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Facebook acquires legal ammunition in form of 750 IBM patents

Facebook has acquired 750 patents from IBM, in a deal that has not yet been announced publicly by the companies, Bloomberg Businessweek reported today. The move will help rectify a problem exposed by...

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Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 Net News No Comments

Hackers Targeted U.S. Government Satellites

Illustration of Landsat-7 satellite. Courtesy of NASA Hackers interfered with the operation of two U.S. government satellites in 2007 and 2008, according to a report to be released next month from a congressional...

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Thursday, October 27th, 2011 Net News No Comments

EU regulators scrutinize Facebook’s facial recognition feature

Facebook's integration of face recognition technology into its photo tagging feature has EU regulators concerned over possible privacy violations . The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party, which advises national data protection agencies,...

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Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 Net News No Comments

Etc: The FTC is reportedly launching an antitrust investigation into Google’s dominance of the search market in the US.

The FTC is reportedly launching an antitrust investigation into Google's dominance of the search market in the US. Read More: BusinessWeek Read the comments on this post

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Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 Net News No Comments

Etc: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been denied bail and will remain in jail at least until a December 14 extradition hearing.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been denied bail and will remain in jail at least until a December 14 extradition hearing. Read More: Bloomberg Businessweek Read the comments on this post

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Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 Net News No Comments