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Exclusive: SEC hackers accessed authentic data used by companies in tests - sources

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:39:42 -0400

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hackers breached the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's computer system last year by taking advantage of companies that used authentic financial data when they were testing the agency's corporate filing system, according to sources familiar with the matter.(image)

Deloitte hacked, says 'very few' clients affected

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:06:57 -0400

LONDON/TORONTO (Reuters) - Global accounting firm Deloitte [DLTE.UL] said on Monday it was the victim of a cyber attack that affected the data of a small number of clients, providing few details on the breach.(image)

Facebook, Google bound to change handling of politics ads - marketing executives

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:11:11 -0400

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google have little choice but to rein in internet political ads in the face of growing U.S. government pressure, a panel of advertising consultants and executives said on Monday.(image)

China's cyber watchdog imposes top fines on tech firms over censorship

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:12:12 -0400

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's cyber watchdog has handed down maximum penalties to several of the country's top tech firms, including Tencent Holdings Ltd , Baidu Inc and Weibo Corp , for failing to properly censor online content.(image)

Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:07:22 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internet giants, including Alphabet's Google and Facebook , are moving to compromise on several major policy issues as they adjust to an abrupt shift in the political winds in Washington.(image)

A celebrity listing crashes Japanese exchange's party

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:55:39 -0400

TOKYO (Reuters) - On Japan's newest exchange, fame can pay off. That may not be so great for investors though.(image)

Uber ready to make concessions to reverse London license decision: paper

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:30:57 -0400

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. taxi firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its license in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company, a newspaper reported.(image)

Protests could derail St. Louis' bid for second Amazon hub: sources

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:18:10 -0400

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man could impede the city's bid to attract's second headquarters, academics and business executives said.(image)

Wisconsin, Ohio, California among states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016 race

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 09:55:39 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wisconsin, Ohio, California and 10 other states said on Friday they were among 21 states that Russian government hackers targeted in an effort to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump though no votes were changed.(image)

Amazon affiliate to buy $27.6 million stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:08:33 -0400

MUMBAI (Reuters) - An affiliate of Inc has agreed to buy a 1.79 billion-rupee ($27.6 million) stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd, the Indian company said in a filing.(image)