Apr 3, 2018

Data of 37 million Panera Bread customers may have been exposed

Panera customers waiting in line. Photo: Waring Abbott / Getty Images

As many as 37 million customers, including corporate and catering accounts, who ordered food online with Panera Bread may have had their personal information compromised, per Krebs on Security. The company knew that customer's at-risk data was available from a page on its website for nearly a year before removing the page.

The backdrop: This is just the latest instance in the trend of major companies falling victim to data breaches. Department stores Saks and Lord & Taylor had the personal information of up to 5 million customers stolen over the weekend — while Yahoo, Equifax, and Uber have all faced similar issues in recent months.

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Coronavirus kills 2 Diamond Princess passengers and South Korea sees first death

Data: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins, the CDC, and China's Health Ministry. U.S. numbers include Americans extracted from Princess Cruise ship.

Two elderly Diamond Princess passengers have been killed by the novel coronavirus — the first deaths confirmed among the more than 600 infected aboard the cruise ship. South Korea also announced its first death Thursday.

The big picture: COVID-19 has now killed more than 2,200 people and infected over 75,465 others, mostly in mainland China, where the National Health Commission announced 118 new deaths since Thursday.

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SoftBank to cut its stake to get T-Mobile's Sprint deal done

Illustration: Rebecca Zisser/Axios

T-Mobile and Sprint announced a revised merger agreement that will see SoftBank getting a smaller share of the combined company, while most shareholders will receive the previously agreed upon exchange rate. The companies said they hope to get the deal as early as April 1.

Why it matters: The amended deal reflects the decline in Sprint's business, while leaving most shareholders' stake intact and removing another hurdle to the deal's closure.