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News highlights – 21 May

News highlights – 21 May

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News highlights for 21 May Samsung Electronics looking for M&A opportunities (Reuters) – Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will continue looking for acquisition opportunities, a company executive said on Monday, as the firm seeks to build software and services to further differentiate its products. Read more… Bitcoin options exchange raise $11.4 million NEW YORK […]

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News highlights – 18 May

News highlights – 18 May

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News highlights for 18 May America Movil plans 4.5G launch this year MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Billionaire Carlos Slim’s telecommunications giant America Movil plans to roll out a 4.5G network in Mexico by the end of the year, and gear up for 5G by 2020, CEO Daniel Hajj said at a news conference in Mexico […]

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News highlights – 16 May

News highlights – 16 May

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News highlights for 16 May Small but significant, Facebook fined for preventing users’ data being shared PARIS (Reuters) – Facebook has been fined 150,000 euros ($166,000) by France’s data protection watchdog for failing to prevent its users’ data being accessed by advertisers. Read more… Are the ShadowBrokers about to release tools for newer phones and computers? […]

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News highlights – 15 May

News highlights – 15 May

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News highlights for 15 May Ransom payments did not get companies’ data back WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Monday that less than $70,000 had been paid in ransom in the wake of the global “WannaCry” cyber attack and that it is aware of no instances in which a payment has led to […]

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News highlights – 14 May

News highlights – 14 May

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News highlights for 14 May Labour shortage pushing midsized Japanese companies to buy robots TOKYO (Reuters) – Desperate to overcome Japan’s growing shortage of labor, mid-sized companies are planning to buy robots and other equipment to automate a wide range of tasks, including manufacturing, earthmoving and hotel room service. Read more… Australia and New Zealand […]

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News highlights – 11 May

News highlights – 11 May

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News highlights for 11 May US Government reviews use of Kaspersky Labs, because it’s Russian WASHINGTON/TORONTO (Reuters) – U.S. intelligence officials told a Congressional committee on Thursday they are reviewing government use of software from Russia’s Kaspersky Lab as senators raised concerns that Moscow might use the product to attack American computer networks. Read more… […]

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News highlights – 10 May

News highlights – 10 May

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News highlights for 10 May EU to launch new, wider ranging anti-trust investigations BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union plans to launch more antitrust investigations into e-commerce companies after a two-year inquiry uncovered business practices that restrict competition, the European Commission said on Wednesday. Read more… China tech investments look at Israel over US HONG […]

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News highlights – 9 May

News highlights – 9 May

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News highlights for 9 May Blockchain tech gets the attention of the Fed WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari said on Tuesday that blockchain technology has more potential for being adopted in the future than bitcoin itself. Read more… ‘Throttling’ claims against AT&T to be reheard WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. government […]

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News highlights – 8 May

News highlights – 8 May

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News highlights for 8 May German firms to form personal data vault for customers FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German finance, auto and publishing firms are in talks to form a European company to store personal data securely so customers can make purchases online from different outlets without punching in their details each time. Read more… Multiple […]

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News highlights – 7 May

News highlights – 7 May

Written by on May 8, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 7 May Citi presents list of companies that are takeover targets for Apple (Walt Disney, others) (Reuters) – Citigroup listed seven companies as potential takeover targets for Apple Inc, including Netflix, Walt Disney and Tesla Inc, as a way to put its cash hoard of more than $250 billion to work. Read […]

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