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FCC Chief Wheeler Proposes Utility-Style Rules for Internet
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(Bloomberg) — U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said he will propose utility-style rules to ensure Internet service providers don't interfere with subscribers' Web traffic. Wheeler, in an article published Wednesday on …

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China now has 649 million internet users – more than double the US population
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Specifically, mobile apps for travel reservation beat other mobile apps with the annual user growth rate of 194.6%; the O2O (Online to Offline) market had grown rapidly and O2O had become a pace-setting business mode in the industry; China's Internet …

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Verizon Pulls Back From Wireline, Internet Businesses
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Verizon Communications Inc. is selling off about a quarter of its wireline telephone and Internet operations, taking a big step back from the more regulated, slower-growing businesses of its past. The company said Thursday that its $10.5 billion sale …

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Love on the rocks
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The storm subsides, but clouds remain JACK MA, Alibaba’s chairman, likes to be seen as a self-made man. Other Chinese firms may cultivate their relationships with important Communist officials, but the boss of China’s biggest e-commerce firm has long insisted that he merely dates the government, and it will never lead to marriage. This week […]

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Why Hackers Are Trying to Get Into Your Refrigerator
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It’s not to steal your peanut butter. The ever-growing Internet of Things has turned home appliances and other consumer devices into potential gateways for far-reaching cyberattacks.

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Internet-Traffic Rules Will Change How AT&T, Netflix Do Business
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(Bloomberg) — Tom Wheeler, chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, outlined a sweeping new set of proposals regulating how companies deliver data over the Internet. The rules, which would end more than a decade of debate over the …

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GOP senator warns against placing 'Putin and Obama in charge of the internet'
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In an email fired off to critics of Obama's plan on Wednesday, Sasse cited Russia, China, Iran, and Turkey as examples of what happens when government regulates the internet. The email's subject line referenced Russia's relatively authoritarian …

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FCC will seek heavier regulation of the Internet
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The FCC is set to propose a major change to the way the Internet is regulated. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler plans to introduce a proposal that would reclassify high-speed Internet service as a public utility, according to a person who has consulted with …

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A teenager in China cut his hand off to cure his 'addiction' to the internet
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A Chinese teenager was so desperate to cure his internet addiction that his chopped his hand off, The Telegraph today reports. The 19-year-old, who comes from Nantong in the Jiangsu province, was later rushed to hospital. Local broadcaster Jiangsu TV …

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550 million people in China use mobile Internet
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China had 649 million internet users by the end of 2014, with 557 million of those using handsets to go online, said a government report on Tuesday, as the world's biggest smartphone market continues its shift to mobile. While …

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