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White House downplays, but doesn't rule out trillion dollar coin proposal

Daily Report: Big Trouble for a Broadband Plan

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The Federal Communications Commission said that a proposal by a company called LightSquared to build a wireless broadband network should be shelved because it interferes with GPS technology, Edward Wyatt reports in Wednesday's New York Times....
Daily Report: Big Trouble for a Broadband Plan

Judge Blocks Vote Over Preferred Shares

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Greenlight Capital scored a major win over Apple executives in federal court this week. Greenlight Capital Inc. founder David Einhorn may have won a major battle against Apple, with a federal judge ruling in his favor on Friday to block an upcoming shareholders vote over preferred stock, Reuters reported....
Judge Blocks Vote Over Preferred Shares

Dell special committee slams new Icahn plan as incomplete

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Committee says activist investor's latest proposal lacks adequate financing and a remedy for the company and its shareholders if his proposal were to fail. [Read more]...
Dell special committee slams new Icahn plan as incomplete

Google's Eric Schmidt Seeks Rapprochement With French Over Proposed Newspaper-Linking Tax

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Earlier this month Google, which past French president Jacques Chirac once called an agent of “Anglo-Saxon cultural Imperialism,” threatened to stop linking to French news websites after French publishers and the French government floated a proposal to require the search engine to... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
Google's Eric Schmidt Seeks Rapprochement With French Over Proposed Newspaper-Linking Tax
US Department of State chooses Kindle Touch over iPad for English language programs

Sprint Questions Dish-Clearwire Bid

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Sprint Nextel sent a letter to Clearwire's board stating that some provisions of Dish Network's rival proposal to acquire the broadband provider could trip up a potential deal....
Sprint Questions Dish-Clearwire Bid

Facebook proposes data-sharing with Instagram, end to site governance voting

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Facebook today proposed changes to its Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities that will allow the company to share information with affiliates like Instagram and put an end to site governance voting, among other more minor changes. New language about “affiliates” has been added to the Data Use...
Facebook proposes data-sharing with Instagram, end to site governance voting

California universities to produce 50 open-source textbooks

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California Governor Jerry Brown gave his pen a workout yesterday. In addition to signing legislation prohibiting social network snooping by employers and colleges, he also has also signed off on a proposal for the state to fund 50 open source digital textbooks. He signed two bills, one to create the...
California universities to produce 50 open-source textbooks

Europe cares about privacy, so you must too

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In late January, the European Commission published a proposal "on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data."...
Europe cares about privacy, so you must too

AT&T gets FCC approval on wireless spectrum

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The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday approved a proposal by AT&T and radio service Sirius XM Radio that would allow the wireless giant to move forward with plans to use airwaves that were under dispute over interference concerns. Read full article >>...
AT&T gets FCC approval on wireless spectrum

LightSquared pitches new plans to FCC in attempt to end GPS interference hex

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If you thought filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy was the final chapter in LightSquared's wireless network saga, you'd be wrong. Hedge-fund manager Philip Falcone is back at the FCC's doorstep with yet another proposal, which he hopes might snatch the maligned network from the jaws of GPS interference-related troubles....
LightSquared pitches new plans to FCC in attempt to end GPS interference hex

W3C to explore a proposal bringing DRM hooks to HTML

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The web is defined by the free, open exchange of information, right? Not necessarily. The W3C has decided that it's "in scope" for its HTML Working Group to explore a specification for the Encrypted Media Extensions framework, which would allow companies to plug in their own copy protection for...
W3C to explore a proposal bringing DRM hooks to HTML

Leahy scuttles his warrantless email surveillance bill

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After public criticism of proposal to allow government agencies to warrantlessly access Americans' e-mail, Senator Patrick Leahy says he will "not support" such an idea at next week's vote. [Read more]...
Leahy scuttles his warrantless email surveillance bill

