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Internet sales tax bill dead in Congress

Speaker of the House John Boehner says he has significant concerns about the legislation

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US Postal Service suffers breach of employee, customer data

Data breach affects names, Social Security numbers and other information of 800,000 employees, USPS says

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Computer scientists say copyright on APIs will stifle innovation

The Supreme Court has been asked to reverse an appellate court decision in a dispute between Oracle and Google over Android

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Biggest ever Tor raid hits 410 underground sites; 17 arrested

Tor users are neither 'invisible nor untouchable,' a law enforcement official says. And the government proved it, with massive raids that closed hundreds of sites.

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Net neutrality advocates: Hybrid approach won't work

A proposal to reclassify only part of broadband service as a regulated utility wouldn't protect consumers, groups say

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China works to rein in online comment threads

Many of the top websites in China have agreed to better regulate their online comment sections

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UK teen relieved after light sentence on hacking charges

Jordan Lee Jones was sentenced to 12 months probation on hacking-related charges

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Sierra Leone pushes ITU members to back tech against Ebola

Development efforts focus on mobile technology

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Study: Internet sales tax would cost consumers billions

Legislation allowing cross-border Internet sales tax collections would cost US shoppers $24 billion in 2015, an antitax group says.

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US net neutrality advocates plan Hungary-style protests -- tonight

The protesters are taking a cue from recent protests in Hungary against Internet taxes.

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With China saturated, Lenovo focuses on foreign markets for smartphone growth

Lenovo bought Motorola Mobility to help it expand internationally

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Qualcomm faces probes in US, Europe on top of China investigation

China's investigation disrupted Qualcomm's patent licensing business

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Dell cautiously optimistic about Windows 10

Windows 10 resolves some issues of Windows 8, but it's premature to predict how the OS will do, Dell executives said.