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Kaspersky Antivirus left millions of customers open to online tracking

Millions of users of Kaspersky Antivirus may have had their online activity tracked without their permission due to a software security flaw.Websites may have been able to track Kaspersky users for years, with individual machines ...

Kaspersky Antivirus left millions of customers open to online tracking

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Comcast to Pay Millions After Judge Finds It Illegally Screwed Over Customers 445,000 Times Comcast violated the Consumer Protection Act a whopping 445,000 times, a Washington State court ruled on Thursday. The ruling stems from accusations by the state’s attorney general that the telecom giant signed up tens of thousands of customers for a shitty monthly program without their consent.Read...
06:00, 2019-06-08

Firefox browser blocks sites and advertisers from tracking you online by default Like Apple's Safari, Firefox’s tracking prevention stops ad networks from identifying your browser with cookies that follow you across the internet.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-04

Monzo customers left fuming as transfers fail for several hours Customers of app-based bank Monzo told of their frustration today claiming their bank transfers had failed and they were unable to access their cash....
06:01, 2019-05-31

UNESCO warns millions of kids left behind on education Without urgent action, one in six children worldwide will be out of school by 2030, a new UNESCO report warns. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told DW the world is walking towards "an enormous failure."...
21:51, 2019-07-09

Walmart makes it super easy for AT&T customers to upgrade their phones online Walmart has been trying to diversify its business and services in a number of interesting ways lately, competing against arch-rival Amazon in terms of both voice shopping experiences and ultra-low-cost tablets. And now you can do something on Walmart's website that no other mass retailer selling gen...
11:00, 2019-06-18

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of The Monetization of Open Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Open banking has arrived, and it's transforming the UK's banking landsc...
17:51, 2019-07-15

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Security blog reports that First American left hundreds of millions of records exposed A leading mortgage settlement and title insurance company, First American Financial Corporation, left hundreds of millions of customer records accessible on the web, including personal information such as Social Security numbers, according to a report on a security blog Friday....
03:51, 2019-05-25

Millions Were Left Without Power in Argentina and Uruguay After an ‘Extraordinary’ System Failure. How Did it Happen? Millions of people in Argentina and Uruguay woke up Sunday morning without electrical power after what an Argentinian national energy supplier called “a massive failure of the grid.” While sporadic, small-scale blackouts are not unheard of in that part of the world, the sheer scale of th...
00:51, 2019-06-18

First American left hundreds of millions of records exposed, security blog reports The leading mortgage settlement and title insurance firm left 885 millions customer records accessible on the web, including personal data such as Social Security numbers....
03:51, 2019-05-25

|LazarusgroupbehindrecentcyberattackonSouthAfrica-Kaspersky A recent North Korean cyberattack in which South Africa was apparently among 17 countries targeted, relates to the activity of the so-called Lazarus group, says a Kaspersky expert....
07:34, 2019-08-15

An email marketing company left 809 million records exposed online Enlarge (credit: Ullstein Bild | Getty Images) By this point, you've hopefully gotten the message that your personal data can end up exposed in all sorts of unexpected Internet backwaters. But increased awareness hasn't slowed the problem. In fact, it's only grown bigger—and more confounding. Last...
16:01, 2019-05-21

The FBI tracked down the alleged Capital One hacker online. The suspect left a digital trail. Paige Thompson's extensive online identity includes a Twitter account chronicling mental-health worries and the GitHub account where she discussed the data she’s accused of stealing....
18:17, 2019-07-31

Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices open to attack A new Bluetooth vulnerability has been disclosed that would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pairing to monitor or even manipulate the data transferred between two paired devices.The vulnerability has been given the name “Key Negotiation o...
07:00, 2019-08-17

Kaspersky Security for Office 365 adds OneDrive protection As businesses have moved away from local storage in favor of cloud storage, protecting sensitive files and documents stored in the cloud has become a top priority for organizations.However, according to Kaspersky's “Sorting out digital clutter in business” report, two thirds (66%)...
04:51, 2019-08-24

Portugal PM says open to new alliance with far left Portugal's prime minister said on Wednesday he is ready to renew his Socialist party's alliance with two far-left parties following a general election in October....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Kaspersky AV injected unique ID that allowed sites to track users, even in incognito mode (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Antivirus software is something that can help people be safer and more private on the Internet. But its protections can cut both ways. A case in point: for almost four years, AV products from Kaspersky Lab injected a unique identifier into the HTML of every web...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Get up to 60% off Bitdefender's antivirus packages with this exclusive offer Amazon Prime Day might now be almost upon us. But if you're holding out to see what antivirus packages come down in price we can tell you now there is no need. The best antivirus software on the market is currently at a price we can't see being beaten anytime soon.Offering discounts of up ...
20:00, 2019-07-09

Windows Defender is the best antivirus around, claims testing lab Windows Defender has been rated as the (joint) top antivirus solution by one independent testing lab.In AV-Test’s May/June report for the best Windows antivirus software for the home user, Windows Defender was ranked top with a perfect score – 6 out of 6 for protection, performance and...
12:00, 2019-08-12

French Open 2019: Tsonga left holding baby "Jo-Wilfried Tsonga easied into the French Open second round with a 7-6 6-1 4-6 6-3 win over Peter Gojowczyk before being asked to pose for a photo with a baby."...
19:34, 2019-05-27

Gary Woodland secured his U.S. Open win with a gutsy shot that left everyone in awe Woodland won the U.S. Open mostly because of his solid play but also because the incredibly perfect and gutsy shot that he hit on the 71st hole.       ...
10:34, 2019-06-17

Researchers use Intel SGX to put malware beyond the reach of antivirus software Intel Skylake die shot, built using the 14nm process. (credit: Intel) Researchers have found a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel processors in such a way that the malware can't be analyzed or identified by antivirus software, using the processor's own features to protect the bad code...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Campos-Duffy: The left and right in Congress are 'united on some level, they like open borders' With President Trump's tariffs against Mexico set to take effect Monday, Rachel Campos-Duffy said on "Outnumbered" that there are lawmakers in both parties who are "united on some level" behind the status quo. ...
23:34, 2019-06-07

Antivirus Tycoon John McAfee Plans Presidential Run ... From Cuba After making a fortune with his early antivirus software, then being caught up in murder and drugs cases in Belize, US millionaire John McAfee has now added a new chapter to his tumultuous life story:......
02:34, 2019-07-07

The Open 2019 live stream: how to watch the last few holes of golf online from anywhere Shane Lowry may have one hand on the Claret Jug, but it's still going to take some nerve and skill to get around the gusty last few holes at Royal Portrush to win the 148th Open Championship. You can discover whether he can close it out with a 2019 Open live stream.The players are continuing th...
22:51, 2019-07-21

The Open 2019 live stream: how to watch the golf coverage online from anywhere Royal Portrush is looking resplendent and ready to host the first Northern Ireland-based Open Championship since 1951. Hopefully the field of golfers are equally as prepared to do battle for the famous Claret Jug and their own place in the history books. The good news is that you're in the righ...
19:17, 2019-07-17

Warriors' Andre Iguodala left wide open for NBA Finals Game 2-clinching 3-pointer Andre Iguodala was left wide open for the clinching 3-pointer in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The Raptors deny disrespecting the Warriors' swingman.        ...
09:51, 2019-06-03

US Open live stream: how to watch 2019 Pebble Beach golf coverage online from anywhere Can Brooks Koepka be stopped? After winning the last two editions of the US Open and coming off the back of an impressive PGA Championship victory, Koepka will have a target on his back as the players arrive at the glorious Pebble Beach Golf Links for 2019's third major. We'll tell you how...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Most extensive test of Android antivirus apps to date shows increase in quantity but not quality The latest test of Android security apps – believed to be the biggest ever conducted – shows that only one in three provides effective protection. Out of 250 mobile apps tested, the majority were dubious, unsafe or ineffective. AV-Comparatives have released their report on the biggest-ever test of A...
14:32, 2019-05-21

South Dakota woman survives freak lawn mower accident that left her neck sliced open A woman living in South Dakota miraculously survived a freak accident that left her neck sliced opened after an unknown object shot out of a lawn mower and struck her last week. ...
23:00, 2019-07-20

Left-handed, left-footed, left-kissing? Handedness is not the only asymmetry of our bodies. Whether hugging, kissing or listening, we usually prefer one side over the other. And so do animals....
08:34, 2019-08-15

US Open 2019 live stream: how to watch Pebble Beach final round golf online from anywhere We just don't know which way the 2019 US Open is going to turn next. Gary Woodland tops the leaderboard going in to Round 4, but there are some of golf's biggest names and best players chasing hard. Make sure you can watch all the action as we tell you how to get a US Open live stream from...
04:00, 2019-06-17

French Open live stream: how to watch semi-finals at Roland-Garros 2019 online from anywhere Well you can thank France's foul weather for what should be a fantastic day of tennis at Roland-Garros today. All four singles semi-finals have been contracted in to one fabulous Friday, with a showdown between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer promising to be the showpiece. You can watch every sw...
17:34, 2019-06-07

TfL Tube driver who left doors open as he drove at 40mph 'zoned out' after skipping breakfast, investigation reveals A Tube driver who failed to notice his train doors were open as he drove at 40mph had "zoned out" after skipping breakfast, an investigation revealed today....
22:00, 2019-07-10

Andy Murray sees Queen's wildcard spot left open but admits 'very little chance' of singles return this summer Andy Murray will be given until the last minute to prove his fitness for Queen's after making a full return to competitive practice against Nick Kyrgios at Wimbledon on Monday....
21:01, 2019-05-21

Ensure that widows are ‘not left out or left behind’, UN chief urges on International Day  On International Widow’s Day, marked on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is asking everyone to reflect on the “economic hardship and increased vulnerability” of these bereaved women and ensure “they are not left out or left behind”. ...
06:34, 2019-06-23

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has been empty for the first six years of GTA Online‘s existence (side note: I feel old). The resort has since opened, and it’s a pretty swish place. Besid...
06:00, 2019-07-24

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is also being renamed to Microsoft Defender ATP, with t...
16:01, 2019-05-21

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to show us what's in store....
15:00, 2019-07-23

How to Stop Emails From Tracking You Email tracking can be a shitty practice. I can’t think of a better way to describe the latest reports that Silicon Valley fad Superhuman—a $30/mo email service—kept tabs on how many times email recipients opened a message....
17:00, 2019-07-08

Why Apple Might Soon Be the Best Choice For Tracking Your Period Reproductive health tech is going through some growing pains. On the one hand, there’s been a lot of progress now that menstruation—and all it entails—isn’t quite so taboo. For instance, there’s now a wearable that’s conducting clinical studies about how various factors could lead to more accurate f...
04:34, 2019-06-05

Google is reportedly tracking your purchases through Gmail Rack it up as one more way Google tracks your personal data. Any purchase you make that uses your Gmail account will be logged by Google, according to a discovery recently made recently by a Reddit user. The user uncovered that Google is keeping tabs on any purchase that uses your Gmail account. Goo...
17:51, 2019-05-27

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise....
15:34, 2019-07-17

Oculus Quest and Rift S hand-tracking just got better The more advanced Oculus VR headsets, the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S, have got a boost to their hand-tracking capability, after a July firmware update.Both the Quest and Rift S use mounted cameras on the front of the headset to track the position of your hands in the outside world, in order to t...
16:51, 2019-07-24

Stanford's Eye-Tracking Glasses Automatically Focus On Whatever You're Looking At If you don’t already deal with a condition called presbyopia, you probably will by your mid-40s. It’s when the lenses in your eyes lose elasticity making it hard to focus on objects up close, like the words in a book. The solution is to occasionally wear reading glasses or glasses with progressive l...
20:34, 2019-07-02

U.S. FAA to again delay drone tracking rule: document The Federal Aviation Administration has again delayed plans to propose new rules requiring the remote identification of drones, according to records and a member of Congress on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-07-17

Who's tracking you? Facebook users to get more control over data Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps....
01:17, 2019-08-21

NBA free agency: Tracking all big player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
09:34, 2019-07-01

Need Some Help Reaching Your Goals? Try These 5 Habit-Tracking Apps We could all use a little help tracking the habits we want to make, like learning a new language, while stamping out the ones we want to break, like that post-lunch e-cigarette break. Whether it’s hitting the gym regularly, reading more often before bed, or just remembering to drink plenty of ...
00:00, 2019-07-09

