Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:08:15 -0500(Reuters) - The U.S. government and the private sector must cooperate to improve the security of digital networks, a U.S. presidential commission on cyber security recommended in a wide-ranging report issued on Friday.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:09:17 -0500MOSCOW (Reuters) - Hackers stole more than 2 billion rubles ($31 million) from correspondent accounts at the Russian central bank, the bank said on Friday, the latest example of an escalation of cyber attacks on financial institutions around the globe.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:35:25 -0500BEIJING (Reuters) - China's county-level police will be able to censor internet coverage of natural and man-made disasters, according to a revised draft of the country's policing law that the Chinese Public Security Bureau released late on Thursday.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:02:51 -0500TORONTO (Reuters) - WorldRemit, an online service for overseas money transfers, is looking to expand into new markets and add services like direct payments for bills and school fees, its president said on Friday.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:07:46 -0500MENLO PARK, Calif. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is working on automatically flagging offensive material in live video streams, building on a growing effort to use artificial intelligence to monitor content, said Joaquin Candela, the company’s director of applied machine learning.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:10:21 -0500(Reuters) - Twitter Inc has signed a major livestreaming deal with its first Asian partner, Globe Telecom Inc of the Philippines, for its two exclusive U.S. National Basketball Association shows, the companies said on Thursday.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:04:37 -0500BEIJING (Reuters) - Censorship on China's top social messaging app WeChat goes beyond the country's borders, according to a report released on Thursday, with messages containing sensitive terms that are sent from overseas to mainland-linked accounts being blocked.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 05:57:05 -0500BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission proposed simplifying value-added sales tax (VAT) requirements for online retailers on Thursday, the final piece in a series of measures to boost Internet commerce across the European Union.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:00:58 -0500LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Selena Gomez overtook Taylor Swift as the most-followed celebrity on Instagram, as two of pop's leading women once again dominated the social networking site in 2016.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:50:09 -0500BERLIN (Reuters) - One of the world's biggest networks of hijacked computers, which is suspected of being used to attack online banking customers, has been taken down following police swoops in 10 countries, German police said on Thursday.