Category Archives: Education

Canadian charged in Yahoo hacking case to plead guilty in U.S.

(Reuters) – A Canadian accused by the United States of helping Russian intelligence agents break into email accounts as part of a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo accounts is expected to plead guilty next week, according to court records. Read More at Canadian

Uber to disclose price on SoftBank deal early next week: sources

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] plans to move ahead with a deal to bring in Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp as a major investor by disclosing the pricing early next week in formal tender offers to the ride-hailing service’s

Shoppers browse stores, buy online as Black Friday deals beckon

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases.

Brands pull YouTube ads over images of children

LONDON (Reuters) – Cadbury chocolates maker Mondelez, Lidl, Mars and other consumer goods marketers have pulled advertising from YouTube after The Times newspaper found the video sharing-site was showing clips of scantily clad children alongside the ads of major brands. Read More at

Portugal's Sonae to expand cybersecurity business with deals

LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s retail-focused conglomerate Sonae plans to buy more cybersecurity firms as it builds a portfolio in Portugal, Spain, the United States and Germany, a company official said. Read More at Portugal’s Sonae to expand cybersecurity business with deals Source: Reuters

Turkcell sees potential to double user count within 2-3 years

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Leading Turkish mobile phone operator Turkcell TCELL.IS sees the potential to double its user count and data consumption in the next 2-3 years as it looks to maintain sales growth above the rate of inflation, its chief executive Kaan Terzioglu told

Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial bans high-interest loan products

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd affiliate Ant Financial has banned consumer loans with annual interest rates above 24 percent from its Alipay platform, a move which comes as China’s government increases scrutiny of lightly regulated online lending. Read More at