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New Zealand health NGO’s data breach could affect up to 1 million people

A primary health organization or PHO – NGOs which provide essential primary healthcare over in New Zealand – has just revealed a huge security breach which could potentially have exposed...

New Zealand health NGO’s data breach could affect up to 1 million people

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DoorDash investigating data breach that may affect nearly 5 million DoorDash says a data breach may have exposed the personal information of roughly 4.9 million customers, drivers and businesses.       ...
02:39 2019-09-27

DoorDash Says Data Breach Affected 4.9 Million People Food-delivery startup DoorDash said an unauthorized third party accessed user data in May, affecting roughly 4.9 million consumers, merchants and delivery people on its platform....
20:26 2019-09-27

Ecuador Investigates Data Breach of Up to 20 Million People The trove of personal details was found on an unsecured server in Florida, though it was unclear whether anyone had gained access to the information....
01:13 2019-09-18

Ecuador Investigates Data Breach of Some 20 Million People The trove of personal details was found on an unsecured server in Florida, though it was unclear whether anyone had gained access to the information....
18:52 2019-09-17

DoorDash Breach Exposed the Private Data of 4.9 Million People, So Change Your Password DoorDash has announced that the personal data of 4.9 million people on its platform—including customers, dashers, and its merchants—has been compromised in a security breach. Now is a good time to change your password.Read more......
00:39 2019-09-27

New York Attorney General Launches Probe Into Capital One Data Breach That Affects 100 Million People Following news this week that a mammoth data breach affected the personal information of millions of Capital One users, and with an individual now arrested in connection to the incident, Attorney General Letitia James of New York has announced her office is launching an “immediate” probe into the br...
18:13 2019-07-31

Capital One Data Breach Compromises Data of Over 100 Million A software engineer, facing federal charges in Seattle, was accused of gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers....
18:26 2019-07-31

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 customers, making it the third healthcare company to be affected by the incident....
18:13 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc said on Thursday it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on about 422,600 customers, making it the third healthcare company to be affected by the incident....
20:52 2019-06-06

Thunderstorms, 70 MPH Winds Could Affect Up to 52 Million People in the Northeast Today Powerful storms are roaring into the Northeast on Wednesday afternoon, bringing with them the threat of lightning, flash floods, and winds up to 70 mph or more. Read more......
00:13 2019-08-01

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million Americans....
18:13 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
16:39 2019-07-22

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
16:13 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
14:00 2019-07-22

Equifax to Pay Around $700 Million Related to Data Breach The credit-reporting firm is nearing a deal to settle a slew of state and federal investigations into a 2017 data breach that exposed nearly 150 million Americans’ Social Security numbers and other personal information....
03:13 2019-07-20

Equifax to pay potentially as much as $700 million in data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
16:13 2019-07-22

What you need to know about Capital One data breach affecting more than 100 million customers Consumers find themselves confronted with another data breach, this time involving Capital One. Here's what you need to know to protect yourself.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 148 million people....
15:26 2019-07-22

Marriott Take $126 Million Charge Related to Data Breach Marriott International Inc. said Monday it booked a $126 million charge in the latest quarter tied to a massive data breach disclosed last year and lowered financial projections for the year....
01:13 2019-08-06

DoorDash data breach affects 4.9 million users Food-delivery service DoorDash said Thursday that hackers accessed the personal data of 4.9 million customers, workers and merchants on May 4 of this year....
03:52 2019-09-27

DoorDash suffered a data breach, affecting nearly 5 million DoorDash says a data breach may have exposed the personal information of roughly 4.9 million customers, drivers and businesses.       ...
23:52 2019-09-26

Marriott faces $123 million UK fine over data breach Marriott might soon face a stiff penalty for the massive November 2018 data breach. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office plans to fine the hotel chain £99,200,396 (about $123.7 million) for allegedly violating the EU's General Data Prote......
18:52 2019-07-09

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information. The company has not received all the information about the incident...
18:00 2019-06-04

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information....
21:39 2019-06-03

Equifax to pay $700m over breach that exposed data of 150m people Credit agency exposed social security numbers and other dataSettlement to provide up to $425m in relief to consumersEquifax will pay up to $700m to settle with the US and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed social security numbers and other private information of nearly 150m people. Related...
14:52 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay $700m for breach that exposed 147 million Americans’ data Almost two years after a major data breach hit Equifax, the company has finally agreed to a global settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). As per the proposed terms of the deal, the consumer credit reporting agency will shell out as much as $700 million to settle with federal agencies...
13:00 2019-07-23

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach A U.K. privacy watchdog has proposed a $230 million fine for the owner of British Airways—a potentially record, privacy-related penalty in Europe—alleging it failed to protect passenger data after a hack last year....
22:26 2019-07-08

Equifax to pay $700 million over 2017 data breach, compensate consumers Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
18:52 2019-07-22

Equifax reportedly close to $700 million data breach settlement Remember that time Equifax had a data breach and leaked an incredible amount of information -- addresses, social security numbers and even driver's licenses -- on more than 143 million people in the US alone? That was revealed nearly two years ago, a......
06:00 2019-07-20

Equifax could pay $700 million to settle with FTC over 2017 data breach, report says The 2017 Equifax data breach was one of the nation's largest breaches. Now it appears that Equifax could be close to settling with the FTC and states.       ...
04:00 2019-07-20

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine Over Starwood Data Breach Marriott International faces a potential £99.2 million ($123.6 million) fine over a consumer-data breach as the U.K.’s privacy watchdog raises pressure on businesses to comply with Europe’s data-protection rules....
10:00 2019-07-10

Marriott Takes $126 Million Charge Related to Data Breach Marriott International Inc. said Monday it booked a $126 million charge in the latest quarter tied to a massive data breach disclosed last year and lowered financial projections for the year....
10:39 2019-08-06

Equifax agrees to a settlement of up to $700 million for massive data breach Equifax a couple of years ago had to disclose a massive hack that affected some 147 million people. Hackers were able to extract from Equifax’s servers plenty of personal data, including names and birth dates, addresses, social security numbers, and some 209,000 payment card numbers and expira...
02:13 2019-07-23

LabCorp data breach exposes information of 7.7 million consumers A day after Quest Diagnostics announced 12 million patients were affected by a data breach, LabCorp says its patients' data was also compromised.        ...
03:00 2019-06-05

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
19:39 2019-07-09

DoorDash leaves door open for data breach, affecting 4.9M people It’s that time to change your passwords again. Popular on-demand food delivery platform DoorDash has confirmed a data breach affecting 4.9 million customers, workers, and merchants. The data was accessed by an unnamed third-party service provider on May 4, including profile information such as names...
10:00 2019-09-27

More than 12M people may be affected by latest medical data breach. Why those patients are now vulnerable Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

Bulgarian tax agency breach may have compromised 5 million people Bulgaria's government is dealing with a massive security breach that might have affected almost all adult residents' information. According to Reuters, the country's finance minister has confirmed that hackers infiltrated the National Revenue Agency'......
09:00 2019-07-17

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal information on around 11.9 million customers, including some financial and medical data.Read more......
10:39 2019-06-04

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data breach probes: WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to pay around $700 million to settle data breach probes with U.S. regulators and states, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
03:52 2019-07-20

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially been breached....
22:13 2019-06-03

Medical data breach puts details of a million New Zealanders at risk Nearly a million New Zealanders face the risk that their medical data has been accessed illegally after a cyber attack on the website of Tū Ora Compass Health, the company said on Saturday....
10:39 2019-10-05

British Airways faces record $230 million GDPR fine over data breach British Airways is facing a record $230 million fine over a 2018 security breach that compromised the personal data of roughly 500,000 customers. Read More...
14:39 2019-07-08

Equifax's $700 million data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law with a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that could spur new consumer data rules....
22:26 2019-07-22

Seattle software tech arrested in Capital One data breach affecting 106 million A Seattle software engineer who used the screen name "erratic" has been arrested in the theft of account information on 106 million Capital One credit card applicants and customers....
20:13 2019-07-31

Lab-testing giant Quest Diagnostics just announced a data breach that could impact 11.9 million patients Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Clinical laboratory giant Quest Diagnostics said on Monday that there had been a breach of financial information on nearly 11.9 million patients. The breach occurred at one of Quest's billing collections vendors, the American Medical Collection Agency, or AMCA. An ...
00:01 2019-06-04

U.S. Lawmakers Balk at $700 Million Equifax Fine, Renew Calls for a Federal Data Breach Law Several U.S. lawmakers have called for further action in the wake of a $700 settlement reached by state prosecutors with the credit bureau Equifax over its disastrous 2017 data breach.Read more......
04:52 2019-07-24

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to reports....
16:00 2019-05-21

There Are Approximately 27.5 Million People in the U.S. Without Health Insurance The segment of the U.S. population without health insurance increased in 2018, according to an annual report from the Census Bureau released Tuesday. It’s the first time in a decade that this number has grown....
12:26 2019-09-11

Near nabs $100 million for big data insights into people and places Near, an AI-powered platform that crunches mobility data from 1.6 billion devices globally to deliver insights on human behavior, has raised $100 million.Read More...
14:13 2019-07-16

DoorDash hack spills loads of data for 4.9 million people Enlarge (credit: DoorDash) A hack on food-delivery service DoorDash leaked the personal data of 4.9 million customers, delivery workers, and merchants, the company revealed on Thursday. The breach took place on May 4, but DoorDash officials didn't learn of it until earlier this month when they not...
12:39 2019-09-27

More than 1 million people had their fingerprint data exposed by a huge security hole The easiest thing you can do to protect yourself after a data breach is to change the exposed password, preferably to something unique and more secure than the previous one. However, if hackers steal your actual fingerprint — mind you, not an encrypted version of it — then there’s ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Hacker ID’d as former Amazon employee steals data of 106 million people from Capital One Enlarge (credit: Tdorante10) A systems engineer identified in media reports as a former Amazon employee has been arrested on charges that she hacked into Capital One’s network and stole sensitive data for about 106 million people, according to an FBI court filing and a statement from the Virginia-...
17:52 2019-07-31

Pakistan moves to ban single-use plastic bags: ‘The health of 200 million people is at stake’ The fines will be steep — $31 for using a single bag, $63 for selling one and up to $31,000 for manufacturing them. The national per capita income is $1,200 per year....
19:26 2019-08-13

Cybersecurity vendor that protects firms from data breaches hit by data breach You know it’s a bad day for cybersecurity when a leading provider of internet firewall services that helps safeguard websites from malicious attacks suffers from a security breach of its own. Imperva, a popular California-based security vendor, disclosed that data belonging to an unspecified subset ...
04:52 2019-08-29

Data breach reveals personal data of almost all of Ecuador Information including personal details such as names, addresses, national identity numbers and phone numbers has been compromised. The government has described the issue as a "major concern."...
00:26 2019-09-17

