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FTC settles with developers of sneaky cryptocurrency mining app

The Prized app secretly mined virtual currencies on mobile phones

Microsoft hands some of the reins for its display ad business to AOL

The deal comes alongside an expanded partnership with AppExchange for programmatic ad sales

Supreme Court denies Google request in Java infringement case

Oracle can charge licensing fees for Java on Android after the court's decision

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, June 29

Google favoring own services may harm consumers... Tech industry hails same-sex marriage ruling... Disney bans selfie sticks

Avira wins German case over adware blocking

Avira had warned users that an Angry Birds clone came with a bunch of other software

Zambia adopts e-procurement system to curb corruption

The country joins a growing list of African nations using automated systems to fight corrupt bidding practices

Dutch court wants expert to hunt Facebook's systems for lost revenge porn data

A Dutch court won't take Facebook's word it has deleted data that could identify the person behind a now-deleted pseudonymous account from which a sex tape was posted, and wants the company to allow an independent expert to scour its systems for the missing information.

Facebook like Google makes scant progress in hiring blacks, women

Other tech companies are also struggling to have a more diverse work force

Scott McNealy on privacy: You still don't have any

Big government is the biggest threat to privacy, the ex-Sun chief warns

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Instagram said to be back in North Korea

The block of the photo sharing website disappears with as much mystery as it appeared.

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Varidesk Single review: This sit-stand desk has some ergonomic issues

This tool is designed to let you work from both sitting and standing positions, but it's far from perfect.

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Have a company laptop? Here's how to keep your browsing private

Your employer may let you take a company laptop home, but that doesn't mean they're not looking over your shoulder.

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