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  • Companies' data security in question after Sony hack Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    The hack, which a U.S. official has said investigators believe is linked to North Korea, culminated in the cancellation of a Sony film and ultimately could cost the movie studio hundreds of millions of dollars. "The Sony breach is a real wake-up call even after the year of mega-breaches we've seen," says Lee Weiner, Boston security firm Rapid7's senior vice...

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:08 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $2.23 or 1.6 percent, to $141.56. Target rose $1.07 or 1.5 percent, to $74.64. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose $1.71 or 2.0 percent, to $85.94.

  • Sony's capitulation could mean that more businesses will be targeted for cyberwarfare and extortion, they said. The crisis at Sony Corp's movie studio is prompting executives to think more broadly and to use data encryption software for internal data. Sony on Wednesday dropped the comedy that features the assassination of North Korea's leader after...

  • Sony hacking fallout puts all companies on alert Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    The hack, which a U.S. official has said investigators believe is linked to North Korea, culminated in the cancellation of a Sony film and ultimately could cost the movie studio hundreds of millions of dollars. "The Sony breach is a real wake-up call even after the year of mega-breaches we've seen," says Lee Weiner, Boston security firm Rapid7's senior vice...

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.86 or 1.3 percent, to $141.19. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose $1.25 or 1.5 percent, to $85.48.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $2.02 or 1.5 percent, to $139.33. Target rose $1.29 or 1.8 percent, to $73.57. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose $1.27 or 1.5 percent, to $84.23.

  • Dec 17- Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co named Toys R Us Inc's former chief executive Gerald Storch as its new CEO, as the owner of Lord& Taylor and Saks chains looks to expand its online presence. Hudson's Bay's total online sales touched C $228 million in the third quarter, accounting for about 12 percent of the company's retail sales.

  • Obama's approval rate ticks up; US mood grim: Poll Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    The number of Americans who say the country is on the right track ticked up, but the dominant mood country remains negative, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.

  • Better act fast: Deadlines loom for online orders Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    To receive your online orders in time for Christmas, most retailers' standard delivery order deadlines are Friday.

  • Data breach still haunts, could cost Target  Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 4:37 PM ET

    According to a November SEC filing, Target says is currently facing more than 100 civil lawsuits related to its breach in 2013, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan. Lead attorney Charles "Bucky" Zimmerman, Zimmerman Reed partner, makes the case for the banks.

  • An unforgeable passport? Dutch say they've made it Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 4:05 PM ET
    International travelers wait to have their passports checked at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.

    A new method uses quantum physics to make ID cards, passports or any other document impossible to forge, researchers say.

  • 5 ways bigger online sales can hurt retailers Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    Investing in online shopping is essential for retailers, but there are a number of ways it can dent their sales and profits.

  • Forget the credit card, here's a new way to pay Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    Innovation in a new way to pay, called tokenization, may help counter the damage from retail database breaches.

  • Identity theft victims face months of hassle Sunday, 14 Dec 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— As soon as Mark Kim found out his personal information was compromised in a data breach at Target last year, the 36- year-old tech worker signed up for the retailer's free credit monitoring offer so he would be notified if someone used his identity to commit fraud. The latest high-profile hack, at Sony Pictures Entertainment, resulted in Social...

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell $3.53 or 2.5 percent, to $137.88. Target fell $1.13 or 1.5 percent, to $72.40. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 02 or percent, to $83.81.

  • This company loves to move in where Sears fails Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 2:37 PM ET
    A Sears store in Peoria, Ill.

    Home decor chain At Home is growing at a blistering pace thanks to cheap real estate abandoned by the likes of Sears and Target.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.39 or 1.0 percent, to $141.64. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose $1.42 or 1.7 percent, to $84.40.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.09 or. 8 percent, to $141.34. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 80 or 1.0 percent, to $83.78.

  • Amazon falls? China rises? Extreme 2015 predictions Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    A spike in Japanese inflation and a UK housing crash are just some of the other extreme predictions Saxo Bank has offered for the coming year.

  • You may already be too late for hottest holiday toys Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 8:45 AM ET
    Disney's Frozen dolls were the hot holiday item, especially at J.C. Penney's Disney shop in shop.

    If you still have Disney's Frozen Castle and Ice Palace Playset on your holiday gift list this year, you may already be out of luck.