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Microsoft and the Chinese government appear to have reached a deal over back taxes.
Europe's parliament is reportedly ready to call for Google's breakup, three years into a probe investigating the company's business practices.
The Bill to curb NSA surveillance has been voted down after it failed to gain 60 votes in the US Senate on Tuesday night.
Exactly how the rights holders for the film Dallas Buyers Club obtained the IP addresses of users alleged to have downloaded infringing copies of the film will remain under wraps until at least the public hearing set for February next year.
Sweden's Bahnhof teams up with internet rights group to offer free VPN service as a shield against data retention requirements.
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A consumer electronics coalition warns that many of its companies have "lost business" or have faced backlash from governments fearing the National Security Agency.
Windows 7 is more than five years old. Most of the cheap upgrade offers that were available when it was fresh and new are long gone. But if you prefer the familiar Windows 7 interface (or need it for testing and evaluation) you can still find great deals. Here are all the details you need.
A draft bill going before the Italian parliament will force even the smallest companies across the country to provide free internet access.
The companies are now not only squabbling over GPU and chip patents, but which firm offers the fastest processors.
After months of discussion on the name of a point-of-sale system, Groupon has backed down after the Gnome Foundation went public with the trademark dispute yesterday.
A petition filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on behalf of 77 computing luminaries has called on the US Supreme Court to overturn a decision that ruled Oracle could copyright parts of the Java API.
Samsung now claims there's another reason it stopped paying Android patent licensing fees to Microsoft: antitrust issues.
The Hungarian ruling party has removed a planned levy on internet traffic from its proposed budget.
Data retention laws in Sweden looked dead a few months ago, but it's alive and kicking with all but one ISP resuming the collection of user data to aid law enforcement investigations.