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U.S. Supreme Court weighs Microsoft overseas data fight
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A major privacy rights fight between Microsoft Corp and the Justice Department reaches the Supreme Court this week, with the justices considering whether U.S. law allows prosecutors to compel technology companies to hand over data stored overseas.

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U.S. men win curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7
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The American men have won the Olympic gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden.

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Intel did not tell U.S. cyber officials about chip flaws until made public
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(Reuters) – Intel Corp did not inform U.S. cyber security officials of the so-called Meltdown and Spectre chip security flaws until they leaked to the public, six months after Alphabet Inc notified the chipmaker of the problems, according to letters sent by tech companies to lawmakers on Thursday.

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States refile lawsuits to block repeal of U.S. net neutrality
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A coalition of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia on Thursday refiled legal challenges intended to block the Trump administration’s repeal of landmark rules designed to ensure a free and open internet from taking effect.

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No more 'Shustering' for U.S. skip John Shuster
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Shuster is the first to say that he’s had plenty of Olympic disappointment. The American’s last name has even been turned into a verb because of it. But Pyeongchang is a different story.

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Palantir ordered to open books to investor seeking U.S. fraud probe
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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – Data analytics and security company Palantir Technologies Inc must open its books to early investor Marc Abramowitz, who wants to investigate possible fraud and mismanagement at one of the most highly valued private U.S. companies, a judge ruled on Thursday.

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U.S. SEC calls for 'clearer' cyber risk disclosure from companies
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday updated guidance to public companies on how and when they should disclose cyber security risks and breaches, including potential weaknesses that have not yet been targeted by hackers.

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U.S. arrests operator of shuttered bitcoin investment platform
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(Reuters) – The operator of a shuttered bitcoin-denominated exchange was arrested on Wednesday on federal charges that he lied to U.S. securities regulators to avoid taking responsibility for the theft by hackers of virtual currency now worth nearly $70 million.

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U.S. women dethrone Canada, win gold in SO
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The United States topped Canada 3-2 in a shootout in the women’s ice hockey final to win gold, ending Canada’s streak of four straight Olympic gold medals.

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