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Wisconsin, Ohio, California among states targeted by Russian hackers in 2016 race 23/09/2017 03:22 AM
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.

Investor group seeks probe into SEC hack, urges data rules delay 22/09/2017 11:35 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A global investor group on Friday called for an independent investigation into a cyber breach at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and urged the regulator to delay new data-gathering rules until it could assure investors that its computer systems were secure.

'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license, CEO tweets 'pls work w/us' 23/09/2017 01:28 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service on Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world's wealthiest cities.

At smartphone pioneer HTC: a new, or virtual, reality 22/09/2017 06:14 PM
TAIPEI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - When HTC Corp brought back founder Cher Wang two years ago to turn around the struggling Taiwanese mobile phone maker, investors hoped she could stem a sharp loss in market share to Apple and Samsung Electronics.

Kremlin: Russia did not use Facebook adverts to sway U.S. election 22/09/2017 10:28 AM
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia did not place adverts on Facebook Inc to try to influence the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

Exclusive: U.S. Homeland Security found SEC had 'critical' cyber weaknesses in January 22/09/2017 07:52 PM
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.

Zuckerberg nixes new Facebook share class after shareholder lawsuit 22/09/2017 11:34 PM
WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chairman Mark Zuckerberg abandoned plans on Friday to create a new class of company stock with no voting power, which was meant to be a way for Zuckerberg to retain control over the company he founded while fulfilling a pledge to give away his wealth.

Food ordering company Olo ties up with Amazon Restaurants 22/09/2017 02:07 PM
(Reuters) - Online food ordering company Olo said on Friday it has tied up with retailer Inc's restaurant delivery service.

ECB's Constancio compares Bitcoin to Dutch tulip mania 22/09/2017 06:13 PM
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Bitcoin is not a currency but a mere instrument of speculation, the vice president of the European Central Bank said on Friday, comparing the digital currency to tulip bulbs during the 17th century trading bubble in the Netherlands.

Hack of Wall Street regulator rattles investors, lawmakers 21/09/2017 11:17 PM
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.