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Hack in the box: Hacking into companies with “warshipping”

Enlarge / The "warshipping" rig, exposed, with solar recharging panel. (credit: Sean Gallagher) LAS VEGAS—Penetration testers have long gone to great lengths to demonstrate the potential chinks in t...

Hack in the box: Hacking into companies with “warshipping”

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Woman accused of Capital One hack had stolen data from 30 companies, authorities say Enlarge / Paige Thompson, 33, a former Seattle technology company software engineer, was arrested after she boasted about a massive data theft from Capital One on GitHub. She is now accused of 30 other data thefts. (credit: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images) In a petition filed on August 13 in fede...
2019-08-15, 03:13

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal companies to clean energy companies. Called a Mast...
2019-06-18, 03:13

US Got Key Asset Out Of Russia After Election Hacking In 2017, the United States extracted from Russia an important CIA source who had provided information about the Kremlin's interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to current and......
2019-09-10, 06:00

YouTube says its policy on 'instructional' hacking videos isn't new This week Kody Kinzie, co-founder of the ethical hacker group Hacker Interchange, reported that its YouTube channel had received a strike for breaking one of its rules. Which rule? A ban against "Instructional hacking and phishing: Showing users how......
2019-07-06, 09:26

ICE to Shell Out $30 Million for Phone-Hacking Tech Cellebrite, an Israeli firm that sell forensics tools capable of bypassing the security on most cellphones, has secured a new $30 million contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Daily Beast reported late Wednesday.Read more......
2019-09-12, 21:26

US official says foreign election hacking is ‘inevitable’ WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says the hacking of U.S. election systems is “inevitable” and the real question is how the country responds. Adam Hickey, a senior national security official, joined other government officials at a congressional hearing focused on how to sa...
2019-05-22, 21:39

Think the Capital One hacking is bad? Here are 5 of the biggest data breaches ever On the heels of July's news that some 100 million U.S. credit card customers and applicants of Capital One had personal information hacked, here's a look at five of the biggest data breaches....
2019-07-31, 21:13

US warns small planes are vulnerable to hacking Engine readings, compass data, altitude and other readings “could all be manipulated to provide false measurements to the pilot,” according to the Department of Homeland Security alert....
2019-07-31, 21:00

The Hacking Supergroup That Counts Beto O’Rourke as One of Its Own Joseph Menn’s “Cult of the Dead Cow” is a narrative history of a group of hackers who went from apolitical hobbyists to security advisers for the world’s most powerful institutions....
2019-05-31, 14:13

Ukrainian extradited to US to face hacking attack charges SEATTLE (AP) — A Ukrainian man charged in a massive hacking attack on restaurants, casinos and other business in 47 states has been extradited to the U.S. to face charges. Andrii Kolpakov made his first appearance in federal court in Seattle on Monday after being extradited from Spain. He did not en...
2019-06-04, 02:13

Router Guest Networks Prone to Hacking: Researchers A study by Israel-based Ben-Gurion University (BGU) indicates that routers from well-known manufacturers are vulnerable to cross-router data leaks through a malicious attack....
2019-08-17, 23:52

Sony Is Still Trying To Stop People From Hacking The Vita, For Some Reason Less than a day after a new exploit for jailbreaking the Vita was discovered, Sony has already released a new firmware update to safeguard its sunsetting handheld....
2019-08-28, 02:39

IoT botnet creator cops plea to hacking more than 800,000 devices Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Marilyn Nieves) A 21-year-old Washington man has pleaded guilty to creating botnets that converted hundreds of thousands of routers, cameras, and other Internet-facing devices into money-making denial-of-service fleets that could knock out entire Web hosting compani...
2019-09-04, 23:26

Judge dismisses DNC hacking suit against Trump campaign A U.S. judge dismissed the DNC's lawsuit that accused Russia, the Trump campaign, Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange and others of conspiring to interfere in the 2016 presidential election....
2019-08-01, 01:13

Fears of AI-powered hacking are misplaced as criminals are doing fine without it Artificial intelligence is captivating tech news audiences. Unfortunately, growing expectations for AI’s impact on legitimate business have spawned a distracting narrative about potential AI-powered cyberattacks. Is this really a threat that needs to be on our radar? Based on my work examining dark ...
2019-07-11, 15:00

DHS issues hacking security alert for small planes The DHS issued an alert for small planes. Modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain physical access to the aircraft.       ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

U.S. sanctions three North Korean-sponsored hacking groups The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three hacking groups it said were sponsored by North Korea that were allegedly involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and had perpetrated cyber attacks on critical infrastructure....
2019-09-13, 17:13

Hacking of Brazil economy minister's cellphone being investigated Brazil's economy ministry is urging Justice Minister Sergio Moro to consider opening a criminal investigation into the possible hacking of Economy Minister Paulo Guedes's cellphone, it said in a statement on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 18:26

Brazil: four arrested over hacking of Bolsonaro justice minister's phone Sérgio Moro hit by scandal after the Intercept published leaked chats suggesting he had conspired to damage ex-president LulaBrazil’s federal police have arrested four people for allegedly hacking the phone of justice minister Sérgio Moro, a key member of far-right president Jair Bolsonaro’s cabinet...
2019-07-25, 01:39

Wikileaks death: Dutch hacking expert 'had kayaking accident' Arjen Kamphuis disappeared in mysterious circumstances in the Norwegian Fjords and his body has never been found. Police now say he most likely died in an accident and his remains are lost at sea....
2019-08-24, 05:13

US briefing: Amazon crisis, G7 summit and Florida election hacking Tuesday’s top story: Brazil rejects $20m pledged by G7 to tackle rainforest fires. Plus, how the west fell for manufactured rage over migrantsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
2019-08-27, 13:39

Nigerian National Arrested From Palghar For Hacking Email Accounts Nagpur police Sunday arrested a Nigerian national from Palghar district for allegedly hacking e-mail accounts of various companies in India, an official said....
2019-07-15, 00:26

Saudi Arabia accused of hacking London-based dissident Kingdom targeted satirist Ghanem Almasarir with Israeli malware, letter of claim allegesSaudi Arabia has been accused of launching a sophisticated hacking attack against a prominent dissident in London who is allegedly living under police protection, according to a letter of claim that has been sent...
2019-05-28, 22:13

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems, according to new research. The report, published by Finnish cybersecurity firm F-Secure, detailed the increasing sophistication o...
2019-08-01, 15:00

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the Nov. 3, 2020 national elections....
2019-06-28, 03:00

U.S. military increases cyber hacking to keep foreign adversaries on their toes _____ WASHINGTON — With little public scrutiny, the U.S. military has dramatically stepped up its secret hacking of foreign computer networks in a new effort to keep China, Russia, Iran and other adversaries on their heels, current and former U.S. officials tell NBC News. Empowered with new legal au...
2019-06-24, 00:26

Heather Mills, others, win settlement over Murdoch group phone hacking Heather Mills, ex-wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, said on Monday she and 90 others have won an apology and settlement from Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers after a near decade-long battle over claims of phone hacking....
2019-07-08, 16:26

The Morning After: SIM-swap cell phone hacking horror stories Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend. If you don't know what SIM swapping is and whether or not it could be used to attack your email or bank account, then we know which article you should read next. Beyond that, we'll recap......
2019-06-29, 19:13

Mozilla blocks UAE bid to become an internet security guardian after hacking reports Firefox browser maker Mozilla is blocking the United Arab Emirates' government from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers, citing Reuters reports on a UAE cyber espionage program....
2019-07-09, 21:39

Capital One Hacking Suspect Showed Strange Online Behavior The 33-year-old woman accused of executing one of the largest-ever data thefts at a bank showed strange behavior online in recent months, at times bragging about her exploits and discussing deep struggles in her personal life....
2019-07-31, 22:52

Feds to test North Carolina election computers for hacking RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after a 2016 Election Day technical failure, federal computer sleuths will scour North Carolina polling equipment supplied by a company targeted by Russian military intelligence. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that it will analyze lap...
2019-06-05, 19:39

DNC set to block Iowa 'virtual' caucuses over concerns of election hacking The Democratic National Committee is set to block a plan by Iowa Democrats to create "virtual" caucuses for the 2020 Democratic presidential race over concerns of election hacking....
2019-08-30, 19:13

New law enforcement hacking tool can unlock most iPhone, Android handsets The three-way struggle between criminal hackers, law enforcement and privacy-centric tech companies is constantly evolving. Today's smart devices have implemented increasingly tough security measures to protect users' personal data, while criminals seek to unlock them for various nefarious...
2019-06-17, 05:39

The Guardian view on hacking: a dangerous arms trade | Editorial Cyberweapons are dangerous in themselves. Their proliferation makes them much more harmfulNSO Group, an Israeli firm that has risen to a billion-dollar valuation on the strength of the aggressive hacking tools it sells to authoritarian governments across the Arab world, is being sued by lawyers and ...
2019-05-21, 21:26

U.S. Targets North Korean Hacking as National-Security Threat New U.S. sanctions against North Korean hackers and revelations about North Korean malware show how Pyongyang’s cyber operations have become a crucial revenue stream and a security threat that soon could rival its weapons program, U.S. and industry officials say....
2019-09-15, 21:39

UK Had Warned 16 NATO Allies Of Russia Hacking Attempts: Foreign Minister Britain has shared with 16 NATO allies details of malicious Russian cyber activity in their countries over the last 18 months, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt was to say on Thursday....
2019-05-23, 05:52

NASA astronaut accused of hacking her wife’s bank account from space Astronauts who travel to the International Space Station have a lot on their plate. They’re put to the test both physically and mentally, and conducting research while floating around in microgravity in a laboratory that’s falling around the Earth is, as you might expect, stressful. Now,...
2019-08-26, 22:00

Guardian told it was target of Saudi hacking unit after Khashoggi killing Cybersecurity team ordered to access journalists’ email accounts, document suggests The report from Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur, sets out in forensic detail concerns about the behaviour of Saudi Arabia, both before and after the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.It al...
2019-06-19, 16:52

New iPhone hacking tool can reportedly access a user’s iCloud data An Israeli security company with a track record of developing some of the most advanced and sophisticated mobile hacking tools we’ve ever seen has upped the ante considerably. According to a report from the Financial Times, the NSO Group is selling an updated version of its famed Pegasus tool ...
2019-07-20, 05:13

Heather Mills receives apology and payout in phone-hacking case Ex-model receives ‘substantial’ payout as she settles case against News of the WorldHeather Mills has received an apology at the high court after settling her phone-hacking case against the News of the World in return for a substantial financial payout as part of an agreement under which she dropped...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Chrome protects high-profile hacking targets against risky downloads Google's Advanced Protection Program now protects high-risk hacking targets even while they're casually surfing the web. Users who turn on account syncing in Chrome now have elevated protection against risky downloads. The browser will provide extr......
2019-08-07, 09:13

Adelaide teenager gets good-behaviour bond for hacking Apple systems twice Court hears boy, who hacked the tech giant’s systems when he was 13 and 15, was trying to secure a job with the companyAn Adelaide teenager who twice hacked into Apple’s computer systems has been placed on a good-behaviour bond.The 17-year-old boy, who can’t be named, hacked the tech giant’s systems...
2019-05-27, 11:52

Bluetooth harvester signals hacking group’s growing interest in mobile Enlarge (credit: ybierling.com) A Korean-speaking hacking group in operation since at least 2016 is expanding its arsenal of hacking tools to include a Bluetooth-device harvester in a move that signals the group’s growing interest in mobile devices. ScarCruft is a Korean-speaking advanced persiste...
2019-05-21, 15:52

US sanctions North Korean hacking groups it says stole millions around the world The U.S. Treasury on Friday sanctioned three hacking groups it says have links to North Korea's intelligence bureau and have stolen millions from banks and other entities around the world....
2019-09-14, 05:39

