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11/22/2017 06:23 PM
Democratic FCC Commissioner sides with keeping net neutrality rules
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of the two Democrats on the Federal Communications Commission, Mignon Clyburn, on Wednesday threw her support behind 2015 net neutrality rules, arguing that a proposal by the FCC chairman to scrap them would hurt consumers, her office said on Wednesday.

11/22/2017 05:23 PM
Facebook to let users see if they 'liked' Russian accounts
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reach of the accounts.

11/22/2017 05:15 PM
Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid - sources
(Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.

11/22/2017 03:09 PM
Uber breach, cover-up trigger government probes around the globe
TORONTO (Reuters) - Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.

11/22/2017 03:03 PM
Uber says it will cooperate with data breach probes
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Wednesday that it has been in touch with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and several states to discuss a hack last year that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.

11/22/2017 02:44 PM
HPE CEO Whitman's surprise exit stumps Wall Street
(Reuters) - Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co fell 6 percent on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman's decision to step down from the role took Wall Street by surprise.

11/22/2017 02:33 PM
Peter Thiel sells most of remaining Facebook stake
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's first major investor Peter Thiel has sold three-quarters of his remaining stake in the social network as part of a previously established trading plan, a regulatory filing showed.

11/22/2017 12:53 PM
Lyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in California
(Reuters) - U.S. ride-hailing firm Lyft has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, taking it one step further in the race with several other companies to bring self-driving cars to the masses.

11/22/2017 12:05 PM
Connecticut attorney general investigating Uber breach - spokeswoman
(Reuters) - Connecticut is investigating a computer breach at car hailing service Uber Technologies Inc that the company said it covered up after it was discovered in late 2016, a spokeswoman for state attorney general George Jepsen told Reuters on Wednesday.

11/22/2017 09:32 AM
Facebook to open Nigerian hub next year in African tech drive
LAGOS (Reuters) - Facebook will open a "community hub space" in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training programme in fast-growing Africa.