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For Google, new FCC rules may bring unfamiliar government oversight | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of Google Inc’s (GOOGL.O) major business operations could fall under the day-to-day jurisdiction of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for the first time, potentially subjecting the fast-moving Internet company to regulations it has often …

Kantar: iOS Overtakes Android as Most Popular Mobile Platform in the US

For the first time since the end of 2012, Apple’s iOS platform leads the way in terms of mobile OS market share in the US, according to the most recent figures from Kantar’s WorldPanel ComTech report for the last three months of 2014.<p>According to the figures, iOS had 47.7 percent of the market with …

Isis finally admits defeat in Kobani after air strikes force its fighters to retreat

Islamic State (Isis) has admitted for the first time that US-led air strikes on Kobani have forced its fighters from the Syrian town.<p>Two fighters from the Islamist group said in a video that aerial attacks by fighter jets from the US and several Arab countries were the main reason for the …

Middle East

The US Economy Continues To Look Stronger And Stronger

There's nothing wrong with using a little borrowed money to finance purchases. For businesses, financing with debt is cheaper than financing with equity.<p>One of the things that's dragged on the economic recovery has been the deleveraging of consumer and business balance sheets. Specifically, …

5 Strategies for Dealing With Your Flight Cancellation

With storms threatening to put your travel plans on ice, don't head to the airport unprepared. Instead, go on the defensive with these moves.<p>With …