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Tech giants increase offer to $415 million to settle no-poaching case

The judge will decide during a March hearing whether to approve the settlement.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, January 16

Servers boost Intel results ... Xiaomi wants in on smart homes ... Prosecutors try to catch their Dread Pirate Roberts ... and more

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Last call for last-minute flight booking charges, EU court rules

Booking services must show full price for flights, with no last-minute additions before a booking is confirmed, the EU's top court has ruled

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U.S. government lurked on Silk Road for over a year

In a New York federal court, the prosecution begins its case against the alledged mastermind of the Silk Road underground marketplace.

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EC balks at planned joint venture from large music licensing companies

But the 'collecting societies' of the U.K., Sweden and Germany are defending their plan, unveiled in 2013

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Intel, Google, Apple try again to settle employee antitrust lawsuit

A previous settlement was rejected last year by the court as being too low

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Silk Road founder was a patsy, defense maintains

Prosecutors charge Texas man Ross Ulbricht with single-handedly running the billion dollar Silk Road underground marketplace

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Silk Road case goes to court

The prosecution calls the notorious and now shuttered website as "the most sophisticated and extensive criminal marketplace on the Internet".

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Dutch government sued over data retention law

Data retention is under fire in many EU states

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White House declines to act on petitions to fire Aaron Swartz prosecutors

Petitions are not the right mechanism for dealing with government personnel issues, the White House says

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Apple's Beats unit sued by Monster over headphone deal

Monster claims it was fraudulently eased out from a development deal with Beats ahead of Apple's acquisition.

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FTC ends inquiry into manipulated reviews on Yelp

Some businesses claimed Yelp strong-armed them into buying ads.

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Morgan Stanley fires employee who leaked sensitive client data

Clients have not suffered losses, the bank said

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Police suspect fraud took most of Mt. Gox's missing bitcoins

Japanese police believe only 1 percent of some 650,000 bitcoins was taken by hackers, according to the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper.

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CSC pays $190M to settle 4-year-old accounting fraud case with SEC

CSC will restate its results for 2010 through 2012, and has promised not to violate US antifraud, reporting and accounting laws in future