Why Tracking Your Symptoms Can Make You Feel Worse Health apps can trigger the nocebo effect: Obsessively tracking how you feel, what you ate, and how you slept can end up being a drag on your health....
18:00, 2019-05-30

Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy....
23:51, 2019-08-20

Apple limits tracking and ads in kid-focused apps Apple had an unexpected trick up its sleeve on the privacy front when it unveiled a Sign in with Apple option for apps and services at WWDC. But that's not the only privacy-focused measure it revealed today. Developers are no longer permitted to incl......
00:51, 2019-06-04

Patent shows Sony’s PSVR 2 could have eye-tracking  Leaks and patents have strongly hinted that Sony’s PS5 may be accompanied by an improved PSVR 2 headset, either at launch or later - and a new patent just made public suggest it could track eye movement and head motion. Image credit: Sony/USPTO What will that do for VR? According to one...
23:51, 2019-07-18

GPS tracking and the streets of San Francisco: this is how one man makes art as he runs Frida Kahlo, pizza, California and more: Lenny Maughan tracks his runs to make art using the streets of San Francisco and a GPS app.       ...
21:34, 2019-08-02

Are period and fertility tracking apps effective? Period- and fertility-tracking apps are nothing new, but they've seen a resurgence over the past few months. Traditional device makers like Fitbit, Garmin and Apple are beginning to incorporate the functionality into their wearables and smartwatches......
16:34, 2019-07-24

Tracking Weekend Flash Flood Threat A slow moving upper low (cold air aloft) is really going to put a damper on your weekend as it crawls over the Ohio Valley. A flash flood watch in effect through Sunday evening. Multiple rounds of showers and storms firing on and off Friday, Saturday and Sunday will lead to heavy rain and the potent...
10:17, 2019-06-07

Sprint is the latest telecom to offer a tracking device that uses LTE Following in the footsteps of AT&T and Verizon*, Sprint is now offering an LTE tracker. The matchbook-sized device, simply called Tracker, provides real-time location tracking on Safe + Found app. Sprint’s new Tracker The Tracker competes with Tile, but instead of Bluetooth, Sprint’s device u...
08:34, 2019-06-18

Microsoft brings tracking prevention to its Edge browser Recently Mozilla has updated Firefox with features that block companies from tracking you across different websites, and now Microsoft is testing similar tech in its Chromium-based Edge browser. Insider beta testers with the latest Canary release on......
06:17, 2019-06-28

Comcast unveils eye-tracking remote software for those with disabilities Comcast on Monday launched a new feature to allow customers with physical disabilities the ability to control their television using only their eyes....
23:17, 2019-06-17

My time tracking Apollo 11 from a tiny island in the middle of the sea As Apollo 11 sped to the moon, the Earth turned behind it, and Mission Control in Houston would lose the ability to communicate directly with the spacecraft. NASA needed tracking stations — 14 in total, dotted around the planet — to keep in contact. As the signal to the United States was lost, it wa...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Researchers create eye-tracking glasses that auto-focus where you look Researchers at Stanford University have created glasses that track your eyes and automatically focus on whatever you're looking at. The so-called autofocals, detailed in a paper published in the journal Science Advances, could prove a better solution......
21:00, 2019-07-02

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)        ...
07:34, 2019-06-20

How Oculus squeezed sophisticated tracking into pipsqueak hardware Making the VR experience simple and portable was the main goal of the Oculus Quest, and it definitely accomplishes that. But going from things in the room tracking your headset to your headset tracking things in the room was a complex process. I talked with Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer (“Schr...
06:17, 2019-08-23

Your iPhone is leaking personal info to tracking companies Ahead of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this January, Apple strategically placed a privacy-focused billboard bearing the catchphrase: “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone.” It’s a clever spin on the Vegas slogan, and a not-so-subtle dig at its data-hungry competito...
16:51, 2019-05-29

Microsoft To-Do for Mac: The free task tracking app's standout features Microsoft's To-Do is now available for Mac. Here are the details about the free task tracking app, including which functions have not been ported to the Mac version yet....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Carrefour says blockchain tracking boosting sales of some products French retailer Carrefour SA has seen sales boosted by the use of blockchain ledger technology to track meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores and will extend it to more products to increase shopper trust, an executive said on Monday....
20:17, 2019-06-03

Apple's Webkit to launch new privacy feature for ad tracking Apple Inc said on Wednesday its browser engine Webkit will launch a new technology to track advertising clicks and whether they lead to a product purchase while preserving the privacy of users....
19:00, 2019-05-22

Amazon is watching, listening and tracking you. Here's how to stop it You can turn off some of the tracking, but then many Amazon features won't work. And if you want to delete your Alexa recordings, you need the app.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

Check your settings if you don't want Google tracking every move Search giant's "Location History" is an opt-in feature, but Google prompts users to turn it on for better recommendations. In turn, they get followed.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

How period tracking can give all female athletes an edge The adviser to the US’ women’s World Cup winners shows them how to train with their menstrual cycle, not against it – and there are lessons for the rest of usUntil relatively recently, sports scientists simply applied the research they had done with male athletes to female ones. In fact, according t...
22:34, 2019-07-10

HTC redesigns Vive Cosmos with 6 inside-out tracking cameras A teaser video for the headset's new design includes a detachable faceplate with two additional cameras, but no explanation as to why they've been added.Read More...
01:00, 2019-06-22

'Sign in with Apple' may not really impact customer data tracking after all Apple's automated disposable email service isn't a new encumbrance to tracking customers, according to Arm Treasure Data's co-founder and CTO Kazuki Ota....
16:17, 2019-07-11

Here's why Netflix is tracking some Android users' physical activity Netflix is tracking some users' physical activity, but it isn't exactly moving into Fitbit's territory. Details of the test first emerged when a security researcher said the Netflix app on his Android device requested access to his physical activity......
23:17, 2019-07-31

Netflix Is Testing 'Physical Activity' Tracking for Some Reason Netflix collects a lot of data about you. But now, some Android users are finding that it’s also tracking ‘physical activity’ data via their phones. Read more......
23:34, 2019-07-31

iOS 13 beta mentions Apple’s Tile-like tracking device It appears Apple left one item out of its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) yesterday: its Tile-like tracking device. Earlier this spring, we learned that Apple is supposedly working on a tracking tag, but the company didn't mention it amidst ne......
20:51, 2019-06-04

HTC Vive Pro Eye With Native Eye-Tracking Goes on Sale, Price Revealed The biggest highlight of the HTC Vive Pro Eye headset is the fact that it comes with precision eye control technology, deeper data analysis, dynamic training environments, and more....
12:34, 2019-06-07

Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps As tech companies grapple with safety and privacy concerns, Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps starting next week. While the company hasn't announced the change, a source told The Wall Street Journal that it's in the works.......
19:17, 2019-05-31

Tracking Instagram-famous dunk star’s journey to NBA draft This was two years ago, before Jalen Lecque became Instagram-famous for his jaw-dropping dunks, before he developed into an elite-level recruit, before he landed scholarship offers from some of the most prominent high-major schools in the country. He didn’t have a local AAU program willing to let hi...
12:17, 2019-06-16

How a 'Moon Rock Hunter' Is Tracking Down Apollo Lunar Souvenirs Beginning with Apollo 11, which landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, and ending with Apollo 17, in December 1972, US astronauts collected 842 pounds (382 kilograms) of rocks and lunar soil....
11:34, 2019-06-17

Xiaomi’s $25 Mi Band 4 packs a color screen and swim tracking Xiaomi is launching the Mi Band 4, the latest generation of its (almost) world-conquering wearables line. The dirt-cheap tracker comes with a bigger, sharper display, microphone and NFC, as well as a new six-axis gyroscope. Improved movement tracking......
14:34, 2019-06-11

US anti-pill campaigners promote menstruation tracking app in Nigeria The Femm app has received Catholic church backing but experts say it’s unreliable as birth control and does not help the vulnerableUS campaigners who oppose the birth control pill have promoted a menstruation tracking app in “the most vulnerable communities” in rural Nigeria with the backing of the ...
10:34, 2019-07-15

Google and Facebook are tracking your porn preferences – even in incognito mode It turns out Google and Facebook are tracking your porn consumption habits big time, and even incognito mode can’t save you from their omnipotent gaze – or so say researchers from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University, and University of Pennsylvania. Indeed, 93 percent of adult content websites leak...
16:17, 2019-07-19

Oculus Rift S guide: Fixing tracking problems and blackouts The Oculus Rift S was released this week. Some owners are experiencing tracking problems and other USB issues such as blackouts. This guide should help.Read More...
09:17, 2019-05-27

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch Active 2 brings ECG tracking and LTE connectivity Samsung doesn’t slow down. It’s only been half a year since Samsung announced the Galaxy Watch Active, but it’s already getting ready to release the Active 2. It’ll start at $280 when it launches on September 27, but Samsung is keeping the earlier model around at a lower price. If you’re not familia...
23:51, 2019-08-05

U.S. Navy tracking movement of advanced Russian frigate in Cuba U.S. Northern Command confirmed on Wednesday that it is tracking the first-in-class advanced Russian vessel Admiral Gorshkov, which arrived in Havana, Cuba, on Monday....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Airlines vow to improve bag tracking and ease travel for people with disabilities Two resolutions passed by the International Air Transport Association might make it easier to track bags and boost accessibility for people with disabilities....
17:17, 2019-06-09

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disconnect, an open-source anti-tracking tool. New users of the browser who are downloading it for the f......
20:51, 2019-06-04

Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new poll shows Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars. The poll by The Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Aff...
07:17, 2019-06-20

Instagram bans marketing company tracking users' locations Instagram has banned a marketing company called Hyp3r which was saving location data attached to users' stories so it could track their real-world movements....
18:17, 2019-08-08

Royal Ascot: Tracking Britain's most famous family at the races Royal Ascot has long been a terrific place for spotting celebrities. During Hollywood's Golden Age, Elizabeth Taylor, Rita Hayworth and Sophia Loren traveled to Berkshire, England, for the horse races, and in recent years, Helen Mirren, Eddie Redmayne, and Mo Farah have done the same....
07:51, 2019-06-19

Apple tipped to clamp down on tracking inside kids apps WWDC 2019 gets underway tomorrow, Apple's yearly get together for developers and app makers, and we just got another rumor about what's in store – tighter controls on user tracking inside apps targeted at kids.According to the WSJ, Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to announce more controls...
14:17, 2019-06-02

Tile finds another $45M to expand its item-tracking devices and platform Tile — the company that makes popular square-shaped tags and other technology to help people keep track of physical belongings like keys and bags — has made more recent moves to link up with chipmakers, helping it expand to wireless headsets and other electronic and other connected items...
04:51, 2019-07-25

The power switch: tracking Britain's record coal-free run Britain has set a new record for going without coal-powered energy, but how long will it last and when will we ditch the dirty fuel entirely?Britain is setting new records for going without coal-powered energy. In the latest milestone, it has gone for more than eight days without using coal to gener...
23:34, 2019-05-25

Cops use tracking device to bust Manhattan bank robber A Manhattan bank robber made off with $1,200 — but was arrested soon after on the Henry Hudson Parkway when cops used a bank-installed GPS device to track him down in a yellow cab, police said. Omari Moore, 33, knocked off the TD Bank on West 23rd St. in Chelsea at about 4:50 p.m. by......
10:34, 2019-06-20

San Francisco runner makes art with GPS-tracking fitness apps Strava, MapMyRun Frida Kahlo, pizza, California -- his runs have drawn them. This man tracks runs to make art on San Francisco streets using GPS-tracking fitness apps.       ...
21:34, 2019-08-02

Google Fit gains enhanced sleep tracking, map routes on iOS, and a dark theme Google announced enhancements to the Google Fit app for iOS and Android, including enhanced sleep tracking, map routes on iOS, and a dark theme.Read More...
22:51, 2019-08-02

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that incited protests from environmental organizations....
01:34, 2019-08-03

Wearable technology started by tracking steps. Soon, it may allow your boss to track your performance. A team of researchers from Dartmouth say they’ve created a mobile-sensing system — consisting of fitness bracelets, sensors and a custom app — that can measure employee performance with about 80 percent accuracy....
18:51, 2019-06-28

