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Uber does damage control amid firestorm, but is it enough?

After being called an "arrogant" and "jerkish" company that doesn't respect privacy, the ride-sharing service aims to show it's a "positive member of the community."

By November 20, 2014

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Facebook unfriends CISPA cybersecurity bill over 'privacy'

Authors of cybersecurity bill criticized for privacy invasions used Facebook's enthusiasm to attract political support in D.C. Now the company's execs have backed away from CISPA.

By March 14, 2013

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Microsoft backs away from CISPA support, citing privacy

Microsoft has been counted as a supporter of CISPA since the beginning. Now the company tells CNET that any new law must allow "us to honor the privacy and security promises we make to our customers" and protect "consumer privacy."

By April 27, 2012

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Obama appointing Twitter CEO to advisory group

Twitter chief Dick Costolo will join the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Microsoft's Scott Charney and McAfee's David DeWalt will be appointed too.

By May 27, 2011

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This Day in Tech: Obama appoints Twitter CEO, plus Google foes

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Friday, May 27.

By May 27, 2011

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Microsoft looks to health care for improved security

At tech-security confab, company says industry has fallen short in areas like "virus" control, where health-care pros have proved more prepared and agile.

By February 15, 2011

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Microsoft to fix 49 holes in Windows, IE, Office, and .NET

Microsoft to fix record number of vulnerabilities in next week's Patch Tuesday updates.

By October 7, 2010

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Microsoft, Germans working on electronic ID card prototype

Microsoft's Scott Charney says company's identity management system can give consumers the power to control where their data ends up.

By March 2, 2010

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Microsoft exec: Infected PCs should be quarantined (Q&A)

Under Scott Charney's plan, ISPs would keep infected PCs off the Internet, much like doctors quarantine sick people and governments restrict smoking in public areas.

By March 2, 2010

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RSA 2010: Taking on cyberthreats

roundup Everyone who's got cybersecurity on the brain--politicians, Web giants, and security vendors alike--are descending on RSA this week.

By March 4, 2010