• Website flaw exposes real-time locations of US cellphones

    6 days ago - By Chron

    A security researcher says a website flaw at a U.S. company could have allowed anyone to pinpoint the location of nearly any cellphone in the United States.
    The lapse at LocationSmart, a company that gathers real-time data on cellular wireless devices, is the latest to highlight how little protection consumers have from trafficking in data about their location. LocationSmart says it has access to data on 95 percent of U.S. wireless subscribers.
    The case was first reported by independent journalist Brian Krebs.
    Carnegie Mellon researcher Robert Xiao says LocationSmart took the flawed...
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  • Brookfield in talks to acquire stake in Kushner-owned Manhattan tower: source

    6 days ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - Brookfield Property Partners is in talks to acquire a stake in a Manhattan office tower majority-owned by a company that was previously run by Jared Kushner, son-in-law of U.S. President Donald Trump, a source familiar with a potential deal said on Thursday.
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  • Notarize raises $20 million from Lennar, Realogy and others

    6 days ago - By Inman

    Notarize, a startup that offers services to legally notarize real estate documents online, just raised $20 million in funding from giants including homebuilder Lennar and real estate holding company Realogy, among others.
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  • Brookfield in talks to acquire stake in Kushner-owned tower: source

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - Brookfield Property Partners is in talks to acquire a stake in a Fifth Avenue office tower majority owned by a company that was previously run by Jared Kushner, son-in-law of President Donald Trump, a source familiar with a potential deal said on Thursday.
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  • Jared Kushner's family company is nearing a major real estate bailout with a company tied to Qatar's government

    Jared Kushner's family company is nearing a major real estate bailout with a company tied to Qatar's government

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Kushner Companies is closing in on a major deal with a company tied to the government of Qatar to save its financially imperiled Manhattan tower.
    If the bailout is finalized, it will likely raise concerns about Jared Kushner's work as the White House lead on Middle East policy.
    This comes amid reports that the president's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, solicited $1 million from the government of Qatar in 2016 for access and insight into the Trump administration.
    Jared and Charles Kushner's $1.8 billion purchase in 2007 of 666 Fifth Avenue, a 41-story tower in midtown Manhattan...
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