Equifaxs Hacking Nightmare Gets Even Worse For Victims

September 12, 2017

After Equifax Inc. revealed that sensitive data on two of every five Americans was exposed in a cyberattack, thousands logged onto a company website to see if they were at risk. For many, the site didn’t work at first. But for those who got through, a nasty surprise was waiting. If your data had been stolen, Equifax offered a free year of credit monitoring known as “TrustedID Premier.” But some fine…

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Amazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices as Much as 43% on First Day

August 30, 2017

Amazon.com Inc. spent its first day as the owner of a brick-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market as much as 43 percent. In a sign of how the retailer is changing, the Amazon Echo, a voice-activated electronic assistant, was also for sale, for $99.99 – a sharp pivot into electronics for a company known for kale and quinoa. The Echo Dot, a smaller version, was advertised for $44.99….

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Google Fires Author of Divisive Memo on Gender Differences

August 29, 2017

Alphabet Inc.’s Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo blasting the web company’s diversity policies, creating a firestorm across Silicon Valley.  James Damore, the Google engineer who wrote the note, confirmed his dismissal in an email, saying that he had been fired for “perpetuating gender stereotypes.” He said he’s “currently exploring all possible legal remedies.” The imbroglio at Google is the latest in a long string of…

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