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Dow Jones rubbishes claims Russian hackers plundered its servers for insider-trading tips

Dow Jones has poured cold water on claims that its servers were penetrated by hackers harvesting information for insider dealing. On Friday Bloomberg reported that the FBI, US financial watchdog the SEC, and America's Secret Service were probing allegations that a Russian gang stole unpublished financial data and news articles …
Iain Thomson, 16 Oct 2015

Bubble? LMAO - YOLO! Wall St gets new instant messaging service

A rival to the ubiquitous but expensive Bloomberg terminals will launch this week on Wall Street. Symphony was set up a year ago by Goldman Sachs and 14 of the world's biggest banks after it was revealed in 2013 that some reporters from Bloomberg's news division spied on the use of the company's business terminals held by …
Kieren McCarthy, 14 Sep 2015

Moneybags Bloomberg whips out checkbook to gobble spoof website

Bloomberg has filed with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) to get hold of the domain name that embarrassed the organization and boosted Twitter's share price temporarily last week. The website hosted a mirror of the official, but with a single exception: a fake story about how Twitter was on …
Kieren McCarthy, 24 Jul 2015

Dough! Dominos didn't register – and now it's pizz'd off

Pizza emporium Dominos has filed a formal request to get hold of the domain name after it incomprehensibly failed to register it late last year. The The equisectioned-circle grease-cheese maker paid the National Arbitration Forum $1,300 (£835) on Monday to assess its rights in the name – a claim it is likely to …
Kieren McCarthy, 21 Jul 2015

Twitter shares soar after buyout story appears on bogus Bloomberg site

Updated Twitter's shares jumped four per cent this morning after a fake news story claimed the biz had received a $31bn buyout offer. The reason for the jump was that it appeared to come from respected newswire Bloomberg – but the piece was instead hosted at, and not on the news organization's "Twitter …
Kieren McCarthy, 14 Jul 2015

Bloomberg crash embarrassment delays £3bn debt sale

A Debt Management Office auction of short-term Treasury bills, forming part of a bid to raise £3bn, has been postponed, after Bloomberg trading terminals went TITSUP on Friday morning. Just as the weekly tender of cheap debt was being flogged by Her Majesty's lackeys, the Bloomberg terminals crashed, affecting an estimated 300 …
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Kaspersky Lab hits back at Bloomberg's Russian spy link hit piece

Russian computer security biz Kaspersky Lab is working closely with Russia's intelligence services and gathering information on its customers, it has been claimed. An exposé, published by Bloomberg, details allegations that since 2012 Kaspersky has been replacing senior management staff with those close to the Russian Federal …
Iain Thomson, 19 Mar 2015
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Linux kernel dev has gone well and truly corporate – report

The Linux kernel is growing and changing faster than ever, but its development is increasingly being supported by a select group of companies, rather than by volunteer developers. That's according to the latest survey of Linux kernel of development by the Linux Foundation, which it published to coincide with the kickoff of …
Neil McAllister, 18 Feb 2015
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Number crunching suggests Yahoo! US is worth less than nothing

It has been 18 months since former Google golden girl Marissa Mayer took over the helm at Yahoo! and outwardly things look pretty good, but the latest financial analysis shows the Purple Palace might actually be worth less than zero. Since taking over control of the once-great internet portal, Mayer has worked hard to revamp …
Iain Thomson, 18 Apr 2014
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Intel delays consumer TV box yet again – report

Intel is reportedly delaying the launch of a planned set-top box with pay-per-view content after a distinct lack of interest among partners. Bloomberg reports that the previously planned launch of the box in time for this year's holiday season has now been delayed until at least 2014. Attempts by Intel to find partners for the …
Iain Thomson, 28 Sep 2013

Bloomberg blocks its hacks from snooping on financial terminals

Bloomberg has blocked its journalists from eavesdropping on users of its financial data terminals after it emerged that reporters were obtaining stories through their snooping. Financial services firms, including merchant banks, pay about $20,000 a year to rent each Bloomberg terminal. Thousands of traders in stock exchanges …
John Leyden, 13 May 2013
The Register breaking news

Wind now cheaper than coal in Oz: Bloomberg

Bloomberg has sparked a brand-new debate about clean energy in Australia, releasing a report that suggests finance for new coal-fired power is going to be scarce because wind energy is now cheaper than constructing new fossil-fuel plants – even without subsidy. The analysis, announced here, says Australia's major banks “are …
The Register breaking news

Businessweek: 'It's Global Warming, Stupid'

Bloomberg Businessweek threw a few litres of petrol on the blazing climate-change debate with this week's cover story, less-than-subtly entitled: "It's Global Warming, Stupid." "Yes, yes, it's unsophisticated to blame any given storm on climate change," the article begins, quite correctly. "Men and women in white lab coats …
Rik Myslewski, 1 Nov 2012
The Register breaking news

LightSquared screams 'conspiracy' over leaky test results

LightSquared's CEO is demanding an investigation into how draft test results on its technology were leaked from a government-assigned testing house to Bloomberg. The testing was to establish if satellite broadband biz LightSquared's mitigation techniques will let it coexist amicably with equipment which relies on signals from …
Bill Ray, 13 Dec 2011
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Obama+world pays tribute to Steve Jobs

US President Barack Obama has joined the outpouring of tributes to former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who died last night. "Michelle and I are saddened to learn of the passing of Steve Jobs," the statement from the White House read. The statement went on to praise the Apple co-founder and billionaire effusively, saying he " …
Team Register, 6 Oct 2011
The Register breaking news

New cheap gas, not nature, is nuclear's biggest worry

New nuclear reactors just aren't economical, says the CEO of the largest nuclear operator in the United States. Exelon's CEO John Rowe says that the economics of cheap gas makes a nuclear renaissance unforeseeable for the next few years – and had done so before the quake prompted regulators to politicians to review their …
Andrew Orlowski, 17 Mar 2011
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Google News farce triggers Wall Street sell-off

Updated United Airlines' stock price plummeted more than 75 per cent yesterday, after a six-year-old bankruptcy story somehow surfaced on Google News. As reported by The Washington Post, this labyrinthine tale began on Saturday, when Google News indexed a United bankruptcy piece published by the Chicago Tribune way back in 2002. …
Cade Metz, 10 Sep 2008
The Register breaking news

Bloomberg kills Steve Jobs

Bloomberg yesterday dispatched Apple supremo Steve Jobs to the hereafter with a 17-page obit inadvertently published during an apparent update, Gawker reports. The short-lived homage - quickly pulled - contained a heartwarming tribute from Bill Gates who described Jobs as the best inspirational leader he'd ever met, while the …
Lester Haines, 28 Aug 2008

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