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  • !Uber's messy data breach collides with launch of SoftBank deal
    TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A newspaper advertisement for an Uber Technologies Inc stock sale was juxtaposed on Wednesday with a report that the ride-service provider had covered up a data hack - something of a metaphor for Uber, a company with…
    - 2 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 3:02am -
  • !YouTube steps up takedowns as concerns about kids' videos grow
    (Reuters) - YouTube stepped up enforcement of its guidelines for videos aimed at children, the unit of Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday, responding to criticism that it has failed to protect children from adult content.
    - 5 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 12:00am -
  • !Q&A: Explaining the fight over U.S. 'net neutrality' regulations
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote on Dec. 14 to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules championed by former President Barack Obama.
    - 7 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 9:54pm -
  • !Facebook to let users see if they 'liked' Russian accounts
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reac…
    - 8 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 8:53pm -
  • !Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid: sources
    (Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.
    - 8 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 8:44pm -

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  • !Outcome Health Employee Made Whistleblower Claim, Investor Lawsuit Says
    Outcome Health’s CEO was sent a whistleblower letter last year by a salesman accusing the company of committing “ongoing fraud,” allegations the ad startup told investors had no merit, according to documents filed in an investor lawsuit.
    - 18 mins ago 23 Nov 17, 4:55am -
  • !Robots May Make Radiologists' Jobs Easier, Not Redundant
    Scientists recently said an artificial intelligence program diagnosed pneumonia on chest X-rays more accurately than human radiologists. Should radiologists worry? Probably not. AI is more likely to make their jobs easier, not less necessary.
    - 36 mins ago 23 Nov 17, 4:37am -
  • !What Is Net Neutrality Again?
    The arcane subject is back in the headlines. Here’s what to know and what lifting it means for you.
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  • !Trump Takeaway on Tech: Enforcement Over Regulation
    With its lawsuit against the AT&T-Time Warner deal and plan to roll back net-neutrality rules, the administration is fleshing out a regulatory approach: Instead of the Obama administration’s adoption of bright-line rules, it is stressing the enforc…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 11:48pm -
  • !Facebook Plans to Let Users Know if They Followed Russian Pages
    Facebook plans to tell millions of users who liked or followed any of the 290 Facebook and Instagram pages created by Russian actors that they were ensnared in an alleged misinformation campaign around the U.S. presidential election last year.
    - 10 hours ago 22 Nov 17, 7:43pm -

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  • !Study Finds Different Types of Alcohol Can Determine Different Moods
    A new study published in the journal BMJ Open says different types of alcoholic drinks change and shape your mood in different ways. For example, spirits may make you feel angry, sexy or tearful, while red wine or beer may make you feel relaxed. The…
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  • !Google Wipes 786 Pirate Sites From Search Results
    Google and several leading Russian search engines have completely wiped 786 "pirate" sites from their search results. That's according to telecoms watch Rozcomnadzor, which reports that the search providers delisted the sites after ISPs were ordered…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 2:05am -
  • !We'll Never Legalize Bitcoin, Says Russian Minister
    An anonymous reader shares a report: In yet another backflip worthy of the Moscow Circus, a Russian minister has said that the country will never legalize bitcoin, just seven months after another government minister said it was considering making it…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 1:25am -
  • !Uber Is Under Investigation By Multiple States Over a 2016 Data Breach
    Yesterday, it was reported that Uber concealed a massive cyberattack that exposed 57 million people's data. Recode reports that at least five states -- Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York and Connecticut -- would investigate the matter. From…
    - 4 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 12:45am -
  • !Samsung's Galaxy S9 Will Appear At CES In January, Says Report
    According to VentureBeat, Samsung is planning to show off its next-generation Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones at January's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Some of the information about the devices will be shared at CES, but Samsung is still app…
    - 5 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 12:05am -

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