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Rogers network outage hits millions of Canadians, drawing outrage

Rogers network outage hits millions of Canadians, drawing outrage

Rogers dominates Canada’s telecom sector Banking services down, transportation disrupted Outage renews criticism over telecom sector competition TORONTO/OTTAWA, July 8 (Reuters) – A major network outage at one of Canada’s biggest telecom operators shut banking, transport and government access for millions all day on Friday, drawing outrage from customers and adding to criticism over Rogers …

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Hopes fading for missing climbers after Italian glacier collapse

Hopes fading for missing climbers after Italian glacier collapse

CANAZEI, Italy, July 5 (Reuters) – Rescue teams resumed the search on Tuesday for 13 climbers who were missing after part of a glacier gave way high in the Italian Alps on Sunday, killing at least seven people. Hopes of finding survivors were fading more than 36 hours after a disaster that has fueled concerns …

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French police to investigate vandalism behind internet outage

French police to investigate vandalism behind internet outage

PARIS, April 27 (Reuters) – The Paris prosecutor’s office said it has opened a probe into the causes of a major internet outage which affected France’s telecommunications network on Wednesday following reports of coordinated acts of vandalism. The French Telecoms Federation said attacks of vandalism had impacted telecoms networks in several regions, including the Ile-de-France …

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Russia reroutes internet traffic in occupied Ukraine to its infrastructure

Russia reroutes internet traffic in occupied Ukraine to its infrastructure

Russian flag flies with the Spasskaya Tower of Moscow’s Kremlin in the background in Moscow, Russia February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, May 2 (Reuters) – Russia has rerouted internet traffic in the occupied Ukrainian region of Kherson through Russian communications infrastructure, the internet service disruption …

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Stocks temper their inflation expectations on copper pounding

Stocks temper their inflation expectations on copper pounding

S&P futures up 0.9%, European stocks gain 1.5% MSCI world stocks eyeing 2.5% weekly rise Copper falls more than 7% on week, oil down 2% German 10-year bond yields drop 4 bps LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) – World stocks headed for their first weekly gain in a month and Wall Street was set to open …

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Hackers crash internet as ‘Russian Davos’ adjusts to new reality

Hackers crash internet as 'Russian Davos' adjusts to new reality

Russian companies make a splash but Western firms lacking Deputy PM talks of ‘painful’ move towards own technology Energy giant seeks state funds while gas prices are high June 17 (Reuters) – Hackers on Friday delayed the start of President Vladimir Putin’s speech to Russia’s flagship economic forum, shorn of strong Western participation as Russia …

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At avatar fashion store, Meta to sell virtual clothes for real money

At avatar fashion store, Meta to sell virtual clothes for real money

A logo of Meta Platforms Inc. is seen at its booth, at the Viva Technology conference dedicated to innovation and startups, at Porte de Versailles exhibition center in Paris, France June 17, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 17 (Reuters) – Facebook owner Meta Platforms (META.O) is launching …

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Exclusive: Google, Facebook, Twitter to tackle deepfakes or risk EU fines – document

Exclusive: Google, Facebook, Twitter to tackle deepfakes or risk EU fines - document

BRUSSELS, June 13 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc unites Google (GOOGL.O), Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc(TWTR.N) and other tech companies will have to take measures to counter deepfakes and fake accounts on their platforms or risk hefty fines under an updated European Union code of practice, according to an EU document seen by Reuters. The European Commission …

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UK plans to probe Apple, Google’s mobile browser dominance

UK plans to probe Apple, Google's mobile browser dominance

LONDON, June 10 (Reuters) – Britain’s competition watchdog said it was planning to investigate the market dominance of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Google’s mobile browsers, as well as the iPhone maker’s restrictions on cloud gaming through its app store. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Friday it was also taking enforcement action against …

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India’s retail inflation likely slipped only modestly in May: Reuters poll

India's retail inflation likely slipped only modestly in May: Reuters poll

Debashis Dhara, a vegetable vendor, speaks on his mobile phone at a retail market area in Kolkata, India, March 22, 2022. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Data due on 1200 GMT, June 14 BENGALURU, June 10 (Reuters) – India’s retail inflation likely slipped modestly in May, but stayed …

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