Companies Believe Coffee Shops Present Biggest Threat To Be Hacked

A report found businesses in the United States and throughout Europe have growing concerns about the possibility of getting hacked and are particularly worried about remote workers being compromised while on public Wi-Fi in places like coffee shops. Mobile security firm iPass surveyed 500 technology companies in the U.S., U.K., Germany and France for its annual Mobile Security Report and […]

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Companies That Made Big Donations To Trump Inauguration Are Benefiting From Presidency

President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee raised $106.7 million, making the event the most expensive inauguration in U.S. history. Most of this money came from wealthy donors and corporations that chipped in at least  $250,000 ― many of which have benefited from policies enacted by the president during his first weeks in office. One example is Boeing Company, which donated $1 million. […]

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Post-election, Trump closes companies tied to Saudi Arabia

Corporate registrations in Delaware show that President-elect Donald Trump shut down some of his companies in the days after the election, including four companies that appeared connected to a possible Saudi Arabia business venture. News of the move comes days before Trump was expected to describe changes he is making to his businesses to avoid potential conflicts of interest as […]

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Trump warns of ‘retribution’ if companies move jobs out of U.S.

President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday issued a dramatic warning to companies that they would face “retribution” in the form of tariffs if they move American jobs overseas, setting up a collision with corporate America and the free-market wing of the Republican Party. In a string of early-morning tweets, Trump said he intends to keep jobs in the United States by […]

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Clinton: Trump could ‘bankrupt America’ like his companies

Hillary Clinton said Monday that Donald Trump’s economic policies would lead to lower wages, fewer jobs and more debt — warning unionized workers that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee could “bankrupt America like he’s bankrupted his companies.” “Ask yourself,” the likely Democratic nominee told thousands at the Service Employees International Union international convention in Detroit, “how can anybody lose money […]

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Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda

Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up efforts to combat online propaganda and recruiting by Islamic militants, but the Internet companies are doing it quietly to avoid the perception that they are helping the authorities police the Web. On Friday, Facebook Inc said it took down a profile that the company believed belonged to San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik, who […]

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Why hackers are always faster than the companies they attack

Despite what Hollywood tells you, most hackers don’t need to be geniuses. Instead, many of the hackers besieging companies around the world in a rising tide of cyberattacks rely on an overwhelming speed advantage to sneak into systems before the companies can respond. A new report from Kenna Security examining 50,000 organizations and more than 1.2 billion successful exploits this […]

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FAA Issues Commercial Drone Permits to 4 Companies

The government says it is granting four companies permission to use drones for aerial surveillance, construction site monitoring and oil rig flare stack inspections, bringing the total number of companies granted permits for commercial operations to 13. The drones weigh less than 55 pounds and the firms have said they will they will keep the unmanned aircraft within line of […]

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3 ways to improve Apple’s Mac OS X

Apple’s latest Macintosh operating system hasn’t yet hit store shelves, but if the unveiling of OS X Mavericks was any indication, its improvements aren’t exactly what you’d call thrilling. Mavericks’ claims are workmanlike, but clearly beneficial. It’s faster, has an improved notifications system and offers more flexibility over how you use a second monitor. It has a better browser and […]

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