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iCloud sues Apple over name
An Arizona company has sued Apple over its use of the iCloud name, claiming the tech giant’s use of it infringes on its trademark.

Facebook shedding U.S. users as Brazil, Mexico gain
Overall growth rate drops below 20 million new users for two months in a row, pushed by loss of users from early-adopting countries, according to an Inside Facebook report.


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UN says Internet access a priority
Internet access is a human right. That’s according to a report from the United Nations. The report says that the Internet helps promote human rights and combats inequality.

Advertising growing for Web TV
Online television sites used to show few ads during shows. But, as online TV becomes more popular, this is changing. Some sites show four times as many ads as they did a year ago. Others show as many ads as they do on TV.

Privacy worries? Google shouldn’t be your biggest fear
The bigger threats to compromising your privacy are you, your friends and your family – they’re posting about you on social networks, too.

New Bill Gates interview: "Legacy is a stupid thing! I don’t want a legacy."
A new interview with Bill Gates has been posted online, and it’s amazingly revealing.

Members of Anonymous arrested
Police in Spain have arrested three suspected members of the hacker group Anonymous. They are charged in attacks against Sony websites and Spanish banks. They have not been linked to the attack on Sony’s PlayStation Network, however.