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As attacks grow, EU mulls banking stress tests for cyber risks1/23/2017 3:13:19 PMBRUSSELS - The European Union is considering testing banks' defenses against cyber attacks, EU officials and sources said, as concerns grow about the industry's vulnerability to hacking.China cracks down on unauthorized internet connections1/23/2017 2:04:25 PMHONG KONG - China is reinforcing its censorship of the internet with a campaign to crack down on unauthorized connections, including virtual private network (VPN) services, that allow users to bypass restrictions known as the Great Firewall.SEC probing Yahoo over previously disclosed cyber breach: filing1/23/2017 3:09:24 PM - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating a previously disclosed data breach at Yahoo Inc, the company said in a filing.Sprint to buy a third of Jay Z's music streaming service Tidal1/23/2017 5:14:33 PM - U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp said on Monday it would buy 33 percent of Tidal, a music streaming service owned by rapper Jay Z.China's bitcoin exchanges, eyed by regulators, slap on trading fees1/23/2017 8:07:35 AMSHANGHAI - China's three largest bitcoin exchanges, whose activities have drawn increased scrutiny from the central bank, said they will begin charging trading fees effective Tuesday.China sets up $14.6 billion internet investment fund: Xinhua1/22/2017 10:50:23 AMBEIJING - China has set up a 100 billion yuan ($14.55 billion) fund to support investment in the internet sector, said official news agency Xinhua on Sunday.Amazon's Dash button goes online1/20/2017 7:27:42 PM - Inc has put its popular Dash button on its website and mobile app, making it easier for shoppers to buy their favorite items such as peanut butter, detergent and paper towels.Canada's Competition Bureau reaches deal with Apple, publishers1/20/2017 10:24:33 PMOTTAWA - Canada's business competition watchdog said on Friday it had reached an agreement with Apple Inc and three major e-book publishers that will allow retailers to offer discounts to customers.Outgoing FCC chair warns against overturning net neutrality1/20/2017 8:06:43 PMWASHINGTON - Outgoing U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler warned Republicans against dismantling the Obama administration's landmark "net neutrality" protections that bar internet service providers from slowing consumer access to web content.More TV networks follow Netflix to binge-watching model1/21/2017 12:21:26 AMLOS ANGELES - Traditional TV networks are following Netflix Inc's lead by releasing all new episodes of a series at the same time, a step to win over binge viewers who do not want to wait a week for the next installment.