Sensitive Files Exposed in Oklahoma Securities Commission Data Leak

Vickery said the Oklahoma agency's response to the data leak was " irresponsible " as it didn't ask the researchers what happened to the data downloaded by the cybersecurity researcher. "By the best available measures of the files' contents and met... More..

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Ford says electric versions of F-Series pickups are coming
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Ford says electric versions of F-Series pickups are coming

It's a sure bet that we'll have to wait for a next-generation F-150 to arrive before we see any electrified versions. Ford isn't the only company working on an electric pickup: The startup Rivian has raised $...More..

Repo rate remains unchanged
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Repo rate remains unchanged

Governor Lesetja Kganyago said the bank's mandate was to protect the value of the currency in the interest of balance and sustainable growth. "The fathers and mothers of our Constitution took the view that to...More..

Start-Up investors to get relief from Angel Tax
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Start-Up investors to get relief from Angel Tax

It added that the notices primarily question the high share premium at which the shares have been allotted during the angel funding. "The problem needs to be viewed at a holistic level, and needs structural...More..

Ghosn received $9M improperly from Mitsubishi-Nissan JV -companies
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Ghosn received $9M improperly from Mitsubishi-Nissan JV -companies

Ghosn, who remains chairman and chief executive of Nissan's French partner Renault SA, has already been charged with three counts of financial misconduct and has been held at a detention centre in Tokyo for alm...More..

Facebook investing $300 million in local news
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Facebook investing $300 million in local news

The goal of the $300 million investment, according to Campbell Brown, Facebook's vice president of global news , is to help news organizations with "newsgathering needs in the immediate future", and provide ...More..

Ryanair issues profit warning as lower winter fares bite
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Ryanair issues profit warning as lower winter fares bite

Ryanair said today that its fares in the second half of its financial year were set to fall by 7%, rather than the 2% previously flagged. In a statement Ryanair's CEO Michael O'Leary said that "While we are d...More..

Recalled chicken nuggets may contain wood pieces
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Recalled chicken nuggets may contain wood pieces

Perdue Foods announced the recall , which involves the company's organic gluten-free chicken breast nuggets, sold under the brand "Perdue SimplySmart Organics", according to a statement from the U.S. Get pus...More..

Nissan Altima-te AWD Proves Anything With Tracks Is Cool
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Nissan Altima-te AWD Proves Anything With Tracks Is Cool

While all-wheel drive comes standard on the Canadian Altima , it's a $1,350 option on the US-spec model. This is the only one Nissan Canada is making so you can't even if you wanted to. The auto was also lif...More..

SpaceX to lay off 10 percent of employees - USA
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

SpaceX to lay off 10 percent of employees - USA

We are grateful for everything they have accomplished and their commitment to SpaceX's mission . Days after Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully deployed 10 Iridium communication satellite into the lower-Earth ...More..

by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Trump cancels delegation's trip to Davos due to shutdown

US President Donald Trump has canceled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, next week, due to the partial US government shutdown , White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said ...More..

German economy slowed in 2018 amid growing fears over global downturn
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

German economy slowed in 2018 amid growing fears over global downturn

Germany, which also boasts a massive trade surplus with the rest of the world, frequently faces calls from overseas to spend more of the proceeds of its wealth to encourage consumption at home - which would ind...More..

World Economic Forum warns of impact of global tensions
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

World Economic Forum warns of impact of global tensions

In its annual Global Risks Report , the World Economic Forum said a "darkening" economic outlook, in part fostered by geopolitical tensions between the United States and China, "looks set to further reduce t...More..

Shopko files for bankruptcy court protection, plans to close 38 more stores
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Shopko files for bankruptcy court protection, plans to close 38 more stores

The company said it has obtained $480 million in financing from lenders, including Wells Fargo, in order to continue normal operations and pay its suppliers. In recent months, Shopko sold off 82 of its 234 phar...More..

Ex-CBS CEO Les Moonves to challenge severance denial
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Ex-CBS CEO Les Moonves to challenge severance denial

But on Wednesday, Moonves notified his former employer that he will push the matter into arbitration, according to a Thursday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The terms of Moonves' lucra...More..

Miami FL Conrad hotel must pay former dishwasher $21.5 million
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Miami FL Conrad hotel must pay former dishwasher $21.5 million

Eventually she was forced to work Sundays. However, this time the company was decidedly less understanding and after a few months, she was sacked for alleged misconduct, negligence and "unexcused absences", acc...More..

