Joey Vitelli

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Verizon Wireless CEO fires back at FCC over throttling brouhaha

Daniel Mead says he was blindsided by the FCC's letter last week that berated the company over its network management policy. He defends the policy while making the case for continued lax regulations.<p>Verizon Wireless CEO Daniel Mead says he was "very surprised" to receive a cutting letter from the …

Net Neutrality

Ebola Death Toll Rises To 467 In West Africa

* West Africa Ebola outbreak already deadliest<p>* Health ministers meet in Accra to mull solutions<p>* Liberia warns against illegally harboring patients (Adds Liberia comments, updated graphics link)<p>By Tom Miles<p>GENEVA, July 1 (Reuters) - The number of deaths attributed to an epidemic of Ebola virus in …

Why do they still have floor traders at the NYSE?

July 04, 2014 | 11:15 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/07/04/business/ive-always-wondered/why-do-they-still-have-floor-traders-nyse/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

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Adidas is taking sneaker customization to a whole new level

Adidas is in the process of revamping mi Adidas, its feature that lets people customize shoes with various elements -- you can mix and match colors and even have your name embroidered on them. To make things better (or worse, depending on who you ask), Adidas will soon also allow you to create …

New York calls for ban on face scrub microbeads

If you've ever used a face- or body-scrubbing product, it's likely that it contained plastic microbeads. These microbeads work to slough away dead …

Career Stagnation Creeping Up on Workers

American workers may be thankful to have a job in the recovering labor market, but many feel they are spinning their career wheels.<p>A new survey from Rasmussen College finds one-fifth of Americans are unhappy at work, with only 22% saying they feel they have clear growth potential in their current …

How Is Your Medicine Cabinet Fueling a Heroin Boom?

Law­makers and fed­er­al health of­fi­cials are gath­er­ing Wed­nes­day on Cap­it­ol Hill to talk about how to stop the na­tion’s swell­ing opi­ate …

TV Writers: Killing Net Neutrality Will Make the Internet Too Much Like Our Industry

The cre­at­ive geni­uses be­hind more than 240 tele­vi­sion shows urged the Fed­er­al Com­mu­nic­a­tions Com­mis­sion on Tues­day to nix an agency …

This Electric Car Is Also An Electric Boat, So You Can Drive Out Of A Flood

A Japanese designer, inspired after the 2011 tsunami, designed this car that can get out when the waters rise–as long as you can find an outlet.<p>After the 2011 tsunami in Japan, when 133-foot waves killed thousands of people and caused around $300 billion in damage, a Japanese startup began …

Is Instagram's Separation From Foursquare Premature?

<i>Jonathan Barouch is CEO and Founder of location-based analytics company</i> <i>Local Measure</i>.<p>About a month ago, a subset of Instagram users noticed something a little unusual when snapping Lo-Fi shots of their coffees. When they went to tag a photo of their non-fat almond milk vanilla lattes to the cafe’s …

The Five-Year-Old Boy Rebuilding West, Texas

After losing his father to the fertilizer plant explosion that almost destroyed his hometown, Parker Pustejovsky is spearheading the effort to …

Fringe Factor: Boy Scouts Kick Out Gay Leader’s Entire Troop

Boy Scouts are being punished for not discriminating. Georgia makes it legal to bring a gun just about everywhere. And fear not! The KKK is here to …

You Think Food Tastes Better If It's Expensive

We’re pretty shallow when it comes to food.<p>I don’t just mean our predilections for organic food and fancy coconut water. A new study shows that …

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Gay Republican Runs Against The LGBT Lobby

He’s the first major candidate to put his partner in a campaign ad. Why are pro-gay groups against him?<p>In February, an openly gay Republican …

Meet the people improving video games one line at a time

In a game like <i>Mass Effect 3</i>, more than 600 variables are tracked.<p>Every line of dialog the player chooses to speak, every character the player romances, every character the player doesn't romance, every encounter they have, every encounter they don't have — these details are carefully noted so the …

Maybe you don’t need a gig. Wireless might bridge the broadband gap

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Sputanski<p>Not every community needs a fiber-to-the-home network. Not every home needs a gig to their …

Leap Motion's new Muse app lets you create music with in-air hand gestures

Leap Motion is diving deep into the world of electronic music with the release of Muse, a new Mac desktop app that lets you create and perform original ambient music via hand gestures as you sit at your computer.<p>Muse was created jointly by musician BT and Dr. Richard Boulanger of the Berklee …

The 'How I Met Your Mother' Finale Cut Robin Sparkles, Among Other Things

If, like me, you were pretty unhappy with Monday's series finale of "How I Met Your Mother," the revelation that several key scenes were cut -- including one featuring Robin Sparkles -- might make you even more upset.<p>The news was shared by cast and crew members on Twitter and in interviews this …

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Mississippi man who awoke in body bag dies two weeks later

Walter Williams, the Mississippi man who returned to life after being pronounced dead about two weeks ago, died Thursday.<p>He was 78.<p>"They came and got him again around 4:15 a.m.," Williams' nephew, Eddie Hester, told CNN affiliate WAPT. "I think he's gone this time."<p>CNN learned about the death from …

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