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Justice Department tries to freeze GE-Electrolux appliance deal

US regulator sues to stop a big appliance merger that it claims could push up prices and cut back options for consumers.

By July 1, 2015

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Justice Dept., Democratic lawmakers want smaller carriers to get larger slice of spectrum

Lawyers from the Justice Department along with five Democratic senators send letters to the FCC urging it to craft rules that favor smaller players like T-Mobile in next year's spectrum auction.

By June 25, 2015

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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman flying on a drone

This guy strapped a Superman toy to a DJI Phantom 3 drone and captured the Man of Steel flying around Victoria Park in London and presumably saving the day.

By August 27, 2015

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AT&T agrees to stricter Net neutrality rules to get its DirecTV deal approved

The Federal Communications Commission is recommending that AT&T's $49 billion bid to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV be approved -- but not without conditions.

By July 21, 2015

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AT&T creates mobile and video giant after sealing DirecTV deal

Shortly after winning FCC approval, AT&T closes its deal to buy the satellite TV provider. DirecTV's video relationships could become key as more content is delivered on mobile devices.

By July 24, 2015

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Regulators nix T-Mobile's hopes for more spectrum in upcoming auction

The FCC says it won't vote to increase the spectrum reserved for smaller carriers in the upcoming wireless auction.

By June 25, 2015

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You can't unsee this terrifying toothy fish found in New Jersey

A fisherman tossing out lines on a Jersey lake reels in a Pacu, a South American fish with a row of molar-shaped teeth that will definitely be part of your nightmares tonight.

By June 24, 2015

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Ted Cruz gets 'Shatnered' for saying Capt. Kirk was Republican

The Republican presidential hopeful believes the Capt. Kirk's "working class" status makes him lean to the right. Then, along came William Shatner.

By July 24, 2015

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Regulators to deny Dish discounts in spectrum auction, to tune of $3B

The Federal Communications Commission will likely cancel a 25 percent discount that satellite TV provider Dish Network took in the most recent wireless spectrum auction.

By July 23, 2015

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Second verse, same as the first

The names are different, but revisiting a column from 1995 shows how little some things have changed for the companies that dominate the tech industry.

By July 17, 2015