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Court shuts down alleged PC tech support scam

The New York company charged consumers up to $249 to fix nonexistent PC problems, the FTC says

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Accused text-message spammers to pay $9 million in settlement

The group of companies promised free gift cards and electronics, but required phone owners to jump through several hoops

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Microsoft sued as lawsuits over employee no-poach deal mount

Microsoft, Ask.com and Oracle have been sued so far in the latest round

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Obama orders chip-and-PIN in government credit cards

The move could push retailers and banks to better secure their own cards and systems

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Oracle sued over employee no-poaching agreement with Google

The former Oracle employee charges the company with restraining competition

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FBI warns of cyberattacks linked to China

The FBI and security companies have observed 'recent intrusions'

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Tech workers now oppose settlement they reached in Silicon Valley hiring case

Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel stand accused of entering into no-hiring agreements

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Google considers Amazon as its biggest search competitor

People looking to buy something are more likely to search on Amazon, said Eric Schmidt

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Founder of digital currency Liberty Reserve extradited to the US

Budovsky is accused of operating a digital currency service that catered to criminals laundering money

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China clamps down on doxing, limiting 'human flesh search engine'

Human flesh search engines had been used to expose corruption, but also to attack ordinary citizens

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Russian faces more charges in point-of-sale hacking case

Roman Valeryevich Seleznev has been charged with 11 counts of wire fraud

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Google asks Supreme Court to decide Oracle's Android copyright case

The Supreme Court might weigh in on the extent to which APIs can be protected by copyright

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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

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Twitter sues for right to reveal more about national security requests

The government's current laws violate Twitter's First Amendment rights, the company 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