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Burger King takes down Twitter account after hack attack

NEW YORK | Mon Feb 18, 2013 4:36pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hackers breached the Twitter account of fast-food chain Burger King, posting the online equivalent of graffiti and sometimes making little sense. Burger King Worldwide Inc suspended its Twitter account about an hour after it learned of the attack at 12:24 p.m. E...

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Huawei denies work in field linked to U.S. death in Singapore

By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE | Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:24am EST SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Chinese telecommunications company Huawei said on Monday it had not worked with an institute in Singapore on any projects in the specialist field of an American engineer who died mysteriously last year shortly after leaving th...

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EU privacy regulators take aim at Google privacy policy

By Claire Davenport BRUSSELS | Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:10am EST BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European data watchdogs said on Monday they plan to take action against Google by this summer for its privacy policy, which allows the search engine to pool user data from across all its services ranging from YouTube to Gmail. The move is the latest in a skirmish between the web giant a...

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India allows 4G airwave holders to offer voice, boosts Reliance Ind

By Devidutta Tripathy NEW DELHI | Mon Feb 18, 2013 4:55am EST NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will allow wireless broadband airwave holders to provide voice services if they pay an additional $306 million, a senior government official said on Monday, a move likely to boost billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd. Reliance Industries, controlled by India's ri...

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Sony cuts price of Vita handheld games console in Japan

TOKYO | Mon Feb 18, 2013 4:09am EST TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp on Monday slashed the price of its struggling Vita handheld games console in Japan in a bid to spur sales of the device as gamers switch to free or cheap games played on tablet computers and smartphones. The maker of Playstation consoles trimmed the price of its 3G Wifi version by 10,000 yen ($110) to 19,980 ye...

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Intel Israel more than doubles exports, mulls new investment

By Tova Cohen TEL AVIV | Sun Feb 17, 2013 7:53am EST TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Intel's Israeli subsidiary more than doubled its exports in 2012 to $4.6 billion and is seeking to bring manufacturing of the company's next generation of chips to Israel. Intel's exports, which rose 109 percent from $2.2 billion in 2011, were boosted by the start of production of chips using ...

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Facebook hacked, social media company says

By Tim Reid Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:26pm EST (Reuters) - Facebook said on Friday that it been the target of a series of attacks by an unidentified hacker group, but it had found no evidence that user data was compromised. "Last month, Facebook security discovered that our systems had been targeted in a sophisticated attack," the company said in a blog post. "The attack occurred w...

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Facebook says it was a target of sophisticated hacking

By Tim Reid and Joseph Menn Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:30pm EST (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Friday it had been the target of an unidentified hacker group, but it found no evidence that user data was compromised. "Last month, Facebook security discovered that our systems had been targeted in a sophisticated attack," the company said in a blog post posted on Friday afternoon, jus...

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Facebook says target of sophisticated hacking attack

By Tim Reid Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:05pm EST (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Friday that it been the target of a series of attacks by an unidentified hacker group, but it had found no evidence that user data was compromised. "Last month, Facebook security discovered that our systems had been targeted in a sophisticated attack," the company said in a blog post posted on Friday af...

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Exclusive: News Corp, popular tech blog contemplate split - sources

By Peter Lauria and Nadia Damouni Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:38pm EST (Reuters) - AllThingsD, the widely read technology blog run by Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, has begun discussions with owner News Corp about extending or ending their partnership, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters. According to these sources, AllThingsD's contract with News Corp expires at the en...

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