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts....
2019-09-13, 18:26

Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs Enlarge / Hacking for their home country, we guess. The Trump administration is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups widely accused of carrying out attacks that targeted critical infrastructure and stole millions of dollars from banks in cryptocurrency exchanges, in part so the country ...
2019-09-14, 02:00

The iPhone-Hacking Sites Google Found Apparently Went After Android and Windows Users Too Those hackers Google’s researchers sussed out earlier this week apparently went after more than just iPhone users. Microsoft’s operating system along with Google’s own were also targeted, according to Forbes, in what some reports are calling a possibly state-backed effort to spy on the Uighur ethnic...
2019-09-02, 01:26

Hacking diabetes: People break into insulin pumps as an alternative to delayed innovations As people with diabetes continue to hack old medical devices, firms like Dexcom, Omnipod and Medtronic release innovative new products.        ...
2019-06-05, 20:52

Hacking diabetes: People break into insulin pumps as an alternative to costly innovations As people with diabetes continue to hack old medical devices to save money, firms like Dexcom, Omnipod and Medtronic release innovative new products.        ...
2019-06-05, 17:52

Moonday Mornings: North Korea denies earning $2B by hacking cryptocurrency exchanges and banks If you’re reading this, that means we successfully lured you into clicking our Bitcoin-related headline. Sucked in. What it really means, though, is that you and I have now entered into a (rather loose) social contract. It demands you are provided with enough interesting cryptocurrency tidbits so th...
2019-09-02, 17:26

Federal Appeals Court Rules That Duh, Scraping Public Data Doesn't Violate Hacking Laws Microsoft subsidiary LinkedIn lost an appeal in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday against hiQ Labs Inc., with three justices unanimously ruling that hiQ could continue scraping publicly available information off the site, Reuters reported.Read more......
2019-09-10, 05:13

Heather Mills wins High Court apology after phone hacking claim against News of the World The model ex-wife of Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has won a High Court apology after settling her legal claim over phone hacking at the News of the World....
2019-07-08, 18:26

How to Hack Your Baby's Clothing Dressing an infant can be fun. Perhaps you have a drawer full of onesies with slogans such as: “Diaper loading. Please wait.” Hilarious. But it can be tricky at times, too. We’ve got some clever solutions to some common baby clothing challenges....
2019-07-23, 17:39

Inside the Capital One Hack Capital One has prided itself on being a tech-forward bank. But earlier this year, the bank got hacked, and 106 million people had their information stolen. AnnaMaria Andriotis and Liz Hoffman talk about what happened and what it means for financial institutions....
2019-08-03, 00:00

What's Your Favorite Frugal Hack? What are your go-to frugal hacks? Do you pack your lunch every day, or make your own lattes? Do you put yourself on library hold lists months in advance, so you can be one of the first people to read a new book when it releases? Do you automatically deposit money into your savings and investment acc...
2019-09-11, 22:13

There’s a new Face ID hack, but you have nothing to worry about Researchers at the Black Hat security conference this week highlighted an interesting, and somewhat impractical, way to fool Apple’s Face ID. Originally introduced with the iPhone X, Face ID does an impressive job of only allowing authorized users to access a particular device. All the same, F...
2019-08-10, 09:52

The travel hack airlines don't want you to use Nobody who sold you that instant oatmeal, jar of multivitamins, bar of soap, perfume-free laundry detergent, latest best-seller, NASCAR tickets or whatever Gwyneth Paltrow sells on her website will come after you to make sure you used your purchases....
2019-08-01, 12:39

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
2019-06-18, 00:26

You Could Live Forever With This Sci-Fi Time Hack In science fiction, time passes in funny ways—vastly slowed down, insanely sped up. Maybe this trope is the secret to eternal life in the real world....
2019-06-04, 18:26

Keep Track of Your AirPods With This Magnet Hack Ever put down an AirPod for a very brief moment only to suddenly forget where you’ve placed it? My kind and wonderful editor, Alice, has had this happen recently, as have I. (Turns out, her AirPod found its way into the trash.)...
2019-06-14, 15:39

Finally, a Hack for Reaching Your Marmite It happens to all of us: You get down near the bottom of your Marmite jar, but you can’t reach that last bit. Eventually your fridge or cupboard, whichever is appropriate, is full of almost-empty jars of Marmite you can’t bear to throw out. Just like everyone’s! Thankfully the Marmite makers have bu...
2019-08-22, 08:26

Here’s how to make sure you’re safe after the Capital One hack The bank announced Monday that the personal information of about 100 million U.S. customers was compromised. What are the steps you should take if the Capital One hack impacts you?...
2019-07-31, 22:52

The Best Meal-Planning Hack Is Selfishness At some point in the post-Instant Pot recipe landscape, “meal planning” became code for “packing five or six identical lunches and pretending to be psyched to eat them all.” Of course, if you actually are psyched to eat them all, that’s one thing—but seeing as there are nearly as many articles on ho...
2019-09-13, 05:00

iPhone hack attacks hit new high Apple devices such as the new iPhone 11 are coming under attack from cybercriminals more than ever before, new research has found.A report from Kaspersky has discovered that iOS devices and Mac computers are becoming increasingly common targets for hackers trying to steal personal details from users...
2019-09-12, 16:13

AG William Barr wants to hack your iPhone Right now, Apple takes painstaking care to ensure that your Snapchats, iMessages, photos, and everything else on your iPhone stays secure. But if Attorney General William Barr gets his way, all your private data could soon be at risk....
2019-07-24, 23:26

Equifax promised up to $125 for the hack. Now the FTC says you’ll get ‘nowhere near’ that amount. As one victim of the hack wrote: “This is unacceptable. The court and Equifax knew there were 147 million claimants. Why offer $125 per claim and set aside only $31 million? Did someone forget to do the math?”...
2019-08-01, 00:52

How To Hack Your Hand Luggage Allowance Going hand-luggage only is the key to a seamless flight, but those restrictions are ever so limiting. Make the most of yours with these clever liquid-defying buys...
2019-05-23, 18:39

Can Americans Hack Their Way Out of an Aversion to Exercise? Slightly more Americans are meeting the federal physical activity guidelines than in years past, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. But overall rates are still low, with disparities across geographic areas—underscoring the important role communities...
2019-06-15, 02:00

Rewinding a Netflix account hack: Why would somebody bother? Netflix accounts don't really offer the selling potential stolen Facebook accounts do, but they still tempt a subset of hackers.       ...
2019-08-31, 19:52

That Viral Garlic Hack Doesn't Work People are usually looking for the easiest way to do a thing, whether that thing be holding a burrito upright, eating a pineapple, or peeling garlic. I appreciate this drive, not only because my entire career is fueled by it, but because I am very lazy....
2019-06-20, 05:39

Use This Passive-Aggressive Hack the Next Time Someone Borrows Your Pen Are you tired of people borrowing your things at work—like an expensive pen with your preferred .38mm line size and comfort grip—and never, ever returning them?...
2019-05-23, 00:39

Creature in the Well hands-on — A hack-‘n’-slash ode to pinball The Creature in the Well from developer Flight School Studio is an indie game that is an ode to pinball. But it looks nothing like a familiar pinball game.Read More...
2019-06-13, 17:26

The Great Hack, Keeping Faith and Tom Cruise Katie, Stevie and Bethany dip into the dark side of social media and ask if it's okay to teach your dog to perform a Nazi salute (Spoiler alert: No it’s not) with two very different documentaries: The Great Hack and The Nazi Pug: Joke or Hate?...
2019-07-31, 18:52

One Showrunner Actually Figured Out How to Hack Netflix's Algorithm When you log into Netflix one of the first things you see is a list of recommended shows. Sometimes its new episodes of shows you’ve liked and rated well. Often, it’s a whole myriad of shows you’ve never heard of or are only tangentially aware of. And if you’re like me one of those shows that Netfli...
2019-08-08, 21:00

Florida city agrees to pay $600,000 ransom after hack The Riviera Beach, Fla., city council agreed Monday to pay around $600,000 in ransom to regain access to data stolen in a ransomware attack on the community’s security systems....
2019-06-21, 01:26

The secret hack to folding a fitted sheet No one knows what to do with a fitted sheet so they just roll it into a ball. This super easy trick will have you folding your fitted sheets in no time.       ...
2019-08-13, 06:00

Is this viral cooking hack the best way to peel garlic? Every so often a hack comes along that’s so efficient, so effective, so beautifully simplistic that it changes the very paradigm of the medium in which it’s hacking. Enter: the garlic shiv. In a video posted to Twitter over the weekend, Toronto-based game designer Valentina Lord shared h...
2019-06-18, 07:39

Capital One Hack Puts Low-Profile CEO in Spotlight Capital One is under scrutiny after a hacker exposed the personal information of some 106 million people, raising questions about the technology CEO Richard Fairbank has promoted....
2019-08-03, 16:00

Physicists Hack the Uncertainty Principle to See an Ion Wiggle Heisenberg's famous principle can't be violated, but it can be gamed. A new study shows a way to measure particles with far more precision than before....
2019-06-21, 02:39

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tokyo press conference, Bitpoint president Genki Oda noted that of the 3.02 billion yen stolen, custome...
2019-07-16, 16:26

Five Million Bulgarians’ Personal Data Stolen in Hack The data of more than five million people was stolen from Bulgaria’s tax agency. Someone emailed a claim of responsibility to news outlets, writing, “The state of your cybersecurity is a parody.”...
2019-07-18, 01:52

Border Agency’s Images of Travelers Stolen in Hack The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization by a subcontractor....
2019-06-11, 04:26

Machine mind hack: The new threat that could scupper the AI revolution Even tiny tweaks to data can confuse AI algorithms, potentially arming cyber attackers with a way to undermine everything from image recognition to driverless cars...
2019-05-21, 15:00

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volatile virtual monies.Remixpoint, which runs the Bitpoint Japan exchange, discovered that about ¥3.5bn ...
2019-07-12, 16:00

Use This Hack to Create 'Dark Mode' Timers in Android 10 I enable dark themes on any OS, app, or website that lets me, and upgrading to Android 10 means I can now set dark themes as the default look for all supported apps and menus at the system level....
2019-09-14, 05:39

Social Security Scams Add to Capital One Hack Concern The FTC has so far this year received nearly 73,000 consumer complaints involving Social Security Administration impostors, with reported consumer losses of $16.94 million....
2019-07-31, 23:26

Mozilla fixes second Firefox zero-day bug used in Coinbase hack attempts Mozilla has patched its Firefox browser for a second time in response to a spearphishing campaign targeting employees of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, ZDNet reports. According to ZDNet, hackers have been attempting to phish Coinbase staff with emails containing links to malicious websites. If li...
2019-06-21, 20:26

"Will Hack Those Who Question": Tamil Politician's Rant On Journalists The chief of BJP ally PMK has taken on journalists, calling them "dogs" and making remarks seen as threats. In a cellphone video that's being widely circulated, PMK chief S Ramadoss is seen recalling......
2019-06-23, 15:52

The Mercedes F1 Team Figured Out How to Hack Its Steering Into an Aerodynamic Aid Mercedes, the team that can do no wrong and still succeed even if it doesn’t command a race, has a way of doing that with its front-end setup, as explained in a recent video by former Williams team manager and longtime F1 journalist Peter Windsor: thanks to some extremely trick engineering and manuf...
2019-06-19, 21:26

Capital One Really Dragged Its Ass on the Anti-Hack Stuff: Report Ahead of a massive data breach that exposed the personally identifiable information of more than 100 million people, a new report claims, Capital One may have failed to take measures to better detect potential hacks—which, from where now stand, seems like a pretty big misstep.Read more......
2019-08-16, 23:13

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack Before a giant data breach, Capital One employees raised concerns within the company about what they saw as high turnover in its cybersecurity unit and a failure to promptly install some software to spot and defend against hacks....
2019-08-16, 14:00

