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FCC looks to protect customers during voice switch to IP

Carriers would be required to give customers warning before retiring their copper-based networks, under an agency proposal.

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OPM director resigns after unprecedented data breach

Katherine Archuleta stands down a day after scale of the massive breach was made clear

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EU Parliament takes strong stance against geoblocking

The report makes the Parliament's copyright reform wishes clear to the European Commission

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Uber argues in court that drivers want independence, flexibility

The ride-hailing company received support from over 400 drivers and a law professor

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Two US telecom companies to pay $3.5 million for data breach

Sister telecom carriers stored personal information on servers accessible on the Internet

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OPM hackers stole data on 21.5m people, including 1.1m fingerprints

Latest update reveals the massive size of the data breach

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Software update caused NYSE suspension

An incompatibilty between new software and customers' systems was the cause

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Europe prepares to enforce its take on net neutrality

With the publication of a draft telecommunications law, the European Union's plans for net neutrality are clear

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 9

NYSE down but it's no cyberattack... Microsoft slims down phone business again... IBM makes world's smallest chips

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US Defense Secretary to renew call for cooperation with tech industry

Ash Carter will speak to big-name execs at the secretive Sun Valley conference

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Glitch brings major disruption to NYSE trading

The exchange quickly ruled out a cyberattack

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FBI, DOJ want companies to back off end-to-end encryption

The agencies want tech vendors to retain access to encrypted data to comply with court-ordered warrants

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Microsoft shrinks smartphone ambitions with mobile restructuring

The job cuts announced today likely signal the company will make fewer Windows phones


All United Airlines flights in U.S. grounded by 'network connectivity' issues

Passengers were unable to check in for flights or print boarding passes.

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Microsoft reportedly planning major staff layoffs

The new layoffs will affect the company's hardware group and other businesses.