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FCC chairman expected to unveil strategy to reverse net neutrality: sources4/24/2017 11:23:30 PMWASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to unveil his strategy this week to overturn landmark 2015 net neutrality rules, a move that will kickoff a new battle over the future of the internet.Thyssenkrupp sees connected elevators lifting profit4/25/2017 6:59:11 AMHANOVER, Germany - Thyssenkrupp sees the connection of elevators to the internet potentially lifting its profits by a double-digit million-euro amount, the head of its elevator business told Reuters in an interview.ABB, IBM team up on industrial artificial intelligence4/25/2017 6:27:26 AMZURICH - ABB has sealed a collaboration agreement with International Business Machines Corp, the Swiss engineering company said on Tuesday, the latest step in its efforts to ramp up its presence in digital technology and the internet of things.Macron campaign was target of cyber attacks by spy-linked group4/24/2017 7:18:51 PMFRANKFURT - The campaign of Emmanuel Macron, the favorite to win France's presidential election, has been targeted by a cyber espionage group linked by some experts to the Russian military intelligence agency GRU.Tom Hanks jokes Twitter CEO inspired his character in 'The Circle'4/25/2017 12:02:35 AMSAN FRANCISCO - Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks, who plays a Silicon Valley tycoon in the new film "The Circle" about a powerful social media company, teased Twitter Inc Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey on Monday that he may have been inspiration for the part.Microsoft's Nadella banks on LinkedIn data to challenge Salesforce4/24/2017 7:43:27 PMSAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft Corp is rolling out upgrades to its sales software that integrates data from LinkedIn, an initiative that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told Reuters was central to the company's long-term strategy for building specialized business software.EU mulls legislation in the fight against online hate speech4/22/2017 6:48:45 PMBRUSSELS - The European Union is considering legislative measures to harmonize how online platforms like Facebook , Twitter and Google take down hate speech and incitement to violence, a draft document seen by Reuters shows.German cyber crime rose 80 percent in 2016: report4/24/2017 3:19:38 PMBERLIN - The German government registered 82,649 cases of computer fraud, espionage and other cyber crimes in 2016, an increase of just over 80 percent from 2015, a German newspaper reported on Sunday.Kremlin denies Russian state hacked the Danish military4/24/2017 11:48:58 AMMOSCOW - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Monday dismissed allegations that Russia had hacked the Danish military, a day after a Danish newspaper cited Danish government members as making the allegation.U.S. Homeland Security probes possible abuse in Twitter summons case4/22/2017 12:53:28 AMSAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. Homeland Security Department's inspector general said on Friday he was investigating possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit against the department by Twitter Inc .