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  • !Yahoo hack may become test case for SEC data breach disclosure rules
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Yahoo's disclosure that hackers stole user data from at least 500 million accounts in 2014 has highlighted shortcomings in U.S. rules on when cyber attacks must be revealed and their enforcement.
    - 33 mins ago 30 Sep 16, 9:24pm -
  • !Data storage provider Nutanix soars in market debut
    (Reuters) - Shares of Nutanix Inc , an unprofitable but growing provider of enterprise data storage, soared more than 130 percent in their market debut Friday, highlighting demand for tech offerings in what has been a generally quiet year for IPOs.…
    - 35 mins ago 30 Sep 16, 9:22pm -
  • !Cognizant says conducting corruption probe; president replaced
    (Reuters) - IT services provider Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp said it was conducting an internal investigation into possible violations of U.S. anti-corrupt practices laws related to payments in India, sending its shares tumbling on Friday.…
    - 1 hour ago 30 Sep 16, 8:34pm -
  • !BMW says it plans to offer electric X3 SUV and Mini models
    (Reuters) - German luxury auto maker BMW AG said on Friday it will offer all electric versions of its next generation BMW X3 compact sport utility vehicle and electric Mini models, expanding its entries in the emerging electric luxury vehicle market…
    - 5 hours ago 30 Sep 16, 5:24pm -
  • !German lawyer makes hate-speech complaint against Facebook
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German prosecutors are again considering whether to press charges against Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives for failing to staunch a tide of racist and threatening posts on the social network during an influx of migr…
    - 5 hours ago 30 Sep 16, 4:35pm -

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  • !Marc Andreessen's Sudden Silence on Twitter Stumps Silicon Valley
    Venture capitalist and technology evangelist Marc Andreessen has been among the most prolific Twitter users. He suddenly stopped tweeting on Saturday, and his silence on the social-media site has been deafening in Silicon Valley.
    - 1 min ago 30 Sep 16, 9:56pm -
  • !With NXP Deal, Qualcomm Would Add New Businesses, Risks
    Qualcomm is best known for designing smartphone chips—and leaving the production to others. Now, the San Diego-based company is in talks to acquire chip manufacturer NXP Semiconductors in a shift that adds substantial risks.
    - 3 mins ago 30 Sep 16, 9:54pm -
  • !Nutanix Shares Rally in Trading Debut
    Shares of software company Nutanix Inc. rallied in their trading debut Friday, showing warm investor attitudes toward the technology sector in a tepid year for tech IPOs.
    - 25 mins ago 30 Sep 16, 9:32pm -
  • !Hackers Infect Army of Cameras, DVRs for Massive Internet Attacks
    Hackers used an army of hijacked security cameras and video recorders to launch several massive internet attacks last week, prompting fresh concern about the vulnerability of millions of “smart” devices in homes and businesses connected to the in…
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  • !FedEx, UPS Rely on Technology to Keep Lid on Seasonal Hiring
    Holiday hiring is expected to be flat at package-delivery giants FedEx and United Parcel Service, but that masks efforts behind the scenes to prepare for the coming wave of e-commerce orders.
    - 53 mins ago 30 Sep 16, 9:04pm -

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  • !Researchers Ask Federal Court To Unseal Years of Surveillance Records
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Two lawyers and legal researchers based at Stanford University have formally asked a federal court in San Francisco to unseal numerous records of surveillance-related cases, as a way to better un…
    - 37 mins ago 30 Sep 16, 9:20pm -
  • !Yahoo Open Sources a Deep Learning Model For Classifying Pornographic Images
    New submitter OWCareers writes: Yahoo today announced its latest open-source release: a model that can figure out if images are specifically pornographic in nature. The system uses a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning, which involve…
    - 1 hour ago 30 Sep 16, 8:40pm -
  • !Amazon Marketplace Shoppers Slam the Spam
    Spammy follow-up email messages are turning off Amazon Marketplace shoppers. Shoppers who buy from Amazon's Marketplace typically like the convenience and prices. But many are also unhappy about the barrage of emails that sellers send them after the…
    - 2 hours ago 30 Sep 16, 8:00pm -
  • !Salesforce Pushes Regulators To Block Microsoft's LinkedIn Deal
    Salesforce is urging the European Union to take a closer look at Microsoft's takeover of LinkedIn as EU regulators ask questions on how the software giant could use AI to exploit data from LinkedIn's professionals. Chief Legal Officer Burke Norton sa…
    - 3 hours ago 30 Sep 16, 7:21pm -
  • !The Smog-Sucking Tower Has Arrived in China
    Jamie Fullerton, reporting for Motherboard:Daan Roosegaarde reached into the pocket of his suit jacket, pulled out a plastic bag filled with black powder, and waved it around. "This is Beijing smog," Roosegaarde said, before gesturing to the seven-me…
    - 3 hours ago 30 Sep 16, 6:42pm -

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