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FCC rejects proposal favoring small carriers in spectrum auction

The commission declines to streamline conditions for triggering a spectrum set-aside locking out AT&T and Verizon

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Food delivery startup Sprig to turn driver contractors into employees

The changes come amid larger challenges facing on-demand startups

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Facebook gives businesses more ways to privately message users

Businesses can now respond to users' comments on Facebook via Facebook Messenger.

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Huge stakes involved in FCC's spectrum auction rules

The agency will decide on conditions that could prevent AT&T and Verizon from bidding on some spectrum in a 2016 auction

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The next Windows 10: focus turns to Windows 10 Mobile, Lumia flagships

Speculation is that a formal announcement of Windows 10 Mobile smartphones will occur in September, with shipments starting in October.

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Twitter surprises with a sales gain, but user growth lags

Growth in users came largely from people who don't hold actual accounts

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Salesforce tools let customers snap together new mobile apps

Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, July 28

Samsung's bigger Galaxy S6 likely in August...Most Android phones can be hacked via an MMS...Leading researchers want autonomous weapons ban

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Someday your phone may stop an oncoming car

Verizon is using a simulated city to develop a vehicle-to-pedestrian safety system

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Google stops using annoying 'interstitial' mobile app ads

Most users faced with one simply abandon the mobile site they were trying to visit, Google found

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Bitcoin companies move ahead in Africa

BitX closed a funding round, while Bitsoko won a Gates Foundation grant

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Sticker shock looms over Dish's mobile strategy

The FCC is looking to reject $3.3 billion in discounts on spectrum licenses

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Air Canada, National Grid sign up to use Apple, IBM apps

More than 500 companies are running IBM apps on Apple mobile devices, Apple CFO Luca Maestri said on an earnings call.