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Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Whose Internet is it anyway?...
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Uber says outside review shows customer data safe, private

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Uber Technologies says that if you catch a ride with one of its drivers, your personal and financial data are safe - from Uber itself....
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Alibaba promises more action against fake goods

BEIJING (AP) -- E-commerce giant Alibaba pledged Friday to do more to fight online sales of counterfeit goods, quickly settling a public dispute with a Chinese regulator after the value of its U.S.-traded shares plunged....
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AT&T, Verizon get more airwaves: Expect more mobile capacity

NEW YORK (AP) -- Consumers may see improved networks after AT&T and Verizon, the two largest U.S. wireless companies, spent billions in the government's latest airwaves auction....
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How can Google snap its stock out of its stupor?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google has turned into a stock market laggard as the shift to mobile devices has lowered the Internet search leader's digital ad prices and the company's expensive investments in far-out technology has trimmed its profit margins....
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Smart Spending: Why investors are applauding Amazon earnings

NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon.com Inc.'s fourth-quarter earnings roundly beat analyst expectations, sending the Seattle e-commerce giant's stock soaring 11 percent in premarket trading Friday. Here's a closer look at what investors applauded and hope continues....
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IBM boss gets bonus despite company's woes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- IBM boss Virginia Rometty will get a $3.6 million bonus for her performance last year, even though the company's sales and profits declined in 2014....
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Smartphone Snapshot: Samsung getting squeezed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The runaway success of Apple's newest iPhone has fueled a dramatic shift in the global market: the California tech giant is now neck-and-neck with South Korea's Samsung for the title of world's leading seller of smartphones....
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Battle of the big phones: Samsung down in China, Apple gains

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung lost the battle of the big phones last quarter as Apple's copycat large iPhone lured buyers in the crucial Chinese market....
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SpongeBob online? Nickelodeon to offer Internet subscription

NEW YORK (AP) -- SpongeBob fans rejoice: Nickelodeon is the latest cable channel to plan a stand-alone Internet offering....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you think President Obama should seriously consider returning Guantamo Bay and compensate Cuba for the embargo? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
96%
Yes:
4%
Total Votes: 17,894

Yesterday's Poll

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Do you think Loretta Lynch will be confirmed to become the first African American woman to hold the nation's highest law-enforcement job.

Yes
80%
No
20%
Total Votes: 11,307