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Alasdair Pal / Reuters:
How a network of dummy online stores pretending to sell household goods is used to hide internet gambling payments from regulators and card issuers   —  A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found.
Jun 25, 2017, 9:42 PMIn context
Reuters:
Firms like Cisco, IBM are acceding to Russia's demands to review source code of security products, raising fears knowledge gained can be used for cyberattacks   —  Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product …
Jun 23, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss / Reuters:
Civic says it has raised $33M in digital currency in a public token sale for its blockchain-based identity verification project   —  U.S. startup Civic has sold $33 million in digital currency tokens for its identity verification project in a public sale, the company's co-founder and Chief Executive Vinny Lingham told Reuters.
Jun 23, 2017, 2:45 AMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: Uber hires law firm O'Melveny & Myers to investigate handling of Indian rape victim medical records, with partial focus on whether bribes were involved   —  Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has hired a law firm to investigate how it obtained the medical records of an Indian woman who was raped by an Uber driver in 2014.
Jun 22, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
David Ingram / Reuters:
Facebook says it won't disclose information about political ads that run on its platform to academics for research purposes, citing confidentiality concerns   —  Facebook (FB.O) said it would not disclose information about political campaign advertising or related data such as how many users click …
Jun 22, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Kate Holton / Reuters:
Imagination Technologies puts itself up for sale after dispute with Apple over licensing rights, says “it has received interest from a number of parties”   —  Imagination Technologies (IMG.L), the British company in dispute with its biggest customer Apple (AAPL.O) over licensing rights …
Jun 22, 2017, 2:40 AMIn context
Reuters:
Adobe reports net income rising to $374M, up from $244M YoY, revenue up 26.7% to $1.77B   —  Adobe Systems Inc (ADBE.O) reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast current-quarter above analysts' estimates, as the software maker benefits from a rapid switch to the cloud.
Jun 20, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Anna Irrera / Reuters:
Accenture, Microsoft team up on blockchain-based personal ID network, a UN-backed project to provide legal identification to 1.1B people with no official docs   —  Accenture Plc and Microsoft Corp are teaming up to build a digital ID network using blockchain technology, as part …
Jun 19, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Reuters:
After The Information reported Tencent is exploring a $3B bid for Rovio, the Angry Birds maker says an IPO is possible in the future   —  Finnish mobile game and animation studio Rovio, maker of the Angry Birds game, said it could list on the stock exchange in the future …
Jun 16, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
House Freedom Caucus says it will oppose reauthorization of FISA law without “substantial reforms” to data collection, breaking with Trump and some senators   —  An influential conservative bloc of Republican lawmakers on Thursday said it opposed renewal of an internet surveillance …
Jun 15, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context

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