Wed12132017

LAST_UPDATEWed, 13 Dec 2017 1pm

Atos Offers To Buy Gemalto For 4.3 Billion Euros To Boost Cyber Security Services

Pic: ReutersPARIS - French technology consulting firm Atos ATO.O offered to buy Gemalto (GTO.AS) for 4.3 billion euros ($5.06 billion) on Monday to boost its cyber security services as states and big corporations seek to cope with a growing number of attacks on the Internet worldwide.

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U.S. Agency Prepares To Hand Over Internet Oversight To FTC

Pic: Reuters (The Federal Trade Commission building is seen in Washington on March 4, 2012.)WASHINGTON - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to turn over oversight of internet service providers to another federal agency as it plans to vote on Thursday to revoke the landmark 2015 “net neutrality” rules.

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A Gift Guide For The Apple-Holic On Your List

Pic: Uproxx

Christmas can be a trying time for those looking to buy gifts for their favorite Apple enthusiast.

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Nokia 6 (2018) Passes Through TENAA, Getting Closer To Release

Nokia's first new smartphone to launch in early 2018 may in fact be a new Nokia 6. That makes sense since the original was the first device put out by HMD Global, as it became official this January.

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Ex-Contractor Says He Shut Trump's Twitter Account By Accident

Pic: ReutersFRANKFURT: The contractor who shut down Donald Trump’s Twitter account has told Reuters he did so by mistake, but says he believes some of the U.S. president’s recent tweets breach the social network’s ban on hate speech.

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German Spy Agency Warns Of Chinese LinkedIn Espionage

Pic: Getty Images (Germany's domestic intelligence agency says China used LinkedIn to target at least 10,000 people.)China is using fake LinkedIn profiles to gather information on German officials and politicians, the German intelligence agency (BfV) has said.

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#NoRussiaNoGames: Twitter 'Bots' Boost Russian Backlash Against Olympic Ban

Pic: Reuters (A 3D-printed Twitter logo displayed in front of Russian flag is seen in this illustration picture, October 27, 2017.)MOSCOW - What began as a grassroots online campaign featuring a schoolboy has grown into a mass hashtag protest against Russia’s exclusion from the Winter Olympics - backed by what appear to be fake Twitter accounts and users connected to past pro-Kremlin causes.

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Calls For Twitch To Police 'Sexual Streaming'

Pic: BBC (High-profile streamers are complaining about the way Twitch enforces its guidelines.)Scroll through the In Real Life (IRL) section of streaming site Twitch and you could be forgiven for thinking, now and then, that you have landed on a camgirl site.

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YouTube To Launch Music Subscription Service Next Year: Bloomberg

Pic: ReutersAlphabet Inc’s YouTube plans to introduce a paid music streaming service in March, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Malaysia Heading Towards Next Wave Of E-Payment

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia is on the brink of the next wave of e-payment transformation, driven by the high penetration of mobile phones.

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