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U.S. government reveals breadth of requests for Internet records

WASHINGTON The Federal Bureau of Investigation has used a secretive authority to compel Internet and telecommunications firms to hand over customer data including an individual’s complete web browsing history and records of all online purchases, a court filing released Monday shows.

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Target website stumbles on Cyber Monday, rivals out of stock

CHICAGO U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp forced to wait in a virtual line. | Video

30 Nov 2015

China's Didi bullish on U.S. partner Lyft, criticizes Uber

BEIJING Ride-hailing company Didi Kuaidi, the Chinese front of an anti-Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] alliance, said it is seeing better than expected results from its September investment in Lyft, Uber's main rival on its U.S. home turf.

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China, U.S. high-level cyber crime talks to begin Tuesday

WASHINGTON/HONG KONG Top U.S. and Chinese officials will convene this week in Washington for the first round of cyber security talks following the signing of a bilateral anti-hacking accord in September.

Cybersecurity 30 Nov 2015

Swatch, Visa launch pay-by-wrist watch venture

ZURICH Swiss watchmaker Swatch SA, Visa Inc and Visa Europe have launched a project that lets Visa cardholders in the United States, Switzerland and Brazil make payments with Swatch's new "pay-by-the-wrist" Swatch Bellamy watch.

30 Nov 2015

U.S. states probe VTech hack, experts warn of more attacks

BOSTON/HONG KONG U.S. states said they will investigate a massive breach at digital toy maker VTech Holdings Ltd as security experts warned that hackers are likely to target similar companies that handle customer data.

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