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Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Secret court ‘troubled’ by NSA surveillance, ruled illegal   —  Summary: A secret Washington D.C.-based surveillance court found the NSA's email and data collection program illegal in 2011, as it collected tens of thousands of American emails each year.  —  Zack Whittaker
Aug 21, 2013, 5:20 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
BlackBerry first to secure U.S. DOD device management approval   —  Summary: The smartphone maker retains its security crown as it becomes the first mobile device management provider to be awarded an “authority to operate” on the U.S. Defense Dept. networks.  —  Zack Whittaker
Aug 8, 2013, 4:20 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
EU votes to support suspending U.S. data sharing agreements, including passenger flight data   —  Summary: The European Parliament voted in favor of a resolution that would back the Commission should it wish to suspend data sharing agreements with the U.S., such as the passenger name records system …
Jul 4, 2013, 9:45 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
German minister: Stop using U.S. Web services to avoid NSA spying   —  Summary: Germany is one of the most privacy conscious nations in the world, with data and privacy laws stronger than any other in the EU.  And amid the NSA spying scandal, the country's top security chief has warned users to simply avoid U.S. companies.
Jul 3, 2013, 10:30 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Intuit sells financial services unit for $1.03B to refocus on tax software   —  Summary: The tax software maker is heading back to its roots — tax preparation software — by selling its financial services division to a private equity firm.  —  Zack Whittaker
Jul 1, 2013, 12:35 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Skype ditched peer-to-peer supernodes for scalability, not surveillance   —  Summary: Before Microsoft acquired Skype in 2011, the voice calling service was already ditching its “near impossible to wiretap” peer-to-peer model in favor of the cloud.  —  Zack Whittaker
Jun 25, 2013, 12:10 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Cisco to acquire Composite Software for $180M   —  Summary: The networking giant wants to bolster its data virtualization software and services portfolio with the acquisition, which will build on its existing unified platform.  —  Zack Whittaker  —  Cisco said on Thursday its intention …
Jun 20, 2013, 2:00 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Oracle outlines steps to improve Java home, enterprise security   —  Summary: Following high-profile hacks and breaches at major technology companies, including Apple and Facebook, the Java maker is knuckling down on the Web plug-in's security.  —  Zack Whittaker
May 31, 2013, 3:55 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / CNET:
PC slump hits Dell earnings   —  The company, which reported earnings five days earlier than expected, posts a dismal first quarter due to the continued crumbling of the PC market.  —  As the PC market continues to spiral downwards, the world's third-largest PC maker is tumbling down with it.
May 16, 2013, 7:50 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
CISPA ‘dead’ in Senate, privacy concerns cited   —  Summary: The chairman of a key Senate committee cited “insufficient” privacy protections in the cybersecurity bill, recently passed by the House.  —  Zack Whittaker  —  The Senate will almost certainly kill a controversial cybersecurity bill …
Apr 25, 2013, 4:55 PMIn context

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