Foreign government code reviews 'problematic': White House cyber official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Allowing foreign governments to require reviews of software secrets of technology products built by U.S. companies is "problematic," the top White House cyber security official said on Tuesday, adding that the increasingly common arrangements presented both security and intellectual property risks.

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Yahoo says all 3 billion accounts hacked in 2013 data theft

(Reuters) - Yahoo, now part of Verizon Communications Inc , said on Tuesday that an investigation showed all 3 billion of its user accounts were affected in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the largest breach in history.

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Short sellers 'clamoring' to borrow Roku shares: S3 Partners

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Traders on Tuesday were "clamoring" to borrow shares of Roku in order to sell them short following the video-streaming company's initial public offer last week, according to S3 Partners.

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Tesla shares recover from bottleneck fears

(Reuters) - Investors put aside worries about Tesla Inc meeting production targets for its Model 3 mass-market sedan to push the electric car maker's shares higher on Tuesday, overturning an initial drop of almost 3 percent.

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Goldman CEO keeps open mind on digital currency bitcoin

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein said he is keeping an open mind on bitcoin after a media report that the investment bank was exploring a new trading operation dedicated to cryptocurrencies.

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Las Vegas shooting was Twitter's saddest day ever: study

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The mass shooting in Las Vegas, in which at least 59 people were killed and more than 500 injured, was the saddest day ever recorded on Twitter, according to Hedonometer, a tool that measures sentiment on social media platforms.

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UK says WhatsApp lets paedophiles and gangsters operate beyond the law

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Britain said WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption communication services allowed paedophiles and organised crime groups to operate beyond the reach of the law and called on the messaging service to move faster to help governments catch offenders.

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Auto safety advocates criticize U.S. self-driving car legislation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of auto safety advocates criticized a bill before the U.S. Congress that would allow automakers eventually to sell up to 100,000 self-driving vehicles annually if they could demonstrate they are as safe as current vehicles.

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Former Equifax chief apologizes to Congress over hack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former head of Equifax Inc apologized repeatedly on Tuesday at a congressional hearing for the theft of millions of people's personal data in a hacking breach, saying it took weeks for the credit bureau to understand the extent of the intrusion.

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Uber CEO tackles challenges with board battle, London regulator

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi, little more than a month on the job, on Tuesday addresses two big challenges - London's threat to ban the ride-hailing service and a board battle over the influence of co-founder Travis Kalanick and investment by Japan's SoftBank.

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Source: Reuters