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SAN FRANCISCO - The founder of virtual reality glasses maker Oculus VR Inc, acquired by Facebook Inc for $2 billion, has been accused of taking confidential information he learned while working with another company and passing it off as his own, according to a lawsuit filed this week.

Russia warns Google, Twitter and Facebook on law violations

MOSCOW/FRANKFURT - Russia's media watchdog has written to Google, Twitter and Facebook warning them against violating Russian Internet laws and a spokesman said on Thursday they risk being blocked if they do not comply with the rules.

Tech, Twitter, Russia 21 May 2015

Wedding date of Bristol Palin, daughter of Sarah Palin, is called off

- The wedding date of Bristol Palin, a reality television personality and the daughter of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, has been called off, Sarah Palin said in a post on Facebook.

U.S. 19 May 2015

Facebook 'tramples European privacy law': Belgian watchdog

BRUSSELS - Belgium's privacy watchdog accused Facebook on Friday of trampling on European privacy laws by tracking people online without their consent and dodging questions from national regulators.

Facebook raises minimum pay for contractors to $15 per hour

NEW YORK - Facebook raised wages for its contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $15 per hour amid rising tension over the wage gap between the technology sector's elite and the lower-paid workers.

Tech, 13 May 2015

Facebook to let nine news companies publish news to mobile feeds

- Facebook Inc tied up with nine news publishers to launch "Instant Articles" that will let them publish articles directly to the social network's mobile news feeds. | Video

Tech, 13 May 2015

White House praises new Facebook minimum wage policy for contractors

WASHINGTON - The White House on Wednesday praised Facebook's new minimum wage and family leave policy, which raises minimum hourly salaries for contractors to $15 per hour.

Tech, 13 May 2015

Facebook ties up with 9 publishers to directly inject news

May 13 - Facebook Inc tied up with nine news publishers to launch "Instant Articles" that will let them publish articles directly to the social network's mobile news feeds.

Facebook may sue lawyers over fugitive's lawsuit: NY judge

NEW YORK - Facebook Inc may pursue a lawsuit against law firms that represented a New York man who recently turned fugitive rather than face federal charges that he tried to defraud founder Mark Zuckerberg out of half of the company, a judge ruled on Monday.

Tech, 11 May 2015

'Re-homing' couple exposed by Reuters is indicted on kidnap charges

NEW YORK - An Arizona couple who used an underground online market for acquiring children has been charged with kidnapping two minors and transporting one across state lines with intent to engage in sexual activity.

U.S., 08 May 2015