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Russia doesn't rule out retaliation if U.S. bans Kaspersky products

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia does not rule out retaliatory measures if the United States bans Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab's products, RIA news agency cited Russia's Communications Minister Nikolai Nikiforov as saying on Thursday.

After rebuke, China's Weibo to block unapproved video content

BEIJING (Reuters) - Weibo Corp, the operator of China's top microblogging site, will block unapproved video content and work more closely with state media to promote "meanstream" ideas, the firm said, following a sharp rebuke from regulators last week.

New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business

FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A computer virus wreaked havoc on firms around the globe on Wednesday as it spread to more than 60 countries, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting work at a chocolate factory in Australia.

U.S. senators seek military ban on Kaspersky Lab products amid FBI probe

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. senators sought on Wednesday to ban Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab's products from use by the military because of fears the company is vulnerable to "Russian government influence," a day after the FBI interviewed several of its U.S.

New York Times launches digital subscriptions for Cooking site

(Reuters) - The New York Times said Wednesday it will start charging users for unlimited access to its NYT Cooking site, which includes recipes from both current and former columnists, such as Melissa Clark and Mark Bittman.

In EU dealings, Google could learn from an erstwhile rival

BRUSSELS (BRUSSELS) - Google's clash with EU antitrust enforcers has echoes of Microsoft's decade-long regulatory battle, a legacy that parent company Alphabet should bear in mind as it considers challenging the Commission, lawyers and fund managers said.

German regulator suspends law on storing phone and Internet data

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German regulator has suspended the launch of a law obliging German telecom companies to keep telephone and Internet data for up to 10 weeks to help fight crime, citing a court ruling.

Telegram app agrees to register in Russia, but not to share private data

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Pavel Durov, founder of the Telegram messaging app, agreed on Wednesday for his firm to be registered in Russia after coming under pressure from the authorities to do so, but said it would not share confidential user data with anyone.

Maersk says booking system back in action after cyber attack

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Maersk Line, one of the world's largest container shipping companies, said on Wednesday its cargo booking system was back up and running after a global cyber attack crippled its IT networks a day earlier.

Canada's top court rules Google must block some results worldwide

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian courts can force internet search leader Google to remove results worldwide, the country's top court ruled on Wednesday, drawing criticism from civil liberties groups arguing such a move sets a precedent for censorship on the internet.

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