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Symantec, Kaspersky deny being banned in China

Both security vendors said they can still sell to Chinese government agencies

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HP agrees to settle allegations it overbilled US Postal Service

The company will pay $32.5 million to resolve allegations it misrepresented prices in the government contract

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German copyright law is unconstitutional, Yahoo says in complaint

The law is vague and imposes an unconstitutional restriction on the freedom of information of Internet users, Yahoo said

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Almost 200,000 people may have been affected by US visa system crash

Recovery efforts are being hampered by 'outdated software and hardware,' a government spokeswoman said

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Judge rules against Microsoft in email privacy case

The company is compelled to comply with a US warrant for emails held in Ireland, a judge rules

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FTC's in-app purchasing cases ignored consumer benefits, critics say

The agency's recent cases against Apple and Amazon.com involve legitimate business decisions, critics say

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Twitter reports a rise in government data requests

Requests worldwide rose by 46 percent to 2,058

Report: CIA improperly accessed Senate computers

The agency apologizes for spying on computers used in a Senate investigation.

Terse FCC letter suggests Verizon's plan to throttle unlimited data is a cash grab

Tom Wheeler's sharply worded letter questions why Verizon is singling out customers with unlimited plans

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Countries don't own their Internet domains, ICANN says

It's fighting an effort to seize Iran's, Syria's and North Korea's domains in a civil settlement, saying they aren't property.

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Oracle-based system for US visas still glitchy after software update

System problems hit thousands of travelers worldwide

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Senate committee: Mobile phone 'cramming' widespread, profits carriers

Unauthorized third-party billing has cost U.S. mobile phone customers hundreds of millions of dollars, a report says.

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Senator pushes new version of bill to limit NSA phone records collection

Leahy reintroduces the USA Freedom Act in an effort to strengthen the bill that passed the House.

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Canada blames China for cyber intrusion at National Research Council

The attack was carried out by highly sophisticated state-sponsored hackers, the government of Canada said

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Majority of large ISPs now using monthly data caps, GAO says

Many broadband subscribers are confused about the amount of data they use and broadband plan options, a study says