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How online surveillance is killing private conversations

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How online surveillance is killing private conversations

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Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
14:34 2019-07-12

Apple suspends Siri review program following report that private conversations can be heard by contractors The Guardian last week ran an expose highlighting how contractors working to improve the reliability of Siri can sometimes listen to information that should by all accounts be kept private, a list whi...
22:00 2019-08-02

OK Google, are you listening? Tech giant's smart speakers eavesdrop on private conversations, investigation finds Google's smart speakers allow contractors for the tech giant employees to listen to excerpts of private conversations, some which could include sensitive information, according to a new investigation ...
19:17 2019-07-12

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
20:00 2019-07-11

GTA Online's Casino Will Have Horse Racing, Private Arcades, And Penthouses GTA Online’s casino update launches July 23. The update is about the opening of the Diamond Casino & Resort in Los Santos. Rockstar has revealed more information about the long-teased update via a...
23:51 2019-07-18

How to watch Killing Eve online: stream season two from anywhere For those fans of Killing Eve out there, there is good news all around. For those in the US and Australia trying to watch Killing Eve online, it couldn't be easier. Now that the entire show ...
13:00 2019-06-03

Teen accused of killing her friend after a man online said he'd pay her $9 million Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her "best friend" after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say....
22:00 2019-06-18

Thomas Gilbert Jr. searched for hit men online before killing dad: prosecutors Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr., whose lawyers have mounted an insanity defense, searched for contract killers and hit men on the internet in the months before he allegedly shot his millionair...
01:34 2019-06-18

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's private wedding pictures are leaked online Private wedding pictures from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's wedding have been leaked on social media after the official photographer's computer was hacked....
17:34 2019-06-08

Low online prices are great for shoppers. But they're killing small businesses Online competition and low cut-rate prices can force owners to keep absorbing their rising costs rather than pass along the increases to customers.       ...
19:34 2019-06-27

Lawyer says suspect in mob boss killing believed online QAnon conspiracy theories and did it for Trump Screenshot via YouTube A lawyer for the New York man who was charged with killing an alleged mob boss reportedly says he did so to help President Donald Trump. The New York Times reported that an att...
04:00 2019-07-22

You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—you can now wipe its memory each day with a handy v...
02:34 2019-05-30

FROM THE FIELD: Conversations about Conservation Indigenous peoples in the Philippines are increasingly involved in the national conversation about protecting and conserving the South East Asian country’s key biodiversity areas, thanks to support fr...
19:34 2019-08-09

Work Math Into Everyday Conversations With Your Kid About 93% of American adults have some degree of math anxiety. I admit I am part of this group. When it comes time to divvy up the dinner bill, I nervously avoid eye contact with it, saying, “I suck a...
19:51 2019-06-03

Prevent Awkward Family Conversations With an FAQ It doesn’t matter whether you see your family once a week or once a year, they seem to have a knack of asking about the subjects you’d prefer not to discuss. And if you have to attend a gathering with...
00:00 2019-06-06

Telegram's silent messages keep your conversations low-key Just because you're messaging someone doesn't mean you want to loudly advertise that fact, and Telegram thinks it can help on that front. The newly updated chat app has introduced a silent m...
04:00 2019-08-12

Generations of Mentorship: Conversations With L.G.B.T.Q. Elders As gay, lesbian and transgender communities become less stigmatized — in part thanks to mentor-mentee relationships — will it be easier for young people to imagine a life where they actually grow old?...
19:34 2019-06-18

Private banking architects: Mark Branson – the man who cleaned up private banking Mark Branson, chief executive officer of Swiss financial regulator Finma, talks to Euromoney about how tax transparency has changed the trajectory of private banking and how far regulation can go in c...
15:17 2019-05-21

Twitter will help explain missing tweets in conversations Twitter will soon do a better job of explaining missing tweets in your conversations. The social network is adding context to "this tweet is unavailable" notices in conversation threads to help expla...
20:17 2019-07-19

Humans have been listening to our ‘AI-transcribed’ conversations for over a decade It was a scandal. Third-party contractors, many working from places where data protection legislation is lax (or even non-existent), were listening and transcribing recordings of conversations from pe...
14:34 2019-08-14

'Please find some words for me': the conversations that helped after our son's stillbirth Letters, chats, cards, even texts – each made a difference Our baby’s nursery contains everything that you would expect to see, plus a small box that contains his ashes. Next to it are the first cloth...
04:34 2019-08-18

GTA Online opens in-game casino amid online gambling debate Rockstar just opened up the first casino in Grand Theft Auto Online, the Diamond, where players can pay real money to gamble in game. The casino has been empty for the first six years of GTA Online‘s ...
04:34 2019-07-24

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-ope...
03:34 2019-07-12

AI analyzes tweets to track conversations about city logistics In a newly-published study, researchers mine Twitter with machine learning algorithms to track trends in conversations around city logistics.Read More...
21:51 2019-06-20

Fox Sports to unveil mic’d-up player conversations during MLB All-Star Game Since baseball always has been known for its chatter, Fox Sports will try to play off it during Tuesday night’s All-Star Game in Cleveland. Though players previously have worn mics during games, Fox w...
22:51 2019-07-09

Microsoft workers are listening to your Skype conversations: report Microsoft contractors have been listening to Skype calls — including personal conversations and even phone sex — made through the app’s translation function, according to a report We...
08:34 2019-08-08

Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful Facebook wants to make conversations on public posts more meaningful. Today, it will start ranking comments to promote those that are most relevant to users. It will give priority to comments that hav...
23:00 2019-06-14

New Facebook Portal devices will start listening to your conversations very soon Despite skepticism around the first generation of Facebook Portal devices, which are designed to allow video chat between you and your online pals, the social media behemoth is already planning a seco...
13:00 2019-06-11

Twitter test notifies you of replies to interesting conversations Twitter has a solution for anyone who's ever wanted to follow a juicy conversation without constantly refreshing their apps. The social site is testing notifications on Android and iOS for repli...
18:00 2019-08-12

From private island to private jet: What is 'billionaire' Jeffrey Epstein's net worth? Assessing Jeffrey Epstein's net worth and how he got his wealth is elusive. Here's what we know and don't know.       ...
14:51 2019-07-14

Kobach declines to answer questions about conversations with Trump about census The White House told the former Kansas secretary of state not to answer House Democrats’ queries about private talks with the president about a citizenship question...
06:17 2019-06-08

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract...
07:34 2019-08-14

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of these devices promises a portal to the outside world...
01:34 2019-06-11

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid said conversation....
09:34 2019-07-13

Cornerstone intros Conversations, a team-based feedback tool The company announced several new products on Tuesday that aim to bring more team-based features and mobile-friendly services to its talent management software portfolio....
18:34 2019-06-04

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weapons Large defense manufacturers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are seeking to profit from a growing arms race in hypersonic weaponry....
02:17 2019-08-03

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a new report....
06:00 2019-08-09

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read More...
07:51 2019-06-06

Tillerson: Jared Kushner left him in the dark on conversations with foreign nations In a transcript of his testimony to a House panel, the former secretary of state also described the challenge of briefing a president who does not read briefing papers....
21:01 2019-06-27

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.      &#...
18:00 2019-08-14

Justice Department Rebuffs Court Order to Turn Over Flynn Conversations The Department of Justice has refused to abide by a judge’s order to make public transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and Russia’s former ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak....
01:51 2019-06-02

Text messages released in Michael Avenatti case allege conversations about Nike payments Text messages between a Kentucky basketball assistant and a Nike executive mentioned in the Michael Avenatti extortion case have been released.       ...
01:00 2019-08-18

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to show us what's in store....
17:34 2019-07-23

How Surveillance Cameras Could Be Weaponized With A.I. Advances in artificial intelligence could supercharge surveillance cameras, allowing footage to be constantly monitored and instantly analyzed, the A.C.L.U. warned in a new report....
16:17 2019-06-14

When Battlefield Surveillance Comes to Your Town All-seeing 24/7 video surveillance technology, first developed for use in war, is now affordable enough to be used domestically to fight crime and terrorism. Some lawmakers are wary....
21:17 2019-08-03

The FBI plans more social media surveillance The FBI wants to gather more information from social media. Today, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool. According to a request-for-proposals (RFP), it's looking ...
02:17 2019-07-13

Sex, lies, and surveillance: Something's wrong with the war on sex trafficking Silicon Valley's biggest companies have partnered with a single organization to fight sex trafficking -- one that maintains a data collection pipeline, is partnered with Palantir, and helps law e...
22:17 2019-05-31

"Smart City of Surveillance": Chips with Everything Leyland Cecco and Lilian Edwards join Jordan Erica Webber to talk about the latest delays in plans to build a smart neighbourhood in Toronto. Continue reading......
10:17 2019-06-24

Why US public schools’ creepy use of surveillance AI should frighten you Public schools across the US continue to spend millions implementing AI-powered surveillance solutions alleged to prevent or mitigate violence. The only problem: most of them don’t work. US schools no...
04:34 2019-07-24

