Dow Jones publishes fake headlines about Google acquiring Apple after ‘technical error’

Dow Jones publishes fake headlines about Google acquiring Apple after ‘technical error’

Shortly after 9:30AM ET today, the Dow Jones apparently fell victim to a “technical error” and began to publish fake headlines about Google acquiring Apple through its newswire, according to reports on Twitter and as first spotted by 9to5Mac.




$GOOG $AAPL by Dow Jones... I guess you guys have some explaining to do pic.twitter.com/402KaCcQJz

— Trader 53 (@trader_53) October 10, 2017



The newswire sent out a number of alerts about Google buying Apple for $9 billion (which, no) with a deal set to close tomorrow, while also mentioning Steve Jobs approved of the deal in his will. Obviously the reports were fake, and thankfully there was seemingly no effect by the error on the stock price of either company, likely because if you think Google...



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