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Exclusive: U.S. Homeland Security found SEC had 'critical' cyber weaknesses in January

WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Homeland Security detected five "critical" cyber security weaknesses on the Securities and Exchange Commission's computers as of January 23, 2017, according to a confidential weekly report reviewed by Reuters. | Video

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Venture fundraising in yuan soars as investors target Chinese tech firms

HONG KONG China-focused venture capital funds are increasing their bets on local technology companies and a further opening of Chinese domestic capital markets, raising money in the yuan at the fastest pace in five years.

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U.S. consumer finance agency expected to punish Equifax: lawyers

WASHINGTON The U.S. consumer finance watchdog agency is expected to punish Equifax for its cyber breach with the wide-ranging powers it has used with Wall Street, former agency officials and lawyers said this week.

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HPE plans 5,000 job cuts: Bloomberg

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co is planning to cut at least 5,000 workers as part of a broader effort to reduce costs amid mounting competition, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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EU eyes solo move to increase tax on online giants, risking U.S. anger

BRUSSELS The European Commission said on Thursday it may seek to implement tax reform to raise more revenue from online giants without the backing of the United States and other rich nations, in a move that could spark a new transatlantic dispute.

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Road to electric car paradise paved with handouts

JUDABERG, Norway The Norwegian island of Finnoey has the highest density of electric cars in the world. The reason? They are exempt from the $6,000-a-year toll charges for the tunnel to the mainland. | Video

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