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Amazon crochets itself an Etsy rival: Handmade

The storefront for handcrafted items is another effort by the e-commerce giant to become the everything store while simultaneously gunning for Etsy's business.

By October 7, 2015


Tech titans warn MovieTube suit could revive Stop Online Piracy Act

Google, Facebook among those that say the film studios' suit against the MovieTube site aims to resurrect the wide powers that copyright holders would have had if SOPA had become law.

By August 11, 2015


Facebook dealt privacy blow as US-Europe data-sharing pact declared illegal

A ruling by Europe's highest court puts the social network and thousands of other companies in a tough spot over how they handle user data.

By October 6, 2015


Edward Snowden joins Twitter: A public platform for a privacy advocate

The move to the popular social media service makes Snowden, the man who revealed government surveillance programs, more publicly accessible.

By September 29, 2015


TPP trade deal ready for final approval as digital rights groups sound warning

After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.

By October 5, 2015


Tech Retrospect: Apple Watch straps and AT&T's new throttling rules

With the Apple Watch strap market about to blow up, Apple releases some guidelines. Also, AT&T changes its rules on throttling, and Google accidentally announces its next version of Android. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By May 8, 2015


​FAA seeks $1.9M fine against drone photography company

The US Federal Aviation Administration, which just missed a deadline to set rules governing commercial use of unmanned aircraft, says a company that's used drones for 27 years has violated its regulations.

By October 7, 2015


Data breach hits roughly 15M T-Mobile customers, applicants

A hack of Experian, the company that handles credit checks for the wireless carrier, results in the loss of T-Mobile customers' Social Security numbers, birth dates and names.

By October 1, 2015


Feds wallop AT&T with $25M fine over stolen customer data

AT&T settles with FCC over customer data that was stolen from data centers overseas and used to unlock stolen mobile phones.

By April 8, 2015


When hackers get hacked: Secretive spy software team falls victim to attack

Unhappy with Hacking Team for allegedly selling software to repressive governments, hackers publish stolen data.

By July 6, 2015