Internet - News Headlines

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The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content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 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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IMSA locks up 6-year TV deal with NBC Sports through 2024
April 30th, 2018. 6:42 PM

NBC Sports grabbed another piece of motorsports programming with a six-year contract to distribute IMSA's SportsCar Championship on network and cable channels

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Sprint, T-Mobile have to sell $26.5B deal to antitrust cops
April 30th, 2018. 2:06 PM

T-Mobile and Sprint say they've reached an agreement to combine into a new company that would reshape the U.S. wireless landscape by reducing it to three major cellphone providers

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Iran orders internet providers to block Telegram
April 30th, 2018. 1:39 PM

Iranian authorities have ordered internet service providers to block access to Telegram, a popular messaging app used by an estimated 40 million Iranians

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Iran orders providers to block Telegram
April 30th, 2018. 11:36 AM

Iranian authorities have ordered internet service providers to block access to Telegram, a popular messaging app used by an estimated 40 million Iranians

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Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app
April 18th, 2018. 11:37 AM

The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app

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Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-Internet Sales Tax story
April 13th, 2018. 10:25 AM

Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-Internet Sales Tax story

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Panel tackles lack of high-speed internet in Indian Country
April 12th, 2018. 3:52 PM

Two western senators want to expand access to a $4 billion federal program that has enabled schools and libraries throughout the U.S. to obtain high-speed internet at affordable rates as a way to close the digital divide in American Indian communities.

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Retailers hope for certainty as Supreme Court hears tax case
April 11th, 2018. 12:44 PM

Retailers keep close eye on Supreme Court arguments over collecting sales tax on items sold where they have no stores

Retailers hope for certainty as Supreme Court hears tax case
Psych! Colleges teach phishing lesson by targeting their own
April 9th, 2018. 11:59 AM

Universities catch thousands of students, employees through fake phishing schemes meant to raise awareness about cybersecurity threats

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Amazon ignores Trump's attacks as it molds a business empire
April 6th, 2018. 11:21 AM

Online retail giant Amazon is ignoring President Donald Trump's barrage of taunts and threats, focusing instead on building a business empire

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As Trump tweets, Amazon seeks to expand its business empire
April 6th, 2018. 12:39 AM

Amazon is spending millions of dollars on lobbying as the global online retailer seeks to expand its reach into a swath of industries that President Donald Trump's broadsides haven't come close to hitting

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Cyberattacks wakeup call for local governments to prepare
March 30th, 2018. 2:25 PM

Experts say governments, public agencies and companies should see the recent cyberattacks in Atlanta, Baltimore and elsewhere as a wakeup call

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TV future at stake: Opening arguments Thursday in AT&T case
March 21st, 2018. 2:13 PM

A media behemoth in the balance: AT&T antitrust trial kicks off

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Facebook fined in South Korea for limiting user access
March 21st, 2018. 6:28 AM

South Korean telecoms regulator fines Facebook for limiting access to its services

Facebook fined in South Korea for limiting user access
1 in 3 Michigan workers tested opened fake 'phishing' email
March 16th, 2018. 6:00 PM

Michigan auditors who conducted a fake "phishing" attack on 5,000 randomly selected state employees say that nearly one-third opened the email

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