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Uber hits road block in France as taxi lobby gains upper hand

A new law in France includes several provisions, but one is especially damaging to Uber: no sharing location via GPS.

By September 19, 2014

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President's broadband push pits FCC against states

President Obama gave the FCC his blessing this week to use its regulatory authority to pre-empt state laws prohibiting cities and towns from building broadband networks, but the agency will face opposition.

By January 17, 2015

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Sprint backs FCC on reclassifying broadband as utility

In a surprise move, Sprint counters its industry brethren by saying the FCC's plan won't prevent it from further investing in its broadband network.

By January 16, 2015

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Tech lobby group files brief against NY's Airbnb subpoena

A trade organization that represents major tech companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon steps up to support Airbnb in its tussle with New York authorities. The AG's office responds.

By November 8, 2013

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Net Fix: FCC chief on solving the Open Internet puzzle (Q&A)

With a vote looming on new rules for Internet access, Tom Wheeler talks candidly with CNET News in an exclusive interview about legal challenges, President Obama's role and being the butt of late-night TV jokes.

By January 14, 2015

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Netflix VPN access locked down for overseas users

Despite claims from Netflix that it hasn't changed its policies, overseas residents trying to access the US Netflix service via VPN may soon be locked out.

By January 4, 2015

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Google accuses Hollywood of 'trying to censor the Internet'

Using information from alleged documents leaked by the Sony hackers, Google said the Motion Picture Association of America and Mississippi's attorney general conspired to limit free speech on the Internet.

By December 18, 2014

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Instagram video test - From the CNET lobby

With Instagram's video features you get 15 seconds of shoot time.

By June 20, 2013

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Microsoft aims to be greener and drops ALEC membership

The tech giant pulls out of the conservative lobbying group that is known to have pushed legislation to block renewable energy development.

By August 19, 2014

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Google Doodle honors tennis great Althea Gibson

Althea Gibson was the first black athlete -- man or woman -- to break the color barrier in international tennis.

By August 25, 2014