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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain blamed Russia on Thursday for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser. The so-called NotPetya attack in June started in Ukraine where it crippled government and business computers before spreading around the world, halting operations
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency investors launched a lawsuit against Coincheck Inc on Thursday, seeking to force the Tokyo-based exchange to allow them to withdraw assets worth $183,000 frozen after last month’s $530 million heist of digital money. The group of seven investors filed a suit at the Tokyo District Court, also requesting that Coincheck pay
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Google neural networks created their own encryption!(Photo: Pixabay) SAN FRANCISCO — Nearly three years after the FBI unsuccessfully sought Apple’s help to hack into a phone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists, law enforcement and companies are no closer to resolving the dispute over digital-message privacy. Makers of the world’s most popular consumer devices
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PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. online retail giant Amazon said on Thursday it will create 2,000 permanent contract positions this year in France, its largest market in Europe after Britain and Germany. The increase will bring Amazon’s total number of permanent French staff to 7,500 in 2018 and reflects confidence in the economy of a country
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Eugene Kim, CNBC Published 9:50 p.m. ET Feb. 14, 2018 CLOSE Amazon could have wristbands that track employees. Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more. Buzz60 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos(Photo: Mandel Ngan, AFP/Getty Images) In his shareholder letter two years ago, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said he was looking to team up with banks that could
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(Reuters) – Applied Materials Inc (AMAT.O) reported first-quarter profit and revenue above Wall Street estimates as the world’s largest semiconductor equipment maker benefited from higher demand for flat panel displays and chips used in electronic items. Share of the company rose 2.2 percent to $53.11 in after-market trading on Wednesday after its revenue and profit
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The HomePod speaker is photographed in a a showroom during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Monday, June 5, 2017, in San Jose , Calif. (Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP) At least the sound isn’t wooden. The HomePod in fact sounds great. At the same time, however, Apple’s $349 smart speaker
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(Reuters) – International Business Machines Corp’s insistence in a new lawsuit that its efforts to recruit and maintain a diverse workforce are trade secrets bucks a trend towards transparency and highlights how companies can see the issue in competitive terms, business and legal experts said. Armonk, New York-based IBM on Monday sued its former chief
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8 things you didn’t know Amazon Alexa could do in the kitchen (Photo: Amazon) — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent
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These 7 retailers are having incredible President’s Day deals (Photo: FrozenShutter / Getty Images) — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent
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CLOSE Shopping, math, translation — here are ways to use your smartphone other than photos. Kim Komando for USA TODAY A woman holds the new Lg G6 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.(Photo: AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore.
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LOS ANGELES — The offer sounded great for a busy guy at work. Just click on Amazon Prime to have Valentine’s Day flowers delivered to my home by Wednesday — guaranteed.  Roses were in ample supply Wednesday at a Whole Foods market in El Segundo, Calif. (Photo: Jefferson Graham)   But as of 12:35 p.m. PT Wednesday,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch this month of the world’s most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday from the top U.S. communications regulator to build a broadband network using satellites. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed the approval of an application by SpaceX to provide broadband services
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch this month of the world’s most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday from the top U.S. communications regulator to build a broadband network using satellites. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed the approval of an application by SpaceX to provide broadband services
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Google’s Chrome browser.(Photo: Paul Sakuma, AP) Starting Thursday, users of Google’s Chrome web browser might start seeing fewer advertisements. The company said it will roll out new controls based on Better Ads Standards pulling ads that fail to meet the requirements. It’s part of the The Better Ads Experience Program, organized by the Coalition for Better
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top official for a U.S. financial regulator is urging players in the burgeoning cryptocurrency sector to boost their self-policing. Brian Quintenz, a Republican commissioner with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said the industry should consider adopting self-regulatory standards and industry-wide best practices while the government mulls its best approach in policing
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