Monday Must-Reads: NBC's Trump Loss, Facebook At Work, Amazon Bots, Tesla, More

Don't have much time? Here are some must-reads for Monday, Oct. 10, from Investor's Business Daily and from around the web.

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how Comcast (CMCSA) unit NBCUniversal got scooped by the Washington Post on the #TrumpTapes from NBC's "Access Hollywood." [New York Times]

Meanwhile, spending on cloud cybersecurity is expected to grow as businesses are shifting more of their workloads to cloud computing. That means a lot of M&A among Cisco Systems, (CSCO), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Symantec (SYMC) and the like. [Investor's Business Daily]

"Facebook at Work"? Isn't that just known as "Facebook"? The social networking titan's business-communication tool makes its debut Monday. []

Digital butlers are all the rage. Devices like Amazon (AMZN) Echo and Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google Assistant can be handy around the home as a helper -- or as a buddy. [Wall Street Journal, y]

Are we all doomed? Part 1: The International Monetary Fund trimmed its growth outlook amid a "renaissance of populist authoritarianism", and many worry about the world economy stepping into "unexplored and dangerous territory," says Harvard University President Emeritus Lawrence Summers, who opines that central banks don't have the wiggle room for recession-squashing rate cuts. [Washington Post]

Are we all doomed? Part 2: Goldman Sachs (GS) says there's "more potential for shocks" and is "a bit more bearish" on European and U.S. stocks. High valuations on U.S. stocks are a concern. [Bloomberg]

In case you missed it on Sunday, Tesla Motors (TSLA) head Elon Musk's tweets make news again, even Samsung's replacement phones are too hot to handle, and Alibaba's (BABA) studio arm is teaming up with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Partners to make movies. [Investor's Business Daily]

Now that you've done your homework, get caught up on the stock market today.