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Net neutrality advocates 'occupy' the FCC

A small group of protestors camp out beside the FCC building and call for the agency to reregulate broadband.

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Judge throws out New York's request for data on Airbnb

The judge called the subpoena overly broad

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Microsoft gives Outlook.com first dibs on new features

In an apparent move toward Web-first agility, Microsoft has added new advanced rules for managing email and chats to its Web Outlook application, rather than its dedicated Outlook 2013 software.

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EU court ruling on Google links could encourage paywalls

On the other hand, data mining also will be made more painful by the ruling, says the CCIA. But so will research.

PCWorld News

Facebook considers sales office in China to address local advertisers

Facebook has a growing number of advertisers in China

PCWorld News

Tech worker asks judge to reject settlement in Silicon Valley hiring case

A lead plaintiff calls the proposed agreement unfair and unjust

PCWorld News

Salesforce combining Radian6 with Buddy Media to create Social Studio

The new product gives teams a unified way to collaborate on content marketing campaigns

First-of-a-kind Kickstarter lawsuit highlights risks of crowd funding

An attorney general alleges that a company raised $25,000 for a playing card set, but has not delivered the goods.

Foursquare splinters itself in two, will launch new app called 'Swarm'

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Swarm will provide mobile messaging based on the locations of friends

PCWorld News

Facebook shows mobile app developers the money with new ad network

The Audience Network, now in beta, will support iOS and Android apps

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Google launches stand-alone Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps

After bringing its Google Apps apps into its Drive cloud storage, Google has decided to separate them again.

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Google Drive presentations gain Chromecast support

Forget the living room: Google's cheap wonder-dongle now fits into school rooms and offices, too.

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New Yahoo mail app for iPhone delivers other content as well

The app, designed also for iPod Touch, provides news, weather information and stock prices.