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Road Trip 2009

Geek Gestalt hits the heartland.

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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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​Great people make great sites

Some of the most innovative sites are the result of a single person with a good idea and the drive to see it through (plus a little help from their friends).

By May 30, 2014

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Senate confirms Tom Wheeler as FCC's new chairman

Wheeler unanimously confirmed after Sen. Ted Cruz lifts objection over concerns about Wheeler's views on greater campaign finance regulations.

By October 29, 2013

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Angry Birds creator Rovio: We're an 'entertainment' company

At the CTIA 2013 trade show, Rovio's chief operating officer says "gaming company" no longer fits the bill.

By May 22, 2013

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OtterBox acquires rival LifeProof

Leading tough case manufacturer OtterBox has made its first major acquisition, bringing the fast-growing LifeProof under its umbrella.

By May 22, 2013

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White House names Tom Wheeler as next FCC chairman

The Obama administration taps former lobbyist and venture capitalist to be the new leader of the Federal Communications Commission.

By May 1, 2013

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Departing FCC chairman leaves behind mixed record

Julius Genachowski talked a good game when it came to broadband and freeing up wireless spectrum. But as he prepares to step down, critics say he missed opportunities to make his rhetoric a reality.

By March 22, 2013

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FCC Chairman announces resignation

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced Friday that he will step down from his post after four years of service.

By March 22, 2013

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Cops to Congress: We need logs of Americans' text messages

State and local law enforcement groups want wireless providers to store detailed information about your SMS messages for at least two years -- in case they're needed for future criminal investigations.

By December 3, 2012

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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