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2013-07-25 23:00:50

Pregnant women who use nasal decongestants during the first trimester may be raising the risk that their newborn will suffer from one or more rare birth defects, according to a Reuters report about a new study. National law firm Parker Waichman LLP is now evaluating legal claims. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, notes that women who use nasal decongestants during the...

SIM Card Vulnerabilities Revealed By German Research Firm
2013-07-22 04:13:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The United Nation's cybersecurity arm is planning to send out a multinational alert after a German research firm has discovered an encryption flaw that could compromise some types of mobile phones. The flaw, discovered by experts at Security Research Labs (SRL) in Berlin, makes it possible for hackers to remotely gain control of and potentially clone millions of SIM cards, according to Jim Finkle of Reuters. The vulnerabilities...

Verizon Femtocell Device Hacked, Turned Into Spying Machine
2013-07-15 11:23:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A pair of security researchers have hacked a Verizon femtocell device to spy on phone calls and text messages between Android devices and iPhones, according to a Reuters report. After modifying the hardware of the network expander, the researchers were able to circumvent an update pushed out in March to prevent this kind of snooping. The duo demonstrated the proof-of-concept device to Reuters and said they plan to explain their...

Icahn Announces $5.2B Financing For Dell Deal
2013-07-02 08:21:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Carl Icahn and Jeffries & Co. have secured $5.2 billion in loan commitments backing the billionaire investors' leveraged recapitalization plans for computer maker Dell. In an open letter to Dell shareholders, Icahn said the financing commitments include $1.6 billion from Jefferies Finance LLC. "With that we put an end to the unwarranted speculation by Dell that our money would not be available," Icahn said according to...

2013-06-26 00:20:16

Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to John Huey, Michael Williams Receives Lawrence Minard Editor Award NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Journalists from across the nation gathered tonight at Capitale for the 2013 Gerald Loeb Awards banquet. The Gerald Loeb Awards are among the highest honors in journalism, recognizing the work of journalists whose contributions illuminate the world of business, finance and the economy for readers and viewers around the world. (Photo:...

2013-06-17 12:33:50

SALT LAKE CITY, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Utah-based Innovative Market Analysis acquired the award-winning MetaStock technical analysis software line from Thomson Reuters effective May 3, 2013. Innovative Market Analysis was created by current MetaStock President Scott Brown."We are very excited Thomson Reuters allowed us the opportunity to purchase MetaStock," said Mr. Brown, owner and CEO of Innovative Market Analysis. "MetaStock has been helping traders incorporate technical analysis...

Larger Cheaper Colorful iPhones
2013-06-13 08:53:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just days after the latest update to the iPhone´s operating system iOS 7, rumors have begun flying about future smartphones from Apple. According to a Reuters report today, Apple is interested in larger screens for their best selling device in the neighborhood of 4.7-inches and 5.7-inches. They also claim Apple is working to produce a cheap iPhone ($99) available in five to six colors. If these claims sound familiar at...

2013-06-12 12:28:24

Relationship will enable researchers to collaborate and share research results on one web platform PHILADELPHIA, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced an extension of its relationship with One Mind((TM)) for Research to further the understanding of the central nervous system (CNS) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI)...

2013-06-08 23:03:05

Industrialist sentenced to 18 years after conviction for exposing workers to asbestos. U.S. workers still eligible for free consultations about their legal rights to seek compensation over mesothelioma. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/occupationaldisease/asbestos-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today its support of an Italian court´s decision to sentence a Swiss billionaire to 18 years in jail for his role in an asbestos scandal in which...

US Cyber Command Prepares For Virtual Warfare
2013-06-07 11:08:30

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Facing constant attacks from Chinese hackers, the US military is gearing up for a high-tech battle to defend national secrets and American companies. According to Reuters, the cyber warfare arm of the military, Cyber Command, is packing its $358 million command center with another three to four thousand soldiers to ward off incoming assaults from China, Russia and elsewhere. Cyber Command is lead by Army General Keith Alexander,...