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    GAO sees room for improvement in bank cyber security exams 58 minutes ago

    U.S. banking regulators must hire and train more examiners with technology expertise so they can give more useful cyber security recommendations to small and mid-sized … More »GAO sees room for improvement in bank cyber security exams

    An illustration picture shows projection of binary code on man holding aptop computer in Warsaw

    U.S. banking regulators must hire and train more examiners with technology expertise so they can give more useful cyber security recommendations to small and mid-sized banks, a federal watchdog agency has warned. A new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office identified the issue as one of several that banking …

  • The Yelp Inc. logo is seen in their offices in Chicago
    Yelp temporarily decides not to pursue a sale: Bloomberg 1 hour 47 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Yelp Inc, operator of consumer review website yelp.com, had temporarily decided not to pursue a sale, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of … More »Yelp temporarily decides not to pursue a sale: Bloomberg

    The Yelp Inc. logo is seen in their offices in Chicago

    (Reuters) - Yelp Inc, operator of consumer review website yelp.com, had temporarily decided not to pursue a sale, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The company has had several interested suitors after which it hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc to help find a buyer, Bloomberg said on Thursday. …

  • Google's photo app labels black people as 'gorillas,' showing flaws of automated recognition 1 hour 50 minutes ago

    Google's new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by identifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent … More »Google's photo app labels black people as 'gorillas,' showing flaws of automated recognition

    Google's new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by identifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machines still have lot to learn about human sensitivity. The accountholder used a profanity while expressing his dismay about the app likening his …

  • Bank of America CEO Moynihan speaks as Intel's President James looks on during the White House summit on cybersecurity and consumer protection in Palo Alto
    Intel President Renée James to step down in January 1 hour 49 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Intel Corp President Renée James will step down in January to pursue an external chief executive role, Intel Chief Executive Brian Krzanich said in a statement. … More »Intel President Renée James to step down in January

    Bank of America CEO Moynihan speaks as Intel's President James looks on during the White House summit on cybersecurity and consumer protection in Palo Alto

    (Reuters) - Intel Corp President Renée James will step down in January to pursue an external chief executive role, Intel Chief Executive Brian Krzanich said in a statement. During her 28 years at Intel, James has held roles of executive vice president and general manager of the software and services group and COO of the …

  • A woman uses two smartphones on a street in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, July 2, 2015. Cuban authorities have launched public Wi-Fi hotspots along a main avenue that is the heart of the capital¥s cultural and social life. Its the first step in government promises to gradually roll out such connectivity options on an island that the internet revolution has largely passed by. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
    Cuba launches 1st public Wi-Fi hotspots on Havana's bustling 23rd Street; cost is $2 an hour 2 hours 42 minutes ago

    Cuban authorities have launched public Wi-Fi hotspots along a main avenue that is the heart of Havana's cultural and social life, the first step in government promises … More »Cuba launches 1st public Wi-Fi hotspots on Havana's bustling 23rd Street; cost is $2 an hour

    A woman uses two smartphones on a street in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, July 2, 2015. Cuban authorities have launched public Wi-Fi hotspots along a main avenue that is the heart of the capital¥s cultural and social life. Its the first step in government promises to gradually roll out such connectivity options on an island that the internet revolution has largely passed by. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

    Cuban authorities have launched public Wi-Fi hotspots along a main avenue that is the heart of Havana's cultural and social life, the first step in government promises to gradually roll out such connectivity options on an island that the Internet revolution has largely passed by. Authorities have been installing the boxy …

  • Online brokerage Zoocasa is back, resurrected by a group of investors less than two weeks after being shut down by Rogers Communications (TSX:RCI.B). It is being headed by Lauren Haw, a Toronto real estate broker who currently leads a team of agents at Scholarhood.ca, which she launched in 2013.

  • TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - French microchip maker STMicro signed a $500 million with China's Huawei on Thursday to bolster its supply relationship with the Chinese telecom equipment provider, the French government said in a statement. The five-year deal, signed during a visit to France by Chinese Prime Minister Li …

  • People stand near a logo of Xiaomi ahead of the launching ceremony of Xiaomi Phone 4, in Beijing

    By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc on Thursday reported semi-annual sales that for the first time were lower than the previous six months, jeopardising its full-year target and hinting at a slowdown in its mainstay domestic market. Xiaomi has enjoyed a rapid rise with handsets it …

  • (Reuters) - Spanish travel technology company Amadeus said it would buy Navitaire, a subsidiary of Accenture Plc , for $830 million, to focus mainly on digital services for airline passengers. Amadeus said it expects the deal, which is projected to close in the fourth quarter, will have a minimal impact on its financial …

  • Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt converses with Brazil President Dilma Rousseff during visits to Google in Mountain View

    By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff capped off her U.S. tour on Wednesday with a visit to Silicon Valley, where she met with top technology executives and took a ride in Google Inc's self-driving car. Rousseff used her visit to strengthen ties with U.S. technology companies …

  • The Trump Soho Hotel is seen in New York

    (Reuters) - Real estate developer Donald Trump's string of luxury hotel properties, The Trump Hotel Collection, could be the latest victim of credit card breach, KrebsonSecurity reported, citing data shared by several U.S.-based banks. Sources at the U.S. banks traced a pattern of fraudulent debit and credit card charges …

  • An illustration photo shows a Bitcoin (virtual currency) paper wallet with QR codes and a coin are seen at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A former federal agent pleaded guilty on Wednesday to stealing bitcoins during the government's investigation of Silk Road, and to secretly soliciting payment from the operator of the online black market for information on its probe. In a San Francisco federal court, Force appeared …

  • People talk in front of a Baidu's company logo at Baidu's headquarters in Beijing

    By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) - China's dominant Internet search engine Baidu Inc said on Tuesday it would invest 20 billion yuan ($3.22 billion) over the next three years on online-to-offline services, including group-buying service Nuomi. "Right now Baidu has over fifty billion (yuan) in cash on its books," said …

  • A new smartphone app that aims to offer quick and dirty legal advice to people stopped at random by police is seen in Toronto on Monday, June 29, 2015. The free app has been developed by a law-school grad and also offers a video-recording and emergency email feature. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

    A new smartphone app aims to offer byte-sized legal advice as well as other protections to people randomly stopped and questioned by police. Law school grad Christien Levien, who said he has had his own unpleasant police encounter, said he saw a genuine need for his app. "The community at large is concerned about their …

  • Top 10 free and paid game apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for the week ending June 28.

 
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