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Cambridge Analytica CEO claims influence on U.S. election, Facebook questioned
LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The suspended chief executive of Cambridge Analytica said in a secretly recorded video broadcast on Tuesday that his UK-based political consultancy's online campaign played a decisive role in U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election victory.
Exclusive: Kaspersky Lab plans Swiss data center to combat spying allegations - documents
MOSCOW/TORONTO (Reuters) - Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab plans to open a data center in Switzerland to address Western government concerns that Russia exploits its anti-virus software to spy on customers, according to internal documents seen by Reuters.
China smartphone makers join hands on apps, pose threat to WeChat
HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's biggest smartphone makers are collaborating to promote download-free "fast apps", in a move backed by the government and likely to threaten Tencent Holdings' grip on mobile traffic with its wildly popular WeChat app.
Amazon is now second most valuable U.S.-listed company, tops Alphabet
(Reuters) - became the second most valuable publicly listed U.S. company on Tuesday, surpassing Google parent Alphabet Inc for the first time.
Arizona says not time to rein in self-driving cars after Uber fatality
TEMPE, Ariz./DETROIT (Reuters) - Arizona officials said on Tuesday they saw no immediate need to tighten rules on the testing of self-driving cars in the state in reaction to a fatal accident involving an Uber autonomous vehicle that has focused attention on the safety of the new technology.
EU to unveil plan to tax turnover of big U.S. tech firms
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will propose rules on Wednesday designed to make digital companies pay their fair share of tax and set to hit U.S. tech giants such as Google and Facebook .
Expedia's Orbitz says 880,000 payment cards hit in breach
(Reuters) - Orbitz, a subsidiary of online travel agency Expedia Inc , said on Tuesday that hackers may have accessed personal information from about 880,000 payment cards.
Spotify CEO eligible to sell up to $2 billion stake in public listing
(Reuters) - Daniel Ek, the CEO and co-founder of streaming music leader Spotify Technology SA , is eligible to sell up to 15.8 million shares of the company worth up to $2 billion in its direct listing, the company disclosed in a filing on Tuesday.
Exclusive: On Amazon, a quarter of merchants' sales are cross-border
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Inc is making a push for merchants on its website to sell goods into other countries, setting the stage for greater competition with rival marketplaces run by eBay Inc and potentially Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
On eve of trial on Time Warner deal, AT&T, U.S. government lay out cases
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a preview of arguments in a trial over AT&T's deal to buy Time Warner Inc , government lawyers said on Tuesday the deal will raise prices for consumers while AT&T's lawyer argued the company has no reason to withhold programming from competitors as feared.
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