How does celibacy affect your health? There is no 'right' amount of sex to have, and not having sex for a long time should not have negative side effects. This article looks at the possible effects of celibacy on the body and mind....
04:26 2019-10-03

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can leave most of my devices on during the day, charging away, and not feel guilty about how much electricity I’d be wasting otherwise....
16:26 2019-05-24

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills through woodworking and sewing....
11:26 2019-05-30

Could this mechanism explain why sleepless nights affect gut health? A new study in mice reveals that the brain's 24-hour clock regulates the activity of a type of immune cell that has a strong influence on gut health....
08:26 2019-09-20

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meaningful steps towards making its packaging more sustainable. The supermarket chain outlined a plan that included reducing and eliminating excess waste, ...
09:52 2019-05-28

Explainer: What do you do after a data breach? A hacker has stolen the personal information of over 100 million people from Capital One Financial Corp , the company said this week, in the latest high-profile breach of sensitive consumer data....
18:39 2019-07-31

How to cut the cost of a data breach IBM's Wendi Whitmore explains why a data breach isn't a one-time cost and recommends cost-saving tips, which include having access to an incident response team....
13:26 2019-08-16

Flipboard hit by user data breach News aggregator service and mobile news app Flipboard has begun notifying users of a data breach in which hackers had access to its internal systems for over nine months.The company informed users of the breach in a series of emails in which it explained that hackers had gained access to the databas...
20:26 2019-05-29

Has Capital One Notified You About Its Data Breach? If you’re a Capital One customer, odds are good that you’re probably wrapped up in the company’s recent data breach—one that affected 106 million people (100 million in the U.S. and six million in Canada.) Here’s our question: Has Capital One actually told you if you’re affected?...
00:52 2019-08-01

Nearly everyone in Ecuador is the victim of a data breach A massive data breach exposed sensitive data of nearly every individual in Ecuador. The breach impacted an estimated 20 million people -- for reference, Ecuador has a population of about 17 million. According to ZDNet, it exposed data on 6.7 million......
18:26 2019-09-17

Poshmark reveals data breach Online clothing marketplace Poshmark has revealed that it has suffered a data breach.The site, which allows users in North America to buy and sell new or used clothes, shoes and accessories, has said that an unauthorized party was able to gain access to its servers and steal information on users inc...
20:52 2019-08-02

What to Do When a Company Lies about a Data Breach Last week, online sneaker-trading platform StockX asked its users to reset their passwords due to “recently completed system updates on the StockX platform.” In actuality, the company suffered a large data breach back in May, and only finally came clean about it when pressed by reporters who had acc...
22:13 2019-08-05

DoorDash confirms data breach affecting 4.9M Food delivery giant Doordash said it was hacked on Thursday in a breach that compromised data for nearly 5 million people. The San Francisco company said in a blog post Thursday that 4.9 million consumers, delivery workers and merchants who joined the platform before April 5, 2018, were affected by ...
04:39 2019-09-27

Equifax to pay up to $700 mln to settle 2017 data breach -U.S. FTC Equifax Inc will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement on Monday....
14:00 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $700M for 2017 data breach Credit reporting agency Equifax has agreed to pay at least $575 million over a data breach two years ago that affected nearly 150 million people, U.S. regulators said Monday....
15:39 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $700M to U.S. over 2017 data breach Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million people....
20:13 2019-07-22

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million peoople in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 to settle claims relating to the data breach....
19:52 2019-07-22

Doordash's Latest Data Breach: How to Protect Yourself Doordash is the latest of the “services you probably use, or at least have an account with” companies to suffer a large data breach. And while your passwords likely haven’t been compromised, it’s possible that your physical address is floating around in the Internet somewhere, among other identifyin...
18:39 2019-09-27

Capital One data breach fallout: How to protect yourself You can stop companies from sharing your credit history with a few clicks. Other tips: check bank statements, and change passwords immediately.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

How to Protect Yourself in the 'Words with Friends' Data Breach Around 200 million players of the popular Words With Friends and Draw Something games from Zynga have had their accounts’ information stolen by “outside hackers,” as the company describes. While your linked credit cards and any other methods you use to buy stuff within Zynga’s games appears to be sa...
18:26 2019-10-03

UPDATE 2-Equifax to pay up to $700 mln in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
17:13 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay $700m in data breach settlement After exposing the personal information of almost 150m consumers back in 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal with US state and federal regulators in which it will pay $700m to settle probes into its data breach.To date this is the largest settlement ever paid for a data brea...
20:26 2019-07-22

CafePress Data Breach Shows Why You Should Use 'Have I Been Pwned' We literally just wrote about how it’s pretty crappy when companies lie to you about data breaches, and then CafePress rolls up and goes, “I can top that.”...
21:26 2019-08-06

Equifax data breach settlement: Why you won’t get $125 The massive 2017 data breach at credit bureau Equifax doesn't guarantee you $125 compensation. You may be targeted by scammers instead.       ...
20:26 2019-07-31

Yahoo data-breach settlement: You’ll get $100, if you’re lucky Enlarge / A Yahoo logo on a smartphone. (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images ) People who had Yahoo accounts between 2012 and 2016 can now apply for a cash payment of $100, but the final amount you receive could be more or less than $100 depending on how many people file claims. It's also possible ...
20:13 2019-09-23

FTC data breach deal sets precedent Social Security, driver's license and credit card numbers were siphoned out of a DMS provider's directories associated with five dealership clients in 2016. One legal expert says the settlement with the FTC may mark a sea change....
07:13 2019-06-17

Job seeker data exposed in possible Monster.com breach A security researcher has discovered an exposed web server online which contained resumes of job seekers from the recruitment site Monster.After further inspection, resumes and CVs for job applicants from 2014 to 2017 were found on the server, many of which included private information such as phone...
21:52 2019-09-06

How to Protect Your Data After the Quest Diagnostics Breach If you’ve ever had an overdue bill at a Quest Diagnostics office, it’s time to be more vigilant about your financial records. Yep: there’s been yet another data breach....
00:00 2019-06-05

Fund to compensate Equifax data breach victims set to run out Consumers rushing to collect $125 (£103) in compensation from Equifax after a major data breach could be disappointed, US regulators have warned....
11:13 2019-08-01

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 mln for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
17:00 2019-07-09

Australian National University hit by huge data breach Vice-chancellor says hack involved personal and payroll details going back 19 yearsThe Australian National University is in damage control after discovering a major data breach a fortnight ago in which a “significant” amount of staff and student information was accessed by a “sophisticated operator”...
16:00 2019-06-04

Sky customers told to change password following possible data breach Sky customers have been told to change their passwords immediately, raising fears that the company may have been hit by a data breach.The company has sent out emails to customers across the UK urging them to reset their passwords as part of a "security measure".The email contains a link for users to...
19:52 2019-07-24

Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York's Department of Financial Services over its massiv......
16:39 2019-07-22

How to check if your password was leaked in StockX data breach Last week, online sneaker marketplace StockX disclosed a major data breach that originally took place in May. The breach had exposed names, email addresses, shipping addresses, usernames, shoe sizes, hashed passwords, and purchase histories of about 6.8 million customers. According to Bleeping Compu...
08:52 2019-08-12

UK's Pearson notifies thousands of U.S. students of data breach British education company Pearson Plc on Thursday said it has notified customers of a data breach that resulted in unauthorized access to about 13,000 school and university accounts, mainly in the United States....
04:39 2019-08-01

BA faces £183m fine over customer data breach The owner of British Airways is facing a fine of £183.4m after a data breach which saw personal details belonging to 500,000 people compromised....
10:39 2019-07-08

Sock company Bombas fined over data breach Sock-maker Bombas has settled the most uncomfortable data-breach probe in the history of feet. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday announced that Bombas LLC — whose ads call their products “the most comfortable socks in the history of feet” — will pay $65,000 in fines for waiting thr...
20:00 2019-06-06

BA faces £183m fine over passenger data breach ICO says personal data of 500,000 customers was stolen from website and mobile app British Airways is to be fined more than £183m by the Information Commissioner’s Office after hackers stole the personal data of half a million of the airline’s customers.The ICO said its extensive investigation found...
13:26 2019-07-08

ANU incident report on massive data breach is a must-read The Australian National University has set a new standard for transparent data breach reporting. They didn't lose all 19 years of data, but they're no closer to understanding the attacker's motives....
04:52 2019-10-03

Equifax Agrees to Pay Data Breach Victims Up to $20,000 for Their Troubles Nearly two years after the catastrophic Equifax data breach of 2017 was announced, it looks like the company is readying to cough up damages to any of the 147 million people whose personal information was exposed in the breach.Read more......
23:00 2019-07-22

What does Equifax's $700M settlement over its data breach mean for you? Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
22:52 2019-07-22

Factbox: Biggest U.S. data breach settlements before Equifax The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that Equifax Inc. will pay up to $700 million for a data breach that exposed millions of consumers' personal information....
22:26 2019-07-22

Equifax agrees to pay $700M after massive data breach SAN FRANCISCO — The Wall Street Journal says Equifax will pay around $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The Journal, citing unnamed sources familiar with the...
11:39 2019-07-20

FTC outlines how to claim compensation for Equifax data breach The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday announced how customers affected by the 2017 Equifax data breach can receive compensation as a result of the agency's settlement....
02:26 2019-07-25

Marriott faces £99m fine over massive customer data breach The Marriott International hotel chain is facing a £99m fine relating to a data breach that is believed to have affected around 339 million customers globally....
19:39 2019-07-09

Arizona Attorney General: settlement reached in data breach PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a settlement has been reached in the first health care data breach lawsuit involving numerous states. The office said Tuesday the deal was reached with health care software provider Medical Informatics Engineering Inc. and NoMoreClipboa...
07:39 2019-06-05

Most Singapore firms experienced data breach, worried over 5G deployments Some 96% of companies in the country admit to experiencing a data breach over the past year, with 98% expressing security concerns involving digital transformation initiatives and 5G network deployments....
07:52 2019-10-01

Two charged with terrorism over Bulgaria's biggest data breach: lawyer Prosecutors have charged two workers at a cyber security company with terrorism as part of an investigation into Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach, a lawyer for the defendants said on Wednesday....
23:13 2019-07-24

LabCorp Expects Little Impact From Data Breach at Billing Vendor Laboratory Corp. of America has been scanning the dark web for any signs of its customers’ personal data since learning of a data breach at an outside bill-collection agency last week, but so far hasn’t found anything....
04:26 2019-06-06

E3 data breach leaks info for thousands of registered journalists Thanks to a staggering bit of negligence on the part of the organization that manages E3, the last and worst "leak" this year affects people from the media who covered the event. As pointed out on YouTube by Sophia Narwitz, a spreadsheet was availabl......
16:39 2019-08-03

Capital One data breach suspect may have hacked 30-plus companies, prosecutors say Federal prosecutors say a woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One may have hacked more than 30 other organizations.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

