UK says it still wants global digital tax as U.S. quits talks

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17th June

Britain will keep pushing for a global solution on taxing international digital companies such as Google and Facebook Inc after the United States left negotiations, a spokesman for the British Treasury said on Thursday.


Alibaba’s Ant Group appoints new chief technology officer

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17th June

Alibaba Group’s fintech arm Ant Group, operator of Alipay, has appointed Ni Xingjun as its new chief technology officer, the company said in a statement to Reuters.


Exclusive: Massive spying on users of Google’s Chrome shows new security weakness

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17th June

A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting the tech industry’s failure to protect browsers as they are used more for email, payroll and other sensitive functions.