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HAVANA— A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.
CLEVELAND— Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland to take advantage of cheap power, an abundance of fiber-optic cable and one of the safest environments in the U.S. for storing digital information.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 13 or. 1 percent, to $120.85. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 51 or. 7 percent, to $75.39.
Chief Executive Rick Dreiling said Dollar General would not relinquish its pursuit of Family Dollar Stores Inc, even though the No. 1 U.S. deep-discount retailer's bid was rejected in favor of a smaller offer from Dollar Tree Inc.. Dollar General's shares rose 1.8 percent, Family Dollar's were marginally higher and Dollar Tree's were up 1 percent.
Aug 28- Dollar General Corp said it remained committed to acquiring rival Family Dollar Stores Inc, pointing to a prolonged battle for dominance of the deep discount retail sector in the United States.
Aug 28- Dollar General Corp, the No.1 U.S. deep discount retailer, said it remained committed to acquiring rival Family Dollar Stores Inc and that its offer was both superior and achievable than an offer from Dollar Tree Inc.
Dairy Queen could be the latest victim of a data security breach, highlighting the demand for counterfeit credit cards, KrebsonSecurity reported.
Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 03 or percent, to $121.12. Target rose$. 03 or percent, to $60.73. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $75.60.
A new platform seamlessly allows Instagram users to make purchases when they see an item they like on their feeds.
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Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 33 or. 3 percent, to $121.29. Target fell$. 02 or percent, to $61.05. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $75.73.
BOSTON/ WASHINGTON, Aug 22- A cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for U.S. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials said on Friday.
WASHINGTON— More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday. Earlier this month, United Parcel Service said it found infected computers in 51 stores.
Three computer engineers say in a paper they can hack Gmail apps with a 92 percent success rate.
More than 1,000 US businesses were affected by the cyberattack that hit cash register systems at Target, Supervalu and most recently UPS Stores, NYT.
NEW YORK— It's mid-August, and parents are scrambling to outfit their kids with backpacks, gadgets and jeans as the clock winds down toward the first day of school. "It's a lot easier to find a deal," said Michael Londrigan, dean of academic affairs at LIM College, a fashion college in New York.
Though Sears has now posted nine straight quarters of losses, CNBC's Jim Cramer has an idea on how to turn things around.
The company, controlled by hedge fund manager Eddie Lampert, said quarterly revenue fell 9.7 percent, reflecting the impact of the separation of its Lands' End clothing business, store closures and sales declines at Sears Canada Inc..