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EU seeks stricter controls on WhatsApp, Skype,read more …

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — The European Union will subject internet services like WhatsApp and Skype to similar rules that traditional telecommunications firms face, according to major reform proposals unveiled Wednesday. In a major victory for traditional phone companies, the European Commission, the executive arm of the 28-nation bloc, recommended tighter …

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ITT Tech Shutting Down All its Schools @Sky1876Online

ITT Educational Services Inc said it would discontinue operations at its ITT Technical Institutes, in line with the U.S. Department of Education’s directive, affecting more than 8,000 employees. The for-profit education provider said on Tuesday that the move would also affect hundreds of thousands of students and alumni. “We reached …

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Alibaba to Help Foreign Tech Firms Enter China

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is offering to help international technology firms such as SAP to enter China, a market where foreign tech companies face increased government scrutiny. Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, said in a statement on Tuesday it aims to assist technology firms overcoming business …

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Bitcoin Worth $72 Million Stolen in Hong Kong Hack

Nearly 120,000 units of digital currency bitcoin worth about $72 million was stolen from the exchange platform Bitfinex in Hong Kong, rattling the global bitcoin community in the second-biggest security breach ever of such an exchange. Bitfinex is the world’s largest dollar-based exchange for bitcoin, and is known in the …

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When Will Twitter Get Over Its Identity Crisis ?

Twitter seems to be playing the long game when it comes to wooing new users. A year of change under the leadership of co-founder Jack Dorsey brought makeovers to key features and a slew of new products, but what it hasn’t brought yet is a surge of loyal new users. …

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Apple Sells More iPhones Than Expected

Apple sold more iPhones than Wall Street expected in the third quarter and estimated its revenue in the current period would top many analysts’ targets, soothing fears that demand for the company’s most important product had hit a wall. Its shares rose 7 percent in after-hours trading. The world’s most …

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Twitter Invests $70 Million in SoundCloud

Twitter has invested about $70 million in Berlin-based music service SoundCloud, technology website Re/code reported citing people familiar with the deal. Twitter confirmed the investment, but did not provide any financial details. “Earlier this year we made an investment in SoundCloud through Twitter Ventures to help support some of our …

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All the Netflix New Releases Coming in June

With the sun finally coming out, we’re guessing that binge watching isn’t going to be a top priority. But in case you want to get caught up on TV or movies,Netflix’s June slate has a wealth of riches. RELATED The 100 Best Movies Streaming on Netflix Right Now The 50 …

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Bitcoin Inventor ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ Finally Revealed

  The inventor of the digital currency bitcoin has finally been revealed, according to an interview with several media outlets and a blog post written by the man himself. Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright has told the BBC that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the shadowy creator of the cryptocurrency, in a …

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Apple Delays Earnings Report for Bill Campbell Memorial

Apple announced that it is delaying its earnings results in order to accommodate a memorial for Silicon Valley’s beloved Bill Campbell. Apple had planned to release results on Monday, April 25. But the Silicon Valley giant’s investor relations site said this week that the company will now release results a …

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EU’s Antitrust Chief Looking Closely at Google’s Android

The European Union antitrust chief, who has already charged Google with favoring its own shopping service in internet searches, said on Monday that she was now examining its deals with phone makers and operators. The comments by European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager follow a year-long investigation into Android, the world’s …

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