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Putin: The Internet is a CIA project

The Russian president, currently waging emotional warfare against Western influence, insists the Internet didn't merely begin as a CIA project, it allegedly continues to develop as one.

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FCC Chairman clarifies 'Net Neutrality' view after backlash

Chairman Tom Wheeler says there has been misinformation about the FCC's proposed plan and insists his intent is to continue protecting the consumer.

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Facebook cozies up to journalists with FB Newswire

The service will be one part news aggregator and one part news source for journalists.

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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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