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U.S. Manufacturers Group Opposes Stricter Internet Regulations
Net Neutrality

U.S. Manufacturers Group Opposes Stricter Internet Regulations

'Current proposals to regulate the Internet with early 20th Century–era laws severely threaten continued growth.'
Congress Expected to Reboot Internet Tax Issues in 2015
Taxes

Congress Expected to Reboot Internet Tax Issues in 2015

We will wait until next year for any conclusive action on a tangle of Internet tax issues, including online access taxes and online state sales taxes.
U.S. House Subcommittee Postpones Hearing on Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality

U.S. House Subcommittee Postpones Hearing on Net Neutrality

The matter 'will be top priority in the new Congress.'
FCC Chief Says Any New Internet Rules Must Withstand Lawsuits
Net Neutrality

FCC Chief Says Any New Internet Rules Must Withstand Lawsuits

U.S. regulators expect Internet service providers to sue the government over any changes in the way they are regulated and must reevaluate any proposals to make sure they stand up in court.
What Midsize Cities Must Do to Boost Entrepreneurship
Politics

What Midsize Cities Must Do to Boost Entrepreneurship

Instead of trying to become the next Silicon Valley, the mayor of 'Gig City' says emerging tech hubs should focus on its own unique assets.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
FCC Chief in Tough Spot After Obama Takes Firm Stance on Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality

FCC Chief in Tough Spot After Obama Takes Firm Stance on Net Neutrality

The president's public stance on net neutrality seems to create more questions than answers.
Nina Zipkin
Obama Throws Support Behind Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality

Obama Throws Support Behind Net Neutrality

The president came out in favor of the protection of net neutrality with a statement laying out a proposal for the FCC.
Nina Zipkin
Here's Elon Musk's Plan to Deliver Internet Access to Billions
Elon Musk

Here's Elon Musk's Plan to Deliver Internet Access to Billions

It involves sending a network of 700 lightweight satellites into space.
Laura Entis
How to Keep Employees On-Task When They're Online
Leadership

How to Keep Employees On-Task When They're Online

The three E's will help limit goofing off online at work.
Christopher Hann
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With the FCC Considering a Hybrid Approach to Net Neutrality, Will Anyone Be Satisfied?
Net Neutrality

With the FCC Considering a Hybrid Approach to Net Neutrality, Will Anyone Be Satisfied?

Under the framework, Internet service providers would be classified as an information service for consumers but a common carrier service for websites and content sites.
Laura Entis
This Is What Happens When Politicians Propose an Internet Tax
Taxes

This Is What Happens When Politicians Propose an Internet Tax

Who brings old desktop computers and keyboards to a protest? People in Hungary do, it turns out.
Jason Fell
U.S. Senator Asks Internet Providers to Commit to No 'Fast Lanes'
Net Neutrality

U.S. Senator Asks Internet Providers to Commit to No 'Fast Lanes'

As regulators work on new so-called 'net neutrality' rules, the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman has written to chiefs of AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Time Warner Cable Inc and Charter Communications Inc.
Need a Room Painted? This New Startup Wants to Streamline the Whole Process.
Home Improvement

Need a Room Painted? This New Startup Wants to Streamline the Whole Process.

PaintZen, backed by real-estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, launches in New York and San Francisco today.
Catherine Clifford
Google Tests Waters for Potential Ultra-Fast Wireless Service
Wireless

Google Tests Waters for Potential Ultra-Fast Wireless Service

Wireless experts note that the tests could simply be basic research that does not ultimately lead to new products or services.