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CHAMPAIGN, Ill.— Jimmy John's sandwich chain said Wednesday that it believes customers' credit card data was stolen from 216 of its shops between June and September. Jimmy John's believes someone stole log-in credentials and remotely installed malware on machines used to swipe credit cards.
Babak "Bobby" Yazdani, who founded Saba in 1997 and resigned as chief executive in March 2013, was not charged with misconduct over the scheme, which involved falsified time-sheets by consultants at an Indian subsidiary, the SEC said.
BlackBerry showed off the new device at events in Toronto, London and Dubai. The smartphone, which has a large touchscreen and a modified version of the company's well-known keyboard, comes to market as the phones of BlackBerry's rivals all converge on a tall, rectangular profile.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 24- Amazon.com Inc will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley- based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected "smart" home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies.
*Nanoco shares rise more than 27 pct. Sept 24- Nanoco Group Plc said commercial production of quantum dots, used to make vibrant screen displays, is expected to begin in the first half of next year at a plant in South Korea being built by its partner, Dow Chemical Co..
BOSTON/ DETROIT, Sept 23- General Motors Co on Tuesday named an engineer to serve as its first cybersecurity chief as the No. 1 U.S. automaker and its rivals come under increasing pressure to better secure their vehicles against hackers. "So that's the competitive advantage we're trying to really put in place for General Motors."
Sept 23- Data breach at home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc has led to fraudulent transactions across the United States, draining cash from customer bank accounts, the Wall Street Journal said.
SAN FRANCISCO— Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones. Ozzie, 58, Microsoft's former chief software architect, hopes to orchestrate voice's comeback through Talko, a mobile application being released Tuesday for the iPhone.
Aging technology giants are having a hard time staying relevant in today's post-PC world, and some are looking for deals to push growth. NYT reports.
LOS ANGELES— Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular "Call of Duty" games.
SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung Electronics Co., which faces a slowdown in emerging market smartphone sales, will release its long-delayed Tizen-powered handset in India before the end of this year, a report said Monday.
Microsoft has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China. The company said it would be released by the end of the year.
BEIJING, Sept 21- Microsoft Corp has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China, which had been set for release on Tuesday, but the world's biggest software company said it would be released by the end of the year.
Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20- Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son's school report and labels on bottles in the fridge.
Home Depot said Thursday that malicious software lurking in its check-out terminals between April and September affected 56 million debit and credit cards that customers swiped at its stores. The Department of Homeland Security Department warned last month that more than 1,000 retailers could have malware in their cash-register computers.
The risks were clear to computer experts inside Home Depot: The chain, they warned for years, might be easy prey for hackers. NYT reports.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19- By promoting its two presidents to serve as co-chief executives instead of founder and CEO Larry Ellison, database-and-software behemoth Oracle is setting itself a course that has confounded other big companies.
NEW YORK, Sept 19- Midcap technology shares were trading lower on Wednesday along with their larger-cap counterparts, weighed down by a drop in Tibco Software after the company posted disappointing results.
Sept 19- Oracle Corp's shares fell as much as 5.5 percent after the database software maker reported disappointing quarterly earnings late Thursday and said Larry Ellison was stepping aside as chief executive.