• Uber faces fines for concealing data hack
Uber faces fines for concealing data hack

The common element of these breaches - use of a third-party cloud service - highlights the importance for companies to tightly control their use of such services, and to protect the data stored on them. The hack introduces an unexpected factor in negotiations between SoftBank Group Corp. and Uber shareholders over a planned investment of as much ...

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  • Sprint Adds Free Hulu Streaming For Unlimited Freedom Plan Subscribers
Sprint Adds Free Hulu Streaming For Unlimited Freedom Plan Subscribers

With its partnership of Hulu, Sprint becomes just the latest wireless company to sweeten the pot for subscribers with video offerings. The Overland Park, Kansas-based wireless company will include the "limited-commercials" package for the video-on-demand streaming service for $7.99 a month.

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  • Here's When You Can Score Walmart's Black Friday Deals Online
Here's When You Can Score Walmart's Black Friday Deals Online

Absolutely, Walmart will allow all the consumers to be part of the biggest sale of the season by going to its stores as well as purchasing online. While all of the deals have not yet been made live, certain Black Friday pre-sales have been made public, including the AOC 27 inch Widescreen flat panel, originally 249.99, now sold at 199.99, and the...

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  • Don't Fall For This Netflix Email Scam Targeting Millions Worldwide
Don't Fall For This Netflix Email Scam Targeting Millions Worldwide

The letter looks a valid email from the streaming company and convinces customers to update their information including personal and credit card information. Once the customer clicks the link, the next page that opens has the backdrop of The Crown , a popular Netflix series. No Netflix executives exist with that name, according to Mashable .

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  • BJP, Congress lock horns over 'De-mon Day' on November 8
BJP, Congress lock horns over 'De-mon Day' on November 8

He pointed out that sale of gold through digital transactions doubled this time on "dhanteras" festival. Stepping up his attack on the ruling BJP , the Congress leader said the government should apologise to the public for a step like demonestistaion.

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  • Computer programming leads GDP growth
Computer programming leads GDP growth

GDP only rose by 0.3% in both the first and second quarter, partly due to a slowdown in the dominant service sector. Services remained the largest contributor to GDP growth, with a "strong performance in computer programming, motor trades and retail trade", according to the ONS.

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  • GM Posts Loss of almost $3 Billion
GM Posts Loss of almost $3 Billion

Franklin Parlapiano Turner & Welch LLC acquired a new position in General Motors during the 1st quarter valued at about $106,000. Finally, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. Ford Motor now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $12.44. If you are reading this piece on another site, it was stolen and republished in viol...

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  • Recalled Ikea Dresser Kills 2-Year-Old Boy
Recalled Ikea Dresser Kills 2-Year-Old Boy

Two-year-old Jozef Dudek from California was killed when a three-drawer Ikea dresser - that was a piece of a review a year ago - fell over and pulverized the kid amid naptime. Mann says the design was inherently unsafe and charged that the company still hasn't done enough to warn consumers who may have one at home. The plaintiffs contended that...

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  • Iraq, Iran, US
Iraq, Iran, US "raise" oil prices

Oil prices have climbed following API inventory data, which revealed a 7.1 million barrel decline in US crude inventories, versus expectations for a 4 million barrel draw. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, made their decision to extend cuts in oil output by nine months by March 2018, delegates said.

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  • Ford Recalling 1.3 Million Pickups Over Door Issue
Ford Recalling 1.3 Million Pickups Over Door Issue

Ford estimates that repairs will cost $267 million. The Fix: Dealers will install water shields over the door latches to prevent water from seeping inside for free. Affected trucks are 1.1 million in the United States, more than 222,000 in Canada and 21,000 trucks in Mexico. Ford has previously disclosed plans to spend $935 million on other ...

