| Jan 30, 2015
| 6:05 PM
MINNEAPOLIS Target Corp.'s road map out of Canada became clearer this week as it selected liquidators, increased the fund to pay soon-to-be-unemployed Canadian workers and continued sorting out what to do with American executives who were sent up north....
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:52 AM
The November attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment drew around-the-clock media attention, but far from Hollywood's studio lights is a growing legal debate in the starchy insurance industry about whether most cyber-policies cover such a breach.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:09 PM
After a brief stint in Canada, Target Corp. announced Thursday that it would close all of its 133 stores there and lay off nearly 17,600 employees.
The Minneapolis-based retailer expanded into Canada two years ago, but has struggled to turn a profit,...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:28 PM
In the wake of high-profile data breaches, President Obama proposed legislation to require companies to notify customers within 30 days of discovering that their personal information was exposed to hackers.
The initiative was one of several data...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 10:10 AM
President Obama on Monday proposed the first federal standard for data breaches, which would require companies to notify customers within 30 days of the discovery that their personal information was exposed to hackers.
In a speech at the Federal Trade...
| Dec 4, 2014
Cyber investigators looking for the culprits of a devastating hack into Sony Pictures Entertainment have found some links to North Korea — hacking tools similar to those used by that country in previous attacks on South Korea.
A person familiar...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Hackers may have stolen credit and debit card data from women's apparel retailer Bebe Stores Inc during Thanksgiving and Black Friday, security blog KrebsOnSecurity reported, citing data collected from several financial institutions and at least one...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:54 AM
(Reuters) - If you still have Disney's Frozen Castle and Ice Palace Playset on your holiday gift list this year, you may already be out of luck.
With Christmas approaching, the $119 toy - made by Mattel Inc - is sold out. Of course, you can find it at...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:57 AM
Target is having a 72-hour sale, offering up to 40 percent off, and Red Card members get an extra 10 percent off Target brands through Tuesday.
That's in 10 percent in addition to the 5 percent discount customers normally get with the major credit card,...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Office Depot's stock has leapt since activist shareholder Starboard Value LP made moves last week aimed at merging the Boca Raton-based retailer and rival Staples.
Starboard disclosed Thursday that it had increased its stake in Office Depot to 10...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Why does it cost $4 to activate a gift card?
Encino resident Carol Powell, 67, posed that question to me after being told by a Target cashier about the cost for getting a $25 prepaid card up and running. Powell planned to give the card to a low-income...