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Cyber crooks hit Singapore's health database

A major cyberattack on Singapore's government health database stole the personal information of about 1.5 million people, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the government said on Friday.

Written by Reuters20 July 18 22:25

Trump criticises EU's $5B Google fine

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticised the European Union over a record $5 billion fine EU antitrust regulators imposed on Google, saying the bloc was taking advantage of the United States.

Written by Reuters20 July 18 09:20

High margin businesses give IBM's Q2 revenue a boost

IBM on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit and revenue that topped analysts' expectations as it benefited from growth in higher-margin businesses including cybersecurity and cloud computing.

Written by Reuters19 July 18 09:33

EU regulators slug Google with record US$5B fine

EU regulators hit Google with a record 4.34 billion euros ($5 billion) antitrust fine on Wednesday for using its Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals.

Written by Reuters18 July 18 21:50

Tesla shares drop after Elon Musk abuses British cave diver

Shares of Tesla Inc fell 2.75 percent on Monday after chief executive Elon Musk directed abuse on Twitter at one of the British cave divers involved in the rescue of 12 Thai children last week.

Written by Reuters17 July 18 09:58

Netflix shares down 14 per cent

Netflix's subscriber growth fell short of Wall Street expectations on Monday, sending shares of the normally high-flying stock down 14 percent on fears that the company's expansion is slowing.

Written by Reuters17 July 18 09:28

'High-energy neutrinos' give scientists new understanding of universe

A breakthrough in the study of ghostly particles called high-energy neutrinos that traverse space, zipping unimpeded through people, planets and whole galaxies, is giving scientists an audacious new way to expand our understanding of the cosmos.

Written by Reuters13 July 18 11:16

A ride into space will cost US$200K

​Jeff Bezos' rocket company plans to charge passengers about US$200,000 to US$300,000 for its first trips into space next year, two people familiar with its plans told Reuters.

Written by Reuters13 July 18 11:06

Hammer blow for Huawei as 5G ban looms in Australia

​Australia is preparing to ban Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment for its planned 5G broadband network after its intelligence agencies raised concerns that Beijing could force the Chinese telco to hand over sensitive data, two sources said.

Written by Reuters12 July 18 08:31

IMF Bentham flags Facebook lawsuit over privacy breaches

Litigation funder IMF Bentham is preparing to potentially launch an Australian lawsuit against Facebook over its sharing of users' data with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.

Written by Reuters11 July 18 08:43