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Cyber worm attack propels health funding to center of British election campaign

The most disruptive cyber attack in the seven-decade history of Britain's national health service propelled a debate over state hospital funding to the center of the election campaign on Monday. The "WannaCry" worm global attack...

Major cyber attack hits companies, hospitals, schools worldwide

A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and...

Russia blocks China’s social media app WeChat – South China Morning Post

Russia's telecoms watchdog has blocked China's WeChat, the popular social media app developed by Tencent Holdings, the South China Morning Post said on Saturday, citing information posted on the Russian regulator's website. Watchdog Roskomnadzor published...

Exclusive – Uber faces criminal probe over software used to evade authorities

The U.S. Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc's use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade local transportation regulators, two sources familiar with the situation said. Uber...

Hacker group takes over Netflix Twitter account

One of Netflix Inc's (NFLX.O) Twitter accounts was hacked on Wednesday by an entity calling itself "OurMine". Several mocking tweets were sent from the Netflix US Twitter account (@netflix). bit.ly/2if9tBe "World security is shit. We are...

Nintendo’s mobile Mario game sets download record but pricing proves sticking point

Nintendo Co Ltd's (7974.T) first Mario smartphone title has set a download record but gamers baulked at the one-time cost of unlocking content, prompting investors to push the Japanese game makers' stock to a...

Microsoft offers EU concessions over its $26 billion LinkedIn bid

Microsoft has offered concessions to EU antitrust regulators over its $26 billion bid for social network LinkedIn, the European Commission said on Wednesday, as the U.S. software company seeks to allay concerns over its...

Facebook aims for more transparency with video ad data

n three seconds, or who did not watch the video at all, which gave advertisers the impression their videos were performing better than they really were. Since the admission and ensuing criticism from advertisers, Everson...

Google CEO to meet with EU antitrust chief on Friday

The chief executive of Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google and the European Union's antitrust chief will meet on Friday, following the U.S. technology group's formal rejection this month of a spate of charges, including blocking...

U.S. bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from air travel

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices will be banned from aircraft in the United States starting on Saturday at noon EDT (1600 GMT) under an emergency order, regulators said on Friday after numerous reports...

Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Tuesday less than two months after its launch, dealing a huge blow to its reputation and outlook after failing to resolve...

Fighting fires: Samsung struggles to limit damage from smartphone recall

Heated meetings, sacrificed holidays and teams monitoring social media round-the-clock to track whether there have been any new smartphone fires: Samsung Electronics is still desperately trying to limit the damage of a record global...

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