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Sony sees $2.1B loss for fiscal year as mobile woes take a toll

The situation is so bad that Sony is suspending its dividend -- the first time it won't be making a payout since it listed in 1958.

By September 17, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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AT&T dials up toll-free 'Sponsored Data' as CES starts

Long-talked about, AT&T is the first of the carriers to pull the trigger on the 1-800 equivalent of data that wouldn't count against customers' caps.

By January 6, 2014

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California DAs sue ride-sharing app Uber, settle with rival Lyft

San Francisco and Los Angeles district attorneys claim Uber is misleading passengers on driver background checks and fraudulently charging "safe rides" fees. Lyft chooses to settle similar claims against it.

By December 9, 2014

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AT&T CEO says 'toll free' data plans coming soon

Bummed over tiered data pricing? AT&T's Randall Stephenson tells conference goers that content providers are willing to pay for customers' access.

By June 1, 2012

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How Supreme Court ruling affects Aereo, the cloud, and you

The court was loud and clear: Aereo's streaming TV business is illegal. But the decision raises more questions than it answers.

By June 26, 2014

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Verizon CTO predicts 'toll free' data

Verizon's Tony Melone says there's a good chance carriers will introduce a toll-free-like service that will allow destination sites, such as Netflix, to pay for prioritized access to customers.

By May 8, 2012

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​Comcast vs. Netflix: Is this really about Net neutrality?

Netflix’s disputes with broadband providers, like Comcast, have zip to do with Net neutrality. Here's what you need to know about Net neutrality, and the Internet, to understand why.

By May 15, 2014

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Top tech titans join forces to ask FCC to protect Net neutrality

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, and nearly 150 other Internet companies pen a letter to the FCC saying any rules that impinge on a free and open Internet “represent a grave threat.”

By May 7, 2014

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Netflix vs. the Comcast-TWC merger: Nothing to lose

Netflix is the first company to publicly oppose the giant merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. That’s largely a function of having the most to gain -- and least to lose -- from blasting it.

By April 22, 2014