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Grassroots efforts to save Net neutrality may be working

Activists have already swayed debate over the FCC's proposed rules. Now they plan to show up at FCC headquarters Thursday for the agency's meeting.

By May 12, 2014

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How Amazon Studios went from grassroots idealist to Hollywood threat

Amazon's arm for making movies and TV shows veered away from its early ambitions with a grander plan to lure Prime customers and crush Netflix. Now it has some in Hollywood on edge.

By November 14, 2013

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Banger Racing or: How I learned to stop worrying and love grassroots motorsport

You might have heard of banger racing, you might have thought about giving it a go, but did you know just how much fun it is? Neither did we, so we strapped in for a bizarre afternoon.

August 7, 2013

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Filling the palmtop void

The palmtop has gone away, but some people could still use an integrated pocketable typing device.

By August 30, 2014

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The surprising rise of YouTube lyrics videos

A user-generated trend catapulted to industry-embraced phenom, low-budget clips displaying song lyrics are starting to eclipse their big-budget brethren -- and may address a yearning lost in the streaming shift.

By August 31, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Amazon prepping Prime Instant Video for Android devices, report says

After much anticipation, Amazon may soon release an Android app for its Prime Video movies and television shows.

By July 17, 2014

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'Overwhelmed' FCC extends Net neutrality comment period

A surge of traffic is crashing the agency's electronic filing system, so it's bumping the feedback deadline on the controversial proposal from Tuesday to Friday.

By July 15, 2014

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Amazon serves up Soderbergh '80s-era original comedy pilot

Amazon Studios rounds out its pilot season, which lets customers vote on which shows get made, with a '80s suburban tennis comedy starring some favorite (maybe) stars of the time.

By July 7, 2014

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NSA spying protest takes to the skies in Utah

In the skies above the NSA's data center in Bluffdale, Utah, a lone airship protests mass government surveillance.

By June 27, 2014