News highlights – 2 July

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

News highlights for 2 July

Drew Houston, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Dropbox
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Dropbox looks for underwriters for IPO

(Reuters) – Data-sharing business Dropbox Inc is seeking to hire underwriters for an initial public offering that could come later this year, which would make it the biggest U.S. technology company to go public since Snap Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. Read more…

Brain training game helps people in cognitive decline

LONDON (Reuters) – A brain training computer game developed by British neuroscientists has been shown to improve the memory of patients in the very earliest stages of dementia and could help such patients avert some symptoms of cognitive decline. Read more…

Tencent to limit game time for some players

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd, China’s biggest gaming and social media firm by revenue, said it would limit play time for some young users of “Honour of Kings” from Tuesday, amid claims that children were getting addicted to the popular mobile game. Read more…

Ukraine points finger at Russia for recent cyber attack

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Saturday that Russian security services were involved in a recent cyber attack on the country, with the aim of destroying important data and spreading panic. Read more…

US government warns business about cyber attacks against power industry

TORONTO (Reuters) – The U.S government warned industrial firms this week about a hacking campaign targeting the nuclear and energy sectors, the latest event to highlight the power industry’s vulnerability to cyber attacks. Read more…

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