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Google acquires online survey specialist Polar

The Polar team will be joining the Google+ team

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Dropbox reports a steady rise in government data requests

The firm received 268 requests during the first half of 2014

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County set to rip and replace troubled SAP software system

SAP's software is used successfully by thousands of government agencies, a spokesman maintains

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Viber adds video telephony to Android, iOS apps

The company now has 608 million registered users

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Coinbase expands Bitcoin services in Europe

The expansion allows people to exchange bitcoins and accept payments in 13 European countries

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Twitter sets its platform ambitions high with new 'Flight' conference

The event will help outside developers build apps using Twitter tools

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Oracle completes Micros acquisition, forms new global business unit

Oracle makes a big push into hospitality and retail with the addition of Micros

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Rakuten buys shopping site Ebates for $1 billion

Online mall aims for world's largest selection of goods

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PayPal subsidiary Braintree to process Bitcoin payments

The move represents PayPal's first foray into the digital currency

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba seeks up to $21 billion in US IPO

Shares will be priced between $60 and $66 in one of the biggest IPOs ever

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Tech giants appeal settlement decision in Silicon Valley hiring case

The judge's recent settlement rejection was a clear error as a matter of law, attorneys said

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Judge proposes January trial in Silicon Valley employee hiring case

A jury trial might be preempted if a new settlement is reached

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Appeals court clears Yelp of claims that it fixed reviews

The decision upheld a district court ruling that Yelp did not extort businesses to sell them ads

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Uber vows to defy German ban on its UberPop ride-sharing service

Uber can be fined up to €250,000 if it continues to operate its UberPop service in Germany, a court there has ruled

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Amazon's file sharing service Zocalo now generally available

The service costs $5 per month after a free 30-day trial