FBI can’t hack into Dayton shooter Connor Betts’ phone The FBI is having trouble unlocking Dayton mass murderer Connor Betts’ primary smartphone — and it may take years before they crack it. Agency officials said during a congressional hearing this week that if Betts was using a six- to eight-digit PIN, it could take months or even years to crack ...
2019-08-09, 22:13

How a trivial cell phone hack is ruining lives On a Tuesday night in May, Sean Coonce was reading the news in bed when his phone dropped service. He chalked it up to tech being tech and went to sleep. When he woke up, his Gmail account had been stolen and by Wednesday evening he was out $100,000....
2019-06-29, 00:13

Security pros divided over NSA’s responsibility for Baltimore hack The National Security Agency came under fire after a report detailed how hackers who locked up Baltimore’s computer networks for the past two weeks relied partly on a leaked NSA hacking tool....
2019-05-28, 23:13

Pearson Hack Exposed Data on Thousands of Students Pearson, the British maker of educational software, is warning school districts that a far-reaching data breach has exposed details on thousands of students, chiefly in the U.S....
2019-08-01, 04:00

FTC tells victims of Equifax hack to take credit monitoring instead of $125 The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers affected by Equifax’s 2017 hack who are seeking a cash payout that they may not get the full $125 promised under the consumer credit bureau’s settlement with state and federal regulators....
2019-08-01, 23:26

Keenan Allen says Carli Lloyd couldn’t hack it in the NFL At least one NFL player thinks US women’s soccer star Carli Lloyd should stick to the pitch. Los Angeles Chargers wideout Keenan Allen threw a big bucket of cold Gatorade on Lloyd’s chances to thrive in the league with a pointed tweet on Tuesday, saying the three-time World Cup champ would be a liab...
2019-08-28, 18:52

Senators question FBI on Russian hack of voting firm WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators are seeking answers from the FBI about its response to a suspected hack by Russian intelligence of a Florida-based voting software company before the 2016 election. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota have sent a letter to FBI Director Chr...
2019-06-12, 19:13

The Capital One Hack: Life in the Time of Breach Fatigue With so many data breaches happening at both financial and consumers companies, many are becoming apathetic. What should consumers do when they’re feeling breach fatigue?...
2019-08-03, 13:52

Senator Asks Amazon for More Details on Capital One Hack A Democratic senator is pressing Amazon.com Inc. for answers on its cloud-computing technology at the heart of the Capital One hack, one of the biggest-ever bank-data thefts....
2019-08-06, 09:00

Binance Coin did great in Q2 despite $40M exchange hack – here’s what happened Binance Coin (BNB) is one of the newest cryptocurrencies on the block. It comes from one of the world’s largest virtual currency exchanges of the same name, Binance.  The token launched in July 2017 as an ERC20 token based on the Ethereum blockchain, raising over $15 million in an initial coin offer...
2019-08-01, 15:00

Bulgarian cybersecurity worker detained over tax agency hack attack A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 10:39

Make 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' Run Faster With This Hack Game developer Niantic officially dropped Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Thursday afternoon for iOS and Android, which means people like me (and maybe you) spent their lunch break playing wizard and collecting magical creatures, things, and people scattered around town....
2019-06-21, 21:00

Brazil Justice minister laments hack of prosecutors’ phones Brazil’s justice minister is lamenting the hacking of phones of several prosecutors involved in a sprawling anti-graft probe that has put dozens of top politicians and businessmen in jail...
2019-06-10, 07:13

UK regulator to hit British Airways with record fine over 2018 hack The UK's data privacy authority has announced it intends to levy its largest ever fine against airline British Airways (BA). The airline will have to pay £183.39 million ($230 million) to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for failing......
2019-07-08, 16:00

Hack of U.S. Border Control Contractor Is Way Bigger Than the Government Is Letting On Even as Homeland Security officials attempted to downplay the impact of a security intrusion that reached deep into the network of a federal surveillance contractor, secret documents, handbooks, and slides concerning the nation’s border control operations are beginning to be widely shared online.Re...
2019-06-22, 03:13

China is reportedly behind huge hack of global cell networks Security research firm Cybereason reports today (via TechCrunch) that over the last seven years, hackers have been able to break into more than 10 cellular networks worldwide to gather information on calls made by at least 20 targeted individuals. The data obtained from this operation included the d...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Man busted using password-breaking software to hack women’s accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s Facebook, iCloud, Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail accounts — all of which were password-protected — using password breaking software....
2019-07-12, 23:39

Cybersecurity firm says Huawei’s telecom equipment is easier to hack Another day, another shot fired in the ongoing war between the US and all things Huawei. The Wall Street Journal is out with a new story today focused on research blasting Huawei telecom equipment as more vulnerable to being hacked than equipment from its rivals — a report that the White House...
2019-06-28, 00:13

Man uses password breaking software to hack women's online accounts A man gained unauthorized access to more than 100 women’s digital accounts, all of which were password protected, according to a statement this week from Assistant U.S. Attorney Melissa M. Marangola....
2019-07-12, 16:00

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
2019-07-11, 00:52

Russians (not North Koreans) thought to be behind $530M Coincheck hack The $530 million hack that blighted Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck in January 2018 may have been carried out by Russian hackers. A virus thought to be used in the hack has been found on employee computers and is linked to Russian hacker groups, the Asahi Shimbun reports. The hackers alle...
2019-06-17, 16:39

Arron Banks threatens Netflix over Great Hack documentary Legal threat comes as campaigners warn UK government that courts are being used to intimidate journalistsLetter: press freedom campaigners call for action on ‘vexatious lawsuits’ Related: The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal The businessman Arron Banks an...
2019-07-20, 20:39

Hackers reportedly stole nearly $10M worth of Ripple (XRP) in GateHub hack Another day, another cryptocurrency heist. Hackers have breached over 100 Ripple (XRP) Ledger wallets managed by service provider GateHub. If that wasn’t bad enough, additional reports suggest the attackers have siphoned off more than $100 million worth of XRP. “Recently, we have been notified by ou...
2019-06-07, 12:13

US hack attack hobbles Iran’s ability to target oil tankers, NYT says Enlarge / Commercial oil tanker AbQaiq in 2003. (credit: US Navy) Hackers working for the US government wiped out a database and computer systems that Iran’s paramilitary arm used to plan attacks against oil tankers in the Persian Gulf, The New York Times reported on Wednesday. The attack occurred...
2019-08-29, 08:00

New York attorney general launches investigation into Capital One hack A newly disclosed data breach from Capital One affecting roughly 106 million consumers in North America has sparked an investigation from New York's attorney general, though more are likely to follow....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Breastfeeding moms are raving about this simple hack to pump more milk Trying to increase your milk supply and fill those bottles more? Stop looking! It's science. And all you need is a baby sock.        ...
2019-06-06, 19:39

Capital One Hack Hits the Reputation of a Tech-Savvy Bank Capital One has been known as a bank that plowed into new technology. But a recent hack could shift the lender’s approach from advantage to liability....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Flipboard hack exposed sensitive user data for over 9 months Popular news aggregation platform Flipboard has disclosed a glaring security breach, which gave hackers unauthorized access to its database systems for more than nine months. As a precautionary step, it has reset all users’ passwords. While you can continue using Flipboard from devices you’re alread...
2019-05-29, 11:01

Binance cryptocurrency exchange blackmailed over customer data 'hack' Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is being blackmailed by hackers that claim to have access to customer passport and identity documents. In a statement, Binance said that "an unidentified individual has threatened and harassed us, demanding 300 BTC in......
2019-08-07, 14:13

A Hyper-Specific Life Hack to Save Money on Airfare I really have no allegiance to any airline aside from the one that will take the least of my money, and even then, I often realize I am wrong (Frontier: fuck you!!). BUT, I always try my luck at the seasonal Southwest sale, that magical time of year (that seems to come at least once a month, now th...
2019-08-07, 02:52

Democrats Reveal Brilliant Fundraising HACK to Obliterate Trump Excuse me sir, good bye! That’s what we’ll all be saying to Donald DRUMPF next November, thanks to the electoral genius of the Democrats. Now that’s what I call a MOOD!...
2019-06-17, 15:52

Equifax doesn’t have enough money to pay 2017 hack victims the $125 they’re owed If you haven’t applied yet to get your $125 share of the cash payment option as part of the settlement related to credit reporting agency Equifax’s 2017 data breach, the chance that you’ll actually be able to get that full amount is shrinking by the day. Because it turns out that d...
2019-08-01, 02:39

One Quick Life Hack For Watching Debates: White Claw Last night, deep in the doldrums of New York’s never-ending summer and the second round of Democratic debates, I cracked open a White Claw hard seltzer....
2019-08-01, 21:39

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account sent racist tweets after hack Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account was hacked and sent a series of racist and offensive tweets to Dorsey’s followers. The incident has raised fresh concerns about social media users' digital security....
2019-08-31, 04:52

Netflix rewind: Why would somebody bother to hack your account on the streaming service? Netflix accounts don't really offer the selling potential stolen Facebook accounts do, but they still tempt a subset of hackers.       ...
2019-09-04, 19:26

Man tried to hack Trump's tax returns in 'Wayne's World scene gone awry' Andrew Harris pleads guilty to two counts of computer fraudDefense lawyers call plan college prank gone wrongA Philadelphia man has pleaded guilty to trying to hack the IRS to obtain Donald Trump’s tax returns in a case that the defense legal team called a “Wayne’s World scene gone awry”. Related: E...
2019-09-06, 18:00

The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal This week, a Netflix documentary on Cambridge Analytica sheds light on one of the most complex scandals of our time. Carole Cadwalladr, who broke the story and appears in the film, looks at the fallout – and finds ‘surveillance capitalism’ out of control Related: Arron Banks threatens Netflix over G...
2019-07-20, 20:39

'The Great Hack' dissects Cambridge Analytica and the rise of big data The abuses associated with big data have become regular headline fodder, and the repercussions of the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal continue to be adjudicated. "The Great Hack" does an admirable job of weaving together those threads in an intelligible way, and how the "dream of the connected ...
2019-07-23, 19:52

'Especially dangerous': Two easy steps to hack Trump’s Twitter account President Trump's Twitter feed is vulnerable to being hacked by a foreign power or other adversary, according to a Washington Examiner investigation of cybersecurity measures in place to protect his account....
2019-09-07, 05:26

Hack leads to strange tweets, web posts from London police The official Twitter account of London’s Metropolitan Police Service has been briefly hacked, leading to a number of unusual tweets from the force, also known as Scotland Yard...
2019-07-20, 20:39

P.T. hack reveals a horror game that's somehow even scarier than we previously thought P.T., the “Playable Teaser” for a Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro-led Silent Hill that never was, is the closest video games have come to digitally recreating a nightmare. From a first-person perspective, players walk the endlessly looping hallways of a seemingly empty house to the sound of a wa...
2019-09-09, 20:52

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database was not compromised, we have identified privileged Web requests that the attacker made that could ha...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Minimize Potential Cyber Hack Damage With These 11 Good Data Habits Cybercriminals and hackers are more aggressive than ever these days. With advanced technology, breaches are increasingly common, which puts companies and their customers at risk of fraud and identity theft. To avoid this, businesses need to be extra careful with how they handle and store customer da...
2019-05-24, 14:13

DHS cyber director warns of surge in Iranian “wiper” hack attacks Enlarge / An effective wiper of sorts. (credit: Getty Images) With tensions between the US and Iran on the rise following the downing of a US military drone last week, the director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is warning that Iran is ele...
2019-06-27, 23:39

Egg Hack: This New Way Of Making Scrambled Eggs May Change Your Life (Watch Video) For those who are often pressed for time, or do not have much expertise in cooking, can always try making scrambled eggs. Creamy and comforting, scrambled eggs are always a delight, if done right....
2019-08-17, 09:00

