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Two plead guilty for extracting bounties from Uber, LinkedIn to delete info from Amazon
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Two plead guilty for extracting bounties from Uber, LinkedIn to delete info from Amazon

The men downloaded 57 million Uber user records from Amazon.com Inc's cloud platform.

Facebook agrees to pay $35 million to settle lawsuit which alleged it of hiding growth before IPO
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Facebook agrees to pay $35 million to settle lawsuit which alleged it of hiding growth before IPO

Facebook made its market debut on May 18 of that year at $38 per share and saw its share price languish below that level for more than a year.

Apple faces two separate lawsuits after admitting to slowing down older iPhone models through software updates
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Apple faces two separate lawsuits after admitting to slowing down older iPhone models through software updates

Apple has claimed earlier that it was throttling processor speeds so that it could maximise the phone's battery.

US military to hire transgenders from 2018: Trump administration moves federal court to block implementation of policy
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US military to hire transgenders from 2018: Trump administration moves federal court to block implementation of policy

President Donald Trump's administration has asked a federal court to block the Pentagon from starting the hiring of transgender recruits in 2018.

Delhi Uber rape case: Survivor sues company, claims firm wrongfully obtained her medical records
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Delhi Uber rape case: Survivor sues company, claims firm wrongfully obtained her medical records

A woman sued Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday claiming top executives at the ride-hailing company improperly obtained her medical records after she was raped by a driver in India, according to court documents.

Donald Trump's demand for travel ban on six Muslim-majority nations refused by another US appeals court
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Donald Trump's demand for travel ban on six Muslim-majority nations refused by another US appeals court

Donald Trump suffered another legal setback as second federal appeals court refused to revive his travel ban on people entering the United States

Uber fires its self-driving unit head Anthony Levandowski over lawsuit by Waymo
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Uber fires its self-driving unit head Anthony Levandowski over lawsuit by Waymo

Anthony Levandowski failed to comply with a court order to hand over documents at the centre of a legal dispute between Uber and Alphabet Inc's.

Microsoft appeals in federal court over hacked Xbox accounts
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Microsoft appeals in federal court over hacked Xbox accounts

The Microsoft complaint alleges the Chinese company made nearly $2 million in purchases through hacked Xbox accounts and their associated credit cards.

Amazon will refund about $70 million to its users for unauthorised in-app purchases
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Amazon will refund about $70 million to its users for unauthorised in-app purchases

Amazon has decided to refund up to $70 million to its users, a move that comes a year after the company was found guilty of illegally billing users for unauthorised in-app purchases.

Two Indian-Americans have been indicted for using false documents to get H-1B visa
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Two Indian-Americans have been indicted for using false documents to get H-1B visa

Two Indian-Americans have been indicted by a US federal court for using fraudulent documents in obtaining H-1B visa for Indian technology professionals.

U.S court throws out a $533 million patent verdict against Apple
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U.S court throws out a $533 million patent verdict against Apple

A US appellate court Wednesday overturned a $533 million patent verdict against Apple, saying the award was based on "routine computer activities" which cannot be patented.

Uber will pay $20 million to drivers in USA to settle claims of misleading
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Uber will pay $20 million to drivers in USA to settle claims of misleading

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc has agreed to pay $20 million to settle claims by the U.S. government that it exaggerated prospective earnings in seeking to recruit drivers and downplayed the costs of buying or leasing a car.

Samsung washing machines explode in the US; class-action lawsuit filed. What will Samsung do?
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Samsung washing machines explode in the US; class-action lawsuit filed. What will Samsung do?

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a warning that certain models of Samsung top-loading washing machines have “safety issues.”

Megaupload's Kim Dotcom forfeits all overseas assets to court ruling, seeks review
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Megaupload's Kim Dotcom forfeits all overseas assets to court ruling, seeks review

German tech entrepreneur and alleged internet pirate Kim Dotcom will seek a review of a Federal Court decision which rejected his bid to keep hold of millions of dollars in assets held in Hong Kong and New Zealand, his lawyer said.

US court rejects telecom companies' appeal to suspend net neutrality rules
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US court rejects telecom companies' appeal to suspend net neutrality rules

New U.S. Internet traffic regulations, known as net neutrality rules, will go into effect on Friday after a federal appeals court rejected the telecommunications industry's request to partly suspend their implementation while they are being litigated.

Indian man sentenced to prison for running ponzi scheme in the US
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Indian man sentenced to prison for running ponzi scheme in the US

A 37—year-old Indian man here has been sentenced to over five years in prison for running a USD 3.8 million ponzi scheme.

Fed courts to hear arguments against gay marriage ban in 3 US states
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Fed courts to hear arguments against gay marriage ban in 3 US states

For the first time since it declared California's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the federal appeals court will hear arguments over same-sex weddings.

Apple loses latest bid to block e-books antitrust monitor
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Apple loses latest bid to block e-books antitrust monitor

Apple Inc on Monday lost its latest bid to put a court-appointed antitrust monitor on hold after a federal appeals court rejected its argument that his work was causing irreparable harm to the company.

Apple, Samsung face off in court over iPhone, iPad
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Apple, Samsung face off in court over iPhone, iPad

Two tech titans will square off in federal court today in a closely-watched trial over control of the U.S. smartphone and computer tablet markets...

Court-directed mediation talks between Apple and Samsung fail
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Court-directed mediation talks between Apple and Samsung fail

It was only recently that it was reported that the CEOs of Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics were to meet over two days in what essentially was a