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'Enough excuses!' France's Le Maire grows impatient over GAFA tax10/18/2018 9:23:17 AM Europe has talked long enough about whether to make internet giants like Google , Apple and Facebook pay more taxes and it is time for a decision, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday.France's OVH to triple spending to take on Google, Amazon in cloud computing10/18/2018 9:02:24 AM French cloud computing company OVH plans to triple investment in the coming years to take on U.S. Internet giants Amazon and Alphabet's Google in this fast-growing sector.Facebook tentatively concludes spammers were behind recent data breach: WSJ10/18/2018 1:26:02 AM Facebook Inc has tentatively concluded that spammers looking to make money, and not a nation-state, were behind the largest-ever data theft at the social media company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.At Facebook, public funds join push to remove Zuckerberg as chairman10/17/2018 10:35:02 PM Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following several high-profile scandals and said they hoped to gain backing from larger asset managers.Apple gives U.S. users tool to see what data it has collected10/17/2018 8:50:44 PM Apple Inc on Wednesday rolled out an online tool to users in the United States and several other countries to download, change or delete all the data that the iPhone maker has collected on them.Uber enters trailer leasing business10/17/2018 6:33:54 PM Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Wednesday it is entering the trailer leasing business.Exclusive: Amazon zooms in on central Mexico for large new warehouse10/17/2018 5:22:17 PM Inc is scouting for land in central Mexico for a fourth distribution center in the country, sources said, aiming at a bigger slice of the burgeoning e-commerce market in Latin America's second-largest economy.Twitter publishes tweet trove from Russia, Iran campaigns10/17/2018 2:40:42 PM Twitter published a trove of some 10 million tweets that it said are potentially the product of state-backed operations by Russia and Iran, shedding new light on the scale and nature of misinformation campaigns mounted by the two nations.EU leaders to seek cyber sanctions, press Asia for action: draft statements10/17/2018 1:39:09 PM The European Union should agree a sanctions law to target computer hackers by early next year, the bloc's leaders are set to say on Thursday and will also seek a pledge from Russia and China to help stop cyber attacks, internal EU documents show.Netflix shares jump as Wall Street applauds record subscriber growth10/17/2018 1:22:13 PM Shares of Netflix Inc soared 11 percent before the bell on Wednesday, after the company put fears of a slowdown in growth to bed by racking up seven million new subscribers between July and September.Buy a blender online in Mogadishu? E-commerce comes to Somalia10/17/2018 1:21:34 PM Somalia might not seem a good bet for e-commerce. It's one of the world's poorest countries and has been at war for a quarter century. There's no functioning postal service and less than 2 percent of the population is connected to the internet.MTV reboots 'The Real World' series on Facebook in studio push10/17/2018 8:50:38 AM Viewers may finally be able to vote the next Puck, the notoriously obnoxious housemate of "MTV's The Real World," off the show.YouTube back up after widespread outage10/17/2018 3:49:58 AM Google-owned YouTube said on Tuesday a widespread issue with some of its services has been resolved, almost two hours after several people took to social media to complain about broadcasting issues.Netflix record subscriber growth dispels Wall Street worries10/17/2018 1:55:49 AM Netflix Inc hooked 7 million new streaming subscribers from July to September, a third more than Wall Street had expected, reassuring investors who had worried the company was facing a slowdown in its fast-paced growth.EU regulators ask Sony's rivals and users how it might use power after EMI deal10/16/2018 7:35:00 PM EU antitrust regulators reviewing Sony Corp's $2.3 billion bid for EMI are asking rivals and users whether they think the Japanese group would use its greater market power to win better terms in digital media deals.Lyft selects JPMorgan, Credit Suisse for IPO in 2019: source10/16/2018 5:44:02 PM Ride-hailing company Lyft Inc has chosen JPMorgan Chase & Co, Credit Suisse and Jefferies as underwriters for its initial public offering, slated for the first half of 2019, according to a person familiar with the matter.TomTom shares slide 13 percent after Volvo contract loss10/16/2018 3:13:48 PM Shares in navigation firm TomTom slid 13 percent on Tuesday on news it had lost a contract with carmaker Volvo, renewing worries that Google's entry into in-dashboard software may hurt the Dutch firm.NATO cyber command to be fully operational in 202310/16/2018 2:00:16 PM A new NATO military command center to deter computer hackers should be fully staffed in 2023 and able to mount its own cyber attacks but the alliance is still grappling with ground rules for doing so, a senior general said on Tuesday.TomTom CEO: user experience, not price, behind customer defections10/16/2018 1:41:57 PM TomTom CEO Harold Goddijn said on Tuesday that user experience, not price, appeared to be the main reason why several of the company's former customers have chosen Google Android-based systems for their built-in dashboard navigation systems.Google latest to withdraw from Saudi conference10/16/2018 2:15:39 AM Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday became the latest company to drop out of a business conference in Saudi Arabia.