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Survey claims New York startup scene is more innovative

About 86 percent of IT executives surveyed consider New York to have a booming tech scene

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Six China residents charged with stealing US mobile phone technology

The defendants allegedly funneled radio frequency filter technology from two U.S. companies to a Chinese university

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YouTube Kids hit with second complaint over harmful content

YouTube's algorithms aren't very suitable parents, a complaint against a supposedly kid friendly video app showed

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Apple, Google urge Obama to reject encryption back doors

The firms signed a group letter calling on the president to resist security workarounds demanded by law enforcement

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Obama's new Twitter account stays with the office

The @POTUS account has already amassed nearly 1.5 million followers

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Anti-Islamic video could go back on YouTube after copyright ruling

The video, while controversial, cannot be removed on copyright grounds, judges ruled

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Surprise! Survey finds most U.S. residents want changes to Patriot Act surveillance

An ACLU study concluded there's broad concern about government surveillance among U.S. residents.

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Critics want tougher EU rules for use of materials from exploited miners

Rights groups slam as weak draft EU rules meant to increase transparency on use of 'conflict minerals,' used in computers and electronics

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Apple buys GPS startup Coherent to beef up mapping technology

Several Coherent employees have taken jobs working on Apple's map and location technologies.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, May 18

Security researcher took over airplane systems via inflight tech

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FTC recommends conditions for sale of RadioShack customer data

The FTC said it would prefer a model based on a settlement adopted with online toy retailer Toysmart.com

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Alibaba faces lawsuit from luxury brands over counterfeits

Alibaba called the lawsuit wasteful and plans to fight it in court

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Senate takes step toward Trans-Pacific Partnership approval

A vote this week clears the way for the Senate to approve fast-track trade authority