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LinkedIn settles class-action suit over weak password security. The New York Times reports: “LinkedIn, the largest business-oriented social network, has agreed to compensate up to 800,000 people who paid for its premium services to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging that it falsely assured them it was using strong security measures to protect their personal information.”

Edward Snowden just did a Reddit AMA. Here’s what we learned. VentureBeat collected some key highlights from Edward Snowden's ask-me-anything session Monday on Reddit.

Dish's Ergen to reclaim CEO role and lead company's wireless push. "​Ergen's challenge will now be to execute a strategy to get into the wireless business," according to FierceWireless, "now that the company and its partners have amassed more than 75 MHz of wireless spectrum in a series of acquisitions and spectrum auctions.”

Twitter wants aggressive net neutrality rules. "The company is backing strong rules for Internet providers, days before the FCC is set to vote on its proposal,” the Post reports.

Apple is now more than double the size of Exxon — and everyone else. The Wall Street Journal reports: "Apple has pulled off the rare occurrence of being worth at least double any other publicly traded U.S. company. No. 2 Exxon’s market cap has eased to $374 billion.”

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