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Hackers Use Heartbleed Bug to Attack 'Major Corporation'

Hackers took advantage of the Heartbleed vulnerability to break into a major corporations network, less than a day after the bug was brought to the publics attention, security experts told The New York Times.Officials with Mandiant, an Alexandria, Va.







Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:05:28 GMT
Exchanges, Brokerages Hit with High-Speed Trading Suit

Dozens of the largest U.S. stock exchanges, brokerages and high-frequency trading firms were hit with a lawsuit by the capital of the state of Rhode Island, accusing them of manipulating the U.S. securities markets.







Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:05:28 GMT
10 National Parks Worth a Visit This Spring

That big summer vacation may still be months away, but thats no reason to stay indoors. This month, many of Americas national parks are just now shaking off winters chill and welcoming visitors with warmer temperatures, fields of wildflowers and blessedly few crowds.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:00:59 GMT
Uber and Lyft Price Wars Could Take Their Toll

Uber and Lyft are driving in opposite directions when it comes to how much they charge you for a ride.On Thursday, Uber announced that it would tack on a $1 safe rides fee to its UberX car service to cover the cost of insurance, background checks and more.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:43:46 GMT
Eastern Air Lines Looks to Take to the Skies Once Again

Eastern Air Lines may one day return to the skies.Plans are under way to bring back the iconic Miami-based carrier, which operated from the 1920s until 1991.In January, Eastern Air Lines Group filed its initial application with the U.S. Department of Transportation.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:55:06 GMT
When Is the Price of Gas Cheaper? Weekdays or Weekends?

People tend to grouse about gas stations jacking up their prices on weekends, but in most states, gas prices are higher during the workweek.The crowdsourced gas-price aggregator GasBuddy.com took an exhaustive, four-year look at what days gas was cheapest in each of the 50 states and Washington, D.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:50:51 GMT
Airbag Maker Is Latest Named in GM Recall Suit

Plaintiffs' lawyers are seeking to draw Continental Automotive Systems U.S., the maker of airbag systems in recalled General Motors vehicles, into litigation over an ignition-switch defect that has been linked to 13 deaths.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:35:14 GMT
Five Things to Know About Alibaba, 'The Hottest Thing in Tech'

Alibaba, the Chinese internet behemoth that's relatively unknown in the U.S., is preparing to file the prospectus for a U.S.-based initial public offering next week, Reuters reported on Wednesday.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:19:41 GMT
Phone Thefts Soar as Kill-Switch Debate Heats Up

Smartphone thefts rarely make national news anymoreunless the victim was seriously hurt or killed during the robbery.But the crime spree has not gone away. It seems to have gotten worse.About 3.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:17:33 GMT
State Secret Revealed: Toxins Taint One-Fifth of China Farmland

The report adds to widespread doubts about the safety of China's farm produce.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:46:29 GMT
Car Makers Get Muscle-bound at the New York Auto Show

An all-new Mustang is waiting to greet visitors at the New York International Auto Show opening this week, marking the 50th anniversary of the auto's original introduction at the 1964 New York Worlds Fair.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:30:55 GMT
False Hope: Ferry Relative Told Missing Aunt Was 'All Right'

JINDO, South Korea - A relative of a missing woman on the doomed South Korean ferry was assured by officials that she was safe even as the disaster was unfolding.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:28:45 GMT
Look, Ma, No Horse! Will Old Timey Car Make It in Central Park?

An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented Thursday at the New York International Auto Show, as critics expressed their distaste for the idea.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:28:43 GMT
False Hope: Ferry Relative Told Missing Aunt Was 'Alright'

JINDO, South Korea - A relative of a missing woman on the doomed South Korean ferry was assured by officials that she was safe even as the disaster was unfolding.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:57:37 GMT
Apple's iPhone-like Dashboard Interface 'CarPlay' Demoed by Volvo

In-car touchscreen systems aren't known for their great usability, but a new one modeled on Apple's iOS may prove a more worthwhile platform. CarPlay, designed by Apple in concert with car makers, was shown off by Volvo this week at the New York International Auto Show.







Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:04:52 GMT
Bar Owners Worry Over Lime Shortage

Your next mojito or margarita may come without the "Green Gold. KPNXs Frank Morales explains how bars and restaurants are handling the soaring cost of limes and what that may mean for you.







Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:47:06 GMT
Michaels Stores Says Up To 3 Million Cards Affected in Data Breach

Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million customer credit and debit cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received "limited" reports of fraud.







Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:16:03 GMT
'Strong Summer': Travelers Looking for Bigger, Longer Vacations

Consumers may be spending less at the malls, but it may be to save up for summer vacation, according to preliminary information on early trip planners."It looks like it's going to be a strong summer," Sarah Gavin, a travel expert with online booking company Expedia, told CNBC on Thursday.







Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:44:55 GMT
Stocks Close Mixed on Day Before Long Holiday Weekend

Stocks ended mixed on Thursday in light trading before a long holiday weekend, with the S&P 500 extending gains into a fourth session, as General Electric and Morgan Stanley reported quarterly results that topped expectations.







Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:27:11 GMT
'Most Haunted Place in the World' Up for Auction

Buying a Venetian island might sound like a dream investment. This particular one on the auction block has a nightmarish history.The island of Poveglia, purportedly the most haunted place in the world, is among several properties that Italy is selling at auction to cut its public debt.







Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:56:07 GMT
How Knitting and Writing Poetry Can Make You a Better Worker

Heres a reason to embrace your inner guitar hero or secret poetry writing habit: It may be making you better at your day job.







Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:09:29 GMT
Meet the Wal-Mart of Money Transfer Services

Wal-Mart Stores said Thursday it will partner with Ria Money Transfer to launch Walmart-2-Walmart Money Transfer Service, a program that will allow customers to transfer money to and from more than 4,000 of its stores.Through the service, customers can transfer as much as $50 for $4.







Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:38:26 GMT
Russia to Western Businesses: All is Well, Nothing to See Here

Russia is going to great lengths to try to reassure investors, foreign businesses and its own people about its economic and political stability. But in the midst of escalating violence in Ukraine and huge capital outflows, Russia has already dug itself a deep economic holeand it's getting worse.







Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:38:24 GMT
So Your Child Is College-Bound. Now, How Do You Pay for It?

Many parents may be overwhelmed by the cost of college, but you don't have to pay for the whole thing, there are various funding options







Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:07:22 GMT
All the Joe You Can Drink for $45/Month; There's an App for That

New Yorkers can get a subscription for their caffeine addiction and for now, its free.A startup and app called "CUPS" gives subscribers unlimited coffee or tea for $45 a month at dozens of independent coffee shops in Manhattan and around the boroughs.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:07:20 GMT
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