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Net Neutrality: FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Defends Policy In Final Speech Before Stepping Down

Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler will step down from his post next week, leaving behind a legacy of policies that will likely …

10 of the Best Android Apps From October 2014

From maps to micro-investments, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in October. Here we present you with our selection of some of the best newcomers from the past month.<p>HERE Maps<p>Nokia’s HERE maps is one of the four major global online mapping services, alongside Google, TomTom and …

In 2014, countries are still paying off debt from World War One

It has been 100 years since the start of the First World War, which was fought for four years and claimed the lives of more than 6000 soldiers a day. Countries in Europe began marking the centenary earlier this year and the Tower of London, pictured above, is awash in poppies in beautiful tribute …

Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson: 'The dream lives on'

<i>(Updated 11.1.14 1:41 pm PT with the pilot’s identity, and earlier with Richard Branson’s comments)</i><p>Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson said in a Saturday press conference that he was “determined to find out what went wrong” to cause the explosion of his company’s SpaceShipTwo on Friday.<p>If his …

Vivo set to announce the thinnest smartphone ever

Back in 2001, Derek Zoolander had the world’s smallest phone. Ever. Now that phablets are all the rage however, small is out. Thin, though, is still in. Samsung’s Galaxy Alpha is sleek. Apple’s iPhone 6 is svelte. Oppo’s R5 is positively petite, and now Chinese manufacturer Vivo is preparing to …

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