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FCC tells TracFone it must allow phone unlocking

The provider of prepaid mobile service reached a settlement with the agency

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Austrian court dismisses class action suit against Facebook

The court said it has no jurisdiction over the case; the complainant plans to appeal

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, July 1

Court says NSA can keep collecting phone records... Vandals cut cables again... Leap second largely trouble-free

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China tightens grip over the Internet with new security law

U.S. trade groups are worried that China's security policies could stifle business in the country

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VMware settles claim of overcharging US government

VMware and Carahsoft will pay $75.5 million, the Department of Justice said

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Surveillance court extends NSA's phone records collection

The program was extended for five months as it winds down.

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HP enterprise chief Bill Veghte to depart before company split

He's executive VP of the HP Enterprise Group, a $28 billion division that sells the company's servers, network and storage gear

Apple loses e-book antitrust appeal

The federal appeals court ruling is another setback in the company's attempt to justify its e-book sales practices.

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EU sets June 2017 as date to end mobile roaming charges

A compromise on roaming regulations agreed on Monday night still needs approval from member states and the European Parliament

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Google asks for, and gets, extra time to respond to European antitrust charges

Google now has until mid-August to respond, likely delaying a settlement until after the long summer vacation

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, June 30

Security flaw pushes OPM web app offline... Oracle can charge Google for Java in Android... Microsoft mapping tech finds its way to Uber

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Gartner lowers its IT spending forecast, but says activity remains high

The strong dollar and the move to cloud-based services are affecting buying choices

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OPM hit by class-action suit over breach of federal employee data

The employees charge the Office of Personnel Management and a contractor with negligence

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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