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Ukraine To Launch Big Blockhain Deal With Tech Firm Bitfury

Ukraine has partnered with global technology company the Bitfury Group to put a sweeping range of government data on a blockchain platform, the firm's chief executive officer told Reuters, in a project he described as probably the largest of its kind anywhere.

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Apple Receives Permit In California To Test Self-Driving Cars - DMV

Pic: ReutersApple Inc has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, fuelling speculation that it is working on self-driving car technology in a crowded arena of companies hoping to offer those cars to the masses.

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Kota Belud IADA Implements Japanese Technology To Increase Rice Yields

KOTA BELUD - About 32.3 hectares of rice land in Kampung Jawi-Jawi, here, serves as the first area to implement the use of technology and modern machinery from Japan to increase farmers' rice yields.

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Sao Paulo Judge Rules Uber Drivers Are Employees, Deserve Benefits

Pic: ReutersA judge in Brazil's biggest city ruled this week that a driver using the Uber [UBER.UL] ride-hailing app is an employee of the San-Francisco-based company, threatening its business model in one of its biggest markets.

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Facebook Shareholders Propose Reports On 'Fake News', Pay Equality

Pic: ReutersShareholders have proposed that Facebook Inc (FB.O) prepare a report on the threat to democracy and free speech from so-called fake news spread on the social media forum, and the dangers it may pose to the company itself, according to a proxy filing made on Friday.

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Hacker Documents Show NSA Tools For Breaching Global Money Transfer System

Pic: ReutersDocuments and computer files released by hackers provide a blueprint for how the U.S. National Security Agency likely used weaknesses in commercially available software to gain access to the global system for transferring money between banks, a review of the data showed.

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Telcos Starts Customer Data Harvest, Internet Australia Says Government May Not Meet Objectives

A web camera is seen in front of a Skype logo in this photo illustration taken in Zenica, May 26, 2015.

Australian telcos are slated to start to harvest and store customer information this week. The metadata, however, will not be utilised in civil legal proceedings, the federal government said.

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Facebook Targets 30,000 Fake France Accounts Before Election

Facebook says it has targeted 30,000 fake accounts linked to France ahead of the country's presidential election, as part of a worldwide effort against misinformation.

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Youtube Accounts Hacked By Online Security Group

Videos of the compromised accounts display posts with titles that begin "#OurMine" and feature the description "Hey, it's OurMine, don't worry we are just testing your security, please contact us for more information".

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Facebook Puts Fake Accounts On Its Most-Wanted List

Facebook is taking aim at fake news, and part of that hunt is snuffing out fake user accounts.

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