US takes aim at Russian hackers who infected over 500000 routers
CNET, 24 May at 04:16
The malware, called VPNFilter, has infected more than 500,000 routers in 54 countries, researchers say. Aaron Robinson/CNET. More than half a million routers and network devices in 54 countries have been infected with sophisticated malware, researchers ...
Robot Car Race Twists: Uber Leaves Arizona And Apple Said To Have VW Deal
Forbes, 24 May at 03:50
National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine a driverless Uber SUV on March 20 that fatally struck a woman in Tempe, Ariz. The accident prompted Uber to suspend all road-testing of such autos in the Phoenix area, Pittsburgh, San... On the ...
Why Does Uber Need an IPO?
Bloomberg, 24 May at 02:16
Uber Technologies Inc.'s new chief executive officer has been projecting the image of a kinder, gentler, more humble and responsible company. These are all good things. Yet under CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber continues to articulate a perhaps ...
Starbucks racial bias training will include rapper Common, lots of dialogue
USA TODAY, 24 May at 02:08
A big-name rapper, messages from corporate bigwigs and a chance for Starbucks employees to relate their own stories will all be part of the racial-bias training that the coffee giant plans for workers Tuesday. Besides the video messages from executives
Elon Musk's Latest Proposal: A Website Named 'Pravda' to Rate Media Credibility
Wall Street Journal, 24 May at 02:05
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, unhappy with media coverage of Tesla Inc., TSLA 1.48% said he plans to create a Yelp.com -like site to let people rate the credibility of journalists and news organizations, and suggested he would name it after the
Starbucks' Homeless Problem
Wall Street Journal, 24 May at 01:25
Starbucks has jumped the shark. To put that more precisely, American liberalism has jumped the shark. In April two black men walked into a Starbucks in Philadelphia. They were there to use the bathroom, not to order anything Starbucks sold. They said
Ackman makes roughly $1 billion bet on Lowe's
Reuters, 24 May at 01:23
(Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman said on Wednesday that his hedge fund had taken a roughly $1 billion stake in Lowe's (LOW.N), revealing his third large investment this year. Ackman disclosed the stake at a New York conference, said two ...
The Art of a Banking Deal
Wall Street Journal, 24 May at 01:20
Headlines portray Congress as a swamp of dysfunction, but the House on Tuesday showed that the parties and chambers can work together by passing a bipartisan Senate banking reform, 258-159. Notwithstanding its shortcomings, the bill is an important ...
Elon Musk wants to rate journalists. He'd call his site 'Pravda'
CNNMoney, 24 May at 01:10
Musk, the CEO of Tesla (TSLA) and SpaceX, accused the media of being dishonest and floated the possibility of building a service to rate the credibility of specific journalists and news outlets, in a series of tweets on Wednesday. "Going to create a
Bankrupt Necco Wafers maker New England Confectionery sold at auction to Spangler Candy
USA TODAY, 24 May at 01:00
BOSTON — The 171-year-old candy maker known for its chalky Necco Wafers and those little inscribed hearts that are everywhere on Valentine's Day was sold in bankruptcy court Wednesday. The Ohio-based Spangler Candy Co. had the winning $18.83 ...
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