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Assange interrogation in London on track, but no date set

As soon as it becomes clear that there are no obstacles, requests will be sent to British and Ecuadorian authorities

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California bill would secure data of users using ride-hailing firms

A proposed bill in California would put curbs on the data Uber and other ride-hailing companies can collect and share.

LA school district seeks millions from Apple over iPad software woes

The Los Angeles Unified School District is seeking a multimillion dollar refund from Apple over a failed project to provide 650,000 students with iPads.

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Update: Wikileaks publishes searchable database of hacked Sony docs

Wikileaks has published a searchable database of thousands of emails and documents from Sony Pictures Entertainment that were leaked late last year.

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With EU challenging Google, this time 'stakes are high'

With the European Commission leveling antitrust charges against Google, the company should be bracing itself for a big – and potentially costly – fight over its dominant search business.

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Data breach notification bill could weaken consumer protections

Legislation that requires businesses across the U.S. to notify customers after a data breach is headed toward a vote by the House of Representatives.

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FOSS compliance becomes more important

Free and open-source software could be subject to new compliance requirements.

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IT worker's lawsuit accuses Tata of discrimination

An IT worker is accusing Tata Consultancy Services of discriminating against American workers and favoring "South Asians" in hiring and promotion. It's backing up its complaint, in part, with numbers.

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EU may have a tough time proving Google abuse

The European Commission might have a hard time proving Google abused its market power in the European search market.

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The battle begins: Google vs. EU... FIGHT!

In Brussels, at high noon today, the EU fired the first hail of anti-trust charges towards internet giant Google...

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Update: EU files antitrust charges against Google over search, launches Android probe

The European Commission has charged Google with abusing its dominant position in Internet search services in Europe by favoring its own comparison shopping product, Google Shopping. It also opened an antitrust probe into Google's...

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Update: Four more lawsuits challenge FCC's net neutrality rules

The rush is on to sue the FCC over its net neutrality rules.

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EU poised to file antitrust charges against Google

Europe's top antitrust chief is reportedly ready to file formal charges against Google accusing the company of violating the EU's antitrust laws.

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Here's where Clinton and Rubio stand on the H-1B visa issue

The two latest contenders to enter the presidential campaign sweepstakes -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, both support increasing the H-1B visa cap. But there are differences in their...

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Healthcare players are actively blocking data sharing

While the technology to enable interoperability between electronic medical record systems, insurers and healthcare institutions exists, some industry players continue to actively block data exchange.

U.S. business group urges China to loosen data-storage policies

Chinese security policies are threatening to push foreign businesses out of the country's IT sector by restricting the way data is stored, according to a U.S. lobbying group. On Tuesday, the American Chamber of Commerce in...

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RadioShack presses ahead with plan to sell customer data

Sale of the personal data was withdrawn from a previous auction.

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U.S. gets 233,000 H-1B petitions, a new record

The U.S. received 233,000 H-1B petitions this year, believed to the highest number ever, and almost three times the number of available visas.

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