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Twitter user? You should change your password

Twitter has told its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a computer bug was identified. It meant some passwords were stored in plain text on its internal computer system. The problem was related to Twitter’s use of “hashing” technology, which replaces passwords with numbers and …

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Former VW boss 'charged' in US over dieselgate

The former chief executive of Volkswagen (VW) Martin Winterkorn has been charged in the US in connection with the so-called ‘dieselgate’ emissions scandal. According to documents filed in a district court in Detroit, he and a number of other executives are accused of misleading regulators. They allege Mr Winterkorn …

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Flu season helps leave Smith & Nephew cold

With the population ageing in most rich countries round the world, these should in theory be bumper times for Smith & Nephew, Europe’s largest maker of artificial knees, shoulders and hips. Unfortunately, the company – a member of the FTSE-100 since July 2001 – has today disappointed investors, warning …

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What are the advantages of buying a Home Based Franchise?

Home based franchises Franchises come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. From large restaurants and fast food outlets that require multiple staff and specially designed premises to small businesses that can be run from a home office or van, there are franchises available to suit all entrepreneurs …

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Thousands of fake goods seized in online crackdown

The “largest ever” European policing operation has led to 20,000 packages of counterfeit goods being seized as police shut a network of illegal shops operating from social media platforms. Known by the code name Operation Aphrodite, the crackdown involved Europol and the Italian Guardia di Finanza (GdF), alongside authorities …

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US officials in China talks amid trade war fears

Leading Trump administration officials have arrived in China for talks aimed at defusing tensions that threaten to plunge the world’s two biggest economies into a damaging trade war. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross are leading the delegation which Mr Trump said was “trying to negotiate …

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Cambridge Analytica probe to continue despite collapse

Regulators will pursue an investigation into Cambridge Analytica despite the data firm announcing its collapse. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), which has been looking into the British firm’s handling of data harvested from millions of Facebook users, and raided its offices in March, said the inquiry would continue. Cambridge …

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