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  • Leading Democrat says Equifax gave consumers ‘confusing and misleading information’ WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that Equifax was sloppy in allowing itself to be hacked, losing sensitive data on up to 143 million people. 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 ...
  • Far right makes most noise on Twitter in German election FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The far right is making the most noise on Twitter during Germany’s election campaign, but far less fake news is being spread in Germany than the United States saw before the election that put Donald Trump in power, an Oxford Unive… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • India regulator orders sharp cut in mobile interconnection fees MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s telecoms regulator has more than halved a fee mobile operators pay each other for calls from one network to another in a move that could hurt leading operators including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone’s Indian business. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Massachusetts sues Equifax as hack concerns spread to Canada (Reuters) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against credit reporting firm Equifax Inc following a breach that exposed the personal data of up to 143 million people, including 3 million in the state. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • How to Use the New iPad Dock in iOS 11 iOS 11 is an update that brings a much improved user experience to the iPad, and front and center is a new dock. The new dock not only houses far more apps, much like the dock on the Mac, but it also much improves multitasking by allowing iPad users to quickly open apps and switch ...
  • Belkin Debuts 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar for Charging an iPhone While Listening to Music Belkin today announced the launch of its new 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar adapter, which joins its existing Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar adapter to allow users to charge their devices and listen to music at the same time. The Audio + Charge RockStar is designed for iPhones that lack a 3.5mm headphone jack, which includes ...
  • Website suspends Purplebricks reviews page after legal threats LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s largest independent estate agent reviews site allAgents has removed Purplebricks’ page after the online company questioned the authenticity of critical write-ups. 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 ...
  • Swiss shut down ‘fake’ E-Coin in latest cryptocurrency crackdown ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland’s financial watchdog has closed down what it said was the provider of a fake cryptocurrency and is investigating around a dozen other possible fraud cases, in the latest clamp-down on the risks involving virtual money. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Kohl’s to accept Amazon returns in 82 stores (Reuters) – Department store operator Kohl’s Corp said on Tuesday that select merchandise bought from Amazon.com Inc can be returned at 82 Kohl’s stores in Los Angeles and Chicago, starting October. 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 ...
  • App Annie’s new product offers insight into consumer trends in China FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The pioneer of mobile app analytics, App Annie, on Tuesday said it has begun tracking Android app usage in China, a landmark for understanding consumer behavior in the world’s top smartphone market, which increasingly sets the pac… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • JPMorgan handles bitcoin-related trades for clients despite CEO warning NEW YORK (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co has been routing customer orders for bitcoin-related instruments, a spokesman said on Monday, despite the bank’s chief executive’s calling the crypto currency “a fraud.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Mexico readies bill to regulate fast-growing fintech industry MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico would regulate its fast-growing financial technology sector, including firms that use crypto-currencies like bitcoin, to protect consumers and spur competition, under a proposed bill seen by Reuters. 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 ...
  • U.S. Senate votes to ban Kaspersky Lab software from government networks WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to ban Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab’s products from use by the federal government, citing concerns the company may be a pawn of the Kremlin and poses a national security risk. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Alibaba-backed logistics firm Best slashes proposed U.S. IPO: IFR HONG KONG (Reuters) – Best Inc, a Chinese logistics company backed by Alibaba Group , slashed its proposed U.S. initial public offering after receiving tepid response from investors to its initial valuation, IFR reported on Tuesday, citing people close… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • With new operating system, Apple revamps its money-making App Store (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s newest operating system for iPhones and iPads introduces changes to its marketplace for third-party software to satisfy app developers and add new so-called augmented reality apps. 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 ...
  • Microsoft’s Hotmail, Outlook.com services back up after outage FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said its free email services Outlook.com and Hotmail, which suffered an outage across Europe on Monday, were back up. 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 ...
  • Tencent, Guangzhou Auto agree to collaborate on internet-connected cars HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holdings and Guangzhou Automobile Group Company Ltd have agreed to collaborate on internet-connected cars – a strategic pact that sent shares in Guangzhou Auto surging. 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 ...
  • New York governor wants credit-reporting firms to follow cyber rules WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that he wants credit-reporting firms to comply with the state’s cyber-security regulations, the latest government official to crack down on the industry in the wake of the ma… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • First iPhone 8, Apple TV 4K, and Apple Watch Series 3 Orders Begin Shipping Out to Customers The first iPhone 8, iPhone Plus, Apple TV 4K, and Apple Watch Series 3 orders began shipping out to customers today ahead of a promised delivery date on Friday, September 22, the official launch date for all of the devices. Apple hasn’t updated its … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Better call Netflix? Streaming platforms poaching top TV talent LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Sunday’s Primetime Emmy winners will take home shiny trophies and bask in congratulations, but their biggest payoff could come in a call from Netflix Inc or Amazon.com Inc . 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 ...
