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Meal Delivery Service DoorDash Hires Uber Finance Head As CFO

SAN FRANCISCO - Meal delivery service DoorDash Inc has hired Uber Technologies Inc’s head of finance to be its chief financial officer, positioning the startup closer to an initial public offering and dealing another executive loss to Uber.

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India Lynchings: Whatsapp Sets New Rules After Mob Killings

WhatsApp has said it will limit how many times messages can be forwarded in India to curb the spread of false information on its platform.

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Singapore Personal Data Hack Hits 1.5m, Health Authority Says

Hackers have stolen personal data in Singapore belonging to some 1.5 million people, or about a quarter of the population, officials say.

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Hackers 'Targeting US Mid-Term Elections'

At least three congressional candidates have been targeted by hackers ahead of the US mid-term elections, according to Microsoft.

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Fiat Chrysler Kicks Off Magneti Marelli Spin-Off

MILAN - Fiat Chrysler (FCA) (FCHA.MI) has kicked off its planned spin-off of parts maker Magneti Marelli which will be registered in the Netherlands and listed on the Milan stock exchange, a document outlining initial plans and seen by Reuters showed.

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TM Takes Down Unifi Speed Upgrade Website, Begins To Send Emails Instead

Pic: Unifi

TM has taken down a section of the unifi’s official website which allows unifi and Streamyx customers to check their eligibility for the upcoming speed upgrade exercise that was announced by the company earlier this month.

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Britain Says Huawei 'Shortcomings' Expose New Telecom Networks Risks

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Technical and supply-chain issues with equipment made by Chinese firm Huawei have exposed Britain’s telecom networks to new security risks, a government report said on Thursday.

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Trump Says EU Taking Advantage Of U.S. With $5 Billion Google Fine

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said the European Union was taking advantage of the United States, pointing to the record $5 billion fine that European antitrust regulators slapped on Google on Wednesday.

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Zuckerberg In Holocaust Denial Row

Mark Zuckerberg has once again found himself at the centre of a row, after saying posts from Holocaust deniers should be allowed on Facebook.

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Alphabet To Deploy Balloon Internet In Kenya With Telkom In 2019

NAIROBI - Alphabet Inc’s Loon said on Thursday it would deploy its system of balloons to beam high-speed Internet access with Telkom Kenya from next year to cover rural and suburban populations, marking its first commercial deal in Africa.

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