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FCC proposal removes hurdle for online TV providers

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler believes online video services should have the same access to content as cable companies, and he has proposed tweaking regulation to ensure that happens.

By December 19, 2014

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Sony clears major hurdle to Internet TV with Viacom channels

Sony's fully online TV service -- the first of its kind -- is coming, but it's no cable killer yet. It seals a big deal for Viacom channels like Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and MTV.

By September 10, 2014

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Tesla makes it 'impossible' to accidentally run out of juice

The electric-car maker's next software update for its vehicles will warn drivers when they get too far from charging stations.

By March 19, 2015

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​Intel, Micron, Toshiba promise storage that's fast and roomy

Good news for laptop and smartphone buyers: a novel flash-memory design should cut costs and boost capacity.

By March 26, 2015

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Republican legislation to 'fix' Net neutrality may not be dead

Two Democrats offer a glimmer of hope to Senate Republicans looking to revive a bill that would put the FCC's rules preserving an open Internet into law, but with key differences. But there are major sticking points.

By March 19, 2015

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Xbox Live Gold: The yearly fee that's a big hurdle for casual gamers

If you read the fine print on the Xbox One, nearly everything cool requires a $60-per-year Xbox Live Gold subscription.

By November 26, 2013

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FAA's proposed drone regulations have Amazon grounded

Don't expect a delivery drone to drop off your packages anytime soon. The FAA has proposed new regulations for commercial drones that will cause major hurdles for Amazon's drone-delivery service.

By February 17, 2015

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Meet Runcible, a smartphone that looks like a pocket watch

At least one company says smartphones don't have to be rectangular slabs.

By February 26, 2015

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Xiaomi to launch Mi store in US -- but no phones for now

The Chinese smartphone maker will begin selling its products in the US market in a few months, but only its lesser-known gadgets like headphones and its Mi Band wearable.

By February 12, 2015

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Apple's iOS 8 rises to 72% adoption rate

The rate of adoption picked up steam with the release of iOS 8.1.3, which fixed some bugs and eased the software's demand for storage space on devices.

By February 4, 2015