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Net neutrality rules to create Internet 'fast lane'

Federal regulators plan to propose new rules Thursday that would allow Internet providers to create a "fast lane" for certain websites and services.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Netflix

2 hrs ago | EDGE

Tech Tips: Add 2nd Layer of Protection Online

Browsers are supposed to keep passwords and other sensitive data safe, but a technical flaw in a widely used padlock security technology allows hackers to grab the information anyway.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Laptops/Notebooks, Social Software, Facebook, Computers, Google

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Russian social media CEO quits, flees country

The founder of Russia's leading social media network - a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg - has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership.

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Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, Vladimir Putin, Facebook, Social Software

The Wichita Eagle

Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down

This Tuesday, July 16, 2013 file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

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Related Topix: Facebook, Social Software, Menlo Park, CA, Mobile Marketing

KMIZ

Stocks: The win streak is over

Wall Street failed to extend its win streak to seven days on Wednesday as investors took their feet off the gas.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Housing, Home Building, Home, Facebook

National Public Radio

Buffett Disapproves Of Coca-Cola's Pay Plan

Buffett, whose company is the beverage maker's largest shareholder, called the plan "excessive" in an interview on CNBC after it was approved at the company's annual meeting.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Business Wire, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

Reuters

Facebook first-quarter revenue grows 72 percent on rising mobile ads

Facebook Inc's mobile advertising business continued to accelerate in the first three months of the year, helping the Internet social networking company top Wall Street's revenue target.

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Related Topix: Facebook, Social Software, Mobile Marketing

The Beaumont Enterprise

Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock

Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years.

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Related Topix: Apple, Science / Technology, Steve Jobs, Cupertino, CA

WPBF

Reports say an Amazon phone is close

After more than two years of hints and leaks, the long-awaited Amazon phone appears to be almost ready for its debut.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

I4U Future Technology News

Time Travel with Google Maps

The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the "Street View" feature in Google's maps, a navigational tool that attracts more than 1 billion visitors each month.

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Related Topix: Google, Mountain View, CA

Sunherald.com

US stocks edge lower after a six-day rally

Intuitive Surgical was among those reporting disappointed results. A worse-than-expected report on the housing market also weighed on the broader market.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Intuitive Surgical, Robots, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights

Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects the privacy of Brazilian users in the wake of U.S. spying revelations.

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Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Facebook

Zap2it.com

Mitch Hurwitz: New Netflix series, maybe more 'Arrested Development'

"Arrested Development" creator and executive producer Mitch Hurwitz has signed a deal with Netflix to create and produce multiple original series for the streaming service.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Hip-Hop, Arrested Development, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Science / Technology, Internet, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

ABC News

LinkedIn to Anchor New San Francisco High-Rise

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee says the professional networking site LinkedIn will expand its presence in the city by anchoring a high-rise office building under construction.

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Related Topix: LinkedIn, Social Software, SoMa (San Francisco, CA)

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Ukraine: Three Russian military intel officers detained

Ukraine has captured three Russian military intelligence officers and estimates there are at least 100 more Russian military personnel directing unrest in eastern Ukraine, says Valentyn Nalyvaichenko, director of Ukraine's national security service.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, YouTube

ABC News

AT&T Joins Crowded Field With Online Video Plans

AT&T and an investment firm run by former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin have formed an online video venture that could rival Netflix and Hulu.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Intel, Entertainment

Detroit Free Press

Tesla delivers first China cars, plans expansion

A doctor hired by an 85-year-old driver's estate believes he may have died of a heart attack caused... A worker cleans a Tesla Model S sedan before a event to deliver the first set of cars to customers in Beijing, China, on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, World News, China, Tesla Motors, Asia Travel, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Palo Alto, CA, us Travel

Cool FM

DiCaprio And Boyle Linked To Steve Jobs Biopic

Danny Boyle could reunite with Leonardo DiCaprio after reports he will direct a movie about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

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Related Topix: Slumdog Millionaire, Books, Steve Jobs, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Apple

Inside Bay Area

Report: Warriors eyeing new arena site in San Francisco

The Warriors have abandoned plans for a waterfront arena, agreeing to purchase land in San Francisco from Salesforce.com where the team will build a new arena off Third Street, SF Weekly reported.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Salesforce, Salesforce.com, Heroku, Assistly, Dimdim

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