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Regulators to press Uber after it admits covering up data breach

TORONTO/SAN FRANCISCO Struggling ride-hailing firm Uber [UBER.UL] faces a fresh regulatory crackdown after disclosing it paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed personal data from around 57 million accounts. | Video

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Amazon tells Australian retailers to prepare for orders from Thursday: sources

SYDNEY Amazon.com Inc has told its Australian sellers to be ready to take orders on Nov. 23, according to a retailer, the first time the global retail juggernaut has given a start date for doing business in the world No. 12 economy.

Australia 5:06am EST

Facebook to open Nigerian hub next year in African tech drive

LAGOS Facebook will open a "community hub space" in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training program in fast-growing Africa.

Facebook, Africa 8:08am EST

TiVo wins set-top box patent case against Comcast

The U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled in favor of Rovi Corp, which is now known as TiVo Corp, and prohibited Comcast Corp from importing and selling certain types of Rovi's Xfinity X1 set-top boxes.

4:06am EST

Tencent to bring world's hottest video game to China, promises socialist values

BEIJING/HONG KONG Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd is bringing "Playerunknown's Battleground", the world's hottest video game, to China, but with a twist. The gory, battle royale-style game will get a socialist makeover to meet stringent Chinese rules.

6:26am EST

German cyber agency calls for authority to hack back: Spiegel

FRANKFURT Germany spy agencies should have the authority to digitally strike back against cyber criminals, the president of Germany's new cyber security agency Zitis told Der Spiegel newsmagazine.

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