Tesla Slumps After Announcing 7% Staff Cut
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Tesla Slumps After Announcing 7% Staff Cut

There will not be another referral system after this one ends, Musk said , because it's "adding too much cost to the cars, especially Model 3". A Tesla spokesperson said the move was part of a phased recall ...More..

Tesla offers Model 3 as a reward to security researchers
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Tesla offers Model 3 as a reward to security researchers

This is the first time Pwn2Own is using a vehicle, and also demonstrates Tesla's desire to stay secure. The company recently announced that it's partnering up with hacker contest Pwn2Own's organizers to a...More..

Mastercard will force companies to tell subscribers when their free trials end
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Mastercard will force companies to tell subscribers when their free trials end

Merchants will have to gain the cardholder's approval at the end of their trial before they can begin the billing process. Mastercard recently announced it would be putting an end to automatic debits from s...More..

Jack Bogle: The man who pioneered index investing
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Jack Bogle: The man who pioneered index investing

He founded Vanguard as a mutual-fund company that would be owned by its shareholders, with profits from the funds being returned to them in the form of smaller fees. Bogle had received a heart transplant in 1...More..

Why the Huawei Scandal Will Reignite the US-China Trade War
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Why the Huawei Scandal Will Reignite the US-China Trade War

The South China Morning Post (SCMP), which is owned by Chinese tech mega-corp Alibaba, reported on Thursday that graduate computer science students were told by email that Oxford's Committee to Review Donat...More..

Trump Cancels US Delegation Trip To Davos Over Government Shutdown
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Trump Cancels US Delegation Trip To Davos Over Government Shutdown

The record-breaking government standoff has brought nine government agencies to a standstill while dragging on for the 27th day. Last week, Mr. Trump cancelled his planned trip to the WEF meeting, citing the ...More..

Trump Blames Nancy Pelosi For Shutdown That He Called For
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Trump Blames Nancy Pelosi For Shutdown That He Called For

House Democratic leaders said they did not tell members to boycott Trump's lunch but had pressed those invited to consider whether the talks would be merely a photo-op for Trump. "Right. So what happens is th...More..

Sears chairman prevails in bankruptcy auction for retailer with $5.2 bln bid
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Sears chairman prevails in bankruptcy auction for retailer with $5.2 bln bid

The Associated Press reports the retail chain will avert liquidation for now. As late as Tuesday night, the bid from Lampert's hedge fund, ESL Investments, seemed doomed. "Ten of thousands of laid off employ...More..

Washington state man in hot water after jumping from cruise ship
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Washington state man in hot water after jumping from cruise ship

The footage filmed by a friend shows a smiling Naydev stand up on the balcony's railing and pause briefly before jumping into the blue waters below as someone laughs. Mr Naydev didn't respond to requests for co...More..

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Triangle Breakout Lingers - BTC/USD Stable Above $3600
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Triangle Breakout Lingers - BTC/USD Stable Above $3600

Considering that crypto assets are getting issued regularly, with thousands of projects capitalizing on the growing demand, the St Louis FED research stated that Bitcoin ( BTC ) value would drop. There was a ...More..

Microsoft pledges $500 million to tackle Seattle housing crisis
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Microsoft pledges $500 million to tackle Seattle housing crisis

Microsoft is coupling its contributions with a call for other companies to step up, and for Seattle's Eastside suburbs to facilitate more housing. For more on Microsoft's plans to address affordable housing...More..

Goldman's 4Q profits beat estimates, despite trading worries
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Goldman's 4Q profits beat estimates, despite trading worries

Wall Street has welcomed upbeat fourth-quarter financial results from US banking giant Goldman Sachs Group Inc. early Wednesday. Carlson also noted that the three main engines of stock market performance ...More..

Senate Democrats sponsor bill to hike minimum wage to $15 an hour
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Senate Democrats sponsor bill to hike minimum wage to $15 an hour

Unveiled by Rep. Bobby Scott , D-Va., chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor, and colleagues, the Raise the Wage Act aims to increase the paychecks of some 40 million minimum-wage workers by giving t...More..

Jeremy Corbyn sets out conditions for second European Union referendum support
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn sets out conditions for second European Union referendum support

But he ruled out making significant concessions: "Where people have pre-existing positions, of course they will want to make their argument for them, and the PM is going to listen, but you understand the princi...More..