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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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Taylor Swift's rebukes are the best ads streaming music can't buy

Streaming music's loudest critic is also its greatest gift: Every time Taylor Swift denounces services like Apple Music, she explains to consumers what a great deal they are.

By June 23, 2015

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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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Russian hackers behind $50 million IRS scheme, report says

The hackers used data stolen from the IRS to file fraudulent tax returns and received $50 million before they were caught, according to the report.

By May 29, 2015

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Business is booming, says Airbnb CEO

Brian Chesky says the peer-to-peer home rental site is doing so well that it doesn't need more investments. Despite that, an IPO doesn't look imminent.

By May 27, 2015

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Microsoft's Windows app stores still 'cesspool' of copyright infringement

The software maker is struggling to make sure its online stores are clean, well-lighted places for apps, even as it readies the update to its Windows operating system.

By May 22, 2015

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Luxury SF bus company Leap Transit service suspended over permits

Bus company that shuttles commuters around San Francisco temporarily halts service after getting a state cease-and-desist order related to its permits.

By May 20, 2015

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Nintendo won't be an imitator in mobile market, says Iwata

Company ponders "wide and small" strategy.

By May 19, 2015

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Intel co-founder Moore 'amazed' his prediction has lasted so long

The brains behind Moore's Law, which says processing power should increase exponentially every couple years, says his 1965 prediction was initially made looking only 10 years out.

By May 11, 2015

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Uber bows to pressure from German officials

The ride-hailing company changes its service and lowers its fees in Frankfurt and Munich to comply with local regulations. It's already agreed to similar alterations in Berlin, Duesseldorf and Hamburg.

By April 21, 2015