It also said that following a “forensic” investigation, it found that the credit card details of only 2,208 people were accessed and that those affected have already been contacted.
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African Internet Riches Threatened by Lawsuit and Corruption
Outsiders have long profited from Africa’s riches of gold, diamonds, and even people. Digital resources have proven no different.
LAUNCH OF NEW NASA SPACE TELESCOPE DELAYED AFTER INCIDENT
The European Space Agency says the launch of a new NASA telescope to replace the famed Hubble observatory is being postponed to allow experts to check the device for possible damage following an incident at its spaceport in French Guiana.
IS TRAVEL SAFE DURING THE PANDEMIC THIS HOLIDAY SEASON?
Is travel safe during the pandemic this holiday season?
NASA LAUNCHES SPACECRAFT TO TEST ASTEROID DEFENSE CONCEPT
NASA launched a spacecraft Tuesday night on a mission to smash into an asteroid and test whether it would be possible to knock a speeding space rock off course if one were to threaten Earth.
ITALIAN COMPETITION WATCHDOG FINES APPLE, AMAZON $225M
Italy’s antitrust watchdog has fined Apple and Amazon a total of more than 200 million euros ($225 million) for cooperating to restrict competition in the sale of Apple and Beats branded products in violation of European Union rules.
US FUND KKR INTERESTED IN ITALIAN TELECOMS GIANT TIM
The Italian telecommunications company TIM is assessing a non-binding “indication of interest” by the U.S. investment fund KKR to acquire the entire capital share, a potential 11 billion-euro deal.
JAPAN, VIETNAM LOOK TO CYBER DEFENSE AGAINST CHINA
Japan and Vietnam signed a cybersecurity agreement as the two Asian nations rapidly step up their military ties amid concerns over China’s growing assertiveness.
NASA SEEKS IDEAS FOR A NUCLEAR REACTOR ON THE MOON
If anyone has a good idea on how to put a nuclear fission power plant on the moon, the U.S. government wants to hear about it.
NEW MEXICO EES TV TECH AS ONE FIX TO K-12 INTERNET DIVIDE
Internet problems continue to slow down many students in the U.S. state of New Mexico, but a pilot project using TV signals to transmit computer files may help.
WHATSAPP PUSHES PRIVACY UPDATE TO COMPLY WITH IRISH RULING
New Rules for Flying with Pets
On December 2, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it was revising its Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation on the transport of services animals by air.5 One of the main revisions to the act was airlines would no longer to be required to treat emotional support animals (ESAs) as service animals. Airlines are required to allow service animals to fly in the cabin free of charge with their owners. Prior to this ruling, pets that the traveler needed to provide them with emotional support had been able to fly for no charge. The only documentation a traveler was required to produce was a letter from a licensed mental health professional that the traveler had some sort of emotional disability that required them to travel with a pet.
US Moves One Steo Closer To Letting The Boeing 737 Max Fly
Federal safety regulators are moving closer to letting the grounded Boeing 737 Max fly again with changes that Boeing made to the plane after two deadly crashes.
Far Away, So Close
As travel moves toward what is called the “new normal,” and business and leisure travelers alike assess how, where and why they will travel, statistics are showing that staycations, drive-to locations, and urban resorts are high on determined travelers’ wish-lists this summer and fall.
Virus Slows Dubai Airport, World's Busiest For Global Travel
Perhaps nowhere is the world’s lack of flights due to the coronavirus pandemic more clearly felt than at Dubai International Airport, for years the world’s busiest for international travel.
Will airlines regain altitude?
Globalization has been a boon for the airline industry, which has flourished as nations opened up to one another over the past 40 years.
4 Pain Points of Future Flights and How to Handle Them
All signs point to worsening flight experiences. What can be done?
United Airlines' Quest to Be Less Awful
A bungled merger. A corruption scandal. Three CEO's in a year. But hey, at least the snacks are free again.
2015 - The Best in Business Travel Awards
The 2015 Best in Business Travel Awards put the accent on both consistency and innovation in a changing industry.
How Next Level Digital Technology will Transform Businesses
When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, going digital became the only way out for companies looking to keep doing business as usual. However, the truth is that digital transformation has been gathering pace for several years and was pushed over the tipping point by the pandemic. Now, as the world adjusts to the 'new normal, businesses are treating digital transformation as not just a stop-gap measure but as a strategic tool to evolve, scale and adopt agile practices. Here, we examine the many positive impacts of a systematic move to digital and how software companies have been successfully making the shift.
Half of all Johnson ex-ministers take up jobs linked to government role
Half of all ministers who left office in the Boris Johnson or Theresa May governments later took up posts with companies relevant to their former government jobs, the Guardian has found.