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  • San Antonio Spurs Sign LaMarcus Aldridge to Contract Extension
San Antonio Spurs Sign LaMarcus Aldridge to Contract Extension

He also struggled big time in the Western Conference Finals, averaging 15.5 points on 41 percent shooting with 10 turnovers in the four-game sweep against Golden State. The San Antonio Spurs and LaMarcus Aldridge have agreed upon a three-year, $72.3 million contract extension. According to a Monday afternoon report from Adrian Wojnarowski of E...

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  • Attempted murder charges against suspect in Edmonton attack
Attempted murder charges against suspect in Edmonton attack

Sharif faces 11 charges including five for attempted murder linked to the rampage in the western Canadian city on Saturday night and police said more charges could be laid. Sharif was accused of stabbing 48-year-old Constable Mike Chernyk, after Sharif ran into the police officer with his Chevy Malibu auto. Police set up checkpoints in the ar...

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  • Malaysia's manufacturing PMI back into contraction in September
Malaysia's manufacturing PMI back into contraction in September

The Philippines' manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the month of September has slightly improved from August figure, but growth remains subdued. Optimism is still relatively strong, with more than 51% of firms expecting production to rise over the coming year, reflecting global expansion efforts, efficiency drives and fresh investme...

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  • GM's aggressive all-electric roadmap has 2 EVs in next 18 months
GM's aggressive all-electric roadmap has 2 EVs in next 18 months

Get ready for a whole lot more electric vehicles at General Motors dealerships, with the automaker announcing its ambitious plans for "an all-electric future ". With its capability and flexible architecture, SURUS could be used as a delivery vehicle, truck or even an ambulance - all emissions free, according to the company.

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  • Air France flight makes emergency landing in Canada after engine explodes
Air France flight makes emergency landing in Canada after engine explodes

One of the engines on an Air France flight from Paris to Los Angeles blew up over the Atlantic on Saturday, forcing the pilots to make an emergency landing in Canada. Rick Engebretsen, one of the passengers, wrote a Twitter message saying he had heard a loud thud and felt vibration while in the air. The images appeared to show that the inlet,...

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  • VW announces loss of another $3B in USA diesel scandal
VW announces loss of another $3B in USA diesel scandal

Its shares dropped after the statement and were down 3.1 per cent at the bottom of the German blue-chip DAX index which was up 0.2 per cent. VW's diesel emissions scandal bill is set to reach $30 billion as the German vehicle manufacturer faces another $3 bill to fix affected engines in the United States.

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  • Uber denied new London operating licence
Uber denied new London operating licence

TfL, the London mayor's transport authority, announced on Friday that Uber had been stripped of its London licence in a surprise move that dealt a serious blow to one of Silicon Valley's fastest rising companies. Uber has been asking to meet Sadiq Khan , the mayor of London , since his election in May 2016 but those requests have been reject...

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  • Ryanair reassigns flights for half of affected customers
Ryanair reassigns flights for half of affected customers

According to Sky News , Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary said on Thursday that that the firm would recruit 125 pilots in the next week or two and increase pay for others. They are said to be looking for permanent local contracts for all employees. One passenger told the Daily Telegraph that the website would not let them book on a flight "unles...

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  • Tata Steel, ThyssenKrupp sign deal to form Europe's second-largest steelmaker
Tata Steel, ThyssenKrupp sign deal to form Europe's second-largest steelmaker

German Labour Minister Andrea Nahles said on Wednesday that a merger between Germany's Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel should not happen at any cost and the headquarters needed to be in Germany if it did happen. There is undoubtedly an industrial logic behind a partnership which would create the second biggest steel business in Europe with all the ...

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  • Hackers Have Successfully Hidden Malware In Popular PC Cleanup Tool
Hackers Have Successfully Hidden Malware In Popular PC Cleanup Tool

CCleaner is available as free or paid for subscription and both versions are said to have been affected by the breach. If you are the regular user of CCleaner and downloaded the recent update on your computer , you are at a risk. The infected version of the software was released on August 15 , meaning that millions of users are potentially at...

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