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White House cites 'active threat,' urges action despite Microsoft patch

White House cites 'active threat,' urges action despite Microsoft patch

White House cites 'active threat,' urges action despite Microsoft patch By Jeff Mason 3 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Sunday urged computer network operators to take further steps to gauge whether their systems were targeted amid a hack of Microsoft Corp’s Outlook email program, saying a recent software patch still left...

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COVID-19 travel insurance becoming a vacation staple

COVID-19 travel insurance becoming a vacation staple

COVID-19 travel insurance becoming a vacation staple By Allison Lampert, Noor Zainab Hussain 4 Min Read (Reuters) – COVID-19 insurance policies are increasingly joining passports and sunscreen as vacation staples, creating opportunities for insurers as more countries require mandatory coverage in case visitors fall ill from the coronavirus. FILE PHOTO: The trident logo of the...

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Bitcoin rises 4.2% to $50,947.94

Bitcoin rises 4.2% to $50,947.94

Bitcoin rises 4.2% to $50,947.94 By Reuters Staff 1 Min Read FILE PHOTO: Representation of the virtual currency Bitcoin is seen on a motherboard in this picture illustration taken April 24, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo/File Photo (Reuters) – Bitcoin rose 4.18 % to $50,947.94 on Sunday, adding $2,043.31 to its previous close. Bitcoin, the world’s...

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Investor Chamath Palihapitiya confirms selling shares in Virgin Galactic

Investor Chamath Palihapitiya confirms selling shares in Virgin Galactic

Investor Chamath Palihapitiya confirms selling shares in Virgin Galactic By Reuters Staff 2 Min Read Slideshow ( 2 images ) (Reuters) – Venture investor Chamath Palihapitiya on Saturday confirmed in a tweet that he has freed up some capital by selling shares in Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc, for investing at scale without impacting his pace...

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Disneyland could reopen April 1 | Reuters Video

Disneyland could reopen April 1 | Reuters Video

Disneyland could reopen April 1 | Reuters Video Business Posted California health officials set new rules on Friday that would allow Disneyland and other theme parks, stadiums, and outdoor entertainment venues to reopen as early as April 1 after a closure of nearly a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fred Katayama reports.

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Malaysia's AirAsia Group plans air taxi, drone delivery service

Malaysia's AirAsia Group plans air taxi, drone delivery service

Malaysia's AirAsia Group plans air taxi, drone delivery service By Reuters Staff 2 Min Read KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s AirAsia Group Bhd plans to launch an air taxi service and the country’s first drone delivery service as the budget carrier seeks to diversify amid the coronavirus pandemic, the company’s CEO said on Saturday. FILE...

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BT denies any CEO rift behind chairman's retirement

BT denies any CEO rift behind chairman's retirement

BT denies any CEO rift behind chairman's retirement By Reuters Staff 2 Min Read Company’s logo is displayed at British Telecom (BT) headquarters in London, Britain, November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – BT denied any “misalignment” between board and management on Saturday after Sky News said that CEO Philip Jansen had indicated he...

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Twitter's Dorsey auctions first ever tweet as digital memorabilia

Twitter's Dorsey auctions first ever tweet as digital memorabilia

Twitter's Dorsey auctions first ever tweet as digital memorabilia By Reuters Staff 2 Min Read FILE PHOTO: Jack Dorsey, CEO of Square and CEO of Twitter, speaks during an interview November 19, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files/File Photo (Reuters) – “just setting up my twttr” – the first ever tweet on the platform is up for sale...

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Exclusive: U.S. agency probes Facebook for 'systemic' racial bias in hiring, promotions – attorneys

Exclusive: U.S. agency probes Facebook for 'systemic' racial bias in hiring, promotions – attorneys

Exclusive: U.S. agency probes Facebook for 'systemic' racial bias in hiring, promotions - attorneys By Paresh Dave 4 Min Read (Reuters) – A U.S. agency investigating Facebook Inc for racial bias in hiring and promotions has designated the probe as “systemic,” attorneys for three job applicants and a manager who claim the company discriminated against...