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AT&T: Support growing for T-Mobile merger

The carrier says that major groups including the AFL-CIO and NAACP, along with 15 state governors, are giving a thumbs-up to its proposed takeover of T-Mobile USA.

By June 3, 2011

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Copyright Office will endorse SOPA anti-piracy bill

The U.S. Copyright Office plans to endorse the controversial Hollywood-backed bill called the Stop Online Piracy Act.

By November 15, 2011

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Could Foxconn's factory in Brazil be a model for Apple production?

A Brazilian labor leader says that Foxconn's record in Brazil shows that it can make Apple products safely, and provide decent wages for workers when labor laws and legitimate union representation require it.

By April 11, 2012

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Google, Facebook, Zynga oppose new SOPA copyright bill

In advance of the first House of Representatives hearing on the Stop Online Piracy Act, opponents of the measure gain new allies in Google, Facebook, Twitter, Zynga, and other Web companies.

By November 15, 2011

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Silicon Valley hopes to reboot startup visas in 2013

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and other tech firms are calling for new visas for entrepreneurs and skilled engineers. So far, though, neither the White House nor Congress has been paying attention.

By November 8, 2012

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AT&T promises 5,000 new jobs after T-Mobile merger

The company says workers will be needed to fill call center jobs if the deal is approved. And then the Justice Department steps in to try to block the deal.

By August 31, 2011

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Apple shareholders want input on executive compensation

At annual meeting, Apple shareholders approve non-binding resolution that would give them a "say on pay."

By March 4, 2008

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Intellectual property bill passes in the House

Legislation, which would create an "IP coordinator" in the White House, now awaits the president's signature after receiving bipartisan support in Congress.

By September 29, 2008

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Jobs ordered to testify in FairPlay antitrust case

Apple's CEO will be called to testify in a deposition over an antitrust suit filed in 2005 over Apple's use of DRM software to prevent music from other companies from playing in the iPod.

By March 22, 2011

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Hollywood's SOPA testimony links job loss to piracy

MPAA executive who is testifying today in support of the copyright bill says that piracy kills jobs--not just for the super-rich Hollywood actors, but people who sell paint and do the dry cleaning for movie and TV productions.

By November 16, 2011