Another high-profile cybersecurity incident, another reason to buy our cyber stock

Investors received another reason to buy shares of Palo Alto Networks , according to Jim Cramer, in light of a cybersecurity incident that has impacted millions of AT & T customers. The telecommunications giant said Saturday it was investigating a leak of customer data onto the dark web, which compromised information belonging to 73 million … Read more

AT&T investigating breach that put customer data on dark web

A pedestrian passes an AT&T store in New York, U.S. Scott Mlyn | CNBC AT&T announced Saturday that it is investigating a two-week-old data breach that published millions of customers’ data on the dark web, a portion of the internet that can only be accessed using special software. The company has reset the passcodes of … Read more

Shareholder payouts hit a record $1.7 trillion last year as bank profits surged

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., March 5, 2024. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters LONDON — Global dividend payouts to shareholders hit a record $1.66 trillion in 2023, according to a new report by British asset manager Janus Henderson. The Global Dividend Index report, published … Read more

Telcos are barely done rolling out 5G networks — and they’re already talking about ‘5.5G’

You probably remember mobile operators raving about the promise of 5G several years ago. Now, they’re getting excited about a new upgrade: 5G Advanced. Angel Garcia | Bloomberg | Getty Images BARCELONA, Spain — Telecom operators haven’t yet finished rolling out 5G wireless mobile networks. And yet bosses of major carriers are already talking about … Read more

In wake of AT&T outage, consumer advocate urge customers to ask for money back

A cellular tower is seen on Feb. 22, 2024 in Redondo Beach, California. The outage affected tens of thousands of customers in cities across the country whose phones lost signal overnight. Eric Thayer | Getty Images News | Getty Images ‘It won’t be our last’ AT&T’s outage on Thursday knocked out service for tens of … Read more

AT&T CEO says some customers will receive credits for outage

A pedestrian walks in front of an AT&T location in New York. Scott Mlyn | CNBC The CEO of AT&T on Sunday apologized for the widespread cellular outage that knocked out service for thousands of customers, saying some accounts will receive credits to compensate for the incident.  “For the portion of consumer and small business … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday

Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Rocketing to records 2. To the moon As the new space race rolls on, Thursday brought another historic moment to the final frontier. Intuitive Machines became the first company to land on the moon when its IM-1 mission touched … Read more

AT&T cellular outage in United States disrupts vital services

A worker climbs on a cellular communication tower in Oakland, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A cellular outage early on Thursday hit thousands of AT&T users in the United States, disrupting calls and text messages as well as emergency services in major cities including San Francisco. About 70,000 incidents were reported around 10:00 a.m. … Read more

New sports streaming platform: What to know

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) during the NBA game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers on January 07, 2024, at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, CA. Jevone Moore | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images The U.S. media world was rushing — panicking? — Wednesday to try to figure out … Read more

How the Apple iPhone changed the world

When Apple announced the iPhone in 2007, Steve Jobs called it a “revolutionary product” in a handset category that he said needed to be reinvented.  Now, nearly two decades and 42 models later, the iPhone is one of the world’s most popular phones. Apple has sold over 2.3 billion units of the iPhone and has … Read more