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Microsoft hands some of the reins for its display ad business to AOL

The deal comes alongside an expanded partnership with AppExchange for programmatic ad sales

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Supreme Court denies Google request in Java infringement case

Oracle can charge licensing fees for Java on Android after the court's decision

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, June 29

Google favoring own services may harm consumers... Tech industry hails same-sex marriage ruling... Disney bans selfie sticks

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Avira wins German case over adware blocking

Avira had warned users that an Angry Birds clone came with a bunch of other software

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Zambia adopts e-procurement system to curb corruption

The country joins a growing list of African nations using automated systems to fight corrupt bidding practices

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Dutch court wants expert to hunt Facebook's systems for lost revenge porn data

A Dutch court won't take Facebook's word it has deleted data that could identify the person behind a now-deleted pseudonymous account from which a sex tape was posted, and wants the company to allow an independent expert to scour its systems for the missing information.

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Facebook like Google makes scant progress in hiring blacks, women

Other tech companies are also struggling to have a more diverse work force

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Scott McNealy on privacy: You still don't have any

Big government is the biggest threat to privacy, the ex-Sun chief warns

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Instagram said to be back in North Korea

The block of the photo sharing website disappears with as much mystery as it appeared.

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Satya Nadella's new mission for Microsoft: help people 'achieve more'

Microsoft CEO sees "tough choices" ahead for the company as it enters a new fiscal year

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OPM's efforts to fix IT security are criticized by auditor

Senators rip into agency director for data losses from major breach

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Google, Microsoft among biggest IT industry lobbyists at European Commission

Google was the most prolific corporate lobbyist in Brussels between December and June, with 32 meetings with senior officials

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Google brings Broad Institute's genome analysis kit to the cloud

The institute's software will be free for non-profits and academic researchers, but everyone will pay to use Google's cloud platform

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US lawmakers back's bid for .amazon domain's bid for what's known as a gTLD has been blocked by some countries in the Amazon region.

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House votes to slow ICANN transition away from US oversight

The DOTCOM Act would add new requirements to the move away from the NTIA