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How JibJab grew up by focusing on kids apps

After exploding on to the political scene in 2004 with its animated videos, the JibJab brothers are trying out more family-friendly fare.

By October 1, 2012

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EU telcos defend UN Internet takeover plans

A group of European telcos is defending a controversial proposal to radically alter the architecture of the Web and its governance. But the rhetoric has done little to slow critics.

By September 23, 2012

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FBI renews broad Internet surveillance push

Director Robert Mueller tells Congress that police are "increasingly unable" to bring criminals to justice because rapid advances in technology thwart surveillance.

By September 22, 2012

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Snowe, Kerry introduce spectrum inventory bill

A previous version of this report misidentified the state Rick Boucher represents in the House of Representatives. Boucher represents Virginia.

By March 2, 2011

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Snowe, Kerry introduce spectrum inventory bill

The bipartisan legislation would require the FCC and NTIA to complete a long-overdue inventory of spectrum licenses, paving the way for reallocations needed for mobile broadband users.

By March 2, 2011

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From 'Alien' to 'Prometheus': The search for extraterrestrial life

Ridley Scott's new movie "Prometheus" may reignite questions about life beyond the boundaries of our galaxy.

By June 8, 2012

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FBI 'looking at' law making Web sites wiretap-ready, director says

Director Robert Mueller says FBI needs to be able to "capture communications" of people under surveillance, but declines to elaborate on renewed lobbying effort reported by CNET two weeks ago.

By May 18, 2012

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FBI: We need wiretap-ready Web sites - now

CNET learns the FBI is quietly pushing its plan to force surveillance backdoors on social networks, VoIP, and Web e-mail providers, and that the bureau is asking Internet companies not to oppose a law making those backdoors mandatory.

By May 4, 2012

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Averting a spectrum disaster: Now for the hard part

With new legislation authorizing incentive spectrum auctions, it's tempting to think the crisis in mobile broadband has been avoided. But it will take at least 10 years to put new spectrum to work, and the FCC's own estimate is that we have only three years left before hitting the wall.

By February 25, 2012

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FCC's Genachowski to Congress: We need our auctions

While speaking at CES 2012 in Las Vegas, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski pushes the need for universal broadband and the incentive auctions to make it happen.

By January 11, 2012