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EU net neutrality discussions to continue into the next year

EU member states are discussing the possibility of watering down net neutrality proposals made by the Parliament and Commission

European Parliament calls on Commission to consider breaking up Google

EU legislators have called on antitrust authorities to consider breaking up companies that use search activities to dominate other markets


China to open up Internet broadband market with upcoming trials

Two state-controlled companies currently dominate China's broadband market

Obama signs legislation allowing regulatory e-labels for smartphones, wearables

The physical labels on devices can now be replaced by information displayed on the screen

Pressure mounts in Europe for strict net neutrality

European telecommunications ministers will discuss a watered-down net neutrality proposal Thursday

Oracle, Oregon tussle over whether federal court should hear Cover Oregon case

Oracle and the state of Oregon have filed lawsuits against each other related to the state's failed health insurance exchange website

US lawmakers to Europe: Don't break up Google

Europe should follow a 'traditional regulatory process' when looking at antitrust complaints, U.S. lawmakers say

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HP’s Former CEO Carly Fiorina Explores GOP Presidential Run

Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina, who has never held public office and was fired from her job in 2005, is considering a run for president.

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The Techiest Ways NASA Flies With You Everyday

NASA technology is all over current airplanes.

Microsoft fingered as company forced to pay $136M in back taxes in China

Chinese state press said an unnamed foreign company matching Microsoft's description had been forced to pay 840 million yuan in back taxes.

UN committee calls on countries to protect right to privacy

Germany and Brazil are the main sponsors of the resolution on privacy in the digital age

Pew poll: Limited knowledge on privacy policies, more on net neutrality

About six in 10 US Internet users were able to correctly define net neutrality in a survey

UK faults tech firm for not alerting authorities before soldier's murder

Tech companies need to take responsibility and start monitoring networks to spot terrorist activity, the UK said

60 things European legislators don't want Canada to learn about air passengers

The European Parliament has put on hold an agreement to continue sending passenger data to Canadian law enforcers

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Court OKs IT Worker Lawsuit Over Student Visa Work Program

A federal court gave a green light last week to a lawsuit by a union and IT workers challenging a student visa work program.

NSA privacy director defends agency's surveillance

The agency's first privacy director answers public questions on Tumblr

Breaking up Google is just one possible antritrust option, EU lawmakers say

A rotation mechanism showing commercial services from Google and its competitors is also an option

UK plans to introduce new Web snooping law

The new bill seems to be a somewhat toned-down version of the controversial 'snooper's charter'

Symantec identifies sophisticated, stealthy 'Regin' malware

The back-door-type Trojan was likely developed by a nation state, researcher say

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H1B Visa Controversy Obscures Bigger Issues

U.S. immigration policy took center stage last night when President Obama outlined his plans to use executive authority to address the controversy. The tech industry is concerned with how Obama's plans will affect H1B visas. However,...

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