| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach this year.
The office supply retailer announced in October that it was looking into a potential credit card breach, adding to a long list of...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors not to show the film "The Interview," we have decided not to move forward with the planned Dec. 25 theatrical release.
— Sony Pictures Entertainment, Dec. 17
We have just witnessed the...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 1:44 PM
President Obama will focus on high technology next week, announcing efforts to strengthen cybersecurity, prevent identity theft and increase Internet access, the White House said Saturday.
The initiatives will be included in his State of the Union...
| Dec 26, 2014
So many stories, so hard to choose a top 12.
The world of business didn't disappoint in 2014, with megadeals, a fictional assassination plot, hacking and new agreements to clear the air dominating the news.
Long-suffering Detroit took a big step...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 6:06 PM
It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates.
Then the Cyber Caliphate arrived. Just after...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:12 PM
NEW YORK — The Lehigh Valley Mall J.C. Penney store will remain open, as the company said Thursday it will close five stores in Pennsylvania among 40 that will be cut this year.
The company also said the closings will mean the loss of about 2,...
| 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 5, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Women’s clothing retailer Bebe is the latest big-name store to fall victim to a breach exposing customers’ credit and debit card information.
Bebe detected suspicious activity in its in-store payment processing system between Nov. 8 and Nov....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Tom Sanetti checks his iPhone to see if any of his products are back in stock on Amazon.
Case of six fire logs — out of stock.
Three-pack of holiday-scented fire logs — out of stock.
Three-pack of citronella fire logs — back...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Remember Bitcoin? It was going to change the way we buy things. Forget Bitcoin.
Ever heard of Google Wallet? Probably not.
Technology advances so rapidly that it's easy to overlook how many dazzling concepts are introduced and then fizzle. This isn'...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment suffered a widespread hack that rendered the film studio's computer systems useless, in a twist right out of a cybersecurity thriller movie.
Employees of the Culver City-based studio who tried to log on to their work...