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Sprint's Hesse leaves carrier the way he found it: Needing a turnaround

Dan Hesse, stepping down as chief of the US's third-largest wireless carrier after seven years, helped clear up Sprint's baggage. But the company still lacks a key essential: new subscribers.

By August 7, 2014

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How well does your ISP stream Netflix?

Netflix releases report about which bandwidth providers are tops at streaming films and TV shows over the Web. Charter comes in first. Clearwire finishes last.

By January 27, 2011

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Politicos press Facebook CEO over privacy flap

Congressmen Ed Markey and Joe Barton, who targeted Apple and Google before, now want Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to answer some pointed privacy questions.

By October 20, 2010

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Embarq pressured by politicians over NebuAd

Three House members who have questioned the concept of Web monitoring to display relevant ads are questioning DSL provider Embarq. Their concern: Why not require customers to opt in?

By July 25, 2008

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Tech industry, unions at odds over 'stimulus' plan

At the Good Jobs Green Jobs conference, the labor movement and tech industry clash over the "buy American" provision of the bill, as well as the Employee Free Choice Act.

By February 4, 2009

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Broadband users prefer cable to DSL, study says

More people use cable than DSL, according to a study recently released by J.D. Power and Associates.

By October 30, 2008

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NebuAd suspends Web-monitoring plans

Secretive start-up reportedly puts on hold controversial plans to display ads based on the monitoring of Web activity.

By September 3, 2008

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Google, Verizon, others sued over voice mail patent

Patent holding company Klausner Technologies targets Google, Verizon, Cox, LG, and others in latest patent infringement lawsuit, bolstered by settlement wins in suits against Apple, AT&T.

By August 26, 2008

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NebuAd grilled over hot coals in Congress on privacy

Start-up engaging in deep packet inspection to deliver relevant advertisements faces hostile questioning by politicians who demand an opt-in standard instead of NebuAd's current procedures.

By July 17, 2008