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With Comcast out, how Disney's empire will look with Fox
July 19th, 2018  3:00 PM

Comcast's decision to drop its bid for Fox means Disney's $71.3 billion offer is likely to prevail

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New UN panel to make proposals to ensure safe digital future
July 12th, 2018  4:58 PM

The United Nations is establishing a high-level panel co-chaired by Chinese e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma and the wife of Microsoft founder Bill Gates to make recommendations on ensuring "a safe and inclusive digital future."

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Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones
June 23rd, 2018  2:07 AM

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones
Oregon email restored; official says hack fed scheme
June 22nd, 2018  2:28 PM

Email from Oregon government computers is again able to reach the public, and a top Oregon cybersecurity official said the episode that triggered the block was part of a broader strategy showing the sophistication of modern cybercriminals.

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Justices adopt new privacy rules for cellphone tracking
June 22nd, 2018  11:10 AM

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones

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Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service
June 21st, 2018  6:41 AM

AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating networks from the Time Warner company it just bought.

Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV service
Net neutrality backers fume as California bill watered down
June 20th, 2018  8:15 PM

California legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing

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Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com
June 18th, 2018  4:38 AM

Google says it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets

Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com
Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends
June 11th, 2018  4:59 PM

Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change _ though not right away _ following Monday's formal repeal of Obama-era internet protections

Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends
Uber urges Hawaii customers, drivers to oppose 'surge' cap
June 6th, 2018  3:45 PM

Ride-hailing service Uber sent emails to customers and drivers urging them to reach out to the Honolulu City Council and criticize a bill that would place more restrictions on the transportation network company and similar operations

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Cuba's new president meets with US senator, Google exec
June 4th, 2018  6:13 PM

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has held his first official meeting with visitors from the U.S., discussing increased internet access with Google executive Eric Schmidt and U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake

Cuba's new president meets with US senator, Google exec
Google blames Wikipedia for linking California GOP to Nazism
June 1st, 2018  3:42 AM

Google blames Wikipedia 'vandalism' for linking California GOP to Nazism

Google blames Wikipedia for linking California GOP to Nazism
Google blames Wikipedia for "Nazism" tag on California GOP
June 1st, 2018  3:21 AM

Google is blaming Wikipedia for search results that said the ideology of the California Republican Party included "Nazism."

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Google blames Wikipedia for linking California GOP to Nazism
May 31st, 2018  9:36 PM

Google blames Wikipedia 'vandalism' for linking California GOP to Nazism

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Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules
May 16th, 2018  6:21 PM

Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, have pushed through a measure intended to revive Obama-era internet rules that ensured equal treatment for all web traffic

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The Latest: Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality'
May 16th, 2018  4:04 PM

The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content

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Security researchers outwit, bypass popular email encryption
May 14th, 2018  8:33 AM

Germany's cybersecurity agency says German and Belgian researchers have found a way to outwit two widely used forms of email encryption

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Budget airline Spirit says it's going all in on WiFi
May 11th, 2018  11:26 AM

Spirit Airlines says it's adding Internet access on all its planes by summer 2019 to improve the flying experience

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Walmart makes a $16 billion bet on India's booming economy
May 9th, 2018  2:44 PM

Walmart gains direct access to shoppers in India's booming economy with $16 billion stake in online retailer Flipkart

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Walmart makes big bet in India, pays $16B for Flipkart stake
May 9th, 2018  11:45 AM

Walmart pays $16 billion for majority stake in online retailer Flipkart, getting better access to India's booming economy

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