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Facebook results beat estimates as mobile ad sales soar, stock at record high

Facebook Inc surpassed quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Wednesday as the social media giant found more ways to attract advertisers to its mobile app including its centerpiece product, the Facebook News Feed, sending its shares to an all-time high.

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Greece arrests Russian suspected of running $4 billion bitcoin laundering ring

ATHENS/MOSCOW/NEW YORK A Russian man suspected of being the anonymous mastermind behind one of the world's oldest crypto-currency exchanges and of laundering at least $4 billion has been arrested in Greece, police and sources said on Wednesday.

Cybersecurity 9:52pm BST

Facebook funds Harvard effort to fight election hacking, propaganda

LAS VEGAS Facebook Inc will provide initial funding of $500,000 for a nonprofit organization that aims to help protect political parties, voting systems and information providers from hackers and propaganda attacks, the world's largest social network said on Wednesday.

U.S. treads water on cyber policy as destructive attacks mount

SAN FRANCISCO The Trump administration's refusal to publicly accuse Russia and others in a wave of politically motivated hacking attacks is creating a policy vacuum that security experts fear will encourage more cyber warfare.

Milan prosecutors launch investigation into UniCredit's cyber breach: sources

MILAN Prosecutors in Milan have launched a probe into a data breach at UniCredit affecting around 400,000 customers of the Italian bank, judicial sources said on Wednesday.

Cyber Crime 4:08pm BST

Cochlear unveils hearing implants that work directly with Apple's iPhone

Cochlear Ltd said Wednesday it can now stream audio directly from Apple Inc's iPhone, iPad and iPod to the microchips in its hearing implants without having to use an additional device.

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