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​Apple, Microsoft, Sony sell smartphone patents for $900M

The tech giants finally relinquish their hold on the highly-coveted technology rights, possibly marking the end of a patent fight between Android phone manufacturers and competitors.

By December 23, 2014

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The peculiar star of the Sony hack: Email

The massive hack has raised questions about First Amendment rights, privacy and cyberwarfare. But there's a subtler issue at play when we look at all the news stories that have come from hacked inboxes: Why do we put this stuff in email?

By December 21, 2014

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Web founder: Europe's 'right to be forgotten' rule is dangerous

Tim Berners-Lee thinks scrubbing false information off the Web is fine, but the truth should be preserved for reasons of free speech and history. Also: the robots are already here.

By December 10, 2014

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Fox News channels go dark on Dish as contract talks stall

The absence of those channels marks the third major blackout for Dish subscribers in recent months.

By December 21, 2014

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EU wants 'right to be forgotten' applied globally

Privacy watchdogs in Europe say the controversial ruling, which affects only local European versions of Google's search engine, should be applied more broadly.

By November 26, 2014

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Friday Poll: Was Sony right to cancel 'The Interview'?

Bowing to hacker pressure, Sony canceled the theatrical debut of the new Seth Rogen-James Franco film, "The Interview." Hollywood celebrities are upset about the move. Are you?

By December 19, 2014

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Apple 'offended' by BBC claim that factories violate labor rights

An executive sends a memo to employees to dismiss BBC reporting that claims Chinese workers at an Apple supplier continue to be treated poorly.

By December 19, 2014

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Google hit by more than 144,000 'right to be forgotten' requests

The search giant has approved about 42 percent of the requests, which have been streaming in since May 29.

By October 10, 2014

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Tidal carves streaming music niche at a premium price

Tidal is a new subscription streaming service which offers truly lossless music -- and the promise of a better deal for the artists.

By December 23, 2014

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Facebook wants right to challenge search warrants for user data

Should the social network be able to contest a search warrant on behalf of its users? That issue is now being debated in court.

By December 12, 2014