Category: Business

Researchers: ASUS computers infected by auto-update virus

BOSTON (AP) — Security researchers say that hackers infected tens of thousands of computers from the Taiwanese vendor ASUS with malicious software last year through the company’s online automatic update service. Kaspersky Lab, a Russian cybersecurity firm, said Monday that

Apple highlights privacy in new services in jab at rivals

Apple said it won’t use your news preferences and spending history to sell advertising. Original Article

Boeing begins new 737 MAX pilot training and defends the jet’s cockpit displays

Boeing’s chief engineer defended the company against suggestions that additional optional cockpit display features that are optional and sold separately to airlines should have been standard and might have helped prevent the two recent fatal crashes. Original Article

Analysis: Conclusion that there was no conspiracy opens media outlets to mockery

And now comes the reckoning for the mainstream news media and the pundits. After more than two years of intense reporting and endless talking-head speculation about collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russian agents in 2016, special counsel Robert

Joshua Kushner purchases minority stake in Memphis Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Joshua Kushner, the brother of President Trump’s son-in-law, has purchased a minority stake in the Memphis Grizzlies. A Grizzlies team spokesman has confirmed that Kushner and Brandon Arrindell “recently, in their respective individual capacities” purchased minority

Brazilian miner Vale says dam in danger of collapse

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian mining giant Vale said Saturday that communities in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais have been ordered to evacuate after independent auditors found that one of its dams could collapse at any moment. On

PG&E objects to judge’s proposals to prevent wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pushed back Friday on a U.S. judge’s revised proposals to prevent the utility’s equipment from causing more wildfires, saying it could not “monitor every tree at every moment of every day”

IDB bank calls off annual meeting next week in China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Inter-American Development Bank is calling off its general assembly next week in China. The IDB did not say in its press release the reason for canceling the meeting, planned March 28-31 in Chengdu. However, Vice President

Boeing pauses 737 production lines in Renton to catch up on delayed work

Boeing said Thursday it will stop its three moving assembly lines in Renton for three days next week, using the time “to help us recover from the impact of the winter storms and supplier delays.” Original Article

Fox 2000, arm behind ‘Hidden Figures,’ to close under Disney

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox 2000, the specialty unit behind such diverse literary adaptations as “Hidden Figures,” ”Love, Simon” and “Life of Pi,” is closing shop under the Walt Disney Co. A person familiar with the decision who was not