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File storage service Rapidshare to shutter in wake of legal woes

Users have until the end of March to save their content

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Apple's massive solar farm could power its entire California operations

The company expects "very significant savings" from the plant in Monterey County

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New US cyberthreat center will fill information gap, official says

It's designed to coordinate efforts and support policymakers, government agencies and law enforcement

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What Intel's $300 million diversity pledge really means

With 76 percent male employees in the U.S., Intel has a lot of work ahead to bridge the gender and race divide

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FCC commish knocks Net neutrality plan, warns of stealthy regulations

Republican Commissioner Pai says Wheeler's plan would allow the FCC to adopt more rules in the future

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, February 10

Qualcomm pays $975 billion fine in China ... HP buys cloud security company ... Now you can set up a drone no-fly zone ... and more news

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Megaupload programmer arrested in the US

The arrest was a surprise since the programmer was believed to have been in the Netherlands

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IBM sues online travel company Priceline for patent infringement

IBM said Priceline Group and three subsidiaries infringed four of its patents

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Microsoft and Samsung make up in patent contract dispute

Samsung had allegedly threatened not to pay the royalties, claiming Microsoft's deal with Nokia violated an agreement

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Ohio closes Google antitrust investigation

The investigation was closed late last year, Google said Monday

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West Africa lags in mobile money usage

Mobile phone penetration rates remain relatively low

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China fines Qualcomm $975 million for monopolistic business practices

Qualcomm will settle the fine, and modify some business practices in the country, the company said.

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EFF urges car-repair, DVD-remixing exemptions to copyright law

The U.S. Copyright Office is considering exemptions to the DMCA's anti-circumvention provisions.