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The Chronicle
Why do women drop computer science?in their experience, but they do believe harassment is an issue for the industr
The Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
in their experience, but they do believe harassment is an issue for the industry. Over the summer, multiple women in Silicon Valley spoke out against a "culture of harassment." One notable instance involved former men’s basketball player... Read more
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asianage
Uber heads to court in fight for London survivaland stripped of its license in its most important European market. Regulator T
asianage / Posted 2 hours ago
and stripped of its license in its most important European market. Regulator Transport for London (TfL) shocked the Silicon Valley firm by rejecting its license renewal bid in September, citing its approach to reporting serious criminal... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Uber heads to court in fight for London survivaltaxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European market.
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 hours ago
taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European market. Regulator Transport for London shocked the Silicon Valley firm by rejecting its license renewal bid in September, citing its approach to reporting serious criminal... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
An early Facebook exec explains why investing in startups without meeting them is the future of venture capitalfund bigger startups that's like an instant IPO. Chamath Palihapitiya is livin
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 hours ago
fund bigger startups that's like an instant IPO. Chamath Palihapitiya is living an epic life. He's a true rags-to-riches Silicon Valley success story. And he's got a plan to bring that same sort of success to millions of entrepreneurs around the... Read more
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Fortune
Uber Takes Its Battle for London to the Courtsand stripped of its license in its most important European market. Regulator T
Fortune / Posted 2 hours ago
and stripped of its license in its most important European market. Regulator Transport for London (TfL) shocked the Silicon Valley firm by rejecting its license renewal bid in September, citing its approach to reporting serious criminal... Read more
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dna
Uber heads to court in fight for London survivaland stripped of its licence in its most important European market. Regulator T
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
and stripped of its licence in its most important European market. Regulator Transport for London (TfL) shocked the Silicon Valley firm by rejecting its licence renewal bid in September, citing its approach to reporting serious criminal... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Vote Thursday: Net neutrality fans speak up as FCC set to strike down rulesshow support for stricter regulation down the road. Net neutrality has been a
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 hours ago
show support for stricter regulation down the road. Net neutrality has been a hot button before, thanks to assists from Silicon Valley and TV host John Oliver speaking out about what they see as threats to the internet. More Hollywood... Read more
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The Mercury News
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…flying hospital? How an airplane gives blind patients sightwas in the Bay Area to restock its supplies, check its equipment and hobnob wit
The Mercury News / Posted 4 hours ago
was in the Bay Area to restock its supplies, check its equipment and hobnob with potential donors in cash-flush, tech-savvy Silicon Valley. It’s the plane’s second trip here — it was last at Moffett Field in the summer of 2016. From here, the flying... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Uber heads to court in fight for London survivaland stripped of its license in its most important European market. Regulator T
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
and stripped of its license in its most important European market. Regulator Transport for London (TfL) shocked the Silicon Valley firm by rejecting its license renewal bid in September, citing its approach to reporting serious criminal... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Mix-match health coverage can be a risky alternative to Obamacaresaid Michael Lujan, co-founder of employer benefit firm Limelight Health in San
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 10 hours ago
said Michael Lujan, co-founder of employer benefit firm Limelight Health in San Francisco, and a board member of the Silicon Valley Association of Health Underwriters. "But let's say you end up in the hospital with surgery or whatever, you... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Mix-and-match health coverage can be a risky alternative to Obamacaresaid Michael Lujan, co-founder of employer benefit firm Limelight Health in San
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 10 hours ago
said Michael Lujan, co-founder of employer benefit firm Limelight Health in San Francisco, and a board member of the Silicon Valley Association of Health Underwriters. "But let's say you end up in the hospital with surgery or whatever, you... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Mix-and-match health coverage can be a risky alternative to Obamacaresaid Michael Lujan, co-founder of employer benefit firm Limelight Health in San
KIVI Boise / Posted 10 hours ago
said Michael Lujan, co-founder of employer benefit firm Limelight Health in San Francisco, and a board member of the Silicon Valley Association of Health Underwriters. "But let's say you end up in the hospital with surgery or whatever, you... Read more
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Business Insider
A Union Pacific exec told us why railroads are more high-tech than cars or planesall obviously requires software and engineering talent — something that Union P
Business Insider / Posted 11 hours ago
