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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

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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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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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Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion last year to build Android phones

Microsoft says Samsung is trying to avoid its future payments.

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European probe clears telcos of throttling Internet service

While there was no breach of competition rules, the sector will still be monitored closely

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Facebook's $19 billion WhatsApp takeover bid approved by EU

Many privacy related concerns as a result of the transaction do not fall into the scope of EU competition law

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How hackers built, then sold, a pre-release XBox One to the FBI

Group member Dylan Wheeler said the FBI ended up buying a mockup of the XBox One for $5,000, after gathering enough confidential information to build it themselves.

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Report: LulzSec leader directed cyberattacks while working for FBI

Hector Xavier Monsegur directed attacks against targets in the UK, Australia, Brazil and other countries, The Daily Dot is reporting

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Activists push Facebook to abandon its real-names policy

A broad coalition is meeting with the company Wednesday to try and ask Facebook to allow the service's users to include aliases.

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Google bows to pressure, removes news snippets from German search results

Google users looking for news from some German sites will see only a headline from now on

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Eric Holder says 'worrisome' tech companies are eyeing encryption

US attorney general's remarks follow similar concerns from the FBI. But will Silicon Valley care?