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FCC questions how to enforce net neutrality rules

Groups disagree on how the agency should apply any regulations it might pass

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Alibaba shares open at a high $92.70

Shares were trading a tad lower around $90 later in the afternoon

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Mysterious entity acquires TwitPic, saving it from death

The TwitPic photo-sharing service for Twitter has been acquired, though it's not saying yet by whom.

Lyft car-pooling opens in LA despite regulatory challenge

California regulators last week called the service illegal. But that hasn't stopped services like Lyft from operating like business as usual.

Run Your Small Business or Home Office Like an Enterprise

With a few smart adjustments, you can get all the capabilities of the big guys without breaking your budget. Here's how.

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Mail.Ru buys rest of Russia's VKontakte, ending shareholder dispute

VKontakte shareholders and a company co-founder have settled a dispute involving allegations of embezzlement and secret service interference

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China's Baidu partners with BMW on driverless car research

Baidu revealed earlier this month it is working on its own driverless car

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Yahoo slams new 'digital will' law, says users have privacy when they die

Yahoo says legislation giving estate attorneys broad data access violates its terms.

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Uber ignores California's warning, doubles down on carpool service

The company is promoting a service regulators have said violates the law, while permanently cutting the price of its lower-cost UberX service.

How to shop for Cyber Monday deals on your work-issued laptop

Does your IT department block shopping sites? No problem: Just use remote-access software to tunnel through to your shopping-friendly home PC.

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FTC warns of using big data to exclude consumers

The agency will enforce existing laws related to privacy and discrimination, the FTC's chairwoman says

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Netflix will launch on French telco's set-top boxes

A local competitor tried to steal Netflix' thunder with the launch of its own video-on-demand service on the Netflix launched in France

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California regulators say Uber, Lyft and Sidecar's carpool services are illegal

Drivers can't carry multiple passengers while charging individual fares, the California Public Utilities Commission said.

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Dropbox reports a steady rise in government data requests

The firm received 268 requests during the first half of 2014

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New survey raises questions about net neutrality regulation, advocacy group says

CALinnovates calls on the FCC to stay away from reclassifying broadband as a public utility