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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting the tech industry’s failure to protect browsers as they are used more for email, payroll and other sensitive functions. Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said it
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LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) – Global stocks drifted on Thursday as spiking coronavirus cases in some U.S. states and China crushed hopes of a quick global economic comeback from the pandemic. FILE PHOTO: A street cleaning operative walks past the London Stock Exchange Group building in the City of London financial district, whilst British stocks tumble as
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FILE PHOTO: Jelena McWilliams, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on “Oversight of Financial Regulators” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. bank profits fell by 69.6% to $18.5 billion in the first quarter of
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(Reuters) – State investigators in both California and Washington are examining Amazon’s business practices, two newspapers reported, citing people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol The inquiries focus at least in part on how Amazon treats sellers in its online
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Nokia is seen before the company’s news conference in Espoo, Finland March 2, 2020. Lehtikuva/Markku Ulander via REUTERS (Reuters) – Finnish telecoms network maker Nokia (NOKIA.HE) said on Thursday it has appointed Marco Wiren as chief financial officer following changes of its chairman and chief executive this year. Wiren will
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FILE PHOTO: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) logo is seen before the FCC Net Neutrality hearing in Washington February 26, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted on Tuesday to adopt auction procedures to provide up to $16 billion to areas that lack broadband service, including nearly six million
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SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks extended their winning streak for the ninth consecutive session on Tuesday and oil prices rose as the lifting of coronavirus lockdowns in many countries fed investor hopes of a relatively quick global economic recovery. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks
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FILE PHOTO: Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess wears a protective mask at the Volkswagen during a visitr at the assembly line after VW re-starts Europe’s largest car factory after coronavirus shutdown in Wolfsburg, Germany, April 27, 2020, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues. Swen Pfoertner/Pool via REUTERS FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE)
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