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  • Vietnam-linked hackers likely targeting Philippines over South China Sea dispute: FireEye MANILA (Reuters) – Hackers linked with Vietnam’s government are likely targeting Philippine state agencies to gather intelligence related to the maritime dispute in the South China Sea, cybersecurity company FireEye said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Hackers sought to discredit Russian opposition leader: researchers TORONTO/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Hackers sought to discredit leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny in a disinformation campaign that implied he was working with a U.S. government group, Canadian cyber researchers said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Coinbase suffers outages amid bitcoin surge (Reuters) – Coinbase said on Thursday it suffered outages this week as the bitcoin exchange saw “unprecedented traffic and trading,” with the digital currency hitting record levels. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by WannaCry, which infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide, cybersecurit… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Exclusive: Facebook signs BuzzFeed, Vox, others for original video shows – sources NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form cont… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Exclusive: Wannacry hits Russian postal service, exposes wider security shortcomings MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s postal service was hit by Wannacry ransomware last week and some of its computers are still down, three employees in Moscow said, the latest sign of weaknesses that have made the country a major victim of the global extortio… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Amid regional strains, Qatar says hackers post fake comments by Emir CAIRO (Reuters) – Qatar said on Wednesday its state news agency had been hacked, after it reported remarks purportedly by its ruler criticizing aspects of U.S. foreign policy in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Apple Releases Revised Version of iTunes 12.6.1 Apple today released an updated and revised version of iTunes 12.6.1, which was originally released alongside the macOS Sierra 10.12.5 update on Monday, May 15. The new version of iTunes is 12.6.1.27, while the previous version was 12.6.1.25. It’s n… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Target in $18.5 million multi-state settlement over data breach (Reuters) – Retailer Target Corp reached an $18.5 million settlement with 47 states and the District of Columbia over a massive data breach in late 2013. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • EU states approve plans to make social media firms tackle hate speech BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union ministers approved plans on Tuesday to make social media companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube tackle hate speech on their platforms, the first legislation at EU level on the issue. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • U.S. appeals court revives part of Wikipedia lawsuit against NSA (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived part of a lawsuit by the publisher of Wikipedia and other groups challenging the U.S. National Security Agency’s surveillance of their users. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • BofA, HSBC, Intel, others invest $107 million in blockchain startup R3 NEW YORK (Reuters) – Financial and technology companies led by Bank of America Corp , SBI Holdings Inc , HSBC Holdings Plc , Intel Corp and Temasek Holdings have invested $107 million in R3 CEV, a startup which runs a big bank consortium seeking to de… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • Google’s AlphaGo takes on Chinese Go master in best of three matches BEIJING (Reuters) – Google’s artificial intelligence program AlphaGo took on the Chinese world number one of ancient board game Go on Tuesday, the second time it has gone head-to-head with a master Go player in a public showdown. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • China seeks safe steering of bike-sharing boom to clear cluttered streets SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has published draft guidelines to regulate the booming bicycle-sharing industry whose firms have raised hundreds of millions in dollars in funding but have cluttered up sidewalks with bikes. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • China’s LeEco to slash U.S. jobs amid global pull-back: source TAIPEI (Reuters) – China’s embattled LeEco aims to cut its U.S. workforce to as few as 60 people from around 500 earlier this year, as the Netflix-to-Tesla-like group streamlines global operations to shake off a cash crunch, a person with knowledge of … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Symantec says ‘highly likely’ North Korea group behind ransomware attacks SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Cyber security firm Symantec Corp said on Monday it was “highly likely” a hacking group affiliated with North Korea was behind the WannaCry cyber attack this month that infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide and disru… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.N.’s North Korea sanctions monitors hit by ‘sustained’ cyber attack UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – United Nations experts investigating violations of sanctions on North Korea have suffered a “sustained” cyber attack by unknown hackers with “very detailed insight” into their work, according to an email warning seen by Reute… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Italy offers multinationals voluntary “webtax” to avoid wrangles ROME (Reuters) – Italy sought to boost revenue from multinational internet companies on Monday by offering them the chance to agree on their future tax bills rather than risk disputes. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Ukrainian hacker gets prison in U.S. insider trading case (Reuters) – A Ukrainian computer hacker was sentenced on Monday to 2-1/2 years in prison over his role in a global scheme to conduct insider trading based on stolen, yet-to-be-published corporate news releases, U.S. prosecutors said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • U.S. top court tightens patent suit rules in blow to ‘patent trolls’ WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules for where patent lawsuits can be filed in a decision that may make it harder for so-called patent “trolls” to launch sometimes dodgy patent cases in friendly courts, a major irrita… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Interior of ‘Apple Orchard Road’ in Singapore Unveiled Ahead of Grand Opening Apple last night removed the blockades previously obscuring the inside of its new retail location in Singapore, which will officially be called Apple Orchard Road when it opens this Saturday, May 27 (via The Straits Times). After the “Apple Loves … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Nike Announces New Apple Watch Bands With Matching Running Shoes Nike today announced four new Apple Watch bands for Apple Watch Nike+ that will match the Nike Air VaporMax Flyknit “Day to Night” collection of shoes. The company said that the new colors of bands and shoes are “inspired by a shade of the sky, from dawn to dusk,” and mark the first time that ...
