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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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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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Self-driving cars: So many reasons, so many hurdles

It may be the biggest technological sea change since the Internet, one that reshapes how our average day unfolds, our personal safety, and the use of land resources.

By October 17, 2013

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Nokia buy can't fix Windows Phone's biggest hurdle: Itself

Nokia is Microsoft's best chance at selling phones, but what it really needs is a more sophisticated OS.

By September 3, 2013

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Why our drone future is for real -- someday

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to ship goods using unmanned aircraft. Some are skeptical, others nervous, but drones already are improving the way we live.

By December 16, 2014

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Next up for Elon Musk? Launching satellites into space

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is reportedly eyeing a new billion-dollar space venture with a former Google executive to launch a fleet of tiny satellites.

By November 7, 2014

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Retail group MCX says it's not telling merchants to block Apple Pay

The Walmart-led group prepping a rival mobile-payments system finally speaks out after coming under fire for merchant actions. Plus: It warns of a hack.

By October 29, 2014

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Google acquires Firebase to help apps span Android, iOS, Web

Google will continue to offer Firebase's cloud-based synchronization service. It's a new step to making Google's tech foundation more compelling to programmers.

By October 21, 2014

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Nokia unfolds its Here maps app to broader Android market

The Here beta for Android expands beyond Samsung devices. But there's some friction with the distribution plan.

By October 21, 2014