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1 hr ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Magid: Time for public to weigh in on 'net neutrality'

In May, the Federal Communications Commission issued a proposed new rule on network neutrality that critics say would open the door to fast and slow lanes on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

World-Beating Kiwi Seen Topping Out Near Record: Market Reversal

New Zealand's dollar is the most overstretched in three years, trading patterns suggest, putting in jeopardy its chances of surpassing a record high.

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9 hrs ago | The Raw Story

FCC votes to transition to new high-speed Internet subsidy program for schools

U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted along party lines to begin to transition E-Rate, the largest U.S. educational technology subsidy program, to focus on high-speed Internet and increasingly on Wi-Fi in the next few years.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, Wireless, Emerging Technology

11 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Economists lower forecasts for US growth

The average forecast for growth in the second quarter has fallen to 3 percent, according to a survey released Friday by the National Association for Business Economics.

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Related Topix: Retail, Container Store, Household Products

14 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

NHTSA to investigate fatal truck tank explosion

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will probe a fatal truck explosion that happened last spring when a forklift pierced the vehicle's natural gas fuel tank.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Howard, WI

18 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

5 things learned from Giants fan beating verdict

This June 13, 2014 file photo shows Frank McCourt, former owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball club, arriving at Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants

22 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Aereo does an about-face in latest attempt to stay alive

That seems to be the approach Aereo is taking in a last-ditch effort to stay alive after the Supreme Court ruled last month that the start-up service which streams the signals of local TV stations over the Internet via remote antennas was in violation of the Copyright Act.

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Related Topix: Digital Video Recorders, Electronics, Federal Communications Commission

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Nike to end deal with Man U

The Oregon-based sports apparel and shoe maker confirmed the end of the 13-year equipment supply contract in an email.

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Myrtle Beach Online

California man faces prison for economic espionage

A jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.' s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million.

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Myrtle Beach Online

US wholesalers slow restocking as sales weaken

Wholesale stockpiles grew 0.5 percent in May, the Commerce Department said Thursday, down from a 1 percent surge in April.

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Myrtle Beach Online

US stocks sink on Portugal worries

The worries also spread to the European stock and bond markets. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 173 points, or 1 percent, to 16,811 in the first 20 minutes of trading.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Espirito Santo Financial Group SA, Financial Services, World News, Brazil

The Modesto Bee

Report: Chinese hackers hit US personnel networks

Senior U.S. officials say the hackers gained access to some of the agency's databases in March before the threat was detected and blocked, the Times reported in an article posted on its website Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Personnel Management, Human Resources

Myrtle Beach Online

Top Army brass defend troubled intelligence system

This March 18, 2013 file photo shows Gen. John Campbell speaking at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Leavenworth, US Army, US Politics, US News, Representative John Campbell, Republican, US House of Representatives, Leavenworth, KS, Duncan Hunter, US Marine Corps

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Dish asks FCC to halt Comcast-Time Warner deal

In meetings with Federal Communications Commission officials this week, Dish said a combination of Comcast and Time Warner Cable "presents serious competitive concerns for the broadband and video marketplaces and therefore should be denied."

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group, Federal Communications Commission, Time Warner, Computers, Warner Bros Television

Myrtle Beach Online

Bank BNP Paribas pleads guilty to violating rules

The plea to conspiring to violate the International Emergency Powers Act and the Trading with the Enemy Act came a week after the bank agreed to forfeit roughly $8.9 billion as it pleaded guilty to charges in state court in New York City.

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The Modesto Bee

Brennan's to reopen after bankruptcy sale

A bankruptcy judge overseeing the liquidation of Brennan's Inc. on Wednesday approved the sale of the former restaurant's trade name and other assets - including recipes.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Restaurant Management, Modesto, CA

San Jose Mercury News

Personal computers roar back after death of Windows XP

A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe.

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Related Topix: Computers, PC, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Hewlett Packard

The Modesto Bee

Harley-Davidson recalling 66,421 motorcycles

Harley-Davidson Inc. says the front brake line can get pinched between the fuel tank and the frame.

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Related Topix: Harley Davidson, Automakers, Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

Source: American Apparel to receive financing

The deal will help pay off a $10 million loan from investment firm Lion Capital, which made a formal demand for payment Monday.

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Related Topix: Apparel, American Apparel

Myrtle Beach Online

French financier to head Vatican bank

As widely expected, the Vatican announced Wednesday that Jean-Baptiste de Franssu has been tapped to head the Institute of Religious Works, as the bank is formally called.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC

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