Sony and Samsung resurrect ultra-wideband to improve location tracking When it comes to short range wireless technology, there are certainly a couple of stand-outs. WiFi and Bluetooth, for example, are an integral part of everyday life. Others have come and gone, with some serving niche purposes or fading into oblivion......
20:00, 2019-08-01

Mozilla Firefox ups tracking protection to match Safari, exceed Chrome Like Apple's Safari, Firefox’s tracking prevention stops ad networks from identifying your browser with cookies that follow you across the internet.        ...
16:00, 2019-06-04

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
20:51, 2019-05-22

PlayStation’s Dominic Mallinson on next-gen VR, wireless, gaze tracking, foveated rendering, and AR VentureBeat interview: Dominic Mallinson, senior vice president of R&D at Sony, talks PSVR, wireless, gaze tracking, foveated rendering, and AR.Read More...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Living With Hong Kong Protests: Tips on Tear Gas, Tracking Children More than two months of marches, demonstrations and sit-ins in one of Asia’s most densely populated cities are forcing everyday people to change their routines and develop contingency plans....
14:00, 2019-08-17

Lübcke: German politician's killing prompts call for tracking neo-Nazis Following the death of a regional politician, Lower Saxony's interior minister wants the government to track neo-Nazis. Boris Pistorius says agents could adapt methods that monitor people suspected of religious violence....
07:17, 2019-07-08

Superhuman email client turns off location tracking after 'spying' controversy The email app Superhuman was profiled by the New York Times just a week ago as a buzzworthy startup with big names from Silicon Valley lining up to pay $30 per month for its service. Since then, a blog post by Mike Davidson dived into what that money......
02:17, 2019-07-04

Ajit Pai's Silence on Phone Tracking Abuse Is Further Eroding Faith in His Competence The Federal Communication Commission’s investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ location data is now in its second year and still, no one outside of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s office knows a thing about it. On Capitol Hill, faith in his ability to properly handle these apparent violations...
08:17, 2019-06-28

Intel’s RealSense SR305 camera is designed for low-cost depth tracking Intel's RealSense SR305 camera -- the latest addition to the RealSense lineup -- is designed for low-cost depth tracking. It's available now for $79.Read More...
21:51, 2019-07-16

Brooklyn apartment residents revolt against plan for face-tracking cameras  Atlantic Plaza Towers is an apartment complex in Brooklyn where the landlord has been making preparations to add another layer to existing security elements that include cameras, security guards and key fobs that govern access to the complex. The new element is a facial recognition system that has c...
06:51, 2019-05-31

Facebook: Expect Oculus Insight tracking in future wearable AR glasses Oculus Quest and Rift S use a new inside-out tracking system to accurately sense the VR headset's and controllers' positions -- an AR headset is next.Read More...
20:51, 2019-08-22

Website crashes while tracking great white shark in Long Island Sound A crush of fans looking to keep tabs on a great white shark spotted in the Long Island Sound apparently took a bite out of the website used to track the beast — which later re-emerged off the coast of the Hamptons. The shark tracker on OCEARCH, a Nova Scotia-based ocean research group, was down......
20:00, 2019-05-21

‘Sign In With Apple’ Promises a Solution to Google and Facebook's Sleazy Tracking Practices Apple’s privacy push continued on Monday when the company announced “Sign in with Apple,” a login service meant to block all the tracking that comes with social logins like Facebook and Google’s login.Read more......
20:51, 2019-06-03

Brits Are Pissed About Mercedes-Benz Tracking Down Customer Cars For Repossession: Report British publication The Sun, a sometimes terrible and occasionally entertaining tabloid across the pond, is reporting that concerns are boiling among human rights groups, former government ministers, and some legal experts about Mercedes-Benz using vehicle location data to track down customers who d...
22:51, 2019-08-21

Superhuman, Silicon Valley's Hottest Email App, Kills Location Tracking After Privacy Backlash Email startup Superhuman ruffled some feathers this week thanks to a viral blog post by former Twitter vice president of design Mike Davidson detailing how one of the $30 a month service’s core features was actually a run-of-the-mill privacy-violating tracking pixel that transmits information about ...
09:00, 2019-07-04

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.        ...
15:00, 2019-07-13

New Polar 'fitness watch' touts stellar battery life and cutting-edge health tracking features Some people use their smartwatches essentially as wrist-worn extensions of their smartphones. Others buy super-affordable wearable devices to count steps, monitor their sleep (with a relatively low degree of accuracy), and keep general track of casual sporting activities. Finally, you have your prof...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Step aboard the USS Jason Dunham, one of the versatile destroyers the Navy uses to do everything from nabbing pirates to tracking Russian warships US Navy/Mass Comm Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Clay The destroyer USS Jason Dunham is one the Navy's newest warships, commissioned at the end of 2010. It's also one of the Navy's most versatile ships, capable of defending against airplanes, ships and submarines. Visit Business Insider's homepage f...
00:17, 2019-07-06

Customers Handed Over Their DNA. The Company Let the FBI Take a Look. Millions of consumers have bought home-test kits, including 1.5 million from FamilyTreeDNA. How that data is used is largely left up to the companies; ‘We were talking about horrendous crimes. So I made the decision.’...
18:51, 2019-08-22

E.ON UK to supply 3.3m customers with 100% renewable electricity One of Britain’s biggest green energy switches to date will come at no extra costMore than 3m homes are to automatically receive renewable energy from E.ON UK at no extra cost in one of the UK’s biggest green energy switches to date.The big six supplier says it will respond to rising public concern ...
06:17, 2019-07-09

AT&T customers dialing 911 go through a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carrier went through a nationwide connectivity disruption with the 911 centers for some reason, and the outage lasted more than two hours.It has happened be...
12:34, 2019-07-03

ADOT MVD: Customers should avoid “DMV” websites PHOENIX – Arizona Department of Transportation is urging Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) customers to be careful when looking up websites for motor vehicle services. “Copycat websites not operated by the MVD may charge for services people can otherwise get for free,” ADOT said Tuesday. The department s...
22:00, 2019-06-04

Customers need not worry about their Huawei devices There’s been a lot of news regarding Huawei and the US Government over the last few days and just like any xxx story, it comes with a fair amount of misinformation and miscommunication. Huawei has risen to being the second largest phone maker in the world which is also the spot it enjoys in t...
11:34, 2019-05-28

U.S. Fed's Daly says banks need to do right by customers, communities Banks need to change their internal cultures if they are to combat competition from technology companies for customers soured on traditional financial institutions after the 2007-09 financial crisis, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly said on Monday....
07:00, 2019-06-03

Why the high street still isn't doing enough for customers with disabilities After the failure to recruit a ‘disability champion’ for the fashion industry, activists argue that more should be done to earn the ‘purple pound’In December, on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced that the government was recruiting si...
17:34, 2019-06-18

Salesforce and Tableau: How they can better serve customers together Salesforce success with Tableau will depend on continued investment in cloud migration, augmented analytics and deeper centralized data-governance and data-modeling capabilities....
06:51, 2019-06-12

FBI and US attorney question JetSmarter customers Customers of JetSmarter say they have been questioned about the private jet company's business practices and communications. The scope and nature of the inquiries are unclear....
16:34, 2019-05-21

Power outage affecting more than 1,300 TEP customers TUCSON – More than 1,300 Tucson Electric Power customers are experiencing power outages on Tucson’s east side Monday morning. According to TEP’s outage map, crews are working to restore power to 1,348 customers. Power in the area is expected to be restored at about 9:30 a.m. on Monday. Details are ...
19:51, 2019-07-08

Nomura Securities to Repay Customers $25 Million Nomura Securities agreed to pay customers $25 million after the SEC said bond traders at the investment bank inflated its profit in the sale of commercial and residential mortgage-backed securities....
21:51, 2019-07-15

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
10:51, 2019-05-29

US gives Huawei another 90 days to serve existing customers The US government has granted Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers. The "temporary general license" extension will allow Huawei to continue servicing existing US customers before it is fully blacklisted, Reuters reports. The company......
19:17, 2019-08-19

Hairdressers are willing to help customers detect skin cancers (Reuters Health) - Most hair stylists at salons and barber shops may be interested in getting trained to detect skin cancers on the scalp, face and neck, researchers say....
23:51, 2019-08-01

AT&T customers dialing 911 faced a nationwide outage, again If you are on AT&T and tried to call the emergency 911 number in the past 24 hours, you may have had trouble connecting on Tuesday morning. The carrier went through a nationwide connectivity disruption with the 911 centers for some reason, and the outage lasted more than two hours.It has happened be...
16:51, 2019-07-03

This is the best fast-food chain in America, according to 23,000 customers Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has ranked #1 for customer satisfaction in the country for 2018-2019, according to American Customer Satisfaction Index.       ...
19:01, 2019-07-05

Amazon warns customers: Those supplements might be fake Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Greim) On the second evening of Prime Day, Amazon’s annual sales bonanza, Anne Marie Bressler received an email from Amazon that had nothing to do with the latest deals. The message, sent from an automated email address Tuesday, informed her that the Align nutritional...
16:51, 2019-07-21

First American Financial Exposed Customers' Data Real estate title insurance company First American Financial said it learned of a design defect on Friday in one of its production applications that exposed customer data....
05:17, 2019-05-25

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year. Well, lo and behold, the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is already here — we...
17:34, 2019-05-22

Stitch Fix CEO says it's getting better at finding the most valuable customers for its service Shares of Stitch Fix rose nearly 15% Thursday after the online personal styling company reported Wednesday that it beat earnings and sales expectations in the fiscal third quarter of 2019....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Trump says customers should drop AT&T over CNN news coverage U.S. President Donald Trump targeted AT&T on Monday, urging customers to drop the telecommunications company over its ownership of cable news network CNN in the latest salvo in his long-running criticism over its news coverage....
20:17, 2019-06-03

Formjacking attacks target customers at checkout Cybercriminals are increasingly hijacking online forms such as login pages and shopping carts as they hunt for personal financial information (PFI) according to new research from F5 Labs.The firm's Application Report 2019 examined 760 breach reports to discover that formjacking, which collects ...
07:00, 2019-08-17

A Canadian Store Tried to Bag-Shame Its Customers. Nice Try. A Vancouver store introduced plastic bags with embarrassing messages to persuade customers to bring reusable alternatives. The bags became a surprise hit on social media instead....
00:51, 2019-06-13

Netflix Is Bleeding Customers for the First Time In Years Netflix, our collective trash heap of mostly unwatched or unwanted content, would like you to know that despite a tidal wave of speculation that it’s not going to start serving you up ads. The stock market darling is suddenly losing subscribers and executives appear to be a little touchy about it. H...
01:17, 2019-07-18

AT&T will automatically block fraud calls for new customers AT&T is making quick use of FCC rules explicitly allowing carriers to block robocalls by default. The network will start automatically blocking fraud calls (and issuing suspected spam call alerts) for new phone customers as a matter course, at n......
09:17, 2019-07-10

CBS goes dark for 6.5M customers as contract talks with AT&T break down Amid tense contract negotiations between CBS and AT&T, the network went dark for 6.5 million DirecTV, U-verse and DirecTV Now customers across the country Saturday....
14:17, 2019-07-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prize-winning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite deaths....
14:38, 2019-05-21

French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova out of US Open with bad wrist French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova, who was ranked No. 17 in the U.S. Open, pulls out because of an injured left wrist        ...
02:51, 2019-08-24

Ask The Salty Waitress: Should I ask customers why they didn't finish their meal? Hey Salty! Long, longtime server/bartender here. What should I say, if anything, if a customer asks me to clear their plate at the end of their meal, with the majority of their food still on it? (I’m not talking here about a few bites left over at the end, I mean they’ve clearly only taken a few bit...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Cable Provider Altice Looks to Help Customers Ditch the Remote Cable operator Altice USA is hoping to nestle itself in consumers’ living rooms with the launch of a new at-home speaker, Altice Amplify, that includes technology from Amazon.com’s Alexa....
13:51, 2019-08-07

Japan Post Insurance Apologizes After It 'Betrayed' Customers Japan Post, which runs a bank, a life-insurance company and a unit that delivers the mail in Japan, said it may have victimized more than 100,000 customers by selling them disadvantageous products....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Boeing takes $5.6 billion revenue hit to compensate 737 Max customers The financial toll of the 737 Max grounding is starting to add up for Boeing, which has frozen sales of its flagship jetliner since regulators issued a global grounding of the plane in March....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Mobile operators agree to cut charges for out-of-contract customers A number of UK mobile phone operators have agreed to cut charges for out-of-contract customers as research by Ofcom found they were overpaying £182m a year....
17:51, 2019-07-22

