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Report: FEMA wrongly released personal data of millions of victims

REPORT: FEMA WRONGLY RELEASED PERSONAL DATA OF MILLIONS OF VICTIMS

Personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires was wrongly given to a contractor, according...

Pinterest files for IPO

PINTEREST FILES FOR IPO

Pinterest, the owner of the image search website known for the food and fashion photos that its users post, filed for an initial public...

 
 
 
ProBeat: Google's Stadia is all about the cloud and AI

PROBEAT: GOOGLE'S STADIA IS ALL ABOUT THE CLOUD AND AI

Google announced Stadia this week and the gaming platform is all about the cloud and AI. The proof is in the pudding - we have to wait...

Los Angeles Says E-Scooter Companies Have to Share Location Data 

LOS ANGELES SAYS E-SCOOTER COMPANIES HAVE TO SHARE LOCATION DATA 

Los Angeles is very nosy about where people are going to be dorkily bopping around on e-scooters, and they're not going to let companies...

 
 
 
Home startup Parachute sells more than sheets and towels - you can now buy Fair Trade-certified rugs starting at $89

HOME STARTUP PARACHUTE SELLS MORE THAN SHEETS AND TOWELS - YOU CAN NOW BUY FAIR TRADE-CERTIFIED RUGS STARTING AT $89

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider, Inc. receives a commission from...

Facebook staff raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica in September 2015, per court filing

FACEBOOK STAFF RAISED CONCERNS ABOUT CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA IN SEPTEMBER 2015, PER COURT FILING

Further details have emerged about when and how much Facebook knew about data-scraping by the disgraced and now defunct Cambridge Analytica...

 
 
 
Egypt's tourism industry shows a rebound after years of decline

EGYPT'S TOURISM INDUSTRY SHOWS A REBOUND AFTER YEARS OF DECLINE

After years of struggling, it looks like as though Egypt's tourism industry is firmly coming back to life once again. New data from...

Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken & Veggies

SHEET PAN LEMON CHICKEN & VEGGIES

This Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken with Vegetables is quick and easy to throw together on a weeknight, but is full of flavor .

 
 
 
Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords in plain text for up to seven years

FACEBOOK STORED HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF PASSWORDS IN PLAIN TEXT FOR UP TO SEVEN YEARS

Recently it seems like whenever Facebook is in the news, it's not for a good reason. Data leaks, security breaches, shady user data...

Facebook developers wrote apps that stored users' passwords in plaintext

FACEBOOK DEVELOPERS WROTE APPS THAT STORED USERS' PASSWORDS IN PLAINTEXT

Enlarge / Facebook Lite users made up the majority of Facebook accounts exposed internally by plaintext password logging, according...

 
 
 
Some Nokia 7 Plus phones caught sending data to Chinese server

SOME NOKIA 7 PLUS PHONES CAUGHT SENDING DATA TO CHINESE SERVER

Mistakes and software bugs are a normal fact of life but some can be more damning than others. At a time when phone manufacturers,...

Fentanyl deaths soared more than 1,000% in six years, CDC data reveal

FENTANYL DEATHS SOARED MORE THAN 1,000% IN SIX YEARS, CDC DATA REVEAL

The rise started slow - climbing slightly from 1,600 deaths in 2011 to 1,900 in 2013 - before doubling every year. In 2016, 18,335...

 
 
 
The DOJ has reportedly subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation involving the 737 Max

THE DOJ HAS REPORTEDLY SUBPOENAED BOEING AS PART OF A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION INVOLVING THE 737 MAX

The United States Department of Justice has subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation into the certification and marketing...

T-Mobile Home Internet pilot test begins, no data caps and $50 per month price

T-MOBILE HOME INTERNET PILOT TEST BEGINS, NO DATA CAPS AND $50 PER MONTH PRICE

After teasing two weeks ago that it'd be running a pilot test of its home broadband service, T-Mobile today kicked the program off....

 
 
 
A portfolio manager at a $43 billion hedge fund explains firms' flawed approach to using alternative data, and how they can fix it

A PORTFOLIO MANAGER AT A $43 BILLION HEDGE FUND EXPLAINS FIRMS' FLAWED APPROACH TO USING ALTERNATIVE DATA, AND HOW THEY CAN FIX IT

Mike Chen, a portfolio manager at PanAgora Asset Management, said firms are struggling to find value in alternative data because of...

One billion contactless TfL journeys will be made in London this year

ONE BILLION CONTACTLESS TFL JOURNEYS WILL BE MADE IN LONDON THIS YEAR

London's travellers are set to make over a billion journeys on the TfL network using contactless payments this year, new data has revealed....

 
 
 
Bank of America says these are the 3 triggers that should prompt investors to sell stocks immediately

BANK OF AMERICA SAYS THESE ARE THE 3 TRIGGERS THAT SHOULD PROMPT INVESTORS TO SELL STOCKS IMMEDIATELY

A burst of inflows into equity exchange-traded funds last week was a sign that the lengthy bull market remains resilient, according...

Ad agencies say consulting firms never actually produce work for clients. Here's how Accenture Interactive proved them wrong at SXSW this year

AD AGENCIES SAY CONSULTING FIRMS NEVER ACTUALLY PRODUCE WORK FOR CLIENTS. HERE'S HOW ACCENTURE INTERACTIVE PROVED THEM WRONG AT SXSW THIS YEAR

Accenture Interactive had a sprawling showcase at SXSW last week to highlight all the work it is doing for brands, its most splashy...

 
 
 
Skedulo raises $28 million to help enterprises manage their mobile workforce

SKEDULO RAISES $28 MILLION TO HELP ENTERPRISES MANAGE THEIR MOBILE WORKFORCE

Mobile workplace management startup Skedulo has raised $28 million in a fresh funding round led by Microsoft's M12 venture arm, the...

A startup that scrapes the web just raised money from Visa's former CEO in a sign of the growing importance of the $2 billion industry

A STARTUP THAT SCRAPES THE WEB JUST RAISED MONEY FROM VISA'S FORMER CEO IN A SIGN OF THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF THE $2 BILLION INDUSTRY

Alternative data startup Thinknum raised $12 million in a series A round from investors including Green Visor Capital, which counts...