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering....
2019-06-14, 20:52

iPhone hack attack: Google says hackers placed 'monitoring implants' in iPhones Google security researchers say that hackers spent at least two years targeting iPhones “en masse” and placing “monitoring implants” on Apple's smartphones....
2019-08-30, 17:13

Amazon to kill Dash button functions on August 31—you have a month to hack yours Enlarge / RIP, Amazon Dash. (credit: Amazon / Sam Machkovech) Amazon's four-year dalliance with plastic "BUY! BUY! BUY!" buttons appears to finally be coming to a close. The Amazon Dash line of physical, Internet-connected buttons, which allowed customers to purchase (usually for around $5 a pop) ...
2019-08-03, 03:39

The Great Hack is an un-cinematic primer on the Facebook data-mining scandal Documentary filmmakers continue to wrestle with the grim reality that many of our era’s most important and urgent issues are woefully un-cinematic. The Great Hack’s challenge: find a visual template for the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which involves the unauthorized appropriation and political weap...
2019-07-24, 00:00

China behind massive Australian National University hack, intelligence officials say Officials fear data breach may be used to recruit students or university alumni as informantsIntelligence officials believe China may have been behind a massive data breach which compromised the personal details of thousands of Australian National University students and staff.The Sydney Morning Her...
2019-06-06, 03:26

The Great Hack review – searing exposé of the Cambridge Analytica scandal This chilling documentary lays bare the cynicism and chaos surrounding the data research company that harvested information from millions of Facebook users‘Data rights are human rights” is the rallying cry of this gripping, challenging documentary by Karim Amer and Jehane Noujaim, about the biggest ...
2019-07-23, 12:52

Bitpoint exchange loses $32 million worth of cryptocurrency in hot wallet hack Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has been hacked, resulting in the loss of $32 million worth of various digital currencies, Bloomberg reports. The majority of funds lost (approximately $23 million) belonged to customers, while the rest were owned by the exchange. Bitpoint has ceased operati...
2019-07-12, 21:00

Get Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $1 / £1 until 2022 with this incredible deal hack Want to get as much as three years of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for just 100 pennies? If you act fast, here's how.We know what you're thinking: this deal seems too good to be true. But, don't worry, it's a fantastic (albeit a little complicated) deal rather than a glitch and we&apo...
2019-06-11, 15:39

Did Facebook Data Help Trump? Netflix's The Great Hack Explores Scandal The new documentary The Great Hack captures how Facebook's cavalier handling of user data in the Cambridge Analytica scandal posed a threat to democracy....
2019-07-25, 10:26

'Wizard' cybersecurity expert charged with record hack of Bulgarian tax agency A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 18:13

Ron DeSantis orders review of election security across Florida after Russia hack revealed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a review of election systems and cybersecurity in his state on Wednesday after it was revealed the networks of two Florida counties were breached in the 2016 election....
2019-05-22, 22:13

New Windows hack warning: Patch Intel systems now to block SWAPGSAttack exploits Researchers detail hardware vulnerability that bypasses mitigations against Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities on Windows systems - and impacts all systems using Intel processors manufactured since 2012....
2019-08-07, 02:26

Australia kept secret a China hack on its parliament to protect trade, report shows The report, which also included input from the Department of Foreign Affairs, recommended keeping the findings secret to avoid disrupting trade relations with Beijing, two of the people said....
2019-09-16, 05:52

DeAndre Hopkins’ Instagram flooded with model Kardelen Toprak’s pictures after hack DeAndre Hopkins is the latest victim of an Instagram hack, as the Texans receiver’s feed was filled with photos of a model on Wednesday. Now under the alias of “Kardelen,” the page features a collection of images of the brunette, in addition to some of Hopkins’ old pictures. ...
2019-06-05, 20:13

Report: Russian intel started the Seth Rich rumor to cover for DNC hack Enlarge / Mary Rich, the mother of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich, gives a press conference in Bloomingdale on August 1, 2016. SVR agents jumped on Seth Rich's death as an opportunity to launch a disinformation campaign, according to a new report. (credit: Getty Images) Russia's Foreign Intelligence...
2019-07-09, 21:13

Exclusive: Australia concluded China was behind hack on parliament, political parties – sources    Australian intelligence determined China was responsible for a cyber-attack on its national parliament and three largest political parties before the general election in May, five people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
2019-09-16, 03:13

Boris Johnson, Britain’s likely next prime minister, is a hack — a journalist who has reached the pinnacle of power The key to understanding Johnson, say his biographers, lifelong observers, friends and enemies in a dozen interviews with The Washington Post, is to see him first as a hack — the self-deprecating but not pejorative Britishism for a working journalist shoveling reams of copy to his masters on deadlin...
2019-07-20, 22:39

Apple disputes Google's iPhone hack claim, says report 'creates false impression' Apple has taken issue with a report from Google's Project Zero security team that said hackers spent at least two years targeting iPhones “en masse,” saying the findings create a "false impression of 'mass exploitation.'" ...
2019-09-06, 20:26

Loophole That Lets People Share Your Private Instagram Pics and Stories Isn't a 'Hack'—but Still, Heads Up Here’s another reminder to be wary of what you share online: BuzzFeed News noticed on Monday that the way Instagram and its owner Facebook serve up media content allows for anyone who has access to a private photo or video to root around in the HTML code and copy-paste a direct link to it.Read more....
2019-09-10, 16:52

Iggy Azalea shares controversial view of cultural appropriation, response to nude photo hack Iggy Azalea reflected on backlash she's received for things like her look and racist tweets that resurfaced during her run in the limelight.        ...
2019-08-08, 08:39

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in a report this week that they should stop relying on credit agencies to verify identities aft...
2019-06-16, 23:00

Collins slams 'political hack' Democrats over Trump investigations: American people not part of their agenda House Democrats are not interested in putting forth an agenda to help the American people and are instead entirely focused on investigating President Trump, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee said Thursday. ...
2019-05-23, 19:13

FBI 'indifferent' to possible China hack of Hillary Clinton's server, as State Department fought to protect her, interviews suggest Interviews with intelligence community officials have revealed that senior FBI leaders "seemed indifferent to evidence of a possible intrusion by a foreign adversary" into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s non-government server, and that State Department officials allegedly sought to "down...
2019-08-15, 06:26

Donald Trump 'blames Sadiq Khan' for Metropolitan Police Twitter hack US President Donald Trump has escalated his feud with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan by appearing to suggest he is to blame for a hack on the Metropolitan Police's Twitter account....
2019-07-20, 19:39

Google found iPhone security flaws that allowed websites to hack iOS users 'en masse' Google says 14 security flaws gave hackers access to your iPhone. All you had to do was visit one of the websites and you could be attacked.       ...
2019-08-31, 03:39

How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? Professionals from poorer families earn almost £7,000 less per year than those from wealthier ones, despite businesses claiming to act on social mobilityIt’s no surprise that social class can affect your life chances, but recently the education secretary highlighted the problem with a stark statisti...
2019-05-21, 22:00

The Big Evil Companies Are Right You probably have not heard of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), but by its name could likely guess, correctly, that it’s a trade group representing the likes of Walmart, Target, Dollar General, Coca Cola and other world-swallowing corporations, most of which have done plenty to win pr...
2019-07-02, 23:52

More U.S. Companies Consider Outside CFO Candidates This year, about 43.4% of CFO positions at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies are occupied by candidates hired from outside their companies, according to data from Crist|Kolder Associates, an executive search firm that tracks C-suite trends. That is up from the average of 33.6% over the previous 10 y...
2019-08-14, 16:52

HTC Vive will help more companies jump into VR Much like how Microsoft has positioned HoloLens as an enterprise-friendly tool for training, HTC Vive wants to help businesses take advantage of virtual reality. The company is launching a new unit today, Vive Enterprise Solutions, that'll be entirel......
2019-07-01, 17:52

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking industry.       ...
2019-07-13, 15:13

Best car insurance companies 2019 Features 31 Jul, 2019 Which car insurance company looks after you best when you make a claim? Our 2019 Driver Power survey compares the big hitters...
2019-07-31, 18:26

These are the 14 largest Chinese companies ChinaFotoPress / Getty Over the last few years, Chinese companies have grown to become globally competitive rivals to American firms. Fortune Magazine released its 2019 Global 500 list, which ranks the largest companies in the world by revenue, and for the first time Chinese businesses outnumber A...
2019-07-24, 01:26

Promoted: Why oil companies are in Formula E Shell's presence in motorsport may well be most famously associated with Formula 1, but it has also grown its presence with strategic partnerships in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship...
2019-06-06, 18:39

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker has opted out....
2019-06-12, 20:52

12 companies with awesome employee perks Raymond Brown/Flickr Most companies offer benefits of some kind or another, including parental leave, health/medical insurance, and paid time off. Other companies, however, approach benefits and perks a little differently. Here are 12 companies with unique employee perks, from free burgers and book...
2019-08-16, 21:39

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing company Ogury surveyed 287,571 consumers to better understand their attitudes towards marketing, advertisi...
2019-05-25, 02:39

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
2019-07-08, 23:52

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
2019-06-02, 18:39

How to Opt Out of Companies Sharing Your Data With Third Parties On Wednesday, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple after it was discovered that Siri, the iPhone’s virtual assistant, retained voice recordings of some of its users to improve its voice recognition software. While its “listening program” is currently disabled, Apple plans to create an opt...
2019-08-09, 22:13

These Companies Wanted Tariffs. How Are They Faring Now? President Trump’s trade policies have helped American steel, aluminum, lumber, solar and washing-machine businesses, but not as much as they might have hoped....
2019-07-10, 19:13

FTC Warns CBD Companies About Treatment Claims The Federal Trade Commission is taking aim at certain companies that sell cannabidiol, or CBD, and have claimed their products can treat or cure serious diseases and health conditions....
2019-09-10, 20:52

How mobile app companies can better communicate with their users Too many frequent and irrelevant communications is the main reason mobile users end up deleting apps, according to a new report from mobile marketing firm Leanplum....
2019-09-04, 19:26

Earnings Outlook for S&P 500 Companies Looks Bleak Wall Street analysts have cut third-quarter profit estimates, painting a gloomy picture for investors already grappling with a trade war, economic weakness and ominous signs from the bond market....
2019-08-16, 15:13

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 developer conference in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Fa...
2019-08-21, 08:52

Shareholders Have No Love for Shale Companies American shale companies have never pumped more. They have never been loved less. A broad index of U.S. oil-and-gas company shares fell last week to the lowest point since it was created during the early days of the shale boom in 2006....
2019-08-14, 03:39

When It Comes to Tariffs, Many U.S. Companies Are on China's Side As President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping gear up for the G-20 summit, U.S. businesses are warning that new 25% duties on $300 billion a year of Chinese goods will wreak widespread direct and collateral damage....
2019-06-27, 18:52

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share website visitors’ data with business partners....
2019-08-02, 17:00

How Zynga looks for the right game companies to acquire When Zynga sold its San Francisco headquarters for $600 million in May, the social mobile game company received a lot of fresh gunpower for acquisitions.Read More...
2019-09-09, 05:39

U.S. Considering Expanding Blacklist of Chinese Companies The U.S. is considering expanding the list of Chinese companies on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers amid escalating tensions between the two economic powers, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-05-23, 05:39

Companies Say They Can Ignore Cost of U.S. Tax Rule Some companies aren’t recognizing the costs of Treasury regulations meant to address tax abuses during gaps resulting from the 2017 tax law. Newell Brands, which makes Elmer’s Glue, faces up to $220 million in taxes....
2019-08-30, 16:52

U.S. Companies on China: Breaking Up Is Hard American businesses, from technology startups to large corporations, say they cannot quickly upend their supply chains and stop doing business in China....
2019-08-26, 05:13

