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Technology Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers
Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.
Technology French minister meets with Google, Facebook, Twitter French minister meets with Google, Facebook, Twitter
The French interior minister said he asked Google, Facebook and Twitter to work directly with French officials during investigations and to immediately remove terrorist propaganda when authorities alert them to it.
Technology Social media kicks up sales of bronzed baby shoes Social media kicks up sales of bronzed baby shoes
During the Depression, former kindergarten teacher Violet Shinbach canvassed Ohio neighborhoods looking for yards with wading pools, tricycles and toys strewn about. She knew the young mothers who lived in those houses were prospective customers for her fledgling entrepreneurial enterprise: bronzing baby shoes.
Technology Report: Apple has hundreds working on electric car project Report: Apple has hundreds working on electric car project
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the maker of iPhones and iPads has hired hundreds for a secret project to create an electric vehicle. The newspaper cites people familiar with the project, code-named "Titan," who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Technology Are you a hack waiting to happen? Your boss wants to know Are you a hack waiting to happen? Your boss wants to know
The next phishing email you get could be from your boss. With high-profile security breaches on the rise, from Sony Pictures to Anthem, companies are on the defensive. And they want to make sure their employees are not a hack waiting to happen.
Technology Now someone can manage your Facebook account after you die Now someone can manage your Facebook account after you die
Facebook is making it easier to plan for your online afterlife. The world's biggest online social network said Thursday that it will now let users pick someone who can manage their account after they die.
Technology Robots replacing human factory workers at faster pace Robots replacing human factory workers at faster pace
Cheaper, better robots will replace human workers in the world's factories at a faster pace over the next decade, pushing manufacturing labor costs down 16 percent, a report Tuesday said.
Technology Flipboard magazines not just for mobile anymore Flipboard magazines not just for mobile anymore
Smartphones and tablets have been pushing the personal computer aside, thanks in part to popular apps made by mobile-first entrepreneurs like Flipboard CEO Mike McCue. But the desktop's definitely not dead.
Technology Facebook, LinkedIn join to help women in tech Facebook, LinkedIn join to help women in tech
Facebook and LinkedIn want to boost dwindling numbers of women studying engineering and computer science with a collaborative initiative announced Friday that they hope will eventually fill thousands of lucrative Silicon Valley jobs long dominated by men.
Technology Report: Automakers fail to fully protect against hacking Report: Automakers fail to fully protect against hacking
Automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology, but they have failed to adequately protect those features against the real possibility that hackers could take control of vehicles or steal personal data, according to an analysis of information that manufacturers provided to a senator.