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Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal faces probe from US states

Some states have joined the effort to investigate Comcast's proposed $45.2 billion buyout of Time Warner Cable.

By March 19, 2014

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U.S. State Department latest to crack down on 3D-printed guns

The State Department demands that Defense Distributed, which has created a series of 3D files used to print firearms, take down the files because they could violate export restrictions.

By May 9, 2013

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State Department bureau shelled out $630K for Facebook 'likes'

An inspection report highlights the foibles of one bureau's social-media strategy and points out the Department of State's general state of confusion on how to manage all of its accounts.

By July 3, 2013

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State Department unveils Innovation in Arms Control winners

The State Department sought submissions from the public on how to use modern technology to help solve some of the world's most pressing arms control and international security problems.

By March 4, 2013

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Department of Energy loads 240 graphs and maps onto Flickr

Looking to be transparent, the US government agency brings data-driven energy usage charts, which include everything from crude oil production to wind generation to gasoline prices, to the web.

By July 14, 2014

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State Department revokes $16.5M Kindle contract offer

After asking Amazon to negotiate a no-bid contract to provide U.S. embassies with at least 2,500 loaded Kindle Touches, the government cancels the plan.

By August 16, 2012

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Crave giveaway: Arris-Motorola cable modem and router combo

This week's prize is an advanced all-in-one modem-router combo, the Arris-Motorola SBG6782-AC Gateway. Multitasking cable users, apply here.

By December 20, 2013

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State Department offers Amazon up to $16.5M to hand out Kindles

The U.S. State Department disses the iPad and Nook in favor of the Kindle Touch -- offering the e-reader-maker a multi-million dollar no-bid contract to ship the device overseas.

By June 11, 2012

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Why the case against Comcast-Time Warner Cable is evaporating

[commentary] Recent developments in Comcast's efforts to merge with Time Warner Cable suggest the deal will go through...eventually.

By April 21, 2014

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No penalty for Comcast if merger with Time Warner Cable fails

Comcast has risked almost nothing in its $45.2 billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable, according to a filing with the SEC.

By March 20, 2014