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  • News: Global Payments says data breach investigation turned up a second breach

    Global Payments, the electronic transaction-processing firm which acknowledged a data breach in April related to a suspected 1.5 million payment card numbers, yesterday said its ongoing investigation into that is turning up another issue: "potential unauthorized access to servers containing personal information collected from a subset of merchant applicants."

  • News: Apple fails to ban Samsung Galaxy S3 in US

    Apple has been unsuccessful in its attempt to ban the Samsung Galaxy S3 in the US.

  • News: Oracle employee named in Singapore sex corruption case

    A sales manager with Oracle's Singapore subsidiary allegedly exchanged sexual favors with a former public official in order to obtain business, according to court charges released on Tuesday.

  • News: U.S. Congressmen back Microsoft before ITC

    An import ban against the Xbox 360 console could threaten high-paying U.S. jobs, and continued economic growth in the U.S., as the device is one of three competing game consoles at the center of the U.S. entertainment software industry, a group of Congressmen said in a letter to the U.S. International Trade Commission.

  • News: Chambers: We Should Have Killed Cisco Cius Earlier

    SAN DIEGO -- Cisco should have shuttered Cius nine months before it did, CEO John Chambers told reporters at the CiscoLive! conference here this week.

  • News: Power and ego, not money, may have fueled alleged Dutch hacker

    At its peak during its two-year existence, Kurupt.su -- a website specializing in the trade of stolen credit-card numbers -- had more than 6,000 members who bought and sold pilfered data in an online bazaar dedicated to defrauding consumers.

  • News: Online data broker Spokeo settles FTC charges for $800,000

    Spokeo, a company that aggregates and sells public data on individuals from numerous online and offline sources, has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that it improperly marketed the information to employers and recruiters.

  • News: With H-1B cap reached, Congress has three options

    The H-1B cap for next year was reached this week, completing the annual petition process at the fastest pace since the start of the 'great recession.

  • News: Online Marketers Need to Police Privacy Before the Feds Step In

    When it comes to marketing practices, businesses must adopt a more serious approach to protecting consumer privacy via meaningful industry self-regulation. If they don't, it's likely that there will be more rigorous oversight of the industry at the hands of federal regulators.

  • News: Algerian ban on ZTE, Huawei highlights corruption controversy

    The conviction on corruption charges and a two-year ban imposed on ZTE and Huawei Technologies in Algeria underscores the growing controversy surrounding the awarding of ICT contracts to Chinese firms in northern and sub-Saharan Africa.

  • News: FTC chief technologist Felten urges techies to enter, influence government

    Renowned security expert and hacker Edward Felten's time as the first chief technologist of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has been "highly educational," he said at a USENIX conference keynote address in Boston Tuesday, urging fellow computer scientists to follow in his footsteps.

  • News: US lawmakers object to India's local IT preference policy

    India should reconsider a new government policy giving preference to IT products from vendors based in the country, 21 members of the U.S. House of Representatives said Tuesday.

  • News: FTC: Data broker Spokeo to pay $800,000 for selling personal data to employers for background checks

    The Federal Trade Commission today said data broker Spokeo will pay $800,000 to settle FTC charges it sold personal information it gathered from social media and other Internet-based sites to employers and job recruiters without taking steps to protect consumers required under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

  • News: Spokeo data broker to pay $800,000 in FTC privacy case

    Data broker and online people search service Spokeo will pay US$800,000 to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges that it sold consumer profiles to other companies without taking steps required under the U.S. Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to protect consumers, the FTC announced Tuesday.

  • News: Video: Apple's WWDC keynote

    Apple yesterday used the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) to announce a new Macbook Pro with a Retina display, iOS6 and other products including a MacBook Air. Here's our video of the WWDC keynote.

  • News: Silicon Valley Bank opens UK branch for innovative start-ups

    Silicon Valley Bank has opened its first UK branch in London, providing commercial banking services to innovative technology companies and start-ups.

  • News: WWDC 2012 Keynote

    Monday was Keynote day at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, and indeed, there's lots to talk about. New MacBook Pros with retina displays! More information about Mountain Lion! The debut of iOS 6! Joining me are three people who were at the keynote--Editorial Director Jason Snell and Senior Editors Dan Frakes and Dan Moren. We talk about what Apple announced, what it didn't announce, and what it all means.

  • News: Pieceable mobile team joins Facebook

    Facebook is expanding its mobile know-how by hiring the team behind Pieceable Viewer, a mobile service that allows iOS app developers to demonstrate their apps in a Web browser, according to the Pieceable website.

  • News: ITC rejects Google patents in HTC legal dispute aganist Apple

    The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has tossed out five Google patents assigned to High Tech Computer in support of its legal complaint against Apple, dealing a blow to the Taiwanese smartphone maker's court dispute to stop the import of the iPhone, iPad and other Apple products into the country for alleged patent infringement.

  • News: China sets out to improve household Internet speeds with new targets

    China plans to increase Internet speeds for urban households in the country to 20M bps (bits per second) by 2015, according to a new government plan released on Monday.

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