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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

May 23 2017

Security experts find clues to ransomware worm's lingering risks

(Corrects spelling of first name in paragraph 22 of this May 18 story to Salim from Samil)

May 23 2017

CORRECTED - Security experts find clues to ransomware worm's lingering risks

(Corrects spelling of first name in paragraph 22 of May 18 story to Salim from Samil)

May 23 2017

China's Huawei enters PC market to take on Lenovo, HP, Dell

FRANKFURT Chinese telecoms giant Huawei [HWT.UL] plans a global expansion into computers, it said on Tuesday, posing a fresh challenge to established PC players in a market that has suffered two years of falling sales volumes and pressure on margins.

May 19 2017

French researchers find way to unlock WannaCry without ransom

FRANKFURT French researchers said on Friday they had found a last-chance way for technicians to save Windows files encrypted by WannaCry, racing against a deadline as the ransomware threatens to start locking up victims' computers first infected a week ago.

May 19 2017

French researchers find last-ditch cure to unlock WannaCry files

FRANKFURT, May 19 French researchers said on Friday they have found a last-chance way for technicians to save Windows files encrypted by WannaCry, racing against a deadline as the ransomware threatens to start locking up victims' computers first infected a week ago.

May 16 2017

Group linked to NSA spy leaks threatens sale of new tech secrets

FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON A group that took credit for leaking NSA cyber spying tools - including ones used in the WannaCry global ransomware attack - has said it plans to sell code that can be used to hack into the world's most used computers, software and phones.

May 16 2017

UK venture firm Notion wins overseas backers to avert Brexit fund gap

FRANKFURT UK-based business software venture capital firm Notion Capital has increased funding for European business software start-ups by bringing in new investors from the United States and the Middle East, the firm said on Tuesday.

May 15 2017

More disruptions feared from cyber attack; Microsoft slams government secrecy

WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT Officials across the globe scrambled over the weekend to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm that disrupted operations at car factories, hospitals, shops and schools, while Microsoft on Sunday pinned blame on the U.S. government for not disclosing more software vulnerabilities. | Video

May 13 2017

Global cyber attack slows but experts see risk of fresh strikes

SINGAPORE/FRANKFURT A global cyber attack forced a European carmaker to halt some production lines, hit Russian computers with more than half of suspected infections, struck schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia, though it appeared to be dying down on Saturday. | Video

May 11 2017

EU court advised to treat Uber as a transport service - what now?

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT An adviser to the European Union's top court said ride-hailing app Uber should be considered a transport service on Thursday, potentially exposing it to more local licensing regulations.

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