'Hallucinating' AI makes it harder than ever to hide from surveillance Machine vision is one of the most important AI applications, and - for surveillance - one of the most controversial and underestimated. Now researchers have demonstrated that AI can construct a person...
20:51 2019-06-03

Mod turns your Tesla into a rolling surveillance system The Sentry Mode on Tesla cars has been helpful for catching thieves, but one security researcher wants to illustrate the advantages and pitfalls of taking that camera system to its logical conclusion....
02:00 2019-08-11

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several m...
13:34 2019-07-03

Recommended Reading: Algorithms and school surveillance Aggression Detectors: The unproven, invasive surveillance technology schools are using to monitor students Jack Gillum and Jeff Kao, ProPublica Following the rise in mass shootings, schools, hospita...
21:34 2019-06-29

Map reveals which cities use Ring’s surveillance network to spy on you An engineering student in Illinois has put together a handy map to help pinpoint locations where police are tapped into Ring’s surveillance network. Ring, a company best known for smart doorbells and ...
08:34 2019-08-10

We’ve surrounded the Earth with surveillance satellites, but who is that good for? It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be remembered. Shortly after they had swept from night to d...
22:51 2019-07-20

Confusion builds over U.S. ban on Chinese surveillance technology Contractors who buy and install Hikvision and Dahua surveillance systems told U.S. officials on Friday that an ambiguous law that bans purchases from the two Chinese companies could harm their busines...
23:17 2019-07-19

Inside China’s Surveillance Crackdown on Uyghurs In Xinjiang, northwest China, the government is cracking down on the minority Muslim Uyghur population, keeping them under constant surveillance and throwing more than a million people into concentrat...
20:51 2019-05-21

Nipah Yet To Be Confirmed, Says Kerala Minister, 52 Under Surveillance A 23-year-old man admitted in a private hospital in Ernkaulam is suspected to have contracted Nipah -- a virus that caused the deaths of 17 people last summer -- Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja has...
17:17 2019-06-03

Measles surveillance lags in U.S. workplaces, expert says (Reuters Health) - - Monitoring for measles in U.S. workplaces needs improvement, especially in the healthcare sector, an occupational safety expert argues....
00:51 2019-08-03

Raytheon to retrofit U.S. Air Force F-15s with surveillance technology Raytheon Co. will retrofit F-15 fighter planes with identity and surveillance units in a $14.9 million contract modification, the U.S. Air Force announced....
01:00 2019-06-08

You should update WhatsApp to avoid a surveillance vulnerability WhatsApp has rushed to roll out a security fix for a surveillance vulnerability. The firm says people should upgrade to the latest version of the app...
16:51 2019-05-21

Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US Exclusive: the high-altitude balloons promise a cheap monitoring platform that could follow multiple cars and boats for extended periodsThe US military is conducting wide-area surveillance tests acros...
20:17 2019-08-02

Germans fear return of 'scary' surveillance A hidden audio recorder built to fit inside a bedroom door. A tiny camera stashed in a garden birdhouse. Secret odour-samplers embedded into living rooms sofa to collect signature body scents, to be s...
06:51 2019-06-09

US may blacklist Chinese surveillance kit firm Hikvision - reports Fears grow that world’s two largest economies are on edge of full-blown tech cold war The US is reportedly considering restricting Hikvision, a Chinese surveillance equipment provider active in Xinjia...
10:01 2019-05-22

Fujifilm’s new surveillance camera can read license plates from 1km away Fujifilm has announced a new long-range surveillance camera that can spot vehicles’ licence plates from a kilometer away. To accomplish this, the so-called Fujifilm SX800 packs a built-in lens capable...
16:51 2019-07-23

Apple, WhatsApp criticize GCHQ surveillance plans Apple and other tech firms have rallied together to criticize a GCHQ proposal which would enable the UK government to eavesdrop on encrypted chat services.The iPhone maker, together with WhatsApp and ...
10:34 2019-05-31

How China Uses High-Tech Surveillance to Subdue Minorities China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond....
21:51 2019-05-22

Surveillance app installed on phones of Xinjiang visitors: report China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several m...
15:34 2019-07-03

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became the second city in the United States to ban the tec...
21:34 2019-06-28

Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million for Selling Vulnerable Surveillance Software The settlement marks the first time a company has been forced to pay out under a US whistleblower law for not having adequate cyber-security protections....
18:51 2019-08-01

Kazakhstan halts introduction of internet surveillance system Kazakhstan has halted the implementation of an internet surveillance system criticized by lawyers as illegal, with the government describing its initial rollout as a test....
17:00 2019-08-07

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision: NYT The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, in a move that deepens worries abou...
06:00 2019-05-22

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance technology firm Hikvision -NYT The Trump administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy American technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with th...
05:17 2019-05-22

Amazon Gets US Patent To Use Delivery Drones For Surveillance Service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and......
06:34 2019-06-22

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
22:51 2019-05-21

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trad...
00:17 2019-06-22

The fashion line designed to trick surveillance cameras Adversarial Fashion garments are covered in license plates, aimed at bamboozling a device’s databases Automatic license plate readers, which use networked surveillance cameras and simple image recogni...
16:34 2019-08-14

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism...
21:00 2019-05-21

U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance technology firm Hikvision: NYT The Trump administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy American technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with th...
03:51 2019-05-22

The US is reportedly considering blacklisting Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade ...
07:51 2019-05-22

After Huawei, U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm: media The U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the world's top two economi...
10:17 2019-05-22

Surveillance footage offers more clues in Savannah Spurlock case Police have surveillance footage showing Savannah Spurlock, whose body was found earlier this month, entering – not but leaving – the home of a man who is a primary suspect in the case, according to a...
00:51 2019-07-24

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
13:17 2019-06-04

U.S. military says surveillance aircraft monitoring situation in Strait of Hormuz The U.S. military said on Friday that unarmed surveillance aircraft were in international airspace, monitoring the Strait of Hormuz and had been in contact with U.S. ships in the area as Britain said ...
00:34 2019-07-20

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer "t...
01:51 2019-06-04

Report: U.S. deploys second Cobra Ball surveillance plane to Japan The United States military has deployed a second RC-135S Cobra Ball special reconnaissance aircraft to Okinawa, according to an aircraft monitoring site....
18:17 2019-06-09

US to reportedly blacklist Chinese surveillance camera giant Hikvision The reported ban on Hikvision comes at a time when US is restricting technology exports to several leading Chinese technology companies, including Huawei....
09:17 2019-05-23

Kevin Spacey case: Restaurant must provide surveillance footage A judge is ordering a Nantucket restaurant to hand over any surveillance footage taken the night prosecutors say Kevin Spacey groped a young man.        ...
03:51 2019-05-31

Hong Kong protesters wary of Chinese surveillance technology Young Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial are seeking to safeguard their identities from potential retaliation by authorit...
18:17 2019-06-13

Global Investors Get Burned on Their Favorite Chinese Surveillance Stock Would-be buyers of innovative Chinese technology companies have been too complacent about the risk of getting trapped between Beijing and Washington....
14:34 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-U.S. could blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision -NYT The U.S. administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision's ability to buy U.S. technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, deepening worries about trade frict...
05:17 2019-05-22

Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
03:00 2019-05-22

The Pentagon’s new heartbeat detection laser could save us from our surveillance horror The Pentagon last week unveiled a long-range laser device capable of detecting a person’s unique heart-signature. It was designed to thwart terrorism, but could lead to the Holy Grail of civilian surv...
04:51 2019-07-06

How Amazon is helping cops build local surveillance networks Amazon’s Ring doorbells are helping cops build surveillance networks in neighborhoods across the country. More than 50 local police departments have partnered with Ring over the last two years a...
02:17 2019-06-06

Moratorium call on surveillance technology to end ‘free-for-all’ abuses: UN expert Surveillance technology should be banned immediately until “effective” national or international controls are put in place to lessen its harmful impact, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said o...
22:00 2019-06-27

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy on opponents and critics, a U.N. expert recommended...
20:51 2019-06-18

PEN World Voices Festival: Surveillance Capitalism, Human Autonomy, And you Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and...
16:34 2019-05-21

Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm The move against Hikvision would mark another step to counter China’s economic ambitions, and the first time the administration punished a company for China’s detention of Uighurs....
19:17 2019-05-22

This Map Shows If Your Town's Police Are Tapped Into Ring's Surveillance Network Ring, the smart doorbell home security system Amazon bought for over $1 billion last year, is involved in some fairly unnerving arrangements with local law enforcement agencies. Wouldn’t you like to k...
04:34 2019-08-09

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal info...
18:34 2019-07-02

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the a...
20:17 2019-07-02

We Have Been Harmonised: Life in China’s Surveillance State by Kai Strittmatter – review A remarkable analysis identifies ‘Mao 2.0’ as the west’s new cold war adversaryKai Strittmatter is a German journalist who writes for Süddeutsche Zeitung and is currently based in Copenhagen. From 199...
10:01 2019-06-30

