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T-Mobile and Sprint set to announce merger, no asset sales

T-Mobile and Sprint set to announce merger, no asset sales

Written by on October 16, 2017 in Features, News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – T-Mobile U.S. Inc and Sprint Corp plan to announce a merger agreement without any immediate asset sales, as they seek to preserve as much of their spectrum holdings and cost synergies as they can before regulators ask for concessions, according to people familiar with the matter. While it is common for companies not […]

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Internal Revenue Service suspends $7 million Equifax contract

Internal Revenue Service suspends $7 million Equifax contract

Written by on October 16, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has temporarily suspended a contract worth more than $7 million it recently awarded to Equifax Inc following a security issue with the beleaguered credit reporting agency’s website on Thursday. Equifax, which disclosed last month that cyber criminals breached its systems between mid-May and late July and […]

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Investors pile into new digital currency created by graduates

Investors pile into new digital currency created by graduates

Written by on October 16, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. investors including Digital Currency Group have taken part in a pre-sale of basecoin, a crypto-currency to be created by three Princeton University computer science graduates, Intangible Labs CEO and co-founder Nader Al-Naji said. The other investors in Intangible Labs’ basecoin include Bain Capital Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and AngelList CEO Naval […]

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Airbnb now sets its sights on business travellers in France

Airbnb now sets its sights on business travellers in France

Written by on October 13, 2017 in Features, News with 0 Comments

PARIS (Reuters) – Business travellers to France are in the sights of online rental marketplace Airbnb, according to a senior official on Thursday at the company best known for hosting holidaymakers. Airbnb For Business was launched in 2015 for companies looking for new and cheaper ways to accommodate staff on business trips and for Airbnb […]

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AT&T loses video subscribers, drags industry shares down

AT&T loses video subscribers, drags industry shares down

Written by on October 13, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – AT&T Inc’s third-quarter video losses sent pay-TV industry shares down on Thursday after Wall Street analysts raised concerns about the continued threat of consumers cancelling their cable and satellite television subscriptions. The No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier, which owns satellite television service DirecTV, said in a filing on Wednesday that it […]

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WEF brings tech firms, Governments to collaborate on drone risks

WEF brings tech firms, Governments to collaborate on drone risks

Written by on October 13, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – The World Economic Forum is bringing insurers, tech firms and governments together to find ways to tackle risks from new technology such as drones and driverless cars, it said on Thursday. Tech firms have moved fast to develop new products, but assigning liability – who is responsible for any accidents or losses […]

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Waymo demanded over $1 billion from Uber in public lawsuit

Waymo demanded over $1 billion from Uber in public lawsuit

Written by on October 12, 2017 in Features, News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Waymo sought at least $1 billion in damages and a public apology from Uber Technologies Inc as conditions for settling its high-profile trade secret lawsuit against the ride-services company, sources familiar with the proposal told Reuters. The Waymo self-driving car unit also asked that an independent monitor be appointed to […]

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Should TIM network assets be controlled by the State?

Should TIM network assets be controlled by the State?

Written by on October 12, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

ROME (Reuters) – Italy should play a role in resolving the gridlock over Telecom Italia’s (TIM) network assets, possibly by involving state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), the president of the ruling PD party said in a position paper. Italian politicians have been calling on and off since 2006 for TIM’s network to be […]

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Facebook begins to overhaul how it handles political adverts

Facebook begins to overhaul how it handles political adverts

Written by on October 12, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) – Facebook Inc has begun overhauling how it handles political ads on its platform and may put some changes in place before U.S. elections next year, Facebook’s chief technology officer said on Wednesday. U.S. congressional and state elections set for November 2018 present a deadline of sorts for social media companies […]

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Israelis knew that Russian hackers were using Kaspersky: media

Israelis knew that Russian hackers were using Kaspersky: media

Written by on October 11, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers found they were using Kaspersky Lab antivirus software that is also used by 400 million people globally, including U.S. government agencies, according to media reports on Tuesday. The Israeli officials who had hacked into Kaspersky’s network over two years ago then warned their U.S. […]

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