Lauren Feiner, CNBC

Lauren Feiner


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Lauren:

Feds say Twitter used contact info collected for security purposes to target ads

Twitter reached a $150 million settlement with the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission over alleged misrepresentations of data privacy practices. → Read More

Democrats urge Google to stop collecting location data that could be used to identify people seeking abortions

The letter comes after a Supreme Court draft decision that would reverse Roe v. Wade was published by Politico. → Read More

Snap's warning sends shock across digital advertising as investors flee social media stocks

In notes following Snap's disclosure, analysts pointed to a macroeconomic story that's playing out across the digital ad market. → Read More

Zoom pops 16% on first-quarter earnings beat and strong guidance

Zoom shares have lost about 85% of their value since peaking October 2020, and are down by more than half this year. → Read More

Bitcoin could fall to $8,000, a more than 70% plunge, Guggenheim's Minerd says

Guggenheim Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd said most crypto is "junk" but bitcoin and ethereum will survive. → Read More

DC AG sues Meta CEO Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal

The lawsuit comes after a judge rejected Racine's attempt to add Zuckerberg as a defendant on his original consumer protection complaint against Facebook. → Read More

Democratic senators concerned about phone location data being used to track people seeking abortions

The letter highlights the potential far-reaching impacts of the Supreme Court's anticipated decision reversing Roe v. Wade. → Read More

New bipartisan bill would force Google to break up its ad business

The Competition and Transparency in Digital Advertising Act was introduced by key Senators on the Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust, the Journal reported. → Read More

Labor group accuses Apple of interrogating, surveilling staff at World Trade Center store

CWA alleged Apple interrogated and surveilled staff, restricted them from posting union fliers and made them attend mandatory anti-union speeches. → Read More

Amazon's Twitch, Discord, 4chan face New York AG probe after Buffalo shooting

Amazon's Twitch, Discord, 4chan and 8chan will be among the platforms her office will probe. → Read More

Apple adding live captions to iPhone, iPad and Mac so you can read along with videos

Apple's software update, which includes new accessibility features like live captions, is rolling out later this year. → Read More

New filing reveals the full story behind Musk's bid to buy Twitter

Former CEO Jack Dorsey told Musk he personally believes Twitter would be better equipped to focus on execution as a private company, according to the filing.. → Read More

Twitter's market cap has dropped to $9 billion below Musk's purchase price as concerns about deal emerge

The sell-off in Twitter has brought its market cap below $35 billion, about $9 billion below Elon Musk's offer. → Read More

Twitter freezing hiring and cutting costs as execs depart

The news comes as billionaire Elon Musk seeks to complete his $44 billion deal to buy the company and take it private. → Read More

Lina Khan's FTC can finally move forward with its progressive agenda after Senate confirms fifth commissioner

The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden's nominee to the Federal Trade Commission, Alvaro Bedoya, breaking a deadlock between Democrats and Republicans. → Read More

Tech is hitting the brakes on hiring, but that doesn't mean a broader slowdown is coming

Several tech companies have recently announced hiring freezes and layoffs. But it's not necessarily a bellwether for the broader economy. → Read More

Apple discontinues the last iPod model

Apple said the iPod touch will be available while supplies last. → Read More

Cable companies to offer effectively free internet to low-income homes

The news means that tens of millions of households could receive high-speed internet at no cost, according to the White House. → Read More

Tesla covers travel costs for out of state healthcare including, reportedly, abortions

Though a report from Tesla does not mention the word "abortion," the wording of the policy seems to include such a procedure. → Read More

Tesla bull Ron Baron says Musk got an 'incredibly cheap' deal on Twitter

Baron's firm committed $100 million in equity to support Musk's takeover plans, a new filing revealed Thursday. → Read More