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This 'old-fashioned' identity theft is just as dangerous as the cyber kind

This 'old-fashioned' identity theft is just as dangerous as the cyber kind

Finance
Hackers aren't your only risk when it comes to identity theft and fraud. Data breaches and hacks like those at Equifax, the IRS and Yahoo! tend to dominate the conversation — and no wonder. Breaches hit a record high in 2017, with 1,579 reported incidents exposing nearly 179 million records, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, which helps consumers dealing with identity theft and fraud. But in recent years, a little more than half of thefts of consumers' personally identifying information were classified as "non-digital," meaning they didn't involve — or at least, didn't start with — the thief e...
Just Eat shares plunge as it slumps to £76m loss

Just Eat shares plunge as it slumps to £76m loss

Business
Shares in Just Eat have plunged by 14% after it slumped into the red thanks to a £180m hit from its Australia and New Zealand operations and warned of higher investment across the group.The fast-expanding takeaway delivery platform reported a £76m loss for 2017, compared to a £91m profit the year before.It also said it would ramp up spending in 2018 in the face of intensifying competition, resulting in an earnings outlook lower than markets have been forecasting.Chief executive Peter Plumb hailed the wider success of the group's performance, saying it enjoyed a record year with 21.5 million customers ordering 172 million takeaways around the world.In the UK, it saw its highest single day of orders in December on the night of the X Factor final, when more than 500,000 were processed.Group r
An Indian rival to Spotify just raised $115 million from Tencent, others

An Indian rival to Spotify just raised $115 million from Tencent, others

Finance
Indian music streaming service Gaana has raised $ 115 million in a funding round led by Chinese tech giant Tencent.Gaana, a competitor to Spotify, said Wednesday it would look to use the raised capital to invest in artificial intelligence to personalize its music platform and develop its paid-user subscription product.The firm was established in 2010 by Indian tech incubator Time Internet, which has also backed the funding. Gaana did not specify how much money was invested by Tencent and Time Internet.Tencent is Asia's most valuable company, with a market value of almost $ 525 billion. It was the first Asian firm to pass the $ 500 billion mark, an achievement it shares with Silicon Valley titans Apple and Facebook.Gaana said it passed 60 million monthly active users in December. Spotify's ...
6 Sneaky Ingredients That Are Really Just Added Sugar

6 Sneaky Ingredients That Are Really Just Added Sugar

Health
Brown rice syrup, we're onto you. Trying to cut back on added sugar? It may require a little more sleuthing than you think. That's because the sweet stuff is hiding in countless foods (from soup to tomato sauce!) under sly aliases like "brown rice syrup" and "evaporated cane juice." But with some basic knowledge of food label lingo, you can start picking out those sneaky ingredients—and slashing your daily intake. From now on, whenever you pick up a packaged product, turn it over and scan the label for any of the code words below. While some of the sweeteners are slightly better for you than others (hi, molasses), at the end of the day, they all count as added sugar.Coconut sugar and date sugarThese terms often pop up on the labels o
Justice, FBI Russia-Trump Investigation Just Got Even More Corrupt — Why Does It Continue?

Justice, FBI Russia-Trump Investigation Just Got Even More Corrupt — Why Does It Continue?

Finance
Shutterstock photoRussia Scandal: Former high-level Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, a key cog in the Russia-Trump investigation, didn't let his employer know that his wife was being paid by Fusion GPS, the company that Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee paid to dig up dirt on Trump. Nor did he seek a waiver for a possible conflict of interest. What is wrong with this investigation?[ibd-display-video id=2665422 width=50 float=left autostart=true]It's yet another indication of rot at the very core of this corrupt investigation whose only real aim has ever been to unseat Trump as president.As the Daily Caller reports , "The (DNC) ...hired Fusion GPS to gather and disseminate damning info about Trump, and they in turn paid Nellie Ohr, a former CIA employee with expert...