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Canadian Charged In Yahoo Hacking Case To Plead Guilty In U.S.

Pic: ReutersA Canadian accused by the United States of helping Russian intelligence agents break into email accounts as part of a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo accounts is expected to plead guilty next week, according to court records.

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Philippine Privacy Regulators Say Uber Fails To Explain On Data Breach

MANILA -- The Philippine National Privacy Commission (NCP) said on Friday that Uber failed to provide vital information as to whether the data of Filipino Uber users were compromised in a massive breach the company experienced in October last year, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Apple Offices Raided Ahead Of Launch Of iPhone X In South Korea

South Korean authorities have raided Apple’s offices in Seoul as it prepares to launch the iPhone X. Metro.co.uk has learned that investigators visited Apple’s HQ earlier this week to ask questions about its business practices ahead of the launch of the smartphone tomorrow.

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Uber Told SoftBank About Data Breach Before Telling Public

Pic: ReutersUber Technologies Inc said on Thursday that it discussed a massive data breach with potential investor SoftBank Group Corp ahead of going public with details of the incident on Tuesday.

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Dining Goes Digital For Thailand's Street Food Vendors

Pic: Reuters (An advertisement board displaying a QR code is seen as a vendor waits for customers at a market in Bangkok, Thailand, November 22, 2017. Picture taken November 22, 2017.)

BANGKOK - Bangkok’s famous street-food vendors have joined the digital revolution, embracing payment via Quick Response (QR) barcodes that can be read using smartphones.

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Q&A: Explaining The Fight Over U.S. 'Net Neutrality' Regulations

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote on Dec. 14 to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules championed by former President Barack Obama.

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Facebook To Let Users See If They 'Liked' Russian Accounts

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reach of the accounts.

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Uber Breach, Cover-Up Trigger Government Probes Around The Globe

Pic: Reuters (A photo illustration shows the Uber app on a mobile telephone, as it is held up for a posed photograph, in London, Britain November 10, 2017.)TORONTO - Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.

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YouTube Steps Up Takedowns As Concerns About Kids' Videos Grow

Pic: Reuters (A 3D-printed YouTube icon is seen in front of a displayed YouTube logo in this illustration taken October 25, 2017.)YouTube stepped up enforcement of its guidelines for videos aimed at children, the unit of Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Wednesday, responding to criticism that it has failed to protect children from adult content.

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Acer Malaysia Unveils New Editions To Predator Gaming Line

Kuala Lumpur -- Acer Malaysia today launched five new additions to its Predator gaming line in Malaysia, making it the most complete gaming range spanning from desktop, laptop to accessories.   

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