British Airways faces $229M fine over data breach LONDON — British Airways is facing a $229 million fine over a breach that compromised information on half a million customers — the biggest penalty to date under new, tougher regulations and one that is likely to be seen as a test case for companies that fail to secure big data caches. Britain’s Inf...
22:52 2019-07-08

British Airways fined $229m over last year’s data breach British Airways (BA) is about to be slapped with a massive fine of £183 million ($229 million) by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The penalty is for failing to secure its site and preventing the theft of some 500,000 users’ personal information in a data breach it suffered last Septembe...
15:13 2019-07-08

Yahoo Could Pay Out $358 to Individual Users in Data Breach Settlement: Report If you live in the US or in Israel, had a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016 and have got an email from Yahoo on the settlement claim over data breach, you could be eligible for $358 or more....
03:39 2019-10-10

Singapore updates guidelines on data breach notification, accountability Expected to be included as part of the upcoming amendment to the country's data protection law, the new guidelines state businesses take no more than 30 days to investigate a suspected breach and notify the authorities 72 hours after completing their assessment of the breach....
13:02 2019-05-22

US Customs data breach sees traveler information stolen US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has confirmed that tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates have been stolen in a data breach raising concerns over how the US government handles the security of its subcontractors.At the end of May, an official at the agency learned that a f...
21:39 2019-06-11

Equifax data breach settlement: How to unfreeze your credit report As the largest-ever settlement for a data breach heads toward court approval, you may want to consider unfreezing your credit report. Here's how.       ...
22:52 2019-07-22

Malindo Air identifies employees of e-commerce contractor behind data breach Two rogue employees of e-commerce services provider GoQuo have been blamed for a security breach that compromised the personal data of Malindo Air and Thai Lion Air passengers, which was hosted on Amazon Web Services' cloud platform....
07:52 2019-09-24

Yahoo To Compensate Users In US, Israel For Data Breach: Report If you live in the US or in Israel, had a Yahoo account between 2012 and 2016 and have got an email from Yahoo on the settlement claim over data breach, you could be eligible for $358 or more....
11:39 2019-10-09

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 mln to settle U.S. data-breach probes -WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to settle data breach probes by paying around $700 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:00 2019-07-20

UniCredit Investigating Data Breach Possibly Related to Capital One Italian bank UniCredit is investigating the possibility of a data breach that the lender believes could be related to a similar hacking incident at Capital One....
21:00 2019-07-31

Seattle woman charged in Capital One breach may have data from other companies The Seattle software engineer, arrested Monday in connection with the theft of data from Capital One, may have stolen data from other entities.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

ANU says blaming China for massive data breach is speculative and 'harmful' Despite an extensive incident report, Australian National University is unable to say who is behind the cyber-attackMedia reports blaming China for a massive data breach at the Australian National University revealed in June 2019 are speculative and “harmful” because the university has been unable t...
12:52 2019-10-02

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
00:52 2019-06-11

Clothing resale site Poshmark suffers data breach Clothing resale site Poshmark has been hacked. Data from users in the US, including full names, usernames, genders, email addresses, hashed passwords, clothing size preferences and social media profile information, were accessed by "an unauthorized t......
17:00 2019-08-02

Fingerprints and facial recognition data exposed in major breach More than one million fingerprints and a host of usernames and passwords have been exposed on an unsecured database hosted by a security platform that lists the Metropolitan Police among its clients....
17:52 2019-08-14

Equifax on the hot seat for running out of data breach settlement funds Even when making restitution to victims of its massive 2017 data breach, Equifax still can’t seem to avoid a mess. The credit reporting agency is now attracting a ton of scrutiny after the Federal Trade Commission revealed in an urgent announcement to the public that the pool of Equifax settle...
04:39 2019-08-03

Facebook failed to warn users they were at risk of data breach Facebook has been accused of letting down its users after a significant data breach last year.The social media giant did not provide users with enough warning that their Facebook accounts could be compromised and their data stolen due to security flaws in its sign-on system, a new lawsuit has said.F...
17:52 2019-08-16

CafePress resets passwords months after reported data breach StockX isn't the only company that appears to have warned users about a data breach through password resets. T-shirt seller CafePress has been asking customers to choose new passwords as part of an updated "password policy," but the news came soon a......
03:39 2019-08-06

Capital One data breach suspect seeks release from jail Paige Thompson, a talented computer programmer from Seattle who goes by the online handle "erratic," was arrested last month after the FBI said she obtained personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications....
04:39 2019-08-21

Equifax deal with FTC closes largest-ever settlement for a data breach Credit-reporting company Equifax will pay up to a record $650 million to settle US federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday. The largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a close multiple probes into Equifax by the Federal ...
16:39 2019-07-22

Equifax Is Said to Be Close to Reaching Deal in Huge ’17 Data Breach The agreement, which calls for the company to pay around $650 million, is meant to resolve federal and state inquiries and consumer claims over the exposure of data of at least 145 million people....
15:26 2019-07-22

Capital One data breach: Amazon Web Services is backbone for Netflix, NASA and others AWS provides the server and backup cloud services for many top firms, from Netflix, Samsung and GE to the Dept. of Defense, state of Arizona and NASA.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Worried About the Capital One Data Breach? Do These 4 Things to Make Sure Your Information Is Secure A Seattle woman was arrested Monday in connection with a massive Capital One data breach affecting 100 million people in the U.S. and 6 million people in Canada. This occurred just days after credit bureau Equifax settled to pay up to $700 million in restitution after its 2017 data breach. The FBI a...
01:39 2019-08-01

Italy's UniCredit says carrying out own probe in relation to Capital One data breach Italy's biggest bank by assets UniCredit said on Wednesday it was carrying out its own investigation in relation to a major data breach at capital one Financial Corp....
18:39 2019-07-31

Online sneaker marketplace failed to come clean about 6.8M record data breach StockX — a popular online marketplace for sneakerheads and streetwear aficionados to trade apparel — is the latest company to fall victim to a massive data breach affecting millions of its users. As if that wasn’t bad enough, TechCrunch reported over the weekend that the incident happened almost thr...
12:52 2019-08-05

The massive Capital One data breach may have affected Ford, Vodafone, and other companies REUTERS/ Brendan McDermid A massive data breach at Capital One exposed the personal information of 106 million customers. It looks like Capital One may just be the first of several potential data breaches all attributed to the same person. A 33-year-old named Paige Thompson was arrested on Monday i...
00:26 2019-08-01

Online sneaker reseller StockX faces lawsuit over data breach StockX is now facing legal action over a data breach that led to the theft of more than 6.8 million customer records. A class-action lawsuit filed in US District Court this week alleged that the online sneaker marketplace compromised the data of mino......
04:13 2019-08-22

Slack resets tens of thousands of passwords following 2015 data breach Tens of thousands of Slack users will have to change their passwords after the company learned new details about a 2015 data breach. If you created your account before March of that year, haven't changed your password since and don't log in via a sin......
18:52 2019-07-18

British Airways receives record fine for passenger data breach The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has slapped British Airways with a massive fine over a data breach that saw customer credit card data get stolen. It is the largest fine the office has ever handed out....
14:00 2019-07-08

LabCorp Patient Data Affected in Breach of Collection Firm's Systems Medical-testing giant Laboratory Corp. of America said 7.7 million of its patients may be affected by the same data breach at a collections firm that also did business with Quest Diagnostics Inc....
10:26 2019-06-05

FDNY warns of major data breach possibly affecting more than 10,000 patients The FDNY admitted Friday that an employee’s personal hard drive was ripped off and thousands of EMS patients may have had their information compromised — five months after learning of the theft. The theft affected 10,253 people who were treated or taken to the hospital by FDNY EMS ambulance between ...
02:00 2019-08-10

In systemic breach, hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial data Bulgaria's finance minister apologized to the country on Tuesday after admitting hackers had stolen millions of taxpayers' financial data in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
22:13 2019-07-16

Marriott fined $123m for 2018 data breach that hit 339m customers Hot on the heels of British Airways, international hotel group Marriott is set to face the wrath of the UK‘s data privacy regulator. The country’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said it plans to fine the US-based chain £99 million ($123 million) under EU GDPR laws for a data breach that exp...
10:26 2019-07-10

Cybersecurity giant Symantec plays down unreported breach of test data Hacker accessed passwords and list of purported clients, including Australian government agencies – but company says these were only demonstration accountsThe American cybersecurity giant Symantec has downplayed a data breach that allowed a hacker to access passwords and a purported list of its clie...
21:13 2019-06-13

Regulators fine British Airways record $230M for data breach The British government said Monday it will fine British Airways a record $230 million for a security breach that affected the personal data of about 500,000 customers a year ago....
19:13 2019-07-08

British Airways gets hammered with a record £183m fine for data breach The ICO has penalized British Airways with a record fine of £183 million for a data breach that occurred last year.The incident came to light last September, when British Airways revealed that a sophisticated hack had led to 380,000 customer accounts being compromised, although that initial fig...
17:26 2019-07-08

MoviePass data breach leaves credit card numbers open Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is the latest company to suffer a data breach after tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards were left unsecured on a server that was not password protected.The exposed database was discovered by SpiderSilk security researcher M...
23:26 2019-08-21

Police raid cybersecurity firm over Bulgaria's biggest data breach Police investigating Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach have detained a manager of a cybersecurity company, raided its offices and seized computers, they said on Wednesday....
12:26 2019-07-24

Los Angeles police: personal data of thousands of officers stolen in breach More than 17,000 applicants also affected in breach of city’s personnel departmentThe personal information of 2,500 Los Angeles police department officers and 17,500 people who had applied to join the force were exposed in a data breach, the department announced on Monday.The department was informed...
01:00 2019-08-01

Equifax to pay at least $575 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax will pay at least $575 million in a settlement stemming from one of the biggest data security failures ever.       ...
18:39 2019-07-22

UPDATE 5-Equifax's $700 mln data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law with a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that could spur new consumer data rules....
22:26 2019-07-22

Equifax data breach settlement: How to file a claim for $125 or free credit reporting Equifax has set up a website and is now accepting claims for its 2017 data breach. The deadline to file a claim is Jan. 22, 2020.       ...
08:52 2019-07-25

UPDATE 6-Equifax's $700 mln data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law during a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that was nonetheless criticized by consumer advocates and some lawmakers who called for stricter regulation....
02:39 2019-07-23

Medical data stolen in Quest breach makes patients very vulnerable, experts say Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

DoorDash data breach that affected 4.9M users draws class action suit At least one of the DoorDash users who claims she is among the nearly 5 million people affected by a massive data theft wants to take a bite out of the food delivery giant. On Friday, a Queens woman filed a class action lawsuit in Brooklyn federal court against the Silicon Valley company regarding t...
04:39 2019-10-05

UniCredit says no evidence of any customer data breach after Capital One case-memo to staff UniCredit has found no evidence so far of any customer data having been accessed or compromised in relation to a major data breach at Capital One Financial Corp, the bank said in a memo to staff on Thursday....
20:13 2019-08-01

