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Hackers Steal Sensitive Data From JPMorgan and Other Banks
by / on 02/09/2014 at 17:55 / in The Review

Hackers Steal Sensitive Data From JPMorgan and Other Banks

Hackers have stolen gigabytes of sensitive data from JPMorgan Chase and at least four other banks in a series of complex cyberattacks. In mid-August, a group of hackers broke into the banks’ computer networks using top-shelf malware, then nabbed information such as checking and savings account numbers and deleted records, according to a select few briefed on the attacks. JPMorgan, […]

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How Women Are ‘Freezing’ The Biological Clock
by / on 11/08/2014 at 13:56 / in The Review

How Women Are ‘Freezing’ The Biological Clock

For Jenine McKay, motherhood was the happy ending to a fairy tale that never actually happened. A few years ago, the then-39-year-old London-based events planner found herself suddenly single and desperate for a baby. Her live-in relationship of 15 years had fallen apart mainly because of her self-described “intense desire to be a mother” and her then-partner’s “inability to commit […]

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Burger King to Gays: Have We Got a Burger for You
by / on 28/07/2014 at 16:44 / in The Review

Burger King to Gays: Have We Got a Burger for You

In San Francisco, during the height of gay pride month, a local Burger King (BKW) has declared itself a proud supporter of its gay customers with the introduction of the “Proud Whopper,” which is just a regular Whopper wrapped in rainbow packaging. It’s metaphor via sandwich: We’re all the same inside. Proceeds from the limited-time-only $4.29 sandwich offer will be […]

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Is This the MySpace of Fine Art?
by / on 10/07/2014 at 16:18 / in The Review

Is This the MySpace of Fine Art?

A pert blonde in a little black dress walks up to a 6-foot-tall mirrored box. She presses a flat, white switch. A light flashes within the rectangular prism and the one-way glass turns transparent upon illumination, revealing a man with a grey suit and slight scowl. He quickly swats at a flat, white switch inside his enclosure. The light goes […]

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Facebook Performed a Psychology Experiment on Thousands of Users Without Telling Them
by / on 08/07/2014 at 14:25 / in The Review

Facebook Performed a Psychology Experiment on Thousands of Users Without Telling Them

If you’re on Facebook, there’s a roughly 0.04 percent chance the social media behemoth used you for a psychology experiment in early 2012, though you’d have had no way of knowing at the time and indeed would only be finding out about the experiment this week. That’s what happened when researchers used nearly 700,000 Facebook users as guinea pigs for […]

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Investors Love the $9 Million BNP Paribas Settlement – No One Else Does
by / on 01/07/2014 at 16:34 / in The Review

Investors Love the $9 Million BNP Paribas Settlement – No One Else Does

After several months of negotiations and international intrigue, federal authorities announced the resolution of a criminal case against France’s largest bank. BNP Paribas agreed to plead guilty to processing $8.8 billion worth of financial transactions for Sudanese, Iranian and Cuban entities between 2004 and 2012, in violation of U.S. sanctions; it will pay $8.97 billion in financial penalties. “This outcome […]

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Georgia Salpa Models The New Swimwear Range From Alexis Smith
by / on 26/06/2014 at 15:29 / in The Review

Georgia Salpa Models The New Swimwear Range From Alexis Smith

Georgia Salpa was born in Athens to an Irish mother and Greek father. When Salpa was five years old, her family moved to Dublin, where she was raised in the suburb of Killiney. Salpa is engaged to millionaire British hedge fund manager Joe Penna. Salpa began modelling before leaving secondary-school, and has undertaken modelling assignments for various publications. She has made […]

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American Apparel: Charney’s Bad Behavior Was Very, Very Expensive
by / on 24/06/2014 at 14:43 / in The Review

American Apparel: Charney’s Bad Behavior Was Very, Very Expensive

Dov Charney’s behavior has never been a secret. For starters, as the chief executive of American Apparel (APP), he occasionally walked around the Los Angeles headquarters in his underwear. He was open about his libertine attitudes toward sex in general and sex in the workplace in particular, at one point “putting on a show” for a journalist on assignment for […]

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A Fancy French Airline for Those Who Can’t Afford Business Class
by / on 19/06/2014 at 12:44 / in The Review

A Fancy French Airline for Those Who Can’t Afford Business Class

Higher airfares across the Atlantic aren’t just the bane of backpackers and families on summer vacation. Business travelers have been pinched, too, and a new airline called LaCompagnie sees a space for an all-business-class entrant. “The time is different today—it is a different marketplace,” LaCompagnie co-founder Peter Luethi said on Tuesday at a Manhattan news conference announcing the new airline […]

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Women we love : Shay Mitchell by Esquire USA
by / on 16/06/2014 at 16:46 / in The Review

Women we love : Shay Mitchell by Esquire USA

On playing a lesbian on her show, Pretty Little Liars: “The writer and the producer told me from the pilot that I would probably be interested in girls, and that I would be a lesbian, and not just b. And it didn’t mean anything to me. I was like, ‘Great. I wear shoes, I kiss girls, I’m on the swim […]

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