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UK PM Johnson orders airport scanner upgrade by 2022

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French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron welcome Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he arrives for a banquet during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Johnson on Saturday ordered all British airports to upgrade to the latest 3-D baggage scanning Read More

France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge

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BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of Facebook logo in this illustration picture, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo France, Read More

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid U.S. pressure

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BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minister said, adding that he was still hopeful the U.S. will join the initiative. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of Facebook logo in Read More

Sextortion scams are back, security expert warns

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Sextortion is seeing an uptick after a lull at the beginning of the year. After relative inactivity during the past several months, sextortion scams are back on the radar, according to Internet security firm Malwarebytes. The basic template of the blackmail scheme hasn’t changed. It goes something like this: Your account has been hacked and Read More

Trump says U.S. would tax French wine in response to digital tax

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., before his departure to France to attend the G7 summit in Biarritz, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated criticism of a French proposal to levy a tax aimed Read More

Nintendo Switch: Exchange deal is fake news

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Getty Images Did you hear the rumour that you could switch your Switch for a new Switch if you bought an old Switch? Confused? Let us explain. Lots of people got excited when news appeared online chat sites, saying that gamers could swap their current Switch for the new model, as long as they could Read More

Tesla and Walmart address solar panel fire issues

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US supermarket chain Walmart and Tesla are working to solve the issues which allegedly caused solar panel fires in seven of its stores, Reuters reports. It follows a lawsuit launched by the retailer, alleging “widespread negligence” when the panels were installed on roofs. Clean energy firm SolarCity had installed panels on 240 Walmart stores, and Read More

Qualcomm interim CFO David Wise to retire

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FILE PHOTO: A Qualcomm sign is pictured in front of one of its many buildings in San Diego, California November 5, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc said on Friday interim Chief Financial Officer Dave Wise will retire, effective immediately, and named Akash Palkhiwala as a temporary replacement. Wise, a 23-year company veteran, Read More

Qualcomm wins a pause in enforcement of FTC ruling

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FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a sign advertising Qualcomm at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Shanghai, China June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc won a partial stay against the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling in a lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), according to a court filing on Read More

Top U.S. publishers sue Amazon’s Audible for copyright infringement

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) Audible was sued by some of the top U.S. publishers for copyright infringement on Friday, aiming to block a planned rollout of a feature called ‘Audible Captions’ that shows Read More