AT&T loses nearly 1 million TV customers after raising DirecTV prices Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Aurich) AT&T lost 946,000 TV subscribers in Q2 2019, a loss that the company attributed to price increases, competition, and other factors. AT&T reported a net loss of 778,000 subscribers in the "Premium TV" category, which includes its DirecTV satellite and U-verse...
20:34, 2019-07-31

Nicorette introduces new nicotine lozenges in bid to woo customers away from vaping Nicorette is launching its first major product innovation in 10 years, a coated ice mint lozenge. The brand was first approved to help people quit smoking in 1984....
21:00, 2019-05-21

Microsoft's Focus on Big Customers Propels Cloud Sales Microsoft’s bet on delivering business software over the internet is paying off, thanks to the tech giant’s ability to understand the needs of its corporate customers and help them adjust to a rapidly changing market....
13:17, 2019-07-24

FlyCleaners customers claim laundry is being held ‘hostage’ Furious laundry service customers say they’ve been taken to the cleaners! Clients of FlyCleaners, a New York City-based laundry app, said they’ve been scammed by the door-to-door service — which allegedly has gone AWOL with their dirty clothes. Jess Goodman, 25, was among the custo...
04:34, 2019-08-10

Ikea won’t sell customers this rug until they take a heart and brainwave scan For the last five years, Ikea has teamed with notable designers and artists to create high-dollar goods. Its “Art Collection” offered customers the opportunity to buy limited edition furnishings and art at prices customers could stomach. Ikea’s 2019 Art Collection was to feature rugs, eight of them ...
10:00, 2019-05-25

Apple invites first customers to apply for its credit card The Apple Card will be released to the wider public later in August. Goldman Sachs, which is providing the banking tools for Apple card, made the Apple Card customer agreement publicly available last week....
12:34, 2019-08-06

Uber glitch charged some customers 100x what they expected to pay Uber riders in a number of cities around the world on Wednesday were met with some stress-inducing sticker shock when noticing the price they’d been charged ended up getting massively inflated. In what appeared to be a case of decimal points not being read by the ride-sharing system correctly,...
00:00, 2019-07-19

Mastercard Will Allow Transgender and Non-Binary Customers to Use Their Chosen Name on Cards (Bloomberg) — Mastercard Inc. will allow transgender customers to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards. The company is working with its banking partners to introduce True Name cards that will let customers use the name they want without requiring a legal name change, a process tha...
06:51, 2019-06-18

Ford, Honda, Toyota: Car brands with the most and least loyal customers While the best carmakers know how to churn out many different models of quality vehicles, others rely on classic autos.       ...
19:17, 2019-08-13

Grubhub charging us even when our customers don’t order: restaurant owners Restaurateurs across the country say they are being bamboozling by Grubhub, charging hidden fees for orders that never happened — an allegation that could cost the company millions, The Post has learned....
16:51, 2019-05-21

AT&T cancels Galaxy Fold preorders, gives customers $100 for their troubles Following Samsung and Best Buy, it’s time for AT&T to cancel Galaxy Fold preorders, as the foldable phone is still vaporware after its release was canceled due to terrible design flaws. The carrier has notified customers who had preordered the phone and offered them a $100 bonus for their trou...
17:17, 2019-06-13

Tesla to offer unlimited Supercharger access to new customers News 5 Aug, 2019 Tesla has announced it will give all new Model S and Model X customers unlimited complimentary access to its Supercharger network...
18:00, 2019-08-05

Boeing CEO says company is talking with customers about reimbursement for Max grounding Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said on Wednesday that the aerospace company is having "ongoing conversations" with its customers about helping them with secondary costs arising from the grounding of the 737 Max...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 customers, making it the third healthcare company to be affected by the incident....
16:34, 2019-06-06

Sky customers told to change password following possible data breach Sky customers have been told to change their passwords immediately, raising fears that the company may have been hit by a data breach.The company has sent out emails to customers across the UK urging them to reset their passwords as part of a "security measure".The email contains a link for users to...
16:51, 2019-07-24

Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their “true name.”...
02:01, 2019-06-19

What you need to know about Capital One data breach affecting more than 100 million customers Consumers find themselves confronted with another data breach, this time involving Capital One. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.       ...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Mercedes-Benz's Heated Seatbelts Could Encourage Customers To Put Them On Seatbelt is the first safety feature in a vehicle which plays a crucial role in saving the life of the occupants in case of a collision. It keeps the body static and prevents it from coming into......
02:01, 2019-05-24

Nearly 12M Quest Diagnostics customers may have had data compromised, reports say Quest Diagnostics said that nearly 12 million customers may have had information compromised in a data breach.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-04

Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite Google makes it easier for Box customers to migrate to G Suite. The new offering is part of G Suite Migrate, which launched in beta in early 2019.Read More...
05:34, 2019-06-04

Trump to Give Huawei More Time to Work With U.S. Customers The Trump administration plans to extend a temporary license enabling Huawei to continue working with U.S. customers despite national-security concerns that landed the Chinese telecom on an export blacklist....
02:17, 2019-08-18

Pebble Beach doors open again to duffers after U.S. Open For a week Pebble Beach Golf Links belonged to the world's best but on Monday the famous seaside layout on every golfer's bucket list was returned to the duffers and weekend warriors....
21:51, 2019-06-17

Chase forgives all credit card debt for Canadian customers Chase Bank announced it is forgiving all credit card debt held by Canadian customers more than one year after the company decided to close all credit card accounts there....
05:51, 2019-08-10

Forever 21 Apologizes After Sending Atkins Diet Bars to Customers Forever 21 has issued an apology after getting slammed for sending Atkins diet bars to customers. Several shoppers called out the retailer on Twitter after receiving the unsolicited items......
21:17, 2019-07-24

Google’s internet balloons face doubts from potential customers Google’s bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers.Read More...
13:17, 2019-07-01

Forever 21 sends Atkins diet bars to plus-size customers Customers who ordered from Forever 21’s plus-size collection got way more than they bargained for this week. The retailer sent Atkins low-carb lemon diet bars to its customers, which included those who purchased plus-size clothing. The tone-deaf move was called out on social media as a prime e...
00:17, 2019-07-24

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
11:51, 2019-06-09

AMD lands Google, Twitter as customers with newest server chip Advanced Micro Devices Inc on Wednesday released the second generation of its processor chip for data centers and said that it had landed Alphabet Inc' Google and Twitter Inc as customers....
02:00, 2019-08-08

New Bill Prohibits Phone Companies from Charging Customers to Ban Robocalls House Republicans and Democrats came together on Thursday to put forth comprehensive legislation designed not only to help end the scourge of robocalls but prevent U.S. consumers from being forced to foot the bill.Read more......
03:51, 2019-06-21

M&S offer 25p off takeaway food for customers with reusable containers in bid to cut packaging Marks and Spencer is now offering a discount to customers who bring reusable containers to their Market Place counters in a bid to reduce single-use packaging....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. (credit: Javier Carbajal) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’re being targeted by nation-sponsored hackers. According to a post from Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Customer Security & T...
10:34, 2019-07-18

Amazon is making 3 small changes to its seller polices that add up to a big win for customers (AMZN) Helen H. Richardson/Getty Images Amazon is instituting new seller policies that are designed to make shopping easier on the site. The policies include new rules around titles for listings, requiring price-per-unit information for some consumables and details about compatibility for phone cases. Co...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Spies with that? Police can snoop on McDonald's and Westfield wifi customers Exclusive: Documents reveal rushed encryption legislation allows police to compel wifi providers to turn over information about usersPeople accessing the internet at McDonald’s and Westfield in Australia could be targeted for surveillance by police under new encryption legislation, according to the ...
11:51, 2019-05-28

At Least Three Paying Customers Have Been Kicked Out Of James Dolan's Recent Concerts Knicks owner and dedicated crooner James Dolan seemingly has an allergy toward playing his music in front of anyone who might be inclined to bring actual attention to it. Over the past month, at least three paying customers have been booted from three separate venues during Dolan’s shows. Two of tho...
01:01, 2019-08-02

State-sponsored cybercriminals attacked 10,000 Microsoft customers in 2018 Microsoft said on Wednesday that it had notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’d been the target of state-sponsored attacks. The Windows maker said the attacks originated from countries like Iran, North Korea, and Russia. “This data demonstrates the significant extent to which n...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Electronic Arts Says Its Customers Just Aren't That Interested In Switch Versions The Sims on Switch seems like a no-brainer. It’s a chill game about managing the daily life of virtual human beings where high-end graphics and framerate don’t really matter. In a recent earnings call, however, the head of Electronic Arts explained why the publisher sees things differently, and why ...
23:51, 2019-07-31

Email scammer's plan to defraud 200,000 airport customers is foiled The NCSC's Active Cyber Defence report outlines how the scheme has helped defend the UK from hackers - and outlines plans for continuing to do so in future....
20:17, 2019-07-16

RBI Lifts Charges On Digital Fund Transfers, Says Customers Must Benefit The Real Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS) is meant for large-value instantaneous fund transfers while the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) System is used for fund transfers up to Rs 2......
12:17, 2019-06-06

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks....
07:17, 2019-06-13

Goldman Sachs offering to pay for Marcus bank’s customers’ silence Goldman Sachs really, really, really doesn’t want you to sue the company. The Wall Street investment bank quietly offered this week to pay all the fees for customers who bring legal claims against its new consumer bank — including double the lawyer’s fees, in some cases — as long as they keep their ...
18:17, 2019-06-13

What is OpCX? Forging emotional connections with customers. Tread carefully Customers want brands to take care of their wants and needs. Deloitte Digital outlines OpCX, which blends multiple disciplines to make companies more human. Can brands really live up to these relationship expectations?...
18:51, 2019-05-22

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
06:51, 2019-05-25

#Behonest: Canada airport kiosk relies on the honesty of customers Two entrepreneurs opened a shop at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport that has no staff running it, just a credit card reader and box for customers to place cash when making a purchase....
06:51, 2019-07-21

British Airways chief's promise to customers if pilots strike The head of British Airways' parent firm has told Sky News the airline will do "everything we can" for customers if pilots strike at the height of the summer holidays....
18:34, 2019-08-02

AWS intros new EventBridge, CDK services as CTO Vogels urges customers to 'encrypt everything' At the AWS Summit Thursday, Vogels talked new developer tools, customer case studies and the importance of security across enterprise IT infrastructure....
03:17, 2019-07-12

Woman ‘horrified’ by gym’s body-shaming promo email to former customers Talk about gym-timidation. One woman was left “horrified” to receive a body-shaming promotional email from a Connecticut location of Anytime Fitness gym. The offensive note urged former customers to “pinch” and “grab” any “excess” fat on their body, in an ill-fate...
02:34, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 1-Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc said on Thursday it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on about 422,600 customers, making it the third healthcare company to be affected by the incident....
20:00, 2019-06-06

Man accused of threatening customers with pellet gun at North Carolina Walmart Police in North Carolina say no shots were fired and nobody was hurt when a man with a pellet gun threatened customers inside a Walmart.        ...
20:51, 2019-08-12

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on Tuesday Vodafone had admitted that it misled thousands of customers for five years by charging them for digital content they bought unknowingly from t...
09:17, 2019-07-16

Another $860 million recovered for Madoff customers in Kingate settlement: trustee The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm on Wednesday said another $860 million may soon be returned to the swindler's customers, under a settlement with offshore funds that......
15:51, 2019-07-18

Grubhub has bought thousands of domain names to compete against its own customers Online food delivery company Grubhub has purchased thousands of domain names that resemble those of businesses that are either already on its platform or are trying to be according to a new report from New Food Economy.The company owns over 23,000 of these look-alike domains that it has set up to re...
02:17, 2019-06-29

Verizon Adds Wireless Customers, Defends Early 5G Service Verizon Communications added more wireless customers in the second quarter than some analysts expected as the carrier stepped up its promotions and pushed to bring faster 5G wireless service to more cities....
16:00, 2019-08-01

