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Ashley Madison CEO resigns after massive hack

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  • A BNY Mellon sign is seen on their headquarters in New York's financial district
    BNY Mellon expects to fix pricing glitch before markets open 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - BNY Mellon Corp expects to fix the computer glitch that disrupted pricing of U.S. mutual funds and exchange-traded funds before markets open on Monday, its … More »BNY Mellon expects to fix pricing glitch before markets open

    A BNY Mellon sign is seen on their headquarters in New York's financial district

    (Reuters) - BNY Mellon Corp expects to fix the computer glitch that disrupted pricing of U.S. mutual funds and exchange-traded funds before markets open on Monday, its chief executive said. The resolution of the issue, which affected the calculation of billions of dollars of assets last week, has taken far longer than …

  • A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore
    U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cyber theft: Washington Post 4 hours ago

    The White House is considering applying sanctions against companies and individuals in China it believes have benefited from Chinese hacking of U.S. trade secrets, the … More »U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cyber theft: Washington Post

    A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore

    The White House is considering applying sanctions against companies and individuals in China it believes have benefited from Chinese hacking of U.S. trade secrets, the Washington Post reported on Sunday. The newspaper, citing several unidentified Obama administration officials, said a final determination on whether to …

  • Why is Uber hiring hackers? 10 hours ago

    Uber has hired a pair of hackers to work on vehicle security. Starting next week, Charlie Miller, former security researcher for Twitter, and Chris Valasek, who worked … More »Why is Uber hiring hackers?

    Uber has hired a pair of hackers to work on vehicle security. Starting next week, Charlie Miller, former security researcher for Twitter, and Chris Valasek, who worked at security firm IOActive, will join the ride-hailing company’s research team for self-driving technology and robotics, Reuters reported Friday. The decision …

  • The PayPal logo is seen during an event at Terra Gallery in San Francisco
    Paypal seen rising 40 percent from post spinoff lows: Barron's 10 hours ago

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - PayPal Holdings Inc , the e-commerce group trading sharply off its recent offering price, could rise 40 percent to $46 a share if it succeeds with … More »Paypal seen rising 40 percent from post spinoff lows: Barron's

    The PayPal logo is seen during an event at Terra Gallery in San Francisco

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - PayPal Holdings Inc , the e-commerce group trading sharply off its recent offering price, could rise 40 percent to $46 a share if it succeeds with investments tied to payments systems innovation, the Aug. 31 edition of Barron's said. Spun off in July by auctioneer eBay Inc , PayPal is now clear …

  • BitGold looks to take gold savings mainstream with app and global network 16 hours ago

    Want to buy gold as a savings alternative? Josh Crumb, co-founder of BitGold, says he created the software that automatically links buyers to bullion dealers and storage … More »BitGold looks to take gold savings mainstream with app and global network

    Want to buy gold as a savings alternative? Josh Crumb, co-founder of BitGold, says he created the software that automatically links buyers to bullion dealers and storage companies because he wanted to make it easier for people to own gold as a hedge against inflation and as a store of value. It also allows users to transfer …

  • Workers sort electronic scrap on conveyor belt at a plant of Swiss recycling company Immark AG in Regensdorf

    By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Only a third of Europe's electronic waste is properly recycled, with vast numbers of cellphones, computers and televisions illegally traded or dumped, a study led by the United Nations and INTERPOL said on Sunday. Sweden and Norway were close to European targets of collecting and recycling …

  • A photo illustration shows the privacy policy of the Ashley Madison website seen behind a smartphone running the Ashley Madison app in Toronto

    By Allison Martell and Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - The owner of adultery website Ashley Madison had already been struggling to sell itself or raise funds for at least three years before the publication of details about its members, according to internal documents and emails also released by hackers as part of their …

  • How many polar bears is too many to promote Canada? That's one of several questions Foreign Affairs bureaucrats were asking themselves last fall in the lead-up to the launch of the @Canada Twitter account. Canada's twitter homepage is seen in this Saturday, August 29, 2015 photo illustration. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini

    OTTAWA - Ahead of the November 2014 launch of the official @Canada Twitter account, Foreign Affairs staff and the minister's office kicked around ideas for the very first tweet. Here are some of the suggestions, according to documents obtained via the Access to Information Act:

  • How many polar bears is too many to promote Canada? That's one of several questions Foreign Affairs bureaucrats were asking themselves last fall in the lead-up to the launch of the @Canada Twitter account. Canada's twitter homepage is seen in this Saturday, August 29, 2015 photo illustration. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Giordano Ciampini

    How many polar bears is too many to promote Canada? The Foreign Affairs department began tweeting from @Canada in November, two years after they acquired the account from a Spanish man who'd registered the name back in 2007. Dozens of potential 'first tweets' were tossed around as part of the planning for how the account …

  • A Microsoft logo is seen at a pop-up site for the new Windows 10 operating system at Roosevelt Field in Garden City

    By Andrew Chung NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp avoided a potentially costly setback to its mobile phone business on Friday as the U.S. International Trade Commission declined to block the import of its devices in a longstanding patent dispute. The decision rejected a ruling in April by a U.S. trade judge who found …

  • Uber logo is seen on a vehicle near Union Square in San Francisco, California

    By Joseph Menn and Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has hired two top vehicle security researchers, the company said on Friday, high-profile additions that come as the ride-hailing service ramps up its work on technology for self-driving cars. Charlie Miller, who had been working …

  • Noel Biderman, chief executive of Avid Life Media Inc., which operates AshleyMadison.com., poses during a photo session in Tokyo on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Ashley Madison founder and CEO Noel Biderman is leaving Avid Life Media Inc. as part of a "mutual agreement" with the company. The website, which facilitates extramarital affairs for a membership fee, was the victim of a cyberattack a month ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Eugene Hoshiko

    Ashley Madison founder and CEO Noel Biderman is leaving Avid Life Media Inc. as part of a "mutual agreement" with the company.

  • FILE - In his June 6, 2013 file photo, the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed a lower court ruling that said the program likely violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed a lower court ruling that said the program likely violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches. The appeals court sent the case back for a judge to determine whether the government must divulge more details about the program that would …

  • Photo illustration of logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone over a reserved lane for taxis in a street in Madrid

    By Julia Fioretti , Brussels (Reuters) - - The European Commission will launch a study in September of the ride-hailing app Uber in an effort to settle legal disputes that have pitched the U.S. start-up against conventional taxis across Europe, three people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Since opening in Paris …

  • Eugene Kaspersky, chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, listens to a question during an interview in New York

    By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies N.V. by "rubbing them out in the outhouse," one of several previously undisclosed emails shows. …

 
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