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US scraps net neutrality rules

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape.

White House calls for more cloud

The White House says the U.S. government needs a major overhaul of IT systems and should take steps to better protect data and accelerate efforts to use cloud-based technology.

Three plead guilty over Mirai botnet attacks

A former Rutgers University student and two other men pleaded guilty to computer crimes related to the creation, sale and use of the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive 2016 cyber attacks.

Bitcoin futures suggest breakneck rise in price to slow

Newly launched bitcoin futures on Monday suggested that traders expect the cryptocurrency's blistering price gains to slow in the coming months, even as it blasted above US$17,000 to a fresh record high in the spot market.

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices

A rare public spat in the technology industry escalated on Tuesday when Google said it would block its video streaming application YouTube from two Amazon.com devices and criticized the online retailer for not selling Google hardware.

Three Uber security managers resign

Three senior managers in Uber's security unit resigned on Friday, an Uber spokesperson said, days after the company's new chief executive officer disclosed a massive data breach and criticized past security practices.

Man charged in Yahoo hacking case to plead guilty

A Canadian accused by the United States of helping Russian intelligence agents break into email accounts as part of a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo accounts is expected to plead guilty next week, according to court records

SAP investigating its sales practices in Gulf region

German business software giant SAP which last month said its South African sales commissions were being probed by U.S. regulators, has launched an investigation into its business practices in the Gulf region.

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