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H.R. Giger Geiger counter is frightening and useful

If you want to look for radioactivity in truly "Alien" style, then you need a Giger Geiger counter crafted from bones and tubes.

By Aug. 20, 2012

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Cheers to the aliens: Sci-Fi Hotel, Giger Bar coming to US?

Sci-Fi Hotel founder Andy Davies teams up with "Alien" artist H.R. Giger to open a hotel bar, yet where it will land is still unknown.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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House passes bill aimed at curbing patent troll lawsuits

Innovation Act aims to discourage frivolous lawsuits by creating new requirements plaintiffs must meet to file patent infringement lawsuits.

By Dec. 5, 2013

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Facebook breaks its lobbying record in Q2 2012

The social networking spent $960,000 on lobbying in the second quarter of 2012, the first time it has come close to spending seven figures in a single quarter.

By Jul. 22, 2012

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Why the FCC needs to get with the times, finally

commentary The FCC, with a new chairman and a full complement of commissioners now on board, needs to act with dispatch to adapt its regulations to the new marketplace realities of the digital age.

By Nov. 3, 2013

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New FCC chairman presses carriers to unlock cell phones

Tom Wheeler sends letter to CTIA urging carriers to unlock handsets once customer contracts are fulfilled.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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House committee approves bill to end ban on unlocking phones

The bill would restore an exemption in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that lets consumers unlock their phones without permission from their wireless carrier.

By Aug. 1, 2013

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White House takes aim at CISPA with formal veto threat

Obama administration breaks with some House Democrats by saying controversial bill could "undermine" privacy and civil liberties.

By Apr. 25, 2012

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Obama signs Netflix-backed amendment to video privacy law

Legislation allows video rental companies to obtain customer consent to share information about their viewing preferences online.

By Jan. 10, 2013

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Anti-SOPA forces have ISP snooping bill in their crosshairs

An Internet outcry forced Rep. Lamar Smith to delay a vote on SOPA. Opponents of Smith's ISP snooping bill are hoping they can repeat the process.

By Feb. 3, 2012