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Apple, Microsoft tussle with feds over access to user data

Tech companies say that user data requested by the government is encrypted and therefore inaccessible. But the government doesn't like that response.

By September 8, 2015


Apple, Google, others settle antipoaching lawsuit for $415 million

US District Judge Lucy Koh has approved the settlement, which is $90.5 million more than a previous offer she rejected last year.

By September 3, 2015


What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015


AT&T agrees to stricter Net neutrality rules to get its DirecTV deal approved

The Federal Communications Commission is recommending that AT&T's $49 billion bid to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV be approved -- but not without conditions.

By July 21, 2015


'Darkode' goes dark: Police shut down infamous cybercrime marketplace

The forum was used by cybercriminals to buy and sell malicious software, stolen data and more. It was, says an official, the "most sophisticated English-speaking forum for criminal computer hackers in the world."

By July 15, 2015


Appeals court rules Apple conspired with e-book publishers

The company must now pay $450 million as part of a settlement, but it maintains it did nothing wrong.

By June 30, 2015


St. Louis Cardinals may have hacked baseball rival Houston Astros, report says

Technically Incorrect: Officials of the Cardinals, one of baseball's most consistently successful teams, have reportedly been subpoenaed for allegedly using nefarious means to get player information.

By June 16, 2015


This is a good time to watch John Oliver's 2014 rant on FIFA corruption

Want to better understand why several high-ranking FIFA officials were arrested in Zurich on Wednesday? Watch John Oliver give his views on FIFA and the 2014 World Cup.

By May 27, 2015


Comcast to ditch $45.2B takeover of Time Warner Cable, report says

After meeting with regulators, Comcast looks to be giving up on its plan to acquire the cable giant, according to Bloomberg.

By April 23, 2015


DOJ says eBay must end 'no poaching' pacts with other companies

The e-commerce company will settle suits brought by the Justice Department and California attorney general for alleged agreements with Intuit.

By May 1, 2014