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Amazon now a prime source for U.S. Cellular prepaids

A handful of U.S. Cellular's basic phones and Androids are now for sale on Amazon.

By November 26, 2013

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Amazon adds digital downloads to U.K. store

The company's U.K. customers can now purchase video games and both PC and Mac software from the e-commerce site.

By August 7, 2013

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Killer robots may wage 'mechanical slaughter,' U.N. warns

A month after Human Rights Watch launched its "Campaign to Stop Killer Robots," a United Nations special rapporteur calls for a moratorium on robots that can kill without human control.

By May 30, 2013

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U.N. summit implodes as U.S., others spurn Internet treaty

United Nations summit breaks down after U.S., Canada, and other democracies refuse to sign treaty that would hand a U.N. agency more authority over how the Internet is managed.

By December 13, 2012

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U.N. summit rejects U.S., Europe hands-off-the-Internet plea

Nigeria, Cuba, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia persuade a majority of summit delegates to support giving a United Nations agency a more "active" role in Internet governance.

By December 12, 2012

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Amazon squeaks past Apple as most reputable U.S. company

Among 60 major companies, Amazon grabbed the top spot for reputation, followed by Apple, Walt Disney, and Google.

By February 12, 2013

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Huawei Ascend P1 lands in U.S. for $450 at Amazon

The device comes with a super AMOLED 4.3-inch screen and, at 7.69 mm thick, is one of the thinnest smartphones currently available.

By January 3, 2013

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U.N. could tax U.S.-based Web sites, leaked docs show

Global Internet tax suggested by European network operators, who want Apple, Google, and other Web companies to pay to deliver content, is proposed for debate at a U.N. agency in December.

By June 7, 2012

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U.N. summit's meltdown ignites new Internet Cold War

New geopolitical rift isn't east-west or north-south: it roughly tracks commitment to free expression. The U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, and their allies are now facing off against the likes of China, Russia, Libya, Nigeria, and dozens of other nations.

By December 17, 2012

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U.N. takeover of the Internet must be stopped, U.S. warns

A U.N. summit later this year in Dubai could lead to a new international regime of censorship, taxes, and surveillance, warn Democrats, Republicans, the Internet Society, and father of the Internet Vint Cerf.

By May 31, 2012