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John Oliver compares cable companies to drug cartels

In a blistering 13-minute disquisition on Net neutrality, the HBO comedian asks Web trolls to intervene.

By June 2, 2014

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On anniversary of Kennedy moon speech, we should look skyward

Fifty years after President Kennedy lit the candle that illuminated the way to Apollo 11, the fire is all but snuffed out. It will never return until we remember why we went to the moon in the first place.

By May 25, 2011

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Kennedy Space Center hits 50-year milestone

Take a look back at the early years of NASA's Florida facility, which has been flinging rockets into space like nobody's business since the dawn of the Space Age.

By July 6, 2012

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T-Mobile's John Legere: The most dangerous man in wireless

The CEO has vowed to shake up the status quo -- and he's managing to do just that, all while posting T-Mobile's highest customer growth in four years.

By August 8, 2013

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John Oliver: Why do floppy disks control nuclear weapons?

The HBO comedian wonders why the hardware and software guarding the United States' nuclear warheads are so out of date.

By July 28, 2014

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The 404 Throwback Ep. 1,284: Where we're judged by John Hodgman (podcast)

Comedian and self-appointed judge John Hodgman reveals the secrets to surviving the apocalypse and answers your questions about National Doughnut Day, the proper way to grow a mustache, and how to deal with Internet whiners.

By July 25, 2014

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Netflix to FCC: Interconnection matters. Just ask John Oliver

The US' top source of Internet traffic, Netflix beats the Net neutrality drum in a new filing to FCC, with a nod to HBO's viral comedy-show clip.

By July 16, 2014

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Why Samsung's F8500 is the last great plasma TV

Contrary to what the company indicated at CES, Samsung won't bring to market any new plasma TVs for 2014 -- aside from a single mainstream 64-inch model. That leaves the carryover F8500 as default champion of non-OLED picture quality.

By March 31, 2014

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John Oliver to FCC chairman: Prove you're not a dingo

Insisting he'd only compared the FCC's Tom Wheeler to a dingo, the comedian says Wheeler is being too defensive about claiming not to be one.

By June 16, 2014

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FCC Chairman to John Oliver: I am not a dingo

Tom Wheeler says John Oliver's segment on net neutrality, which brought down the FCC site, was creative.

By June 14, 2014