all obviously requires software and engineering talent — something that Union Pacific isn't content to leave to Silicon Valley. "We're aggressive about recruiting top-tier talent," Tennison said. The company looks to colleges such as... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Activity app Strava is about to become more like a social networkof that discovery experience. So that's a big part of what we'll be focusing on
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
of that discovery experience. So that's a big part of what we'll be focusing on in the coming year." Investors including Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia have backed Strava with $70 million (£52 million) but the company — which employs... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Activity app Strava is about to become more like a social networkof that discovery experience. So that's a big part of what we'll be focusing on
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 hours ago
of that discovery experience. So that's a big part of what we'll be focusing on in the coming year." Investors including Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia have backed Strava with $70 million (£52 million) but the company — which employs... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Silicon Valley’s new D.C. partner: Charles Koch – MacDailyNewsdespite their ideological distance on issues like the Paris climate accord, the
MacDailyNews / Posted 11 hours ago
despite their ideological distance on issues like the Paris climate accord, the Koch groups and left-leaning Silicon Valley are working together to advance the argument that innovation is most likely to flourish when legislators and... Read more
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Breitbart
Will Bitcoin’s 3,000% Profit End in Pump & Dump Tears?disaster. Bitcoin closed the week at $16,087.32, up about 50 percent for the w
Breitbart / Posted 13 hours ago
disaster. Bitcoin closed the week at $16,087.32, up about 50 percent for the week and over 3,000 percent from its humble Silicon Valley early days in 2012, when it was trading at $5. The Business Insider once said it could be worth $1 million,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A Union Pacific exec told us why railroads are more high-tech than cars or planesall obviously requires software and engineering talent — something that Union P
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 hours ago
all obviously requires software and engineering talent — something that Union Pacific isn't content to leave to Silicon Valley. "We're aggressive about recruiting top-tier talent," Tennison said. The company looks to colleges such as... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A Union Pacific exec told us why railroads are more high-tech than cars or planesall obviously requires software and engineering talent — something that Union P
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 hours ago
all obviously requires software and engineering talent — something that Union Pacific isn't content to leave to Silicon Valley. "We're aggressive about recruiting top-tier talent," Tennison said. The company looks to colleges such as... Read more
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The Mercury News
Wish Book 2017: It’s more than just a ride for South County seniorsbathes the South County hillsides in a golden glow to create a sense of tranqui
The Mercury News / Posted 14 hours ago
bathes the South County hillsides in a golden glow to create a sense of tranquility at arm’s length from the bustle of Silicon Valley. The pastoral image has drawn folks to Morgan Hill, San Martin and Gilroy as the Bay Area’s population... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Girls can be in the tech world, too: CLC hosts VIP tour for ...in computing roles has been in steady decline. • 25 percent hold computing job
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 14 hours ago
in computing roles has been in steady decline. • 25 percent hold computing jobs. • 11 percent of executive positions at Silicon Valley companies • In the high-tech industry, the quit rate is more than twice as high for women at 41 percent than... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Airbnb looks set to takeover Lowestoft-based Hoseasons as part of $1bn dealwas “serious in its interest”. Sources told the Sunday Times Wyndham “doesn’t
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 16 hours ago
was “serious in its interest”. Sources told the Sunday Times Wyndham “doesn’t really want” to sell to Airbnb but the Silicon Valley giant may be in the best place to offer the best price. Hoseasons in Oulton Broad in the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
How Max Levchin cofounded and built PayPal into a payments monster after 6 pivots and a bitter rivalry with Elon Muskin 2002, Max Levchin didn’t know what to do with himself. He had cofounded the
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
in 2002, Max Levchin didn’t know what to do with himself. He had cofounded the company with Peter Thiel and built it into a Silicon Valley success with the help of Reid Hoffman and Elon Musk. After the sale, all four left the company. But Levchin... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How Max Levchin cofounded and built PayPal into a payments monster after 6 pivots and a bitter rivalry with Elon Muskin 2002, Max Levchin didn’t know what to do with himself. He had cofounded the
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
in 2002, Max Levchin didn’t know what to do with himself. He had cofounded the company with Peter Thiel and built it into a Silicon Valley success with the help of Reid Hoffman and Elon Musk. After the sale, all four left the company. But Levchin... Read more
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asianage
Net neutrality fans speak up as FCC set to strike down rulesshow support for stricter regulation down the road. Net neutrality has been a
asianage / Posted yesterday
show support for stricter regulation down the road. Net neutrality has been a hot button before, thanks to assists from Silicon Valley and TV host John Oliver speaking out about what they see as threats to the internet. More Hollywood... Read more
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Business Insider
