SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Yahoo has reportedly been struck by a massive hack that could compromise hundreds of millions of its users' accounts, according to Recode, which quotes "several sources close to the situation."
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The crash of a U-2 spy plane that killed one pilot and injured another during a Tuesday training mission could bolster arguments in favor of unmanned systems, as the long battle against the decades-old plane's retirement ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve policymakers held off on an interest rate hike Wednesday with a rare level of dissent amid some lackluster economic data and the political uncertainty posed by the presidential election.
The ...Read more
CIENFUEGOS, Cuba -- Residents of this small city on Cuba's southern coast awaken every other Thursday to the Fathom Line's MV Adonia looming in the bay, but the 704-passenger cruise ship's visit is fleeting.
Even though ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Private scholarships awarded by companies and philanthropic organizations to low-income students are intended to help close the gap between what they have and what they need to cover the cost of higher ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Federica Marchionni has stepped down from her role as Lands' End CEO and resigned as a director, the company announced Monday.
Its board of directors appointed Joseph Boitano and James Gooch as co-interim ...Read more
BANGKOK -- Emerging-market currencies climbed for the first time in three days, led by Mexico's peso, and stocks gained after the first of three televised U.S. presidential debates.
The peso jumped the most in two months,...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Labor agreed to conduct a review of Wells Fargo & Co. requested by lawmakers including Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who said the bank may have put undue pressure on employees to meet sales ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Chemtura Corp. has agreed to be acquired by chemical-maker Lanxess AG for $33.50 a share, or $2.1 billion (2.4 billion euros), cash. The chemical manufacturing group has been based in Philadelphia since a ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Frontera Foods, the Chicago-based gourmet Mexican food company started by celebrity chef Rick Bayless, has been purchased by ConAgra Foods, the packaged food giant known for such brands as Slim Jim, Banquet and ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Bats Global Markets Inc. has accepted a $3.2 billion buyout offer from Chicago-based CBOE Holdings Inc., just five months after becoming a publicly traded company.
The deal followed unconfirmed reports...Read more
CHICAGO -- A pharmaceutical company that's selling skin medications for thousands of dollars is the latest to take heat in the nationwide furor over drug pricing.
Novum Pharma as of Sept. 12 was charging pharmacies a ...Read more
Ample free food and other perks are nice, but it's stock options and lofty missions that often seduce people into joining tech startups.
That's why Jeff Green will never forget the excited expressions on employees' faces ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Carnival Corp. & PLC had higher-than-expected earnings during its third quarter, aided partly by higher ticket prices and lower fuel costs.
On Monday, the world's largest cruise operator, ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The aviation industry is supporting a United Nations proposal to limit pollution from international flights even though the measure may eventually cost companies $24 billion annually.
Trade groups representing...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Shooting past all competition, MGM and Sony's "The Magnificent Seven" took over the weekend box office, surpassing the new animated "Storks," from Warner Bros.
The remake of John Sturges' classic 1960 ...Read more
Dear Ms. Lank: I inherited some money when my grandmother died last winter, and as you wrote in a recent column, it could be a good investment to pay off the mortgage on my house. I wrote to my bank, and they sent me a ...Read more
U.S. senators castigated Wells Fargo chief executive John Stumpf this past week for not seeking to take back some of the $100 million awarded to a retiring executive who oversaw the division at the heart of the company's ...Read more
The Internal Revenue Service has been getting reports from across the country of a new scam in which individuals have been receiving fake tax forms by email that indicate they underreported their income as related to ...Read more
Lori Roper is planning her wedding and preparing to put all the arrangements into place: choosing the venue, ordering the cake, picking a dress, selecting music and opening a checking account at an African-American owned ...Read more