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Lord & Taylor, Saks Hit by Data Breach

Lord & Taylor, Saks Hit by Data Breach

The payment systems for Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue department stores were breached by hackers who stole the data from credit cards for millions of the stores’ shoppers. This is just the latest intrusion in a series that... 
SoftBank and Saudi Arabia Planning Largest Solar Project Ever

SoftBank and Saudi Arabia Planning Largest Solar Project Ever

SoftBank and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are planning on cashing in on the sunshine in the Middle East by building a solar project that would cost $200 billion in the oil-rich nation. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the... 
Easily Afford the Handheld Gaming Console

Easily Afford the Handheld Gaming Console

Nowadays video games are available for all devices such as phones, PCs and gaming consoles. People from every age love to play games. But if you want to play different video games on phones, then phones require more battery life, memory,... 
Police Say They Caught Man Behind Email Scams

Police Say They Caught Man Behind Email Scams

Most people who use emails have likely received a message that says it was from a Nigerian prince or ones offering hundreds of thousands of dollars if not millions in inheritances or for large payment for helping to launder money from... 
Adobe Says Cyber Monday Set New Record with $6.6 Billion

Adobe Says Cyber Monday Set New Record with $6.6 Billion

Adobe announced on Tuesday in its most recent report that Cyber Monday reached a new record of $6.6 billion in sales that makes it the largest online U.S. sales day in history. In comparison Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday took in... 
Amazon Claims Google Pulls YouTube from Its Echo Show

Amazon Claims Google Pulls YouTube from Its Echo Show

In a very rare public feud between two large tech giants, Amazon said Tuesday that its Echo Show devices were not long able to play YouTube videos because Google, the owner of the video site, stopped supporting its service. The feud... 
China Causing WhatsApp Problems

China Causing WhatsApp Problems

In China, the highly popular messaging app WhatsApp is suffering major disruption problems to its service. According to the group Open Observatory of Network Interference or OONI, measurement data of networks has suggested that internet... 
Facebook Making Changes Following Ad Buys by Russia

Facebook Making Changes Following Ad Buys by Russia

Facebook, Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday that the social media giant was making broad changes to its policies for political ads, including increased scrutiny by humans, in an attempt to give the site’s 2 billion user base... 
Mexico Preparing Legislation to Regulate FinTech Industry

Mexico Preparing Legislation to Regulate FinTech Industry

Mexico, under proposed legislation, would regulate the fast growing sector of financial technology that includes companies using cryptocurrency such as bitcoin, to protect the consumer and spur on competition. The proposed new bill,... 
Mobile Payments App Tez Launched by Google

Mobile Payments App Tez Launched by Google

Google announced a new mobile app for payments for India as the company continues with its mission of ingratiating itself with the world’s next billion users of Internet across the South Asia country. Available both on Android as... 
Bitcoin Drops Below $4,000 On Worries Over China

Bitcoin Drops Below $4,000 On Worries Over China

On Wednesday, Bitcoin dropped below $4,000 due to negative comments from business leaders about it and the threat of a crackdown by regulators that has unnerved investors. The cryptocurrency fell to $3,907.25 during trading Wednesday,... 
Microsoft Confirms That It Is Acquiring Cloudyn

Microsoft Confirms That It Is Acquiring Cloudyn

Microsoft has issued a confirmation that it is acquiring Cloudyn, an Israeli-based cloud technology startup. Though the deal terms were not disclosed Microsoft is believed to have paid more than $50 million for the firm, according... 
Charter Launches Skinny Bundle To Lure Cord-Cutters

Charter Launches Skinny Bundle To Lure Cord-Cutters

Charter Communications has launched a streaming video package that is slimmed-down aimed at broadband-only customers and television cord-cutters. The service costs $19.95 a month. Currently Spectrum TV Stream is being tested among... 
Amazon-Owned Twitch In eSports Streaming Deal With Activision Blizzard

Amazon-Owned Twitch In eSports Streaming Deal With Activision Blizzard

Twitch, a streaming video service which is owned by online retail giant Amazon, has entered into a deal with Activision Blizzard to stream live esports events in the next 24 months. The deal which was announced on Tuesday will see... 
Google To Introduce Ad Filter On Chrome

Google To Introduce Ad Filter On Chrome

Google has announced that it will in the near future introduce a feature on its Chrome browser which will block ads that are annoying and mar a user’s web experience. Publishers will also have access to a tool which will score their... 
Intel’s Compute Card Formally Launched

Intel’s Compute Card Formally Launched

During the Computex event held in Taipei, Intel formally launched the Compute Card, a device that is the size of a credit card that had initially been announced during the Consumer Electronics Show held earlier in the year. Intel also... 
Infosys To Ramp Up Hiring In The United States

Infosys To Ramp Up Hiring In The United States

Infosys, which is based in India, has disclosed that in the coming two years it will hire approximately 10,000 U.S. workers. The information technology services firm will also put up technology centers numbering four in the U.S. To... 
UCSD Team Develops Semiconductor-free Microchips

UCSD Team Develops Semiconductor-free Microchips

A team of scientists from the University of California-San Diego have just reported the development of the first microelectronic device in the world that does not require a semiconductor.  Instead of this very important component,...