Good News for Apple as iPhone 8 Sales Off to a Slow Start

When new iPhones hit the market, they usually fly off the shelves. But with the two models that began selling Friday, there are signs demand is tepid—and some analysts say that could be a good thing for Apple Inc. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/good-news-for-apple-as-iphone-8-sales-off-to-a-slow-start-1506067166?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Wall Street dings Apple after some reported LTE connectivity issues on the…

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Rogue Traders Could Take Advantage of Hacking

A hack into the Securities and Exchange Commission is raising fears that filings from thousands of companies could be available to rogue traders eager to profit from market-moving information before the agency makes it public. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/rogue-traders-could-take-advantage-of-sec-hacking-1506027709?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Social Media Startup Gab Sues Google Over Removal From Play App Store N.Y. Company Accused of…

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Equifax CEO to Testify at Senate Hearing on Data Breach

Equifax Chief Executive Richard Smith will testify in front of U.S. senators next month about the company’s handling of a data breach that compromised the personal information of millions of Americans. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/equifax-ceo-to-testify-at-senate-hearing-on-data-breach-1506017076?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: N.Y. Company Accused of Running Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Is This Hotel an Airbnb Killer? Companies Look to an Old Technology…

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Cut 10% of Workforce

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. plans to cut its workforce by 10%, according to a person familiar with the plans, the latest cost cuts as the business-technology giant combats increasing competition and higher component prices. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/hewlett-packard-enterprise-to-cut-10-of-workforce-1506049877?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Alibaba-Backed Insurer Plans IPO That Could Set Its Value at $10 Billion N.Y. Company Accused of Running…

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Top SEC Officials Only Recently Told of 2016 Filings Hack

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s top officials weren’t told until recently about a 2016 cyberattack that penetrated its system for public-company filings, raising questions about how the breach was initially handled. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/top-sec-officials-only-recently-learned-of-2016-company-database-hack-1506017614?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: A Lesson for Tech Giants: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility N.Y. Company Accused of Running Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme EU…

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SoFi Faces New Sexual Harassment Claim Days After CEO’s Departure

A former employee of embattled online lender Social Finance Inc. accused the company of tolerating sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed Thursday. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/sofi-faces-new-sexual-harassment-claim-days-after-ceos-departure-1506031731?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: Apple Acknowledges Cellular Connectivity Problem in New Watch Cisco Chairman Chambers to Step Down, Ending an Era SoFi Chief Executive Mike Cagney to Leave Firm Immediately Why There Are…

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Thoughts on Facebook’s 9 plans to curb election interference

By Josh Constine Election meddling is Facebook’s next adversary, and it’s got a plan to attack it just like it did with fake news. Solutions to both these scourges come too late to prevent tampering that may have aided Donald Trump winning the presidency. But at least Facebook is owning up to the problem, working…

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Google and Its Partners Will Issue Refunds to Advertisers Over Fake Traffic

Alphabet Inc.’s Google confirmed it will issue refunds for ads bought through its systems that ran on websites with fake traffic and said a handful of its partners have agreed to do the same. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-and-its-partners-will-issue-refunds-to-advertisers-over-fake-traffic-1506029542?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: ARAD helps developers get ads in their augmented reality apps Snapchat Removes Al Jazeera Channel in Saudi…

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Telia to Pay Nearly $1 Billion to Settle Uzbek Bribery Claims

Swedish telecoms firm Telia Company AB agreed to pay nearly $1 billion to U.S. and Dutch authorities to settle allegations that the company and a subsidiary paid about $331 million in bribes in Uzbekistan. Source:: https://www.wsj.com/articles/telia-to-pay-nearly-1-billion-to-settle-uzbek-bribery-claims-1506027280?mod=rss_Technology Related posts: N.Y. Company Accused of Running Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Roku Expects IPO to Raise More Than $200 Million…

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Facebook and Twitter play bigger role in Congressional election-hacking probe

By Jonathan Shieber As Congressional investigations into Russia’s role in manipulating the election for U.S. president deepens, tech companies are assuming a more central role in the inquiries. Both Twitter and Facebook are stepping up their efforts to cooperate with Congressional investigations into Russian interference with last year’s presidential election. Read More Source:: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/techcrunch/social/~3/ooFrjfZ6RWo/ Related…

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