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EU tells Google to make more concessions or face charges in antitrust dispute

The European Commission competition chief said there were solid arguments against several aspects of Google's proposals

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Uber ignores California's warning, doubles down on carpool service

The company is promoting a service regulators have said violates the law, while permanently cutting the price of its lower-cost UberX service.

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Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft's board

'I have become very busy' since leaving Microsoft, Ballmer says in a letter to CEO Satya Nadella.

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Smartphone kill-switch bill passes California assembly

The bill is intended to reduce smartphone theft in the state

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Microsoft faces anti-monopoly probe in China over Windows, Office

Chinese government agencies conducted surprise raids on Microsoft offices in the country on Monday.

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New York's proposed Bitcoin rules include consumer protections

The state would require virtual currency traders to monitor transactions for money laundering.

Internet giants press for net neutrality in FCC filing

Strong net neutrality rules should keep the Internet open, dynamic and spontaneous for all, the companies said.

Senate committee approves mobile phone unlocking bill

The legislation would overturn a Library of Congress decision to remove legal protections for unlocking

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Privacy group files FTC complaint over Facebook's 'emotional contagion' study

EPIC contends that Facebook 'purposefully messed with people's minds' when it manipulated their news feeds to measure emotional responses

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California removes ban on Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and other alternative currencies

The law paves the way for legal use of community currencies, bitcoin and other U.S. dollar alternatives