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Rockstar sale of patents latest sign of cooling in smartphone litigation

Rockstar has agreed to sell 4,000 patents to RPX for licensing to tech companies

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Italy's Privacy Authority orders Google removals

Italy's Privacy Authority has ordered the first removals of Web pages from Google's search engine under the provisions of last May's European Court of Justice ruling on the "right to be forgotten."

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TripAdvisor fined by Italian Antitrust Authority

Italy's Antitrust Authority has imposed a €500,000 (US$609,000) fine on TripAdvisor, the travel planning website, following complaints of unfair business practices by a national hoteliers' association and a consumer protection organization.

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US lawmaker asks Sony for details on data breach

Information from Sony can help Congress craft new cybersecurity laws, Cummings says

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China is key to North Korean Internet, but maybe not hackers

Policing the country's Internet link wouldn't necessarily stop the actions of hackers

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North Korea's Internet restored after over 9-hour outage

The outage had led to speculation that the US had retaliated in the wake of the hack of Sony Pictures

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Judge nixes HP's settlement of shareholder suit over Autonomy

HP's proposed settlement to shareholders could let the company of the hook for far too much, a judge ruled

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Simpler M2M connectivity promised as Sierra Wireless buys Swedish company

Together they will manage machine-to-machine devices and connections from one user interface

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Oracle hopes to better target online advertising with Datalogix acquisition

Half the money spent on advertising is wasted -- the question is, which half? That's the age-old question in adland. Now Oracle is hoping to help its customers answer that question with the acquisition of Datalogix, which collects offline consumer spending data in a bid to help online advertisers pick the right targets.

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South Korea nuclear operator runs drill after alleged hacker threat

Government launched probe but says leaked data does not threaten safety

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Sony hack was 'cyber vandalism,' not act of war, says Obama

President Obama stops talks of "cyberwar" in its tracks; North Korea denies links to Sony hacks.

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Sony looking for ways to distribute 'The Interview' online

Theater owners were concerned about terror threats

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Judge questions evidence on whether NSA spying is too broad

A federal lawsuit charges that the government's Internet surveillance is unconstitutional