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Technology Report: Tech companies support Microsoft in overseas data fight with U.S.

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Tech companies support Microsoft in overseas data fight with U.S.
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Technology companies Apple Inc, Inc , AT&T Inc and more than 20 others are supporting Microsoft Corp in the software company's legal battle with the U.S. government over access to customer data stored overseas.
U.S. faces tough questions in Apple e-books antitrust appeal
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. government lawyer faced tough questioning in an appeals court on Monday as he sought to defend a judge's ruling that Apple Inc conspired with five publishers to raise e-book prices.
Big tech aims at talent shortage with 'Hour of Code' campaign
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Call it the thinking man's ice bucket challenge: an hour of code.
Google faces $18 million fine for web privacy violations: Dutch watchdog
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Google could be fined up 15 million euros ($18.6 million) if it does not stop violating the privacy of Internet users in the Netherlands, the Dutch data protection agency said on Monday.
Ex-Google employees launch app to make you smarter about health, fitness
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group of former Google employees are betting they can boost the world's medical knowledge with a mobile IQ test.
BT opts for EE over O2 for $19.6 billion UK mobile deal
LONDON (Reuters) - BT has entered exclusive talks with the owners of EE for a potential 12.5 billion pound ($19.6 billion) deal to give the former UK state telecoms firm the top position in mobile as well as fixed line broadband services.
Apple antitrust case over iPods nears jury deliberations
OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - A software update for Apple Inc's iPod music player was not a product improvement, but was intended to improperly raise costs for consumers who wanted to switch to newer devices, an attorney for Apple customers said in court.
France says UberPop to be banned as irate taxi drivers stall traffic
PARIS (Reuters) - The UberPop transport service will be banned in France from Jan. 1 to avoid unfair competition, the Interior Ministry said on Monday as taxi drivers impeded morning traffic into Paris in a protest against the U.S.-based online cab-hailing firm.
GT Advanced Tech modifies bankruptcy deal with Apple
(Reuters) - GT Advanced Technologies Inc altered its settlement with former partner Apple Inc to produce more near-term cash to support its emergence from bankruptcy, a lawyer for the sapphire maker told a court on Monday.
Amazon workers strike in Germany as Christmas orders peak
BERLIN (Reuters) - More than 2,000 Amazon staff at German warehouses went on strike on Monday to press demands for better pay and conditions as the online retailer races to ensure Christmas orders are delivered on time.
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