Uber has agreed to settle accusations by America’s top consumer protection agency that the ride-hailing company failed to protect consumers’ sensitive data, a misstep that allegedly allowed employees to access customer and driver information and led to a significant data breach in 2014 that exposed thousands of drivers’ names and license numbers.
Even as he seeks Beijing’s help on North Korea, President Donald Trump asked his trade office on Monday to consider investigating China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property.
Software made by San Francisco-based Grand Junction connects retailers with about 700 delivery companies around the country that pick up items from stores or distribution centers and take them to customers.
An in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of California, Los Angeles, has found the American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile.
A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information three years ago.
Banking State Bank Northwest has announced the promotion of Ashley Morales to vice president/commercial lender. Morales has 12 years of commercial lending experience and has been with State Bank since 2015.
HARTFORD, Conn. – The birthplace of abolitionist writer Harriet Beecher Stowe, which was disassembled and stored in trailers 20 years ago, has been put up for sale on eBay. The move is the latest in the unusual history of preacher Lyman Beecher’s Litchfield house, which was built in 1811, served as the childhood home for his 11 children and was later a sanitarium and then a dormitory for a private school.
It was so simple, yet it worked. Every time. In May – long before the Spokane Indians’ first game of the season – the team brought together all of its seasonal employees for customer-service training. It was a little cold that day. Even a bit overcast. And everyone was seated in a single section on the first base-side of Avista Stadium.
Given that Target is a brick-and-mortar retailer in a world where consumer dollars are shifting online, there’s plenty of justification for pessimism despite the beaten-down valuation. But don’t count Target out just yet.
The more you know about credit cards, how they work and how they fit into your financial life, the more likely you are to use them wisely. Here are some common questions and answers about credit card basics.
Roen Associates Inc., a Spokane-based construction consulting firm, has leased a historic downtown building once occupied by Kenneth Brooks, a renowned midcentury architect and urban planner. The 3,090-square-foot, two-story office building at 121 South Wall St. is a step for the Spokane company, which occupied a smaller building at 1526 West Riverside before the move.
Tuesday Cybersecurity for Small Business Workshop - Attendees will learn five steps to protect a company’s vulnerability to cybersecurity breaches as well as about resources needed to lower the risk to a business. A workbook and cybersecurity tool kit are included. Seating is limited and preregistration is required. Please visit wsbdc.org/events for more information and to register. $40 per business; up to two attendees. Tuesday, 8-10:30 a.m., Kendall Yards.
FISHING -- Despite a tribal gillnetting effort and a sportfishing bounty, non-native northern pike continue their downstream invasion of the Columbia River and Lake Roosevelt. Northern pike have been confirmed ...