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Credit-Card Processor Heartland Reports a Massive Data Breach

January 20, 2009

Credit-Card Processor Heartland Reports a Massive Data Breach By BEN WORTHEN A recently discovered data breach at a New Jersey credit-card processor could rank among the biggest ever reported. Heartland Payment Systems Inc. disclosed Tuesday that cyber criminals compromised its internal computer network, gaining access to customer information associated with the 100 million card transactions […]

SHOCK ECONOMY: KKR Buys Into Melamine Tainted Chinese Dairy Industry

December 3, 2008

KKR Invests in Chinese Dairy Farm No more Chinese “mom & pop” dairies. By RICK CAREW HONG KONG — U.S. private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is betting around $100 million that it can help clean up China’s scandal-tainted dairy industry by teaming with the country’s No. 1 milk producer to invest in a […]

N.J. Awards Grant for First Offshore Wind Project

October 4, 2008

N.J. Awards Grant for First Offshore Wind Project By MARA LEMOS STEIN and MARK PETERS New Jersey regulators Friday selected Garden State Offshore Energy to develop the state’s first offshore wind farm, in a move to spark development of a clean power source that has met resistance in other states. Garden State Offshore Energy, a […]