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Anonymous leaks alleged data on BofA execs, surveillance

Hacktivist group says 14GB of data includes evidence that Bank of America engaged in an effort to "spy and collect information on private citizens."

By February 28, 2013


BofA takes aim at Square with new mobile-pay service

Bank of America's service lets vendors use smartphones to swipe customers' credit cards. BofA is charging vendors 2.7 percent per purchase, just a hair below Square's rate.

By November 13, 2012


Identity theft study reveals HSBC, BofA, Wamu top targets

Customers of HSBC, Bank of America, and Washington Mutual suffer highest rates of identity theft in the banking industry, according to report by a UC Berkeley Law School researcher.

By February 27, 2008


Hate Chrome hiding Web addresses? It may be the future

Some loathe Google's test to see whether it's better to hide the gory details of Web addresses by default. But that move could actually be a sensible shift.

By May 2, 2014


Sprint forms special committee to review Dish proposal

The company says the committee will "carefully evaluate" the proposal to see if it's a superior offer to the one delivered by Japan-based SoftBank.

By April 22, 2013


Bank of America 'brandjacked' by phony Google+ page

The fake Google+ page puts the bank in a bad light and raises questions about Google's controls for creating G+ business pages.

By November 16, 2011


Mobile payments

If it seems like you're seeing more mobile payment options around town, you're not imagining things. Mobile devices from Square and Intuit are more prevalent than ever.

By December 11, 2012


Analyst reports send Netflix's stock on a seesaw ride

Let's just say that opinion on the streaming-video provider is all over the map. Today, shares fell after an analyst downgrade and concerns over Amazon's spending on video -- a sharp reversal from last week.

By October 9, 2012


LinkedIn will price at $45 a share

Professional-networking company, which will begin trading tomorrow on the New York Stock Exchange, will have a $4.5 billion valuation.

By May 18, 2011


Bank of America may finally embrace Firefox

The largest bank in the United States has officially ignored the second most popular Web browser--until recently.

By July 8, 2008