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Google creates $100M fund to back European startups

The Big G's investment arm Google Ventures is sending $100m to Europe to fund the next Spotify, Soundcloud or Skype.

By July 10, 2014

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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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Surface 2, Nokia 'Sirius' tablets coming soon, reports say

There are at least two new Windows ARM tablets in the pipeline: The Microsoft Surface 2 and Nokia 'Sirius,' according to evolving rumors.

By August 26, 2013

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Crowd-funded music: Omaha Diner joins a wave of artists asking fans for direct support

Pledge Music helps bands make exactly the kind of records they want to make -- and get paid for it.

By May 22, 2013

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Microsoft wants beta testers for new Win Phone Facebook app

A new version of the official Facebook app is now in the testing pipeline, according to Microsoft officials -- as is Skype video messaging for Windows 7.

By April 30, 2013

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Skype, scofflaw? France says it could be

French authorities have referred the Microsoft-owned division to Paris prosecutors for failing to declare itself as an electronic communications operator.

By March 12, 2013

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How Skype monitors and censors its Chinese users

One U.S. researcher has deconstructed a constantly updated file in the China-only version of Skype that contains a list of more than 1,100 words used to censor and monitor its users.

By March 8, 2013

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Surveillance a la Skype: EFF, others seek answers

Open letter from privacy advocates, Internet activists, journalists, and others calls on Microsoft to provide public documentation about the security and privacy practices around Skype.

By January 24, 2013

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Five big tech stories to watch for in 2013

The big stories of this year will continue into the next. But maybe not in the way you expect them to.

By December 20, 2012

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Man finds car stolen 42 years ago on eBay

A Dallas man is reunited with his 1967 Austin Healey 3000 after years of searching for his lost love online.

By July 11, 2012