Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:43:19 -0500BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is considering testing banks' defenses against cyber attacks, EU officials and sources said, as concerns grow about the industry's vulnerability to hacking.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:48:39 -0500SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:16:50 -0500BEIJING (Reuters) - Hugo Barra, the most prominent global executive at China's Xiaomi Inc [XTC.UL], has left the smartphone maker citing health concerns and a new job, dealing a fresh setback to a firm that is struggling to recover ground ceded to rivals.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:00:48 -0500(Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp said on Monday it would buy 33 percent of Tidal, a music streaming service owned by rapper Jay Z, marking a move to more content driven services in a highly competitive wireless market.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:39:07 -0500(Reuters) - U.S. telecom sector could be on the brink of a major consolidation under President Donald Trump's likely more merger-friendly administration, said JP Morgan Securities, which now sees a 90 percent chance of T-Mobile US being involved in a strategic transaction in the next five years.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:20:53 -0500KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia warned organizations in the kingdom on Monday to be on the alert for cyber attacks including a version of the destructive Shamoon virus, as a chemicals firm reported a network disruption and the labor ministry said it had been attacked.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:21:31 -0500LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group is working with law enforcement agencies to trace who may be behind a cyber attack that caused intermittent outages for customers of its personal banking websites almost two weeks ago, according to a source familiar with the incident.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:49:05 -0500TOKYO (Reuters) - Main Japanese lenders of Toshiba Corp have agreed to not call in some of their loans early for now even as recent downgrades of the troubled firm's credit ratings violate some provisions in debt agreements, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:34:25 -0500HONG KONG (Reuters) - China is reinforcing its censorship of the internet with a campaign to crack down on unauthorized connections, including virtual private network (VPN) services, that allow users to bypass restrictions known as the Great Firewall.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:22:13 -0500(Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating a previously disclosed data breach at Yahoo Inc, the company said in a filing.