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Economia IL gets share of $700M Equifax data breach settlement
Author: 0 IL gets share of $700M Equifax data breach settlement

The agency added that among the stolen information, the hackers copied: at least 147 million names and dates of birth, about 145.5 million social security numbers, and a total of 209,000 payment card numbers and expiration dates. Consumers who are eligible for restitution will be required to submit claims online or by mail. British Airways faces record fine for data breach Information Commissioner's Office intends to fine airline for "poor security arrangements" - British Airways says it's ...

Economia Volvo recalls 507,000 cars after probe finds fire risk
Author: 0 Volvo recalls 507,000 cars after probe finds fire risk

Customers are warned that an early symptom of the problem is an abnormal smell, which Volvo says "is an odour which is not usually present whilst driving your car". "If there is no error message, the auto is safe to drive", said Elfström. A second letter will be sent confirming when a solution to the problem is available.

Economia Tesla opens Supercharger V3 with huge accommodation in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Tesla opens Supercharger V3 with huge accommodation in Las Vegas

The V3 is not a retrofit of the company's previous generations. References to the Tesla Supercharger V3 and the use of solar panels to provide power for the chargers had been referenced as far back as 2016. Tesla Powerpack batteries used in the V3 Supercharger are a true and tested product with a number of features. As for what it's capable of doing, Tesla explains that it can support a peak rate of up to 250kW, and is specifically created to significantly reduce charging time ...

Economia DirecTV blackout: 3 ways to watch CBS during the AT&T dispute
Author: 0 DirecTV blackout: 3 ways to watch CBS during the AT&T dispute

The current contract between CBS stations in more than a dozen markets, including NY and LA, and AT&T-owned satellite giant DirecTV , DirecTV Now and U-verse cable systems expires Friday at 11PM PT. This is the second time this month that AT&T has lost programming of a major television station group. Nexstar, which is based in Irving, Texas, now serves such communities as San Francisco, Fresno, Bakersfield, Colorado Springs and Wichita, Kansas.

Economia Chevrolet unveils first-ever Corvette with mid-body engine
Author: 0 Chevrolet unveils first-ever Corvette with mid-body engine

It has, since its origins as a competitor to the European sports cars popularized by GIs returning from the continent after WWII, always exemplified a very American take on the category. Chevrolet said buyers can design and customize the auto online, from the ground up. The new auto has two trunks, one in the front that can hold an airline-spec carry-on bag and a laptop computer case.

Economia Dollar falls as Fed's Williams talks up U.S. rate cuts
Author: 0 Dollar falls as Fed's Williams talks up U.S. rate cuts

USD/CAD:The Canadian dollar fell to a nine-day low against its broadly stronger USA counterpart on Friday, as domestic data showing a surprise decline in May retail sales raised bets that the Bank of Canada would cut interest rates this year.

Economia Toys
Author: 0 Toys "R" Us to reopen new, more interactive stores

Future stores will be slightly larger than the first two, at about 10,000 square feet. Phillip Raub, co-founder and president of b8ta and Interim co-CEO of the Toys "R" Us joint venture, added: "As the retail landscape changes, so do consumer shopping habits".

Economia U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan
Author: 0 U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan

The hours-long hearing saw David Marcus , head of Libra, hammered with many tough questions. The recent USA senate hearing on the upcoming Facebook cryptocurrency Libra coin caused a $20 billion loss in the cryptocurrency market. That's the gist of what Facebook's David Marcus repeatedly told lawmakers this week when defending Facebook's proposal to start a new privatized global currency called Libra.

Economia Amazon Marketplace to be investigated by the EU
Author: 0 Amazon Marketplace to be investigated by the EU

Specifically, the EC wants to know more about Amazon's continuous collection of consumer activity data while providing a marketplace for independent sellers. "Or, in some cases they've begun to manufacture them themselves". But he added, "most at risk would be Amazon". The probe comes as Amazon faces growing challenges overseas.

Economia South Korea mulls 'review' of military intelligence sharing with Japan
Author: 0 South Korea mulls 'review' of military intelligence sharing with Japan

Tokyo says Seoul has until midnight Thursday to respond to its request to enter into third-party arbitration over a wartime labor dispute. "However, words and emotions can not solve this problem", Hwang said. By late Thursday, NHK reported Tokyo's trade ministry could "accelerate export approval" for the chemicals used in South Korea to make semiconductors.

Economia Oil prices fall over 1pc after US fuel inventories build
Author: 0 Oil prices fall over 1pc after US fuel inventories build

Still, the possibility of crude flows being disrupted from the Middle East remains in focus after Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said his country was capable of shutting crucial oil-shipping route the Strait of Hormuz, but is unwilling to do so.

Economia Turkey Won't Back Down From Cyprus Oil Drilling Despite EU Sanctions
Author: 0 Turkey Won't Back Down From Cyprus Oil Drilling Despite EU Sanctions

Qatar has provided key ally Turkey assurances that neither the interests of Turkey nor the rights of the Turkish Cypriots will be harmed as a result of drilling by Qatar Petroleum off Cyprus . We have three ships in the eastern Mediterranean. Cyprus has effectively been divided since 1974 when Turkish forces invaded northern Cyprus in response to an Athens-backed Greek Cypriot coup seeking union with Greece.

