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Russian government: Telcoms face cost hike from new security law
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian telecoms operators will have to ramp up charges by up to 10 percent to cover costs they will incur implementing new laws designed to give state security greater oversight over telecoms, according to an estimate from the main security agency.
India's Wipro sees strong demand for services from financial clients
MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian IT company Wipro Ltd said it was seeing strong demand for its services from clients in banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), while it faces challenges in its India business and in the U.S. healthcare sector.
Cyberattack on Singapore health database steals details of 1.5 million, including PM
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - 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.
UPDATE 2-Singapore's worst cyberattack steals personal data of 1.5 mln including PM
SINGAPORE, July 20 (Reuters) - Hackers have infiltrated Singapore's government health database in the country's worst breach of personal data, stealing records on 1.5 million patients including the prime minister's own personal drug prescriptions, the government said on Friday.
Microsoft shares at all-time high after bumper results
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp
shares rose about 5 percent to an all-time high on Friday, after investors cheered another blockbuster quarter, backed by growth in its legacy software business and Azure cloud computing services.
UPDATE 1-Microsoft shares at all-time high after bumper results
July 20 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp shares rose about 5 percent to an all-time high on Friday, after investors cheered another blockbuster quarter, backed by growth in its legacy software business and Azure cloud computing services.
AT&T reveals three more cities for 5G launch by end of year
(Reuters) - AT&T Inc on Friday named Oklahoma City, Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, as three more cities where it plans launch its next-generation wireless network, or 5G, by the end of the year.
UPDATE 3-Macron fires bodyguard filmed beating protester; critics say too late
PARIS, July 20 (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron fired the head of his personal security detail on Friday but faced criticism for failing to act sooner, after video was released showing the man posing as a police officer and beating a protester while off duty in May.
Social media platforms must take responsibility for content- Merkel
BERLIN, July 20 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that social media platforms needed to take responsibility for the content on their networks.
Apple Watch, FitBit could feel cost of U.S. tariffs
(Reuters) - The latest round of U.S. tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could hit the Apple Watch, health trackers, streaming music speakers and other accessories assembled in China, government rulings on tariffs show.
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