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CNBC This code shows a session cookie, which Kevin Mitnick, the chief hacking officer at KnowBe4, a cybersecurity company that trains people to spot phishing, or spoofed emails, says can be used to bypass two-factor authentication. Mitnick showed CNBC that he was able to enter that code into his browser. “When I hit refresh I’m
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell just gave the stock market and the U.S. economy exactly what they needed to continue the steady growth they’ve seen in the last several years, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. In a group interview with former Fed leaders Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen, Powell said Friday that he would be
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The Dow’s top five stocks for the end of 2018 were a defensive group: consumer products giant Procter & Gamble, drugmaker Merck, fast-food chain McDonald’s, telecommunications play Verizon and soft-drink maker Coca-Cola. “Classic slowdown stock” Procter & Gamble took first place with a 10 percent gain, a troubling sign for those who are worried about
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Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Coumadin medication by Bristol-Myers Squibb on pharmacy shelf in Princeton, Illinois. Celgene shares surged 32 percent in premarket trading on Thursday after Bristol-Myers Squibb announced plans to buy the cancer drugmaker in a cash and stock deal valued at $74 billion. Under the agreement, Celgene shareholders will receive
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Apple previously sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer saying President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on China would affect a number of its products, increasing costs for consumers. “It is difficult to see how tariffs that hurt U.S. companies and U.S. consumers will advance the Government’s objectives with respect to China’s technology policies,”
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What initially appeared geeky quickly became trendy. Apple’s AirPods are the company’s most popular accessory ever, according to TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, and a new model is expected in 2019. Kuo, who has a good track record for accurately predicting Apple product launches, said in Dec. that Apple will launch a new version
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Netflix has pulled an episode of “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” in Saudi Arabia at the request of the country’s government. The U.S. streaming service took down the episode, entitled “Saudi Arabia,” following a legal request from the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission, as it allegedly violated anti-cybercrime law. The news was first reported
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Activity inChina’s manufacturing sector contracted for the first time in more than two years in the month of December amid a domestic economic slowdown and Beijing’s ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. The Chinese National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday official manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) was 49.4 — lower than the 49.9 analysts
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In recent years, Mediterranean and Asia Pacific flavors have become more mainstream, with diners indulging in the Hawaiian dish poke and falafel rice bowls at restaurants like Cava. However, in 2019 you’ll likely see more of a North African and Middle Eastern influence. Harissa, a Tunisian hot chili pepper paste, is already enticing diners in
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The European Union is phasing out the use of palm oil in transport fuel, triggering criticism of trade protectionism and threats of retaliation from major producersIndonesia and Malaysia. The European move comes after years of activist campaigns about the vegetable oil associated with rampant deforestation and labor abuses, highlighting how consumer concerns about sustainability are
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Marlene Awaad | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., listens during the Viva Technology conference in Paris, France, on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Facebook’s thousands of content moderators rely on a series of PowerPoint slides that contain inaccuracies and outdated information to determine what content to allow
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