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Google acquisition release was hoax (Update)

A bogus news release prompted several websites to run incorrect articles about Google making a $400 million acquisition of a wireless company on Monday, the target company ICOA said. ...

dateNov 26, 2012 in Business
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US Homeland Security sued for drone details

The Electronic Frontier Foundation said Wednesday it has sued the US Department of Homeland Security to obtain details about Predator drones on loan to domestic police departments.

dateOct 31, 2012 in Business
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Former tech exec settles insider trading charges

(AP)—A former executive at a technology firm in Silicon Valley is settling charges lodged by federal regulators that he provided insider information to convicted Galleon hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam.

dateOct 28, 2012 in Business
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New computer virus targets Venezuelans after vote

(AP)—A newly detected computer virus aims to steal Venezuelans' online credentials using a link that purports to reveal information about the country's recent presidential election, the digital security company Kaspersky ...

dateOct 12, 2012 in Internet
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Confidential records breached at Fla. college

(AP)—Officials at a Florida Panhandle college say hackers accessed nearly 300,000 records in the school's computer systems that contains names, Social Security and bank routing numbers of students, teachers, staff and retirees.

dateOct 10, 2012 in Internet
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