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Deutsche Post to deliver groceries for AmazonFresh in Germany4/28/2017 5:40:54 PMBOCHUM, Germany - Deutsche Post DHL won a contract to deliver groceries for Amazon's AmazonFresh service in Germany, which could help ease concerns that the U.S. retailer's own delivery services are an increasing threat to the German logistics group.U.S. FCC chief unveils plan to scrap Obama-era internet rules4/28/2017 1:34:14 AMWASHINGTON - The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday released a 58-page draft plan to reverse the landmark 2015 "net neutrality" order and disclosed the agency may withdraw "bright line" rules barring internet companies from blocking, throttling or giving "fast lanes" to some websites.Facebook says it will act against 'information operations' using false accounts4/27/2017 9:46:10 PMSAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc acknowledged on Thursday that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countries and outlined new measures it is taking to combat what it calls “information operations” that go well beyond the phenomenon known as fake news.Russian prosecutor demands jail time for man who played Pokemon in church4/28/2017 2:46:25 PMYEKATERINBURG, Russia - A Russian state prosecutor asked a court to jail a blogger who played Pokemon Go inside a church for three-and-a-half years on Friday, saying he was guilty of inciting religious hatred, a court employee told Reuters by phone.Germany confirms cyber attacks on political party think tanks4/28/2017 12:11:58 AMBERLIN - Germany's top cyber official on Thursday confirmed said his agency was aware of computer attacks on two foundations tied to Germany's ruling coalition parties for some time, and was helping the think tanks analyze what happened.Hackers exploited Word flaw for months while Microsoft investigated4/27/2017 5:20:02 PMSAN FRANCISCO - To understand why it is so difficult to defend computers from even moderately capable hackers, consider the case of the security flaw officially known as CVE-2017-0199.Goldman hopes high rates will lure consumers to online bank4/28/2017 12:00:12 AM - Goldman Sachs Group Inc plans to promote its high-interest bearing deposit products in a marketing push to consumers later this year as it looks to grow its online bank, Chief Strategy Officer Stephen Scherr said in an interview on Thursday.Twitter posts strong user growth, shares soar4/26/2017 10:16:30 PM - Shares of Twitter Inc jumped on Wednesday after the microblogging service reported better-than-expected user growth in the first quarter, although its revenue fell for the first time.Digital ad spend jumps 22 percent to $72.5 billion in 2016: report4/27/2017 1:21:20 AM - Marketers spent $72.5 billion on digital advertising last year, an increase of 22 percent from 2015, as Google and Facebook once again booked the lion's share of new revenue, a report released by the Interactive Advertising Bureau said on Wednesday.U.S., European military chiefs call for better data-sharing against terrorism4/26/2017 11:36:08 PMWIESBADEN, Germany - Top military officials from the United States and Europe called on Wednesday for better information-sharing to fight terrorism and regular coordinating meetings for justice officials.