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CFPB structure is unconstitutional, Justice Department says

The Trump administration took an unusual step to defang the financial consumer watchdog created after the banking crisis, with the executive branch of the federal government telling a court that one of its own agencies is violating the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 17th, 2017

US Senators Propose Bug Bounties For Hacking Homeland Security

An anonymous reader quotes CNN: U.S. senators want people to hack the Department of Homeland Security. On Thursday, Senators Maggie Hassan, a Democrat and Republican Rob Portman introduced the Hack DHS Act to establish a federal bug bounty program in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 49 min. ago

A $256 million court victory, but "I still lost"

Ex-Nissan dealer Mike Kahn won big in his case against his lender, but says he's still out "the eight years I spent fighting for my reputation and my name.".....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 5 min. ago

Nissan"s Jose Munoz says there is money in fleet sales

Jose Munoz says there is money to be made for Nissan in fleet sales -- if it is done correctly......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 5 min. ago

Hackers Hide Cyberattacks in Social Media Posts

A recent attack on the accounts of Defense Department employees suggests how easily people can be duped into clicking on dangerous links......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

US might extend cabin laptop ban worldwide, top official says

Security chief John Kelly says terrorists are obsessed with the idea of attacking a US plane......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News20 hr. 33 min. ago

Opera Says Their iOS Updates Are Still Coming - Just Slowly

Slashdot reader BrianFagioli has posted an update about his communication with Opera over their plans for iOS. They'd originally tweeted Thursday that "at this moment we don't have a team working on IOS which is why we haven't released any updates.".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

British Airways: Thousands disrupted as flights axed amid IT crash

Boss says power cut behind IT problem which saw all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick cancelled......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Accused of Underpaying Women, Google Says It"s Too Expensive To Get Wage Data

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Google argued that it was too financially burdensome and logistically challenging to compile and hand over salary records that the government has requested, sparking a strong rebuke from the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Investigation Demanded Over Fake FCC Comments Submitted By Dead People

An anonymous reader writes: Fight for the Future has found another issue with the fake comments submitted to the FCC opposing net neutrality. "The campaign group says that some of the comments were posted using the names and details of dead people,".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Killer unicorns: Every device an iPhone-killer

When it comes to wishing for magical, iPhone-killing devices, dope springs eternal because every new device is surely the one, no matter how little you know about it.Writing for TheStreet, Amanda Shiavo adopts her spookiest voice and says “Bewar.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsMay 27th, 2017

Chipotle Says "Most" of Its Restaurants Were Infected With Credit Card Stealing Malware

Earlier this year, Chipotle announced that the their payment processing system was hacked. Today, the company has released more information about the hack, identifying the malware that was responsible and releasing a new tool to help customers check.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Comcast Customer Satisfaction Drops 6% After TV Price Hikes, ACSI Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Comcast's customer satisfaction score for subscription TV service fell 6 percent in a new survey, putting the company near the bottom of rankings published by the American Customer Satisfaction I.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Radio-controlled pacemakers aren’t as hard to hack as you (may) think

The four major makers aren't properly securing critical cardiac devices, report says. Enlarge (credit: US Food and Drug Administration) Pacemakers are devices that are implanted in the chest or abdomen to control life-threatening heartbeat abn.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Adobe partners with design firm to bring iconic typefaces to Creative Cloud

Adobe is partnering with House Industries to bring several iconic fonts to the Adobe type family. The boutique company is one of the most recognized typeface creators in the design industry, Adobe says. The post Adobe partners with design firm to bri.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

No Juke! Sources say Nissan may kill off its funky subcompact crossover

The Nissan Juke may be killed off, a new report says. Rather than redesign it, Nissan may introduce an alternative model in other markets, and simply leave a Juke-shaped gap in its U.S. lineup. The post No Juke! Sources say Nissan may kill off its fu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Comcast customer satisfaction drops 6% after TV price hikes, ACSI says

Customers unhappy with Comcast TV and Charter's Time Warner Cable Internet. Comcast’s customer satisfaction score for subscription TV service fell 6 percent in a new survey, putting the company near the bottom of rankings published by the Ame.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Former Mozilla CTO: "Chrome Won"

Responding to Firefox marketing head Eric Petitt's blog post from earlier this week, Andreas Gal, former chief technology officer of Mozilla (who spent seven years at the company) offers his insights. Citing latest market share figures, Gal says "it'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Rogers CEO Joe Natale says more effort must be given to improve customer service

Rogers’ new CEO Joe Natale says the company must take an “end-to-end” approach to make a meaningful improvement to its customer service. On April 19th, his first day on the job, Natale said there was “definitely more to do”.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Disney says Pirates of the Caribbean hack was a hoax

Last week, Disney boss Bob Iger revealed that cybercriminals had stolen a digital copy of an unreleased movie, assumed to be Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, and were threatening to release it online unless a ransom was paid. But now.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

50 percent of Canadians ‘somewhat’ anxious about the arrival of e-wallets, says report

Canadians seem willing to embrace the digital payment revolution that is underway, with many ready to drop cheques and cash, according to a new study conducted by Payments Canada and Leger Marketing. Payments Canada conducted the Payments Pulse surve.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017