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FTC: T-Mobile made hundreds of millions from unwanted SMS features

The mobile carrier made profits from services not ordered by customers, the FTC said.

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HP reaches agreement in shareholder suits over Autonomy acquisition

Hewlett-Packard has reached agreement in three shareholder lawsuits arising from its 2011 acquisition of Autonomy

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Supreme Court declines to hear Google's request in Street View lawsuit

The Supreme Court allows a class-action lawsuit against Google for Wi-Fi snooping to move forward.

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Hewlett-Packard close to settling shareholder lawsuit over Autonomy

The lawsuit centers on accounting irregularities that led to an $8.8 billion writeoff

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California removes ban on Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and other alternative currencies

The law paves the way for legal use of community currencies, bitcoin and other U.S. dollar alternatives

Aereo 'temporarily' ends service after Supreme Court ruling

Aereo subscribers wake to find their service cancelled after a US Supreme Court ruling against the company.

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Austrian court axes data retention law following EU high court ruling

Regulations to fight crime should be in line with human rights, Austria's Constitutional Court said

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Facebook tries to recover bulk user data seized by New York law enforcement

Facebook has filed an appeal for the return of the data and for a ruling on several legal points

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Google starts removing 'right to be forgotten' search results

European Google users may now see a warning when they search for a name

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Oculus VR says ZeniMax's lawsuit is a money grab for Facebook dollars

Oculus VR said that neither code nor technology from ZeniMax figures in its products

World Tech Update: Supreme Court rules on major tech cases

Google wants to be everywhere, the Supreme Court rules cell phones are private during an arrest and technology helps a quadriplegic regain use of his hands.

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Warrants needed for cellphone searches, Supreme Court rules

The unanimous ruling comes down strongly on the side of privacy rights

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Supreme Court delivers a death blow to Aereo's over-the-air TV streaming service

The core of Aereo's business is illegal under the U.S. Copyright Act, the Supreme Court rules.

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Europe and US edge closer to data protection deal

The umbrella data protection agreement has been under negotiation for more than three years

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Europe's digital chief supports compromise on Google antitrust case

Plan to forge agreement with Google in competition case is controversial

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Oracle says Oregon governor spiked Obamacare site for political reasons

Oregon and Oracle are likely headed to a battle in court over Cover Oregon