Tens of millions of customers and employees of major banks, hotels and retailers are now at risk of spear-phishing attacks after hackers stole their email addresses in what may become one of the biggest data breaches ever, security experts warned.
Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are staging a "massacre" in the besieged city of Misrata, evacuees said on Monday, as Libya said it was ready to discuss political reform, led by Gaddafi.
Boeing Co will recommended that airlines throughout the world check older 737 aircraft for the kind of fatigue cracks that prompted Southwest Airlines Co to cancel hundreds of flights.
French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis said it had gained control of Genzyme, with trading in certificates used to help win over shareholders in the US biotech set to start trading later on Monday.
China-based IT services provider iSoftStone Holdings Ltd said it expects 2011 revenue to be negatively affected by less than 1% due to the multiple disasters in Japan, and reaffirmed its first-quarter and 2011 outlook.
Minmetals Resources, China's biggest metals trading firm, on Monday offered USD 6.5 billion to buy Equinox Minerals, chasing the target company's copper assets in Zambia and Saudi Arabia.
Cilacap (Indonesia), Apr 4 (AFP) Hundreds of residents fled an Indonesian port town for higher ground today when an earthquake struck south of Java with a magnitude estimated by US seismologists at 6.7.
The world's major central banks are about to break ranks. Since the financial crisis entered its worst phase in late 2008, monetary policy has moved in the same direction across all advanced economies.
Large strategic deals such as takeover offers for Cephalon and T-Mobile pushed dealflow up 55 percent in the first quarter, and have given rise to hopes of a resurgence in mergers and acquisitions this year.
A Libyan minister flew to Greece on Sunday with a message from Muammar Gaddafi, a Greek government official said, raising the prospect of diplomatic efforts to end a war facing stalemate on the battlefield.
Citigroup Inc and Capital One Financial Corp were part of a large data breach that exposed the names and e-mail addresses of many large companies' customers, including those at some of the nation's largest banks.
A triptych oil painting by Chinese artist Zhang Xiaogang sold for USD 10.1 million in Hong Kong on Sunday, which Sotheby's said was a record auction price for a contemporary artwork from China.
President Barack Obama is likely to announce plans next week to run for re-election and file campaign papers with the Federal Election Commission as early as Monday, Democratic officials said on Saturday.
Japanese workers today struggled to block a crack leaking high radiation into the sea from a stricken reactor at the Fukushima nuclear plant, as the government said it may take several months before the situation at the quake-hit facility is brought under control.
Highly radioactive water was found seeping into the sea from a crack in a containment pit of the troubled Fukushima nuclear plant, as Japanese Premier Naoto Kan promised full support to the tsunami-hit people of the northeast in his first visit to the region.
The International Monetary Fund on Saturday denied a report in German magazine Der Spiegel that it was privately pressing Greece to restructure its debt.
Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis packed a square in the capital and marched in villages and cities across the nation today in what appeared to be the largest demonstrations in more than a month of demands the country's longtime ruler step down.
PepsiCo Inc is getting ready to slim down this summer by offering a mid-calorie version of its Pepsi-Cola soft drink, an industry publication reported on Friday.
Sales of small cars raced ahead in March as buyers flocked to more fuel-efficient vehicles, a trend major US automakers expect to persist if gasoline prices continue to rise.
The World Bank on Friday lifted an 18-month global moratorium on lending for new palm oil investments, endorsing a strategy that focuses on supporting small farmers that dominate the sector.
General Electric Co Chief Executive Jeff Immelt is headed to Japan to meet with officials including executives at Tokyo Electric Power Co, which operates the Fukushima power plant that is the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.
US President Barack Obama announced on Friday a fresh commitment from five major companies, including FedEx and United Parcel Service, to reduce oil consumption by upgrading their fleets.
Ratings agency Standard & Poor's on Friday downgraded Ireland's sovereign credit rating by one notch to BBB+, citing future risks to bond holders, but said its outlook was stable.
Vehicle sales in Japan fell by more than a third in March as a devastating earthquake, tsunami and resultant nuclear crisis wreaked havoc on assembly plants, parts manufacturers and the global supply chain.
Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase & Co will soon join Citigroup and Bank of America Corp in allowing shareholders to vote on executive compensation, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.