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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?

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Four charged with stealing Army helicopter training software

The defendants also allegedly stole pre-release games and information on Microsoft's Xbox

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European Commission details grounds for Apple tax probe

The tax probe focuses on use of transfer pricing arrangements by two Apple subsidiaries

PCWorld News

Second cyberattack hits SuperValu grocery stores' payment systems

The Minnesota-based supermarket chain says technology installed after the first attack greatly reduced the severity of the second

CEO indicted for company's alleged mobile spyware app

The indictment of the Pakistani man is the first focused on an alleged mobile spyware app, the DOJ says.

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Apple tax probe details to be published by European Commission on Tuesday

Apple could have received significant tax reductions from Irish authorities. We'll find out tomorrow whether it did or not.

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Uber defiant in face of new legal challenge

District attorneys for Los Angeles and San Francisco allege that Uber—and other ridesharing companies—have taken part in unlawful business practices. Uber doesn't think so.

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Facebook wants New York to destroy bulk user data seized under gag order

Microsoft, Google and some other tech companies are backing Facebook.

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Google gets privacy policy lesson from EU data protection authorities

EU data protection authorities suggested Google could personalize its privacy policy for each user to make it easier to read

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BMC Software files patent infringement lawsuit against ServiceNow

BMC claims that ServiceNow infringes patents in its core products

EU tells Google to make more concessions or face charges in antitrust dispute

The European Commission competition chief said there were solid arguments against several aspects of Google's proposals

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China says US hacking accusations are 'totally groundless'

The country says it has no knowledge of attacks against US transportation contractors.