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VexBox throttles teens' Internet speeds. Evil, brilliant or both?

A Kickstarter project designed to encourage teens to do their chores works by slowing their Internet connection down to a painful crawl.

By January 28, 2015

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T-Mobile agrees to reveal customers' throttled speeds

Under agreement with FCC, the carrier will provide customers with tools that accurately gauge the connection speeds they are experiencing after reaching their monthly data caps.

By November 24, 2014

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Verizon backs off plans to throttle unlimited data users

The company says it made the decision after "ongoing dialogue" about its network optimization plan.

By October 1, 2014

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FCC chairman rejects Verizon's throttling defense

The wireless carrier's argument that "all the kids do it" isn't good enough, the official says in a press conference.

By August 8, 2014

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Verizon Wireless CEO fires back at FCC over throttling brouhaha

Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.

By August 4, 2014

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FCC chairman puts Verizon in hot seat over new throttling policy

FCC's Tom Wheeler says in a letter he's "deeply troubled" by Verizon's move to single out unlimited data customers, which could slow their access to the Internet.

By July 30, 2014

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Self-driving Freightliner Inspiration rolls out on public roads in Nevada

The first autonomous heavy-duty truck gets its license to drive in Las Vegas.

By May 6, 2015

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Internet.org opens to all developers after Net neutrality row

Developers hoping to build services for people using Internet.org -- which provides free basic Web services via mobile -- must follow three principles meant to bring more people online.

By May 4, 2015

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Bezos' space company tests suborbital rocket

Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.

By April 30, 2015

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Does Google buying Green Throttle point to a set-top box?

With rumors hinting at an upcoming streaming device to incorporate more gaming, the Web giant buys the Atlas controller and Arena app-maker.

By March 11, 2014