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Cambridge Analytica CEO claims influence on U.S. election, Facebook questioned

LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO The suspended chief executive of Cambridge Analytica said in a secretly recorded video broadcast on Tuesday that his UK-based political consultancy's online campaign played a decisive role in U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election victory. | Video

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EU to unveil plan to tax turnover of big U.S. tech firms

BRUSSELS The European Commission will propose rules on Wednesday designed to make digital companies pay their fair share of tax and set to hit U.S. tech giants such as Google and Facebook .

Tech, Facebook Mar 20 2018

Asian business sentiment edges up to hit seven-year high: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

SYDNEY Business confidence among Asian companies rose in the first quarter to the highest level in seven years, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey showed, as a fresh surge by the Chinese economy offset concerns about rising trade barriers.

Mar 20 2018

New Zealand court rejects Megaupload founder's call for Obama appearance

WELLINGTON A New Zealand court rejected on Wednesday internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom's application for former U.S. President Barack Obama to appear in court in relation to a damages claim over his defunct Megaupload streaming website.

Mar 20 2018

Expedia's Orbitz says 880,000 payment cards hit in breach

Orbitz, a subsidiary of online travel agency Expedia Inc , said on Tuesday that hackers may have accessed personal information from about 880,000 payment cards.

Tech, Cybersecurity Mar 20 2018

G20 sees need for 'dialogue,' fails to defuse trade war threat

BUENOS AIRES The world's financial leaders rejected protectionism on Tuesday and urged "further dialogue" on trade, but failed to diffuse the threat of a trade war days before U.S. metals tariffs take effect and Washington is to announce measures against China.

Mar 20 2018


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