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Musk deletes Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX after challenged on Twitter 23/03/2018 11:04 PM
(Reuters) - Verified Facebook pages of Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX and electric carmaker Tesla Inc disappeared on Friday, minutes after the Silicon Valley billionaire promised on Twitter to take down the pages when challenged by users.

U.S. lawmakers formally ask Facebook CEO to testify on user data 23/03/2018 09:44 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Friday formally asked Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg to explain at a congressional hearing how 50 million users' data got into the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

Automakers launch online tool to look up car recall 23/03/2018 06:03 PM
(Reuters) - Automakers have launched an online tool that will allow U.S. car owners, insurers and regulators search for open recalls, an auto trade group said on Friday.

U.S. charges, sanctions Iranians for global cyber attacks on behalf of Tehran 23/03/2018 11:28 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday charged and sanctioned nine Iranians and an Iranian company for attempting to hack into hundreds of universities worldwide, dozens of companies and parts of the U.S. government, including its main energy regulator, on behalf of Tehran's government.

FCC chief cites concerns on spy threats from Chinese telecoms firms 23/03/2018 07:33 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he shares the concerns of U.S. lawmakers about espionage threats from Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies Co and plans to take "proactive steps" to ensure the integrity of the U.S. communications supply chain.

EU plans tougher consumer laws for Facebook, Gmail 23/03/2018 11:27 AM
(This March 22 story corrects to show the EU deems Google's user terms changes as sufficient, not insufficient, in paragraph 9)

JPMorgan mulls spin-off of blockchain project Quorum: sources 22/03/2018 10:10 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co is considering a spin-off of its marquee blockchain project Quorum believing independence from the bank could increase the platform's appeal, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Atlanta ransomware attack throws city services into disarray 23/03/2018 09:51 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Atlanta cyberattack has caused widespread city-run program outages and raised fears about the security of financial and personal data belonging to government workers, residents and others who have used online services provided by Georgia's capital city, officials said on Friday.

Craigslist shuts down personals section after sex trafficking bill 23/03/2018 07:11 PM
(Reuters) - Classifieds website Craigslist has closed down its personals section following the passing of a bill that aims to curb online sex trafficking.

Wholesale broadband providers to be spared heavier EU regulation 23/03/2018 07:21 PM
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Wholesale broadband service providers will be spared from stricter EU regulation of prices at which they give other operators access to their networks under a deal provisionally agreed this week.