Microsoft President to Companies: Know What You Stand For Technology companies increasingly enmeshed in social issues need to decide on principles to guide them as they face challenges related to regulatory compliance and customer trust, said Brad Smith, president of Microsoft....
2019-09-15, 03:13

Companies Slow to Move Away From Libor The world is moving toward a new short-term lending benchmark to replace the London interbank offered rate, but most companies surveyed by a consulting firm said they weren’t sure they will be prepared for Libor’s demise in two years.....
2019-09-15, 16:00

The 90s are back. Here are the companies trying to cash in—and the ones that are failing For years, the fashion world has been riding a wave from the past. Young consumers are turning to the 90s for inspiration, leading to the revival of trends and companies that were long ago pronounced dead....
2019-08-03, 20:13

China clamps down on Ford, other U.S. companies Though China didn’t spell out any links between the $23.8 million antitrust fine on Ford and the U.S. tensions, "it’s hard to see it as not related," said Andrew Polk, co-founder of research firm Trivium China in Beijing....
2019-06-05, 14:00

Lithuania: A discovery for industrial companies ROL, AQ wiring systems, IKEA Industry Lithuania, System Air, Dovista A/S – these are only several Scandinavian companies which have recently decided to start their business in Lithuania, one of the fastest growing countries in the European Union. Why did Scandinavian companies choose such a small Ba...
2019-06-18, 03:00

Buying American Isn't an Option, Some U.S. Companies Say With public hearings on the Trump administration’s China tariff plan set to begin Monday, the U.S. trade representative’s office has already been flooded with letters from companies saying they have few options besides China....
2019-06-16, 17:26

Is This the End of Anonymous Shell Companies? Not Too Fast The use of L.L.C.s and shell corporations to hide the true source of funds has been an issue for the United States for more than a decade. A bill in Congress seeks to address it....
2019-07-11, 23:39

Pharmaceutical companies 'should disclose all payments' Leading medical experts are calling for new legislation to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose all details of payments to the healthcare sector....
2019-09-11, 21:00

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
2019-05-21, 20:13

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
2019-05-23, 19:01

Why creativity is the most important soft skill companies look for right now AI and machine learning are taking over, automating more and more tasks. With this technology in place, machines are producing faster and more accurate results for businesses than ever before. As the technology evolves we’ll no longer need to deal with soul-sucking spreadsheets, hours of searching f...
2019-07-01, 10:52

Oil and gas companies undermining climate goals, says report Biggest fossil fuel extractors warned they risk wasting $2.2tn ‘in a low-carbon world’Major oil and gas companies have invested $50bn (£40.6bn) in fossil fuel projects that undermine global efforts to avert a runaway climate crisis, according to a report.Since the start of last year, fossil fuel com...
2019-09-06, 02:13

Companies pushed baby formula in Peru despite ban A new study says multinational companies pushed expensive baby formula to a low-income community near Peru’s capital despite the country’s ban against aggressive marketing of such products...
2019-06-11, 01:13

U.S. Oil Companies Find Energy Independence Isn’t So Profitable Investors are shunning the industry as prices fall, demand slows and fears grow that climate change will force companies to leave fossil fuels untapped....
2019-06-30, 22:26

Trump says Huawei can resume trade with US companies After a month-long ban, US president Donald Trump said today that he’ll allow companies to sell equipment to Huawei. He met the Chinese president Xi Jinping at the G20 summit being held in Osaka, Japan. Trump said at a press conference that he’s only allowing equipment trade in areas where there’s n...
2019-06-29, 13:13

Companies sprint to ship goods from Mexico Companies have been rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Trump, hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the border to beat Monday’s deadline. (June 7)       ...
2019-06-10, 18:39

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11, 02:13

Energy Companies Set to Get Reprieve on Methane Rules The Trump administration is moving to erase Obama-era rules on methane emissions from the oil-and-gas business, saying the federal government overstepped its authority when it set limits on what scientists say is a significant contributor to climate change....
2019-08-29, 12:52

Top CEOs say companies should put social responsibility above profit Companies should focus on social responsibilities as well as profits, the Business Roundtable, a group of corporate chief executives that includes the head of the largest U.S. bank and the CEO of the world's largest airline, said on Monday....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Trump Administration Will Allow Some Companies to Sell to Huawei Washington is following through with plans to allow American companies to continue doing business with Huawei, just weeks after placing the company on a Commerce Department blacklist....
2019-07-09, 20:52

Are TripAdvisor and other travel companies censoring their reviews? Rating sites and online agencies can remove or refuse to publish a review for many reasons. What's more, the process is often opaque.       ...
2019-08-23, 16:00

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re the first of potentially several countries in Europe implementing “digital taxes” meant to extract mo...
2019-07-17, 06:39

Four companies awarded $72.8M for special projects for Navy, DHS, CBP Four companies received contracts worth $72.8 million for unspecified special projects on new technology for the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and other agencies....
2019-07-09, 21:26

Cellphone Tower Companies Race Higher As the biggest wireless companies in the U.S. prepare to bring 5G to more customers, cellphone-tower operators are shaping up to be big winners in the stock market....
2019-07-15, 17:39

US companies tell Apple and Amazon to put planet before profits Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, Danone and others take out full-page ad in New York Times addressed to business leadersThe bosses of some of the world’s biggest companies, including Apple and Amazon, have been told to put the planet before profits – not by environmental campaigners but by other multinatio...
2019-08-26, 06:26

The U.S. war on Huawei may end up hurting American tech companies The Trump administration's restrictions on Huawei are likely to prod China to close the technological gap with the United States, possibly creating new competitors for now-dominant American firms, according to industry analysts....
2019-05-24, 22:01

These are the hottest fintech startups and companies in the world Business Insider Intelligence It's a fascinating time for fintech. What was once a disruptive force in the financial world has become standard practice for many industry leaders. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:India-based startup BharatPe is enabling merchants to start accepti...
2019-08-31, 22:13

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit for countries and companies of LGBTI acceptance seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only about rainbow money?...
2019-06-12, 09:26

Grenfell families sue US companies over deadly fire More than 200 survivors and relatives of many of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire are taking legal action in the US against three firms over the blaze....
2019-06-12, 12:13

UK companies report major fall in cyberattacks British businesses are reporting far fewer cyberattacks than previous years, new government research has found.A new report from the department for digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS) found 32 percent of UK businesses surveyed (and 22 percent of charities) had been hit by a breach or cyberattac...
2019-07-05, 11:39

U.S. Companies Say Trade War Is Hitting China Operations More American companies are hurting as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies, a new survey of businesses shows, with many saying they are losing sales in China and either slowing or canceling investments....
2019-08-29, 22:00

Tariffs hit Apple and other tech companies tomorrow Some of the tech you like is about to get more expensive -- at least for the companies that design them, if not you. True to earlier plans, the Trump administration has formally enacted a new round of tariffs against China-made products that will tak......
2019-08-31, 22:39

Markets Right Now: Stocks rebound, led by tech companies NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising at the open on Wall Street Friday, led by gains in technology companies, as the market tries to rebound from steep losses a day earlier. Intuit gained 4.8% after the maker of TurboTax repor...
2019-05-24, 17:39

Beverage Companies Embrace Recycling, Until It Costs Them They have pledged to help fix U.S. recycling, but for decades the companies have fought against “bottle bills,” which result in more bottles and cans being recycled but are costly for the industry....
2019-07-04, 11:26

New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and DuPont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to fast-food wrappers. New Hampshire joins a growing number of states going after the makers...
2019-05-30, 00:52

The 10 most in-demand programming languages for developers at top companies For experienced programmers wanting to keep skills up-to-date, or new programmers in the field, here are the best programming languages to learn, according to Coding Dojo....
2019-07-12, 00:52

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
2019-06-10, 13:26

Here’s why lawyers suing oil companies are following the opioid cases The cases are founded on the same legal theory — that the companies’ sale of allegedly harmful products is creating a crisis for which they are financially responsible....
2019-09-03, 21:26

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
2019-08-21, 13:26

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
2019-05-21, 17:52

You Can't Trust Companies to Tell the Truth About Data Breaches Last week, online sneaker-trading platform StockX asked its users to reset their passwords due to “recently completed system updates on the StockX platform.” In actuality, the company suffered a large data breach back in May, and only finally came clean about it when pressed by reporters who had acc...
2019-08-06, 01:39

Pharmaceutical companies 'should disclose payments to doctors' Pharmaceutical companies that pay healthcare professionals to use their products should disclose their transactions, according to leading medical experts....
2019-09-10, 21:13

Why Alcohol Companies Are Betting on Non-Alcoholic ‘Booze’ It’s a Wednesday evening in Brooklyn, NY, and bars are dead. Tea-candle-dotted tables sit empty, waiting for a happy hour rush that isn’t. But tucked away on a side street, hours before its midnight closing time, a bar called Getaway hums with activity. Metal straws clink against ice and...
2019-06-03, 18:52

4 mistakes companies make when expanding overseas You no longer need to be a Fortune 500 company to take your business global. A small startup can market and sell to customers on the other side of the world without ever leaving their zip code. Today, over half of small businesses in the United States have international customers. Not surprisingly, ...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Survey: Companies add fewest jobs in 9 years in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added just 27,000 jobs in May, the fewest since March 2010. Jobs in construction f...
2019-06-05, 15:13

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky says he’s planning to sue the family’s coal company for unpaid taxes. Floyd County Attorn...
2019-06-14, 05:39

Will private companies beat NASA to the Moon? With private companies setting their sights on sending humans to the moon in the near future, it's possible that one could touch down on the lunar surface before NASA astronauts do....
2019-08-02, 20:52

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digital economy and society, Bulgaria’s Mariya Gabriel,...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Only 1/3 of companies have achieved expected cloud outcomes Cloud expectations are not meeting reality, as the majority of companies aren't seeing the benefits of cloud migration, according to an Accenture report....
2019-06-03, 18:52

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
2019-06-02, 08:39

More Americans Are Living Solo, and Companies Want Their Business Consumer-products firms are catering to single-person households, upending generations of family-focused marketing; smaller appliances, individual packaging, giant toilet-paper rolls....
2019-06-03, 04:39

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead to job losses and harm millions of consumers....
2019-06-14, 19:26

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said that the social-media company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. presidential election....
2019-06-19, 17:39

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing forward with a trio of unmanned missions that will ...
2019-06-06, 03:52

Entercom Communications to Acquire Two Podcast Companies Entercom Communications has reached deals for a pair of podcast companies, moving the second-largest U.S. radio broadcaster by revenue more heavily into the nascent business....
2019-08-07, 15:00

Why more tech companies are launching 'lite' apps Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn have "lite" versions — smaller and simpler iterations of their platforms targeted at users with more basic, slower devices....
2019-08-13, 06:26

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline for four US rocket companies to submit bids for Ai...
2019-08-13, 08:52

You are what you eat: 10 companies Apple gobbled up in the past year Apple has been on a bit of an acquisitions binge over the last year. With WWDC nearly upon us, which of these acquisitions might show up as part of technology showcases during the event's keynote? Read on to find out....
2019-05-31, 16:39

US companies voice alarm over China tariffs American businesses are telling the Trump administration that an escalating trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy. This comes as public hearings are being held to consider extending the 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports. (June 17)       ...
2019-06-17, 19:01

Car Companies Train Focus on Distracted Driving Combating distracted driving has long been a frustrating challenge for car companies, regulators and law enforcement. New technologies, including eye-tracking cameras and steering sensors, aim to help solve that problem....
2019-06-16, 01:39

Companies ask judge in U.S. opioid trial to recuse himself Major drug wholesalers and retailers facing a massive lawsuit for allegedly fostering the nation's opioid crisis asked the judge hearing the case to recuse himself on Saturday....
2019-09-15, 03:39

