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Apple iPhone sales, shares fall

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) reported a surprise fall in iPhone sales for its second quarter on Tuesday, indicating that customers may have held back purchases in anticipation of the 10th-anniversary edition of the company's most important product later this year.

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U.S. probes Tesla after fatal crash in Autopilot mode

U.S. probes Tesla after fatal crash in Autopilot mode

U.S. probes Tesla after fatal crash in Autopilot mode A fatal accident in which the driver of a Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) Model S car operating in Autopilot mode was killed in a collision with a truck has prompted an investigation by federal highway safety regulators, the U.S. government and …

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Lone hacker claims responsibility for cyber attack on Democrats

'Lone hacker' claims responsibility for cyber attack on Democrats

Lone hacker claims responsibility for cyber attack on Democrats A “lone hacker” has taken responsibility for a cyber attack on the U.S. Democratic National Committee, which the DNC and a cyber-security firm have blamed on the Russian government. The DNC and cyber firm CrowdStrike disclosed the attack on Tuesday, saying …

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Apple revamps App Store

Apple revamps App Store

Apple revamps App Store, may not win over developers Apple Inc announced a series of long-awaited enhancements to its App Store on Wednesday, but the new features may not ease concerns of developers and analysts who say that the App Store model – and the very idea of the single-purpose …

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Supreme Court rejects Google appeal in class action dispute

Supreme Court rejects Google appeal in class action dispute

Supreme Court rejects Google appeal in class action dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Google Inc’s bid to throw out a class action lawsuit involving claims that the company deceived California advertisers about the placement of Internet ads through its Adwords service. The court’s decision not to hear …

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Microsoft back EU hate speech rules

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Microsoft back EU hate speech rules

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Microsoft back EU hate speech rules Facebook (FB.O), Twitter (TWTR.N), Google’s (GOOGL.O) YouTube and Microsoft (MSFT.O) on Tuesday agreed to an EU code of conduct to tackle online hate speech within 24 hours in Europe. EU governments have been trying in recent months to get social platforms …

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Brazilian companies rank worst among major economies on cyber security

Brazilian companies rank worst among major economies on cyber security

Brazilian companies rank worst among major economies on cyber security Companies based in Brazil scored “significantly poorer” in aggregate on a variety of cyber security indicators than those based in other major world economies, such as the United States and China, according to a report released on Thursday. The study, …

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HP Enterprise to merge IT services unit

HP Enterprise to merge IT services unit with Computer Sciences

HP Enterprise to merge IT services unit with Computer Sciences Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co said it would spin off and merge its struggling IT services business with Computer Sciences Corp, allowing the company to focus on its cloud services business and other fast-growing units. Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, formed …

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SWIFT to unveil new security plan

SWIFT to unveil new security plan

SWIFT to unveil new security plan after hackers’ heists The SWIFT secure messaging service that underpins international banking said it plans to launch a new security program as it fights to rebuild its reputation in the wake of the Bangladesh Bank heist. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)’s …

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Facebook changes policies on ‘Trending Topics’ after criticism

Facebook changes policies on 'Trending Topics' after criticism

Facebook changes policies on ‘Trending Topics’ after criticism Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Monday that it had changed some of the procedures for its “Trending Topics” section after a news report alleging it suppressed conservative news prompted a U.S. Congressional demand for more transparency. The company said an internal probe …

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