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  • !Japan watchdog orders improvements at cryptocurrency exchanges
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's financial regulator said on Friday it has ordered cryptocurrency exchanges including bitFlyer, Inc., one of the country's biggest, to make improvements to lax measures on money laundering.
    - 1 hour ago 22 Jun 18, 7:50am -
  • !Uber driver was streaming Hulu show just before self-driving car crash: police report
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Police in Tempe, Arizona said evidence showed the "safety" driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber was distracted and streaming a television show on her phone right up until about the time of a fatal accident in March…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 6:52am -
  • !Taiwan's Foxconn calls Sino-U.S. trade spat a 'tech war'
    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer, on Friday said the U.S. and Chinese governments are engaged in a technology war, not a trade war, describing the spat as the biggest challenge the Taiwanese company is…
    - 3 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 5:35am -
  • !Exclusive: Tesla to close a dozen solar facilities in nine states - documents
    LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc's move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to thre…
    - 8 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 1:12am -
  • !YouTube pushes memberships, merchandise as alternatives to ads
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - YouTube said on Thursday that video uploaders with more than 100,000 followers could start paid fan clubs on the service, one of several new features aimed at helping itself and its users diversify revenue after a turbulent…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Jun 18, 11:52pm -

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  • !Alzheimer's Link To Herpes Virus In Brain, Say Scientists
    Tests of brain tissue from nearly 1,000 people found that two strains of herpes virus were far more abundant in the brains of those with early-stage Alzheimer's than in healthy controls. "[S]cientists are divided on whether viruses are likely to be a…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 7:00am -
  • !How Twitter Made the Tech World's Most Unlikely Comeback
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from BuzzFeed: Two years ago, people were writing eulogies for Twitter. Rudderless and without product direction, the company was losing users and advertisers, and seemed unable to contain a metastasizing trolling…
    - 5 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 3:30am -
  • !SpaceX Wins $130 Million Air Force Launch Contract, Marking a First For Falcon Heavy
    The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $130 million firm-fixed-price contract to SpaceX for the launch of its classified AFSPC-52 satellite on a Falcon Heavy rocket. From a report: It's the first national security contract won for SpaceX's heavy-lift rocke…
    - 7 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 1:55am -
  • !Algeria Shuts Off Entire Country's Internet To Stop Students From Cheating
    Algeria has begun instituting nationwide internet blackouts to prevent students from leaking high school diploma exams online. Gizmodo reports: The country will turn off mobile and landline internet service across the country for an hour at a time du…
    - 8 hours ago 22 Jun 18, 12:30am -
  • !The iPhones of the Future May Be Wireless, Portless and Buttonless
    The first iPhone to shed its headphone jack was the iPhone 7, which launched in late 2016. Now it seems like the Lightning port may be the next to go. CNET reports: Apple has considered removing the Lightning port on the iPhone X, according to Bloomb…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Jun 18, 11:50pm -

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