End-to-end encryption on messaging services is unacceptable: UK minister

LONDON (Reuters) – British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday end-to-end encryption of messages offered by services like Whatsapp are “completely unacceptable” and there should be no “secret place for terrorists to communicate”.

Uber tells U.S. court customers must arbitrate disputes

(Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court in New York on Friday weighed arguments over whether Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] customers gave up their right to sue the company when they registered for its popular taxi hailing service.

Exclusive: AMC plans ad-free streaming service for cable subscribers – sources

(Reuters) – AMC Networks Inc, whose shows include “The Walking Dead,” is planning to launch a commercial-free online video streaming service aimed at millennial TV subscribers, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters this week.

Trump says Charter to invest $25 billion in U.S., hire 20,000 workers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday that Charter Communications Inc has committed to investing $25 billion and hiring 20,000 workers over four years.

Nets partners with blockchain analysis firm to fight dirty bitcoins

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danish electronic payments provider Nets will cooperate with anti-money laundering software developer Chainalysis to help banks validate bitcoin transactions and comply with regulations, Nets said on Friday.

YouTube’s bid to grab TV dollars imperiled by advertiser revolt

(Reuters) – The decision by a handful of high-profile consumer brands to pull advertising from Google’s YouTube over offensive content could threaten the site’s long-term strategy of stealing ad dollars from television, analysts and ad industry professionals said Thursday.

Uber stalls India leasing scheme as driver incomes drop: sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies is rethinking its car leasing strategy in India, its second-biggest market, as drivers have returned dozens of leased cars early after the company cut incentives, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Twitter explores premium version after 11 years as a free service

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc is considering whether to build a premium version of its network aimed at professionals, the company said on Thursday, raising the possibility that it could collect subscription fees from some users for the first time.