Hackers can now bring cargo ships and planes to a grinding halt

Container cargo ships sit off shore from the Long Beach / Los Angeles port complex in Long Beach, CA, on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Jeff Gritchen | MediaNews Group | Getty Images Armed with little more than a computer, hackers are increasingly setting their sights on some of the biggest things that humans can build. … Read more

Companies forced to weigh in on privacy, health care

Pro-choice activists are seen outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 15, 2022. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images The challenges posed by the end of Roe v. Wade are only just beginning for corporate America. By overturning the abortion precedent Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court set off a series of … Read more

Oracle (ORCL) earnings Q4 2022

Safra Catz, then co-chief executive officer of Oracle Corp., speaks during the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco on Sept. 20, 2016. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oracle shares rose almost 9% in extended trading on Monday after the database software company issued fiscal fourth-quarter results that exceeded analysts’ estimates. Here’s how … Read more

Campbell Soup, Moderna, Western Digital and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Campbell Soup (CPB) – The food producer’s shares rallied 3.7% in the premarket after Campbell reported an adjusted quarterly profit of 70 cents per share, 9 cents above estimates. Sales also beat forecasts, and the company raised its full-year sales outlook. Campbell also maintained its prior … Read more

Nasdaq records first seven week losing streak since 2002

Tech companies have not seen a selloff like since 2001 and the bursting of the dot-com bubble. The Nasdaq declined 3.8% this week, falling for a seventh straight week. It’s the longest losing streak for the tech-heavy index in 21 years. Inflation, rising interest rates, the war in Ukraine and pandemic lockdowns in China are … Read more

China blockchain explainer: What is BSN?

China has made blockchain technology a strategic priority. Blockchain-based Service Network, or BSN, is part of its efforts to boost its capabilities in the sector. Yuichiro Chino | Moment | Getty Images Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared that his country needs to “seize the opportunities” presented by blockchain technology. In a speech in 2019, … Read more