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Israel sells Haifa Port to India’s Adani Ports, Israel’s Gadot for $1.2 bln

Israel sells Haifa Port to India's Adani Ports, Israel's Gadot for $1.2 bln

A port worker uses his mobile phone as he rests next to a cargo ship docked at the Port of Haifa, Israel August 8, 2021. Picture taken August 8, 2021. REUTERS/Nir Elias Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JERUSALEM, July 14 (Reuters) – Israel said on Thursday it will sell Haifa Port, …

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Lebanon telecoms mark-up threatens migrants’ link to jobs and safety

Lebanon telecoms mark-up threatens migrants' link to jobs and safety

BEIRUT, July 11 (Reuters) – Kenyan cleaner Noel Musanga survived Lebanon’s economic meltdown, waves of COVID-19 and Beirut’s port blast. But when her internet provider announced rates would double, she feared her last lifeline to family and work would snap. The freelance migrant worker already barely earned enough to survive. Now, the higher telecoms bill …

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Police in northwest India ban public gatherings, suspend internet after Hindu slain

Police in northwest India ban public gatherings, suspend internet after Hindu slain

MUMBAI, June 29 (Reuters) – Fearing outbreaks of religious violence, police in the Indian state of Rajasthan banned public gatherings and suspended internet services a day after two Muslims posted a video claiming responsibility for slaying a Hindu man. “We are under strict orders to prevent any form of protests or demonstrations scheduled to condemn …

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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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Morning Bid: Why the calm in markets won’t last

Morning Bid: Why the calm in markets won't last

A look at the day ahead in markets from Dhara Ranasinghe. Last week’s market turmoil that sparked the biggest weekly drop in world stocks since March 2020, has given way to a degree of calm. But don’t bet on it lasting. In short, until there are clear signs that inflation in major economies is coming …

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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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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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N.Korean internet downed by suspected cyber attacks -researchers

N.Korean internet downed by suspected cyber attacks -researchers

An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an office in Warsaw June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Jan 26 (Reuters) – North Korea’s internet appears to have been hit by a second wave of outages …

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US joins 55 nations to set new global rules for the internet

US joins 55 nations to set new global rules for the internet

WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) – The United States and 55 other nations on Thursday signed a political commitment to push rules for the internet that are underpinned by democratic values, at a time when the US has accused Russia of wielding internet disruptions as apart of its escalating attacks on Ukraine. The commitment, called the …

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Russia down satellite internet in Ukraine -Western officials

Russia down satellite internet in Ukraine -Western officials

US: Russian hack aimed at disrupting Ukrainian communications UK: Hack was ‘deliberate and malicious’ EU: Attack on Viasat caused ‘indiscriminate’ outages Russia routinely denies it carries out cyberattacks NEWPORT, Wales, May 10 (Reuters) – Russia was behind a massive cyberattack against a satellite internet network that took tens of thousands of modems offline at the …

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