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  • Hedge fund Pleasant Lake offers to buy MagnaChip Semiconductor 59 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Hedge fund Pleasant Lake Partners said it offered to buy analog chipmaker MagnaChip Semiconductor Corp in a deal valuing the South Korea-based company at … More »Hedge fund Pleasant Lake offers to buy MagnaChip Semiconductor

    (Reuters) - Hedge fund Pleasant Lake Partners said it offered to buy analog chipmaker MagnaChip Semiconductor Corp in a deal valuing the South Korea-based company at $345.7 million. Pleasant Lake's offer of $10 per share is at premium of 29.2 percent to MagnaChip's Friday closing price. Pleasant Lake already owns …

  • Ashley Madison founder Noel Biderman poses with a poster during an interview in Hong Kong
    Ashley Madison owner says site still adding users after data hack 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    Hundreds of thousands of people signed up for infidelity website Ashley Madison in the last week, parent company Avid Life Media said on Monday, even after hackers leaked … More »Ashley Madison owner says site still adding users after data hack

    Ashley Madison founder Noel Biderman poses with a poster during an interview in Hong Kong

    Hundreds of thousands of people signed up for infidelity website Ashley Madison in the last week, parent company Avid Life Media said on Monday, even after hackers leaked data about millions of its clients. "Recent media reports predicting the imminent demise of Ashley Madison are greatly exaggerated," the company said …

  • Toshiba Corp President and CEO Muromachi attends a news conference at the company headquarters in Tokyo
    Toshiba scandal continues as more accounting errors found 2 hours 9 minutes ago

    By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp again delayed announcing its annual financial results on Monday, as new accounting errors prevented the company from drawing … More »Toshiba scandal continues as more accounting errors found

    Toshiba Corp President and CEO Muromachi attends a news conference at the company headquarters in Tokyo

    By Ritsuko Ando TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp again delayed announcing its annual financial results on Monday, as new accounting errors prevented the company from drawing a line under Japan's worst corporate scandal in four years. Toshiba, which was scheduled to post its earnings for the business year ended in March, …

  • A specialist trader is reflected on his screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    Venture capital cash surfers may see waves recede in market turmoil 2 hours 58 minutes ago

    By Sarah McBride and Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The waves of cash surfed relentlessly by some of Silicon Valley's largest venture-backed businesses … More »Venture capital cash surfers may see waves recede in market turmoil

    A specialist trader is reflected on his screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    By Sarah McBride and Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The waves of cash surfed relentlessly by some of Silicon Valley's largest venture-backed businesses are showing signs of receding amid concern the companies may already be worth more than their likely valuations once they finally go public. Investors have …

  • Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure 3 hours ago

    As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. "(The career market) is such a big market that we do … More »Dating site eHarmony aims to mix work with pleasure

    As a marriage counselor years ago, Neil Clark Warren saw first-hand how incompatibility led to unhappy matches. "(The career market) is such a big market that we do expect it to grow faster than our core product," the octogenarian clinical psychologist and eHarmony CEO said in an interview. The market is dominated by …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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

    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 …

  • 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 …

 
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