General Motors' compensation expert rejected 91 percent of death and injury claims related to faulty ignition switches, which have been linked to 124 deaths – ten times more than GM originally believed –and 275 injuries, 17 of them serious.
Federal prosecutors have charged nine people in an insider trading ring that lifted information from corporate press releases before they were made public. The Securities and Exchange Commission said related illegal trading netted more than $100 million.
Yahoo's top websites fell victim to a “malvertising” attack within the company's ad network, although Yahoo will not reveal the number of people who may have been affected. Hackers exploited Adobe Flash software to conduct the attack.
Mozilla is allowing Adobe Flash to run on its Firefox browser again, after blocking the plugin for two days over security vulnerabilities. Tech experts have called for an end to Flash, widely loathed for security and compatibility reasons.
A man who joined protests against SeaWorld and incited demonstrators to engage in illegal activities was a double-agent working on behalf of the company, claims animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
The state of Michigan has dropped its $145 million prison food service contract with Aramark Correctional Services after nearly 200 of the company's workers were fired or banned from prison property over a host of infractions.