PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Dec 4
Dec 4 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* A hacking attack on Sony Pictures that disabled its internal systems and resulted in the leak of five films and a slew of sensitive data on pay and other personnel matters has set off upheaval at the big Hollywood studio. (on.wsj.com/1rYLtjK)
* Despite some high-profile accidents, finding the locations of oil-filled trains remains difficult, even in those states that don't consider the information top secret, because there are no federal or state rules requiring public notice. (on.wsj.com/1I2lWRc)
* U.K. treasury chief George Osborne on Wednesday introduced a new 25 percent tax on foreign companies' profits derived from economic activity in the U.K. - aiming to rein in what the government says is tax avoidance by multinationals shifting their tax burden to lower-tax regimes. (on.wsj.com/1vlq44B)
* Google Inc plans to boost the commissions it pays some outside firms to sell its workplace software, signaling a more serious challenge to Microsoft Corp's dominance at larger companies, according to people familiar with the matter. (on.wsj.com/1zmmlb4) Continued...