How Walmart and other big companies are trying to recruit more teenage workers Of Walmart's 1.4 million U.S. workers, less than 25,000 are in high school. So the company is rolling out the red carpet by offering free SAT and ACT prep, subsidizing a large chunk of their tuition, and the chance to earn some college credit....
2019-09-08, 08:52

President Trump is at war with American companies, toy firm CEO says Mr. President, you stated that so-called "badly run and weak companies" are using your tariffs as a scapegoat. No sir, we are not just blaming the tariffs. We are blaming you, writes Jay Foreman, CEO of Basic Fun....
2019-09-04, 18:13

Should tech companies be worried about DoJ's antitrust review? Action may finally be taken over claims Facebook, Google Apple and Amazon have monopolised chosen fieldsThe US Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced a wide-ranging antitrust review of “market-leading online platforms”, suggesting that long-awaited action may finally be taken against some of the ...
2019-07-24, 23:26

Companies distanced themselves from foldable phone hype at IFA Samsung may finally be ready to launch the Galaxy Fold, but other smartphone makers seem to be collectively experiencing commitment phobia. At IFA 2019, companies like Huawei, LG and TCL cooled their efforts on the foldable flagship race in various d......
2019-09-08, 18:26

US may require companies make 5G equipment outside of China The US isn't just skittish about American companies using equipment from Chinese companies in their 5G networks -- it might force companies to avoid Chinese involvement altogether. Wall Street Journal sources claim that the Trump administration is co......
2019-06-23, 23:39

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
2019-06-07, 20:00

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
2019-06-18, 18:13

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robocalls, which have exploded in number to about 5 billion a month nationwide. The companies would not ...
2019-06-07, 03:13

Food-Delivery Companies Serve Restaurants Better Tech Delivery companies are sharing more data and fusing technology more seamlessly with restaurants to counter the growing sense that sending food to customers can be more trouble than it is worth....
2019-07-15, 21:00

Wanted: 60,000 drivers. What the shortages at US trucking companies means to you Bad press, high demand and a lack of skilled labor has led to a yearlong truck driver shortage, and it doesn't show signs of stopping.        ...
2019-08-25, 04:26

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they give their drugs? Perindopril, clopidogrel, amitriptyline – not exactly memorable, are they?Peter H...
2019-06-04, 22:13

Foxconn awards contracts to ‘Wisconsin-based’ companies MILWAUKEE (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group has awarded $13 million in contracts to three firms it describes as “Wisconsin-based.” The Journal Sentinel reports that while the two of the three companies have a presence in Wisconsin, they are headquartered elsewhere. The cont...
2019-05-30, 16:13

Sixteen companies chosen for $17.1B defense intelligence contract The Pentagon on Monday awarded a $17.1 billion contract to 16 companies who will bid on task orders to assist the DIA in providing military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners and policy makers....
2019-08-07, 08:26

How insurance companies are fueling a rise in ransomware attacks Enlarge / Lloyd's of London. (credit: Mark Towning / Flickr) On June 24, the mayor and council of Lake City, Florida, gathered in an emergency session to decide how to resolve a ransomware attack that had locked the city's computer files for the preceding fortnight. Following the Pledge of Allegia...
2019-08-29, 08:00

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the Amazon....
2019-08-27, 20:00

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related military hardware, Beijing said....
2019-07-12, 15:39

Companies lag in climate-related disclosures: G20 Task Force Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in a report on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 14:39

BlackRock takes aim at CEOs serving on other companies' boards BlackRock Inc is stepping up opposition to U.S. CEOs who sit on more than one corporate board beside their own, arguing that working as a director takes increasingly more time, a report from the world's largest asset manager showed on Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 13:13

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...
2019-05-29, 17:26

Move Over, Shareholders: Top CEOs Say Companies Have Obligations to Society The leaders of some of America’s biggest companies are chipping away at the long-held notion that corporate decision-making should revolve around what is best for shareholders....
2019-08-19, 21:52

Hypergiant: Companies that don’t have top-down support for AI initiatives will ‘fail miserably’ Hypergiant cofounder and chief strategy officer John Fremont spoke at Venturebeat's Transform 2019 conference about the company's work and industry trends.Read More...
2019-07-11, 20:39

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to safeguard the Amazon Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the rainforest....
2019-08-28, 00:52

Companies Aren't Cheering Lower Interest Rates Last year, U.S. corporate pension funds had one of their better years in recent history, despite the fact that stocks and bonds both did poorly. Higher interest rates helped, as did a rush to contribute to pensions ahead of tax changes. Both impacts could go into reverse in 2019. An earnings hit cou...
2019-07-15, 17:52

Trump orders US companies to find China ‘alternative’ FILE – In this June 29, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan. China has announced it will raise tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Tr...
2019-08-23, 23:13

Why, as a software investor, I don’t chase fast-growth companies In VC, the default growth expectation of SaaS companies is triple, triple, double, double, double. But that pace is quite likely to kill a company.Read More...
2019-08-11, 12:39

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
2019-05-30, 19:13

Why Europe Wants to Pump Up Companies to Make ‘National Champions’ “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic growth. The European Union worked for decades to stam...
2019-06-07, 21:00

How Much Your Data Is Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. Specifically, companies with more than 100 million users would have to provide each user with an assessment of ...
2019-07-19, 21:26

Brazil alerted companies about U.S. embargo on Iran: Bolsonaro The Brazilian government has been alerting local companies about the extent of sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and the possible consequences in case of noncompliance, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday....
2019-07-20, 00:00

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other companies going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
2019-08-14, 22:26

DOJ is working with states on antitrust investigations of tech companies The Justice Department's antitrust leader doesn't see big tech as inherently bad, but he's still content to investigate potential wrongdoing. Division chief Makan Delrahim told guests at a Colorado tech policy conference that the DOJ was working wit......
2019-08-21, 03:13

Companies in sprint to ship goods from Mexico before tariffs TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Companies are rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump. They are hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the border to beat Monday’s deadline. Mexican-made t...
2019-06-08, 02:26

The unsung heroes of 5G: which companies are pushing the tech forward? 5G is finally here. It’s the fifth generation of mobile networks and a massive upgrade on current 4G mobile technology, promising far higher speeds, lower latency and the potential to do more, from powering 8K video streams on future phones to becoming the backbone of truly smart cities.So it...
2019-05-31, 14:52

Capital One hacker suspected to have stolen data from 30 other companies The hacker involved in the Capital One data breach may have broken into more than 30 other companies, according to a fresh petition filed by federal prosecutors on August 13. The filing didn’t disclose the companies targeted by the cyber-thief, but said “the server seized from [alleged hacker Paige]...
2019-08-15, 07:52

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-China trade war does not end up in the hands of foreign companies....
2019-05-30, 23:01

U.S. tech companies push Trump to allow some sales to Huawei Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing that such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security....
2019-07-18, 17:01

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or younger. The state bill, which passed 92-0 in the Illinois House and 51-0 in the state Senate, will take effect on January 1, 2020.Read more......
2019-08-14, 21:00

Bus companies reject calls to ban immigration agents from boarding Despite calls for bus companies to refuse to allow federal immigration officials onboard, several coach companies say they will continue to cooperate....
2019-08-22, 23:13

China Grants 5G Licences To Four Domestic Companies For Commercial Use China today granted 5G commercial licences to four domestic companies, taking a big step in its bid to be a global leader in next generation wireless networks amid fierce rivalry from the United......
2019-06-06, 11:00

Nearly half of US Fortune 500 companies have immigrant roots: Study A new study finds that almost half of the biggest companies in the U.S. were founded by immigrants or their children. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.       ...
2019-08-08, 15:26

Companies that use Facebook ‘Like’ button liable for data: EU court Companies that embed Facebook’s “Like” button on their websites allowing users’ personal data to be transferred to the US social network can be held liable for collecting the data, Europe’s top court said on Monday. Website plugins are a common feature of online retail as companies seek to promote t...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-07-16, 02:26

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre......
2019-06-09, 21:00

Dow drops 400 points after Trump ‘ordered’ US companies from China The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid more than 350 points in the minutes following a tweet from President Trump "ordering" U.S. companies to find suppliers out of China....
2019-08-23, 19:13

China says it will blacklist US companies as trade fight heats up China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday that it will soon publish a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign entities it claims have damaged its domestic industries, an apparent retaliation for the U.S. move to blacklist Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei....
2019-06-01, 02:01

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
2019-07-16, 08:00

Big Mining Companies Disclose Questionable Stability of Dams Some of the world’s largest mining companies said more than a dozen dams under their authority have at times failed stability assessments by outside experts, some of them in locations where a dam break would pose a risk to lives....
2019-06-08, 08:39

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
2019-06-06, 22:00

Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, a rhetorical strike at Beijing as trade tensions mounted....
2019-08-23, 18:00

Trump says China is paying tariffs, but U.S. companies keep getting the bill Businesses are coping with the trade war by swallowing smaller profits, implementing selective price increases and shifting their Chinese orders to factories in in other countries....
2019-07-23, 16:13

UPDATE 3-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11, 05:39

Tim Cook takes aim at tech companies for creating ‘chaos’ Apple CEO Tim Cook once again took shots at Silicon Valley tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech on Sunday. Although he didn’t mention them by name, Cook warned that they need to take responsibility for the “chaos” they create as a result of their innovations. “It feels a bit crazy that...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Hundreds of companies decry tariffs in letter to Trump NEW YORK (AP) — More than 600 companies and trade associations, including Walmart and Target, have signed a letter telling President Donald Trump that an escalating trade war with China will hurt families, jobs and the U.S. economy. The letter, dated Thursday and organized by a business coalition ca...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Companies Explore Encryption That Withstands Quantum Computing Quantum computers strong enough to crack today’s encryption are at least a decade away, but the market for quantum-safe applications is already developing....
2019-09-10, 04:39

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the annual general meeting season.Some of Australia’s...
2019-06-13, 22:52

FDA issues warning letters to companies connected to kratom The Food and Drug Administration said it issued warning letters Tuesday to two marketers and distributors for making unproven claims and selling unapproved products containing the drug kratom....
2019-06-27, 20:39

American Tech Companies Find Ways Around Huawei Ban Large U.S. tech companies in the direct sights of the Trump administration’s ban on exports to Huawei are finding ways to resume some shipments to the blacklisted Chinese tech giant without running afoul of American regulations....
2019-06-27, 22:13

Three companies awarded $1.8B to support Navy shipbuilding programs BAE, Serco and Scientific Research Corp. have received contracts worth up to a combined $1.8 billion to support systems capabilities work on all new and overhauled Navy aircraft carriers and large-deck vessels....
2019-06-27, 23:26

Oil Companies Resume Fuel Supply To Air India At 6 Airports PSU oil companies on Saturday resumed jet fuel supplies to cash-strapped Air India following talks mediated by the government, an official spokesperson said....
2019-09-08, 06:00

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
2019-06-04, 22:00

‘A new era’: Trump and 2020 hopefuls are singling out more American companies by name How companies should respond as a presidential norm of criticizing American enterprise in more generic terms is giving way to a naming and shaming strategy on both sides of the aisle....
2019-06-13, 17:52

Google Endorses 'International Tax Deal' for Multinational Companies Google said Thursday it supports a global agreement on taxation that could allocate more taxes from multinationals to jurisdictions outside their home countries....
2019-06-28, 11:00

Work-life-dog balance? Here are the 10 most pup-friendly companies of 2019 Tech companies are well-known for using office perks to attract millennial talent, and their bring-your-pet-to-work policies are catching on.       ...
2019-06-13, 16:26

Pompeo says he believes more U.S. companies will cut ties with Huawei: CNBC U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that China presents a real risk to U.S. national security and he believes more American companies will cut ties with Huawei Technologies...
2019-05-23, 15:13

Tech companies meet with US intelligence on 2020 election US technology companies including Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter met with US intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election. The companies’ security teams met representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the D...
2019-09-06, 10:52

