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Mashable Tests Notion that 'Pivot to Video' Leads to Digital-Media Riches 25 September 2017, 4:00 am

The company, known for its mix of technology and pop-culture stories, is exploring selling itself to an investor and has had extensive discussions with a German TV broadcaster, people familiar with the matter said.

Uber Tries Compromise With London Regulators 25 September 2017, 1:22 am

Uber Technologies is examining concessions it could make to London to get its operating license back, while also preparing a legal appeal and rallying its users in the city to build support.

Should U.S. Companies Be Required to Report Breaches? 24 September 2017, 6:45 pm

Companies like Equifax don’t like you knowing they’ve been hacked—but it would be better for consumers and businesses if they were quicker to report it.

U.S. Tells 21 States They Were Targeted By Hackers 24 September 2017, 2:13 pm

The Department of Homeland Security gave election officials in nearly two dozen states additional information on Russian targeting of their election systems last year, ending months of uncertainty among administrators about which states were targeted.

German Manufacturers Play Defense Against Chinese Hackers 24 September 2017, 11:44 am

A wave of attacks by Chinese hackers on Germany’s cutting-edge manufacturers is raising alarm in Berlin and prompting the government to step in to defend the country’s competitive edge.

Facebook Abandons Plans to Change Share Structure, Avoiding Lawsuit 23 September 2017, 4:55 pm

Facebook abandoned a plan to change its stock structure that would have given Mark Zuckerberg more control, the latest in a string of reversals by the social-media giant.

Frankfurt Motor Show 2017: Breaking Up (With Diesel) Is Hard to Do 23 September 2017, 3:45 am

The big talk at the monster auto show was all about China’s electric-vehicle mandate—and what that means for European automakers’ fading diesel fortunes.

Judge Says U.S. Drone Rules Trump Local Law 23 September 2017, 1:50 am

A federal court in Massachusetts struck down key elements of a local drone ordinance that significantly restricted where residents could fly the devices, affirming the limited power of cities and states to regulate unmanned aircraft.

Surprisingly Simple Tech Hacks You Need To Know Now 22 September 2017, 9:39 pm

Four incredibly easy gadget shortcuts hiding in plain sight, from secret iPhone abilities to a way to one-up duct tape—because why not?

Rogue Traders Could Take Advantage of Hacking 22 September 2017, 8:12 pm

A hack into the Securities and Exchange Commission is raising fears that filings from thousands of companies could be available to rogue traders eager to profit from market-moving information before the agency makes it public.

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