- Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceJul 28 01:00 PM
Once a month, cybersecurity lawyer Paul Haswell gets a call from an Asian company with the same question: We’ve been hacked. “There’s no uniformity across Asia -- some countries don’t even have a law,” said Haswell, a Hong Kong-based partner at Pinsent Masons. In an era where more and more data is stored online and attacks are discovered with alarming regularity, the lack of reporting mechanisms...
- The Fiscal Times via Yahoo! NewsJul 28 02:15 PM
A little over a year ago, the wannabee Jerry Maguires co-founded an online recruitment tool for basketball players, called SportJobz. CEO Stimler describes the website as, “LinkedIn with a sports orientation.” The site allows players to create free profiles that include photos, videos, playing statistics, and other information they’d like to share with recruiters. The target is U.S. college ...
- BloombergJul 28 01:26 PM
Once a month, cybersecurity lawyer Paul Haswell gets a call from an Asian company with the same question: We’ve been hacked. Who do we need to tell? More often than not, his answer is “no one.” The client will hang up before Haswell can urge them to go public anyway.
- Technology ReviewJul 28 02:11 PM
Researchers built a mobile health app that tracks your activity and eating habits so it can nudge you with goals that fit your routine. A group of researchers has created an app that may make it easier to actually make health and fitness changes and stick with them. It logs where and when its users are active and stationary, as well as what they’re eating. Called MyBehavior , the app also offers...
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 27 09:51 PM
Alex Rodriguez had quite a 40th birthday bash. A-Rod became the fourth player in major league history to homer as a teen and in his 40s, marking his birthday by lining an opposite-field shot to right against his former team to help the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 Monday night. ''It's amazing, hitting one as a teenager and hitting one here today,'' Rodriguez said.
- CNBC via Yahoo! FinanceJul 27 04:04 PM
A move to widen the yuan's trading band may trigger renewed volatility and further damage market sentiment, analysts warn.
- Business Wire via Yahoo! FinanceJul 28 06:48 AM
A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of B++ and the issuer credit rating of “bbb” of Youi NZ Pty Limited . The outlook for both ratings remains stable.
A paper microscope that costs only 50 cents can detect malaria from just a drop of blood — and it could revolutionize ...Business Insider via Yahoo! FinanceJul 28 12:14 PM
For a whole lot of people, especially those in developing countries, science — and with it...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 27 02:20 AM
It has been more than a year since top negotiators from the International Monetary Fund, European Union and European Central Bank -- together known as the "troika" -- last set foot in Athens, and the symbolism of their return is not lost on Greeks. The three institutions became a widely loathed emblem of the painful austerity demanded by Greece's creditors in return for two previous bailouts ...
- Fox SportsJul 27 09:04 PM
A-Rod marked his 40th birthday Monday night by homering for the New York Yankees against Texas, the team that gave him his first huge contract, his sixth-inning drive off Matt Harrison was his big league-best sixth on his birthday, according to STATS, breaking a tie with Todd Helton, Chipper Jones, Derrek Lee and Al Simmons
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