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Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: WSJ

Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: WSJ

Published 26/06/2017

The logo of the social network Facebook is seen on a beach during the Cannes Lions Festival in Cannes, France, June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Facebook Inc is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programming by late summer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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Short of IT workers at home, Israeli startups recruit elsewhere

Short of IT workers at home, Israeli startups recruit elsewhere

Published 26/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: Employees work at website-designer firm Wix.com offices in Tel Aviv, Israel July 4, 2016. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/File Photo

When Alexey Chalimov founded software design firm Eastern Peak in Israel four years ago he knew he would not find the developers he needed at home.

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China, Canada vow not to conduct cyberattacks on private sector

China, Canada vow not to conduct cyberattacks on private sector

Published 26/06/2017

China and Canada have signed an agreement vowing not to conduct state-sponsored cyberattacks against each other aimed at stealing trade secrets or other confidential business information.

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Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at `Five eyes` meeting

Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at `Five eyes` meeting

Published 25/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: An encryption message is seen on the WhatsApp application on an iPhone in Manchester , Britain March 27, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Australia said on Sunday it will push for greater powers to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services used by terrorists and criminals at an upcoming meeting of ministers from the "Five Eyes" intelligence network.

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Even with Whole Foods, Amazon would need many more warehouses to reshape grocery delivery

Even with Whole Foods, Amazon would need many more warehouses to reshape grocery delivery

Published 24/06/2017

The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, February 20, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

If Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) hopes to revolutionize grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc (WFM.O) for $13.7 billion will be just the start of a long and costly process.

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British lawmakers hit by `sustained` cyber attack

British lawmakers hit by `sustained` cyber attack

Published 24/06/2017

The Union Flag flies near the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Britain's parliament was hit by a "sustained and determined" cyber attack on Saturday designed to identify weak email passwords, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country's health service.

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CEO of Raytheon`s Forcepoint eyes IPO: Boersen-Zeitung

CEO of Raytheon`s Forcepoint eyes IPO: Boersen-Zeitung

Published 24/06/2017

A sign marks the Raytheon offices in Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S. January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

U.S. missile maker Raytheon's (RTN.N) cybersecurity unit could thrive were it to be listed separately, the head of the unit, Forcepoint, told German business daily Boersenzeitung in an interview published on Saturday.

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India`s Infosys says reassessing long-term goals due to tougher market

India`s Infosys says reassessing long-term goals due to tougher market

Published 24/06/2017

The logo of Infosys is pictured inside the company's headquarters in Bengaluru, India, April 13, 2017. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Infosys Ltd, India's second-biggest software services exporter, is re-evaluating its long-term targets because tougher market conditions have made them appear "daunting", the company's chairman said on Saturday.

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Tesla, others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheel

Tesla, others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheel

Published 24/06/2017

FILE PHOTO - New Autopilot features are demonstrated in a Tesla Model S during a Tesla event in Palo Alto, California October 14, 2015. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach/File Photo

Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced driver assistance systems, like Tesla’s Autopilot, that allow drivers to take their hands off the wheel.

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Toshiba stock listing status downgraded, deeper losses flagged

Toshiba stock listing status downgraded, deeper losses flagged

Published 23/06/2017

The logo of Toshiba Corp is seen behind cherry blossoms at the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Crisis-wracked Toshiba Corp suffered further indignities on Friday, estimating bigger losses for the past financial year and getting demoted to the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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