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Hack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wall Street’s top regulator came under fire on Thursday over its cyber security and disclosure practices after admitting hackers had breached its database of corporate announcements in 2016 and may have used it for insider trading. Reuters: Technology News

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Exclusive: U.S. Homeland Security found SEC had ‘critical’ cyber weaknesses in January

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security detected five “critical” cyber security weaknesses on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s computers as of January 23, 2017, according to a confidential weekly report reviewed by Reuters. Reuters: Technology News

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Has Destiny 2 pleased video games fans?

Marc Cieslak gets a chance to blast his way through Destiny’s 2 campaign mode. BBC News – Technology

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What is at stake for Uber in U.S. bribery probe?

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A U.S. bribery investigation at ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] will likely go on for a year or more and could lead to snowballing legal and compliance costs if lawyers find systemic problems. Reuters: Technology News

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As Apple slows, fast-moving Chinese rivals gain in wealthy markets

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Slowing innovation at iPhone maker Apple gives Asian rivals their best chance yet to conquer developed markets, retailers and consumers say – thanks to better designs and lower prices. Reuters: Technology News

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Uber reviews Asia business amid U.S. bribery probe: source

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], which is the subject of a U.S. federal probe into whether it broke bribery laws, has started a review of its Asia operations and notified U.S. authorities about payments made by staff to police officers in Indonesia, a person familiar with the matter told …

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Undercover reporter confronts spam text message pair

The men boasted about being the biggest distributors of nuisance text messages in the UK. BBC News – Technology

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Apple’s iOS 11 kills old 32-bit iPhone and iPad apps

Apple’s latest mobile operating system will not launch several ageing educational apps and games. BBC News – Technology

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Visitors ‘help’ Pirate Bay mine virtual cash

Many visitors objected when the site hijacked their computer to mine coins for the Monero digital currency. BBC News – Technology

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Exclusive: Google offers to treat rivals equally via auction – sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google has offered to display rival comparison shopping sites via an auction, as it aims to stave off further EU antitrust fines, four people familiar with the matter said. Reuters: Technology News