Huntington among companies awarded U.S. govt. contract valued at $17 bln U.S. nuclear-powered ship maker Huntington Ingalls Industries said on Thursday it was among the 16 companies awarded an intelligence analysis contract by the U.S. government....
2019-09-05, 21:26

Top companies reveal to us the twisty path of smartphone design It’s easy to think that since smartphones today are basically one big display, designers don’t really have much room to let their creativity go wild. The lack of variety in design elements magnifies the importance of each of them, and companies are doubling down on their efforts to create beautiful ...
2019-07-02, 14:52

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world....
2019-06-27, 19:13

11 companies propose guiding principles for self-driving vehicles A coalition of 11 companies published a whitepaper describing a framework for the development, testing, and validation of "safe" autonomous vehicles.Read More...
2019-07-02, 16:13

Restaurants Are Arm-Twisting Delivery Companies to Lower Fees Some restaurant operators are pushing back against fees charged by delivery companies, turning up the heat on young businesses already wrestling with rivals in a crowded market for bringing food to people’s doors....
2019-06-23, 20:26

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
2019-05-22, 21:39

5 Chinese Supercomputer Companies Blacklisted by US Over Security Fears United States is blacklisting five Chinese organisations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as a justification for denying its Asian geopolitical......
2019-06-22, 10:39

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs Businesses, trade groups, and individuals have written to complain that tariffs would drive up prices for consumers, squeeze profits, and leave U.S. companies at a competitive disadvantage....
2019-06-17, 16:39

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
2019-06-18, 22:00

What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up - podcast Oil firms are said to have known for decades of the link between burning fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Author Bill McKibben describes how industry lobbying created a 30-year barrier to tackling the crisis. Plus: John Stewart on his campaign to stop the third runway at HeathrowBefore 1988, clim...
2019-06-19, 04:13

Expel raises $40 million to help companies manage cybersecurity Expel has raised $40 million for a managed security service that filters out false positives and helps companies keep on top of endless alerts.Read More...
2019-06-19, 13:13

Collabsco: Connected play companies grew 150% to 262 in 2019 The number of Connected Play companies has grown 150% in the past year to 262 companies, according to an industry landscape created by Collabsco.Read More...
2019-06-19, 13:13

Cable companies can save money now that DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade is mostly done Enlarge / A Comcast van in Sunnyvale, California, in November 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) Cable-company spending on network equipment is dropping as major providers like Comcast and Charter finish up their nationwide DOCSIS 3.1 rollouts. Equipment vendors that sell to cable comp...
2019-06-15, 02:13

Why companies prepared for disruption may be the smartest investment bets An Accenture study shows 63% of companies face high levels of disruption in all industry sectors. To succeed, companies need to pivot to the future but not cast off their legacy businesses....
2019-06-19, 20:00

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector moved forward....
2019-06-15, 01:39

All the Phone Companies Not Named Apple and Samsung That You Should Care About The market might be dominated by Apple and Samsung—with an occasional ripple of interest every time a new Pixel arrives—but there are more companies out there making phones than you might have realized. Not only that, they’re often doing more in terms of innovation and experimentation than the big n...
2019-09-12, 21:26

N.F.L. Settles Lengthy Fight with Insurance Companies Over Concussions The league’s insurers had claimed they did not have to pay for the concussion settlement with players because the N.F.L. had not disclosed the dangers of the game....
2019-09-12, 19:52

CVS just laid out a big reason why health companies are worried about Amazon Health care companies claim they are not threatened by Amazon's potential foray into the space. A recent lawsuit in which CVS tried to prevent executive John Lavin from joining Amazon PillPack suggests more concern in private....
2019-06-20, 22:26

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, and urged him to return to the negotiating table with the largest U.S. trading partner....
2019-06-14, 19:26

UPDATE 3-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies that print books, magazines and catalogs....
2019-06-21, 04:13

New York will sue drug companies for ‘immeasurable’ damage done by opioids New York State will sue drug manufacturers and distributors for allegedly defrauding the state and consumers of $2 billion for peddling addictive opioid painkillers they knew were unsafe, Gov. Cuomo announced. “The damage has been immeasurable,” the governor said Tuesday. “These drug companies have ...
2019-09-11, 14:13

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14, 16:00

51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy The corporate world isn't waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtable advocacy group, including tech companies like Amazon, AT&T, IBM, Motorola and Qualcomm, have sent a......
2019-09-11, 10:39

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist, citing national security concerns....
2019-05-22, 20:13

'Car-sharing companies still have to work hard to convince the masses' Opinion 4 Sep, 2019 After a disappointing experience with a car-sharing app, Steve Fowler explains that they have a long way to convince the public...
2019-09-04, 15:00

Some Companies Offer a New Benefit: Payroll Advances and Loans More companies are helping workers gain access to payroll advances and loans, reflecting concern over the impact money problems are having on productivity levels and worker retention....
2019-09-02, 17:52

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don't want you to know Most of us have a love-hate relationship with cable. We like television. We love a handful of stations. But we don't need hundreds of useless channels, many of them boring, some of them in languages we don't understand. Month after month, we pay our cable bills, yet we use only a small fraction of w...
2019-05-25, 15:52

The Idiotic Reason That Egg Companies Are Turning to Plastic Packaging Choosing which eggs to buy at the grocery store can be an overwhelming process. Single A, Double A, jumbo, organic, free range, cage free, pasture-raised, vegetarian-fed, hormone-free, certified humane, local, and antibiotic-free are among the befuddling labels facing shoppers on American store shel...
2019-09-01, 02:26

Pompeo’s business deals with foreign-government companies The secretary of state told a Senate committee that he had no business transactions with foreign-government companies between 2006 and 2016, but documents and statements indicate that as many as three could have been disclosed....
2019-08-29, 20:39

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.Southern Water and Yorkshire Water were singled out ...
2019-07-10, 13:00

Steve Wozniak Says Big Tech Companies Like Apple Should Be Broken Up Steve Wozniak has always been a straight-shooter who speaks his mind. And the Apple cofounder is not shying away from some bold statements this week, telling Bloomberg News that he thinks the Big Tech companies should be broken up. And that includes Apple.Read more......
2019-08-29, 20:39

92% of apparel imports from China will be hit with tariffs—here's how companies are coping Most companies have used strategies to mitigate the tariffs, such as changing the materials used or timing shipments to arrive earlier to evade the Sept. 1 tariffs....
2019-08-30, 20:00

UPDATE 2-Turkey to extend new $4.3 bln loan package to companies Twelve Turkish banks will offer companies a total of 25 billion lira ($4.31 billion) as part of a Treasury-backed loan package, the banking association (TBB) said on Wednesday, in what would be Ankara's latest effort to boost the economy....
2019-06-12, 17:39

Trump's trade war is here to stay. Companies like mine will pay the price The Trump administration's escalating trade war with China has left American companies with little choice. They must either scale back their reliance on Chinese manufacturers or get comfortable with higher costs and slimmer profit margins....
2019-06-12, 02:13

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies: source U.S. President Donald Trump will order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions, a source briefed on the matter said Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 23:52

U.S. to probe French plan for tax on tech companies -Bloomberg Tax U.S. President Donald Trump is set to order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions, Bloomberg Tax reported on Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 22:00

China Studying Tech Companies' Exposure to U.S. Suppliers China is studying technology companies’ reliance on American suppliers, an apparent attempt to assess their ability to withstand further trade-war shocks as Beijing prepares to roll out a retaliatory blacklist of foreign businesses....
2019-08-29, 20:39

Kushner Companies purchases $39M retail condo in Soho The family company, now run by Charles Kushner, daughter Nicole Kushner Meyer and President Laurent Morali, signed a contract last week, a source told Between the Bricks, to purchase a retail condo in Soho for $39.75 million....
2019-06-05, 10:52

Chinese companies commit to Alberta oilsands despite setbacks While some European and U.S. companies cut their exposure to the Canadian oilsands, China's Big Three oil giants -- CNOOC, PetroChina and Sinopec -- seem content to let their bets ride even if the results haven't been spectacular....
2019-09-04, 13:26

Founders of Successful Tech Companies Are Mostly Middle-Aged Some of tech’s biggest names had founders in their teens. But new research shows that for fast-growing start-ups in the U.S., the average age was 45....
2019-08-30, 12:26

Why President Trump Cut a Methane Regulation That Even Big Oil Companies Wanted to Keep The Trump Administration announced Thursday the rollback of an important environmental regulation on methane emissions that even some of the world’s biggest oil-and-gas companies support. The fact that Big Oil backed a regulation designed to stem emissions of a potent greenhouse gas was immedi...
2019-08-29, 23:39

IPO market heats up, but investors are shunning unprofitable companies Money losing unicorns are falling out of favor with investors. The dismal performances of Uber, Lyft and Slack after they debuted on Wall Street earlier this year could be a sign that the appetite for unprofitable companies is waning....
2019-09-14, 01:13

Trump likes EU fines against big US tech companies and would like some of that money, too President Donald Trump said he likes the fact the European Union fines big tech companies — and that the U.S. could benefit from some of that cash windfall, too....
2019-06-10, 17:13

The Latest: Companies respond to suit over Grenfell fire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed in the United States over a 2017 London high-rise fire that killed 72 (all times local): 2 p.m. Two of the companies that are being sued by victims of a London high-rise fire that killed 72 have released statements expressing their “deepest sym...
2019-06-11, 21:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11, 01:13

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
2019-05-27, 23:39

More Hong Kong companies say business impacted by mass protests Conglomerate Swire Pacific became the latest major Hong Kong company to voice concern about the impact of protests in the city on business activity, saying they are having direct and indirect impact on demand on a number of its businesses....
2019-08-08, 15:00

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 10:39

US and France reach deal over French tax on big tech companies: Macron The United States and France have reached a deal over a French tax expected to hit Silicon Valley’s largest companies that heightened tensions between the two countries, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday....
2019-08-26, 20:26

Tobacco companies Philip Morris and Altria in talks to reunite Deal would merge the Marlboro maker with the parent company that sold it off a decade agoTobacco companies Philip Morris and Altria are discussing a merger that would reunite the Marlboro maker with the parent company that sold it off a decade ago.The two companies confirmed on Tuesday that they are...
2019-08-27, 19:39

Investor Karen Firestone: Keep an open mind when companies try new things that seem out there Equinox is branching out of its expertise, opening its first branded hotel and investing in a real estate project that will include co-workspace and apartments....
2019-06-02, 19:39

Companies deny responsibility for toxic ‘forever chemicals’ contamination The 3M Company, the Chemours Company and DuPont appeared before lawmakers over PFASWhy you need to know about PFASChemical company executives have denied responsibility for a category of toxic fluorinated chemicals that have contaminated water supplies around the US and are now found in the bodies o...
2019-09-11, 19:26

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
2019-06-03, 01:26

Insurance companies offer policies for African swine fever A handful of insurance companies in the United States and around the world are offering policies to cover the massive losses hog farmers may incur if African swine fever reaches their shores....
2019-09-16, 09:26

China warns its companies on U.S. travel, rebuffs trade criticism China warned its companies operating in the United States on Tuesday they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, as it also rebuffed U.S. criticism of a trade white paper as "singing the same old tune"....
2019-06-04, 12:13

Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years Some of the world's largest companies estimate they face roughly $1 trillion in climate-related risks, with most of that looming in just the next five years....
2019-06-04, 06:52

Cable companies might have a secret weapon to deal with cord-cutting Cable companies like Altice USA Inc. are starting to gravitate toward a business move that might — might — help them staunch the mounting losses on the cable side of their business. The solution? Offering cut-rate cellphone service, which no one wants to be without, and try to use it to ...
2019-05-29, 07:26

