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Web giants demand more transparency on spy inquiries

In an open letter, some of the biggest names in tech, along with leading advocacy groups, ask Congress to expedite the right to be transparent about government surveillance of users.

By September 30, 2013

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Senate panel launches inquiry in Bitcoin, other virtual currencies

Following suit with other government bodies, the Committee on Homeland Security asks financial regulators and law enforcement agencies to report on "threats and risks related to virtual currency."

By August 13, 2013

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IT pricing inquiry verdict: Australia is consistently ripped off

The IT pricing inquiry has found that "the price differences for IT products cannot be explained by the cost of doing business in Australia" and recommends the removal of geo-blocking restrictions.

By July 28, 2013

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Samsung eyes settlement in EU antitrust inquiry -- report

If the company can strike a deal with regulators, it won't be subject to fines. Fighting the regulators and losing could see Samsung get hit with up to $17.3 billion in fines.

By June 25, 2013

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Google may face antitrust inquiry over display ads -- again

An investigation by the Federal Trade Commission is in the "preliminary stages," according to Bloomberg. Sources say it might not turn into a bigger probe.

By May 23, 2013

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 2014

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Verizon Wireless CEO fires back at FCC over throttling brouhaha

Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.

By August 4, 2014

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Qualcomm earnings rise, but guidance weak

Chipmaker posts sharply higher earnings for its June quarter thanks to strong chipset sales, but shares fall after hours as company warns of problems in China.

By July 23, 2014

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Airbnb guest stays more than 30 days, gets tenant's rights

If you're renting your home on Airbnb, it's worth checking the law. One California woman is finding out the hard way. Her tenant won't leave and does have some rights.

By July 22, 2014

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Microsoft at the House committee inquiry into IT pricing: live

Microsoft is the last today to face the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications inquiry into IT pricing.

By March 21, 2013