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Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Google and Facebook confirm they will join other companies in a July 12 “day of action” opposing the FCC's plan to change net neutrality rules   —  The fight over net neutrality just got more interesting as two tech giants said they will step off the sidelines and join a so-called …
Jul 7, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Canada's top court rules that Google can be compelled by lower courts to remove search results worldwide, causing concern among civil liberties groups   —  The Supreme Court of Canada ruled against Google on Wednesday in a closely-watched intellectual property case over whether judges can apply …
Jun 28, 2017, 4:15 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Former IBM developer Xu Jiaqiang pleads guilty to theft of source code with intent to give it to China; sentencing scheduled for October 13   —  A former developer for IBM pled guilty on Friday to economic espionage and to stealing trade secrets related to a type of software known as a clustered file system …
May 23, 2017, 12:05 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Google and Facebook were victims of a $100M phishing scam by a Lithuanian man arrested in March 2017; both companies say they have recouped the funds   —  When the Justice Department announced the arrest last month of a man who allegedly swindled more than $100 million from two U.S. tech giants, the news came wrapped in a mystery.
Apr 28, 2017, 8:25 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
CyberGRX, a startup that vets third-party suppliers on their cybersecurity practices, raises $20M Series B led by Bessemer   —  CyberGRX believes it has solved a security problem that has long vexed many companies: How to ensure that third-party suppliers don't provide a way for hackers to attack their networks?
Apr 23, 2017, 7:10 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Google launches Protect Your Election, a set of security tools to help election websites, human rights groups, and others defend against DDoS and other attacks   —  As worries mount about cyberthreats to democracy, Google on Tuesday announced the launch of a free set of tools to help election websites …
Mar 21, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Google's Jigsaw unveils Perspective, an AI-powered tool for publishers to weed out abusive comments, available as an API for free   —  A research team tied to Google unveiled a new tool on Thursday that could have a profound effect on how we talk to each other online.
Feb 23, 2017, 7:45 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
SCOTUS will hear patent case that could limit “venue shopping”, the patent troll practice to file cases in friendly jurisdictions like Eastern District of Texas   —  In a move that may shake-up U.S. patent law, the Supreme Court this week decided to hear a case about where patent owners …
Dec 18, 2016, 9:30 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Alibaba's Ant Financial acquires US biometric authentication startup EyeVerify; source says for $100M   —  Alibaba's payments arm, Ant Financial, has acquired EyeVerify, a maker of optical recognition technology used byWells Fargo along with dozens of regional banks and credit unions across the country.
Sep 13, 2016, 8:45 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Palantir files suit against early investor Marc Abramowitz, claiming the investor stole confidential info about key projects, then filed patents independently   —  Palantir, a secretive firm that supplies data analytics to companies and governments, filed a dramatic lawsuit against one of its early investors …
Sep 6, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context

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