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The FCC Has Received More Than 1,000,000 Comments On Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received more than 1 million comments from the public regarding its proposed net neutrality rules. According to the FCC’s Gigi Sohn, 1,030,000 comments had been submitted by noon today on the East Coast.<p>Around 21 hours before her note on the new …

Russian malware infiltrated the Nasdaq servers, says Businessweek

A <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> report has revealed that the CIA, NSA, and other agencies spent months investigating a major malware attack on Nasdaq, revealing the stock exchange service's vulnerability. In 2010, the FBI picked up hints that an intruder had compromised Nasdaq's central servers. After …

No service? goTenna hardware and iOS app let you text off-the-grid

If you’ve ever been on a hike, out of the country, or at a crowded concert with no service, goTenna is aiming to be your connectivity solution. The hardware accessory combined with an application for both iOS and Android says it will allow you to create a local network that works reliably. The …

Iran nuke talks likely to be extended past July 20

VIENNA (AP) — Facing stubborn disputes on the terms of a deal, Iran and six world powers have tentatively decided to adjourn their nuclear talks two …

US, Europe escalate economic sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to defuse the persistent crisis in Ukraine, both the U.S. and European Union imposed new economic sanctions on Russia …

World Health Organization quietly endorses drug decriminalization

Buried in a report on HIV is an unexpected opinion from the organization<p>The United Nations approves of the criminalization of narcotics. But the World Health Organization, a branch of the UN, apparently disagrees.<p>The <i>Economist</i> has flagged a report on prevention and treatment for HIV in groups most …

U.S. official: Missile hit Malaysia Airlines plane - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, spurring swift accusations from Ukrainian officials that "terrorists" shot down the aircraft.<p>The United States has concluded a missile shot down the plane, but hasn't pinpointed who was …

Iran election tactics drive nuclear deal timetable | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - Failure to solve Iran’s nuclear dispute by a Sunday deadline may dismay weary negotiators in Vienna and stir fresh Middle East tension, but an extension of talks could reap political gains at home for the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader.<p>Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali …

Why China Is a Nightmare for American Internet Companies

Every big American Internet company is angling for the same thing, more or less: global domination. But the one country where they have the most …

Stocks Close Higher after Yellen Says Fed Policy is Appropriate

Stocks rose on Thursday, with the S&P 500 marking a record high close, after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen said the central bank would probably continue tapering its asset purchases while tracking data to figure how much recent softness in the economy is due to the weather.<p>The Dow Jones …

Economics

The Only Non-White Juror in the George Zimmerman Trial

The only non-white jury member in George Zimmerman’s trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin speaks to Lisa Bloom about the experience. An excerpt …

Get Elected, Get Your Kids Rich: Washington Is Spoiled Rotten

A governor’s daughter is made CEO without a MBA. A senator’s son starts a hedge fund right out of college. Democrats have joined Republicans in the …

Meet Paddle, The Incredible Shapeshifting Smartphone Of The Future

The mobile device can assume the shape of an armband, a phone, a tablet, and more. Welcome to the future.<p>How many gadgets do you tote around at any given time? Your smartphone, of course. But also maybe a tablet or an e-reader or a fitness band or a second smartphone. (Or perhaps all of the above.) …

Bevin, McConnell and TARP

Matt Bevin, who is challenging Sen. Mitch McConnell in a Republican primary, calls the 2008 federal bailout of banks and Wall Street giants “irresponsible” and says he would have opposed it as a senator.<p>Yet back in 2008, as an investment fund president, Bevin backed the $700 billion Troubled Asset …

Associated Press News

Square Tapped By Whole Foods In Its Second Big In-Store Payments Deal

A year and a half after debuting a massive partnership with Starbucks, payments company Square is announcing its next big, in-store retail deal: Whole Foods. When Square debuted Stand last year, the assumption was that this high-powered hardware and software play would help attract large retailers. …

Shrimp inflation is killing Red Lobster

Darden Restaurants, the owner of the Red Lobster and Olive Garden chains, can’t catch a break at the moment. Two activist investment funds are pressuring the company to restructure itself, and its share price has sunk 11% so far this year. Add to this a bacterial disease that has ravaged shrimp …

Olive Garden

Feds Bust Up a Major Mafia Drug Ring in New York and Italy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Coordinated drug raids in New York and Italy resulted in arrests on both sides of the Atlantic on …