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Yelp, Consumer Watchdog lose Google intervention bid

Search company Yelp and lobby group Consumer Watchdog lost their joint bid to intervene in Google's challenge of a 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) EU antitrust fine after a court said they had no direct interest in the case.

Facebook's Sandberg cites need to do more after reports of Russia meddling

Facebook Inc's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said on Tuesday the company needs to step up its efforts to curb misinformation after research revealed that Russia-backed organizations targeted African-Americans, who favored Hillary Clinton, to suppress voter turnout during the 2016 election.

Amazon to create 600 tech jobs in Toronto

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it plans to create 600 new technology jobs in downtown Toronto following the opening of a new 113,000 square foot office in Scotia Plaza.

Arm Holdings unveils chip aimed at self-driving car sensors

Arm Holdings, the chip technology firm owned by SoftBank Group Corp, on Tuesday pushed deeper into the automotive world with chip aimed at handling the streams of sensor data expected to help self-driving cars eventually navigate the roads, pushing further into turf being contested by Intel Corp and others.

Huawei to spend $2 billion over five years in cybersecurity push

Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] on Tuesday said it would spend $2 billion over the next 5 years to focus on cybersecurity by adding more people and upgrading lab facilities, as it battles global concerns about risks associated with its network gear. The typically secretive Chinese technology giant made the comments at one of its most indepth press conferences at its Dongguan offices, after welcoming about two dozen international journalists into its new campus in the southern

Twitter tumbles on concerns about hacking activity

Twitter Inc shares fell almost 7 percent on Monday after the company said it was investigating unusual traffic that might be from state-sponsored hackers and, in what appeared to be an unrelated issue, a security firm said hackers used the platform to try to steal user data.

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