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Dexter payment card malware strikes South Africa

<b>South Africa has been hit by one of the biggest cyber-fraud attacks in its history, according to the body that oversees local financial transactions.</b><p>The payment card systems of thousands of shops, restaurants and hotels had been compromised, said the Payment Association of South Africa …

South Africa

Clive Thompson Explains Why Technology Is Actually Good For You

Clive Thompson, technology writer and author of the new book "Smarter Than You Think," stopped by HuffPost Live to talk with Alyona Minkovski about a technologically advanced future that is not all doom and gloom.<p>"There's been a lot of concern, a lot of books arguing lately that we're only getting …

Happy Hours to Dinner Dates: Apps That Aim to Simplify Event Planning

It all starts with the best of intentions. You want to get some friends together for dinner, or grab drinks with a few colleagues after work, so you …

Apps

What’s the best smartphone? The top models face off

The big guns are out from all the major phone manufacturers, and it's a real battle royale on all carriers. Big, powerful phones with 4G LTE connections, high-quality cameras, and HD screens — which do you really want? To help thin the herd a bit, we've put together this little cheat sheet with the …

Gear & Gadgets

You can now download the release version of Windows 8.1, boxed option available in stores from tomorrow

Microsoft’s update to Windows 8.1 is now widely available to download, free for Windows 8 users, from the Windows Store.<p>The new software brings updates to core apps like Mail, Calendar and XBox Music but also sees the introduction of completely new ones like Health + Fitness.<p>Another major change …

22 Things Under $100 That Every Man Should Have In His Closet

Getting dressed was easy as a kid: you had an infinite array of t-shirts, you could wear shorts whenever you wanted and somehow there was no time or place in which sneakers were not appropriate.<p>Now you're a grown-up, and things are more difficult, especially if you're a guy. How do you dress like a …

Ralph Lauren's Jeans Apparently Match Everything (PHOTOS)

<i>Trends come and go, but some fashions never go out of style. In our new series, we're paying homage to the signature items that have turned our favorite stars into style icons.</i><p><b>The icon:</b> Ralph Lauren, who turns 74 on Oct. 14.<p><b>The item:</b> Jeans<p><b>Why we love it:</b> The designer brought quality jeans into …

Inside John Varvatos' Rock 'n' Roll Photo Diary: 10 Greatest Style Icons

It's no secret that John Varvatos loves and is heavily influenced by music. In 2008, he famously transformed iconic New York rock den CBGB into his downtown flagship store—a shrine to both fashion and rock 'n' roll—and has since continued to regularly host special performances and concerts at the …

Sami Khedira Complains at Real Madrid Treatment, Alerts Chelsea and Man United

Sami Khedira has suggested he is unfairly treated at Real Madrid, opening the door for Chelsea and Manchester United to launch a potential move in the January transfer window.<p>As told to <i>Kicker</i> and reported by Nick Lustig of the <i>Daily Star</i>, Khedira believes his nationality, insignificant transfer …

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki Comment on Reported Split

Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy has spoken to the media for the first time since reports emerged that he split from tennis star girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki, who denies the pair have broken up according to a report by <i>Ekstra Bladet,</i> via Eurosport.<p>McIlroy is currently in Seoul for a tournament …

India holds its breath as Sachin Tendulkar readies to rest his bat

India ground to a halt last week as Sachin Tendulkar announced that he is to retire from Test cricket after playing his 200th Test against West Indies next month. The 40-year-old made his Test debut at 16 and is the most prolific batsman in international cricket history, with 15,837 runs in 198 …

It's madness to see Angela Ahrendts' move to Apple as 'disappointing' for female FTSE 100 numbers

Angela Ahrendts' move to Apple leaves just two female FTSE 100 CEOs. But we shouldn't be disappointed – this is a call to action for businesses and talented women everywhere, says Louisa Peacock.<p>Let's not view <b>Angela Ahrendts' move to Apple</b> as a 'disappointment' for the number of female FTSE 100 …

Loonie ends lower as greenback strengthens

The Canadian dollar closed lower Tuesday as the greenback advanced alongside rising U.S. Treasury bond yields on nervousness about whether the U.S. can dodge a potential default.<p>The currency had been higher during the morning on optimism that the U.S. was edging towards a debt deal that would head …

Yahoo's Charm Offensive On Advertisers Hasn't Led To Better Sales

That same audience a year ago would have been grousing that Mayer had not done enough to engage Madison Avenue, which is arguably Yahoo's most important constituent since the Internet company derives more than 75 percent of its revenue from ad sales.<p>"I think that Marissa has gotten a bit of a bad …

BBM app for Android and iPhone released in 'days'

BBM for Android and iOS could be with us in days, as the struggling company admits to the world it faces "challenging times."<p>Yeah, we won't hold our …

Apps

Apple just doubled its number of women in senior management—from one to two

Apple addressed a long-standing gap in its leadership with the appointment of Angela Ahrendts as its new head of retail this morning. Yes, it plugged the hole in retail left by the defenestration of John Browett last October. But more importantly, the company finally has a female face to sit with …

Angela Ahrendts

The José Mourinho guide to fashion

For the launch of the AW13 collection from Porsche Design Sport, José Mourinho – the brand's ambassador – discussed questions of style. Here are five lessons we learned at the Mourinho School of Fashion.<p><b>Colourful fashion does not make Mourinho happy.</b> Would he consider going beyond his …