NY governor orders probe into Facebook access to data from other apps

NY governor orders probe into Facebook access to data from other apps
FILE PHOTO: Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo holds a news conference after voting at the Presbyterian Church in Mt. Kisco, New York, U.S., November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered two state agencies to investigate a media report that Facebook Inc may be accessing far more personal information... Read More

Microsoft expands political security service to 12 European countries

Microsoft expands political security service to 12 European countries
Silhouettes of laptop users are seen next to a screen projection of Microsoft logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it will offer its cyber security service AccountGuard to 12 new markets in Europe including Germany, France and Spain, to close security gaps and protect customers in political space... Read More

British supermarkets battle to secure stocks as chaotic Brexit looms

British supermarkets battle to secure stocks as chaotic Brexit looms
LONDON (Reuters) – Britons could face shortages of fresh food, price rises and less variety if the country leaves the European Union next month without agreeing trade terms, food industry officials say. FILE PHOTO: Picked apples are seen at Stocks Farm in Suckley, Britain, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh/File Photo With no deal in sight as Britain’s March 29 exit... Read More

Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated: BBC

Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated: BBC
(Reuters) – Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated. FILE PHOTO: Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer (CFO), is seen in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters December 6, 2018. Huawei/Handout via REUTERS “Firstly, I object to what the U.S. has... Read More

Take Five: The R-word – World markets themes for the week ahead

Take Five: The R-word – World markets themes for the week ahead
(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. FILE PHOTO: A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. December 28, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo/File Photo 1/THE ‘R’ WORD Warnings... Read More

Seizing on Huawei’s troubles, Samsung bets big on network gear

Seizing on Huawei’s troubles, Samsung bets big on network gear
SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics is pouring resources into its telecom network equipment business, aiming to capitalize on the security fears hobbling China’s Huawei, according to company officials and other industry executives. The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Those efforts include moving high-performing managers and numerous... Read More