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03/18/2018 08:08 AM
Bundesbank's Buch adds to calls for cryptocurrency regulation
BERLIN (Reuters) - Regulation of cryptocurrencies must be considered, Bundesbank vice president Claudia Buch told Reuters, even though she does not believe they pose a threat to financial stability.

03/18/2018 02:54 AM
Baidu video streaming unit iQiyi launches $2.4 billion U.S. IPO
(Reuters) - Chinese video streaming service provider iQiyi Inc, a unit of search engine giant Baidu Inc, has launched an initial public offering in New York worth up to $2.4 billion, seeking to expand its range of content.

03/18/2018 02:49 AM
China to offer commercial recoverable satellites in next two years - Xinhua
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China plans to begin offering recoverable satellites to commercial users between 2019 and 2020, the official state news agency Xinhua reported.

03/17/2018 11:50 PM
Facebook critics want regulation, investigation after data misuse
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc faced new calls for regulation from within U.S. Congress and was hit with questions about personal data safeguards on Saturday after reports a political consultant gained inappropriate access to 50 million users' data starting in 2014.

03/17/2018 11:18 PM
Trump consultants harvested data from 50 million Facebook users - reports
(Reuters) - Data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook users in developing techniques to support President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, the New York Times and London's Observer reported on Saturday.

03/17/2018 01:57 PM
Massachusetts says to probe Facebook, Cambridge Analytica
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Massachusetts attorney general said on Saturday her office was launching an investigation after reports that Cambridge Analytica had harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook users in developing techniques to support President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign.

03/16/2018 09:43 PM
Microsoft hits back at claims it ignored sexual harassment
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A senior executive said Microsoft Corp thoroughly investigates issues raised by women in the workplace and fired about 20 employees last year over complaints of sexual harassment as the company seeks to counter claims that it treats female workers unfairly.

03/16/2018 07:01 PM
Coca-Cola, U.S. State Department to use blockchain to combat forced labour
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co and the U.S. State Department along with two other companies said on Friday they are launching a project using blockchain's digital ledger technology to create a secure registry for workers that will help fight the use of forced labour worldwide.

03/16/2018 02:54 PM
Rocket Internet explores IPO of online shopping group Jumia - sources
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German start-up investor Rocket Internet is exploring a stock market listing of loss-making African online shopping platform Jumia, people close to the matter said.

03/16/2018 02:08 PM
Istanbul taxi drivers go to court to seek shutdown of Uber
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Istanbul's taxi drivers have taken Uber to court, accusing the U.S.-based ride-hailing app of endangering their livelihoods in a case that could crimp its business in Europe's largest city.