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Apple and Google could be in crosshairs of Australian tax inquiry

Major international companies such as Apple and Google could soon have their accounts put under the microscope in Australia as part of a crackdown on corporate tax avoidance.

By October 2, 2014

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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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Efficient, useful blue-light LED draws Nobel Prize in physics

Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.

By October 7, 2014

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'Twin Peaks' returning? Show creators hint online

The owls may not be what they seem, but cryptic tweets could mean fans will get another dose of weird tales from David Lynch and Mark Frost.

By October 3, 2014

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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