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News highlights – 31 July 2017

News highlights – 31 July 2017

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News highlights for 31 July 2017 Ukraine cyber attack not just lax IT, but no password discipline KIEV (Reuters) – When the chief of Microsoft Ukraine switched jobs to work for President Petro Poroshenko, he found that everyone in the office used the same login password. It wasn’t the only symptom of lax IT security […]

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News highlights – 30 July 2017

News highlights – 30 July 2017

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News highlights for 30 July 2017 Putin bans VPNs to block banned website searches MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that prohibits technology that provides access to websites banned in Russia, the government’s website showed on Sunday. Read more… Accenture had developed an AI based solution for the visually impaired Accenture […]

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News highlights – 27 July 2017

News highlights – 27 July 2017

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News highlights for 27 July 2017 Jeff Bezos now the richest person in the world (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has unseated fellow tech billionaire Bill Gates as the richest person in the world, profiting from the e-commerce company’s meteoric stock rise to reach a fortune of $90.6 billion, Forbes reported. Twitter […]

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News highlights – 26 July 2017

News highlights – 26 July 2017

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News highlights for 26 July 2017 Amazon goes head to head with Alibaba in Singapore SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc launched its two-hour delivery service in Singapore on Thursday, marking the e-commerce giant’s biggest push into Southeast Asia and its first head-on battle with Chinese rival, Alibaba Group Holding. Read more… Whitman steps down as […]

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News highlights – 24 July 2017

News highlights – 24 July 2017

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News highlights for 24 July 2017 NASDAQ invests in AI to bolster compliance NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nasdaq Inc has agreed to acquire Sybenetix, a London-based startup that uses artificial intelligence to help compliance officers at asset management firms analyze the behavior of their traders in order to prevent market abuse. Read more… First movers […]

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News highlights – 23 July 2017

News highlights – 23 July 2017

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News highlights for 23 July 2017 FTC looks into Amazon’s deceptive discounting WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As part of its review of Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe. Read more… Amazon spent […]

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News highlights – 20 July 2017

News highlights – 20 July 2017

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News highlights for 20 July 2017 Fintech charmed by Macron but reluctant to leave London for Paris PARIS (Reuters) – France’s fast-growing fintech sector is optimistic the country’s dynamic new president will push it up the global rankings. But startups based in London do not yet seem ready to swap that key hub for Paris, […]

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News highlights – 19 July 2017

News highlights – 19 July 2017

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News highlights for 19 July 2017 US House panel approves 100,000 self-driving cars WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House panel on Wednesday approved a sweeping proposal by voice vote to allow automakers to deploy up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles without meeting existing auto safety standards and bar states from imposing driverless car rules. Read more… […]

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News highlights – 18 July 2017

News highlights – 18 July 2017

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News highlights for 18 July 2017 UK cyber security unit has never certified Kaspersky products LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre said on Tuesday it had never certified products from Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab. Read more… Netflix wins international Crown with original content (Reuters) – Twenty years after Reed Hastings co-founded […]

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News highlights – 17 July 2017

News highlights – 17 July 2017

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News highlights for 17 July 2017 Toshiba shares jump as hedge fund takes a stake TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp shares jumped on Tuesday after a U.S. hedge fund said it had added a stake and after Western Digital Corp did not gain an immediate injunction to block the $18 billion sale of the Japanese […]

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