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New disclosure – all 3 billion Yahoo accounts were hacked

New disclosure – all 3 billion Yahoo accounts were hacked

Written by on October 4, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, in a disclosure that attorneys said sharply increased the legal exposure of its new owner, Verizon Communications Inc. The news would expand […]

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Oracle co-CEO does not understand Trump administration immigration policies

Oracle co-CEO does not understand Trump administration immigration policies

Written by on October 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Oracle Corp Co-Chief Executive Mark Hurd on Monday said he does not understand Trump administration immigration policies that make it difficult for foreigners to work in the United States after earning an education here. “I don’t understand how we let somebody into this country go to our schools, earn degrees and […]

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EU draws up guidelines for value of patents – a thorny issue

EU draws up guidelines for value of patents – a thorny issue

Written by on October 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is drawing up guidelines on how much patent holders should charge for their technologies, a thorny issue that pits Apple and other users against Qualcomm and Ericsson. Trillions of dollars in sales are at stake as regulators ponder whether a fridge maker should pay a different rate for crucial […]

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Another thousand people to review ‘election interfering’ ads on Facebook

Another thousand people to review ‘election interfering’ ads on Facebook

Written by on October 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc plans to hire 1,000 more people to review ads and ensure they meet its terms, as part of an effort to deter Russia and other countries from using the social media network to interfere in others’ elections, it said on Monday. Facebook said last month that it believed people […]

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Exiled Chinese tycoon gets pulled off Facebook

Exiled Chinese tycoon gets pulled off Facebook

Written by on October 2, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Facebook has taken down a page affiliated with China’s highest profile fugitive, exiled billionaire Guo Wengui, and temporarily restricted his ability to post on his profile, citing violations of its community standards. Guo, who is living in New York, has been using social media to make a series of incendiary, though mostly […]

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Mark Zuckerberg asks for forgiveness for divisive use of Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg asks for forgiveness for divisive use of Facebook

Written by on October 2, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg asked for forgiveness for ways his work was used to divide people in a Facebook posting marking the end of Yom Kippur, the Jewish holiday of atonement on Saturday. “For the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring us together, I […]

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Cryptocurrency needs monitoring, it is not a fraud: RBC CEO

Cryptocurrency needs monitoring, it is not a fraud: RBC CEO

Written by on September 29, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

TORONTO (Reuters) – The chief executive of Canada’s biggest lender on Thursday pushed back on a suggestion by JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon that bitcoin is a fraud, though he said the cryptocurrency needs monitoring. Speaking at a Reuters Newsmaker event in Toronto, Dave McKay, CEO of Royal Bank of Canada, said: “Has Bitcoin misrepresented […]

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US bill for self-driving cars does not include larger vehicles

US bill for self-driving cars does not include larger vehicles

Written by on September 29, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. trucking group said Thursday it was disappointed that a compromise bill to advance self-driving cars and eliminate regulatory roadblocks will not include larger vehicles. American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear said in a statement the announcement “is not the end of the road for this issue. If more automated cars […]

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Apple receiving four times more national security requests

Apple receiving four times more national security requests

Written by on September 29, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Apple Inc has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the U.S. government in the first half of this year versus a year ago, according to a company report on Thursday. Apple said it had received between 13,250 and 13,499 national security requests affecting between 9,000 and 9,249 users. […]

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Google promises an even hand with rivals’ advertising

Google promises an even hand with rivals’ advertising

Written by on September 28, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google will treat its own shopping service the same as rivals when they bid for ads at the top of a search page, the company said on Wednesday, as it seeks to comply with an EU antitrust order and stave off fresh fines. The European Commission slapped a record 2.4-billion-euro ($2.8 billion) […]

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