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Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.

By February 26, 2015

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What the FCC Net neutrality rules will mean for Internet users

There may soon be new rules on how the Internet should work and be regulated. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission will likely pass new Net neutrality rules that would keep the Internet open and reclassify broadband as a public utility. CNET's Maggie Reardon and Sumi Das on what the rules will mean for consumers.

By February 25, 2015

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FCC strikes in Net neutrality war: Run Internet like a utility

The new rules would prohibit speeding up, slowing down or blocking broadband Internet traffic, under regulations that date back to the early days of the telephone business.

By February 4, 2015

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Sprint backs FCC on reclassifying broadband as utility

In a surprise move, Sprint counters its industry brethren by saying the FCC's plan won't prevent it from further investing in its broadband network.

By January 16, 2015

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Dashlane password utility changes your passwords so you don't have to

A new tool called Password Changer is designed to change multiple passwords for different websites all at once -- especially useful in light of Heartbleed and other security threats.

By December 9, 2014

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2015 Volvo V60 offers stylish station wagon utility (pictures)

Volvo's new V60 station wagon amps up the power with Polestar tuning and adds data-powered apps such as Yelp and Rdio.

20 Images By December 2, 2014

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Why the #whatcoloristhisdress frock is actually blue and black

Twitter got into a pretty lively argument Thursday about whether the color of a particular dress was black and blue or white and gold. How do people see things so differently? AsapScience explains.

By February 27, 2015

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Bypass and reset the password on any Mac in no time

Locked out of your computer? There's no need to panic, all Macs include a built-in password reset utility.

By February 27, 2015

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Apple's event could be time for more than a Watch

The "Spring Forward" March 9 Apple event could hold some surprises in store, the FCC votes in favor of Net neutrality rules, and ToeJam & Earl rock Kickstarter to make a funky return.

By February 26, 2015

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Obama: Regulate broadband Internet like a utility so it 'works for everyone'

President Obama calls for tighter rules from the FCC -- leaving a little bit of wiggle room -- in an effort to preserve a "free and open Internet."

By November 10, 2014