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Jay Z and Beyoncé are worth more than $1 billion

Jay Z in 90 seconds Jay Z and Beyoncé have crossed the billion-dollar mark. Forbes said Wednesday that the superstar couple’s net worth has climbed to $ 1.16 billion dollars. Jay Z accounts for most of it: $ 810 million, according to the magazine’s latest “Richest In Hip-Hop” ranking. Beyoncé’s wealth is put at $ 350 million in Forbes’ “America’s Richest Self-Made women” list. Neither of them comes top of their respective rankings: Jay Z was beaten to the top spot by Sean “Diddy” Combs, while Beyoncé is 46th on ...

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Are more Hollywood hacks on the horizon?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] It happened to Disney. It happened to Netflix. And it’s going to happen again — because Hollywood has a hacking problem. Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Worldwide cyberattack could spark more trouble Monday

Ransomware ‘WannaCry’ attack explained Companies worldwide are bracing for even more fallout from the biggest cyberattack ever as their workers head back to the office Monday. The massive ransomware attacks that started late Friday have locked people out of their computers and demanded hundreds of dollars from the users before they could regain control. The attacks exploit a vulnerability in outdated versions of Microsoft Windows that is particularly problematic for corporations that don’t automatically update their systems. Related: A super-simple explanation of what happened The virus has hit at least ...

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NHS cyber-attack: More ransomware cases 'likely on Monday'

More ransomware cases may come to light on Monday, possibly on “a significant scale”, the UK’s cyber-security agency has warned after a global cyber-attack. The National Cyber Security Centre has advised firms how to protect computers as they start the working week. It comes after Friday’s attack caused disruption in 150 countries. In the UK, NHS hospitals, pharmacies and GP surgeries were the worst-affected. Seven trusts are still dealing with problems caused by the hack. The ransomware causing chaos Analysis: How it started In a statement, the National Cyber Security ...

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More retail earnings; SpaceX launch; Facebook's IPO-versary

America’s top retailers in trouble 1. More retail earnings: Walmart, Gap and Target are all announcing earnings this week. In the previous quarter, Walmart’s online sales grew faster than Amazon’s — a veritable coup for the brick and mortar mainstay. It’s not clear how much money it made off its digital business, but online growth is promising and reflects Walmart’s efforts to grow digitally: It bought online retailer Jet for about $ 3 billion last year, and ShoeBuy in January. Walmart’s also been expanding its online grocery business in an ...

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Department stores have lost more jobs than coal mines

America’s top retailers in trouble America’s long-standing love affair with shopping at malls and department stores may be nearing an end. “The traditional mall as we know it is doomed,” said according to Greg Portell, a retail consultant at A.T. Kearney. “When was the last time a mall closed that people missed, other than people the people who worked there?” And retail workers are taking a huge hit. Between 2001 and 2016, jobs at traditional department stores fell 46%, according to Labor Department data. That’s a much steeper drop than ...

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Call Of Duty's Big Zombies DLC Pack Is More Expensive Than Usual

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is getting another piece of DLC based entirely around the series’ long-running Zombies mode, and now publisher Activision has announced how much the pack will cost. Zombies Chronicles will set you back $ 30 (with international pricing yet to be announced), whereas most Call of Duty map packs cost $ 15. More content is included than in most Call of Duty add-on packs, however: Chronicles bundles together and remasters eight old Zombies maps from World At War, Black Ops, and Black Ops II. In ...

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Major Intel Security Flaw Is More Serious Than First Thought

Last week, news broke of a serious security flaw in Intel business chipsets dating back seven years. The flaw, which doesn’t affect consumer hardware, concerned products with Intel’s Active Management Technology, Intel’s Small Business Technology, and Intel Standard Manageability. Intel’s description of the flaw is as follows: There is an escalation of privilege vulnerability in Intel® Active Management Technology (AMT), Intel® Standard Manageability (ISM), and Intel® Small Business Technology versions firmware versions 6.x, 7.x, 8.x 9.x, 10.x, 11.0, 11.5, and 11.6 that can allow an unprivileged attacker to gain control ...

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Five More Games Added To Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Program

The Xbox One‘s backwards compatibility catalog grows in a big way today, as five more games were added. As announcedby Major Nelson, the Xbox 360 games Hard Corps: Uprising, Harms Way, Band of Bugs, Bullet Soul, and Bullet Soul – Infinite Burst are now playable on Xbox One. If you already own these games for Xbox 360, they should show up automatically in your Xbox One game library. If not, you can pick them up on your console or through the Xbox Store links below. It’s been a busy past ...

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Nintendo Hopes You’ll Love the Switch So Much, You’ll Buy More Than One

Back in the 1960s, Alka-Seltzer found an incredible way to double its sales volume. It involved no new products, no dramatic advertising campaigns, and no celebrity spokespeople or clever jingle. The company simply started showing two tablets dropping into water, rather than just one. This didn’t quite double sales, but it did send them soaring — and the rest, as they say, is history. Nintendo seems to be betting that it can sell the Switch similarly, despite having previously forecast that supplies will remain constrained through the end of the ...

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