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Senate blasts mobile carriers for profiting from phony fees

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile all allegedly "crammed" customers with third-party charges that cost hundreds of millions of dollars, Senate report says.

By July 30, 2014

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Tech leaders urge Senate to beef up NSA reform bill

Apple and Google are among the firms saying the bill passed by the House is watered down. Will the Senate restore some of the original safeguards?

By June 5, 2014

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Patent reform bill targeting patent trolls shelved in Senate

Bill aimed at reducing patent litigation removed from agenda after lawmakers failed to reach agreement on key details.

By May 21, 2014

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Amazon flagship show 'Alpha House' returns for a binge Oct. 24

Prime Instant Video shifts its release strategy for the second season of the John Goodman political comedy by switching to the all-at-once tack of rival Netflix.

By September 29, 2014

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Chinese e-tailer Alibaba prices IPO at $68, raising $21.8B

In the largest initial public offering in US history, Alibaba raises funds to fuel its global ambitions.

By September 18, 2014

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Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker friends Silicon Valley

"For us to keep up with your pace of change, this leadership team is breaking down silos throughout our agency," she tells a group of tech execs. The 47,000-person agency is conducting its own "mashup."

By February 26, 2014

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FCC chief to wireless industry: I work for the American public

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler tells industry not to expect a free ride on any of the major issues his agency is now considering, including megamergers, Net neutrality, and the upcoming incentive wireless auction.

By September 9, 2014

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Alibaba IPO planned for week of September 8, report says

The Chinese e-commerce giant is reportedly set to launch its blockbuster IPO in the US in the very same week Apple is expected to bring us the iPhone 6.

By August 31, 2014

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Feinstein excoriates CIA for spying on Senate committee

Sen. Dianne Feinstein blasts CIA chief John Brennan for allegedly spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers, whom Edward Snowden then accused of hypocrisy.

By March 11, 2014

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Kabam valuation tops $1 billion with new Alibaba investment

The video game maker has struck an agreement to receive a large investment and publish 10 games in China.

By July 31, 2014