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Lawmakers hear mixed message on limiting spectrum bidding

Some advocates urge the FCC to limit AT&T and Verizon in the upcoming incentive auction

US investigates allegations of Dell computer resales into Syria

Dell's standard contract prohibits distributors from reselling products to any sanctioned country, the company said

Cybersecurity

Wikileaks exposes secret, controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations

The US exerted 'great pressure' in previous negotiation rounds, the documents indicate

Cybersecurity

US Supreme Court to hear software patent case

The court will review an appeals court decision in a computerize trading platform patent case

Samsung, Philips among companies raided by EU antitrust investigators

Inspections are part of inquiry into anticompetitive practices.

File-sharing site Hotfile agrees to pay $80 million in damages

Hotfile was sued in 2011 by five studios for allegedly promoting and benefiting from copyright infringement

California sues SAP over failed payroll software project

SAP has been slapped with a lawsuit by California's state controller over a payroll software implementation the office says cost taxpayers a vast sum of money, but has never worked correctly.

Human rights groups urge UN to discourage mass digital surveillance

Five human rights groups urged the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to adopt a new resolution against indiscriminate mass surveillance.

Another Samsung 3G patent likely to be invalid, German court says

A Samsung Electronics patent the company has declared essential to the implementation of 3G mobile standards is likely to be invalid, the Regional Court of Mannheim in Germany said Friday.