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Anthem may pay $115M class action settlement for 2015 data breach

Anthem may pay $115M class action settlement for 2015 data breach

Health insurance giant Anthem is set to pay out a record $115m to customers affected by a massive data breach in 2015 which exposed the records of around 79 million patients. The settlement is created to protect class members from future risk, provide compensation and ensure best cybersecurity practices to deter against future data breaches, the attorneys' statement says.


Marissa Mayer resigns as Verizon closes US$4.48bn Yahoo acquisition

Marissa Mayer resigns as Verizon closes US$4.48bn Yahoo acquisition

The deal was thrown into doubt after Yahoo was twiced hit by cyber attacks, with the original enterprise value of the agreement eventually dropped by US$350 million in an effort to push it through. Tim Armstrong, formerly AOL's CEO, will serve as the CEO of Oath . The merging of Yahoo with AOL will be completed under the guidance of Marni Walden, executive vice producer and president of the product innovation and new businesses organisation at Verizon.


JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

Lynch , who became a pen pal with Rowling before landing her role in the films, told how "empowering" she found the books as she battled an eating disorder. Have you spotted any other magical " Harry Potter " celebrations online today? Its author JK Rowling famously wrote the book in cafes in her home town of Edinburgh , whilst bringing up a young child on income support.


Tech giants announce counter-terrorism joint project

Tech giants announce counter-terrorism joint project

The latest initiative builds on efforts that involved the EU Internet Forum , the Shared Industry Hash Database and attempts by the European Council to fight against terrorism , hatred and violent extremism. Big tech companies have been facing increasing pressure to quickly remove pro-terrorism propaganda from the Internet and alert authorities following recent attacks, including one that killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK in May and another that killed eight ...


Did Tristan Thompson Propose To Khloe Kardashian At Her Surprise Birthday Party?

Did Tristan Thompson Propose To Khloe Kardashian At Her Surprise Birthday Party?

A writer on the show said the "Dad + Mom" reference was simply another version of the "goals" hashtag now in the zeitgeist. The reality star, who turns 33 on Tuesday, looked very pleasantly surprised on Sunday night when she hit the Blind Dragon nightclub in Los Angeles and saw her sisters, Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner , Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner inside.


SpaceX Doubleheader Part 2 - Falcon 9 conducts Iridium NEXT-2 launch

SpaceX Doubleheader Part 2 - Falcon 9 conducts Iridium NEXT-2 launch

The Space Exploration Technologies booster blasted off at 1:25 p.m. from Space Launch Complex-4 on South Base, rising above a band of marine layer blanketing the pad. With this launch complete, there are now 20 Iridium NEXT satellites in orbit. The company has now tied the record for the most launches in a single year, which it set in 2016.