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Facebook’s Clegg rejects break-up calls, prefers more regulation

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Facebook dismissed calls for a break-up of the world’s biggest social network and other big internet companies on Monday, saying this would not tackle issues such as privacy, attempts to influence elections or harmful content. FILE PHOTO: Logo of Facebook is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Read More

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech

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FILE PHOTO: The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photos WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc. Read More

Far-right terrorists pose ‘real threat in Germany,’ just like Islamists – interior minister

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Weeks after a local politician died in what authorities described as an “execution,” the German interior minister said far-right extremists were spreading across the country, and warned that they as dangerous as Islamist groups. Ultra-right extremists are on equal footing with Islamist radicals and other violent groups, Horst Seehofer told German media. The far-right “have Read More

Cyber-sleuths responsible for Russiagate now warn of ‘Iranian hackers’

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Iranian hackers are threatening US computer systems, cybersecurity firms FireEye and CrowdStrike have claimed, just as tensions between Washington and Tehran pulled back from the brink of war. “Really, we’re seeing increased cyber activity that seems to be focused on the West,” Adam Meyers, vice president of intelligence at CrowdStrike, told Politico. “In early June, Read More

Cyber sleuths responsible for Russiagate now warn of ‘Iranian hackers’

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Iranian hackers are threatening US computer systems, cybersecurity firms FireEye and CrowdStrike claimed just as tensions between Washington and Tehran pulled back from the brink of war. “Really, we’re seeing increased cyber activity that seems to be focused on the West,” Adam Meyers, vice president of Intelligence at CrowdStrike, told Politico. “In early June, mid-June Read More

Four U.S. states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Four more U.S. states joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc’s acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A smartphone with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, in Read More

Four more states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc’s acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A smartphone with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, Read More

Trump administration readying final review of new vehicle fuel economy rules

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Trump administration officials defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing on Thursday and said the proposal would be submitted to the White House for final review in the coming weeks. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler testifies before a Read More

Deutsche Bank faces FBI investigation for possible money-laundering lapses: source

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is examining whether Deutsche Bank complied with laws meant to stop money laundering, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The Deutsche Bank headquarters are seen in Frankfurt, Germany October 29, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo The inquiry, first reported in the Read More