The Commodity Futures Trading Committee is currently holding a hearing on the market impact of the April 23 rd Twitter attack.
It was one week ago this Tuesday that a hacked AP account tweeted, “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured” to its 1.9 million followers. Moments later, the @AP twitter handle released a statement saying they had been hacked and that President Obama was fine, but the markets had already reacted. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 150 points and lost $136 billion in value before rebounding.
It was one week ago this Tuesday that a hacked AP account tweeted, “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured” to its 1.9 million followers. Moments later, the @AP twitter handle released a statement saying they had been hacked and that President Obama was fine, but the markets had already reacted
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg launches a "super app" at the group's site in Menlo Park, California, in a push to expand on mobile devices.
Paul Taylor, Connected Business editor, looks back on the highlights from the Gartner IT Symposium in Orlando, where some 8,000 IT professionals, including 2,000 chief information officers gather to discuss the latest trends and issues.
The Evora S shows off some of the strengths that UK carmaker Lotus needs to develop. Rohit Jaggi evaluates it.
True, during the summer months in the United States "globalization" -- and the economic and social changes that it has propelled -- is not exactly the most popular topic of discussion for many Americans, who invariably are more interested in learning what the weather may be like at their vacation locale at the beach or near a lake. But discuss globalization, we must. Globalization -- basically, free markets and the transfer of jobs to lower-cost labor/production centers -- has lifted more than 1 billion people out of poverty, and united nations, peoples, and cultures
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CEO Michael Lazerow on the new marketing revolution in social media and how to be on the forefront of increasing a brand's reach.
Housing prices in the San Francisco Bay area are once again soaring, thanks to an infusion of cash from initial public offerings. But while a previous generation of dot-com executives opted for mansions in wealthy San Francisco neighborhoods and leafy Silicon Valley suburbs, newly minted tech millionaires are competing over modest homes and condos in grittier parts of the city. Geoffrey Fowler has details on Lunch Break.