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Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs over next year

Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs or 14 percent of its workforce as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system.

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Tech firms vie to protect personal data, profits

SAN FRANCISCO — Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government’s surveillance methods, technology companies are turning a handsome profit by mining personal data and peering into people’s online habits. The industry’s profit machine has become tarnished by ...

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LinkedIn asks court to let it disclose FISA data

WASHINGTON — LinkedIn has asked a secret court to allow it to disclose the number of national security orders the company has received under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. On Wednesday, LinkedIn joined four other companies that have similar cases ...

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