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Member States’ Nominee Von der Leyen Wins EU Top Job

Member States’ Nominee Von der Leyen Wins EU Top Job

German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen was narrowly elected president of the European Commission on Tuesday after winning over...

Trump Threatens to Launch Probe into Google’s Alleged Ties with China

Trump Threatens to Launch Probe into Google’s Alleged Ties with China

U.S. President Donald Trump is warning his administration may launch a probe into Google over accusations the U.S. technology giant...

US, French Differences Over Tech Tax Resurface at G-7 Meeting

US, French Differences Over Tech Tax Resurface at G-7 Meeting

Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers will hold talks Wednesday outside Paris that are likely to be dominated...

Ukrainian Hacker Sought by US Arrested

Ukrainian Hacker Sought by US Arrested

Ukraine has arrested an alleged major computer hacker who has been sought by the United States for years.The head of...

Hackers Steal Millions of Bulgarians’ Data; Russian Tie Seen

Hackers Steal Millions of Bulgarians’ Data; Russian Tie Seen

Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unidentified hackers have stolen the personal details of millions of people from Bulgaria’s national revenue...

Cyberattacks Inflict Deep Harm at Technology-Rich Cchools

Cyberattacks Inflict Deep Harm at Technology-Rich Cchools

Cyberattacks on schools are leading to disruptions in instruction in districts that have thoroughly integrated technology.The FBI says cyberattacks have...

No Evidence of Russia Buying Iran’s Oil in Claimed Defiance of US Sanctions

No Evidence of Russia Buying Iran’s Oil in Claimed Defiance of US Sanctions

This article originated in VOA’s Persian Service. Danila Galperovich of VOA’s Russian Service contributed.A Russian bid to defy U.S. sanctions on...

EU Slaps Sanctions on Turkey Over Gas Drilling Off Cyprus

EU Slaps Sanctions on Turkey Over Gas Drilling Off Cyprus

European Union foreign ministers on Monday turned up the pressure on Turkey after approving an initial batch of sanctions against...

House Intelligence Chief Presses Social Media Companies on Deepfake Policies

House Intelligence Chief Presses Social Media Companies on Deepfake Policies

U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan...

Pearson Goes ‘Digital First’ in US College Market

Pearson Goes ‘Digital First’ in US College Market

Pearson, the world’s biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form...

Turkey’s Erdogan Says Russian S-400s Will Be Fully Deployed by April 2020

Turkey’s Erdogan Says Russian S-400s Will Be Fully Deployed by April 2020

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the Russian S-400 missile defense system, parts of which have been delivered...

US Treasury Chief: Facebook Currency Plan Ripe for Illicit Use

US Treasury Chief: Facebook Currency Plan Ripe for Illicit Use

The Trump administration came out strongly Monday against Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a new digital currency, as the Treasury...