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France weighs cybersecurity moves after spyware reports

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PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron held an emergency cybersecurity meeting Thursday to weigh possible government action after reports that his cellphone and those...

Ford, Argo AI to deploy autonomous vehicles on Lyft network

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DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. and a self-driving vehicle company it partly owns will join with the Lyft ride-hailing service to offer autonomous rides...

Biden to meet next month with private sector on cyber issues

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and members of his national security team plan to meet next month with business executives about cybersecurity, an official...

Stellantis CEO expects chip shortage to drag into next year

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DETROIT — The leader of the world's fourth-largest automaker expects a global computer chip shortage that has cut vehicle production to last into next...

Agency eyes ‘right-to-repair’ rules to aid consumers, shops

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WASHINGTON — Americans would be freer to repair their broken cellphones, computers, videogame consoles and even tractors themselves or to use independent repair shops...

Saudi Aramco facing $50M cyber extortion over leaked data

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s state oil giant acknowledged Wednesday that leaked data from the company — files now apparently being used...

Couple in eBay harassment case sues company, ex-officials

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BOSTON — A Massachusetts couple subjected to threats and other bizarre harassment from former eBay Inc. employees filed a civil lawsuit against the Silicon...

UK man arrested in Spain, charged in US with Twitter hack

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WASHINGTON — A British man has been charged in the United States in connection with a Twitter hack last summer that compromised the accounts...

Ga. insurance chief grabs ‘last chance’ as credibility hit

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ATLANTA — Georgia's suspended insurance commissioner told jurors Wednesday that his trial “is my last chance” to persuade them and the wider world that...

Daimler: $4.3 billion quarterly profit despite chip shortage

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FRANKFURT, Germany — German auto maker Daimler reaped strong profits in the second quarter as demand for its Mercedes luxury cars continued to rebound...