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Cyber extortion demands surge as victims keep paying: Symantec

TORONTO (Reuters) – Hackers are demanding increasingly hefty ransoms to free computers paralyzed with viruses, as cyber criminals seek to maximize profits from large numbers of victims willing to pay up, according to cyber security firm Symantec Corp . Source
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

Alibaba may provide Brazil credit services, paper reports

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has plans to provide credit services in Brazil, Jack Ma, the company’s executive chairman, was quoted as saying in Wednesday’s edition of O Estado de S. Paulo. Source
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

LTE wireless components targeted in patent infringement probe -U.S. trade panel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had launched a probe based on a complaint by the South Korean company LG Electronics Inc that some imported LTE wireless communications devices or components infringe upon its patents. Source
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

UK complains to Twitter over withdrawal of access to user data

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has protested to Twitter over restricting the government’s access to data, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday. Source
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

Anti-Putin protesters get a smart phone app to help get out of jail

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Anti-Kremlin protesters who run the regular risk of being detained by the police are being given a helping hand: A smart phone app that allows them to instantly inform others where and when they have been arrested. Source
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

Twitter posts strong user growth, shares soar

(Reuters) – Shares of Twitter Inc soared on Wednesday after the microblogging service reported better-than-expected user growth in the first quarter, although its revenue fell for the first time since the company’s market debut. Source
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

GE fixes bug in power software as researchers warn of grid hacks

(Reuters) – General Electric Co said on Wednesday it is fixing a bug in equipment used in electric power systems after three New York University researchers said they identified a vulnerability that could be exploited to shut down parts of the electric grid. Source
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

Pitching a Motley Fool TV Show to Hollywood

If there were a Mount Rushmore of Motley Fool stories this one would be on it In this episode of Rule Breaker Investing David Gardner recalls his experience in the late 1990s meeting Hollywood director and producer Sam Raimi who flew the Gardner brothers out to the Source
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

Why TG Therapeutics Inc. Jumped Higher Today

What happened TG Therapeutics NASDAQ TGTX 160 rose 15 today after an analyst at Jefferies initiated coverage with a buy and a 23 price target So what Analyst action often has an effect on company s stock price especially in the short term but today s move may Source
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

Top Buys by Directors: Helmss $109.8K Bet on RRC

The directors of a company tend to have a unique inside view into the business so when directors make major buys investors are wise to take notice Presumably the only reason a director of a company would choose to take their hard earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open...
Posted On 26 Apr 2017