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Big data digest: Set your happiness gadget to bliss

It all started in Chile, says a New Yorker writer. We look at more big data news in this week's web roundup

China's Baidu developing an OS for smart bikes

Baidu plans to reveal a prototype later this year

Microsoft's Nadella backtracks after comments on women pay lead to protests

Satya Nadella later said he had been "inarticulate"

Hopes high for HP spinoffs, but PC and printer concerns linger

Some HP customers worry about the future of the PC and printer business without the resources of the combined enterprise

Box buys medical image viewing vendor to boost vertical industry push

MedXT specializes in technology that aligns with Box's health-care aims

Proposed EU digital commissioners get green light from Parliament

There were still some worries about Oettinger's technical knowledge, though

BSkyB turns to Splunk to help detect hacks on Sky customer accounts

Software introduced as cyber attacks continue to rise

Judges spar with attorneys on national security data requests

A federal appeals court will rule on the constitutionality of National Security Letters

Enterprise mobile messaging market gets more crowded with launch of Avaamo

The startup, founded by former Tibco executives, hopes to stand out with its security features and IT controls

Jitters over US surveillance could break the Internet, tech leaders warn

Loss of trust in Internet companies could lead to protectionism and a splintered Internet, they say

China clamps down on doxing, limiting 'human flesh search engine'

Human flesh search engines had been used to expose corruption, but also to attack ordinary citizens

Google, Rockstar patent dispute to be decided in California court

Google had asked the appeals court to stay the Rockstar suits in Texas

Uber's surge pricing earns it an 'F' on Better Business Bureau test

Some customers claim they were charged the higher amount without notice from Uber

Symantec's board votes to split the company in two

One company will focus on security and the other on information management

Quip mashes up documents and spreadsheets

The startup opted to combine spreadsheet software with its word processing app

With Zuckerberg in India, Internet.org promotes apps and sites for women, farmers

Facebook-backed Internet.org is giving prizes to apps, websites and services targeted at groups of users who may be less connected

Sainsbury's, Asda, House of Fraser and Shop Direct to offer mobile payments in 2015

The retailers will introduce mobile payment technology from VocaLink subsidiary Zapp

Google asks Supreme Court to decide Android copyright case

The Supreme Court might weigh in on the extent to which APIs can be protected by copyright

AMD replaces CEO with chip veteran Su, surprising analysts

Rory Read was doing well leading the struggling company, analysts say

API usage could be a new source of business intelligence

How customers use a company's APIs could provide valuable insights, one industry expert advises


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