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Judges spar with attorneys on national security data requests

A federal appeals court will rule on the constitutionality of National Security Letters

Jitters over US surveillance could break the Internet, tech leaders warn

Loss of trust in Internet companies could lead to protectionism and a splintered Internet, experts from major Internet companies said at a town hall meeting on Thursday.

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McAfee, think tank push online voting, but recognize security risks

A new paper calls for a push to solve security problems related to Internet voting

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AT&T to pay $105 million to settle mobile-phone cramming charges

The FTC, FCC and state attorneys general accuse the company of making millions of dollars from unwanted third-party charges

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Google, Facebook to discuss online extremism at dinner with EU officials

The Commission wants to curb social media recruiting for radical Islamist groups

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NSA internal watchdog defends agency's privacy practices

The agency's collection of U.S. communications has privacy controls in place, a report says.

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SAP, Versata settle $391 million patent litigation

Terms of the deal will involve a patent licensing agreement, according to a court filing

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Nokia to stop India handset production after Microsoft cuts off orders

The handset plant in Chennai was not transferred to Microsoft because it was frozen in a tax dispute.

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EU's likely next digital chief takes a swipe at US over data protection

It is time for the US to show it can be trusted, Andrus Ansip said

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European Commission suspects Amazon has received illegal state aid

A deal the Commission says favors Amazon is still active and dates back to 2003

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ITC to investigate Nvidia complaint over Samsung phones, tablets

The patent infringement complaint between Nvidia and Samsung centers around display technology.

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HP Enterprise: What to watch

Expect HP to move deeper into software, but it's not yet clear what kind, analysts say

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Skype appears to bow to Indian rules, ends in-country calls to local networks

Microsoft said local calls from Skype to landlines and mobile phones will stop from Nov. 10

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European Commission told to publish UK mass Internet surveillance docs

So far the documents remain under wraps because they cover ongoing investigations into the alleged breach of EU citizens' rights

Marriott must pay $600,000 for blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots

The Marriott hotel chain blocked outside hotspots while charging customers up to $1,000 per device to access its own Wi-Fi service.