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Toyota, tech firms explore blockchain for driverless cars

23 May 2017Toyota's FCV Plus hydrogen fuel-cell concept vehicle.

The Toyota Research Institute teams up with tech firms to explore blockchain technology for the development of driverless cars.

EU to conclude Google anti-trust cases soon

23 May 2017Google has in the past rejected the accusations.

Anti-trust regulators will rule in the "next few months" whether Alphabet's Google abused its dominance of Internet searches and other areas.

Symantec suspects North Korea group behind WannaCry

23 May 2017Despite Symantec's conclusions, North Korea has denied any such role.

It was "highly likely" a hacking group affiliated with North Korea was behind the WannaCry cyber attack, says the cyber security firm.

Symantec suspects North Korea group behind WannaCry

23 May 2017Despite Symantec's conclusions, North Korea has denied any such role.

It was "highly likely" a hacking group affiliated with North Korea was behind the WannaCry cyber attack, says the cyber security firm.

Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned cyber raids

23 May 2017The hackers targeted customers of state lender Sberbank.

Russian cyber criminals used malware to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest.

Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned cyber raids

23 May 2017The hackers targeted customers of state lender Sberbank.

Russian cyber criminals used malware to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest.

Leaked Facebook info details content it allows

22 May 2017Facebook's moderators often have only 10 seconds to make a decision.

The leaked documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform.

Samsung continues to look for M&A opportunities

22 May 2017Samsung has grown more aggressive in acquiring companies in recent years.

As the firm seeks to build software and services to further differentiate its products, it is bullish on finding companies that fit its strategy.

Companies turn to kidnap insurance

22 May 2017A screenshot of a WannaCry ransom demand.

Firms without cyber insurance dust off policies covering kidnap, ransom and extortion to recoup losses caused by ransomware viruses.

Researchers find way to unlock WannaCry

22 May 2017The researchers cautioned their solution only works in certain conditions.

French security researchers scattered across the globe collaborated to develop a workaround to unlock the encryption key for affected files.


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