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The 404 Throwback Ep. 217: Where we're voting Steve Guttenberg in 08! (podcast)

Today's throwback episode comes complements of our very own Steve "Sphere" Guttenberg. He requested this to be replayed, and since we lost a bet with him a long time ago, we owe it to him.

By September 15, 2014

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Roaming charges should pack their bags, says EU vote

European lawmakers vote to end international roaming charges by the end of 2015.

By April 3, 2014

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San Francisco passes 'Airbnb law,' one step closer to making rentals legal

The Board of Supervisors votes to allow short-term rentals, ignoring Sen. Dianne Feinstein's warning that the law could be detrimental to the city.

By October 21, 2014

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Vote on NASA's crazy next-gen spacesuit fashions

NASA is seeking the public's input on the look for the high-tech Z-2 spacesuit. Choose between biomimicry, "Tron"-style, and future-fashion-trend designs.

By March 24, 2014

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FCC votes to begin testing an overhaul of US phone system

Citing the "Internet Revolution," FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announces a series of experiments aimed at replacing the country's aging analog transmission infrastructure with an updated IP-based system.

By January 30, 2014

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If Congress wants new Net Neutrality rules, Congress should say so

Commentary: Outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman has flip-flopped, now urging the FCC to take extreme action on its own. It's an unfortunate twist in the on-again, off-again fight.

By October 6, 2014

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Apple to shareholders: Vote against Icahn's stock proposal

Shareholders will vote in February on investor Carl Icahn's "non-binding" proposal to increase Apple's stock buyback program to $50 billion.

By December 27, 2013

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Meet Matchstick, Mozilla's $25 Chromecast alternative

Is the world big enough for another streaming Internet dongle? Mozilla and Matchstick sure hope so, as they announce the first Firefox OS device that's not a smartphone.

By September 30, 2014

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FCC vote opens door to end ban on in-flight calls

Measure passes by a 3-2 vote, paving the way for lifting the ban. Ultimately though, the Transportation Department gets final say.

By December 12, 2013

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Uber hits road block in France as taxi lobby gains upper hand

A new law in France includes several provisions, but one is especially damaging to Uber: no sharing location via GPS.

By September 19, 2014