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Australia’s Optus says up to 10 mln customers caught in cyber attack

Optus warns cyberattack may have exposed Australian client details

A woman uses her mobile phone as she walks past in front of an Optus shop in Sydney, Australia, February 8, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Australian No. 2 telco Optus, owned by Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (STEL.SI), said it will contact up …

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US announces over $170 mln in humanitarian assistance for Rohingya Muslims

US announces over $170 mln in humanitarian assistance for Rohingya Muslims

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday announced over $170 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, including those outside the country such as in Bangladesh, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said. “With this new funding, our total assistance in response …

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Optus warns cyberattack may have exposed Australian client details

Optus warns cyberattack may have exposed Australian client details

A woman uses her mobile phone as she walks past in front of an Optus shop in Sydney, Australia, February 8, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Optus, the Australian unit of telecoms firm Singapore Telecommunications (STEL.SI), said it was investigating the unauthorized …

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Amazon Mexico cloud unit to open ‘local zone’ in early 2023

Amazon Mexico cloud unit to open 'local zone' in early 2023

The logo of the Amazon web service is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Amazon Web Services Mexico (AWS), a unit of Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), will open a local hub in the first quarter to boost …

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US Treasury says some satellite internet equipment can be exported to Iran

US Treasury says some satellite internet equipment can be exported to Iran

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – The US Treasury Department said on Tuesday some satellite internet equipment can be exported to Iran, suggesting that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk may not need a license to provide the firm’s Starlink satellite broadband service in the country. Musk said on …

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Why deleting something from the internet is ‘almost impossible’

Why deleting something from the internet is 'almost impossible'

CNN Business — Most people may live out their digital lives with the assumption they can delete their posts, messages and personal data from services whenever they choose. But a tech hearing this week threw that core assumption into question. Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, the former security chief at Twitter, told a Senate committee on Tuesday …

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Twitter says Musk’s latest attempt to scrap deal ‘invalid and wrongful’

Twitter says Musk's latest attempt to scrap deal 'invalid and wrongful'

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 12 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Monday payments made to a whistleblower did not breach any terms of its $44 billion buyout by Elon Musk, after the world’s richest man made another attempt to scrap the deal. In a letter to Twitter on …

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Disney found ‘substantial portion’ of Twitter users fake in 2016 -former CEO

Disney found 'substantial portion' of Twitter users fake in 2016 -former CEO

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 7 (Reuters) – Former Disney CEO Bob Iger said on Wednesday the entertainment giant had determined that a “substantial portion” of Twitter’s users were “not real” in 2016, when Disney was weighing a purchase of the social network. Iger said the Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) …

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Dream job: the Japanese man who gets paid to do nothing

Dream job: the Japanese man who gets paid to do nothing

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Shoji Morimoto has what some would see as a dream job: he gets paid to do pretty much nothing. The 38-year-old Tokyo resident charges 10,000 yen ($71) an hour to accompany clients and simply exist as a companion. “Basically, I rent …

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‘Squid Game’ grabs early Emmy awards, setting up drama battle

'Squid Game' grabs early Emmy awards, setting up drama battle

The Netflix series “Squid Game” is played on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken September 30, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, Sept 4 (Reuters) – South Korean drama “Squid Game” landed its first Emmy awards on Sunday, taking home an acting honor and three …

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