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Sports betting will gain from UK crackdown on slot machines: Playtech CEO
10 mins ago

Sports betting will gain from UK crackdown on slot machines: Playtech CEO

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(Reuters) – If the UK government makes good on promises to cut stakes on fixed odds slot machines, consumers and gambling shops will flip to sports betting …
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Floating Island: New home for Rohingya refugees emerges in Bay of…
9 hours ago

Floating Island: New home for Rohingya refugees emerges in Bay of…

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DHAKA/BHASAN CHAR/COX‘S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) – Bangladesh is racing to turn an uninhabited and muddy Bay of Bengal island into home for 100,000 Rohingya Muslims who have …
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British lawmakers launch inquiry into cryptocurrencies
12 hours ago

British lawmakers launch inquiry into cryptocurrencies

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s cross-party Treasury Select Committee of lawmakers on Thursday said it is launching an inquiry into digital currencies, as well as the underlying distributed …
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Snapchat promises update after users balk at redesign
18 hours ago

Snapchat promises update after users balk at redesign

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(Reuters) – Snap Inc’s (SNAP.N) Snapchat on Tuesday responded to a Change.org petition that asked for a reversal of the messaging app’s latest redesign.

Snapchat …
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Temenos agrees 1.4 billion pounds deal for Fidessa, activist Elliott enters
1 day ago

Temenos agrees 1.4 billion pounds deal for Fidessa, activist Elliott enters

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Temenos agreed a 1.4 billion pound ($1.96 billion) takeover of British software peer Fidessa Group on Wednesday, whose shares traded above the offer price …
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Artificial intelligence poses risks of misuse by hackers, researchers say
1 day ago

Artificial intelligence poses risks of misuse by hackers, researchers say

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car …
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Sessions forms U.S. cyber task force after election warnings
2 days ago

Sessions forms U.S. cyber task force after election warnings

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday announced he would create a task force to examine how his Justice Department can better combat global …
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Qualcomm deals blow to Broadcom's bid with sweetened NXP deal
2 days ago

Qualcomm deals blow to Broadcom's bid with sweetened NXP deal

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(Reuters) – U.S. semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) on Tuesday unveiled a sweetened $44 billion agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI.O), its most defiant move in …
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Qualcomm to raise offer to buy NXP: WSJ
2 days ago

Qualcomm to raise offer to buy NXP: WSJ

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(Reuters) – U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc raised its offer to buy NXP Semiconductors NV to $127.50 per share from $110, after being pressured by shareholders led by …
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Samsung Electronics to slash OLED panel production as iPhone X demand disappoints: Nikkei
2 days ago

Samsung Electronics to slash OLED panel production as iPhone X demand disappoints: Nikkei

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co (005930.KS) will slash output of its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels in response to its customer Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) decision to …
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Russia looms large as U.S. election officials prep for 2018
3 days ago

Russia looms large as U.S. election officials prep for 2018

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ten months before the United States votes in its first major election since the 2016 presidential contest, U.S. state election officials huddled in Washington …
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