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Senate embraces Internet taxes

Senators vote 75 to 24 to glue an endorsement of Internet sales taxes onto a Democratic budget bill, despite opponents predicting the idea is antibusiness and a "bureaucratic nightmare."

By Mar. 22, 2013

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Singapore scientists unveil multiscreen, social TV viewing experience

When you leave home, the cloud-based platform "Social Cloud TV" lets you resume watching content on your tablet or smartphone and share it with friends.

By Aug. 13, 2012

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Looming Internet sales tax bill jolts consumers, retailers

The U.S. Senate begins debate on a proposed law that would require Internet retailers to collect sales taxes around the country, despite objections from online sellers that the bill goes too far.

By Apr. 22, 2013

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Republican senators push for Internet sales taxes

Two GOP politicians are going further than Democrats with proposal targeting Amazon.com and other online retailers, CNET has learned. Conservative tax groups are crying foul.

By Nov. 2, 2011

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Internet tax proposal up for a vote in Senate this week

Internet tax supporters, with backing from Walmart, Macy's, and Best Buy, are hoping a Senate vote will give them enough political leverage to require Americans to pay sales tax when shopping online.

By Mar. 21, 2013

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Google-China flap spurs federal plan to bypass censors

Members of Congress announce the Global Internet Freedom Caucus and a bill to spend federal dollars on research to "defeat Internet suppression and censorship."

By Mar. 9, 2010

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Satellite lobbying push could mean higher cable bills

DirecTV and other satellite television providers want taxes "equalized" on fairness grounds--which could mean higher taxes for cable providers and their subscribers.

By Feb. 14, 2008

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Robot prototypes battle for cash prize in Singapore

TechX challenges Singapore robot builders.

By Sep. 22, 2008