  • ‘SlingStudio’ Multi-Camera Production System Syncs With iPad for Real-Time Video Editing Slingbox creators Sling Media today launched an all-new multi-camera production and live video broadcasting system called SlingStudio, which connects to an iPad app to allow users the ability to edit and manage videos on the spot. With the $999 SlingStudio, users can monitor and edit four HD video inputs from up to ten connected cameras ...
  • EU to conclude Google antitrust cases in next few months OXFORD, England (Reuters) – EU antitrust regulators will rule in the “next few months” whether Alphabet’s Google abused its dominance of internet searches and other areas, a senior European Commission official said on Monday, an outcome that could lead… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Trump’s encounter with glowing orb sets alight social media (Reuters) – Images of U.S. President Donald Trump placing his hands on a glowing orb has set alight the internet, prompting comparisons to science fiction and fantasy villains. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Austria urges Dutch to get serious about shutting down narco labs VIENNA (Reuters) – The Netherlands is not doing enough to shut down narco labs producing drugs such as ecstasy and crystal meth for distribution across Europe and the United States, senior Austrian officials said on Monday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Exclusive: Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators and sources with knowledge of the case told … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Thailand extends web controls from composers of illicit content to viewers BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai authorities are targeting not only those who post or share material considered insulting to the monarchy, but even those who look at it, police said on Monday, in an escalation in how Thailand deals with critics of the royal fa… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Alleged Molds Purport to Show Relative Sizes of Apple’s 2017 iPhones A series of photos claiming to show molds of Apple’s upcoming 2017 iPhone range appeared online over the weekend, providing a potential look at the relative sizes of the rumored new devices. Apple is expected to announce three new iPhone models this ye… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • How Malta rolled dice on online gambling supervision: documents BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Malta let online gambling firms operate from the island across the European Union between at least 2012-2014 while failing to enforce its own rules on monitoring their computer servers, according to a former employee at Malta’s gaming regulator. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Facebook leaked documents show types of content it allows: Guardian (Reuters) – Leaked Facebook Inc documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Rare Apple-1 Computer Sells at German Auction for $130,000 A rare working Apple-1 computer that was built in Steve Jobs’ garage has been sold at auction in Germany for over $130,000 (via news24). The highly sought-after vintage computer auctioned off in Cologne on Saturday was one of just 200 that the late Apple co-founder and Steve Wozniak designed and marketed in 1976. The owner John Dryden, ...
