5 Ways Etailers Can Make Online Shoppers Feel Safe


At least 145 million Americans — half the United States population — were impacted by a data breach at Equifax that netted thieves personal information such as names, addresses, birthdates, Social Security Numbers and driver’s license numbers. That pales in comparison to the earlier Yahoo breaches, which affected more than 1 billion accounts. However, those incidents may be just the tip of a very large iceberg, as reports of data breaches just keep on coming. “Consumer confidence is at an all-time low,” said Generali COO Paige Schaffer.

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China warns iPhone sales could be hurt if Trump begins trade war

Sales of iPhones in China could be impacted if President-elect Donald Trump initiates a trade war with China, a Chinese state-run publication is warning.

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Intel profits drop in Q3 on weak PC market, alleviated by higher chip prices, server & IoT markets

Article Image Intel profits dropped 6.3 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, impacted by a diminished market for desktop and laptop PCs — though the company was buoyed somewhat by things like higher selling prices for chips, and rising sales in the server market.

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Cellphone, data and landline services down for many in southeastern US [u]

An issue at a local provider appears to have impacted wireless and landline services in a handful of southeastern U.S. states on Tuesday, with customers reporting outages across all four major carriers.

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Apple online outage impacts retail outlets in US, Europe

The extended outage of Apple’s online services on Wednesday appears to have impacted not just its online stores, but also its retail outlets, which suffered problems conducting basic business operations.



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T-Mobile's Legere Sputters Over FTC's Cramming Accusations


T-Mobile’s efforts to market itself as the un-carrier that puts customers first may be impacted by the FTC’s allegations that it has engaged in “cramming” — charging consumers for services offered by third-party companies without their knowledge or consent. “We’re asking the court for an order both to provide refunds to consumers and to also prevent T-Mobile from engaging in any kind of cramming in the future,” said FTC spokesperson Jay Mayfield. T-Mobile’s fiery CEO, John Legere, dismissed the FTC complaint as “unfounded and without merit.”

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