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Smart Device Security Guidelines 'Need More Teeth'

Pic: Getty ImagesThe UK government has announced guidelines to make internet-connected devices safer to use following a spate of security breaches.

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Elon Musk Fans Targeted In Crypto-Cash Scam

Pic: ReutersFans of entrepreneur Elon Musk have been targeted in an emerging crypto-currency scam.

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UK Company Linked To Laundered Bitcoin Billions

Pic: Reuters (The Mt Gox bitcoin exchange theft is the largest in the crypto-currency's history)A UK company has been linked to the laundering of 650,000 stolen bitcoins worth £4.5bn, a BBC Radio 4 investigation has found.

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World Economic Forum Leads Creation Of Fintech Cyber Security Consortium

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: The World Economic Forum has led the creation of an industry consortium focused on improving the cybersecurity of financial technology companies, as collaboration between fintechs and financial institutions grows.

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Virtual Currencies Are Commodities, U.S. Judge Rules

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: Virtual currencies like bitcoin can be regulated as commodities by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

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2018 Geneva Motor Show: Almost Too Many Incredible Debuts

The Geneva Motor Show is a big deal. It's the first major European show on the calendar each year, so we always expect to see a healthy turnout of new and interesting production cars and concepts. That said, 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year, even by Geneva standards.

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BlackBerry Sues Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Over Patent Infringement

Pic: ReutersBlackBerry Ltd on Tuesday filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook Inc and its WhatsApp and Instagram apps, arguing that they copied technology and features from BlackBerry Messenger.

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Scientists Say Elon Musk's Space Roadster May Be A 'Biothreat'

Scientists are worried that Elon Musk’s Roadster is a 'biothreat' and could one day contaminate Mars.

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Facebook Hires Former BuzzFeed, Pinterest Executives For Video Content

Pic: ReutersFacebook Inc hired the former head of BuzzFeed Studios to lead its global video content and a former Pinterest executive as in charge of its video content platform Facebook Watch, they said in separate social media posts on Monday.

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