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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Homeland Security Department on Tuesday told Congress that the agency needs new legal authority to track threatening drones and disable or destroy them if necessary. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on “Authorities and Resources
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he will help Chinese technology company ZTE Corp “get back into business, fast,” after being crippled by a U.S. ban, a concession to Beijing ahead of high-stakes trade talks this week. FILE PHOTO: The logo of ZTE Corp is seen on its building in Beijing,
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BERLIN (Reuters) – German Radoslav Albrecht has founded an online bank that allows clients to transfer loans anywhere in the world using Bitcoin. FILE PHOTO: A token of the virtual currency Bitcoin is seen placed on a monitor that displays binary digits in this illustration picture, December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic//File Photo Bitbond uses cryptocurrencies
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(Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday revived a leading business group’s challenge to a Seattle law, the first of its kind, that would allow drivers for ride-hailing services such as Uber Technologies Inc UBER.UL and Lyft to unionize. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Uber is pictured during the presentation of their new security
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TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s central bank, Toronto Stock Exchange operator TMX Group (X.TO), and non-profit organization Payments Canada said on Friday that tests had shown blockchain technology can be used for automating instantaneous securities settlements. FILE PHOTO: A TMX Group sign, the company that runs the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), is seen in Toronto, June
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(Reuters) – Network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO.O) is pulling all online ads from YouTube due to fears of the ads appearing on sensitive content on the platform, Cisco’s chief marketing officer, Karen Walker, said in a blog on Wednesday. A logo of Cisco is seen during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain
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