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Justice Dept., Democratic lawmakers want smaller carriers to get larger slice of spectrum

Lawyers from the Justice Department along with five Democratic senators send letters to the FCC urging it to craft rules that favor smaller players like T-Mobile in next year's spectrum auction.

By June 25, 2015

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Airbnb goes head-to-head with San Francisco lawmakers, again

The city's board of supervisors will decide next month whether to amend the "Airbnb law" that legalized short-term rentals in San Francisco.

By June 9, 2015

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Lawmakers push feds to investigate Verizon's use of 'supercookies'

Concerned about privacy, three Democrats in the US Senate are asking the FCC and FTC to investigate Verizon's use of "supercookies" to track the online activities of millions of mobile customers.

By February 7, 2015

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NSA can track everyone's phone calls again -- for a while

Bulk data collection allowed to resume after a surveillance court judge rules that Congress meant to keep the NSA's program going until November.

By June 30, 2015

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Regulators push for more broadband competition, but is it enough?

FCC chief Tom Wheeler says the agency is doing all it can to promote broadband competition, but smaller wireless providers disagree.

By June 26, 2015

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We'll never make driverless cars, says Jaguar Land Rover exec

Technically Incorrect: Wolfgang Epple, head of R&D for Jaguar Land Rover, says the company doesn't consider people as cargo. How oddly human.

By June 30, 2015

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Taxi drivers demand US mayors regulate Uber

Cabbies hold a protest at the ride-hailing company's San Francisco headquarters in hopes of catching the attention of the US Conference of Mayors.

By June 22, 2015

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Regulators nix T-Mobile's hopes for more spectrum in upcoming auction

The FCC says it won't vote to increase the spectrum reserved for smaller carriers in the upcoming wireless auction.

By June 25, 2015

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Programmers are copying security flaws into your software, researchers warn

Many software developers are cribbing code, and its flaws, that someone else created. And the problem is only getting harder to keep up with.

By June 23, 2015

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Lyft pays New York $300K to settle lawsuit

Ride-hailing company agrees to settle with local lawmakers after it was accused of illegally operating in the state.

By June 18, 2015