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Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015

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Will California regulators overstep on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger?

Commentary: A 2012 law forbids the states' Public Utility Commission from regulating Internet services. But the pending merger of ISPs could allow the opportunity to do just that.

By April 13, 2015

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Facebook privacy probes ramp up in Europe

More countries are joining investigations that could force the social network to change its practices and potentially bring a hefty fine along with it, says The Wall Street Journal.

By April 2, 2015

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Net neutrality: How we got from there to here

The road to crafting lasting regulation to protect the open Internet has had several twists and turns. As the FCC prepares a vote to adopt new rules, CNET takes a look back to the origins of the current debate.

By February 24, 2015

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FCC strikes in Net neutrality war: Run Internet like a utility

The new rules would prohibit speeding up, slowing down or blocking broadband Internet traffic, under regulations that date back to the early days of the telephone business.

By February 4, 2015

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Iron Man to join 'Captain America 3' film?

Robert Downey Jr. is reportedly in contract discussions to play Tony Stark for the next installment of Captain America, which may launch Marvel's civil-war storyline.

By October 15, 2014

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If Congress wants new Net Neutrality rules, Congress should say so

Commentary: Outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman has flip-flopped, now urging the FCC to take extreme action on its own. It's an unfortunate twist in the on-again, off-again fight.

By October 6, 2014

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Google's retail ambitions with barges may be floating away

Two Google Barges in California and Maine have sat idle and unfinished for months. Now a report says Google has sold the Maine barge. Not good news for the company's retail hopes.

By August 1, 2014

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Google meets with EU over 'right to be forgotten'

The European Union is reportedly concerned that Google isn't doing enough to hide search results internationally.

By July 24, 2014

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CNET Road Trip 2014: Official Picture of the Day sweepstakes rules

Here are the official rules for the 2014 CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day sweepstakes, which runs from June 9 through July 27.

By June 9, 2014