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Moscow in talks with U.S. to create cyber security working group: RIA report

MOSCOW/LONDON Moscow and Washington are in talks to create a joint cyber security working group, Russia's RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Andrey Krutskikh, a special presidential envoy on cyber security.

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Amid VPN crackdown, China eyes upgrades to Great Firewall

BEIJING A Chinese telecoms carrier said it had begun closing virtual private networks (VPNs) and other tools that can bypass the so-called Great Firewall, which state authorities use to filter and block traffic between Chinese and overseas servers. | Video

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China unveils plan to become a world leader in AI by 2025

BEIJING China unveiled a national artificial intelligence (AI) development plan on Thursday, laying out its ambitions to build world-leading technology amid heightened international friction over applications of AI in military technology.

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Maersk applies new IT security systems after malware attack

COPENHAGEN A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Thursday its anti-virus software was not effective against a new type of malware that hit the Danish shipping giant last month, but said further protective measures have now been put in place.

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Continental to buy 8-10 percent stake in mapping firm HERE: Magazin

BERLIN German car manufacturing supplier Continental is in talks to acquire an 8-10 percent stake in the digital mapping firm HERE which is now controlled by Germany's leading carmakers, Manager Magazin said on Thursday, citing unnamed company sources.

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PayPal to partner with JPMorgan

PayPal Inc said on Thursday it would partner with JPMorgan Chase & Co , allowing the bank's customers to link their Chase Pay and PayPal accounts.

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