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
16:52 2019-07-13

Phishing attack: Students' personal information stolen in university data breach University says it has fallen victim to a "a sophisticated and malicious phishing attack" -- and students are being warned to look out for suspicious emails....
15:52 2019-07-23

Data breach exposes personal information of thousands of LAPD officers and applicants A data breach into the Los Angeles Personnel Department exposed the information of thousands of LAPD officers and applicants.       ...
18:00 2019-07-31

How to freeze your credit: It's free in all states after Equifax data security breach A freeze prevents lenders from pulling a person's credit report, essentially blocking fraudsters from opening a new account in that person's name.       ...
18:39 2019-07-22

Capital One data breach shows why it shouldn't be a tech company that does banking What's in your wallet? Banks hold even more sensitive information than most tech outfits. But many financial institutions don’t seem to care: Our view       ...
09:26 2019-08-08

Popular PDF software developer suffers major data breach – reset your password now Foxit Software, the company behind PDF reader Foxit Reader and PDF editor PhantomPDF, is forcing users to reset their password after it suffered a data breach.The software developer has not revealed a great deal about the nature of the security incident, and has been somewhat vague about when it too...
13:26 2019-09-03

Blood-testing firm Quest Diagnostics says data breach may have exposed 12M patients The world's largest blood-testing firm said Monday a security breach has compromised the sensitive personal information of nearly 12 million patients....
20:00 2019-06-03

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before trial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people and to get herself killed by police, prosecutors said....
13:26 2019-08-23

Losing Sleep Caring For Dementia Patients May Affect Health: Eat These 7 Foods To Induce Sleep According to a latest study, published in the journal 'JAMA', dementia patients' carers are losing their sleep while caring for their clients and this may affect their overall health adversely...
19:52 2019-08-24

DoorDash security breach affects nearly 5 million users DoorDash announced today that it suffered a security breach that affected 4.9 million users. According to the company, on May 4th, 2019, an unauthorized third-party gained access to information belonging to DoorDash users including consumers, deliver......
04:13 2019-09-27

GDPR: British Airways faces record £183m fine for customer data breach Information Commissioner's Office intends to fine airline for “poor security arrangements” - British Airways says it's “surprised and disappointed” by planned penalty....
15:26 2019-07-08

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 million patients....
14:39 2019-06-03

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about voting right now than at any point since 2003. The people love our never-ending campaigns....
22:26 2019-09-13

MoviePass reveals customer data breach, adding latest stupid insult to a mountain of idiotic injuries “Insult to injury” is one of those phrases that gets tossed around a lot in certain circles, enough that it can often feel diluted when the time to truly deploy it finally arrives. Which leaves us with something of a conundrum tonight, as we struggle to figure out what to call the news—reported on b...
07:52 2019-08-22

Gas explosion in New Zealand's Christchurch injures several people New Zealand emergency services evacuated residents near what they said was a suspected gas explosion in the South Island city of Christchurch on Friday that left a house on fire and several people injured....
02:39 2019-07-19

Equifax to pay up to $700 million to settle state and federal investigations into 2017 security breach Equifax has agreed to pay $650 million to settle a series of state and federal investigations into a massive 2017 data breach that left more than 147 million Americans’ names, Social Security numbers, credit-card details and other sensitive information exposed....
13:39 2019-07-22

Over 100 million credit card applicants at risk in Capital One breach, Seattle woman arrested A former software engineer from Seattle has been arrested in connection with a massive data breach that potentially puts over 100 million Capital One credit card applicants at risk. Paige A. Thompson, 33, allegedly accessed information from Capital One bank through a misconfigured security feature a...
19:52 2019-07-31

Major data breach puts all Ecuadorans - including Julian Assange - at risk of identity theft, security firm warns The entire population of Ecuador – including Julian Assange, who spent years living at the country’s embassy in London -- might now be at risk of identity theft after a trove of personal data was found on an unsecured server, a cybersecurity firm is warning....
04:52 2019-09-18

Nearly $2 million worth of cocaine washed up on a beach in New Zealand Police said that 19 packages containing cocaine washed up on the shore of Bethells Beach in West Auckland, New Zealand.        ...
20:39 2019-08-08

Terrorist Who Allegedly Killed 51 People in New Zealand Gets Letter Published to 4Chan From Jail The white supremacist accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, currently has no access to internet, TV, newspapers, and radio. Yet he’s still able to get his hateful ideology out into the world, all thanks to extremists on 4Chan and lax rules about letter writing in ...
13:26 2019-08-14

Fossils of 'Squawkzilla,' 19 million-year-old cannibal parrot, found in New Zealand Fossils of a giant parrot that ate members of its own species have been found in New Zealand. Standing up to 3 feet in height, researchers have dubbed the astronomical avian "Squawkzilla."...
17:39 2019-08-07

Brenton Tarrant, the man accused of killing 51 people at 2 New Zealand mosques, has pleaded not guilty to all charges CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Brenton Tarrant, the man accused of killing 51 people at 2 New Zealand mosques, has pleaded not guilty to all charges. The post Brenton Tarrant, the man accused of killing 51 people at 2 New Zealand mosques, has pleaded not guilty to all charges appeared first on LEX...
03:00 2019-06-14

Travelling in Europe, my small talk annoyed people. But in New Zealand, it flows easily | Eleanor Ainge Roy The ceaseless banter we engage in unthinkingly often goes so much deeper than exchanging shallow pleasantriesIt was the hottest day of the European heatwave and I was preparing for a dinner party in a Roelofarendsveen, a quiet Dutch village 30km south of Amsterdam.I’d cycled to the local supermarket...
05:52 2019-10-07

WHO: More data needed on microplastics’ effects on health The World Health Organization on Thursday urged for further research on the effects of microplastics on the environment and human health as a new study highlights the ubiquity of the material in drinking water....
14:26 2019-08-22

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, however, the British Columbia-based strength and conditioning coach began tracking everything—calories, macronutrients, fertility—and noticed the...
12:13 2019-05-30

Medicus unlocks health data into meaningful insights Artificial intelligence is gaining traction across various fields, especially health care, and with the use of data, it’s turning it into meaningful insights. Dubai-born Medicus uses an AI platform and works with diagnostic labs to translate medical reports and blood tests into visual and int...
17:52 2019-06-09

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline Criado-Perez...
19:26 2019-06-12

Tech Giants in Battle to Store Health Data in the Cloud Amazon, Microsoft and Google are striking sweeping agreements to store data and develop software for hospitals, as they wrestle for control in health-care and cloud-computing markets....
16:39 2019-09-10

Why do fragrances cause health problems for one in three people? One in three adults say fragrances in everyday products give them headaches, runny noses or breathing problems. But are these symptoms psychological?...
02:52 2019-09-07

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate has risen by a third since 1999. The increase was seen in almost all races and all ethnic groups. Obes...
21:39 2019-06-20

4 Your Health: More people using antibiotics without a prescription Many Americans are using antibiotics without a prescription, according to new research from Baylor College of Medicine. The study shows unprescribed antibiotic use varied from just one percent among patients visiting a clinic to 66 percent for people like migrant workers who don’t have health ...
12:39 2019-07-24

Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance looks to machine learning for patient care The partnership with AWS will see the alliance use machine learning to advance innovation in areas such as cancer diagnostics, precision medicine, voice-enabled technologies, and medical imaging....
05:52 2019-08-08

Health workers aim to save lives of mothers and babies with smartphone data Community health workers in India and Uganda are to be armed with smartphones and tablets that use data analytics, risk maps and social media trends to help save the lives of vulnerable mothers and babies....
15:26 2019-09-25

Why Apple's iPhone 11 may not excite businesses, but expanded focus on health data should Apple gives iPhone 11, Watch Series 5, and iPad incremental hardware refresh, but services like Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and a new health-focused Research app are the real story....
04:52 2019-09-11

Health insurance for world's poorest people David Dror is a driven man. His mission: help the poorest people in the world's poorest countries get basic health insurance by relying on each other, not on governments. His method: microinsurance cooperatives....
16:26 2019-07-10

4 Your Health: New treatment to help people with severe peanut allergies (NBC News)- People with a severe peanut allergy may have a new option to protect themselves from a life-threatening reaction. The treatment is called sublingual immunotherapy and involves putting a tiny amount of peanut protein under the tongue. Researchers at the University of North Carolina track...
05:39 2019-09-05

‘I Wish We Had More Answers’: Health Officials Still Don’t Know Why 500 People Have Gotten Sick After Vaping More than 500 people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping, and seven have died — but there’s still not a clear cause, federal health officials said on a call with reporters Thursday. “We at [the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] are very concerned about...
02:39 2019-09-20

AI uses Google Trends data to predict how many people will get the flu In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI model that taps Google Trends data to improve the accuracy of flu prevalence forecasts.Read More...
15:52 2019-07-08

Thousands of people in Finland to receive genetic health predictions A large genetic trial in Finland will soon tell 3400 volunteers their personal risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and a type of blood clot...
15:52 2019-05-21

Tracking microbes people carry may predict future health WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are getting a close look at how trillions of microbes that normally share our bodies can get out of whack and spur disease. Gut bacteria and communities of bacteria, viruses and fungi that live elsewhere in the body are called the microbiome. Researchers don’t unde...
19:52 2019-05-29

High medical costs have driven these people to put their health at risk Health-care costs are so high that young people are ditching the doctor altogether, according to recent data from the Nationwide Retirement Institute. Here are some of the drastic steps they're taking to save....
02:52 2019-09-07

Should people with mental health conditions be drugged to stand trial? A US trail is bringing the questionable practice of forced medication into the spotlight – but in the UK and elsewhere voices are growing for its use, says Laura Spinney...
22:39 2019-09-25

Bill Gates said there was more health equality in 1800, but only because most people died before age 35 Mike Lawrence/Getty Images for Gates Archive Bill Gates loves a good chart. On Wednesday, he pointed to one that shows how life expectancy rates have been steadily rising around the world as sanitation improves, people get more vaccines (and better health care overall), and they have enough to eat...
21:26 2019-09-26

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. An analysis of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) records revealed that, from January 2004 to April...
18:26 2019-06-06

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministry, led by Matteo Salvini, power to demand the payment....
05:39 2019-06-12

Nielsen wants to track podcast data by... calling people Are true crime podcasts as popular with Millenials as they are with Baby Boomers? Does the under-35 crowd listen to wellness podcasts? Nielsen, the company behind the TV ratings system, will begin to survey Americans about their podcast consumption h......
22:13 2019-07-11

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibility for Medicaid and premium tax credits for private insurance....
13:00 2019-06-17

Biometric data of a million users leaked Security researchers have discovered a huge collection of unsecured biometric credentials and personal information including the fingerprint data of over one million people.The discovery was made by researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar alongside vpnMentor and in addition to fingerprint data, they al...
03:26 2019-08-15

