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Facebook, Gmail, Skype face Russia ban under 'anti-terror' plan

The Russian parliament's latest play could see major Western technology firms banned unless they store data on Russian soil -- a move that would allow authorities to easily snoop on user data.

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Amazon delivers pasta, pickles, and popcorn with Prime Pantry

The massive Internet retailer launches a new service that lets users buy as many dry good items as they can fit in one large box for the flat delivery fee of $5.99.

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Brazil lays down the law with Internet 'Bill of Rights'

Leading the charge on net neutrality, President Dilma Rousseff signs into law a bill that protects online privacy and promotes an open Internet.

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Zuckerberg explains the three tiers of Facebook

With an app hierarchy, CEO Mark Zuckerberg tries to quell Wall Street's appetite for additional revenue from Facebook's latest ventures.

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Ada Initiative bails on GitHub, after sexism allegations

Workplace gender discrimination claims against the software hosting service have resulted in an ousted co-founder and a fizzled partnership.

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Zuckerberg pitches private sharing, says Messenger has 200M users

The Facebook chief discusses the audience of the company's in-house mobile messaging app for the first time and simultaneously signals a growing interest in less public forms of expression.

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FCC to lay out new 'Net Neutrality' rules Thursday, says report

A new proposal from the commission could allow companies to pay Internet service providers for faster access to consumers, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Scarcity triggers new restrictions on obtaining Internet addresses

The US and Canada are down to their last 16.7 million Net addresses with today's IPv4 Internet technology. Scarcity is pushing Internet service providers to the next-gen IPv6.

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Facebook Q1 by the numbers: $1.34B in mobile sales

The first three months of 2014 proved fruitful for Facebook as it brought in $2.5 billion in total revenue with extra help from an audience of more than 1 billion people on mobile.

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Facebook mobile sales surge, CFO to exit

The social network's blossoming smartphone business brought in 59 percent of advertising revenue during the first three months of 2014.

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Instagram now personalizing photos, videos for exploration

With content picked just for you, the Facebook-owned app hopes to send you down a never-ending path of discovery.

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Amazon plays a great hand with HBO but game isn't over

Amazon will be the first subscription service to offer binge-ready, older HBO shows, besting Netflix by scoring coveted content for members. But this deal doesn't win the game, or change it yet.

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