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Next in Apple's crosshairs? Free music streaming at Spotify

A report says Apple's latest tactic to catch up in the streaming-music race is pushing labels to cut off free listening options at rivals like Spotify, which has the Department of Justice sniffing around.

By May 4, 2015

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Apple and Google could be in crosshairs of Australian tax inquiry

Major international companies such as Apple and Google could soon have their accounts put under the microscope in Australia as part of a crackdown on corporate tax avoidance.

By October 2, 2014

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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, YouTube Kids under fire for 'inappropriate content'

Child advocacy groups say that the "family friendly" YouTube Kids app is anything but that.

By May 19, 2015

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Tidal vs. Spotify: My four weeks with Jay Z's streaming service

I gave Tidal a spin to see if its musician-centric business model could replace my Spotify subscription.

By May 6, 2015

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Spotify's revenue soars, but growth comes at a cost, report says

In 2014, the Swedish music-streaming service's revenue reportedly rose 45 percent to $1.1 billion, but attempts to build out products nearly doubled its operating loss.

By May 8, 2015

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Europe tackles US giants in CNET UK podcast 432

The EU has plans for Google and Facebook, Sky has won its scrap with Skype and Tom Hardy has his sights set on a punishing superhero role.

By May 8, 2015

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Why the EU will find Google's Android isn't like Microsoft and Windows

The search giant's mobile operating system is in the crosshairs of regulators in Europe. But there are differences between this probe and the last high-profile technology antitrust case, when Europe took on Microsoft.

By April 15, 2015

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Wikipedia parent sues to stop NSA's massive surveillance effort

The Wikimedia Foundation argues that the NSA's full-scale seizure of Internet communications is a violation of its First and Fourth Amendment rights.

By March 10, 2015

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Twitter founder, employees face new death threats from ISIS

A message allegedly posted on behalf of the terrorist group vows that "your virtual war on us will cause a real war on you."

By March 2, 2015