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Hadley Malcolm / USA Today:
Walmart launches rival sale to Amazon's Prime Day   —  WalMart (WMT) is taking on Amazon (AMZN) for the discount retailing crown.  Walmart will launch a rival sale Wednesday to Amazon's recently announced Prime Day, including more than 2,000 online exclusive “rollbacks,” Walmart's word for discounts.
Jul 13, 2015, 4:05 PMIn context
Trevor Hughes / USA Today:
FBI investigating 11 physical attacks on internet fiber optic cables in San Francisco-area dating back a year, including one Tuesday on Level 3 and Zayo   —  FBI investigating 11 attacks on San Francisco-area Internet lines  —  The FBI is investigating at least 11 physical attacks …
Jun 30, 2015, 9:40 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Google to remove nude or sexually explicit images posted online without consent from its search results when requested   —  Google to remove “revenge porn” from search results  —  SAN FRANCISCO —In a significant step to combat “revenge porn,” Google will honor requests to remove …
Jun 19, 2015, 1:45 PMIn context
Eli Blumenthal / USA Today:
Removed job listing suggests Amazon planning daily video show to drive product sales   —  Amazon job listing suggests company could soon launch live video shows  —  NEW YORK— Could Amazon be looking to expand into daily, live video shows?  That appears to be the case, according to a job listing from the Internet retailer.
Jun 11, 2015, 7:40 AMIn context
Marco della Cava / USA Today:
Google to include accident data on a new website touting its driverless car program   —  Google to report driverless car accidents going forward  —  SAN FRANCISCO - Google will begin reporting incidents encountered by its driverless-car program on a dedicated website, the search company announced Friday.
Jun 5, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Kevin McCoy / USA Today:
IRS: Cyberthieves stole up to $39M   —  Cyberthieves responsible for a large IRS data breach stole as much as $39 million in fraudulent tax refunds after gaining access to taxpayer information, the head of the nation's tax agency told Congress Tuesday.  —  IRS Commissioner John Koskinen provided …
Jun 3, 2015, 8:50 PMIn context
Elizabeth Weise / USA Today:
Comcast says hardware in its backbone network caused outage on West Coast on Monday, will send $5 refunds to customers   —  Comcast to send $5 refunds for West coast outage  —  SAN FRANCISCO - Comcast plans to send proactive $5 refunds to customers on the West coast who dealt …
Jun 2, 2015, 11:25 PMIn context
Erin Kelly / USA Today:
Senate blocks USA Freedom Act and extensions to key provisions of Patriot Act, will reconvene just hours before expiration on May 31   —  Senate blocks extension of Patriot Act provisions  —  WASHINGTON - Three key sections of the Patriot Act are set to expire on June 1 unless the Senate resolves …
May 23, 2015, 2:05 AMIn context
Elizabeth Weise / USA Today:
Birth dates, names, emails, and addresses of 1.1M DC-area customers of health insurer CareFirst potentially accessed in a June 2014 cyberattack   —  1.1 million CareFirst members in D.C.-area potentially breached  —  As many as 1.1 million Washington D.C. BlueCross BlueShield members …
May 21, 2015, 12:05 AMIn context
Bruce Horovitz / USA Today:
Domino's to begin taking pizza orders via Twitter beginning May 20 in the US; frequent customers can order using only the pizza emoji   —  Domino's to roll out tweet-a-pizza  —  Ordering a pizza is about to get as simple as a tweet.  —  Beginning May 20, Domino's, the pizza delivery behemoth …
May 12, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context

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