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Net Neutrality and Your Right to Watch Netflix and YouTube

Net Neutrality and Your Right to Watch Netflix and YouTube
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday took the first step in a net neutrality plan that could make it harder to access Netflix, Facebook and YouTube, or guarantee your access to those websites under certain circumstances.
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Near Monopoly May Become Complete Monopoly: Time Warner, Comcast Announce Merger

Near Monopoly May Become Complete Monopoly: Time Warner, Comcast Announce Merger
Time Warner and Comcast have announced plans for a merger. If there's a compelling reason other than those companies making piles of money at the expense of their consumers, it would be hard to find.
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Internet Software Delivery Guru Satya Nadella Named Microsoft CEO

Internet Software Delivery Guru Satya Nadella Named Microsoft CEO
Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company's small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is also leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser.
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Customer Uses Twitter Ads to Hit British Airways Where It Hurts

Customer Uses Twitter Ads to Hit British Airways Where It Hurts
Hasan Sayed used Twitter's paid self-advertising to confront British Airways shoddy customer service. When Sayed couldn't retrieve his lost luggage, he went to the social media site for redress.
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Woman Catches Cheating Fiance on Russia's Google Maps

Woman Catches Cheating Fiance on Russia's Google Maps
Marina Voinova logged onto Yandex Maps, the Russian version of Google Maps, to search for her Perm street address. When she switched to the map's street view, she was confronted with the photo of her fiance kissing another woman.
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Teens Carelessly Rule the Web

Teens Carelessly Rule the Web
When it comes to being tech-savvy, practically no one does it like those who grew up immersed in web culture—namely, teenagers and young adults. Young people certainly rule the web, but they’re not always as careful with it as they should be.
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