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Bipartisan Harvard panel recommends hacking safeguards for elections

Bipartisan Harvard panel recommends hacking safeguards for elections

Published 20/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: An unidentified voter casts his ballot at a local polling station in Miami November 2, 2010. REUTERS/Hans DerykSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A bipartisan [more…]

Toshiba $5 billion stock issue results in huge dilution but delisting risk removed

Toshiba $5 billion stock issue results in huge dilution but delisting risk removed

Published 20/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Toshiba Corp is seen as window cleaners work on the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, February 14, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File [more…]

Marvell Technology clinches roughly $6 billion deal to buy Cavium: sources

Marvell Technology clinches roughly $6 billion deal to buy Cavium: sources

Published 20/11/2017

(Reuters) - Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd (MRVL.O) has agreed to acquire smaller peer Cavium Inc (CAVM.O) for around $6 billion, as it seeks to [more…]

IBM could be set for gains after long slump: Barron’s

IBM could be set for gains after long slump: Barron’s

Published 19/11/2017

The logo for IBM is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. Picture taken October 19, 2017. [more…]

Driverless cars set for UK budget boost: finance ministry

Driverless cars set for UK budget boost: finance ministry

Published 19/11/2017

Britain's Finance Secretary Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street, London, Britain, November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond’s budget statement [more…]

Brazil speaker wants city rules for Uber, other car-hailing apps

Brazil speaker wants city rules for Uber, other car-hailing apps

Published 17/11/2017

An Uber driver cleans his car as his cell phone shows the queue to pick up passengers departing Guarulhos International Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, [more…]

Backing Big Brother: Chinese facial recognition firms appeal to funds

Backing Big Brother: Chinese facial recognition firms appeal to funds

Published 14/11/2017

based in Hong Kong and Beijing.) [more…]

Uber`s South Asia policy chief quits in latest senior departure

Uber`s South Asia policy chief quits in latest senior departure

Published 14/11/2017

Uber's [UBER.UL] chief of policy for India and South Asia has quit, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday, in the latest high-level departure at the online taxi company. [more…]

Amazon to sell China cloud services unit in $300 million deal

Amazon to sell China cloud services unit in $300 million deal

Published 14/11/2017

Amazon.com Inc's Chinese partner, Beijing Sinnet Technology Co., said it would purchase Amazon's Chinese web services business for up to 2 billion yuan ($301 million), ending the U.S. firm's cloud-computing business in the country. [more…]

Google broadens takedown of extremist YouTube videos

Google broadens takedown of extremist YouTube videos

Published 14/11/2017

Alphabet Inc's Google in the last few months has begun removing from YouTube extremist videos that do not depict violence or preach hate, YouTube said on Monday, a major policy shift as social media companies face increasing pressure from governments. [more…]