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HP hits former Autonomy execs with $5B suit

Mike Lynch, who was Autonomy's CEO, vowed he will strike back with his own lawsuit

Facebook tracks all site vistors, violating EU law, report says

Facebook slammed the report, claiming it contains factual inaccuracies


The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, March 31

Former agents charged with stealing Silk Road bitcoins... Intel wants to quadruple SSD space... smartwatches forecast to boom in 2015

Samsung, LG make up in dispute over broken washing machines

The South Korean giants would rather focus on improving their products and services

Indiana protest over religious freedom law

Indiana law is fast having ‘definite negative impact’ on tech

Organizers of the Indy Big Data Conference on May 7 are feeling the impact of the tech industry's anger over Indiana's new "religious freedom" law and want state lawmakers to change the law.

US trade body to investigate Apple after Ericsson complaints

The case is part of a growing spat between the two companies on LTE patents

Indiana religious freedom law protest

Indiana's law delivers real hurt to this state tech grad

Tech sector companies are far from angels on the issue of equality. But when it comes to gay and lesbian equality, this industry is vocal in its defense of it, combative and willing to challenge political leaders.

Silk Road investigators charged with stealing bitcoin

Two former U.S. agents face charges of wire fraud and money laundering

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Tim Cook op-ed: Pro-discrimination ‘religious freedom’ laws are dangerous

"This is about how we treat each other as human beings."

Kleiner Perkins cleared of sex discrimination against Ellen Pao

The jury found against her on almost all counts, though one remains

Safari users in the UK can sue Google over alleged privacy violations

The ruling from an appeals court could lead to claims from millions of British users

Court throws out lawsuit over storage on iPhones, iPads

The suit claimed Apple misled consumers about how much space iOS 8 takes up

Nigeria joins list of African countries threatening prison sentences for mobile operators

Tanzania, Zambia also among countries imposing prison sentences on mobile operators who do not provide quality telecom services

Uber's Amsterdam office raided by Dutch authorities

Uber keeps operating its UberPop service despite a court ban and €100,000 in fines

E-commerce companies face EU antitrust probe

A broad probe into Europe's e-commerce sector will show whether companies are restricting cross-border purchases

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, March 16

Facebook accused of stealing data center plan... States object to Radio Shack sale of personal data... EU to probe e-commerce companies

Facebook sued for alleged theft of data center design

A British company says Facebook stole its design for prefabricated data centers

PayPal cited for 'reckless disregard' of US sanctions

The company will pay $7.7 million for violations of terrorism, WMD, Iran and Cuba sanctions

Online electronics retailers raided by EU antitrust officials

The raids were part of an ongoing investigation into possible anticompetitive agreements between electronics retailers and manufacturers

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, March 24

More Andoid devices get Microsoft apps... Top EU court hears challenge to data exchange deal... Facebook to host content for media groups

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