Alegion raises $12 million for data annotation Alegion, a startup providing data annotation tools and services to companies like Airbnb and Walmart, has raised $12 million in venture capital.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Around 12 million children may never see a classroom, UN data reveals New data published by the United Nations cultural agency on Friday, reveals that without taking urgent measures, around 12 million young children will never set foot inside a school, with girls facing “the greatest barriers”....
20:00 2019-09-13

US health officials urge people to stop vaping as third death reported Officials are investigating more than 450 possible cases of a severe breathing illness among otherwise ‘healthy young people’US health officials warned people not to vape until they determine the cause of a severe respiratory illness, which has killed at least three people and hospitalized many more...
01:39 2019-09-07

Facebook Bravely Limits Nonsense Health 'Cures' and Misinformation to Just Some People Facebook’s track record for tackling misinformation on its platform is, well, you might say not exactly great. It’s not just limited to dumb or misleading political memes either—it also includes seriously dangerous health misinformation and alleged “cures.” Realizing the error of its ways and their ...
21:26 2019-07-02

Metta World Peace: ‘I wish I had trusted more people’ with my mental health struggle Metta World Peace insists he’s not “misunderstood.” “That’s saying that I am somehow different from what people say I am,” the retired hoopster tells The Post. “I am that person. I’m from the streets.” The 39-year-old Queens-bred hoops star, who changed his name from Ron Artest in 2011, has long bee...
23:13 2019-05-29

7 People Suspected Of Nipah Virus In Hospital: Kerala Health Minister Seven people suspected of having contracted Nipah virus have been admitted to a hospital and the condition of the patient diagnosed with the virus is now stable, Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja......
04:26 2019-06-06

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo competitor to track people's health Comcast is working on a device to monitor people's health at home, as well as some media and communications services, according to people familiar with the plans....
19:52 2019-05-21

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his government. WATCH NOW....
12:13 2019-08-22

Homeless people are causing subway chaos, data shows New York City’s homelessness crisis is slowing down straphangers. The number of service disruptions due to incidents involving homeless riders is up over 50 percent in the first three months of this year compared to 2018, according to MTA data. Of the 371 incidents through March of this year, ...
21:26 2019-06-11

Hackers breached Bulgaria’s tax agency and leaked the data of 5M people Bulgaria has suffered what has been described as the biggest data leak in its history. The stolen data, which hackers emailed to local media on July 15, originates from the country’s tax reporting service – the National Revenue Agency (NRA). The breach contains the personal data of 5 million citizen...
21:52 2019-07-16

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
15:39 2019-05-21

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
19:39 2019-06-28

Matillion raises $35 million to transform data in the cloud Matillion, a U.K.-based data transformation toolkit provider, has rasied $35 million in fresh capital following a year of triple-digit growth.Read More...
15:39 2019-06-04

Still available via Google Analytics: Data slurped from 4 million browsers Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Six days after Ars revealed an online service selling links to tax returns, prescription refills, and reams of other sensitive information collected from more than four million browsers, the data remains available to existing customers—thanks, in part, to es...
00:39 2019-07-25

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday....
21:26 2019-06-03

Facebook to pay $100 million to settle with SEC over misuse of user data Facebook Inc agreed to pay a $100 million fine to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it misled investors for more than two years about the misuse of its users' data, the regulator said on Wednesday....
15:26 2019-07-24

Five Million Bulgarians’ Personal Data Stolen in Hack The data of more than five million people was stolen from Bulgaria’s tax agency. Someone emailed a claim of responsibility to news outlets, writing, “The state of your cybersecurity is a parody.”...
02:01 2019-07-18

KPMG to pay $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLC has agreed to pay a $50 million penalty over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Monday....
17:39 2019-06-17

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
20:00 2019-06-05

Data breaches now cost companies an average of $1.41 million IT security budgets now average $18.9 million, up from $8.9 million, with savings credited to internal cybersecurity, according to new Kaspersky report....
11:39 2019-10-02

One million people are diagnosed with an STI every day, according to WHO Hearing that you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted infection is obviously not great news, but it’s a reality for up to a million people every single day. A new report from the World Health Organization emphasizes the insanely high rate of new STI diagnoses while urging sexually active...
07:39 2019-06-07

More than 1 million people are diagnosed with an STI every day Each year, there are more than 376 million new cases of the four most common infections -- chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis -- meaning that more than 1 million people are diagnosed every day....
18:52 2019-06-07

The World Health Organization Will Stop Classifying Transgender People as Having a ‘Mental Disorder’ The World Health Organization (WHO) will no longer categorize being transgender as a “mental disorder”, after a major resolution to amend its health guidelines was approved May 25. The United Nations’ health agency approved a resolution to remove “gender identity disorderR...
21:39 2019-05-28

Kristen Bell addresses her mental health, 'the shame that prevents' people from opening up Kristen Bell spoke to Women's Health about her mental health, from her medication (an antidepressant and CBD oil) to her vegetarian diet.        ...
23:26 2019-10-09

Eating cheese promotes heart health in people who eat lots of salt: study There’s a reason why salty, cured meats and cheeses pair so well together — and not just because it’s delicious. To the delight of fromage fans, cheese can actually help strengthen blood vessels against damage done by sodium, according to a new Penn State study. They say anti-oxidants fo...
19:52 2019-09-18

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
17:13 2019-05-24

Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government's image after he cut their funding....
20:00 2019-08-21

Brazil agribusiness joins with NGOs to call for action on Amazon Brazil's leading meat export industry group and other agribusiness associations on Friday joined with nongovernment organizations (NGOs) to call for an end to deforestation on public lands, demanding government action as the Amazon rainforest burns....
20:13 2019-09-06

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad, though he gives no evidence....
23:26 2019-08-21

Uganda demands financial records, donor lists of NGOs Non-governmental organizations in Uganda have been told to submit financial information including budgets and donor lists to the authorities, an official told Reuters on Thursday, in a move rights groups said was another attempt to muzzle criticism....
17:00 2019-08-22

Without Evidence, Brazil President Claims NGOs May Be Burning The Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amazon rainforest to bring shame on his government......
22:13 2019-08-21

Quebec provincial police interrogate 17 people about Desjardins data leak Desjardins, a Quebec-based co-operative, said a single employee was responsible for the breach detected in December 2018 and that he has since been fired....
22:26 2019-09-19

Accelmed seeks to raise $100 million for fourth health tech fund Accelmed, a U.S.-Israel group of funds investing in medical device and digital health companies, said on Monday it was establishing a new fund with the aim of raising and managing $100 million....
08:26 2019-10-08

Health Recovery Solutions raises $10 million for patient monitoring tools Health Recovery Solutions, a New Jersey-based company developing remote patient monitoring solutions for health systems, has raised $12 million.Read More...
16:39 2019-09-05

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
17:00 2019-06-17

Incredible Health raises $15 million to match nurses with hospital jobs Incredible Health, a startup building a job marketplace for nurses, hospitals, and health systems, has raised $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
20:52 2019-09-12

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge NEW YORK (AP) — A year after Kate Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name has announced the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental health services. The Kate Spade New York Foundation said in a statement Wednesday it is donating $200,000 to The Jed Foundation, which p...
15:39 2019-06-05

Fitbit wins deal for 1 million new users in Singapore health plan Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens as part of a health initiative that begins in October....
20:00 2019-08-21

British Airways Fined $229 Million Over Customers' Data Theft British Airways has been fined more than 183 million pounds after computer hackers last year stole bank details from hundreds of thousands of passengers, its parent group IAG said Monday....
09:39 2019-07-08

Google To Pay $170 Million Fine For Sharing Children's Data On YouTube Google agreed to pay a $170 million fine to settle charges that it illegally collected and shared data from children on its YouTube video service without consent of parents, US officials announced......
22:26 2019-09-04

Panoramic raises $35 million to unify and model marketing data Panoramic, a startup developing a robust marketing data modeling and analytics solution, today emerged from stealth with $35 million in funding.Read More...
20:52 2019-09-12

Waycare raises $7.25 million to improve city traffic using AI and big data Waycare helps city planners make better-informed traffic-management decisions by tapping historical and real-time data inputs from myriad sources.Read More...
20:39 2019-10-03

DoorDash hack leaks data of 4.9 million customers, restaurants Meal delivery service DoorDash Inc said on Thursday there was a data breach and information related to 4.9 million customers, delivery executives and restaurants may have been leaked....
08:39 2019-09-27

U.S. FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 million gene therapy was manipulated The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was manipulated, but the agency believes the treatment should remain on the market....
03:26 2019-08-07

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
19:39 2019-07-10

Google's YouTube to pay $170 million penalty for collecting data on kids Google, which is owned by Alphabet Inc , and its YouTube video service will pay $170 million to settle allegations that it broke federal law by collecting personal information about children, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-09-04

KPMG fined $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLP has agreed to pay a $50 million fine over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday....
18:39 2019-06-17

RapidSOS raises $25 million more to furnish first responders with emergency data RapidOS, a startup developing technology that furnishes first responders with enhanced emergency data, has raised $25 million in a series B extension.Read More...
20:52 2019-10-08

Data of 218 Million Words With Friends Players Allegedly Stolen A popular hacker claims he has stolen personal records of over 200 million Words With Friends game players. The breach affects both Android and iOS users....
00:13 2019-10-02

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says the tornado threat has “exited our area of re...
16:52 2019-05-28

One billion people have preventable eye conditions, increasingly linked to lifestyle choices: UN health agency A staggering 2.2 billion people already suffer from eye conditions and visual impairment today, but the global need for eye care is set to increase “dramatically”, with lack of exercise a key factor, the UN health agency said on Tuesday, unveiling its first ever report on vision across the world....
21:39 2019-10-08

What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avoid different products....
23:39 2019-09-07

Brazil's Bolsonaro accuses NGOs of setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government's image after he cut their funding....
23:00 2019-08-21

What started the Amazon fires? Brazilian president suggests NGOs, but gives no proof President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday that the fires, which can be seen from space, could be an attempt to make him look bad.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Jair Bolsonaro accuses NGOs of setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazilian president blames green groups for rise in blazes, but offers no evidence for claimThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environmental groups of setting fires in the Amazon as he tries to deflect growing international criticism of his failure to protect the world’s biggest ra...
21:52 2019-08-21

Planned Lebanon demolitions put 15,000 Syrian children at risk of homelessness: NGOs At least 15,000 Syrian children will be at risk of homelessness if the Lebanese government goes ahead with the planned demolition of "semi-permanent structures" built by refugees in eastern Lebanon, aid agencies warned on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-06-04

People's DNA ancestry results keep changing as the sites gather more data: 'What's my real identity?' Wikimedia Commons People's ancestry results keep changing as sites gather more data. "We try to convey the notion that this is a living document," said Robin Smith, head of 23andMe's ancestry division. As more data pours in, it tweaks the ancestry results. "Your genes really don't carry racial, eth...
19:00 2019-06-27

Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday....
22:00 2019-09-16

Brazil Fails to Replace Cuban Doctors, Hurting Health Care of 28 Million After Cuba recalled 8,517 doctors from Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s new president, told Brazilians “we can solve this problem.” So far, he has failed, with millions paying the price....
11:26 2019-06-11

3.7 million lives could be saved by 2025 if health services ramp up nutrition actions: WHO If governments boost their focus on healthier eating, 3.7 million deaths could be prevented by the year 2025, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) latest guidelines on improving nutrition, released on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-09-05

GV leads $60 million investment in Ethos for data-driven life insurance Alphabet's investment arm GV has led a $60 million investment in Ethos, a life insurance platform that uses big data and predictive analytics.Read More...
05:26 2019-08-28

Lacework raises $42 million to protect cloud environments from data breaches Mountain View cloud cybersecurity provider Lacework has raised $42 million in venture capital, bringing its total raised to over $70 million.Read More...
15:52 2019-09-12

Amazon open-sources its Topical Chat data set of over 4.7 million words Amazon today released a data set -- the Topical Chat data set -- intended to help support high-quality research in the field of dialogue systems.Read More...
21:13 2019-09-17

YouTube Fined $170 Million for Collecting Kids’ Data Without Parental Consent (WASHINGTON) — Google’s video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data without their parents’ consent. The Federal Trade Commission fined Google $136 million and the company will pay an additional $34 million to New ...
18:13 2019-09-04

Group dating service 3Fun exposed data for 1.5 million users Yet another dating service is learning about the dangers of data vulnerablilities. Pen Test Partners discovered that threesome-oriented app 3Fun left 1.5 million users' data exposed, including precise locations, sexual orientation and even private p......
04:13 2019-08-10

Database leaks data on most of Ecuador's citizens, including 6.7 million children Elasticsearch server leaks personal data on Ecuador's citizens, their family trees, and children, but also some users' financial records and car registration information....
17:52 2019-09-16

Recorded Future, just sold for $780 million, scours the internet for threat data Recorded Future, backed by the venture arms of Google and the CIA, was purchased by Insight Partners this week. Here's what they do, and how threat intelligence may represent one of the most promising sectors of the cybersecurity market....
17:26 2019-06-02

Immigration court backlog exceeds 1 million cases, data group says The immigration court backlog now exceeds 1 million cases, according to Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, which tracks immigration court data....
07:13 2019-09-19

Acronis raises $147 million for tools that back up, protect, and restore data Backup and recovery solutions provider Acronis has raised $147 million in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs, valuing the company at $1 billion.Read More...
22:00 2019-09-18

Words With Friends player data allegedly stolen for 218 million users A hacker claims to have hacked Zynga's Words With Friends social mobile game, gaining access to a database of information on more than 218 million users.Read More...
22:52 2019-09-30

British Airways faces record $230 million fine over data theft British Airways-owner IAG is facing a record $230 million fine for the theft of data from 500,000 customers from its website last year under tough new data-protection rules policed by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)....
11:13 2019-07-08

Canadian lender Desjardins says personal data of 2.9 million members breached Canadian lender Desjardins Group said on Thursday an unauthorized use of internal data by an employee led to breach of personal information including social insurance number, address and details of banking habits of more than 2.9 million members....
02:39 2019-06-21

The forgotten crisis that has displaced 1.2 million people From the air, the camp at Bria looks like a small town, with warrens of metal shacks glinting amid the dusty red clay. And in many ways it is, an enforced sanctuary for 65,000 people desperate to escape the militias that roam this part of the Central African Republic (CAR)....
19:00 2019-06-27

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
22:26 2019-06-19

This Town Of 800 People Gets 1 Million Tourists A Year Hallstatt in the Austrian Alps is a town so beautiful, people can't stay away. The World Heritage Site with a population of 800 receives around 1 million tourists a year....
13:00 2019-08-01

Germany: 20.8 million people with immigrant background While refugees catch the headlines, most migrants come from other parts of Europe. Only 15% of 20.8 million people with an immigrant background came as asylum-seekers....
17:00 2019-08-21

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-06-06

The Latest: Over 5 million people without power across Ohio DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio tornado (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email i...
11:39 2019-05-28

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimates...
15:52 2019-05-21

People Have Falsely Claimed Up To $74 Million Of EV Tax Credits There’s been a lot of debate over how much good the EV tax credit does, whether the number of cars it covers should be increased or if it should be phased out altogether. But in the meantime, people and companies are falsely claiming millions of dollars of tax credits....
20:52 2019-10-12

2 health care providers, dozens of people charged in alleged $115M Medicare kickback scheme Two health care providers and 28 individuals - including one of the provider’s CEOs, 13 doctors, five nurses and a social worker – were charged for their alleged involvement in a $115 million Medicare kickback scheme in California, the Justice Department announced Thursday....
02:13 2019-09-06

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on the subject....
23:13 2019-05-21

TELEMENTAL HEALTH REPORT: How telehealth can help US hospitals and health systems manage the $238 billion mental health crisis This is a preview of The Telemental Health Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more healthcare coverage with Digital Health Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing digital health news and analysis to your inbox. The US...
19:39 2019-10-02

Jair Bolsonaro claims without evidence that NGOs are setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazilian president claims green groups behind rise in blazes, but offers nothing to support his assertionThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environmental groups of setting fires in the Amazon as he tries to deflect growing international criticism of his failure to protect the worl...
08:13 2019-08-22

World Health Organization and UNICEF shows that 20 million children worldwide did not get lifesaving vaccines NBC NEWS-Millions of children are not getting the vaccines that could save their lives according to new reports. New report from World Health Organization and UNICEF World Health experts say nearly 20-million kids worldwide were not vaccinated against diseases like Measles, Diphtheria and Tetanus la...
08:52 2019-07-16

British Airways Faces Record $229 Million Penalty Over Stolen Customer Data Britain’s privacy watchdog on Monday announced its intention to fine British Airways, the country’s second-largest airline, nearly £183.4 million ($229.5 million) citing a security weakness in the airline’s website that enabled hackers to harvest the personal information of customers.Read more......
19:13 2019-07-08

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web Services. The database could have been viewed by anyone since it did not have a password for protection. The accounts in the database included those be...
19:13 2019-05-21

InCountry raises $15 million to help multinational companies comply with data residency regulations InCountry has raised $15 million to help global companies store customer data locally and meet local data sovereignty and residency regulations.Read More...
22:39 2019-07-18

Indian citizenship list excludes two million people Almost two million people from the state of Assam in northeast India have been excluded from the region's citizenship list as part of an exercise intended to identify illegal immigrants....
17:52 2019-08-31

Zimbabwe’s capital shuts off water for over 2 million people HARARE, Zimbabwe — The more than 2 million residents of Zimbabwe’s capital and surrounding towns are now without water after authorities shut down the city’s main treatment plant, raising new fears about disease after a recent cholera outbreak while the economy crumbles further. Officials in Harare ...
21:00 2019-09-24

Company sent nearly 5 million opioids to a pharmacy in a town of only 1,400 people A federal grand jury has indicted pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken, two of its top former officials, and two pharmacists with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of prescription painkillers in some of the states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the Justice Department announced Thursd...
07:52 2019-07-21

DNA database opts a million people out from police searches GEDMatch, a site which has helped solve around 25 cold criminal cases, has changed its terms and conditions to opt its users out from searches by law enforcement...
17:39 2019-05-21

1.3 million people have signed up to storm Area 51. What could go wrong? Please don’t attempt the internet’s joke du jour, the US air force will not be amusedUrban legend has it that Area 51 is a weird place. Yet even if the conspiracy theories are true and the Nevada air force facility harbors extraterrestrial technology and/or life, it would still barely qualify as bei...
00:52 2019-07-17

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refugee agency has warned.About 70.8 million – one in e...
09:39 2019-06-19

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country. The annu...
12:13 2019-06-19

Who are the Kurds? Almost 35 million people in the heart of Middle East Up to 35 million Kurds live in the mountainous region that roughly straddles the borders of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey and Armenia. The Kurds are the fourth-largest indigenous ethnic group in the Middle East, but they never won an independent state of their own. Some Kurdish nationalists want to crea...
04:52 2019-10-08

821 Million People Suffered From Hunger, Malnutrition In 2018: UN More than 821 million people suffered from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
21:13 2019-07-15

Milwaukee issues health alert urging people to stop vaping amid outbreak of lung cases Milwaukee's alert comes as federal officials say there are some 200 potential cases of lung disease linked to e-cigarettes reported by 22 states.        ...
04:52 2019-08-29

Wisconsin Health Officials Urge People to Stop Vaping After a Sudden and Mysterious Rise in Lung Disease More people hospitalized with serious lung problems linked to vaping have been found, Wisconsin health officials reported Friday. Last week, health officials reported eight cases of this strange cluster, all involving teens. The cases now involve teens and young adults. According to the Wisconsin De...
00:39 2019-08-03

One year after Kate Spade's death, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.        ...
17:52 2019-06-05

Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the wildfires raged through social media....
03:00 2019-08-22

42 Million Dating App Records Exposed Online, Leaking User IP Addresses and Location Data A database containing records of tens of millions of users of various dating apps has been found publicly accessible, according to a researcher who says it remains unclear who amassed the data.Read more......
05:13 2019-05-30

Cloud data management company Druva raises $130 million, passes $1 billion valuation Cloud data management company Druva has raised $130 million, securing the California company unicorn status with a $1 billion-plus valuation.Read More...
19:00 2019-06-20

‘I just don’t want to kill 10 million people’: Trump’s comments reverberate in Afghanistan Afghan officials were startled by President Trump’s comments that if he “wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”...
21:39 2019-07-23

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
12:52 2019-07-18

15 million people worldwide may have died by suicide with pesticides since the 1960s Since 1960, roughly 15 million people may have died by suicides throughout the world with pesticide poisoning. Most of these attempts seemed to be spur of the moment events with little or no preparation....
04:00 2019-09-12

TV record: Six million people in UK tune in for Women's World Cup game The match between England and Scotland on Sunday at France 2019 broke UK television viewing figure records for a women's football game, says the BBC....
17:26 2019-06-10

Two million people at risk of starvation as drought returns to Somalia Agencies sound the alarm over ‘climate crisis’ after devastation of crops and livestockMore than 2 million people could face starvation by the end of the summer, unless there are urgent efforts to respond to the drought in Somalia.Mark Lowcock, the UN’s humanitarian chief, said the country is facing...
09:13 2019-06-06

This market is atypical, but people with a million dollars in stocks are fine with it Investors with $1 million or more in the market expect the pace of stock market gains to slow over the remainder of 2019. But these wealthy self-directed brokerage account holders are not trading as if the bull market is anywhere close to over....
18:39 2019-07-22