Wells Fargo will pay customers $386 million over unwanted auto insurance Wells Fargo & Co will pay customers at least $386 million to settle class-action claims that the bank signed them up for auto insurance they did not want or need when they took out car loans....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Walmart service to deliver groceries inside customers’ homes NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is offering to have one of its employees deliver fresh groceries and put them in your refrigerator when you’re not home. The nation’s largest grocer says it will be offering the service this fall for more than one million customers in three cities: Pittsburgh, Kan...
07:17, 2019-06-07

In the flesh: how beauty is luring customers back to the high street The beauty industry is fighting back against the mass exodus to online retailers – with the kind of exclusivity that can only be experienced in-storeFrom plumes of powder to spritzes of perfumes, the department-store beauty hall has remained in many ways unchanged since Harry Selfridge first moved p...
19:51, 2019-08-22

British Airways Fined $229 Million Over Customers' Data Theft British Airways has been fined more than 183 million pounds after computer hackers last year stole bank details from hundreds of thousands of passengers, its parent group IAG said Monday....
11:51, 2019-07-08

BSNL Hoping To Recover Rs 3,000-Crore From Enterprise Customers: Chairman Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is eyeing increased earnings from renting out its premises at various locations - the target for rental income has been set at about Rs 1,000 crore this year....
12:34, 2019-08-12

Oracle aims to move all of its on-premise customers in MEA on to cloud in two years Oracle wants to get all of its 4,000 on-premise customers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region on to the cloud in the next two years.It is a challenging task but Arun Khekar, senior vice-president for business applications at Oracle for Middle East, Africa and India,said in an exclusive interv...
12:17, 2019-07-22

'Always Audi' program gives new customers free Silvercar rental days Audi is giving customers who buy its newer vehicles seven free days of Silvercar rental under a new program called "Always Audi." While people probably aren't going to buy one of the automaker's vehicles just to get a week's worth of complimentary re......
16:00, 2019-08-19

20 customers to be given Raising Cane’s for a year at Tuesday’s grand opening TUCSON – Whether if you’re a fan of their chicken fingers or their Texas toast, there is no question that Caniacs will be up early Tuesday to celebrate the grand opening of Raising Cane’s newest location in Tucson. The Louisiana-based restaurant company will officially open its sec...
23:34, 2019-08-13

AI could boost GDP by millions Artificial intelligence (AI) could provide a 22 percent boost to the UK's GDP by 2030 according to new research from McKinsey and Quantumblack.The research also revealed that British companies which fully incorporate AI tools into their organizations could increase their economic value by 120 p...
22:17, 2019-06-10

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
19:17, 2019-06-08

Customers Being Wrongly Detained for 'Stolen' Rental Cars Is Apparently a Thing Quite a few of you probably have plans to travel and rent cars this summer, so listen up: There have been various cases where rental car companies like Hertz have mistakenly reported their cars as missing and then getting unsuspecting customers arrested....
21:00, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Brazil telecom Oi adds mobile customers as it expands 4.5G coverage Brazilian telecom Oi SA added more post-paid mobile clients in May than in April, commercial director Bernardo Winik said on Tuesday, as the company expanded its 4.5G coverage in Latin America's largest economy....
19:01, 2019-06-04

El Paso shooting Walmart employee helped up to 100 escape, says he was 'trained the customers come first' As a massacre unfolded at a Walmart in Texas over the weekend a longtime store associate went about just as he was trained, putting the customers first....
18:34, 2019-08-06

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
07:00, 2019-06-09

Rent the Runway, Nordstrom team up to boost convenience, attract customers Nordstrom Inc and Rent the Runway announced a partnership on Thursday that aims to draw more foot traffic into the department store while making the clothing rental service more convenient so it can improve service to existing customers and attract new ones....
15:17, 2019-06-28

Lyft's scooters steering new customers to ride-hailing, but winter is coming A quarter of Lyft Inc customers who use its bikes and scooters are new to the company, executives said on Wednesday, outlining how investments in the expensive growth area may eventually benefit the core ride-hailing business....
06:34, 2019-08-08

JPMorgan's deposit growth slowing as customers seek higher yield Deposit growth at JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest U.S. bank by assets, is slowing as customers withdraw some of their money and stash it with competing banks that pay higher interest rates, a bank executive said Thursday....
21:00, 2019-05-30

MoviePass Customers: Check Your Credit Card Statements for Fraudulent Charges If you’re a MoviePass customer, you might want to take an extra close look at your credit card statements—or considering replacing your card altogether....
12:17, 2019-08-22

Marriott fined $123m for 2018 data breach that hit 339m customers Hot on the heels of British Airways, international hotel group Marriott is set to face the wrath of the UK‘s data privacy regulator. The country’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said it plans to fine the US-based chain £99 million ($123 million) under EU GDPR laws for a data breach that exp...
13:34, 2019-07-10

Wells Fargo agrees to pay customers $386M over unwanted auto insurance National General Insurance, an underwriter, will pay an additional $7.5 million, making the total customer payout at least $393.5 million, according to federal court filings....
13:00, 2019-06-10

Walmart Warns Tariffs on Chinese Goods Will Increase Prices for Customers (NEW YORK) — Walmart warned on Thursday that higher tariffs on imports from China will mean higher prices. The comments came after the nation’s largest retailer reported its best sale performance at its established U.S. namesake stores for the fiscal first quarter in nine years. It marke...
15:17, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
07:00, 2019-06-09

Mercedes-Benz India Introduces Wishbox Finance Scheme For Customers Wishbox presents customised mobility solutions with five primary features - Key-to-Key Change, 25-25-25-25, Zero down payment, Star Agility+ and Comprehensive insurance....
16:51, 2019-08-08

NRAI's Clarion Call To 'LogOut': Restaurateurs' Versus Customers' Reactions NRAI had posted a tweet on August 14 that acted as a clarion call for restaurants to dissociate themselves from some leading aggregator platforms. Here's a range of reactions from restaurateurs and......
14:51, 2019-08-20

Macy’s pulls plates with ‘toxic message’ after after customers call them out for fat shaming Alie Ward/Twitter via TODAY By Julie Pennell, TODAY A collection of plates intended as a humorous way to help people dining at home with portion control has caused a major backlash online. On Sunday, podcast host Alie Ward tweeted out a picture of the dinner set (which was being sold at a Macy’...
22:51, 2019-07-23

Breakfast wraps recalled after customers find ‘small rocks’ inside More than 246,000 pounds of frozen breakfast wraps were recently recalled after customers complained of finding “small rocks” in the food, federal inspectors announced. Ruiz Food Products, the manufacturer of El Monterey Egg, Potato, Bacon & Cheese Sauce Breakfast Wraps, received a report of one inj...
20:51, 2019-06-17

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
16:17, 2019-05-21

Chase Bank cancels all credit card debt for Canadian customers Clients ‘over the moon’ at US lender’s move as it withdraws from marketChase Bank is forgiving all outstanding debt owed by customers of its two Canadian credit cards as it exits the country’s market.Customers using the Amazon.ca Rewards Visa and the Marriott Rewards Premier Visa were pleasantly sur...
23:17, 2019-08-10

Bank will pay customers to take out mortgages by offering negative interest rates in Denmark Jyske Bank, the third-largest bank in Denmark, announced that it would lend homebuyers at an interest rate of -0.5% for a 10-year mortgage.       ...
20:51, 2019-08-10

Trump Administration Extends License Enabling Huawei to Work With U.S. Customers The Trump administration extended the length of a license that has enabled China’s Huawei Technologies to continue working with U.S. customers despite national-security concerns....
16:34, 2019-08-19

Lufthansa offers customers opportunity to buy climate-friendly plane fuel Lufthansa is launching a website that allows customers to buy climate-friendly plane fuel to compensate for the emissions caused by their flight.       ...
22:34, 2019-08-19

Chase Bank forgives all credit card debt for customers in Canada Chase Bank customers in Canada are celebrating after the company announced it would forgive all outstanding debt. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story.        ...
07:17, 2019-08-10

Two Burger King customers tell Spanish-speaking manager to ‘go back to Mexico’ By Hasley Pitman A heated exchange between two customers and the manager of a Florida Burger King who spoke Spanish in the restaurant was caught on video and viewed 22,000 times on social media. This just happened right in front of me!!!! I had to record!!! “This is AMERICA! we speak ENGLISH” “G...
16:34, 2019-07-11

Grocery store urges customers to rethink plastic with embarrassing bags East West Market hopes humorous bags like ‘Wart Ointment Wholesale’ will persuade shoppers to shun single-use plastic bagsIf concern over the climate crisis or revulsion over the contamination of the food chain are not enough to change consumer behaviour, one grocery store is hoping that another emo...
23:17, 2019-06-11

New Jersey Dunkin' employee tests positive for Hepatitis A, customers warned Customers in New Jersey who ran on Dunkin’ between May 18 and June 1 are being warned about Hepatitis A after an employee at a Turnersville location tested positive for the disease....
21:01, 2019-06-10

How Salesforce builds loyalty by investing in the success of its developers, admins, and customers At Salesforce TrailheaDX 2019, Sarah Franklin spoke with TechRepublic about what makes the company's relationship with developers, admins, and customers....
23:17, 2019-06-18

Damning Report: Mom’s Investigation Into Why This Restaurant Keeps The AC Up So High Has Concluded That It’s Because They Want Their Customers To Freeze Lunch today was supposed to be a relaxed, casual affair, but in light of some shocking revelations, it’s turned out to be anything but: Mom’s investigation into why this restaurant keeps the AC up so high has concluded that it’s because they want their customers to freeze....
00:51, 2019-08-13

Slack Goes Wonky, Gives Millions the Day Off If you woke up Friday morning, logged into Slack, only to find it a hellhole of bugs—it’s not just you. Users all over the world have been reporting outages, repeating messages, and errors with the popular workplace communication tool.Read more......
19:17, 2019-06-28

Big guns could be spiked at wide-open U.S. Open A premium iron player will likely win this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where Zach Johnson has almost as good a chance of prevailing as Dustin Johnson in the third major championship of the year....
03:34, 2019-06-11

McIlroy targets US Open after Canadian Open win "Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontario on Sunday and then said it was only mission half-accomplished."...
12:17, 2019-06-10

Reuters: Chinese hackers used the cloud to steal trade secrets from enterprise customers A report a few days ago revealed that hackers linked with China’s government were stealing data from more than a dozen global telecom companies for years. Cybersecurity company Cyberreason said at the time that a hacking group labeled APT10, associated with the Chinese government, is likely to...
09:51, 2019-06-28

AT&T cancels its Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders; customers involved get a $100 promo card While the world waits for Samsung to announce a new launch date for the Galaxy Fold, actions speak louder than words. Especially when those actions consist of Best Buy canceling pre-orders collected for the device last month followed up by today's news related to AT&T. The carrier, according to Tom'...
15:17, 2019-06-13

Citi launches co-branded credit cards with SE Asia's Grab in push for more customers Citigroup has teamed up with Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab to launch co-branded credit cards, as it looks to boost its Asian customer base by about 13% via partnerships with digital firms, a senior Citi executive said....
06:00, 2019-06-11

Suit filed by iTunes users claims that Apple did make its customers the product Ever since the Cambridge Analytica story broke, revealing that 87 million Facebook members had their personal data used without permission, Apple and its CEO Tim Cook have been saying one thing over and over: Apple's customers are not its product. In other words, Apple won't sell personal data belon...
05:34, 2019-05-25

Ford extends warranty on Focus and Fiesta clutches, will reimburse customers for repairs Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it is extending its warranty for 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars and will reimburse owners who paid for repairs.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-15

Fake supplements: Amazon warned customers some Align products it sold were counterfeit Amazon says the Align nutritional supplements currently for sale on its site are safe. But the retailer recently warned customers of fakes.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-22

Lawsuit claims Buffalo Wild Wings would refuse service to black customers A former Buffalo Wild Wings employee is suing the company for creating a “racially hostile work environment,” claiming that their managers allowed employees to discriminate against black customers....
22:34, 2019-05-22

Burger King thinks it can fool its Swedish customers with its plant-based patties Burger King is so confident about its new plant-based offerings that as a part of a promotional campaign in Sweden, the fast-food chain is daring their customers to order from its new "50/50 menu."...
23:51, 2019-07-16

Monzo discovers security flaw, asks some customers to change card numbers British digital bank Monzo has asked around half a million of its customers to change their card PIN (personal identification number) after discovering a security flaw in its system....
05:34, 2019-08-06

