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Vine in the cross-hairs as FIFA, ESPN seek World Cup takedowns

Social media is a company's best friend -- until it involves copyrights and trademarks. The latest example: Sports broadcasters are cracking down on 6-second clips of the World Cup.

By July 2, 2014

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Google back in U.K. crosshairs over tax issues

The company claims that it does not sell to U.K. customers from the country, but a parliamentary committee wants to make sure that's really true.

By May 1, 2013

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EU puts Huawei, ZTE in crosshairs. Who will pull trigger?

The European Union's executive arm would like to go after China-based companies Huawei and ZTE, but rival firms that would be expected to support the effort have shied away.

By April 17, 2013

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Drive a rover and support sci-fi game Extrasolar expansion on Kickstarter

The glamour of science without the work! It's your chance to control a Mars rover, but on an alien world and for a possibly shady scientific organization. Season 1 is completed (and free).

By September 8, 2014

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Amazon in antitrust crosshairs over Marketplace price rules

The company reportedly requires merchants to not offer a product available on its site for cheaper elsewhere. German regulators want to know more about that practice.

By February 21, 2013

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EU praises Google, chides Apple over in-app purchases

In response to the European Commission's requests, Google says it won't use the word "free" when referring to games that contain in-app purchases.

By July 18, 2014

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Apple tips off FTC over Google in-app purchases, report says

After Apple pays $32.5 million to customers over purchases made by kids using parents' passwords, Google may be next to face the FTC's scrutiny.

By July 9, 2014

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Edward Snowden: 'Fourth Amendment no longer exists'

The NSA whistleblower tells NBC the US government has decided "all of our data can now be collected without any suspicion of wrongdoing."

By May 29, 2014

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Mozilla names insider Chris Beard as interim CEO

Trying to recover quickly from a firestorm over gay marriage that brought down its last CEO in just 11 days, Mozilla names a new chief executive and begins to reshape its board.

By April 14, 2014

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Brendan Eich, Mozilla's alpha nerd, takes over as CEO (Q&A)

The inventor of JavaScript and the Firefox developer's chief technology officer now is running the show. Top agenda items: Firefox OS and Mozilla services.

By March 24, 2014