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AT&T - T-Mobile deal may hit a wall at the FCC. Unless it doesn't.

Mar 25, 2011
There are a couple ways to read the story that just came out in the Wall Street Journal about the proposed mega-merger. "There's no way the...
Posted In: AT&T, business, fcc, government, Law, T-Mobile

EU may limit what keywords advertisers can buy

Mar 25, 2011
A top adviser to an EU court is recommending that advertisers be prevented from buying ad keywords of their competitors' names on Google and other...
Posted In: advertising, EU, European Union, Google, government, Law, search

Senators not happy about apps that help drunk drivers

Mar 24, 2011
Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Harry Reid (D-NV), Charles Schumer (D-NY), and Tom Udall (D-NM) have sent a letter to Apple, Google and RIM saying apps...
Posted In: android, apple, apps, Blackberry, Google, government, ios, iPad, iPhone, Law, Research in Motion

"Not so fast, AT&T" - big tech companies

Mar 24, 2011
We've reported on how Verizon doesn't really plan to oppose the big mega merger because they figure, hey, it's gonna go through no matter what. But...
Posted In: AT&T, business, ebay, Facebook, Google, government, Law, Microsoft, T-Mobile

Amazon Appstore for Android launches

Mar 22, 2011
The long rumored Amazon store for Android devices is finally live as of today. They're offering a free download of the new Angry Birds game to...
Posted In: Amazon, android, apple, apps, gadgets, Google, Law

Internet gambling bill introduced

Mar 18, 2011
Reps. Barney Frank (D-N.Y.) and John Campbell (R-Calif.) dropped a bill Thursday that would let online gambling organizations operate in the U .S....
Posted In: gambling, government, Law

Zediva has new movies, low prices, legal questions

Mar 16, 2011
A web service called Zediva is offering rentals of new release movies before Netflix or Redbox. For only $1.99, you can watch the movie on your co...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Law, netflix, Redbox

Cybersecurity at the House

Mar 16, 2011
The House Committee on Homeland Security holds a hearing at 10am Eastern called "Examining the Cyber Threat to Critical Infrastructure and the...
Posted In: Congress, cybercrime, Law, security

Online privacy hearing today

Mar 16, 2011
The Senate Commerce Committee holds a hearing today at 10am Eastern on the State of Online Consumer Privacy. Committee Chairman John Rockefeller (D...
Posted In: Congress, government, Law, Microsoft, privacy

Mexican workers fight to get wages paid back to them

Mar 15, 2011
Some 'braceros' have been waiting more than 50 years for payments promised to them by the Mexican government after legally working jobs in the U.S.
Posted In: Law, Mexico

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