Uber has revealed that 2.7m UK users of its app were affected by a mass data breach in 2016, which the company disclosed last week.  A ransom of $100,000 (£75,500) was paid to hackers so they would delete the data and keep the...
Walt Disney has renewed discussions over acquiring a significant part of 21st Century Fox’s media assets, according to a person familiar with the talks. Disney joins companies including Comcast looking to buy a piece of the Murdoch family’s empire. The discussions are said...
Ivanka Trump headlined a business conference in India, but her trip highlighted questions about whether her message of empowering poor women matches her actions. Ms Trump landed in the southern city of Hyderabad where she was scheduled to make the opening address at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. “Thank...
Retired police officers who leaked information about an inquiry into Cabinet minister Damian Green could face prosecution, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner has said. Cressida Dick said it was “quite wrong” for two former Metropolitan Police officers to speak out over allegations that...
With Senator John McCain announcing his support for the Republican tax bill, the Senate is edging closer to passing a measure that would benefit the wealthiest Americans and is estimated to add more than $1 trillion to the federal deficit over...
When you ask Marie Newman why she is running for office against another Democrat, she responds simply: “I’m not”. The former marketing consultant and anti-bullying expert is mounting a primary challenge to Illinois third district Representative Dan Lipinski – a seven-term Democrat...
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued a warning against sharing passwords with other people. The data protection regulator was responding to the news that MPs have been giving out their computer login details to their staff, including interns.  The practice has been...
Theresa May’s week ended with the mass walk out of her social mobility commission, and started with the official wine supplier to No 10 warning that her country faces starvation if the door is closed to foreign fruit pickers after Brexit. It’s...
When Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday, the UK’s souvenir firms sped into action. Royals are big business for the UK, and one analyst expects this year’s wedding will amount to £60m in additional sales. “The...
When faced with a stressful situation, we all react in different ways. However, when the going gets tough, it seems that women are better at keeping their cool than men. According to a study that compared the performances of elite male and female...