September 23rd, 2016
Episode 838 of 1091 episodes
US telecom giant Verizon is reviewing its Yahoo takeover, after hackers obtained the details of 500 million of the internet firm's users. Yahoo claims the cyber attack, which took place two years ago, was state sponsored and that it only uncovered the security breach while investigating another hack last month. Verizon says it only found out about the breach a few days ago. India signs a deal with France to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets at a cost of nearly $9 billion - one of the biggest ever deals for the French aerospace industry. Irish farmers are worried their businesses could suffer after the UK leaves the European Union, as exports to one of their biggest markets could be at risk. Diarmaid Fleming reports from one of Europe's biggest outdoor events, the National Ploughing Championships at Screggan, in the Irish Midlands. Plus, we reflect on the week's biggest stories with Charles Forelle from the Wall Street Journal in London and Mary Childs at the Financial Times in New York.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.