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EU wants privacy guarantees from US amid Prism crisis

The EU said Tuesday it will seek a strong commitment from the United States to respect the rights of European citizens, following revelations that Washington is running a worldwide Internet surveillance programme.

Jun 11, 2013
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Google, Facebook condemn online spying

Google chief Larry Page and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg condemned online spying Friday and called for governments to be more revealing about snooping on the Internet.

Jun 08, 2013
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Icahn and Southeastern push against Dell buyout

Activist investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management Inc. are formally urging Dell shareholders to reject a buyout offer from the struggling PC maker's founder and investment firm Silver Lake Partners.

Jun 06, 2013
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Israel leads global drone exports as demand grows

In an expansive hangar in central Israel, workers toil on one of the world's most contentious aircraft, fitting dozens of drones with advanced sensors, cameras and lasers before they are shipped to militaries ...

Jun 05, 2013
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Dell: Investors offer short by $3.9B

Dell says a buyout offer from shareholder Southeastern and billionaire investor Carl Icahn is about $3.9 billion short of the amount needed to pay shareholders as promised and operate the business.

Jun 05, 2013
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Push for US Internet 'wiretap' law faces tough road

The FBI is stepping up its effort to get broader authority to put "wiretaps" on the Internet to catch criminals and terrorists. But the move is drawing fire from civil liberties groups, technology firms and others who claim ...

Jun 02, 2013
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USSR's old domain name attracts cybercriminals

The Soviet Union disappeared from the map more than two decades ago. But online an 'e-vil empire' is thriving. Security experts say the .su Internet suffix assigned to the USSR in 1990 has turned into a haven ...

May 31, 2013
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Dutchman appears for 'biggest ever' cyberattack

A Dutchman arrested in Spain last month in connection with an unprecedented cyberattack that reportedly slowed down the Internet, has been extradited to the Netherlands where he appeared before a judge on ...

May 08, 2013
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