New York Sports Club offers no-fee gyms to customers abandoning Equinox, SoulCycle The New York Sports Club appears to be making the most of a recent controversy involving rival fitness companies like Equinox and SoulCycle by offering no-fee gym memberships to new customers who are leaving the competitors' facilities. ...
04:00, 2019-08-10

Flyfishing and kayaking trips help L.L. Bean, Orvis sell more gear and attract more customers Outdoor retail brands are beefing up their adventure programs and branded trips to create new customers and deepen relationships with existing ones by making outdoor vacations easier. Customers can try out new activities before purchasing any gear....
00:17, 2019-08-01

Target CEO Brian Cornell reiterates forecast, apologizes to customers for weekend outages Target CEO Brian Cornell apologized to customers for a disappointing weekend after the company experienced outages that shut down its cash registers and credit-card processors for several hours....
16:17, 2019-06-19

Netflix shares plunge as global growth falls short, U.S. customers shrink Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost U.S. streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets for new subscribers overseas, an announcement that jarred investors ahead of looming competition....
01:34, 2019-07-18

Inclusivity comes to credit cards: Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their "true name."...
02:01, 2019-06-19

SEC adopts rules requiring brokers to put customers’ interests above their own. Advocates say it won’t protect consumers. The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest....
00:01, 2019-06-06

Nike misses on earnings, but beats on revenues as customers buy more sneakers and sports gear Nike sold more sneakers and gear during the fiscal fourth quarter than Wall Street expected, helping to boost revenues by 4% to just over $10 billion....
23:51, 2019-06-27

Lowe's shares jump as higher-spending customers drive profit beat Lowe's Cos Inc shares surged over 11% on Wednesday as the home improvement chain's efforts to focus on higher-spending customers helped it beat quarterly profit estimates and gain ground on larger rival Home Depot Inc ....
21:34, 2019-08-21

Jaclyn Hill Cosmetics customers report receiving ‘lumpy’ and ‘hairy’ lipsticks A YouTube beauty guru is trying to survive lumpy-lipstick-gate. Jaclyn Hill launched her cosmetic line, Jaclyn Cosmetics, about two weeks ago. But while fans were initially anxious to get their hands on the line, some have since been taking to social media to complain about defective products. Many ...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Nissan India Extends Service Support To Cyclone-Affected Customers In Odisha Nissan has sent special emergency repair teams in Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack and additional trained manpower will be deployed from its dealerships to expedite repair turnaround time....
14:51, 2019-05-22

Starbucks customers sue claiming exposure to potentially fatal pest-control chemicals Starbucks is being sued by a group of New York City customers concerned about exposure to potentially-fatal pest-control chemicals.        ...
05:51, 2019-05-22

Amazon's Ring Is Teaching Cops How to Persuade Customers to Hand Over Surveillance Footage Amazon’s home security subsidiary Ring wields tremendous power over the messaging used by its law enforcement partners about its products, including by pre-writing and approving police statements about Ring’s services. But according to a new report, Ring is also instructing cops on how to persuade c...
19:51, 2019-08-06

Man buys painting for $300 that could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the UK when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on it, even though he assumed it was fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique collector may have made the purchase of a lifetime –......
00:00, 2019-06-08

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
18:00, 2019-08-12

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a third still lack savings to handle a $400 emergency expense....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Britons hoarding millions of old gadgets - how many are yours? It might be time to finally take that Nokia 3310 out of your desk drawer and get the Super Nintendo out of the loft, as UK households have been told they are hoarding too many old and unused gadgets....
13:17, 2019-08-21

Privacy and who's tracking you: Where's the villain? We sum up our four-part privacy series with some thoughts on where the tech firms need to improve for the consumer.       ...
08:34, 2019-06-29

This seafood restaurant’s latest catch: Chinese robots that greet customers and deliver food. A newly opened Delaware seafood restaurant has a unique item on its menu: robot servers. The machines are the latest example of intelligent machines working in the restaurant industry....
14:51, 2019-07-02

Capital One data breach exposes info of 106M customers, applicants; suspect arrested Capital One Financial Corp., the fifth-largest U.S. credit-card issuer, said Monday that a hacker accessed the personal information of approximately 106 million card customers and applicants, one of the largest ever data breaches of a big bank....
18:34, 2019-07-31

This seafood restaurant’s latest catch: Chinese robots that greet customers and deliver food A new Delaware seafood restaurant has a unique item on its menu: robot servers. The machines are the latest example of intelligent machines working in the restaurant industry....
22:00, 2019-07-02

JPMorgan credit-card customers are seething about company plans to revoke their ability to sue them — here's how to protect yourself AP Images JPMorgan Chase is planning to revoke its credit-card customers' ability to sue them. The bank sent nearly all of its cardholders notifications alerting them that they were implementing binding arbitration that prevents customers from taking disputes to court or joining class-action lawsui...
13:17, 2019-06-06

Monzo urges 480,000 customers to change pins as banking details exposed to unauthorised staff Digital bank Monzo has urged almost half a million customers to change their PINs after it emerged banking information was exposed to what is being termed unauthorised staff....
21:00, 2019-08-06

Small business owners: Don't give Facebook, Amazon remote control of your customers Online platforms help you build your small business, but if you let them control all of your contacts, they could also control all of your business.        ...
14:34, 2019-05-22

How China Uses Technology to Segregate and Subdue Millions China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
19:34, 2019-05-22

Meet the Marrying Millions Couples: He's 60 and Rich, She's 21 and Not So, you have a lot of money and your partner...doesn't. What do you do? If you're Bill and Brianna of Dallas, Texas, and Brian and Gentille from Las Vegas, Nevada, you go on TV in a new......
00:17, 2019-06-14

Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need  The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela through to the end of the year, almost half of whom are youth. ...
03:00, 2019-08-15

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades....
20:17, 2019-06-11

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steals childhood," UNICEF's executive director said....
08:51, 2019-06-07

Millions across South America hit by massive power cut Failure leaves people in Argentina and Uruguay without electricityTens of millions of people across South America were left without electricity early on Sunday after a massive power failure that left Argentina and Uruguay almost completely in the dark.Argentina’s El Clarín newspaper said the “gigant...
16:17, 2019-06-16

How Britain can help you get away with stealing millions: a five-step guide Dirty money needs laundering if it’s to be of any use – and the UK is the best place in the world to do it. By Oliver BulloughKleptocrats, fraudsters and crooks steal hundreds of billions of pounds, dollars and euros from the rest of us every year, but that gives them a problem: how can they stop th...
16:51, 2019-07-05

AT&T employees bribed with $1M to unlock millions of phones AT&T employees unlocked millions of mobile phones to plant malware and remove the phones from the provider’s network — all for thousands of dollars in bribes. The details were revealed after the US Department of Justice opened a case against Muhammad Fahd, who has been accused of running a fraudulen...
15:17, 2019-08-07

The U.S. is pouring millions into Somalia despite concerns over dependency on aid The United States has been the East African country’s largest donor for decades, propping up a succession of weak governments that have struggled to deal with persistent drought and the brutal tactics of Islamist militants....
03:51, 2019-06-18

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds of millions of dollars now, U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock told Reuters on Monday....
17:00, 2019-07-15

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebellion and school strike groups – with the promise of...
11:00, 2019-07-12

Supercomputer creates millions of virtual universes How do you understand the development of galaxies when even the younger examples are frequently billions of years old? Simulate as many universes as you can, apparently. Researchers at the University of Arizona have used the school's Ocelote superc......
10:00, 2019-08-12

Still got your old Nokia? Britons hoarding millions of gadgets It might be time to finally take that Nokia 3310 out of your desk drawer and get the Super Nintendo out of the loft, as UK households have been told they are hoarding too many old and unused gadgets....
14:51, 2019-08-21

THE IDENTITY VERIFICATION IN BANKING REPORT: How banks should use new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The way incumbent banks onboard and verify the identities of their customers online is inconvenient an...
07:17, 2019-05-22

Google's millions will transform San Jose – but at what true cost? A major urban hub without a big-city feel, San Jose hopes a huge new Google campus will rethink its car-centric sprawl. But critics warn it will steamroll poorer residentsSan Jose is the Bay Area’s most populous city, home to more than a million people and the headquarters of eBay, TiVo and Adobe. I...
15:17, 2019-07-03

Amazon's Textract AI can read millions of pages in a few hours Amazon has launched a new offering called Textract for its Web Services customers, and it's like optical character recognition on steroids. It more than just extracts text from documents like its name implies -- Amazon says it can actually identify d......
10:51, 2019-05-30

Millions Have Chrome, Firefox Extensions That Sell Their Every Click Some browser extensions have a side hustle in spying. From a privileged perch in your browser, they pass information about where you surf and what you view into a murky data economy....
15:00, 2019-07-19

Mega Millions Jackpot Goes Up To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN/LEX 18) – If you’re feeling lucky now would be a good time to buy a lottery ticket. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to nearly half of billion dollars. The winning numbers on Friday night were 7, 8, 26, 65 and 67, plus the gold Mega Ball 4 — and no ticket matched all of the...
03:01, 2019-06-02

Serco and Deloitte pay millions over outsourcer's 'deliberate fraud' The accounting watchdog has fined Deloitte £4.2m for its audit of Serco at the time when the company was said to have carried out "deliberate fraud" over a government tagging contract....
18:17, 2019-07-04

US heat wave: Millions suffer as hot weather intensifies Nearly 150 million people from the Midwest to the Atlantic coast are sweating through scorching temperatures, with New York declaring a heat emergency. At least three people have died, and many events have been canceled....
07:01, 2019-07-21

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the benefits, others are headed for financial disaster. That’s the warning of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant...
10:00, 2019-05-26

WhatsApp comes to millions of basic cellphones running KaiOS WhatsApp has only had limited availability on basic cellphones until now, but Facebook is about to throw the gates wide open. The messaging app is now available on the KaiStore, making it available to "millions" of low-cost KaiOS cellphones with at......
07:51, 2019-07-23

Trump rules out Afghan plan that would kill millions President Trump said Monday he had “plans” that would win the 19-year-old Afghan war in as little as a week — but that the US would have to “kill 10 million people” and the country “would be wiped off the face of the Earth.” But the president, speaking at the White House during an appearance......
23:51, 2019-07-22

Apollo 11 tapes bought for $218 may sell for millions after nearly being lost Tapes identified in 2008 as the only surviving original recording of the first moon landing in 1969 are to go up for auction in JulyWhen Gary George bought a truckload of videotapes for $218 from a US government surplus auction more than 40 years ago, he planned to sell them to television stations –...
20:17, 2019-06-28

Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave powerThe Queen’s property managers will this week set out terms for the world’s biggest offshore wind auction in a decade.Industry experts expect the complex bidding process to raise record sums, which could increase energy ...
11:00, 2019-07-17

Will Brexit pollsters again help hedge funds make millions? Bloomberg's allegations that Nigel Farage may have influenced forex markets to help hedge funds on Brexit referendum night in 2016 have not gone away. We ask if something similar could happen on October 31?...
19:34, 2019-07-15

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches. Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients.        ...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Uninstall These Eight Browser Extensions That Stole Data from Millions A massive data leak was recently discovered by cybersecurity researcher Sam Jidali, revealing private information for 45 major companies and millions of individuals. Dubbed “DataSpii” by Jidali and his team, the leak was perpetrated by innocent-looking Chrome and Firefox browser extensions that co...
03:34, 2019-07-20

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stands almost no chance of making it through the Senate....
08:34, 2019-06-05

Airbus Harnessing AI in Bid to Save Millions on Finance Tasks Airbus is using artificial intelligence to squeeze cost out of its finance function, an experiment launched in the aircraft maker’s Americas division that could save the corporation millions of dollars annually if rolled out in other regions....
14:34, 2019-08-19

Ex-Sudan president got millions from Saudis, court hears Sudan's ousted president Omar Hassan al-Bashir acknowledged receiving millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia, a police detective told a court on Monday at the start of a corruption trial that many Sudanese thought they would never see....
17:00, 2019-08-19

Report: Facebook offering ‘millions’ to publishers for news SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online advertising to the detriment of the struggling news...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Millions of Dell Computers at Risk of Remote Attack, Fix Available SafeBreach discovered the flaw and reported the vulnerability, and it allows hackers to take over the machine and read the physical memory stored onboard....
15:51, 2019-06-21

