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Verizon appears to soften its stance against net neutrality rules

The broadband provider, which sued the FCC over the agency's 2010 rules, says it might not challenge a basic set of regulations

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Facebook reports a 24 percent rise in government requests for user data

The majority of requests targeted users in the U.S.

Google finds CDC data, not you, is better at tracking flu

Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be used from the current flu season

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North Korea reportedly blocks Facebook and Twitter

The move affects foreigners who live in the country, as well as local citizens were already banned from using the services.

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FCC: A range of net neutrality options remain on the table

A hybrid regulatory approach dividing up broadband into two services is among options being considered, the agency says

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Baidu traffic from mobile devices now more than from PCs

Baidu projects that voice and image-based searches will eventually make up over half of its mobile search traffic

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Twitter, IBM form partnership around analytic apps

Industry-specific products and tie-ins to IBM's cloud development platform are just some of the companies' plans

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Facebook: $15 billion of WhatsApp's value is based on what it could be

Facebook revealed the calculations behind the massive acquisition price for the first time

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Study blames backbone business deals for broadband congestion

Broadband providers say M-Lab study can't pinpoint the exact causes, however

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IBM sends Cognos, SPSS to the cloud

IBM continues to migrate its portfolio of enterprise software to the cloud

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Startup arms cops with Internet-connected 'smart' guns

A sensor in the guns could give departments better information about their use and make police more accountable

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Twitter shares fall as user growth stalls

Twitter's stock price fell after it reported weak user growth in its Monday earnings report

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Secretive funding fuels ongoing net neutrality astroturfing controversy

With a low level of transparency about donors, some advocacy groups open themselves up to accusations