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Ashley Madison offers to pay $11.2 million to hacking victims

Ashley Madison offers to pay $11.2 million to hacking victims

Tens of thousands of government and military email addresses showed up on the list of Ashley Madison users. In 2015, the site - which facilitates extramarital affairs - came under attack by a group called "The Impact Team" which threatened to release the data they had collected unless the website was shut down.


Amazon deals yet another huge blow to Blue Apron

Amazon deals yet another huge blow to Blue Apron

Shortly after the opening bell, Blue Apron was trading at $6.52, down 11.3 percent. "You be the chef". It's just the latest Amazon-fueled hit absorbed by the flailing Blue Apron , which took a cleaver to its IPO range in the week before pricing following Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods .


Northern route of HS2 to be revealed

Northern route of HS2 to be revealed

These contracts will support 16,000 jobs here in Britain and will create opportunities for thousands of SMEs. Announced by United Kingdom transport secretary Chris Grayling , the three packages are split into two stages: design and preliminary work, and full construction.


China posts 6.9 percent GDP growth in H1

China posts 6.9 percent GDP growth in H1

Therefore, the second-quarter upturn could be a boon for the country's leaders as they seek to contain a risky build-up in debt that has ballooned to 277 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). Analysts said investors were cautious after Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the need to control financial risks at a five-yearly financial conference over the weekend.


China bans Winnie-the-Pooh

China bans Winnie-the-Pooh

Posts bearing the image and the Chinese characters for Winnie the Pooh were still permitted on the Twitter-like Weibo platform Monday. The first light-hearted comparison between Xi and Pooh reportedly first surfaced in 2013 when Obama met with the Chinese leader, and netizens compared the former to Pooh's lanky friend Tigger.