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Apple's $450 million e-books settlement gets final approval

The final amount still depends on whether Apple loses an appeal on another ruling.

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Reports: EU taking first step towards breaking up Google

A proposed motion in the European Parliament could put pressure on EU authorities

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US man sentenced for hacking POS systems at Subway

Former Subway franchise owner sold POS systems to the restaurant chain, then hacked them, the DOJ says

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AT&T to pay $23.8 million to settle California dumping complaint

The company also agreed to implement environmental compliance measures over the next five years

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Intel to work with Europol on fighting cybercrime

Intel's McAfee branch will share technical information with the European Cybercrime Centre

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Court shuts down tech support 'scams' targeted by FTC

Companies' free trial software identified nonexistant computer errors and charged customers to fix them, the agency says.

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Swedish ISP to let users shield Internet activity from police

A free VPN service from Bahnhof will keep web surfing and other online usage anonymous

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Suspected WireLurker malware creators arrested in China

A Chinese site, which had been spreading the malware, has also been shut down

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Georgia man sentenced to nine years for stolen credit card data

The man was one of 55 people charged related to the Carder.su online marketplace

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Groupon drops 'Gnome' trademark claims after Gnome Foundation braces for battle

The open-souce software foundation had been raising funds to defend its trademark

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EU antitrust chief wants new talks with Google complainants

The new Commissioner needs time to decide on next steps as the matter is complex

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Apple iMessage lawsuit will go ahead, California judge rules

The case, for which the plaintiff seeks class-action status, comes after years of missed iMessage problems

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Gnome Foundation accuses Groupon of trademark hijacking, pleads for help

The open source organization needs to raise $80,000 to fund its legal fight

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Internet sales tax bill dead in Congress

Speaker of the House John Boehner says he has significant concerns about the legislation

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Biggest ever Tor raid hits 410 underground sites; 17 arrested

Tor users are neither 'invisible nor untouchable,' a law enforcement official says. And the government proved it, with massive raids that closed hundreds of sites.