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Lawyers talk of settlement in Silicon Valley employee-poaching case

In a hearing, both sides cited progress made with a mediator

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Twitter fights Turkey ban with lawsuit over political freedom of speech

Twitter is making pieces of content invisible to Turkey’s citizens while it works to reverse a court order requiring the takedown of a controversial account.

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Amazon sends money to Kindle readers affected by e-book price-fixing scandal

If you bought a lot of bestsellers, you could see a hefty credit on your Amazon account on Tuesday.

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Report: Obama to unveil legislation to end NSA bulk phone data collection

Phone data will now be stored with telecommunications carriers rather than with the U.S. National Security Agency

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'We'll eradicate Twitter': Turkey blocks Twitter access

Twitter is suggesting workarounds to users but did not confirm the block

Ex-Microsoft employee charged with leaking Windows RT, activation server code

Big mistake: Allegedly used Hotmail, SkyDrive to share trade secrets with French blogger

European net neutrality law clears committee hurdle

The proposal ends roaming charges and permits 'specialized services' by ISPs

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Europe embraces common charger rules to end mobile compatibility nightmare

New rules for radio devices are also approved.

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In potential conflict with FISA court, California court wants NSA phone records kept

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court last week disallowed retention of phone records beyond five years

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Secret court denies NSA request to store phone records beyond 5 years

The government had said the data may be required as evidence for privacy civil suits filed by various groups