FLIR Surveillance awarded $12.6M for sensors aboard littoral combat ships FLIR Surveillance Inc. received a $12.6 million contract for supplies, repairs and upgrades to sensor systems aboard U.S. Navy littoral combat ships....
22:34 2019-08-16

Cisco pays $8.6 million for selling surveillance system it knew was vulnerable Enlarge (credit: Cisco) Cisco is paying $8.6 million to settle claims that it sold a video-surveillance product the company knew made federal and state agencies vulnerable to serious hacking attacks...
00:00 2019-08-02

Edward Snowden used Bitcoin to buy servers for 2013 mass surveillance leak Edward Snowden, the notorious American whistleblower, has confirmed he relied on the censorship resistance of Bitcoin to help leak data to journalists in 2013. Snowden made headlines across the globe ...
20:00 2019-06-27

Police seek surveillance footage from missing mom Jennifer Dulos’ neighbors Police are asking residents and business owners to turn over any surveillance video they have that captures vehicular activity in order to assist in the investigation into missing Connecticut mom Jenn...
17:34 2019-06-04

Russian Fighter Conducted Unsafe Intercept Of Navy Surveillance Plane: US A US Navy surveillance aircraft in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea was intercepted three times by a Russian jet fighter over three hours on Tuesday, including a high-speed pass that....
10:17 2019-06-05

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks restraints on export of surveillance tools The request follows media reports indicating some companies may be providing powerful capabilities to foreign governments that in turn are using them to surveil journalists, political dissidents and U...
16:34 2019-05-21

Quebec’s Bill 21 on religious symbols leads to fears of surveillance, monitoring Bill 21, a controversial legislation that makes it illegal for public sector employees to work while wearing religious symbols, was passed Sunday night....
19:17 2019-06-19

The US government is testing surveillance balloons that could track multiple vehicles from 65,000 feet via US Air Force The United States military is testing a new form of border surveillance technology: high-altitude balloons. The balloons are equipped with radar tech that enables the tracking of mul...
01:17 2019-08-03

How Hong Kong's Protesters Find Ways to Outwit the Surveillance State Hong Kong's protesters wore face masks to obscure themselves from CCTVs and in fear of facial recognition software, and bought fresh pay-as-you-go SIM cards....
10:00 2019-06-17

Microsoft Quietly Pulls Its Database of 100,000 Faces Used By Chinese Surveillance Companies Back in 2016, Microsoft built a database of more than 10 million images featuring roughly 100,000 people. Today, the Financial Times has reported Microsoft quietly deleted this database, dubbed MS Cel...
01:17 2019-06-07

On Politics: Trump May Impose Limits on Chinese Maker of Surveillance Tech The Trump administration could put restrictions on Hikvision to address trade and human rights issues linked to China’s technology exports and repression of Muslims....
08:17 2019-05-22

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in ...
02:51 2019-06-12

U.S. says Russian fighter conducted unsafe intercept of Navy surveillance plane A U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea was intercepted three times by a Russian jet fighter over three hours on Tuesday, including a high-speed pass tha...
08:34 2019-06-05

San Francisco was right to ban facial recognition. Surveillance is a real danger | Veena Dubal Civil rights advocates are right to be leery of the technology, given the US’s history of political and racial surveillanceSan Francisco’s recent municipal ordinance banning the use of facial recognit...
15:17 2019-05-30

Amid ICE raids, Amazon’s government contract comes under fire over surveillance concerns Protesters occupied an Amazon bookstore in New York specifically to protest the company's relationship with ICE, and employees have called on Amazon to terminate these contracts....
22:34 2019-08-13

'Safe like China': In Argentina, ZTE finds eager buyer for surveillance tech In Argentina's remote northern province of Jujuy, Chinese telecoms giant ZTE is installing a little slice of the Asian nation's vast surveillance state - security cameras that the local government say...
14:17 2019-07-05

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
23:00 2019-07-02

Rep. Mike Gallagher: U.S. should regulate surveillance sales to China, prioritize human rights The United States should more strictly regulate sales of U.S. surveillance technology to China when it is used to spy on Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities, Rep. Mike Gallagher and human right...
02:51 2019-06-29

Police Surveillance Request Rubs Baltimore Urban League Chief the Wrong Way Where to draw the line when it comes to helping the cops solve crime is causing some controversy in Baltimore, with the head of the city’s Urban League shutting down the idea of letting police use her...
11:00 2019-08-14

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveill...
18:51 2019-06-27

Amazon's Ring Is Teaching Cops How to Persuade Customers to Hand Over Surveillance Footage Amazon’s home security subsidiary Ring wields tremendous power over the messaging used by its law enforcement partners about its products, including by pre-writing and approving police statements abou...
20:00 2019-08-06

Homeland Security Exhibits Ignorance, Incompetence in Handling of Surveillance Contractor Breach At a Homeland Security hearing this week that largely focused on the unsolved mystery of whether it’s illegal to use face recognition software on U.S. citizens at airports, a senior Customs and Border...
01:17 2019-07-12

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
04:51 2019-05-24

INSIGHT-"Safe like China": In Argentina, ZTE finds eager buyer for surveillance tech In Argentina's remote northern province of Jujuy, Chinese telecoms giant ZTE is installing a little slice of the Asian nation's vast surveillance state - security cameras that the local government say...
13:17 2019-07-05

Trump telling intelligence community to 'cut the stonewalling' on surveillance in Russia probe: Sol Wisenberg President Trump's decision to authorize the declassification of key documents from the Russia investigation is "long overdue," former deputy independent counsel Sol Wisenberg argued Friday. ...
18:17 2019-05-24

WATCH: Surveillance camera catches suspect burglarizing neighbor’s garage: authorities A Haughton, La., man was arrested last week, charged with stealing items from his neighbor’s garage – and it was all captured on livestream video, according a Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office post on F...
12:34 2019-06-21

DOJ investigating 'non-governmental organizations and individuals' as part of 'broad' probe into surveillance abuses As part of its ongoing review into potential misconduct by U.S. and foreign intelligence agencies during the 2016 presidential campaign, the Justice Department revealed Monday it is also reviewing the...
23:01 2019-06-10

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its independent ethics board said Thursday that the “technolo...
19:51 2019-06-27

NATO considers extra exercises, surveillance if Russia doesn't destroy missiles Defense ministers from NATO member countries are considering increasing military exercises and boosting intelligence as a response if Russia declines to destroy ground-launched missiles that violate a...
20:51 2019-06-27

Amazon Considers Adding ‘Surveillance as a Service’ to Delivery Drones Because Maybe Every Product Should Monitor Us It’s become abundantly clear that Amazon is interested in incorporating surveillance into many of its products and services—through the internet, in our homes, and from the sky. Read more......
07:51 2019-06-22

'Surveillance capitalism': critic urges Toronto to abandon smart city project Project with Google’s Sidewalk Labs comes under increasing scrutiny amid concerns over privacy and data harvestingA “smart city” project in Canada has hit yet another snag, as mounting delays and priv...
11:34 2019-06-06

No credit cards, no selfies: How Hong Kong’s protesters are evading the surveillance state Today's movement is intentionally leaderless, with participants using cash, encrypted apps and face masks to leave no trace for authorities to follow....
06:51 2019-06-16

Britain Has More Surveillance Cameras Per Person Than Any Country Except China. That’s a Massive Risk to Our Free Society How would you feel being watched, tracked and identified by facial recognition cameras everywhere you go? Facial recognition cameras are now creeping onto the streets of Britain and the U.S., yet most...
15:51 2019-05-21

French police hunt man who planted explosive device in Lyon, release surveillance photos French police said they were hunting for the man accused of leaving a paper bag containing a device that exploded in the city of Lyon on Friday, wounding 13 people on a busy pedestrian street....
04:51 2019-05-27

Study: Trump’s paid Peter Thiel’s Palantir $1.5B so far to build ICE’s mass-surveillance network Perhaps no other company has profited more from the Trump administration’s treatment of undocumented immigrants — and US citizens of similar appearance — than Peter Thiel‘s Palantir. A recent investig...
07:34 2019-08-13

Sen. Graham: No Democrat 'will give a damn' about Barr declassifying documents on Trump campaign surveillance Sen. Lindsey Graham said “not one Democrat will give a damn” about the documents that will be declassified in relation to the surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
18:17 2019-05-24

Elijah Cummings’ wife posts surveillance photos of Baltimore home burglary suspect President Trump and Rep. Elijah Cummings’ bitter Baltimore feud may be getting all the coverage as they argue about the Democrat's district, but Cummings' wife tweeted this weekend in an apparent bid ...
01:34 2019-08-14

Cisco to Pay $8.6 Million in Settlement Over Vulnerabilities in Video Surveillance Software It Sold to Feds, States Cisco Systems has agreed to an $8.6 million settlement with the federal government stemming from allegations it “improperly sold video surveillance software with known vulnerabilities to U.S. federal ...
06:00 2019-08-01

