Harley Goes Electric in the Race for New Motorcycle Riders

The name Harley-Davidson (HOG) doesn’t necessarily call to mind quiet efficiency, but a planned rollout of an electric motorcycle is generating a lot of buzz for the Milwaukee-based company. Bloomberg News highlighted the introductory plugin hogs in an article on Thursday morning, and interest in them quickly swamped the Harley-Davidson website for the electric endeavor known as Project LiveWire....
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Google and Microsoft will include a kill switch in the their smartphone.

The technology allows for a stolen Google (GOOG) Android and Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) Windows Phone-powered Nokia (NOK) device to be disabled, making it useless to the thief  With Google and Microsoft on board, kill switches will be available for 97% of the smartphone market, said New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who made the announcement. Newer versions of Apple's iOS currently inclu...
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Cybersecurity: How safe are you?

P.F. Chang's acknowledged that a "security compromise" of customers' credit and debit card data occurred at some of its restaurants. "We have concluded that data has been compromised," said CEO Rick Federico, in a prepared statement. The admission comes just days after cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs claimed that thousands of credit card and debit card numbers that appeared to have been stol...
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Rich investors worry about stock market

The bull market of the last five years has resulted in extraordinary gains for the wealthy, but some in the 1% aren't sure how much longer the good times can roll. A comprehensive study of wealthy families by private bank U.S. Trust found that only 40% of high net worth investors feel "bullishly optimistic" about the market. At the same time, 10% said they felt downright pessimistic and 12% descr...
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East Anglia One wind farm approved off Suffolk coast

An offshore wind farm which could become the largest in the world has been given development consent by the government. Up to 325 turbines will be installed as part of the East Anglia One wind farm, which will be 27 miles (43km) off the Suffolk coast. Energy Secretary Ed Davey said it could "inject millions of pounds into the local and national economies". About 2,900 jobs are expected to b...
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