Category Archives: technology

Results suggest Scots reject independence

By JILL LAWLESS EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Voters in Scotland turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum and with most votes counted Friday, results suggested a strong wish to keep Scotland’s 307-year union with England. With 26 of 32 regional electoral centers reporting, the No side had about 54 percent of the vote to about 46 percent for the Yes side. Those against independence also scored a big win by strongly taking Aberdeen, Scotland’s oil capital. Continue reading

Florida granddad who killed family had also fatally shot son years before

By Jason Sickles, Yahoo Investigators leave the scene Thursday of an eight-person murder-suicide in rural Florida. Continue reading

A School Without Principals? Yes, Really

A group of teachers and union representatives gathered on a mid-summer morning in the small town of Forestville to discuss the details of opening a new school in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The five educators discussed budgeting, facilities, community engagement and curriculum, tucked away at the teachers’ union headquarters. Continue reading

San Diego judge denies request for license scans

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego judge has tentatively denied a technology entrepreneur’s request for license plate data collected on his vehicle from police scanners. The judge ruled Thursday that San Diego’s regional planning agency can deny Michael Robertson’s request under California’s open records law. She says the records are exempt from disclosure because they pertain to law enforcement investigations Continue reading

Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers. The size of the theft at Home Depot trails only that of the heist of data from 90 million TJX Cos. Continue reading

Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers Continue reading

Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers. The size of the theft at Home Depot trails only that of the heist of data from 90 million TJX Cos Continue reading

Alibaba IPO Stock Priced at Record $68

Alibaba Group will   go public on Friday  and the China-based company has priced its stock offering range at $68 per share – valuing the company at $170 billion, breaking Wall Street records with the potential to raise the business at least $22 billion. The e-commerce giant valued its initial public offering at $68 on Thursday with plans to sell on New York Stock Exchange using the ticker BABA, according to IPO investment advisor Renaissance Capital. Wall Street will set the trading price according to demand, so sales may begin at a higher cost and make it tougher for an average day trader to benefit. Continue reading

Home Depot says breach affected 56M payment cards

By Anne D’Innocenzio NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada Continue reading

Home Depot says breach affected 56M payment cards

By Anne D’Innocenzio NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada Continue reading