Amazon is developing high-tech surveillance tools for an eager customer: America’s police On July 12, a few hours before dawn, a man in Chandler, Arizona, was jolted awake by an alert on his phone. It was coming from his Ring security camera, which had detected movement outside his home. T...
07:00 2019-08-09

U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that’s been instrumental in sending anywhere from 1 million to 3 million Muslims ...
16:51 2019-05-22

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
01:17 2019-06-17

Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down. The post Iranian state TV’s website publishes i...
11:34 2019-06-21

Art Looks Better in Private Collections The sale of Sotheby’s this week to a French billionaire takes one of the few listed art companies off the market. But such stocks haven’t lived up to investment hopes anyway....
20:00 2019-06-21

Private banking across the decades Euromoney’s coverage of private banking since our launch in 1969 reflects the changes in the industry itself. The first 30 years were dominated by Swiss banks – and trying to get into their inner sanc...
15:17 2019-05-21

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westchester, surrounded by the waters of the Long Island Soun...
17:00 2019-06-11

PSA: Set your Venmo transactions to private right now A new research study has found that Venmo continues to make it easy for third-parties to scrape users’ public transaction history without their permission. Dan Salmon, a computer science student at Mi...
11:51 2019-06-17

The VA is improving because it's using more private healthcare Recently, the battle over the future of veterans healthcare increased in intensity because arguably the two most prominent politicians in the country weighed in on the issue, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Co...
23:17 2019-06-19

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S. Destiny laboratory module linking forward to the ...
22:00 2019-06-07

Behind the scenes at a private jet factory At Bombardier's Centre of Excellence on the outskirts of Montreal, Canada, the cabin interiors of luxurious private jets come into being. Take a look behind the scenes....
10:34 2019-06-13

Apple is trying to make web ads truly private Apple's privacy push is extending to an area where you might not expect it: web ad tracking. The company's John Wilander has outlined a new system, Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, ...
17:17 2019-05-22

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-d...
00:51 2019-07-06

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson? Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his...
21:51 2019-05-30

The private Polaroids of a celebrated cinematographer Robby Müller, who shot for Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch and more, was never without a cameraThe Polaroids were taken during rare moments of respite from work. On weekends, when he wasn’t completely immer...
16:17 2019-06-22

Private equity investments not enough to help F+W Media Private equity backers spent close to $150 million to save struggling 106-year-old F+W Media — but as the company this week winds down its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the bigmoney players have also emerged...
05:00 2019-07-24

Private equity sponsors face big changes By under-investing the vast funds raised at big expense to their end clients and then delivering shrinking returns, private equity sponsors are prompting customers to demand new approaches....
16:34 2019-05-21

How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We don’t look at your messages, we don’t listen in on yo...
11:00 2019-07-03

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer, the industry needs to overhaul itself. If it...
15:17 2019-05-21

Confessions of a private jet flight attendant For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with other passengers as you face a crammed long-haul fligh...
07:34 2019-08-07

Confessions of a VIP private jet flight attendant For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with other passengers as you face a crammed long-haul fligh...
02:51 2019-05-22

Hudson's Bay, Owner of Saks, Gets Offer to Go Private A group of Hudson’s Bay shareholders that includes the retailer’s chairman has made an offer to take the company private, as the owner of Saks and Lord & Taylor struggles with sluggish sales and a dep...
00:00 2019-06-11

Some robocall blockers sent private data without permission As helpful as robocall blocking tools can be, they can sometimes create their own problems. NCC Group security researcher Dan Hastings has found that some of the more popular robocall blocking apps h...
04:34 2019-08-11

VR massage allows you to escape and relax on your own private island Imagine getting a massage on your own private island overlooking the ocean. All of this is yours at a VR spa, even if only for 30 minutes at a time.       ...
21:51 2019-08-05

A chilaquiles private lesson with Rick Bayless An e-mail arrived in my inbox a few weeks ago, asking if I was interested in taking a chilaquiles lesson with Rick. Chilaquiles, of course, being the comforting tortilla-in-broth cure-all of Mexican g...
21:34 2019-06-21

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and chang...
15:17 2019-05-21

Private Banking Awards Dinner 2019 Euromoney’s Private Banking Awards are the most prestigious in the growing area of wealth management. They cover over 60 countries each year, as well as global and regional awards....
15:17 2019-05-21

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets....
15:17 2019-05-21

Private collectors key to boosting Russia’s art market Private collectors have become key players in Russia’s art market at a time when sanctions and economic woes have pushed culture down the Kremlin’s agenda...
09:34 2019-06-02

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just...
21:34 2019-05-21

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi, importation of routers HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is legalizing private Wi-Fi networks and the importation of equipment like routers, eliminating one of the world’s tightest restrictions on internet use. The measure announced...
16:00 2019-05-29

No, Joe Biden's healthcare plan won't let you keep your private insurance This week, Joe Biden released his healthcare plan. The proposal aims to "protect and build on Obamacare," most notably by creating a public option, which would allow anyone to buy into a government-sp...
23:00 2019-07-19

Meet Jennifer Marshall, the actress who’s also a private eye If you ask Jennifer Marshall about her day job, you’ll likely get a few different answers. In addition to hosting The CW’s new docuseries “Mysteries Decoded,” Marshall, an LA-based private eye, is als...
16:00 2019-08-16

Vanguard is reportedly considering private equity products Vanguard has met with several private equity firms in the past year as it considers offering private-equity investment products, The Wall Street Journal reported....
23:00 2019-06-23

Why private capital will dominate markets for the decades to come Big pools of private capital, led by sovereign wealth funds, private equity sponsors and family offices, now dominate capital formation in the key growth industry sectors of technology and biotech and...
15:17 2019-05-21

How My Private Grief Inspired My Podcast On Fatherlessness "Having felt that my fatherlessness had left me lost, foggy and drifting, I became interested in how someone could channel their grief into direction and purpose"...
08:17 2019-08-04

Microsoft Azure now lets you set up your own private servers Microsoft has announced the preview launch of a new cloud service called that will allow customers to run their virtual machines on single-tenant physical services.The company says that Azure Dedicate...
19:34 2019-08-02

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over ...
16:34 2019-07-13

Will private companies beat NASA to the Moon? With private companies setting their sights on sending humans to the moon in the near future, it's possible that one could touch down on the lunar surface before NASA astronauts do....
22:51 2019-08-02

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being target...
09:51 2019-07-17

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has led Germany since 2005....
19:51 2019-07-13

U.S. Private Sector Added 156,000 Jobs in July The nonfarm private sector in the U.S. added 156,000 jobs in July, according to the ADP National Employment Report, and showed job growth across businesses of all sizes....
18:00 2019-07-31

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place...
23:00 2019-06-21

Crunch Fitness sold to TPG private-equity firm Crunch Fitness — the quirky gym chain known for classes like “Ass & Abs” — said Monday it has been sold to buyout firm TPG. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but with backing from the private-equit...
01:00 2019-07-02

Bank of America Cut Off Private Prisons Weeks After Lending to One Bank of America said last week it would stop dealing with private prisons. What it didn’t say: it had recently agreed to lend $90 million to one of the largest companies in the business through 2024....
11:51 2019-07-02

Elizabeth Warren announces plan to ban private prisons Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveiled a plan Friday to ban private U.S. prisons and detention centers and hold current contractors more accountable for prisoner treatment an...
21:51 2019-06-21

Goldman Sachs combining its private-investing units - WSJ Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is combining its private-investing arms, with the resulting new division to have about $140 billion in assets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citi...
05:00 2019-06-17

Goldman Sachs combining its private-investing units: WSJ Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is combining its private-investing arms, with the resulting new division to have about $140 billion in assets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citi...
00:00 2019-06-17

Goldman Sachs to Combine Private-Investing Arms Goldman Sachs is pulling together four separate units that invest in private companies, real estate and other hard-to-access deals, creating a new unit....
04:17 2019-06-17

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks in bid to boost connectivity Cuba announced on Wednesday it would legalize private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet and connect computers, as well as allow imports of equipment like routers in another step toward expanding c...
01:51 2019-05-30

Sotheby’s Auction House to Be Taken Private in $3.7 Billion Sale Patrick Drahi’s acquisition of the auction house, which has struggled to turn a profit recently, will return it to private ownership after 31 years of being publicly traded....
17:17 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over ...
06:34 2019-07-14

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when some vets died because they couldn't get appointments...
00:51 2019-06-07

U.S. private sector adds fewest jobs in May since 2010: ADP U.S. private employers added 27,000 jobs in May, well below economists' expectations and the smallest monthly gain in more than nine years, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday....
15:34 2019-06-05

Futures pare gains after big miss on private job adds U.S. stock index futures pared gains on Wednesday after data showed that the private sector in May added fewest jobs since 2010, but expectations that the central bank would cut interest rates to coun...
15:34 2019-06-05

