Archive October 2015

UK police make third arrest over TalkTalk cyber attack

UK police make third arrest over TalkTalk cyber attack

Published 31/10/2015

LONDON British police have made a third arrest in connection with a cyber attack this month on telecoms company TalkTalk (TALK.L) in which the company [more…]

Vodafone says hackers broke into nearly 2,000 customer accounts this week

Vodafone says hackers broke into nearly 2,000 customer accounts this week

Published 31/10/2015

LONDON Vodafone UK (VOD.L) said on Saturday hackers had accessed the accounts of 1,827 of its customers this week, the second cyber attack on a [more…]

Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital up in October, down year-to-date: source

Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital up in October, down year-to-date: source

Published 31/10/2015

BOSTON - Hedge fund manager David Einhorn, who has been nursing some of the year's biggest losses, posted tiny gains in October when the U.S. [more…]

Bacon fans embrace the hog on cancer report, but futures take fright

Bacon fans embrace the hog on cancer report, but futures take fright

Published 31/10/2015

CHICAGO Standing at the meat counter at a Mariano's grocery store in Chicago, a half-dozen customers bantered with the butchers about the recent World Health [more…]

Largest U.S. banks face $120 billion shortfall under new rule

Largest U.S. banks face $120 billion shortfall under new rule

Published 31/10/2015

Six big U.S. banks need to raise an additional $120 billion, most likely in long-term debt, under a rule proposed on Friday by the Federal [more…]

Google sued by express delivery driver seeking wages

Google sued by express delivery driver seeking wages

Published 31/10/2015

SAN FRANCISCO A driver for Google's same day delivery service filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the company on Friday, alleging it improperly classified [more…]

BofA reaches $335 million settlement over mortgages, MERS

BofA reaches $335 million settlement over mortgages, MERS

Published 30/10/2015

NEW YORK Bank of America Corp has reached a $335 million settlement of a federal lawsuit accusing it of misleading shareholders about its exposure to [more…]

Film-maker Polanski relieved after court rejects U.S. extradition request in child sex case

Film-maker Polanski relieved after court rejects U.S. extradition request in child sex case

Published 30/10/2015

KRAKOW, Poland Oscar-winning film-maker Roman Polanski said on Friday he was grateful and relieved after a Polish court rejected a U.S. request for his extradition [more…]

Basketball players may be at heightened risk of lung clots

Basketball players may be at heightened risk of lung clots

Published 30/10/2015

(Reuters Health) - Basketball players could be at heightened risk for dangerous blood clots that travel to the lungs, according to a small Spanish study.

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Uber Germany retreats to Berlin, Munich

Uber Germany retreats to Berlin, Munich

Published 30/10/2015

FRANKFURT Taxi-hailing service Uber Technologies is making a retreat in Germany to the cities of Berlin and Munich as it grapples with a ban from [more…]