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Twitter buys tweet-tracking application TweetDeck

NEW YORK — Twitter says it has bought TweetDeck, a London-based startup that helps people read, write and organize the short messages posted on the online network. Twitter is not giving financial terms, though published reports have pegged the price ...

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William Galkin: Congress takes a look at cellphone location data and user privacy

Privacy is certainly a hot topic in Congress these days. However, as fast as bills are introduced to address the potential harm from ubiquitous gathering of personal information (five this year so far), new and seemingly more insidious methods of ...

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Senate panel grills Apple, Google on location data

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel is questioning executives from Apple and Google about why iPhones and handheld wireless devices running Google’s Android software store location data that can be used to track where their owners have been. The Senate Judiciary ...

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