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French Consumer Group Launches Class Action against Google

A French consumer rights group said Wednesday that it has launched a class action lawsuit against U.S. tech giant Google for violating the EU's strict data privacy laws.

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Huawei Says 5G 'Business as Usual' despite U.S. Sanctions

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei said Wednesday that its 5G business has not been impacted by the recent US sanctions amid a prolonged trade war between the world's two largest economies.

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Bitcoin Surges above $11,000 Thanks to Facebook's Currency Plans

Bitcoin surged to a near 16-month high above $11,000 Monday, overshadowing showings across stock, foreign exchange and commodity markets, with investors looking ahead to the week's G20 summit.

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US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms on National Security Concerns

The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tensions ahead of a meeting between President Trump and Xi Jinping next week.

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Pompeo to Assure India on Tech Visas

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will assure India on a visit next week that the United States is not planning to slash visas commonly used by Indian technology workers, an official said Friday.

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Slack Technologies Rises in Wall Street Debut

Software company Slack Technologies climbed on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday after entering in a direct listing in the latest sign of Wall Street's appetite for new technology entrants.

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Europe Wary as Facebook Takes Up Cryptocurrency Challenge

European financial leaders on Tuesday vowed vigilance after Facebook announced it was diving into the cryptocurrency market, as analysts warned the social media giant could face major regulatory questions.

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Instagram, PlayStation Hit with Outages

An Instagram outage on Thursday left users of the Facebook-owned social network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration.

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Facebook Says CEO Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said Wednesday as it addressed an issue that has been under federal investigation for the past year.

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U.S. Nabs 1,700 'Online Child Sex Offenders' in Two-Month Operation

The U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday that it has arrested nearly 1,700 alleged online child sex offenders in a two-month operation across the country.

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