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FCC chief plans to ditch U.S. ‘net neutrality’ rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that prohibited internet service providers from impeding consumer access to web content in a move that promises to recast the digital landscape. Reuters: Technology News

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Exclusive: U.S. agency to vote to repeal ‘net neutrality’ rules – FCC chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday unveiled plans to repeal a landmark 2015 order that barred internet service providers from blocking or slowing down consumer access to web content, and said the regulator will prevent states and cities from adopting similar protections. Reuters: Technology …

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Tencent’s stellar share rally sees it surpass Facebook in market value

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd has racked up some impressive gains this week – becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $ 500 billion and surpassing Facebook to be the world’s fifth-most valuable company. Reuters: Technology News

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Marvell Technology to buy rival chipmaker Cavium for $6 billion

(Reuters) – Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Cavium Inc for about $ 6 billion, as it seeks to expand its wireless connectivity business in a rapidly consolidating semiconductor industry. Reuters: Technology News

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CBS warns of blackout in dispute with Dish

NEW YORK (Reuters) – CBS Corp said on Monday that satellite television provider Dish Network Corp could black out its programming, including holiday weekend sports events, if the companies fail to resolve a dispute over the fees Dish pays to carry its content. Reuters: Technology News

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Bitcoin hits record high after smashing through $8,000 for first time

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin hit a new record high on Monday after smashing through the $ 8,000 level for the first time over the weekend, marking an almost 50 percent climb in just eight days. Reuters: Technology News

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Toshiba gains breathing room with $5.4 billion share issue to overseas investors

TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp’s planned $ 5.4 billion new share issue to overseas investors is set to provide it with most of the funds it needs to avoid a delisting – a quickly arranged deal that underscores both the weakness of its finances and the allure of its …

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Bipartisan Harvard panel recommends hacking safeguards for elections

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A bipartisan Harvard University project aimed at protecting elections from hacking and propaganda will release its first set of recommendations today on how U.S. elections can be defended from hacking attacks. Reuters: Technology News

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UK seeks future cyber-security stars

UK initiatives aim to get young people choosing a career in cyber-security to close a looming skills gap. BBC News – Technology

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Tesla’s unfettered ambition will drain finances: analysts

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc may have to ask creditors and shareholders for more capital to fund development of an electric semi truck, a new roadster and accelerated production of a high-volume electric sedan, analysts said on Friday. Reuters: Technology News