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ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Computer maker Dell Inc. said Tuesday that it agreed to buy network and data security provider SonicWALL Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States, the European Union and Japan filed complaints Tuesday with the World Trade Organization charging that China is limiting its export of rare earths, minerals that are vital to the production of technology components.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — In the eyes of New Zealand immigration authorities in 2010, Kim Dotcom's money trumped his criminal past.
SHANGHAI (AP) — In its latest statement on a simmering dispute over the iPad brand name, Apple Inc. said Tuesday that Proview Electronics' insistence that it still owns the mainland China iPad trademarks is misleading and unfair.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The film "Girl Walk // All Day" opens on a blonde girl joyfully dancing past unimpressed New Yorkers on the Staten Island Ferry.
BEIJING (AP) — China's top two video websites announced plans Monday to merge in hopes of creating the dominant competitor in a fast-growing industry that is drawing viewers from bland state television.
PARIS (AP) — The Arab Spring is changing the face of Internet freedom, according to Reporters Without Borders, which released its latest "Enemies of the Internet" list Monday.
BRISTOL, England (AP) — Amateur cybersleuths have been hunting malware, raising firewalls and fending off mock hack attacks in a series of simulations supported in part by Britain's eavesdropping agency.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Employees at a U.S. Cellular store in Iowa routinely searched customers' phones for naked pictures without their knowledge and eagerly showed them to colleagues when found, according to a former worker's sexual harassment lawsuit.
NEW YORK (AP) — The American computer hacker who shocked other Internet saboteurs by becoming an FBI informant didn't just break the law on the Web: He also carried a gun and was involved in drug dealing.