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018, Says United Nations More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
10:39 2019-06-19

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities for all their medical needs. As Republicans reveal...
22:00 2019-06-18

The Trump Administration Is Moving to End Food Stamps for 3 Million People The Trump administration is moving to end food stamp benefits for 3 million people with proposed new regulations curtailing the leeway of states to automatically enroll residents who receive welfare benefits. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said state governments “have misused this flexibil...
11:52 2019-07-23

This Indian City Is Running Out of Water, Impacting 4.6 Million People Chennai, the sixth-largest city in India is running out of water for its nearly 4.6 million residents as four of the city’s reservoirs are nearly dry due to a heat wave and drought. Many people are reported to have been waiting hours in line for water being provided through government tankers....
12:26 2019-06-21

The people making million-dollar art deals for the super rich "I'm always flying by the seat of my pants," says Lisa Schiff with engaging and, I suspect, characteristic honesty. "I never know what we're going to make each month -- five dollars or a million!"...
20:26 2019-10-08

Half A Million People Signed Up To Storm Area 51. What If They Show Up? Should everything go according to plan, more than half a million strangers will gather in a remote Nevada town in mid-September, united by a common goal: raid Area 51 in the wee hours of the morning -......
16:00 2019-07-13

Big quake rattles area of 20 million people in California; no one killed A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires, damaging buildings and forcing the evacuation of a hospital in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but there were only minor injuries....
04:26 2019-07-05

Trump administration rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
18:39 2019-07-23

Over A Million People Are Watching World of Warcraft Classic On Twitch After two years of anticipation, WoW Classic is finally live. Top streamers from every corner of Twitch are streaming it right now, resulting in an audience of over one million concurrent viewers—and some seriously congested starter areas....
05:39 2019-08-27

China evacuates a million people as Typhoon Lekima makes landfall The storm has barreled into the eastern Zhejiang province, triggering a landslide that left 18 dead and 14 missing. It disrupted air and rail transport and also left millions without power....
01:00 2019-08-11

Climate crisis leaving 2 million people a week needing aid – Red Cross Charity warns of cost of doing nothing, saying contributions would need to hit $20bn a year Two million people a week need humanitarian aid today because of the climate emergency, the Red Cross has warned, as extreme weather takes an “intolerable” toll in human suffering.The number of people in need...
03:00 2019-09-20

A Mass Citizenship Check in India Leaves 2 million People in Limbo Lists of verified citizens were posted across the state of Assam on Saturday. Those whose names did not appear — most of them Muslims — could soon be stateless....
22:52 2019-08-31

Feds announce seizure of enough fentanyl to kill 14 million people, 35 arrested VIRGINIA (NBC News) – A multistate investigation involving more than two dozen law enforcement agencies led to the seizure of enough fentanyl to kill more than 14 million people from a drug trafficking ring operating out of Virginia, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. During the raids, du...
22:52 2019-08-31

India leaves nearly two million people off citizens' list, fate uncertain Nearly 2 million people have been left off a list of citizens released on Saturday in India's northeastern state of Assam, after a mammoth years-long exercise to check illegal immigration that critics said targeted the region's Muslim minority....
10:13 2019-08-31

Netflix says 30 million people watched Murder Mystery in its opening weekend Netflix has traditionally kept its mysterious rating system fairly close to the vest; since the streaming service is not on the Nielsen ratings system, it’s difficult to verify their occasional streaming claims. As we noted last October when Netflix stated that 80 million viewers had watched one of ...
19:39 2019-06-19

As Hurricane Dorian rolls toward the Carolinas, 1 million people ordered to evacuate Hurricane Dorian lashed Florida's East Coast with heavy wind and rain Wednesday as the storm roared northwest on a collision course with South Carolina        ...
18:39 2019-09-04

More than 41 million people will hit the road July 4th weekend, sparking a big summer trend The summer road trip has long been the iconic idea of vacation, and as much as the country is changing, Americans' desire to travel by car is not: Almost half will road-trip this summer, according to CNBC's Invest in You Spending Survey....
17:26 2019-07-01

Trump administration proposed rule would cut 3 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed a rule to tighten food stamp eligibility that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said, drawing ire from Democratic senators and advocacy groups....
23:26 2019-07-23

1 million people evacuated as deadly Typhoon Lekima makes landfall Thirteen people were killed and 16 remain missing after Typhoon Lekima made landfall in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang on Saturday, resulting in the shutdown of hundreds of ferries, flights and train services....
23:00 2019-08-10

Microsoft plans to bring internet access to 40 million people by 2022 As of last year, approximately half the world's population is now connected to the internet. While it's definitely a positive milestone, the flip side of that number is that there are still billions of people that don't have access to any sort of int......
07:26 2019-10-08

Trump administration pursues rule that would remove 3.1 million people from food stamps The Trump administration on Tuesday will propose a rule to tighten food stamp restrictions that would cut about 3.1 million people from the program, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials said....
06:52 2019-07-23

Northeast swelters; Southwest bakes: 100 million people will feel the heat this week The country's Northeast is in line for a few sweltering days, but nowhere near as hot or long a stretch as awaits the Southwest, forecasters say.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

Climate crisis: 6 million people join latest wave of global protests Week of strikes and demonstrations is ‘only the beginning’, say organisersSix million people have taken to the streets over the past week, uniting across timezones, cultures and generations to demand urgent action on the escalating ecological emergency.A fresh wave of climate strikes swept around th...
20:00 2019-09-27

Trump administration to propose rule that would cut 3.1 million people from food stamp program: report The Trump administration is set to propose a rule Tuesday that would cut about 3.1 million Americans from the food-stamp program in an effort to save taxpayers about $2.5 billion a year, reports said....
12:26 2019-07-23

Elizabeth Warren leaves no doubt: She's 'with Bernie' on kicking 180 million people off of private insurance Elizabeth Warren, speaking in the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 cycle, declared "I'm with Bernie" on a plan to end private insurance for about 180 million Americans, and migrate all Americans to a single government-run plan....
22:00 2019-06-27

I'm a born and bred New Yorker and went to Times Square to learn why 50 million people visit every year. I still don't get it. Frank Olito/ INSIDER As a New Yorker, I avoid Times Square at all costs and never understood why so many tourists flock to the area. One afternoon, I decided to spend a few hours in Times Square to truly understand the allure. First, I went to three top tourist attractions. M&M'S World was crowde...
00:52 2019-07-02

If India and Pakistan have a nuclear war, scientists say it could trigger Ice-Age temperatures, cause global famine, and kill 125 million people Inter Services Public Relations/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Pakistan's prime minister recently threatened to go to war with India over the disputed Kashmir region. Both nations are armed with nuclear weapons. A new paper simulates what would happen if India and Pakistan entered into a nuclear war. ...
21:00 2019-10-03

Over 820 million people suffering from hunger; new UN report reveals stubborn realities of ‘immense’ global challenge After nearly a decade of progress, the number of people who suffer from hunger has slowly increased over the past three years, with about one in every nine people globally suffering from hunger today, the United Nations said in a new report released on Monday....
17:13 2019-07-15

People watch Netflix while 'on the go' and the company reportedly wants that data Netflix wants you to watch movies and shows in all situations. Does that include streaming while driving, walking or running?       ...
17:00 2019-08-01

Thomas Cook's failure has left half a million people stranded abroad. Here are 9 of the worst company collapses in history. Thomas Cook's bankruptcy — which stranded 600,000 passengers and ruined travel plans — is just one example of disastrous company collapses. Lehman Brothers' collapse wrecked the global economy and sunk the stock market. The Enron scandal showcased the lengths corporate financiers would g...
00:13 2019-09-24

Devastating photos show the damage of Typhoon Lekima, which left at least 44 people dead and forced 1 million to evacuate in China Aly Song/Reuters Typhoon Lekima made landfall in China on August 10, resulting in widespread blackouts and some damaged property. Ahead of the Lekima's arrival, 1 million people were evacuated from their homes and hundreds of flights were canceled across major airports in China. The typhoon also t...
02:13 2019-08-14

London Pride 2019 set to be 'biggest ever' with more than one million people expected to descend on capital Pride in London organisers today said this year's parade will be the "biggest ever" — but warned more needs to be done to stamp out intolerance towards the LGBT+ community....
15:13 2019-07-05

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
12:52 2019-08-06

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
19:26 2019-07-31

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries to ‘take notice and redouble our efforts”....
21:39 2019-07-17

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged men and women. They found people with undiagnosed sleep apnea were more ...
22:26 2019-06-14

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak was first declared and after the infection of tho...
01:00 2019-07-18

U.S. denies Cuba health minister visa to attend health meeting in Washington Cuba said on Monday the Trump administration denied its health minister a visa to attend a Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) meeting in Washington and accused the United States of repeatedly violating its obligations as the host of an international organization....
06:00 2019-10-01

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
21:26 2019-07-17

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.        ...
19:39 2019-08-03

4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50,000 older women who were asked to switch to a low-fat diet. While there were no major health improvements after nine years, there were significant ben...
03:00 2019-09-06

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or sparking investor alarm....
18:13 2019-07-31

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....
01:00 2019-09-11

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries to ‘take notice and redouble our ef...
22:52 2019-08-03

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
01:26 2019-07-18

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing some into bankruptcy. Burn it all down, now....
01:39 2019-09-10

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected speech under the First Amendment. In rejecting her c...
15:00 2019-07-20

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
19:00 2019-05-21

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a diet focused mainly on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and legumes were less likely to develop ...
22:39 2019-07-22

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new Apple Watch Series 5....
04:52 2019-09-11

4 Your Health: Air pollution could increase mental health issues in children (NBC News)- New data is showing just how many children died from drowning over the summer. According to the CPSC, at least 150 children under the age of 15 drowned in swimming pools or spas between Memorial day and Labor day. Last year, about 148 kids died during the same time period. Experts say d...
02:26 2019-09-26

British health service to partner with Amazon on health information Britain's National Health Service will partner with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the country's Department of Health and Social Care said https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-health-information-available-through-amazon-s-alexa....
08:52 2019-07-10

Does ADHD affect IQ? There is no correlation between ADHD and intelligence or IQ. However, some people with ADHD may have symptoms that allow them to intensely focus on tasks they enjoy, while others may have symptoms that prevent them from focusing at all. Learn more about ADHD and IQ here....
22:39 2019-07-11

How does an IUD affect periods? An intrauterine device (IUD) is a form of physical contraceptive. The two types of IUD are hormonal and copper. Discover how each one can affect a woman’s period here....
00:26 2019-10-04

How does MS affect the eyes? Multiple sclerosis (MS) can affect a person's vision due to its effects on the nerve cells. In this article, we look at why MS affects the eyes and discuss eye-related symptoms and treatment options....
22:00 2019-06-12

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. It showed patients who underwent bariatric surgery had a 40 percent lower risk of heart complications and early death than those who did not have surger...
03:00 2019-09-03