  • Exclusive: North Korea’s Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s main spy agency has a special cell called Unit 180 that is likely to have launched some of its most daring and successful cyber attacks, according to defectors, officials and internet security experts. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • WannaCry cyber attack compromised some Russian banks: central bank MOSCOW (Reuters) – The WannaCry ransomware attack compromised the systems of Russian banks in some isolated cases, the Russian central bank said on Friday in the first official acknowledgement by Moscow that the virus had an impact on the country’s ban… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Companies use kidnap insurance to guard against ransomware attacks NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Companies without cyber insurance are dusting off policies covering kidnap, ransom and extortion in the world’s political hotspots to recoup losses caused by ransomware viruses such as “WannaCry”, insurers say. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • French researchers find way to unlock WannaCry without ransom FRANKFURT (Reuters) – French researchers said on Friday they had found a last-chance way for technicians to save Windows files encrypted by WannaCry, racing against a deadline as the ransomware threatens to start locking up victims’ computers first inf… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • WannaCry attack is good business for cyber security firms SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – For Kris Hagerman, chief executive of UK-based cyber security firm Sophos Group Plc , the past week could have been bad. The WannaCry “ransomware” attack hobbled some of its hospital customers in Britain’s National Health Serv… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Amid industry pushback, China offers changes to cyber rules: sources BEIJING (Reuters) – China may delay full implementation of controversial new cyber security rules, giving companies more time to prepare, two people who attended a meeting on Friday between the country’s internet regulator, businesses and diplomats tol… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Telegram Encrypted Messenger Gains Video Support, Bot Payments, and More Encrypted messaging platform Telegram received a significant update today, bringing video messaging, bot payments, and other new features to the chat app. In version 4.0 of Telegram, users can activate video messaging with a tap of the mic icon to s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Facebook wins dismissal of U.S. lawsuits linked to terrorism NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Security experts find clues to ransomware worm’s lingering risks FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Two-thirds of those caught up in the past week’s global ransomware attack were running Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system without the latest security updates, a survey for Reuters by security ratings firm BitSight found. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Carlos Slim’s America Movil to roll out 4.5G network this year MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Billionaire Carlos Slim’s telecommunications giant America Movil plans to roll out a 4.5G network in Mexico by the end of the year, and gear up for 5G by 2020, CEO Daniel Hajj said at a news conference in Mexico City on Thursday… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • FCC votes 2-1 to advance repeal of Obama-era internet rules (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 2-1 on Thursday to advance a Republican plan to reverse the Obama administration’s 2015 “net neutrality” order. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Facebook to show Major League Baseball games live on Fridays SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc has struck a deal with Major League Baseball to show 20 of the league’s games live this season in an agreement that expands the social media network further into the world of live programming. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Bitcoin’s murkier rivals line up to displace it as cybercriminals’ favourite LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Cultured Code Announces ‘Things 3’ Task Manager for Mac, iOS, and Apple Watch Cultured Code today officially released an all-new version of Things, the personal task manager software for Mac, iOS, and Apple Watch. Things 3 brings an overhauled user interface and multiple new features to the to-do apps, which continue to use Things Cloud to seamlessly sync across devices. First up is the new design, offering a stripped-down ...
  • EU judges to tackle ‘right to be forgotten’ again BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The “right to be forgotten” – or stopping certain web search results from appearing under searches for people’s names – will be debated at the European Union’s top court after Alphabet Inc’s Google refused requests from four indivi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Yahoo to buy back $3 billion shares in tender offer (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc said on Tuesday it would buy back up to $3 billion shares through a tender offer to provide liquidity to stockholders looking to sell the stock ahead of the company’s pending deal with Verizon Communications Inc. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Group linked to NSA spy leaks threatens sale of new tech secrets FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group that took credit for leaking NSA cyber spying tools – including ones used in the WannaCry global ransomware attack – has said it plans to sell code that can be used to hack into the world’s most used computers, … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Oddities in WannaCry ransomware puzzle cybersecurity researchers SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The WannaCry malware that spread to more than 100 countries in a few hours is throwing up several surprises for cybersecurity researchers, including how it gained its initial foothold, how it spread so fast and why the hackers are… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Twitter co-founder Biz Stone returns to company (Reuters) – Twitter Inc co-founder Biz Stone said on Tuesday he would be returning full time to the microblogging service in an unspecified role. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • Nasdaq launches machine intelligence-enhanced data service NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nasdaq Inc on Tuesday launched a service to help fund managers and quantitative traders better use data from social media, central bank announcements, retail sentiment and other sources to improve trading profits. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • BlackBerry working with automakers on anti-hack tool: analyst TORONTO (Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd is working with at least two automakers to develop a security service that would remotely scan vehicles for computer viruses and tell drivers to pull over if they were in critical danger, according to a financial anal… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Hackers mint crypto-currency with technique in global ‘ransomware’ attack SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A computer virus that exploits the same vulnerability as the global “ransomware” attack has latched on to more than 200,000 computers and begun manufacturing digital currency, experts said Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Behind-The-Scenes Look Into Apple Park Shares Up Close Photos, Sketches, and History of New Campus In a new article by Wired today, Apple has shared the first in-depth look inside its new Apple Park campus, providing glimpses into the “Ring” building’s original design, up-close images of the campus’ construction and interiors, and even personal tidbits about former CEO Steve Jobs’ connection to Apple Campus 2. As construction and updates on ...
