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21 Dec 2013 : US authorities said Friday three more people were charged in connection with the operation of Silk Road, the online black market bazaar for drugs, hacker tools and other illicit goods.
21 Dec 2013 : Business software giant Oracle announced plans Friday to boost its cloud services with a $1.5 billion acquisition of Responsys.
10 Dec 2013 : US mobile carriers provided some one million records to law enforcement in 2012 related to warrants, wiretaps, location data and "cell-tower dumps," documents released by a US senator showed.
10 Dec 2013 : Long overdue in an increasingly connected world -- or the end of a precious oasis of peace -- the European Union on Monday took a first step to allowing expanded use of smartphones and tablets on aircraft.
09 Dec 2013 : Eight leading US-based technology companies on Monday called on Washington to overhaul its surveillance laws following the revelations of online eavesdropping from fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.
09 Dec 2013 : The Sydney Opera House has come up with a novel new way to raise funds and boost the building's profile by selling "virtual" ownership of the tiles on its tallest sail.
08 Dec 2013 : Worried by US spying revelations, India has begun drawing up a new email policy to help secure government communications, but the man responsible for drafting the rules still regularly uses Hotmail.
08 Dec 2013 : The global video gaming market is set to grow 11.1% a year until 2017, boosted by a new generation of consoles and the increasing popularity of online games, according to IDATE digital research and consultancy firm.
07 Dec 2013 : Apple used freshly deployed iBeacon sensors to virtually -- and personally -- accompany iPhone, iPad or iPod-toting shoppers through its US stores.
07 Dec 2013 : Cloud storage startup Box, launched from a college dorm in 2005, has raised $100 million in new capital to help fund a global expansion.
06 Dec 2013 : Microsoft announced it worked with police in Europe and the United States to disrupt a "dangerous" army of virus-infected computers used to hijack searches at Google, Bing and Yahoo.
06 Dec 2013 : Twitter on Thursday launched a new form of targeted advertising, allowing companies to deliver "promoted tweets" to customers who show interest in the brand through Web browsing.