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Whole Foods point of sale terminals hacked, credit card data stolen

Whole Foods point of sale terminals hacked, credit card data stolen

Whole Foods said it has launched an investigation into the hack, obtained the help of a leading cyber security forensics firm, contacted law enforcement, and is taking appropriate measures to address the issue. Just over a month since being acquired by Amazon .com Inc., Whole Foods Market disclosed Thursday that some of its point of sale terminals had been hacked with customer data, including credit details, being stolen.


May Backs Uber, Accuses London Ban of Putting People Out of Jobs

May Backs Uber, Accuses London Ban of Putting People Out of Jobs

Among the factors considered by the regulator was Uber's "approach to reporting serious criminal offenses" and its use of software created to evade the authorities. The London Uber decision is perhaps the most significant escalation in that war so far. Travelers have to grow comfortable with a loss in comfortability of the use of taxi-transport, but don't have to worry about safety as much anymore.


Dyson to build its own electric auto

Dyson to build its own electric auto

Dyson founder and chief engineer, Sir James Dyson , has confirmed in an email to employees that the innovative and highly successful British vacuum and home appliance company is now developing its first electric vehicle. "I believed that electrically powered vehicles would solve the vehicle pollution problem". This video Dyson put out draws a line from the company's legacy of vacuums through design and engineering in general.


London house prices fall for first time in eight years

London house prices fall for first time in eight years

House prices in London have fallen for the first time in eight years, according to Nationwide . The average annual growth in house prices across the UK's 20 biggest cities slowed to 4.9pc in August, compared to 6.6pc in past year. Affordability and doubts over the economy have contributed to the price movements this year. House prices could be affected if the Bank of England decides to raise interest rates at its November meeting, as is widely expected.



Rep. Brady: Trump's Tax Plan 'Really Important' to Families

Suggests that brackets should be indexed to "a more accurate measure of inflation", which may refer to chained CPI. We had assumed that USA manufacturing capital expenditures would be allowed to be fully and immediately expensed if the company elected to also give up its net interest expense deduction.


Bain will seek IPO of Toshiba's memory business

Bain will seek IPO of Toshiba's memory business

Although the news conference was cancelled just minutes before it was due to begin, the head of Bain Capital in Japan, Yuji Sugimoto, said the disagreements over the briefing had no bearing on the contract. The deal was finalised last week and as per the sale agreement, a new company, called Pangea, was floated by Bain Capital and multiple firms from the United States and Japan have invested in the firm to jointly own the Toshiba Memory Corporation.