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First American says product defect could have caused customer data exposure

22 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. real estate title insurance company First American Financial Corp said on Friday it had learned of a design defect in one of its production applications that had made...
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Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory: Cabify

22 hours ago   |   Reuters

A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish...
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Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

23 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit...
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Uber's first employee, Ryan Graves, resigns from board

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Uber's first employee and one-time chief executive Ryan Graves will step down from the company's board of directors, Uber said on Friday.
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At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday...
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Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months: filings

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious high-speed internet service...
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Slack registers 117 million shares for direct listing

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said on Monday it had registered about 117 million of its Class A shares, which is an estimate for the...
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Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy Total System: source

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Payment technology company Global Payments Inc is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc for about $20 billion in an all-stock deal, a source familiar with...
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South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal

1 day ago   |   Reuters

A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the...
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U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: Wall Street Journal

1 day ago   |   Reuters

A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade...
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The Best Alien Games

The Best Alien Games

Alien turn 40 today! Ridley Scott's horrifying sci-fi masterpiece has inspired a number of well-loved video games - everything from Doom to System Shock to the recently... Read more ...

Report says Touch ID will return to the Apple iPhone next year

Report says Touch ID will return to the Apple iPhone next year

Apple purchased biometric company AuthenTec back in 2012 for $356 million. The next year, the iPhone 5s was launched and was the first iOS device equipped with the Touch ID... Read more ...

Amazon slices the price on Instant Pot DUO Plus 60 for this Memorial Day sale

Amazon slices the price on Instant Pot DUO Plus 60 for this Memorial Day sale

Amazon dropped the price on the Instant Pot DUO Plus 60 6-quart, 9-in-1 multi-use cooker for this year's Memorial Day Sale. The right size for 4-to-6 people, the 6-quart DUO... Read more ...

World Health Organization Classifies Game Addiction As A Behavioral Disease

World Health Organization Classifies Game Addiction As A Behavioral Disease

The World Heatlh Organization voted today to adopt the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems , an update to what the WHO views as a... Read more ...

Hackers used a tool developed by the NSA to attack Baltimore's computer systems

Hackers used a tool developed by the NSA to attack Baltimore's computer systems

Since May 7th, the Baltimore's city government has been dealing with a ransomware attack that has shut down everything from its email to the systems that allow residents to pay... Read more ...

Walmart drops deals on Xbox One X games and accessories for Memorial Day

Walmart drops deals on Xbox One X games and accessories for Memorial Day

The most obvious deals are on console bundles, but there are also discounts on wireless controllers here and there. If you're just looking for new Xbox One games to play... Read more ...

To realize its VR dreams, Facebook needs to kill what Oculus has built

To realize its VR dreams, Facebook needs to kill what Oculus has built

Mark Zuckerberg has poured billions into his virtual reality dream, a new platform that Facebook owns. Facebook bought Oculus and has spent the last five years killing what it... Read more ...

No New PSVR To Coincide With Next Sony Console, Says PlayStation R&D Head

No New PSVR To Coincide With Next Sony Console, Says PlayStation R&D Head

We know a few details about Sony's next PlayStation console , like how it supports ray-tracing, 8K graphics, and will come with a solid-state drive that will make for shorter... Read more ...

Pluton abriterait bien un océan

Pluton abriterait bien un océan

La sonde New Horizons a découvert un océan encore liquide sous la surface gelée de Pluton. Il s'agit d'une découverte importante pour la Nasa qui constitue l'aboutissement de... Read more ...

Scientists discover unexpected underwater volcano off the coast of Africa

Scientists discover unexpected underwater volcano off the coast of Africa

Geologists first noticed something unusual in the Indian Ocean in November last year, when they detected a massive seismic event. Now further research has revealed that the... Read more ...