Over 200 U.S. companies urge Trump to cancel proposed higher tariffs Over 200 U.S. footwear companies on Wednesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to cancel proposed higher tariffs on Chinese imports that take effect beginning next month, calling them hidden taxes that will jack up consumer prices....
2019-08-28, 18:00

As workplace raids multiply, Trump administration charges few companies Prosecuting corporations, as opposed to individual workers or managers, for immigration-related offenses was also relatively rare during the Obama administration, but it has slowed further under the Trump administration, records show....
2019-08-10, 11:26

After shootings, tech companies pressured to pull plug on 8chan Critics pressed Twitter and other tech companies to shun online message board 8chan on Monday, after it was used by a mass shooter to announce an attack for the third time this year....
2019-08-06, 05:13

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive board seats are filled by women, and 42% of major energy firms have no women on their boards at all. C...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Those People Starting Successful Tech Companies? Most Are Middle-Aged Some of tech’s biggest names had founders in their teens. But new research shows that for fast-growing start-ups in the U.S., the founders’ average age was 45....
2019-08-29, 19:39

Nike, Adidas among 200 footwear companies asking Trump to step off tariffs 'We are very concerned that this tariff action will create further economic uncertainty,' say American shoe companies opposed to higher taxes on imports from China....
2019-08-29, 22:00

US-China trade deal coming soon? Big companies aren't buying it Most U.S. CFOs think U.S. trade policy will be bad for business over the next six months, according to the third quarter CNBC Global CFO Council survey....
2019-09-13, 18:52

Hong Kong protests take a toll as companies flag impact Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd and the owner of Hong Kong's luxury Peninsula hotel became the latest companies to highlight the impact of recent protests on their business, as an escalating cycle of violence clouds the outlook for the city....
2019-08-07, 11:13

China is reportedly studying its tech companies' reliance on US suppliers China is surveying its tech companies to gauge their exposure to U.S. suppliers, aiming to reduce reliance on American technology, The Wall Street Journal reported....
2019-08-29, 17:13

U.S. tells cannabis companies not to advertise disease treatments without science The top U.S. consumer and trade regulator said on Tuesday it had warned three companies selling products infused with cannabidiol that it was illegal to advertise that such products could fight disease without providing credible scientific evidence....
2019-09-10, 23:39

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D printed guns, among other firearms....
2019-05-30, 19:39

UPDATE 3-Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, sending U.S. markets down sharply in a new rhetorical strike at Beijing as trade tensions mounted....
2019-08-23, 20:00

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don’t want you to know Do it wrong, and cord-cutters might end up paying more than traditional cable, which is exactly what streaming companies don’t want you to realize.        ...
2019-05-23, 11:39

Don't Let Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant Auto-Dial Companies We’ve talked about how fake business listings can show up on Google Maps despite Google’s regulations, and use the appearance of legitimacy to exploit customers and other business. As it turns out, it’s pretty easy for AI assistants to fall prey to fake information, too....
2019-08-19, 21:52

Huawei business ban leaves rural wireless companies with few alternatives The Trump administration added several dozen more Huawei affiliates to a trade blacklist but extended a reprieve allowing some U.S. firms to do business with the Chinese tech company for at least the next three months....
2019-08-20, 06:13

The decade's hottest stocks show hunger for tech companies Almost 400 companies are now valued at more than $1 billion according to a new list of the most profitable companies. Find out what $100 in stock would have bought you in 2000 versus now....
2019-09-03, 21:26

'Most renewable energy companies' linked with claims of abuses in mines Corporate watchdog urges clean-up of supply chains as analysis finds weak regulation and enforcement has led to lack of scrutiny Most of the world’s top companies extracting key minerals for electric vehicles, solar panels and wind turbines have been linked with human rights abuses in their mines, r...
2019-09-05, 18:13

Big Tech Companies Meeting With U.S. Officials on 2020 Election Security Security teams from Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft met with members of the F.B.I., Department of Homeland Security and others on Wednesday, said a person briefed on the event....
2019-09-04, 22:13

To Prepare for 2020 Election, Tech Companies Are Said to Meet With U.S. Officials Security teams from Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft met with members of the F.B.I., Department of Homeland Security and others on Wednesday, said a person briefed on the event....
2019-09-04, 21:26

Why financial services companies need to invest in voice and chat (VB Live) Financial services companies are using conversational assistants to drive digital engagement, streamline customer communications, build revenue. and more. Read More...
2019-08-21, 19:00

U.S. judge orders big drug companies to face opioid trial A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected efforts by major drugmakers, pharmacies and distributors to dismiss claims that they caused the nation's opioid crisis, clearing the way for a scheduled landmark trial even as he pushes for a nationwide settlement....
2019-09-04, 03:26

| Datatec subsidiary Logicalis acquires stake in two European IT companies International ICT solutions and services group Datatec says its subsidiary, Logicalis Group, has acquired two businesses in Europe, adding to its growing footprint in the region...
2019-09-04, 03:52

UPDATE 1-Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
2019-08-23, 17:00

NLRB rules companies can bar nonemployee union activists from property The National Labor Relations Board, the main federal labor law enforcement agency, ruled Friday that businesses can ban nonemployee union activists from their property....
2019-09-07, 05:26

Trump 'hereby orders' US companies to leave China after attacking Fed chair President calls for US boycott after China announced it was preparing to impose $75bn in additional tariffs on US productsDonald Trump ordered US companies to leave China on Friday after launching another blistering attack on Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell, asking “who is our bigger enemy, J...
2019-08-23, 22:52

US Government Questions Tech Companies on Ways to Predict Shootings Top officials in the Trump administration expressed interest in tools that might anticipate mass shootings or predict attackers by scanning social media posts, photos and videos during a meeting......
2019-08-10, 16:13

Companies Say They Can Ignore Cost of U.S. Rule Ending International Tax Maneuver Some companies aren’t recognizing the costs of retroactive Treasury Department regulations released in June, which were meant to address tax abuses during gaps resulting from the 2017 tax law....
2019-08-30, 14:00

CORRECTED-Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
2019-09-02, 15:52

Trump plans to use obscure law to make US companies cut ties with China Donald Trump has threatened to use an obscure federal law to order US businesses to cut ties with China as the trade war between the two countries escalates....
2019-08-25, 00:26

Facebook ends human review of user audio after other companies do the same Facebook is now the latest tech giant to put a stop to human review of user audio recordings, following a slew of companies from Google to Amazon and Apple all likewise coming under fire in recent weeks over the human review of audio collected from users. In Facebook’s case, the company acknow...
2019-08-14, 11:39

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
2019-05-23, 03:39

Remediant raises $15 million to help companies manage privileged access Remedient, a San Francisco- and Fort Worth-based provider of privileged account management software, has raised $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-08-22, 23:13

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
2019-05-25, 03:26

Capital One data breach suspect may have hacked 30-plus companies, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors say a woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One may have hacked more than 30 other organizations.       ...
2019-08-15, 06:52

Trump Says Companies, Not Trade Policies, to Blame for Business Setbacks President Trump rejected the notion that his trade policies were having a negative impact on the U.S. economy, instead blaming “badly run and weak companies” for any business setbacks and again urging the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates....
2019-08-31, 08:13

Investigators believe five poultry companies violated immigration law, search warrants say Unsealed documents detail trove of evidence, including videotaped statements by managers indicating they knew many undocumented immigrants had been hired....
2019-08-16, 14:26

Stocks drop after Trump ‘orders’ US companies to look at leaving China Wall Street plunged Friday after President Trump “ordered” US companies to seek alternatives to doing business in China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 600 points after Trump launched into a Twitter tirade lambasting China for intellectual property theft and fentanyl shipments to th...
2019-08-24, 00:00

Albertsons Companies joins supermarkets in changing guns policy Supermarket operator Albertsons Companies said on Saturday it would ask customers not to openly carry firearms at its stores, joining an array of retailers and store chains this week who changed their gun policy in light of several mass shootings in the United States....
2019-09-08, 01:13

Employee activism is rising as companies challenged over controversial issues Google was latest company to be lobbied by its employees as they urged it not to work with US agencies involved with the separation and detention of immigrantsLast week, Google became the latest company to be publicly lobbied by its own employees specifically because of US immigration policy.More th...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 17:26

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed....
2019-06-12, 02:26

U.S. Companies Are Finding Ways to Work Around Trump’s Huawei Blacklist (Bloomberg) — American technology companies have resumed selling certain products to Huawei Technologies Co. after concluding there are legal ways to work with the Chinese telecom giant in spite of its inclusion on a Trump Administration blacklist. Micron Technology Inc., the largest U.S. make...
2019-06-27, 20:52

Are smart home gyms the future? Companies like FightCamp and Bowflex think so FightCamp offers an interactive library of workouts available via subscription. And the Bowflex Max Trainer cardio machine incorporates artificial intelligence to help you step your home workout game up - literally.       ...
2019-06-11, 01:26

Justice Department opens antitrust review of big US tech companies The Department of Justice is opening a sweeping antitrust review into online platforms, potentially threatening some of Silicon Valley's most powerful companies....
2019-07-24, 02:39

China Warns Tech Companies About Complying With Trade Restrictions Chinese authorities summoned some of the world’s largest tech companies this week to tell them they could face repercussions if they bow to U.S. trade restrictions, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-06-09, 01:39

Shipping companies sue Philadelphia Energy Solutions for $600,000 in unpaid bills Three Greek shipping companies sued U.S. refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc (PES) for about $600,000, claiming the company did not pay them for fees incurred by crude oil tankers chartered earlier this year, court documents showed....
2019-07-23, 01:26

South Korea says Japan dispute to hit global companies, U.S. business Export curbs Japan imposed in its dispute with South Korea will adversely effect global technology companies and hurt the operations of tech giant Samsung in the Texas state capital of Austin, a South Korean government source said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 11:01

El Salvador tells phone companies to block signals in jails El Salvador’s government is demanding that telephone companies block cellphone signals inside the country’s prisons, in a bid to stop gang leaders from ordering murders and extortion from behind bars...
2019-06-22, 05:01

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued companies TicketNetwork and Ticket Galaxy along with th...
2019-07-11, 02:13

UPDATE 3-China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
2019-07-16, 07:00

How to future-proof companies and CEOs: Highlights from CNBC Evolve CNBC recently held Evolve in New York City. Among the highlights: Best Buy chairman Hubert Joly on the secrets to his amazing retail turnaround and The New York Times CEO on digital media and making the newspaper worth more than President Trump....
2019-06-22, 00:00

BoE looks to throw open doors to tech companies ahead of Brexit The Bank of England opening up its balance sheet to payment companies and tech firms such as Facebook would bolster Britain's 7 billion pound ($9 billion) fintech sector just as it faces tougher competition from Europe after Brexit....
2019-06-21, 18:52

Seattle woman charged in Capital One breach may have data from other companies The Seattle software engineer, arrested Monday in connection with the theft of data from Capital One, may have stolen data from other entities.       ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Government Tightens Corporate Social Responsibility Norms For Companies Ms Sitharaman said that the government is strengthening the enforcement provisions that enable the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) to ensure speedy and more effective enforcement, including......
2019-07-31, 17:52

Amazon will be 'left alone' by regulators while other big tech companies suffer, Stifel says Amazon is likely to escape the increased scrutiny from federal regulators that the other big technology companies are currently facing, according to Stifel....
2019-06-07, 18:52

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
2019-07-11, 00:13

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary warnings about the vape products.Read more......
2019-06-08, 08:13

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their business....
2019-07-04, 01:52

206 U.S. companies urge Supreme Court to protect LGBT workers More than 200 companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday to rule that federal civil rights laws ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity....
2019-07-03, 15:26

More than 50 major companies plan to move production from China because of trade war But rather than move operations to the United States, as President Trump urged, many of the companies are aiming to rebuild their supply chains abroad, primarily in Southeast Asia....
2019-07-19, 03:13