Republicans deride Trump's idea for cyber security unit with Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he and Russia's president had discussed forming a cyber security unit, an idea harshly criticized by Republicans who said Moscow could not be trusted after its alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Israel seeks managers for state-backed technology funds

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel is looking for firms to manage four high-tech investment funds that will be traded on the stock exchange and given state protection for any losses, the government said on Sunday.

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Tesla third-quarter deliveries to include 3,500 vehicles in transit

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc said current-quarter deliveries would include about 3,500 vehicles that were in transit to customers at the end of the second quarter, on a day the electric-car maker's first Model 3 rolls off the assembly line.

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Germany says cyber threat greater than expected, more firms affected

HAMBURG (Reuters) - Germany's BSI federal cyber agency said on Friday that the threat posed to German firms by recent cyber attacks launched via a Ukrainian auditing software was greater than expected, and some German firms had seen production halted for over a week.

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U.S. Energy Department helping power firms defend against cyber attacks

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Energy said on Friday it is helping U.S. firms defend against a hacking campaign that targeted power companies including at least one nuclear plant, saying the attacks have not impacted electricity generation or the grid.

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Facebook to build housing in Silicon Valley for first time

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The shortage of housing in California's Silicon Valley has gotten so severe that Facebook Inc on Friday proposed taking homebuilding into its own hands for the first time with a plan to construct 1,500 units near its headquarters.

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Waymo must disclose details of Lyft car deal to Uber: ruling

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday ruled that Alphabet Inc's self-driving car unit Waymo must disclose documents to attorneys representing Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] about Waymo's partnership with Lyft Inc, saying the information could be important in Waymo's lawsuit accusing Uber of stealing some of its trade secrets.

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Apple challenges Imagination Technologies' disclosure timing

(Reuters) - Apple Inc on Friday disputed the timeline of events leading up the disclosure by Imagination Technologies Group Plc that Apple plans to drop the graphics chip supplier, a loss of the UK company's largest customer that sent shares plummeting.

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Facebook meets Pakistan government after blasphemy death sentence

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A senior Facebook official met with Pakistan's interior minister on Friday to discuss a demand the company prevent blasphemous content or be blocked.

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Amazon cornered Whole Foods into not seeking more bids, filing shows

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc told Whole Foods Market Inc it would not engage in a sale process for the U.S. grocer that involved other bidders, a regulatory filing showed on Friday, shedding new light on the $13.7 billion acquisition.

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