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Vodafone says hackers broke into nearly 2,000 customer accounts this week

LONDON (Reuters) – Vodafone UK said on Saturday hackers had accessed the accounts of 1,827 of its customers this week, the second cyber attack on a British telecoms company this month. Source
Posted On 01 Nov 2015

Altice’s customer woes in Europe stoke concern ahead of its U.S. foray

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cable and communications company Altice NV is battling subscriber losses and investor impatience on its home turf in Europe, raising concerns it could have a lot on its plate as it gears up to acquire Cablevision Systems Corp and Suddenlink...
Posted On 01 Nov 2015

Google sued by express delivery driver seeking wages

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A driver for Google’s same day delivery service filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the company on Friday, alleging it improperly classified her as an independent contractor and owes expenses. Source
Posted On 01 Nov 2015

Uber Germany retreats to Berlin, Munich

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Taxi-hailing service Uber Technologies is making a retreat in Germany to the cities of Berlin and Munich as it grapples with a ban from using unlicensed cab drivers. Source
Posted On 01 Nov 2015

U.S. retailers push banks to use PINs on credit cards as confusion reigns

BOSTON (Reuters) – Some big U.S. retailers are stepping up efforts to use personal identification numbers, or PINs, with new credit cards embedded with computer chips in a bid to prevent counterfeit card fraud. Source
Posted On 01 Nov 2015

ESPN to shut down sports website Grantland

(Reuters) – Sports network ESPN said on Friday it would shut down Grantland, a sports and pop-culture website, five months after sports commentator Bill Simmons quit as editor-in-chief. Source
Posted On 01 Nov 2015

Microsemi tops Skyworks’ offer for PMC as bidding war intensifies

(Reuters) – Microsemi Corp hiked its offer to buy PMC-Sierra Inc to about $2.33 billion, topping a $2.27 billion bid from Skyworks Solutions Inc and extending – but perhaps not ending – a bidding war that started almost two weeks ago. Source
Posted On 01 Nov 2015

SXSW restores talks on gaming harassment once canceled over threats

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – The South by Southwest tech meeting said on Friday it made a mistake when it canceled sessions on video gaming culture, including one on harassment, after facing criticism of dodging its duty by dropping talks on an issue engulfing gaming culture. Source
Posted On 01 Nov 2015

Britain’s Sun tabloid to tear down paywall to boost readership

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest-selling newspaper the Sun is to take down its online paywall, after the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid failed to win enough readers in the latest troubled digital experiment for a traditional publisher. Source
Posted On 01 Nov 2015

Cyber security stocks get filip from Talk hack attack

LONDON (Reuters) – The hacking scandal at broadband provider TalkTalk has heightened interest in stocks and companies dealing in cyber security, with some fund managers betting on more growth in the sector. Source
Posted On 01 Nov 2015