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TD Ameritrade, Fidelity problems rile social media users

TD Ameritrade, Fidelity problems rile social media users

Published 24/06/2016

NEW YORK Social media users flooded TD Ameritrade's (AMTD.O) and Fidelity Investments' Twitter feeds with irate messages on Friday, as customers struggled to access their [more…]

Key player in Silk Road successor site gets eight years in U.S. prison

Key player in Silk Road successor site gets eight years in U.S. prison

Published 04/06/2016

A Washington state man was sentenced on Friday to eight years in prison for his role in helping the management of the successor website to [more…]

SoftBank adds to Alibaba sale, bringing total to $10 billion

SoftBank adds to Alibaba sale, bringing total to $10 billion

Published 04/06/2016

TOKYO SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) said on Friday it was selling a further $1.1 billion of its shares in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N), bringing [more…]

U.S. lawmakers probe Fed cyber breaches, cite ‘serious concerns’

U.S. lawmakers probe Fed cyber breaches, cite ‘serious concerns’

Published 03/06/2016

WASHINGTON A U.S. congressional committee has launched an investigation into the Federal Reserve's cyber security practices after a Reuters report revealed more than 50 cyber [more…]

Turning 90, Winnie-the-Pooh meets Britain’s queen in new story

Turning 90, Winnie-the-Pooh meets Britain’s queen in new story

Published 26/05/2016

LONDON Winnie-the-Pooh turns 90 this year and the much-loved children's character returns for a new adventure in which he meets someone else celebrating the same [more…]

Facebook’s Zuckerberg to meet conservatives on political bias flap

Facebook’s Zuckerberg to meet conservatives on political bias flap

Published 15/05/2016

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet this week with prominent conservatives in the media, a spokesman said on Sunday, to address allegations of political [more…]

Facebook, Twitter, Youtube face hate speech complaints in France

Facebook, Twitter, Youtube face hate speech complaints in France

Published 15/05/2016

PARIS Three French anti-racism associations said on Sunday they would file legal complaints against social networks Facebook (FB.O), Twitter (TWTR.N) and Google's Youtube (GOOGL.O) for [more…]

Russia and Ukraine set to battle it out on stage at Eurovision

Russia and Ukraine set to battle it out on stage at Eurovision

Published 14/05/2016

STOCKHOLM Politics could take center stage at the usually kitsch Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, with bookmakers making Russia favorite to win and the Ukrainian [more…]

Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates dumps Amazon.com, Coca-Cola: filing

Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates dumps Amazon.com, Coca-Cola: filing

Published 13/05/2016

New York Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Associates hedge fund firm sold off its stakes in Amazon.com Inc, Coca-Cola Inc, and Gap Inc during the first quarter [more…]

Canada newspaper ad revenue slumped in 2015: industry group

Canada newspaper ad revenue slumped in 2015: industry group

Published 13/05/2016

TORONTO Business got even tougher for Canada's newspaper industry last year, data showed on Friday, with nationally distributed advertising cut by almost a quarter and [more…]