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Appeals court denies Oracle request to restore $1.3 billion judgment against SAP

SAP is very pleased with the court's action, a spokesman says

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Are Uber's aggressive recruitment tactics legal?

Uber's tactics to recruit Lyft drivers could violate competition rules, some experts think

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Apple loses bid for sales ban in Samsung patent case

Apple failed to show that it suffered enough harm as a result of Samsung's infringement

China says Microsoft hasn't been fully transparent in anti-monopoly probe

China has been conducting raids on Microsoft offices in the country as part of its probe.

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California passes law mandating smartphone kill switch

The law is likely to affect smartphones sold around the world

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Report: NSA built 'Google-like' search engine for metadata

ICReach sought to provide easy access to billions of pieces of communications metadata

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Airbnb to reveal 124 New York hosts to attorney general

New York's attorney general is conducting an investigation into whether people are using Airbnb's service in violation of state and local laws.

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Oregon sues Oracle over troubled health insurance website

Oracle's actions amount to a 'pattern of racketeering,' the state alleges

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You can legally unlock your smartphone -- so now what?

In the short term, not much has changed, even with the new law that makes it OK to unlock your smartphone. But longer term, this should benefit both phone owners and carriers.

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Chinese man indicted over theft of Boeing C-17 secrets

Su Bin is accused of working with two others to steal gigabytes of U.S. defense-related documents

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Rimini Street downplays impact of adverse ruling in Oracle lawsuit

The third-party support provider says it will reserve its right to appeal

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Official at digital currency service pleads guilty to money laundering

Liberty Reserve helped launder $6 billion worth of proceeds related to criminal activity, the DOJ has alleged

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Rimini Street did steal Oracle's intellectual property, judge says

The third-part support company had claimed defamation, but a federal judge found Oracle's accusations were true

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Justice Department asks court to vacate stay in Microsoft email privacy case

If the stay is lifted, Microsoft may have to refuse to comply with an order to turn over certain emails to the government.

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Accused Obamacare spammer settles FTC charges

The Florida company will pay $350,000 to settle charges it send misleading email spam