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Twitter keeps sending texts to recycled phone numbers, lawsuit says

A consumer who was hit with unwanted messages wants to start a class-action case

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Republicans call on FCC to leave net neutrality to antitrust agencies

Republican lawmakers promote antitrust as an alternative as a way to derail the FCC's efforts

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Judge not sold on $324M settlement in Silicon Valley tech worker case

The suit accuses companies like Apple and Google of conspiring not to hire each others' workers

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LinkedIn launches mobile job search iOS app

The app provides filtering tools, saved search and notifications

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Facebook back up after short but widespread outage

Unknown problem hits website as users complain on Twitter

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Google looks to the day when it can quit building its own servers

At some point, your infrastructure will look just like Google's, according to a senior executive at the search giant.

Internet traffic congestion real, but sporadic, study says

In some cases, congestion has lasted for months at a time or for most of a day, the study says.

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Twitter unblocks controversial content in Pakistan after review

The company had blocked the content in May at the request of the telecom regulator

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Bing gets a performance boost from reconfigurable chips

In a project called Catapult, Microsoft is using field-programmable chips to speed up certain tasks

Pinterest ramps up location search

The new tool is faster and better at predicting users' intentions, the company said.

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Judge: Lawsuit over LinkedIn's repeated invitation spam can proceed

Plaintiffs allege LinkedIn improperly profited from their names by sending multiple invites to join the site to their contacts.

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Priceline will eat up OpenTable for a $2.6 billion tab

The companies share the same customers, Priceline CEO says

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PayPal launches 'PassPort' site to help merchants seize a growing overseas market

The site includes country-specific information, including shopping customs