Arab proposal prompts 'impasse' at UN net regulation talks

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A UN meeting has set Britain, the United States and other Western countries against Arab States and Russia in a diplomatic battle over whether the internet should be more regulated....
Arab proposal prompts 'impasse' at UN net regulation talks

Sony to Discuss Loeb Plan

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Sony said its board has started talks about how to address a proposal from activist investor Daniel Loeb to take part of the group's entertainment business public....
Sony to Discuss Loeb Plan
FAA proposes rule to stop pilots from using phones, tablets, and laptops in the cockpit
This Extended Galaxy S III Commercial Will Pull On Your Technological Heart Strings

Soon-to-merge Chinese video giants Youku and Tudou discussed coming together early as 2009

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The announcement of the merger between Chinese video giants Youku and Tudou caught many off guard in March, but a recent filing from Youku reveals that representatives from both firms had discussed the possibility informally as early as 2009. Of the details included in Youku’s recent F4 filing — spotted...
Soon-to-merge Chinese video giants Youku and Tudou discussed coming together early as 2009
Europe's plan for music licensing, and the artists that feel betrayed

Facebook ads could become videos soon, with 15 second commercials invading your News Feed

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Facebook could be adding a new advertising format to its arsenal soon, according to AdAge. Based on what the publication has heard from “several industry executives”, the social network could be bringing video ads to its 1 billion users within the “first half of next year” to generate more revenue....
Facebook ads could become videos soon, with 15 second commercials invading your News Feed
Minneapolis police pushing for more license plate data privacy

UN proposal to grant all governments equal 'rights' in managing the Internet has been withdrawn

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In a key victory for the United States’ delegation at the ITU moot in Dubai, a proposal backed by Arab states, China, and Russia has been beaten back. Or, put another way, it has been pulled from discussion, rendering it over for the time being. The US had been firing...
UN proposal to grant all governments equal 'rights' in managing the Internet has been withdrawn

A Proposal to Fix Online Identity

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Facebook's social graph of you isn't you. It's an approximation and an extrapolation based on little clues you've left lying around the Web. Using your Facebook or Google identity gives those services more data points about what you do, but that doesn't mean it substitutes for whom you are. The...
A Proposal to Fix Online Identity

Reuters will let data customers use rivals, for a price

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In the pantheon of anti-trust cases, dominance of stock ticker data is a rare and obtuse one. But that’s the charge Thomson Reuters is trying to avoid in Europe. In September, the European Commission preliminarily ruled the info firm may be abusing its dominant position in data feeds by stopping...
Reuters will let data customers use rivals, for a price

'Harry Potter' fans get engaged with custom Quidditch proposal

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A Golden Snitch becomes the ring-bearer for a magically geeky proposal with "Harry Potter" flair. [Read more]...
'Harry Potter' fans get engaged with custom Quidditch proposal

DC City Council passes law legitimizing Uber car service

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Uber, the smartphone-based car service that has been shaking up taxicab and limosine markets around the country, scored a big victory on Tuesday as the DC City Council passed legislation that officially recognizes "digital dispatch" car services. The new law comes just months after Uber rallied to defeat legislation...
DC City Council passes law legitimizing Uber car service

Greenlight wins injunction vs. Apple preferred stock vote

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US District Judge Richard Sullivan has ruled in favor of Greenlight Capital, and issued an injunction against an Apple shareholder vote on issuing preferred stock, Reuters reports. The proposal was to have been brought up at Apple's annual shareholder meeting on February 27th. Greenlight is pursuing a lawsuit against Apple...
Greenlight wins injunction vs. Apple preferred stock vote

Vote Clears Way for Taxi Rider Apps

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By early next year, New York taxi riders could be hailing cabs with the tap of a smartphone, a sea change in the interactions between cabbies and fares that was bitterly opposed by other factions of the for-hire vehicle industry. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted 7-0 Thursday morning to...
Vote Clears Way for Taxi Rider Apps
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