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After Breakneck Expansion, WeWork Stumbles as It Nears I.P.O.

In the cutthroat world of real estate, WeWork drew envy and admiration as it built an empire of sleek work spaces for freelancers, start-ups and Fortune 500 companies alike.The company planned to cash in on its breakneck expansion with an initial public offering of stock as soon as this month that was expected to give WeWork’s parent company a value that other real estate companies could only dream of.But those plans now appear to be in jeopardy.WeWork’s parent, the We Company, is considering selling its shares at a more than 50 percent discount to its valuation from earlier this year, according to two people familiar with the…

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Hackers Hit Twitter C.E.O. Jack Dorsey in a ‘SIM Swap.’ You’re at Risk, Too.

SAN FRANCISCO — When hackers took over the Twitter account of Twitter’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey, last week, they used an increasingly common and hard-to-stop technique that can give them complete access to a wide array of the most sensitive digital accounts, including social media, email and financial accounts.Called SIM swapping, it allows hackers to take control of a victim’s phone number. In recent months, SIM swapping has been used to hijack the online personas of politicians, celebrities and notables like Mr. Dorsey, to steal money all over the world and to simply harass regular people.Victims, no matter how prominent or technically sophisticated, have been unable to…

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A Million Refugees May Soon Lose Their Line to the Outside World

BANGKOK — About one million Rohingya Muslims in camps in Bangladesh could soon lose a vital connection to the outside world if the government moves forward with a threat to suspend cell service to the world’s largest refugee settlement.Citing “state security” and “public safety,” the Bangladeshi telecommunications minister ordered a halt this week to mobile phone service in camps crowded with Rohingya Muslims who fled ethnic cleansing in their native Myanmar. The blackout is scheduled to take effect by Sunday.“Our suffering will be unlimited if mobile phone communication goes off,” said Ramjan Ali, a Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh.The directive from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, which was…

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Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Streaming Platform Loses a Top Executive

LOS ANGELES — Seven months ahead of its planned launch, Quibi, the short-form video platform from the film executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, experienced some backstage drama on Wednesday with the departure of one of its top executives, Janice Min.Ms. Min, the former co-president and chief creative officer of The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group, joined Quibi last September. She was hired by the Quibi chief executive and co-founder Meg Whitman, who was formerly the chief executive of Hewlett-Packard and eBay, and charged with running its news division.Quibi confirmed that Ms. Min was leaving, saying in a statement, “We thank her for her leadership and wish her well as she…

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