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Uber CEO sees commercialization of flying taxis in 5-10 years

8 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

TOKYO - Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday he can see commercialization of the Uber Air flying taxi service happening within five...
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India bank hack 'similar' to $81 million Bangladesh central bank heist

1 day ago   |   Reuters

NEW DELHI - Hackers who tried to steal nearly $2 million from India's City Union Bank this month used tactics similar to those employed in the unsolved cyber heist of $81...
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Alibaba, Tencent rally troops amid $10 billion retail battle

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

SHANGHAI - China's tech giants Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd , worth a combined $1 trillion, are on a retail investment binge, forcing merchants to choose...
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New Indonesia web system blocks more than 70,000 'negative' sites

1 day ago   |   Reuters

JAKARTA - Indonesia has blocked more than 70,000 websites displaying "negative" content such as pornography or extremist ideology in the first month of using a new system to...
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India's City Union Bank CEO says suffered cyber hack via SWIFT system

2 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

MUMBAI - India's City Union Bank said on Sunday that "cyber criminals" had hacked its systems and transferred nearly $2 million through three unauthorized remittances to...
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Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

2 days ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - Facebook Inc will start using postcards sent by U.S. mail later this year to verify the identities and location of people who want to purchase U.S...
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Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future U.S. election meddling

3 days ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON - The Russian influence operation designed to tamper with the 2016 U.S. presidential election used a combination of old-school espionage tactics and...
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NY judge rules Charter Communications must face lawsuit over slow internet

3 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - Charter Communications Inc must face a lawsuit by New York's attorney general accusing the cable company of providing customers slower-than-advertised internet...
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N.Y. judge says Charter must face lawsuit over slow internet

3 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - Charter Communications Inc must face a lawsuit by New York's attorney general accusing the cable company of giving customers slower-than-advertised internet speeds...
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Facebook loses Belgian privacy case, faces fine of up to $125 million

3 days ago   |   Reuters   |   5 articles

BRUSSELS - A Belgian court threatened Facebook on Friday with a fine of up to 100 million euros if it continued to break privacy laws by tracking people on third-party websites.
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Qualcomm now plans to close the NXP acquisition for $44 billion as quickly...

Qualcomm now plans to close the NXP acquisition for $44 billion as quickly as possible

Qualcomm, Broadcom and NXP are on a boat. Broadcom wants to acquire Qualcomm, Qualcomm wants to acquire NXP. While Qualcomm has planned on buying NXP for over a year, NXP... Read more ...

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The rebrand to end them all. At the beginning of the year, Google announced that it'd be merging its Android Pay and Google Wallet services under one new umbrella called... Read more ...

Snapchat now has Giphy integration and will introduce a Tabs function for...

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Nuance ends development of the Swype keyboard apps

Nuance ends development of the Swype keyboard apps

Nuance, the company that acquired veteran swipe-to-type keyboard maker Swype - all the way back in 2011, shelling out a cool $100M - has ended development of its Swype+Dragon... Read more ...

Spotify job listing hints firm is prepping a smart speaker to rival Apple's...

Spotify job listing hints firm is prepping a smart speaker to rival Apple's HomePod

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Galaxy S9 is reportedly $100 more than the S8, but Samsung's launch deal...

Galaxy S9 is reportedly $100 more than the S8, but Samsung's launch deal could save you $350

The Galaxy S9 is expected to be some $100 more expensive than its predecessor, according to some rumors. Even if that's accurate, that would still make the Galaxy S9 more... Read more ...

Samsung To Bring Infinity Display Technology To Its Mid-Rangers

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While many sources were claiming the iPhone X sales are satisfactory and the Cupertino-based manufacturer gets what planned, the truth was revealed a bit later. Apple cut the... Read more ...

Samsung's new 30TB drive is the world's largest SSD

Samsung's new 30TB drive is the world's largest SSD

At 30.72TB, Samsung has started manufacturing what it claims to be the highest capacity SSD to ever hit the market. Production on the new drive, dubbed PM1643, started in... Read more ...

Amazon's Prime-Exclusive Moto X4 is just $249 today only

Amazon's Prime-Exclusive Moto X4 is just $249 today only

If you've been eyeing a new smartphone purchase, Amazon has a pretty great deal going for a Moto X4 right now. They're taking $150 off its list price, bringing it down from... Read more ...