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Category Archives: The Wall Street Journal

Nasdaq, J.C. Penney, Others in Hacking Case, Were “Targets of Opportunity”

Beginning in 2005 and ending last summer, the computer systems of Nasdaq, OMX Group, J.C. Penney Co., Carrefour SA and around a dozen other companies were breached by hackers, resulting … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Barnaby Jack, Famous Hacker, Dies

Barnaby Jack, the hacker known for making an ATM literally spit out cash, died Thursday, days before he was set to show how to disable a pacemaker from 30 feet … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Publicis, Omnicom Close to Merger Deal

Omnicom Group Inc. and Publicis Groupe SA, the world’s second- and third-biggest advertising companies, respectively, are near a deal to merge, people familiar with the situation said, creating what would … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sony Struggles to Stay in the Game

In just three months, Sony Corp. went from a company on the mend to one whose recovery is now in serious doubt. Hidekazu Miyahara, an analyst at Marusan Securities, recalls … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Furby, Children’s Tablets Generate Top Buzz in Toy Aisle

A mix of retro toys like the new, tech-focused Furby and newer brands including the Skylander videogame and the freaky guys and ghouls of Monster High are generating the greatest … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · Leave a comment