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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, March 27

Up Periscope: Twitter answers Meerkat... UN appoints privacy watchdog... Microsoft buys LiveLoop

UN to appoint watchdog to focus on privacy in digital age

A 'special rapporteur' is to be appointed for a period of three years


Cheap mobile subscriptions the bait as Euro operators become more aggressive

The latest example is British operator BT, which now offers 500MB of data, texts and voice for less than $10 to its broadband subscribers

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

FTC says it did not go easy on Google in search probe

The agency was responding to charges that it had overruled staff objections

Akamai: Most Internet attacks in Q4 originated in China

The number of DDoS attacks in 2014 remained nearly the same compared to 2013

Facebook app leaks F8 news about Parse, Messenger, 'teleportation station'

Messenger will supposedly become a platform, opened to developers

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, March 25

Google wants to let you pay bills inside Gmail... Microsoft packages Azure for web, mobile... Dutch utility to try heating with servers

Google said to prep billing payment service for Gmail

It could yield valuable e-commerce activity data for Google

India's Supreme Court strikes down law against offensive online content

The cyberlaw allowed people to be arrested for content considered offensive

US FCC faces lawsuits against proposed net neutrality order

Trade group USTelecom and provider Alamo Broadband have filed the suits

Bare-metal switches poised to take off in data centers

By 2019, more than one-quarter of all switch ports sold will be on open switches

Net neutrality rules: Separating fact from hype

Did 4 million people support the new rules? Will the regulations deter investment?

Kenya becomes second country in East Africa to enjoy free Wi-Fi

As in Rwanda, the free Wi-Fi connection will give users open access to the Internet

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, March 20

FTC staff pushed for Google antitrust suit... Target may pay $10 million to breach victims... Tesla update adding self-drive to cars

Leaked US antitrust report on Google adds weight to rivals' complaints

Google inflated rankings for its own services and scraped other companies' content, the report says

Net neutrality rules let FCC police future ISP conduct

The agency's future conduct standard raises questions about business models for broadband providers

Huawei multiplies partnerships with software and service providers

Huawei Technologies is busy partnering with companies in Europe and elsewhere to grow its enterprise hardware business

Networking's open at last. Now what?

Open-source hardware and software provide new options, but most enterprises won't use them for years

Face of Chinese IT industry doesn't please everyone at German trade show

Alibaba's Jack Ma booked his first booth at Cebit 14 years ago. From that humble beginning, China's marketplace is now the star of the show

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