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China to set assessment measures to regulate data sent abroad by cars

Reuters
A Tesla electric vehicle (EV) drives past a crossing in Shanghai, China March 9, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song BEIJING, Oct 11 (Reuters) – China, the world’s biggest auto market, said on Monday it will roll out assessment measures to regulate data sent abroad by vehicles, as the country steps up efforts......

Hackers of SolarWinds stole data on U.S. sanctions policy, intelligence probes

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The SolarWinds logo is seen outside its headquarters in Austin, Texas, U.S., December 18, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores/File Photo SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 7 (Reuters) – The suspected Russian hackers who used SolarWinds and Microsoft software to burrow into U.S. federal agencies emerged with information about counter-intelligence investigations, policy on sanctioning Russian......

IMF chief Georgieva’s lawyer claims data probe violated World Bank staff rules

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks during a joint news conference at the end of the Summit on the Financing of African Economies in Paris, France May 18, 2021. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Lawyers who investigated World Bank data-rigging allegations against......

Four Democratic governors agree to share gun crime data in effort to thwart violence

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Maureen Breslin The governors of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Connecticut came together Thursday to announce a new initiative to curb gun violence across their states by sharing gun crime data. The Democratic governors met over Zoom to describe how they will use this shared,......

Lawmakers introduce bill to limit data collection at border crossings

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Chris Mills Rodrigo Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) introduced legislation Thursday that would require law enforcement to obtain a warrant before searching Americans’ phones and laptops at the border…. Source link To Return to the Main......

A ‘potentially disastrous’ data breach hits Twitch, the livestreaming site.

New York Times
Twitch, the live-video site popular with gamers, said on Wednesday that it had endured a data breach that security researchers believe may have provided sweeping insight into the platform’s computer code, security vulnerabilities and payments to its content creators. The confirmation by Twitch, which is owned by Amazon, that it......

Dollar edges higher with Friday’s payrolls data in focus

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A U.S. dollar banknote is seen in this illustration taken May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Dollar index up 0.2% Bitcoin reclaims $50,000 NEW YORK, Oct 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar edged higher on Tuesday, lingering close to the one-year high hit last week, as traders remained circumspect ahead......

Dollar edges higher with Friday’s payrolls data in focus

Reuters
A U.S. dollar banknote is seen in this illustration taken May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Dollar index up 0.2% Bitcoin reclaims $50,000 NEW YORK, Oct 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar edged higher on Tuesday, lingering close to the one-year high hit last week, as traders remained circumspect ahead......

WHO says Merck’s antiviral Covid pill is ‘certainly good news’ as it awaits data

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here RT: Maria Van Kerkhove, Head a.i. Emerging Diseases and Zoonosis at the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, January 29, 2020. Denis Balibouse |......

No, there isn’t proof that the private data of 1.5 billion Facebook users is being sold by hackers.

New York Times
In her opening remarks at a Senate subcommittee hearing with a Facebook whistle-blower on Tuesday, Senator Marsha Blackburn from Tennessee made a stunning allegation. “News broke yesterday that the private data of over 1.5 billion — that’s right, 1.5 billion — Facebook users is being sold on a hacking forum,”......

Dollar edges down as traders await U.S. jobs data

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An employee counts U.S. dollar bills at a money exchange in central Cairo, Egypt, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany./File Photo Dollar index down 0.2% Sterling extends rebound from 9-month low NEW YORK, Oct 4 (Reuters) – The dollar slipped against a basket of currencies on Monday, pulling back......

Analysis: World Bank, IMF face long-term damage after data rigging scandal

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WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Regardless of whether IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva was to blame for changes to World Bank data in 2017 that benefited China, the scandal has dented the research reputations of both institutions, former staff, government officials and outside experts say. The damage from the data-rigging scandal......

Homicides Up Nationwide, Even More So in Ohio, According to FBI Data

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click to enlarge Pexels/Kat Wilson Ohio outpaced the national homicide rate in 2020 The Federal Bureau of Investigation this week released new crime data showing that homicides in America increased from 5.1 murders per 100,000 people in 2019 to 6.5 per 100,000 in 2020. It was the biggest one-year increase......

Fauci says data from NIH’s mix-and-match Covid vaccine booster trials will soon be ready

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, gives an opening statement during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to discuss the on-going federal response to COVID-19, at the U.S. Capitol in......

Pfizer and BioNTech submit data they say shows shots are safe in 5- to 11-year-olds.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Tuesday that they had submitted data to the Food and Drug Administration showing that their coronavirus vaccine is safe and effective in children ages 5 to 11. The companies said that they would......

Pfizer submits data for COVID-19 vaccine use in younger kids

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A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration taken, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Sept 28 (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and BioNTech SE on Tuesday submitted initial trial data for their......

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