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France Urges Friendly Resolution to Suez-Veolia Stalemate (1)

The French government reiterated its desire for Suez SA and Veolia Environnement SA to find a “friendly” resolution to their takeover battle. Yet it was unclear whether the companies were ready to end hostilities and begin meaningful talks.

Why WhatsApp’s New Privacy Rules Are Sparking Alarm: QuickTake

Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp has begun alerting its 2 billion users to an update of its privacy policy -- and if they want to keep using the popular messaging app, they have to accept it. The new terms, delivered in early 2021, have caused an outcry among technology experts, privacy advocates, billionaire entrepreneurs and government organizations and triggered a wave of defections to rival services.

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