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People of the Internet: 1, Cable Industry: 0

A year ago, the fight for net neutrality seemed all but lost. Then, a remarkable reversal began.<p>Last spring, when I reported a long story on net neutrality, there seemed to be only one sensible resolution to the American Internet’s crisis.<p>But, source after source told me, the U.S. government would …

Telecoms

News Guide: FCC 'net neutrality' vote and what it means

WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet activists scored a major victory after the Federal Communications Commission agreed to rules that would ban service providers from creating Internet fast lanes.<p>What "net neutrality" means and what is likely to happen next:<p>____<p>THE ISSUE<p>Net neutrality is the idea that …

Net Neutrality

Ericsson wants to block Apple from selling iPhones in the U.S.

In one to file under “N” for “Never happening,” mobile phone company Ericsson has filed seven new lawsuits asking the U.S. International Trade Commission to block Apple products, such as the iPhone, from selling in the United States.<p>The lawsuits allege that Apple is infringing on up to 41 patents, …

Ericsson

Long Before Net Neutrality, Rules Leveled The Landscape For Phone Services

Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to regulate access to the Internet as it would a public utility, under something called Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. Critics of the FCC say it's an old, dusty law meant to apply to phone service, not the complexities of the …

Net Neutrality

Has science just disproved God?

Has the idea of God just taken a deathblow from its old enemy, science?<p>Richard Dawkins’ site suggests that some recent MIT research is pretty much …

Fixing The Environmental Flaws In 3-D Printing By Fixing The Goo They 3-D Print With

3-D printing isn’t living up to its potential as green technology. A startup wants to change that with its new recycled filament.<p>3-D printing is a potentially revolutionary technology. It enables manufacturing from anywhere by anyone with access to a printer. With 3-D printers, businesses can …

3D Printing