Experts weigh in on Apple's private sign-in feature Apple's WWDC 2019 was full of announcements, but few of them garnered as big a cheer from the crowd as when Sign in with Apple was introduced. The feature, which lets people use their Apple IDs t...
09:34 2019-06-05

New Mexico city allows construction of private border wall A New Mexico city is allowing construction to resume of a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border following questions about its permit....
23:00 2019-05-30

Jeffrey Epstein’s private island always had topless girls: ex-IT guy A former IT guy who worked for Jeffrey Epstein said he quit over concerns about the hordes of topless underage women that frequented the wealthy sex offender’s private Caribbean island, accordin...
15:17 2019-07-18

Private investigator joins search for Savannah Spurlock GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The family of missing Richmond woman Savannah Spurlock says that a private investigator is now helping them in the case. Spurlock was seen leaving a Lexington bar i...
04:34 2019-06-28

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station NASA is planning to allow private astronauts to fly to the International Space Station, the agency announced Friday, as well as open up the orbiting laboratory to more commercial interests. The announ...
17:17 2019-06-07

Dead whales towed to remote private beaches to rot Scientists say there's a spike in dead gray whales along the U.S. West Coast. So many dead gray whales are washing ashore officials are asking coastal residents to allow the rotting carcasses to ...
08:34 2019-07-11

Don't laugh at Democrats on healthcare. Private insurance is a catastrophe It's funny to watch the Democratic presidential candidates on the debate stage Thursday as they tried to out-liberal each other on how to fix healthcare but the issue itself isn't a joke. And that Dem...
11:17 2019-06-28

Kansas Wants to Ship Its Inmates Off to Private Prisons in Arizona The Kansas prison system is in shambles. And rather than reform or fix it, the state is now poised to push prisoners off to a controversial private prison company and its facilities in Arizona....
19:51 2019-06-06

SunTrust to stop financing private U.S. prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with ...
22:17 2019-07-08

SunTrust to stop financing private prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with ...
21:51 2019-07-08

Prince Philip marks 98th birthday in private LONDON (AP) — Senior royals are congratulating Prince Philip as the husband of Queen Elizabeth II celebrates his 98th birthday in private. In a tweet Monday, the royal family wished Philip “a ve...
14:51 2019-06-10

Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson’s Bay gets offer to go private A group of shareholders, including Hudson’s Bay Co.’s executive chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal. Under the terms of the de...
17:17 2019-06-10

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris was forced to clarify her position on private health insurance again on Friday, an unwelcome distraction from a standout debate performance that he...
18:34 2019-06-28

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
15:17 2019-05-21

Top Obama adviser: 'The fact is' people don't want to get rid of private insurance Former Obama adviser and current CNN political commentator David Axelrod called it a "fact" that Americans don't want a single-payer health care system....
01:34 2019-08-01

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition....
20:51 2019-05-21

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology ...
15:17 2019-05-21

BlackRock Fund's First Big Private-Equity Deal Is a Sign of What's to Come BlackRock’s private-equity fund hopes its deal for a stake in Authentic Brands will be the first in a series that will help the firm close the gap with private-equity rivals, and drive momentum for a ...
21:34 2019-08-12

Ultra-private Tor browser officially arrives on Android VPNs and incognito modes can help, but if you want to jump to a whole 'nother privacy level, there's the infamous Tor Browser. It has finally come out of beta and arrived on Android in a sta...
11:51 2019-05-22

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks, router imports Thousands of Cubans who built their own data networks at home can now apply for a license, but control over the internet itself stays under state control. Cuba has been one of the least-connected plac...
23:51 2019-05-29

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles of cross-border business and who can leverage their ...
21:17 2019-05-24

Private banking architects: Jürg Zeltner – the pioneer of the CIO Jürg Zeltner, former chief executive of UBS Wealth Management, explains how the chief investment office was born out of chaos. Its introduction shifted not just UBS but the whole private banking ...
15:17 2019-05-21

Ten people killed when private plane crashes into Texas hangar Ten people were killed on Sunday when their private turboprop airplane crashed into a hangar during takeoff and burst into flames at the municipal airport in Addison, Texas, outside Dallas, an airport...
08:17 2019-07-01

'The selling of an election': how private firms compromised midterms security Georgia’s voting machines and online registration were almost entirely managed by private companies, raising security concernsPrivate companies had near-complete control over Georgia’s elections for t...
15:00 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs combining its private-investing units - WSJ Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is combining its private-investing arms, with the resulting new division to have about $140 billion in assets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citi...
05:00 2019-06-17

Jeffrey Epstein’s computers seized during FBI raid on private island Drone video shows FBI agents and NYPD cops seizing computer equipment from Jeffrey Epstein‘s mansion on a private island in the Caribbean, according to a report Tuesday. The video was shot Monda...
22:34 2019-08-13

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database containing details about celebrities, influencers and br...
21:34 2019-05-21

Millions of US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This story is co-published with the Documented news website ...
15:00 2019-07-11

Flying Solo: How One Lucky Man Got Private Jet Experience On Delta Flight Having your flight rescheduled is usually a negative experience. But Vincent Peone's led to one of the most noteworthy travel moments of his life. Peone ended up being the only passenger on his Delta....
16:34 2019-08-13

Police turn to private doorbell cameras to help catch criminals Authorities in Iowa are asking residents to register their cameras so police can quickly request footage if an incident occurs nearby.       ...
14:17 2019-06-17

Merlin to go private in $7.5 billion deal with Lego family and Blackstone Madame Tussauds owner Merlin said on Friday it had agreed to be acquired by the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone Group LP in a $7.5 billion deal....
13:34 2019-06-28

Art Collector Patrick Drahi to Take Sotheby's Private in $2.7 Billion Deal French billionaire Patrick Drahi is buying Sotheby’s for $2.7 billion, ending the storied auction house’s 31-year run as a public company as it seeks to expand its digital business....
02:34 2019-06-18

Private investigator has spent a decade on Jeffrey Epstein's trail When Detective Michael Fisten hung up his badge after 30 years in law enforcement and started a new career as a private investigator, he thought his first case wouldn't last more than a couple of week...
07:00 2019-07-21

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
09:34 2019-05-29

Former Abraaj Private-Equity Executive Pleads Guilty to Fraud A former Abraaj Group executive pleaded guilty in New York to engaging in racketeering and fraud at what was once the world’s largest emerging-markets private-equity firm....
21:17 2019-06-28

Sotheby’s to go private in deal valuing action house at $2.66 billion The gavel has finally dropped on Sotheby’s. After six years of prodding from hard-charging billionaire Dan Loeb, the famed auction house has agreed to be taken private by French media titan Patrick Dr...
19:51 2019-06-17

Private beaches wanted for rotting 40-tonne whale carcasses The number of dead gray whales washing up on the US west coast has reached record levels, prompting authorities to ask landowners to help dispose of them....
19:34 2019-06-17

| Da Gama explains Highlands Park's 'private' pre-season plans Highlands Park coach Owen Da Gama says the club are back in pre-season but it will be behind closed doors in order for there to be no distractions from the media....
19:17 2019-06-17

Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of private insurance, or you aren't really for "Medicare for...
22:17 2019-06-28

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
01:51 2019-06-03

Fortress Becomes Japan's Biggest Private Apartment Landlord With $1 Billion Bet Fortress Investment Group is buying dated units on the outskirts of big Japanese cities—and in the process it has become the largest private owner of apartments in Japan....
16:17 2019-06-18

Great Pacific offers to take Canfor Corp private at C$16 a share Great Pacific Capital Corp has offered to take private Canadian integrated forest products company Canfor Corp at C$16 per share, or about C$2 billion ($1.51 billion) overall, payable in cash, it said...
07:34 2019-08-12

Blackstone's Profit Drops as Private-Equity Portfolio Lags Blackstone’s second-quarter earnings fell as the value of its private-equity portfolio appreciated less than the broader market, but the portion of profits it could return to shareholders ticked up....
20:51 2019-07-18

Toyota Vellfire Luxury MPV Showcased In India At A Private Event Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is likely to be the next automaker to introduce a luxury MPV in India. The Japanese automaker recently showcased the Toyota Vellfire MPV at a private event in the country,...
16:34 2019-07-18

UPDATE 3-SunTrust to stop financing private U.S. prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with t...
23:34 2019-07-08

Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express First Train To Be Run By Private Operators The Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express is set to be the first train to be operated by private players, sources said Monday, indicating that the Railways is going ahead with its 100-day agenda of handing over...
10:17 2019-07-09

Save an extra 25% on Private Internet Access VPN subscriptions this Memorial Day So when you can score a deal on essential online security from a heritage brand, it’s time to jump on that offer. Right now, you can secure a one-year PIA subscription for $37.49 (Orig. $119.40), a tw...
16:17 2019-05-26

Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the measures were unlikely to stamp out the problem....
14:34 2019-08-07

Merkel's health is a private matter, Germans say after shaking bouts Most Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is a private matter, a poll showed on Saturday, after the chancellor suffered the latest in a series of shaking episodes this week that have raised question...
16:34 2019-07-13

