News highlights – 3 July 2017

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News highlight for 3 July 2017

3 JulyGlitch causes prices of Apple, Google, other stocks to appear off

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The prices of several big-name Nasdaq-listed stocks appeared on some websites to either spike or plummet well after the closing bell on Monday, seemingly due to a glitch related to the market data that runs the largely automated markets. Read more…

British hospital trust failed to protect patient data in Google trial

LONDON (Reuters) – A British hospital trust misused patient data when it shared information with Google for work on a smart phone app to help detect kidney injuries, a British data protection watchdog said on Monday. Read more…

China’s bloggers, filmmakers feel chill of internet crackdown

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s latest maneuver in a sweeping crackdown on internet content has sent a chill through a diverse community of filmmakers, bloggers, media and educators who fear their sites could be shut down as Beijing tightens control. Over the last month, Chinese regulators have closed celebrity gossip websites, restricted what video people can post and suspended online streaming, all on grounds of inappropriate content. Read more…

Microsoft to reorganize sales and marketing teams

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft will undergo a reorganization that will impact its sales and marketing teams, company executives told employees on Monday. Read more…

Fintechs seek slice of Brazil’s small business loan market

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Financial technology firms in Brazil are targeting lending to small and mid-sized companies to fill a gap in the credit market left by large lenders deterred by rising delinquencies and narrow margins. Read more…

Broadcom wins U.S. antitrust consent to buy Brocade: FTC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Chipmaker Broadcom Limited has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Brocade Communications Systems <BRCD.O>, the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday. Read more…

Maersk brings major IT systems back online after cyber attack

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk said it had restored its major applications, as it brings its IT systems back online after being hit by a major cyber attack last week. Read more…

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