How Max Levchin cofounded and built PayPal into a payments monster after 6 pivots and a bitter rivalry with Elon Muskin 2002, Max Levchin didn’t know what to do with himself. He had cofounded the
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
in 2002, Max Levchin didn’t know what to do with himself. He had cofounded the company with Peter Thiel and built it into a Silicon Valley success with the help of Reid Hoffman and Elon Musk. After the sale, all four left the company. But Levchin... Read more
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Daily Mail
Real cost of Apple's 'spaceship' campus may actually be $5BILLIONboxes to prevent food from getting soggy. KEY FEATURES OF THE SPACESHIP-LIKE C
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
boxes to prevent food from getting soggy. KEY FEATURES OF THE SPACESHIP-LIKE CAMPUS Appearing as a giant saucer, the Silicon Valley site near the 280 Highway will be home to 13,000 Apple employees. There will be jogging and cycling trails,... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Silicon Valley Tech Firms Hiring Models For Holiday PartiesFrancisco Staff SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX-TV) -- Glitz has always been a trademark o
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
Francisco Staff SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX-TV) -- Glitz has always been a trademark of the holiday parties this time of year in Silicon Valley. And while it has calmed down considerably since the wild pre-bubble days when Netscape, Yahoo and others... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
4 former tech execs accused of stealing trade secrets from Applied MaterialsSAN JOSE (BCN) Four former tech executives were charged last week in an allege
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
SAN JOSE (BCN) Four former tech executives were charged last week in an alleged scheme to steal trade secrets from a Silicon Valley semiconductor chip equipment manufacturer, federal prosecutors said. Liang Chen, Donald Olgado, Wei-Yung Hsu and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Here's the story behind how Silicon Valley got its nameSilicon Valley is a household name, a hit TV series, and a term that's synonymo
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Silicon Valley is a household name, a hit TV series, and a term that's synonymous with some of the world's most innovator players and products in technology. But when did we start calling Silicon Valley "Silicon Valley"? And what does the "silicon"... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Silicon Valley Tech Firms Hiring Models For Holiday PartiesFrancisco Staff SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX-TV) -- Glitz has always been a trademark o
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted yesterday
Francisco Staff SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX-TV) -- Glitz has always been a trademark of the holiday parties this time of year in Silicon Valley. And while it has calmed down considerably since the wild pre-bubble days when Netscape, Yahoo and others... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Silicon Valley Tech Firms Hiring Models For Holiday PartiesFrancisco Staff SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX-TV) -- Glitz has always been a trademark o
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
Francisco Staff SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX-TV) -- Glitz has always been a trademark of the holiday parties this time of year in Silicon Valley. And while it has calmed down considerably since the wild pre-bubble days when Netscape, Yahoo and others... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Silicon Valley Tech Firms Hiring Models For Holiday PartiesFrancisco Staff SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX-TV) -- Glitz has always been a trademark o
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted yesterday
Francisco Staff SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX-TV) -- Glitz has always been a trademark of the holiday parties this time of year in Silicon Valley. And while it has calmed down considerably since the wild pre-bubble days when Netscape, Yahoo and others... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Here's the story behind how Silicon Valley got its nameSilicon Valley's name was coined in the 1970s by electronic tabloid reporter Do
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Silicon Valley's name was coined in the 1970s by electronic tabloid reporter Don Hoefler, who heard the phrase "Silicon Valley" during a business lunch. Hoefler published a series of columns detailing the valley's semiconductor industry under the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Here's the story behind how Silicon Valley got its nameSilicon Valley's name was coined in the 1970s by electronic tabloid reporter Do
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Silicon Valley's name was coined in the 1970s by electronic tabloid reporter Don Hoefler, who heard the phrase "Silicon Valley" during a business lunch. Hoefler published a series of columns detailing the valley's semiconductor industry under the... Read more
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Mashable
This was the year we turned on social mediato realize it. While for many Americans, naming "complicit" the word of the ye
Mashable / Posted yesterday
to realize it. While for many Americans, naming "complicit" the word of the year was a sadly fitting choice, those in Silicon Valley have found themselves uttering another term likewise befitting a collective fall from grace: disbelief.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Here's the story behind how Silicon Valley got its nameSilicon Valley's name was coined in the 1970s by electronic tabloid reporter Do
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Silicon Valley's name was coined in the 1970s by electronic tabloid reporter Don Hoefler, who heard the phrase "Silicon Valley" during a business lunch. Hoefler published a series of columns detailing the valley's semiconductor industry under the... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
4 former tech executives accused of stealing trade secrets from applied materialsJOSE, Calif. (BCN) - Four former tech executives were charged last week in an a
