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British Army’s Twitter and YouTube accounts restored after hack

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Army cadets take part in a parade during the Lord Mayor’s show in London, Britain November 13, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) – The British Army regained control of its Twitter and YouTube accounts on Sunday after they were......

UEFA steps up fight against online racist abuse of players

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Soccer Football – Champions League – Round of 16 Second Leg – Liverpool v Inter Milan – Anfield, Liverpool, Britain – March 8, 2022 Official match ball displaying the logo of the UEFA Champions League REUTERS/Phil Noble/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 3 (Reuters) –......

Elon Musk breaks silence on Twitter, posts a picture with the pope

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Elon Musk attends the opening ceremony of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Patrick Pleul/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 2 (Reuters) – Elon Musk on Friday night broke his nine-day silence on Twitter, the......

Google to delete location history of visits to abortion clinics

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July 1 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google will delete location data showing when users visit an abortion clinic, the online search giant said on Friday, following concern that a digital trail could inform law enforcement if an individual terminates a pregnancy illegally. As state laws limiting abortions set in......

Norway blames “pro-Russian group” for cyber attack

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OSLO, June 29 (Reuters) – A number of institutions in Norway have been subjected to a so-called distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber attack in the last 24 hours, the Norwegian NSM security authority said on Wednesday, blaming a “criminal pro-Russian group”. The attacks, which began overnight, targeted private and public institutions......

U.S. tech industry frets about handing data to states prosecuting abortion

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PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24 (Reuters) – The technology industry is bracing for the uncomfortable possibility of having to hand over pregnancy-related data to law enforcement, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Friday to overturn the Roe v. Wade precedent that for decades guaranteed a woman’s......

U.S. crypto firm Harmony hit by $100 million heist

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LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – U.S. crypto firm Harmony said on Friday that thieves stole around $100 million worth of digital coins from one of its key products, the latest in a string of cyber heists on a sector long targeted by hackers. Harmony develops blockchains for so-called decentralised finance......

Samsung Australia fined $9.7 mln over false water-resistance claims

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A woman tries out a Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 8 at its store in Seoul, South Korea, October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 23 (Reuters) – Australia’s competition regulator said on Thursday a court ordered the local unit of Samsung Electronics......

Big Tech bill advocates and critics keep pressure on U.S. lawmakers

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The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a combination photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) – Supporters of a U.S. bill aimed at reining in Big Tech platforms like Amazon.com (AMZN.O) and Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) have flooded lawmakers with......

Google’s Russian subsidiary submits bankruptcy declaration, Interfax reports

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June 17 (Reuters) – The Russian subsidiary of Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google has submitted a declaration of bankruptcy, Interfax reported on Friday, citing court filings online. The subsidiary announced plans to file for bankruptcy in May after authorities seized its bank account, making it impossible to pay staff and vendors. read......

Regulator calls for Big Tech privacy cases to be handled by EU watchdog

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The logo for Google LLC is seen at the Google Store Chelsea in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, June 17 (Reuters) – Cross-border Big Tech privacy cases should be handled by the EU watchdog rather......

In call with Twitter staff, Elon Musk muses on space aliens, company’s future

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June 16 (Reuters) – Elon Musk addressed Twitter (TWTR.N) employees for the first time on Thursday, expressing his view that Twitter would need to cut its headcount, but offering few other new details about his $44 billion planned takeover of the social media company. Musk appeared via video call 10......

VP Harris launches task force on online harassment after shootings

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WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris inaugurated a task force on Thursday to curb online harassment, fulfilling one of the Biden campaign’s promises in the wake of a mass shooting that highlights a link between online abuse and violence. The group is tasked with producing within......

Meta, Google, Twitter vow to fight fake news better as EU gets tougher

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BRUSSELS, June 16 (Reuters) – Meta , Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit Google, Twitter (TWTR.N) and Microsoft (MSFT.O) agreed on Thursday to take a tougher line against disinformation under an updated EU code of practice that could hit them with hefty fines if they fail to do so. More than 30 signatories......

Bitcoin sinks to fresh 18-month low as crypto meltdown deepens

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LONDON/NEW YORK, June 15 (Reuters) – Bitcoin slumped on Wednesday to a new 18-month low, dragging smaller tokens down with it and deepening a market meltdown sparked by crypto lender Celsius this week freezing customer withdrawals. The world’s largest cryptocurrency fell as much as 7.8% to $20,079.72 , its lowest......

U.S. bill to rein in Big Tech backed by dozens of small and big companies

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WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – Dozens of companies and business organizations sent a letter to U.S. Congress members on Monday, urging them to support a bill that would rein in the biggest tech companies such as Amazon.com (AMZN.O) and Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google. Last week, Democratic U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and......

Exclusive: Google, Facebook, Twitter to tackle deepfakes or risk EU fines – document

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BRUSSELS, June 13 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc unit Google (GOOGL.O), Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc(TWTR.N) and other tech companies will have to take measures to counter deepfakes and fake accounts on their platforms or risk hefty fines under an updated European Union code of practice, according to an EU document seen......

In ‘miracle’ city Shenzhen, fears for China’s economic future

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SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – (This June 12 story has been refiled to clarify location in penultimate paragraph) David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the southern boomtown of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next 25 years he worked......

Spotify expects to reach $100 billion in revenue in 10 years

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The Spotify logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 8 (Reuters) – Spotify Technology SA (SPOT.N) on Wednesday said it expects......

Twitter plans shareholder vote by August on sale to Musk

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An image of Elon Musk is seen on smartphone placed on printed Twitter logos in this picture illustration taken April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 8 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) plans to hold a shareholder vote by early August......

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