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EU wants more concessions from Google in antitrust case

A competitor calls it troubling Google make get a fourth chance to propose terms

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Tech giants appeal settlement decision in Silicon Valley hiring case

The judge's recent settlement rejection was a clear error as a matter of law, attorneys said

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Botnet malware discovered on Healthcare.gov server

A server connected to Healthcare.gov had botnet malware on it, but the malicious code was never used and no personal information was compromised.

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Facebook fan page operators not responsible for user data, German appeals court confirms

But a German data protection commissioner called the decision 'a catastrophe and a setback for data protection'

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Chinese man sues state telecom firm for blocking Google

Wang Long is demanding China Unicom give him a refund on his Internet fees

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Bitcoin backer Shrem pleads guilty to operating unlicensed payments

Charlie Shrem, a bitcoin entrepreneur, and Robert M. Faiella pleaded guilty before a New York court.

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Judge proposes January trial in Silicon Valley employee hiring case

A jury trial might be preempted if a new settlement is reached

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FCC's Wheeler: US needs more high-speed broadband competition

The agency will focus on a new broadband competition agenda, its chairman says

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White House names Google veteran as CTO

Smith will focus on promoting technology in the government and across the U.S.

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DOJ, intelligence official support bill ending bulk phone collection

The Senate is likely to vote on a pumped-up version of the USA Freedom Act this fall

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Publishers urge European Commission to reject Google antitrust deal

Accepting Google's commitments would secure its dominance rather than temper it, the publishers said

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Verizon settles FCC consumer privacy investigation

The company failed to notify telephone customers that they could opt out of targeted marketing campaigns, the agency said

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Samsung, Philips and others fined by EU for participating in smartcard cartel

The companies exchanged sensitive commercial information on pricing, customers and contract negotiations, the Commission said

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US court approves eBay settlement over no-hire agreement

EBay was charged with entering into an agreement with Intuit to limit competition for employees

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Groups: FCC shouldn't overturn state laws against municipal broadband

Broadband providers call on the FCC to leave state laws alone