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Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources

Qualcomm set to face second EU antitrust fine shortly: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Qualcomm (QCOM.O), the world’s no.1 chipmaker, could be hit with a second EU antitrust fine as soon as Thursday for blocking a rival from the market more than a decade ago, people familiar with the matter said. The company came under fire in 2015 when the European Commission accused it of predatory [...]

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‘Wizard’ cybersecurity expert charged with record hack of Bulgarian tax agency

‘Wizard’ cybersecurity expert charged with record hack of Bulgarian tax agency

SOFIA (Reuters) – A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested and charged with hacking the personal and financial records of millions of taxpayers, officials said on Wednesday, as police continue to investigate the country’s biggest-ever data breach. Bulgaria’s NRA tax agency is facing a fine of up to 20 million euros ($22.43 million) over [...]

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U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted. The social media company is fighting to get Washington on its side after it shocked [...]

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