20th June 2018
AP – Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to stop providing information on U.S. phone owners’ locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy. The data has apparently allowed outside companies to pinpoint the location of wireless… Read More
19th June 2018
AP — German authorities on Monday detained the chief executive of Volkswagen’s Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into the manipulation of emissions controls. The move is an extension of the emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen since 2015 and led to billions in… Read More
14th June 2018
AP — Judicial authorities on Wednesday told the brother-in-law of Spain’s King Felipe VI that he must report to a prison within five days in order to serve five years and 10 months for fraud and tax evasion, among other crimes. Inaki Urdangarin, a former Olympic… Read More
14th June 2018
British mobile phone and electricals retailer Dixons Carphone (DC.L) has become the victim of a major cyber attack for the second time in three years after discovering unauthorised access to its payment card data. Shares in Dixons Carphone, which issued a profit warning last month, fell as much as 6.4… Read More
14th June 2018
AP — Shares in ZTE Corp. fell 42 percent Tuesday in Hong Kong on their first trading day after the Chinese telecoms equipment maker agreed to pay a $1 billion penalty to the U.S. government and replace its top managers. Shares resumed trading following a two-month suspension… Read More
13th June 2018
AP — Financial disclosure forms released late Monday show that White House special adviser — and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law — Jared Kushner’s wealth and debt both appear to have risen over the year, an indication of the complex state of his finances and the potential conflicts that confront… Read More
6th June 2018
AP — A Goldman Sachs vice president was arrested Thursday in California on insider-trading charges filed in a New York court. Woojae Jung awaited a court appearance in federal court in San Francisco to face six counts of securities fraud and a conspiracy charge. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Read More
4th June 2018
AP — Visa says a problem that left people across Europe unable to use their cards was caused by a hardware fault, not a cyberattack. The card payments company says services are back to normal and its systems are working at “full capacity” on Saturday. It says the… Read More
30th May 2018
Dubai is exempting companies from administrative fines in a fresh effort to stimulate business, which has been dampened by new taxes and slumping asset markets. A decree by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum cancels fines imposed by the Department of Economic Development through the end of 2018, the… Read More
29th May 2018
AP — Ivanka Trump’s brand continues to win foreign trademarks in China and the Philippines, adding to questions about conflicts of interest at the White House, The Associated Press has found. On Sunday, China granted the first daughter’s company final approval for its 13th trademark in the last three… Read More