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Russia and USA in talks to create joint cyber security working group

Russia and USA in talks to create joint cyber security working group

Written by on July 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

MOSCOW/LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Moscow and Washington are in talks to create a joint cyber security working group, Russia’s RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Andrey Krutskikh, a special presidential envoy on cyber security. “The talks are underway … different proposals are being exchanged, nobody denies the necessity of holding the talks and of having […]

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News highlights – 20 July 2017

News highlights – 20 July 2017

Written by on July 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

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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Dark web goes really dark after U.S. Justice Department shutdown

Dark web goes really dark after U.S. Justice Department shutdown

Written by on July 21, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had shut down the dark web marketplace AlphaBay, working with international partners to knock offline the site accused of allowing a global trade in drugs, firearms, computer hacking tools and other illicit goods. Authorities said the law enforcement action was one of the largest […]

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Blockchain: the London Stock Exchange building SME platform

Blockchain: the London Stock Exchange building SME platform

Written by on July 20, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – The London Stock Exchange Group Plc has teamed up with IBM to build a blockchain-based platform to digitally issue private shares of small and medium enterprises in Italy. The platform is being built and tested by Borsa Italiana, the LSEG’s Italian exchange operator, and will seek to make it easier to […]

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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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Privacy: Schrems closer to class action suit against Facebook

Privacy: Schrems closer to class action suit against Facebook

Written by on July 20, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) heard arguments on Wednesday over whether to allow a class action suit against Facebook, brought by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems – and about 25,000 other users across the globe. Schrems is claiming 500 euros ($576) in damages for each signatory to his […]

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Ericsson reports worse than expected loss, blames lack of investment

Ericsson reports worse than expected loss, blames lack of investment

Written by on July 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s Ericsson reported a worse than expected second-quarter loss on Tuesday and lowered its forecast for the mobile infrastructure market, blaming persistent low investment by telecoms companies. Ericsson shares fell more than 11 percent to 54.20 crowns by 1110 GMT, with the figures fuelling concerns that plans by CEO Borje Ekholm, who […]

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Qualcomm facing antitrust allegations from four iPhone suppliers

Qualcomm facing antitrust allegations from four iPhone suppliers

Written by on July 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – iPhone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc faces a fresh set of antitrust allegations from a group of four companies that assemble the iPhone and other products on behalf of Apple Inc. Foxconn parent Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, Wistron Corp, Compal Electronics Inc and Pegatron Corp alleged that Qualcomm violated two sections of the […]

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News highlights – 18 July 2017

News highlights – 18 July 2017

Written by on July 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

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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Google Feed is the latest attempt to provide personalised information

Google Feed is the latest attempt to provide personalised information

Written by on July 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google on Wednesday announced an overhaul of its search app on mobile phones to include a personalized feed of links about hobbies, travel, sports and other topics, a move that puts the search company into more direct competition with social networks such as Facebook. Google, the world’s largest search engine and […]

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