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Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for governments

Hong Kong-based Ivezic said that the ransomware was forcing some more "mature" clients affected by the worm to abandon their usual cautious testing of patches "to do unscheduled downtime and urgent patching, which is causing some inconvenience".


Baby on Board badge not just for cars in NY

Baby on Board badge not just for cars in NY

The pilot program in NYC, which began on Mother's Day and runs through Labor Day, could offer relief to pregnant subway riders who often face the uncomfortable choice of enduring a standing commute or awkwardly asking a sitting passenger for a seat.



Netflix Is Reportedly Experimenting With Price Hikes For The Weekends

The report of the secret pricing increase was initially reported by The Australian where it was noticed that on the weekends, users would see prices increased by $1-2, before dropping back down on weekdays. Regardless of the tests, Australians could well be up for a Netflix price increase within a matter of weeks. It was reported that the trial showed a higher price to potential new customers looking to sign up on weekends, than those seeking to create an account during the week.


Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE) Closed at $18.73

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE) Closed at $18.73

Sanford C. Bernstein raised shares of Energy Transfer Equity from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $19.00 to $23.00 in a research note on Wednesday. Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. RR Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of EV Energy Partners, L.P.


Travel boss warns of tougher times for UK as sales growth slows

Travel boss warns of tougher times for UK as sales growth slows

Over the past year, countries such as Turkey, Egypt and Tunisia have seen a decline in visitor numbers due to security concerns, with customers opting to go to other destinations; however despite the TUI CEO telling CNBC that the group saw some demand shifted away from these nations, he remained positive on consumer confidence.