The disclosure by Vodafone Group Plc, provider of mobile-phone service to more than 400 million customers worldwide, that some governments tap directly into its network without company consent spurred a new round of protests by privacy advocates about the scope of surveillance.
Airlines must take steps to stop pilots deactivating communications systems as well as improving tracking following the disappearance of Malaysian Air Flight 370, the head of the world’s biggest international airline said.
The U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship lacks the robust communications systems needed to transmit critical data to support facilities ashore, according to an unreleased congressional audit, the latest in a succession of troubles for the $34 billion shipbuilding program.
Matthew Teeple, a former analyst at a San Francisco-based hedge fund who was accused of taking part in a $27 million insider-trading scheme, admitted that he passed on a tip about Foundry Networks Inc.’s acquisition of Brocade Communications Systems Inc. on which others traded.
As the search for a Boeing aircraft carrying 239 people risks becoming the longest hunt in modern civil aviation, Malaysia broadened its appeal for international help while the area being combed through grows larger every day.