Private funeral mass held for granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy A private funeral mass was held on Monday for the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, who died last week after being found unresponsive at the family's compound in Hyannis Port, Massachuse...
06:51 2019-08-06

New trade minister Liz Truss had private talks in US with libertarian groups Fears for weakening of UK’s food safety and animal welfare standards in any deal with AmericaThe cabinet minister in charge of negotiating a new US trade deal met with a series of rightwing American t...
13:17 2019-08-04

UBS creates team to promote private capital markets deals UBS Group has created a private capital markets team to help wealth management clients invest in the burgeoning sector, the Swiss bank said on Wednesday....
14:34 2019-07-10

Robert Mueller wants to testify in private before Congress, Jerrold Nadler says Special counsel Robert Mueller wants to talk to Congress about his investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 election, but he wants to do it behind closed doors, said ...
15:00 2019-05-24

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media operations were being targeted in a crackdown....
19:51 2019-06-07

Microsoft admitted to private Linux developer security list Linux developers recognize Microsoft's contributions to Linux and security -- by letting the company's Linux developers in its closed linux-distro security list....
23:34 2019-07-08

Royal baby Archie christened at private Windsor ceremony The youngest member of Britain’s royal family, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, has been christened at Windsor Castle in a private ceremony — too private for some royal fans...
20:17 2019-07-06

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay shareholder group proposes C$1.74 bln go-private deal A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
16:51 2019-06-10

Everything We Know About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Private Christening for Archie It's been almost two months since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their son, Archie Harrison, into the world, which means the child's christening isn't too far......
11:51 2019-07-02

Kamala Harris: Virtually eliminating private insurance would be 'seamless' Kamala Harris said that the transition for millions of Americans whose private plans would be illegal under a "Medicare for all" single-payer healthcare system would be "seamless."...
07:34 2019-07-18

Apple Is Testing Private Web Ads on Safari So You Feel Less Creeped Out While Shopping Ads are the bane of the internet. On top of being an eyesore, by now everyone’s had that experience of googling an item, only to find targeted ads for that same product follow you across the web. It’s...
05:34 2019-05-23

Why Private Equity’s Biggest Names Are Getting Into a Small-Loan Backwater In finance, boring and safe often go together. There could hardly be a more boring category name than business development companies (BDCs), or a more boring role than their original business model: t...
15:51 2019-06-11

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor those that break the social network’s rules against hat...
22:17 2019-07-05

The economy is slowing, but not as bad as Wednesday's private payrolls report suggests Economists say while the soft ADP number is an anomaly, they do think the job market is weakening and will worsen if Trump moves forward with tariffs....
19:17 2019-06-05

Private astronauts could spend a month in space under new NASA plan As part of its new plan to encourage commercial use of the International Space Station , NASA is opening the orbiting facility to up to two private astronauts per year, the agency announced today (Jun...
02:34 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-Hudson's Bay chairman, shareholders propose C$1.74 bln go-private deal Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker on Monday teamed up with other shareholders and offered to take the struggling Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
19:51 2019-06-10

Hedge fund urges Madame Tussauds operator to go private A large investor in the operator of Madame Tussauds is waxing nostalgic about the company’s days as a private entity. Activist hedge fund ValueAct is urging the company behind the maker of Meghan Mark...
23:17 2019-05-23

CORRECTED-Hudson's Bay shareholder group offers to take retailer private for C$1.74 bln A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
16:51 2019-06-10

90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days Has a Private Eye, $40,000 on a Mystery Woman and the Return of Darcey It's a new season of testing the waters for Americans and their foreigner loves. Yep, 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days is back for a third season. This season, there are two......
19:51 2019-08-05

Jean-Georges to open private eatery in NYC’s priciest condo Let them eat multicourse meals! Jean-Georges Vongerichten will operate the residents-only restaurant at 220 Central Park South, The Post has exclusively learned. Public records show permits for a 54-s...
02:01 2019-08-01

Societe Generale Private Banking: Building a pan-European footprint Societe Generale has had a presence in Luxembourg since 1893, making it the oldest foreign bank in the Grand Duchy. As well as being one of the market leaders, Societe Generale is now the fifth larges...
15:17 2019-05-21

NASA could see more delays for SpaceX and Boeing private space flights When NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to develop vehicles that can take astronauts to the ISS, it was hoping they'll be done by 2017. Unfortunately, both companies grappled with technical...
18:00 2019-06-21

Gujarat Cadre IAS Officer Appointed S Jaishankar's Private Secretary Gujarat cadre IAS officer Ravi Kumar Arora has been appointed as the Private Secretary to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, according to a government order passed on Wednesday....
17:51 2019-07-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place...
21:34 2019-06-21

Indexing Giant Vanguard Examining a Push Into Private Equity Vanguard Group has had exploratory discussions with a handful of private-equity firms as the indexing giant considers whether to push further into alternative investments....
16:17 2019-06-23

NASA Is Working With Private Companies to Go Back to the Moon. That’s Riskier Than it Seems NASA will never be listed on NASDAQ. It’s already a wholly owned subsidiary of, well, all of us—which is the way it’s supposed to be with taxpayer-funded government agencies. But you...
01:34 2019-08-01

Societe Generale Private Banking (SGPB): Embracing phygitalization Over the last five decades, Societe Generale has been synonymous with innovation, says Jean-François Mazaud, Head of the group’s private banking unit (SGPB)....
15:17 2019-05-21

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database ...
15:00 2019-05-21

The Gates Foundation Is Filling Its Coffers With Profits From Private Prisons For soulless ghouls who view the bottom line as superior to basic human rights, for-profit prisons are an apt investment, one that the investment arm of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation just incr...
23:00 2019-07-23

Switching to a 'private cloud' revolutionised how this vital organisation operates The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) is a vital scientific organisation that does important work researching and monitoring aquatic ecosystems. South Africa’s proximity ...
11:17 2019-05-30

Cuba Expands Internet Access to Private Homes and Businesses While Cuba went online in the 1990s, it has lagged behind much of the world in the race toward greater connectivity. For years, access remained prohibitively expensive and tightly controlled....
18:00 2019-07-31

U.S. Democratic 2020 candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place...
16:17 2019-06-21

Private equity firm TPG looking to buy Capital Senior Living - Bloomberg Private equity firm TPG is looking to acquire senior living communities operator Capital Senior Living Corp, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
18:17 2019-05-31

Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Audio Recordings More Private In what has become a thing over the past few months, Facebook is the latest of the tech giants to admit that outside contractors were given access to users’ voice recordings....
10:34 2019-08-14

This Backpack Turns a Coffee Shop Table Into a Private Office Nearly two years after Moose Designs showed off its totally unique workstation bag, the company is back with a new, improved, and larger version that can be worn as a backpack, carried as a briefcase,...
19:51 2019-07-31

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to spy on encrypted communication, whether it’s...
15:00 2019-05-31

Number of private parking tickets issued up by over a million in 12 months News 16 May, 2019 Jump in parking tickets comes after private parking firms requested 6.8 million vehicle keeper records in the last financial year...
14:32 2019-05-21

Centre Plans To Induct Private Sector Specialists In Bureaucracy: Report The Centre has planned to induct private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making levels in the bureaucratic hierarchy, officials told......
16:17 2019-06-12

Kamala Harris campaign should either be honest about private insurance or admit she isn't for 'Medicare for all' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., with the help of her campaign, keeps trying to claim she supports "Medicare for all" while obfuscating the reality that it would essentially eliminate private insurance. ...
22:34 2019-06-10

How to make your Twitter account private on desktop or mobile, and choose who can see your tweets Associated Press You can make your Twitter account private and ensure that only the people you want to see your posts can. Public Twitter accounts are accessible both to users of the site, and anyone...
04:51 2019-07-24

Berlin buys 670 flats on Karl-Marx-Allee from private owner Move to renationalise buildings follows protests over rising property prices in the cityThe state of Berlin has bought back 670 apartments on the historic Karl-Marx-Allee from a private owner after de...
15:34 2019-07-16

British watchdog to review Inmarsat's sale to private equity consortium The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Tuesday it was looking whether the proposed acquisition of British satellite company Inmarsat by a private equity-led consortium would affect the co...
10:00 2019-07-16

Elizabeth Warren attacks the private equity industry with new regulation proposals Warren wants to make private equity firms responsible for debts and pension obligations of companies they buy and change executive compensation rules to ensure that bankers who profit from speculative...
15:34 2019-07-18

More private investors coming into corporate real estate: Knight Frank Neil Brookes of Knight Frank discusses investments into corporate real estate. He also says the London property market is a safe haven in the long term....
12:17 2019-06-20

Gadgets, drug mules, cheating husbands: my life as a private investigator Emmanuelle Welch was a journalist before becoming a PI. Now she tracks down embezzlers and the occasional lost teddy bearI’m often asked how I chose the life of a private investigator. In my case it w...
08:51 2019-08-02

