Articles by Jordan Robertson and Ryan Nakashima

Credit Card Data Breached in PlayStation Outage

“Sony Corp. said that the credit card data of PlayStation users around the world may have been stolen in a hack that forced it to shut down its PlayStation Network for the past week, disconnecting 77 million user accounts. Some …

Transocean Executives Donating Safety Bonuses to Oil Spill Victims

Executives at the offshore drilling contractor at the center of last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill are donating bonuses they got for the company’s safety record last year. The decision came several days after Transocean Ltd. disclosed the bonuses …

Oil Rig Firm Transocean Awards Safety Bonuses Despite Gulf Tragedy

Transocean Ltd. gave its top executives bonuses for achieving the “best year in safety performance in our company’s history” — despite the explosion of its oil rig that killed 11 people and spilled 200 million gallons (757 million liters) of …

Northern California Wildfires Forces Hundreds to Flee Homes

Firefighters struggled to gain control of a series of wind-driven wildfires burning across Northern California, including a raging forest fire that forced hundreds to flee their homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The fast-moving blaze in the Bonny Doon area, …