BOSTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. states are investigating the theft of 83 million customer records from JPMorgan Chase & Co in a massive cyberattack uncovered over the summer and more may soon join, Reuters learned on Friday.
(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc plans to invest a part of the proceeds from the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd stake sale in mobile app Snapchat, which lets users send messages that disappear after a few seconds, the Wall Street Journal said.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook , the world's most popular social network, gained European Union clearance on Friday for its proposed $19 billion takeover of mobile messaging startup WhatsApp in a deal setting it against the telecoms industry.
MADRID (Reuters) - Telefonica lost mobile clients in its Spanish home market in July for the 39th straight month, although it snapped up new lucrative optic fiber contracts to maintain its quasi monopoly in that fast-growing business.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp swung to better-than-expected profit in the third quarter from a heavy loss a year earlier, as cost cuts helped it offset the impact of still-sluggish sales.
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's tax office will investigate the country's large companies over possible misuse of corporate credit cards, sources at the agency and finance ministry said on Friday, after accusations of mass abuse at a former savings bank.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The acting head of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, former Google Inc executive Michelle Lee, is being seriously considered to permanently head the agency, sources have told Reuters.