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Court OKs feds' e-book settlement with publishers

Court's approval of Department of Justice deal with three of five book publishers accused of fixing e-book prices is bad news for Apple.

By September 6, 2012

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Feds charge tech exec with insider trading

Former Xilinx big shot implicated in scheme to tip off Galleon hedge fund manager who used the inside info to short company's stock.

By October 26, 2012

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Feds charge Paul Ceglia with defrauding Facebook

The man who claimed ownership of half of Facebook could face up to 40 years in prison.

By October 26, 2012

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Feds arrest Paul Ceglia for alleged multibillion-dollar fraud against Facebook

Ceglia, a man who claims he should own half of Facebook, faces up to 40 years in prison for allegedly doctoring a contract and creating fake emails in his suit against CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

By October 26, 2012

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Feds uphold jailbreaking laws on DVDs, game consoles, tablets

While smartphone jailbreaking remains legal, new rules published by the U.S. Copyright Office dictate that cracking DVDs, gaming consoles, and tablets is against the law.

By October 25, 2012

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Fed agency dumps BlackBerry for iPhones

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency drops BlackBerry, says RIM smartphone not keeping up.

By October 22, 2012

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China's ZTE, under feds' scrutiny, aims to up its U.S. investments

The telecom company has expressed a commitment to raise its investment in the United States by 10 percent each year.

By June 19, 2012

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Feds snoop on social-network accounts without warrants

Justice Department report shows real-time surveillance targeting social networks and e-mail providers jumped 80 percent from 2010 to 2011. The ACLU says current law doesn't protect Americans' privacy.

By September 27, 2012

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Feds demand $1B from LCD maker for price-fixing

After a jury found AU Optronics guilty of colluding with other companies to fix pricing on LCD panels, prosecutors are seeking a fine of $1 billion and 10 years prison time for two former executives.

By September 12, 2012

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Feds probe alleged hacking theft of Romney's tax returns

An unknown person claims to have stolen Romney's tax returns, sends packages to Tennessee county GOP and Democratic parties, and threatens to release the information publicly unless Romney pays $1 million.

By September 5, 2012