Technology

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Under the leadership of Chief Executive Mike Cagney, Social Finance Inc (SoFi) set its sights on becoming a one-stop shop for every well-to-do millennial looking for financial services and a romantic partner.      One of the most valuable private financial technology startups in the United States, SoFi’s $4.3 billion valuation
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WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter (TWTR.N) said on Thursday it had suspended about 200 Russian-linked accounts as it probes online efforts to meddle with the 2016 U.S. election, but an influential Democratic senator slammed its steps as insufficient. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, summoned Twitter officials to testify behind
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Equifax has been cooperating with regulators on issues resulting from the credit reporting agency’s massive data breach and has addressed many of them, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office said on Thursday. Schneiderman was one of several state attorneys general to launch formal investigations of Equifax after the firm disclosed
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TORONTO (Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results and increased its fiscal-year revenue forecast after sales at its closely watched software business hit a record, sending its shares up more than 7 percent in Thursday premarket trading. The Canadian company, which last year stopped manufacturing the iconic BlackBerry smartphone to focus on software, reported
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission belatedly found out in August, about three months after being confirmed, that hackers breached the regulator’s database of corporate announcements in 2016, according to prepared congressional testimony seen by Reuters on Monday. The SEC’s enforcement staff and inspector general’s office have launched internal
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