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions’ of ‘illegal aliens’ President Trump said on Monday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will start to remove from the United States millions of immigrants who have entered the country illegally. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly foun...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Smart meter delays could mean higher bills for millions Four million homes on prepay gas and electricity meters could see higher bills due to delays in the rollout of smart meters, says the competition watchdog....
15:17, 2019-06-07

Mecca: See millions complete their Hajj pilgrimage in 60 seconds A time-lapse shows devotees taking part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

Dell patches vulnerability that put millions of PCs at risk — Update yours now Computing giant Dell released a security advisory on Thursday urging consumers to update their laptops and PCs to patch a security vulnerability the company says could have enabled hackers to access sensitive information. The vulnerability, CVE-2019-12280, was identified in Dell’s SupportAssist appl...
13:17, 2019-06-21

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which is struggling to clean up the platform and salvage ...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 10-50-55-56-58, Mega Ball: 15, Megaplier: 5 (ten, fifty, fifty-five, fifty-six, fifty-eight; Mega Ball: fifteen; Megaplier: five) Estimated jackpot: $367 million The post Winning numbe...
09:17, 2019-05-22

WSJ: Facebook offers publishers millions for its dedicated news tab Facebook is gearing up for the launch of a dedicated news tab by offering publishers million dollar deals, according to The Wall Street Journal. Apparently, the social network told news outlets that it would pay as much as $3 million a year to licens......
04:17, 2019-08-09

Blackout affects tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. (June 16)        ...
22:34, 2019-06-16

Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords unprotected Company admits to mistake and says it has no evidence of abuse – but the risk was hugeFacebook mistakenly stored “hundreds of millions” of passwords in plaintext, unprotected by any encryption, the company has admitted.The mistake, which led to user passwords being kept in Facebook’s internal server...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Tens of millions without power in South America blackout BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday in what the Argentine president called an “unprecedented” failure in the countries’ power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power, but 12 ...
01:00, 2019-06-17

Millions of Americans drive stoned and don’t care about getting caught Drivers are going up in smoke! Millions of Americans get behind the wheel while high from smoking marijuana, a study released on Wednesday said. An estimated 14.8 million Americans said they’ve driven while high at least once in the past month and nearly 70 percent believe they won’t get...
00:34, 2019-06-20

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-05-22

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro.Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 different photography and gaming apps that were filled with adware on the Google Play store. These f...
21:34, 2019-08-19

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than large farms...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Mecca: See millions complete their Hajj pilgrimage in a 60 seconds A time-lapse shows devotees taking part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
20:00, 2019-08-14

5 men arrested for stealing millions from elderly, disabled vets, DOJ says Federal prosecutors say five people have been arrested on charges they obtained social security and other identifying information to steal millions of dollars from mostly elderly and disabled veterans....
07:51, 2019-08-22

Top law firm Weil Gotshal botched millions in pay for bankers Two powerful Wall Street investment bankers could be on the hook for millions of dollars in back taxes and penalties after one of the world’s most prestigious law firms botched their pay packages — and then left them in the dark about the error for years, The Post has learned. The two bankers — Mich...
15:51, 2019-08-24

A man spent $300 on a painting at a thrift sale. It could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the U.K. when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on, even though he assumed it to be fake. But after doing some research and talking to experts, the 52-year-old antique collector may have made the purchase of a lifetime – a...
17:00, 2019-06-07

Health panel: Millions of US kids should get hepatitis shot ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel is recommending that more than 2 million U.S. kids get vaccinated against hepatitis A. Thirteen years ago, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended hepatitis A shots for all U.S. children at age 1. On Thursday, the panel said the shots should be ...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Facebook reportedly offering ‘millions’ to publishers for news SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is reportedly in talks with news publishers to offer “millions of dollars” for the rights to publish their material on its site. The move follows years of criticism over its growing monopolization of online advertising to the detriment of the struggling news indu...
13:51, 2019-08-09

Millions of accounts hit in huge sextortion email campaign A malicious email campaign looking to blackmail victims has affected millions of innocent users around the world, a new report has found.Researchers from Cofense Labs have published a database of over 200 million compromised accounts hit by a wide-ranging campaign that is looking to spread malware a...
03:34, 2019-08-06

$530M Mega Millions Ticket Sold In San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — A lottery ticket worth $530 million in the Mega Millions draw was sold at a liquor store in San Diego, the City News Service reports. The winner of Friday’s drawing will have to decide whether to receive the estimated $530 million jackpot in 30 installments or its $345.2 milli...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people in the country illegally. In a late-night tweet Monday, Trump says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the removal process next week. He tells his Twitter followers, “They will be removed as fa...
06:34, 2019-06-18

Lawsuit Alleges Buffalo Wild Wings Managers Gave the Green Light to Refuse Black Customers Perhaps you’ve heard the stories about how black people don’t tip, without deconstructing the reasoning as to why that might be. Or perhaps you’re just one of many racist managers at Buffalo Wild Wings who’ve relied on this stereotype to justify refusing black customers....
15:51, 2019-05-22

Roughly $825 million up for grabs in Powerball, Mega Millions drawings Roughly $825 million will be up for grabs in America'stwo lottery games starting Saturday night after no one picked the correct numbers in the last drawings....
03:00, 2019-06-02

Scientists tasked a supercomputer with building millions of simulated universes Figuring out how our reality took shape over billions of years is no easy task for scientists. Theories about how the Big Bang played out and the immediate aftermath are a dime a dozen, but researchers led by a team from the University of Arizona think they might stumble upon some of the secrets of ...
09:00, 2019-08-13

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
14:00, 2019-08-12

Redskins’ Adrian Peterson swimming in millions of dollars in debt Adrian Peterson is deep in debt and struggling to sort things out. Though Peterson, the Redskins running back, has earned nearly $100 million not including endorsements over his NFL career, more than any running back ever, his lawyer said he trusted people who took advantage of him financially. On T...
01:00, 2019-07-24

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
05:00, 2019-06-18

South America blackout leaves tens of millions without power A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid...
22:51, 2019-06-16

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Amazon The Amazon Prime membership c...
03:51, 2019-06-10

Carlos Ghosn sues Nissan-Mitsubishi for millions in damages Former Alliance chairman launches £13.5m lawsuit after he was ousted on charges of financial misconduct Carlos Ghosn is reported to have launched a lawsuit against Nissan and Mitsubishi after he was removed as chairman of the Alliance last year on charges of financial misconduct. Dutch newspaper NR...
14:17, 2019-07-23

Hasbro stands to make millions from Marvel's Phase 4 slate Hasbro has held the master license for Marvel for over a decade and, if Marvel's upcoming slate is any indication, the toymaker stands to make millions in the coming years....
19:51, 2019-07-23

Mega Millions Jackpot Swells To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN) — We’ve mentioned several times that you’re probably never winning the jackpot. Turns out, we were right, at least for Friday. The winning numbers were 7, 8, 26, 65 and 67, plus the gold Mega Ball 4 — and no ticket matched all of them to walk away with the $444 million ...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Didi wants to help millions of drivers in China power their electric cars Didi Chuxing, China's top ride-hailing app, has teamed up with the country's giant power utility to make it easier and cheaper for drivers to recharge their cars....
17:51, 2019-05-23

Why Lindsey Vonn tweeted out phone number to millions of fans Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn sent fans into meltdown Wednesday night after posting her phone number on Twitter. The stunning 34-year-old then followed that up with a video message to deny she had been hacked but just wanted to hear from her fans. “Want to text me? I got this new number and now I can.....
00:01, 2019-07-05

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for certain younger people under doctor's orders....
22:51, 2019-07-23

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
04:17, 2019-06-06

Trump: ICE will remove 'millions' of illegal migrants starting next week President Donald Trump said starting next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who entered the United States illegally....
07:51, 2019-06-18

Millions of volunteers sign up to Be My Eyes app to help visually impaired with day-to-day tasks An app is changing the day-to-day lives of tens of thousands of visually impaired people by linking them with one of millions of sighted volunteers around the world....
11:51, 2019-07-07

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week, according to......
19:00, 2019-06-14

Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans' ID photos The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington US immigration authorities have accessed driver’s licenses databases across the country, searching millions of people’s photos without their knowledge, privacy researchers...
00:34, 2019-07-09

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find 'millions' of black holes Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully launched Spektr-RG, an X-ray telescope co-developed with Germany's help. The vessel will take 100 days t......
08:01, 2019-07-14

German firm sets aside millions for Brazil dam disaster costs TÜV Süd had certified the structure shortly before it collapsed in January, leaving 270 dead. Faced with a number of lawsuits, the company has now put a figure on the extent of its potential liability....
02:17, 2019-08-21

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2m mangos.The agriculture secretary, Emmanuel Piñol, said mango farmers had reported an “unusual increase” in the ...
12:34, 2019-06-10

A NASA Intern Bought Apollo 11 Videotapes for $218. Now They’re Going to Auction for Millions Three reels of videotape from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission described as “the only surviving first-generation recordings of the historic moon walk” will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday, the day of the moon landing’s 50th anniversary. The footage offers “unrestore...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....
13:17, 2019-05-30

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group claiming loyalty to Khalifa Haftar had cut off water to capital and other citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been restored two days after they were cut off when an armed group stormed a control room, averting shortages that could have caused a humanita...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Dell and Microsoft pour millions into A.I. start-ups that are reshaping the workforce Dell and Microsoft venture capital arms are investing in AI start-ups that have products to help companies manage data and harness machine learning to gain a competitive advantage....
22:17, 2019-07-16

5 Indicted in Identity Theft Scheme That Bilked Millions From Veterans The defendants obtained Social Security numbers and bank account information from a technician who worked for the military, the Justice Department said....
11:51, 2019-08-22

Ex-Sudan leader said he received millions from Saudis, trial told Detective tells corruption trial that Omar al-Bashir disclosed payments after he was deposedOmar al-Bashir told investigators he received $90m (£73.8m) in cash from Saudi Arabia, a detective has said in court on the first day of the deposed Sudanese president’s corruption trial.Bashir has been in de...
17:00, 2019-08-19

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
17:51, 2019-07-12

‘Homework gap’ shows millions of students lack home internet HARTFORD, Conn. — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone? On the tiny screen, she switches between web pages for research projects, losing track of tabs whenever friends send messages. ...
23:00, 2019-06-10

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC, including almost two million people in the northe...
12:17, 2019-07-16

A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money? Last summer, it looked like things were finally about to change for Ashland, Ky. For two decades, the jobs that once supported this Appalachian outpost of 20,000 people on a bend in the Ohio River have been disappearing: 100 laid off from the freight-rail maintenance shop; dozens pink-slipped at the...
01:17, 2019-08-14

Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions Researchers say one invention could solve two problems for people lacking basic resourcesA device that can produce electricity from sunlight while simultaneously purifying water has been produced by researchers, an invention they say could solve two problems in one stroke.The researchers say the dev...
17:51, 2019-07-09

Big donor Steyer's presidential run could deny millions to other Democratic races Billionaire Tom Steyer, a longtime friend and key donor to liberal candidates and causes, says he decided to run for the Democratic presidential nomination next year because no other candidate was offering a "mandate for change"....
19:17, 2019-07-19

Evernote security flaw could have exposed data of millions of users Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in the Evernote Web Clipper Chrome extension which could allow potential attackers to access a users' personal information from third party services online.The vulnerability, a Universal Cross-site Scripting (UXSS) referred to as CVE-2019-125...
10:51, 2019-06-14

Bulgarian tax agency says hackers stole millions of financial records Hackers have stolen the personal and financial data of millions of Bulgarians by breaking into the tax agency's systems, the government said on Tuesday....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. This inequality has significant political and economic consequences....
19:51, 2019-08-09

USTA under-reported millions, owes back rent: NYC comptroller The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the start of the U.S. Open, the organization's marquee event and final Grand Slam of the year....
23:51, 2019-08-22

Millions in Northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this time on its west coast....
02:17, 2019-06-12

Millions in US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This story is co-published with the Documented news website and newsletterMillions of US taxpayer dollars are being invested into private prison operators invol...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Trump claims on eve of re-election launch that ICE will begin deporting ‘millions’ NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump announced on the eve of launching his re-election campaign that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would soon deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of i...
21:17, 2019-06-18

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence for his role in a bizarre extortion scheme targeting internet users who downloaded porn.Read more......
21:34, 2019-06-18

