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Staples Investigating Possible Data Breach

Staples says that it is looking into a potential credit card data breach and that it has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue. The office supplier retailer said that if it turns up any data discrepancies during its investigation, customers won't be responsible for fraudulent activity on their credit cards as long as it is reported in a timely manner...



  • Photo: Wikimedia Commons Dairy Queen Latest to Suffer Customer Card Hack

    Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen is the latest retailer to reveal a hack of its customer data. The company said Thursday that hackers may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates at 395 stores between August and October...

  • In this Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 file photo, Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella speaks to students in New Delhi. Microsoft CEO Apologizes for Comments on Women

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologized Thursday night and said he was wrong for saying that women don't need to ask for a raise and should just trust the system to pay them well. Nadella was blasted on Twitter and in blog posts for his comments, which were made earlier Thursday at an event for women in computing...

  • Gov't: AT&T to Pay $105M for Bogus Phone Charges

    AT&T wireless customers may want to take a closer look at their old phone bills because they may have money coming back to them. The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that AT&T Mobility LLC, a subsidiary of the telecom giant, has agreed to a hefty $105 million settlement after the government accused the company of unlawfully billing customers for hundreds of millions of dollars in bogus charges...

  • This image obtained by The Associated Press shows a Facebook page for Drug Agency Sued over its Fake Facebook Account

    The Drug Enforcement Administration set up a fake Facebook account using photographs and other personal information it took from the cellphone of a New York woman arrested in a cocaine case in hopes of tricking her friends and associates into revealing incriminating drug secrets. The Justice Department initially defended the practice in court filings but now says it is reviewing whether the Facebook guise went too far...

  • In this combination of photos shows three winners of Nobel Prize in physics, from left, Meijo University Prof. Isamu Akasaki, 85, Nagoya University Prof. Hiroshi Amano, 54, and Shuji Nakamura, 60, of the University of California at Santa Barbara, U.S.A. LED There be Light: 3 Share Nobel for Blue Diode

    Two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for inventing blue light-emitting diodes, a breakthrough that has spurred the development of LED technology to light up homes, computer screens and smartphones worldwide...








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