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Uber should have given court an ex-employee's letter about 'fraud and theft' in Waymo case Friday, 15 Dec 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ride hailing company Uber was obligated to turn over to a U.S. federal judge a letter from a former employee that told of the company's "fraud and theft" and mentioned evidence of stolen trade secrets nailed "like a scalp" to the wall, a court official said Friday.  Full Article

 
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North Korean hackers behind attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges, South Korean newspaper reports Friday, 15 Dec 2017 

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's spy agency said North Korean hackers were behind attacks on cryptocurrency exchanges this year in which some 7.6 billion won ($6.99 million) worth of cryptocurrencies were stolen, a newspaper reported on Saturday.  Full Article  

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Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder Friday, 15 Dec 2017 

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 percent on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument.  Full Article