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Samsung proposes five-year moratorium on patent injunctions

The company makes a pitch to the European Union, which is investigating whether Samsung is violating regulations on standard-essential patents.

By October 17, 2013

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Bill for moratorium on cell phone taxes gets bipartisan support

The Cell Phone Tax Fairness Act of 2009 would ban new state and local wireless taxes for five years.

By March 19, 2009

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EU inspectors raid offices of Philips, Samsung

Europe's largest consumer electronics retailer, Media-Saturn, was also part of the competition watchdogs' raid. Exactly what the EU inspectors were looking for is unknown.

By December 6, 2013

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EU: Samsung might need to do more to satisfy our concerns

Speaking at a conference on Monday, European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said Samsung may need to provide more concessions if it wants to get out of his line of sight.

By December 9, 2013

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Congressman proposes two-year ban on Net regulation bills

Rep. Darrell Issa is pushing for a cooling-off period that would prevent the federal government from introducing new Internet regulation or bills for two years.

By November 28, 2012

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Germany to shut down pre-1980 nuclear plants

Environment Minister says it's unclear whether the seven nuclear power plants shut down during the three-month moratorium would remain closed or be reconnected to the grid afterward.

By March 15, 2011

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Baby-picture zapping plug-in is well Liked on Facebook

Unbaby.me performs the useful social task of removing baby pictures that narcissistic parents post on your Facebook newsfeed. In less than four days, it has 44,000 Likes. Next stop: a reduced birth rate?

By August 4, 2012

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Killer robots may wage 'mechanical slaughter,' U.N. warns

A month after Human Rights Watch launched its "Campaign to Stop Killer Robots," a United Nations special rapporteur calls for a moratorium on robots that can kill without human control.

By May 30, 2013

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Human Rights Watch launches campaign against 'killer robots'

"The line needs to be drawn now on fully autonomous weapons," the NGO says. How close are we to letting robots off the leash?

By April 23, 2013

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Get a Roku 2 XD for $49.99

It's a refurb, so what? The warranty's the same as a new Roku. Unlike lesser boxes, this one streams at a full 1080p. Plus: two bonus deals!

By November 7, 2012