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Facebook shareholders back proposal to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

Facebook shareholders back proposal to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

Several public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday backed a proposal to remove Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman, saying the social media giant mishandled several high-profile scandals.

IT repairman seeks home for Apple collection, possibly world’s largest

IT repairman seeks home for Apple collection, possibly world’s largest

An Austrian computer repairman has amassed what he believes could be the world’s biggest collection of old Apple computers, but it might all soon be destroyed unless someone can take it off his hands.

Apple gives U.S. users tool to see what data it has collected

Apple gives U.S. users tool to see what data it has collected

Apple Inc on Wednesday rolled out an online tool to users in the United States and several other countries to download, change or delete all the data that the iPhone maker has collected on...

Industry group plans blockchain tool to track firms’ sustainability commitments

Industry group plans blockchain tool to track firms’ sustainability commitments

A responsible investment non-profit organisation said on Wednesday it aims to develop a blockchain tool to track companies’ sustainable commitments, to help identify those not keeping up with their ethical credentials.

Fintech making inroads, but U.S. bank revenues little changed: report

Fintech making inroads, but U.S. bank revenues little changed: report

Financial technology startups and other new entrants are making inroads in the U.S. banking market, but have yet to capture a threatening share of bank revenues, according to research published by Accenture Plc on...

SAP vows to ease cloud transition; German customers less keen

SAP vows to ease cloud transition; German customers less keen

Software company SAP SE said it plans to offer more support to help reluctant clients shift to its latest cloud-based business suite, a transition crucial for its future profitability.

Exclusive: Russian high tech project flounders after U.S. sanctions

Exclusive: Russian high tech project flounders after U.S. sanctions

U.S. sanctions targeting Russia’s nascent high tech industry have caused a Russian microchip company significant financial woes and delayed the launch of an initiative meant to produce substitutes for Western products, the firm’s owner...

Hackers accused of ties to Russia hit three East European companies: cybersecurity firm

Hackers accused of ties to Russia hit three East European companies: cybersecurity firm

Hackers have infected three energy and transport companies in Ukraine and Poland with sophisticated new malware and may be planning destructive cyber attacks, a software security firm said on Wednesday.

Tesla secures Shanghai site for $2 billion China Gigafactory

Tesla secures Shanghai site for $2 billion China Gigafactory

Tesla Inc has signed an agreement with the Shanghai government for an 860,000 square meter plot of land to build its first overseas Gigafactory, the electric carmaker said in a Chinese social media post...