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Broadband companies sue over new Net neutrality rules

A pair of lawsuits challenge agency's new Internet traffic rules, calling them a violation of federal law.

By March 23, 2015

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Redhead redemption: Give us our ginger emojis, petition demands

A new Change.org petition asks Apple to add redheads to its emoji diversification update. How else will we be able to chat about Harry Potter's best friend Ron Weasley?

By March 5, 2015

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Fund this: Petite Loop adds a wrist strap to your smartphone

This clever Kickstarter project leverages your existing case to provide a secure, inexpensive strap.

By November 21, 2014

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Petition asks Nintendo to name character after Robin Williams

Over 100,000 people have signed the petition, though it's not clear yet whether Nintendo might bring Williams to a future title.

By August 18, 2014

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Online petition to deport Justin Bieber fails

Despite garnering 100,000 signatures, the petition to ask the White House to remove the Canadian heartthrob from the US gets a very political reply.

By April 20, 2014

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Obama's commerce secretary to petition Silicon Valley on jobs

Secretary Penny Pritzker will meet with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on Monday, and Facebook and others after that.

By February 21, 2014

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FCC trumps state laws on local broadband limits

A 3-2 vote is the first step in allowing municipalities all over the country to offer their own Internet service in the name of competition.

By February 26, 2015

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White House to rule soon on petition to deport Justin Bieber

An online petition that secured 220,000 signatures has forced the US government to consider the fate of the Canadian pop star. The White House's press secretary says it is being mulled.

By January 31, 2014

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When worlds collide: Comic book crossovers, movies and you

With the DC comics universe in a state of perpetual crisis and Marvel preparing for wars both Secret and Civil, we offer an introduction to comics crossover events for the uninitiated.

By February 9, 2015

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FCC makes push for more local broadband services

The agency plans to vote on a proposal later this month that strikes down provisions in state laws limiting the expansion of municipal broadband networks.

By February 2, 2015