  • Google disables offensive ad keywords found by BuzzFeed (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google said it had disabled a “majority” of the offensive keywords that BuzzFeed found could be used by advertisers to target people searching for racist and anti-Semitic topics. 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 ...
  • ZhongAn aims to offer life insurance after HK share sale HONG KONG (Reuters) – ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co Ltd plans to add life insurance and other healthcare products to the range of policies China’s first internet-only insurer offers to accelerate its growth after going… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday retweeted a doctored video of himself taking a golf swing and hitting former Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton, who then stumbles as she boards a plane. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Canadian privacy commissioner launches probe of Equifax breach TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s privacy commissioner said on Friday that it has launched an investigation into the massive data breach at Equifax Inc after receiving complaints from Canadian consumers. 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 ...
  • U.S. Senator Warren introduces Equifax bill, launches industry probe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she has begun an investigation into Equifax’s massive data breach, and along with 11 other Democratic senators, introduced a bill to allow consumers to freeze their credit for free. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Amazon to test one-hour catwalk-to-doorstep deliveries at Nicopanda show LONDON (Reuters) – Online retailer Amazon aims to take the “see now, buy now” model of making clothes seen in catwalk shows quickly available to consumers to a new level, offering one-hour delivery on items shown in a fashion show on Saturday night to … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • EU plan to raise taxes for global internet firms hits snag TALLINN (Reuters) – A European Union plan to raise more tax from digital multinationals faced the first signs of scepticism on Saturday, as smaller members of the bloc warned about the economic impact from such a move. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Trump move to block chipmaker deal bad for America – Xinhua SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to block a Chinese-backed firm from buying a U.S.-based chipmaker this week is detrimental to America’s growth and the global economy, China’s state news agency Xinhua said in a commentary on … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • First cracks emerge in EU plan to raise online giants’ tax bill TALLINN (Reuters) – First signs of open scepticism appeared on Saturday over a European Union plan to raise the tax bill of digital multinationals, as some finance ministers from smaller EU states raised concerns about the economic impact. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • EU-U.S. data pact faces first major test of credibility BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A pact underpinning billions of dollars of transatlantic data transfers will undergo its first annual review on Monday, with Europe seeking to ensure Washington has lived up to its promises to protect the data of European citizens … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Apple’s Chip Partner TSMC Shares Details on 7nm Node and Advanced InFO Package Process for 2018 At the Open Innovation Platform Ecosystem Forum in Santa Clara on Wednesday, chip foundry TSMC provided an update (via EE Times) on the progress of its forthcoming technology nodes, several of which would be candidates for upcoming Apple chips. Most no… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • New and Refurbished Apple Watch Series 2 Collections Get Discounts Following Series 3 Launch Last night, pre-orders opened up for the new Apple Watch Series 3, which has a 70 percent faster dual-core processor, new Apple W2 chip, a barometric altimeter, and LTE capabilities on supported models. The base Apple Watch Series 3 models without LTE are now $329 (38mm) and $359 (42mm), rising from there for Stainless Steel ...
  • LTE in Apple Watch Series 3 Models Only Works in Country of Purchase With the LTE-enabled Apple Watch Series 3 only available in a handful of countries at the current time, it might be tempting to purchase one in another country, but it won’t work. Series 3 models appear to be limited to connectivity in their original c… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • 32GB Storage Option Now Available for iPhone 7 in Jet Black Color, Starting at $549 Apple has added a new 32GB storage capacity option to the Jet Black iPhone 7 as part of a shake-up to its existing smartphone line-up, putting the glossy finish at the more affordable entry point of $549 for the 4.7-inch version, with a 128GB option now going for $649. The iPhone 7 Plus is also ...
  • UK Network EE Will Offer £5 a Month Cellular Tariff for LTE-Capable Apple Watch Series 3 EE will be the exclusive mobile network in the U.K. to offer a tariff for the new LTE-capable Apple Watch Series 3 when it begins shipping later this month. Announced at Apple’s media event on Tuesday, the latest version of the smartwatch contains an eSIM that can connect to a 4G LTE network so users can ...
  • TomTom to offer EV recharging maps in Europe, N. America FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Dutch map-making company TomTom NV is introducing a live service to help drivers locate and pay for electric car-battery charging stations, an application built off its core automotive navigation business. 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 ...