He Took Wine Bottles For Safekeeping, Made Millions Via Brokers, Arrested After moving to Maryland in 2015, Aronovici realized the 400-bottle unit he owned wouldn't fit in his new garage. A collector for 38 years, he found Holder's Safe Harbour Wine Storage in suburban......
05:51, 2019-08-03

As mortgage rates plunge, millions more homeowners can benefit from refinancing Mortgage rates are falling unexpectedly and sharply, and that means millions more homeowners can benefit from a refinance. The average rate on the popular 30-year fixed has fallen to 3.94%, according to Mortgage News Daily....
16:51, 2019-06-03

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said......
16:17, 2019-06-21

Zion Williamson is set to make millions in the NBA, but a $100 million lawsuit stands in the way Zion Williamson, fresh off of his sensational freshman season at Duke, was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA draft last week. Judging by his emotional reaction to being drafted, it was one of the most memorable moments of his life....
21:34, 2019-06-28

ICE Signals Mass Immigration Arrests, but Not the ‘Millions’ Trump Promised The agency, which is preparing to conduct raids targeting thousands of migrant families, was blindsided by the president’s tweet saying “millions of illegal aliens” would be deported....
00:00, 2019-06-19

Millions of ‘painted lady’ butterflies give UK once-a-decade makeover British skies are bathing in beauty. Residents of the UK and Ireland have been noticing a massive uptick in the amount of painted ladies hovering around lately — and not the kind one used to find in Times Square. An influx of the “painted lady” — or Vanessa cardui — butterfly species has...
00:17, 2019-08-06

Fannie and Freddie Changes Could Lower Housing Costs for Millions of Americans Starting Monday, the U.S. government is making what’s widely described as the biggest change in a generation to the inner workings of the roughly $4.4 trillion market in mortgage-backed securities issued by the country’s two housing market giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. This change could mean l...
13:51, 2019-06-03

Access Millions of Newly Digitized Holocaust Records for Free Records from the Holocaust and Nazi persecution have become more accessible, thanks to newly digitized archives. A joint initiative between Ancestry.com and the Arolsen Archives—an international center on Nazi persecution—has resulted in the digitization of millions of records from the era. And unli...
17:00, 2019-08-02

Millions of Google Maps Listings Are Fake, Report Claims With thousands of new fake accounts being added every month, Google Maps is flooded by about 11 million false listings and phone numbers that reroute to competing businesses....
08:17, 2019-06-22

"Could Kill Millions": US Seizes $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine From Ship Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in US history, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday....
12:00, 2019-06-19

Millions of Florida honey bees dead after suspected poisoning A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’s responsible....
05:17, 2019-08-01

Area 51: Why does a military compound in the desert attract millions from all over the world? It may have started as a joke, but just how many of the two million people "attending" an Area 51 alien hunting event on Facebook are laughing or taking it seriously, no one knows. The US military has issued a warning....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Donald Trump: ICE to deport 'millions' of migrants starting next week President Donald Trump said starting next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin deporting millions of immigrants who entered the United States illegally....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
01:00, 2019-08-08

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is particularly wild at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, the executive vice president for public affairs at the Wildlife Conservation Society, the organization t...
04:17, 2019-05-26

US Will Begin Removing Millions Of "Illegal Aliens" Next Week, Says Trump President Donald Trump said on Monday that US authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
15:17, 2019-06-18

Access Millions of Free Books Added to the Public Domain Your summer reading list just got more accessible, thanks to a project funded by the New York Public Library. Most books published in America before 1964 are in the public domain because the authors didn’t extend the copyright. And their aversion to paperwork is our gain, because many of these are a...
20:51, 2019-08-09

Robbers steal millions in gold coins from Mexican mint Armed robbers successfully broke into the national mint and escaped from the scene with centennial coins worth millions of dollars. Local media suspect government officials helped the thieves....
02:00, 2019-08-07

| UN launches new Zimbabwe appeal as millions face food crisis The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food....
17:51, 2019-08-07

Teens 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence' Five Alaskan teenagers have been charged with murder after a man they met online promised them millions of dollars to carry out the act, court records say. ...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Android creator accused of cheating wife out of millions of dollars Andy Rubin, a former Google executive who created the Android operating system, has been accused of cheating his wife out of millions of dollars, according to court documents unsealed on Tuesday....
21:51, 2019-07-03

CDC Calls for Millions More Naloxone Prescriptions to Reverse Opioid Overdoses Across the U.S. There have been few glimmers of hope when it comes to the opioid crisis. But a new report this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that many more people are now getting access to the opioid overdose antidote naloxone—and that may have helped slightly reduce the number o...
03:17, 2019-08-08

As millions flock to Area 51, scientists say extraterrestrial life isn't impossible Two million people signed up on Facebook to go alien hunting at the highly classified US air force facility Area 51. Are they crazy or is there something to it? What would happen if we came into contact with aliens?...
19:51, 2019-07-31

'I feel lucky': millions have fled war-torn Yemen – the US has accepted 50 The war in Middle Eastern country is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis but Trump has all but ended Yemeni immigration, leaving a community tornSince a devastating war began in Yemen in 2015, causing the displacement of 3 million people, the United States has taken in just 50 Yemeni refugees.Desp...
18:51, 2019-06-27

7-Eleven Japan shut down a mobile payments app after only two days because hackers exploited a simple security flaw and customers lost over $500,000 FlickrCC/Mike Mozart On July 1, 7-Eleven Japan launched a mobile payment app, called 7pay, that had the security flaw of allowing anyone to reset any other user's password, ZDNet reported. Bad actors accessed 900 customers' accounts and ripped them off to the tune of about $510,000, the company sa...
02:51, 2019-07-07

What is Pokémon Sleep? Everything we know about the sleep tracking app You're likely no stranger to having Pokémon on your phone after the success of Pokémon Go in 2016, but now you may be able to have your own collection of pocket monsters influence your sleep too.Announced at the end of May 2019, Pokémon Sleep is a new app from The Pokémon Co...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Man Accused of Unlocking Millions of Phones on AT&T Network Now Facing up to 20 Years in Prison In some ways, Muhammad Fahd could be seen as the Robin Hood of tech, except that instead of stealing money from the rich and giving it back to the poor, he liberated phones from being locked down by a single carrier. However, AT&T and the U.S. government probably don’t see it that way, because a...
19:51, 2019-08-06

The racehorse auction in Prince William's garden where millions change hands ‘It’s called the sport of kings for a reason,’ says head of Goffs, which runs the unusual sale before AscotOn one side of Jubilee Walk, a path that crosses Kensington Gardens towards Kensington Palace, children are laughing as they play on a wooden pirate ship in the Diana Princess of Wales memorial...
15:34, 2019-06-21

Major Bluetooth security flaw leaves millions of devices at risk A significant security vulnerability in Bluetooth has left millions of smartphones and other devices at risk of attack, researchers have said.The flaw would allow an attacker to more easily brute force the encryption key used by devices during pairing to monitor or even manipulate the data transferr...
14:34, 2019-08-18

Tax-exempt hospital sues thousands of poor people while making millions Enlarge / The exterior of Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) An "especially aggressive" nonprofit hospital system in Memphis that made $86 million after expenses in 2018 and pays virtually no taxes has spent years relentlessly suing thousands of low-income ...
23:51, 2019-06-27

In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data Bulgaria's finance minister apologized to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
19:34, 2019-07-16

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied by New York City due to the amount of pollution emitted by Trum...
14:32, 2019-05-21

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect them, the better. Turns out there’s one more twist to pass along: The Bucs sought to keep from publi...
21:17, 2019-05-30

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the world’s top pork producer, has culled about 1.1 million pigs....
17:34, 2019-06-30

Report: Google Maps hosts ‘millions’ of fake business listings Many of us rely on Google Maps to find electricians, hair salon, and other services in our area.  Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google Maps hosts an estimated ’11 million falsely listed businesses on any given day.’  The majority of the bogus listings are found in categories that ...
13:17, 2019-06-21

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. ...
17:17, 2019-05-21

WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions' of fake business listings (updated) If you've ever tried to find a locksmith on Google in a pinch, this may not surprise you. Turns out Google Maps is filled with millions of scam operations that are impersonating real businesses, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal.......
03:00, 2019-06-21

Raptors' Kawhi Leonard cost McDonald's millions in free giveaways Toronto Raptors star forward Kawhi Leonard's success from the three-point line cost McDonald's nearly $6 million worth of french fries in promotional giveaways....
20:17, 2019-06-07

Millions lose power as Indonesia capital, parts of Java hit by blackout Indonesia's state power company PLN estimated on Sunday it would take several hours to restore power to Jakarta after a major blackout, blaming technical issues for cutting power to tens of millions of people in the capital and surrounding provinces....
16:34, 2019-08-04

‘Hungry kids collapse as looters take millions’: life in today’s Zimbabwe Far from seeing reform after Robert Mugabe was toppled, the country has fallen into crisis as millions are ‘reduced to paupers’In the streets of Mbare, the children play, neighbours talk and a wintry sun lights neat houses with carefully tended vegetable plots. But the apparent tranquillity of this ...
23:17, 2019-08-10

First American Financial exposed data in millions of mortgage documents, report says An estimated 885 million digitized documents from mortgage deals dating back to 2003 have been exposed by First American Financial Corp, a report says.        ...
05:17, 2019-05-25

Eminem's music publisher claims Spotify owes millions in royalties Eminem's music publisher has filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against streaming giant Spotify over the hit "Lose Yourself" and more than 200 other songs....
06:51, 2019-08-23

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and intimidation​.The massive shutdown was called to take ...
21:17, 2019-06-09

Dark web dealer made to forfeit millions in cryptocurrency gets 70 months in the slammer A drug dealer ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero, has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for distributing drugs including carfentanil and fentanyl. Sky Justin Gornik previously pled guilty to the charge and also admitted that he tried ...
17:51, 2019-08-20

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a software company that has since racked up millions of dollars in business with the Department of Education, newly released records show....
07:00, 2019-07-14

Major security flaw hits Dell PCs – and potentially millions of other laptops A major vulnerability has been discovered in a system health-check utility installed on millions of Dell PCs, and while the hole has been patched, if you’re running this software, you need to make sure that your version of the tool is up-to-date – or run the risk of getting your machin...
19:00, 2019-06-21

Millions of Bulgarians' personal data hacked; Russian link suspected Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unknown hackers have stolen the personal data of millions of people from the country's tax agency and noted a possible Russian link in the case....
09:51, 2019-07-17

Millions face major disruption ahead of great summer getaway Millions heading off for the great summer getaway were today told to check before they travel as rail closures, blocked motorways and strike warnings for Heathrow, Gatwick and British Airways threatened major disruption....
12:00, 2019-07-18

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
05:34, 2019-07-14

Health non-profit, top surgeon defrauded millions from government, complaint alleges Sanford Health and one of its most lucrative surgeons have been accused of defrauding the federal government out of millions of dollars.        ...
00:01, 2019-06-29

David Koch’s Millions Remade the Republican Party. He Didn’t Like the Results David Koch towered over most rooms, both physically and politically. He liked it that way. At 6 feet, 5 inches tall, the professional contrarian and ideological warrior had little interest in blending in. Even as Democrats made him and his deep political giving a symbol of the corrupting influence o...
00:17, 2019-08-24

Trump Threatens Mass ICE Arrests of Millions of Immigrants in Terrifying Tweet President Trump tweeted out a terrifying message on Monday night threatening that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would begin making mass arrests of undocumented immigrants across the country “next week.”...
14:34, 2019-06-18

The secretive nonprofit that made millions suing companies over cancer warnings Enlarge / SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 18, 2013: A sign in a Starbucks coffee shop warns customers that coffee and baked goods sold at the shop and elsewhere contain acrylamide, a chemical known to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity. (credit: Getty Images | Robert Alexander) Coffee is now official...
16:17, 2019-06-06

Overcrowding becomes issue as millions of fans turn up for Raptors championship parade By 12:30 p.m., the parade was still making its way on Lake Shore Boulevard West as fans came out in droves to celebrate the Toronto Raptors' historic win....
22:34, 2019-06-17

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to the culling of millions of pigs in China and Vietna...
06:17, 2019-06-06

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted in a post on Monday that an unprotected database ...
14:32, 2019-05-21