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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

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China pushes for big jump in Internet speeds

China wants to bring 100 Mbps Internet speeds to most residences by 2017

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With a fresh $40M, Percolate wants to be a Swiss Army knife for marketing software

The company says it offers an all-in-one alternative to myriad marketing tools

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, May 14

US House votes to end NSA dragnet...Wal-Mart set to compete with Amazon Prime...Chambers gets sentimental on earnings call

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Alibaba won't last without expanding globally, new CEO says

Alibaba is looking to grow its cloud computing business in the US

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A feisty John Chambers bows out on his final Cisco earnings call

Chambers says he'll be an advisor and a coach when new CEO Chuck Robbins takes over