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Google parent Alphabet's profit soars on strong ad sales

Google parent Alphabet Inc posted a 29 percent rise in quarterly profit, driven by a surge in advertising on mobiles and its popular YouTube video service.

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Facebook says it will act against 'information operations' using false accounts

SAN FRANCISCO Facebook Inc acknowledged on Thursday that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countries and outlined new measures it is taking to combat what it calls “information operations” that go well beyond the phenomenon known as fake news.

Facebook, Cybersecurity 1:16pm EDT

Apple in talks to launch money-transfer service: Recode

Apple Inc has held talks with payments industry partners about launching a money-transfer service, technology news website Recode reported on Thursday.

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Alphabet CEO touts results of corporate restructuring

Alphabet Inc Chief Executive Larry Page said on Thursday that the holding corporate structure for search unit Google and a host of new businesses has succeeded in creating more transparency for investors.

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Hackers exploited Word flaw for months while Microsoft investigated

SAN FRANCISCO To understand why it is so difficult to defend computers from even moderately capable hackers, consider the case of the security flaw officially known as CVE-2017-0199.

Cybersecurity 8:50am EDT

JPMorgan Chase & Co leaves blockchain consortium R3

NEW YORK JPMorgan Chase & Co has left the mammoth bank blockchain consortium led by New York-based startup R3 CEV, the latest member to depart over the course of the company's fundraising process, R3 confirmed on Thursday.

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