(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 (�75,500) to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday.
Business leaders from across the North East have outlined their hopes for today's (22 November 2017) Budget, with calls being made for new Tyne and Wear Metro trains, stronger powers for the Tees Valley and more support for regional exporters.
The government has promised to buy electricity worth �30bn over 35 years from the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. Photograph: EDF Energy/PA.
The Bank of England and Britain's markets watchdog should step in to appoint a new chairman at the London Stock Exchange, Christopher Hohn, founder of activist hedge fund TCI said on Tuesday.
Budget airline easyJet has seen annual profits nosedive by 17% after taking a �101m hit from the weak pound, but confirmed a boost from the demise of rivals and recent woes at Ryanair.