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TECH 05 Sep 2014 | 1:00 PM

Microsoft, publishers try to stop 'catastrophic' Google EU deal

Google's antitrust deal with EU regulators was criticised by Microsoft and other competitors in a last-ditch attempt to influence European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia before he leaves office at the end of October.

TECH 11 Sep 2014 | 2:10 PM

Closing Brooklyn movie rental store reflects changing digital age

Before launching a closing sale at her movie rental store in Brooklyn last week, Kathy Smelyansky looked around at the thousands of DVDs and wondered if she would ever sell them.

TECH 24 Sep 2014 | 3:36 PM

Kremlin Internet plans could endanger free speech: watchdog

Russian proposals on protecting Internet users against threats from the West could be a Kremlin ploy to crack down on critical voices inside Russia, a representative of Europe's main rights and democracy watchdog said.

TECH 27 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM

Apple says sorry for software glitch, defends new iPhones

Apple made a rare apology for a software bug that has seen iPhone users lose service, while seeking to quell a storm over reports that its new handsets are susceptible to bending.

TECH 29 Sep 2014 | 2:42 PM

Inventor of World Wide Web warns of threat to Internet

The British inventor of the World Wide Web warned on Saturday that the freedom of the Internet is under threat by governments and corporations interested in controlling the Web.

TECH 30 Sep 2014 | 7:30 AM

In-person friends combat bullies better than online friends

Gay and lesbian adolescents see their online friends as generally more supportive than their in-person friends, but when they do have pals who can physically offer a hand or a hug, those friends provide a superior protective shield against bullying, a new study finds.

TECH 30 Sep 2014 | 12:23 PM

Body cameras join cops on the beat in US

For a growing number of police officers in the United States, miniature video cameras are becoming as much a part of the uniform as a pistol, handcuffs and badge.

TECH 30 Sep 2014 | 3:45 PM

Europe's police need data law changes to fight cybercrime: Europol

Law enforcers in Europe need greater powers to retain data for longer in order to catch cybercriminals selling discrete services that police cannot trace under existing regulations, according to a Europol report published on Monday.

TECH 30 Sep 2014 | 4:52 PM

Online abuse of women in Pakistan turns into real-world violence

Internet abuse of women in Pakistan is triggering real world violence against them, but large social media companies, such as Facebook and Twitter, are moving too slowly to stop it, Internet rights group Bytes for All said.

TECH 02 Oct 2014 | 12:27 PM

Facebook makes peace with gays over 'real names'

Facebook on Wednesday vowed to ease its "real names" policy that prompted drag queen performers to quit the social network and sparked wider protests in the gay community and beyond.