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Wikileaks Unveils 'Cherry Blossom' — Wireless Hacking System Used By CIA

WikiLeaks has published a new batch of the ongoing Vault 7 leak, this time detailing a framework – which is being used by the CIA for monitoring the Internet activity of the targeted systems by exploiting vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi devices.

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Pressured In Europe, Facebook Details Removal Of Terrorism Content

Pic: ReutersFacebook Inc on Thursday offered additional insight on its efforts to remove terrorism content, a response to political pressure in Europe to militant groups using the social network for propaganda and recruiting.

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Netflix Joins Amazon And Reddit In Day Of Action To Save Net Neutrality

Netflix is now planning to participate in the "Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality” on July 12, protest organizers said today.

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Twitter Rolls Out Tweaks To Its Website, Mobile Applications

Pic: ReutersTwitter Inc said it would roll out a series of tweaks to its website and mobile applications from Thursday to further simplify the microblogging service's interface for its users.

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CRTC Bans Cellphone Unlocking Fees, Orders All New Devices Be Unlocked

The era of having to pay cellular providers to unlock your cellphone will end this year.

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France's Startup Scene Gains Traction, Led By State Investment Bank

Pic: ReutersPARIS: France's corporate startup scene is gaining traction against the backdrop of booming investments by venture capital funds and high expectations for a business friendly government under new President Emmanuel Macron.

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Western Digital Seeks Court Injunction To Block Sale Of Toshiba Chip Unit

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Western Digital Corp has sought a court injunction to prevent Toshiba Corp from selling its chip business without the U.S. firm's consent - a move that threatens to throw the fiercely contested auction into disarray.

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Uber's Open COO Job In The Spotlight Amid Leadership Void

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: With Chief Executive Travis Kalanick taking a leave of absence from Uber Technologies Inc, the vacant job of chief operating officer takes on a lot more importance as the company frames the position as key to solving its woes.

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Netflix Limits Number Of Times You Can Download Some Content

Life got easier for on-the-go Netflix customers late last year when the streaming giant added support for downloading content so you can watch films and shows without an internet connection.

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