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Bank regulators crack down on Capital One after its massive data breach

Bank regulators crack down on Capital One after its massive data breach

The US government and Federal Reserve on Thursday took action against Capital One in response to the bank’s massive 2019 data breach. The Fed filed a cease and desist order, laying out steps Capital One must take to improve its risk-management program and internal controls related to cybersecurity and information security. It’s part of consent…MORE

Americans have less debt for the first time in six years

Americans have less debt for the first time in six years

Americans have less debt for the first time in six years, as they spent less money during the pandemic lockdown, new data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows. American credit card balances fell by $76 billion, their steepest decline on record, between April and June, which included the most restrictive period of…MORE

Why 2020 is the year of the SPACs (And what the heck is a SPAC?)

Why 2020 is the year of the SPACs (And what the heck is a SPAC?)

Lordstown Motors is the latest high-profile company that plans to go public by merging with a special purpose acquisition company or SPAC. These types of so-called blank check or reverse merger deals used to be an object of scorn on Wall Street. Now they’re all the rage. Among the companies that have recently hit Wall…MORE

Lebanon’s economy was already in crisis. Then the blast hit Beirut

Lebanon’s economy was already in crisis. Then the blast hit Beirut

A cataclysmic blast in Beirut, Lebanon’s capital, is poised to send an economy already deep in crisis hurtling toward a dangerous unknown. On Tuesday, a massive explosion at the city’s port left at least 135 people dead and 5,000 injured. The number of deaths is expected to climb as search-and-rescue efforts continue. The blast, which…MORE

LEGO is launching braille bricks for students across the US

LEGO is launching braille bricks for students across the US

LEGO is launching a line of braille bricks. The LEGO Foundation designed and created a line of bricks molded with studs that correspond to numbers and letters in the braille alphabet. The foundation is sending the blocks, free of charge, to school districts across the United States, according to a press release from American Printing…MORE

Big tech stocks could fall sharply if there’s a vaccine

Big tech stocks could fall sharply if there’s a vaccine

Hopes are growing that a Covid-19 vaccine is coming. But Goldman Sachs thinks a vaccine might actually upend the stock market, which has continued to rally despite worries about a rise in cases in several key states. A team of Goldman Sachs economists said in a report Thursday that there is a growing chance there…MORE

Instagram’s algorithm blocked negative hashtags of Trump, but not Biden

Instagram’s algorithm blocked negative hashtags of Trump, but not Biden

A bug in Instagram’s algorithm systemically shielded Donald Trump from negative hashtags without doing the same for rival Joe Biden, the company confirmed. According to an investigation from the Tech Transparency Project, since at least June, searches for Biden-related content returned hashtags with counter-messaging, while searches for Trump-related content did not return any hashtags at…MORE

Lufthansa is looking beyond 2024 for the recovery in air travel

Lufthansa is looking beyond 2024 for the recovery in air travel

Demand for air travel will not fully recover until 2024 “at the earliest,” Lufthansa said on Thursday as it unveiled a record quarterly loss and warned that layoffs in its home market, Germany, can no longer be ruled out. The Lufthansa Group posted an operating loss of €1.7 billion ($2 billion) in the second quarter,…MORE

Bank of England sees smaller hit to UK economy but slower recovery

Bank of England sees smaller hit to UK economy but slower recovery

The UK economy will take longer than expected to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the Bank of England said Thursday, as it warned of rising unemployment and other risks to its forecast, such as a second wave of infections and Brexit. The central bank said in a statement that UK GDP is projected to shrink…MORE