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Republican legislation to 'fix' Net neutrality may not be dead

Two Democrats offer a glimmer of hope to Senate Republicans looking to revive a bill that would put the FCC's rules preserving an open Internet into law, but with key differences. But there are major sticking points.

By March 19, 2015

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Tesla is turning its owners into a nationwide sales team

The dealer wars just got more interesting. Luxury electric-vehicle manufacturer Tesla launches a referral program, with new owners receiving $1,000 discounts and those making the referrals getting $1,000 of their own.

By July 29, 2015

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Apple backs bill banning LGBT discrimination

Apple, along with Dow Chemical and Levi Strauss & Co., voices its support for non-discrimination legislation that would establish federal equality for LGBT Americans.

By July 23, 2015

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Intel ups referral bonus to achieve more diversity in its workforce

The company will now pay as much as $4,000 to employees who refer women, minorities, and veterans who are ultimately hired by Intel as it works to improve diversity in its workforce.

By August 4, 2015

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AT&T awards $100K for tech to help people with disabilities

Twenty-five years after President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, AT&T called on developers to use existing technology to create solutions for people with disabilities.

By July 27, 2015

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Microsoft joins Google in the fight against revenge porn

The software maker shares tools to help victims of "nonconsensual pornography" and will scrub links from its search engine.

By July 22, 2015

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Police's jokey Facebook post warns lawbreakers not to post on Facebook

Technically Incorrect: The Dunwoody Police Department in Georgia believes that humor might put people off doing things that are against the law.

By July 22, 2015

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Rhino horn camera aims to stop poachers

A new method aims to halt rhinoceros poaching by monitoring and tracking the animals to catch poachers in the act.

By July 21, 2015

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UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.

By July 20, 2015

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What would 'real' patent reform look like?

Commentary: Congress may pass antitrolling legislation this year. But that's only the first step toward fixing a broken patent system

By July 6, 2015