Private Equity-Backed Jack's Family Restaurants Explores a Sale Regional fast-food chain Jack’s Family Restaurants is weighing a sale, people familiar with the matter said. It could garner a valuation of about $800 million or more, some of the people said....
13:17 2019-06-13

Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2019: Results Index More than 2,000 private bankers took part in the 2019 Euromoney private banking survey. See who’s up and who’s down globally, regionally and by country....
15:17 2019-05-21

Private armies and secret deals: Russia's drive into Africa – podcast A cache of leaked documents appear to show how a close Putin ally is leading a push to turn Africa into a strategic hub with echoes of Soviet-era zones of influence. Luke Harding reports on the Kremli...
08:34 2019-06-13

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pupils....
18:00 2019-05-27

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in th...
13:00 2019-06-21

NITI Aayog To Submit Action Plan To New Government On Private Investment NITI Aayog is working on the economic agenda for the new government where the focus will be on achieving long term sustainable growth and boosting private investments in the country, the think tank's....
01:17 2019-05-23

Tata Motors To Introduce Long Range Tigor EV For Private Buyers Tata Motors will be introducing a more powerful version of the Tata Tigor EV for private buyers this year. Currently, the car uses a 16.2 kWh battery, offering a range of 142 km on a single charge,......
09:51 2019-08-04

VR massage: Strapping on goggles lets you escape and relax on your own private island Imagine getting a massage on your own private island overlooking the ocean. All of this is yours at a VR spa, even if only for 30 minutes at a time.       ...
16:17 2019-08-05

Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight New York’s elite private-school community is “furious” over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids’ curricula — and they’re fighting back, insiders told The ...
03:34 2019-07-12

Kamala Harris unveils 'Medicare for All' plan that won't kill private insurance Sen. Kamala Harris released a health-care plan on Monday that will transition every American into her version of a "Medicare for All" system within 10 years....
18:00 2019-07-31

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permi...
02:00 2019-05-30

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
21:00 2019-06-07

Saoirse Kennedy Hill to be laid to rest Monday in private burial A funeral for Robert F. Kennedy’s granddaughter will be held Monday at a church near the famed family’s Cape Cod compound, kin said Sunday. Saoirse Kennedy Hill, a 22-year-old Boston College stu...
23:51 2019-08-04

Oprah Winfrey opens her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thursday....
22:34 2019-07-12

Saving Private Ryan review – war epic still hits with sledgehammer force The horror of battle is given visceral power in Steven Spielberg’s dazzling fusion of audacity, action and human dramaA present participle in the title usually promises a film with light, ironical fla...
16:51 2019-06-06

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC...
00:34 2019-06-08

Sara Netanyahu convicted of lesser crime in private chef case Sara Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's wife, on Sunday was convicted of a lower crime of breach of trust that involves no jail time in a private chef case after accepting a plea deal in a court ...
20:51 2019-06-16

Madhya Pradesh Planning Law In Favour Of Locals For Private Sector Jobs The Madhya Pradesh government is planning to bring a law that will ensure that the people of the state will get preference in 70 per cent of the jobs in the private sector, Chief Minister Kamal Nath.....
00:17 2019-07-10

Dale Earnhardt Jr. hospitalized after his private plane crashes at Tennessee airport Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s private plane crashed on Thursday at a Tennessee airport, and the former NASCAR driver was transported to an area hospital.       ...
23:34 2019-08-16

Nitish Kumar Opposes Centre's Pitch For Public-Private Tie-Up In Railways Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a BJP ally, has opposed the central government's proposal to bring public-private partnerships in Railways to enhance infrastructure and connectivity....
10:17 2019-07-09

Ralph Lauren gets honorary knighthood from Prince Charles in private ceremony The fashion designer famous for his tweedy looks was awarded an honorary British knighthood. But you can't call this American citizen "Sir Ralph."        ...
23:51 2019-06-20

Microsoft Confirms Your Cortana and Skype Recordings Aren't Private Either, Surprising No One At this point, if you don’t want strangers to listen to recordings from your devices, it’s looking like you may just have to go off the grid. On Thursday, Microsoft became the latest tech giant to adm...
17:34 2019-08-16

Private donors revive Formula One race in Mexico after government cut funds Formula One drivers will rev up their race cars again for the annual Mexican Grand Prix, Mexico City's mayor said on Wednesday, after a cut in government funding put the future of the widely attended ...
22:00 2019-08-07

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business o...
02:51 2019-06-06

Inside Jerry Nadler's private push to open up impeachment inquiry At a frank meeting this week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler again lobbied to win Speaker Nancy Pelosi's support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....
19:17 2019-06-07

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billionaires in the region has soared....
15:17 2019-05-21

Ocasio-Cortez: Nobody is ‘heartbroken’ at the prospect of losing private health insurance Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said on Wednesday nobody is "heartbroken" by the prospect of losing their private health insurance if Medicare for All were to be implemented....
18:51 2019-07-18

Here's a list of benefits private insurance won't be allowed to cover if Kamala Harris has her way Sen. Kamala Harris, has been trying to have it both ways on healthcare, claiming she supports the "Medicare for all" plan proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, while also insisting she opposes getting rid ...
18:51 2019-07-02

Elizabeth Warren fibbed — private prison stocks have bombed in the Trump era When writing today's editorial, we already knew that Elizabeth Warren was lying (or more generously, stretching it) during the debate two weeks ago when she claimed that the current U.S. prosperity is...
17:34 2019-07-08

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Want Private Christening for Archie: Report It looks like Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are set to forgo another royal tradition made popular over the past few decades. The two plan to soon host a christening for their baby boy......
19:17 2019-06-30

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed onlin...
16:17 2019-05-21

Westchester private school to undergo revamp after mock slave auction A Westchester private school where a teacher conducted a mock slave auction with students in March will undergo a series of racial reforms in an agreement worked out with state Attorney General Letiti...
00:01 2019-05-30

Owner of Gay Dating App Jack'd to Pay Out for Leaving Nudes and Private Photos Exposed The New York attorney general announced this week a settlement with the parent company of Jack’d, a dating app for gay and bisexual men, over negligence around a security issue that exposed nude and o...
06:34 2019-06-29

City issues cease-and-desist order for private border wall SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A border suburb of El Paso, Texas, has issued a cease-and-desist order against construction of a privately funded border barrier. A spokesman for Sunland Park, New Mexico, sa...
03:34 2019-05-29

As construction on private border wall resumes in New Mexico, group is under investigation Florida is investigating WeBuildTheWall, Inc., an organization that has begun building a border wall on private property in New Mexico.        ...
04:00 2019-06-02

Administration Nears Plan to Return Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to Private Ownership Trump administration officials are finalizing a plan to put mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on a sounder financial footing, then return them to private-shareholder ownership....
00:34 2019-05-31

Watch: Lone passenger on Delta flight chronicles 'private jet' experience A New York man who caught a flight from Colorado to Utah chronicled his experience on video when he turned out to be the only passenger on the plane....
17:00 2019-08-14

Trump Supporters Begin Construction Of Private US, Mexico Border Wall A US military veteran has launched construction on the first section of private border wall between the United States and Mexico, using money crowdsourced by supporters of President Donald Trump....
23:17 2019-05-28

Private equity’s role in retail has killed 1.3 million jobs, study says Women and people of color have been disproportionately affected by layoffs as debt-ridden retailers closed thousands of stores, according to the report by six nonprofit organizations and workers’ advo...
20:34 2019-07-24

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the c...
23:34 2019-06-18

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry To Host Private Christening For Son: Report The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, are all set to forgo another royal tradition, which has been quite popular, over the past years....
10:00 2019-07-01

Google announces Equiano, a private subsea cable from Europe to Africa Running along the West Coast of Africa, Equiano should offer about 20 times more network capacity than the last cable built to serve this region, Google says....
02:17 2019-06-29

Private prison staff accused of spying on inmates in toilets and showers Former detainee Corey Donaldson claims CoreCivic staff at McRae correctional facility in Georgia peered at and made video recordings of immigrant inmates A former detainee at a prison for immigrants i...
11:34 2019-05-29

Embrace of Blackstone's Change Is Good News for Private-Equity Stocks Investors’ warm welcome for Blackstone Group’s debut as a corporation is an encouraging sign for rivals that are also considering abandoning their partnership structures....
03:17 2019-07-02

From private bank client to farmer: a Chinese model of social lending Financial services group CreditEase runs an app through which its private banking clients can be connected to needy women farmers in China’s rural interior. It’s a remarkable initiative taken up by 20...
15:17 2019-05-21

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equi...
07:01 2019-06-01

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, ci...
02:17 2019-07-02

Killing Eve season two: is it as bad as everyone is saying? The new series following a sociopathic assassin is catching some flak online, with the lack of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s writing being blamed for a drop in quality. Which is understandable, if unfairThis...
22:51 2019-06-11

A private survey shows China's manufacturing activity for May was slightly higher than expected The Caixin/Markit factory Purchasing Managers' Index for May was 50.2, slightly above the 50 level which analysts polled by Reuters had expected....
07:34 2019-06-03

