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EU privacy regulators to discuss Uber hack next week

BRUSSELS European Union privacy regulators will discuss ride-hailing app Uber's [UBER.UL] massive data breach cover-up next week and could create a task-force to coordinate investigations.

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Workers at Amazon's main Italian hub, German warehouses strike on Black Friday

MILAN Workers at Amazon's main distribution hub in Italy are planning their first ever strike for Friday, trade unions said, while they are also striking at six warehouses in Germany, threatening to disrupt one of the year's busiest shopping days.

Italy, GermanyNov 23 2017

Russia says Google down-ranking Sputnik, RT would be censorship

MOSCOW Russia's foreign ministry said on Thursday that moves by Alphabet Inc's Google to place articles from Russian news outlets Sputnik and Russia Today lower in search results would amount to censorship.

World, Nov 23 2017

U.S. judge orders Uber customer to arbitrate price-fixing claims

NEW YORK A U.S. judge ruled that Uber can force an unhappy Connecticut customer's price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration, after the customer said the proposed class action belonged in court because he never agreed to arbitrate.

U.S., Nov 23 2017

EU lawmakers back exports control on spying technology

BRUSSELS EU lawmakers overwhelmingly backed plans on Thursday to control exports of devices to intercept mobile phone calls, hack computers or circumvent passwords that could be used by foreign states to suppress political opponents or activists.

CybersecurityNov 23 2017

Amazon starts Australian trial after months of hype

SYDNEY Amazon.com Inc's Australian arm began an order-taking trial on Thursday, giving life to the hype which has preceded its arrival in the world's No. 12 economy and weighed on the shares of the brick-and-mortar retail sector.

Australia, Nov 23 2017