Facebook took down some accounts ahead of U.S. midterms that federal authorities told them might possibly be from the Russian Internet Research Agency, the same group that tried to influence the 2016 election, according to Bloomberg.
Microsoft, Google and Samsung are backing a cybersecurity pledge coming out of Paris that promises to unite tech giants and governments in battling election tampering, compromised electronic components and software hacks, according to Bloomberg.
Telecom Italia is discussing a deal to lease network capacity from broadband rival Open Fiber that would shift the competitive landscape in Italian telecoms, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.
The whistle-blower behind the Cambridge Analytica revelations said he had no confidence that enough is being done to prevent foreign interference via social media in the run-up to the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, according to Bloomberg.
SoftBank is seeking to raise a record 2 trillion yen ($18 billion) from Japanese individuals in the initial public offering of its mobile phone unit, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.
HP announced it completed the acquisition of Apogee Corporation, a U.K. based office equipment dealer and Europe’s largest independent provider of print, outsourced services, and document and process technology.