  • UK venture firm Notion wins overseas backers to avert Brexit fund gap FRANKFURT (Reuters) – UK-based business software venture capital firm Notion Capital has increased funding for European business software start-ups by bringing in new investors from the United States and the Middle East, the firm said on Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Facebook fined $165,645 by French data watchdog PARIS (Reuters) – Facebook has been fined 150,000 euros ($165,645) by France’s CNIL data watchdog for failure to prevent its users’ data from being accessed by advertisers. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Facebook still accessible in Thailand as government deadline passes BANGKOK (Reuters) – The Facebook social media site was still available in Thailand on Tuesday after concerns arose that authorities would shut it down if Facebook did not take down content deemed threatening to national security. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Snap surges after Wall Street heavyweights reveal stakes SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Snap Inc jumped more than 8 percent on Monday in its second strongest day since the social media company’s initial public offering, boosted by filings showing several institutional investors had owned its shares. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Shock and shrug: U.S. stocks brush off latest round of global threats NEW YORK (Reuters) – Another global shock. Another collective yawn by U.S. stock investors. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Multinationals in Vietnam targeted by hackers linked to government: report SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Hackers either working for the Vietnamese government or on their behalf have broken into the computers of multinationals operating in the country as part of an increasingly sophisticated cyber espionage campaign, cyber security co… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Nintendo Planning to Launch Smartphone Version of ‘The Legend of Zelda’ Following the release of mobile games Miitomo, Super Mario Run, Fire Emblem Heroes, and the upcoming Animal Crossing iPhone app, Nintendo’s next big franchise coming to smartphones will be The Legend of Zelda, according to sources speaking with The Wall Street Journal. The sources said that Animal Crossing will hit mobile devices sometime “in the ...
  • Some businesses in Asia disrupted by cyber attack, authorities brace for more SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Asian governments and businesses reported some disruptions from the WannaCry ransomware worm on Monday but cybersecurity experts warned of a wider impact as more employees turned on their computers and checked e-mails. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • South Korea says nine cases of ransomware found in country so far SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s presidential Blue House office said on Monday there have been nine cases of ransomware found in the country so far, but did not provide details on where the cyber attacks were discovered. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • European, Asian companies short on cyber insurance before ransomware attack LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Many companies outside the United States may not have cover for a recent computer-system attack, leaving them potentially with millions of dollars of losses because there has been relatively little take-up of cyber insurance… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Cyber attack hits 200,000 in at least 150 countries: Europol LONDON (Reuters) – Friday’s cyber attack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries and that number could grow when people return to work on Monday, the head of the European Union’s police agency said on Sunday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • G7 financial leaders reiterate FX pledges, vow more cyber cooperation BARI, Italy (Reuters) – Financial leaders of seven leading world economies pledged stronger cooperation against cyber crime on Saturday and not to use foreign exchange to gain competitive advantage, but stuck to their cautious wording on trade, their f… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Italy antitrust body fines WhatsApp over customer data terms ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s antitrust watchdog said on Friday it was imposing a 3 million-euro ($3.3 million) fine on messaging service WhatsApp for allegedly obliging users to agree to sharing their personal data with its parent company Facebook . Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Telefonica, other Spanish firms hit in “ransomware” attack MADRID (Reuters) – Spain said on Friday a large number of companies, including telecommunications giant Telefonica , had been infected with malicious software known as “ransomware” which locks up computers and demands ransoms. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Spotify, valued at $13 billion, to launch direct listing on NYSE: sources (Reuters) – Music streaming service Spotify, most recently valued at $13 billion, will be the first major company to carry out a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange when it goes public later this year or early next year, two sources familiar … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Microsoft adds detection, protection against global cyberattack: statement WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Microsoft said on Friday its engineers had added detection and protection against a ransomware attack that had disrupted hospitals in England and infected computers in dozens of other countries around the world. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • NY regulator sues U.S. OCC over national charters for online lenders NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York’s banking regulator on Friday sued the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency over its plan to offer special-purpose charters that would let online lenders and other “fintech” companies do business nationwide, call… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • UK PM May pledges new powers to punish and tax social media firms LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to create new powers allowing her to punish social media and communications companies that fail to look after users’ data, and to demand cash from firms to pay for policing the internet. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Global cyber attack fuels concern about U.S. vulnerability disclosures WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A global cyber attack on Friday renewed concerns about whether the U.S. National Security Agency and other countries’ intelligence services too often horde software vulnerabilities for offensive purposes, rather than quickly aler… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Retailer Brooks Brothers discloses payment card data breach (Reuters) – U.S. clothing company Brooks Brothers said on Friday payment card information of certain customers were compromised at some of its retail locations in the United States and Puerto Rico over 11 months until March. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...