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UK vaccine gambles paid off, while EU caution slowed it down

Laboratory technicians work at Valneva headquarters in Saint-Herblain, western France, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. French pharmaceutical startup Valneva had big news in September: a government contract for 60 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine candidate. The buyer? The United Kingdom—not the European Union, as might be expected for a company …

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US investigating hacker ring paid to target corporate critics

Credit: CC0 Public Domain U.S. authorities are investigating a vast hacking-for-hire operation that involves attempts to pilfer confidential communications from investigative journalists, short sellers and advocacy groups fighting climate change, according to law enforcement officials, court documents and cybersecurity officials who have tracked the scheme for years. The overall operation …

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Analytics company looking to get people paid for their streaming data

As bills languish in Congress that would force marketers to be more transparent about data value, the startup Streamlytics wants to fill the gap by getting users a cut. <p>Streaming sites have seen <a href="https://www.marketwatch.com/story/netflix-in-the-age-of-covid-19-streaming-pioneer-may-have-new-edge-on-competition-2020-04-07" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer nofollow" data-component="externalLink">record-setting viewing numbers</a> since the onset of the coronavirus forced millions …

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