Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach

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21st November

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday.


Amazon tells Australian retailers to prepare for orders from Thursday: sources

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21st November

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc has told its Australian sellers to be ready to take orders on Nov. 23, according to a retailer, the first time the global retail juggernaut has given a start date for doing business in the world No. 12 economy.


Microsoft’s Skype pulled from Apple, Android China app stores

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21st November

BEIJING (Reuters) – Skype, Microsoft Corp’s internet phone call and messaging service, has disappeared from app stores in China including that of Apple Inc , indicating the latest setback for a foreign tech service in the country.