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted yesterday
JOSE, Calif. (BCN) - Four former tech executives were charged last week in an alleged scheme to steal trade secrets from a Silicon Valley semiconductor chip equipment manufacturer, federal prosecutors said. Liang Chen, Donald Olgado, Wei-Yung Hsu... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Silicon Valley Tech Firms Hiring Models to Attend Company Holiday PartiesGlitz has always been a trademark of the holiday parties this time of year in S
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
Glitz has always been a trademark of the holiday parties this time of year in Silicon Valley. Patrons enjoy the traditional Christmas decor at Rolf’s German restaurant in New York City in a 2004 file photo. (Credit: Mario Tama / Getty Images) And... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple Park estimated to cost upwards of $5 billion to build – MacDailyNews“The ‘spaceship’ of Silicon Valley has landed in Cupertino, but the question re
MacDailyNews / Posted yesterday
“The ‘spaceship’ of Silicon Valley has landed in Cupertino, but the question remains: How much did it cost to build? Construction data and analytics startup BuildZoom estimated in October that the new Apple campus cost more than $1.1 billion, based... Read more
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The Hindu
Uber’s Chinese rival Didi Chuxing likely to drive into Mexico next yearits plans have been limited to financial commitments to ride-hailing companies
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
its plans have been limited to financial commitments to ride-hailing companies in other countries and a research lab in Silicon Valley that opened earlier this year. Didi has invested in Uber rivals around the world, including U.S.-based Lyft,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Distinctive design will be key to San Jose’s futureClara County Assessor Larry Stone holds grandson Rhys Stone, 3, as the runners
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Clara County Assessor Larry Stone holds grandson Rhys Stone, 3, as the runners participate in the fifth annual Santa Run Silicon Valley in downtown San Jose, Calif., on Sunday, December 18, 2016. Forty-two hundred runners participated in the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Net neutrality is on its way out. But that might not be so bad for Sacramentothe web is treated as a public utility, with websites ranging from behemoths, s
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
the web is treated as a public utility, with websites ranging from behemoths, such as YouTube, to the tiniest of Silicon Valley startups having equal access to it. For example, Comcast, which owns NBC, can’t prevent or somehow make it... Read more
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The Mercury News
How the Republican tax bill could hit Bay Area residentsbad news for electric vehicle aficionados like Pohorsky, a former president of
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
bad news for electric vehicle aficionados like Pohorsky, a former president of the Electric Auto Association of Silicon Valley. He bought his current ride, an electric Toyota RAV 4, in 2002, when plug-in cars were still a curiosity.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Net-neutrality supporters rally ahead of likely FCC vote to kill itshow support for stricter regulation down the road. Net neutrality has been a
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
show support for stricter regulation down the road. Net neutrality has been a hot button before, thanks to assists from Silicon Valley and TV host John Oliver speaking out about what they see as threats to the internet. More Hollywood... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
LETTERS, Dec. 9: Talented teacher deserved second chancecomparing the lower rental rates to cities like San Francisco. Those renters ar
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
comparing the lower rental rates to cities like San Francisco. Those renters are largely very well employed in places like Silicon Valley, making well over $150,000 a year. It’s hard to find those salaries in the Port City for any age person. I... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Bridgeport filmmaker generating buzz for ‘Charcoal’bringing Andre a lot of attention. “Charcoal” has been screened with great succ
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
bringing Andre a lot of attention. “Charcoal” has been screened with great success at a number of festivals, including the Silicon Valley African Film Festival in early fall and the Yonkers Film Festival last month in New York. The short was shown... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bridgeport filmmaker generating buzz for ‘Charcoal’bringing Andre a lot of attention. “Charcoal” has been screened with great succ
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
bringing Andre a lot of attention. “Charcoal” has been screened with great success at a number of festivals, including the Silicon Valley African Film Festival in early fall and the Yonkers Film Festival last month in New York. The short was shown... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Bridgeport filmmaker generating buzz for ‘Charcoal’bringing Andre a lot of attention. “Charcoal” has been screened with great succ
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
bringing Andre a lot of attention. “Charcoal” has been screened with great success at a number of festivals, including the Silicon Valley African Film Festival in early fall and the Yonkers Film Festival last month in New York. The short was shown... Read more
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asianage
Net neutrality fans speak up as FCC set to strike down rulesshow support for stricter regulation down the road. Net neutrality has been a
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
show support for stricter regulation down the road. Net neutrality has been a hot button before; thanks to assists from Silicon Valley and TV host John Oliver speaking out about what they see as threats to the internet. More Hollywood... Read more
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