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Jeremy Wagstaff

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Nov 03 2017

WhatsApp messenger hit by temporary outage; Facebook investigating

MUMBAI/SINGAPORE Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messenger suffered a temporary outage in India and many other countries, according to reports from multiple users on Facebook and Twitter on Friday. | Video

Nov 02 2017

Leaked data from massive Malaysian breach "likely available online for long time"

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE, Nov 2 Personal details of tens of millions of Malaysians obtained from a 2014 data breach have likely been available for sale for a long time, according to the founder of an online portal who revealed the massive data breach this week.

Nov 02 2017

Malaysia investigating reported leak of 46 million mobile users' data

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE Malaysia is investigating an alleged attempt to sell the data of more than 46 million mobile phone subscribers online, in what appears to be one of the largest leaks of customer data in Asia. | Video

Sep 22 2017

At smartphone pioneer HTC: a new, or virtual, reality

TAIPEI/SINGAPORE When HTC Corp brought back founder Cher Wang two years ago to turn around the struggling Taiwanese mobile phone maker, investors hoped she could stem a sharp loss in market share to Apple and Samsung Electronics.

Sep 20 2017

As Apple slows, fast-moving Chinese rivals gain in wealthy markets

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE Slowing innovation at iPhone maker Apple gives Asian rivals their best chance yet to conquer developed markets, retailers and consumers say - thanks to better designs and lower prices.

Sep 06 2017

Australia researchers say find new way to build quantum computers

SINGAPORE Researchers in Australia have found a new way to build quantum computers which they say would make them dramatically easier and cheaper to produce at scale. 

Aug 23 2017

Robot makers slow to address cyber risk: researchers

SINGAPORE Researchers who warned half a dozen robot manufacturers in January about nearly 50 vulnerabilities in their home, business and industrial robots, say only a few of the problems have been addressed.

Jul 05 2017

Snake on a plane! Don't panic, it's probably just a (soft) robot

Borrowing from nature, some machines now have arms that curl and grip like an octopus, others wriggle their way inside an airplane engine or forage underwater to create their own energy. | Video

May 16 2017

Oddities in WannaCry ransomware puzzle cybersecurity researchers

SINGAPORE The WannaCry malware that spread to more than 100 countries in a few hours is throwing up several surprises for cybersecurity researchers, including how it gained its initial foothold, how it spread so fast and why the hackers are not making much money from it.

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