College Inc. Faces Sticker-Price Reckoning…

Asked where he went to college in a job interview, Kenan Thompson mumbled, tried to change the subject and finally faked a heart attack.Today many of the teenagers who laughed at the 2013 Saturday Night Live sketch about the fictional University of Westfield Online are among the nearly 4 million young adults hoping to enter…

Newsletter Special Report: Finally, a Pleasant Surprise

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Cyber Daily: Financial Sector Is Under Assault; Presidential Campaign Staffers Targeted – The Wall Street Journal

Updated June 5, 2020 9:23 am ET | WSJ Pro Hello. In his latest Infrastructure Report, WSJ Pro’s James Rundle looks at how security threats to the financial system are particularly concerning given the role that the sector is playing in the response to the coronavirus pandemic. Other news: Presidential campaigns targeted by suspected Chinese, Iranian hackers;…

Colorblind Users Push Technology Designers to Use Signals Beyond Color – The Wall Street Journal

Leaving a Zoom meeting used to be a challenge for Marta Olea, a university professor based in Madrid. Ms. Olea is colorblind so could not see the app’s red-on-black “Leave Meeting” text on her computer screen. A large proportion of the 300 million people living with color vision deficiency world-wide would have trouble finding the…

Coronavirus Update: Antimalarial-Drug Studies Retracted, Musk Slams Amazon

Now Playing 6/5/2020 6:55AM      Two studies casting doubt on the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine against Covid-19 were retracted; Elon Musk blasted Jeff Bazos and Amazon for rejecting a book; George Floyd’s autopsy says he was positive for Covid-19. WSJ’s Jason Bellini has the latest. Photo: George Frey/Reuters Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 2:26 Coronavirus…

Newsletter: Lost Jobs, Falling Exports

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Protests Continue for 10th Night Across U.S. Following George Floyd Memorial

Now Playing 6/5/2020 6:28AM      Largely peaceful marches took place on the 10th night of protests following the killing of George Floyd, after a memorial in Minneapolis. In Buffalo, two police officers were suspended without pay after a video showed them knocking down an old man. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images Up Next Editor Picks…

Why More Women Are Losing Jobs During the Pandemic

Now Playing 6/5/2020 6:03AM      Unemployment in the pandemic has fallen disproportionately on Latina women, with many in the service industry. Here’s how gender, race, and occupation help determine who is most vulnerable in the worst economic slump since the Great Depression. Illustration: Crystal Tai Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 2:18 Coronavirus Update: Senate Approves PPP…

Infrastructure Report: Cyber Concerns Haunt Financial Sector During Pandemic Recovery – The Wall Street Journal

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News June 5, 2020 5:30 am ET | WSJ Pro The launch of a major market infrastructure project and the continuing effects of the coronavirus pandemic are increasing cybersecurity risks in the financial sector. Widespread remote work while offices are closed has tempted hackers to…

Businesses Struggle to Open After Being Hit a Third Time

Now Playing 6/5/2020 5:30AM      Businesses were first hit by the coronavirus pandemic, then by the economic downturn, now some are reeling after being vandalized and looted. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images Up Next Editor Picks Shelf 2:18 Coronavirus Update: Senate Approves PPP Changes, China to Allow More Flights 6/4/2020 6:52AM 6/4/2020 3:08 Las Vegas Makes a…