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INFLUENCE GAME: Government takes on the Internet
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Should the company that supplies your Internet access be allowed to cut deals with online services such as Netflix, Amazon or YouTube to move their content faster?...

Tech-friendly cities struggle with new biz rules
BOSTON (AP) -- A renowned technology hub that is home to some of the country's top universities, Boston is emerging as an unlikely battleground for web-based businesses like Airbnb and Uber, with some saying more regulations are needed to prevent the upstarts from disrupting communities and more established industries....

Constant phone calls allowed on European flights
BERLIN (AP) -- European skies may soon be alive with the sound of small talk with new safety rules allowing the use of all portable electronics, including cell phones, at any time during flights....

Activist investor pushes Yahoo to buy rival AOL
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is getting some unsolicited advice on how to turn around the long-struggling Internet company, just like some of her predecessors who tangled with investors dissatisfied with management's performance....

Apple's response to iPhone glitches is key
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple's response to a high-profile gaffe involving its iPhone software may be more important than the glitch itself....

Q&A: Experts warn of Bash Bug, what are the risks?
NEW YORK (AP) -- Internet security experts are warning that a new programming flaw known as the "Bash Bug" may pose a serious threat to millions of computers and other devices such as home Internet routers. Even the systems used to run factory floors and power plants could be affected....

European Space Agency sets date for comet landing
BERLIN (AP) -- The European Space Agency says it will attempt to land the first spacecraft on a comet on Nov. 12....

Intel invests up to $1.5B in China mobile venture
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Intel will pay up to $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in a Chinese venture that will design and make Intel-branded chips for mobile phones and other electronics....

Judge in Russia hacking case boots law firm
SEATTLE (AP) -- A federal judge on Friday told the New York law firm of Fox Rothschild that its lawyers cannot represent a Russian man charged with hacking businesses across the U.S....

BlackBerry posts smaller $207M quarterly loss
TORONTO (AP) -- BlackBerry posted a smaller loss of $207 million in the second quarter on Friday just days after the embattled company launched a new phone....

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