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Since Oct 26, 2017 (the date of the breach) and the present we have not seen any activity indicating that any MyHeritage accounts had been compromised. Researchers at the University of Washington encoded a strand of DNA to contain malware, which allowed them to take remote control of a computer that was being used to process genetic data.
  • Eurozone inflation in big jump just as uncertainties mount

    Eurozone inflation in big jump just as uncertainties mount

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    One big reason for the worry: the firewalls the eurozone built to prevent a rerun of its 2010-2012 debt crisis largely depend on countries being willing to go along with the currency bloc's financial rules. The yield on the 10-year Treasury fell to 2.78 percent, its lowest since early April, from 2.93 percent. The euro zone will publish preliminary May inflation data on Thursday, with the annual rate expected to rise to 1.6 percent from 1.2 percent in April, according to a Reuters poll.
  • US Republicans fume over Trump's steel tariffs on allies

    US Republicans fume over Trump's steel tariffs on allies

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    Besides the US steel and aluminum tariffs , the U.S.is also investigating possible limits on foreign cars in the name of national security. Canada also offered aid immediately after the terrorist attacks on 9/11. During a conference call early Thursday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross played down the divisions. On NAFTA, Ross said there was "no longer a very precise date when they may be concluded and therefore (Canada and Mexico) were added into the list of those who will bear ...
  • Aussie Shoppers Blocked From Using Amazon's US Website

    Aussie Shoppers Blocked From Using Amazon's US Website

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    At issue is the Australian government's long-held (and long-criticised ) desire to levy GST on all purchases made from overseas vendors, replacing a policy of taxing only imports priced at more than AU$1,000. Australian shoppers using Amazon's global site will be unable to place orders, with the retail giant stopping shipping due to new GST rules. Dr. Minifie, the economist, said that Amazon would probably continue to build a healthy customer base in Australia despite the change.
  • Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation after software brake upgrade

    Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation after software brake upgrade

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    In its initial Tesla Model 3 review , CR pointed out several flaws with the vehicles, notably long stopping distances in its emergency braking test and difficult-to-use controls. Furthermore, Tesla has already begun to take numerous outlet's other complaints (such as wind noise and uncomfortable rear seats) into account by implementing changes to their production line.
  • Canadian government buys Trans Mountain project for $4.5 billion

    Canadian government buys Trans Mountain project for $4.5 billion

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    Image copyright Reuters Image caption Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the TransCanada expansion will move forward Who supports the deal? That's not to say that history will continue to repeat itself, but if the feds can push this project to completion and get the oil flowing and the tankers moving, the Government of Canada will have the option of selling their stake for billions more than what they paid for it or continuing to own it and collecting the significant annual royalties.
  • Pret A Manger sold to Krispy Kreme owner for £1.5bn

    Pret A Manger sold to Krispy Kreme owner for £1.5bn

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    JAB Holding Co. agreed to buy sandwich chain Pret A Manger , adding a United Kingdom business to its portfolio of coffee and food brands that includes Panera Bread Co. "We look forward to working with Clive Schlee and his management team, while promoting the Pret brand and supporting Pret's impressive culture for the next phase in the company's growth with JAB".
  • Trans Mountain Pipeline Was Too Risky for Kinder, Trudeau Says

    Trans Mountain Pipeline Was Too Risky for Kinder, Trudeau Says

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    Opponents of the pipeline are concerned about the risk of oil spills from tankers along Canada's pristine Pacific coast impacting fisheries and tourism. In order to expand deliveries from the tar sands area, there was an attempt to build the Keystone XL pipeline, but the Obama administration killed that by denying a permit for the pipeline to cross the border.
  • Reboot routers to stop malware attack

    Reboot routers to stop malware attack

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    As indicated above, create the wireless network or networks using the same network names and access passwords as before, so that your Wi-Fi-enabled devices can connect painlessly. The malware vulnerability extends far beyond your home router. Experts from Silicon Valley say almost half a million routers are already under attack.
  • Starbucks to close this afternoon for anti-bias training

    Starbucks to close this afternoon for anti-bias training

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    Within 24 hours, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson called the incident "reprehensible" and apologized to the men. "It's only certain employees who are like that". More trainings will follow. Police said the men were arrested after a Starbucks manager asked them to leave because they hadn't bought anything and asked to use the restroom, which is against company policy.