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Study disputes predictions of coming spectrum crunch

Mobile traffic growth has often been slower than predictions by several analysts, the paper says

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US agencies to release cyberthreat information faster to the health-care industry

Representatives of the FBI and DHS say they're looking at ways to get more information into the hands of health-care providers

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U.S. lawmaker wants to rebrand net neutrality

Anna Eshoo asks Reddit users to come up with a new description as a way to limit confusion of the issue.

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Amazon strikes deal in China to offer more imported goods

Amazon had signed an agreement with a free trade zone in Shanghai

FCC allowed to question AT&T, Verizon on business broadband pricing

The OMBĀ givesĀ the agency permission to collect data on the special-access business broadband market.

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Report: German spy agency inadvertently eavesdropped on Hillary Clinton, John Kerry

Germany's BND intelligence agency accidentally spied on two US Secretaries of State while keeping tabs on terror suspects.

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FCC extends net neutrality comment period to Sept. 15

The public will now have five additional days to weigh in on this contentious issue.

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Lenovo's x86 server buyout from IBM clears last US hurdle

The agency that reviews foreign deals on security grounds has approved the $2.3 billion acquisition

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Rimini Street downplays impact of adverse ruling in Oracle lawsuit

The third-party support provider says it will reserve its right to appeal

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Rimini Street did steal Oracle's intellectual property, judge says

The third-part support company had claimed defamation, but a federal judge found Oracle's accusations were true

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Dozens of US tech firms violate EU privacy promises, advocacy group says

The Center for Digital Democracy calls on the FTC to investigate 30 companies

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Snowden reveals automated NSA cyberwarfare program

MonsterMind could fire back at suspected attackers without human intervention, Snowden says

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Justice Department asks court to vacate stay in Microsoft email privacy case

If the stay is lifted, Microsoft may have to refuse to comply with an order to turn over certain emails to the government.

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Accused Obamacare spammer settles FTC charges

The Florida company will pay $350,000 to settle charges it send misleading email spam

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Beware of Bitcoin, US consumer agency warns

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has posted a bulletin warning of the risks associated with the virtual currency, including exposure to hackers and scammers. Bitcoin advocates say it paints an incomplete picture.