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Facebook faces big challenge to prevent future U.S. election meddling2/17/2018 1:13:09 AMSAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON - The Russian influence operation designed to tamper with the 2016 U.S. presidential election used a combination of old-school espionage tactics and 21st-century technologies that will not be easy to stop, even now that the methods have been exposed, experts said.Malicious cyber activity cost U.S. up to $109 billion in 2016: White House report2/16/2018 5:28:44 PMWASHINGTON - Malicious cyber activity cost the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, the White House Council of Economic Advisers estimated in a report on Friday.Uber plans to sell Southeast Asia business to Grab: CNBC2/16/2018 5:59:57 PM - Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] is preparing to sell its Southeast Asia ride-hailing business to Singapore-based Grab in return for a substantial stake in the company, CNBC reported, citing two sources familiar with the matter.NY judge rules Charter Communications must face lawsuit over slow internet2/16/2018 9:10:09 PMNEW YORK - Charter Communications Inc must face a lawsuit by New York's attorney general accusing the cable company of providing customers slower-than-advertised internet speeds, a New York state judge ruled.Facebook loses Belgian privacy case, faces fine of up to $125 million2/16/2018 5:50:16 PMBRUSSELS - A Belgian court threatened Facebook on Friday with a fine of up to 100 million euros ($125 million) if it continued to break privacy laws by tracking people on third-party websites.Uber introduces new safety features as it fights to retain London license2/16/2018 2:07:49 PMLONDON - Taxi service Uber , battling to retain its license to operate in the British capital, said on Friday it would introduce new safety features, including 24-hour telephone support for riders and drivers.White House blames Russia for 'reckless' NotPetya cyber attack2/16/2018 10:35:44 AMWASHINGTON/LONDON - The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating 'NotPetya' cyber attack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine's infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.WhatsApp to go ahead with 'full feature' money transfer service in India2/16/2018 3:49:32 PMMUMBAI - WhatsApp will launch a "full feature" inter-bank money transfer service in India, its biggest market, after a test involving a million users, National Payments Corp of India said.Amazon to pay $1.2 million in settlement over pesticide sales, U.S. says2/15/2018 10:27:12 PMWASHINGTON - Amazon.com Inc will pay a $1.2 million penalty to settle nearly 4,000 alleged violations of U.S. law in a move to prevent harmful exposure to pesticides through illegal sales, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday.U.S. probe finds bitcoin mining operation interfered with broadband network2/15/2018 11:19:19 PMWASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday an investigation had found that a Brooklyn bitcoin mining operation interfered with T-Mobile US Inc's broadband network.