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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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Regulators push for more broadband competition, but is it enough?

FCC chief Tom Wheeler says the agency is doing all it can to promote broadband competition, but smaller wireless providers disagree.

By June 26, 2015

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Justice Dept., Democratic lawmakers want smaller carriers to get larger slice of spectrum

Lawyers from the Justice Department along with five Democratic senators send letters to the FCC urging it to craft rules that favor smaller players like T-Mobile in next year's spectrum auction.

By June 25, 2015

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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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Get pumped for NASA's Pluto flyby with free app and gorgeous video

After a brief course correction, New Horizons is on track to get up close with Pluto on July 14. Here are two awesome ways to catch Pluto fever.

By June 17, 2015

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Microsoft opens Garage door, shows off experimental apps

The Garage incubator releases apps for Windows Phone and Android that range from giving you reports on air quality in China to connecting you to conference calls using voice commands.

By February 25, 2015

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Why ZTE and Alcatel are smartphone makers to watch out for

Both companies will be coming on strong in the US as they fight to capture your attention. They won't find it easy going.

By January 9, 2015

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NSA reports on its domestic spying efforts

In response to an ACLU lawsuit, the agency releases on Christmas Eve heavily redacted reports detailing privacy violations between 2001 and 2013.

By December 26, 2014

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Netflix to bankroll and premiere four Adam Sandler movies

The "Happy Gilmore" and "Billy Madison" star will bypass theatres to appear online first.

By October 2, 2014