How to Use 'Affect' Versus 'Effect' Every time I write either “affect” or “effect,” I have to pause for a second to double-check myself. Their meanings are related, their spellings are similar; even their pronunciation is nearly the same. But one of them causes something and the other is the result. And knowing the difference is a goo...
08:00 2019-07-20

How does hepatitis C affect a person? Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause permanent liver damage and a range of other adverse health effects. Learn more here....
09:00 2019-09-10

How do antidepressants affect gut bacteria? According to recent research in rodents, psychiatric drugs such as antidepressants increase the numbers of certain bacterial strains and decrease others....
15:39 2019-09-11

How can rheumatoid arthritis affect the jaw? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can affect the jaw joint, causing tenderness and swelling. In this article, we look at the symptoms and treatments for RA in the jaw....
05:26 2019-07-17

How the GM strike could affect your next car purchase Nearly 50,000 members of the United Auto Workers Union walked out at General Motors overnight, a day after the union’s contract with the largest of the Detroit automakers expired. The walkout followed months of unsuccessful negotiations that appeared to center around the issues of plant closings and...
21:39 2019-09-17

How does a vasectomy affect ejaculation? Once the body has healed, ejaculation after a vasectomy should be the same as it was before. Learn more about this and how long sperm remains in the semen here....
08:00 2019-10-09

Microsoft's new “Data Dignity” team aims to give users more control over their data Microsoft is currently recruiting for a new “Data Dignity” team which will operate under the office of the company's CTO.The team is researching new ways to give users greater control of their personal data including the possibility of one day enabling them to buy and sell their d...
02:39 2019-09-25

Google Maps integrates more travel data, AR in an artful data mashup Yes, Google Maps is integrating augmented reality and hotel and flight reservations. But the big picture revolves around how Google can integrate data and its search into multiple venues....
07:39 2019-08-09

Microsoft's new 'Data Dignity' team could help users control their personal data Microsoft is staffing up a new Data Dignity team in its CTO's office which could help users to control their own personal data, ultimately to the point of buying and selling it....
01:26 2019-09-24

Multi-cloud data catalogs the easy way, using metadata and machine learning by Waterline Data Data governance is drudgery, but in the post-GDPR world, it's beyond foundational. It's essential. Waterline Data wants to help do it the easy way, automating as much of it as possible....
19:13 2019-06-27

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ready for any type of analytics - and that's hard work....
00:39 2019-06-22

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read More...
03:26 2019-07-12

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise Data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualization to connect data in the cloud and on premise, and a UI to build knowledge graphs...
20:00 2019-06-19

Exclusive: Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for wireless carriers Alphabet Inc's Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, because of Google's concerns that sharing data from users of its Android phone system might attract the scrutin...
12:13 2019-08-19

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shaped, with more fat in their middle, had a greater r...
19:39 2019-07-01

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
19:00 2019-05-21

How the Saudi oil attacks will affect markets Drone strikes attacked an oil processing facility at Abqaiq and the nearby Khurais oil field on Saturday, knocking out 5.7 million barrels of daily crude production — or 50% of the kingdom's oil output. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports from Houston, TX....
18:13 2019-09-16

How the FEC's Near-Shutdown Could Affect the 2020 Election At the end of August, Republican commissioner Matthew Petersen stepped down from the Federal Election Commission, leaving the watchdog group in a near-shutdown. According to one former commissioner, without a quorum (or the number of necessary commissioners on the board), Petersen’s resignation shou...
16:52 2019-09-04

Lebanon PM: US sanctions won't affect government Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah MPs moved in a "new direction" from existing measures, but would not affect government work....
16:52 2019-07-10

Does the keto diet affect cholesterol? Because the keto diet involves limiting the intake of carbohydrates, it can help reduce cholesterol levels. However, the diet is not suitable for everyone. Learn more here....
13:39 2019-09-13

How does alcohol affect rheumatoid arthritis? Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol is generally safe for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and it may even offer some benefits. However, alcohol can interfere with some RA medications, and heavy drinking can lead to health problems. We take a look at the research and official guidelines here...
02:13 2019-07-12

Oahu just passed a new law that could affect your Airbnb Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed a bill on Tuesday that will enact some of the strictest vacation rental laws Hawaii has seen in more than 40 years.       ...
23:39 2019-06-27

How does sunburn affect dark skin? Many people believe that dark skin is not susceptible to sun damage. This is not true. Although darker skin tones are less likely to burn, people of all skin tones can get sunburn or skin cancer. Learn more here....
22:52 2019-09-19

How does smoking weed affect a cold? Some people claim that smoking cannabis can alleviate cold symptoms, while others say that it can make them worse. Learn about the potential benefits and disadvantages of smoking cannabis with a cold....
03:39 2019-09-28

Data scientist vs. data analyst: 3 main differences While there are many overlapping skills, the roles of data analyst and data scientist demand different requirements and earn different salaries, according to Indeed....
17:26 2019-08-08

Tech Data leaks 246GB of customer data IT giant Tech Data has plugged a data leak which exposed 264GB of customer data to the public after being informed of the leak by security researchers.Security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar of vpnMentor first discovered that a log management server was leaking system-wide information while wo...
01:26 2019-06-08

Your Zip Code Could Affect Your Lifespan. These Maps Show How Predicting lifespan isn’t an exact science. U.S. life expectancy is currently estimated at 78.6 years, but that one number doesn’t tell the whole story. Genes, gender, lifestyle and luck all play an important part, but it’s impossible to know exactly how much and in what proportion...
02:00 2019-06-18

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
19:13 2019-06-03

Simjacker attack could affect a billion smartphones A new SIM card flaw has been discovered by security researchers who say that more than a billion smartphones could be at risk as threat actors are currently exploiting it in the wild.The vulnerability, called Simjacker, was found in mobile SIM cards by researchers at AdaptiveMobile Security and it i...
19:39 2019-09-14

Yan Dhanda: ‘I was racially abused as a child but I never let it affect me’ The Swansea City midfielder is one of the few Asians playing professionally in this country and he wants to inspire others to do the sameThere is a word that all Asians hope never to hear but many cannot avoid. The P-word. It came Yan Dhanda’s way when he was very young and playing football with fri...
11:26 2019-07-22

How rising depreciation will affect the used-vehicle market Last year's depreciation rates were relatively low thanks to several factors that simply can't last forever. The rate is expected to grow this year, which will affect the used-vehicle market....
07:39 2019-05-25

Hurricanes Erick and Flossie could both affect Hawaii Hurricane Erick strengthened Tuesday in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is forecast to approach Hawaii toward the end of the week.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

External stimuli may affect how well antidepressants work Experiments in mouse models of depression suggest an intriguing possibility — that exposure to certain stimuli could change how well antidepressants work....
15:39 2019-09-11

Klay: Injury didn't affect me, 'got to dig deep' Warriors swingman Klay Thompson, playing through an injured hamstring, didn't make any excuses after Friday night's 105-92 loss to Toronto, saying, "No one's going to feel sorry for you."...
09:26 2019-06-08

Power cuts affect many across Northern California California's largest utility says as many as two million people will remain without power at least through Thursday as a precaution against wildfires. The outage affects mostly Northern California and parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. (Oct 9)        ...
10:52 2019-10-10

How Typhoon Hagibis may affect Japan travel As "violent" Typhoon Hagibis threatens to wreak havoc in Japan, travelers may find themselves having to change plans at the last minute. The typhoon, which is the strongest of the 2019 season thus far, is expected to make landfall in Japan on Saturday....
19:00 2019-10-10

How will the Philidelphia oil refinery fire affect gas prices? Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy says wholesale gas prices are already up 6 to 8 cents, which suggests retail prices may start rising in the next few days.       ...
23:13 2019-06-21

How the Amazon’s fires, deforestation affect the U.S. Midwest (NBC News) — The Amazon’s lush greenery and network of waterways are at risk in the face of this summer’s record fires, but another force of nature brewing high above the landscape is also deserving of attention, scientists and researchers say. An invisible atmospheric river that c...
00:39 2019-08-26

| 'No reason' that Morsi death will affect AFCON AFCON organisers say the death of former former president Mohamed Morsi would have no impact on the security situation in Egypt and the tournament would go ahead....
16:13 2019-06-18

Can I still find the car I want? How UAW's GM strike will affect availability of vehicles For people looking to buy a new General Motors car or truck, will showrooms still have enough vehicles with the company's autoworkers on strike?       ...
10:26 2019-09-17

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to nearly all applicants, including those traveling to the U.S. for education or business, the Associated Press reported Sunday.Read more......
05:13 2019-06-04

How Will Bernie Sanders’s Heart Attack Affect His Campaign? As a leading candidate in an extremely tight race, Mr. Sanders will inevitably face questions about the viability and intensity of his campaign going forward....
00:26 2019-10-08

Amending RTI Act Will Affect Information Commissions: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday opposed the Centre's move to amend the RTI Act, alleging that it will end the independence of central and states information commissions....
08:52 2019-07-22

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper problems with access in Canada....
17:26 2019-05-28

How do nicotine-free e-cigarettes affect blood vessels? New research looks into the short term effects of vaping on blood vessels. Nicotine-free e-cigarettes may be more harmful than experts previously believed....
02:39 2019-08-22

Floods Affect 15,000 In Tripura, Mizoram, Train Services Hit Over 15,000 people have shifted to relief camps and other safer places in Tripura and Mizoram due to flooding of low lying areas and villages by rain, officials said on Sunday....
22:13 2019-07-14

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 programme Lockheed Martin F-35 programme manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 programme or pressure its margins....
10:52 2019-06-17

WiFi alliance and SD Associates’ ban won’t affect Huawei (badly) (yet) If you think your life sucks, you should look at what’s happening to Huawei. Last week, a bunch of companies stopped doing business with the Chinese tech giant. The list included Google, Intel, Qualcomm, and ARM. Now, over the weekend, WiFi alliance and SD association have broken up with Huawei. Nik...
12:26 2019-05-27

Huawei Founder Says US Restrictions Won't Affect Its 5G Plans: Report Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom giant's strength....
16:39 2019-05-21

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 program Lockheed Martin F-35 program manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 program or pressure its margins....
12:39 2019-06-17

Five Ways A Rate Cut By US Central Bank Could Affect Consumers The US central bank is expected to cut its benchmark rate by one quarter of a percentage point to a range of 1.75-2 per cent, the second rate reduction this year. Broader impacts of the Federal......
21:13 2019-09-18

How tariffs on Mexican imports could affect what you pay for vegetables and cars Tariffs on Mexican imports would affect prices of vegetables, cars TVs. A 5% tariff could rise to 25% if Mexico doesn't halt illegal immigration.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

Bank of Canada’s next update could affect federal election Since the bank's most-recent public comments in early July, there's mounting evidence of a slowing global economy mostly due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war...
01:13 2019-08-24