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  • Data theft at Target hurt sales, earnings during holidays

    Data theft at Target hurt sales, earnings during holidays
    The massive theft of Target Corp. customer data contributed to a huge drop in fourth-quarter profit as the retailer scrambled to win back the trust of consumers and shore up its hobbled payments system. The Minneapolis-based chain reported that profit...
  • Technology used in Europe would better protect U.S. shopper data

     Technology used in Europe would better protect U.S. shopper data
    SACRAMENTO — Personal information collected from credit card shoppers would be better protected by upgrading the country's entire payment system to technology that has dramatically reduced fraud in Europe. That was the consensus of a group of...
  • Grocery chain Safeway in talks to sell itself

    Grocery chain Safeway in talks to sell itself
    Safeway Inc. said Wednesday it is in talks about potentially selling itself, finally addressing buyout rumors that began last year after the grocery giant deflected a takeover bid. The Pleasanton, Calif., company, which operates the Vons and Pavilions...
  • Target security breach lasted longer than previously thought

    WASHINGTON — A Target Corp. official told a Senate committee that a massive security breach affecting up to 110 million holiday shoppers lasted three days longer than previously thought. Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan disclosed the latest...
  • L.A.'s bag ban takes some adjustments

    L.A.'s bag ban takes some adjustments
    I'm on board with the city's new plastic bag ban, but saving the environment isn't as easy or as tidy as I imagined. Six weeks in and I'm still trying to navigate the lifestyle changes that going bagless requires. I'm hauling around a half-dozen...
  • Target CEO resigns as fallout from data breach continues

    Target CEO resigns as fallout from data breach continues
    Target's massive data breach claimed its highest-profile victim yet — Chief Executive Gregg Steinhafel — as the retailer struggles to recover the trust of shoppers and investors. After 35 years with the brand, Steinhafel stepped down...
  • West, Kardashian among well-heeled celebrities at Met gala

    West, Kardashian among well-heeled celebrities at Met gala
    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian (both in Lanvin) were among the well-heeled and the genteel that turned out for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala benefit for the fashion exhibition "Charles James: Beyond Fashion," on Monday in New...
  • Texas arrest not linked to Target data breach probe: official

    Texas arrest not linked to Target data breach probe: official
    A man arrested by Texas police over his alleged involvement in the devastating data breach at  retail chain Target Corp last year was in fact picked up in a "street-level arrest" unrelated to a broader federal investigation into the matter, a law...
  • Target hires information chief, switches to chip-and-PIN MasterCards

    Target hires information chief, switches to chip-and-PIN MasterCards
    Target Corp. is hoping its newly hired chief information officer Bob DeRodes and its plan to switch its in-house payment cards to a more secure chip-and-PIN system from MasterCard Inc. will help it avoid another massive data breach. The Minneapolis...
  • Justice Department working to nab Target data thieves, Holder says

    Justice Department working to nab Target data thieves, Holder says
    Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. confirmed the Justice Department is investigating the theft of financial and personal information of 110 million Target customers. In a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday, Holder said that while the Justice...
  • U.S. has launched criminal probe into Target cyberattack

    U.S. has launched criminal probe into Target cyberattack
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Wednesday that it has launched a criminal investigation into the recent cybertheft of more than 110 million Target customers' data, including the credit card numbers of 40 million Americans. "We are...