Senators Accuse Yahoo Of ‘Unacceptable’ Delay In Hack Discovery

Yahoo

Six senators on Tuesday demanded that Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) explain why hackers’ theft of user information for 500 million accounts two years ago came to light only last week and called the company’s handling of the breach “unacceptable.” The lawmakers, all Democrats, said they were “disturbed” that the 2014 intrusion, More...

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Blackberry
By Callum Waters On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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BlackBerry Exits Smartphone Design With Outsourcing Plan; Shares Rise

BlackBerry Ltd will outsource the development and design of its smartphones, a product category it helped pioneer and popularize, as the Canadian company bets on software and managing rival devices, it said on More...

Zuckerberg Initiative
By Callum Waters On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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AstraZeneca Board Member Takes Role At Zuckerberg Initiative

The $3 billion health initiative set up by Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan has hired one of AstraZeneca’s non-executive directors to head up its science drive. The British More...

Uber Eats
By Callum Waters On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Job Ads Indicate Uber Is Expanding Meal Delivery Service In 24 Countries

Uber is making a broad international push into meal delivery, with fresh hiring and aggressive marketing as it prepares to take on local rivals in dozens of countries. In a sign of growing ambition beyond its taxi More...

Whatsapp / Facebook
By Kyle Brown On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Regulators In Germany Orders Facebook To delete WhatsApp User Data

A German privacy regulator ordered Facebook (FB.O) on Tuesday to stop collecting and storing data of German users of its messaging app WhatsApp and to delete all data that has already been forwarded to it. The More...

Bank of America
By Callum Waters On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Microsoft And BAML Team Up On Blockchain-Based Trade Finance Project

Microsoft (MSFT.O) and Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAC.N) have joined forces on a project to use blockchain technology to make trade finance transactions faster, cheaper, safer and more transparent, the companies More...

Samsung Note 7
By Sarah Harrison On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Samsung Recovers Over 60 percent Of Recalled Note 7s In South Korea & U.S.

Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday it has got back more than 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea and the United States, suggesting it is making progress in its attempts to recover More...

Rolling Stone
By Bill Dorset On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Singapore Music Startup, BandLab Acquires 49% Share Of Rolling Stone

The owning company of music brand Rolling Stone magazine has accepted an offer for a 49 percent share in the business from a Singapore based startup called BandLab which is attempting to boost its international More...