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Microsoft

Microsoft is cleared of infringing on Interdigital's patents by US International Trade Commission - @Reuters

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cybersecurity

Secure data on US Department of Homeland Security purchase cards was compromised, used to purchase Starbucks coffee - @nbcwashington

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Twitter

Twitter commits to increase number of women in company to 35% - @MarketWatch

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hurricanes

Map: New satellites and advances in weather research technology have led to forecasts that are 40% more accurate than they were in 2005; pictured is the cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Katrina - @NOAA

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Google Chrome

Chrome will start automatically pausing Flash ads on Sept. 1 - @VentureBeat

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NSA audit reveals privacy violations

US federal appeals court rules in favor of government over NSA metadata collection program - @ReutersTech

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Ashley Madison

Statement: CEO of Avid Life Media, the parent company of Ashley Madison; steps down after hack; company to be led by senior management team - @AlexJamesFitz

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Ashley Madison

CEO of Ashley Madison's parent company stepping down after massive hack - @AlexJamesFitz

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Charles Schwab

Update: Charles Schwab says online trading platform back online after being down due to tech glitch - @CNBCnow

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Apple Inc.

Apple confirms that 1 of their senior music executives, Ian Rogers, has left the company - @CNBCnow

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Charles Schwab

Charles Schwab says online trading platform is 'experiencing system issues;' no estimated time for fix - @CNBCnow

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HSBC

HSBC says around 275,000 payments affected by glitch in way UK bank processes payments - @BBCBreaking

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Facebook

Facebook says it hit 1 billion users on Monday - @TechCrunch

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Apple Inc.

Apple's website says cloud services that were experiencing issues earlier are now operating normally. - @CNBCnow

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Apple Inc.

Apple says 'less than 3.16%' of users of iCloud, iWork, Apple Photos, other services affected by issues. - @CNBCnow

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gadgets

Instagram launches new feature allowing users to post landscape and portrait photos - @NBCNews

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Apple Inc.

Apple's next iPhone event is confirmed for Sept. 9 - @businessinsider

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Google EU antitrust probe

Google says European Union antitrust charges are 'wrong as matter of fact, law and economics' - @Recode

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business

Uber's China arm closes $1 billion fundraising round early, say 2 sources - @Reuters

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Pennsylvania, US

Pennsylvania to be 23rd state to launch online voter registration - @AP

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