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Exclusive: Clinton campaign also hacked in attacks on Democrats

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A computer network used by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyber attack on Democratic political organizations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Read More

 

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Russia has motive, capability and form for U.S. email hack

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin says it had zero involvement in the hacking of Democratic Party emails while U.S. officials say the hack originated in Russia. We may never know who is right, but one thing is for sure - Russia had motive, capability and form. More »

 

Alphabet and Amazon wind up stellar quarter for big tech

(Reuters) - Google parent Alphabet Inc and e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc capped a blockbuster June quarter for the five biggest U.S. tech companies as their dominance in key markets helped them defy the "law of large numbers". More »

 

Tesla mulling two theories to explain 'Autopilot' crash: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc told U.S. Senate Commerce Committee staff it is considering two theories that may help explain what led to the May 7 fatal crash that killed a Florida man who was using the car's "Autopilot" system, a person familiar with the meeting told Reuters on Friday. More »

 

Trade groups, AT&T urge U.S. court to reverse 'net neutrality' rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trade associations representing wireless, cable and broadband operators on Friday urged the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to reverse a ruling upholding the Obama administration's landmark rules barring internet service providers from obstructing or slowing consumer access to web content. More »

 

U.S. Judge denies Uber motion to compel arbitration in surge-pricing lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday denied a motion by Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] to compel arbitration in a passenger lawsuit over so-called surge pricing brought against the ride-hailing company's chief executive. More »

 

Apple asks U.S. Supreme Court to rule against Samsung over patents

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to clear the way for the iPhone maker to secure hundreds of millions in damages from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> in a case over smartphone design patents. More »

 

Xerox profit beats estimates as cost cuts begin to pay off

(Reuters) - Printer and copier maker Xerox Corp reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as restructuring efforts ahead of its planned split into two companies helped cut costs. More »

 

Private equity firms focused on Hewlett Packard asset sales: sources

(Reuters) - Buyout firms are focused on acquiring some software assets that Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) has been considering divesting, worth between $6 billion and $8 billion, rather than the entire company, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. More »

 

Investments in online lenders fall 44 percent as investors shy from risks

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Investments into online lending platforms have fallen sharply this year, according to a new report, largely a reaction to the woes at Lending Club and increased regulatory scrutiny that have made investors shy away from the risks. More »

 

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