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Papers please: Russia requires Facebook, Twitter and Google to register as social networks or be blocked

If the companies refuse a second request to register as 'organizers of information distribution' they may be blocked in Russia

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Google gets privacy policy lesson from EU data protection authorities

EU data protection authorities suggested Google could personalize its privacy policy for each user to make it easier to read

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Intel investing $1.5 billion in two Chinese chip firms

Intel is targeting China's booming mobile market

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FBI director concerned about encryption on smartphones

Shades of "The Wire": The agency has talked to Apple and Google about concerns that new security will help criminals, the director says.

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Symantec names Michael Brown as new CEO

The company is trying to reverse a decline with the slide of the PC market, and the interim CEO, Michael Brown, was the best candidate.

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Cloud will be key for Oracle at OpenWorld

The vendor's massive annual conference gets underway Sunday

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FAA clears movie and TV drones for takeoff

The decision is the first step in allowing wider use of drones by companies in Hollywood and elsewhere for video production.

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PayPal will let you pay with Bitcoin, sometimes

As if Bitcoin payments weren't already common online, now PayPal is getting in on the action.

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BMC Software files patent infringement lawsuit against ServiceNow

BMC claims that ServiceNow infringes patents in its core products

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Crowdsource mapping aids Ebola fight in West Africa

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team helps aid organizations

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Ericsson acquires majority stake in Apcera for cloud policy compliance

Cloud software veterans created Apcera's Continuum platform with built-in policy and auditing controls

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EMC reportedly held merger talks with Hewlett-Packard

HP CEO Meg Whitman would have led a combined company, according to the Wall Street Journal

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Microsoft, Getty copyright dispute heads for mediation

Getty asked the court for an injunction on a Bing widget