Economia Oil prices gain, United States crude little changed after inventory data
Author: 0 Oil prices gain, United States crude little changed after inventory data

Last week, WTI Crude prices surged over 5 percent over falling inventory levels coupled with rising worries of a global supply shortage. They fell 0.4% overnight. The market was also weighed down by signs of further increases in output from the United States, which has ridden a wave of shale oil production to become the world's biggest crude producer, ahead of Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia.

Economia Elon Musk’s insane plan to link human brains with AI
Author: 0 Elon Musk’s insane plan to link human brains with AI

Elon Musk's super-secretive startup Neuralink has finally revealed where it's at on the whole human-machine mind-meld project, and if the phrase " Elon Musk says a monkey has been able to control a computer with its brain" is on your sci-fi apocalypse bingo card, we have good news for you.

Economia Jeffrey Epstein Will Remain Jailed as Judge Mulls Bail
Author: 0 Jeffrey Epstein Will Remain Jailed as Judge Mulls Bail

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned last week following renewed criticism over the 2008 plea deal with Epstein that he oversaw as the USA attorney in Miami. Lawyers for Epstein said their client had had an unblemished record since he pleaded guilty more than a decade ago to a state prostitution charge in Florida and agreed to register as a sex offender.

Economia Goldman Sachs Reports Dip in Q2 Profit, FICC Revenues Fall
Author: 0 Goldman Sachs Reports Dip in Q2 Profit, FICC Revenues Fall

The stock's 50 day simple moving average is $197.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 0.78 and a quick ratio of 0.78. Finally, Claybrook Capital LLC lifted its stake in shares of Goldman Sachs Group by 300.0% in the fourth quarter. When comparing Q2's results quarter-on-quarter, it is higher by 7.5 per cent.

Economia New Regulations for Air Passengers In Effect
Author: 0 New Regulations for Air Passengers In Effect

The federal government's Air Passenger Protection Regulations officially took effect Monday morning. Airlines will also be required to follow certain protocols during tarmac delays and allow passengers to leave planes if, after a three-hour delay, takeoff is not imminent.

Economia Fosun eyes Thomas Cook in US$943 mn rescue deal
Author: 0 Fosun eyes Thomas Cook in US$943 mn rescue deal

A rescue plan for embattled Thomas Cook that would see its banks and biggest shareholder inject £750m in a debt for equity swap could be blocked by the holiday company's bondholders. Its stock had more than halved in value so far this year after several profit warnings as weak demand led to increased promotional activity and earlier discounting than usual.

Economia Amazon workers strike as 'Prime' shopping frenzy hits
Author: 0 Amazon workers strike as 'Prime' shopping frenzy hits

Prime protests in the USA against AMS Activists in the United States are protesting how the Department of Homeland Security databases, which allow US authorities to track down immigrants, is hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS), reports Newsweek .

Economia Facebook share price up after FTC approves $5 billion fine
Author: 0 Facebook share price up after FTC approves $5 billion fine

The case now moves to the Justice Department's civil division for review. Facebook will now have to document its decisions on data before offering new products and keep a closer eye on how third-party apps tap users' information, and its top executives will have to attest that the company has protected privacy , the Washington Post reports.

Economia Treasury Secretary scores the final blow against Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra
Author: 0 Treasury Secretary scores the final blow against Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra

U.S. treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin is apparently super concerned about the impact Facebook's Libra "cryptocurrency" will have on national security, reports Bloomberg . The most recent, which could put its future in jeopardy again, is the US Treasury's serious concern about Libra and other cryptocurrencies. "If Facebook and other companies want to become a bank, they must seek a new Banking Charter and become subject to all Banking Regulations, just like other Banks, both ...

Economia Broadcom-Symantec Acquisition Talks Come to 'Head Scratcher' End
Author: 0 Broadcom-Symantec Acquisition Talks Come to 'Head Scratcher' End

While Symantec has struggled, Broadcom has been expanding. After weeks of watching its stock price soar, Symantec shares dropped more than 15 percent by midday Monday following the news. Broadcom has had a relatively tough run of late as semiconductors slumped 12 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of this year. Bloomberg reported July 8 that an agreement between Broadcom and Symantec could be reached around mid-July, but cautioned that talks could also drag on or fall apart.

Economia China’s Second-Quarter Growth Slumps To 27 Year Low
Author: 0 China’s Second-Quarter Growth Slumps To 27 Year Low

For the month of June, industrial output gained 6.3% from a year earlier, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics , which was a pick-up from May's 17-year low of 5.0%. US President Donald Trump tweeted that US trade tariffs were having "a major effect" on the Chinese economy. Retail sales of consumer goods in China grew to 19.5 trillion yuan ($2.83 trillion) in the first half of this year, a positive sign showing the country's increasing consumption power despite headwinds, ...

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