time records for most consecutive games won at 74, will be the first interim guest host…

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Warner Music Leans on Digital Sales During Pandemic

A growing share of Warner Music Group Corp.’s revenue in the latest quarter flowed from music streaming and other digital channels, a sign of how…

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Google Plans Fiber-Optic Network to Connect Via Saudi Arabia and Israel for First Time

Google is laying the groundwork for a fiber-optic network that for the first time will connect through historical enemies Saudi Arabia and Israel while opening…

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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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Why Some Tech Workers Leaving Silicon Valley Are Changing Jobs

Tech companies in smaller cities are starting to see an uptick in applications from candidates living in San Francisco and New York—areas that have long…

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