Archive November 2014

Sony hires Mandiant to help clean up after cyber attack

Published 30/11/2014

BOSTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sony Pictures Entertainment has hired FireEye Inc's Mandiant forensics unit to clean up a massive cyber attack that knocked out the [more…]

Fans bid farewell to beloved Mexican comic ‘Chespirito’

Published 30/11/2014

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Thousands of fans bid a final farewell to beloved Mexican actor and screenwriter Roberto Gomez Bolanos at a large-scale memorial in [more…]

Europe targets Ariane deal to stay in commercial space race

Europe targets Ariane deal to stay in commercial space race

Published 30/11/2014

BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Weeks after its dramatic coup in landing a probe on a speeding comet, Europe is hoping a last-minute deal to provide funding [more…]

Nip, tuck, click: Demand for U.S. plastic surgery rises in selfie era

Nip, tuck, click: Demand for U.S. plastic surgery rises in selfie era

Published 30/11/2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dental hygienist Jennifer Reynolds was always self-conscious about her looks, never took selfies and felt uncomfortable being tagged in photographs posted [more…]

QE or not QE? Spotlight on the ECB as inflation dips

Published 30/11/2014

PARIS (Reuters) - The ECB's monthly rate meeting will focus minds this week on the debate over quantitative easing in the euro zone, as a [more…]

Death toll from Ebola outbreak nears 7,000 in West Africa: WHO

Death toll from Ebola outbreak nears 7,000 in West Africa: WHO

Published 29/11/2014

DAKAR (Reuters) - The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak on record has reached nearly 7,000 in West Africa, the World Health Organization said [more…]

Obama and daughters hit bookstore for Small Business Saturday

Obama and daughters hit bookstore for Small Business Saturday

Published 29/11/2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and his teenaged daughters, Sasha and Malia, went to an independent book store in Washington to buy books as [more…]

Sony looks for possible North Korea link in hacking incident: report

Published 29/11/2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sony Pictures Entertainment is investigating to determine if hackers working on behalf of North Korea might be responsible for a cyber attack [more…]

Ahead of rate meeting, ECB’s Lautenschlaeger sees very high hurdles to more easing

Published 29/11/2014

BERLIN (Reuters) - ECB Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger said on Saturday she saw little room for further easing of monetary policy despite a further [more…]

Titan of Latin American comedy, Mexico’s beloved ‘Chespirito’ dead at 85

Published 28/11/2014

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican actor and screenwriter Roberto Gomez Bolanos, one of Latin America's most beloved comedians, whose slapstick acts charmed fans from Spain [more…]