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Yahoo Says All Three Billion Accounts Hacked In 2013 Data Theft

A photo illustration shows a Yahoo logo on a smartphone in front of a displayed cyber code and keyboard on December 15 2016

Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, in a disclosure that attorneys said sharply increased the legal exposure of its new owner, Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N).

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UBS Chairman Joins In Bitcoin Bashing By Bankers

The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen at a branch office in Basel Switzerland March 29 2017

ZURICH - UBS Chairman and former Bundesbank President Axel Weber said on Wednesday bitcoin does not fulfil some of the most important functions of currency, the latest senior banker to express scepticism about the cryptocurrency.

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German Carmakers Relying On Volume To Confront Tesla

A Tesla charging station is seen in Salt Lake City Utah U.S. September 28 2017

FRANKFURT - BMW (BMWG.DE) and Mercedes (DAIGn.DE) are betting they can mass produce new electric cars based on conventional vehicles, defying sceptics who say they will need more radical designs to head off the threat from Tesla and other start-up carmakers.

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Chinese Smartphones Maker Oppo Cleared To Open Own Stores In India

Pic: ReutersMUMBAI: India has approved smartphones maker Oppo’s request to open single-brand retail stores in the country, paving the way for the Chinese firm to sell directly to consumers and add to its existing wholesale business.

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EU Takes Ireland To EU Court Over 13 Billion Euro Apple Tax Bill

A 3D printed Apple logo is seen in front of a displayed European Union flag in this illustration taken September 2 2016

BRUSSELS - The European Commission said on Wednesday it was taking Ireland to the European Court of Justice for its failure to recover up to 13 billion euros ($15.3 billion) of tax due from Apple Inc (AAPL.O).

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iPhone 8 And 8 Plus To Hit Malaysian Stores On Oct 20

Pic: NSTKUALA LUMPUR: Fans of Apple who have been wondering about the availability of the newly-launched iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus can get the phones from Apple.com/my and Apple resellers from Oct 20 onwards.

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Uber Might Wait Weeks To Win Back License In London

LONDON -- Transport for London (TfL) has said it will take transportation service company Uber several weeks to win back its trust after a meeting between senior officials and the company's new chief executive, China’s Xinhua news agency reported citing the local media.

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Foreign Government Code Reviews 'Problematic': White House Cyber Official

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON - Allowing foreign governments to require reviews of software secrets of technology products built by U.S. companies is “problematic,” the top White House cyber security official said on Tuesday, adding that the increasingly common arrangements presented both security and intellectual property risks.

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UK Says WhatsApp Lets Paedophiles And Gangsters Operate Beyond The Law

MANCHESTER, England - Britain said WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption communication services allowed paedophiles and organized crime groups to operate beyond the reach of the law and called on the messaging service to move faster to help governments catch offenders.

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Uber Boss Seeks To Charm London Transport Chief In License Row

LONDON - Uber’s new global boss Dara Khosrowshahi was due to meet London’s transport regulator on Tuesday as the taxi hailing app fights to keep its license in one of its main foreign markets.

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