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Outcry forces India to amend legislation that would ban deletion of emails, IMs

A draft of the country's encryption policy would have made it mandatory for residents to keep all encrypted data, which includes Gmail and WhatsApp, for 90 days.

By September 21, 2015


Republican legislation to 'fix' Net neutrality may not be dead

Two Democrats offer a glimmer of hope to Senate Republicans looking to revive a bill that would put the FCC's rules preserving an open Internet into law, but with key differences. But there are major sticking points.

By March 19, 2015


New California law requires police to get warrants for online data

Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn't apply to federal law enforcement authorities.

By October 8, 2015


Apple backs bill banning LGBT discrimination

Apple, along with Dow Chemical and Levi Strauss & Co., voices its support for non-discrimination legislation that would establish federal equality for LGBT Americans.

By July 23, 2015


UberX arrives in Brussels amid backlash

The more expensive of Uber's services -- it uses professional drivers -- expands options for fans of the ride-hailing service, but rival taxi drivers won't be as cheery.

By September 3, 2015


Detest Uber's surge pricing? Some drivers don't like it either

The practice of tripling, quadrupling and quintupling ride fares in times of high demand may face limits from New York City officials. Many drivers might be OK with that.

By August 23, 2015


Aston Martin reportedly readying 800-hp electric Rapide super sedan

Company CEO takes potshot at the Tesla P85D while talking about new model.

By August 18, 2015


India relents on Internet porn ban

A fierce public backlash to a ban by the government of India on 857 porn sites has led to a reversal of the decision, with sites containing child sexual abuse still outlawed.

By August 17, 2015


Intel's workplace diversity: Progress, but more work to be done

Intel says that it's on pace to hit its diversity hiring goals for 2015 and continues to peg 2020 as the year it hopes to reach full representation in its workforce for women and minorities.

By August 12, 2015


Tech titans warn MovieTube suit could revive Stop Online Piracy Act

Google, Facebook among those that say the film studios' suit against the MovieTube site aims to resurrect the wide powers that copyright holders would have had if SOPA had become law.

By August 11, 2015