Art needs protection: it belongs in public galleries, not private vaults | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett It’s too easy for billionaires to game the system and lock cultural objects away from view. We should all have the chance to admire great worksI fell in love with a picture at the Royal Academy summer...
16:34 2019-08-14

Danske Bank to sell Estonian private loans unit to LHV in $458 million deal Danske Bank, which is trying to recover from a major money laundering scandal, has agreed to sell its portfolio of Estonian private loans to LHV Pank in a deal worth 410 million euros ($458.3 million)...
10:00 2019-06-03

NASA Opens International Space Station to New Commercial Opportunities, Private Astronauts NASA is opening the International Space Station for commercial business so U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit....
17:17 2019-06-07

Bank of America to cut ties with companies that help run immigrant detention centers, private prisons Bank of America has decided to "exit the relationships" it has with companies that provide prisoner and immigrant detention services.       ...
13:34 2019-06-28

Mother Sues Private Prison Company That Profits From ICE Detentions Over Her Baby’s Death Yazmin Juárez is suing private prison company CoreCivic over the death of her 1-year-old daughter Mariee. The complaint filed in federal court in San Antonio, Texas, on Wednesday demands $40 million f...
11:17 2019-08-01

U.S. markets regulator seeks public comment on expanding private offerings framework The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday invited the public to comment on whether it should expand its private offering framework, a move to consider boosting the number of investors in ...
21:34 2019-06-18

NASA Opens International Space Station to Private Visitors, With a Hefty Price Tag Private space travel will begin as early as 2020, but for a hefty price. NASA announced Friday that it would open the International Space Station to private individuals and more commercial business at...
01:17 2019-06-08

Saoirse Kennedy Hill Laid to Rest in Private Family Burial Service Saoirse Kennedy Hill was laid to rest on Monday. Daily Mail reports Saoirse's family held a private burial service at Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville, Mass. The funeral......
23:51 2019-08-05

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03:51 2019-06-28

Oprah Winfrey praised for opening her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey is being praised after opening up her private road on Maui to help people escape a brush fire that broke out on the Hawaii island Thursday.       ...
18:17 2019-07-12

Army private heroically saved kids amid El Paso rampage: reports A US Army private is being hailed as a hero for reportedly rescuing several children as a hate-filled shooter was spraying lead inside an El Paso Walmart. Glendon Oakley, of Killeen, Texas, was shoppi...
23:51 2019-08-04

Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island had mysterious safe, former employee claims An employee who reportedly once worked at Jeffrey Epstein’s secluded Caribbean island claims the wealthy financier – who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls – kept a mysterious saf...
03:34 2019-07-13

Prince Harry reportedly among celebs who took private jet to Google climate change summit Oprah Winfrey, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom and Bradley Cooper were among the stars spending the weekend in boats near Sicily for Google's ultra-exclusive annual summit, while Prince Harry reportedly fle...
15:51 2019-08-05

Warren declares 'I'm with Bernie' on healthcare as Democrats spar over whether to abolish private insurance Elizabeth Warren broke with most Democrats on the primary debate stage Wednesday night in saying that she did not want to keep private insurers in business. Instead, she said, she was "with Bernie" Sa...
03:51 2019-06-28

Catalyst Capital seeks to take Hudson's Bay stake to oppose chairman's offer to go private Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc on Monday offered to buy an estimated C$150 million stake in Hudson's Bay Co, and said it will oppose Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C$1.74 billion t...
02:00 2019-07-23

NASA wants to open International Space Station to private travelers as early as 2020 NASA will allow up to two private astronauts a year to work on behalf of companies as soon as 2020. Seats prices could run as high as $50 million.       ...
22:17 2019-06-07

City ransomware attacks and huge payouts mean a once-private corporate problem has gone public These attacks have given the public the opportunity to examine the problems associated with ransomware, where corporations -- not obligated to disclose these attacks -- have mostly handled them behind...
23:51 2019-06-27

Google’s Private Join and Compute gives companies data insights while preserving privacy Google's Private Join and Compute, which is now available in open source, allows companies to glean insights from data sets without sacrificing privacy.Read More...
16:34 2019-06-19

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Say The Identities of Their Son Archie’s Godparents ‘Will Remain Private’ (LONDON) — Buckingham Palace says that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will not reveal the names of the godparents of their son Archie when he is christened this weekend. The palace said in a sta...
15:51 2019-07-04

Private Border Wall Funded By MAGA Idiots Ordered to Keep Gate Open The stretch of privately-funded border wall built by a bunch of MAGA idiots in New Mexico has been ordered by officials to keep its gate open indefinitely, according to BuzzFeed News. The money to bui...
03:34 2019-06-12

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 million in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by life science analytics firm IQVIA....
15:00 2019-07-01

Cachet Boutique hotel to get private rooftop deck called Glass Cube The Cachet Boutique hotel and its elegant Playboy Supper Club at 510 W. 42nd St. are being topped with a private rooftop observation deck and performance space fronted by a huge LED billboard. Known a...
05:17 2019-06-12

FBI: Tech company Asurion paid $300K ransom after private data was stolen A data thief at Asurion thief threatened to leak "sensitive data" on thousands of the company's employees and more than one million customers.       ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Sara Netanyahu signs plea deal in private chef case; to repay $15K Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel's prime minister, signed a plea deal Wednesday for ordering prepared meals at taxpayers' expense, the Israeli Justice Ministry said....
04:17 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Standard Industries, private equity vie for BASF construction chemicals -sources Building materials maker Standard Industries and several private equity groups are vying for BASF's construction chemicals business, which the German chemicals group has put on the block to focus on m...
19:17 2019-06-28

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targeting Wall Street....
19:34 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-China issues more crude import quotas for mostly private refiners - document China has issued more crude oil import quotas for mostly private refiners that will allow them to bring in an additional 56.85 million tonnes for the remainder of 2019, a document reviewed by Reuters ...
15:34 2019-07-02

Bank of America cuts business ties with detention centers, private prisons The move comes as corporate giants wrestle with whether to cash in on business opportunities tied to President Trump’s immigration policies or to distance themselves amid increasing public pressure....
20:34 2019-06-27

Executive chairman of Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company puts in bid to take retailer private The executive chairman of the owner Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company, Richard Baker, is leading a bid to take the retailer private, the company announced on Monday....
18:00 2019-06-10

Wall St. gains as weak private jobs data raises rate cut bets U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as expectations of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve were boosted by weak private sector jobs growth and on hopes that tariffs on Mexican goods could be avoided...
20:51 2019-06-05

Royal baby Archie to be christened in private family ceremony at Windsor Castle The 2-month-old son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be baptized Saturday in a private chapel at the castle by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, head of the Church of England....
15:34 2019-07-06

Wells Fargo hires Comerica's Julia Wellborn to lead private bank Wells Fargo & Co said on Wednesday Julia Wellborn will become the head of Private Wealth Management, ending a months-long search for a leader following the retirement of Jay Welker last year....
10:34 2019-07-25

DVLA sale of driver details to private parking firms looked at by authorities News 10 Jun, 2019 The DVLA issues millions of driver’s details to private parking companies each year, raising concerns over data privacy...
16:51 2019-06-10

Private data (including rates) of 49M Instagram influencers leaked due to agency’s malpractice Last night, TechCrunch reported that a massive database containing info of over 49 million Instagram influencers, celebrities, and brand accounts found in the open. Security researcher Anurag Sen foun...
15:17 2019-05-21

Drowned Migrants Óscar and Valeria Martínez Mourned in Private Funeral at El Salvador Cemetery (SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador) — A man and his young daughter who drowned trying to cross into Texas were laid to their final rest Monday, a week after a heartbreaking image of their bodies floatin...
01:34 2019-07-02

Lego clan, Blackstone take Madame Tussauds owner Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion....
13:51 2019-06-28

Hundreds Of Players Trying To Cheat At Apex Legends And Counter-Strike Get Their Private Data Stolen Since February, a number of ne’er-do-well Apex Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players hoping to download cheats have in fact been infecting their computers with credential-stealing malwa...
22:34 2019-08-13

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital communication, catering to clients’ philanthropic demand...
15:17 2019-05-21

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retiremen...
17:51 2019-06-18

Google and Private Research University Sued for Sharing Medical Data Without Patient Consent In a class-action complaint filed on Wednesday against Google, a private research university and its medical center reveals not only how one of the most powerful companies in the world can obtain your...
00:34 2019-06-28

StanChart eyes $100 billion private bank assets in growth push, to hire bankers Standard Chartered is targeting growing its private banking assets by 50% to about $100 billion in three to five years and hire dozens of bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore toward that goal, a senior...
10:00 2019-08-14

Private banking architects: Mary Callahan Erdoes – broadening clients’ investment horizons Mary Callahan Erdoes of JPMorgan speaks to Euromoney about being the port in the storm during the financial crisis and opening up the private wealth market to the whole investment industry....
15:17 2019-05-21