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empower

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Senator says Apple e-book suit has 'empowered monopolists'

In an op-ed piece, Sen. Charles Schumer defends Apple in the e-book price-fixing lawsuit brought by the Department of Justice and says the suit could boost an Amazon e-book monopoly.

By July 18, 2012

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Facebook buys Obvious-backed startup Branch

The New York-based startup "builds social products to empower conversation" and is backed by an incubator that former Twitter bigwigs Evan Williams and Biz Stone created.

By January 13, 2014

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Author Turow fears DOJ Apple suit would empower Amazon

The Authors Guild president dubs Amazon "Darth Vader," arguing in an op-ed that a trustbuster suit against Apple could lead to the demise of brick-and-mortar booksellers.

By March 22, 2012

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Hulu's sellers cry 'cut,' scrap sale

Co-owners 21st Century Fox, NBCUniversal, and Walt Disney say they'll pump $750 million into the video-streaming service to "continue to empower the Hulu team."

By July 12, 2013

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Collaborate.org launches new platform to map the world

"We are providing worldwide geospatial infrastructure to empower people," says company CEO Kevin Montgomery.

By May 22, 2013

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Yahoo confirms $1.1B Tumblr buy, promises 'not to screw it up'

The blogging site will remain a separate entity after the mostly cash deal is completed, Yahoo says, with "the same Tumblr irreverence, wit, and commitment to empower creators."

By May 20, 2013

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Anti-abuse ad displays special message just for kids

Advertisement uses lenticular printing to show different anti-abuse messages depending on the viewer's height, and could help empower abused children to seek help.

By May 7, 2013

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emPower autofocusing prescription lenses

At CES 2011, Natali Morris takes a First Look at the emPower autofocusing eyeglasses.

By January 21, 2011

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U.N. summit votes to support Internet eavesdropping

Deep packet inspection standard adopted despite Germany's warning that it will "empower" censorship. Other uses: detecting BitTorrent transfers and identifying "copyright protected audio content."

By December 5, 2012

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Man behind XXX domains says they'll help parents protect kids

Stuart Lawley, the CEO of ICM Registry--the company behind the XXX top level domains, says XXX sites should help empower parents to keep their kids away from adult content.

By December 5, 2011