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Exclusive: Uber paid 20-year-old Florida man to keep data breach secret – sources

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A 20-year-old Florida man was responsible for the large data breach at Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] last year and was paid by Uber to destroy the data through a so-called “bug bounty” program normally used to identify small code vulnerabilities, three people familiar with the events have told Reuters. Reuters: Business(…)

Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets: sources

(Reuters) – Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to express interest in buying Fox assets that were the subject of recent talks between Fox and Walt Disney Co, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday. Reuters: Business News

GE cutting staff ahead of new CEO’s Monday overhaul: sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – General Electric Co is laying off sales staff and other employees in its software division, according to people familiar with the matter, ahead of new Chief Executive John Flannery’s expected announcement on Monday of a plan to slash costs and jettison units in an effort to improve the company’s profits. Reuters:(…)