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Facebook faces class action suit in Canada over interception of private messages

The social networking company is alleged to have intercepted private messages to harvest data.

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New Amazon toolset tracks cloud spending

Cost Explorer lets companies track what Amazon charges using pre-configured and customized reports

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Shareholders slam Facebook over 'incongruent' PAC contributions on gay rights, online piracy

Contributions have gone to politicians who have opposed gay rights issues, shareholders say

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Uber now delivers packages with Rush courier service

The delivery service is initially available in parts of Manhattan.

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Teradata's QueryGrid to power multi-database analytics

Teradata version 15 adds support for 'Internet of things' standard JSON

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Google amends terms to clarify that data is analyzed for ads

The company seeks to add greater clarity around its scanning of data such as email content

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Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns amid controversy over anti-gay marriage support

The announcement comes after days of backlash, following a controversial donation Eich made.

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US development agency defends its Cuban 'Twitter' operation

USAID secretly helped set up a mobile phone messaging program, similar to Twitter, to spread democracy in the country.

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Microsoft demos touch-focused Office apps at Build

Modern Office apps will be touch-first yet intimately familiar - and they'll scale across devices as part of Microsoft's new universal app initiative.

Google says snagging data over unsecured Wi-Fi isn't illegal, goes to Supreme Court

Google claims that its collection of data from unencrypted Wi-Fi networks was legal

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Open-Xchange adds spreadsheet program to its online app suite

OX Spreadsheet offers online collaboration and allows editing of Excel documents

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Twitter looks to cash in on TV-related tweets overseas

Two acquisitions could help Twitter develop new advertising partnerships overseas, one expert said

Bing adds context to people, places with 'snapshot' feature

Microsoft's new Bing tool shows results in a panel with related information from various sources.