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Moscow in talks with U.S. to create cyber working group: RIA report7/20/2017 8:20:55 PMMOSCOW/LONDON/WASHINGTON - Moscow and Washington are in talks to create a joint cyber security working group, Russia's RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Andrey Krutskikh, a special presidential envoy on cyber security.Amid VPN crackdown, China eyes upgrades to Great Firewall7/20/2017 1:38:05 PMBEIJING - A Chinese telecoms carrier said it had begun closing virtual private networks (VPNs) and other tools that can bypass the so-called Great Firewall, which state authorities use to filter and block traffic between Chinese and overseas servers.U.S. Justice Department shuts down dark web bazaar AlphaBay7/21/2017 2:21:02 AMWASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had shut down the dark web marketplace AlphaBay, working with international partners to knock offline the site accused of allowing a global trade in drugs, firearms, computer hacking tools and other illicit goods.BlackBerry wins right to sell secure messaging tools to U.S. government7/20/2017 11:54:31 AMTORONTO - BlackBerry Ltd said on Thursday it has won the right to sell tools for encrypting phone calls and text messages to the U.S. federal government, garnering an endorsement from the National Security Agency for the products.Maersk applies new IT security systems after malware attack7/20/2017 10:42:37 AMCOPENHAGEN - A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Thursday its anti-virus software was not effective against a new type of malware that hit the Danish shipping giant last month, but said further protective measures have now been put in place.Sears to sell Kenmore appliances on Amazon; shares jump7/20/2017 8:11:54 PM - Sears Holdings Corp's shares soared as much as 24 percent after the struggling retailer said it would sell its Kenmore home appliances on and integrate the brand's smart gadgets with the online giant's Alexa digital assistant.PayPal to partner with JPMorgan7/20/2017 2:34:11 PM - PayPal Inc said on Thursday it would partner with JPMorgan Chase & Co , allowing the bank's customers to link their Chase Pay and PayPal accounts.Rakuten Viber buys shopping keyboard Chatter Commerce7/20/2017 2:06:52 PMTEL AVIV - Messaging app Rakuten Viber said on Thursday it acquired Chatter Commerce, a San Francisco-based startup that created a keyboard for mobile commerce called ShopChat.Alibaba's revenue to jump 45-48 percent this year: executive chairman7/20/2017 3:36:54 PMNAIROBI - China's Alibaba expects its revenue to expand by 45 to 48 percent in its fiscal year from April as more small businesses join its online community in search of sales, Executive Chairman Jack Ma said on Thursday.India's Paytm aims to sell gold worth $200 million this year7/20/2017 4:14:34 PMBENGALURU/MUMBAI - India's Paytm plans to sell 5 tonnes of gold valued around $200 million this year, the digital payments firm said on Friday, as it strives to develop a viable business from its e-wallet platform.