  • A11 Chip’s 6-Core Architecture Highlights Apple’s Continuing Push Into Heterogeneous Computing In the recent leak of information from Apple, a device tree shared by Steven Troughton-Smith and containing information specific to the iPhone X was used to glean CPU code names, presence of an OLED display, and information on many other things. Contai… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • 32-Bit Apps Represented Less Than 1% of Apple’s App Store Revenue Last Quarter Apple began permitting developers to submit 64-bit applications to the iOS App Store back in 2013, allowing for improved app performance and reliability on 64-bit iOS devices. Then in June of 2015, Apple began enforcing that all apps and app updates released on the App Store must use the 64-bit architecture, meaning apps that are ...
  • Virginia halts use of voting machines considered vulnerable to hacking WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Virginia on Friday agreed to stop using paperless touchscreen voting machines that had been flagged by cyber security experts as potentially vulnerable to hackers and lacking sufficient vote auditing capabilities. 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 ...
  • Son of Russian lawmaker pleads guilty in cyber crime cases WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The son of a Russian lawmaker accused of stealing credit card data and other personal information has pleaded guilty in two criminal cases stemming from a probe into a $50 million online identity theft scheme, the U.S. Justice De… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • FBI probing if Uber used software to interfere with rivals: WSJ (Reuters) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing to see if Uber Technologies Inc had used software to illegally interfere with its competitors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. 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 ...
  • Criticism of Equifax data breach response mounts, shares tumble (Reuters) – Equifax Inc faced a storm of criticism on Friday over a hack that may have compromised personal data for some 143 million Americans, with consumers clamoring for answers and cyber security experts questioning the response to the massive br… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Firmware Suggests New Apple Watch Might Launch in ‘Ceramic Gray’ and ‘Aluminum Blush Gold’ Details from the leaked iOS 11 golden master keep on coming today, with 9to5Mac discovering references in the firmware to potential new Apple Watch case colors, which might be announced on Tuesday, September 12. The strings describe an Apple Watch with “Ceramic-Gray” and “AlumBlushGold” colorways, hinting at a new version of the Apple Watch Edition ...
  • TouchArcade iOS Gaming Roundup: Reigns: Her Majesty, Final Fantasy XV, Armello, and More This week over on TouchArcade has been all about playing catch up after attending PAX West in Seattle. If you’ve never been to a PAX event, and are at all into any aspect of gamer culture, I promise you’ll have a very good time there. Whether you’re into card games, board games, video games, or ...
  • European court rules firms must tell employees of email checks STRASBOURG (Reuters) – Companies need to make sure that employees are aware in advance of management monitoring of their work email accounts, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday in a landmark privacy case. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • L’Oreal sacks transgender model after comments on white people PARIS (Reuters) – French cosmetics giant L’Oreal sacked its first transgender model to appear on a British advertising campaign after she described all white people as racist on Facebook. 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 ...
  • More than four million Time Warner Cable records exposed in leak (Reuters) – More than four million records of users of Time Warner Cable’s MyTWC app were found unsecured on an Amazon server last month, digital security research center Kromtech Security Center said in a blog post on Friday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Video streaming device maker Roku files for IPO (Reuters) – Video streaming device maker Roku Inc filed for an initial public offering on Friday, as the company looks to cash in on the booming demand for such services. 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 ...
  • Hogwarts School off to flying start in new digital experience (Reuters) – Harry Potter’s magical world is coming alive like never before. 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 new window)Click ...
  • Online lender SoFi launches probe into sexual harassment claims (Reuters) – Online lender Social Finance Inc said on Friday that it was investigating claims of sexual harassment that emerged in a lawsuit. 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 ...
  • Expedia names Alan Pickerill CFO (Reuters) – Online travel services company Expedia Inc said on Friday it appointed Alan Pickerill as its chief financial officer. 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 ...
  • U.S. House panel scraps Sept. 7 net neutrality hearing WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House committee said on Wednesday it has canceled a planned hearing on Sept. 7 on the future of internet access rules after no companies publicly committed to appearing. 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 ...
  • New Uber CEO promises change, sees IPO in 18-36 months SAN FRANCISCO/GEORGETOWN, Del. (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc’s new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi told employees on Wednesday the ride-services company would change its culture and may go public in 18 to 36 months. 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 ...
  • Lyft expands ride-sharing service to 32 more states (Reuters) – U.S.-based ride services company Lyft Inc said on Thursday it unveiled availability to an additional 32 states, as it looks to take market share from its main rival Uber. 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 ...
  • Western Digital CEO apologized to Toshiba for friction over chip unit sale TOKYO (Reuters) – Western Digital Corp’s CEO apologized to his counterpart at Toshiba Corp for strained ties after the U.S. firm sued to keep their chip joint venture from being sold to rival bidders, according to an Aug. 11 letter. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Norway tightens IT security to prevent ballot tampering OSLO (Reuters) – Norway is tightening security procedures ahead of a parliamentary election on Sept. 11 to prevent possible vote tampering, the government said on Friday. 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 ...
