North Korean hackers are increasingly trying to steal cash rather than secrets, a South Korean government-backed report suggests. Cyber-criminals are targeting financial institutions as Pyongyang faces tough nuclear sanctions, the Financial Security Institute (FSI) claims.
A routine call quickly turned tragic Thursday for Lt. Aaron Allan, a 38-year-old volunteer police lieutenant in Southport, a enclave of under 2,000 residents in Indianapolis. Allan, who was named officer of the year in 2015, was fatally shot when responding to a report of a flipped car by one of the vehicle’s occupants.
When one gets on a hot streak like the one Amazon has been on for the last several weeks, it can be hard to remember baseball great Connie Mack’s sage advice: You can’t win them all. Because no matter how big, smart or powerful a merchant happens to be, there is simply no such thing as batting a thousand.
Starbucks yesterday announced plans to dramatically expand its presence in Asia, while cutting back its retail presence in the U.S., closing 379 “consistently underperforming” Teavana stores. Rather than aiming to drive more sales at home, the company will now focus on expansion outside the U.S.,
Move away from a campfire, and as one might expect, the temperature will quickly drop. Move away from the sun's surface, and the temperature quickly and inexplicably climbs to around two million degrees. No one knows why. But a coast-to-coast solar eclipse Aug. 21 will give scientists a golden opportunity to probe the roots of the mystery and, perhaps, find some answers.
With the rising popularity of e-cigarettes, the debate over whether these devices are a legitimate aid to smoking cessation -- or just another way for people to get hooked on nicotine -- has raged in recent years. Now, a new study suggesting that e-cigarettes may, indeed, help smokers stub out their habit may spark further discussion.
The monthly active users of Facebook-owned WhatsApp are over 1.3 billion and it supports 60 languages globally. Over 4.5 billion photos are shared around the world on WhatsApp every day. WhatsApp has garnered one billion daily active users around the world who transfer over 55 billion messages and one billion videos every day, the company said on Thursday. The monthly active users of Facebook-owned WhatsApp are over 1.3 billion and it supports 60 languages globally.
The Northeastern region will be affected with supply and sale of petroleum from Thursday onward as the Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union (APMU) has called for an indefinite strike over the region. The APMU said that the strike is based on various demands inclusive of demands for a minimum monthly salary of Rs 14,500, along with Provident Fund and Employees’ State Insurance Corporation benefits.
Justin Bieber hit a paparazzo with his car Wednesday night after leaving City Church in Beverly Hills, police confirm to PEOPLE. Lt. Scott Dowling of the Beverly Hills Police Department tells PEOPLE the accident occurred outside the Saban Theater at 9:24 p.m. According to Lt. Dowling, the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Cedars-Sinai hospital.
For a company built on the motto, "Move fast and break things," Facebook isn't moving fast enough on monetizing its messaging apps, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday. "I want to see us move a little faster here but I'm confident we're going to get this right," he said during the company's second quarterly conference call with investors.