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HP Enterprise: What to watch

Expect HP to move deeper into software, but it's not yet clear what kind, analysts say

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Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp a done deal at $22 billion

WhatsApp claims to have more than 500 million users worldwide

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Skype appears to bow to Indian rules, ends in-country calls to local networks

Microsoft said local calls from Skype to landlines and mobile phones will stop from Nov. 10

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European Commission told to publish UK mass Internet surveillance docs

So far the documents remain under wraps because they cover ongoing investigations into the alleged breach of EU citizens' rights

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Google to put guards on payroll, amid concerns about inequality

Google will have security guards on its rolls rather than have them placed by contractors

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HP reportedly set to split off PC, printer business

A split would be an about-face on CEO Meg Whitman's original strategy to keep the company together.

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European probe clears telcos of throttling Internet service

While there was no breach of competition rules, the sector will still be monitored closely

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Facebook's $19 billion WhatsApp takeover bid approved by EU

Many privacy related concerns as a result of the transaction do not fall into the scope of EU competition law

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Booksellers raise Amazon monopoly concerns with European Commission

A meeting this week was part of a push by booksellers and authors to curb Amazon's power.

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How hackers built, then sold, a pre-release XBox One to the FBI

Group member Dylan Wheeler said the FBI ended up buying a mockup of the XBox One for $5,000, after gathering enough confidential information to build it themselves.

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Group's numbers opposed to net neutrality smaller than suggested

American Commitment's 2.4 million letters to Congress came from about 800,000 people

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Orange targets home applications with new mobile-to-TV gadgets and services

In an Apple-style launch, French network operator Orange unveils its products for the next year

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Angry Birds developer slashes up to 130 jobs to 'reignite growth'

Rovio is laying off people to reignite growth, its CEO said