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New data leak hits India's national ID card database Aadhaar: ZDNet

5 hours 6 min ago
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's biometric ID program, Aadhaar, has been hit by another major security lapse, allowing access to private information, business technology news website ZDNet reported on Saturday.
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#DeleteFacebook? Privacy proves hard to protect online

5 hours 23 min ago
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Anyone tempted to #DeleteFacebook after the personal data of millions of users fell into the hands of a political consultancy is still likely to be monitored by the social network, which tracks nearly 30 percent of global website traffic.
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UK investigators search London office of firm at center of Facebook data storm

7 hours 15 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Investigators from Britain's data watchdog searched the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm at the center of a storm over allegations it improperly harvested Facebook data to target U.S. voters.
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U.S. lawmakers formally ask Facebook CEO to testify on user data

8 hours 7 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Friday formally asked Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg to explain at a congressional hearing how 50 million users' data got into the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
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India queries Cambridge Analytica over alleged Facebook data breach

9 hours 39 min ago
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has set a March 31 deadline for London-based political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to respond to a query on whether it was engaged to improperly harvest Facebook data on Indian citizens, the information technology ministry said.
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Dropbox shares close up 35 percent in biggest tech debut since Snap

19 hours 59 min ago
(Reuters) - Dropbox Inc's shares closed at $28.42, up more than 35 percent in their first day of trading on Friday, as investors rushed to buy into the biggest technology initial public offering in more than a year even as the wider sector languished.
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Musk deletes Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX after challenged on Twitter

20 hours 22 min ago
(Reuters) - Verified Facebook pages of Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX and electric carmaker Tesla Inc disappeared on Friday, minutes after the Silicon Valley billionaire promised on Twitter to take down the pages when challenged by users.
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Qualcomm re-elects board of directors with tepid support

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 23:20
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc re-elected its board of directors on Friday with weak support from shareholders, who grilled the U.S. chipmaker over its strategy following its successful defense against a $117-billion hostile bid from Broadcom Ltd .
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Atlanta ransomware attack throws city services into disarray

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 22:51
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Atlanta cyberattack has caused widespread city-run program outages and raised fears about the security of financial and personal data belonging to government workers, residents and others who have used online services provided by Georgia's capital city, officials said on Friday.
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Rolls-Royce says Trent 7000 engines not affected by turbine blade issues

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 22:22
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Rolls-Royce said its Trent 7000 engines which power the Airbus A330neo jet are not affected by the issues with the Trent 1000 engine, some of which have needed unscheduled maintenance as the turbine blades have worn out more quickly than expected.
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Spotify says about two million users blocked ads without paying

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 21:19
(Reuters) - Spotify Technology SA said on Friday it uncovered 2 million users of its free service who had blocked advertising without paying, highlighting a potential revenue risk for the soon-to-be public company.
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FCC chief cites concerns on spy threats from Chinese telecoms firms

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 20:33
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he shares the concerns of U.S. lawmakers about espionage threats from Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co and plans to take "proactive steps" to ensure the integrity of the U.S. communications supply chain.
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Wholesale broadband providers to be spared heavier EU regulation

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 20:21
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Wholesale broadband service providers will be spared from stricter EU regulation of prices at which they give other operators access to their networks under a deal provisionally agreed this week.
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Success for Uber’s direct loan despite driverless fatality

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 20:13
NEW YORK (LPC) - Uber Technologies’ self-arranged term loan B was increased to US$1.5bn, justifying the taxi app company’s unconventional approach to raising the loan and succeeding despite news that one of the company’s self-driving cars had killed a pedestrian.
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Dropbox shares surge in biggest tech debut since Snap

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 20:10
(Reuters) - Dropbox Inc's shares soared by as much as 50 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors rushed to buy into the biggest technology initial public offering in more than a year even as the wider tech sector languished.
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FCC chairman to be 'proactive' on integrity of U.S. communications supply chain

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 19:40
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said in a letter released Friday he plans to take "proactive steps" to ensure the integrity of the communications supply chain after concerns about Chinese firms.
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Automakers launch online tool to look up car recall

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 19:03
(Reuters) - Automakers have launched an online tool that will allow U.S. car owners, insurers and regulators search for open recalls, an auto trade group said on Friday.
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Spotify to list shares in direct offering

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 18:00
(Reuters) - Streaming music leader Spotify Technology SA on Tuesday filed for a direct listing of its shares.
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Carrefour calls on Google for voice boost in battle with Amazon

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:59
PARIS (Reuters) - Carrefour said it has joined forces with Google to create an online voice assistant called "Lea" as part of the French retailer's digital expansion.
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Spotify says about two million users suppressing ads without paying

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:47
(Reuters) - Music streaming service Spotify Technology SA [SPOT.N] said on Friday about 2 million of its non-paying users were suppressing advertisements, highlighting a potential revenue risk for the soon-to-be public company.
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