  • Facebook’s Watch goes up against YouTube for ad dollars (Reuters) – Facebook Inc launched its Watch video service to U.S. users on Thursday with plans to allow people to submit shows, as the No. 1 social media network vies with Alphabet Inc’s YouTube for advertising revenue. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Time Inc shifts toward video as eyeballs move online NEW YORK (Reuters) – Time Inc, publisher of magazines including People and Sports Illustrated, is turning to the internet to distribute its growing cache of video material and television shows, part of a plan to counter fast-declining print advertising… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Yahoo must face litigation by data breach victims: U.S. judge (Reuters) – A U.S. judge said Yahoo must face nationwide litigation brought on behalf of well over 1 billion users who said their personal information was compromised in three massive data breaches. 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 ...
  • Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto beats on record customer additions Palo Alto Networks Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly results as the cybersecurity firm added a record number of customers in the wake of the recent global ransomware attack. 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 ...
  • Hellman & Friedman leads race for $5 billion Nets deal: Financial Times (Reuters) – U.S. private equity firm Hellman & Friedman is the frontrunner in the race to acquire Nets, Scandinavia’s largest payments processor, the Financial Times reported, citing people close to the discussions. 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 ...
  • German and don’t know who to vote for? Ask the Vote-O-Meter BERLIN (Reuters) – Three weeks before Germany’s election and with at least one poll suggesting nearly half of all voters don’t know what they will do, the government has unveiled an updated online tool to help them decide. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • U.S. House panel scraps Sept. 7 net neutrality hearing WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House committee said on Wednesday it has canceled a planned hearing on Sept. 7 on the future of internet access rules after no companies publicly committed to appearing. 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 ...
  • Expedia taps CFO Okerstrom to replace Khosrowshahi as CEO (Reuters) – Expedia Inc on Wednesday named Mark Okerstrom as its new president and chief executive, replacing Dara Khosrowshahi who left the U.S. travel-booking company to take the top job at car-ride provider Uber Technologies Inc . Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Lyft expands ride-sharing service to 32 more states (Reuters) – U.S.-based ride services company Lyft Inc said on Thursday it unveiled availability to an additional 32 states, as it looks to take market share from its main rival Uber. 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 ...
  • Facebook’s Watch goes up against YouTube for ad dollars (Reuters) – Facebook Inc launched its Watch video service to U.S. users on Thursday with plans to allow people to submit shows, as the No. 1 social media network vies with Alphabet Inc’s YouTube for advertising revenue. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Time Inc shifts toward video as eyeballs move online NEW YORK (Reuters) – Time Inc, publisher of magazines including People and Sports Illustrated, is turning to the internet to distribute its growing cache of video material and television shows, part of a plan to counter fast-declining print advertising… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Yahoo must face litigation by data breach victims: U.S. judge (Reuters) – A U.S. judge said Yahoo must face nationwide litigation brought on behalf of well over 1 billion users who said their personal information was compromised in three massive data breaches. 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 ...
  • Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto beats on record customer additions Palo Alto Networks Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly results as the cybersecurity firm added a record number of customers in the wake of the recent global ransomware attack. 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 ...
  • Hellman & Friedman leads race for $5 billion Nets deal: Financial Times (Reuters) – U.S. private equity firm Hellman & Friedman is the frontrunner in the race to acquire Nets, Scandinavia’s largest payments processor, the Financial Times reported, citing people close to the discussions. 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 ...
  • Insurers see more demand from banks for cover against cyber attacks, rogue staff LONDON (Reuters) – Banks are increasingly turning to insurance to protect their capital from “operational risks” like cyber attacks and rogue traders, and insurers say they can help safeguard lenders by providing an extra layer of expertise. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Canada-based chat platform Kik to launch $125 million token sale (Reuters) – Kik Interactive, the Ontario, Canada-based creator of the global chat platform Kik, valued at $1 billion, said on Tuesday it will launch in two weeks the sale of its own crypto currency which is expected to raise $125 million. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Whole Foods overall prices still high after selective cuts: analyst LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Whole Foods shoppers may be premature in cheering Amazon.com’s steep price cuts on staples like bananas, avocados and beef, according to one analysis released on Tuesday that suggested the premium grocery chain has not yet shed… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Uber officially welcomes as CEO Expedia’s Dara Khosrowshahi SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc officially welcomed its new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi, who has led online travel business Expedia Inc for 12 years, in a note sent to employees of the world’s biggest ride-services compa… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Instagram Posts With Multiple Photos Now Support Landscape and Portrait Mode Instagram has allowed users to share multiple photos in a single post since February, but those photos have been limited to the traditional square aspect ratio, preventing users from sharing landscape or portrait mode images in a multi-photo post. S… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...