Facebook to launch new virtual reality headset, 'Oculus Go'

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - Facebook Inc plans to release a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company's existing Oculus Rift product, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday.

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Exclusive: Despite sanctions, Russian organizations acquire Microsoft software

By Gleb Stolyarov, Anastasia Teterevleva and Anastasia Lyrchikova

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Taiwan fines Qualcomm $774 million for antitrust violations

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc faces an antitrust fine in Taiwan, the latest in a years-long streak of regulatory setbacks to its business model that comes as it also fights U.S. regulators and iPhone maker Apple Inc in court over many of the same legal issues.

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Facebook and Instagram down for some users

(Reuters) - Facebook and Instagram users in some parts of the United States, Europe and Canada were unable to access their accounts on Wednesday as the social networking website faced technical issues.

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Google to co-host Wilbur Ross talk with news site Newsmax

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google unit will co-host an event with conservative media firm Newsmax on Thursday with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

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Israeli spies found Russians using Kaspersky software for hacks: media

((This version of the story corrects to remove name of Kaspersky spokesperson cited by Washington Post in 15th paragraph. The story quoted a company statement).)

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British MP asks why Equifax delayed notifying UK data hack victims

LONDON (Reuters) - The powerful chair of Britain's parliamentary treasury committee demanded on Wednesday that U.S. credit reporting agency Equifax explain why it has taken more than a month to notify UK users of a massive data breach affecting up to 15.2 million citizens.

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Microsoft, Apple among companies urging U.S. Supreme Court to weigh gay workers' rights

(Reuters) - Dozens of companies including Alphabet Inc’s Google, Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, and Viacom Inc have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to address whether a law banning sex discrimination in the workplace provides protections to gay employees.

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California seeks to ease rules on self-driving cars

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - California regulators on Wednesday unveiled revised rules that would allow self-driving cars to travel the state's highways without human drivers for the first time as early as next year, a move that won the support of automakers.

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Helios and Matheson reaps benefits of MoviePass frenzy

(Reuters) - Bets on the future of an investment in a Netflix-style movie subscription business sent shares in previously little-known IT firm Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc soaring again on Wednesday.

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Source: Reuters