News highlights – 29 June

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News highlights for 29 June

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Ukraine power company hit by different computer virus

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian state power distributor Ukrenergo was hit by another cyber attack on Thursday which used a computer virus different from one that hit Ukraine on Tuesday, said Ukrenergo’s acting head said. Read more…

RadioShack creditors sue Sprint over job losses

WILMINGTON, Del./BOSTON (Reuters) – Sprint Corp used confidential information from its alliance with RadioShack Corp to open competing mobile phone stores, dooming the comeback by the electronics retailer and destroying jobs, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday by RadioShack creditors. Read more…

Facebook successfully tests drone for internet access

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had completed a second test of an unmanned aircraft designed to some day beam internet access to remote parts of the planet, and unlike in the first test, the drone did not crash. Read more…

Operators race to launch 5G ahead of Olympics forgetting security

Operators racing to deploy 5G services in time for the Winter Olympic games in 2018 are in danger of forgetting the security lessons of the past, warns the co-founder of network signalling security firm Evolved Intelligence at Mobile World Congress in Shanghai. Read more…

Uber crosses 5 billion trips

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday that the ride-hailing services company had completed 5 billion trips, as of May 20. Read more…

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