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Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.

By February 26, 2015

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Introducing Hackaball, the computer you can hurl against a wall

A new programmable ball lets you create games on an iPad, then play them in real life.

By March 3, 2015

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New venture fund to offer ownership stakes to tech entrepreneurs

Looking to shake up a stodgy business, a former Yahoo deal-maker turned seed investor plans to offer partnership stakes to entrepreneurs funded by his new company.

By July 10, 2014

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FCC got Net neutrality 'right,' but fight isn't over, Franken says

Sen. Al Franken says regulating the Internet like a telephone service is the only way the FCC could withstand legal challenges from the telecom industry.

By March 3, 2015

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I support Net neutrality, but that is not what the FCC just did

Commentary: The new regulatory action by the FCC has sweeping implications for the Internet, and the price we will pay over time for this radical shift will be severe.

By February 27, 2015

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Airbnb exec denies competition with hotels, says an Airbnb trip 'changes you'

An Airbnb trip "doesn't end when you leave -- when you go home it changes you somehow," says head of engineering Mike Curtis.

By March 3, 2015

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MediaTek seeds new investment arm with $300M war chest

The chipmaker plans to use MediaTek Ventures to build up an ecosystem of startups around its products and services.

By March 1, 2015

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Google shakes up European operations amid regulatory scrutiny

A Google exec says the realignment will help Google respond more quickly to what's happening in individual countries.

By February 26, 2015

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Net Fix: Why FCC's Wheeler is 'defying the greatest lobbyists in the world'

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is at the center of a historic debate over how we'll all use the Internet. Fans applaud a consumer-friendly approach. Critics say he'll strangle innovation. Both sides agree he's not afraid to do what he thinks is right.

By February 2, 2015

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Silicon Valley's big acquisition mantra: Buy it, leave it alone

As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.

By January 24, 2015