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Lawsuit against Microsoft over employee no-poach deals dismissed

A lawsuit against Microsoft that charged it with entering into restrictive hiring agreements with other companies has been dismissed by a court in California, with the judge declaring that the employees had waited too long to file...

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Youtube Kids faces further complaints about inappropriate ads

Ads marketing sugar-laden snacks and drinks have prompted a further round of complaints about Youtube Kids, a supposedly safe space for children to spend time online.

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Court tosses out Oracle's bid to disqualify expert in Java case

A court in San Francisco has declined Oracle's bid to disqualify an expert in its copyright dispute with Google over the use of Java code in the Android mobile operating system.

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Task force recommends light regulation of drones

A drone industry group created by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop rules for drone registration is recommending the government apply just about the lightest touch possible.

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5 things you need to know about legally transferring data out of Europe

The U.S.-EU Safe Harbor agreement on transatlantic data transfers is dead. What now?

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Austrian supreme court to decide whether Facebook privacy class action can go ahead

Max Schrems is suing Facebook in Vienna for breach of EU privacy laws -- and is seeking permission from the Austrian supreme court to turn his case into a class action

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Drone registration recommendations handed to FAA

A mandatory consumer drone registration system looks set to be in force before the end of the year after an industry task force delivered its proposals for the system on Saturday.

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Oracle cries foul over expert in Java case against Google

The accusations have been flying for five years now in Oracle's bitter legal battle with Google, and on Thursday the companies reportedly appeared in a San Francisco District Court to hear Oracle argue its latest charge.

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Qualcomm faces antitrust probe in South Korea

Qualcomm confirmed Tuesday it is under antitrust investigation in South Korea in connection with its licensing practices.

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How a telecom investment in North Korea went horribly wrong

An Egyptian company that launched North Korea's first 3G cellular network and built it up to 3 million subscribers says it's effectively lost control of the operator despite owning a majority stake.

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Google Wing head 'anxious to get things done yesterday'

The head of Google's experimental Wing drone delivery project says he wants the service to launch as soon as possible and is working with the government on trials that can be accomplished while regulations are being developed.

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Don't fall for drone registration scams, warns FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration hasn't revealed its plans for drone registration yet, but that hasn't stopped at least one company from trying to make a buck from confusion about the rules.

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Is the IT offshore industry’s business model illegal?

Among the questions that the IEEE-USA is asking the DOJ to answer is whether employers can use contractual terms "to shield themselves from knowledge of the immigration status of contract workers."

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Jury convicts brothers in H-1B fraud case, jail possible

The two conspirators falsely represented that their H-1B workers had full-time positions and were paid an annual salary, as required by regulation to secure the visas, said the government.

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EU wants US companies to report intelligence agency data access requests

The European Union wants U.S. businesses to report when U.S. intelligence agencies request access to data they hold about Europeans; the reporting is one of the conditions EU negotiators are imposing for signature of a new Safe Harbor...

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Three indicted in JPMorgan hacking case

On Tuesday, Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara's office unsealed an indictment against three individuals charged with hacking several financial institutions, financial news publishers, and other companies.

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What to do for privacy after Safe Harbor? Syncplicity has an idea

Cloud storage and collaboration company Syncplicity will help customers make sure European data stays in Europe with a new set of features.

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Supreme Court won't hear appeal on privacy of cellphone location data

The U.S. Supreme Court won't rule on whether the government needs a warrant to collect cellphone location information, dealing a setback to data privacy advocates.

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