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Mark Penn, architect of the snarky 'Scroogled' campaign, is leaving Microsoft

Penn's departure to lead a private equity firm was reportedly planned months ago, but the former Clinton operative could also be eyeing a role in the next presidential election.

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Cisco to make $10 billion investment in China

The pledge comes despite the fact that Cisco's sales are weakening in China, amid cybersecurity concerns over U.S. tech

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Uber driver deemed an employee by California Labor Commission

The company was ordered to reimburse a single driver $4,152, but the decision could completely blow up Uber's business model.

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Can GitHub really be worth $2 billion?

It's reportedly seeking $200 million in its next round of funding

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Lawmakers worry US OPM breaches endanger national security

A breach of the agency's security clearance database could lead to serious problems

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Apple, electric car battery maker settle employee-poaching lawsuit

A123 and Apple began discussing a settlement in March

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EU Parliament committee moves copyright reform forward

A report that will help shape draft laws has taken a strong position against geo-blocking

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Privacy groups to quit US talks on facial recognition standards

The groups believe that the talks aren't likely to lead to adequate protections for consumers

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FBI investigating series of fiber cuts in San Francisco Bay Area

Ten fiber cuts over four nights in the last year has investigators interested

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HTC will refuse any acquisition offer from Asus

Asus hasn't made a bid for HTC, but on Friday its chairman said it wouldn't rule out such an offer.

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EU Council OKs contentious data privacy plan, pushing reform forward

But the proposal does not go far enough, say privacy organizations and industry lobby groups

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Group asks FCC to make websites honor do-not-track requests

The agency has an obligation to protect privacy and promote broadband deployment, Consumer Watchdog says.

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Facebook's privacy problems in Belgium highlight weaknesses in EU legislation

Belgium's privacy regulator is taking to the courts to make itself heard

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Amazon now an open book on search warrants and subpoenas

Amazon has published its first transparency report, years after some of its rivals

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Problems hit US computer system for visas and passports

An outage on the same database last year affected almost 200,000 people