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New Zealand High Court clears Kim Dotcom extradition to the US

Megaupload website founder Kim Dotcom and three associates were on Monday cleared by a court in New Zealand to be extradited to the U.S. where he faces a variety of charges including copyright infringement and racketeering.

Written by John Ribeiro20 Feb. 17 15:30

US legislation revived to curb warrantless geolocation tracking

U.S. legislators have reintroduced bills that would place curbs on warrantless access by the government to electronically generated geolocation information of Americans, including on the use of cell-site simulators that can capture cellphone data.

Written by John Ribeiro16 Feb. 17 18:38

India launches 88 earth imaging satellites from Planet Labs

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C37) has launched into space 88 satellites from earth imaging company Planet Labs, giving the startup the ability to "image all of Earth's landmass every day.”

Written by John Ribeiro15 Feb. 17 18:54

Twitter rolls back abuse fix few hours after protests

Twitter rolled back a new fix aimed to prevent abuse a few hours after it met with protests, reflecting that the company is still scrambling to find solutions to the problem of harassment on its service, but is willing to make changes quickly in response to its users.

Written by John Ribeiro14 Feb. 17 17:39

Intel, McAfee dispute heads for settlement talks

A dispute between Intel and security expert John McAfee over the use of his name for another company is headed for settlement talks, according to court records.

Written by John Ribeiro13 Feb. 17 18:34

Oracle settling with ex-worker over alleged fiddling of cloud accounts

Oracle has informed a federal court that it is settling a lawsuit in which a former employee had charged that she had been terminated from her job for refusing to go along with accounting principles that she did not consider lawful.

Written by John Ribeiro09 Feb. 17 18:10

Google ordered by US court to produce emails stored abroad

Google has been ordered by a federal court in Pennsylvania to comply with search warrants and produce emails stored abroad, in a decision that is in sharp contrast to that of an appeals court in a similar case involving Microsoft.

Written by John Ribeiro06 Feb. 17 22:07

Key tech companies oppose Trump immigration order in court

Google, Facebook, Intel, Netflix and Twitter are among a large group of companies that have filed a brief in opposition to an immigration order by U.S. President Donald Trump, citing the benefits to industry from liberal immigration rules and the disruption to business as a result of the regulation.

Written by John Ribeiro06 Feb. 17 18:43

HPE acquires security startup Niara to boost its ClearPass portfolio

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has acquired Niara, a startup that uses machine learning and big data analytics on enterprise packet streams and log streams to detect and protect customers from advanced cyberattacks that have penetrated perimeter defenses.

Written by John Ribeiro02 Feb. 17 18:25

Facing visa issues, Indian outsourcers have strength in numbers

Indian outsourcing companies deliver services ranging from software coding to running business process for customers in the U.S., Europe and other countries by taking advantage of low-cost, highly-skilled staff in their home turf.

Written by John Ribeiro02 Feb. 17 01:55

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